Cartographer Jobs Vacancy at Kiboga District Local Government in Uganda


Job Title: Cartographer
Kiboga District Local Government
Key Functions
•    Preparing deed plans .
•    Constracting  cadastral  sheets.
•    Plotting all surveys,
•    Preparing prints and surveyors

Qualifications
•    A Diploma in Cartography or Architectural Drawing and Draftsmanship from a recognized  Institute


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from suitably  qualified candidates  to fill the following  vacant  posts existing  in Kiboga District  Local  Government . Applications  should  be submitted  in triplicate  on  Public service  Commission  (PSC) Form No. 3  (Revised , 2008) to the secretary    Kiboga District Service Commission P. O. Box  1, Kiboga


Deadline:  1st February 2013



Staff Surveyor Job Vacancy at Kiboga District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title : Staff  Surveyor
Kiboga District Local Government
Key Functions
•    Preparing deed plans .
•    Constructing  cadastral sheets.
•    Plotting all surveys.
•    Preparing  prints  and surveys.

Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelor of Science  Degree  in either  Surveying ;  Geometrics  or any  other relevant  field from  a recognized  Training  Institution


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from suitably  qualified candidates  to fill the following  vacant  posts existing  in Kiboga District  Local  Government . Applications  should  be submitted  in triplicate  on  Public service  Commission  (PSC) Form No. 3  (Revised , 2008) to the secretary    Kiboga District Service Commission P. O. Box  1, Kiboga

Deadline:  1st February 2013




Propagation/Interference Analyst Job at Uganda Communications Commission



Job Title: Propagation/Interference Analyst (1)

Reports to: Spectrum Occupancy and Interference Officer

Role: The job holder is the Technical front line/ on the ground Consultant for propagation and interference assessments and investigations of radio frequency spectrum in support of planning, monitoring, utilization functions of the Unit and Commission.

Key Result Areas:

a. Perform periodic detailed analysis and generate reports of occupancy measurements in order to advise on interference protection levels and usability of the radio frequency spectrum;
b. Investigate and identify likely sources and nature of interference amongst various radio frequency allocations, assignments, radio equipment and network installations and services;
c. Analyze and report trends related to interference protection levels for various allocated and assigned spectrum and related service bands and radio equipment installations;
d. Study and analyse propagation characteristics of radio frequency signals and transmissions for various technologies and network deployments and report on impact on occupancy and interference protection levels;
e. Assess and advise on appropriate radio equipment installations and operational technical parameters, specifications and conditions required to control or ensure no interference for proposed spectrum assignments and planned allocation bands;
f. Operate, maintain databases and advise on the adequacy of systems, tools and equipment used to conduct interference and propagation analyses, tests and assessments;
g. Provide technical support to the Regional offices regarding mitigation and resolution of interference and radio equipment and network installations; and
h. Participate and contribute to planning and monitoring activities including technical evaluation and enforcement of non compliance and conformity issues, radio frequency spectrum and equipment, illegal and misuse cases, correspondences with clients and administrative function of the Unit.

Qualification

· A Bachelors degree in Telecommunications, Electronic, Electrical or Radio Communications Engineering from a recognized Institute or university.
Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of hands on experience in radio frequency, spectrum management or radio – frequency communications, preferably in the Telecommunications and/or ICT sector;
· Must demonstrate good interpersonal and customer relations skills;
· Possession of  excellent analytical and report writing skills and technical acumen; and
· Possession of high level of accuracy, integrity and honesty




How to Apply:
· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.



Deadline: 25th January 2013




Uganda Communications Commission Jobs- Frequency Engineering and Authorisation Officer


Job Title: Frequency Engineering and Authorisation Officer (1)



Reports to: Specialist- Frequency Planning 

Role: To provide technical support to the planning function through; timely provision of accurate engineering analysis reports and processing of spectrum authorization and radio communications equipment operation requests, in liaison with relevant stakeholders, and to aid the efficient provision of services, operations of radio communication equipment and deployment of networks.

