Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Authority in Uganda- Finance Director


Job Title: Director Finance

Reporting  to Executive Director , the Director , Finance will be responsible  for overseeing the  operations of  the finance directorate  including planning , organization , coordinating and controlling  the authorities finances  and investments , in accordance with the government  and UWA  financial rules  and regulations . Main Duties and responsibilities are to;
•    Develop and put in place financial control  systems and procedures  in accordance with  the government  and UWA  financial regulations .
•    Prepare annual  budgets and departmental plans  that optimize the  resources available  for the financial commitments  of UWA in line with  the stipulated guidelines
•    Prepare quaterly financial  reports and annual  accounts  within the statutory  deadline in accordance  with professional  accounting standards .
•    Advise  the  Board  and Management  on the financial  performance  of UWA in accordance  with the approved  budgets and reporting guidelines

Job  Requirements :
•    Master’s degree in finance or accounting  or in related fields
•    Professional qualifications such as  ACCA,CPA,CA etc
•    Training in  computer accounting  software.
•    A minimum of ten  years relevant  experience in  financial accounting  and management , of which six years must  be at  senior level in a busy  public or private  institution.

How to apply;
Application with  detailed curriculum vitae ,copies of certificates , transcripts ,names of three  referees and  the applicants daytime telephone  contact should be sent to ;
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor  Uganda  House
P. O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel;+256 414-235 944
Dama Consultants  Limited accepts  no liability  for incomplete submission , late  and /or  misdirected  transmission of applications .
Deadline; 8th October , 2012



Uganda Wildlife Authority


Engineering Jobs at Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development in Uganda


Job Title: Cost Engineer
 Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Uganda

Introduction: Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development requires the services of qualified and experienced persons for the posts indicated below to work at the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department (PEPD), Entebbe. These persons will report to the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration & Production Department.

POSITION: COST ENGINEER (ONE VACANCY)

Objective of the Assignment:

The main objective of this assignment is to perform cost engineering functions encompassing estimating, cost control, budget preparations, forecasting, cost reporting under limited supervision. Responsible for verifying and analysing daily cost information, including timesheets, purchase orders, and internal costs, contractor commercial terms against submitted cost information, and identify issues for resolution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to the Principal Geologist/ Development in performing the following:

    Support the department in analysing and reviewing cost data for the respective oil companies as an input to general and overall cost data reporting.
    Ensure effective interpretation of contracts, management of financial risk, estimating and forecasting.
    Ensure appropriate development and maintenance of cost control database.
    Initiate the development and use of improved tools and methods for project cost administration and control to ensure accurate cost data is submitted to the department.
    Work with oil company representatives to ensure timely submission and valid time reports and work force reports.
    Liaise with oil companies to ensure that detailed records of expenditure are provided in a timely manner.
    Review and advise on the applicability of costs involved during operations amongst oil companies.
    Audit invoices for proper support documents and reconcile committed versus expended costs and ensure proper costs coding of both invoices and requisitions.
    Set up and manage cost control filing system and prepare report data of actual costs vs. budget utilization.
    Tabulate final well costs and advise management on their approval.
    Maintain comprehensive records of commitments and expenditures in order to fulfil the requirements of audit and potential cost recovery.
    Prepare reports and recommendations to management regarding costs and expenditures on staffing levels and other essential resources requirements.
    Maintain historical records and data against which trends may be measured and estimates developed.
    Any other duties that may be assigned by Management.

Requirement:

    Should have a Bachelor's Degree (Hons) in engineering preferably Mechanical/Electrical, Quantity Surveying, Cost Engineering or similar technical qualification from a recognized institution.
    A professional/ advanced qualification in Finance/Accounting, Audit /Compliance/Risk Cost Engineering/Management is required.
    Experience in project cost control, forecasting, commercial management of engineering, procurement and construction works especially in the oil and gas sector will be an added advantage,
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word and Power Point is a requirement while experience in computer based project control software will be an added advantage.

