Health and Nutrition Officer Job Vacancy at Plan International in Uganda


Job Title: Health and Nutrition Officer – NU-HITES Project (3 )
Plan International , Uganda

Plan International Inc. in Uganda was awarded a 5-year Cooperative Agreement under the Northern Uganda- Health Integration to Enhance Services (NU-HITES) project to continue providing technical assistance and capacity building support for Northern Uganda in Malaria, AIDS and Tuberculosis, integrate additional support in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP) and nutrition; while prioritizing the strengthening of district-level health facilities. Under the NU-HITES project, Plan Uganda would like to recruit competent candidates for the following positions:

Health and Nutrition Officer – NU-HITES Project (3 Positions)

Department & Location: Gulu/Lira/Kitgum Reports to: Sub-Regional Project Coordinator

Purpose:

This position reports to the Sub-Regional Project Coordinator and the successful candidate will be a member of the Sub-Region-based technical team and will specifically be responsible for coordinating planning, implementation and monitoring of integration of nutrition interventions in the mainstream health services at facility and community level in the NU-HITES project districts. It is a full-time position a five-year term, with frequent travel to districts through the Northern Region of Uganda.

Dimensions of Role:

    Member of the Sub-Regional Technical Team of the NU-HITES project reporting to the Sub-Regional Project Coordinator.
    Supports the Sub-regional Coordinator in designing, implementation monitoring, and evaluation of facility and community-level nutrition interventions and ensuring effective integration of nutrition interventions within the mainstream health service package to achieve project targets related to health service delivery i.e. increased availability of health services, increased accessibility to services, improved quality of services, creating enabling environments for health care delivery, and improving health-seeking behavior and practices.
    Supports the Sub-regional coordinator to ensure effective delivery of the project in compliance with USAID rules and regulations, Plan policies and procedures as well as the national and other relevant international policies and guidelines.


How to apply:

Closing date is 5PM on Friday October 19, 2012 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda E-maii:appiication@ppg.co.ug As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.



Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


Accounts Assistants Job Vacancy at Plan International Inc in Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Assistants

Plan International Inc. in Uganda was awarded a 5-year Cooperative Agreement under the Northern Uganda- Health Integration to Enhance Services (NU-HITES) project to continue providing technical assistance and capacity building support for Northern Uganda in Malaria, AIDS and Tuberculosis, integrate additional support in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP) and nutrition; while prioritizing the strengthening of district-level health facilities. Under the NU-HITES project, Plan Uganda would like to recruit competent candidates for the following positions:

Job Title: Accounts Assistant (3 Positions) Department &Location: Finance Gulu/ Kitguml Lira

Reports to: Finance Officer

Purpose:

The position contributes to this goal by providing timely and reliable information as well as maintain accurate records of financial transactions under the designated USAID-funded Northern Uganda Partnership for Health (NU-HITIES) program districts

Dimensions of Role:

Responsible for capturing financial data into the system.


How to apply:

Closing date is 5PM on Friday October 19, 2012 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda E-maii:appiication@ppg.co.ug As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.



Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


Jobs at Plan International in Uganda- Grants and Contracts Assistant


Job Title: Grants and Contracts Assistant
Department& Location: NU-HITES- Gulu Office
Reports to: Grants and Contracts Manager

Purpose:
The Grants and Contracts Assistant support the Northern Uganda- Health Integration Enhance Services project in the key areas of grants and contracts management for local partners
S/he supports timely implementation of the systems focused on implementing partner grants and compliance management.

Dimensions of Role:
  • Support the sub contracting function
  • Manage sub contract relationships
  • Track budgets and deliveries
  • Develop partner capacity in compliance
  • Support partners to comply
How to Apply:
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
 People Perfomance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O Box 12405, Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012




Office Supervisor Job Vacancy at Inspectorate of Government in Uganda


Job Title: Office Supervisor   (1 Vacancy)
Reports To: Senior Assistant Secretary
Responsible for: In charge of Stores.

Duties:-
The Incumbent will be responsible to the Supervisor for performing the following duties:-
 Draw up schedules for the periodic inspection and maintenance of offices.
 Monitoring the performance of contracts to ensure that repairs and regular maintenance are carried out.
 Supervising the cleaning services for IG premises and monitoring the work carried out to ensure that it is of the required standard.
 Maintaining a record of reports and complaints from staff relating to the building and its fixtures and fittings.
 Maintaining all IG offices in line with the office maintenance guidelines.
 Developing and implementing safety precautions for all IG premises in line with the IG Health and Safety at Work Policy.
 Ensure adequate stock of stores.
 Perform any other duties assigned by higher authority from time to time

Person Specifications:
a) Minimum Qualifications, Competences and Experience:
 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five (5) passes, including credits in English Language and Mathematics plus a Diploma in
Office Management or Public Administration or its equivalent in a related field from a recognized Institution with a minimum of four (4) years working experience in property management in Government or a reputable organization.
 Must be computer Literate and shall be required to show proof.
 Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
 High level of integrity.
b. Age limit 25 – 35 years of age.

c. Remuneration and Benefits:
This position is placed in the IG’s salary scale IG-6D


How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the specifications above should pick application
forms from and apply to;
The Secretary, Appointments Board
Inspectorate of Government
5th Floor Jubilee Insurance Building
Parliament Avenue
P.O Box 1682
Kampala.
E-mail: secig@igg.go.ug
To reach not later than 19th October 2012, 5:00pm, local time.
The application forms can also be down loaded from the internet www.igg.go.ug
address above.
Please enclose detailed C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and
testimonials, day time telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition
include telephone numbers of three competent referees, who should not be
relatives.
Any form of canvassing for a post shall lead to automatic
disqualification.
Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Accounts Assistants (5 Vacancies) Jobs at Inspectorate of Government in Uganda