Key Result Areas
 
a. Review, assess and process requests for radio frequency spectrum assignment and deployment of radio communications’ equipment and network and services including emergency services and advise on conformity and adequacy with established Radio frequency standards and guidelines;
b. Develop and maintain an up to date accurate, accessible and reliable record of frequency authorizations, licenses and related engineering analysis to facilitate the planning and authorization processes;
c. Perform radio frequency analysis such as coverage and interference analysis, and propose appropriate technical and operational parameters and requirements to aid the assignment of radio frequency spectrum to various services, as well as modification of license terms and conditions and spectrum authorizations;
d. Review and assess radio communications’ equipment and network operational plans, and requests, and advise on appropriate technical and operational specifications, parameters or requirements in support of radio communications equipment verification and certification process;
e. Provide technical support to Finance department regarding routine billing of frequency authorizations and licenses;
f. Conduct radio communications’ equipment and network installations site surveys to determine appropriate technical and operational parameters and requirements for earmarked radio spectrum frequency assignments;
g. Operate, maintain and advise on adequacy and performance of systems and tools used in Radio frequency analysis and application processing of frequency assignment and authorization requests; and
h. Contribute to planning activities such as the review and amendment of license terms and conditions and spectrum authorizations, technical and operational parameters for radio equipment and network installations and development of national frequency allocation plans as well as administrative aspects of the Unit.

Qualification

· A Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications, Electronic, Electrical or Radio Communications Engineering from a recognized Institute or University.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of hands on experience in radio frequency, spectrum management or radio – frequency communications, preferably in the Telecommunications and/or ICT sector;
· Must demonstrate good interpersonal and customer relations skills;
· Possession of  excellent analytical and report writing skills and technical acumen; and
· Possession of high level of accuracy, integrity and honesty



How to Apply:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th Jan 2013




Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- Planning & Coordination Officer



Job Title: FREQUENCY PLANNING AND COORDINATION OFFICER (1)


Reports to: Specialist - Frequency Planning 

Role: To provide technical and research support to the planning function through provision of timely and accurate planning and coordination assessments and analysis of radio spectrum frequency bands, and to aid the efficient provision of services, radio communications equipment operations and deployment of networks.

Key Result Areas:

a. Evaluate, analyse and review radio frequency spectrum plans and processes frequency plan and coordination requests to enable deployment of radio communication equipment, networks and services including emergency services;
b. Perform radio frequency analysis in order to establish and identify appropriate frequency allotment areas and frequency allocations and their related technical and operational parameters;
c. Continuously monitor and review the implementation of coordination frameworks and agreements, including approved network and service deployment plans, provide compliance status reports and propose remedial actions as required;
d. Provide research and technical support to facilitate the planning, allocation, opening up of bands and coordination for new services and network deployments;
e. Review and assess service and network deployment plans and compile appropriate and accurate technical and administrative data  to facilitate billing for use of radio frequency spectrum;
f. Develop and maintain up to date accurate, accessible and reliable records of frequency assignments, reservations, coordination agreements/notices, and service and network deployment plans;
g. Provide support to the Commission’s Technical Liaison for frequency coordination and notification of identified and planned-for radio-frequency Spectrum with relevant stakeholders such as neighboring countries and ITU; and
h. Contribute to planning activities such as development of National Frequency Allocation Plan, review of the adequacy and functionality of systems, tools and equipment used in planning, coordination and authorization processes, as well as administrative aspects of the Unit.

Qualification

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications, Electronic, Electrical or Radio Communications Engineering from a recognized Institute or University.

Experience and Knowledge

• At least two (2) years of hands on experience in radio frequency, spectrum management or radio – frequency communications, preferably in the Telecommunications and/or ICT sector;
• Must demonstrate good interpersonal and customer relations skills;
• Possession of  excellent analytical and report writing skills and technical acumen; and
• Possession of high level of accuracy, integrity and honesty.



How to Apply:

• All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
• Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
• Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
• Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment




Deadline: 25th January 2013




Compliance Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Communications Commission


Job Title: COMPLIANCE OFFICER/ MULTIMEDIA MONITORING

Reports to: Specialist Content Regulation

Role: To Monitor and ensure compliance by all Multimedia service providers and operators with standards and conditions according to licenses issued.


Key Result Areas

a. Carry out monitoring activities relating to broadcasting line up programmes and multimedia services;
b. Establish standards, procedures and ethics for broadcasting and other multimedia services;
c. Ensure compliance with terms and conditions stated in content service providers license;
d. Carry out inspection of studios and production facilities of content service providers in the country;
e. Organize and develop a register of all licensed broadcasters, content service providers and operators;
f. Coordinate data collection on activities related to audience profile, penetration of broadcasting and multimedia services and investigate cases on poor performance of the content service providers and propose remedial measures for necessary course of action;
g. Conduct and report on content service provider inspections to ensure compliance with legislation, license conditions and broadcasting standards;
h. Assist in development of content service/ multimedia licenses and reviewing license applications; and
i. Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification

· A Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mass communication or a closely related field from a recognized Institute or University; and
· Knowledge in computer is a mandatory requirement.