Age: 25-40 years

How to apply:
Duration of the Assignments: Two years contract (with 6 months’ probation period), renewable upon satisfactory performance. How to apply: The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments). Application letter should be accompanied by copies of CVs with three referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to the address below by 11.00 a.m. on the 4th Day of October, 2012. Address for Submission: The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, P.O. Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House, Kampala Road. Tel: 256-414-344-414. Attn: The Principal Personnel Officer, Room A 213.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012


System Administrator Job Vacancy at Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development in Uganda



Job Title: System Administrator

Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Uganda
Introduction: Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development requires the services of qualified and experienced persons for the posts indicated below to work at the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department (PEPD), Entebbe. These persons will report to the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration & Production Department.

POSITION: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR (ONE VACANCY)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to the Assistant Commissioner/Geophysics in performing the following:

Essential Functions:

    The System Administrator (SA) shall be responsible for effective provision, installation/configuration operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. In addition she/he will be responsible for training of staff in PEPD when the need arises.
    He/she will participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. He/she shall ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems,
    Management applications per project or operational needs.
    Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
    Perform on going performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
    Maintain data centre environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Any other duties assigned by supervisor.


Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in engineering, IT, computer science or any other related field
    Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Microsoft (MCITP, MCTS, and MCSE) is required and a certification in Linux/Unix, Oracle will be an added advantage.
    One to Two years' System Administration experience.
    Be able to participate in developing the maintenance processes and at the same time run the defined processes.

Age: 25-35 years.
Experience: 2

How to apply:
Duration of the Assignments: Two years contract (with 6 months’ probation period), renewable upon satisfactory performance. How to apply: The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments). Application letter should be accompanied by copies of CVs with three referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to the address below by 11.00 a.m. on the 4th Day of October, 2012. Address for Submission: The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, P.O. Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House, Kampala Road. Tel: 256-414-344-414. Attn: The Principal Personnel Officer, Room A 213.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012





Jobs at Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development in Uganda - Land Officer



Job Title: Land Officer
Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Uganda

Introduction: Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development requires the services of qualified and experienced persons for the posts indicated below to work at the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department (PEPD), Entebbe. These persons will report to the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration & Production Department.

LAND OFFICER (ONE VACANCY)

Objective of the Assignment:

The main objective of this assignment is to perform functions related to land use planning and acquisition of land for oil and gas activities, operations and infrastructure. Responsible for ensuring that land acquisi­tion/leasing processes are conducted in compliance with existing legislation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Assisting the Department in planning and budgeting for the Land Management function.
    Providing input on land management during the review and development of Land Administration policies, legislation, Standards, regulations and guidelines.
    Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of Land Administration policies, laws, standards and regulations that relate to the development of the oil and gas sector.
    Supervising the processing of transactions for the acquisition of land like lease offers and deed plans.
    Arbitrating and reporting on the settlement of land disputes.
    Developing and maintaining data bases on basic information on project areas that include; land resources, present land use, infrastructure, population, land tenure, social structure, etc.
    Reviewing and evaluating project proposals for land use and development plans and prepare recommendations.
    Participating in conducting Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for identified project locations.
    Participating in raising awareness to stakeholders and the general public on land use planning for oil and gas activities
    Developing color coded maps for the areas approved by the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development for the development of different oil and gas projects.
    Undertaking any other land use planning exercises to support provision of information required by the different projects.
    Conduct any other duties that may be assigned by Management.

