Jobs at Pentecostal Assemblies of God-Uganda Social Development Services


Job Title: Program Managers (3), Field Officers (3), and Accountants (3), Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2012

Pentecostal Assemblies of God-Uganda Social Development Services (PAG SDS) works in partnership with TEARFund UK to address socioeconomic issues in the community. This partnership focuses on engaging the communities in Participatory Learning Processes to identify local and sustainable solutions to underlying causes of poverty. PAG has been applying the Participatory Evaluation Process (PEP) model since 2001 to empower communities. Significant success has been realized in this effort. For more information, visit www.pag-uganda.org. PAG is seeking for qualified candidates for the following positions:

Posting title: Number of vacancies: Duty Station: Line manager: Program Manager 1 Gulu Board Chairperson Program Manager 1 Pallisa Board Chairperson Program Manager 1 Tororo Board Chairperson Field Officer for PEP 1 Gulu Program Manager Field Officer for PEP 1 Pallisa Program Manager Field Officer for PEP 1 Tororo Program Manager Accountant 1 Gulu Program Manager Accountant 1 Pallisa Program Manager Accountant 1 Tororo Program Manager

Roles and Responsibilities of Program Manager:

    Provide overall leadership and foresight to the pastorate social development secretariat
    Initiate, lead and coordinate all planning activities for short and long term development of the secretariat
    Formulate major plans such as annual business plan and budgets, which define concisely the chosen objectives of the secretariat and provide highly focused strategic planning for successful implementation
    Lead the project staff in resource mobilization
    Spearhead timely project identification and designing for approval by the Board of Directors
    Monitor and participate in Evaluating projects and make contribution in redesigning of strategies when need arises
    Initiate, implement and ensure compliance of the organization policies and regulations
    Manage and supervise staff at the secretariat
    As an overall accounting officer, ensure proper financial management and implementation of approved budget
    Ensure proper utilization and management of the project assets and equipment
    Arrange for annual audit of books of accounts and ensure quality and timely reporting to the immediate supervisor and other stakeholders
    Undertake any other roles as may be assigned by a superior officer

    Qualifications of the Program Manager:
    Minimum of degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Agriculture, or related field from recognized University
    Diploma in Project planning and management is essential and added advantage
    4 years experience in a similar job and with responsibility of leading a team
    In sympathy with Christian values
    IT skills: ability to use computer efficiently and confidently
    Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage

    Roles and Responsibilities of Field Officer for PEP:
    Provide technical guidance towards the implementation of the PEP program in the target communities
    Take lead in community mobilization and education on PEP program
    Mobilize communities to come up with development initiatives to improve their living conditions/livelihoods
    Work closely with the PAG national staff and attain technical skills for successful implementation of PEP
    Provide technical facilitation to target communities in the process of planning, development and implementing PEP program
    Participate in the regular M&E reviews of PEP and make contribution in redesigning of strategies when need arises
    Prepare timely (monthly, quarterly, and annual) narrative reports and submit to the Program Manager
    Undertake any other roles as may be assigned by a superior officer

    Qualifications of the Field Officer for PEP:
    Minimum of degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Agriculture, or related field from recognized University
    1 year experience in a similar job and working in rural setting
    In sympathy with Christian values
    IT skills: ability to use computer efficiently and confidently
    Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage

    Roles and Responsibilities of the Accountant:
    Maintain books of accounts in accordance with international accounting standards (IAS)
    Keep updating, the secretariat accounts in line with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    Provide technical support to the team in preparing comprehensive budgets and consolidated accounts
    Ensure the adherence to the accounting internal control systems
    Maintain a record of the secretariat inventories & assets and ensure their proper utilization
    Ensure timely audit of secretariat accounts by preparing /making all necessary arrangements early enough
    Prepare periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) financial reports and submit to the Program Manager
    Undertake any other roles as may be assigned by a superior officer

    Qualifications of the Accountant:
    Degree in Finance, Accounting from recognized University
    Professional qualification in Accountancy (ACCA, CPA, ACA) is an added advantage
    1 year work experience in financial management with computerized Accounting Systems
    In sympathy with Christian values
    IT skills: ability to use computer efficiently and confidently
    Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage

How to apply:

To Apply: Qualified persons who wish to apply may e-mail an application letter, recommendation from a pastor and a detailed CV, naming three professional referees to: the National Development Coordinator; PAG Uganda. Email: pagsdsnational@gmail.com Deadline: 5:00pm, 26th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Note: SPECIFY ONLY ONE PREFERRED DUTY STATION IN EACH APPLICATION

