Jobs at Mildmay in Uganda - Communications Specialist


Job Title: Communications Specialist

Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing technical support for Ministry of Health Systems to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 6 districts of Central Uganda. Situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Mildmay Uganda is seeking applications from experienced and motivated people interested in a rewarding career undertaking the challenging ole of:

Communications Specialist

Job Summary:

The position holder will be responsible for spearheading strategic direction initiatives and, planning, coordination, and management of Mildmay Uganda’s integrated Public Relations, and Strategic Communications programme. S/He will work with both external and internal stakeholders to promote a positive image of Mildmay Uganda as well as ensure public knowledge of the services provided.


Requirement:

    The successful applicant will be a strong practicing Christian with a good reputation who will uphold the Christian ethos of the organization.
    S/he must have Bachelor's and Master's degree in a relevant field, including public relations, journalism, communication, or marketing.
    S/he must have at least 5 years relevant professional experience preferably NGO exposure.
    Successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as demonstrable skills in net working and collaboration; partnership management; Public Relations & Advocacy.


How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the requirements should send their letters of intent to Executive Director at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza at hr@mildmay.or.ug or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala not later than Friday 08th March 2013. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, together with two professional referees.


Deadline: 8/03/2013



Jobs at Judicial Service Commission in Uganda - Chief Magistrate

Job Title : Chief Magistrate

Judicial Service Commission, Uganda

Department Courts of Judicature  Post Chief Magistrate Number of vacancies Two (2) Salary scale    U1SE

Duties:

    To hear both Criminal and Civil cases. To write and deliver judgements.
    To administer and supervise staff in the Magisterial Area Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirement:

    Candidates should be Ugandans who possess an LLB degree from a recognized University/ Institution, plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre Kampala or its equivalent. Any relevant advanced / post graduate qualification(s) especially in Management, Administration, Finance, Business or Information Technology (IT) will be of added advantage.
    Must have served with integrity, efficiency and effectiveness as a Senior Principal Magistrate Grade One for a period of at least two (2) years or Principal Magistrate Grade One for four (4) years or Senior Magistrate Grade One for five (5) years or Magistrate Grade One for not less than six (6) years.

Experience: 7



How to apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Judicial Officers to fill two (2) vacant posts existing in the Courts of Judicature.

Applications to be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (1972) should be submitted to the Secretary, Judicial Service Commission, Plot 6/7 Parliament Avenue, Farmers House, Ground Floor, Kampala to be received not later than 11th March 2013.

Applicants should route their applications through the Chief Registrar.



Deadline: 11/03/2013




Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Land Management Officer



Job Title:  Senior Land  Management  Officer
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    A  Honors  Bachelors  degree in  Surveying , Geometrics; Law;  Land Economics; Land management ; physical planning  ; Urbun planning  ; or any other  relevant qualifications from a recognized University  .
•    A  post graduate  diploma  in Legal  Practice  for  legal  professionals  is a must.

Duties
•    Enforce  compliance  with national policies ,  strategies, programs and guidelines  on land, housing  and urbun development  within the district.
•    Coordinate the  development  and   enforcement  of District Council bye-laws and Ordinances  on  sustainable  use and  development  of land ,safe planned housing  and human  settlement.
•    Coordinate and monitor  the implementation of national lands , housing  and  urbun development  initiatives and policies in the district.
•    Provide support  supervision and  technical  back-up  support to lower  local  governments  on matters  of lands, urbun  development  and housing

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.

Deadline: 11/03/2013






Accounts Assistants Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: Senior  Accounts Assistants
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    A minimum of a Diploma  in Accounting  ; or Financial  Management ; or  Business  Studies /Administration  with Accounting and /or  Financial Management  as a subject obtained from a recognized  awarding institution
•    Or  A Pre-professional  Accounting  Qualification (ATC  or CAT) awarded from  recognized  Institution  and accredited  by the  Institute  of Public Accountants  of Uganda .

Duties
•    Compile and produce  proper financial  books of accounts by  posting  ledgers  abstracts  and cash  books .
•    Receive  revenue and  issue general  receipts  in return
•    Reconcile  revenue and issue general  receipts in return
•    Reconcile bank  statements  and ensure  no  imbalances
•     Present periodic  financial  reports  to  supervisor  and relevant  authorities



How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.







Deadline: 11/03/2013




Jobs at UNDP in Uganda - Program Analyst



Job Title: PROGRAMME ANALYST (HIV-AIDS) OPEN TO UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    01-Mar-13
Additional Category    Democratic Governance
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-B
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-Apr-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background
The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Uganda is supporting the Government of Uganda in addressing key development challenges based on the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the Government of Uganda’s five-year National Development Plan (NDP).  This is in line with the UN Reforms, the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action. Accordingly, upon request of the Government, the UNCT has adopted a “Delivering as One” approach to enable UN in Uganda to respond jointly and more effectively to national development priorities and its mandate.  The UNCT in Uganda has identified a number of areas for joint programming, including several joint programmes as a key implementation modality for the UNDAF. One of these is a Joint UN Programme of Support on AIDS (JUPSA) that brings together the efforts and resources of UN system organizations to support the national AIDS response.

UNDP is a founding cosponsor of the Joint  Programme on HIV/AIDS and work on HIV, health and development to leverages the organization’s core strengths and mandates in human development, governance and capacity development to complement the efforts of specialist health-focused UN agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities
Programme development

    Undertake thorough analysis and research of the situation in the country, including monitoring the changing situation with the epidemic as well as the policy, legal and regulatory framework affecting the situation, including evolving developments, constraints, opportunities and successes.
    Preparation of  substantive inputs for  United Nations Development Assistance Framework ( UNDAF), Country Programme Document ( CPD), Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP), Annual Work Plans (AWPs) and other documents.
    Attend UN Technical Working Group and AIDS Development Partners and Partnership Committee meetings as appropriate and use these forums for taking forward and monitoring the HIV/AIDs practice.
    In collaboration with UNAIDS and other relevant development partners, contribute to the new AID architecture (Paris Declaration, Rome Declaration and other relevant international commitments) towards harmonizing and aligning the UN response to HIV/AIDS.
    Lead strategic engagement at national and lower level structures and systems (coordination, partnership, monitoring and resource utilization) for effective and efficient functioning to reduce vulnerability to HIV/AIDS – ensuring line ministries and urban authorities mainstream HIV/AIDS in development frameworks (such as budget processes), policies and programmes at all levels through appropriate forums.
    Identification of potential areas for support and intervention by UNDP.
    Contribute to detailed design and formulation of programmes and projects, ensuring introduction of appropriate performance indicators, targets and milestones.

