Jobs at Eskom Uganda Ltd- Treasury Officer


Job Title: Treasury Officer
Reports to: Finance Manager
Ref No: EUL/TO/2013-2

Key Result Areas;
•    Advise and implement cash optimization strategies
•    To manage statutory and contractual payments by the due date
•    Treasury management & technical guidance
•    Investment strategy and planning
Knowledge:
•    Cash optimization strategies, cash flow planning & management
•    Petty cash management
•    Basic budgeting principles
Skills; computer skills ie Ms applications
Academic Requirements:
•    Bachelors degree in finance, Bachelor of Commerce
•    Professional qualifications eg ACCA, CPA, CIMA


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their applications, copies of academic certificates, CVs including three referees to;
Human Resources Department
Eskom Uganda Ltd
Nalubaale power station ,
P.O Box 942, Jinja Uganda


Deadline: 28th Jan 2013



Jobs at Africa Innovations Institute in Uganda- Agricultural Research Officer


Job Title: Agricultural Research Officer- Crop Post Harvest

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Coordination of all project activities in Eastern Uganda and reporting to the project manager
•    Ensure that all project activities are implemented and outputs are achieved in an efficient and effective manner
•    Ensure that resources are utilized in a cost effective manner
•    Identify problems and resolve them in a timely manner

Qualifications and Experience
•    Bachelors degree in agricultural engineering
•    Msc in agricultural engineering will be an added advantage
•    In addition to academic qualifications, the applicant should have minimum of 2 years experience in; fabrication of solar drying and flash drying technology, Fabrication of drying equipment, Research on drying technologies


How to Apply:
All applications should be accompanied by a recent CV, should have three referees and their contact addresses. Applications should be submitted with photocopies of all supporting documents and delivered to;
The Chairman, Africa Innovations Institute
Plot 78, Old Kira Rd, Bukoto
P.O Box 34981, Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 31st Jan 2013


Sales Agents Job Vacancy at IAA Healthcare in Uganda


Job Title; Sales Agents

( IAA Healthcare, Uganda )



IAA Healthcare offers the most comprehensive range of Medical schemes at an affordable price with exclusive rights to International Hospital Kampala. IAA Healthcare is serviced by a range of its own clinics situated all over Uganda.

We are seeking for dynamic, creative and self-driven persons to fill the role of Sales Agents.

Key Responsibilities:

    Market IAA products and services at all levels; i.e. individual, family and corporate, and thereby build the volume of the business.
    Coordinate the management of customers’ complaints and ensure feedback to customers on our complaint resolution.
    Establishing and maintaining strong commercial relationships with customers.
    Compile daily/weekly/monthly and quarterly sales reports and respond to requests in an efficient and timely manner.


Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree, preferably with a business bias
    Solid account management experience.
    Excellent presentation skills.
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
    Experience in selling health products/ services will be added advantage all levels; i.e. individual, family and corporate, and thereby build the volume of the business.
    Coordinate the management of customers' complaints and ensure feedback to customers on our complaint resolution.

How to apply:

If you have high expectations of yourself and believe that commitment and attitude are paramount to creating a strong and positive culture, please deliver your CV and application to the address below by February 1st 2013.

The Human Resource Manager, International Air Ambulance Plot 4686, Kisugu – Namuwongo P. 0. Box 8177, Kampala.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 1st Feb 2013



Operations Associate Job Vacancy at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in Uganda


Job Title: Operations Associate – Safe Male Circumcision

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international nonprofit  public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAIO and other donor funded projects including STAR-E in Eastern Uganda. STAR-E is a 5-year USAID-supported District-based HIV/TB Project ending in March 2014, focuses on the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/TB in health facilities and communities, headquartered in Mbale, with activities in Budaka, Bududa, Bukwo, Busia, Bulaleja, Kapchorwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Bulambuli, Kween, Kibuku and Sironko districts.

MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions.

Operations Associate (Safe Male Circumcision – 1 post) Location – Mbale.

