Driver Jobs Vacancies at Reproductive Health Uganda


Job Title:  Driver
Reproductive Health  Uganda  is a member  of the  International  Planned  Parenthood Federation .
Knowledge
•    Interprete  and  follow  traffic  signs  and regulations .
•    Drive carefully and keep  record  of  motor vehicle  movement ;
•    Follow  approved work schedule 
Experience
•    At least  Ordinary  Level  Certificate  with  at least  2 principal  passes.
•    Possession  of two  or more Classes  of driving  permit  is preferred
•    A certificate  in Defensive driving  from  an established  driving  school/firm is an added  advantage .


How to apply
Submit  by post or hand-deliver  an application letter and attach certified  copies  of academic  transcripts  to ;
The Executive  Director
Reproductive  Health  Uganda
P. O. Box  10746
Kampala


Deadline: 05/ 07 /2013





Laboratory Technician Job Vacancy at Reproductive Health Uganda



Job  Title: Laboratory  Technician
 Reproductive Health  Uganda  is a member  of the  International  Planned  Parenthood Federation .
Knowledge
•    Thorough  knowledge and  skills  in laboratory  service  provision .
•    Demonstrated  effective  organizational  skills  and ability  to multi-task in an effective   and timely manner
•    Demonstrated   ability  to work  effectively  under  pressure  and willingness  to coach  and  build  task  oriented  teams .
Experience
•    Diploma  in Laboratory  Science  Technology .
•    Experience  in providing  laboratory  services  for a  wide  range  of conditions  over at least  two years .
•    Previous NGO  experience will be  an added advantange.

How to apply
Submit  by post or hand-deliver  an application letter and attach certified  copies  of academic  transcripts  to ;
The Executive  Director
Reproductive  Health  Uganda
P. O. Box  10746
Kampala

Deadline: 05/ 07 /2013



Jobs at Reproductive Health Uganda - Supervisor Community Resource Person


Job Title: Supervisor  Community  Resource Person
Reproductive Health  Uganda  is a member  of the  International  Planned  Parenthood Federation .
Knowledge
•    Good  communication  and counseling  skills .
•    Competence to handle  reproductive  health  issue and youth  sexuality  from  a social  services perspective
•    Ability to  write  and submit reports  to  relevant  authority  within  set  deadlines
Experience
•    Diploma  in Social  Work   and  Social  Administration .
•    Knowledge , practical skills  and  experience in  reproductive  social  services  delivery  over  at least  two  years .
•    Training  in Counseling , and ability  and  willingness  to  undertake  day-to-day fieldwork.
•    Knowledge of local  language is  essential

How to apply
Submit  by post or hand-deliver  an application letter and attach certified  copies  of academic  transcripts  to ;
The Executive  Director
Reproductive  Health  Uganda
P. O. Box  10746
Kampala

Deadline: 05/ 07 /2013



Consultant Jobs Vacancy at United Nations Children’s Fund in Uganda




Job Title:  Consultant –Consultancy Services
United  Nations  Children’s  fund  Kampala  Office  is seeking  applications  for  the  vacant post above.
Qualifications
•    Advanced  degree in Education , Development  Studies , Social  Sciences ,  Public  Health  , Social  Work  or any  related  fields .
•    Knowledge  , skills , and experience in research  , Strategic Planning  , program development  and management  and monitoring  and evaluation M&E.
•    Proficiency  in  word processing  spreadsheets  and  presentation  software.
•    Ability to  undertake  multi task  and meet  deadlines .
Duties
•    Organize  various  meetings  and  produce  minutes  of all  consultative  and  taskforce  meetings ;
•    Develop and  pretest  the  monitoring  and evaluation  plan , develop  lodgical  framework ; Formulate the  budget ;
•    Prepare  consolidated  report  of the  work  done  by the  Inter  Sectoral  Committee  and  VACIS  and  prepare  planning  for  the  nest  year.


How to apply
Please use  this  order  to  name your  file  attachments ; Firstname-Lastname  followed  by  document e.g Gold-MukasaP11   or   Gold-MukasaCV  or  Gold-Mukasa Application  to;
Human  Resource  Specialist  , UNICEF  Kampala ,
Uganda  Plot 9 , George  Street , P. O. Box  7047, Kampala Uganda 


Deadline: 12/07 /2013



ICT Assistant Job Vacancy at UNICEF Uganda



Job Title: Senior  ICT  Assistant
UNICEF  Uganda is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Required  Qualifications
•    Completion  of  Secondary  education  supplemented  with  formal  training  in Computer  Science or Business Administration  or computer  related  certification.  Formal data  networks  training  in  Cisco   or  higher  , other  IT  certifications
•    Seven years  practical  professional  work  experience in information technology  operations  and principles  , as well as  systematic methord  of  technology  operations  and principles , as well as  systematic  methords of  troubleshooting  and  analytical  problem solving , providing assistance  to  users  on  ICT  products  and services , and  use  of  applications  and  diagnostic tools . Good knowledge of Windows 7 and  MSOffice 2010 products. Practical  experience  with  various  computer platforms and applications .
•    Experience  in the  UN  system  desirable
•    Fluency  in English  is required  . Knowledge  of another  UN  language  is  an  asset .
Core Competencies [Required]
•    Communication , Working  with people , Drive  for  Results

How to apply
Applications  will be  considered  only  if  accompanied  by an  updated  CV  and  P11  form  , as well as  the most recent  performance  evaluation  report .
Applicants  interested  in the  above  positions  should  send their  resume  to: Human  Resource  Specialist  , UNICEF  Kampala , Uganda  , Plot 9 , George Street , P. O. Box 7047, Kampala Uganda  Via  email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org

Deadline: 12 /07 /2013



Program Assistant Job Vacancy at UNICEF Uganda





Job Title: Program  Assistant
UNICEF  Uganda is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Required  Qualifications
•    Completion  of  secondary  school , preferably  supplemented  by technical  or  university  courses  in a  field related  to the  work  of the  Organization .
•    Six years  of progressively  responsible  clerical  or  administrative  work , of which  at least one  year  is  closely  related  to support  of  Program activities
•    Fluency in written  and spoken English
Core Competencies
•    Drive  for  results,  working  with  people , Communication .
Functional  Competencies
•    Analyzing  , Applying  Technical  Expertise ,  Learning  and  Researching , Planning and  Organizing  , Following  instructions  and procedures 
•    Adapting  and  responding  to change  , coping  with  pressures  and setbacks .


