HIV Diagnostics Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: HIV Diagnostics Coordinator

 About this job

Our client is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Deputy Country Director

Objective:

The Diagnostics Coordinator will work with the Ministry of Health of Uganda to support the evaluation, adoption, and uptake of new innovative diagnostic products for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.  The Coordinator will work on strengthening systems around the point-of-care machines currently in use in Uganda.  This will involve assisting the Ministry of Health with evaluation of the existing program, quantifying for supplies, and supporting the development of follow-up mentorship programs.

As new technologies become available, the Diagnostics Coordinator will focus on creating a conducive regulatory and policy environment for their use in Uganda and strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Health to adopt and appropriately scale up new technologies.  The Coordinator will provide analysis of the diagnostics market in Uganda to assist CHAI’s Laboratory Systems Team in negotiations with global device manufacturers.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills. The Coordinator must be able to function independently and flexibly, build strong professional relationships, and have a strong commitment to excellence. CHAI places great value on the following qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.


Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Supporting the monitoring, evaluation and strengthening of existing point-of-care testing systems in Uganda
    * Assisting the Ministry of Health to design and implement technical and operational pilots of new point-of-care technologies
    * Assisting the Ministry of Health in the development of POC testing policies and national implementation plans, and the creation of operational systems to support the wide-scale implementation of new POC diagnostic products, such as training, quality assurance, and data management
    * Working with the Ministry of Health, key in-country partners, and CHAI teams to identify funding for increased investment in POC diagnostic products in Uganda
    * Designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems to measure the impact of POC testing and assess progress against project goals
    * Other activities, as needed

Qualifications:

    * Bachelor’s degree plus 2-5 years work experience in a demanding, results-oriented environment
    * Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    * Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including fluency in Excel and PowerPoint
    * Ability to navigate complex government processes with multiple influencers and to negotiate and achieve consensus
    * Ability to learn on the job quickly and synthesize a broad range of information
    * Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced environment
    * Willingness to travel in remote areas with limited services ~25% of the time
    * CHAI places great value on the following qualities: flexibility, resourcefulness, responsibility, persistence, independence, energy, and work ethic
    * Experience working in management consulting, finance or a similarly quantitative/analytical capacity
    * Advanced degree in Economics, Public Health, Business or a related field
    * Experience working in Africa and/or developing countries
    * Experience in working in public health, HIV or other infectious diseases

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 diagnosticsjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 24th December 2012




Unix Administrator Job Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda



Job Title: Unix Administrator

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Basic Deliverables of Linux operating system servers includes:

    * Startup and shutdown
    * User Account Creation, deletion, modification
    * Apply Naming Convention, Home Directory, Group Creation as per Policy
    * User Disabling.
    * Access rights
    * Monitor Concurrent Logins / Connections
    * Monitor Disk space, Processor Utilization, Network Utilization related to server
    * Base OS Installation
    * Package installation
    * Basic OS troubleshooting
    * Implementing bug fixes
    * Backup Operation and Monitoring
    * Basic Shell scripting
    * Managing LVM
    * Viewing system logs and Basic troubleshooting

Advance Deliverables Linux

    * Server Reinstallation and configuration.
    * Restoration
    * Support during Software Installation.
    * Implement password policy
    * Define Administrator / Supervisor Password restrictions.
    * Managing Disk space, Processor Utilization, Network Utilization related to server
    * Volume group Management
    * Sudo configuration
    * NIS / NFS/ AutoFS / DNS Configuration
    * Cluster Management (MSserviceGuard, HACMP)
    * File system Administration
    * Analysis of log files
    * Problem Management
    * Backup Configuration
    * Performance management for Disk / Storage / Switches
    * Restoration Drill
    * Patch Management (Update / Preview / Rollback)
    * OS hardening
    * OS Troubleshooting
    * Implementing Changes
    * Knowledge on Storage fabric Switches
    * Managing DAS and entry level SAN
    * Volume Management (LVM)
    * HPUX system console
    * MP login management and administration
    * Capacity planning ad RCA

Basic Deliverables of AIX operating system servers includes:

    * Startup and shutdown
    * User Account Creation, deletion, modification
    * Apply Naming Convention, Home Directory, Group Creation as per Policy
    * User Disabling.
    * Access rights
    * Monitor Concurrent Logins / Connections
    * Monitor Disk space, Processor Utilization, Network Utilization related to server
    * Base OS Installation
    * Package installation
    * Basic OS troubleshooting
    * Implementing bug fixes
    * Backup Operation and Monitoring
    * Basic Shell scripting
    * Managing LVM
    * Viewing system logs and Basic troubleshooting

Advance Deliverables  AIX

    * Server Reinstallation and configuration.
    * Restoration
    * Support during Software Installation.
    * Implement password policy
    * Define Administrator / Supervisor Password restrictions.
    * Managing Disk space, Processor Utilization, Network Utilization related to server
    * Volume group Management
    * Sudo configuration
    * NIS / NFS/ AutoFS / DNS Configuration
    * Cluster Management (MSserviceGuard, HACMP)
    * File system Administration
    * Analysis of log files
    * Problem Management
    * Backup Configuration
    * Performance management for Disk / Storage / Switches
    * Restoration Drill
    * Patch Management (Update / Preview / Rollback)
    * OS hardening
    * OS Troubleshooting
    * Implementing Changes
    * Knowledge on Storage fabric Switches
    * Managing DAS and entry level SAN
    * Volume Management (LVM)
    * HPUX system console
    * MP login management and administration
    * Capacity planning ad RCA

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 24th December 2012



Jobs at Wipro in Uganda - Problem Manager


Job Title: Problem Manager

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Ensure the Problem Management process is conducted correctly.
    * For optimizing the process over time and will intervene when the process breaks down.
    * Ensure the Problem Management Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met.
    * Ensure the Problem Management process operates effectively and efficiently.
    * Be the owner of registered Problem tickets.
    * Enter all relevant details he is aware of into the Problem record. and to ensure that this data is accurate.
    * Ensure that the Problem Management process is used correctly across all IT support team.
    * Ensure correct closure and evaluation of problems.
    * Ensure problem management staff are empowered in their roles.
    * Ensure process, procedure and work instruction documentation is up-to-date.
    * Maximize the fit between people, process and technology.
    * Promote the correct use of the process.
    * Update the process and procedures documentation.
    * Initiate and update the process work instructions.
    * Monitor the Problem Management process, using Key Performance Indicators and reports.
    * Function as a point of escalation for IT Support team on problem tickets.
    * Identify improvement opportunities to make the Problem Management process more effective and efficient.
    * Identify and improve operational alignment between various processes.
    * Promote the correct use of the Problem Management process across all interfacing parties within the organization.
    * Execute allocation of Problems to the correct Problem Analyst or interfacing parties within the organization.
    * Coordinate and plan Problem Resolution with Problem Analysts or interfacing parties within MTN as required.
    * Coordinate and monitor problem resolution.
    * Verify updated KEDB.
    * Monitor Problem Resolution progress in accordance with classification.
    * Monitor the functional escalation of Problems to other IT support team members and management.
    * Review and evaluate closed problems.
    * Managing Problem support staff.
    * Chairing Root cause analysis session for identification of Root cause.

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 24th December 2012



Jobs at Wipro in Uganda- Backup Engineer


Job Title: Backup Engineer


About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Ensure daily backup of all critical data
    * Labeling of backup media and log maintenance as per the policy
    * Periodic monitoring to ensure that all tapes have data and can be restored successfully.
    * Review backup logs to verify successful completion of backup
    * Notification to MTN team on any backup failures
    * Perform restoration drill as per the schedule and sign off with MTN
    * Tapes, cartridges and related paper documentation are stored in accordance with MTN’s requirements and the business continuity and business resumption plans.
    * Provide routine backup and recovery of data with respect to the IT Infrastructure so as not to adversely impact scheduled operations and to maximize availability of the Services, including by performing regular backups of all designated servers.
    * Backup Policy and the definition of  Critical Data
    * Escalation Matrix from MTN side.
    * Restoration Drill Schedules and necessary sign-offs

Vendor Management

    * Maintaining Database of Vendors
    * Escalating  unresolved issues to Vendors including OEM's
    * Following up with Vendors till the resolution of the issue
    * Measuring & recording the vendor performance reports

Other Responsibilities

    * Notifying the MTN on major incidents occurred
    * Providing Reports to MTN / Program Manager as agreed with MTN
    * Updating MTN On periodic intervals on the issue

