Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute in Uganda- Medical Team Coordinator

Job Title:  Medical  Team Coordinator
General  Summary :
The medical  officer  will be  accountable  for coordination  and quality assurance  of all activities  regarding maternal  Neonatal Health  MNH services in the district  being implemented  in collaboration  with the   midwife  mentor team.

Education and Experience :
•    Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery
•    Completion of Internship  with demonstrated     proficiency  in common  obstetric  skills  and  competencies .
•    Registration with  the Uganda  Medical  and Dental  Practioners  Council
•    Training in emergency   Obstetric Care   EMOC  preferred

Knowledge , Skills and Abilities :
•    Excellent Organizational skills  and  flexibility.
•    Ability to communicate well  with patients , their care givers  and other stakeholders .
•    Ability to mentor various  cadre of staff working  within  MCH/RH areas
•    Understands community dynamics  and can effectively  collaborate and  network with  community  initiatives

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Coordinate efforts  in planning and budgeting  for project  clinical team activities
•    Work with the  project midwife mentors   to mentor health facility teams  in offering quality  MCH services  in accordance  with MoH policies and procedures .
•    Coordinate  efforts to ensure  provision  of emergency  Obstetric  care services  including  Caesarean sections operations  in the  HFs
•    Participate  in Quality  assurance  and quality  control MNH processes

How to apply:
Qualified and interested  persons who wish to apply  may hand deliver ,email or post  an application  letter  with a detailed  CV,naming at least  two  professional  referees  to: Human Resource Manager
Infectious  Diseases Institute
P. O. Box  22418, Kampala.

NB: The infectious diseases institute  does not charge  a fee at any  stage of the recruitment  process  (application , interview meeting, processing) and does not recruit  through  agents.

Deadline: 28th September 2012


Nutritionist Job Vacancy at Concern World Wide in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Nutritionist MYAP
Location:
Uganda
Contract Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date:
9/19/2012
Salary:
€ 31,853 - € 38,944

Qualification Requirements
Qualification Level:
Masters Degree

The Senior Nutritionist is responsible for technical oversight of all nutrition components of RWANU, implemented by Concern.
 RWANU takes a preventive approach to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life. The health and nutrition component of the program will provide basic health care for women and children; social and behavior change (SBC) activities for key health, nutrition, and hygiene behaviors, as well as blanket preventative food rations for pregnant and lactating women and children 6-23 months of age. The Senior Nutritionist manages and builds the capacity of the local nutrition team and designs and supports the implementation technical inputs.


How to Apply:
https://jobs.concern.net/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000001772

Deadline: 19th Sept 2012


Property Valuer Job Vacancy at Finance Institution in Uganda

Job Title:
Property Valuer

About this job

Our client is a Finance Institution in Uganda and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Job Purpose:

Value and render quick and accurate professional expertise and information to the Bank’s Lending business on/of properties offered as collateral security.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Inspection and valuation of property and advise on its value (i.e. market value, forced sale value and insurance value), marketability, and its suitability as collateral security
    Monitoring development projects to ascertain proper utilization of disbursed funds and make recommendation for further disbursement Supervise external valuer’s work
    General monitoring of the property market to detect adverse trends
    Develop and maintaining an up-to-date valuation database in such a manner of a complete record of information and quick to retrieval
    Originate and maintain a service level agreement for external valuers.

Qualifications:

    Graduate/professional qualification in valuation surveying
    At least three years post-registration working experience in the industry in a senior position
    Duly registered surveyor (of Uganda) and holder of valid Practicing certificate
    Self-drive, maturity, and high degree of integrity and professionalism
    Good client and inter-personal relations.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to dfbankjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 4th Oct 2012


Accountant Jobs Vacancy at Concern Worldwide in Uganda



Job Title: Field Accountant

Will provide financial support to the RWANU project. S/he will be responsible for project petty cash, keeping records of all field financial transactions, submitting monthly accounts to the Kampala office and cash flow management.

The Field Accountant will also ensure that donor financial regulations are followed at field level and that Concern’s financial policies are adhered to.

Requirements:

Include a University degree in Accounting/Finance or Business studies and CPA Part II, proficiency in Microsoft office (particularly excel), 3 years minimum work experience in finance. Experience in international NGO & understanding of USAID regulations and previous field level experience are desirable.

S/he will be a team player with good communication, organization and planning skills with proven attention to detail. All positions require candidates to have excellent spoken and written English with knowledge of Ngakarimojong preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft office is essential.

Anyone working for Concern must agree to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Concern Code of Conduct and the Programme Participant Protection Policy. Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year.

Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).

Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will not be made pending a clearance check being conducted on the applicant.

How to Apply:

Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 01stOctober 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Department,

Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to resourcingug@concern.net.

Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th Sept 2012


Administration Manager Jobs at Concern Worldwide in Uganda

Job Title: Administration and Support Services Manager

Will lead and manage logistics, transport, security, procurement, IT, and administration functions of RWANU.

Specifically, s/he will provide advice in the strengthening of logistics and procurement systems, ensure that IT systems remain effective and oversee the maintenance of the field office and residential accommodation spaces. S/he will provide basic HR, health & safety and security briefing to all Karamoja visitors.

Requirements:

Include degree in Business Administration or related field and 5 years relevant working experience in an NGO. S/he will have strong leadership qualities, excellent organizational, planning and communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.



How to Apply:

Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 01stOctober 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Department,

Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to resourcingug@concern.net.

Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th Sept 2012



Nutritionist Job Vacancy at Concern Worldwide in Uganda


Job Title:  Nutritionist

Will provide training (nutrition) and technical support, including M&E, to the project and undertake specific tasks allocated to this role including food basket monitoring. S/he will work on two key areas of nutrition namely the first 1,000 days of life approach and IMAM.

S/he will contribute to the development of nutrition components of SBCC and care-group model. S/ he will support VHT (Village Health Teams) activities including surveillance. S/he will work in partnership with local stakeholders including UNICEF, WFP, Health facilities and district local government. Requirements include diploma/degree in Nutrition with 3-5 years experience.

Previous experience of nutrition programming including IMAM in Karamoja preferred. Experience with food basket monitoring and Care Group approach desired. Experience of

working in partnership with district local government and local health services including VHTs is essential.




How to Apply:
Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 01stOctober 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Department,

Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to resourcingug@concern.net.

Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th Sept 2012

Jobs at Concern World Wide in Uganda- Health Manager


Job Title: Health Facilities Support Manager

will be responsible for managing all health facility support components of RWANU. Specifically S/he will liaise and work with District Health Teams and health facility personnel to ensure quality provision of a range of services to pregnant and lactating women and children under five. S/he will provide technical support and capacity building to clinical personnel at health centres.

Requirements:

Registered General Nurse/Midwife or Clinician to degree level. Experience in health service delivery/management preferred. A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience working in and managing health related projects in a challenging environment; previous experience with NGO/INGO preferred.

Experience of working in partnership with district local government is essential. In addition to strong technical capacity, s/he will have excellent personnel management skills, leadership qualities, mediation and facilitation skills.


How to Apply:

Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 01stOctober 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Department,

Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to resourcingug@concern.net.

Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th Sept 2012



Training Opportunities in Uganda at Kinyara Sugar Ltd


Job Title:
Apprentice Training Opportunities
Kinyara Suger Works

Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    
Kinyara Sugar Limited invites applications from both female and male candidates for Apprenticeship training, leading to City & Guilds Diploma qualifications in any one of the four different Engineering Trades, namely:
Factory electricians/Instrumentation
Fabrication and Welding
Machining, Fitting and Plant maintenance Automotive mechanics

Apprenticeship program:
The Apprenticeship program lasts three years. Candidates who successfully pass the interviews will initially
be offered a one year contract. This contract will be renewed annually if the Apprentice successfully completes the year.

Qualification Requirements:
Each applicant should fulfill the following minimum requirements:
● Must have sat O – LEVEL NOT MORE THAN THREE YEARS AGO at the time of applying and must have
obtained a minimum of CREDIT PASSES in ENGLISH LANGUAGE, MATHEMATICS and PHYSICS or
PHYSICAL SCIENCE.
● Must be NOT MORE THAN 22 YEARS at the time of applying
● Candidates who have good passes in TECHNICAL DRAWING at O or A Level or in MATHEMATICS / PHYSICS at A - Level will have an added advantage.

NB. Candidates who have certificate or Diploma qualifications in any Engineering trade should not apply.
The selected candidates will have to pay Ug. shillings 600,000 per year as Training fees.
Selection:
Applications are invited from both female and male candidates. Hand written applications, stating which trade you would like to study, in your own hand writing, should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager
Kinyara Sugar Ltd
P. O. Box 179 Masindi or P. O. Box 7474 Kampala
Applications must reach his office within TWO WEEKS from the date of this advertisement


Deadline: 27th Sept 2012


Project Leader Job Vacancy at Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title: Project leader – older people studiesProject leader – older eopludies

Job purpose: To lead the teams in projects related to older people in Entebbe, Masaka town and Kalungu District. The holder will report to the Head of the Social Science Programme.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Manage the finalisation of protocols and other documentation for projects related to older people and ensure all stages of the regulatory process are completed (MRC Science meeting review, SEC review, UNCST/ President’s office review and, once approved, progress reporting and final reporting to regulatory bodies).