Overall responsibilities:

    Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the scale up of Safe male circumcision in the supported districts to the required targets for a public health impact.
    Coordinate the implementation of SMC through public sector facilities as well as through dedicated SMC teams
    S/he will work with the Director – District Operations and respective District Health Officers (DHOs) to ensure that the SMC implementation plan is rolled out on schedule; dedicated teams are recruited, equipped and resourced; SMC consumables are quantified, requisitioned and distributed in a timely manner; systems for outreach site set up and management are in place and comply with required standards; and that all financial transactions that support SMC scale up are executed in accordance with MSH financial regulations and in a timely manner.
    Work with the Director – District Operations, Senior Technical Advisors and DHOs to develop district specific plans taking into consideration district specific targets, demand creation, available static sites and dedicated teams.
    S/he will work with the HR Specialist to manage the welfare of staff recruited as dedicated SMC teams including performance management
    Coordinate the flow of SMC data from both static & outreach sites using the prescribed tools/formats in the prescribed time frames
    S/he shall work with the project technical staff and district staff to ensure that protocols for effective management of medical waste are adhered to at all SMC sites.

Requirement:

    Degree holder in Business Administration, Accounting and Logistics
    Relevant experience of at least 3 years including drawing up of budgets/work plans , handling of procurements, coordinating teams performing work in the field - will be an added advantage,
    Ability to work in a high pressure environment with a diverse range of individuals and deliver results on time,
    At least one year's post- qualification experience in internal and external quality assurance in health service delivery is an added advantage,
    Will also require significant travel into the supported districts.

Experience: 3


How to apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please forward your application (cover letter, CV and relevant academic documentation) addressed to the Human Resources Partner, to the following addresses.

    In Kampala: MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive, Bugolobi, P. 0. Box 71419, Kampala Or email: HRUG@msh.org
    In Mbale: STAR-E Project, Mbale P.O.BOX 929 Plot 34-36 Bungokho Road, Senior Quarters: Or email: HRUG@msh.org

    Deadline for receiving applications: not later than 12.00 Noon by Friday, 1st February 2013.


Deadline: 1st February 2013



Jobs at Management Sciences for Health in Uganda - Clinical Mentor


Job Title: District Clinical Mentor (3)

( Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Uganda )

   

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international nonprofit  public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAIO and other donor funded projects including STAR-E in Eastern Uganda. STAR-E is a 5-year USAID-supported District-based HIV/TB Project ending in March 2014, focuses on the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/TB in health facilities and communities, headquartered in Mbale, with activities in Budaka, Bududa, Bukwo, Busia, Bulaleja, Kapchorwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Bulambuli, Kween, Kibuku and Sironko districts.

MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions.

District Clinical Mentor (3 posts) Location: Mbale/ Pallisa/ Kapchorwa/ Busia.

Overall Responsibilities:

    The Clinical Mentor will be a clinician with experience in providing comprehensive HIV/TB services, including anti-retroviral therapy (ART), who will travel frequently to health centers in the District Based HIV/TB Program (DBHP) areas to introduce and improve the quality of these services.
    S/he will ensure that all HIV/TB services meet national guidelines and treatment protocols and that each health center meets national accreditation standards.
    S/he will train and support new clinical mentors identified by the DBHP to improve access to and the quality of comprehensive HIV/ TB services.
    S/he will assist service providers, case managers, data clerks and other health center staff to link up with both community and hospital focal points to strengthen two way referrals both up and down the network.
    Ensure regular communication on health facility stock levels of key supplies, medications, laboratory test kits, and reagents.
    Assist the District Health Office in the preparation, monitoring and evaluation of their annual HIV/ TB plans.

Requirement:

    Clinical health care professional (Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse) with training and at least 3 years’ experience in provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS & TB services, including ART
    Knowledge and experience in Provider Initiated Counseling and Testing, TB-HIV, Integrated Management of Adult Illness (IMAI), and palliative care,
    Experience working in a health center environment desirable,
    Experience in training others in HIV/ TB services and providing supportive supervision,
    Experience in quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation and HMIS desirable,
    Fluent in written a spoken English essential.

Experience: 3


How to apply:

If you meet the above requirements, please forward your application (cover letter, CV and relevant academic documentation) addressed to the Human Resources Partner, to the following addresses.

    In Kampala: MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive, Bugolobi, P. 0. Box 71419, Kampala Or email: HRUG@msh.org
    In Mbale: STAR-E Project, Mbale P.O.BOX 929 Plot 34-36 Bungokho Road, Senior Quarters: Or email: HRUG@msh.org

    Deadline for receiving applications: not later than 12.00 Noon by Friday, 1st February 2013.