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 31st December 2012


Network Specialist Job Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda



Job Title: Network Specialist
About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for customer to address any concerns, queries and resolving the issues on Telecom and voice network domains
    * Ensure the assigned deliverables are met with the committed SLA’s for Telecom and Voice Network
    * Ensure the escalated technical issues or concerns resolved with in defined SLA timeframe.
    * Adhere to the customer and Wipro support processes defined
    * Support projects and engineering solution
    * Participate in Wipro, Customer & partner meetings
    * Contribute to develop and manage the policies, procedures and best practices for delivering service
    * Monitors trouble ticket trends and other information relevant to resolving the issue
    * Generate Reports as per Wipro & Customer requirements
    * Perform problem management, root cause analysis and record solutions in the knowledge base.

Profile:

    * Perform problem analysis and provide recommendations for enhancements for Telecom and Voice Network
    * Perform gap analysis and implements steps for improving service quality
    * Extend consulting and design
    * Monitor and manage SLA’s and service quality
    * Knowledge on monitoring and management tools like (Cisco works, HP OV, CA Unicenter or  IBM Tivoli)
    * Conduct internal audits to check the compliance of the team.
    * Telecom experience and extensive knowledge of Service provider and voice technologies (Nortel PBX, Call Center, Call Manager, IP Telephony) and Conferencing solutions (Cisco VOIP, Polycom, Avaya and Nortel)
    * Knowledge & Experience in QOS & SIP
    * Knowledge on WAN technologies like MPLS and Data / Voice integrations
    * Nortel PBX configuration and management experience
    * Extensive experience in the design, configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco VOIP networks including Call Managers, Gateways, Gate Keepers, IP Telephony systems, Conferencing setups, messaging and voice mails solutions
    * IPSEC tunneling, QOS, Spanning Tree, VLAN configuration, VRRP, HSRP with traditional ISDN, T1-DS3, and IP address Management, Performance Management, Optimization, Documentation, and Inventory Management.
    * Generate periodic reports with the help of the tools
    * Troubleshooting the problems reported on the network devices and providing Root cause analysis
    * Provide active involvement in Meeting related to network change and install
    * Contribute to internal knowledge management system

Skills:

Primary Skills

    * Good knowledge on Telecom, Traditional voice and Voice over IP technology components
    * Design and architecting skills - Efficient designing and planning of new technologies part of Voice and Telecom solutions
    * Knowledge and experience with inter-network routing architectures, and the underlying network security technologies
    * Good problem analysis skills
    * Good Communication skills

Secondary Skills

    * Escalations and Vendor management handling skills
    * ITIL process awareness and knowledge of process flows & definitions
    * Skills on Template creation , presentation and documentation
    * Skills on Network management tools implementation
    * knowledge on Project management for assisting all Infrastructure Projects

Certifications:

    * CCNA + 4 Years Networking Experience AND/ OR
    * CCNP Certification AND / OR
    * Nortel Certification AND / OR
    * Contact center certification
    * Hands on experience on Telecom (ISP, ISDN, PRI) solutions  and Voice Networking Technology and Products (Nortel PBX, Cisco IP Telephony solution)
    * Experience in audio, video conferencing (Cisco, Polycom)
    * Management tools – Cisco Works, Concord, Solar Winds, Cisco Unified Communication operation manager
    * Telecom Network (WAN, ISDN, PRI)
    * Voice Network Management (Nortel PBX, Cisco VOIP)
    * Audio Video Conferencing solution (Cisco, Polycom)
    * Management tools Expertise

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 24th December 2012


Jobs at Wipro in Uganda- Change Manager


Job Title: Change Manager
About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Summary:

Change Manager is the owner of Change Management process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Ensures teams follow the organization’s established policies and procedures.
    * Receives Requests for Change (RFCs) and ensures that they are properly recorded in the Change log.
    * Reviews, updates, and validates Requests for Change (RFCs).
    * Conducts (initial) assessments on all RFC’s.
    * Assigns a Service Coordinator to each RFC that is logged if required.
    * Identifies the relevant members to be part of CAB meeting and chairs the Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings.
    * Prepares Change Advisory Board (CAB) meeting agendas and provides all necessary review information to the Change Advisory Board (CAB) members prior to board meetings.
    * Assigns teams to conduct Requests for Change (RFC) impact analyses and risk assessments.
    * Escalates Requests for Change (RFCs) that the Change Advisory Board (CAB) cannot decide on to the IT executive committee.
    * Analyses, prioritizes, classifies, and schedules Requests for Change (RFCs).
    * Provides Change notification to Change initiator and other affected parties.
    * Monitors the successful completion of all Requests for Change (RFCs) to ensure that the processes used follow the Change schedule.
    * Reviews and evaluates the change process.
    * Prepares for and facilitates the Post Implementation/Termination Review.
    * Attend all relevant CAB meetings, consider all Changes on the agenda and give an opinion on which changes should be authorized.
    * Assesses and approves changes to the production environment.
    * Reviews the status of a change throughout the change process as appropriate.
    * Assesses progress with respect to the approved schedule.
    * Determines how to correct any identified problems.
    * Communicates findings to appropriate managers and stakeholders, including the IT executive committee that they represent.
    * Provide advice to change Management on aspects of proposed emergency changes.
    * Attend all relevant ECAB meetings.
    * Assesses and approves emergency changes to the production environment.
    * Oversees an Emergency Change throughout the Change process.
    * Be available for consultation should an Emergency Change be required.
    * Asses change KPI reports for corrective and preventive actions.
    * Adhere to customer service management process.
    * Review change KPI Reports and provide corrective/preventive actions.
    * Provides impact for changes request logged on solutions.
    * Asses RFC logged for infra related changes.
    * Approve/Reject RFC logged for infra related changes.
    * Provides business impact for changes request logged.

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 24th December 2012



Network Engineer (Data and Voice Network) Job at Wipro in Uganda


Job Title: Network Engineer (Data and Voice Network)

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Act as a level 1 support for the customer
    * Monitor the network  events and  Alerts
    * Daily administration of the corporate WAN, enterprise wide LANs and Voice Network including PBX and Cisco VOIP
    * Troubleshooting the incidents reported on the network devices
    * To carry out the scheduled activities like log monitoring
    * Involve in security related activities like Password management
    * Basic investigation and trouble shooting for problem resolution
    * Proper escalation to the teams concerned if not resolved
    * Scheduling, configuring & verifying backup jobs
    * Generating regular reports
    * Knowledge on networking technology on protocols
    * Knowledge on Cisco routers and switches
    * Administrative skills on LAN, Voice PBX, and Cisco VOIP setup
    * Previous experience in manage network administrator

Skills:

Primary Skills

    * Good hands on experience in handling Network incident tickets
    * Basic Networking routing skills, OSI layers and network components / products
    * Knowledge and experience with inter-network routing architectures, and the underlying network security technologies
    * Knowledge on voice network
    * Secondary Skills
    * Proactive monitoring of all remote Networks links and Devices for any alarms
    * Efficient implementation of local area networking using facilities such as advanced spanning tree techniques, Gigabit Ether Channel and trucking techniques, VLAN and IP addressing designs
    * Troubleshooting and analytical skills.
    * Good Communication skills

Certifications:

Must be

    * Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Key skills required: (in the order of priority)

    * Routing protocols
    * Switching techniques
    * IP addressing
    * Log monitoring
    * Problem diagnosis
    * Data & Voice Network
    * Wireless Network
    * Knowledge on Unified Communication & IP Telephony are added advantages

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 wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 24th December 2012



Driver Jobs Vacancy at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda



Job Title  :     Driver
Categories     Finance And Admin
Job Information    
Job Details
Job Title: Driver/Transport Facilitator     Contract Length: 5 years
Station/ Location: Kampala     Department:
Unit/Section:   Human Resource & Administration
Supervisor Title: Administrative Officer
Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that meets the national and regional demand”.  And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for efficient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability (iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.
Job Purpose
Driving ERA staffs to their work place.
Key Duties/Responsibilities :

    * Facilitate the travels of  ERA Staff on duty
    * Mail delivery to ERA Stakeholders
    * Implementing the maintenance schedule of the vehicle
    * Ensuring compliance with the ERA Motor Vehicle Management Policy and the Traffic Act
    *

