Administrative Officer Job at Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

Job Title: Administrative Officer
Reports to: Deputy Registrar

Person Specifications:
  • Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or a related field from a recognized university
  • Must have a post graduate diploma in related field
  • Certificate in Administrative Officer's Law course from a recognized Institution is an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all administrative and logistical support to the council
  • Coordinates council projects and work plans
  • Manage transport and logistical system
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports

How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted to the office of:
The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
Plot 6 Lourdel Road, Room B12
P.O Box 16115 Kampala

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Jobs at Uganda Medical and Dental Practioners Council in Uganda

Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Deputy Registrar

Person Specifications:
  • Must have Bachelor of commerce or Business Administration with Accounting or Finance option
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from a recognized institution
  • Must possess relevant professional qualification such as ACCA, CIMA or CPA
  • Must have served for at least 3 years in an accounting occupation from a reputable institution
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Compiles with applicable taxes and other requirements including VAT, PAYE, NSSF, Insurance
  • Prepare budgets, financial reports and final books of accounts
  • Supervises the collection of revenue and prepares bank reconcilliations
  • Make follow ups on finance queries and provides timely feed back to all finance concerns
How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted to the office of:
The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
Plot 6 Lourdel Road, Room B12
P.O Box 16115 Kampala

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Doctor Jobs at Medicins Sans Frontierers (MSF) in Uganda

Job Title: Doctor
Location: Arua

General Duties include:
  • Ensure the HIV activities are carried out according to MSF/MoH policies
  • Participate in carrying out the consultations and prescription of drugs according MSF standard protocols
  • Participate in doing wards rounds and being on call in week-ends
  • Supervise the clinical officers' consultations and presciptions and mentor to them accordingly
 General Prerequisites:
  • Qualified Medical doctor registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners council
  • Experience and skills in TB and HIV AIDS is Mandatory
  •  Ability to work in multicultural, multidisciplinary 
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their hand written application letter & letter of motivation with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum two references.

The Finance and HR Coordinator
Medicins Sans Frontierers-  France
P.O Box 2362, Kampala
Kansanga- Church zone
Spear road Plot 2329 Block 244

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


Human Resource Jobs at Uganda Development Bank Limited

Job Title: Principal Human Resource officer
Reports to: Director HR  and Administration

Responsibilities;
  • Maintain updated Human Resources policies that are in line with best practices
  • Maintain close working relationships with senior managers and proactively identify and ensure prompt prompt response to their human resources needs
  • Oversee implementation of the bank's performance management system to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit-driven
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Studies or Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • At least 5 years relevant experience as a human resources professional in a large corporate organization
  • very good knowledge of principles and practices of HRM activities with training and facilitation skills
How to Apply:
Please send your application and CV to the following address no later  than Friday 24th Aug 2012

The Ag. Director HR and Administration
Uganda Development Bank Limited
Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Ruth Towers
P.O Box 7210, Kampala

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012

Finance and Administration Officer Job at Good African in Uganda

Job Title:
Finance and Administration Officer

Good African, Uganda

Finance and Administration Officer

Purpose of job: To develop and implement systems in both the Finance and Administration Departments and be responsible for the smooth operations of both on a daily basis.

Skills: Development and implementation of systems, experience working on donor funded projects, project planning and management, budgeting, computer applications, good writing skills

Key Responsibilities:

To maintain an appropriate and effective financial management system, this includes:

    Preparing and monitoring budgets for each project including budget performance
    Maintaining proper and up to date books of accounts
    Preparing and producing regular financial/ accountability reports
    Ensuring timely requisition and disbursement of funds for the day-to-day activities of the organization as per the established guidelines and procedures.
    Prepare and submit necessary funding reports including all financial details.
    To carry on the day-to-day administrative functions for the organization,
    To maintain up to date personnel records and ensure adherence to the organization’s terms and conditions of service.
    To handle staff welfare and disciplinary matters.
    To maintain a proper and up-to-date record of the organizations’ assets and inventories.

