Jobs at Finca International in Uganda- Service Desk Analyst


Job Title: Service  Desk Analyst
He will report to the  Regional  IS Manager . He/She  will be part of  the regional  FINCA  Services Africa Team.


Key Result  Areas:
•    To effectively contribute to  managing call , Incident , and order  to  ITIL standards in  order to  resolve technical  queries .
•    To be multi  skilled in providing support  for any customers raising issues  with IS,  demonstrating the ability  to learn technical  concepts  quickly
•    To deliver  World class  customer  service to colleagues  in all Business areas  of the  FINCA  Africa  as agreed to be supported  by  information  services .
•    To accept  new business in  by demonstrating knowledge  sharing , best  practice  and ensuring the high quality  of handover into live support.

Knowledge and Education :
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer  science or related  fields
•    ITIL   Certification
•    Advanced  proficiency  in Microsoft  Access and Excel  required.
•    Knowledge of commercial  or microfinance  or other similar  platform highly desired.

How to apply:
Detailed job descriptions  can be accessed from the FINCA  website. Applicants can  submit online applications or deliver their documents  which should include ;an application  letter  and  CV to Finca International ,. Africa Regional  Offices  ,Plot 11 Portal ,
Adam House  Block B OR   send by email to Africa.hub@finca.org by  close of business  day  20th October 2012


Deadline: 20th Oct 2012


Administration/Finance Assistant Jobs at International Organisation for Migration in Uganda



Job Title: Administration/Finance Assistant

Vacancy notice no: VN/10/09/012

Duty station: Kampala Uganda.

Position title:Administration/Finance Assistant

Duration of appointment: six months with possibility of extension.

Start date: as soon as possible.

Under the direct supervision of the National Resource Management Officer, and under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, the incumbent will be responsible for administrative and finance related matters. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for;

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

    Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer in overall administrative and financial support in the day-to-day management and functioning of the Mission.
    Preparation of mission Cash Flow and submit monthly funds request (or more frequently as necessary) in order to ensure that all programmatic and sub-office financial needs are satisfactorily catered for.
    Responsible for verification of all cash and bank payment vouchers, summaries from the sub- offices and make regular monthly data entry in PRISM on a timely manner before monthly accounts closures.
    Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer in budget tracking and monitoring of on­going projects in the mission. Prepare monthly budget tracking reports.
    Ensure all new Project budgets are properly coded with correct Work Breakdown Structures  (WBS) and General Ledgers (GL) before Budgeting for New Projects preparation.
    Assist in monitoring and verifying financial accountability of local partners and issue file notes for fund disbursements.
     Assist the National Administration and Finance Officer to prepare donor financial reports,
    Responsible for verifications and reconciliation of all receipt books; vehicle fuel invoices and log books on monthly basis (or more frequently as necessary).
    Any other duty as assigned by supervisors.

Requirement:

    Minimum four years of relevant experience.
    Completed a high school degree in Business Administration/ Commerce/ Accounts
    Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities
    Required IOM functional competencies: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, team player, and cross cultural facilitator.
    Proficient in Microsoft office, internet, outlook an working knowledge of SAP is essential
    Thorough knowledge of English.

Experience: 5


How to apply:
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a

cover letter and CV detailing previous relevant

work experience to IOM HR department at: hruganda@iom.int


Deadline: 01.Oct 2012

Records Officer Jobs Vacancy at Kalangala District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: Assistant Records Offficer
Reference: DSC/KTC/02/2012
Reports to: Senior Records Officer

Duties:
  • Receiving, registering, and classifying correspondencies
  • Filling classified information
  • Routing correspondences to responsible officers for action.
  • Auditing records and and registers to ensure proper data bank.
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



Education Assistant Job Vacancy at Kalangala District Local Government in Uganda


Job Title: Education Assistant
Reference: DSC/KAL/09/2012
Reports to: Senior Education Officer

Duties:
•    To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum on termly and weekly basis
•    To conduct lessons and remedial work according to set timetable
•    To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations
•    To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance

Person Specifications:
•    Minimum of grade 111 Teaching certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution
•    Registered with the ministry of Education and Sports



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



Marketing Manager Job at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda


Job Title:  Marketing Manager

Reporting to the Director, Tourism and Business Services, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing UWA’s marketing functions in accordance with UWA’s mission and strategic plan. He/she will ensure UWA brand remains high to maximize its visibility locally and globally. Main duties and responsibilities are to:

Develop, manage and review integrated and comprehensive marketing strategies, annual marketing plans and branding activities to achieve financial and non-financial targets

Develop, manage and monitor the communication and presentation of marketing programs to both internal and external stakeholders, so as to promote understanding and buy-in of the marketing plans and objectives

Develop annual departmental plans and budgets line with the Department’s mission and objectives

Develop, monitor, review and implement the customer care strategy and activities of UWA to meet the marketing objectivities and enhance UWA ‘s image in the marketplace.