Programme /projects management

    Prepare annual consolidated work plans and reports for submission to the JUPSA Steering Committee, as well as periodic narrative and financial progress reports as per the Joint Programme document.
    Co-ordinate participating agencies (under the Governance and Human Rights Thematic Working Group) in annual work planning, review and reporting processes in line with the agreed monitoring and evaluation framework of the Joint Programme;
    Support regular fund disbursement to partners on behalf of the Administrative Agent (UNDP)
     Initiation of projects, presentation of projects for appraisal by the Project Appraisal Committee (PAC), entering projects into the country offices Management information system - ATLAS, finalization of contribution agreements; determination of required revisions; coordination of mandatory and budget re-phasing exercises, closure of projects through review.
    Contribute to financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of projects, identification of operational and financial problems and development of solutions.
    Ensure an operational and update JUPSA eMIS
    Participation in the audit of nationally executed projects.

Advisory services

    Provide high quality policy advisory services to UNDP and relevant partners to facilitate knowledge management focusing on the following results
    Development of adequate technical capacity to support a highly professional and high quality programme portfolio through development of internal capacity, and creation of national and international support networks of technical experts.
    Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to HIV, Health and Development
    Substantive contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice in regard to HIV, Health and Development
    Organize trainings for the UNDP and project staff on issues particularly relating to the HIV and AIDS programme dimensions.
    Support to the preparation of high-quality communication products for programme implementation and, more broadly, to publicize the progress and performance of the HIV and AIDS programme.

Strategic partnerships and resource mobilization

     Develop partnerships on HIV and AIDS prevention and management, with other UN agencies, International financial institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, government institutions, private sector, civil society organizations and other stakeholders.
    Research and analyse information on opportunities for initiating new projects and resource mobilization.
    Prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation with other actors in the practice areas.

Competencies
Functional Competencies:      

Building Strategic Partnerships

    Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

    Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
    Documents innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

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

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

    Documents ‘best practices’ in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system
    Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

    Uses information/databases/other management systems
    Provides inputs to the development of simple system components
    Makes recommendations related to work procedures and implementation of management systems

Client Orientation

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

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

    Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems
    Prepares timely inputs to reports

Core Competencies:

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

Required Skills and Experience
Education requirement:

     Minimum masters degree in Social Science, Business Administration, Public Health, or other related field.

Experience:

    Minimum five years of national/international professional experience involving programme/project development and management, policy advise and partnership development with focus on the HIV/AIDs Practice area.
    Experience in Knowledge Management and coordination with a diversity of stakeholders.
    Experience in the use of computers and office software packages as well as web based management systems.
    Excellent writing, research, analysis and presentation skills.
    Knowledge of UN and/or UNDP programme management and reporting tools is an added advantage.

Language:

    Fluent in English



How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=35654


Deadline: 01/03/2013





Jobs at Invisible Children in Uganda - Regional Head of Office


Job Title:     REGIONAL HEAD OF OFFICE
Job Function:     Management
Department:     International Program Staff
Location:     Kampala, Uganda



Position Summary:
For the past nine years, Invisible Children (“IC”) has been focused on bringing a permanent end to LRA violence in East and Central Africa through an innovative and comprehensive model. Through our protection programs, we work with local partners to build and expand systems that warn remote communities of LRA attacks and encourage members of the LRA to peacefully surrender. Through our recovery programs, we work to rehabilitate children directly affected by the LRA and invest in education and economic recovery programs in the post-conflict region to promote lasting peace.
As our programs continue to expand in the region, we are currently seeking an experienced professional to direct the Programming, Operations, and Logistics from our Regional Office.
The Regional Head of Office will be responsible for leading the coordination office in Kampala, giving support to our five field offices in DR Congo, the Central African Republic, and Uganda, and ensuring the successful execution of the organization’s stated mission through the oversight and management of the strategy, design, implementation, evaluation, and daily functions of all programs and supporting operations.

Key Responsibilities:

    Ensure that all programs fit into the strategic plan for the organization, fulfilling the broader goals to protect communities from insecurity, encourage the peaceful defection of LRA combatants, and facilitate recovery and development in post-conflict regions.
    Ensure that all programs are properly planned and executed with quality, accountability and measured impact, and that all programs continue to be progressive in nature.
    Ensure strong systems of compliance and accountability are in place in our financial and general operations.
    Work with Country Representatives to establish and oversee an annual operating budget for DRC, CAR, and Uganda offices and ensure legal and grant compliance through appropriate controls and reporting.
    Maintain effective working relationships with NGOs, CBOs, the Ministries, local leadership, and civil society leaders in all areas of implementation.
    Provide regular reports to the office of the International Programs Director in the US.
    Oversee the strategy for and implementation of a consistent and comprehensive M&E system to ensure program quality and help guide future programming.
    Directly oversee the Regional Office executive management team; have in place a performance management system that evaluates, encourages, trains, and builds the capacity of all management staff.
    Represent Invisible Children in the region. Host international donors, visiting delegations and staff from HQ and country offices. Serve as a spokesperson for Invisible Children, liaising with local and international media as needed.


Qualifications:

    A minimum of 8 years of experience in the international development or humanitarian response field. 
    A demonstrated and sophisticated knowledge of NGO management, including program management, M&E, operations management, leadership, and logistics.
    Demonstrated ability in managing complex international operations, including development and monitoring of programs and budgets; proven track record of maximizing project impact under strict budgetary guidelines.
    A minimum of 5 years experience directing large teams of national and international staff.
    Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience implementing performance management systems, building team capacity, and fostering collaboration among staff.
    Work experience in a conflict and/or post-conflict environment is strongly preferred.
    Undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
    Proven success in ensuring high-quality program outcomes in a developing country setting.
    Excellent organizational, diplomatic, written and oral communications skills.
    Solid troubleshooting skills and sound judgment in dealing with implementation challenges.
    Proficiency in MS Office suite and familiarity with QuickBooks.
    Conversational French is a plus.
    Available for travel to field offices and occasionally outside the region.

 How to Apply:
The duration of the contract is two (2) years, with opportunity for renewal. The start date is immediate, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, please contact jobs@invisiblechildren.com.