How to apply
Applications  will be  considered  only  if  accompanied  by an  updated  CV  and  P11  form  , as well as  the most recent  performance  evaluation  report .
Applicants  interested  in the  above  positions  should  send their  resume  to: Human  Resource  Specialist  , UNICEF  Kampala , Uganda  , Plot 9 , George Street , P. O. Box 7047, Kampala Uganda  Via  email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org

Deadline: 12 /06 /2013



Education Specialist Job Vacancy at UNICEF Uganda



Job Title: Education Specialist 

UNICEF  Uganda is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Required  Qualifications
•    Advanced  University Degree  in  Education  , Social  Sciences  , or  a related  technical  field .
•    Five years  of responsible  professional  work  experience  at national  and international  levels in  Program  management  , monitoring  and  evaluation  in education  or related  field .
•    Knowledge  of latest  developments  in the  field  of basic  education  with  emphasis on primary  education
•    Fluency in English  required  and another  UN  working  language  an asset ,  knowledge  of local  working  language of the  duty  station  an asset 
Functional  Competencies
•    Formulating  Strategies   and  Concepts ; Analyzing ; Applying  Technical  Expertise  ; Learning  and  Researching;  Planning  and  Organizing.


 How to apply
Applications  will be  considered  only  if  accompanied  by an  updated  CV  and  P11  form  , as well as  the most recent  performance  evaluation  report .
Applicants  interested  in the  above  positions  should  send their  resume  to: Human  Resource  Specialist  , UNICEF  Kampala , Uganda  , Plot 9 , George Street , P. O. Box 7047, Kampala Uganda  Via  email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org


Deadline: 12 /06 /2013





Finance Assistant Job Vacancy at UNICEF Uganda





Job Title: Finance  Assistant
UNICEF  Uganda is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Required  Qualifications
•    Completion  of secondary  education . Formal  training  in accounting  for at least one year  . Ability  to operate  PC , calculator  or other  machines  used  to  maintain  accounts .  Additional  relevant  commercial  training  is desirable .
•    Five  years experience  in accounting  clerical  work
•    Aptitute  for  figures  and accuracy .
•    Ability  in drafting  routine correspondence.
•    Demonstrated  ability  to  work in  a  multicultural environment  and  establish  harmoniius  and effective  working  relationships,  both  within  and outside  the organization.
Core  Values
•    Commitment ;  Diversity  and  Inclusion;  Integrity
Functional  Competencies
•    Analyzing  [l];  Learning and Researching  [l]; Planning and Organizing  [l]; Following  instructions  and  Procedures  [l]


How to apply
Applications  will be  considered  only  if  accompanied  by an  updated  CV  and  P11  form  , as well as  the most recent  performance  evaluation  report .
Applicants  interested  in the  above  positions  should  send their  resume  to: Human  Resource  Specialist  , UNICEF  Kampala , Uganda  , Plot 9 , George Street , P. O. Box 7047, Kampala Uganda  Via  email to: ugderecruit@unicef.org

Deadline: 12 /06 /2013



Laboratory Analyst Job Vacancy at Kakira Sugar Limited in Uganda




Job Title :  Laboratory  Analyst
Kakira  Sugar  Limited  is  recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above;
Duties
•    Carrying  out  analysis  for brix , pol , purity and  extraneous matter  in the  Laboratory .
•    Analyzing  the final  sugar product  for  moisture, colour and pol.
•    Taking  readings  and calculations  of the  test  results  and  ascertain  their accuracy before  confirming .
Qualifications
•    Certificates  in Science Laboratory  Technology  obtained from  a recognized  institution .
Experience
•    A  minimum  of two  years related  field.
•    Remuneration:  Attractive  remuneration  package  wnegotiated  with the  successful  applicants for the  above  post.


How to apply
Applications  with  Photostat  copies  of  testimonials  , certificates  and curriculum  vitae,  indicating  daytime  telephone  contact  number  ,  contact addresses  of two referees  and quoting  the job  reference  number  on the  upper  left-hand  corner  of  the  envelope should  be sent  to;
Mr  Moses  H.  Thenge
Human  Resources  Manager
Kakira  Sugar  Limited 
P.O.Box  121  , Jinja –Uganda

Deadline:  08 /07 /2013



Jobs at Kakira Sugar Limited in Uganda - Superitendant



Job Title:  Superintendent
Kakira  Sugar  Limited  is  recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above;
Duties
•    Maintaining  the  houses  involving  masonry, plumbing , carpentry , sanitation  and  construction of  residential  buildings
•    Monitoring  a  workforce  of employees  and ensuring  compliance with  set  standards .
•    Preparing  annual  capital  and  operating  budgets  programs  for major  work  items .
Qualifications
•    Bachelor  of Science  in Civil  Engineering  or
•    Higher  Diploma  in Building  and Civil  Engineering .
Experience
A  minimum  of 5 -8  years   experience  in  related  field .


How to apply
Applications  with  Photostat  copies  of  testimonials  , certificates  and curriculum  vitae,  indicating  daytime  telephone  contact  number  ,  contact addresses  of two referees  and quoting  the job  reference  number  on the  upper  left-hand  corner  of  the  envelope should  be sent  to;
Mr  Moses  H.  Thenge
Human  Resources  Manager
Kakira  Sugar  Limited 
P.O.Box  121  , Jinja –Uganda

Deadline:  08 /07 /2013



Country Technical Coordinator Job Vacancy at Malaria Consortium in Uganda



Job Title: Country Technical Coordinator, Malaria Consortium Uganda

Vacancy number:
Department:       Technical
Reports To:         Uganda Country Director
Direct Reports:  Project Managers, Cross Cutting Specialists (Communications, Advocacy, M&E and Diagnostics)


Background:
Malaria Consortium is a leading UK-based non-profit organisation dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria, the control of neglected tropical diseases and the promotion of child health. We are a specialist technical organisation, whose teams of global experts have an excellent track record of working with ministries of health, malaria control programmes, educational institutions and international and local organisations around the world.  Our approaches are informed by a rigorous attention to monitoring, evaluation and operational research, which enables us to generate evidence to inform global health policy and investments.
Malaria Consortium has had a programme in Uganda since 2003.  Today it enjoys a robust portfolio of projects which encompasses operational research, innovative approaches to controlling malaria and implementation at scale.   It works closely with the Ministry of Health, the National Malaria Control Programme and a variety of national and international partners.  Its FY2013 budget was $8m, which is expected to double in the coming year.  It has four offices in Uganda and employs over 70 staff.  


Job Purpose:
The Uganda Country Technical Coordinator will lead in providing technical support to all Uganda-based projects and provide line management to projects our portfolio focusing on operational research and malaria control as well as cross cutting technical specialist functions, including communications, advocacy, M&E and diagnostics.  The incumbent will support the Ministry of Health and the National Malaria Control Programme.   The Technical Coordinator will work closely with the Programme Coordinator and the Country Director in determining the strategic direction of the programme, and play an active role in new business development. 


