Production Officer Job at Quality Chemical Industries Ltd in Uganda


Job Title: Production Officer, Packaging Officer
Reports to: Production Manager
Main Roles
•    Ensuring that appropriate validations and calibrations of equipment are well effected and records taken
•    Maintaining up-to date documentation including SOPs, change control systems
•    Raising Technical information sheets for product process

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy, Science Technology or Industrial Chemistry


How to Apply:
Applicants with the above requirements can post, email or hand deliver their applications, CV, copies of relevant academic  and professional qualifications, contact details of 3 professional referees to;
The Human Resources Manager
Quality Chemical Industries Ltd
Luzira industrial Park
P.O Box34871, Kampala


Deadline: 28th Jan 2013






Jobs at Quality Chemical Industries Ltd in Uganda- Safety Officer



Job Title: Safety Officer
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Main Roles Include:
•    Managing safety, health & Environmental matters for the company
•    Reviewing of the company safety and health policy
•    Instituting necessary safety guidelines for staff, visitors, fleet and machinery
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
•    Should be a holder of a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, industrial chemistry, process or any other relevant course
•    3 years experience in the field of safety, in an industrial set up


How to Apply:
Applicants with the above requirements can post, email or hand deliver their applications, CV, copies of relevant academic  and professional qualifications, contact details of 3 professional referees to;
The Human Resources Manager
Quality Chemical Industries Ltd
Luzira industrial Park
P.O Box34871, Kampala


Deadline: 28th Jan 2013


Front Desk Officer/ Receptionist Job at Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)



Job Title: Front Desk Officer/ Receptionist

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
•    A minimum of a relevant Honors or any other equivalent relevant qualification from a recognized University
•    Professional postgraduate qualifications in secretarial studies field is of added advantage
Duties:
•    Ensure efficient management of front office and support facilities
•    Receive incoming  and redirecting outgoing telephone calls to their destinations
•    Manage all facilities and equipment within the reception area in liaison with the Estates and security officer


How to Apply:
Applications should bear the title of the post, detailed CV, photocopies of certificates and postal address and telephone contacts of 3 referees. Typed hand written applications on A4 paper should be submitted to;
The Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations Board; P.O Box 7066, Kampala


Deadline: 21st February 2013



Jobs at Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) - Driver


Job Title: Driver
Reports to: Designated Officer
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Uganda Certificate of Education
•    A valid driving permit with classes CH and DM
•    Five years experience
Duties:
•    Driving board vehicles that include lorries, Mini buses and pick ups
•    Keep organization vehicles mechanically sound in line with Uganda traffic laws
•    Verify all repairs and service done by the respective garages
•    Ensure compliance of regulations of vehicle maintenance
•    Report all motor vehicles incidents in line with the Boards guidelines

How to Apply:
Applications should bear the title of the post, detailed CV, photocopies of certificates and postal address and telephone contacts of 3 referees. Typed hand written applications on A4 paper should be submitted to;
The Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations Board; P.O Box 7066, Kampala

Deadline: 21st February 2013



Jobs at AAR Health Services (U) Ltd in Uganda- General Manager


Job Title: General Manager

Job Number:    REF/AAR/22012013/GENERAL MANAGER
Category:    HEALTH SERVICES UGANDA
Title:    GENERAL MANAGER
Description:   

JOB PROFILE:

• Play the role of Principal Officer of the company and ensure all operations of the business are compliant as per the Insurance Act and other statutory provisions that govern the business in Uganda in line with the awarded trading license.

• Drive the insurance operations to achieve various business targets in line with the budget including revenue, Profitability membership and market share growth.

•Oversee the treasury management role to ensure sound return on the various investment portfolios in place.

• Oversee Underwriting and Claims roles to ensure risk taking and management processes are effective.

• Design high performance agency and alternative    distribution channels models to achieve set business targets.

• Design suitable product, enhance existing products portfolio and where possible drive their harmonization across the AAR group.

• Enhance customer satisfaction and retention.

• Develop and negotiate reinsurance and co-insurance programs that ensure optimal risk management and optimal capital deployment.

• Supervise, coach, motivate and develop the Insurance team.


PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• Bachelor of Commerce (Insurance) or a Business related degree from a recognized university.

• A post Graduate degree in business management will be an added advantage.

• 10 years experience with at least 5 years in senior management.

• Deep understanding of technical insurance principals with different aspects of the Principal Officer’s role, Uganda insurance regulatory framework, agency management, insurance products and market players.

• Good working experience of MS Office is a must.

