Drivers Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda


Job Title:   Drivers (2 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary:
Operation and maintenance of LWF motor vehicles and ensuring the safety and security of authorized passengers, cargo, equipment and tools on board.

Essential Job functions:

    Maintains the assigned motor vehicle and its accessories in good working order and clean condition and makes a thorough daily check of its mechanical condition and promptly reports any fault, damage or loss;
    Checks regularly and ensures that vehicles have valid road license and motor third party insurance,
    Monitors the vehicle fuel gauge constantly, and reports any need for re-fueling in good time;
    Makes a daily record of trips in the vehicle log book, particularly departure/arrival times and mileage readings, as well as vehicle repairs/service and fuel and lubricants consumption, and reports the due service mileage in good time;
    Verifies repair/service done by a mechanic on return of vehicle from a garage;
    Ensures the safety of the vehicle while on trips;
    Assists in loading/off-loading of project materials onto/from the assigned vehicle;
    Complies strictly with the official highway code and traffic rules and regulations while driving, as well as the relevant LWF policies and procedures;
    Promptly reports to the office and/or the police all accidents and problems encountered while on duty;
    Ensures all vehicle doors and windows are securely locked after working hours, prior to handing over the keys and performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Project Manager or Administrative Officer or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    O-level certificate of education or equivalent, a valid driving license for all classes and knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics are essential.
    A training in Customer Care.
    Certificate in defensive driving is desirable.
    At least five (5) years driving in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
    Personal Attributes:
    High integrity, hardworking, courteous, dependable, punctual, tidy and well-groomed.
    Willing to work long hours in challenging circumstances when required.
    Knowledge of one of the local languages.


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- Field Workers



Job Title: Field Extension Workers (Agriculture & Environment 3 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

Essential Job functions:

    Works with the Project Officer to initiate and coordinate the planning and implementation of the aggro-forestry project activities in liaison with other sections;
    In conjunction with the Project Officer, liaises with and works in cooperation with the relevant local authorities, local community leaders, relevant civil society and non-governmental organisations, collaborating/implementing partners, and other stakeholders where appropriate in order to achieve the aggro-forestry project objectives, and facilitate project implementation;
    Collects and compiles on a regular basis field data on ago-forestry project activities carried out, and undertakes impact assessments using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the project assistance;
    Regularly visits all beneficiaries and beneficiary sites where agro-forestry project activities are undertaken, checks on progress and offers technical support as directed by the Project Officer in line with the project objectives;
    Promotes the active participation of local community leadership structures, beneficiaries and intermediaries in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of agro-forestry project activities as required;
    Ensures sensitivity to the crosscutting issues during implementation of the agro-forestry project as stipulated in the country program’s strategic direction;
    Supervises and supports local community leadership structures at the sub-county level for the effective implementation of agro-forestry project field activities;
    Assists the Project Officer to prepare periodical work plans and progress/status reports on agro-forestry project activities and achievements in line with the requirements stipulated in the project documents;
    Performs any other official duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Project Officer, the Project Manager, or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience

    Degree or Diploma in Agriculture with at least 2 years experience Candidates;
    Diploma and extensive relevant experience may be considered;
    Highly developed team working, Monitoring and evaluation, communication and interpersonal skills;
    Excellent record keeping and analytical skills;


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 International Rescue Committee in Uganda- Empowerment Coordinator



Job Title: Women's Protection and Empowerment Coordinator

International Rescue Committee

Scope of Work: The WPE Technical Coordinator is based in Kampala and travels regularly to the Acholi and Karamoja regions to support the WPE teams at field level. S/he is responsible for delivering high quality programs through strategy development, program design, implementation and evaluation of all GBV-related activities within IRC Uganda. S/he also provides technical advisory and writing support on business development opportunities. Primary duties will include strengthening the WPE sector and providing technical oversight of WPE programming across three regions of implementation; northern Uganda, Karamoja and Kampala. This position is part of the Senior Management team of IRC Uganda.