Finance/ Assets: Ensure car and any associated equipment are in sound operating condition
Public Relations:
Good interpersonal skills and team-work orientation
Any other official duties:  As may be reasonably assigned to you by the Administrative Officer
Key Results Areas

    * Provide transport facilities to the Authority in a timely manner and with utmost  diligence

Educational Requirements:
Should Have at least  Level Certificate     Desirable:Good oral and written communication skills
Related Job Experience/Additional Skills

    * Clean driving permit for relevant vehicle class;
    * Fluent in English (written & spoken)
    * Should have 10 years working experience in a reputable organisation
    * Personal cleanliness and grooming
    * Pleasant personality, Patient and trustworthy
    * Abstaining from both alcohol and smoking
    * Polite demeanour.
    * Should be 30 years of age and above.

    Desirable:Accident free driving track record.



HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:

    * Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

THE DIRECTOR FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

PLOT 15 SHIMONI ROAD

P. O. BOX 10332, KAMPALA – UGANDA



To reach the above address by December 21, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.



Deadline: 21st December 2012



Jobs at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda- Director Economic Regulation


Job Title :    Director Economic Regulation
Categories     Economic Regulation
Start Date     2012-12-10
End Date     2012-12-21
Location     Kampala
Job Information    
Job Details
Job Title: Director Economic Regulation     Contract Length: 5yrs
Station/ Location: Kampala     Department: Economic Regulation
Unit/Section:
Supervisor Title:  Chief Executive Officer
Job Purpose

    * Determining appropriate tariff structures and pricing levels for electricity sector operators and ensuring efficiency of their financial operations.
    * Developing appropriate frameworks to ensure efficient electricity supply market structure
    * Oversee sector planning activities for the short, medium and long term.
          o Establish effective review and investigative procedures for operators based on comprehensive industry data and other relevant research.
          o Determining and enforcing appropriate systems of economic regulation based on sound industry benchmarks
          o Providing leadership and guidance that lead to a dynamic team of specialists in analysis, modelling and research in the department.

Key Duties/Responsibilities :

    * Undertake regular tariff reviews for licensees and advise on the appropriate tariffs.
    * Develop and advise on the appropriate tariff structures and undertake regular assessments of the tariff implications.
    * Carry out the financial and economic appraisal of applications for licensees.
    * Monitor compliance to stipulated terms and conditions of the licensees.
    * Create, manage & maintain a comprehensive database on all aspects of the electricity supply industry.
    * Forecast electricity demand for the short, medium and long term & develop least cost generation plans.
    * Monitoring the economic and commercial performance of regulated electricity suppliers.
    * Mentor & provide technical support to staff within the Department to ensure they meet the commitments in the agreed work plans.
    * Determine and enforce appropriate systems of Economic Regulation, collecting and maintaining relevant records in order to recognise and analyse trends in utilities performance.
    * Coordination of regional electricity regulatory benchmarking & policy formulation initiatives.
    * Prepare & disseminate ESI performance reports.
    * Give advice to ERA on policies, strategies and procedures on pricing and tariffs and overall aspects of economic regulation.
    * Spearhead/conduct  policy research on topical issues in the economy in general and the electricity sector in particular that would inform decision making by the Authority

Finance/ Assets:Ensure prudent & effective utilization of resources disbursed to the Department.
Resource Mobilization:Spearhead the development of work plans & budgets for the Department.
Public Relations:

    * Represents the Department in management meetings

Staff Responsibility:

    * Supervises all staff in the department & is responsible for their effective performance.
    * Mentoring & coaching of staff within this Department.

Any other official duties: As may be reasonably assigned to you by the Chief Executive Officer
Key Results Areas

    * Policies and electricity tariff structures in place.
    * An updated & comprehensive database on ESI.
    * Monitoring compliance reports available.
    * General Economic information available for sector regulation.
    * Research publications/papers on ESI least cost generation and financing plans
    * ESI Benchmarks.

Educational Requirements:
Essential:A minimum qualification of a Master’s Degree in Quantitative Economics, Econometrics, Economics, Financial Economics, Finance and Accounting or equivalent from a recognized University.     Desirable:
Related Job Experience/Additional Skills
Essential:

    * Proficient in Economic and financial modelling.
    * Should have at least 8 years working experience at a senior managerial level. At least 5 years be in the Electricity Supply Industry or any relevant regulated industry.
    * Strong report writing skills
    * Should be at least 35 years of age.

