Jobs at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda- Warden Legal

Job Title: WARDEN LEGAL .

Salary Scale: UWA 06.

Location: UWA Headquarters.

Reporting to: Legal counsel.

Purpose of the position

To safeguard UWA property and interests through Legal Department in order to keep UWA operating its business in line with the law and ensure the Uganda Wildlife Authority is protected against all forms of litigation.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    Liaises with different Government Ministries e.g. Ministry of Tourism Trades Industry, Ministry of Justice (Company registry) and Ministry of lands to ensure that proper monitoring and registration process is finalised & ensure that UWA property is registered in UWA names.
    Liaises with the legal counsel on all legal matters.
    Serves as Secretary to the Departmental Meetings.
    Sets up and maintains the statutory registers in consultation with legal counsel.
    Drafts legal documents between Uganda Wildlife Authority and its clients and other third parties and forwards them to legal counsel to consider.
    Offers legal advice as and when required on various matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of the Uganda Wildlife Authority.
    Liaises and coordinates with the external lawyer, law firms, receivers, auctioneers or any other third party representing the Uganda Wildlife Authority on any matter under the guidance of the legal counsel.
    Performs any other official related duties as may be assigned by Principal legal or the ED and his/her representatives from time to time.

Requirement:

    Should have minimum of four years reasonable experience two of which should be in a Government establishment or prominent busy company Education.
    University graduate of law, from a recognized university specializing in commercial or company law,
    Should possess at least a postgraduate diploma in legal practice.
    Should have a valid practicing certificate Should be registered with the Uganda Law Society Knowledge, skills and abilities Good knowledge of the principles and practices of company law, Land law or commercial law, and the procedures guiding the public sector.
    Should possess a good understanding of legal practice, Should be a good observer, listener and a careful analytical person who is able to detect crime in time &, attaches attention to detail.

Experience: 4
How to apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions please submit your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving full career details, day-time telephone number, address and telephone contacts of three competent referees who are not your relatives, as well as copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the address below before Friday 09/11/2012 at 5.00 pm. The Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority Plot 7 Kiira Road, Kamwokya P.O. Box 3530 – Kampala. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful candidates must be ready to undergo Para military training.

Deadline: 19th Nov 2012




Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Authority- Plumber

Job Title: PLUMBER

Salary Scale: UWA 09

No: 02

Location: Field Based

Reporting to: Ass/ Warden Engineer

Purpose of the position

The holder of this position does general work as assigned by the supervisor e.g. fixing pipes, carrying materials, help in construction of water systems, do any general work on the CA as required from time to time. Summary of essential job functions Carry building materials needed at any site

    Fix broken pipes.
    Carry out any cleaning work required.
    Off load any materials required.
    Clean water tanks and pipes.
    Perform any general duties assigned.

Requirement:

    Must have a technical certificate in plumbing from a recognized institution

Abilities required:

    Should be able to work long hours
    Must be punctual and physically fit;
    Must have swimming skills and able to work with water;
    Must be trustworthy;
    Must have be able to communicate;
    Must be physically tit and able to do heavy work.

How to apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions please submit your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving full career details, day-time telephone number, address and telephone contacts of three competent referees who are not your relatives, as well as copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the address below before Friday 09/11/2012 at 5.00 pm.

The Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority Plot 7 Kiira Road, Kamwokya P.O. Box 3530 – Kampala.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful candidates must be ready to undergo Para military training.

Deadline: 19th Nov 2012



Jobs at African Field Epidemiology Network in Uganda- Deputy Executive Director

Job Title: Deputy Executive Director, Kampala
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Scope:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is interested in recruiting a Deputy Executive Director. The main function of the position will be to provide support to the Executive Director's office, and Head the Science and Public Affairs Unit of the organization.

Responsibilities:

    Delegated authority to act on behalf of the Executive Director in his/her absence;
    Represent the organization to the public, key stakeholders and partners;
    Provide guidance for fundraising and donor management, business development and partnership activities;
    Provide guidance for program activities including outreach, volunteer coordination and partnerships development, as well as marketing, media relations, and public relations;
    Ensuring identification of public health problems pertinent to the population;
    Manage the preparation of written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to professional audiences, policy makers and the general public;
    Manage the implementation of operational and financial plans;
    Manage the preparation of proposals for extramural funding;
    Serves as a mentor, coach and guide to senior staff within AFENET;
    Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or Other Expertise Required:
    The minimum educational requirement is a Masters degree in Public Health with five years of experience working within public health at the state or national level.
    Post graduate training in business, management or public administration OR experience in lieu of qualification will be an advantage..
    Good knowledge of MS Office programs like Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    Experience:
    Experience working in an NGO setting for at least three years and served at mid or top managerial level for at least one year
    Experience applying for, managing and accounting for grants
    Experience in the basics of accounting and financial management, auditing regulations and fulfilling project targets
    Conversant with human resource management in small and medium sized organizations
    Involvement in advocacy campaigns for training programs and preferably field epidemiology training programs.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Knowledge of local and federal laws and regulations; of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and leadership techniques; of accounting, budgeting and financial principles; and of the principles and practices of public administration and management.
    Knowledge of the complexities of field epidemiology training and the ability to identify and evaluate training opportunities.
    Knowledge of a range of donor guidelines including but not limited to USG regulations including USAID 22 CFR 226 and 228, OMB Circulars; European Union; the Gates Foundation and others.
    Ability to direct and organize program activities; to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to develop and evaluate policies and procedures; to direct the development of policies and procedures; to prepare concise reports; to make presentations and; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

    Remuneration:
    Competitive based on qualification and experience.

How to apply:

Submit your resume, application letter and relevant documentation:
The Administration & Human Resource Office
African Field Epidemiology Network
Plot 4B, Mabua Road, Kololo
P.O. Box 12874, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: 256.417.700.650
Email: sec@afenet.net

Please note: Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Communication will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date, you may regard your application as unsuccessful.



Deadline: 21st Nov 2012




Secretary Job Vacancy at Construction Company in Uganda



Job Title: Company Secretary
About this job

Our Client is a Construction Company that is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

LEGAL

    In house Counsel / Legal Advisor
    advise on all company’s legal obligations on compliance – Company’s Act : Land Laws and all laws generally.
    Draft Agreements / Powers of Attorney, Resolutions and any other Legal instruments.
    Peruse Bank Borrowing Instruments and advise
    Advise, discuss and handle with outside Counsel all legal cases filed by or against the company to Draft letters for and on behalf of Management with legal bias and obligations in mind.

HUMAN RESOURCE

    Employment, recruitment , confirmation and appraisal of permanent staff (on tickets)in Consultation with Heads of Sections / Sites
    Recruit in consultation with Sections / Site Heads trained, experienced artisans in All fields i.e. Carpentry, Welding, Electrical, Masons, etc
    Administer and interpret the “Company’s Terms and Conditions of Service”
    Administer, interpret and comply with labour related Laws

-          The Employment Act No. 6 of 2006

-          The Workers Compensation Act No: 8 of 2000

-          The Occupational Safety and Health Act No:9 of 2006

-          Kampala City Council Bye-Laws and regulations and liaise with Officials concerned

    Liaise and maintain good Public Relations with the District Labour Office and the Divisional Labour Office.
    Ensure matters pertaining to staff welfare i.e. meals and medical treatment, compensation for injuries sustained by employees are handled fairly and promptly.
    Supervise and give guidance to Nurses manning Medical Clinics at Kawempe and Construction Sites and the company’s accredited Nsambya Hospital.
    Ensure maintaining and up-dating of human resource records i.e. letters of appointment, Warning letters, termination letters, appraisals, photos, CVS, academic certificates, LC1 letters,Leave, etc.
    Preparation of monthly “LABOUR STATISTICAL REPORTS” for the ROKO GROUP (Roko Rwanda/ Roko Sudan) on a monthly basis.
    Notification of Public Holidays / Deaths to Management and Staff.
    Attend to workers grievances and promote good, smooth industrial relations.

IMMIGRATION

Read, interpret and comply with the “Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act No: 3 of 1999”

Ensure all expatriate employees formalize their immigration Status and those of their families i.e. wife and children by processing

    Entry VISA usually issued on arrival.
    Special Passes initially valid for three (3) months extendedable by two (2) months.
    Entry Permits must be approved before the five (5) months expire.
    Dependants Passes for wives
    Students Passes for school children under eighteen (18) years
    Obtain Entry Visas from Locally Accredited Embassies for Directors / Management / Senior Officers travelling on duty to Rwanda and Southern Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania or anywhere else.

NEW CONSTRUCTION SITES – REQUIREMENTS AND COMPLIANCE

    All new construction sites must comply with THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT NO. 9 of   2006 SECTIONS 6, 7, 8, 40, 42.
    Applications for new power connections with UMEME in liaison with the Electrical Section U102, Kawempe.
    Applications for new water connections with National Water and Sewage Corporation in liaison with the Plumbing Section U105, Kawempe.
    Application for hoarding / fencing Permits from Kampala City Council Divisions i.e. Nakawa, Kawempe, Lubaga, Makindye, Central Division OR if outside Kampala District, Municipalities and District Head Offices.
    Recruitment for new Sites in liaison with the Project Managers / Construction Managers of the new sites.
    Other assignments as given by Directors and Management.

