Security Investigator Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda



Job Title: Security Investigator - Special Investigations
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number:  068/2012 Date: 11/15/2012

OPEN TO:            All Qualified Locally Employed Staff

CLOSING DATE:  November 29, 2012
POSITION TITLE: Security Investigator - Special Investigations; FP-6; FSN-8
POSITION LOCATION: Chancery (Consular)
HOURS OF WORK:  Full time; 40 hours /week

The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Security Investigator-Special Investigations.

Note:  All applicants who are not family members of USG employees officially assigned to post and under Chief of Mission authority must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under supervision of the ARSO-I, the incumbent manages a portfolio of complex criminal investigations focused on fraudulent international travel documents, alien smuggling, and terrorist travel.  Under guidance from the ARSO-I, manages the basic functions of the ARSO-I Unit and supervises the assigned Uganda Police Force Officer.  Develops and conducts training in fraudulent document recognition and fraud prevention to Embassy, airline, and host nation personnel.  Coordinates directly with a wide range of host nation government and business officials up to and including heads of Ugandan Government Agencies and CEO's in furtherance of ARSO-I Unit investigations.  
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 two years college studies (diploma) in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Science or Liberal Arts is required.
2.  Prior Work Experience: Five years experience in investigations, police, military, fraud prevention, U.S. Visa Processing, or U.S. Consular Operations is required.
3.   Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability and Level II spoken and written ability (Limited Knowledge) in Luganda, Swahili, Runyakitara, Luo, Lusoga or Adhola, is required.
4.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of how to conduct a law enforcement subject interview and elicit information; how to identify security features on a Ugandan passport; how to identify fraudulent documents; how to document interviews, write reports of investigation in English, and collect criminal evidence in accordance with relevant rules of evidence, is required.
5.  Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook; ability to write cogently in English; ability to perform at least moderately strenuous physical tasks; ability to conduct investigations independently; skill in detecting discrepancies in information presented verbally or in writing; must have a valid Ugandan Category B driver's license.

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: 29th Nov 2012




Software Services Manager Job Vacancy at Umeme in Uganda



Job Title: Software Services Manager

Umeme Limited
Job Description



You will be responsible for managing software project support, change management, software implementation, data maintenance, design, testing and integration with existing systems. You will manage a team of software engineers and QA staff for system implementation as required.

• A minimum of 8 years experience in software management is required as well as a good track record in systems implementation.

• Have experience across the entire software development lifecycle.


How to Apply

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position described above.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug


Deadline: 29th Nov 2012


Database Administrator Job Vacancy at Umeme in Uganda



Job Title: Database Administrator

Responsible for maintenance and management of a corporate RAC/ASM Oracle 10g database and MS Sequel Server database platforms. Support UMEME database platforms in terms of availability and performance, as well as advising on future installations, and best database practice in solution development.

• 3 years of consistent experience in a similar role

• Proven Oracle Database Administration experience

• Proven MS Sequel Server Administration experience

• Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems
How to Apply

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position described above.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug


Deadline: 29th Nov 2012


IT Security Administrator Job Vacancy at Umeme Limited in Uganda



Job Title: IT Security Administrator

Maintain and implement all IT related security Policies and Procedures. Ensure that appropriate technologies are implemented to protect Umeme systems from data loss and unauthorised access. Regularly monitor, audit and report all statuses and activity to management.

• 5 years Experience in a similar role

• Post graduate qualification in MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE


How to Apply

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position described above.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug


Deadline: 29th Nov 2012



Software Test Engineer Job Vacancy at Umeme Limited in Uganda


Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Umeme Limited

Job Description
Responsible for software testing and quality control for all software changes/enhancements. Will setup, maintain and develop systems test environments and prepare and implement test scripts and related items.

• 2 years gained mainly from working in a software testing environment

• Familiarity with testing tools and techniques
How to Apply

Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimising energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position described above.

Contact
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application : “Umeme – position name” where you replace position name with the position you would like to apply for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug


Deadline: 29th Nov 2012


Engineering Trainee Job Vacancy at Rwenzori Bottling Company Ltd in Uganda



Job Title: Engineering Trainee- Grade GZ

Job Description

The Engineering Trainee is responsible for safely assisting in operating plant and equipment, monitoring and controlling the plastic recycling process to produce a consistent product of the right quality at optimum cost.

Key Responsibilities:

Carry out preventive and breakdown maintenance Manage waste and cost Carry out cleaning and ensure good housekeeping at work place

Participate in troubleshooting and problem solving Optimize production performance and processes Maintain, repair and optimise machine and associated devices Perform administration Facilitate team problem solving and decision making

Maintain a safe and healthy working environment Prepare plant and equipment for start up Assure quality of inputs Initiate corrective action Contribute to self and team development Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

    Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
    Must have a minimum 1 years’work experience in engineering, preferably in a plastics recycling plant
    Basic understanding of plastics recycling
    High integrity and attention to detail
    Must have conceptualised and innovative thinking
    Goal orientation and strong output bias
    Proactive mindset, self-driven, self-starter
    Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    Computer literacy – Word, PowerPoint and Excel is mandatory
    Good communication skills
    Customer centric disposition
    A good team player

How to Apply

Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited, a leading water bottling company in Uganda and a subsidiary of SABMiller, the second largest brewing group in the world, seeks to recruit a highly motivated, results oriented and dynamic professional for their Plastic Recycling Plant for the position above.

The Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates with relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position should please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, certificates/testimonials and address of three (3) referees to the undersigned

Human Resources Manager,
Rwenzori Bottling Company Ltd.,
P.O. Box 26543, Kampala.

Deadline: 20th Nov 2012


Accountant Job Vacancy at MTN in Uganda


Job Title: Accountant - Mobile Money
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Accountant - Mobile Money.

The position reports to the Treasury Manager.

The main purpose of the job is: -

    Reconciliation and liquidation of MTN Mobile Money revenues.
    Review of all agent commission payments (subscriber registration, zero rate commission, airtime residual commission, DST payments).
    Supervision of Mobile Money finance back office team/ staff, and implementation of recommended mobile money control.

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Review daily bank reconciliation and recommend immediate corrective action.
    Review of daily journal captured to ensure they are properly accounted for and authorised.
    Review of daily super-agent line to ensure all transfers to service centres are authorised.
    Ensure that all incidences logged for Mobile Money Finance action are resolved within 48 hours.
    Ensure that MTN airtime and transaction revenues are liquidated timely.
    Ensure that agent commissions are reconciled, reviewed and paid within agreed timelines.
    Ensure end to end follow up on all reconciling items in Mobile Money bank reconciliation.
    Supervision of Mobile Money Finance back office staff.
    Authorization of all mobile money Journal in the Fundamo system.
    Ensure mobile money Finance Audit recommendations are followed up and objectively closed.
    Mobile Money Business cases review and update product risks.

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce or equivalent combination of applicable education and experience required.
    Possession of professional courses like ACCA, CPA and CIMA is most desirable.
    3 years’ experience as an accountant.
    Knowledge of process and financial control.
    Telecommunications knowledge.
    Compliance with regulatory requirements.
    Risk management and control improvement within a telecom product and infrastructure environment.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Friday November 16, 2012.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 16th Nov 2012


Auditor Jobs at Office of the Auditor General in Uganda

Job Title: Auditor
Reports to: Senior Auditor
Job Ref: ADM 56/136/01 Vol. 3 (01/12)

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honors Bachelors Degree in commerce, business administration or any other degree majoring in accounting from a recognized university OR professional qualifications like ACCA,CPA

Duties
  • Undertaking risk assessment and audit planning of public sector entities
  • Designing appropriate and programmes for public sector entities
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
Applications must be accompanied by:
  • A detailed typed CV
  • Certified copies of academic qualifications
  • Names of 3 referees
  • A recent passport size photograph
How to Apply:
Applications should be addressed to;
The Auditor General
Office of the Auditor General
P.O Box 7083, Kampala

Deadline: 3rd Dec 2012




Jobs at Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda - Information Systems Specialist


Job Title: Management Information Systems Specialist
MWE/SRVCS 12-13/ 01551
Reports to: National Project Coordinator

Job Description & Person Specifications:
  • Configuring and maintaining  the secretariat's Local Area Network/ Wide Area Network and ensuring that the network is available at all times
  • Configuring and maintaining file, file print and email servers, storage
  • Assist  in the implementation  of network security and coordinate the implementation of secretariat's contract with the internet provider
  • Provides help desk activities at the secretariat 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A good first degree in information technology, computer science, Bsc Mathematics & Physics or other related field
  • A post graduate Diploma in coomputer science, Microsoft certified Systems Engineer
How to Apply:
Applications including a motivation letter, CV, copies of academic & professional certificates, testimonials should be addressed to;

Permanent Secretary
Attn: Head Procurement and Disposal Unit
Ministry of Water and Environment
Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira
Room 128
P.O Box 20026
Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 7th Dec 2012


Accountant Job Vacancy at PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited in Uganda



Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Head of Finance


Key Responsibilities:
•    Review and analyse duty travel claims, workshop expenditure accountabilities, telecommunication bills, projects expenditure Accountability returns and forward them to the Accounts Officers to raise vouchers in the accounting system
•    Ensure proper functioning of the Accounting system at all times by liaising with the system administrator and service providers
•    Manage proper encoding and posting of all approved financial transactions in the accounting system
•    Ensure up to date and systematic record keeping of accounting support documents

Person Specifications:
•    A demonstrable track record of financial performance for at least 5 years 2 of which should have been in supervisory position
•    Should have excellent computer skills
•    Good people management/ supervisory skills
•    Excellent financial and accounting knowledge

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profiles, please send your applications in confidence to the address below

Please indicate the position that you are applying for and send your CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional academic certificates

The People and Change Group,
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012

Jobs at PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited in Uganda - Programme Assistant

Job Title: Programme Assistant- Gender
Reports to: Head of Unit Gender Mainstreaming

Key Responsibilities:
•    Receive periodic reports from stakeholders, review and provide feedback on the quality and gender disaggregation of the reports
•    Prepare draft synthesis reports, drafts of contract agreements and letters of requests for services
•    Receive and respond to inquiries from different stakeholders pertaining to unit’s work
•    Responsible for consolidating Unit’s technical reports into the corporate annual report

Person Specifications:
•    Five years of experience in a research environment preferably in agricultural oriented organization serving in the areas of gender mainstreaming in middle level management.
•    The person must have experience of research in gender disaggregation and gender focussed research with vast knowledge of social-economic and gender analysis tools as well as demonstrated progressive experience in administrative services

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profiles, please send your applications in confidence to the address below

Please indicate the position that you are applying for and send your CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional academic certificates

The People and Change Group,
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Communications House, 1 Colville Street
P.O Box 8053 Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012



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