Key Responsibilities

•Lead the development of a WPE sector strategy that articulates the vision in line with the country strategy and lays out the ‘master’ program design. •Lead the design, drafting and implementation process of projects, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans and log frames to inform ongoing implementation and new program design. •Provide ongoing technical advice, direct support and guidance to the WPE teams to effectively monitor implementation of program activities. •Ensure budget management by regularly monitoring expenditures and making adjustments as necessary.
•Identify new funding opportunities and play a leadership role in developing high quality proposals and budgets that are consistent with the overall WPE country sector strategy for submission to donors. This includes close collaboration with the other IRC sectors including Health, Children and Youth – Protection and Development, Economic Recovery and Development as well as Governance and Peace Building to innovative and effective inclusion of WPE components in the integrated programs IRC delivers. •Assist in identifying and exploring opportunities for the professional development of program staff, including capacity building training, exchanges, formal performance reviews and ongoing coaching. •Liaise with donor representatives and national authorities in Uganda to keep them abreast of the project and developments. Minimum Requirements:

•Post-graduate degree in social work, social sciences, public health, community health, or related field •At least three years experience working in the field of gender-based violence, protection, gender in Africa •Demonstrated experience in human resource management, capacity building and mentoring •Proven skills in program management including budget management, donor reporting and monitoring. •Program development experience including donor / governmental liaison and proposal writing preferred •Organized and detail-oriented with multi-tasking abilities with ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner •Excellent leadership and problem solving skills •Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written; Acholi or Ngakarimojong an advantage. •Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to northern Uganda and Karamoja Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Ugandan NGO Sector.



How to apply:

Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org or apply through the IRC website


Deadline: 22nd January 2013



Project Coordinator Job Vacancy at TPO Uganda


Job Title: Project Coordinator   
Category:     Project/Programme Management ,
NGO, Community/Social Devt & Fundraising     Location:     Kampala, Uganda
Employment Type:     Full-Time

Summary:     TPO Uganda seeks to recruit a competent person to fill the position of Project Coordinator of one of its projects in Northern Uganda. This position reports to the Program Manager
Description:    

Job summary/key responsibilities

    This position will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership to the project;including managing all aspects of project implementation; through liaison with implementing partners and other field staff; preparing and maintaining of reports; providing overall responsibility for the day to day operations including finance, administration and procurement; coordination and accountability of project activities and resource utilization.

Requirements:    

Person specification:
Essential Experience 

    Previous experience of working in an NGO with 5 years in a coordination position in the areas of Child rights, psychosocial support, community rehabilitation, trauma support, mental health; post conflict social protection.
    Experience working in local government systems, managing private/public partnerships.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

    Proven ability to motivate and develop a team.
    Excellent organizational skills with ability to coordinate activities.
    Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally.

Qualifications

    A degree in Social work, Social sciences, Development studies or a related field of study.
    A post graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
Only persons meeting these specifications should apply. Female candidates are in particular encouraged to apply.
Address your application letter to the Human Resource Manager, and submit your CV, an application letter and a table showing your past 3 year salary history online  or write to the below address.  Deadline: 21st January, 2013



TPO Uganda
P.O.Box, 21646
Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 21st January 2013




Jobs at MTN in Uganda - Pricing Optimization Specialist


Job Title: PRICING OPTIMIZATION SPECIALIST
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 seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Pricing Optimization Secialist.

The position reports to the Senior Manager – Planning, Product & Pricing.

The position reports to the Senior Manager – Planning, Product & Pricing The main purpose of the job is:

To define and implement MTN Uganda’s overall pricing strategy in consultation with the Segment Managers and other business stakeholders with the aim of providing optimal pricing structures that will maintain profitability in line with company strategy.

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Monitors MTN Zone performance on a day-to-day basis, provides consumer behavior insights, reviews and defines discount profiles with a view to maintain a balance of the key MTN Zone objectives i.e. Network Utilization optimization, Revenue optimization and Customer retention.
    Defines products & services pricing strategies in order to ensure economic feasibility and profitability.
    Aligns operational Pricing objectives for the relevant segments with the overall business strategy, with input from Marketing Segments, Corporate Sales, S&D and Finance.
    Designs Consumer and Corporate pricing models, ensuring that product pricing and pricing plans are integrated and consistent. Provides guidance for Pricing of products and services as requested.
    Evaluates competitor pricing strategies and policies and practices, and recommends action to maintain high ground in market segments. Where necessary, recommends contingency plans to be put in place to counter competitor activity.
    Conducts financial analysis and models for all promotions and price reductions to aid decision making.
    In collaboration with the business analysts and Product & Services Manager, tracks and analyses the performance of products and services launched on the market and makes recommendations related to pricing optimization to improve take up, usage and profitability.