Initiate, develop and monitor mechanisms to designating marketing activities and distributing marketing materials both locally and internationally in line with the marketing plan and strategic objectives.

Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of local, regional and international market research survey strategies to identify product trends, clientele segment and UWA’s competitors in line with the departmental procedures.

Develop and maintain strategic alliances with the media service providers including local and international media houses

Prepare quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports on departmental performance and submit them to UWA Management in line with the departmental reporting guidelines.

Job Requirements:

Degree in business administration, marketing, tourism or related field

Professional qualification in Marketing (CIMA) is an advantage.

Postgraduate qualification in natural resource management, marketing or Tourism is an advantage.

Knowledge of relevant foreign language would be an advantage.

Minimum of 5 years working experience in marketing roles in the tourism and wildlife sector preferably in both private and public sectors with at least 3 years acquired in a senior management position.

Good interpersonal, management, communication, analytical decision making and negotiation skills.

Must be computer literate (MS-Office)

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s 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

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Note:

• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th Oct 2012


Procurement Manager Job Vacancy at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Procurement Manager

Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, the Procurement Manager will coordinate all procurements in UWA and ensure that procurements are made in a timely manner, and in accordance with the PPDA Act and Regulations 2003. Main duties and responsibilities are to:

Manage the procurement processes in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.

Develop policies and implement costeffective procurement management systems and procedures

Initiate and coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plans and budgets

Plan, implement, coordinate and monitor UWA procurement and disposal activities in line with the PPDA Acts and Regulations.

Head the Secretariat to the Contracts Committee and liaise with the Public Procurement and Disposal Authority

Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference, statements of requirements and bidding documents in liaison with user departments.

¼_ÈSu_ÙO_Prepare advertisements, issue bidding documents, receive bids and provide bid clarification

Maintain the approved list of providers/ suppliers

Maintain and up-date procurement, stores and disposal records

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to management and the PPDA

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics

Post graduate qualification in business administration is an advantage.

Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS).

Training in a relevant computer system for procurement management.

5 years experience in a large and reputable organization at management level.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Leadership and team working skills

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s 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

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Note:

• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th Oct 2012



Principal Legal Counsel Job Vacancy at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Principal Legal Counsel

Reporting to Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, the Principal Legal Counsel will be responsible for the smooth running of the Legal Unit and offer guidance to UWA in line with the Uganda Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000, and other relevant Laws. Main duties and responsibilities are to:

Represent UWA in the courts of law

Coordinate and monitor the activities of the various partners ensuring compliance with approved laws and Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) in line with UWA mission and strategic plan, relevant laws and agreements

Spearhead the development of Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) and agreements; other legal documents/instruments in line with Uganda Wildlife Act and applicable laws and policies

Liaise with various government ministries or agencies e.g Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Lands to ensure proper registration of UWA through monitoring and registration process.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in law from a recognized University.

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre (LDC)

Masters degree in Law is an advantage.

Must be a member of the Uganda Law Society.

Proven Computer skills – MS-Office.

Skills in drafting legal documents.

Must be a practicing advocate with a minimum of 5 years of which 3 years is acquired at a senior level in a reputable and busy public or private organization, or Law firm.


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s 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

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Note:

• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th Oct 2012





Jobs at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda- Tourism and Business Director



Job Title:  Director – Tourism and Business Services

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director Tourism and Business Services will develop and implement an overall business plan and General Management plans for Protected Area estates of UWA; ensure effective revenue generation from all possible business enterprises without compromising on the conservation status of the resources He/she will undertake evaluation of the implementation of plans in accordance with the strategic plan and the Uganda Wildlife Statute. Main duties are responsibilities are to:

Prepare a comprehensive business plan which will include but not limited to tourism development and marketing in accordance with the strategic plan and the Wildlife Act.

