Program Assistant Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda


Job Title: Program Development Assistant (Services Delivery)
Vacancy announcement

U.S. Mission, Uganda

  
Number: 053/2012                           Date: 9/6/2012


OPEN TO:                                         All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES:       September 6-19, 2012

POSITION TITLE:                               Program Development Assistant (Services Delivery)
         
POSITION LOCATION:                       USAID, DO3 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:                            40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:                            FSN-8  (Ugshs.35,778,240 to 51,509,351 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is seeking a qualified Ugandan for the position of Program Development Assistant (Services Delivery).


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Provides program, project, financial and administrative support for the Service Delivery Team in USAID/Uganda’s Development Objective 3 (DO3) Health, HIV/AIDS, and Education (HHE) Office, and to other DO3 team members as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education:  A University degree in business administration, management, finance, public health, or other relevant degree.  Some administrative or management courses advantageous.
2.  Work Experience:  At least four years of substantive administrative experience in a work environment.
3.   Language:  Must be fluent in the English language.
4.  Knowledge:  A practical knowledge of business correspondence, database management, and budget preparation; familiarity and strong interest in public health issues related to HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, family planning, maternal and child health in Uganda is desired.  Detailed and broad knowledge of the health and cultural environment in Uganda and factors affecting the Government of Uganda with regard to the local health program is desired.  General knowledge of the Ugandan public sector health system donors and related private sector programs, as well as current health approaches in Uganda is preferred.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to develop and maintain a range of working-¬level and management-level contacts on public health related topics, in governmental, non-governmental, and private-sector circles.  Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and coordinate well with others.  Excellent office management, financial and administrative skills sufficient to track the performance of implementing partners, and program/project activities.  Skills in computer software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database software; and the ability to write and speak clearly, concisely and accurately.  Exceptional diplomacy, tact, cultural sensitivity and team participation are important, in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships within USAID and with the public and private sectors.


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.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
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
include all documents in one attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline:  September 19, 2012




Office Assistant Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title: Office Assistant (01 position)
Duty Station: Western Region, Ntoroko

Job Purpose:
The office assistant will be responsible for providing cleaning and clerical services to the designated office. Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:

• Minimum Ordinary Certificate of Education
• At least 3 years in a similar or related position in a large organisation.
• Good command of the English language
• Use of common office equipment
• Good personal hygiene and appearance
• Demonstrated customer care and service delivery skills

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012


Project Officer Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title:  Project Officer Basic Education and Literacy Boost - (01 position)
Duty Station : Northern Region, Amuru

Job Purpose:
The Job holder will take responsibility to support the planning process, monitoring and implementation of the CHANCE Education Projects to promote safe, supportive schools and communities that increase vulnerable and marginalized children’s participation in education, their retention and transition into formal education.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Additional or post graduate qualification in Education is an added advantage
• At least two (2) years work experience with a good understanding of Community Education and training skills, particularly about CHANCE Education Module.
• Understanding of lower Local Government policies on child issues and how to contribute to their development with sensitivity and diplomacy, based on the CRC.
• Written and oral reporting skills translating into the ability to transform experiences from field into lessons learnt and document those.
• Familiarity with child rights especially related to nondiscrimination, participation and protection issues in and around education.
• Community Mobilization and negotiation skills
• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Computer literacy skills – MS Office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, Spread sheets

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012


Logistics Officer Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Officer - (01 position)
Duty Station : Northern Region, Amuru

Job Purpose:
The logistics officer will work under the direct control and supervision of the Sub Area Manager. The job holder will Support the district office on all administrative aspects relating to office and program implementation including procurement, transport / fleet management and warehousing /Finance in line with SC policies, procedures and guidelines.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A minimum of a diploma in Logistics and supply chain management or a relevant discipline. Additional or post graduate qualification in Logistics, Transport/Fleet or warehouse management is an added advantage
• A minimum of 2 years working experience in handling logistics generally and in emergency situation or conflict/post conflict situations in a reputable organisation, preferably an international NGO
• Excellent skills in written and oral communication
• A strong team player worker with good interpersonal communication skills.
• Knowledge of local Government systems and procedures.
• Ability and willingness to undertake periodic field travel to upcountry and in insecure areas.
• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.
• Diplomacy and Confidentiality.
• Planning, organizing, facilitation and presentation skills.
• Computer literacy skills – MS Office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, spreadsheets.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012



