Jobs at Progressive Health Partnership in Uganda - Development Specialist



Job Title: Community Development Specialist, Mbarara, Uganda

Mbarara, Uganda


PHP will be hiring a Community Development Specialist who will work with its Omukazi Namagara Program (ONP, a maternal and neonatal health initiative) to organize the implementation of the intervention in Kashongi and Kitura Sub-Counties of Kiruhura District. The selected candidate will initially be given a contract for the remainder of 2013, starting in approximately May/June 2013, with the possibility of renewal.

The Community Development Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

(1) collaborate with the district government and Kashongi and Kitura Health Center III's (HCIII) to help oversee the delivery of improved antenatal, intranatal, and postnatal services to women in the community;

(2) oversee Village Health Team (VHT) members in carrying out education activities and conducting follow-up visits to women in their homes during and after pregnancy;

(3) monitor medical supplies provided to the health centers;

(4) help oversee quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation of the ONP;

(5) prepare for future interventions that PHP can implement to address critical needs. Minimum Education Requirements: A bachelor's degree with relevant experience and/or training in running community-level health programs.

Skills:

    Applicants must be fluent in Runyankore.
    Applicants should possess very strong computer skills, communicate effectively with others, exhibit strong organizational qualities, and be able to coordinate a multifaceted project.
    The most competitive applicants will also demonstrate specific knowledge on maternal and neonatal health, as well as previous research experience.

Applicants who know how to drive may be viewed more favorably.

Living Requirements:

The Community Development Specialist will be expected to live in Kashongi Sub-County for the majority of the position's duration and will return to Mbarara periodically to complete necessary office work.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a soft copy of their curriculum vitae and cover letter to Josh Greenberg at josh@proghealth.org . If you wish to submit a hard copy of your application, please contact Jordan Bateisibwa at 782-970-908 or 701-002-209. Applications should be submitted by April 12, 2013. Interviews will be scheduled in April/May 2013.

Deadline: 12/04/2013




Jobs at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development in Uganda

Job Title: Finance Intern - Uganda
Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development


Department: Finance
Position: Finance Intern Contract duration: 6 months Location: Kampala, Uganda Starting Date March

I. Background on ACTED

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non discrimination.

ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 32 countries worldwide, with over 200 international and 4000 national staff. ACTED has a 110 million € budget for over 370 projects spanning 8 sectors of intervention; including emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion. For more information, please visit our website at www.acted.org.

II. Country Profile

Capital Office : Kampala National Staff : 108 International Staff : 7 Areas : 2 (Northern Uganda, Karamoja) On-going programmes : 9 Budget : 2.4 M €

ACTED has been active in Uganda since May 2007, both in the northern region and Karamoja. In the North, ACTED supports the early recovery process with a specific focus on the needs of returning populations displaced by years of conflict. It also expands access, retention, equity and quality of primary education. In Karamoja, the focus is enhanced food security and resilience to disasters, especially droughts, as well as improving the primary education sector. ACTED focuses its intervention on strengthening livelihoods through improved resource management, conflict mitigation and capacity building. In Northern Uganda, as internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home and gained access to land, ACTED is working with farmers on infrastructure and capacity development to rebuild agricultural livelihoods. In the Karamoja/Pokot area, ACTED responds to severe food insecurity caused by the drought in the Horn of Africa, providing support to agro-pastoral communities to increase their purchasing power and protect their assets, reducing vulnerability to natural disasters. As part of its integrated cross-border strategy between Uganda and Kenya, ACTED maintains its community-driven disaster risk reduction (DRR) focus and promotes conflict mitigation to ensure peaceful and sustainable access to shared resources. In 2013, ACTED maintains a strong focus on this approach and looks at extending it further along the border with Kenya. ACTED continues working with community-level structures and initiatives such as the APFS, the CDMCs or the DEWS to continue building the communities’ resilience to disasters.

III. Position Profile

The finance intern works under the supervision of the Finance Officer and/or Country Finance Manager

His/Her responsibilities will be has followed:

• Control that operations respect existing financial procedures and manage accounting files for the Country Office; • Analyze financial data and create management indicators ; • Support Country Coordination through analysis of project running costs, follow-up on resource allocation, and finance training

IV. Qualifications:

• Msc in Administration, Business Management or equivalent. • Finance and accounting skills required • Willingness to undertake serious responsibility and manage stress efficiently • Excellent communication skills, including advanced written and oral English

V. Conditions:

Field Intern benefits include: a 300 USD per month living allowance, coverage of all accommodation, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg., and the provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.