Key Accountabilities:

1.    Lead the technical department and provide intense, on-going support, supervision and technical guidance for project managers leading the:
a.    Investment for the Future - Mbale
b.    Developing a Net Use Culture - Tororo
c.    ICCM Central
d.    ICCM-PPA (mid-western region)
e.    Pioneer Project
f.    DEfEAT Project
g.    PPA  & Bayer Projects
h.    INSCALE
i.    Pneumonia Diagnostics
2.    Supervise managers/officers of cross cutting services, including Communications, Advocacy, M&E and Diagnostics,  helping them develop strategies for supporting Malaria Consortium projects and wider initiatives 
3.    Conduct technical support visits to project sites to ensure that projects are based on sound evidence,  are well managed, are implemented  at scale and provide good value for money
4.    Promote the sustainability of Malaria Consortium’s work and ensure that project successes are documented and disseminated, including writing articles for academic journals and participating in technical conferences 
5.    Ensure effective and technically appropriate project planning, strategy development and implementation against agreed work plans 
6.    Collaborate closely with the Uganda Programme Coordinator to ensure effective and efficient coordination between projects, including the promotion of cross project learning and the maximisation of synergies
7.    Support the Country Director and the Technical Coordinator in identifying new business development opportunities which will include identifying areas of interest, responding to relevant opportunities, and developing concept notes and proposals 
8.    Review and assure the quality of donor reports, major project deliverables and monthly BVAs for projects in the technical portfolio
9.    Provide technical support to the Ministry of Health, the National Malaria Control Programme and other partners in developing policy and strategy around malaria and child health
10.    Ensure technical representation of Malaria Consortium in Uganda, regionally, and internationally as required




PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications (essential):

•    A Masters degree in Public/International Health, Epidemiology or Communicable Disease Control.  Medical doctors are also encouraged to apply.

Experience (essential):
•    Significant experience managing public health programmes with a particular focus on malaria or other communicable diseases in developing countries, including experience in a management position 
•    Experience working with global health donors such as USAID, DFID, The  Global Fund, UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
•    Excellent knowledge and demonstrable experience of health systems strengthening 
•    Demonstrable experience and capacity in designing and implementing comprehensive and effective M&E strategies, surveys, data analysis and interpretation, documentation and dissemination
•    Demonstrable experience in the design, conduct, analysis and write up of a range of operational research studies, with knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies
•    Experience providing technical support to the Ministries of Health and other partners on  policy and guidelines review or development, and programme reviews
•    Track record in successful business development with a range of donors 
•    An orientation towards enquiry and learning
•    Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style
•    Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
•    Close attention to detail
•    Fluency in English

Qualifications (desired):
•    Experience working specifically in the field of malaria and/or childhood illnesses
•    Experience working with health systems in Uganda or other African countries
•    A track record of publishing in academic journals 


OTHER KEY INFORMATION

•    The position is based in the Kampala office in Uganda
•    Travel will be required in- country up to 30 % of time
•    Terms of contract - open


How to Apply:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a CV and a cover letter by June 28, 2013 to HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org   While this is a global position, highly qualified Ugandans are strongly encouraged  to apply.





Jobs at Malaria Consortium in Uganda - Country Programme Coordinator


Job Title:   Country Programme Coordinator, Malaria Consortium Uganda
Department: Technical
Reports To:  Uganda Country Director
Direct Reports: Three Project Managers



BACKGROUND

Malaria Consortium is a leading UK-based non-profit organisation dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria, the control of neglected tropical diseases and the promotion of child health. We are a specialist technical organisation, whose teams of global experts have an excellent track record of working with ministries of health, malaria control programmes, educational institutions and international and local organisations around the world.  Our approaches are informed by a rigorous attention to monitoring, evaluation and operational research, which enables us to generate evidence to inform global health policy and investments.
Malaria Consortium has had a programme in Uganda since 2003.  Today it enjoys a robust portfolio of projects which encompasses operational research, innovative approaches to controlling malaria and implementation at scale.   It works closely with the Ministry of Health, the National Malaria Control Programme and a variety of national and international partners.  Its FY2013 budget was $8m, which is expected to double in the coming year.  It has four offices in Uganda and employs over 70 staff.  


JOB PURPOSE

 Due to the significant expansion in the portfolio, this programme coordinator position is being created to ensure the quality implementation at scale of project focused on creating a private sector for malaria diagnosis, improving malaria prevention and treatment, and assisting the government of Uganda in achieving its goal of universal coverage of long lasting insecticide treated nets, all of which have a strong implementation focus.   The programme coordinator will work closely with the technical coordinator and the country director in determining the strategic direction of the programme, and play an active role in new business development. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

1.    Provide intense, on-going support and supervision for project managers leading the DEfEAT Malaria private sector diagnostic project, the Stop Malaria Project and the Universal Net Distribution Project
2.    Carry out regular technical support visits to ensure that projects are based on sound evidence,  are well managed, are implemented  at scale and provide good value for money
3.    Promote the sustainability of Malaria Consortium’s work and ensure that project successes are documented and disseminated 
4.    Ensure effective and technically appropriate project planning, strategy development and implementation against agreed work plans 
5.    Identify and meet the technical assistance and programme management needs of subordinates
6.    Collaborate closely with the Uganda Technical Coordinator to ensure effective and efficient coordination between projects, including the promotion of cross project learning and the maximization of synergies
7.    Ensure that regular project risk assessments conducted and that mitigating actions are taken where necessary 
8.    Support the Country Director in identifying new business development opportunities which will include identifying areas of interest, responding to relevant opportunities, and developing concept notes and proposals 
9.    Provide strategic planning support to the Country Director with a particular focus on ensuring the relevance of Malaria Consortium’s role in Uganda  
10.    Review and assure the quality of donor reports, major project deliverables and monthly BVAs
11.    Represent Malaria Consortium in Uganda, regionally and internationally as required
12.    Deputise in the absence of the Country Director


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications (essential):
•    A post graduate degree in public Health or a related discipline

Experience (essential):
•    Significant experience managing public health programmes in developing countries, including experience in a management position 
•    Experience working with global health donors such as USAID, DFID, The  Global Fund, UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
•    Excellent knowledge and demonstrable experience of health systems strengthening 
•    Track record in successful business development with a range of donors 
•    An orientation towards enquiry and learning
•    Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style
•    Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
•    Close attention to detail
•    Fluency in English

Qualifications (desired):
•    Experience working in the field of malaria and/or childhood illnesses
•    Experience working with health systems in Uganda or other African countries
•    Demonstrable experience and capacity in the design and implementation of comprehensive and effective monitoring and evaluation plans 
•    Experience in the design, conduct, analysis and write up of  operational research, including both quantitative and qualitative methodologies 



OTHER KEY INFORMATION

•    The position is based in the Kampala office in Uganda
•    Travel will be required in- country up to 30 % of time
•    An initial 15 month contract will be offered with the possibility of extension, funding permitting



How to Apply:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a CV and  a cover letter by June 28, 2013 to HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org






Jobs at UNOPS in Uganda - Data Management Lead



Job Title: Data Management Lead

Vacancy code VA/2013/B5004/2595
Position title Data Management Lead
Level ICS-10
Department/office GPSO, Development Group
Duty station Entebbe, Uganda
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P3
Duration One Year


United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Background Information - UNOPS

“UNOPS plays a critical role in providing management services for our life-saving, peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations.”
-Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General

UNOPS  mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness.