    Desirable:

    * Should be result oriented with very good communication skills.
    * Should have good research & analytical skills
    * Should have leadership skills & mentoring & coaching skills



HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:

    * Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

THE DIRECTOR FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

PLOT 15 SHIMONI ROAD

P. O. BOX 10332, KAMPALA – UGANDA



To reach the above address by December 21, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.



N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.



 IF YOU DO NOT HEAR FROM ERA WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE, CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.


Deadline: 21st December 2012



Executive Assistant Job Vacancy at Electricity Regulatory Authority in Uganda


Job Title :    Executive Assistant
Categories     CEO’s Office
Location     Kampala
Job Information    
Job Description: Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer
JOB DETAILS
Job Title: Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer     Contract Length:
Station/ Location: Kampala     Department: Office of CEO
Unit/Section:  Office of CEO
Supervisor Title: Chief Executive Officer
Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that meets the national and regional demand”.  And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for efficient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability (iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.
Job Purpose
Help the Chief Executive Officer in the smooth running of the office.
Key Duties/Responsibilities :

    * Administrator in the CEO’s office.
    * Ensure proper communication and coordination between the office of the CEO and the Directors as well as the entire staff in the Authority.
    * Provide broad administrative support including diary management, correspondence, minute taking, grants processing and office support.
    * Provide communications, marketing and event management activities support to the CEO.
    * Represent the CEO in technical meetings where s/he is unable to attend.
    * Review correspondences to the CEO’s office and route them systematically to responsible departments and coordinate with them to ensure they are acted upon.
    * Draft responses to correspondences on behalf of the CEO.
    * Review inquiries and requests for information coming to ERA through the CEO’s office and where generic responses are required, make the responses and keep track of them for the CEO’s information.
    * Establish and maintain an on-line departmental actions/activities tracking system to follow up actions and activities that feed into external responses and are implementable by departments.
    * Liaison with the Executive Secretary to set up appointments/meetings (CEO’s Diary).
    * Filter incoming mail to CEO and channelling some to other officers.
    * Arranging ERA overseas meetings and travel for the Authority and CEO
    * Ensure security and appropriate use of ERA’s confidential information.
    * Provide logistical support for the Authority Meetings.


Finance/ Assets: Ensure that resources (financial + physical assets) entrusted to you are utilized in a prudent and transparent manner.
Resource Mobilization:N/A
Public Relations:
Should interface with all guests, clients and staffs who come to this office in a professional manner.
Staff Responsibility:  N/A
Any other official duties:  As may be officially assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
Key Results Areas

    * Attend to all administrative support issues, memos, guests and queries going to the office of the Chief Executive Officer.
    * Ensure proper communication between the office of the CEO and the Directors and the rest of staff in the Authority.
    * Make appointments and travel itineraries for the CEO.
    * Take diction and ensure standard secretarial services.
    * Arrange for meetings and workshops.
    * Maintain soft and hard copy files for easy retrieval.
    * Manage office imprest and maintain adequate office supplies.
    * Receive all financial and administrative memos and ensure their endorsement and forwarding to the relevant offices.


Educational Requirements:
EssentialMaster’s Degree in Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work & Social Administration, Secretarial Studies and Office Management, Economics or any other relevant discipline.     Desirable:

    * Computer skills with capacity to use Word processor, spreadsheets, power point, simple databases and any other relation computer skills.
    * Post graduate qualification in economics, business administration, management, secretarial studies.
    * Records management skills.

Related Job Experience/Additional Skills

    * Previous working experience in a similar position for at least 5 years in a reputable corporate or statutory institution.
    * Should be pleasant and hardworking.
    * Should be flexible and able to work for long hours.
    * Should be able to beat deadlines.
    * Should be 35 years of age and above.

    Desirable:

    * Should be mature and responsible.
    * Should have capacity to keep institutional secrets.
    * Should have a high sense of integrity.
    * Knowledge of electricity supply industry

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:

    * Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
    * Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

THE DIRECTOR FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY

PLOT 15 SHIMONI ROAD

P. O. BOX 10332, KAMPALA – UGANDA



To reach the above address by December 21, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.



N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.


Deadline: 21st December 2012




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