Sales Representative Jobs at Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation



Job Title: Sales Representative
Uganda  Printing  and Publishing Corporation
     
Responsibilities
•    Identify  selected  market segments  and ensure  that  UPPC exploits  the  available  business  opportunities .
•    Support the sales  and marketing manager  to implement the sales and  marketing  strategy.
•    Monitor  competitor’s  activities  and offer  timely advice to management .


Qualifications
•    Degree /Higher  Diploma in marketing
•    Relevant sales  and  Marketing  experience of at least  three  years .
•    Competent , articulate  and results –oriented .



How to apply
The Human Resource  Manager,
Uganda Printing  and Publishing  Corperation,
P. O. Box  33, Entebbe, Uganda


Deadline: 14th January 2013

Data Clerk Job at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda


Job Title: Data Clerk (1 Position)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary

The data clerk will be managing, analyzing and producing reports from the data collected by others. He/she will maintain the data safe and confidential

Essential Job functions:

    Ascertain that the date base is  properly maintained at all times;
    Hard copies neatly filed and archived
    Attend to requests for records and ensures the accuracy of the data;
    Secure the data base  at all times and safeguards against unauthorized entry;
    Prepare reports and makes copies of data when tasked to do so;
    Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Education, Competencies & Experience:

    High School diploma or equivalent with additional training in information studies/record keeping or related fields is desirable.
    At least two (2) years of progressively responsible level in an international organization or in any multilateral environment.
    Ability to identify priority activities and assignments;
    Ability to foresee risks and allows for contingencies when planning monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;
    Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with supervisors and colleagues;
    Good command of the English language is required




How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.


Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013



Logistics Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda


Job Title: Logistics Officer (1 Position)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

Essential Job functions:

    Organize logistics activities with procurement, finance, humanitarian affairs and other related departments
    Oversee the receiving, storage and dispatching of supplies and project materials to the respective camps;
    Ensure effective and efficient logistics support for daily area operations including procurement and coordination of transport;
    Participate in the tendering process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction materials and equipment;
    Prepare procurement plans in conjunction with relevant departments and periodic inventory reports are prepared as required;
    Manage and maintain all communication equipments (i.e. HF, UHF, Internet, Sat phones) from the base;
    Ensure procurement status reports are up-to date at all times and are shared appropriately;
    Oversee the warehouse operations to ensure stock security adherence to policies, processes, procedure and guidelines;
    Ensure that all records including inventory lists of LWF items and equipment are updated and easily available to authorized users;
    Ensure proper vehicle and other equipment utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption and monitoring and control systems as per the LWF policies and procedures;
    Ensure all the tasks which are delegated are fulfilled in the given time and also report any miss-conduct in the procurement process;
    Establish and maintain an efficient assets management system and appropriate assets issuing/tracking
    Assist in the planning and coordination of procurement of services through local contracts;
    Ensure that logistics requirements comprise gender-specific needs;
    Performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    Degree or Diploma in a field related to procurement and logistics
    Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word and Excel software application
    Basic financial and accounting knowledge
    Work experience in logistics, preferably in an NGO setting
    Willingness to be stretched professionally, personally, and spiritually desirable
    Enjoys a challenge and works hard to achieve objectives
    Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner
    Enthusiastic, compassionate, self-motivated, energetic and autonomous desirable


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.


Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013



Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda



Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (2 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement & Katakwi Sub Program

General Position Summary:
Implementation of the activities within the Program & Capacity Building department in accordance with the program description and budget provisions as detailed in the agreements, and as assigned by the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

Essential Job functions:

    Coordinates the preparation and review of the program documents in respect to the M&E requirements stipulated in the program agreements and in accordance with donor’s requirements;
    Liaises with Field office staff to regularly monitor and evaluate all aspects of ongoing programme activities as well as the effectiveness and impact of projects in meeting the targets set in the Planning & Monitoring Documents (PMDs) and other program agreements, and assists in the project redesign where necessary to improve programme delivery;
    Assists the project staff in planning, developing, managing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating project activities in accordance with the project documents, project description, and budget provisions, as established in existing policies, guidelines, and established LWF/WS program procedures;
    Prepares and reviews program annual work plans in liaison with project staff to ensure appropriate utilization of project resources, and in line with project documents and PMDs;
    Visits all field projects to check on progress, offer support and direction in line with the Country Strategic Plan;
    Advises project staff in advance of the need to produce project reports and ensure reports are submitted on time, and ensure that all project reporting is done in a coordinated and timely manner in response to donor/ partner requirements;
    Prepares and updates the program reporting calendar/schedule;
    Assists in the production and timely submission of internal and external project proposals and reports by conducting research, drafting copies and proof reading as may be required.
    Assists in the production and review of the LWF Uganda monitoring and evaluation guidelines, and staff development related to M&E;
    Helps to develop monitoring tools to check and report on the quality of implemented activities, and guide the project staff;
    In collaboration with the Project Managers, and in liaison with the M&E Manager, responds to donor inquiries and questions; and any other duties specified by the M&E Manager.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and development studies
    Post-graduate qualification in project planning & management is desirable.
    Experience in development of effective M& E systems and practices
    Support to development of M&E plans and budgets for the project
    Excellent interpersonal skills and computer literate
    Proficiency project planning, monitoring and evaluation systems
    Good report writing and presentation skills
    At least three (3) years working as a program officer in a reputable firm or NGO.


