Finance & Administration Manager Jobs at Lutheran World Relief (LWR) in Uganda

Job Title: Finance & Administration Manager (FAM)

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is a US non-governmental organization headquartered in Baltimore, Mary-land, and works with partners worldwide to help people grow food, improve health, strengthen communities, end conflict, build livelihood and recover from disasters. Lutheran World Relief has its presence in East African region with the regional office situated in Nairobi, Kenya and Country Offices in Uganda and Tanzania.

Lutheran World Relief seeks to recruit for the position of Finance & Administration Manager (FAM) for its UGANDA based in Kampala with frequent travel to the Country Programmes in Uganda.

PURPOSE: The overall goal of this position is three fold:

1) to monitor, manage and report on all LWR funds;

2) to oversee administration, logistics and office management;

3) to build the capacity of local partners in financial management. The Financial and Administrative Manager j provides financial, administrative and ac-counting support to LWR Uganda and serves as the focal point for project report and records management. Under the guidance of the Country Director and also with a “dotted-line” reporting relationship to the Regional Finance Manager and the Senior International Finance Director, she/he has responsibility for planning, organiz­ing, directing and controlling the financial management and accounting functions of country operations, as well as the administration of the country office.
Requirement:

    Deep commitment to LWR's core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
    Bachelor's Degree in Commerce- Accounting or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA)
    Three years minimum experience in financial accounting and administration; prior experience with NGO accounting and grants accounting a plus.
    Fluent in English with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Knowledge and experience in Quick Books General Ledger package is required.
    Strong computer and internet skills (MS Word, Excel, Explorer
    Ability to travel (Up to 50% of the time) to LWR's project sites in Uganda.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed CV to: info@lwrearo.org and info-ug@iwrearo.org not later than 31st August 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 31st Aug 2012


Compliance Specialist Job Vacancy at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda

Job Title:
Compliance Specialist

( ACDI/VOCA, Uganda )

   
Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Food Security Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU), to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. RWANU takes a preventive approach to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life when conditional food rations will have the highest impact. Integral to its strategy, the Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities, to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks.

Compliance Specialist:

Design and implement programs, policies and practices to ensure that all project activities and beneficiaries are in compliance with Ugandan and USAID regulatory requirements. Provide day-to- day management of all project procurement activities, ensuring strict compliance with USAID rules and regulations and ACDI/ VOCA policies and procedures, particularly as they relate to fair and transparent bidding procedures, geographic restrictions on source and origin for equipment purchases, documentation, and proper lines of authority for approval. Maintain strict adherence to USAID rules and regulations (particularly with regards to procurement), ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures, and Ugandan local laws.
Requirement:

    Minimum bachelor's degree in a relevant field and at least 7 years of relevant experience managing compliance and procurement for a project of similar size.

Experience: 7

How to apply:
To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by Monday, 3rd September 2012 to jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts and submission deadline that have been posted for the same positions.

Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012




Finance Manager Job Vacancy at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda

Job Title: Finance Manager

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Food Security Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU), to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. RWANU takes a preventive approach to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life when conditional food rations will have the highest impact. Integral to its strategy, the Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities, to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks.

Finance Manager:
Requirement:

    Master's degree in accounting preferred; minimum of bachelor's degree in accounting or another relevant concentration required.
    10+ years of experience in accounting on complex development projects; experience in working with projects that have grants- under-contracts mechanisms is highly preferred.
    Demonstrated knowledge and skills in project accounting, financial management and procurement systems required.
    Extensive experience with USAID regulations and management/control systems required.

How to apply:

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by Monday, 3rd September 2012 to jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts and submission deadline that have been posted for the same positions.

Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012


Jobs at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda- Senior Agronomist

Job Title: Senior Agronomist / Field Extension Coordinator

The Senior Agronomist/Field Extension Coordinator will oversee a network of technical support officers and community-based field extension workers. S/he will provide leadership to ensure that field extension staff develop and conduct programs that address priority needs of small scale farmers in the target area, utilizing a variety of approaches and technologies.
Requirement:

    A degree in agricultural sciences with a bias in extension and at least 5 years experience coordinating teams of field staff in hard to reach areas, is a minimum requirement.
    Previous working experience in Karamoja and Ngakarimojong language skills highly desirable.

How to apply:

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by Monday, 3rd September 2012 to jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts and submission deadline that have been posted for the same positions.

Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012


Training Coordinator Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda



Job Title: Training Coordinator (Kampala)

Reports to: Chief of Party

Overall Responsibility:
The Training Coordinator will closely work with the Training Officer, Training Intern, technical teams and the Pharmacy Division of the Ministry of Health to ensure effective, efficient and quality implementation of SURE strategies through training and capacity building.

S/he will oversee the capacity building activities for SURE staff and MOH at all levels including but not limited to MoH programs, implementing partners, and staff from other program working in the area of pharmaceuticals such as DFID, BTC, World Bank etc. S/he will supervise the Training Officer and Intern. In addition the Training Coordinator will:

• Coordinate and manage implementation of SURE strategies through training and capacity building.

• Oversee identification of training needs, support the development of training manuals and conduct trainings for SURE-supported districts, MoH programs, SURE field coordinators and implementing
partners.

• Work with the Pharmacy Division and relevant stakeholders to harmonize training efforts and establish pre-service training for all health professionals.

• In close collaboration with the training team develop and maintain an updated training calendar harmonized across the different areas of the SURE work plan.

• Work with the SURE team to implement the capacity building strategy - SPARS and practical training for
the MoH programs. MoH staff and USAID implementing partners, PNFP and other programs
working in the area of pharmaceuticals at district and facility level.

• In collaboration with the District Information Team assist in developing capacity of MMS to use new
technology for data collection and communication is effectively implemented.

• In consultation with SURE MIS staff assist in the development and implementation of training in data
utilization related to FACTS and PIP.

• Assist in the rollout of the new and integrated LMIS by incorporating it into relevant training areas at all
levels.

• Maintain and update Trainet.org (a database tracking training implemented by SURE).

• Coordinate training STTAs, oversee the timely planning for training materials and logistics and
ensure adherence to necessary administrative procedures to allow smooth implementation of
trainings.

• Assist in harmonizing and coordinating curricula activities at training institutions in Uganda to get
basic training of pharmaceuticals into the training of all health workers.

• Write training reports and other adhoc reports.

Qualifications:
1) A masters degree in a health area, social sciences, or any other related field.

2) Good management, coordination and planning experience

3) Five years work experience in organizing, planning and implementing training and capacity building activities.

4) Good facilitation and communication skills.

5) Good and documented experience in development of training materials, power point presentations and implementation of training sessions.

6) Strong teamwork and team-building skills

7) Experience in developing training curricula

8) Strong English skills required

9) Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

10) Ability to work independently and meet timelines. 11) Ability to travel in Uganda to provide technical assistance.




How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess
Ann Drive Bugolobi, P. O. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org
Deadline for submission: Logistics Officer- August 31,
2012, Training Coordinator - Friday September 7, 2012 by 12.00Noon. We thank all applicants for their
interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.


Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda - Logistics Officer


Job Title: Logistics Officer – Ministry of Health technical programs support (Kampala) Reports to: Logistics Coordinator

Overall Responsibility:
The Logistics Officer will provide technical assistance in collaboration with the Pharmacy Division to the ministry of health’s National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to strengthen the pharmaceutical management of malaria commodities for both public and private not for profit (PNFP) sectors. This technical assistance is also aimed at improving the capacity of the NMCP in performance monitoring of the malaria commodities supply chain. In addition the Logistics Officer will:

• Support the strengthening of the malaria commodities supply system for both public and PNFP
sector.

• Assist NMCP to monitor and analyse malaria commodities pipeline at all levels of the supply system.