UNOPS provides services in sustainable infrastructure, sustainable procurement and sustainable project management, with projects ranging from building schools, roads, bridges and hospitals to procuring goods and services and training local personnel.

By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

We employ more than 6,000 personnel annually and on behalf of our partners create thousands more work opportunities in local communities. Through our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and a network of regional and country offices, we oversee activities in more than 80 countries.

UNOPS is committed to achieving a truly diverse workforce.

Background Information - Development Group Cluster

Development Group Cluster

The UNOPS Development Group Cluster is based in the North America Office and supports a diverse and complex portfolio including partners such as the United Nations Development Programme (the Bureau for Development Policy, the Human Development Report Office, and the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation), the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the United Nations Secretariat and a broadening community of primarily New York-based UN partners in the delivery of project management, implementation and administration services.
Background Information - Job-specific

The United Nations Department of Field Support,Information and Communications Technology Division (UN DFS-ICTD) is responsible for the delivery of applications that satisfy the requirements of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO/DFS) missions as well as Special Political Missions (SPMs).

DFS has implemented a range of systems to address theprincipal requirements of peacekeeping operations and to support and enhancethe processes DFS undertakes.  TheInformation Systems Section delivers applications that satisfy the quantitativeand qualitative requirements of peacekeeping missions, missions administered bythe Department and United Nations operations worldwide. DFS wishes to establisha functional sub-group to provide technical coordination and projectmanagement.

UNOPS has been requested to assist in the implementation of this activity.
Functional Responsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

    Demonstrate leadership in developing and leading a results oriented data team to increase operational effectiveness.
    Translate business needs into end user applications and develop, test & implement program logic.
    Design and lead the Data integration (ETL/ELT) solutions.
    Interface with DPKO/DFS clients and technical stakeholders locally and internationally to develop and communicate project deliverables. .
    Analyze complex problems and offer solutions to the business critical endeavors and manage competing priorities and provide a balanced approach to solving them.
    Respond to critical issues in a timely and decisive manner and operate independently with little to no direction.
    Maintain data security and performance standards and provide awareness to team and clients.
    Provide leadership to ensure data product delivery meet load, scalability, ease of support and maintenance needs.
    Lead and mentor staff members and consultants and provide guidance and advice as needed.
    Establish,maintain, and achieve data team goals that are aligned with organizational objectives.
    Work with other data and technical teams and provide sound advice on data integration, warehouse, MDM and management as and when required.
    Assist Information Systems Coordinator in ESB as required.
    Perform other data management and admin related work as required.

Competencies

Professionalism– Demonstrates professional competence and master of the subject matter.Strong data management and integration experience and extensive experience in managing teams in the same area. Knowledge of basic systems analysis and design techniques, testing, debugging, and documentation standards, database design, storage and internal systems.Demonstrated skill in designing and implementing applications within relational database systems’ environments. Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of systems-related technical and management issues.

Communication -Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts both orally and in writing, in a clear concise style.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Client Orientation– Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and propose appropriate solution to meet business requirements
Planning and Organizing –Ability to organize, plan and implement work assignments, manage competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment.
Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education: Advanced University Degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in Information Systems, Computer Science, Social Sciences or related field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience in information systems may be accepted in lieu of an advance university degree.

Work Experience:

    Minimum of 5 years of managing, designing,developing data mart, warehouse and data management related projects and activities.
    Extensive experience in ETL, T-SQL, Stored Procedure, relational and dimensional models.
    Familiarity with OLAP Cube design and operation.
    Strong experience with SQL Server and other relational database and basic understanding and data scrambling.
    Experience in dealing with multiple projects and stakeholders with competing requirements in a complex environment.
    Excellent understanding of MDM concepts, MSOffice, MS Visio and XML and moderate understanding of .Net and C#.
    Strong release, change and configuration management experience.
    Experience in managing diverse teams and dealing with clients in multiple locations.
    Excellent diagnostic, debugging and problem solving skills.
    Good people and stakeholders management skills.

Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage.
Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: FTA
Contract level:  P3
Contract duration:  One Year



How to Apply:
https://gprs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=2595


Deadline: 16/07/2013





Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Officer Job at Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program in Uganda


Job Title: Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program - Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer (ME&L)

POSITION: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer (ME&L) LOCATION:  Kampala, Uganda

MCHIP is USAID’s global maternal, neonatal and child health integrated technical support program. In Uganda, USAID has requested assistance from MCHIP to strengthen the country’s routine immunization system by providing technical assistance to the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI) at central level and in select districts. MCHIP/Uganda’s emphasis is on operationalizing the country’s national routine immunization strategy, Reaching Every Child (REC), by introducing strengthening elements of Quality Improvement (Ql).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ME&L officer will lead MCHIP/Uganda in use- of-data capacity building and mentoring efforts at different levels of the health system, as well as managing internal monitoring/evaluation and learning needs—which include capturing systematic documentation of activities and progress.

General tasks include:

    Using creative low cost methodologies and existing structures such as review meetings and supportive supervision, build capacity of and mentor district/facility coaches and Ql team members (including HMIS officers/ biostatisticians) in data collection, analysis, and use for decision-making (including EPI monitoring charts, plan-do-study-act run charts, median calculations, trend/shift identification, designing/testing/documenting a continuous data quality self-assessment “lite” approach)
    Lead in revising and updating the project’s internal M&E plan
    Oversee project documentation, both quantitative and qualitative, including the development, by sections, of a QI-REC “How to” guide.

Requirement:

    At least five years of experience in primary health care and the Ugandan health system, preferably with immunization-related experience.
    Strong facilitation skills, including experience in leading capacity building efforts; proven experience in coaching/mentoring and use of adult learning techniques to build capacity of health workers.
    Experience and strong knowledge in M&E activities and data management skills including DOS.
    Proven advanced writing and computer skills for documenting project activities.
    Familiarity with quality improvement an asset.
    English fluency in reading, writing, speaking.

Experience: 5


How to apply:

This position is based in Kampala with approximately 60% travel to districts.

Contact information Applications should be:

Addressed to the Country Director, USAID MCHIP Project Plot 95/97, Martyrs Way, Minister’s Village, Ntinda, P.O Box 4978 Kampala, Uganda or submitted by email to sikasilon@mchip-uganda.net Paper required: Personal statement/application letter, detailed CV (including phone contact and at least 3 references), and copy of relevant academic qualifications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Closing Date; 05/07/2013





Research Associates Jobs at East African Development Bank in Uganda


Job Title: East African Development Bank (EADB) - Research Associates


The East African Development Bank and the Climate Change Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have in partnership established a Regional Collaboration Centre (“RCC”) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Kampala, Uganda. The RCC Kampala will support 25 countries located in the Eastern, Southern and Northern African regions. It is one of the five RCCs established globally with the aim of helping countries currently under represented in the CDM to increase their attractiveness and potential for the CDM, by helping to build their capacity for CDM project development and reduce the risk for investors. To achieve this aim, the RCC has the following core activities:

    To provide direct support to the development of CDM Project Activities and Programme of Activities (POAs), both potential projects and those that are undergoing processing at different stages of the CDM project cycle; and
    To identify opportunities for the development of standardized baselines and provide direct support to relevant institutions in the submission of proposals, including projects that could benefit from such standardized baselines

The EADB is seeking the services of Research Associates to support the work of the RCC core staff and Steering Committee.)
Requirement:



How to apply:

If your career aspirations match this challenging and exciting role, please e-mail your application, by 8th July 2013 to The Human Resource Manager on the following email address: recruitment@eadb.org . Please attach your comprehensive Curriculum Vitae including an e-mail address, daytime telephone contact, qualifications, experience, present position and names and addresses of three referees. All applications should be sent online by email.

