Jobs at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in Uganda - Human Resource Head


Job Title: HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCE

( National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Uganda )



National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning its self to be the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda and now seeks to recruit a person with proven competencies, skills and innovativeness to head the Human Resource Department. The pension sector is going through major regulatory changes which will lead to a significant impact on employees working with pension funds. The Head of HR at NSSF therefore has a big role to play during the transition period.

JOB TITLE: HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCE

REPORTS TO: DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR MAIN PURPOSE:

As a key member of the Management Team, the job holder will be responsible for leading and managing the Human Resource Function of the Fund from both an operational and strategic perspective.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE JOB

    Responsible for senior level decision making and strategic direction of the Fund. This will include developing HR strategy and workforce planning.
    Develop, review and implement HR approved policies and procedures in line with HR best practices. Advise staff on correct interpretation and application, ensuring clear understanding for purposes of compliance.
    Develop, and manage the HR annual budget while ensuring accountability and cost management.
    Preparation of HR reports to Management and board.
    Strategizing organizational learning and development in an effective and timely manner. This will include change management and implementation.
    Developing and managing Fund recruitment, selection and retention strategies to ensure we attract and retain the best talent.
    Oversee the development and implementation of the training and development strategy.
    Develop and implement an effective performance management system that supports and promotes a high performance culture within the Fund.
    Develop initiatives that will ensure a conducive environment for staff motivation and high productivity.
    Oversee the management and facilitation of the disciplinary and grievance handling process.
    Develop and monitor HR related Service Level Agreements with heads of department to ensure efficiency, value for money and timely delivery against set targets.
    Play a leading role on negotiations, and harmonizing relations between staff, union and union representatives to ensure good industrial relations.
    Manage and supervise the HR Team to ensure effective and timely implementation of HR strategies

Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or any other related field.
    Masters degree in Human Resource Management or a relevant field. A post graduate diploma or a professional qualification in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
    Membership of a professional Human Resource Management Institution.

EXPERIENCE

    Minimum of ten years work experience with five years of HR experience at senior management level in a large organization.

COMPETENCIES: The Individual must;

    Be able to think creatively and strategically.
    Have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
    Planning and organizational skills.
    Excellent people management skills.
    Problem solving and analytical skills.
    Possess strong leadership skills, be able to motivate and influence others.
    Negotiation skills.
    High level of integrity and confidentiality.
    Demonstrable maturity and professionalism.
    Work well with others in a collaborative and solution focused manner to achieve a win-win outcome.
    Counseling skills.

Experience: 10


How to apply:
Interested individuals should send their applications with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the Deputy Managing Director, P. 0. Box 7140 Kampala or hand deliver them at our Head Office, Worker’s House, Plot 1, Pilkington Road at the Reception on 14th Floor.

Any canvassing for this role will lead to automatic disqualification from the role. All applications should reach us not later than 28th February 2013. Only Short listed candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 28th Feb 2013




Jobs at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Uganda- Country Director



Job Title: Deputy Country Director
About this job

Our Client Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Objective: Based in Kampala, the Deputy Country Director (DCD) will work with the Country Director to ensure the overall success of CHAI’s work in Uganda. The DCD will help support CHAI’s Uganda team to achieve objectives and maintain strong relations with the Ministry of Health. Reporting to the Country Director, the Deputy Country Director will oversee the administration of the office, including financial management, human resources and office management. The Deputy Country Director will help represent the office in liaising with CHAI headquarters and global teams, as well as donors and in-country partners. The Deputy Country Director will also spend ~50% of his/her time managing CHAI Uganda’s malaria program portfolio, and ultimately the HIV Systems portfolio, which involves elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (eMTCT) and uptake of Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Support the Country Director in defining CHAI-Uganda’s overall strategy, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact.
    Plan, manage and execute specific programmatic initiatives, such as the Malaria portfolio and the HIV Systems portfolio.
    Establish robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies and compliant with local law.
    Oversee the financial management of the office, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, cash allocations and budget forecasting and planning.
    Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with program staff
    Support the Country Director in human resources management, including recruitment and management of existing staff.
    Ensure adequate on-boarding for new staff and identify training needs and professional development opportunities.
    Oversee internal management of the office’s daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI’s legal, security and financial teams.
    Oversee CHAI’s MCH program, including the management of several staff members, development of relationships with key MOH partners, and development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy and work plan.
    Support fundraising efforts, including new program development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors.
    Manage processes for internal and donor reporting.
    Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent CHAI at public forums
    Coordinate efforts with CHAI's partners and establish new partnerships.
    Maintain appropriate bi-directional communication with CHAI headquarters to ensure that CHAI’s global capabilities are being fully leveraged.
    Maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in Uganda and the Ministry of Health’s key priorities and challenges
    Other activities and responsibilities, as needed

Required Skills:

    At least five years of work experience in a demanding, results-oriented environment, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
    Experience conceiving, planning and executing complex programs or projects with verifiable results
    Exceptional communications skills, both written and oral
    The ability to manage within sensitive political contexts and develop strong relationships
    Strong problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including fluency in Excel and PowerPoint
    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, delegate and work independently
    Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
    Ability to mentor and lead teams for consistent performance
    Ability to work within limited budgets and human resources
    Comfort working on highly complex problems without extensive structural or operational support
    Strong mentor, manager, role model and team player who demands 100% performance from self and entire team
    Strong work ethic and flexibility

Qualifications:

    Experience managing teams in a demanding and fast-paced environment
    Master's Degree, preferably in Business or Public Health

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 chaijobs@nftconsult.com

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



Deadline: 28thh Feb 2013




Projects Coordinator Job at Nurture Africa in Uganda


Job Title: Community Projects Coordinator

( Nurture Africa (NA), Uganda )

Nurture Africa (NA) (Formally A-Z Children’s Charity Uganda) Ref: S.5914/6521 currently) is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Wakiso and Mubende Districts. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. NA primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically in order for sustainable change to occur. Nurture Africa seeks to recruit a:-

Title: Community Projects Coordinator

Supervisor: Operations Manager

Job’s overall purpose: Provide technical guidance, support and overall coordination to Project Officers regarding project management

Major duties and responsibilities

    Assist Project Officers in the development of annual work plans and budgets.
    Ensure that NA project staffs implement project interventions as per approved annual work plans and budgets.
    Ensure that NA Wakiso projects are implemented concurrently with Mubende projects.
    Ensure that for any project intervention, meetings are held with all stakeholders and action plans developed relevant to the intervention.
    Assist NA collaborating CSO partners to develop work plans and budgets in line with NA projects and annual targets.
    Provide supervision to NA collaborating CSO partners and ensure that they contribute to NA monthly project targets.
    Ensure that Project Officers submit their weekly reports and plans every Monday before any new interventions are implemented
    Attend departmental and any other committee meetings to advise project staff on issues related to project planning and implementation
    Ensure that project monthly reports are in line with the established quality standards, contain monthly activities conducted and are submitted before deadlines
    Ensure that cash requisitions presented by Project Officers are in line with monthly targets and budgets and considerate of cost minimization
    Mediate conflicts related to project implementing staff and ensure that projects are implemented harmoniously with the involvement of both Project Heads and their Assistants
    Collaborate with NA Senior Management staff to write competitive grant proposals for funding NA projects.

Requirement:

    Bachelor's degree in Social Work and Social Administration/Social Sciences/ Development Studies.
    Post graduate training in Project Management is a MUST Skills and experience.
    At least 4 years' experience in Project Coordination.
    Computer application skills including Ms Word and Ms Excel.
    Proposal writing skills is added advantage.
    Motorcycle riding skills if possible with a permit.

Experience: 4
How to apply:

Please send your full CV, cover letter, copies of academic certificates and three referees to nurturejobs@yahoo.com addressed to: Executive Director, Nurture Africa, P.O. Box 33180, Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver at Nurture Africa (formerly A-Z Children’s Charity), Nansana East 2 cell, 6 miles along Hoima road, Branch at Nansana Town Council offices, 14 km off the main road, Wakiso District. Closing date is 18th February 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 18th Feb 2013



Research M&E Coordinator Job at Nurture Africa in Uganda


Job Title: Research, M&E Coordinator

( Nurture Africa (NA), Uganda )

Nurture Africa (NA) (Formally A-Z Children’s Charity Uganda) Ref: S.5914/6521 currently) is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Wakiso and Mubende Districts. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. NA primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically in order for sustainable change to occur. Nurture Africa seeks to recruit a:-

Title: Research, M&E Coordinator

Supervisor: Operations Manager

Job’s overall purpose: Ensure a functional and robust M&E framework for NA and its collaborating partner CSOs.

Major duties and responsibilities

    Capacity build project staff and collaborating partner CSOs in M&E best practices
    Develop, update and disseminate the M&E policy and ensure that all staff and relevant stakeholders adhere to it.
    Develop, update and disseminate M&E tools and frameworks for different projects in consultation with relevant NA project staff. Collaborate with NA Senior Management staff to write competitive grant proposals for funding NA projects
    Plan and conduct regular project performance review meetings with project staff
    Liaise with relevant Project Officers to conduct baseline surveys before the commencement of any project interventions.
    Develop project performance gender sensitive indicators for different projects in full consultation with relevant project staff and NA CSO partners Ensure that weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project reports are in line with approved standards and submitted before deadlines Develop and update Indicator Tracking Tables on a monthly basis in consultation with Project Officers.
    Produce technical reports at planning, implementation and evaluation levels of community projects.
    Conduct monitoring visits to assess whether project implementation is according to schedule, budget and producing the necessary goods and services to the targeted beneficiaries.


Requirement:

    Bachelor's Economics
    Post graduate training in Statistics or Research and participatory M&E methodologies is a MUST

Skills and experience

    At least 4 years' experience in M&E work
    Computer application skills including Ms Word and Ms Excel
    Data analysis skills with the ability to use statistical packages.
    Proposal writing skills is added advantage.
    Motorcycle riding skills if possible with a permit.