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012



Jobs at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Microbiologist


Job Title: Microbiologist
Key Responsibilities:
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of the quality system
  • Coordination and consideration of quality systems across the organization
  • Create and maintain a quality improvement database
  • Provide information to department managers to enable them make informed decisions
Person Specifications:
  • Minimum of a Bsc or post graduate diploma in brewing
  • More than 5 years experience in various sections of brewing business
  • computer literacy
 How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012

Jobs at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Quality Specialist


Job Title: Quality Specialist
Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct specialized analysis
  • Training and development of lab techinicians
  • Custodian of lab instruments
  • provide technical advice, Audit , and coaching 
  • maintain equipment
  • Promote quality excellence in the value chain 
Person Specifications:
  • Bachelor of science in Micro/Biochemistry or diploma in analytical/ microbioloBiology
  • Prior Lab experience
  • Knowledge of brewing/ packaging process
  • Knowledge of QC testing techniques and procedures 
 How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012


Electrical Technician Job Vacancy at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda


Job Title: Electrical Technician- Utilities and Packaging
 Key Responsibilities
•    Carry-out breakdown maintenance and optimize machine and associated devices
•    Carryout preventive maintenance and cleaning
•    Generate and keep shift records and reports

Person Specifications:
•    Higher diploma in Electrical Engineering
•    Experience in routine maintenance of utilities equipment


How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012





Jobs at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Artisans Brewing and Utilities




Job Title: Artisans- Brewing and Utilities
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain, repair and optimize plant and associated devices
  • Carry-out preventive and breakdown maintenance on all equipment
  • Ensure adherence to recommend safe work procedure
Person Specifications:
  • Minimum of ordinary diploma in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in routine maintenance of beverage equipment

How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012




Instrumentation Technicians Jobs Vacancies at Nile Breweries in Uganda




Job Title: Instrumentation Technicians
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain, repair and optimize plant and associated devices
  • Calibrate instruments
  • Operate plant and process equipment
  • Routine electrical and instrumentation maintenance on similar brewing ant utilities plants

Person Specifications
  • Diploma in electrical engineering
  • Knowledge of manufacturing way principles
  • 2-3 years as machine specialist/ or in the maintenance environment


How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012




Jobs at Marie Stopes in Uganda- Resaerch Manager


Job Title: Senior Manager Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2012

Job Title: Senior Manager: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Effectively manage the RM&E team through setting a vision, strategic objectives and priorities. 2. Improve Communication and Coordination. a. Strengthen coordination across the function, ensuring that RM&E support to clients within MSU is aligned with organizational priorities. b. Ensure that quick, responsive and high quality support is provided to key clients. c. Ensure that there is clear functional separation within the RM&E team for both Research and M&E, drawing up appropriate job frameworks which delineate between the respective roles and duties of team members. d. Liaise proactively with Marie Stopes international's Regional Research Advisor to ensure that MSI best practice informs MSU's work and that there is good Information flow between MSI and MSU. e. Represent the team internally and externally at stakeholder fora. 3. Provide Proactive strategic and tactical advice to MSU's Senior Management Team on RM&E related matters. a. Create an M&E plan for MSU drawing together indicators across multiple projects to inform high level decision making and strategy development. b. Develop well budgeted and realistic M&E components for MSU concept notes and proposals. c. Develop logframes, performance monitoring plans and M&E frameworks, with effective and clearly defined indicators aligned to MSU's strategic objectives and donor requirements, such as USAID. d. Create useable M&E tools for monitoring and evaluating programme activities. e. Proactively monitor performance vs. indicators in conjunction with the relevant Project Managers. f. Provide high quality and timely updates for project reporting purposes. g. Ensure compliance with M&E donor requirements, in particular USAID and nurture a close working relationship with UMEMS. 4. Provide and facilitate the provision of Research technical support to MSU team members. a. In liaison with the Operations Director and Programme Director, ensure that timely action research is undertaken which serves MSU's organizational objectives and Improves MSU programming. b. Ensure that the RM&E team is able to deliver high quality research projects in accordance with well designed, realistically budgeted protocols. c. Ensure clear and user friendly dissemination of research reports and findings to key internal and external stakeholders through verbal presentations, publications and abstracts. d. Translate findings into practical lessons, actionable insights and recommendations for MSU colleagues to rapidly improve their programming. e. Ensure that capacity development approaches are strategic and build the long term sustainability of research teams. f. Ensure that stakeholders' national and international strategies are monitored and that connections with MSU's programme results are disseminated to Senior Management Team, to assist MSU's external relations activities and inform evolving strategy. g. Ensure high quality and credible management information systems, and optimize the use of technology to improve MSU programme efficiency and quality. 5. Lead the growth of the new MIS function within MSU. a. Manage and mentor the new MIS & innovation Officer to roll out the new automated MIS system in close liaison with key stakeholders, including Finance, Operations, and MSI. b. Ensure that MSU proactively designs and implements data quality assessment systems and procedures including the verification of service data and the reporting of service data internally as well as externally to donors and through HMIS to district health teams.