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.


Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013

Administrative Officer Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda



Job Title: Administrative Officer (1 Position)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary;
Human Resources Management:  Effectively initiate and coordinate actions relative to the administration of human resources activities e.g. recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation of staff members, training, time and attendance administration, etc.,

Essential Job functions:

    Maintains staff personnel files, and updates staff records on a regular basis,
    Maintains and updates the annual staff leave schedule and endorses all leave applications in consultation with the staff concerned and their supervisors
    Secures custody of office and motor vehicle duplicate keys, issues keys as agreed with the Sub Program  Manager, and maintains a register/log of all keys issued and returned
    Participates in the activities of the Program Management Team, organizes and arranges meetings and workshop venues;
    Participates in the activities of the Procurement Committee and takes charge of all Project procurements, ensuring compliance with established LWF/DWS policies and guidelines;
    Maintains an updated Fixed Assets Register of both the office and residential premises, and ensures the inventory is sent to the Finance Manager as and when required;
    Arranges official travel, accommodation and visitation requirements for staff and visitors to/from the Program,
    Maintains effective communications links and working relations with LWF Head office, other Field offices and sister projects as well as the relevant local authorities, community leaders, civil society/non-governmental organizations, collaborating/implementing partners;
    Oversees and monitors staff discipline and compliance with LWF principles, policies and code of conduct, advises the Sub Program Manager accordingly and organizes the Disciplinary Committee to review staff disciplinary cases as deemed necessary by the Sub Program Manager or Management team;
    Ensures that project motor vehicles and equipment are well maintained and utilized as required or authorized by the Sub Program Manager, and also monitors and maintains accurate records of fuel consumption, utilisation and service/repairs of motor vehicles and generators;


Knowledge & Experience:

    A University degree in Business Administration or Human Resource Management is essential.
    At least 2 years of experience in administration, human resources management or related field.
    Experience in implementing LWF personnel and administrative policies and procedures.
    Working knowledge of the LWF Staff Rules and Regulations, Administrative Instructions and Personnel



How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013



Legal Officer Job Vacancy at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda


Job Title: Legal Officer (1 Position)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

Essential Job functions:

    The legal officer will be performing tasks related to the provision of legal advisory services to LWF;
    Providing legal sensitization for staff, local communities and LWF stakeholders;
    Periodic reporting and carrying out any other activities as assigned by the Supervisor;
    Legal Officer shall provide the best possible legal aid including preparation of legal documents, legal assistance and in accordance with client’s best interest with the aims and principles of LWF;
    The Legal officer work closely with communities; peer groups (including elders, youth, children and women),Community based organizations, local partners, government departments and other organisations;
    The Legal Case Worker shall advocate on behalf of beneficiaries to government authorities and civil society on issues related to rights of refugees, asylum seekers and other persons of concern.
    The Legal Case Worker shall actively encourage protection mainstreaming and a rights-based approach  throughout all of LWF including gender sensitivity;


Education, Knowledge & Experience:
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Law, Diploma in Legal Practice. A minimum of three years experience practicing law in a reputable Firm or in a similar position in a reputable organization. Excellent ability to network with relevant judicial institutions
Must be an enrolled advocate with a valid/ current practicing certificate.

Essential abilities:

    Ability to work independently and as part of a team as well as with mixed audiences
    Ability to deal with complex legal issues into reader-friendly and policy relevant language
    Patient and calm in pressurized situations
    Consultative, constructive problem solving approach
    Flexibility and willingness to work out office hours when necessary
    Good sense of humor


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013


Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda - Project Officer


Job Title: Project Officer (Child Protection)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary:
Coordinating and overseeing operational plans of social and protection activities within Child Protection and Development Unit.  The PO will work closely with other unit staff to improve the proper operations and management of the social, protection and development programs in Child protection unit

Essential Job functions:

    Assess and identify the psychosocial needs of  children in the camp
    Conduct group and individual therapy sessions to address psychosocial needs of refugee children.
    Identify and resolve cases of emerging conflicts between children and their care givers
    Develop and facilitate training plans to address children identified needs.
    Manage and maintain documentation and records of psychosocial support cases for purposes of follow up and referral.
    Ensure that Unaccompanied, Separated and orphaned children arriving in the camp are identified upon arrival in the refugee camp, their social history documented, foster families  identified and the children are successfully fostered.
    In collaboration with other agencies facilitate tracing and reunification of unaccompanied and separated children with their relatives.
    Prepare and submit weekly/monthly/quarterly and feature reports as required.
    Collaborate with other LWF sectors and implementing partners in order to ensure smooth implementation of activities and coordination of efforts.
    Nurture collaboration between local authorities, stakeholders, partners and children.
    Document lessons learned; collect case studies and success stories for reporting and advocacy.
    Performs any other official duties that may be assigned from time to time by or his/her designate.