Requirement:

    Degree in Finance and Administration
    Have good working experience with Talley
    Previous experience in developing arid implementing systems in Finance and Admin departments
    Excellent computer skills including knowledge of excel, word
    Report writing skills in English
    Excellent communication and team building skills

Experience

    Finance and Admin experience in field or related area 3-5 years
    Previous experience of working in an administrative and support role, including experience of setting up and managing administrative systems
    Confident at managing volunteers and working with a wide range of people including staff, consultants and representatives of other organizations
    Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Experience: 3

How to apply:

Deadline for submission of CV and covering letter is: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 end of business day 5pm Please submit your CV and covering letter via email ONLY to: info@goodafrican.com Only CV and covering letters submitted via email will be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012


Jobs at Good African in Uganda- Program Officer

Job Title: Program Officer

Purpose of job: To help smallholder coffee farmers implement Good Agronomic Practices, improve overall yields and organize themselves in a manner to be able to effectively supply coffee

Skills: Understanding of sustainable agricultural practices and participatory approaches, project planning and management, budgeting, computer applications, good writing skills

Key Responsibilities

    Conduct baseline studies of smallholder farmer supply chains and ensure that annual targets for extension are met
    Establish and manage farmer field schools to support effective extension work. This includes managing the overall training calendar
    Maintain and report on all Monitoring and Evaluation activities
    Report on crop health and overall area-by- area productivity as it relates to the overall coffee harvest annually
    Procuring of coffee from the coffee Producer Organizations
    Implement Internal Control Systems in the project area.
    Oversee implementation of project budgets and contribute to fundraising activities of the foundation
    Routinely visit and supervise all project areas under your jurisdiction.
    Advise Field Facilitators/Farmer Trainers on: coffee pruning, weed control, mulching, fertilizer application, pest and disease control, etc
    Help in the establishment of coffee nurseries and shade tree nurseries
    Write progress reports for donors.

Requirement:

    Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Rural Economy or related field
    Previous experience in developing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks
    Previous experience in agribusiness projects management required
    Computer skills
    Report writing skills in English
    Excellent communication and team building skills

Experience

    Agriculture or Community Development OR equivalent experience.
    Experience in field or related area 3-5 years
    Experience in specific field or closely related job 2 years of field experience in implementing agricultural / community development projects

Experience: 3

How to apply:

Deadline for submission of CV and covering letter is:-Monday, September 3rd, 2012 end of business day 5pm

Please submit your CV and covering letter via email ONLY to: info@goodafrican.com

Only CV and covering letters submitted via email will be reviewed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012


Jobs at University Research Co., LLC in Uganda- M&E Specialist


Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

University Research Co., LLC (URC), Uganda
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (1 position) Job summary

The M&E specialist will be responsible for developing/strengthening reporting systems and indicators to ensure quality, timely, and accurate data collection, including baseline values as is appropriate to track progress in meeting program objectives.

Key responsibilities

    Ensuring that the NTLP structures within the project scope have the capacity to use the monitoring and evaluation tools for TB management.
    Visit field programs regularly to ensure that M&E procedures are being carried out in accordance with plans, to provide additional monitoring support, and to conduct evaluations, as needed.
    Work with program staff to develop a specific monitoring and evaluation plan for all existing programs and for all new programs.
    Assist program and technical support staff in new program development, ensuring that all program proposals include clear goals, objectives, outputs, indicators and targets as well as plans and sufficient budget for monitoring and evaluation.
    Participate in assessments for new interventions as needed.

Requirement:

    Master's Degree in Development Studies or any relevant discipline;
    Demonstrated academic and practical skills in monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS, RH/FP, and/or other relevant services, including maternal health, malaria and TB or related areas in developing countries.
    Demonstrated practical skills in data analysis and report writing.
    Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements as they pertain to TB/HIV
    S/he will have oversight of country level monitoring and reporting to the Mission or (as necessary) USAID/W through the Country Operational Plan.
    Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases
    Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills

How to apply:

Qualified applicants must submit all the relevant documents to the Uganda URC Office by; 12:00pm of Friday 24, Aug  2012. Please send your Cover Letter, copies of testimonials and certificates and Curriculum Vitae with contact information for three professional references to the address below. ATTN:

Human Resource Coordinator

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru P. O. Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda Or email: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com

While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


Financial Specialist Job at University Research Co., LLC (URC) in Uganda


Job Title: Financial Management Specialist

 University Research Co., LLC (URC)Uganda
Job summary

The Financial Management Specialist will ensure adherence to financial policy, budgets and internal control measures. This position will support the development of timely financial reports, work in conjunction with the CoP, DCoP and other technical staff in the preparation of budgets, and ensure compliance with USAID and URC regulations regarding accounting, auditing and financial management requirements

Key responsibilities

    Develop and provide leadership for an efficient financial & accounting system to minimize risk.
    Provide oversight for management of the project budget in liaison the home office.
    Prepare and make financial reports in duly and timely manner.
    Monitor and analyze cash flow situation, then make forecast of future trends.
    Work out strategies and plans tor achieving long-term business targets.
    Conduct review and evaluation of available cost-reduction measures.
    Cooperate with internal and external auditors in performing annual audits.

