Jobs at Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation in Uganda - Mobilization Officer



Job Title: Mobilization Officer

 Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS), Uganda )



Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation (CUWS) is an association of various Water Supply and Sanitation Boards in the Central region of Uganda. The major objective of the association is to ensure that completed piped water supplies that are members of this organization are well maintained to ensure sustainability.

CUWS’s Secretariat in Wakiso currently requires the following personnel to handle various activities in its office. Applications are therefore invited for the positions listed below from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Position: MOBILIZATION OFFICER Job summary and Responsibilities

    In charge of all the CUWS office’s mobilization work, including organizing for and spearheading the process of recruitment of new member schemes to the umbrella organization, and ensuring that the operation and maintenance issues of focus in the member schemes are followed up critically and well documented.

Specific Tasks

    Carry out all mobilization related tasks in the organization, and ensuring that all these activities/tasks are well coordinated and documented for reference purposes.
    Prepare a plan of action for all the mobilization activities for both the existing member schemes and the new member schemes to be recruited in the organization in addition to preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets for mobilization activities.
    Liaise with other CUWS staff and other stakeholders in the water sector in the region, to plan for water, sanitation, and environmental management programmes in the organization’s member schemes and other interested water schemes.
    Design and spearhead training and sensitization programmes in the communities and water supply areas of focus about the operation and maintenance of their water supply and sanitation schemes.
    Regularly monitor community response towards the CUWS approaches and interventions and produce relevant reports. In addition, coordinate Water and Sanitation Committees’/ Boards’ activities with higher civic district leaders.
    Any other duties assigned by the Manager, CUWS.

Requirement:

    Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Social work/Social Sciences/Development studies from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields of not less than 5 years.
    Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Experience: 5



How to apply:

Applications with full curriculum vitae, names of at least two (2) referees with certified photocopies of academic/professional/ experience certificates, etc. should be delivered / sent to:

The Manager,

Central Umbrella of Water & Sanitation, P.O. Box 80, Wakiso

Wakiso District Local Government Headquarters

Deadline for receiving applications is 1st March 2013. Note:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 01/ 03/2013




Jobs at Handicap International in Uganda - Education Project Manager


Job Title: Inclusive Education Project Manager - 12 Months - Uganda
Handicap International
Closing date: 10 Mar 2013

Handicap International is looking for Inclusive Education Project Manager

COUNTRY : Uganda
CITY : Kampala Starting date : April 2013
Length of the assignment : 12 months Closing date for application : 10/03/13 Advertisement reference : InclEduUG1302

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html

JOB CONTEXT: Uganda aspires to be a middle income country by 2040 but in spite of two decades of progress, continued growth has not benefited everyone. In the north, 46% of the population still lives in poverty; nationally, rural areas remain much poorer than towns. Uganda has the third highest population growth rate in the world, which stretches its government’s ability to provide services such as drugs in health facilities. HIV/AIDS is resurgent, with over 130,000 new HIV infections in 2010. Sharp gender inequalities persist. Currently, we are running two projects in Uganda: • Victim assistance project in the west (Kasese) • OPEN project (inclusive employment) in Kampala If fundings are secured, this inclusive education project would enable a 30 months visibility and our presence in the field of disability in Uganda, and facilitate the development/promotion of our expertise in victim assistance in its other areas of intervention.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The “Access to quality education for all - ATTEND” project will support 420 marginalised girls in Makindye district. This Inclusive Education project has been elaborated in close coordination with all relevant stakeholders involved in the field of education and disability. An important stake of the project will be to keep coordinating with these various project partners in order to mainstream disability within their activities at both national and local level. Under the supervision of the Head of Mission you will implement the project and as any new project a full team will need to be recruited and trained in order to carry out successfully planned activities.

You will be responsible for:
• Overall management of this project • Management of the project team • Coordination with the partner • Ensure the operational implementation of the project in accordance with the organisation / donor standards and regulations • Manage the inclusive education team in Uganda • Represent Handicap International and promote all aspects of our mandate in Uganda • Participate to the development of our activities

CANDIDATE PROFILE: In order to be selected on this role you will have: • Masters degree in education, education management or other related fields. • At least 4 years experience managing projects in the following sectors : Basic education, Special need education or Disability • Competencies in Standard Project Management

REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: English mandatory (oral and written), French a plus.

