Marketing Executives Jobs Opportunities at Insurance Company of East Africa in Uganda


Job Title: Marketing Executives
The leading compound insurance company in East Africa is in need of commission-based

marketing executives.

The ideal candidate must meet the following personal specifications;

A Bachelors degree or more

Honest, professional, high achiever with Strong and ethical performance

Coachable and highly competitive spirit

Effective communication and presentation skills with fluency in English

People networked

Excellent time-management

Successful working experience in sales, marketing, research or other relevant professions will be an added advantage

Responsibility

Identify markets and schedule meetings with potential clients.

Provide a consultative approach to create an innovative solution(s) that best fits the needs of each individual client.

Develop, grow and manage the key accounts in the corporate market established

Develop and manage strong relationships with clients and earn their trust

Manage and follow up on the developed accounts

Submit weekly reports and avail status updates to the unit leader agent

Skills and qualities

Enthusiasm

Massively positive outlook - the glass must always be half full

Good at building long-term relationships

Persuasive

Problem solver

Able to listen to clients' needs and address them.

Visionary

Strategic

Sector knowledge and industry

Contacts and networking


How to apply:
If you match the above descriptions, send your detailed resume, contact addresses of 3

referees and your daytime contact phone via e-mail (with subject as AGENT) to email:
hildico2002@yahoo.com

Or Hand Deliver

Birungi Hilda

Insurance Company of East Africa

Barclayz Plaza,3rd Floor

Jinja road.

Kampala,

Uganda.

0772464608

Applications shall be received till 30 Nov 2012



Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation- Senior Technical Advisor


Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Uganda

“Sometimes in life there is that moment when ifs possible to make a The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

The Foundation received funding from USAID/Uganda for a five-year cooperative agreement in 13 districts in the south-western region of Uganda with the goal of increasing access to, coverage of and utilization of quality comprehensive tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. We are therefore seeking most suitable candidates to fill the following positions.

JOB TITLE: Senior Technical Advisor.

DEPARTMENT: Clinical Services.

LOCATION: Mbarara

Reporting Relationships: The Senior Technical Advisor reports to the Technical Director.

Job Summary:

The Senior TA will be responsible for providing leadership to team of technical advisors; and also provide technical leadership in PMTCT. As a technical lead for PMTCT, He/ She will also be responsible for planning and strategy development for PMTCT, provide technical assistance to Foundation/STAR SW project staff, district and site teams to ensure high quality PMCT service delivery in the 13 districts under EGPAF support. The role requires direct collaboration with the Ministry of Health to effectively implement, monitor and evaluate PMTCT in accordance with national HIV/AIDS policies and standards.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership & management:

    Provides leadership and support to a team of technical advisors for a coordinated implementation of the developed program strategies.
    Develop a cohesive and productive team of technical advisors that leads the implementation of the strategic plans of the EGPAF-led projects Work to ensure creating a strong linkage with other service areas and departments.
    Participate in senior management team and program managers’ meetings as key platform for strategic guidance and coordination of core functions

Technical Assistance in PMTCT:

    Ensures that STAR SWI EGPAF’s implementation strategies and performance goals are in accordance with national and international standards for PMTCT”
    Provides technical guidance for comprehensive TB and HIV/AIDS programs by updating implementing partners on technical advances and lessons learned around the world.
    Provides PMTCT technical support and guidance to the district based officers and the district teams for work plan development. Ensures the technical soundness of EGPAF’s PMTCT strategies by: organizing regular technical updates/review meetings for PMTCT to the STAR SW project staff.
    Provides technical guidance during the development of STAR SW/ EGPAF’s annual work plan and participates in the planning and budgeting activities, especially in regard to TB/HIV services.
    Coordinates technical reporting according to defined donor/EGPAF reporting schedules and writes regular monitoring and technical reports as required.
    Track progress at individual PMTCT sites through site visits and supervision reports, in collaboration with district based teams.
    Assist in identifying, documenting, disseminating and scaling up best practices in PMTCT and C&T.
    Provide technical inputs and assistance to the MOH with particular reference to development of national PMTCT policies, guidelines and training materials.
    Serve as a Technical Advisor on technical working groups on relevant technical working groups of the Ministry of Health Represents EGPAF and STAR SW project in the supported districts and at national level.
    Provides the Technical Director and Country Director with technical guidance on issues related to PMTCT.
    Participates in identifying research questions and implementation of operations research on programmatic implementation of PMTCT.