JOB Title: Accounts  Assistants  (5 Vacancies)
Reports To: ACCOUNTANT

Duties:-
The Incumbent will be responsible to the immediate Supervisor for performing the following duties:-
 Receiving, and verifying daily revenue collection returns/collection reports from banks in line with IG procedures and guidelines.
 Receipting and posting all revenue collection returns from banks and ensuring receipts are promptly issued to the rightful payers.
 Reconciling revenue credited and transferred by banks and preparing reconciliation reports in line with set guidelines and procedures.
 Conducting operational relationship engagements with revenue collecting banks to enhance compliance with collection agreements, revenue accounting and reporting procedures.
 Identifying and documenting queries to banks as well as responding to queries and inquiries regarding revenue accounting and reporting.

Person Specifications:
a) Minimum Qualifications, Competences and Experience:
 Applicants should hold a Diploma in Commerce, Finance, Accounting and Business studies from a recognized University/Institution.
 Applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
 Must be computer Literate and shall be required to show proof.
 He/She should have strong analytical skills, high level of proficiency in the use of computer applications especially spreadsheets and database, computerized accounting systems (such as IFMS, Sun System, etc)
 Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
 High level of integrity.
b. Age limit 25 – 35 years of age.

c. Remuneration and Benefits:
This position is placed in the IG’s salary scale IG-6D
The above vacancies are available at our up country stations. These are; Moyo,
Moroto, Mbale, Mukono and Kampala.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the specifications above should pick application
forms from and apply to;
The Secretary, Appointments Board
Inspectorate of Government
5th Floor Jubilee Insurance Building
Parliament Avenue
P.O Box 1682
Kampala.
E-mail: secig@igg.go.ug
To reach not later than 19th October 2012, 5:00pm, local time.
The application forms can also be down loaded from the internet www.igg.go.ug
address above.
Please enclose detailed C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and
testimonials, day time telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition
include telephone numbers of three competent referees, who should not be
relatives.
Any form of canvassing for a post shall lead to automatic
disqualification.
Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

Inspectorate Officer (15 Vacancies) at Inspectorate of Government in Uganda


Job Title: Inspectorate Officer (15 Vacancies)
Reports To: Senior Inspectorate Officer
Responsible for: Assistant Inspectorate Officers

Role: To carry out investigations into:
 Complaints of maladministration in public offices and public bodies and compile reports on findings and recommendations;
 Complaints or suspicions of corruption with a view to prosecution of culprits; and
 Complaints on suspicions of breaches of the Leadership Code Act, and verification of declarations of income, assets and liabilities of leaders, with a view to enforcement of the Leadership Code Act.

Person Specifications:
a) Minimum Qualifications, Competences and Experience:
 At least an Honours degree in Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Social Sciences from a recognised University/Institution.
 Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice is a requirement to persons holding a degree in Law.
 Proof of enrollment is mandatory to persons holding a degree in Law.
 Must be Computer Literate and shall be required to show proof.
 A practicing certificate is desirable to persons holding a degree in Law.
 Experience in Court work will be an added advantage.
 Relevant Professional Postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
 Investigative skills in a large organisation will be an added advantage.
 Ability to analyse reports and other forms of data with sound judgment and planning skills.
 Research, report writing, communication and people networking skills.
 High level of integrity.
b. Age limit 25 – 35 years of age.

c. Remuneration and Benefits:
This position is placed in the IG’s salary scale IG-5
The above vacancies are available at our up country stations. These are; Moyo,
Lira, Gulu, Moroto, Soroti, Mbale, Tororo, Arua, Jinja, Masaka, Mbarara, Hoima,
Fort Portal and Kabale.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the specifications above should pick application
forms from and apply to;
The Secretary, Appointments Board
Inspectorate of Government
5th Floor Jubilee Insurance Building
Parliament Avenue
P.O Box 1682
Kampala.
E-mail: secig@igg.go.ug
To reach not later than 19th October 2012, 5:00pm, local time.
The application forms can also be down loaded from the internet www.igg.go.ug
address above.
Please enclose detailed C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and
testimonials, day time telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition
include telephone numbers of three competent referees, who should not be
relatives.
Any form of canvassing for a post shall lead to automatic
disqualification.
Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


Jobs at Medical Research Council MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Job Purpose: To manage and dispense anti-retroviral drugs for opportunistic infections and other illnesses for subjects in ongoing studies under supervision of Unit Pharmacist

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Day to day dispensing of drugs including Investigational Products (IP)
  • Monitoring drug / IP stocks and timely preparation of orders
  • Monitoring Drug/IP stocks and timely preparation of orders
  • Monitoring drug/ IP expiry
  • Developing and maintaining pharmacy SOPs
  • Documentation of all Drug/ IP management processes
Education, Skills and Experience needed
  • Diploma in Pharmacy,. Other relevant training in pubic health, research methods, ICH/GCP will be an added advantage
  • Experience in clinical trial setting will be an advantage
  •  Comprehensive and current understanding of common pharmaceutical products
Terms and Conditions:
Successful applicants will serve 2 years contract with a possibility of renewal inclusive of 6 months probation

How to Apply:
Applications including copies of academic qualifications, CV and names plus telephone contct details of 2 referees should be addressed to;
The Human Resources & Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
P.O. Box 49
Entebbe

Deadline20th Oct 2012

 

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