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Commerce, or MBA with a bias in Finance.
    Proficient with statistical applications such as SPSS, EPINFO.
    Proficient with MS Office application especially Excel and Power Point.
    At least 2 years’ experience in Pricing analysis, financial modeling and product evaluation.
    Prior experience in the telecom industry will be an added advantage.

Training

    Products and services.
    Process and finance modeling.
    Relationship management.
    Business analysis and intelligence.
    Budgeting and budgetary control.

lls/Physical Competencies

    Relationship management.
    Scanning skills- to set for new ideas, trends and principles.
    Strong can do attitude combined with an ability to use minimum resources to get maximum outputs.
    Systems thinking- understanding the "ig picture".
    Business acumen- understanding of the business as a whole.
    Strong analytical skills.
    Ability to meet deadlines

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 Friday January 11, 2013.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.



Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics- Deputy Executive Director


Job Title: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR- STATISTICAL PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

( Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), Uganda )

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) was established under the UBOS Act(1998) as a semi- autonomous body under the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. It is the principal data collecting and dissemination agency, responsible for coordinating, monitoring and supervising the National Statistical System. Our vision is to be a Centre of Excellence in Statistical Production, while our mission is to develop a coherent, reliable, efficient and demand-driven National Statistical System to support Management and Development Initiatives

TITLE: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR- STATISTICAL PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (1)

ROLE: To provide technical leadership to the various directorates/divisions of the Bureau in the production and development of Statistics

REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

KEY RESULTS AREAS

    To provide technical leadership in the production of statistics in line with the corporate objectives;
    To provide technical guidance in the development of statistics within the National Statistical System;
    Based on existing statistical products, to initiate the creation of new statistical information that is responsive to the emerging user needs and demands;
    To supervise the standardization of statistical products across sectors;
    To review the statistical directorates’ work plans annually and
    To take lead in developing and reviewing UBOS policies relating to statistical production and development.
    Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director


Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree with honors in any of the following fields: Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Economics and Statistics plus a Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Population studies or any other related field
    Possession of a PhD in a relevant field will be an added advantage; Strong knowledge of applied statistics Knowledge of Statistical operations in different Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government
    A Minimum of 10 years working experience in the field of Statistical production and development 5 years of which were at a senior managerial level, preferably in a reputable public institution;
    Membership to a National Statistical Association is essential
    Membership to an International Statistical professional body/association is an added advantage;
    Knowledge of relevant statistical software
    Excellent leadership, interpersonal, team building, analytical and negotiation skills. Should be of high level integrity.

Terms of appointment

    Contract appointment for a period of 4 years renewable once upon satisfactory performance; Age limit not more than 55 (Fifty Five) years of age; and
    An attractive payment package

Experience: 10


How to apply:

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS The closing date for receiving applications is January 28, 2013 at 5.00pm. Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail, fax and telephone contact should be hand delivered, posted or sent by email to the following address: The Executive Director, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala. Tel. 256-041-706000 Fax 041-237553. Email:position@ubos.org,

UBOS IS AN ALL EQUAL- OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT ORGANISATION QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.



Deadline: 28th January 2013



Financial Analyst Jobs Vacancy at Umeme in Uganda


Job Title: Financial Analyst

 REF NO UM/RAL/02/12/12

Reports to: Manager Tariff & Regulation Department: Regulatory Affairs & Legal Job Purpose:

Responsible for the preparation and submission of tariff applications to the Electricity Regulatory Authority, by conducting financial analysis of key tariff parameters, undertaking tariff and financial modeling and producing relevant reports

Key Responsibilities:

    Build and develop financial models, undertake computation of various tariff scenarios and carry out relevant sensitivity analysis of key tariff parameters for both internal and external purposes.
    Provide linkage across the organisation by developing ‘common’ analytical methods, definitions, and reporting.
    Coordinate preparation and timely submission of the relevant monthly, quarterly and annual reports to ERA.
    Analyse company’s business model and budgets, including underlying budget assumptions and ensure linkage with the ERA tariff parameters in the tariff model.
    Develop new capabilities improving reporting processes on Regulatory Targets and developing appropriate financial methods of evaluating and measuring performance on Regulatory Targets.
    Assist with preparation and submission of reports on tariffs and Regulatory Targets to Management.
    Monitor implementation of the Umeme Investment Annual Plans and ensure full recovery, in the tariff, of all investments (IN).
    With Economist, carry out analysis of investments by other sector entities.
    Coordinate verification of the Umeme Investments.
    Participate in feasibility studies relating to end user tariffs, power factor tariffs, flat rate tariffs, Prepayment Metering tariffs, and connection charges

Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in Business /Finance/Economics. A post graduate qualification such as a.Masters Degree in Business administration, or ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent is an added advantage

Experience:

    A minimum of two years of experience, performing financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and financial statement analysis and projection is essential. A demonstrated proficiency in spreadsheet applications and PowerPoint presentations is required. Experience and demonstrated capability of serving as effective financial business partner in a service oriented environment is recommended

Experience: 2



How to apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Transformation Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Applications should be received by 5:00pm Monday 14th January 2013. UMEME is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.