• Demonstrable commercial acumen.


How to Apply:
http://www.aarhealth.com/recruiter/users/jobs.php?id=115

Deadline: 28th Jan 2013



Environmental Officer Job at Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda



Job Title: Environment Officer (1 position)

Reports to: Senior Environment Officer Assessment, Inspection, Monitoring and Evaluation

Purpose: To assist the Senior Environment Officer in Inspection, Monitoring, Evaluation and Enforcement to ensure compliance with the policies, laws and regulations as well as evaluate implementation of programs and strategies of government related to environment management.

Key outputs:

Support and Technical backstopping to Local governments in assessments of environment

Reports on the Oil Company activities and compliance

Investigate issues of environmental abuses and cases within the country

Liaise with the Water Management Zones to ensure that environmental issues and social safeguards are handled

Appropriate changes to policy, and reviews of DESS strategies recommended

Compliance to existing policies, legislation and standards enhanced

Monitoring the environment service delivery in Local Governments

Monitoring, inspection and evaluation reports

2.1.1. Key Activities

Assist DESS staff in the technical backstopping for Local Government under the Implementation of the Kalagala Sustainable Management Offsets

Carry out regular inspection of facilities in the country to ensure compliance to environmental standards with the oil and Gas activities

Provide technical guidelines to the workforce in Uganda.

Monitor local government’s performance in streaming environmental concerns in their work.

Inspect compliance to set environmental standards

Provide compliance advice to all stakeholders in environmental management

Assist districts in inspection, monitoring and evaluation of the lower local governments and provide compliance guidance,

Monitor and evaluate the impact of the oil and Gas activities on the state of environment and peoples livelihoods in the Albertine Graben;

Provide Monthly reports to the supervisor

Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

2.1.2. Person specifications

An Honors degree in Environmental Management related fields. (Environmental health, Natural Sciences with a bias in environment management or other related fields in environment discipline preferably with a science background).

Highly motivated persons with at least 3 years’ experience in the field of environment management.

Willing to learn and working with minimum supervision;

Conversant with the basic computer packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Proven writing ,advocacy and communication skills

Twenty eight (28) years of age and above.

2.1.3. Duration of Assignment

The Assignment will be awarded to the successful candidate commencing immediately on appointment for an initial period of eighteen (18) months contract renewable depending on the performance of the officer and the availability of funds.

2.1.4. Location and Remuneration

The Environment officer will be stationed in Kampala, with frequent travels to the field all over the country. A reasonable salary will be offered to the successful candidate.



How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent CV detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications and age. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees.

Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 5.00 pm Friday 1st February, 2013.

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Water and Environment,

Old PortBell Road, Luzira.

Attn: Head Human Resource Management.



Deadline: 1st Feb 2013




Information Systems Analyst Job at Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda



Job Title: Information Systems Analyst (1 Position)

Reports to: Principal Wetland Officer – Assessment, Information and Management

Responsible for: Website Assistant

Purpose: Operationalise the National Wetlands Information System (NWIS) and ensure it is linked to relevant local, national and international geo systems. Also set up a functional website.

Key outputs:

Functional National Wetlands Information System.

Maps and reports

Functional website

2.2.1. Tasks:

Develop and maintain the National Wetlands Information System (NWIS) to run as a Geographic Information System (GIS);

Link the Wetlands Information System (WIS) to the Geographic Information System (GIS), and to selected partner institutions;

Carry out Wetlands Information System data inputs, updates and data quality control from Local Governments and within the Department;

Carry out Geographic Information System (GIS) data analysis and wetlands map processing for districts, and as requested by staff and the public;

Provide guidance on the software and hardware needs and improvements for the effective and efficient use of the Wetlands Information System as a Geographic Information System;

Technically backstop and provide support supervision to Consultants during Wetlands Mapping and demarcation;

Develop, maintain and update the Department Website;

Compile up-to date own individual, quarterly, annual work plans, activity reports and appraisal forms;

Any other assignments by the Principal Wetlands Officer – Assessment, Information and Management.

2.2.2. Qualifications

An Honors degree in Surveying/ Geomatics, Wetland or Natural Resource Management. A post graduate Diploma training in GIS and knowledge or experience in Natural resource delineation is an added advantage;

Served as a GIS Specialist or an equivalent position within or outside the government service for at least three years and must have acquired sufficient and reasonable experience to shoulder higher responsibilities;

Demonstrated ability, initiative and competence in directing,

organizing and executing work entrusted at this level.

Twenty eight (28) years of age and above.