Knowledge & Experience

    Degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Developmental Psychology or related field.
    Post graduate Diploma in child care and development will be an advantage.
    Training in child Counseling skills is an added advantage
    At least 2 years experience in  child related areas in a humanitarian setting
    Excellent communication, organization and presentation and leadership skills
    Understanding of child protection laws and issues.
    Experience in the use of computer packages


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply



Deadline: 18th January 2013


Investment Officer Job Vacancy at Agribusiness Initiative Trust in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Investment Officer
Reports to: The Chief Manager Investments


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Monitor market trends regularly to inform management decision making in a timely manner
•    Coordinate all Line of credit & Money market activities in line with the targeted yield and portfolio mix
•    Monitor Liquidity/cash flow forecast by ensuring that all transactions in and out of the main accounts are captured in cash flow position
•    Observe all controls to ensure adherence of investment unit


Minimum Qualification Requirements and Experience
•    Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, and any other relevant professional course from a recognized institution
•    Training in credit/ investment analysis and risk management


Skills and Competencies:
•    Analytical skills
•    Attention to detail
•    Initiative and ability to manage multiple tasks
•    Excellent interpersonal and team work skills


How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their application together with an updated CV and at least 3 referees and telephone contacts to the managing Director, aBi Trust, 4th Floor UEDCL Towers, plot 37 Nakasero Road, P.O Box 29851 Kampala


Deadline: 14th January 2013

Business Professionals Opportunities at Tetra Tech in Uganda



Job Title: Business Professionals
Desired Experience:
Candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable
•    Banking, credit, Portfolio management, financial Advisory, Business Development
•    Management, Marketing and Sales in agribusiness companies, telecommunications/ICT firms, radio stations/ media companies, financial institutions and other related businesses
Essential Capabilities:
Candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities ( clearly highlight corresponding areas in their CVs); Strategic  thinking, Creative problem solving; effective listening, learning and communicating; Team work; and ICT savvy

Qualifications:
•    First Degree; Business Degrees preferred.
•    10+ years works experience


How to Apply:
Submit a CV with 3 references, send applications to; aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com

Deadline: 11th January 2013






Programme Director Job Vacancy at SOS Children’s Villages Uganda


Job Title: Programme Director – SOS Children’s Village Programme, Kakiri, Gulu and Fort Portal (3 positions)

We seek to recruit socially stable, mature persons (male or female) aged 35-45 years to undertake the leadership and management of SOS Children’s Village Programmes at, Gulu, Kakiri and Fort Portal.

The SOS Children’s Villages Programme comprises of a Children’s Village (family based care), Community Development Programme (family strengthening programme), a school or Kindergarten and a Medical centre, working to achieve the highest level of service delivery for the children in our target group.

The Programme Director is a member of the National Management team, is based at the project location and reports to the National Director. His/her main duties include:

    • Providing overall strategic leadership and management of programmes at each location.

    • Planning and budgeting with practical experience in overseeing a large budget

    • Monitoring and evaluation of programmes

    • General finance management and administration

    • Contribution towards development of effective partnerships and networks with other community based organisations

    • Involvement in fund development, building positive relations with the community and or local authorities.

    • Staff performance management and general supervision of programme staff

    • Policy implementation in line with SOS Children’s Villages principles, mission and vision.

Position Requirements:

    • University degree in Social Sciences/ Development Studies/Education. Post graduate qualification in a programme development field will be a strong advantage.

    • Should have knowledge/proven experience in a number of the following areas: Monitoring &Evaluation, Project Cycle Management, proposal development, planning & budgeting, education management, HIV/AIDS management, child rights, advocacy, public relations and working experience of relevant government policies.

    • At least 4 years progressive work experience with an NGO or other development organization in a senior programme development position.



    • Practical experience in planning and implementation of programmes

    • Knowledge and practical experience with sustainable community development approaches

    • Excellent communication skills( written and verbal)
    • He/she must be open-minded and committed to driving change at the programme location.

(Please indicate which programme location you are applying for)




How to Apply:
Application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vita, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, a passport size photograph, telephone contact and details of at least 3 references should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Coordinator, SOS Children’s Villages Uganda, P.O. Box 27510, Kampala OR

Physically drop off your application at the gate, SOS National Office Entebbe, Abaita Ababiri – 25 Kms, Entebbe road. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 18th January 2013. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. Those who earlier applied need not to re-apply.

A loving home for every child


Deadline: 18th January 2013




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