Deadline: 01/03/2013




Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Deputy Director of Programs



 Job Title: Deputy Director of Programs

Number: 008/2013

OPEN TO:    All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:  Deputy Director of Programs; FP-3; FSN-13
OPENING DATE: February 25, 2013
CLOSING DATE: March 10, 2013
WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Deputy Director of Programs.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent serves as Deputy Director of Programs for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Uganda office. The main duties of the incumbent are to provide scientific and programmatic leadership for activities related to the implementation of CDC’s HIV/AIDS/TB/STI activities in Uganda, as part of senior management. Responsibilities include development of strategies and programs aimed at achieving the goals of the organization, development of program announcements for the implementation of activities, supervise and conduct technical review of program proposals submitted to the CDC, supervise and monitor program implementation by technical staff. Close collaboration and interface with Ministry of Health (MOH), Uganda AIDS Commission, USG, and other cooperating partners in matters relating to program development and support. The supervision and mentoring of LES Branch Chiefs. The position contains a broad mix of functions including managerial, supervisory, scientific, technical and administrative. The Deputy Director of Programs assists the Director in providing overall scientific and technical direction and supervision to the CDC Global AIDS Program in-country.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.    Education required: Completion of a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery and a master of science degree in public health or health policy are required.
2.  Work Experience required:  Seven years of progressively responsible public health experience in public health service-delivery projects within an HIV/AIDS intervention framework is required; an additional two years of managerial and supervisory responsibility with multiple staffing reporting is required.
3.   Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  Must possess knowledge of the theories, principles and concepts of epidemiology, infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS and TB that enables employee to serve as national or international expert in the field is required. Knowledge of the design, development and implementation of complex prevention programs in HIV/AIDS, TB or other infectious diseases is required.
5.     Skills and Abilities required:  Outstanding ability to communicate medical, scientific and epidemiological principles in infectious diseases, particularly HIV/AIDS and TB epidemiology is required. Incumbent has to provide strong and sensitive leadership and guidance in operational research and HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment implementation activities in Uganda. Exceptional skill in working with MOH personnel, clinic professionals, universities, and collaborating partners to establish and conduct prevention and treatment programs is required. in addition, the incumbent will regularly provide medical and public health advice and consultation as a national and internationally recognized expert.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

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 US 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: 10/03/2013





Jobs at University Research Co in Uganda - Program Officer




Job Title: Program Officer : Paediatric  and Adolescent  HIV Services

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Lead evaluation of  existing  systems  for adolescent HIV  care , treatment and support
•    Guide the development  and dissemination of materials  related to  adolescent HIV/AIDS  care and  treatment , including  policies , clinical  guidelines, protocols and training materials.
•    Develop standards  and guidance for  intergration  of adolescent  HIV transition  clinics into existing  HIV  care clinics.
•    Support and coordinate  implementation  of a national  peadiatric  HIV  service  scale up  plan using  a  Quality  implementation approach

Qualifications
•    A  Masters  Degree in Paediatrics and Child Health  and/or  Public Health  from a recognized  University/Institution.
•    At least  5 years  experience  in managing  HIV programs  in Uganda , with at  least  3  in the area of  paediatric and adolescent HIV  services .
•    Clinical  experience  in care and  treatment  of HIV infected  children  and  adolescents.
•    Demonstrated  ability  to  strategically plan and manage  the successful implementation of activities .


How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013

Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation in Uganda - Water Quality Analyst


Job Title: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS) is an association of various Water Supply and Sanitation Boards in the Central region of Uganda. The major objective of the association is to ensure that completed piped water supplies that are members of this organization are well maintained to ensure sustainability.

CUWS’s Secretariat in Wakiso currently requires the following personnel to handle various activities in its office. Applications are therefore invited for the positions listed below from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Position: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

Job summary and Responsibilities

    In charge of managing the CUWS Laboratory and ensuring that the laboratory equipment, chemicals and procedures conform to the established National Laboratory standards and requirements. Ensuring that routine water quality monitoring and assessment is done within the member schemes.

Specific Tasks

    Undertake regular (quarterly) water quality assessment on water supplies and compile quarterly reports with recommendations for follow up by both the CUWS and the member schemes.
    Carry out Sanitary Inspection within the operational areas of the water supply systems and advise accordingly.
    Regularly monitor performance of the water supply treatment systems and processes and make recommendations for any possible adjustments or improvements in their operation.
    In charge of the CUWS laboratory, equipment and procedures and ensuring conformance to National Standards.
    In charge of preparing the Terms of Reference and Specifications for the procurement of equipment and chemicals for the CUWS laboratory.
    Ensuring constant liaison between the CUWS laboratory and the DWRM Laboratory in Entebbe so that laboratory activities conform to the National guidelines and expectations.
    Maintaining a database on the water quality of the water supply systems within the region of operation.
    Any other duties assigned by the Manager.

Requirement:

    Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) or any related qualification from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields for not less than 3 years.
    Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Experience: 3




How to apply:
Applications with full curriculum vitae, names of at least two (2) referees with certified photocopies of academic/professional/ experience certificates, etc. should be delivered / sent to: The Manager, Central Umbrella of Water & Sanitation, P.O. Box 80, Wakiso Wakiso District Local Government Headquarters

Deadline for receiving applications is 1st March 2013. Note:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 01/03/2013




Jobs at Office of the Auditor General (OAG) in Uganda - Driver




JOB TITLE: Driver (1 Vacancy)

REPORTS TO: Assistant Secretary

SALARY SCALE: U8

AGE: 35 Years and above +

JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01 Vol.3 (01/13)

TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent terms.

Main Purpose of the Job

To drive OAG vehicles as required and monitor their condition

Key Outputs

• Vehicles carefully and safely driven

• Condition of vehicles reported

• Record of vehicle movement maintained


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. O -Level School Certificate;

2. Driving Permit for classes B and above;

3. Certificates in defensive driving, basic mechanics and/or vehicle fault diagnosis and troubleshooting;

4. Minimum of 10 years working experience in a reputable organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensure the vehicle is driven as assigned.

2. Maintain accurate and up-to- date records on trips, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition and other records as required.

3. Ensure the vehicle is clean and tidy.

4. Ensure timely reporting of major mechanical faults on the vehicle.

5. Ensure the vehicle is parked safely at all times.

6. Drive OAG motor vehicles as instructed

7. Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge

8. Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under his charge

9. Monitor condition of vehicle and promptly report the condition to superiors

10. Maintain a record of movements for the vehicle(s) assigned to him/her

11. Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicles.

