Human Resource and Office Assistant Jobs at Sanlam Life Insurance (U) Limited in Uganda


Job Title: Human Resource and Office Assistant

About this job

Sanlam Life Insurance (U) Limited is a reputable International Life Insurance Company and is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Reports to: Head of Finance and Administration

Objective:

This role provides a comprehensive administrative support to day-to-day operations of human resources and office administration, ensuring the efficient delivery of all HR related and office administration processes and requirements.The role liaises closely with all departments, staff and management the business, providing a customer focused and effective human resource support service to the organization to achieve the organization goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide general administrative support such as preparing correspondence, forms and reports, arranging meetings, composing regular correspondence, processing confidential reports and documents, filing electronic and hard copy, tracking deadlines, and taking down minutes as needed.
    Establish, maintain and control personnel, employees, recruitment relations records, files, correspondence, reports, and organization charts.
    Manage sensitive and confidential matters like personnel relations, employee relations, and organizational changes, planning and protecting the security of information, data and files.
    Conduct research, gather data and statistical reports, and maintain statistical information.
    Keep up with current issues and matters in the organization related to HR department.
    Keep up with current issues and matters as they relate to the labour laws of Uganda.
    Administer and monitor new hire orientation programs.
    Implement training and development programs for staff.
    Assist with performance appraisals and development plans for all staff.
    Maintain and monitor records of employee benefits and salary.
    Maintain up-to-date employee file records by handling changes in   employee status in timely manner.
    Ensure effective reception or proper approvals on forms and enter changes in the system.
    Provide assistance in hiring process activities such as posting jobs  on job board or website, reviewing applications and maintaining a spreadsheet on tracking an applicant.
    Manage drivers and cleaners i.e. manage their schedules, performance, and handle all their HR related issues.
    Manage administration tasks around all Sanlam offices in Uganda.

Qualifications:

    Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management.
    Minimum 2yrs work experience in similar role.
    Must be effective in problem-solving skills.
    Have knowledge of recruitment process.
    Have competent keyboard skills to produce accurate and well presented reports.
    Ability to present information in forms, tables, and spreadsheets.
    Should be an effectual communicator verbally as well as through writing skills.
    Should be committed to diversity and equality culture.
    Have the ability to operate under immense pressure.
    Must be proficient with basic budget management and calculations.
    Must be able to deliver effective results, meet tight deadlines and targets.

Competencies:

    Good communication skills, verbal and written
    Report writing skills
    Excellent time management
    Excellent inter-personal skills
    Negotiation skills
    Problem-solving
    Highly organized.
    Initiate and implement processes.
    Participate in protocol and process development.
    Computer literacy

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 sanlamjobs@nftconsult.com

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

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012


Jobs at Danya International in Uganda- Chief of Party


Job Title: Chief of Party, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012

Danya International, Inc. (Danya) provides technology-enabled services to achieve social impact for the government, nonprofit, and commercial sectors. Danya is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA, and has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Nairobi, Kenya

Danya's core competencies include information technology (IT), research and evaluation, behavior change communication (BCC), education and training, capacity building, and program management support. Recently recognized as the U.S. Government Contractor of the Year, Danya is dedicated to outstanding service and creativity. We not only use the latest technology, but we also strive to apply it in a way that enhances the human experience. We use technology to innovate with social impact!

Danya is seeking Chief of Party candidates to lead an upcoming multi-year project that will provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support and build the capacity of USAID/Uganda. The anticipated start date for the position is early 2013. This position is contingent upon award.

SUMMARY SCOPE OF WORK: Under supervision of the Vice President, Africa Programs, the Chief of Party (COP) will provide technical leadership and implementation management of the monitoring, evaluation and learning project in Uganda. The position will be responsible for achieving project results on time, within budget and in compliance with USAID and Danya policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide programmatic leadership, ensuring that project activities are technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to USAID needs. Meet with USAID on a regular basis and represent the project before USAID/Uganda, Government of Uganda, implementing partners and other stakeholders Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, NGOs and community groups for smooth implementation Mentor, support and supervise project staff and directly manage the key technical team Facilitate the development of annual project work plans and budgets and ensure the timely submission and quality of all project reports, materials, and publications, compliant with the contract agreement Ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Master's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience or a compatible combination of education and experience. Degree with post-graduate level training in international development, monitoring and evaluation, organizational development or related fields A minimum of 10 years' experience in the implementation of donor-funded international development projects Demonstrated experience to manage complex, multi-year, cross-sectoral development programs, preferably in Uganda or East Africa Demonstrated prior experience working with USAID Experience developing successful, replicable and sustainable projects Expertise in research to practice identifying best practices and adapting them to program realities A team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams, and developing communities of learning Excellent interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform Prior work experience in Uganda preferred

Unique Requirements Fluency in English Ability to travel nationally and internationally

Competencies

    Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, conveys good news and bad.
    Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
    Creativity/Innovation: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.

    Competitive compensation package including relocation to Kampala, Uganda.

    Danya is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply:

Please visit our website at www.danya.com/careers.asp. Click on International Positions and select the position that interests you.

Deadline: 31st Dec 2012




Jobs at Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Uganda- Surgeon

 
Job Title: Surgeon with Obstetric Skills for a Programme in Uganda, Matany, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 12 November 2012
Matany


Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy. Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, actually CUAMM is working in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda implementing healthcare projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.

