Jobs at Uganda Law Society in Uganda- Legal Officer

Job Title: Assistant Legal Officer

The Assistant Legal Officers will be under the direct supervision of the legal officer and are responsible for receiving interviewing and counseling clients.

Job Description

• Receiving and interviewing clients.
• Providing legal advice and counseling to clients.
• Drafting Legal advice and counseling to clients.
• Conducting research and preparing legal briefs and opinions for legal Officers.
• Accompanying and assisting lawyers in court upon demand
• Conducting and facilitating mediation and other forms of alternative dispute Resolutions.
• Conducting legal and human rights sensitization programmes.
• Generating articles for Newsletters and journals from activities and programmes.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director, Head, Legal Aid Services, Legal officer or other supervisors.

Person Specification.
a) LLB and having completed a post graduate diploma in legal practice
b) At least having skills to conduct ADR.
c) Ability to speak the local language may be additional advantage

Key Competencies
d) Computer literacy
e) Tested skills in ADR and advocacy.
f) An open and result oriented approach to work
g) Team building skills
h) Good report writing skills
i) Integrity, confidentiality and the ability to accomplish tasks promptly under minimum supervision.


How to Apply

Applications should be submitted not later than 24th of August 2012 and addressed to:

The Executive Director
Uganda Law Society/Legal Aid Project
Plot 5a, Acacia Avenue
P.O. Box 426,
Kampala

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


Public Health Officer Job Vacancy at Bank of Uganda

Job Title: Public Health Dental Officer
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JOB REF : MEDCL 1.6
TITLE : PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL OFFICER
RANK : MSUP
REPORTS TO : DIRECTOR, MEDICAL SERVICES
SUPERVISES : DENTAL NURSE
JOB PURPOSE:
To be part of a team that ensures the provision of Oral Health Services to all Bank staff, their entitled dependants and all other entitled persons.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLE:
• To review and register patients.
• To retrieve, file and manage patients records.
• To prepare surgery rooms for work including cleaning of instruments.
• To provide emergency dental treatment to patients in need of this service.
• To provide restorative dental services.
• To perform minor oral surgery.
• To provide chair side assistance to dental surgeon on duty.
• To provide and promote preventive oral health services.
• To promote public awareness among patients on the importance of good oral health through dental health education.
• To participate in generating periodic administrative and/or clinic reports, including work plans and budgets.
• Any other assignment by the director Medical
MAIN OUTPUTS:
• Dental extractions
• Teeth conserved with appropriate filling materials
• Health education to patients
• Work plans and budgets
• Clinical reports on work performance and trends
• Good patient data file management/system
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PERSON SPECIFICATION:
• Diploma in Dental Public Health.
• Registration with “Allied Health Professional Council” (P.H.D.O)
EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of 3 (three) years in a busy reputable institution.
AGE:
• 30-39 years
SPECIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCES:
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Knowledge of professional code of conduct.
• Computer knowledge

How to Apply:

All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment
Application on the BoU website, www.bou.or.ug under Careers in BoU. Careers in
BoU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on
procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda iRecruitment
Instructions
· Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their
applications.
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST
be attached to the applications.
· The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple
documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.
Candidates will be required to use the standard BoU Curriculum Vitae format
which is available under Careers in BoU. This Curriculum Vitae form after being
filled can then be uploaded onto iRecruitment Oracle when applying for the
advertised position of your choice. Candidates that use a Curriculum Vitae
Format other than the uploaded format shall be disqualified.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
· The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a
higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.
To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on August 31, August2012


Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at Bank of Uganda- Head Policy Analysis Section

Job Title: HEad, Policy Analysis and Systemic Oversight Section

1. JOB REF : FSD 3.04
2. JOB TITLE: Head, Policy Analysis and Systemic Oversight Section
3. RANK: SPBO/PBO
4. REPORTS TO: Deputy/Assistant Director Financial Infrastructure Oversight Division
5. SUPERVISES: Head, Payment System Statistics and Analysis Unit
6. JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for analysis and modeling of systemic risk from financial infrastructure and for formulating related regulatory policy framework in collaboration with other relevant Departments in BoU.
7. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Identify and monitor financial infrastructure, payment systems and institutions that are systemically important for financial stability.
• Conduct regular analysis on the value of payments, interconnectedness, safety, efficiency of financial infrastructure.
• Undertake scenario and stress testing of key risks to the payment systems and develop risk profiles.
• Assess the quality of the financial regulatory framework for payment systems; evaluate likely sources of risks in the regulatory architecture to formulate scenarios for stress testing.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of the financial regulatory framework for payment systems and propose policy and regulatory measures to strengthen the legal system to help reduce systemic risk.
• Coordinate with relevant BoU Departments and external stakeholders such as the UCC to draw up policy proposals to address regulatory weaknesses that may give rise to systemic risks in the payment systems.
• Ensure that an up-to-date database of quarterly statistics of the payment infrastructure is compiled and updated on a regular basis.
• Initiate write ups of bi-monthly and bi-annual reports on payment systems and financial infrastructure.
• Pursue any other duties as assigned by the Director, the Head of the division.
8. EXPECTED OUTPUTS:
• Regular early warning reports on risks in payments and settlement systems.
• An updated database of payment statistics of the financial infrastructure.
• Regular policy recommendations on payment system regulatory policies.
• Bi-monthly and Bi-annual reports on payment systems, financial infrastructure and the regulatory environment.
• Timely advice on the prioritization of efforts to minimize disruption and reduce vulnerabilities.
9. PERSON SPECIFICATION:
QUALIFICATIONS
• First or Upper Second class Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Econometrics, Mathematics and computer Science.
• A Master’s degree in one of the following fields; Economics, Statistics, Finance, Business Administration, Econometrics, Mathematics and Computer Science.
EXPERIENCE
• At least 4 years’ relevant working experience in a related field.
• Experience in the following would be an added advantage; financial planning, statistical and financial modelling, payment systems, risk analysis, information technology, business analysis.
AGE
30 – 38 years
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
• A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Primarily MS Word and MS Excel)
• Knowledge of payments systems
• Econometrics Packages such as SAS, PcGive, E-Views, Stata, SPSS
• Excellent communication and organisational skills.