12. Report any accident incidents the vehicle gets involved in to the supervisor and police as required

Special Knowledge

• Basic technical knowledge of motor vehicle operations

• Road signs

• Traffic laws and rules

Key Skills

• Vehicle control and manoeuvre

• Defensive driving

• Interpersonal relations

Other Qualities/Attributes

• Courtesy

• Patience

Applications must be accompanied by:

1. A detailed typed curriculum vitae

2. Certified copies of academic qualifications.

3. Names of three (3) referees and their contacts.

4. A recent passport size photograph.

5. A recommendation from the Chief Mechanical Engineer, Ministry of Works

6. All applications should be submitted on Public Service Commission (PSC) Form 3 (revised 2008) obtained

from the Public Service Commission Offices, Ministry/Department headquarters and District Service Commission Offices.

7. Applications through Post Office should be by registered mail.

8. To reach not later than 4th March, 2013 before 4.00 p.m.

9. Applications received shall be acknowledged by this office.

10. Late submission shall not be considered.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Auditor General

Office of the Auditor General

P.O Box 7083, Kampala


Deadline: 04/03/2013




Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation in Uganda - Mobilization Officer



Job Title: Mobilization Officer

 Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS), Uganda )



Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS) is an association of various Water Supply and Sanitation Boards in the Central region of Uganda. The major objective of the association is to ensure that completed piped water supplies that are members of this organization are well maintained to ensure sustainability.

CUWS’s Secretariat in Wakiso currently requires the following personnel to handle various activities in its office. Applications are therefore invited for the positions listed below from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Position: MOBILIZATION OFFICER Job summary and Responsibilities

    In charge of all the CUWS office’s mobilization work, including organizing for and spearheading the process of recruitment of new member schemes to the umbrella organization, and ensuring that the operation and maintenance issues of focus in the member schemes are followed up critically and well documented.

Specific Tasks

    Carry out all mobilization related tasks in the organization, and ensuring that all these activities/tasks are well coordinated and documented for reference purposes.
    Prepare a plan of action for all the mobilization activities for both the existing member schemes and the new member schemes to be recruited in the organization in addition to preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets for mobilization activities.
    Liaise with other CUWS staff and other stakeholders in the water sector in the region, to plan for water, sanitation, and environmental management programmes in the organization’s member schemes and other interested water schemes.
    Design and spearhead training and sensitization programmes in the communities and water supply areas of focus about the operation and maintenance of their water supply and sanitation schemes.
    Regularly monitor community response towards the CUWS approaches and interventions and produce relevant reports. In addition, coordinate Water and Sanitation Committees’/ Boards’ activities with higher civic district leaders.
    Any other duties assigned by the Manager, CUWS.

Requirement:

    Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Social work/Social Sciences/Development studies from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields of not less than 5 years.
    Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Experience: 5



How to apply:

Applications with full curriculum vitae, names of at least two (2) referees with certified photocopies of academic/professional/ experience certificates, etc. should be delivered / sent to:

The Manager,

Central Umbrella of Water & Sanitation, P.O. Box 80, Wakiso

Wakiso District Local Government Headquarters

Deadline for receiving applications is 1st March 2013. Note:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 01/ 03/2013




Jobs at Handicap International in Uganda - Education Project Manager


Job Title: Inclusive Education Project Manager - 12 Months - Uganda
Handicap International
Closing date: 10 Mar 2013

Handicap International is looking for Inclusive Education Project Manager

COUNTRY : Uganda
CITY : Kampala Starting date : April 2013
Length of the assignment : 12 months Closing date for application : 10/03/13 Advertisement reference : InclEduUG1302

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html

JOB CONTEXT: Uganda aspires to be a middle income country by 2040 but in spite of two decades of progress, continued growth has not benefited everyone. In the north, 46% of the population still lives in poverty; nationally, rural areas remain much poorer than towns. Uganda has the third highest population growth rate in the world, which stretches its government’s ability to provide services such as drugs in health facilities. HIV/AIDS is resurgent, with over 130,000 new HIV infections in 2010. Sharp gender inequalities persist. Currently, we are running two projects in Uganda: • Victim assistance project in the west (Kasese) • OPEN project (inclusive employment) in Kampala If fundings are secured, this inclusive education project would enable a 30 months visibility and our presence in the field of disability in Uganda, and facilitate the development/promotion of our expertise in victim assistance in its other areas of intervention.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The “Access to quality education for all - ATTEND” project will support 420 marginalised girls in Makindye district. This Inclusive Education project has been elaborated in close coordination with all relevant stakeholders involved in the field of education and disability. An important stake of the project will be to keep coordinating with these various project partners in order to mainstream disability within their activities at both national and local level. Under the supervision of the Head of Mission you will implement the project and as any new project a full team will need to be recruited and trained in order to carry out successfully planned activities.

You will be responsible for:
• Overall management of this project • Management of the project team • Coordination with the partner • Ensure the operational implementation of the project in accordance with the organisation / donor standards and regulations • Manage the inclusive education team in Uganda • Represent Handicap International and promote all aspects of our mandate in Uganda • Participate to the development of our activities

CANDIDATE PROFILE: In order to be selected on this role you will have: • Masters degree in education, education management or other related fields. • At least 4 years experience managing projects in the following sectors : Basic education, Special need education or Disability • Competencies in Standard Project Management

REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: English mandatory (oral and written), French a plus.

JOB ENVIRONMENT: The security situation in Kampala is stable and very quite. Kampala has all facilities you can find in a big city is the important town of North Uganda. Living conditions are good enough, with access to all essential basic foods and goods; 70% of the time electricity and running water.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: (depending on your experience) This position can be accompanied

Salary: between 2000€ to 2400 € gross salary/month (depending on experience) + 457 Euros net/month expatriation allowance + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for children and partner Or Volunteer: 750 or 850 Euros monthly indemnity + living allowance paid on the field + accommodation + 100% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for children and partner


How to apply:
Please send resume and covering letter with the reference InclEduUG1302 to: HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL - 14, avenue Berthelot - 69361 LYON CEDEX 07 - FRANCE By Email: recrut07@handicap-international.org

Deadline: 10/3/2013





Technical Advisor Job Vacancy at University Research Co in Uganda


Job Title: Technical Advisor

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Conduct a rapid  assessment  of  V/SMMC-     specific hospital  infrastructure , equipment,  staffing, and  training  needs  and develop  and support  implementation of  hospital –specific  action plans  for roll-out of  activities.
•    Coordinate  training  and on-site support for  V/SMMC teams at 18  supported  hospitals
•    Supervise  the  V/SMMC Community Mobilization  Coordinator , ensuring  the efficient  management  of  mobilization  and outreach activities  by each hospital team
•    Set-up  quantity assurance  and  control procedures for SMMC

Qualifications
•    A degree in medicine (MBChB or equivalent  )  from a  recognized  Institution  and  a  post-graduate  qualification in Public  Health  or another  related  field.
•    At least five  years  with HIV  programming  experience  in Uganda. Experience in implementing  V/SMMC activities  is required
•    Registered with  the Uganda Medical  and Dental  Practitioners  Council.
•    Thorough  knowledge  of international  good practices   on  safe medical  male  circumcision preferred.