 Deadline: 14th January 2013



Jobs at World Vision Uganda- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Manager


Job Title: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Manager

( World Vision Uganda, Uganda )



World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.

We are now seeking for qualified persons willing to share in our vision to join the team in the following role.

Position: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Manager

Reports to: Associate Director- Support Services and Head Field Services group -East Africa.

Duty station: National Office

Location: Kampala.

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Provide leadership and management of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) team and build ICT capacity in the National Office to support the ministry and contribute to its effectiveness, quality and accountability.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. ICT Strategic Leadership

    Develop and maintain a National Office ICT Strategy and related policies and standards that are aligned with Partnership and Regional ICT strategy, policies and standards and National Office strategy.
    Prepare, review and monitor the ICT Annual Budget and Operating Plan to ensure effective implementation of the ICT Strategy.
    Provide leadership and advise National Office Leadership Team on ICT Developments and Policy Issues and their impact on the National Office operations and strategy.
    Provide leadership and management to the National ICT team.
    Work closely with, manage and provide mentoring and development of the team.

2. ICT Management

    Maintain an aggregated view of all significant/major ICT projects’ status and schedule for implementation and support across the National Office.
    Work closely with Regional and Global ICT teams to ensure that the National Office meets the minimum Partnership standards for telecommunications, technology and applications.
    Manage the introduction, implementation and support of appropriate information and communication technology in the National Office in line with Partnership standards and policies and local legal requirements.
    Develop the capacity of the ICT team through training and coaching methodologies to ensure that there is sufficient skill sets to provide and support ICT services to the organization.
    Manage structured end-user capacity building to ensure optimal and efficient use of all the ICT systems/tools available to the organization.
    Manage relationships with role players and stakeholders in the ICT industry both internal and external to World Vision
    Represent the NO in Partnership ICT and other Forums as required by the National Director, Regional ICT Director.
    Provide regular and ad hoc management reports for performance bench-marking and decision making and technical reports for operational support.
    Identify opportunities for innovation and foster the development of creative solutions that help the organization to better fulfill its mission and vision.

3. ICT Operations

    Develop, deploy and maintain appropriate ICT Infrastructure and Connectivity solutions for both head office and field offices for secure, efficient and effective flow of information to facilitate operations and decision making. This may include but not limited to Servers, Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) and Internet Connectivity for integrated data, voice and video applications. World Vision
    Provide, deploy and maintain Personal Productivity Tools such as desk top computers, laptops, Blackberries, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), business mobile phones, etc and software based productivity tools such as email, Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), WebEx among others.
    Develop, deploy and maintain appropriate Business Applications that support critical business processes to ensure accurate data gathering, storage, retrieval, processing and reporting to facilitate operations and decision making. This may include but not limited to acquisition and implementation of commercial business applications such as Sun Systems or custom built partnership applications such as STEP, PMIS, PCIS, etc.

    Develop, deploy and maintain appropriate security systems that ensure Network, Systems and Data Security from internal and external security threats. This includes both physical and logical security solutions such as biometric access control, network firewall systems, Active Director Security, Antivirus, Antispam, Antispyware and personal firewall solutions, etc.
    Develop, document, implement, test and review Business Continuity Plan (Disaster Recovery Plan) in alignment with the National Office Disaster Mitigation and Management Plans for ensuring high systems availability and business continuity. This includes but not limited to running an automated data backup system, off-site storage of backup data, redundant systems for mission critical applications, etc.
    Develop, deploy and maintain performance Monitoring and Reporting systems that provide management and technical reports for decision making and operational support.

4. ICT Support

    Establish appropriate operational procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of technical support to all users (at the head office and field. offices) that ensures high user productivity and guarantees customer satisfaction.
    Work with the Regional and Global ICT Teams to Leverage global ICT resources to access specialized network and/or applications support.
    Provide feedback to Regional and Global ICT teams on performance of various applications and systems for ongoing field performance improvement.