Develop general management plans for all the Protected Area estates of UWA provide guidelines in the management of the biodiversity within the Protected Areas.

Provide technical and professional input to field managers in their planning, budgeting and execution of development programs and projects and thereby promote business ethics in managing the organization.

Co-ordinate the annual revisions of the UWA strategic plan with different stakeholders and partners.

Supervise the development and co-ordination of research and monitor policies and strategies related to wildlife, tourism and marketing

Evaluate UWA’s activities and ensure proper administration of the environmental impact assessment and related disciplines in accordance with the strategic plan, Wildlife Statute and the standards set up by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).

Set up concession arrangements in Protected Areas to provide tourism services and facilities in accordance with Strategic Plan and Wildlife Statute.

Oversee Product development in Protected Areas.

Job Requirements:

A degree in tourism or related fields

Post graduate diploma in business administration or natural resources management is an advantage.

Experience in management, research, tourism and wildlife related work at senior level.

Strong business development and wildlife management skills.

Proven computer skills (MS-Office).


How to Apply:
 Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s 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

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Note:

• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th October 2012



Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Authority in Uganda- Executive Director


Job Title: Executive Director

Duration:
  
Job Description:   
Preferred Skills:   

We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.

UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000.

Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.

Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. Executive Director position is tenable for a period of five years; other positions are for a period of four years, renewable.

1. Executive Director

Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director should have strong leadership, resource mobilization, planning, communication and organizational skills; a passion for conserving Uganda’s wildlife resources. He/she will be the public face of Uganda Wildlife Authority, and should have the ability to build support for its mission with the general public and major stakeholders. Main duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Develop strategic plans to guide the authority in achieving its objectives;
  • Develop management plans for conservation areas or for species and classes of species of wildlife populations
  • Develop economic, efficient and costeffective internal management structures and processes
  • Prepare and present annual budget for Board approval; and prudently manage organization’s resources within budget guidelines according to current government and UWA financial regulations and procedures.
  • Create and implement fundraising programs in conjunction with Board and Staff with the aim of diversifying funding sources
  • Ensure that all programs of UWA conform with the applicable legislation
  • Oversee the financial, human resources, and administrative management of the organization.
  • Oversee the design, marketing, promotion, delivery and ensure quality of programs, products and services
  • Ensure that assets are protected, adequately maintained and risks mitigated
  • Provide conducive work environment to ensure high level productivity
  • Ensure strong collaboration with similar organizations on various campaigns and issues of biodiversity conservation interest.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in natural or biological sciences or natural resource management.
  • Postgraduate qualification and training in tourism, business administration or Management would be an added advantage.
  • Training in project management with a reputable organization.
  • Experience working with board will be an advantage.
  • A minimum of 10 years proven working experience in a natural resource management Institution at a senior management level.
  • Proven experience in planning, financial and human resource management, marketing and Public relations and fundraising
 Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s 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

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Note:

• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .


Deadline: 8th October 2012




Project Manager Job Vacancy at Uganda Red Cross Society



Job Title : Project Manager – Food Security and Recovery (1 Position) Grade : UR 6.1

Reports to : Program Manager – Food Security and Recovery

Location : Abim Sub Branch - Kotido Branch

Duration : Two Years

Job Summary:

The Project Manager - Food Security and Livelihoods will plan, organize and direct the Food Security and Livelihoods Project of URCS; will be the lead person on all recovery/food

security matters and coordinate with other stakeholders/ agencies having recovery/food security responsibilities within the URCS /GRC Abim Project.

Specific Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Oversees assessments/reviews and the shaping of agreed plans, including budgets, in accordance with the project plans;

• Oversees the project plans and arrangements developed for the Project and work with the Focal Persons to ensure that the targeted communities are actively involved and contributing to risk reduction.

• Works with the community in identifying community issues, needs and problems and acts as the facilitator to the project work;

• Links up with Branch Manager to develop workable project indicators that can be used in monitoring and evaluation of projects;

• Provides technical support and trainings to community groups;

• Ensures timely and quality submission of all project reports, updates and situational reports to the Branch Manager ;

• Ensures the timely provision of project updates to the supervisors as well as additional information to be used for fundraising and media when required;

• Provides timely security information to the branch as a priority;

• Undertakes monitoring of projects through field visits and ongoing communication to review progress, feedback, identify corrective actions required and captures learning’s;

• Enlists the cooperation of all stakeholders in pursuing the project objectives;

• Within project plans and agreed budget, provides a full, accurate and timely accounting of all funds.