Deadline: 1st Feb 2013






Jobs at Makerere University Walter Reed Project in Uganda



Job Title: Back-up Pharmacist/ Assistant Regulatory Affairs Manager(P/RAM).

Makerere University Walter Reed Project - Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The incumbent will serve to back-up the full-time Pharmacist/RAM for the Makerere University / Walter Reed Project (MU/WRP) located at Plot 42 Nakasero Road. The individual will serve under the immediate supervision of the Pharmacist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Importation, Maintenance, Inventory, Preparation, Dispensing and Disposal of Investigational and non-Investigational Drugs
• Pharmaceutical supplies management of ARVs for the PEPFAR program
• Pharmaceutical supplies management of OI drugs and other medications for MUWRP Cohorts and PEPFAR programs.
• Compliance with clinical research study procedures and GCP standards
• Ensure research participant safety and confi dentiality.
• Writing, Revising and implementing Standard Operating Procedures.
• Liaison with USMHRP Clinical Trial Specialists, local and external IRBs, Regulatory Authorities and Sponsor representatives
• Preparation of clinical research regulatory submissions including initial, continuing review reports, SAEs, deviations, final study reports and communications to local IRB, National Drug Authority, and Sponsors
• Coordinate site monitoring visits with Principal Investigator and sponsors
• Maintain Essential and other regulatory documents as pertinent to Clinical research to include 1572, curriculum vitae, study specific SOPs, etc and IRB approved versions of protocols, informed consents and supporting documents including translations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or other means deemed appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
• Minimum of 2 years of post-qualifi cation professional experience.
• Strong leadership and communication skills.
• Good interpersonal/communication skills
• Fluency in verbal and written English and at least one local language.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:
1. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
2. Research Ethics Training
3. A basic knowledge of Clinical Research Regulatory Procedures.
4. Use of basic computer software to include word processing,
spreadsheets, power-point, email and Internet.

PHYSICAL ABILITY: The ability to travel within work sites in
Kampala and upcountry field stations.


How to Apply

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non- governmental, non- profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections. The Project is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position above;
Interested candidates should send their Applications, relevant photocopies of academic qualifications and Resume with 3 referees to:

The Human Resource Administrator
Makerere University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 30th Jan 2013



Jobs at International Medical Foundation in Uganda- M&E Officer



Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

( International Medical Foundation, Uganda )


IMF seeks a motivated and qualified individual to serve as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, ensuring efficient monitoring of the project, compilation of project data, evaluating quality and impact of all project activities.


Requirement:

    A good Bachelors of Science Degree in Statistics, Public Health, Social sciences or related fields.
    Prior experience in project M&E, preferably in Community Health, TB, Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV&AIDS.
    Knowledge and experience in social research methods.
    Computer skills, especially MS office (Databases).
    Strong communication (both verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.

How to apply:

Applications with a CV, Copies of Academic Transcripts and 3 references should be sent to the address below and must be submitted by February 1st2013.

The Human Resource Manager International Medical Foundation P.O. Box 8177, Kampala, Uganda



Deadline: 1st Feb 2013



Jobs at National Housing and Construction Company Limited in Uganda



Job Title: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
 National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC), Uganda

Our Client, National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) is a 48 year old private limited liability company jointly owned by the Government of Uganda and the Government of Libya. The company’s major area of business is construction of residential and commercial buildings.

We seek to recruit a visionary, strategic, innovative, enterprising and dynamic individual to provide leadership as a Chief Executive Officer towards achieving NHCC’s mission of provision of adequate and affordable housing for all in Uganda in line with the organization’s vision, mission, mandate and the set policies and guidelines.

Requirement:
The successful candidate will have;

    A Master's degree in Business Administration, Management or a related field
    A minimum of 5 years of experience as a chief executive officer and/or 10 years in an executive level role overseeing large, diverse groups, projects and portfolios in a reputable organization
    A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Housing Development, Housing Finance or a related field will be an added advantage
    A professional qualification and or registration in a relevant technical area will also be an added advantage
    Demonstrate entrepreneurial and innovative competences to cultivate strategic partnerships, secure long term affordable financing for NHCC housing projects and turn around the company into a competitive, results oriented and profit making organization.