Requirement:

    Must have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree with master of medicine or Public Health.
    At least 5 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS implementation, monitoring and evaluation; and specifically in prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Programs.
    Must have an excellent grasp of HIV/AIDS current knowledge especially on HIV/AIDS treatment and elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV current frame work and national strategies
    Extensive knowledge of MOH national PMTCT guidelines and implementation modalities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Experience and evidence of past results providing technical assistance to national counterparts.
    Knowledge of the functioning of the country's Ministry of Health and decentralized health system.
    Experience in developing technical documents and reports clinical mentorship and supportive supervision experience strong interpersonal skills.
    Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
    A high level of proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly MS Office and some analytical statistical packages.
    Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, district leadership and other partners.
    Ability to manage projects/activities, set realistic priorities and timelines, and follow through appropriately.
    Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills Ability to manage multiple priorities while working as part of a team Experience in managing technical teams.

Experience: 5


How to apply:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to: The Country Director/COP Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero. P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda E-mall: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org

EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants. Deadline for submission is 16th November 2012.

Deadline: 16th Nov 2012






Programme Assistant Job Vacancy at UNDP in Uganda



Job Title: PROGRAMME ASSISTANT, UNV
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    16-Nov-12
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-5
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-Jan-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background
Based in the Country Office of UNDP, the UNV field unit generally consists of a UNV Programme Officer and a UNV Programme Assistant/Associate. In some cases, the field unit consists of only a UNV Programme Assistant or a UNV Programme Associate. The field unit is an integral part of the UNV HQ Portfolio Team. The UNV field unit is responsible for the day-to-day management of UN volunteers, UNV-managed programmes, responding to appropriate local demands and seeking out new opportunities for UNV. As part of the UNV field unit, the UNV Programme Assistant is assigned to the UNDP Country Office to work with his/her supervisor to provide support to UNV activities in the country. The UNV Programme Assistant is responsible for the administrative requirements related to the UNV inputs/assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UNV Programme Officer, the incumbent will undertake a range of tasks and duties that include the following:

Ensures effective programme-related support, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Provide the required support, where appropriate, to his/her supervisor in managing and monitoring UNV projects under the supervisor’s responsibility.
    Maintain required financial information on expenditures to assist his/her supervisor in the preparation of project budgets and subsequent revisions.
    Act upon and follow-up on pipeline UNV assignments with partner agencies, particularly in the timely submission of Descriptions of Assignment, confirmation of funds, clearance of candidates, etc.
    Support the supervisor in volunteerism related activities, including International Volunteer Day (IVD) events.
    Ensures effective volunteer-related support, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    Maintain volunteer files of all UN volunteers assigned to the country, ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports (online) are properly kept, and that related matters requiring action are brought to the attention of his/her supervisor.
    Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN volunteers and flag to his/her supervisor follow-up actions on assignment extensions, renewals and replacements.
    Maintain up-to-date volunteer leave records and ensure that all UN volunteers submit their leave requests well in advance to the UNDP office (particular attention is given to final leave entitlements); submit to UNV headquarters copies of the final leave records for all departing UN volunteers.
    Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN volunteers, including their recognized dependents.
    Ensure that inventories of personal effects of UN volunteers are compiled, updated and sent to UNV headquarters in a timely manner, in accordance with the relevant provisions included in the Field Security Handbook as well as in the UNV Conditions of Service.
    Liaise with UNV HQ and/or country of recruitment on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN volunteers and his/her recognized dependents.
    Facilitate government clearance and entry visas of incoming UN volunteers and their recognized dependents.
    Undertake all the tasks in order to ensure that all UN volunteers arriving for the first time in the country are met and pre-arrival arrangements are made.Ensure timely payment of UN volunteer Settling-in-Grant.
    Provide the necessary support to UN volunteers to open bank accounts as well as to complete forms required to obtain residence permits, driving license, etc.
    Prepare, when required, in consultation with the supervisor, travel authorization for UN volunteers in connection with their in-country duty-related travel.
    Respond to and liaise with all UN volunteers in the country regarding financial and administrative issues.
    Undertake tasks in the overall management of the UN volunteers and recognized dependents in the country.
    Process monthly entitlements of UN volunteers.
    Provide, when required, in consultation with the supervisor, the necessary support to UN volunteers in the case of serious illness, medical evacuation, security evacuations or the death of a UN volunteer.
    Ensure all conditions are met before the payment of final entitlements to UN volunteers at the end of their assignment.
    Provide guidance and advice on conditions of service and administrative processes in co-ordination with the Portfolio Team at UNV HQ.
    Screen national candidates applying for UNV positions.

