Celebrity Reporter Jobs Opportunities in Uganda



Job Title: Celebrity Reporter Wanted
Uganda Picks is looking for a celebrity reporter.

Do you know the latest gossip and buzz around town? Do you know which celebrity is where, what he or she is doing or what is going on in his or her life? Are you willing to out and hang out with celebrities to give us the latest gossip? Then you are what we are looking for.
People with the following qualities should apply.

Qualities: Requirements and Experience
1.    Be a graduate with flair for writing.
2.    Be versatile and able to turn in high quality and well researched creative contents.
3.    Be able to write Editorial contents/articles for the magazine.
4.    Analyze and verify news worthy stories, information for publication.
5.    Gather factual information about stories, event articles through links contacts, research and/or interviews, etc.
6.    Write and contribute articles, features, promos, ads contents etc where deemed necessary.
7.    Create, invent, and/or drive content strategies for events shows, special programmes, etc.
8.    Research and write technical contents for programmes, events shows etc as might be assigned by the Editor.
9.    Possess basic interview techniques/skills.
10.    Must be a news savvy with a nose for details.
11.    Must be willing to deliver under tight deadlines.
12.    Establish and manage links with celebrities and high-calibre contacts and links.
13.    Be willing to report to the office at least twice a week.


How to Apply:
Are you interested? Do you have the qualities for the job? Apply before 11/03/2013
Full CV’s and application forms should be sent to johnkibirige@gtr-consult.com


Deadline: 11/03/2013




News Reporters Jobs Opportunities in Uganda



Job Title: Regional News Reporters Wanted

Positions: 3


Description
Uganda Picks is seeking three news reporters to cover news in the Eastern, Western and Central regions. The three applicants should be energetic and passionate about covering local news ranging from general news, political news, business news, regional news, niche-oriented news (health, science, technology), crime and sensational stories.
The company values venturesome reporting and response to breaking news.
Requirements:
•              Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in journalism or related field
•              Minimum of 1 year of journalism experience for online multimedia

Skills:
•              Strong organizational and writing skills, as well as the ability to work independently and in collaboration with staff

•              Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately.

•              Deadline and detail oriented (must understand the standards of real-time news and be able to work under pressure when necessary)

•              With online and social media know-how.


How to Apply:
Please send your applications to johnkibirige@gtr-consult.com

Deadline: 11th March 2013






Clinical Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: Clinical Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Diagnosing , treating  and managing  patients ;
•    Conducting health  education  to patients ;
•    Preparing  and  submitting  reports.

Qualifications
•    Must have  a Diploma  in Clinical  Medicine  and  Community  Health  or its  equivalent  from a recognized  Institution
•    Must be  registered  and licensed  with the allied  Health Professionals Council.


How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013




Bio-Statistician Job Vacancy at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda





Job Title: Bio-Statistician
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Updating and maintaining  the Health Management   Information  System;
•    Collecting  and  analyzing  data on health ;
•    Compiling  and  submitting  reports  on health  information Management .

Qualifications
•    Must have an  honors degree in  Bio-statics/Statistics/Statistics from  a  recognized  Institution .

How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013



Medical Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title:  Medical Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Diagnosing , treating  and managing patients;
•    Promoting  public  health  practices  in the  community ;
•    Participating  in research  activities  and health data collection .

Qualifications
•    Must have an  MB.Ch.B  or its equivalent  from a recognized  Institution.
•    Must be registered  and licensed  with Uganda Medical  and   Denta Practitioners  Council.


How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013



Health Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government in Uganda



Job Title: District Health Officer
Adjumani   District Local   Government  is seeking to recruit  qualified suitable applicants to fill the vacant position above.
Key Functions
•    Planning  and budgeting  for health  service  delivery  and infrastructure  in the District;
•    Monitoring and evaluating  the delivery  of health  services  in the District  services in the District ;
•    Enforcing the  Professional  and Service  Codes of Conduct and ethics.

Qualifications
•    An  MB.Ch.B or  BDS  or  equivalent  degree  from  a recognized  University
•    Master’s  Degree  in Public  Health , or  its  equivalent from a  recognized  Institution.
•    Must be registered  and licensed  with relevant  council.

How to apply
Applications  are invited from  suitable  qualified  Ugandans  for the above vacant post
 That exist in Adjumani District Local Government .
The Secretary  District Service Commission,
P. O. Box  2, Adjumani


Deadline:  22-03-2013

Laboratory Technologist Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title: Assistant Laboratory Technologist
Duty Station : Masaka
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Handles  samples  and performs  analytical  procedures  under the supervision of the Laboratory Technologist
•    Preparation of sample  aliquots and  storage  at appropriate temperature.
•    Daily monitoring  and recording  of  freezer temperatures

Skills
•    Must have  a Diploma  in Medical  Laboratory  Technology
•    Current  registration  with  Allied  Heath  Professionals  Council.
•    At least two  years  working   experience  in a clinical  laboratory environment .


