IT Officers Jobs Vacancy at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda



Job Title: IT Officer- 3 positions   

  BACKGROUND:
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) Headquartered at Mulago Hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults.
Baylor-Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services, maternal child health services. Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of PEPFAR grant through CDC, and is looking for knowledgeable, enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to become part of its team in Eastern, West Nile and Rwenzori region.
Description:    

Duty Station: (1 for West Nile, 1 for Eastern and 1 for Rwenzori)

Role definition: To monitor and maintain computer systems (network, software and/or hardware) and provide IT user support in the attached region in line with IT standards and Baylor Uganda’s strategic objectives
Requirements:    

Job specifications:

The job holder should have:
• A degree in Computer Science or IT or Business Computing, and professional qualifications in CCNA, Microsoft MCSE 2000, MCP, MCSA, MCDBA, CWNA, and CCIP and other relevant qualifications with 3 years experience in IT
• At least two years of IT experience in a busy setting.
• have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative. She/he must have skills in system installation & management; Network design, management and security; Network Monitoring; Support and service Delivery; and in documentation & information management

How to Apply
If you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address below. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/ Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage

NOTE
Details of the job i.e. Key result areas can be accessed on Baylor – Uganda Notice Board at Block 5, Mulago Hospital or send requests for details online.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews and please indicate the duty station you are applying for.


How to Apply:   
Baylor Uganda


THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER,
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN’S
FOUNDATION-UGANDA
BLOCK 5, MULAGO HOSIPITAL,
P. O. BOX 72052, CLOCK TOWER, KAMPALA
Tel: +256-417-119200/100

Deadline: 16th January 2013


Jobs at Tetra Tech in Uganda- Business Growth Specialists

   
Job Title: Business Growth Specialists

Tetra Tech is recruiting Business Growth Specialists to operate out of major centers outside Kampala. Business Growth Specialists (BGS) will be part of the Tetra Tech team implementing a 5-year, USAID-funded initiative to achieve sustainable growth and opportunities for farmers, other businesses, and industry associations in the agriculture inputs sector in Uganda.

BGS will directly assist a broad range of organizations to improve their business performance including agro-input stockists, agro-input distributors, equipment suppliers and service providers, district radio stations, local industry associations, etc.. BGS will also collaborate with district officials responsible for production, commerce and farmer technical support.

Desired Experience:

BGS candidates with experience in one or more the following areas is desirable

• Banking, Credit, Portfolio Management, Financial Advisory, Business Development

• Management, Marketing and Sales in agribusiness companies, telecommunications/ICT firms, radio stations/media companies, financial institutions and other related businesses

Essential Capabilities:

BGS candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities (clearly highlight corresponding areas in their CVs): Strategic thinking; Creative problem solving; Effective listening, learning, and communicating; Teamwork; and ICT savvy

Qualifications:

• First degree: Business Degrees preferred

• 4+ years works experience

• Able to reside outside Kampala

The deadline for applications is January 11th, 2013, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.




To apply, submit a CV with 3 references, send applications to: aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com, and reference BGS in the subject line.

BUSINESS GROWTH SPECIALISTS

Tetra Tech is recruiting Business Professionals to be part of the Tetra Tech team implementing a 5-year, USAIDfunded initiative to achieve sustainable growth and opportunities for farmers, businesses, and industry associations in the agriculture inputs sector in Uganda.

Based in Kampala, Business Professionals will assist interested agro-input suppliers & wholesalers, seed companies, equipment companies and industry associations improve performance in, for example, business planning, customer/ membership relationships, distribution strategies, innovative uses of ICT and other communications strategies, ETC..

Desired Experience:

Candidates with experience in one or more the following areas is desirable

• Banking, Credit, Portfolio Management, Financial Advisory, Business Development

• Management, Marketing and Sales in agribusiness companies, telecommunications/ICT firms, radio stations/media companies, financial institutions and other related businesses

Essential Capabilities:

Candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities (clearly highlight corresponding areas in their CVs): Strategic thinking; Creative problem solving; Effective listening, learning, and communicating; Teamwork; and ICT savvy

Qualifications:

• First degree: Business Degrees preferred.

• 10+ years works experience.


How to Apply:
The deadline for applications is January 11th, 2013, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

To apply, submit a CV with 3 references, send applications to: aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com, and reference Business Professional in the subject line.



Deadline: 11th January 2013



Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Senior Officer



Job Title: Senior Officer, Non Formal Vocational Education – Livelihoods for Youth Initiative for Employment and Sustainable Livelihood and Development (YIELD) (01 position)

Duty Station; Gulu – Northern Region

Job Purpose:

Reporting to Project Specialist- YIELD will take the lead in the implementation of the Non formal vocational education component of the YIELD project in the Northern region and will be responsible for achievement of program goals and objectives and for reporting on program implementation and outcomes.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for working with the whole project team. This will include overseeing effective implementation of planned objectives for the YEILD project, the provision of technical guidance to on-going activities and participate in fundraising efforts and proposal reviews.

The Officer 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 a Degree in education or a relevant discipline. Graduate or postgraduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage

• A minimum of 3 years relevant working experience with at least 1 year at middle management level in an NGO. Experience working with vulnerable youth and communities in implementing Non formal and vocational education programs

• Strong documentation, advocacy, facilitation and presentation skills

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

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-to reach 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.



Deadline: 31st December 2012




Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda- Senior Officer Human Resources


Job Title: Senior Officer Human Resources (1 position)

Duty Stations; Kampala

The Senior Officer Human Resources will work under the direct control and supervision of the Director of Human Resources and Administration. In close consultation with the Director of HR, the job holder contributes to implementation of the Human Resources Management Policies, take specific responsibility for initiation of the Development plans from the performance management system and follow up of the same to ensure availability of adequate skills mix and competencies required to deliver the Save the Children strategy.

In addition, the job holder takes responsibility for administration and management of the HR Information system, practices and policy through documentation, data entry and management in line with the Save the Children strategy and objectives.

Academic back ground, Experience & Person Specifications;

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in humanities, or any relevant field. A Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.

• A minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in HR, preferably with an International NGO. Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum supervision

• Good understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labour laws and administrative law and laws applicable to INGOs regulations.

• Good analytical skills.

• Facilitation/training and presentation skills

• Good counselling, interview and negotiation skills

• 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.



Deadline: 31st December 2012

Malaria Diagnostics Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Malaria 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;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide technical assistance to MOH and private sector stakeholders on the introduction of RDTs, including forecasting, procurement and stock management in the public and private sectors.
    Analyze and map the private sector value chain to identify key decision makers and areas of inefficiency.
    Conduct market analyses and develop business cases to demonstrate to suppliers the market potential.
    Enhancement of private suppliers’ promotion efforts, including detailing and CMEs.
    Exploration of distribution opportunities beyond traditional pharmaceutical channels.
    Work with the Global Malaria Diagnostics Team to ensure CHAI’s resources and expertise are fully leveraged to meet needs in-country.
    Other responsibilities, as needed.

Qualifications:

    At least two years of work experience in a demanding, results-oriented environment.
    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships in a challenging environment.
    Highly motivated individual who exhibits a passion for results and a commitment to excellence.
    Strong communications skills, both written and oral.
    Excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills, including fluency in Excel and PowerPoint.
    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.
    Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information.
    Ability to work within limited budgets and human resources.
    Strong work ethic and flexibility.
    CHAI places great value on the following qualities: flexibility, resourcefulness, responsibility, persistence, independence, energy and work ethic.

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: 4th January 2013




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