Experience and Knowledge

· A minimum working experience of two (2) years in areas of broadcasting, multimedia and telecommunications;
· Understands and offers a wide experience in maintenance, usage and knowledge of technical broadcast equipment and appreciates the responsibilities interpreting the broadcasting facilities;
· Possesses effective interpersonal skills and not only relates well with his/her colleagues but also with external customers; and
· Demonstrates honesty and willing to work with minimum supervision.




How to Apply:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- Officer



Job Title: OFFICER/ VIDEO, FILM & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Reports to: Specialist Video Film and Cinematography

Role: To ensure compliance by Film, Video and Cinema Hall operators standards and conditions according to licenses issued

Key Result Areas

a. Ensure compliance to set rules, regulations and standards endorsed for management and operation of Film, Video and Cinema Hall Operators;
b. Monitor operations of Film, Video and Cinematography operators;
c. Liaise with associations and such bodies formed for the purpose of promotion, empowerment and advancement of the Film, Video and Cinema industry;
d. Identify methods of innovation and improvement of the industry in terms of technological advancement, modes of operation and any others with the aim of ensuring good consumer service.
e. Handle issues relating to legislation and regulation of film and video censorship and classification with the aim of ensuring that the right content is sent out to the right consumer as may be set by the Commission;
f. Co-ordinate, in association with the legal department, copyright rights to ensure protection of content and revenues of the industry;
g. Report and update to the Commission on any matters relating to the industry on a quarterly basis and advise accordingly on any developments;
h. Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification

· A Bachelors Degree in Music, Dance and Drama, Mass Communication or in a closely related field such as film and cinematography;
· A master’s degree is an added advantage,

Experience and Knowledge

· A minimum working experience of three (3) years in the film /broadcasting industry;
· Should have good creative and analytical skills to develop and adjust to the changing trends of communication;
· Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;
· Should have ability to maintain a high standard of professionalism and personal values in relation to fellow staff and customers; and
· Should possess high level of integrity and honesty.




How to Apply:
· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th January 2013





Content and Services Specialist Job Vacancy at Grameen Foundation in Uganda



Job Title: Content and Services Specialist

About this job

Our client Grameen Foundation is a non profit organization that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Manager, Content and Services

Job Summary: The Content and Services Specialist will be responsible for the successful implementation of the Content and Service strategy and overseeing the Call Center business while providing day to day leadership.  This is an opportunity for a dynamic and experienced professional in the Agriculture Sector/outsourcing business with a belief in the potential of technology to meaningfully improve rural livelihoods.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide Content development expertise

    Work with the CS team to enhance and expand of local content to drive adoption and impact like local input directories, local market prices.
    Works with CS Manager to develop the content strategy to which different sectors and verticals will provide expertise in.
    Work closely with team to identify content topics for seasonal campaigns and events.
    Facilitate the development and implementation of CS product marketing plans
    Create Product launch plans, develop marketing / promotional decks and presentations
    Work with the content development team to create quality assurance, maintain standards, and manage social media content including blogs.
    Generate reports and analyze content activity to provide ROI results and develop future content enhancements
    Work with content  developers /Tech team  to assess any technical challenges (technical troubleshooting) in displaying and delivering  content to farmers

Facilitate smooth running of the Farmer call center

    Develops quantitative and qualitative milestones and metrics from the immediate objectives and outputs of the-Call  Center
    Tracks and reports on key metrics and variables and provide periodic progress reports on Call center performance to the Management team.
    Works with the IS Manager and Call Center Advisors to ensure the application of standards and quality service delivery
    Leverages team’s knowledge, partner discussions and completed research studies to develop a deep understanding of complementary initiative, global trends in voice-based services, and use learning from related experiences to incorporate into implementation strategy
    Contributes towards  business decision-making and sustainability strategy for the initiative

Compliance

    Monitors phone calls to make sure that the specialists  are in compliance with the rules and regulations of  the organization (Quality assurance )
    Ensures that the team provides excellent customer service.

Implement with excellence

    Prepares achievable work  plans and targets  for  the Call Center Advisors
    Works with external partners to resolve  escalated queries in a timely  and efficient manner
    Supports and mentors the Call Center Advisors
    Identifies, monitors  and documents  key service areas  to ensure  that we  reach the desired population with a quality product at the right price and with the right promotions

Track and report results

    Clearly defines success metrics for each aspect of the project and the business overall
    Establishes transparent and easily accessible reporting framework to measure and communicates progress on a real-time basis – performance dash board
    Prepares timely and comprehensive analyses of progress against metrics and milestones
    Oversees development and ongoing use of monitoring and evaluation framework
    Prepares summary updates and reports as needed by management, funders, partners and other entities

Qualifications:

    A bachelor’s degree in Agriculture
    3+ years’ experience of professional call center supervision
    Content editing and management
    Ability to take initiative and work without constant supervision
    General professional experience
    Knowledge and practical work experience in the field of agricultural extension, farm advisory work and/or small farmer training and development
    Work in enhancement of rural livelihoods and sustainable development of rurally based business.