Requirement:

    Master's Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field and additional professional accounting certifications e.g. (CPA, ACCA) is an added advantage;
    Eight (8) years' experience in administrative and financial management of large international projects including experience in management of USG projects.
    Familiarity with compliance to Federal Acquisition Regulations.
    Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.
    Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases.
    Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.

How to apply:

Qualified applicants must submit all the relevant documents to the Uganda URC Office by; 12:00pm of Friday 24,h 2012. Please send your Cover Letter, copies of testimonials and certificates and Curriculum Vitae with contact information for three professional references to the address below. ATTN:

Human Resource Coordinator

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru P. O. Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda Or email: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com

While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


Jobs at Uganda Land Alliance in Uganda- Communications Officer

Job Title:
Communications Officer


Uganda Land Alliance is a consortium of National and International NGOs and individuals focusing on advocacy on Land and Land Rights  promotion and protecting the interests of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized groups of people and individuals through the promotion of fair 1 laws and policies aimed at protecting their land rights. Uganda Land Alliance intends to recruit a dynamic and self driven person to fill the post of Land Rights Desk Officer

Reports to: Coordinator Membership, Communication and Capacity ; building

Duty Station: Kampala.

Contract period: Two years renewable

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Develop and implement the ULA communications strategy
    Develop relations with key activists/stakeholders at local, national and regional level to support the advancement of land rights
    Support ULA campaigns and partner programs.
    Write and distribute Organizational announcements.
    Develop and implement shared partnership communication tools, systems and strategies among the ULA membership and other stakeholders
    Coordinate and collaborate closely with other ULA projects, and NGOs implementing the communication strategy
    Facilitate the communication of key corporate messages for ULA
    Champion cultural change to achieve communication excellence
    Provide opportunities for collaboration and sharing of experiences and lessons among ULA projects and externally with likeminded organizations
    Lead on the copy writing and production of ULA publications includ­ing News letters
    Ensure ongoing National Input among ULA membership and stake­holders towards creating a shared corporate vision and celebrating ULA achievement
    Develop publicity materials (printed or e-mail format) for ULA activities

Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field obtained from a reputable University with minimum of 3 years experience working in the field of communications and ability to demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of communications activities

How to apply:
Persons who fully meet the above speci­fications should submit in their hand written applications, Curriculum vitae together with their copies of the academic transcripts and testi­monials by August 30th, 2012, 5:00pm prompt to the address below:

The Administrator Uganda Land Alliance, Block 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamwokya, P.O. Box 26990 Kampala-Uganda.

Deadline: 30th Aug 2012


Jobs at Stromme Foundation in Uganda

Job Title: Exciting Career Opportunities

Stromme Foundation

Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    

Background:

Stromme Foundation is a Norwegian based international development organization that helps poor people in Africa, Asia and South America to cross the poverty line.

Through challenging, committed and long term partnerships with local organizations, along with focused and lasting value creation for every donation the organization is entrusted with, Strømme Foundation aims to eradicate poverty by working with donors and partners in 13 countries.

SF intervenes through two thematic areas of Education and Microfinance. The Regional Office of SF in Kampala, is an extension of the Head Office in Norway, and was set up to coordinate the work of the SF partner organisation’s in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan.

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

Duty Station: Kampala – Uganda and relates on technical issues to ICT Support, Norway.

Day to day ICT work and training is done in consultation with the ICT Manager in Norway.

 Key Responsibilities:

• The ICT Coordinator is in charge of developing and maintaining the Stromme Eastern Africa, Information and Communication Technology and ensures that all users of the Stromme internet and computers are compliant to the Stromme Foundation ICT policy.

• ICT Coordinator is the focal person on all ICT related matters of SF Eastern Africa striving to achieve zero down time in ICT related equipment.

• Undertake routine maintenance and servicing of ICT equipment in the region and sub offices and investigate user challenges, and provide solutions under administration from ICT Norway.

• Oversee ICT equipment repairs. ICT Coordinator is expected to take proactive steps to ensure that all ICT related equipment is running trouble free.

• Installing of and periodic updating of recommended software on all SF computer equipment.

• Maintain an up to date inventory of all ICT equipment in the region and software on each equipment.

• Safe keeping of warranty cards related to ICT equipment.

• Ensure that none of the regional ICT equipment have pirated software

• Maintenance of a Virus-Free IT System in the Region installing Anti-Virus software that is managed by ICT Norway.