 Ensures effective programme-related support, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Provide the required support, where appropriate, to his/her supervisor in managing and monitoring UNV projects under the supervisor’s responsibility.
    Maintain required financial information on expenditures to assist his/her supervisor in the preparation of project budgets and subsequent revisions.
    Act upon and follow-up on pipeline UNV assignments with partner agencies, particularly in the timely submission of Descriptions of Assignment, confirmation of funds, clearance of candidates, etc.
    Support the supervisor in volunteerism related activities, including International Volunteer Day (IVD) events.

Ensures effective volunteer-related support, focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Maintain volunteer files of all UN volunteers assigned to the country, ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports (online) are properly kept, and that related matters requiring action are brought to the attention of his/her supervisor.
    Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN volunteers and flag to his/her supervisor follow-up actions on assignment extensions, renewals and replacements.
    Maintain up-to-date volunteer leave records and ensure that all UN volunteers submit their leave requests well in advance to the UNDP office (particular attention is given to final leave entitlements); submit to UNV headquarters copies of the final leave records for all departing UN volunteers.
    Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN volunteers, including their recognized dependents.
    Ensure that inventories of personal effects of UN volunteers are compiled, updated and sent to UNV headquarters in a timely manner, in accordance with the relevant provisions included in the Field Security Handbook as well as in the UNV Conditions of Service.
    Liaise with UNV HQ and/or country of recruitment on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN volunteers and his/her recognized dependents.
    Facilitate government clearance and entry visas of incoming UN volunteers and their recognized dependents.
    Undertake all the tasks in order to ensure that all UN volunteers arriving for the first time in the country are met and pre-arrival arrangements are made.Ensure timely payment of UN volunteer Settling-in-Grant.
    Provide the necessary support to UN volunteers to open bank accounts as well as to complete forms required to obtain residence permits, driving license, etc.
    Prepare, when required, in consultation with the supervisor, travel authorization for UN volunteers in connection with their in-country duty-related travel.
    Respond to and liaise with all UN volunteers in the country regarding financial and administrative issues.
    Undertake tasks in the overall management of the UN volunteers and recognized dependents in the country.
    Process monthly entitlements of UN volunteers.
    Provide, when required, in consultation with the supervisor, the necessary support to UN volunteers in the case of serious illness, medical evacuation, security evacuations or the death of a UN volunteer.
    Ensure all conditions are met before the payment of final entitlements to UN volunteers at the end of their assignment.
    Provide guidance and advice on conditions of service and administrative processes in co-ordination with the Portfolio Team at UNV HQ.
    Screen national candidates applying for UNV positions.

 Ensures effective administrative and logistical support,focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Maintain inventories of all UNV-supplied, non-expendable equipment, and ensure records of all items purchased for UNV-executed projects are submitted to UNV headquarters.
    Perform functions related to carrying out surveys on housing and utilities relevant to UNV and ensure that the results are communicated to UNV headquarters.
    Draft and type correspondence, including memoranda and notes for the file.
    Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval.
    Perform duties such as photocopying, collection and distribution of incoming mail, dispatching outgoing mail, locating files, etc.
    Perform ATLAS HCM roles related to contract management, payroll validation, earnings and deductions, leave management, terminations, etc.
    Prepare requisitions, purchase orders and vouchers for all UNV payments in ATLAS and take timely corrective actions on incorrect requisition, purchase orders, and vouchers.
    Provide administrative support in updating and maintaining a NUN volunteers candidates’ data base and recruitment of NUN volunteers.
    Provide administrative support for the recruitment of local UNV candidates who are deployed to other countries.
    Perform other administrative duties as may be required.

 Ensures effective administrative and logistical support,focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Maintain inventories of all UNV- supplied, non-expendable equipment, and ensure records of all items purchased for UNV -executed projects are submitted to UNV headquarters.
    Perform functions related to carrying out surveys on housing and utilities relevant to UNV and ensure that the results are communicated to UNV headquarters.
    Draft and type correspondence, including memoranda and notes for the file.
    Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval.
    Perform duties such as photocopying, collection and distribution of incoming mail, dispatching outgoing mail, locating files, etc.
    Perform ATLAS HCM roles related to contract management, payroll validation, earnings and deductions, leave management, terminations, etc.
    Prepare requisitions, purchase orders and vouchers for all UNV payments in ATLAS and take timely corrective actions on incorrect requisition, purchase orders, and vouchers.
    Provide administrative support in updating and maintaining a NUN volunteers candidates’ data base and recruitment of NUN volunteers.
    Provide administrative support for the recruitment of local UNV candidates who are deployed to other countries.
    Perform other administrative duties as may be required.