Finance Officer Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title:  Finance Officer - Youth Earning by Learning (YEL) (01 position)
Duty Station : Western Region, Ntoroko

Job Purpose:
Maintaining and undertaking of the timely daily processing of all SC financial transactions, reconciliations of accounts, checking Work Made Easy (WME) transactions before updating the Agresso ledgers, tracking outstanding and other financial contractual commitments. The position is also responsible for taking initiatives to ensure that funds are used in the best possible way and that there is general compliance and adherence with approved internal control measures and finance policies by the staff in the course of
undertaking their duties, ensure all the disbursements by SCiUG to partners are in conformity to the Partnership policy and that these are dully accounted for in time.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university. Possession of a postgraduate qualification or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc is an added advantage.
• At least 2 year’s relevant working experience, preferably with International NGOs, with thorough understanding of GAAP and major donor standard requirements.
• Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of major donors financial requirements, conditions and Government budgets
and tax policies.
• Self motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines and with good integrity.
• Team player with good interpersonal/communication, documentation, and facilitation skills and the ability to work under minimum supervision. Computer literary and fluency in
English are a MUST.
• Ability to maintenance of personal professional development and competencies on financial issues.
• Diplomacy and Confidentiality.
• Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills.
• Strong negotiation skills.
• Computer literacy skills – MS office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, spread sheets.
• Ability and willingness to undertake periodic field travel to upcountry and in insecure areas.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012



Graduate Trainee Opportunity at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) in Uganda

Job Title:  GRADUATE TRAINEE OPPORTUNITY

Come and launch an amazing career with us!!!



Are you looking for an opportunity to join an engaging and inspiring institution that will allow you maximize your talent and enjoy a fulfilling career?

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) wishes to extend this opportunity to graduates with proven integrity, exceptional energy, self-motivation and drive for results, client orientation and passion to learn and excel.

The URA graduate trainee program is aimed at identifying exceptional talent and providing enriching on the job training and development programmes with a view of creating a professional and efficient work force.


What we value and how we work together is defined by our people with aspirations and individuality, who share the same vision and values who are committed and talented.

Your career growth will be constantly supported by the variety of learning opportunities we offer our people.
To be able to stay on top of our business, URA is determined to keep attracting such outstanding people, and we believe you can be one of them.


How to Apply:

The Human Resource,URA

Lugogo By Pass

Kampala.


All applications should be submitted by 5:00pm, Saturday 30th September 2012

**This advert takes precedence over the earlier advert sent by URA on 6th August 2012 on graduate trainee opportunities. Applicants that had submitted their applications are requested to re-apply

Deadline: 30th Sept 2012


Accounts Specialist Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda


Job Title: Accounts Specialist - Youth Earning by Learning (YEL) (01 position)
Duty Station : Western Region Bundibugyo

Job Purpose:
The job holder will be responsible for maintaining and undertaking of the timely daily processing of all SC financial transactions, reconciliations of accounts, checking Work Made Easy (WME) transactions before updating the Agresso ledgers, tracking outstanding and other financial contractual commitments. The
position is also responsible for taking initiatives to ensure that funds are used in the best possible way and that there is general compliance and adherence with approved internal control measures and finance policies by the staff in the course of undertaking their duties, ensure all the disbursements by SCiUG to partners are in conformity to the Partnership policy and that these are dully accounted for in time.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;
• A minimum of a Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university or a relevant discipline. Additional or post graduate qualification in ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc is an added advantage.

