Jobs at Mildmay in Uganda - Communications Specialist


Job Title: Communications Specialist

Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing technical support for Ministry of Health Systems to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 6 districts of Central Uganda. Situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Mildmay Uganda is seeking applications from experienced and motivated people interested in a rewarding career undertaking the challenging ole of:

Communications Specialist

Job Summary:

The position holder will be responsible for spearheading strategic direction initiatives and, planning, coordination, and management of Mildmay Uganda’s integrated Public Relations, and Strategic Communications programme. S/He will work with both external and internal stakeholders to promote a positive image of Mildmay Uganda as well as ensure public knowledge of the services provided.


Requirement:

    The successful applicant will be a strong practicing Christian with a good reputation who will uphold the Christian ethos of the organization.
    S/he must have Bachelor's and Master's degree in a relevant field, including public relations, journalism, communication, or marketing.
    S/he must have at least 5 years relevant professional experience preferably NGO exposure.
    Successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as demonstrable skills in net working and collaboration; partnership management; Public Relations & Advocacy.


How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the requirements should send their letters of intent to Executive Director at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza at hr@mildmay.or.ug or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala not later than Friday 08th March 2013. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, together with two professional referees.


Deadline: 8/03/2013



Jobs at Judicial Service Commission in Uganda - Chief Magistrate

Job Title : Chief Magistrate

Judicial Service Commission, Uganda

Department Courts of Judicature  Post Chief Magistrate Number of vacancies Two (2) Salary scale    U1SE

Duties:

    To hear both Criminal and Civil cases. To write and deliver judgements.
    To administer and supervise staff in the Magisterial Area Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirement:

    Candidates should be Ugandans who possess an LLB degree from a recognized University/ Institution, plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre Kampala or its equivalent. Any relevant advanced / post graduate qualification(s) especially in Management, Administration, Finance, Business or Information Technology (IT) will be of added advantage.
    Must have served with integrity, efficiency and effectiveness as a Senior Principal Magistrate Grade One for a period of at least two (2) years or Principal Magistrate Grade One for four (4) years or Senior Magistrate Grade One for five (5) years or Magistrate Grade One for not less than six (6) years.

Experience: 7



How to apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Judicial Officers to fill two (2) vacant posts existing in the Courts of Judicature.

Applications to be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (1972) should be submitted to the Secretary, Judicial Service Commission, Plot 6/7 Parliament Avenue, Farmers House, Ground Floor, Kampala to be received not later than 11th March 2013.

Applicants should route their applications through the Chief Registrar.



Deadline: 11/03/2013




Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda - Land Management Officer



Job Title:  Senior Land  Management  Officer
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    A  Honors  Bachelors  degree in  Surveying , Geometrics; Law;  Land Economics; Land management ; physical planning  ; Urbun planning  ; or any other  relevant qualifications from a recognized University  .
•    A  post graduate  diploma  in Legal  Practice  for  legal  professionals  is a must.

Duties
•    Enforce  compliance  with national policies ,  strategies, programs and guidelines  on land, housing  and urbun development  within the district.
•    Coordinate the  development  and   enforcement  of District Council bye-laws and Ordinances  on  sustainable  use and  development  of land ,safe planned housing  and human  settlement.
•    Coordinate and monitor  the implementation of national lands , housing  and  urbun development  initiatives and policies in the district.
•    Provide support  supervision and  technical  back-up  support to lower  local  governments  on matters  of lands, urbun  development  and housing

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






Accounts Assistants Jobs at Kabarole District Service Commission in Uganda


Job Title: Senior  Accounts Assistants
Kabarole District Service   Commission is seeking to employ qualified applicants for the vacant post above
Qualifications
•    A minimum of a Diploma  in Accounting  ; or Financial  Management ; or  Business  Studies /Administration  with Accounting and /or  Financial Management  as a subject obtained from a recognized  awarding institution
•    Or  A Pre-professional  Accounting  Qualification (ATC  or CAT) awarded from  recognized  Institution  and accredited  by the  Institute  of Public Accountants  of Uganda .