2.2.3. Duration of Assignment:

Eighteen (18) months contract will be awarded to the successful candidate, commencing immediately on appointment. Possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.


2.2.4. Location and Remuneration

The Information Systems Analyst will be stationed at the Wetlands Management Department in the Ministry of Water and Environment. An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

Department of Environment Support Services (DESS)

Department of Environment Support Services (DESS)

1. Background.

Department of Environment Support Services (DESS) is one of the departments under the Directorate of Environment Affairs of the Ministry of Water and Environment.

The Department has been delegated responsibility to uphold environment management related clauses in the constitution of Uganda and implement the relevant environment policies (1994).

The department promotes the conservation of and management of Uganda’s Environmental resources’ and ensuring the sustainable utilization of such resources while ensuring clean and healthy environment for all citizens of Uganda. The department therefore wishes to employ technical officer on contract as a strategy to increase on the staffing levels of the department and improve on service delivery and the outputs for the next years.


How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent CV detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications and age. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees.

Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 5.00 pm Friday 1st February, 2013.

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Water and Environment,

Old PortBell Road, Luzira.

Attn: Head Human Resource Management.



Deadline: 1st Feb 2013

Project Manager Job Vacancy at Medical Research Centre in Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager

Job Purpose

To co-ordinate and support the installation of a new Enterprise Resource System (ERP) (Navision 13), at Medical Research Council. The ERP will electronically control the finance, HR, purchasing, stores, administrative and other integrated business critical systems on which the organisation depends to function effectively

Roles & Responsibilities

    • Assist in designing the elements of the project plan for project implementation and monitor completion of tasks.
    • Conduct quality acceptance activities in accordance with the project approach.
    • Attend project and supplier meetings as required.
    • Recommend solutions to the Operations Director and UK project manager in respect of testing, process or design issues, documenting any issues, problems, including conflicts, interferences and errors/omissions.
    • Ensure coordination of the business interfaces in Navision set up across the different areas of the MRC/UVRI operations.
    • Prepare and/or edit meeting minutes, presentations and tables and update tracking tools regularly.
    • File all project documents (hard and soft copies)
    • Provide administrative support to the Project and the Operational Directors in respect of the project.
    • Follow up with the internal staff and sub-contractors for progress reports.
    • Coordinate staff training in accordance with the planned go-live schedules.

Education, Skills and Experience needed

Essential

    • Will have previously worked on a Navision installation – in depth knowledge and experience of Navision essential.
    • Understands project lifecycle activities.
    • Previous design experience of Management Information Systems.
    • Can communicate effectively and efficiently with a wide range of business users, stakeholders and project staff.
    • Must be able to work to deadlines and deal with tasks in a structured manner.
    • Will have experience and awareness of Finance, Procurement & HR processes
    • Knowledge of stock control processes and warehouse functions (i.e. stock issue and replenishment).
    • Experienced in migration of data from legacy to new systems and familiarity of the controls required.
    • Will have supported either in-house or hosted IT applications as part of a team or in isolation.
    •Desirable
    • SQL programming experience to develop and implement bespoke reports.
    • Qualified accountant.
    • Accredited Microsoft engineer.
    • Experience of having implemented a barcoding system.
    • Experience of working in the NGO or life Sciences research environment with international donors.

Contract period: Initially 2 years with a possibility of renewal based on performance.

Terms and conditions: Other terms and conditions for the post are specified in the MRC staff code. A good salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

Location: The positions will be based in Entebbe with periodic travel to field stations located at Masaka, Kyamulibwa & Kampala.

Start date: As soon as possible Applications including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to:



How to Apply:
The Human Resources & Administration Manager

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

P.O. Box 49 Entebbe or send by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

Closing date for application: 31st January 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.




Deadline: 31st Jan 2013



Jobs at Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda- Regional Wetlands Coordinators



 Job Title: Regional Wetlands Coordinators for- Central and Eastern (2 positions)

Reports to: Principal Wetlands Officer – Policy and District Support

Purpose: Provide technical backstopping and support supervision to Local Governments and other stakeholders in the region of jurisdiction. Institute and streamline the Institutional arrangements, activities and operations of the Regional Technical Support Units and Wetland Site Management Committees.