How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013



Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at University Research Co in Uganda



Job  Title: Monitoring and  Evaluation  Officer

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Support  M&E  of the MOH  national  paediatric  and adolescent  HIV  program activities , including development  of performance  targets , data collection, synthesis, reporting and use of data  for improvement and planning.
•    Provide technical assistance  and on-site  support to  implementing  partiners, hospitals  and health centres
•    Participate in the planning  and implementation  of an assessment  of adolescent HIV services , ensuring a comprehensive  data collection  and management  plan.
•      Other M&E  and  project data  management  related duties assigned  by the supervisor

Qualifications
•    A  degree in bio-statistics  or applied  statistics  (an advanced  degree will  be  of added advantage ). Additional  relevant  certification/qualifications  in monitoring  and evaluation are  required.
•    Three years experience  in monitoring  and evaluation  for health  and/or  HIV/AIDS  programs;  familiarity  with PEPFAR  indicators  and  USAID  reporting  requirements  preferred .
•    Three years experience  in monitoring  and evaluation  for health and/or HIV/AIDS  programs , familiarity with  PEPFAR  indicators  and USAID  reporting requirements  preferred .
•    Demonstrated  practical  skill  in M&E  of HIV/AIDS , and/or   other relevant health  programs .


How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013






Jobs at University Research Co in Uganda - Program Officer



Job Title:  Program Officer
University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Provide on-going  technical  support  to hospital  service  delivery  teams  for  the  PMTCT  component  of   SUSTAIN  project  , including  increased  male  involvement  and family  planning.
•    Review  PMTCT  monthly  reports  from  supported   hospitals together  with  the   M/E  teams , ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
•    Coordinate , organize  and oversee the training /mentorship of  health  care  workers  at project  supported  hospitals, using  National  PMTCT  guidelines and protocols, especially Option B  plus.
•    Participate  in the  Ministry  of Health  PMTCT  technical working  group  activities.

Qualifications
•    A degree in  medicine  (MBChB  or equivalent )  with a relevant  post-gradutae  qualification in Public  Health , Pediatrics and Child Health  , or  Obstetrics/Gynecology preferred .
•    At least three years experience  in implementing  HIV programs in Uganda , preferably in the  area  of PMTCT .  Experience should be  include training  and mentorship of healthcare  providers .
•    Knowledge and practical  skills for  the implementation  of the current policy  guidelines and program practices  in the fields  of PMTCT, Reproductive  Health, HIV  Counselling  and Testing , and Ant-retroviral treatment .

How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013



Senior Planner Job at Kabarole District Service Commission



Job Title: Senior Planner
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelors Degree  in Economics  from a recognized  Institution; plus  a Postgraduate  Diploma  in Planning  and  Management  from a recognized  institution.
Experience
•    Must have  three years of working   experience  in the area of planning  in the public or  a reputable  organization

Duties
•    Collect, analyze and  store data   into useful  information for end users ;
•    Develop and  maintain a data bank for planning  and decision making  purposes;
•    Provide technical  advice  on matters related to  planning ;
•    Prepare and coordinate  work plans and budgets;
•    Develop and constantly  review  District  plans , projects and local government  policies;
•    Monitor and evaluate   Implementation of Local  Government  plans, programs and projects


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.



Deadline: 11-03-2013


Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Community Development Officer


Job Title: Community Development Officer
 Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An  honors  degree  in the  Development  Studies, Arts, Social  Sciences, Social work  and Social Administration  and  Management  Science from a recognized  University  or Institution.
Duties
•    Plan and budget for  development  programs at the community level .
•     Supervise staff that  is  involved in  uplifting  the social  and  economic  welfare of local communities.
•    Organize  local communities  to effectively  participate in  development  initiatives.
•    Sensitize  communities  on gender issues , social rights,  roles and obligations.
•    Monitor and evaluate  and report on community  development programs  and projects .
•    Promote the equal participation  of all communities  in development  programs

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013




Drivers Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda



Job Title:  Driver
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    Uganda Certificate  of Education (UCE) with a pass  in English Language .
•    Valid Driving  Permit of Class  C or D.

Duties
•    Drive vehicles for  official duty  and assignments
•    Carrying out basic maintenance  and cleanliness of the vehicle
•    Reporting major  technical  mechanical  faults  to the  supervising officer
•     Maintaining basic  records regarding  the vehicles  as instructed
•    Ensuring the  safety  of the vehicle  while on duty


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.

Deadline: 11-03-2013



Records Officer Job Vacancy at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: Records  Officer
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelor  Degree in Library and Information  Science from a recognized  Institution;

Duties
•    Receiving , registering and  classifying  personal  records
•    Operating  personal  files  for keeping  information  and closing  them  when due
•    Filling  personal  information and routing  to officers  responsible  for action
•    Auditing personal  records  and the user  records system  periodically
•    Handling confidential matters as  prescribed

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013

Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Sub County Chief


Job Title: Sub-county Chief
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelors  Degree  in  Social  Sciences , Development  Studies , Social  Work  and Social Administration/ Business Studies  (Management option) or  Bachelor of  Management  Sciences , from a recognized  University .
•    A certificate in Administrative  Officers  Law from  a recognized  institution.
Duties
•    Manage the  implementation  of all  Districts  bye-laws  and  Government  policies, projects,  programs and lawful  directives.
•    Carry-out  general administration  of the  sub-county  in conformity with  Government regulations  and policies ; District  Ordinances or by-laws ;  and Trust Fund or  Secretariat by lower councils ;
•    Collect and account for  Local  Government revenue  in the sub-counnty;
•    Collect date and  keep records  of Council.
•    Provide technical support  to the  Local Council 111 in planning , budgeting and  implementation of  Government  programs

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013



Personal Secretary Job at Kabale District Service Commission in Uganda



Job Title: Personal Secretary
Kabale District Service Commission  is seeking to recruit   qualified suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post above.
Qualifications
•    Ordinary  Level  Certificate  with at least  2 credits  including  English  language  and three  passes.
•    UNEB  Certificate  or Diploma  in Secretarial  Studies  or equivalent qualifications  from a recognized  awarding  institution  with the following  subjects.
•    Business  Communication  Stage 111
•    Typewriting  Stage 111(50wpm)

Experience
•    Three years experience  as Stenographer  Secretary  or posses  similar experience  incase  of  applicants from  outside the public  service.