    Applicants must be nationals of the EADB Member States.
    Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
    Applicants that do not receive a response by 31st July 2013 should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 08/07/2013




Jobs at Stop Malaria Project in Uganda - Finance and Administrative Assistant



Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant

Stop Malaria Project (SMP) - FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

   

Background

The Stop Malaria Project (SMP) is a five-year USAID funded initiative awarded in September 2008. The project is being implemented by a consortium of partners led by the Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs (JHU/CCP). Other Partners include Malaria Consortium, Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) and Infectious Diseases Institute Limited (IDI). SMP is recruiting for a Finance and Administrative Assistant.

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT.

The Finance & Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support for the Stop Malaria Project Office in Kampala while adhering to JHU/CCP’s finance regulations and administrative policies. She/he will report to the Finance Manager. Key Responsibilities Finance Responsibilities:

    Accurately enter financial transaction data into QuickBooks and update regularly with current balances.
    Assist with end-of-month reconciliation and reporting processes and review coding.
    Travel to zonal offices to provide financial and administrative support either independently or with other project staff located in Hoima, Soroti and any other zonal office which may be established during the life the of the project. Overnight travel may be required.
    Maintains Petty Cash & Bank Cash Registers and ensure reconciliations are done in a timely manner.
    Ensure entries posted in Cash and Bank Cash Registers have appropriate budget codes.
    Transmit Weekly Bank Transactions and Petty Cash Summaries to the Finance Officer II.
    Ensures sufficient pipeline of Bank Funds and Petty Cash is available.
    Prepare transaction voucher forms for approval and disbursement.
    Issue payment to vendors/suppliers after verification for appropriate approval has been followed up in a timely manner.
    Prepare checks for approval and disbursement as per SMP’s finance policies and procedures.
    Maintain the filing system in place for easy accessibility of documents.
    Assist with other activities as directed by his/her supervisor.

Administrative Responsibilities:

    Assist with travel arrangements for staff in accordance with SMP’s travel policies and procedures.
    Provide support to all SMP offices to ensure that established filing systems, finance and administrative controls are maintained.
    Assist as needed during preparation for workshops, trainings and meetings.
    Assist with other activities as directed by his/her supervisor.

Requirement:

    Strong computerized accounting and financial skills;
    Strong computer skills including Windows and Microsoft Office applications;
    Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, to work under pressure and to observe and work under strict deadlines;
    Strong analytical and result-oriented skills.
    High standards of integrity;
    Ability to work well with others;
    Fluent in English, both written and spoken;
    Excellent communication skills
    Excellent with math and comprehension/verbal skills, coordination and planning;
    Honest and able to manage and account for funds accurately;
    Previous experience working on a US government funded project a plus.
    Bachelor's degree in business administration, Accounting, Finance or related field required;
    A minimum of one year working experience in Finance and Administration, NGO sector experience a plus;
    Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Experience: 1


How to apply:

Please deliver copies of your CV, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programmes, Plot 15 Binayomba Avenue, Bugolobi (same street as Royal suites and Ambrossoli International School) Attn: HR Manager. Please write on the envelope what position you are applying for. The deadline for receiving applications will be 5:00pm, Monday July 1st 2013.


Deadline: 01/07/2013





Jobs at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda - Stores Manager



Job Title: Stores Manager
Reporting to: Program Administrator
Job Purpose:
oversee all operations of Stores to ensure that RHSP stock is efficiently and effectively received, stored and delivered to end users.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Overseeing all operations of stores of RHSP.
• Budgeting for stores and Preparing quarterly and annual Section reports
• Establishing and implementing procedures and guidelines on storage, stock control, distribution and logistics management in accordance with departmental plans
• Initiate, formulate and implement systems, procedures and guidelines on storage and stock control management to achieve RHSP departmental goals and objectives
• Planning and determining overall storage capacity requirements and optimum locations for both RHSP stocks and third party procurements in advance, to avoid space constraints
• Categorizing products into unique product classifications in the Store.
• Management of Information Systems, to ensure easy product tracking and reporting.
• Co-coordinating and supervising the receipt of supplies in the stores including allocation of space, equipment and manpower in line with set RHSP receiving procedures
• Planning and managing stock placement locations for received products to ensure quick order processing, and controlling and operating a computerized store management system inventories through automated system tracking of codes, movements, transfers and disposals/Navision.
• Planning for and organizing periodic cycle counts and stocking exercises to provide accountability for stock holding
• Scheduling the utilization, maintenance, repair and replacement of store equipment including their security and safeguard
• Coordinating and supervising order processing in the stores, including planning and allocation of work schedules in accordance with the stores management manual
• Generating, analyzing and reporting on stock positions and consumption patterns for the entire RHSP product range and third party products
• Supervising the safety and hygiene in storage and handling of stocks in line with International storage standards
• Supervising staff and participating in their recruitment, training, appraisal and development and dealing with disciplinary issues, so as to maximize their productivity

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Degree in Logistics and Supply Management or other similar field (desirable). At least 4 years of relevant professional experience in Stores Management . Excellent writing,
computer and organizational skills; Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused
on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable; Ability to assess problems and develop solutions; Excellent interpersonal communication skills and excellent organization skills;
Age Limit. 25-44 years.

How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013






Procurement Manager Job Vacancy at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda





Job Title: Procurement Manager

Reporting to: Program Administrator
Age limit: 25-44 years
Type of job: 2 year contract (renewable on satisfactory performance)
Duty station: Kalisizo fi eld station with occasion travel and work at the Entebbe station
Job Purpose:
The person holding this position is responsible for developing, managing, supporting and providing leadership to the procurement function of RHSP with the provisions of RHSP Procurement guidelines. Position holder will also provide technical assistance to Heads of Department and any duly appointed procurement committee(s) on procurement and disposal matters.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• To manage the procurement and disposal section of RHSP
• To ensure value for money and timely procurement of goods, services. & works to meet internal customer
requirements within the agreed time frames.
• To ensure compliance with PPDA and international procurement regulations.
• To ensure the RHSP annual consolidated procurement and disposal plans are prepared and implemented in line with RHSP plans and budgets.
• Ensure effective communication with user departments and provide feedback to them on the status of their procurement requisitions.
• Ensure that the periodic statutory and administrative reports on all procurements are prepared, compiled and dispatched.
• Professional guidance on procurement and disposal and capacity building of key stakeholders in the procurement cycle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or its equivalent. A Masters Degree in the same field is an added advantage. Minimum of 4 years work experience at senior management level in a fairly large organization, preferably donor funded with practical experience in using/implementing PPDA laws and regulations and international procurement. Membership of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply is an added advantage). Good communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are crucial.
Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality. Possess advanced contracts formulation, evaluation and negotiation skills. Must be flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure. Ability to use Software packages like Navision. Possess strong leadership skills, be able to motivate and infl uence others. Be able to think creatively and strategically, have excellent judgment and be able to work in a changing environment.