Duties
•    Compile and produce  proper financial  books of accounts by  posting  ledgers  abstracts  and cash  books .
•    Receive  revenue and  issue general  receipts  in return
•    Reconcile  revenue and issue general  receipts in return
•    Reconcile bank  statements  and ensure  no  imbalances
•     Present periodic  financial  reports  to  supervisor  and relevant  authorities



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 UNDP in Uganda - Program Analyst



Job Title: PROGRAMME ANALYST (HIV-AIDS) OPEN TO UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    01-Mar-13
Additional Category    Democratic Governance
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-B
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-Apr-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background
The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Uganda is supporting the Government of Uganda in addressing key development challenges based on the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the Government of Uganda’s five-year National Development Plan (NDP).  This is in line with the UN Reforms, the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action. Accordingly, upon request of the Government, the UNCT has adopted a “Delivering as One” approach to enable UN in Uganda to respond jointly and more effectively to national development priorities and its mandate.  The UNCT in Uganda has identified a number of areas for joint programming, including several joint programmes as a key implementation modality for the UNDAF. One of these is a Joint UN Programme of Support on AIDS (JUPSA) that brings together the efforts and resources of UN system organizations to support the national AIDS response.

UNDP is a founding cosponsor of the Joint  Programme on HIV/AIDS and work on HIV, health and development to leverages the organization’s core strengths and mandates in human development, governance and capacity development to complement the efforts of specialist health-focused UN agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities
Programme development

    Undertake thorough analysis and research of the situation in the country, including monitoring the changing situation with the epidemic as well as the policy, legal and regulatory framework affecting the situation, including evolving developments, constraints, opportunities and successes.
    Preparation of  substantive inputs for  United Nations Development Assistance Framework ( UNDAF), Country Programme Document ( CPD), Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP), Annual Work Plans (AWPs) and other documents.
    Attend UN Technical Working Group and AIDS Development Partners and Partnership Committee meetings as appropriate and use these forums for taking forward and monitoring the HIV/AIDs practice.
    In collaboration with UNAIDS and other relevant development partners, contribute to the new AID architecture (Paris Declaration, Rome Declaration and other relevant international commitments) towards harmonizing and aligning the UN response to HIV/AIDS.
    Lead strategic engagement at national and lower level structures and systems (coordination, partnership, monitoring and resource utilization) for effective and efficient functioning to reduce vulnerability to HIV/AIDS – ensuring line ministries and urban authorities mainstream HIV/AIDS in development frameworks (such as budget processes), policies and programmes at all levels through appropriate forums.
    Identification of potential areas for support and intervention by UNDP.
    Contribute to detailed design and formulation of programmes and projects, ensuring introduction of appropriate performance indicators, targets and milestones.

Programme /projects management

    Prepare annual consolidated work plans and reports for submission to the JUPSA Steering Committee, as well as periodic narrative and financial progress reports as per the Joint Programme document.
    Co-ordinate participating agencies (under the Governance and Human Rights Thematic Working Group) in annual work planning, review and reporting processes in line with the agreed monitoring and evaluation framework of the Joint Programme;
    Support regular fund disbursement to partners on behalf of the Administrative Agent (UNDP)
     Initiation of projects, presentation of projects for appraisal by the Project Appraisal Committee (PAC), entering projects into the country offices Management information system - ATLAS, finalization of contribution agreements; determination of required revisions; coordination of mandatory and budget re-phasing exercises, closure of projects through review.
    Contribute to financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of projects, identification of operational and financial problems and development of solutions.
    Ensure an operational and update JUPSA eMIS
    Participation in the audit of nationally executed projects.

Advisory services

    Provide high quality policy advisory services to UNDP and relevant partners to facilitate knowledge management focusing on the following results
    Development of adequate technical capacity to support a highly professional and high quality programme portfolio through development of internal capacity, and creation of national and international support networks of technical experts.
    Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to HIV, Health and Development
    Substantive contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice in regard to HIV, Health and Development
    Organize trainings for the UNDP and project staff on issues particularly relating to the HIV and AIDS programme dimensions.
    Support to the preparation of high-quality communication products for programme implementation and, more broadly, to publicize the progress and performance of the HIV and AIDS programme.

