Jobs at Chemonics in Uganda - Technical Advisor


Job Title: Technical Advisor - Academic Programs East Africa Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector 2013, Uganda

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Chemonics seeks a senior technical advisor of academic programs for the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector project. The project will aim to build the capacity of government ministries, departments, and agencies; academic and research institutions; civil society organizations; the private sector; and other key stakeholders to be better prepared to manage and mitigate impacts arising out of oil and gas development on the environment and biodiversity of the Albertine Rift. This position will be based in Uganda. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Qualifications:

    Doctoral degree in environmental science, conservation biology, forest management, sustainable ecological systems, oil and gas management, petroleum engineering, geosciences, environmental science, international development, policy, economics, or a related discipline required
    Minimum of seven years of experience in a leadership role in a higher-education environment, preferably an institution with reputable oil and gas management programs
    Demonstrated experience managing academic programs, developing and managing curriculum and academic assessments, research program development, student advising, faculty development, strategic planning and implementation, budgeting, outreach, and/or development
    Strong written and oral communication skills in English



How to Apply:
Send electronic submissions to ugandaoil@chemonics.com by May 15, 2013. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only 'Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector - Technical advisor of academic programs' in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check 'I do not wish to complete the information requested.' Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.


Deadline: 15/05/2013





Jobs at War Child UK in Uganda - Finance Officer



Job Title:  Finance Officer, Kampala.

Reporting to Finance Manager, Kampala. Location  Kampala, Central Uganda.

Job Purpose:

    Assist in the management of War Child UK’s program overall finance, accounts and administration.

Main Responsibilities:

    Areas of program responsibility include, but are not limited to leading the following functions; accounting, budgeting, financial planning and reporting, debtors/creditors management, cash management and insurance Finance: Under the guidance and supervision of the Finance Manager (FM)
    Perform all balance sheet account reconciliation’s on a timely basis for All WCUK, Uganda offices and that discrepancies are brought to the attention of the Finance Manager to facilitate decision making.
    Ensure internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursements, receipts and transfers
    Responsibility for carrying out all day-to-day financial tasks including preparation and processing of petty cash vouchers, petty cash reconciliations, bank reconciliation, cheque preparation, processing of invoices, maintenance of cheque register, financial filing for Kampala office.
    Help In processing the national payroll including ensuring standard financial controls, salary allocations and serve as the secondary liaison with field offices and local government to ensure compliance with national tax and labour regulations.
    Support the provision o( quality narrative and auditable financial reports to War Child UK and donors.
    Help actual budget results lo identify compliance issues and provide necessary project reviews.
    Participate in strengthening the financial capabilities of partner organizations. notably through training and workshops.
    Review of financial data submitted by all staff and partner CBOs to Identify weaknesses or problems being encountered and to recommend corrective action.

Others

    Sign up to and operate in accordance with WC UK’s child protection policy, fraud policy & code of conduct.
    Be gender sensitive in all the financial activities.
    Any other task as needed by the Country Finance Manager.

Requirement:
Contractual Terms;

    Preferred start date: As soon as possible..
    Salary: Grade 5, Step A - J (Ugx 1,100.000 to Ugx 1,403,910) depending on qualification and experience.
    Leave: 21 days/year (holiday year runs from Jan to Dec)

Other Benefits: Contribution lo Health Costs, on the job training, relocation allowance and communication.

    Contract length: 1 year renewable subject to performance and funding.

Person Specification;

    Knowledge of Quick Books and advance excel are a must.
    BA in Finance or Accounting.
    Profession Qualifications in Accounting (ACCA or CPA level 2) is an added advantage.
    2 - 3 years of post graduation experience.
    Demonstrable technical skills in accounting and financial management.
    Demonstrable ability to develop budgets, forecasts and financial reports.

Experience: 2


How to apply:

Email your CV & covering letter to omuganda@warchild.org.uk

or hand it in atl WC UK Offices in Pader, Kampala, Kotido, Kaabong or Soroti.