JOB ENVIRONMENT: The security situation in Kampala is stable and very quite. Kampala has all facilities you can find in a big city is the important town of North Uganda. Living conditions are good enough, with access to all essential basic foods and goods; 70% of the time electricity and running water.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: (depending on your experience) This position can be accompanied

Salary: between 2000€ to 2400 € gross salary/month (depending on experience) + 457 Euros net/month expatriation allowance + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for children and partner Or Volunteer: 750 or 850 Euros monthly indemnity + living allowance paid on the field + accommodation + 100% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for children and partner


How to apply:
Please send resume and covering letter with the reference InclEduUG1302 to: HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL - 14, avenue Berthelot - 69361 LYON CEDEX 07 - FRANCE By Email: recrut07@handicap-international.org

Deadline: 10/3/2013





Technical Advisor Job Vacancy at University Research Co in Uganda


Job Title: Technical Advisor

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Conduct a rapid  assessment  of  V/SMMC-     specific hospital  infrastructure , equipment,  staffing, and  training  needs  and develop  and support  implementation of  hospital –specific  action plans  for roll-out of  activities.
•    Coordinate  training  and on-site support for  V/SMMC teams at 18  supported  hospitals
•    Supervise  the  V/SMMC Community Mobilization  Coordinator , ensuring  the efficient  management  of  mobilization  and outreach activities  by each hospital team
•    Set-up  quantity assurance  and  control procedures for SMMC

Qualifications
•    A degree in medicine (MBChB or equivalent  )  from a  recognized  Institution  and  a  post-graduate  qualification in Public  Health  or another  related  field.
•    At least five  years  with HIV  programming  experience  in Uganda. Experience in implementing  V/SMMC activities  is required
•    Registered with  the Uganda Medical  and Dental  Practitioners  Council.
•    Thorough  knowledge  of international  good practices   on  safe medical  male  circumcision preferred.

How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013



Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at University Research Co in Uganda



Job  Title: Monitoring and  Evaluation  Officer

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Support  M&E  of the MOH  national  paediatric  and adolescent  HIV  program activities , including development  of performance  targets , data collection, synthesis, reporting and use of data  for improvement and planning.
•    Provide technical assistance  and on-site  support to  implementing  partiners, hospitals  and health centres
•    Participate in the planning  and implementation  of an assessment  of adolescent HIV services , ensuring a comprehensive  data collection  and management  plan.
•      Other M&E  and  project data  management  related duties assigned  by the supervisor

Qualifications
•    A  degree in bio-statistics  or applied  statistics  (an advanced  degree will  be  of added advantage ). Additional  relevant  certification/qualifications  in monitoring  and evaluation are  required.
•    Three years experience  in monitoring  and evaluation  for health  and/or  HIV/AIDS  programs;  familiarity  with PEPFAR  indicators  and  USAID  reporting  requirements  preferred .
•    Three years experience  in monitoring  and evaluation  for health and/or HIV/AIDS  programs , familiarity with  PEPFAR  indicators  and USAID  reporting requirements  preferred .
•    Demonstrated  practical  skill  in M&E  of HIV/AIDS , and/or   other relevant health  programs .


How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013






Jobs at University Research Co in Uganda - Program Officer



Job Title:  Program Officer
University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Provide on-going  technical  support  to hospital  service  delivery  teams  for  the  PMTCT  component  of   SUSTAIN  project  , including  increased  male  involvement  and family  planning.
•    Review  PMTCT  monthly  reports  from  supported   hospitals together  with  the   M/E  teams , ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
•    Coordinate , organize  and oversee the training /mentorship of  health  care  workers  at project  supported  hospitals, using  National  PMTCT  guidelines and protocols, especially Option B  plus.
•    Participate  in the  Ministry  of Health  PMTCT  technical working  group  activities.