Requirement:

    Should have a Bachelor's Degree (Hons) or equivalent in any of the following fields: Law, Physical
    University degree (Bachelor's degree, with minimum of Upper Second) In Geology, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Surveying or other relevant field from a recognized institution of higher learning.
    Minimum of two (2) years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience in GIS or information management or other related field.
    Knowledge in Petroleum Geoscience will be an added advantage
    Practical background and experience in GIS and cartography, including knowledge of current GIS software preferably ArcGIS
    Knowledge of related software and systems (database, word processing, desktop publishing).
    Knowledge of Remote Sensing and raster-vector integration techniques.
    Familiarity with Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI).
    Good understanding of database management (particularly MS Access).
    Experience in the areas: Internet technology, Windows OS, network administration, input/output technology (printers, plotters, scanners, etc) will be an advantage

Age: 25-40 years.
Experience: 2



How to apply:

Duration of the Assignments: Two years contract (with 6 months’ probation period), renewable upon satisfactory performance. How to apply: The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments). Application letter should be accompanied by copies of CVs with three referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to the address below by 11.00 a.m. on the 4th Day of October, 2012. Address for Submission: The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, P.O. Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House, Kampala Road. Tel: 256-414-344-414. Attn: The Principal Personnel Officer, Room A 213.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012




Health Assistant Job at Kalangala District Local Government in Uganda


Job Title: Health Assistant
Ref: DSC/KAL/08/2012
Age: 22-35
Reports to: Health Inspector

Duties:-
  • Participating in community based Environment Health Activities
  • Enforcing Environmental Health Act, Regulations and Bye-laws
  • Accounting for allocated resources
  • Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
Person Specifications:
  • Must have a certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.How to Apply

    How to Apply:
    Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following posts existing in Kalangala District Local Government and should be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Kalangala, Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

    Application forms (PSC form No. 3 PSF 3-revised 2008) are obtainable from offices of the district Service Commission or Chief Administrative Officer and must be filled in triplicate together with photocopies  of academic certificates and testimonials


    Deadline: 15th Oct 2012


Jobs in Uganda Local Government - Accounts Assistant


Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Reference: DSC/KAL/04/2012

Duties:
  • Driving Vehicles for official duty and assignments
  • Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle
  • Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer
  • Maintaining basic basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed
Person Specifications:
  • Uganda Certificate of Education with a pass in English
  • Valid Driving permit of Class C or D
 How to Apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the following posts existing in Kalangala District Local Government and should be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Kalangala, Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

Application forms (PSC form No. 3 PSF 3-revised 2008) are obtainable from offices of the district Service Commission or Chief Administrative Officer and must be filled in triplicate together with photocopies  of academic certificates and testimonials

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

District Service Commission Recruitment in Uganda


Job Title: Assistant Records Officer
Reference : DSC/KLD/03/2012
Reports to: Senior Records Officer

Duties:
  • Receiving, registering and classifying correspondences
  • Filling Classified information
  • Routing correspondences to responsible officers for action
  • Auditing records and registers to ensure proper data bank
Person Specifications:
  • Advanced certificate in Education with a diploma in Library and information Science or a Diploma in Records and Information Management from a recognized Institution
 How to Apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified ugandans for the following posts existing in Kalangala District Local Government and should be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Kalangala, Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

Application forms (PSC form No. 3 PSF 3-revised 2008) are obtainable from offices of the district Service Commission or Chief Administrative Officer and must be filled in triplicate together with photocopies  of academic certificates and testimonials

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012


Office Attendant Job Vacancy at Kalangala District Local Government in Uganda


Job Title: Office Attendant
Reference: DSC/KAL/02/2012
Reports to: Office Supervisor

Duties:
  • Cleaning office equipments and ensuring that offices are properly locked
  • Collecting and delivering office items, documents, mail and parcels as instructed
  • Preparing and serving tea to officers 
  • undertaking any official errands outside the office as instructed by the supervisor
Personal Specifications
A Uganda Certificate of Education with a Pass in English Language

 How to Apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified ugandans for the following posts existing in Kalangala District Local Government and should be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Kalangala, Deadline: 15th Oct 2012

Application forms (PSC form No. 3 PSF 3-revised 2008) are obtainable from offices of the district Service Commission or Chief Administrative Officer and must be filled in triplicate together with photocopies  of academic certificates and testimonials