Your CV must include your education, work and salary history, contact details and the names and contact details of three referees

    Your covering letter must explain how you meet the person specific requirements outlined above.
    Closing date: 10th May 2013
    Interviews will be held in WC UK’s Kampala Office

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 10/05/2013





Jobs at Nkumba University in Uganda - Planning Officer (Data Analysis)



Job Title: Planning Officer (Data Analysis)
Reports to    :    Director Planning
a)    Key Responsibilities
i.    Collect, compile and analyze all data required for planning purposes.
ii.    Develop and produce required Planning and Development reports with the necessary statistical data needed for internal and external use.
iii.    Engage in the preparation of various project proposals as may be required by the Department.
iv.    Undertake various day-to-day activities within the department as and when directed.


b)      Skills and Competencies
i.    Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills
ii.    Knowledge and competence in planning and development activities.
iii.    Computer knowledge and skills particularly Microsoft Office software packages.
iv.    Ability to organize and coordinate strategic planning activities.
v.    Possession of professional report writing skills.

c)    Qualifications and Experience
i.    Minimum of a Bachelors degree in either of the following discipline: Economics, Statistics, Educational Planning and Administration, Project Planning, OR Quantitative Economics
ii.    Post graduate in Monitoring and Evaluation shall be an added advantage.
iii.    Specialized training in strategic planning, project planning and management, as well as other additional qualifications shall be an added advantage.
iv.    At least 3 years relevant experience in a similar position in a higher education institution or organization.

d)    Age: 25 - 40 years 


How to apply:

Interested persons should hand deliver 13 copies of the following documents to the Office of the University Secretary, Entebbe, not later than 5:00pm, 10th May 2013.

1.    Duly signed application letter indicating the contact telephone number(s).
2.    Detailed curriculum vitae.
3.    Copies of certificates
4.    Job application form

Note:
i.    Please indicate the post applied for on the envelope.
ii.     Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
iii.    The job application form can be accessed from the University website.

Deadline: 10/05/2013




Jobs at Centenary Bank in Uganda - Marketing and Branding Manager


Job Title:  Manager  Marketing  and  Branding
Centenary Bank  the  leading  Commercial  Microfinance   Bank  in Uganda .
Key  Results  Areas
•    Liaise  with  line  departments  to coordinate the development  and implementation of the  Marketing  plan  in line with the  banks strategic plan.
•    Monitor  the  advertising  and  promotional programs  of the  bank in line  with the overall marketing  plan
•    Plan and  coordinate the implementation Brand  application across  all brand  touch points in order to ensure  consistency  of the brand across  all  brand touch  points .


Qualifications
•    Honors  degree  in Business  Administration,  Economics , Commerce , Statistics, and other related disciplines.
•    Post graduate qualification in  marketing , Branding or  relevant field .
•    Specialized  training in  strategy implementation an  added advantage .
•    At least four  years experience  in business development , marketing product  management  at  supervisory level in a large  corporate environment .
•    Demonstrated  practical knowledge of branding  and  marketing management


How  to apply
Interested  persons  who fully  meet  the above  specifications  are invited  to apply.
The  General  Manager , Human  Resources
Centenary  Bank
P.O.Box  1892
Kampala


Deadline: 02 /05 /2013






Jobs at Centenary Bank in Uganda - Chief Manager HR


Job Title: Chief  Manager HR
Centenary Bank  the  leading  Commercial  Microfinance   Bank  in Uganda .
Key  Results  Areas
•    Develop  and establish  and monitor  implementation of the  HR Business  Partinering  model in the  Bank  to  align the  HR  agenda  with business growth strategies .
•    Develop  , review , roll  out  and  monitor  the  implementation  of the  Banks  Performance Management  System  and  performance  culture bank  wide  , at  both  individual  and organizational  level .
•    Guide and direct  the activities  of HR  staff and  project  teams  to ensure effective HR operational  support to line managers
Qualifications
•    Bachelors degree  plus a post graduate qualifications in the  field of  HRM , Organizational  psychology  and/or  business administration . A masters Degree in the  relevant   field  is an added advantage .
•    Hands on experience  in HR Business partnering  and  in using  the  balanced  score  card  as a performance  management  tool.
•    Strong leadership and  supervisory skills  with  proven ability  in building , leading and  working with  teams .
•    Thorough and proven understanding of  best-in class HR  practices
•    Hands  on experience  in using  HR  information systems  and project management  for  business support