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 grameenjobs@nftconsult.com

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




Deadline: 28th January 2013






Jobs at Grameen Foundation in Uganda- Research/Early warning Systems Specialist



Job Title: Research/Early warning Systems Specialist

About this job

Our client Grameen Foundation is a non profit organization that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Manager, Content and Services

Job Summary: The Researcher - Early warning systems will be responsible for creating research intelligence and establishing research linkages to ensure that products and services provided to farmers are well founded with strong linkage to Ag extension.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Establish & strengthen linkages between GF and research institutions like NARO, NaCRRI,  IFPRI, FAO,   NARL, ICRISAT, CIMMYAT, ASARECA, CGIAR etc. as well as the different ZARDs as sources of content and new improved technologies
    Source, assess & refine appropriate technologies generated by the research scientists in the different research institutes or ZARDIs and private organizations to be disseminated to farmers
    Conduct field diagnostic (problem-solving) visits, identify the field problems and propose appropriate  intervention
    Support the development of diagnostic tools
    Carry out research on the key enterprises or activities based on region or district, season and farmer interest
    Develop crop calendars for the selected enterprises in the different regions leading to EWS for the different crop enterprises
    Source and supply need based scientific or popular information to the FCC  agents on the different enterprises for re-packaging & dissemination to farmers
    Strengthen the Farmer-Extension-Research interaction model through feedback analysis to design action points
    Carry out monthly trends analysis for the farmer/customer queries & document findings and alert the supervisor of the trends in customer calls and assist in developing FAQs
    Establish and maintain professional and functional working relationships with partners involved in EWS like UDOM, ITU (international Telecommunications Union)-UCC, IFPRI, FAO, MAAIF (Development of National Early Warning System (DEWS) project, FEWSNET etc. to develop EWS for farmers
    Assessing and analyzing existing early warning systems, policies and practice, both on national level and in the target areas or districts.
    Support the setting up of farmer groups and selecting of model farmers in the selected regions to drive adoption
    Document key learning from farmers and research on local technologies used by the farmers
    Provide technical trainings to FCC agents, CKWs and farmers on the new agriculture appropriate technologies, pest & disease diagnostics etc.
    Support in-field content prototyping and participate in the collection of feedback for content improvement
    Designing & development  of research questionnaires/ surveys on content usability and feedback analysis from CKWs, farmers and other clients
    Answer to farmer queries as may be required by the FCC agents or identify escalation points for complicated farmer queries

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Has a deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
    Believes in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) to promote agriculture
    Is able to think creatively about the commercial side of  extension product development
    Has strong written and oral communication skills/ ability to speak several local languages is a big plus

Qualifications:

    A bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and a post graduate in extension services/ agribusiness or related field
    2+ years’ experience of practical research
    Experience in development economics research would be a valuable assets;
    Knowledge of, and experience in, the application of good agricultural Practices
    Ability to take initiative and work without constant supervision
    Knowledge and practical work experience in the field of agricultural extension, farm advisory work and/or small farmer training and development.

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 grameenjobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 28th January 2013



Jobs at National Association of Women Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)


Job Title: Secretary General/ Executive Director NAWOU

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic direction to the organization
  • Supervise staff and ensure good working environment
  • Oversee the overall development, monitoring and evaluation of programs that will lead to the achievement of the organization's mission
  • Oversee the development of excellent and winning funding proposals and ensure financial sustainability
Ideal person will
  • Have a very high motivation and commitment to the vision, objectives and strategies of NAWOU and the women's movement
  • Be a strategic and analytic thinker who communicates vision and ideas  very well
  • Have knowledge of rural womwn issues
  • evidence of fund raising experience/ abilities
How to Apply:
Applicants with relevant experience and appropriate qualifications in women's issues in either social sciences, development/gender studies should send in an application letter with CV, academic transcripts, a write up sample of funded project two work references by email, post or hand delivered to;

The President
National Association of Women Organizations in Uganda
Plot 1, Perryman gardens, off Hoima Rd
Bakuli Old Kampala

Deadline: 25th  January 2013




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