How to apply
Applicants  are invited  from suitably  qualified  Ugandans  to fill the vacant  post  which exist  in Kabale District  Local Government . Applications should be  submitted in  triplicate on Public  Service  Form  No. 3 (2008)  Revised to the  Secretary , District  Service Commission,  P. O. Box  5,  Kabale

Deadline:18-03-2013




Data Management Officer Job at TASO in Uganda

Job Title: Data Management Officer
Location: HUB Laboratory Tororo
Reports to: Laboratory Supervisor
Directly Supervises Data input Clerk
Main Purpose of the Job
To design, develop and maintain public health information management systems and operation of computer systems, and ensure Systems development, management and utilization of data
Key Outputs
• Information system maintained
• Data entry supervised
• Data validated and cleaned
• Information reports written
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Liaises with TASO supported PHF’s and TASO Centres in the Districts of Tororo, Manafwa and Jinja on clarifying data issues as it relates to the data collection forms insuring adherence to protocols and timelines.
• Effectively supervise entry of data, carry out routine data cleaning, validation, analysis and reporting
• Carry out database administration and make regular data backups
• Monitor proper usage, maintenance of ICT equipment, repair and servicing of ICT equipment
• Administer and manage user accounts on the LAN for project staff
• Coordinate activities and ensure availability of logistical support to the data management department
• Prepare and submit periodic reports on the information and data management activities.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Data Management Officer
Minimum Academic Qualifications
Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Computer Science
Minimum Experience and Exposure
3 year in data management preferably in health related position
Special Knowledge
• Policy on data management
• Ethical issues in data management

Key Skills
Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input equipment, database management systems, processes and procedures; knowledge of computer programs such as EpiInfo 2000, SAS, SPSS, MS Access, Nvivo2, SQL or Ethnograph 5, and thorough knowledge of computers (hardware, various software programs and LAN systems) as well as good knowledge of manipulation of data for reporting and analysis is required.
 only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 How to Apply:
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hands deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.
THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)

Deadline: 01/03/2013




Jobs at TASO in Uganda - Laboratory quality Assurance and Control Officer


 Job title: Laboratory quality Assurance and Control Officer – Tororo Lab HUB
Location: HUB Laboratory Tororo.
Reports to: Laboratory Supervisor – Tororo laboratory HUB
Directly supervises: Laboratory technologists

Main Purpose of the Job
To administer laboratory services of Tororo district laboratory HUB while maintaining good clinical laboratory practices, quality program requirements and laboratory safety guidelines.

Key Outputs
• Quality control of Laboratory reagents and equipment maintained
• Laboratory investigations carried out
• Laboratory procedures and procedure manual to both facility laboratory and PHF laboratories managed
• QA/QC assessments conducted


Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Receive, evaluate the quality of specimens, registers samples, offers correct sample storage and process for testing
• Monitor development, roll out and operationalisation of HUB laboratory standards, procedures and guidelines in the delivery of laboratory services
• Operationalize disposal policies and procedures for chemicals and other hazardous wastes, that meet environmental health standards and also manage safety guidelines, the use of personal protective equipment and awareness of blood- borne pathogens
• Performs laboratory tests as assigned according to the current SOP’s and quality assurance requirements
• Maintain electronic and hard- copy inventory of all biological materials
• Conduct QA/QC assessments at HUB laboratory and also in districts of in the districts of Tororo, Manafwa and Jinja.
• Provides input as required for updating laboratory procedures and procedure manual to both facility laboratory and PHF laboratories
• Implement SLIMTA in participating laboratories of Tororo, Manafwa and Jinja as per the Uganda National Laboratory Policy
• Support TASO and MoH in training and problem solving as needed


PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Laboratory Quality Assurance and Control Officer
Academic Qualifications:
Diploma in Medical laboratory technology. A post graduate diploma in project management, Bachelor’s degree in any of the Biological sciences, GCLP and CLP training, registration with the AHPC and ability to manage trainings will be an added advantage.
Experience and Exposure:
More than three years of medical laboratory technology experience is required
Special Knowledge
• Ability to perform complete range of laboratory functions is required
• Laboratory diagnosis techniques
• Basic facts about HIV/AIDS


How to Apply:
Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.
TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hands deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.
THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Deadline: 01/03/2013




Jobs at TASO in Uganda - Laboratory Supervisor


Job Title: Laboratory supervisor – Tororo laboratory HUB
Location: HUB Laboratory Tororo.
Reports to: Laboratory Support Officer TASO HQ
Directly Supervises: Laboratory quality assurance and control officer
Main Purpose of the Job
To manage HUB Laboratory while liaising with District laboratory focal persons (DLFP’S) to coordinate shipment of samples from all Public health facility sites (HCIV & HCIII), and strengthening their laboratories towards accreditation.
Key Outputs
• Samples from Public health facility sites coordinated
• Laboratory services at HUB Laboratory well managed
• Laboratory investigations carried out
• Laboratory reagents and equipment maintained
• Laboratory reagents and supplies purchased
• Resources attached to HUB laboratory well managed

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversees Laboratory testing, assigning tasks according to current protocols, procedures, and quality assurance requirements.
• Ensure that there is high level of precision and accuracy for all the tests conducted.
• Review and monitor the laboratory data reports to assure that data is being correctly released to clients
• Monitor the functionality of laboratory equipment, standard equipping of laboratory sections to handle required tests and ensure that they are in good working condition and that safety guidelines are followed.
• Supports laboratory stepwise improvement towards accreditation and quality improvement program
• Carry out support supervision visits to Public health facilities together with DLFP’s and Coordinate activities of SLIMTA in all participating laboratories in the districts of Tororo, Manafwa and Jinja
• Support the recruitment of competent laboratory personnel; manage their performance and provision of necessary logistics in execution of their duties.
• Take measures to ensure proper disposal practices for chemical hazardous waste as per environmental health standards


PERSON SPECIFICATIONS – laboratory Supervisor – Tororo laboratory HUB
Academic Qualifications
Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology and a degree in any of the Biological sciences is an added advantage
Minimum Experience and Exposure:
Five years and more of Medical Laboratory Technology preferably in a routine and research laboratory of rural setting. Registration with AHPC will be an added advantage.
Special Knowledge
• Sound understanding of laboratory testing, analysis, and use of modern laboratory automated equipment is required
• Management of trainings
• Knowledge in Laboratory Information systems
• GCLP and GCP training

How to Apply:
Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope.
TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions.
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: 1st March 2013.
Please forward your applications to:
The Human Resource & Administration Director
P.O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA
“OR hands deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital”.
THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (TASO UGANDA)
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


Deadline: 01/03/2013



Data Input Clerk Job at TASO in Uganda

Job Title: Data Input Clerk

Location: HUB Laboratory Tororo Reports to: Data Management Officer

Directly Supervises: None

Main Purpose of the Job:

    To collect, sort, code, keyboard entry, and secure storage of data forms processed at Tororo laboratory HUB.