How to apply:

VI. Submission of applications:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to stages@acted.org Ref : FI/UGA/SA

ACTED Att: Human Resources Department 33, rue Godot de Mauroy 75009 Paris FRANCE

Fax. + 33 (0) 1 42 65 33 46


Deadline: 13/04/2013



Jobs at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda - Administrators



Job Title: Administrators
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda   headquartered at Mulago  hospital  is   inviting  qualified applicants for the above position.
Specifications
•    A Bachelors  degree in  a business  related course  or any degree  oriented towards  Administration . A post graduate  diploma  in management  will be an added advantage
•    Good interpersonal  skills , communication skills  and analytical skills .
•    Good computer skills   and knowledge of  computer accounting  packages .
•    The job holder must  have at least  three years  relevant working  experience in general  office administration and  fleet  management  in a reputable organization.
•    Knowledge of  the local  language  will be an added advantage.



How to apply
If you have  the relevant qualifications  and experience , please send your application to  the  address below
The Human  Resource  Manager, Baylor College  of Medicine  Children’s  Foundation –Uganda
Block five  Mulago Hospital,
P. O. Box  72052, Clock  Tower, Kampala.
Tel:+256-417-119200/100

Deadline:  08 /04 / 2013




Jobs at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda


Job Title:  Chief  Internal  Auditor
The Baylor  College  of Medicine  Children’s  Foundation  Uganda   headquartered at Mulago  hospital  is   inviting  qualified applicants for the above position.

Duties
•    Develop a strategy for conducting   ad  hoc  audits as per the  request of the  Board or SMT in line with  International Standards  for the  Professional  Practice  of Internal  auditing.
•    Develop and maintain  a  component  & motivated internal audit  team  through implementing  HR  support  activities in line  with the  Human  resource manual.
•    Develop and  manage  the internal  audit annual budget in line with Baylor Uganda financial guidelines

Qualifications
•    A Bachelors degree   in Finance  or Accounting  and a  Masters  degree  in Finance , or Accounting  or an   MBA with Accounting  option from a reputable  university.
•    Membership  of ACCA,CPA, or  CIA.
•    Membership to Institute  of Internal  Auditors of Uganda .


How to apply
If you have  the relevant qualifications  and experience , please send your application to  the  address below
The Human  Resource  Manager, Baylor College  of Medicine  Children’s  Foundation –Uganda
Block five  Mulago Hospital,
P. O. Box  72052, Clock  Tower, Kampala.
Tel:+256-417-119200/100


Deadline:  08 /04 / 2013


Jobs at Bank of Africa Uganda Ltd - Manager


Job Title:  Effective Dynamic  Manager
Bank of  Africa  - Uganda  ltd  is part of  GROUPE  bank of Africa   comprising  fifteen  commercial  banks ,  three leasing companies , two life  -insurance  companies .

Functions
•    To  drive and deliver  Service  Quality for both  external and internal  customers  across  the Bank through dynamic  service leadership.
•    Develop  and implement  a Customer  Centric  Program that  will transform  the  reputation  of  Bank of Africa  Uganda  as  a primarily excellent  customer  service  organization.


Qualifications
•    Wider  understanding  of  world class customer  service in  finance  services.
•    Ability to  implement  project/programs  according  to set objectives& timelines, across a  wide  business  platform.
•    Job Holder must  have managed  teams previously and must have  a strong  buoyant  personality.
•    Team  management  and  extensive  experience  in a service customer  service management  role.
•    Previous service –oriented , customer-facing role.


How to apply
Applicants  should send  comprehensive  applications and  up-to  date curriculum vitae preferably by  email or hand delivery to the address  below so as to reach us   before the deadline.
Head of Human Resources
Bank of Africa-Uganda
Plot 45  Jinja  Road


Deadline:  30 /03 /2013



Jobs at African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) in Uganda


Job Title: Epidemiologist
AFENET   is seeking to employ suitable applicants  for the vacant position above .
Expected out puts
•    Monthly activity reports
•    Quarterly program bulletins based  on  WHO template and  WHO  2012 Malaria  Surveilance Guidelines
•    Data quality  assessments  in districts
•    Annual reports developed
Requirements
•    Bachelors  degree  in  medicine
•    Master’s  degree in public  health epidemiology , biostatics  or  related  allied health discipline
•    Strong  analytic skills
•     Excellent  writing and oral  communication skills
•    Previous experience  in training  other health  workers


How to apply
Submit your resume , application letter, and relevant  documentation to:
The Administration  &  Human  Resource  Office
African  Field  Epidemiology   Network (AFENET)
Plot  4B,  Mabua  Road, Kololo
P. O. Box 12874, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 02 / 04 /2013



Jobs at MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS in Uganda



Job Title: Research Coordinator
The  MRC/UVRI  Uganda  Virus Research  Unit on AIDS  was  established following  a request in  1988 from the Uganda Government  to the British  Government  for collaboration.
Responsibilities
•    Understanding the  objectives  and  design  of studies  carried out  in the  Unit.
•    Providing input into  study design  if required.
•    Support  planning  and implementation  of  Unit studies
•    Maintain  records  on progress of studies  within the Unit.
Qualifications
•    Bachelors degree  in Bio- medical , Medical or related scientific  research field
•     Training  in GCP and human  subjects protection .
Skills
•    Knowledge of research  design and  research  methodology .
•     Knowledge of   international and  local  requirements  for research involving  human  subjects
•    Ability to understand  individual tasks  and role  within the larger  context of overall  research  program.
•    Resourceful  self-stater who takes initiative  and maintains  a high standard  of professional  conduct.