Qualifications:

    Bachelor of laws (honors) Degree from a recognized University.
    Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
    An enrolled Advocate (min. 5 years).
    A qualification in Human Resource Management will be of added advantage.
    Should have worked in a senior managerial position in a reputable institution (public / private) and handled inter-alia Legal / Human Resource work.

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 constructionjobs@nftconsult.com.

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



Deadline: 19th Nov 2012

Project Associate Job Vacancy at Innovations for Poverty Action in Uganda

Job Title: Project Associate, Small and Medium Enterprise Initiative, Uganda
Closing Date: Saturday, 15 December 2012

The SME Initiative at Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified Project Associate to join a study of the impact of a business skills training program for women entrepreneurs. The SME Initiative at IPA coordinates and supports research on the SME sector in developing economies, and this evaluation assesses the direct and indirect impacts of business skills training implemented in Kampala, Entebbe, Mukono and Jinja. The Principal Investigators are Dean Karlan, Greg Fischer, and Meredith Startz.

The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand field management experience in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research . The work will stretch your analytical and management skills to the limit and will require your full commitment in a challenging environment. This position will be based in Kampala with some travel to surrounding areas.

Responsibilities:

The Project Associate works closely with academic researchers, the Project Coordinator and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

    Overseeing multiple rounds of data collection , including follow-up surveys and a final endline survey;
    Developing and piloting the survey instruments; programming surveys onto mobile devices; and managing the translation of the survey into the local language;
    Hiring, training, and managing data collection teams;
    Managing data from collection at the businesses to the delivery of a final, cleaned dataset;
    Ensuring adherence to IPA and study protocols including auditing enumerators, performing daily checks of incoming data, and ensuring data is of the highest quality;
    Coordinating and maintaining close relationships with the local implementing partner; and
    Assisting in the writing of project reports and policy memos.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    A Bachelor's or Master's degree in economics, public policy, international development, social sciences, or related fields;
    Excellent project management and organizational skills;
    Demonstrated ability to lead staff efficiently to achieve project goals and to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations;
    Strong quantitative skills, with a background in statistics preferred;
    Knowledge of Stata (preferred), SAS, or other data analysis software required; programming and other technical knowledge a strong plus;
    Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred; and
    Experience living or working in a developing country.

In addition to the qualifications described above, applicants should have excellent writing and communication skills; exceptional attention to detail; flexibility, self-motivation, and an ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently; and should be a team player.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please do two things:

1. Complete the J-PAL/IPA common application at https://apply.povertyactionlab.org/login indicating that you are interested in applying for a "Type 1: Field Research Associate or Project Associate" position. Please include two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, CV, and transcripts.

2.  Send an email to jobs@poverty-action.org and copy scraig@poverty-action.org, following these instructions exactly:

    In the subject line: Put your full name, first (given) name followed by last (family) name.
    Attachments: Please attach ONLY your cover letter and resume.
    In the email body: Copy exactly the following position line: 100773IPA, Project Associate, SME

Please do not include any text besides the position line(s) in the body of the e-mail. Adding extra text will interfere with the processing of your application.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.




Deadline: 15th Dec 2012



Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- RSO Secretary


Job Title: RSO Secretary
RSO Secretary FP-08

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 058/2012 Date: 11/02/2012 
                                            
OPEN TO:  U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies

POSITION:  RSO Secretary FP-08

OPENING DATE: November 03, 2012

CLOSING DATE: November 16, 2012

WORK HOURS:  Part time (32 hours)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:   Must be able to obtain a SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.    U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Incumbent is a secretary in the Regional Security Office who will provide direct support for the Worldwide Personal Protective Services (WPPS) background investigations program by performing a variety of administrative and office management tasks. This position is full time and holds no supervisory duties.  The incumbent will be appointed for a one year (52 week) period.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.  Education Required:  Completion of a high school diploma is required.

2.  Work Experience:  Two years of secretarial experience, either with the US government or at an executive level in another organization is required.

3.  Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge of general office management and administrative procedures is also required.
 5.  Skills and Abilities:  Ability to draft a variety of correspondence and to function well in a multi task environment with constant shifting priorities is required. Must have advanced level keyboard (45 wpm) and computer skills on all Microsoft Office Suite applications, (Word, Excel, Power point, and Access). Must be able to organize their routine work and maintain established procedures with minimum supervision.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment 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 U.S. 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.

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:16th Nov 2012


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