Key Outputs

    Collect and code project data
    Project data entered
    Completeness and accuracy of data verified

Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Routinely collects a-d checks incoming data forms for completeness and accuracy before data entry;
    Routinely runs data editing, reporting and cleaning programs;
    Carry out prompt and accurate data entry of project;
    Conduct data Quality reporting;
    Liaise with various data collection sites for proper records maintenance;
    Provide data to users as required.
    Maintain security and confidentiality of data.

Requirement:

    Diploma in Statistics or Computer Science or their equivalent. A candidate that will exhibit adequate working knowledge of computer (hardware, various software programs, and LAN systems) will have an added advantage.

Additional Training Necessary

    Training in data collection and validation
    Minimum Experience and Exposure
    1 year's previous experience in data entry

Special Knowledge

    Ethical issues in data management
    Computer skills applicable to data management
    Statistical analysis

Experience: 1



How to apply:
Only qualified candidates that meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees. Please firmly staple your papers together specify the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope. TASO offers a competitive package for all the positions. Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted. CLOSING DATE: 1st March 2013. Please forward your applications to: The Human Resource & Administration Director P. O. BOX 10443, KAMPALA OR hands deliver your application to TASO HQ level II located at Old Mulago Hospital.

Deadline: 01/ 03/ 2013








Jobs at Stanbic Bank Uganda - Procurement Officer


Job Title: Sourcing Specialist/Procurement Officer

Stanbic Bank Uganda, Uganda

WE ARE TRANSFORMING LIVES FOR A BETTER UGANDA

Stanbic Bank Uganda is looking to attract inspired individuals with the skills to offer world class business solutions to our customers in the following position

Sourcing Specialist/Procurement Officer: SBG09 (1) Position

This position reports to the Manager, Procurement and its main purpose is to create a commodity specific best in class sourcing leadership to the organisation by bench-marking new processes, approaches, and technology that will continually drive improvements on performance and business results, maximising value to the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

    Implement the Bank’s procurement system, policies and procedures; and initiate reviews where necessary, taking, advantage of applicable world-class supply chain management concepts and keeping a high level of integrity in the procurement function
    Manage the selection of suppliers, their evaluation and relationship with them in a professional and selfless manner
    Execute the sourcing of goods and services through a supply chain management process that maximises value, provides excellent customer service and exceeds total cost of ownership (TCO) targets
    Undertake defined aspects of key commercial activities necessary to support delivery of the commercial solution (e.g. Contract Due Diligence) – undertake relevant analysis as required at key stages of the sourcing process.
    Manage the handover of commercial arrangements into live operation post- contract award.
    Research, identify, and analyse current supplier and market trends
    Developing, reviewing and implementing an effective system for confirming and fast tracking user requests/requisitions, LPOs, procurement orders, in-ward deliveries of inventory and prompt updating to stakeholders on status of procurements
    Ensure sourcing is in line with organisational and external governance

Requirement:

    A business related degree or equivalent/ MSc in Procurement & Supply Chain Management
    At least 5 years work experience in procurement, tender committee proceedings, contracts and supply chain management
    Full member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent is a MUST
    Extensive knowledge of sourcing and supplier management techniques
    Negotiations skills
    Risk management and project management skills

Experience: 5



How to apply:

To apply, please send your application to. Sbicugrecruitment@stanbic.com or Head of Human Resources, Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, 6th Floor, Short Tower, Crested Towers • P.O. Box 7131, Kampala

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted – Attached files should not exceed 1MB Applicants not contacted within two weeks from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.


Deadline: 15/ 03/2013





Human Resource Officer Job at Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd in Uganda



Job Title: Human Resource Officer
About this job

Our client Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above:

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide general administrative support such as preparing correspondence, forms and reports, arranging meetings, composing regular correspondence, processing confidential reports and documents, filing electronic and hard copy, tracking deadlines, and taking down minutes as needed.
    Establish, maintain and control personnel, employees, recruitment relations records, files, correspondence, reports, and organization charts.
    Manage sensitive and confidential matters like personnel relations, employee relations, and organizational changes, planning and protecting the security of information, data and files.
    Conduct research, gather data and statistical reports, and maintain statistical information.
    Keep up with current issues and matters in the organization related to HR department.
    Keep up with current issues and matters as they relate to the labour laws of Uganda.
    Administer and monitor new hire orientation programs.
    Implement training and development programs for staff.
    Assist with performance appraisals and development plans for all staff.
    Maintain and monitor records of employee benefits and salary.
    Maintain up-to-date employee file records by handling changes in employee status in timely manner.
    Ensure effective reception or proper approvals on forms and enter changes in the system.
    Provide assistance in hiring process activities such as posting jobs  on job board or website, reviewing applications and maintaining a spreadsheet on tracking an applicant.
    Manage drivers and cleaners i.e. manage their schedules, performance, and handle all their HR related issues.
    Manage administration tasks around the office

Qualifications:

    Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management.
    Minimum 2yrs work experience in similar role.
    Must be effective in problem-solving skills.
    Have knowledge of recruitment process.
    Have competent keyboard skills to produce accurate and well presented reports.
    Ability to present information in forms, tables, and spreadsheets.
    Should be an effectual communicator verbally as well as through writing skills.
    Should be committed to diversity and equality culture.
    Have the ability to operate under immense pressure.
    Must be proficient with basic budget management and calculations.
    Must be able to deliver effective results, meet tight deadlines and targets.

Competencies:

    Good communication skills, verbal and written
    Report writing skills
    Excellent time management
    Excellent inter-personal skills
    Negotiation skills
    Problem-solving
    Highly organized.
    Initiate and implement processes.
    Participate in protocol and process development.
    Computer literacy

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 kalangalajobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 13/ 03/ 2013




Financial Accountant Job at Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd in Uganda



Job Title: Financial Accountant

About this job

Our client Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above:

Objective:

Over see day to day financial accounting and management activities

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Maintain and reinforce financial controls including maintaining financial records’ integrity
    Supervision of tax filing and reporting
    Production of Management Reports
    Coordination of statutory and external audits

Competencies Required:

    Excellent written and oral skills - English.
    Must be able to work effectively in a small, and should be hands on supervisor.
    MS Office, ERP Systems.
    Excellent planning and organizing skills.
    Ability and willingness to train and pass on skills.