• Undertake the design and implementation of data collection tools for projects, as appropriate. This includes taking an active part in testing, piloting and undertaking design and management of research tools and associated activities.

• Participate in data collection, as may be required.

• Oversee team in the development coding framework etc. for qualitative data analysis

• Liaise with the Statistics Section on the management of quantitative data

• Conduct both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

• Undertake preparation of manuscripts for publication and prepare presentations of project findings for conferences and workshops both as lead author and as participating author (as may be required)

• Manage the field team leaders, providing guidance as appropriate in the planning and implementation of their work schedule and reviewing their work on a regular basis to ensure that quality is maintained.

• Ensure, and from time to time participate in, the dissemination of results at the local and national level, including to study participants.

• Contribute to staff development, including conducting or supporting training courses as appropriate, undertake staff appraisals and generally help to ensure that the field team and any associated workers progress.

• Maintain financial oversight of projects under their leadership, ensuring that expenditure is within budget limits, working in consultation with the Programme Head.

• Represent the Programme Head at national and international meetings, including presenting papers and posters at conferences and meetings.

• Work in close collaboration with staff from other programmes and external researchers, as may be appropriate.

Education, Skills and Experience needed

• An advanced degree social science or public health. A medical degree would be an added advantage.

• Sound knowledge of research with older people is a requirement.

• Significant knowledge of HIV/AIDS

• Significant knowledge of gerontology

• Competent use of Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, PowerPoint and Nvivo

• Competence in desk top publishing

Terms and conditions: Successful applicants will serve a 10

month contract with a possibility of renewal, if funding permits, inclusive of a 3 months’ probation. Other terms and conditions for the post are within the MRC salary scales and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Location: The position will be based in Entebbe with frequent travel to the field.

Start date: As soon as possible



How to Apply:
Applications (clearly marked with position applied for) including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

Uganda Virus Research Institute

P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

Closing date for applications: 1st October 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 1st Oct 2012



Nursing officer Job at Uganda Virus Research Institute



Job Title: Nursing officer (1 position)g officer (1 position)

Job purpose: To carry out nursing procedures in a study clinic and provide medical care to study participants.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Medical management of sick study participants

• Ensure proper clinic data collection in line with MRC Kyamulibwa clinic.

• Prepare regular clinic reports and suggest improvement in the clinic management

• Perform phlebotomy and collection of other samples as may be required

• Track participant results and present to study physicians for appropriate action.

• Offer relevant health education to the study communities.

• Provide counselling to clients when needed.

• Dispense medicines to clients according to prescriptions provided.

• Review and update clinic supplies and make requisitions appropriately.

• Provide detailed study information to participants and obtain consent.

Education, Skills and Experience needed

• Diploma in Nursing

• Atleast 2 years experience in clinical and research setting

• User knowledge in computer applications and short courses on research methods, GCP training and counselling may be desirable

Terms and conditions: Successful applicants will serve a one year contract. Other terms and conditions for the post are within the MRC salary scales and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Location: The two positions above will be based in the MRC Kyamulibwa field station in Kalungu district.3.

How to Apply:
Applications (clearly marked with position applied for) including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

Uganda Virus Research Institute

P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

Closing date for applications: 1st October 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 1st Oct 2012



Jobs at Uganda Virus Research Institute- Physician


Job Title: Study Physician (1 position). Study Physician (1 position)Physician (1 position)

Job purpose: To support and facilitate the conduct of daily clinical study activities and provide medical care to study participants

Roles & Responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for accomplishing the following:

• Provide follow-up assessment and medical care to study participants.

• Participate in protocol development, reviews and preparation for ethics and regulatory submissions.

• Provide appropriate training and mentorship to study clinic team.

• Contribute to development and implementation of participant recruitment strategies.

• Screen participants for study eligibility.

• Coordinate participant tests and procedures and collect data as required by the protocol

• Maintain an effective and ongoing communication with study team, investigators and sponsors

• Manage daily study clinic activities including problem solving, communication and protocol management.

• Contribute to research through writing of scientific papers as required.

Education, Skills and Experience needed

• MMED (Internal Medicine)

• Experience in managing patients with non communicable diseases

• Experience in research



How to Apply:
Applications (clearly marked with position applied for) including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

Uganda Virus Research Institute

P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

Closing date for applications: 1st October 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 1st Oct 2012



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