• Promotes after action reviews/lessons learned and encourages an openness to feedback from beneficiaries and communities and learning’s;

• Undertakes and guides project proposals on behalf of community groups together with Project Focal Persons and provides progress reports.

Minimum qualifications, experience and competences:

Qualifications and Experience:

University degree in humanities /environment or strong field experiences related to the position.

Three years experience in livelihood activities eg, water and sanitation, environment management, or community mobilization with a reputable organization or Government

Competences:

Very good working knowledge of English and Karamojong/Luo languages (written and oral).

Computer literacy in MS word, excel, power point etc; Strong background in field operations, working with rural communities, community mobilization, management, planning and budgeting; Leadership, organizing, planning, problem solving & creativity skills;

Team management, training and facilitation skills; Interest in sharing professional skill as well as learning from others; Analytical, M&E skills; Financial management skills and experience.



Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the country’s leading National Humanitarian Organization and member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles.

URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

How to Apply:
Applications with copies of Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic certifications, telephone contact should be submitted to:

The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, P.O.

Box 494, Rubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda.

Closing date for receipt of the applications is Friday

5th October 2012 at 5.00 pm.

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012



Jobs at Uganda Red Cross Society - Program Manager


Job  Title : Program Manager – Disaster Preparedne & Response (1 Position) Grade : UR 4.1

Reports to : Director, Disaster Management

Location : National Headquarters, Kampala

Duration : Two Years

Job Summary:

Under the Disaster Management (DM) Directorate, the Program Manager is responsible preparedness and response ensures the delivery of the DM related work plan as well as providing technical assistance to Directorate; the position holder will coordinate activities as well as provide programmatic support related the program – Reducing Community Risks and Strengthening Response Program (RRSR).

Specific Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Ensures support on Emergency Preparedness Planning through contingency plans working with the DM structures in the development of branch/region-wide preparedness work plans; guides branches in their establishment and skill building of emergency response teams (RCATs), application of URCS guidelines and contingency plans etc.

• Monitors and develops understanding of on-going contexts, vulnerabilities and produces occasional updates/situational reports and supports branches/ regions to develop their own.

• Supports the directorates to initiate responses to emergencies in consultation with the Assistant Director - DM, including advising on start-up, assessments and mobilization of resources.

• Supports the rapid deployment to the branches/regions and coordinates the start-up of responses within URCS response mechanisms.

• Promotes and guides quality in emergency response activities including promoting and guiding Branch Managers in their adherence to minimum standards.

• Strengthens quality by conducting capacity building, training, monitoring and facilitating compliance activities with URCS’s accountability framework for emergency responses such as After Action Reviews and Evaluations.

• Supports the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the RRSR Program and ensures input from all URCS Stakeholders and Partners in the realization of the program goal and objectives.

• Supports Program Management by ensuring timely, high quality reporting and maintains accurate and effective data management.

• Contributes to the strengthening of knowledge management in DM Directorate through monitoring progress and providing further input into the development of RRSR.

• Undertakes missions to provide assistance and advises field teams on the design and development of RRSR and Disaster Management Programming.

Minimum qualifications, experience and competences:

Qualifications and Experience: A Post Graduate

  • qualification in Social Sciences or a discipline relevant to Development or Disaster Management or Risk Reduction.
  • Three years progressive experience gained through service within DM preferably in an NGO/Agency is required.
  • Project management work certification or at least three years project management work experience in DM.

Competences:

  • Ability to effectively utilize word processing, database management and spreadsheet programs.
  • Proven capacity to work with and establish working relationship with communities, local leaders, Government (at all levels) and NGO representatives.
  • Analytical skills; numeracy and financial management; Ability to communicate effectively with persons at all levels; Excellent report writing, data acquisition and analysis skills; good interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Good working knowledge of disaster, environment and project management issues; Knowledge of MS packages and web-based management systems.

How to Apply:
Applications with copies of Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic certifications, telephone contact should be submitted to:

The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, P.O.

Box 494, Rubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda.

Closing date for receipt of the applications is Friday

5th October 2012 at 5.00 pm.

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012



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