• At least 4 years relevant working experience, preferably with International NGOs, with thorough understanding of GAAP and major donor standard requirements.
• Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of major donors financial requirements, conditions and Government budgets and tax policies.
• Self motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines and with good integrity.
• Team player with good interpersonal/communication, documentation, and facilitation skills and the ability to work under minimum supervision. Computer literary and fluency in English are a MUST.
• Ability to maintenance of personal professional development and competencies on financial issues.
• Strategic management and people management skills – team building and delegation.
• Computer literacy skills – MS office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, spread sheets.
• Good Policy Development and analytical skills.
• Strong documentation, reporting, facilitation and presentation skills

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012



Save the Children Jobs in Uganda- Senior Officer Basic Education

 
Job Title: Senior Officer - Basic Education (01 position)
Duty Station : Western Region, Kasese

 Job Purpose:
The job holder will be responsible for providing ongoing capacity support and coordination of the project partners with project planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Additional or post graduate qualification in Education is an added advantage
• At least 3 years progressive experience in programme development and management with INGOs. Relevant experience supervising community based social development projects and with International NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights and those applying partnership approach is desirable.
• Thorough understanding of child rights issues, national poverty alleviation strategies as well as current national and international trends in to global poverty and development.
• Specific familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work.
• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.
• Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills
• Strong documentation, reporting, facilitation and presentation skills

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012


Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Senior Officer


Job Title: Senior Officer - Youth Earning by Learning (YEL) (03 positions)
Duty Station : Western Region, (Ntoroko, Kasese & Bundibugyo)

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Education Specialist, the job holder will provide ongoing capacity support and coordination of the project partners with project planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting on youth education and entrepreneurship with linkages to marketable vocational and agriculture skills.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline.
Additional or post graduate qualification in Education is an added advantage accrued working experience in a youth empowerment related field.
• At least 3 years progressive experience in programme development and management with International NGOs. Relevant experience supervising community based social development projects and with International NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights and those applying partnership approach is desirable.
• Thorough understanding of child rights issues, youth social and economic empowerment and international trends in youth programming.
• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.
• Strong capacity to support research, documentation, module development and youth advocacy at both local and national level.
• Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills.
• Strong documentation, reporting, facilitation and presentation skills
• Written and verbal fluency in English and the local language.


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012




Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Area Manager


Job Title: Sub Area Manager/Education Specialist for Youth Earning by Learning (YEL) (01 position)
Duty Station : Western Region Kasese

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the West Area Manager, the Education Specialist will take the lead in developing and managing Save the Children’s Education for Youth Earning by learning (YEL) technical portfolio of vocation education programs in the western region and will be responsible for achievement of program goals and objectives and for reporting on program implementation and outcomes. The person will be responsible for overall management of the project, coordination of all the project activities in accordance with vocational education requirements in Uganda and will also provide line management and supervision of all the section field staff. In addition, the Education Specialist will be responsible for working with the Education Leadership Team in developing the overall YEL strategy/model, increasing staff capacity to deliver high quality program, and advocacy at a national and regional level to be the voice for vulnerable youths in Uganda. This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives for the YEL project, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities assistance to and leadership of fundraising efforts and proposal development activities, and representation of the vocational education sub theme to external stakeholders.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications:
• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Graduate or post-graduate training in Education, project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage
• A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.
• Experience in vocational education and Development programming
• Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to child rights issues, and the direct link between children’s rights and laws and policies of government.
• Commitment to gender equity, child rights, community empowerment, and grassroots development approaches
• Working knowledge of Non formal programming and policy development.
• Understanding of national government policy frameworks on Non Formal education, vocational education and how to contribute to youth development with political analysis skills, sensitivity and diplomacy.
• A professional progression towards increasing technical responsibilities.
• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.
• Strategic management and people skills
• Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills
• Computer literacy skills – MS Office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, Spread sheets
• Strong documentation, advocacy, facilitation and presentation skills


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic testimonials/ certificates should be submitted to;

The Head of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P O Box 12018
Kampala
Or on email: recruitment@sciug.org

Note: The closing date for receiving applications is 14th September 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th Sept 2012


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