Experience: 4
How to apply:

Please send your full CV, cover letter, copies of academic certificates and three referees to nurturejobs@yahoo.com addressed to: Executive Director, Nurture Africa, P.O. Box 33180, Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver at Nurture Africa (formerly A-Z Children’s Charity), Nansana East 2 cell, 6 miles along Hoima road, Branch at Nansana Town Council offices, 14 km off the main road, Wakiso District. Closing date is 18th February 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 18th Feb 2013




Jobs at Nurture Africa in Uganda- Sustainable Livelihood Officer


Job Title: Sustainable Livelihood Officer

( Nurture Africa (NA), Uganda )

Nurture Africa (NA) (Formally A-Z Children’s Charity Uganda) Ref: S.5914/6521 currently) is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Wakiso and Mubende Districts. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. NA primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically in order for sustainable change to occur. Nurture Africa seeks to recruit a:-

Title: Sustainable Livelihood Officer

Supervisor: Community Projects Coordinator

Job’s overall purpose: Provide overall leadership to the Sustainable Livelihood Project ensuring the set project objectives are achieved. This position supervises three project assistants, works closely with the Finance office and Community Banking Groups (CBGs) to ensure clients are taking and returning loans.

Roles and responsibilities:

    Facilitate the process of ensuring the project activities are implemented as per the annual plan and the Project loan policy.
    Liaise with supervisors and relevant stakeholders in relation to project implementation of community based activities.
    Implement Project Community development activities using Rights Based Approach to enable self-reliance among beneficiaries.
    Provide basic training to clients in Nurture Africa loan and business management.
    Prepare project periodic work plans and budgets and ensure appropriate utilization of project resources.
    Monitor different Community Banking Groups (CBGs) on daily basis to ensure accurate documentation of the group loan records.
    Receive and assess clients business plans and guide them accordingly to start sustainable businesses.
    Compile monthly, quarterly and annual project reports and update the portfolio on monthly basis in a timely manner.


Requirement:

    A degree in Development Studies, Agriculture, SWASA or Business studies is desired.
    A training in microfinance management is added advantage.

Skills and experience

    At least 3 years' experience in rural community development work.
    Good communication and rural facilitation skills desired.
    Ability to initiate tasks and implement them under minimum supervision.
    Knowledge on book keeping/ accounting.
    Computer application skills including Ms Word and Ms Excel.
    Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage.
    Motorcycle riding skills is a MUST.

Experience: 3
How to apply:

Please send your full CV, cover letter, copies of academic certificates and three referees to nurturejobs@yahoo.com addressed to: Executive Director, Nurture Africa, P.O. Box 33180, Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver at Nurture Africa (formerly A-Z Children’s Charity), Nansana East 2 cell, 6 miles along Hoima road, Branch at Nansana Town Council offices, 14 km off the main road, Wakiso District. Closing date is 18th February 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 18th Feb 2013





Jobs at Nurture Africa in Uganda- Sustainable Livelihood Assistant


Job Title: Sustainable Livelihood Assistant

( Nurture Africa (NA), Uganda )

Nurture Africa (NA) (Formally A-Z Children’s Charity Uganda) Ref: S.5914/6521 currently) is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Wakiso and Mubende Districts. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. NA primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically in order for sustainable change to occur. Nurture Africa seeks to recruit a:-

Title: Sustainable Livelihood Assistant

Supervisor: Sustainable Livelihood Officer Job summary

This position is responsible for assisting in the mobilization, training, disbursement of loans and following up on loan repayment from clients. This position works closely with Community Banking Groups (CBGs) and also supports in project administrative responsibilities.

Roles and responsibilities:

    Support Sustainable Livelihood Officer to efficiently manage the project workplan and budget.
    Assist in training of all clients in business and loan management and the implication of defaulting
    Participate in screening and assessing clients based on set criteria before loan disbursement
    Participate in regular monitoring of loan recovery for individual clients Ensure clients are paying back according to the agreed upon terms
    Take part in the management of exit strategy for clients in the 2nd loan cycle
    Provide advice in reviewing and updating of appropriate policies for the project
    Participate in loan committee meetings and ensure action plan is implemented as agreed upon in meetings
    Ensure all relevant project documentation is up to date.

Requirement:

    Minimum of diploma in Business Administration, Development Studies or any related field
    A training in microfinance management is added advantage

Skills and experience

    At least 2 years' experience in rural community development work Good communication and rural facilitation skills desired
    Computer application skills including Ms Word and Ms Excel Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage
    Motorcycle riding skills is a MUST

Experience: 2
How to apply:

Please send your full CV, cover letter, copies of academic certificates and three referees to nurturejobs@yahoo.com addressed to: Executive Director, Nurture Africa, P.O. Box 33180, Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver at Nurture Africa (formerly A-Z Children’s Charity), Nansana East 2 cell, 6 miles along Hoima road, Branch at Nansana Town Council offices, 14 km off the main road, Wakiso District. Closing date is 18th February 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 18th Feb 2013





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