Competencies
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

    Documents innovative strategies and new approaches
    Identifies and communicates opportunities to promote learning and knowledge sharing
    Develops awareness of the various internal/external learning and knowledge-sharing resources

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

    Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
    Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
    Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
    Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
    Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

    Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions
    Documents processes to support change initiatives

Strategic Alignment of Management Practice (HQ& RSCs)

     Understands the nd provides inputs to the delivery of management systems and services

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

     Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

    Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
    Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
    Responds to client needs promptly

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

    Prepares timely inputs to reports
    Maintains databases

Core Competencies:

    Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
    Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
    Self-development, initiative-taking
    Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
    Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
    Creating synergies through self-control
    Managing conflict
    Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others
    Informed and transparent decision making

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Secondary education.  Certification in administration, accounting or finance desirable. A University degree in Business or Public Administration will be an added advantage.

Experience:

    5 years of relevant experience in administration and/or programme support services.
    Experience using computers and office software packages (ERP, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    Experience in handling of web-based management systems is highly desirable.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in English and national language of the duty station.

How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=33691

Deadline: 16th Nov 2012




Project Officer Job at International Organisation for migration (IOM) in Uganda


Job Title: Project Officer -Health (consultant)

International Organisation for migration. (IOM), Uganda
Number of posts: 1

Duration of assignment: 6months

Duty station: Kampala.

Starting date: immediately.

Remuneration:  US Dollar 1400 PM.

Background Information:

IOM works to strengthen health systems to meet the specific needs of mobile populations, migrants, and host communities, across a wide range of priority areas under lOM’s Partnership on Health and Mobility in East & Southern Africa (PHAMESA). Within the PHAMESA arrangement, IOM Uganda is implementing the Health and Mobility Project, with the first phase ending in April 2013. The project partners with national stakeholders including the Academia, Development Partners, Government, Private Sector and the Media to highlight the linkages between health and mobility. As part of the project activities, IOM supports increased access to migrant-friendly services at HIV hotspots (towns) along the Kampala-Juba transport corridor.

In line with the above, IOM seeks the services of Project Officer. Under the direct supervision of the Migration Health Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for implementing the Health and Mobility Project activities and specifically:

    Ensure quality health service delivery to migrants and mobile populations in the project sites.
    Coordinate activities related to the National Dialogue on Health and Mobility including by collaborating closely with the Academia, Ministry of Works and Transport, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the Media.
    Develop monthly project updates and newsletters.
    Engage with Policy Makers and the Media on Health and Mobility.
    Write project proposals, funding appeals, and project reports.
    Provide additional support as requested by ‘supervisor.

Requirement:

    University degree in medicine or social science. Advanced degree in public health, anthropology, or development is desired.
    Minimum of four years professional work experience in health, with specialization in either health communication or advocacy.
    Minimum four years’ experience in Health Service Delivery planning and management.
    Experience working in an intergovernmental organization or UN agency.
    Demonstrated capacity in the project management cycle.
    Detailed familiarity with Ministry of Health and Ugandan AIDS Commission, personnel, structures, strategies, guidelines, and processes.
    Strong English writing skills, with demonstrated capacity to write and edit technical health documents.
    Fully proficient in MS Office, with capacity desired in digital photography, and publishing packages desired.
    Required IOM functional competencies: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, team player, and cross- cultural facilitator.
    Fluent in written/spoken English.
    Knowledge of local languages desired.

Experience: 4


How to apply:
Hire Type: Direct Hire Capable, interested applicants should send applications with cover letter and curriculum vitae to hruganda@iom.int or deliver hard copies addressed to THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER, IOM not later than 9th November 2012


Deadline: 9th Nov 2012

Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Driver

Job Title: DRIVER
Location :     Mbale, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    13-Nov-12
Type of Contract :    Service Contract
Post Level :    SB-2
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Dec-2012
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background
Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies in/out of Kampala under the authorization of the supervisor.
    Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
    Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
    Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
    Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

Competencies
 Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s Mission, Vision and Values
    Displays culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning

    Sharing knowledge and experience. 
    Provide helpful feedback and advice to others in the office.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs
    Demonstrate excellent knowledge of protocol
    Demonstrate excellent knowledge of security issues.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    Focus on results for the client
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive construction attitude.
    Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure.
    Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license. 

Experience:

    2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in English.
    Knowledge of local languages of the area would be an asset.


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=33685

Deadline: 13th Nov 2012


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