Requirement:

    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related field.
    5 years relevant working experience of which at least 2 have been in the -capacity of managing an ICT/MIS department in a busy environment.
    Qualified as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE) or CCNA.
    Working knowledge of Lotus Notes Administration and Internet systems.
    ITIL Certification will be an added advantage
    Good oral and written communication skills.
    Ability to relate technical issues to the business/ministry goals and effectively communicate technical issues to a non technical audience
    Good people management skills and experience.
    Willingness and ability to travel within and outside the country for work assignments and/or to attend national, regional and partnership-wide meetings and events.
    A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Experience: 5


How to apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org. Please address the application to the People and Culture Manager and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.

Deadline for receiving applications is: Friday 18th January, 2013

(Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)

We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 18th January 2013



Economist Job Vacancy at UMEME in Uganda



Job Title: Economist

REF No UM/RAL/03/12/12

Reports to: GM

Department: Regulatory Affairs & Legal

Job Purpose:

    Responsible for conducting economic analysis and surveys and maintain Data banks and producing relevant reports.

Key Responsibilities:

    Carry out studies/ surveys and analysis on consumption patterns, load profiles, load forecasting and power factor performance against Grid Code indices.
    Establish and maintain data bank on Umeme Annual Investment Plans and the company’s Restoration and Reinforcement plans
    Create a database of ERA approved Grid extensions under the Rural Electrification programmes and produce relevant reports.
    Produce periodic industry performance reports
    Carry out period studies on tariffs and benchmarking exercises in the Region and comparable utilities in other regions.
    Establish and maintain data bank on Umeme Annual Investment Plans and the company’s Restoration and Reinforcement plans
    Carry out studies/ surveys and analysis on consumption patterns, load profiles, load forecasting and power factor performance against Grid Code indices.

Requirement:

    A degree in Quantitative Economics. A post graduate qualification such as a Masters Degree is an added advantage

Experience:

    Previous relevant working experience should be demonstrated where proficiency in, financial, accounting and economic skills was essential. Excellent report writing skills are a pre-requisite

How to apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for these challenging positions, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Transformation Manager Umeme at Lugogo plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area or e-mail recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Applications should be received by 5:00pm Monday 14th January 2013. UMEME is an equal opportunity employer. Influence-peddling will lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 14th January 2013



Field Supervisor Job Vacancy in Uganda



Job Title: Field Supervisor


About this job

Our client is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communication sites that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports To: Quality Control Manager

Summary:The Field Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of telecommunication site construction and telecommunication site, tower, foundation, energy, etc. modifications in the field including reporting, multi-tasking, and problem solving for all technical work established by the company. Ensuring all on site activities are compliant with the best practices in H&S and quality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Developing and updating working knowledge of contractual agreements that pertain to the project
    Review detailed construction drawings
    Pre-planning and project coordination with contractors and subcontractors & customers contractors and suppliers
    Supervision and monitoring of designated/assigned in-field construction with focus on H&S and quality
    Overseeing, guiding and reporting construction milestones up and to Management
    Escalating issues to management promptly
    Monitoring and controlling construction timelines
    Managing field technical reporting and daily photo logs.  Forwarding such information to management
    Ensuring compliance with company safety and regulatory requirements for all company personnel and 3rd party vendors/suppliers
    Reporting any and all accidents to personnel and/or property immediately to management
    Ensuring sites are ready for programmed customer installation activities
    Make suggestions to improve product / structure, where applicable

Functional Knowledge

    Understanding of detailed construction drawings
    Solid knowledge of civil engineering, especially in concrete and foundations, energy and steel/metallic structures
    Solid knowledge of official and regulated civil construction codes
    Demonstrated expertise in managing wireless telecommunication site construction through prior experience in network deployment and/or large scale construction projects
    Ability to read, understand and manage according to project construction drawings
    Detailed knowledge Health & safety legislation & company policies

Skills:

    Very good organizational skills
    Very good written and verbal communication skills
    Detail oriented
    Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
    Ability to lead, motivate, and manage for results
    IT & MS Office skills

Qualifications:

    University or Technical Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and/or Construction Management
    2 or more years of experience in wireless telecommunication site development
    Additional technical training or coursework provided through prior company or institution that could apply to civil engineering and/or construction and construction management
    Fluency in English both written and spoken
    Legal and Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record
    Self-motivated
    Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently



How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to atcjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 25th January 2013




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