Key outputs:

Support and Technical Coordination provided to Local Governments Wetland Forums in place and functional

Functional Regional Technical Support Unit

District Wetland Action Plans implemented Wetlands Ecological Reports produced


2.1.1. Tasks:

Conduct Needs Assessment and organize training for wetland Extension Agents and other stakeholders to develop and operationalise Regulations, Standard and Resource User Guidelines;

Provide Technical input and backstopping to Districts and Lower Local Governments in the development, implementation and review of Natural Resources/Wetland Ordinances and byelaws;

Technically backstop the preparation and implementation of District Wetland Action Plans, and coordinate their collation and onward submission to the Wetlands Management

Department and advise on fund allocation; Establish, equip and operationalise the Regional Technical Support Units;

Oversee and coordinate wetland management activities in specific regions of assignment;

Set-up Wetland Platforms, Inter-district Wetland Management Committees, Ramsar Site Management Committees, Wetland Resource User Groups and Wetland Management Committees, for exchanging lessons, experiences and information on wetland management and document Best Practices and lessons learnt;

Establish and maintain a strong working mechanism with the Water Management Zone and any other inter-district institutional arrangement within the region, Conduct regular ecological monitoring of Ramsar sites within the region.

Prepare individual monthly and quarterly reports and work plans, fill individual appraisal forms;

Carry out any other duties assigned by the Principal Wetlands Officer-Policy and District Support.



2.1.2. Qualifications

An Honors degree in Wetland or Natural Resource Management from a recognized institution. A post graduate training in Natural Resources Planning and Management; and knowledge or experience in community/rural development is an advantage;

Served as a Wetlands Officer or an equivalent position within or outside the government service for at least three years and have acquired sufficient and reasonable experience to shoulder higher responsibilities;

Demonstrated ability, initiative and competence in directing, organizing and executing work entrusted at this level.

Thirty (30) years of age and above.

2.1.3. Duration of Assignment:

Eighteen (18) months contract will be awarded to the successful candidate, commencing immediately on appointment. Possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

2.1.4. Location and Remuneration

The Regional Wetlands Coordinator will be stationed at the Regional Technical Support Unit in the assigned region. An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent CV detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications and age. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees.

Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 5.00 pm Friday 1st February, 2013.

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Water and Environment,

Old PortBell Road, Luzira.

Attn: Head Human Resource Management.



Deadline: 1st Feb 2013





Jobs at Medical Research Centre in Uganda- Accountant


Job Title: Accountant

Job Purpose: To provide a vital component of the Units internal controls by having supervisory and accounting responsibility for the areas of stores, procurement, fuel management and vehicle charge-out plus oversight of local contractor payments and travel billing/recharging ensuring all SOP are followed at all times.

To ensure that accounting entries are passed accurately onto the Navision and Oracle accounting platforms and for regular monthly reporting and reconciliations to the Senior Accountant or Director of Operations.

Roles & Responsibilities

    • Supervise of Accounts officer in the areas of stores, procurement, building contracting, fuel and vehicle accounting.

    • Provide support for the Senior Accountant; and cover for and the second accountant during their absence.

    • Review and analyse fuel purchase, delivery and usage cycles plus charge out to projects, including supervising the safe keeping of the fuel stores across all stations and overseeing the regular reconciliations from the accounts to the physical stock.

    • Review and analysis of mileage claims and reports, and other rechargeable activities. Oversee the operations of the Stores functions for Entebbe, Kyamulibwa and Masaka stations.

    • Variance analysis and report on incomes and expenses against budget.

    • Working with the Senior Accountant to help prepare monthly expenditure and financial reports sent out to project leaders and funders, and Head office and producing these reports independently when the SA is on leave

    • Supervise the activities and functioning of the Procurement section in both local and overseas purchases.. Ensuring Value-For-Money in procurement and that the Unit uses only approved suppliers.. Ensuring that tenders are placed and advertised correctly.

    • Liaising with the freight forwarding and clearing agent companies on deliveries, and clearance of goods through the air and land ports, ensuring goods are received as per the bill of lading and rejecting any damaged goods. Provide support for the external and internal Audits conducted.

Education, Skills and Experience needed

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Administration.
    • Full/Part Professional Accountant qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
    • Three years’ experience in a busy accounts office with direct supervision of accounts personnel.
    • Experience in an international donor funded organisation.
    • Experience working with ERP packages, excellent excels; MS Office programs, office equipment.
    • Good people management skills.
    • Working knowledge of MS Dynamics-Navision; Oracle ERP system.

Contract period; Initially 2 years with a possibility of renewal based on performance.


How to Apply:
The Human Resources & Administration Manager

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

P.O. Box 49 Entebbe or send by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

Closing date for application: 31st January 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.




Deadline: 31st Jan 2013




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