Engineer Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda



Job Title: Engineer (01 position)

Duty Station; Kampala, with frequent travel to the regions

Job Purpose:

Support the Country Office programmes by providing technical guidelines, advice and coordination related to all infrastructural projects undertaken by Save the Children, ensuring that construction projects are carried out in line with Save the Children policies, procedures and guidelines as well as the standard guidelines and specifications provided by the Ministry of Education and Sport in Uganda for construction of school facilities.

The Engineer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or Architecture with a Post graduate training in construction management or equivalent filed.

• Minimum 3 years working experience in similar position preferably with an international NGO. Good understanding and experience with supervision, monitoring and verification of construction site management, including security and networking

• Thorough understanding of child rights issues, national poverty alleviation strategies as well as current national and international trends in to global poverty and development.

• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• A high degree of flexibility and willingness to identify solutions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity


How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012





Project Specialist Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda


Job Title: Project Specialist YIELD (01 position)

Duty Station; Gulu

Job Purpose:

The Project Specialist – Youth Initiative for Employment and Sustainable Livelihood and Development (YIELD) will take the lead in developing and managing Save the Children’s Education for Youth Empowerment (EYE) technical portfolio of vocation education programs in the northern region (Amuru, Nwoya & Gulu) and will be responsible for achievement of the YIELD program goals and objectives and for reporting on program implementation and quality outcomes.

The Project Specialist YIELD, with specific expertise in vulnerable youth vocational education and empowerment, will be responsible for overall management of the YIELD project, coordination of all the project activities in accordance with Education for Youth Employment (EYE) vocational education requirements in Uganda.

He/ she will also provide line management and supervision of all the YIELD staff. In addition, the Project Specialist YIELD will be responsible for working with the Education and Integrated Leadership Team in developing the overall YIELD strategy/model, increasing staff capacity to deliver high quality program, and advocacy at a national and regional level to be the voice for vulnerable youths in Uganda.

This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives for quality of the YIELD project, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities, assistance to and leadership on budget monitoring and tracking, representation and networking on the vocational education sub theme to external stakeholders.

The Specialist may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of Bachelors degree with a focus on Education, gender studies and Development in a field such as Social Sciences, Agriculture, Development Studies, Non Formal education or another relevant field.

Graduate or postgraduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.

• Experience in vocational education, livelihood with agriculture orientation and development programming

• Working knowledge and understanding of national government policy frameworks on Non Formal education, vocational education and how to contribute to youth development with political analysis skills, sensitivity and diplomacy.

• Solid understanding of the roles and dynamics of civil society and government actors, respectively, and the relevance of engaging with both parties in order to ensure effective promotion and protection of children’s rights.

• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012




Logistics Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda



Job Title: Logistics Manager (01 position) Re advertised

Duty Station; Kampala

Job Purpose:

The Logistics Manager is responsible and accountable for effective delivery of all logistics services for Save the Children, develop long term logistics strategies to support programmes and provide strategic leadership to the Officers and Staff of the Logistics, Procurement, fleet, Warehouse / Asset Management and construction.

He/she is responsible for ensuring effective coordination of service delivery and implementation of the sections activities.

The persons is also responsible for increasing the professional capacity of the section by providing constant on the job training and providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Professional Qualifications in Fleet/ Logistics and Security Management is of added advantage.

• At least 5 years working experience in a similar position in a reputable organization.

• Good practical experience in logistics emergency response preparation and management

• Basic knowledge of project management

• A management style which emphasizes support, strategic thinking general guidance and delegation of authority.

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Interpersonal skills, customer care skills, contributing to synergies and effective liaison between senior management, the unit staff and program staff.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity



How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012



Education Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda

Job Title: Manager Education (01 position) Duty Station; Gulu

Job Purpose:

Reporting directly to the Area Manager, the jobholder is responsible and accountable for the overall Management and Implementation of Education Programme Initiation and Project Development, Partnership Initiation, Development and Management, Programme Budgeting, Budgetary and Financial Management, Programme and Financial Reporting, Human Resources Management and Development, and Administrative Trouble shooting and Support within the region.