• Support the NMCP and quantification and procurement planning unit (QPPU) in conducting
annual quantifications and procurement plans for malaria commodities.

• Support PMI in coordinating pre storage in-country logistics for PMI supported malaria commodities.

• Support the preparation and monitoring of the Global Fund for AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria
(GFATM) Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) plans for malaria commodities.

• Support the collection and analysis of supply chain management data on indicators for malaria
commodities and prepare periodical performance reports.

Qualifications:
1)A degree in pharmacy, training in pharmaceutical supply chain management will be an added advantage 2) Work experience in providing supply chain management technical assistance is preferred

3) Experience with medicines supply chain management information systems is an advantage

4)Experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public
health system and prior experience with USAID supported programs is an added advantage

5)Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other stakeholders in developing creative and strategic solutions to achieve common goals

6) Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines

7) Strong organizational, administrative, communication and reporting skills

8) Strong teamwork and team-building skills

9) Fluent in English language including ability to write lucid technical reports

10) Computer skills in Microsoft office.


How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess
Ann Drive Bugolobi, P. O. Box 71419, Kampala
Email: HRUG@msh.org
Deadline for submission: Logistics Officer- August 31,
2012, Training Coordinator - Friday September 7, 2012 by 12.00Noon. We thank all applicants for their
interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.


Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs at ACDI/VOCA in Uganda

Job Title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager


Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

ACDI/VOCA has been awarded the USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Food Security Program called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU), to be implemented from August, 2012 through July, 2017 in Karamoja, Uganda. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit: (1) improved availability and access to food; and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. RWANU takes a preventive approach to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life when conditional food rations will have the highest impact. Integral to its strategy, the Program will promote diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities, to ensure long-term food security and resilience to shocks.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager:

The M&E Manager will have the overall responsibility of monitoring the performance of agriculture, health & nutrition, and food distribution activities and managing the systems for collecting M&E information.
Requirement:

    Master's degree and 5+ years of professional experience in international development focused data collection and analysis.
    Proven experience and skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods, survey design and implementation, statistical data analysis required.

How to apply:

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume by Monday, 3rd September 2012 to jobs@acdivocaug.biz. Please include the desired position and location in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only finalists to be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE. This advert supersedes all other adverts and submission deadline that have been posted for the same positions.

Deadline: 3rd Sept 2012


Ernst & Young Certified Public Accountants Jobs in Uganda- Assistant Advisor

Job Title: Assistant Advisor- Perfomance Improvement

We are looking for an Assistant Advisor who will assist in handling multiple client engagements while serving as a business advisor to clients.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • University Degree in Economics, Finance or accounting 
  • A qualification in ACCA, CPA, MBA, and or a related masters degree as an advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in advisory services
  • Demonstrable technical, business knowledge, and ability to learn
  • Strong planning, research, and communication Skills
 How to Apply:

If you believe you are a high performer and have the skills, and qualifications outlined above, kindly submit your application to the following address

The Staff Partner

Ernst & Young Certified Public Accountants

Ernst & Young house

Plot 18 clement Hill road

P.O Box 7215, Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


Jobs at Ernst & Young Certified Public Accountants in Uganda

Job Title: Assistant Advisor IT Risk & Assurance

We are looking for an IT Advisory assistant to help clients improve the competitive advantage of their information technology operations through enhanced cost efficiency and managing the risks associated with running their systems.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • First Class or at least a minimum of a second upper bachelors degree in computer science, information Technology, Information Systems, Telecommunication Engineering
  • Certification such as CCNA, MCSE, MCP, Oracle, CISA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Proficient IT skills 
  • High level of motivation and drive to start a career in professional services
How to Apply:
If you believe you are a high performer and have the skills, and qualifications outlined above, kindly submit your application to the following address

The Staff Partner
Ernst & Young Certified Public Accountants
Ernst & Young house
Plot 18 clement Hill road
P.O Box 7215, Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 7th Sept 2012


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