Experience: 10


How to apply:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address below not later than 5.00 p.m., Thursday 31st January 2013. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The Executive Director, PILA Consultants, Plot 648 Nanfumbambi Road, Kikoni Makerere West, P.O. Box 9092, Kampala. Tel: +256-312 275 892, +256-414 592926Mob: +256-779-291617. E-mail: pila2consultants@gmail.com

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    The deadline for this advertisement has been extended from 14th January to 31st January 2013


Deadline: 31st Jan 2013




Plant Engineer Job Vacancy at Century Bottling Company Limited in Uganda



Job Title: Plant Engineer

( Century Bottling Company Limited, Uganda )



Century Bottling Company Limited is a Franchise Bottler and distributor of Coca Cola Products in Uganda. As Plant Engineer you will report directly to the Regional Manufacturing Manager.

Plant Engineer -Mbarara.

You shall;

    Execute preventative maintenance plans. Facilitate corrective maintenance and work assessment processes.
    Achieve good quality of the RCA process. Ensure production maintenance requirement as Per Coca- Cola Requirements (KORE) standards. Carry out timely plant maintenance as per approved maintenance schedule.
    Oversee the implementation of Capex projects. Formulate and manage the packaging and maintenance budget.
    Coordinate all cross-functional maintenance activities. Develop staff through formal reviews, capability gap analysis and formal.
    staff development initiatives. Uphold Safety Health Environment and Quality requirements and standards.
    Maintain a harmonious working environment and Implement focused improvement initiatives.

Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Production Engineering.
    5 years' experience in Engineering with 3 years at supervisory level in maintenance environment preferably in an FMCG.
    Computer literate with proficiency in Ms. Excel, knowledge of SAP shall be an added advantage.
    Must be a team player with excellent leadership skills,
    have good analytical ability, communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

Experience: 5




How to apply:

To apply please send CV and application letter to; Log onto our website and click on careers icon at www.cocacolasabco.com


 Closing date for all applications: 04th February 2013



Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda- Program Management Specialist



Job Title: Program Management Specialist (Health Systems Strengthening)
Vacancy Announcement

U.S. Mission, Uganda

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
  
Number: 002/2012           Date: 2/17/2013


OPEN TO:                    All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES:January 17-30, 2013

POSITION TITLE:       Program Management Specialist (Health Systems Strengthening)
                                                                           
POSITION LOCATION: USAID, DO3  OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:  40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:  FSN-10  (Ugshs. 58,213,135 to 83,870,107 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified candidate to fill the position of Program Management Specialist (Health Systems Strengthening).

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Serves to provide expertise in programmatic and technical leadership on key components of USAID/Uganda’s Health Systems Strengthening portfolio, particularly human resources for health and/or health financing, including results based financing, using his/her thorough knowledge of the Uganda health systems.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education:  Master’s degree in Public Health, health economics or international development or the equivalent in a field related to the health systems strengthening, with a focus on either human resources for health or health financing.

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in Uganda in health and HIV/AIDS field. Work experience should include at least 4 years of project planning, development and implementation of health systems strengthening interventions, and knowledge of working in a decentralized system. Prior work experience with government and donors is desirable.

3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  Knowledge of Health and HIV/AIDS service delivery in the public and private sector in Uganda and in other sub-Saharan African countries.  Knowledge of health systems strengthening, with a focus on human resources for health and/or health financing. Sound understanding of the key principles of health systems strengthening, sustainability and country ownership in Uganda.

The position requires: (1) Mastery of a wide range of methods for the assessment and improvement of health financing and human resources for health initiatives.  (2) Skill to plan, organize, and implement programs, plans, and proposals involving substantial agency resources, or that require extensive changes in established procedures. (3)  Demonstrated understanding of Results based financing and human resources for health strategies.

5.  Skills and Abilities:  Ability to develop and maintain effective working-level and management-level contacts within health and HIV/AIDS service delivery activities of the government and NGOs; ability to work effectively within a team and interagency environments, ability to work in a decentralized system; ability to link research to policy and program implementation.  Be able to train, mentor, and coordinate well with others. Must have excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, database software, E-mail, and the internet.  Demonstrated strong management skills, including financial management, administrative, and monitoring skills used to track the performance of implementing partners and activities; ability to present information, analyses, and recommendations in clear written and oral formats; and the ability to travel to regions and districts within Uganda.  Strong interpersonal skills, and skill in the use of computer-based analytical programs.



HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i)  A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff – http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
 (ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By e-mail at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please all documents in one attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:  January 30, 2013



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