Strategic partnerships and resource mobilization

     Develop partnerships on HIV and AIDS prevention and management, with other UN agencies, International financial institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, government institutions, private sector, civil society organizations and other stakeholders.
    Research and analyse information on opportunities for initiating new projects and resource mobilization.
    Prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation with other actors in the practice areas.

Competencies
Functional Competencies:      

Building Strategic Partnerships

    Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

    Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
    Documents innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

    Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
    Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
    Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
    Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
    Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

    Documents ‘best practices’ in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system
    Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

    Uses information/databases/other management systems
    Provides inputs to the development of simple system components
    Makes recommendations related to work procedures and implementation of management systems

Client Orientation

    Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
    Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
    Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
    Responds to client needs promptly

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

    Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems
    Prepares timely inputs to reports

Core Competencies:

    Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
    Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
    Self-development, initiative-taking
    Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
    Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
    Creating synergies through self-control
    Managing conflict
    Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
    Informed and transparent decision making

Required Skills and Experience
Education requirement:

     Minimum masters degree in Social Science, Business Administration, Public Health, or other related field.

Experience:

    Minimum five years of national/international professional experience involving programme/project development and management, policy advise and partnership development with focus on the HIV/AIDs Practice area.
    Experience in Knowledge Management and coordination with a diversity of stakeholders.
    Experience in the use of computers and office software packages as well as web based management systems.
    Excellent writing, research, analysis and presentation skills.
    Knowledge of UN and/or UNDP programme management and reporting tools is an added advantage.

Language:

    Fluent in English



How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=35654


Deadline: 01/03/2013





Jobs at Invisible Children in Uganda - Regional Head of Office


Job Title:     REGIONAL HEAD OF OFFICE
Job Function:     Management
Department:     International Program Staff
Location:     Kampala, Uganda



Position Summary:
For the past nine years, Invisible Children (“IC”) has been focused on bringing a permanent end to LRA violence in East and Central Africa through an innovative and comprehensive model. Through our protection programs, we work with local partners to build and expand systems that warn remote communities of LRA attacks and encourage members of the LRA to peacefully surrender. Through our recovery programs, we work to rehabilitate children directly affected by the LRA and invest in education and economic recovery programs in the post-conflict region to promote lasting peace.
As our programs continue to expand in the region, we are currently seeking an experienced professional to direct the Programming, Operations, and Logistics from our Regional Office.
The Regional Head of Office will be responsible for leading the coordination office in Kampala, giving support to our five field offices in DR Congo, the Central African Republic, and Uganda, and ensuring the successful execution of the organization’s stated mission through the oversight and management of the strategy, design, implementation, evaluation, and daily functions of all programs and supporting operations.

Key Responsibilities:

    Ensure that all programs fit into the strategic plan for the organization, fulfilling the broader goals to protect communities from insecurity, encourage the peaceful defection of LRA combatants, and facilitate recovery and development in post-conflict regions.
    Ensure that all programs are properly planned and executed with quality, accountability and measured impact, and that all programs continue to be progressive in nature.
    Ensure strong systems of compliance and accountability are in place in our financial and general operations.
    Work with Country Representatives to establish and oversee an annual operating budget for DRC, CAR, and Uganda offices and ensure legal and grant compliance through appropriate controls and reporting.
    Maintain effective working relationships with NGOs, CBOs, the Ministries, local leadership, and civil society leaders in all areas of implementation.
    Provide regular reports to the office of the International Programs Director in the US.
    Oversee the strategy for and implementation of a consistent and comprehensive M&E system to ensure program quality and help guide future programming.
    Directly oversee the Regional Office executive management team; have in place a performance management system that evaluates, encourages, trains, and builds the capacity of all management staff.
    Represent Invisible Children in the region. Host international donors, visiting delegations and staff from HQ and country offices. Serve as a spokesperson for Invisible Children, liaising with local and international media as needed.