How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013





Jobs at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda - Procurement Officer


Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reporting to: Procurement Manager
Job Purpose:
The Procurement Officer will provide Procurement support services in all RHSP procurement functions in accordance with RHSP procurement guidelines and procedures
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference & statement of requirements in liaison with user departments
• Preparing and issuing Request for quotations or Request for Proposal
• Conduct evaluation of bids and make appropriate recommendations
• Liaise with service providers on procurement matters
• Ensure safe custody of all procurement records
• Prepare submissions for the procurement committee
• Prepare Purchase orders and agreements for the respective service providers
• Ensure timely delivery of goods and services
• Work with the RHSP managers and staff as part of an effective and collegial team to achieve RHSP goals/ objectives
• Ensure timely payment of suppliers.
• Carry out any other assignments as may be allocated by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

    A University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Procurement & Logistics Management, Business Administration – Procurement or any other related field.

    At least two years’ experience in procurement and supply chain management in a busy reputable organization. Should have good interpersonal skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Computer skills in Navision will be an added advantage.
    Ability to negotiate Procurement terms and conditions..

    Knowledge of Procurement procedures.
    Proficiency in the use of computers especially Excel spreadsheets, inventory, word-processing packages and e-mail.
    Ability to use judgment and initiative in the course of executing responsibilities. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

    Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, and RHSP contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
    Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Age Limit. 25-44 years.

How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013






Medical Officer Job Vacancy at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda



Job Title: Medical Officer (2 positions)
Reporting to: Study Coordinator
Job purpose:
The Medical Officer will perform Clinical and biomedical Research tasks. The successful applicant will be involved in management of patients in the RHSP’s Clinics and other Program activities.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
MB.chB degree from a recognized university and must have completed internship. Registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental practitioners’ Council. Experience with provision of Anti- Retro Viral Therapy (ART) is an added advantage. Pleasant, social, flexible, with good interpersonal skills and a spirit of team building/work. Self-motivated, able to work under minimum supervision and well organized. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Fluent in both English and Luganda languages. Able and willing to work and reside in the rural setting of Kalisizo – Rakai District.



How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013



Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda


Job Title: Human Resource Officer
Reporting to: Human Resource Manager
Job purpose:
To provide support to the Human Resource Manager in the management of the Human Resource function, with special focus on recruitment/appointments, contract terms and conditions of service, staff welfare /benefit management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide administrative support to the staff appraisal process, including sending appraisal forms to the various users, providing technical guidance to appraisers as required, analyzing the forms when filled, preparing summary reports on the appraisals in line with the HR policies.
• Supports the Human Resource Manager in monitoring staffing situation in the program by reviewing staff levels, identify staff gaps, and compile data on vacancies and other inadequacies
• Implement and monitor staff recruitment and deployment
• Maintain a record of impending staff retirements, and plan for timely replacements
• Manage staff leave schedules and database.
• Participate in staff development/Trainings
• Assist in attending to individual staff problems, grievances and concerns.
• Assist in updating Job Descriptions and renewing staff contracts
• Perform administrative duties in the HR office that may include but not limited to filling, organizing and representation in departmental meetings.
• Maintain HR records and information on the HR databases.
• Coordinate staff Medical, IDs and Welfare activities as required including workman’s compensation insurance cover.
• Process HR related payments.
• Any other official duties as may be assigned management

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Bachelor Degree or Diploma holder in Human Resources Management, Business/Office Administration, Social Sciences or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in HR Management and/or Office Administration. Excellent planning, organizational and implementation skills. Strong interpersonal skills, Records Management, knowledge of Uganda Labour Laws. Self starter, with drive and enthusiasm. IT literate (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) with strong written and oral communications skills. Good Financial awareness will be an added advantage


How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013



Human Resource Manager Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Reporting to: Program Administrator
Job purpose:
To develop and maintain an employee relations climate that creates and permits a stable and productive work force. To manage and coordinate all functions of employee relations including recruitment, labor relations, compensation and benefit services, work force planning, affirmative action and advocate for employees’ rights.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Continuous personnel audit and monitoring and updating the Head Administration on employment practices
• Coordination and monitoring of Program’s performance and appraisal system
• Provide leadership in the establishment and maintenance of employee relations that will assist in attracting and retaining a desirable and productive labor force
• Conducting Human Resource Surveys ( Salaries, Contracts, Policies, Legal issues e.t.c ) and update the FAD
• Plans, implements and maintains a program of orientation for new employees and re-orientation of redeployed staff.
• Administration of termination procedures for staff leaving the program, including exit interviews and giving feed-back.
• Establish procedure for ensuring compliance with notice, reporting and similar obligations under agreements with labor organizations.
• Supervise the compensation and benefits staff in administration and or implementation and communication of current and new compensation and benefit programs, policies and procedures.
• Attending to individual staff problems, grievances and concerns.
• Updating Job Descriptions and renewing staff contracts
• Any other duties as may be assigned by management

Key result areas/targets
• Personnel audit and monitoring
• Timely staff performance appraisal reports
• Human resource survey
• Employee induction and orientation
• Employment policy administration
• Compensation and benefit administration
• Staff grievance handling
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Post graduate training in Human resource management plus three to four years related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience in a wide range of employee relations activities. Must possess an ability to understand human behavior and be able to lead and motivate people. Must have mature judgment/decision making ability. Willingness to reside in Rakai district, Good interpersonal and organizational skills, Fluent in Luganda – local language, Ability to work under minimum supervision.

How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org


Deadline: 28/06/2013




Jobs at MTN Uganda - VAS Solutions Engineer


Job Title: VAS Solutions Engineer II

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of VAS Solutions Engineer II

The positions report to the Principal Vas Solutions Engineer – Planning

Main Purpose of the Job

To plan for and ensure optimum performance of all VAS platforms/systems.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Contribute to CAPEX budget planning for the VAS and ensure project scoping before handover to capital projects department for implementation.
    Ensure best practice planning of all VAS to ensure customer centricity targets.
    Research, plan, develop and deploy new/improved solutions.
    Plan, coordinate and manage the implementation of marketing-Initiated Projects.
    Ensure effective business risk management in all activities.
    Ensure that all plans and solutions are documented well for future reference.
    Provide timely recommendations to ensure effective capacity planning for all VAS systems.
    Accurate and regular performance reporting to the various stakeholders.
    Champion automation and efficiency within the department.
    Ensure that all VAS requirements are gathered and supported by the MTN Network.
    Ensure resilience and redundancy within the VAS delivery platforms.