How to Apply:
All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment
Application on the BoU website, www.bou.or.ug under Careers in BoU. Careers in
BoU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on
procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda iRecruitment
Instructions
· Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their
applications.
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST
be attached to the applications.
· The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple
documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.
Candidates will be required to use the standard BoU Curriculum Vitae format
which is available under Careers in BoU. This Curriculum Vitae form after being
filled can then be uploaded onto iRecruitment Oracle when applying for the
advertised position of your choice. Candidates that use a Curriculum Vitae
Format other than the uploaded format shall be disqualified.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
· The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a
higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.
To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on August 31, 2012


Deadline: 31st Aug 2012


Bank of Uganda Jobs in Uganda- Head

Job Title: Head, Continuity, Resolution and Crisis Preparedness Section
1. JOB REF : FSD 3.03
2. JOB TITLE: Head, Continuity, Resolution and Crisis Preparedness Section
3. RANK: SPBO/PBO
4. REPORTS TO: Deputy/Assistant Director, Financial Infrastructure Oversight Division
5. SUPERVISES: N/A
6. JOB PURPOSE: To perform assessment of systemic financial infrastructure continuity and contingency planning, and take the lead in ensuring adequate financial crisis preparedness and management.
7. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assess the robustness of continuity plans of the systemically important financial infrastructure.
• Develop resilience benchmarks for financial system including payment systems and utilize them to assess crisis preparedness and the efficiency of the financial infrastructure.
• Design and run Market Wide Exercises (MWEs) to test and improve collective crisis response plans for the financial infrastructure in various sectors.
• Identify concentration or dependencies that could be potential areas of vulnerability and initiate actions needed to improve resilience.
• Undertake regular assessments to test BoU crisis preparedness arrangements and draft a financial crisis management plan.
• Coordinate with other stakeholders to ensure payment system continuity and overall readiness to handle a systemic financial crisis.
• Work with Commercial Banking Department to evaluate the Bank Resolution Regime and propose policy measures to enhance the resolution framework for supervised financial institutions.
• Review whether payment systems meet international best practice and propose measures to address any identified weaknesses.
• Provide write-ups for the bi-monthly and bi-annual reports on risk in financial infrastructure continuity, resolution and crisis preparedness.
• Pursue any other duties as assigned by the Director, the Head of the Division.
8. EXPECTED OUTPUTS:
• Quarterly Reports on continuity and contingency risks in financial infrastructure.
• Quarterly report on payment system statistics.
• Updated strategy to ensure that BoU is prepared to handle a systemic financial crisis.
• Regular policy recommendations to enhance systemic bank resolution.
• Bi-Annual report on Payment systems developments as part of the FSR
9. PERSON SPECIFICATION:
QUALIFICATIONS
• First or Upper Second class Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Econometrics, Mathematics and Computer Science.
• A Master’s degree in one of the following fields; Economics, Statistics, Finance, Business Administration, Econometrics, Mathematics and Computer Science.
EXPERIENCE
• At least 4 years’ relevant working experience in a related field.
• Experience in the following would be an added advantage; financial planning, strategy and reporting, knowledge of accounting principles, statistical and financial modelling, financial risk analysis, corporate governance, banking law, business analysis.
AGE
• 30 – 38 years
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
• A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Primarily MS Word and MS Excel)
• Knowledge of financial markets
• Knowledge of banks operations
• Econometrics Packages such as SAS, PcGive, E-Views, Stata, SPSS
• Excellent communication and organisational skills.