How to apply
Applications including  copies of academic  qualifications , curriculum vitae and names plus  telephone contact  details  of three referees should either be addressed t:
The Human Resource  & Administration  Manager ,
MRC/UVRI   Uganda  Research  Unit  on AIDS
P. O. Box  49, Entebbe


Deadline: 06 /04 /2013


Laboratory Assistant Job Vacancy at NARO in Uganda



Job Title:  Gis  Laboratory Assistant
NARO   is  seeking to employ  qualified suitable  applicants   to fill the  above vacant post.
Responsibilities
•    Maintenance   and update  the soils database  with laboratory  analytical data  and  field  soil survey data
•    Creation , maintenance , and update  of other natural  resources  spatial layers  based on topographic maps, soil  surveys , satellite imagery ,laboratory  analytical  data  and  other resources .
•    In-putting,  achieving , processing , and analysis  of  GIS  and other  data
Requirements
•    Comprehensive  understanding  of  GIS   Concepts
•    In depth knowledge  of  ArcGIS9.x
•    Working knowledge of  Microsoft   Office suite
•    Good  understanding  and working experience  with ACCESS, MySOL, and /or  PostGRESS databases


How to apply
Apply to:
The Director , National  Agricultural Research  Laboratories
Attn:  Human Resources /Administration Office
P. O. Box  7065, Kampala

Deadline: 08 / 04 /2013


Jobs at NARO in Uganda - Laboratory Technician



Job Title: Laboratory Technician
NARO   is  seeking to employ  qualified suitable  applicants   to fill the  above vacant post.
Responsibilities
•    In  collaboration  with  researchers ,support and conduct  research in soil  chemistry following  specified  research  methodology
•    Carry-out laboratory  preparation , testing and analyzing  of soil and  plant tissue  samples , observing  quality control  procedures and  good laboratory  practice
•    Performing chemical  analysis  for detailed  survey and management  purposes
•    Organizing and  processing  of laboratory  data  in  spreadsheets  prior to detailed  analysis

Qualifications
•    Hold an  A- level  certificate  with a good principal  pass in chemistry  and  physics
•    Hold a Diploma in  laboratory  science  technology majoring in chemistry
•    Have basic knowledge  of handling  and  maintaining laboratory equipments
•     Good computer skills
•    Experience in working  in a soil analytical  laboratory  will be  an added advantage


How to apply
Apply to:
The Director , National  Agricultural Research  Laboratories
Attn:  Human Resources /Administration Office
P. O. Box  7065, Kampala


Deadline: 08 / 04 /2013



Jobs at Uganda Insurers Association - Technical Manager



Job Title: Technical  Manager

Uganda Insurers Association is an umbrella  body  that promotes  the development  and expansion  of  sound  insurance  and  reinsurance activities in Uganda .
Responsibilities
•    Carrying out  periodic  inspections   of   insurance  companies , branch and agency  offices  to ensure compliance  in management  and sales  of  Motor  Third  Party Insurance  and follow  up on any  fraudulent  actions  (including  recommendations  on actions  that should  be  taken)
•    Liaison  with  Traffic  police  and  Government  on the enforcement  of Motor  Third Party insurance .
•    Review  of the  regularly  requirements  and other  aspects  pertaining to  Non-life  insurance  and  identify areas for improvement  or discussion , and proposed solutions .

Qualifications
•    Applicants   should  possess  an  honors degree  in Insurance  or  a business discipline.  A  professional  qualification  in insurance  will be  an added advantage .
•    Minimum of three  years  experience  at management  level  with  a reputable   Insurance  Company
•    Must possess  excellent  analytical  and communication  skills.
•    Must be a  person  with high  integrity , good  analytical  and interpersonal skills.


How to apply
If you meet  the above requirements , please  submit  your  application  with  a curriculum  vitae , certified  copies  of academic  and relevant  certificates  plus  contact  addresses of  referees.
The Chief  Executive  Association ,
Plot  24A,  Acacia   Avenue – Kololo
P. O. Box  8912, Kampala


Deadline: 15/ 04 /2013



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