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/ Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering.
    Two years in telecommunications planning or operations.
    Experience in project management.
    One Year of UNIX shell scripting/programming and database administration.

Other attributes

    Excellent interpersonal skills
    Excellent report writing
    Good Analytical and Organizational skills
    Flexible, resilient and self-Directed person.



How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013



VAS Applications Engineer Job Vacancy at MTN Uganda



Job Title: VAS Applications Engineer II
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of VAS Applications Engineer II

The positions report to the Senior VAS Applications Engineer II

Main Purpose of the Job

To liaise with relevant stakeholders/requesters regarding system specifications, develop, maintain and provide L3 support for the customized internal applications.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Ensure proper project and specification scoping before development
    Ensure best practice planning and development of all VAS to ensure customer centricity targets
    Research, plan, develop and deploy new/improved solutions
    Plan, coordinate and manage the implementation of marketing-Initiated projects
    Ensure effective business risk management in all activities
    Ensure that all plans and solutions are documented well for future reference
    Provide timely recommendations to ensure effective capacity planning for all VAS systems
    Accurate and regular performance reporting to the various stakeholders
    Champion automation and efficiency within the department
    Ensure resilience and redundancy within the VAS delivery platforms

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/ Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering
    One year’s of telecommunications operations or planning.
    One Year of UNIX shell scripting/programming and database administration
    One year of experience developing and maintaining applications
    Extensive programming experience using the common modern programming languages will be an added advantage

Other attributes

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Excellent report writing
    Good Analytical and Organizational skills
    Flexible, resilient and self-Directed person.
    Pays attention to detail

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013






Senior Engineer Services Quality Assurance Job at MTN in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Engineer I - Services Quality Assurance

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Engineer I - Services Quality Assurance.

The positions report to the Senior Services Quality Assurance Engineer I.

Main Purpose of the Job

To monitor the delivery of services provided by the Network Department and document processes or refine existing processes to ensure they meet accepted/set standards in line with best practices and carry out benchmarking drive tests.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    To continuously report on and suggest ways to improve customer complaints handling by the Network Group support teams
    To liaise with Customer facing department to ensure that customer expectations are met regarding services provided and maintained by Network Group
    To develop and review policies, processes and procedures for the tasks carried out by the Network Group to improve efficiency and handling of task by the Network Group
    To carry out benchmark drive tests for both 2G and 3G networks
    To inspect new BTS sites to ensure they meet prescribed quality standards before they are integrated to the Network
    To assist in the coordination of Network audits and closing off of audit points under the Network Group

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Telecommunications engineering.
    At least 1 years’ experience in Network operations/planning and process development and service delivery processes
    At least 6 months experience drive testing
    Advanced Telecommunications and network overview training will be an added advantage

Other attributes

    Proficiency in Microsoft Software (MS Excel, MS Project, MS Work, MS Power Point, SharePoint etc.)
    Good communication, interpersonal and report writing skills
    Team work and relationship building skills
    Good analytical skills as well as high levels of attention to detail
    Highly organized and structured individual
    Ability to work with minimum supervision

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013




Jobs at MTN in Uganda - Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations



Job Title: Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations.

The positions reports to the Principal Engineer VAS/IN Operations.

Main Purpose of the Job

To ensure Fault free operation and maximum Service availability and Quality of the IN &VAS Platforms including but not limited to SDPs, CCNs, Voucher Servers, AIR Servers, MINSAT as well as SMSCs, USSD and other Value Added Services through Regular Proactive Maintenance tasks and Close Network and Systems Monitoring.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Play a Key role in IN & VAS Upgrades to the latest versions and ensure Systems documentation arising from Upgrades, Updates and New activations.
    Ensure execution of Work Orders within required SLAs and dates as required by the business.
    Participate in design Reviews, System’s Support, Operation and Maintenance of the Prepaid and Value Added Service nodes including Ericsson Voucher Servers, AIR Servers, CCNs, USSD Platforms, SMSCs according to documented procedures, processes and Change Management Policy.
    Initiate Customer Service Requests with Equipment Vendors in regard to faults/anomalies experienced on the IN&VAS nodes and follow up to Resolution.
    Provide support in the Multi – functional matrix support structure within Network Operations i.e. Core Network, VAS/IN and Packet Switching Sections.
    Ensure timely communication of any fault events in line with departmental and Companywide escalation Procedures.
    Provide Technical Expertise on Prepaid and VAS Risk Management and Revenue Assurance as well as attend to Audit items raised by Internal/External Auditors on the Prepaid and VAS nodes.
    Oversee the Implementation of new VAS & IN products and solutions
    Assume the role of tier II escalation point for faults within the Prepaid and VAS nodes
    Take on any other tasks that are assigned form time to time.

The applicant must possess the following;

    A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a GSM Network environment with at least a 1 years’ experience working on IN/Prepaid and Value Added Service Platforms.
    Competence with Oracle or MySQL Databases, with certifications.
    Proficiency with UNIX/LINUX Operating Systems.
    Other attributes
    Good Analytical and Troubleshooting Skills.
    Team player, flexible and able to participate in emergency works.
    Highly organized and structured individual.
    Ability to work with minimum supervision.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at MTN Uganda - Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

Job Title: Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

The positions report to the Principal Engineer VAS/IN Operations.

Main Purpose of the Job

To operate and maintain the VAS & IN systems and Service Layer and ensure a high quality prepaid network and service availability of added services.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Ensure availability of VAS/IN infrastructure / services through execution of routine maintenance tasks and speedy fault resolution.
    Attend to VAS/IN incidents escalated from the VAS-NOC.
    Liaise with and escalate faults to respective vendors for resolution.
    Resolution of work orders as assigned by internal customers.
    Act as a resource for VAS/IN capacity expansion works as well as new node product integration into MTN Network.
    Administer Solaris OS and databases with in VAS/IN.
    Ensure availability of VAS systems (SMSC, MCA, USSD services, Voice SMS)

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering, Data Communications & Software Engineering.
    Competence with oracle and MySQL databases, shell scripting. UNIX/LINUX system administration.
    At least one years’ experience in mobile GSM network environment.
    Knowledge of data communications and networking concepts.
    He/she must be willing to work long hours and participate in emergency works as well.

Other attributes

    Good analytical and trouble shooting skills.
    High level of integrity.
    A quick and self-motivated learner.
    Self – directed, resilient, and ability to work with minimum supervision.
    Team player, flexible and able to participate in emergency works.
    Highly organized and structured individual.



How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd in Uganda - Trainee Printers



Job Title: Trainee Printers

New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd - TRAINEE PRINTERS (4)

Vision Group invites applications from suitably qualified people to fill four vacancies for the positions above in the printing department

TRAINEE PRINTERS (4)

Objective

    We are looking for young dynamic people interested to grow in the printing field


Requirement:

    Do you have a diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering from a recognized institution?
    Do you have interest in printing?
    Are you able to work under minimal supervision and willing to work long hours and night shifts?
    Do you have good communication skills?
    Do you have at least two principal passes in Mathematics and English?