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012



Jobs in Kalangala District Local Government in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Assistant Secretary
Reference: DSC/KAL/01/2012
Age: 30- 45 years
Reports to: Local Council 111 Chair Person and Chief Administrative Officer

Duties:
  • Managing the implementation of all Districts bye-laws and government policies, projects, programmes and lawful directives
  • Carrying out general administration of the sub county in conformity with government regulations and policies
  • Executing orders and warrants issued by any court of competent jurisdiction
Personal Specifications:
  • An honors Bachelors in social sciences, development Studies, Social work and social administration or Arts or Business Studies, Bachelor of management sciences from a recognized university
  • Acertificate in Administrative Officer's Law from a recognized university
How to Apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified ugandans for the following posts existing in Kalangala District Local Government and should be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O Box 2 Kalangala, Deadline: 15th Oct 2012
Application forms (PSC form No. 3 PSF 3-revised 2008) are obtainable from offices of the district Service Commission or Chief Administrative Officer and must be filled in triplicate together with photocopies  of academic certificates and testimonials

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012



Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Communications Advisor


Job Title: Social and Behaviour Change Communications Advisor
Duty Station, Western Region

Academic Background, Experience and Person Specifications:
  • A minimum of Masters Degree in communications for Social and Behavior Change or Closely related fields coupled with program level field experience
  • At least 7 years of experience in implementing community based or related programs required
  • Experience working in and leading social and behaviour change communications programs for nutrition preferred
  • Degree in nutrition a plus
  • Self initiating. Ability to effectively work independently and if needed outside of conventional office environments
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, 2 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
P.O Box 12018
Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 28th Sept 2012


Jobs at Makerere University School of Public Health in Uganda


Job Title: Data Manager
MUK School of Public Health

Duration:
   
Job Description:    
Preferred Skills:    

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are undertaking a project to establish surveillance systems for Most-at-Risk Populations (MARPs) in Uganda. The project based at Makerere University School of Public Health now invites applications for the following position:

DATA MANAGER (1 position)

Job Summary: The Data Manager will create, update, maintain, validate databases, and provide expertise in analysis of data for the MARPs Surveillance project.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop an in-depth understanding of the program/ research study’s design, goals and implementation so that s/he can participate fully in the successful execution of the study.

• Develop, support and manage databases for the MARPs surveillance project.

• Undertake a wide range of data management processes including data security, ensuring all data are entered routinely within set timelines and any data queries are followed up promptly, and production of reports.

• Provide feedback to the Project Manager regarding the quality assurance of data, detected deficiencies and corrective action in the databases.

• Deal with routine problems arising in the course of data handling

• Perform data cleaning and ensure that all data entered is of high quality.

• Develop data analysis plans

• Conduct data analysis and participate in writing of reports and other publications.

• Report writing

• Perform other duties assigned by the Project Manager.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• A Bachelors Degree in computer Science, applied mathematics or statistics and information technology from a recognized university.

• Ability to design/develop computer databases, demonstrated experience with EPI INFO, STATA /SAS programming for data manipulation/report writing, production, processing and documentation skills.

• Demonstrated ability in cleaning data and performing data quality assurance procedures

• Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and writing.

• Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate and work as a team

• Be able to prioritize work and meet set deadlines

• Field experience with data collection is essential.

Minimum Experience and Exposure

Two years experience in data management.

Experience in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage

Basis of Offer: The position will be offered on contractual basis for two years renewable upon satisfactory performance.




How to Apply:
To apply: Suitable applicants should send an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae with names, addresses and telephone contacts of two professional referees, copies of academic transcripts, degree certificates and other relevant supporting documents to:

The Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala.

Hand delivery: Room 215, 2nd Floor, MakSPH Building, New Mulago Complex

Applications should be marked “SPH-DATA MANAGER”, and should reach the above address no later than 1st October, 2012.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 1st Oct 2012


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