How to Apply:
All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment
Application on the BoU website, www.bou.or.ug under Careers in BoU. Careers in
BoU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on
procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda iRecruitment
Instructions
· Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their
applications.
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST
be attached to the applications.
· The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple
documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.
Candidates will be required to use the standard BoU Curriculum Vitae format
which is available under Careers in BoU. This Curriculum Vitae form after being
filled can then be uploaded onto iRecruitment Oracle when applying for the
advertised position of your choice. Candidates that use a Curriculum Vitae
Format other than the uploaded format shall be disqualified.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
· The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a
higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.
To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on August 31, 2012


Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



Jobs at Bank of Uganda in Uganda- Head Financial Infrastructure


Job Title: Head, Financial Infrastructure Oversight Division

1. JOB REF: FSD2.02
2. JOB TITLE: Head, Financial Infrastructure Oversight Division
3. RANK: Deputy/Assistant Director
4. REPORTS TO: Director Financial Stability
5. SUPERVISES: Head, Continuity and Crisis Preparedness Section;
Head, Financial Infrastructure Risk, Policy Analysis and Systemic Oversight Section
6. JOB PURPOSE: To take overall lead in payment system oversight, monitoring and assessing systemic risks in financial infrastructure, proposing policy action to mitigate risks, and financial crisis preparedness.
7. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Monitor and Identify financial infrastructure, systems and institutions that are crucial for financial stability.
• Assess systemically important payment instruments, innovations, market places, technology, institutions, and their administration, with a focus on identifying the main vulnerabilities in their functioning, efficiency and liquidity for financial stability.
• Undertake studies and stress testing to determine the pathways/channels through which such risks may pose a threat to overall systemic stability and propose risk mitigation policy measures.
• Evaluate the payment systems in terms of international standards in relation to the BIS Core Principles.
• Develop and update resilience benchmarks and use them to assess the efficiency levels of the payment systems.
• Design and run exercises to test and improve collective crisis response plans for the financial infrastructure in various sectors.
• Assess the quality of the existing financial infrastructure regulatory framework for financial infrastructure and propose measures to strengthen the legal architecture to mitigate systemic risk.
• Develop, deploy and continuously review policies and frameworks that guide strategies for the oversight of financial infrastructure by BoU.
• Coordinate with payment system stakeholders such as the UCC, with the aim of enhancing payment system efficiency and limit risks.
• Assess the sector wide continuity planning and measures to avoid disruptions and propose measures to minimise the effects of any disruptions.
• Take the lead in ensuring overall financial crisis preparedness and management at Bank of Uganda and coordinate with other stakeholders to ensure payment system continuity.
• Work with relevant Departments to evaluate the Bank Resolution Regime and propose policy measures to enhance the resolution framework for supervised financial institutions.
• Responsible for risk analysis and management in the Division.
• Conduct leading-edge longer-term research on financial stability issues pertaining to payment systems policy and implications for financial stability transmission.
• Compile quarterly payment system statistics.
• Compile and issue a Bi-Annual report on payment systems as part of the FSR.
• Manage the performance and motivation of staff in the division
• Lead the preparation of, and monitor the performance of the division operational plans / scorecard.
8. EXPECTED OUTPUTS:
• Bi-Monthly reports on the developments in financial markets and infrastructure and implications for financial stability.
• Quarterly report on payment system statistics.
• Updated strategy to ensure that BoU is prepared to handle a systemic financial crisis.
• Regular policy recommendations on payment system regulatory policies
• Regular recommendations to enhance bank resolution policies.
• Bi-Annual report on Payment systems developments as part of the FSR
• Periodic Financial Infrustructure risk profiles and recommendations
• Periodic Division plans and performance reports
9. PERSON SPECIFICATION:
QUALIFICATIONS
• First or Upper Second class Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Econometrics and Mathematics.
• A Master’s degree in one of the following fields; Economics, Statistics, Finance, Business Administration, Econometrics and Mathematics.
• A PhD qualification and qualification in financial risk analysis are added advantages.
EXPERIENCE
• At least 7 years’ relevant working experience in a related field
• Experience in the following areas would be an added advantage; financial management and analysis, paymeny systems, statistical and financial modelling, risk analysis, strategic management, corporate governance, banking law, international finance, business analysis, and information technology.
AGE
• 32 – 39 Years
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
• Strong leadership qualities to motivate and develop resources
• Strong relationship management skills.
• Strong analytical skills
• A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Primarily MS Word and MS Excel)
• Knowledge of financial markets and financial risk.
• Knowlege in payment systems
• Econometrics Packages such as SAS, PcGive, E-Views, Stata, SPSS
• Excellent communication and organisational skills.


How to Apply:
All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment
Application on the BoU website, www.bou.or.ug under Careers in BoU. Careers in
BoU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on
procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda iRecruitment
Instructions
· Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their
applications.
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST
be attached to the applications.
· The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple
documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.
Candidates will be required to use the standard BoU Curriculum Vitae format
which is available under Careers in BoU. This Curriculum Vitae form after being
filled can then be uploaded onto iRecruitment Oracle when applying for the
advertised position of your choice. Candidates that use a Curriculum Vitae
Format other than the uploaded format shall be disqualified.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
· The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a
higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.
To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on August 31, 2012









Deadline: 31st Aug 2012



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