Qualifications
•    A degree in  medicine  (MBChB  or equivalent )  with a relevant  post-gradutae  qualification in Public  Health , Pediatrics and Child Health  , or  Obstetrics/Gynecology preferred .
•    At least three years experience  in implementing  HIV programs in Uganda , preferably in the  area  of PMTCT .  Experience should be  include training  and mentorship of healthcare  providers .
•    Knowledge and practical  skills for  the implementation  of the current policy  guidelines and program practices  in the fields  of PMTCT, Reproductive  Health, HIV  Counselling  and Testing , and Ant-retroviral treatment .

How to apply
Qualified applicants  should submit  their cover letter , curriculum vitae , copies of academic  credentials  and contact information  for three  professional references  &  indicate the  position you are applying for  in the subject line.
University  Research  Co,. LLC-Centre for  Human  Services ,
SUSTAIN  Project,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 11-03 -2013



Senior Planner Job at Kabarole District Service Commission



Job Title: Senior Planner
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelors Degree  in Economics  from a recognized  Institution; plus  a Postgraduate  Diploma  in Planning  and  Management  from a recognized  institution.
Experience
•    Must have  three years of working   experience  in the area of planning  in the public or  a reputable  organization

Duties
•    Collect, analyze and  store data   into useful  information for end users ;
•    Develop and  maintain a data bank for planning  and decision making  purposes;
•    Provide technical  advice  on matters related to  planning ;
•    Prepare and coordinate  work plans and budgets;
•    Develop and constantly  review  District  plans , projects and local government  policies;
•    Monitor and evaluate   Implementation of Local  Government  plans, programs and projects


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.



Deadline: 11-03-2013


Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Community Development Officer


Job Title: Community Development Officer
 Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An  honors  degree  in the  Development  Studies, Arts, Social  Sciences, Social work  and Social Administration  and  Management  Science from a recognized  University  or Institution.
Duties
•    Plan and budget for  development  programs at the community level .
•     Supervise staff that  is  involved in  uplifting  the social  and  economic  welfare of local communities.
•    Organize  local communities  to effectively  participate in  development  initiatives.
•    Sensitize  communities  on gender issues , social rights,  roles and obligations.
•    Monitor and evaluate  and report on community  development programs  and projects .
•    Promote the equal participation  of all communities  in development  programs

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013




Drivers Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda



Job Title:  Driver
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    Uganda Certificate  of Education (UCE) with a pass  in English Language .
•    Valid Driving  Permit of Class  C or D.

Duties
•    Drive vehicles for  official duty  and assignments
•    Carrying out basic maintenance  and cleanliness of the vehicle
•    Reporting major  technical  mechanical  faults  to the  supervising officer
•     Maintaining basic  records regarding  the vehicles  as instructed
•    Ensuring the  safety  of the vehicle  while on duty


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.

Deadline: 11-03-2013



Records Officer Job Vacancy at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: Records  Officer
Kabarole District Service Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelor  Degree in Library and Information  Science from a recognized  Institution;

Duties
•    Receiving , registering and  classifying  personal  records
•    Operating  personal  files  for keeping  information  and closing  them  when due
•    Filling  personal  information and routing  to officers  responsible  for action
•    Auditing personal  records  and the user  records system  periodically
•    Handling confidential matters as  prescribed

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013

Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Sub County Chief


Job Title: Sub-county Chief
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    An Honors  Bachelors  Degree  in  Social  Sciences , Development  Studies , Social  Work  and Social Administration/ Business Studies  (Management option) or  Bachelor of  Management  Sciences , from a recognized  University .
•    A certificate in Administrative  Officers  Law from  a recognized  institution.
Duties
•    Manage the  implementation  of all  Districts  bye-laws  and  Government  policies, projects,  programs and lawful  directives.
•    Carry-out  general administration  of the  sub-county  in conformity with  Government regulations  and policies ; District  Ordinances or by-laws ;  and Trust Fund or  Secretariat by lower councils ;
•    Collect and account for  Local  Government revenue  in the sub-counnty;
•    Collect date and  keep records  of Council.
•    Provide technical support  to the  Local Council 111 in planning , budgeting and  implementation of  Government  programs

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from qualified  candidates  to fill the following  vacant posts in Kabarole Local Government .
All the requirements  should be brought using the following address below;
The  Secretary , Kabarole  District  Service  Commission
P. O. Box  38,  Fort  Portal.


Deadline: 11-03-2013



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