How to apply:

If all the above applies, then you can apply for the above-stated positions not later than 27/06/2013 attaching copies of your testimonials and certificates

Applications should be addressed to the Chief Human Resource Officer of the New vision printing and publishing company Ltd on P.O. Box 9815, Kampala or you may hand deliver your application to the HR office on plot 19/21 1st street industrial Area Kampala.


Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) in Uganda - Driver



Job Title: Driver

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) - DRIVER

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The Institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The AICAD Head Office is located in Juja, Kenya. AICAD has country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda located at Egerton University, Nakuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, and Makerere University in Kampala, respectively. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda who are competent, proactive and self-driven professionals to work in AICAD Country Office in Uganda, located at Makerere University, Kampala to immediately fill the position below:

    DRIVER (1 POST): DUTY STATION: AICAD UGANDA COUNTRY OFFICE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY IN KAMPALA: (CONSOLIDATED SALARY: USD 3,283.50 PER ANNUM) Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Driver will be responsible for taking training, workshop and seminar participants to and from field trips and other various destinations; taking AICAD staff to field trips and other assigned destinations; keeping the motor vehicle clean and in serviceable condition; booking and follow up on servicing and repairs as required, updating and renewing motor vehicle documents such as insurance, inspection and valuation among others;

Requirement:

    Candidates should be holders of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with minimum Division 3 or equivalent; clean driving permits for both commercial and public service vehicles; five years continuous accident free driving; report of good conduct;
    knowledge of motor vehicle repair; must be proficient in written and spoken English;
    proficiency in Kiswahili language is an added advantage, and must be between 30 - 50 years of age.

Experience: 5
How to apply:

The position is on three-year contract renewable on mutual agreement. Candidates who are interested and meet the above-mentioned requirements should send their applications along with copies of certificates and testimonials, a daytime telephone contact, email, names and addresses of three referees to reach the address below . Applications can also be sent by email to: info@aicad.or.ke

The Executive Director

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) P. 0. BOX 46179 GPO 00100 Nairobi Kenya

[AICAD is an equal opportunity employer]

NB: Only short – listed candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 19/07/2013





Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Epidemiologist


Job Title:        Epidemiologist; FP- 4; FSN-11

Number: 058/2013      Date: 06/19/2013

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:            Epidemiologist; FP- 4; FSN-11
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 Epidemiologist.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent, under the supervision of the respective Team Lead in the Strategic Information Branch, CDC Global AIDS Program (GAP) Uganda, provides support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing technical advice and guidance in the planning, implementation and monitoring of HIV/AIDS epidemiologic studies, operational research and targeted evaluation projects in Uganda.  The incumbent serves as CDC technical and scientific advisor to the Ugandan Government, providing leadership, technical guidance and scientific quality enhancement for CDC-supported HIV/AIDS epidemiologic, surveillance and related research operational studies in Uganda.  Assists in developing research study protocols, provides guidance in implementation of studies, monitors progress of research projects and provides oversight and technical assistance in analyzing study results.  Serves as a primary contributor to the planning, development, and review of operational research components of the annual Country Operational Plan (COP) for Uganda. The incumbent ensures collaboration among PEPFAR Uganda partners involved in HIV/AIDS operational research projects and activities and takes the lead in promoting use of internationally recognized best practices in support of research components of PEPFAR sponsored programs in Uganda.  Identifies training needs, coordinates training and conducts formal training sessions for partners involved in operational research studies.
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 university degree in epidemiology, public health, medicine, behavioral or social science, statistics or health science is required.
2. Work Experience required: Five years of progressively responsible work experience in epidemiology and/or public health programs, including a minimum of 3 years experience in HIV/AIDS which includes analysis of epidemiologic data and/or research studies.  Past experience will demonstrate the incumbent’s ability to consult and collaborate effectively with all levels both within and outside the agency.
3. Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  The incumbent serves as a recognized regional expert on the epidemiology of HIV infection with a comprehensive knowledge of the methods, principles and techniques used in developing, implementing and analyzing results of epidemiological studies and projects.  The incumbent must have an in-depth understanding of the structure and functions of CDC GAP Uganda, including detailed knowledge of CDC’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and intra-agency procedures for coordination with CDC Atlanta and the American Mission in Uganda.  The job holder must have a detailed and broad knowledge of the host country operational environment, including a working knowledge of the structure and operations of the MOH, the environment for health care delivery at the national, and district level in Uganda.
5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Skill in providing technical expertise and guidance in the development, implementation and evaluation of epidemiological studies and projects and the analysis of epidemiologic data and data collected from program results and operational studies.  Ability to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners.  The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity in applying guidelines to unique and different settings.  As a representative for CDC GAP Uganda, the incumbent will also be expected to exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for conducting epidemiological projects and studies.  Incumbent must have computer skills and the ability to use office software packages, including word processing, spreadsheets, and basic statistical software packages.

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 current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. 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.

4.  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.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5


Deadline: 03/07/2013








Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Public Health Specialist



Job Title:  Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother –to-Child Transmission; FP-5;

Vacancy Announcement RE-ADVERTISED

Number: 033/2013    

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:            Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother –to-Child Transmission; FP-5; FSN-10
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 Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Job holder provides technical assistance in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating PMTCT activities for programs supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Uganda. Under the direction of the Health Services Branch Chief, job holder supports Uganda’s interventions to significantly improve access to care and reduce Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV and evaluate pediatric HIV care, treatment and support projects.  Job Holder performs these technical advisory responsibilities by developing and maintaining close working relationships with host country ministries and implementing partner organizations in order to ensure that PMTCT program activities and studies in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the implementing grant, cooperative agreement or contracts with the host government. Job holder coordinates funding, reporting and administration with the extramural team to ensure adherence to contract/cooperative agreement/grant, and to ensure appropriate use of USG funds.
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 master’s degree in public health, nursing, health policy, public administration or social sciences is required.
2. Work Experience required: Three years of mid-to senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS Prevention or other public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required.
3. Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  Detailed knowledge of the current policy, programming and practice trends in the field of PMTCT, Early Infant Diagnosis and pediatric HIV care and treatment is required. Advanced knowledge of latest technology in: maternal and child health and PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and treatment required. Good working knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention (PMTCT, HCT, etc.) , behavior change, care and treatment and testing is required.  Knowledge of the development of quality of care assessment and assurance tools is required. Detailed knowledge of U.S. government public health programs and strategies is required.  Good working knowledge of program management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required. Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures, including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations as related to PMTCT is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Must be able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.. Excellent oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with national and international health partners are required.  Intermediate user level of word processing spreadsheets and databases is required.  Ability to analyze and integrate diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources Numerical skills for data analysis is required.

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 current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. 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.

4.  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.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5


Deadline:08/07/2013






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