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Deadline: 08-03-2013




Study Nurse Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title: Study  Nurse
Duty Station : Masaka
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Carry out  medical  procedures related  to the  clinical  trial.
•    Provide in-patient  and out-patients medical care to study patients.
•    Provide  detailed study information  to patients or their  acceptable  representatives  and obtain informed consent from them.

Skills
•    Diploma in Nursing  or  comprehensive  Nursing .
•    Registration with  Uganda Nurses  and Midwifery Council.
•    A minimum of 4 years  working hospital  experience  including   care for in-patients and the  critically ill.


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe

Deadline: 08-03-2013




Pharmacy Technician Job at Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute




Job Title: Pharmacy  Technician
Duty Location :  Entebbe
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Day to day  dispensing  and accountability  activities  of drugs   including  Investigational  Product (IP)
•    Monitoring  drug/IP  stocks and  timely preparation of  orders.
•    Monitoring  drug/IP  expiry.

Skills
•    Diploma in Pharmacy is essential
•    Up to date registration with  Allied  Health  Professionals Council.
•    Additional  training  in other  relevant  areas  e.g Public Health ,  Research  methords  and  ICP/GCP  is added advantage


How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe


Deadline: 08-03-2013



Jobs at Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Medical Officer/Study  Coordinator
Duty Location :  Entebbean
The Medical Research  Council/Uganda  Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)  Uganda  Research unit on Aids .
Roles
•    Offer  supervisory leadership  and training to  a study  research team  comprising  of nurses , councelors, field workers, laboratory  technologists  and data  management  personnel., field workers , laboratory technologists and data management  personnel.
•    Provide technical  support and  develop clinic work plans and ensuring  their  implementation.
•    Develop  and implement  recruitment  strategies  and ensuring that  the trial is  carried  out in a timely manner and according to  GCP.

Skills
•    Bachelor  of Medicine and  Surgery from a recognized  university
•    A  master’s degree  in  Internal medicine  , Epidemiology, public Health  or other  related  discipline  is an added advantage
•    Up  to date  registration with Uganda Medical  and Dental Practitioners Council.

How to apply
Applications  including copies  of academic  qualifications, curriculum vitae , cover letter clearly  indicating  position  applied for .
The Human Resource  and Administration Manager
MRC/URVI  Uganda Research  Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box 49 Entebbe


Deadline: 08-03-2013




Jobs at Mission For All (MIFA) in Uganda - Accountant



Job Title: Accountant
Mission  For  All  (MIFA) is a  Christian  organization dedicated  to working for   vulnerable  children  , families  and communities  to overcome  literacy in society  through education.
Description
•    To provide leadership  in the Finance  Department  of  MIFA  and support the  ED  by advising  on the  planning and  controlling of  the organizational  resources.
•    Supervision and  guidance  and delegation   of duties to  the Accounts staff  under your  office
•     Proper keeping of financial  records including  Vouchers , receipt books , checque books, income and expenditure  statements , bank statements , other.
Specifications
•    A holder of  a B-Com  Degree  /Business  Administration with a Finance or Business  option.
•    A master’s   Degree or Professional  ACCA,CPA  or any other  recognizable qualification will be  an added advantage .
•    The desired  candidate  must  be  computer literate  competent in using  at least one  or two soft  ware accounting packages.

How to apply
Qualified  candidates  are advised to submit  their application  letter, curriculum  vitae plus relevant  professional  and academic  certificates to the  Executive Director , MIFA, Plot 860, Balintuma  Rd, Mengo, P. O. Box  9279 Kampala


Deadline: 06-03-2013




Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Program Management Specialist



Job Title: Program Management Specialist (TB)
Vacancy Announcement

U.S. Mission, Uganda


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 011/2013      Date: 2/15/2013


OPEN TO:  All Qualified Candidates

OPENING AND CLOSING DATES:February 18 to March 3, 2013

POSITION TITLE:         Program Management Specialist (TB)
                                                                          
POSITION LOCATION: USAID, DO3  OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:  40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:  FSN-11  (Ugshs. 72,127,325 to 104,083,095 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

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

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Provides technical and professional leadership to plan, implement, monitor, and oversee mission supported tuberculosis (TB) activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education: A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Medicine, International Health or related field.

2.  Work Experience:  At least 6 years of progressively responsible professional experience in clinical medicine or public health including experience in the field of TB and HIV.  Work experience should include at least 3 years of planning, developing, implementing and managing public health programs in resource poor settings.
3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  A detailed and broad knowledge of the TB and health systems issues in Uganda.
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a high performing team.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working-level and management-level contacts within service delivery activities of the government and NGOs; ability to work effectively with team and interagency environments; excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Database software, E-mail, and the internet; strong management skills, including financial management, administrative, and monitoring skills 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.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i)  A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174) – 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

Deadline :  March 3, 2013



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