Qualifications and Skills

    Advance degree in public health or related discipline
    Significant experience managing a team and resources
    Experience of Monitoring & Evaluation of large and complex donor projects, preferably with sizeable USAID funded projects
    Proven excellent technical oral, written, and editing abilities; ability to present and write for multiple audiences
    Quantitative and qualitative research skills (preferably including SPSS knowledge)
    A team player, able to work in deadline driven/results orientated atmospheres
    Strong people management skills
    Strategic guidance and planning
    Motivated personally and professionally to develop; willingness to travel as requested

    Supervisory Controls: All incumbents will work under the supervision of the Director: Technical Services and Innovation or his/her designee and will be located at the Support Office in Kampala.

    Physical Ability: The ability to travel within the districts of Uganda

    Contractual Period: TWO (2) Years

How to apply:

Please send a CV and Cover letter by email to jobs@mariestopes.or.ug or by post to the Senior Manager, People and Development, Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P.O Box 10431, Kampala-Uganda, quoting the position title by 6.pm on Friday October 26th , 2012. Marie Stopes Uganda is an equal opportunities employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Marie Stopes Uganda is thankful to all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012



Jobs at Nile Breweries Ltd in Uganda- Maintenance Controllers


Job Title: Maintenance Controllers-Brewing, Packaging and Utilities

Key Responsibilities:
•    Follow Production Plan to deliver planned volume to warehouse
•    Lead shift team to ensure optimal performance
•    Perform all shift Administrative work
•    Perform H and IR duties, and implement of best work practices

Person Specifications
•    Degree / higher diploma in mechanical/ electrical engineering
•    3 years work experience in similar position, preferably in FMCG industry
•    Self motivated, effective communicator and decisive and quick thinker
•    Ability to work in shifts

How to Apply:
The company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria, have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CV, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of 3 referees to the undersigned
The Human Resource Manager
Nile Breweries Ltd
P.O Box 762

Deadline: 26th Oct 2012

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Refrigerator/Air Conditioning



Job Title: Refrigerator/Air Conditioning; FP-AA FSN-4           

U. S. Mission, Uganda

Number:  061/2012        Date:  10/11/2012

OPEN TO:                        All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:                      Refrigerator/Air Conditioning; FP-AA FSN-4                                            
OPENING DATE:              October 12, 2012
CLOSING DATE:              October 25, 2012
WORK HOURS:                Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.


"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Refrigerator/Air Conditioning.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Assigned to CDC Maintenance Unit to install, maintain and repair electric refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education required:  Completion of secondary school ((both ‘O and A’) level is required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman air conditioning mechanic skills is required.
2. Work Experience required: One year of journeyman electrical experience is required..
3.  Language required:  Level III English ability (good working knowledge of written, spoken and reading) is required.
4. Knowledge required: Must have full journeyman electrical/mechanical knowledge of established practices and procedures of the air conditioning/refrigeration and electrical trade.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Must be able to use all tools of the trade.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5


Deadline: 25th Oct 2012


Electrician Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda


Job Title: Electrician; FP-AA FSN-4
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

Number:  060/2012      Date:  10/11/2012

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:           Electrician; FP-AA FSN-4                                            
OPENING DATE:   October 12, 2012
CLOSING DATE:   October 25, 2012
WORK HOURS:     Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Electrician.


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Based at the CDC head office in Entebbe, the position performs a wide range of duties in the Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering trade including installation, preventive maintenance and repair work on a range of equipment systems at various CDC sites. Responsible for ensuring reliable functional status of the entire back-up power including associated controls and accessories.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education required:  Completion of secondary school (both ‘O and A’) level is required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman electrical skills is required.
2. Work Experience required: Three years experience as a fully qualified journeyman is required.
3.  Language required:  Level III English ability (good working knowledge of written, spoken and reading) is required.
4. Knowledge required: Must have a thorough knowledge of locally accepted practices and procedures of trades involved. Familiarity with internationally accepted trade practices and procedures and safety standards is required. Competence trainings in electrical/electronic equipment maintenance works, job safety analysis, and First Aid are required.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Ability to operate various hand tools, powered equipment and instruments is required. Ability to produce journeyman-level quality and quantity of work is required.


SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 25th Oct 2012



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