How  to apply
Interested  persons  who fully  meet  the above  specifications  are invited  to apply.
The  General  Manager , Human  Resources
Centenary  Bank
P.O.Box  1892
Kampala

Deadline: 02 /05 /2013



Jobs at Oxfam International in Uganda - Business Development Officer




Job Title: Agriculture and Business Development  Officer
Oxfam International  is recruiting  suitable  applicants  for the vacant post above .
The Role ;
•    To establish  and  build   and build  strong  linkages between  value chain  actors within  sesame  value  chain  and 
•    We intend  to work on other specified value chains while intergrating governance , disaster risk reduction/climate change  and  women’s  land rights .
The Role
•    The  Program  Officer  - Agriculture and Business Development will  deliver on  agribusiness  activities  of the program  and  technically support  the program partiners .
•    You will be part of  the  Kitgum program  team  and will  participate actively  in designing  interventions and business  models relevant  for  agribusiness development , providing  timely and on going capacity  building  and lead on  partiner granting  processes .
•    You will create linkages  with the private sector  and other  relevant  stakeholders such  as NARO, MAAF  and local  government  Agriculture  office , in order  to deliver effective  and efficient  multi-stakeholder  platform of value  chain actors .
•    You will ensure  that women are  at  the  centre of all  agribusiness initiatives  and disaster risks and  climate  change are addressed in the  program


How to apply
If you are  the ideal national candidate for any of the  above roles , please submit your application and CV  in English  detailing your  experience  for the  post and include  the daytime  telephone contacts to kampalajobs@oxfam.org.uk


Deadline: 10/ 05 /2013
   





Jobs at Oxfam International in Uganda - Gender and HIV Program Officer



Job Title: Gender  and  HIV  Program  Officer
Oxfam International  is recruiting  suitable  applicants  for the vacant post above .
The Role ;
•    Will be responsible  for the  delivery  of the  Violence  Against Women  project  and  will manage  four partiners .
•    Ensure timely reporting  by the partiners  and disbursement  of grants including  organizing ongoing capacity  building support to the partiners .
•    Conduct quarterly monitoring  visits to partiners  and field programs  to mentor  and support  them in delivering  gender sensitive  projects .
The Person
•    Will have graduate  qualification in Women’s  Studies  , Gender  and Development, Social  Sciences or Humanities  and at least  3 years  experiences in similar  position addressing gender  equity  issues,  and  a sound understanding of the  importance of gender in development programs , campaigns and  humanitarian  response work are  essential  as well  as  demonstrated training  and facilitation  skills ;
•    Proven experience  working with and  managing  partiner organizations
•    You should have  a personal  commitment  to gender equality, and  experience  in gender work  and/or violence  against women as well  as demonstrate understanding  of current  national processes towards ending gender-based  violence in Uganda  and related policies  & practices.


How to apply
If you are  the ideal national candidate for any of the  above roles , please submit your application and CV  in English  detailing your  experience  for the  post and include  the daytime  telephone contacts to kampalajobs@oxfam.org.uk


Deadline: 10/ 05 /2013
   




Jobs at Nile Breweries Limited in Uganda - Quality Assurance Trainee



Job Title: Quality  Assurance  Trainee
Nile Breweries Limited  a leading  beverage  company  in Uganda , a  subsidiary of  SABMiller , and also recognized  as the  Best  Employer 2004,2005 and  2009.
Requirements
•    Honors  Bachelors Degree  in  Industrial Microbiology  or  Food  Science  and  Technology  from  a recognized  University/Institute.
•    Prior experience  in  Quality  Assurance  is an added  advantage
•    Contribute to self  and team  development 
•    High integrity  and attention to detail