Qualifications:

    A minimum of 8 years of experience in the international development or humanitarian response field. 
    A demonstrated and sophisticated knowledge of NGO management, including program management, M&E, operations management, leadership, and logistics.
    Demonstrated ability in managing complex international operations, including development and monitoring of programs and budgets; proven track record of maximizing project impact under strict budgetary guidelines.
    A minimum of 5 years experience directing large teams of national and international staff.
    Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience implementing performance management systems, building team capacity, and fostering collaboration among staff.
    Work experience in a conflict and/or post-conflict environment is strongly preferred.
    Undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
    Proven success in ensuring high-quality program outcomes in a developing country setting.
    Excellent organizational, diplomatic, written and oral communications skills.
    Solid troubleshooting skills and sound judgment in dealing with implementation challenges.
    Proficiency in MS Office suite and familiarity with QuickBooks.
    Conversational French is a plus.
    Available for travel to field offices and occasionally outside the region.

 How to Apply:
The duration of the contract is two (2) years, with opportunity for renewal. The start date is immediate, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, please contact jobs@invisiblechildren.com.


Deadline: 01/03/2013




Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Deputy Director of Programs



 Job Title: Deputy Director of Programs

Number: 008/2013

OPEN TO:    All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:  Deputy Director of Programs; FP-3; FSN-13
OPENING DATE: February 25, 2013
CLOSING DATE: March 10, 2013
WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Deputy Director of Programs.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent serves as Deputy Director of Programs for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Uganda office. The main duties of the incumbent are to provide scientific and programmatic leadership for activities related to the implementation of CDC’s HIV/AIDS/TB/STI activities in Uganda, as part of senior management. Responsibilities include development of strategies and programs aimed at achieving the goals of the organization, development of program announcements for the implementation of activities, supervise and conduct technical review of program proposals submitted to the CDC, supervise and monitor program implementation by technical staff. Close collaboration and interface with Ministry of Health (MOH), Uganda AIDS Commission, USG, and other cooperating partners in matters relating to program development and support. The supervision and mentoring of LES Branch Chiefs. The position contains a broad mix of functions including managerial, supervisory, scientific, technical and administrative. The Deputy Director of Programs assists the Director in providing overall scientific and technical direction and supervision to the CDC Global AIDS Program in-country.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.    Education required: Completion of a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery and a master of science degree in public health or health policy are required.
2.  Work Experience required:  Seven years of progressively responsible public health experience in public health service-delivery projects within an HIV/AIDS intervention framework is required; an additional two years of managerial and supervisory responsibility with multiple staffing reporting is required.
3.   Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  Must possess knowledge of the theories, principles and concepts of epidemiology, infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS and TB that enables employee to serve as national or international expert in the field is required. Knowledge of the design, development and implementation of complex prevention programs in HIV/AIDS, TB or other infectious diseases is required.
5.     Skills and Abilities required:  Outstanding ability to communicate medical, scientific and epidemiological principles in infectious diseases, particularly HIV/AIDS and TB epidemiology is required. Incumbent has to provide strong and sensitive leadership and guidance in operational research and HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment implementation activities in Uganda. Exceptional skill in working with MOH personnel, clinic professionals, universities, and collaborating partners to establish and conduct prevention and treatment programs is required. in addition, the incumbent will regularly provide medical and public health advice and consultation as a national and internationally recognized expert.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet.

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email 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 send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5


Deadline: 10/03/2013





Jobs at University Research Co in Uganda - Program Officer




Job Title: Program Officer : Paediatric  and Adolescent  HIV Services

  University Research  Co., LLC (URC), a US-based  public  health  organization  working in Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Lead evaluation of  existing  systems  for adolescent HIV  care , treatment and support
•    Guide the development  and dissemination of materials  related to  adolescent HIV/AIDS  care and  treatment , including  policies , clinical  guidelines, protocols and training materials.
•    Develop standards  and guidance for  intergration  of adolescent  HIV transition  clinics into existing  HIV  care clinics.
•    Support and coordinate  implementation  of a national  peadiatric  HIV  service  scale up  plan using  a  Quality  implementation approach

Qualifications
•    A  Masters  Degree in Paediatrics and Child Health  and/or  Public Health  from a recognized  University/Institution.
•    At least  5 years  experience  in managing  HIV programs  in Uganda , with at  least  3  in the area of  paediatric and adolescent HIV  services .
•    Clinical  experience  in care and  treatment  of HIV infected  children  and  adolescents.
•    Demonstrated  ability  to  strategically plan and manage  the successful implementation of activities .