• Setting up computer for Exchange and SharePoint system used in SF and managed by ICT Norway

• Ensure proper functioning of the network security and Internet connection by the internet provider at all times.

• Timely/prompt follow up of any internet of ip-phone failures

• Ensure regular off-site and internal backup routine is employed for the RO and its suboffices.

• Update and work with information on SF intranet as well as SF partner databases.

• Periodic training and support regional staff in use of the SF Intranet and other ICT usage.

 Required Qualifications:

• Individuals with a first honors degree or diploma in Computer Science OR Information Technology.

• At least two years experience in a similar position or education that can cover for this.

• Good knowledge of Microsoft products like Windows XP 7 and Office 2007 and 2010.

• Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint is an advantage

• Quick learner, responsive and self-driven.

• Good written and verbal communication skills in English.

• Be abreast with current technological trends.

• Experience in developing and managing a database would be of an added advantage.

• Windows Server 2008 R2 – training will be provided if one meets the job requirements.

Person Specifications:

• Identification with SF vision, mission and values

• A creative/resourceful individual who possesses energy, self-confidence, and flexibility and thrives in a dynamic multi-cultural environment

• Should have judgment necessary to understand, balance, and respond to the competing needs of many different constituents

• Should be a good team player, passionate and of high integrity,

• Possess excellent people skills

• A Committed Christian. The ICT Coordinator should demonstrate exemplary Christian stewardship at all times.

• Should be willing to travel within and outside the country.

Position Scope:

Reporting to the Regional Programmes Coordinator, the M&E Officer will primarily be instrumental in enabling SF focus on the results achieved through supported interventions and in particular changes in the lives and livelihoods of the poor who are targeted in the supported interventions.

The M&E Officer, will enable SF to more systematically capture innovative ways of working and to maximize positive impact on poverty. The Position is key in ensuring improvement in programme quality and targeting and for assisting the organization to grow as a knowledge centre.

The M&E Officer is expected to contribute significantly to overall direction, strategy, programme formulation and implementation of programmes in the region.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks:

• Lead in the development and elaboration of an M&E strategy for Stromme Foundation East Africa.

• Develop / improve on M&E tools to be used by staff and Partners in the various intervention / thematic areas.

• Support/guide partners in undertaking of baselines and periodic update of baselines, developing of log frames and M&E plans.

• Develop and coordinate an overall M&E system including an MIS database for the various interventions for purposes of information generation, analysis, reporting, documentation, dissemination, feedback, etc at the Regional Office level and also with the partners.

• Assist Stromme technical staff to periodically carry out assessments, review of programmes, partners, campaigns, teasing out of best practices in interventions, etc and participate in the process wherever possible; in order to bring out lessons and recommendations for consideration and change in programme direction/strategy.

• Ensure mid-term and end-term evaluations of various supported interventions and ensure dissemination of evaluation results.

• Follow up and facilitate in implementation of evaluation/study recommendations

• Facilitate process of preparation of in-depth studies on innovative approaches/best practices in the region and widely circulate them.

• Build partner capacity in M&E systems.

Required Qualifications:

• Individuals with a first honors degree in relevant field with at least five years experience in a similar position, preferably with an International NGO shall be considered. Relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

Person Specifications:

• At least 5 years experience in development programmes (experience in Microfinance and Education related programmes would be an added advantage.

• A creative individual able to do multi-tasking and can thrive in a dynamic and multi-cultural environment, able to bring fresh ideas and a genuine interest in trying new approaches.

• Keen interest in research, possessing high conceptual, analytical skills and report writing skills.

• Ability to assess programme impacts and incorporate lessons into the design and implementation of programmes.

• A strong and articulate communicator both orally and on paper.

• Should be a good team player, of high integrity, and articulate about rights based development approach and social change.

• Demonstrated ability to deliver high programmatic quality support, innovation, implementation and strategic planning skills.

• Dedication to improving impact and efficiency

• Proven Experience in developing and working with MIS Databases.

• Should be willing to travel extensively locally and internationally.

• A Committed practicing Christian.

 HOW TO APPLY:

If you believe you fit this profile, please send your application to:

The Regional Director, Stromme Foundation,

P.O Box 27200, Kampala

Please attach your curriculum vitae, capability statement, current remuneration, telephone contact, photocopies of testimonials; and contacts of three referees by Friday 24th August, 2012 Or hand deliver your application to the office on Plot 25, Bukoto Street-Kamwokya

Only short listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 24th Aug 2012


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