Responsibilities
•    Analyze  a wide  range of samples
•    Hands  on  Training in the  laboratory
•    Participate  in trouble shooting  and problem  solving
•    Communicate and  give  regular  feed back  to all  stake holders
•    Work in  Teams


How to apply
Candidates that have  relevant experience , know that they meet  the above criteria   and  have what  it  takes to excel  in the  above  position, should please send  their CVs, which should include  details  of email  address, present position , current remuneration , Certificates /testimonials  and address  of three referees  plus telephone contact  to the undersigned ;
Human  Resources  Business  Partiner –Technical ,  Nile  Breweries  Ltd .,
P. O. Box  762, Jinja/Uganda

Deadline:  15 /04 /2013



Technical Trainee Jobs at Nile Breweries Limited in Uganda



Job Title: Technical  Trainee
Nile Breweries Limited  a leading  beverage  company  in Uganda , a  subsidiary of  SABMiller , and also recognized  as the  Best  Employer 2004,2005 and  2009.
Requirements
•    Bachelors  of  Science  in Mechanical  , Industrial  or  Electrical  Engineering 
•    Minimum  of  2 years  experience  in engineering  preferably  in an  FMCG  industry .
•    Exposure to Plant  Equipment  , Engineering  Maintenance Process  and  Asset Care Management
•    High integrity and attention to detail
•    Computer literacy –Word , PowerPoint  and  Excel is  an added advantage .
Responsibilities
•    Maintain  a healthy , safe  and  risk  free working environment
•    Maintain , repair  and optimize  plant  and  associated devices
•    Optimize plant  and equipment  availability and  reliability  through  sound  Asset Management  practices
•    Optimize  process  performance  and manage  human  resources .
•    Accord  customer care and  service  in line  with  company  values


How to apply
Candidates that have  relevant experience , know that they meet  the above criteria   and  have what  it  takes to excel  in the  above  position, should please send  their CVs, which should include  details  of email  address, present position , current remuneration , Certificates /testimonials  and address  of three referees  plus telephone contact  to the undersigned ;
Human  Resources  Business  Partiner –Technical ,  Nile  Breweries  Ltd .,
P. O. Box  762, Jinja/Uganda


Deadline:  30 /04 /2013




Jobs at Nile Breweries Limited in Uganda - Electrical Artisan



Job Title: Electrical  Artisan
Nile Breweries Limited  a leading  beverage  company  in Uganda , a  subsidiary of  SABMiller , and also recognized  as the  Best  Employer 2004,2005 and  2009.
Requirements
•    Maintain , repair and  optimize  the plant and the associate  devises.
•    Comply with  the recommended  safe work procedure  and maintain  a safe healthy  working  environment
•    Carry  out cleaning  of the machine  in good time  to  avoid  loss  of production
•    Carry out  autonomous  preventative  and break down  maintenance  on all  equipment


Specifications
•    Preferably  Bachelors  of science  in Electrical Engineering
•    Minimum  Higher  Diploma  in Electrical  Engineering 
•    At least  1 year  working experience  preferably  in  Foods  and  Beverages  Industry
•    2 years  experience  as an  Electrical Artisan
•    Self motivated  and should  be able  to work in  shifts .


How  to apply
Candidates that have  relevant experience , know that they meet  the above criteria   and  have what  it  takes to excel  in the  above  position, should please send  their CVs, which should include  details  of email  address, present position , current remuneration , Certificates /testimonials  and address  of three referees  plus telephone contact  to the undersigned ;
Human  Resources  Business  Partiner –Technical ,  Nile  Breweries  Ltd .,
P. O. Box  762, Jinja/Uganda

Deadline:  30 /04 /2013




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