Technical Programme Management and Implementation responsibilities includes developing project plans and budgets and implementation plans, managing the accomplishment of target results and indicators, oversee programme budgets and accounts to ensure adherence approved budget and work plans, undertaking routine budget monitoring and budget revisions, leading in the definition of M&E plans and indicators, monitoring and supervising sub recipient partners, preparing in a timely and high quality programme and financial reports, and taking initiatives and actions to ensure that programme implementation are in compliance with all Save the Children and funding conditions, rules and regulations.

In addition the Manager will ensure effective representation liaison between Save the Children and other INGOs, CSOs, Local Authorities and visiting donors and stakeholders at the local and regional level to promote extensive participation and representation of Save the Children programme and activities.

The Manager is also responsible for providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in any relevant field. Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.

• At least 5 years progressive experience in programme implementation, management and development with at 3 of those years in a management position in an international development organisation.

Relevant experience supervising community based social development projects and with International NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights and those applying partnership approach is desirable.

• Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.


How to Apply:
Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012




Sub Unit Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children in Uganda


Job Title: Sub Unit Manager (02 positions)

Duty Station; Amuru and Bundibugyo

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Region Area Manager, the Unit Manager will take the lead in developing and managing the sub office, staff, operations, program activities and will be responsible for achievement of program goals and objectives for reporting on program implementation and outcomes.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for working with the Extended Senior Leadership Team in developing the unit strategy/model, increasing staff capacity to deliver high quality program, and advocacy at district level.

This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities, fundraising efforts and proposal development and representation of the country strategy to external stakeholders.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Graduate or postgraduate training in Education, project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience with at least 3 years at management level in an international NGO.

• Experience Development programming

• Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to child rights issues, and the direct link between children’s rights and laws and policies of government.

• Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012


Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Area Manager



Job Title: Area Manager (01 position)

Duty Station; Eastern Region (Moroto)

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Extended Senior Leadership Team, the Area Manager shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Regional Office operations.

The Area Manager in his/her capacity is responsible for Implementation of all programming in the region, including the management of all sub offices, emergency preparedness and response (including DRR), and logistics for the region. This position reports to the Director of Program Operations.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• Bachelors’ Degree in any relevant field. A Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development will be an added advantage with a Masters degree in any relevant field

• At least 8 years progressive experience in programme implementation with at least 5 of those years in a middle management position in an NGO.

• Thorough understanding of national poverty alleviation strategies as well as current national and international trends in to global poverty and development.

• Specifically familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work with a thorough knowledge of the quality programme development and the Child Protection Code of Conduct.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Solid understanding of the roles and dynamics of civil society and government actors, respectively, and the relevance of engaging with both parties in order to ensure effective promotion and protection of children’s rights.

• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a team member.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-toreach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

• Excellent time management and planning capacity



How to Apply:

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources &

Administration,

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P.O. Box 12018, Kampala

Or on email:

uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

• The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December 2012. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 31st December 2012


Trainer/Training & Development Manager Job Vacancy at Smile Communications (U) Ltd


 

Job Title: Trainer/Training & Development Manager

About this job

Our client Smile Communications (U) Ltd is bringing about an internet revolution to Uganda with the introduction of its 4G LTE super fast, high quality and reliable internet access services. Smile is the only ISP in Uganda and only the 3rd in Africa offering 4G LTE and is looking for a number of highly experienced, talented and committed individuals to join their team. Smile is an equal opportunity employer.