Qualifications:

    Relevant first degree or equivalent and a professional Accounting Qualification.
    Computerized Accounting with working knowledge of QuickBooks, drafting of Final Accounts, Ugandan Tax including computation and filing of tax returns and other statutory requirements. Advanced MS Excel
    Cash Management and other corporate treasury activities.
    5 Years, 2 at supervisory level

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 kalangalajobs@nftconsult.com

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

Deadline: 13/03/ 2013




Celebrity Reporter Jobs Opportunities in Uganda



Job Title: Celebrity Reporter Wanted
Uganda Picks is looking for a celebrity reporter.

Do you know the latest gossip and buzz around town? Do you know which celebrity is where, what he or she is doing or what is going on in his or her life? Are you willing to out and hang out with celebrities to give us the latest gossip? Then you are what we are looking for.
People with the following qualities should apply.

Qualities: Requirements and Experience
1.    Be a graduate with flair for writing.
2.    Be versatile and able to turn in high quality and well researched creative contents.
3.    Be able to write Editorial contents/articles for the magazine.
4.    Analyze and verify news worthy stories, information for publication.
5.    Gather factual information about stories, event articles through links contacts, research and/or interviews, etc.
6.    Write and contribute articles, features, promos, ads contents etc where deemed necessary.
7.    Create, invent, and/or drive content strategies for events shows, special programmes, etc.
8.    Research and write technical contents for programmes, events shows etc as might be assigned by the Editor.
9.    Possess basic interview techniques/skills.
10.    Must be a news savvy with a nose for details.
11.    Must be willing to deliver under tight deadlines.
12.    Establish and manage links with celebrities and high-calibre contacts and links.
13.    Be willing to report to the office at least twice a week.


How to Apply:
Are you interested? Do you have the qualities for the job? Apply before 11/03/2013
Full CV’s and application forms should be sent to johnkibirige@gtr-consult.com


Deadline: 11/03/2013




News Reporters Jobs Opportunities in Uganda



Job Title: Regional News Reporters Wanted

Positions: 3


Description
Uganda Picks is seeking three news reporters to cover news in the Eastern, Western and Central regions. The three applicants should be energetic and passionate about covering local news ranging from general news, political news, business news, regional news, niche-oriented news (health, science, technology), crime and sensational stories.
The company values venturesome reporting and response to breaking news.
Requirements:
•              Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in journalism or related field
•              Minimum of 1 year of journalism experience for online multimedia

Skills:
•              Strong organizational and writing skills, as well as the ability to work independently and in collaboration with staff

•              Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately.

•              Deadline and detail oriented (must understand the standards of real-time news and be able to work under pressure when necessary)

•              With online and social media know-how.


How to Apply:
Please send your applications to johnkibirige@gtr-consult.com

Deadline: 11th March 2013






Clinical Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: Clinical Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Diagnosing , treating  and managing  patients ;
•    Conducting health  education  to patients ;
•    Preparing  and  submitting  reports.

Qualifications
•    Must have  a Diploma  in Clinical  Medicine  and  Community  Health  or its  equivalent  from a recognized  Institution
•    Must be  registered  and licensed  with the allied  Health Professionals Council.


How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013




Bio-Statistician Job Vacancy at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda





Job Title: Bio-Statistician
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Updating and maintaining  the Health Management   Information  System;
•    Collecting  and  analyzing  data on health ;
•    Compiling  and  submitting  reports  on health  information Management .

Qualifications
•    Must have an  honors degree in  Bio-statics/Statistics/Statistics from  a  recognized  Institution .

How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013



Medical Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title:  Medical Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Diagnosing , treating  and managing patients;
•    Promoting  public  health  practices  in the  community ;
•    Participating  in research  activities  and health data collection .

Qualifications
•    Must have an  MB.Ch.B  or its equivalent  from a recognized  Institution.
•    Must be registered  and licensed  with Uganda Medical  and   Denta Practitioners  Council.


How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013



Health Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: District Health Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Planning  and budgeting  for health  service  delivery  and infrastructure  in the District;
•    Monitoring and evaluating  the delivery  of health  services  in the District  services in the District ;
•    Enforcing the  Professional  and Service  Codes of Conduct and ethics.

Qualifications
•    An  MB.Ch.B or  BDS  or  equivalent  degree  from  a recognized  University
•    Master’s  Degree  in Public  Health , or  its  equivalent from a  recognized  Institution.
•    Must be registered  and licensed  with relevant  council.

How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013

Laboratory Technologist Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title: Assistant Laboratory Technologist
Duty Station : Masaka
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Handles  samples  and performs  analytical  procedures  under the supervision of the Laboratory Technologist
•    Preparation of sample  aliquots and  storage  at appropriate temperature.
•    Daily monitoring  and recording  of  freezer temperatures

Skills
•    Must have  a Diploma  in Medical  Laboratory  Technology
•    Current  registration  with  Allied  Heath  Professionals  Council.
•    At least two  years  working   experience  in a clinical  laboratory environment .


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Deadline: 08-03-2013




Study Nurse Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title: Study  Nurse
Duty Station : Masaka
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Carry out  medical  procedures related  to the  clinical  trial.
•    Provide in-patient  and out-patients medical care to study patients.
•    Provide  detailed study information  to patients or their  acceptable  representatives  and obtain informed consent from them.

Skills
•    Diploma in Nursing  or  comprehensive  Nursing .
•    Registration with  Uganda Nurses  and Midwifery Council.
•    A minimum of 4 years  working hospital  experience  including   care for in-patients and the  critically ill.


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Deadline: 08-03-2013




Pharmacy Technician Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute




Job Title: Pharmacy  Technician
Duty Location :  Entebbe
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Day to day  dispensing  and accountability  activities  of drugs   including  Investigational  Product (IP)
•    Monitoring  drug/IP  stocks and  timely preparation of  orders.
•    Monitoring  drug/IP  expiry.

Skills
•    Diploma in Pharmacy is essential
•    Up to date registration with  Allied  Health  Professionals Council.
•    Additional  training  in other  relevant  areas  e.g Public Health ,  Research  methords  and  ICP/GCP  is added advantage


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe


Deadline: 08-03-2013



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