Jobs at Stop Malaria Project in Uganda- Head Driver

Job Title: Head Driver



The Head Driver shall be responsible for supervising a team of 7 drivers, planning and coordinating transportation needs, handling insurance and maintenance issues, ensuring proper vehicle documentation and efficient vehicle operation and passenger safety, submitting among others overtime and monthly fuel consumption reports, providing driving services and take on other responsibilities as assigned. Knowledge of SMP’s districts of operation and previous work with USAID- funded projects is preferred.

Qualifications:

    Holder of valid driver’s license (with at least 3 groups ) with at least 10 years of driving experience
    An A’ Level certificate with specialized driving/vehicle courses and fluent in English
    Good communication, mathematical and mechanical skills
    Comfortable working with Microsoft Excel
    Excellent time management and problem solving skills
    A team player with ability to lead and motivate others,
    Quick-thinking, innovative, organised, honest, dependable and can work independently
    Strong sense of self motivation and interpersonal skills
    Ability to professionally handle stressful and difficult situations

How to Apply

The Stop Malaria Project (SMP) is a five-year USAID funded initiative awarded in September 2008. The project is being implemented by a consortium of partners led by the Johns Hopkins University, 8loomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs (JHU/CCP). Other Partners include Malana Consortium. Communication tor Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) and Infectious Diseases Institute Limited (IDI). SMP is recruiting for position of Head Driver.

Please deliver copies of your CV, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to:
Johns Hopkins University,
Center for Communication Programmes,
Plot 15 Binayomba Avenue, Bugolobi
(Same street as Royal suites and Ambrossoli International School) Attn: HR Manager.
For the Head Driver Position please submit your CV of not more than 3 pages typed and a letter of interest not more than 1 page typed. Please write on the envelope what position you are applying for.

Deadline: 10th Sept 2012




Jobs at The Stop Malaria Project in Uganda- Finance & Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Finance & Administrative Assistant

The Finance & Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support for the Stop Malaria Project Office in Kampala while adhering to JHU/CCP’s finance regulations and administrative policies.

S/he will report to: The Finance Officer II

Key Responsibilities:

Finance Responsibilities:

    Accurately enter financial transaction data into QuickBooks and update regularly with current balances.
    Assist with end-of-month reconciliation and reporting processes and review coding.
    Travel to zonal offices to provide financial and administrative support either independently or with other project staff located in Hoima, Soroti and any other zonal office which may be established during the life the of the project. Overnight travel may be required.
    Maintains Petty Cash & Bank Cash Registers and ensure reconciliations are done in a timely manner.
    Ensure entries posted in Cash and Bank Cash Registers have appropriate budget codes.
    Transmit Weekly Bank Transactions and Petty Cash Summaries to the Finance
    Officer II.
    Ensures sufficient pipeline of Bank Funds and Petty Cash is available.
    Prepare transaction voucher forms for approval and disbursement.
    Issue payment to vendors/suppliers after verification for appropriate approval has been followed up in a timely manner.
    Prepare checks for approval and disbursement as per SMP’s finance policies and procedures.
    Maintain the filing system in place for easy accessibility of documents.
    Assist with other activities as directed by his/her supervisor.

Administrative Responsibilities:

    Assist with travel arrangements for staff in accordance with SMP’s travel policies and procedures.
    Provide support to all SMP offices to ensure that established filing systems, finance and administrative controls are maintained.
    Assist as needed during preparation for workshops, trainings and meetings.
    Assist with other activities as directed by his/her supervisor.

Required Skills:

    Strong computerized accounting and financial skills.
    Strong computer skills including Windows and Microsoft Office applications.
    Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, to work under pressure and to observe and work under strict deadlines.
    Strong analytical and result-oriented skills.
    High standards of integrity.
    Ability to work well with others.
    Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and
    Excellent with math and comprehension/ verbal skills, coordination and planning.
    Honest and able to manage and account for funds accurately.
    Previous experience working on a US government funded project a plus.

Education and Experience Required:

    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Accounting, Finance or related field required.
    A minimum of one year working experience in Finance and Administration. NGO sector experience a plus.
    Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

How to Apply

The Stop Malaria Project (SMP) is a five-year USAID funded initiative awarded in September 2008. The project is being implemented by a consortium of partners led by the Johns Hopkins University, 8loomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs (JHU/CCP). Other Partners include Malana Consortium. Communication tor Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) and Infectious Diseases Institute Limited (IDI). SMP is recruiting for position of Finance and Administrative Assistant.

Please deliver copies of your CV, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to:
Johns Hopkins University,
Center for Communication Programmes,
Plot 15 Binayomba Avenue, Bugolobi
(Same street as Royal suites and Ambrossoli International School) Attn: HR Manager.

Deadline: 10th Sept 2012


Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Jobs in Uganda- Resource Person


Job Title: Resource Person- Land Justice
Description of the service
The resource person land Justice will provide technical support for the implementation of the land justice component of the Civil Justice programme area as follows
•    Provide support for the development of researched strategies for effective implementation of the land justice reforms
•    Assist in the development of action plans and budgets for the land justice reforms
•    Provide technical support for the implementation of land justice reforms
•    Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of land justice reforms

Qualifications and Experience:
•    The Successful candidate should have:
•    A masters degree in law from a recognized university
•    A good understanding of contemporary legal environment or in programme implementation
•    Good knowledge of the public sector planning processes and sector wide approaches

How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to the following address
The Solicitor General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Queens Chambers, Plot 1 parliament Avenue
P.O Box 7183, Kampala

Deadline: 25th Sept 2012



Human Rights Advisor Job at Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in Uganda

 Job Title: Advisor- Human Rights and Accountability
Description of Services
The Advisor, Human Rights and Accountability will provide advisory services and technical guidance necessary for the successful implementation of the strategic investment plan with specific regard to Outcome 3 on Human Rights and accountability as follows
•    Develop researched strategies for effective implementation of the Human Rights and Accountability programmes
•    Provide technical support to the development of action plans and budgets for accountability and human rights based approaches
•    Provide technical support and advise to the sector management structures and sector and institutions on the implementation of JLOS Anti-corruption Strategy

Qualifications and Experience:
•    The successful candidate should have:-
•    A masters degree in Law or Human Rights and Good governance from a recognized university
•    A good understanding of international and comparative human rights and contemporary issues in human rights and the implementation of international and regional human rights instruments

Skills
•    Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
•    Excellent analytical skills
•    Excellent research, report writing and presentation skills

How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to the following address
The Solicitor General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Queens Chambers, Plot 1 parliament Avenue
P.O Box 7183, Kampala

Deadline: 25th Sept 2012

Jobs at Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in Uganda


Job Title: Advisor Access to Justice- Criminal
Description of Service
The Advisor, Access to justice- criminal will provide advisory services and technical support and guidance necessary for the successful implementation of the strategic investment plan with specific regard to access to criminal justice as follows
•    Develop researched strategies for effective implementation of the criminal justice programmes
•    Provide technical support to the development of action plans and budgets for criminal justice reforms
•    Provide support to the monitoring and evaluation system, particularly on criminal justice reforms

Qualifications and Experience:
The successful candidate should have:
•    A masters degree in law from a recognized university
•    A good understanding of contemporary legal and justice reforms in developing countries with particular emphasis on reforms in the criminal justice system
•    At least 5 years working experience in programme management in a legal environment

Skills
•    Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
•    Excellent Analytical skills
•    Excellent research, report writing and presentation skills

How to Apply:
All applications should be addressed to the following address
The Solicitor General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Queens Chambers, Plot 1 parliament Avenue
P.O Box 7183, Kampala

Deadline: 25th Sept 2012


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