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 Central Umbrella of Water and Sanitation in Uganda - Water Quality Analyst


Job Title: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

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: WATER QUALITY ANALYST

Job summary and Responsibilities

    In charge of managing the CUWS Laboratory and ensuring that the laboratory equipment, chemicals and procedures conform to the established National Laboratory standards and requirements. Ensuring that routine water quality monitoring and assessment is done within the member schemes.

Specific Tasks

    Undertake regular (quarterly) water quality assessment on water supplies and compile quarterly reports with recommendations for follow up by both the CUWS and the member schemes.
    Carry out Sanitary Inspection within the operational areas of the water supply systems and advise accordingly.
    Regularly monitor performance of the water supply treatment systems and processes and make recommendations for any possible adjustments or improvements in their operation.
    In charge of the CUWS laboratory, equipment and procedures and ensuring conformance to National Standards.
    In charge of preparing the Terms of Reference and Specifications for the procurement of equipment and chemicals for the CUWS laboratory.
    Ensuring constant liaison between the CUWS laboratory and the DWRM Laboratory in Entebbe so that laboratory activities conform to the National guidelines and expectations.
    Maintaining a database on the water quality of the water supply systems within the region of operation.
    Any other duties assigned by the Manager.

Requirement:

    Graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) or any related qualification from a recognized institution, with demonstrated field experience in related fields for not less than 3 years.
    Experience of previous assignments in the water and sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Experience: 3




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 Office of the Auditor General (OAG) in Uganda - Driver




JOB TITLE: Driver (1 Vacancy)

REPORTS TO: Assistant Secretary

SALARY SCALE: U8

AGE: 35 Years and above +

JOB REF: ADM. 56/136/01 Vol.3 (01/13)

TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent terms.

Main Purpose of the Job

To drive OAG vehicles as required and monitor their condition

Key Outputs

• Vehicles carefully and safely driven

• Condition of vehicles reported

• Record of vehicle movement maintained


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. O -Level School Certificate;

2. Driving Permit for classes B and above;

3. Certificates in defensive driving, basic mechanics and/or vehicle fault diagnosis and troubleshooting;

4. Minimum of 10 years working experience in a reputable organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensure the vehicle is driven as assigned.

2. Maintain accurate and up-to- date records on trips, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition and other records as required.

3. Ensure the vehicle is clean and tidy.

4. Ensure timely reporting of major mechanical faults on the vehicle.

5. Ensure the vehicle is parked safely at all times.

6. Drive OAG motor vehicles as instructed

7. Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge

8. Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under his charge

9. Monitor condition of vehicle and promptly report the condition to superiors

10. Maintain a record of movements for the vehicle(s) assigned to him/her

11. Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicles.

12. Report any accident incidents the vehicle gets involved in to the supervisor and police as required

Special Knowledge

• Basic technical knowledge of motor vehicle operations

• Road signs

• Traffic laws and rules

Key Skills

• Vehicle control and manoeuvre

• Defensive driving

• Interpersonal relations

Other Qualities/Attributes

• Courtesy

• Patience

Applications must be accompanied by:

1. A detailed typed curriculum vitae

2. Certified copies of academic qualifications.

3. Names of three (3) referees and their contacts.

4. A recent passport size photograph.

5. A recommendation from the Chief Mechanical Engineer, Ministry of Works

6. All applications should be submitted on Public Service Commission (PSC) Form 3 (revised 2008) obtained

from the Public Service Commission Offices, Ministry/Department headquarters and District Service Commission Offices.

7. Applications through Post Office should be by registered mail.

8. To reach not later than 4th March, 2013 before 4.00 p.m.

9. Applications received shall be acknowledged by this office.

10. Late submission shall not be considered.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Auditor General

Office of the Auditor General

P.O Box 7083, Kampala


Deadline: 04/03/2013




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