JOB LOCATION: Uganda, Matany Hospital

PROJECT TITLE: Ensure Obstetric emergency care and foster MCH services in Matany Hospital

START DATE: January 2013

DURATION: 12 months

REQUIREMENTS

    Citizenship of a State of the European Union (requirement essential for administrative issues) - University Degree in Medicine and Surgery with further specialisation in Surgery - Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English - Long-lasting experience in general surgery and obstetric surgery - Previous experience in Developing Countries

KEY DUTIES Surgeon's main tasks will be: - management and clinical support to surgery and obstetrics wards, in order to improve ward organization in terms of personnel, materials and equipment utilization - training of ward staff to apply national and international guidelines and standard - support to hospital HIMS - supervision of drugs management in delivery room, surgery and maternity ward - collaboration to activities for continuous improvement of quality of services for mother and newborn health

http://www.doctorswithafrica.org/en/vacancies/584-surgeon-for-a-programm...

How to apply:

http://www.doctorswithafrica.org/en/application-form

Deadline: 12th Nov 2012



Management Advisor Jobs Vacancy at Danya International in Uganda


Job Title: Organizational Development and Knowledge Management Advisor, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2012

Danya International, Inc. (Danya) provides technology-enabled services to achieve social impact for the government, nonprofit, and commercial sectors. Danya is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA, and has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Nairobi, Kenya.

Danya's core competencies include information technology (IT), research and evaluation, behavior change communication (BCC), education and training, capacity building, and program management support. Recently recognized as the U.S. Government Contractor of the Year, Danya is dedicated to outstanding service and creativity. We not only use the latest technology, but we also strive to apply it in a way that enhances the human experience. We use technology to innovate with social impact!

Danya is seeking a qualified Organizational Development and Knowledge Management Advisor in an upcoming multi-year project that will provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support and build the capacity of USAID/Uganda. The anticipated start date is early 2013. This position is contingent upon award.

SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Chief of Party, the Organizational Development and Knowledge Management (OD/KM) Advisor will provide technical leadership to assist USAID/Uganda become a better learning, adaptive, effective development organization through improved organizational process and enhanced staff capacity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide programmatic leadership in all activities related to OD/KM  Develop and adapt tools to enhance USAID's organization collaboration, learning and adaptive management skills  Carry out analyses of organizational culture and time management studies and track organizational learning and change  Develop a learning and development agenda for USAID/Uganda staff to promote a learning and adaptive business culture  Facilitate collaboration between USAID, government of Uganda and other stakeholders
 Develop and implement a knowledge management mechanism to consolidate information for learning engagements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Master's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or a compatible combination of education and experience. Relevant degree with post-graduate level training in organizational development or related fields  A minimum of 8 years' experience in organizational development and knowledge management in an international development environment  Demonstrated prior experience working with USAID  Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills  Excellent interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills  Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform  Prior work experience in Uganda preferred

Unique Requirements  Fluency in English  Ability to travel nationally and internationally

Competencies

    Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, conveys good news and bad.
    Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
    Creativity/Innovation: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.

    Competitive compension and benefits package, incluing relocation to Kampala, Uganda.

    Danya is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply:

Please visit our website at www.danya.com/careers.asp. Click on International positions and select the position you are interested in.


Deadline: 31st Dec 2012


Jobs at Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) - Project Coordinator


Job Title: Project Coordinator, Kotido, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 19 October 2012
Kotido


To enhance partnerships and information sharing among individuals, organizations and institutions for adult and lifelong learning, the Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) was founded in 2001. Since 2002, UGAADEN has been a key player in the promotion of adult education in Uganda and initiating the policy and advocacy debate. Ever since, UGAADEN has worked in the following five program areas: policy advocacy, research and documentation, membership capacity enhancement, information sharing and partnership enhancement. Moreover, since 2010 UGAADEN implements the five year EU funded 'Non-formal education and skills training for Poverty Reduction in Karamoja Project' in partnership with dvv international and Caritas Kotido.

To guide the day to day management of the project in Karamoja UGAADEN is currently recruiting a Project Coordinator. With the following technical and managerial responsibilities:

Duties of the Project Coordinator

2.1 Overall management and supervision of the implementation of the project to ensure maximum efficiency, output and quality 2.2 Providing technical guidance in the development and implementation of literacy and livelihoods skills training programmes 2.3 Being the focal person for the coordination of the Project activities 2.4 Preparing designated periodic work plans and submitting them to UGAADEN Secretariat for consideration and approval by the Executive Committee 2.5 Initiating, organising and supervising the implementation of approved work plans of activities according to the given guidelines 2.6 Organising and executing Project and UGAADEN promotions, publicity and publications 2.7 Ensuring proper financial and other resource management in all aspects of the Project 2.8 Ensuring the timely preparation and presentation of narrative and financial reports as provided for in the Project documents and implementation guidelines

Requirements and Specification

    Over 3 years of Program Management skills.

    Experience with Functional Adult Literacy, community development, empowerment, Livelihood Skills Training for adults.

    (Post Graduate) Degree in Adult Education, development studies or related field

    Prior working experience in Karamoja and proficiency in Ngakarimojong is preferred.

    Mature personality, team-player, strong communication and leadership skills

    Gross salary up to 1.6 million UGX per month depending on work experience and qualifications.

How to apply:

Address your applications to The Chairperson, UGAADEN including a cover letter, CV and references. Applications should be delivered to UGAADEN Secretariat P.O Box 26900 Kampala, Tagore Crescent, plot 20, Kamwokya, (preferably) Email; ugaaden@gmail.com by 2:00pm on Friday 19th October 2012.


Deadline: 19th Oct 2012

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