Reports to: Country Manager

Job Summary:

This role will be responsible for on-going improvement of employees skills enabling them to fulfil their potential within the organisation. The role will involve: identifying skills gaps/training needs, preparing training plans, preparing and updating training material and conducting training programs. Developing training content and designing courses, exercises, assignments and other activities to enhance learning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Assessing and identifying skills gaps/ training needs through surveys, appraisal schemes and consultation with business managers.
    Developing training strategy/plans based on business needs and training needs assessment reports.
    Developing training courses and material for in-house training as appropriate.
    Review and amend training content/material/plans/processes as may be necessary in order to adapt to changes in the business.
    Facilitate execution of OPCO Training Plans as agreed from time to time.
    Periodically evaluate effectiveness of internal and external training content/material/plans and make the necessary recommendations.
    Work with and support other line managers solve specific training problems/skills gaps in their respective teams.
    Monitoring training costs to ensure training budgets are not exceeded and prepare budget reports/updates.
    Demonstrate proficiency in products & services, systems, processes and handling customer queries . Pass on the same knowledge to the staff to enhance productivity/performance.
    Provide any other ad hoc duties assigned to you from time to time by the Head of Sales& Distribution or any other person appointed by the Company for this purpose.

Key Performance Indicators:

    Quality and relevance of training content/material.
    Effectiveness of training /ROI ( application of learning) – improved product/service knowledge, sales effectiveness and customer service.
    Adequacy of training plans versus business needs/requirements. % completion of training plans.
    Training hours/ number of heads trained.
    Training assessment results (pre-test and post-test scores).
    Training Evaluation results (feedback from participants).
    Superior level of customer services in line with the Smile brand promise

Job Requirements:

    Bachelors Degree in a related field.
    At least 5 years experience in same or similar role with a minimum of 3 years facilitation, course delivery and/or public speaking experience.
    Specialised qualification/experience in training e.g. PTC,TOT, CIPD.
    Knowledge and experience in techniques/ philosophies of adult education/learning.

Skills and competencies:

    Training background.
    Excellent communication both written and oral.
    Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills.
    Strong computer skills including proficiency in word, excel and power point.
    Ability to operate related computer software and business related equipment/training aids.
    Ability to handle multiple priorities and complete tasks/projects according to plan.
    Ability to travel to all Smile business locations in and out country.
    Professionalism in attitude and presentation.
    Self motivated with strong  organisational and time management skills.
    Ability to speak Swahili is an added advantage.

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 smilejobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 10th January 2013



Assistant Systems Administrator Job at Uganda Management Institute

Job Title: Assistant Systems Administrator
Salary scale: UM4b
Reports to: Systems Administrator
Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Initializing, monitoring and ensuring that IT systems are fully operational
•    Maintaining and performing regular backups of system information and data
•    Maintaining documentation and inventories relating to IT resources and Service
•    Identifying and reporting hardware and software malfunctions
Person Specifications:
•    Applicants should have an honors Degree in computer science or information Technology or related IT field
•    Professional qualification in either Networking, or a systems Administration or database administration will be an advantage


How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,

Uganda Management Institute,

Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd

P.O Box 20131, Kampala



Deadline: 11th January 2013




Public Relations Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Management Institute


Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Salary Scale: UM 4b
Reports to: Director General
Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Developing and implementing a public relations strategy for UMI
•    Ensuring that details of the institute activities appointments, events and awards are publicized and communicated appropriately to staff and wider community
•    Liaising with professional colleagues and key spokespeople in the profession
•    Collating and analyzing media coverage
Person Specifications:
•    Applicants should have an honors degree in Mass Communication or journalism from a recognized university
•    Applicants with a relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
•    Should have at least 3 years relevant experience as a public Relations Officer


How to Apply:

applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,

Uganda Management Institute,

Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd

P.O Box 20131, Kampala




Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Management Insititute (UMI)- Human Resource Manager


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Salary Scale: UM2b
Reports to: Director Finance and Administration

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiating and facilitating the development and implementation of the Human Resource Policy
  • Coordinating the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff
  • Managing the payroll
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance 
Person Specifications
  • Applicants should have an honors degree in human Resource Management or Social Sciences obtained from a recognized institution.
  • A masters degree in Human Resource Management 
  • A relevant professional qualification/ membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage
H ow to Apply:
applications with comprehensive typed CVs, certified copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicants telephone contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be received to the address below

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Uganda Management Institute,
Plot 44-52, Jinja Rd
P.O Box 20131, Kampala

Deadline: 11th January 2013




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