Project Drivers Jobs at UNDP in Uganda



Job Title: PROJECT DRIVERS (4)
Location :     Kampala, Gulu, Lira and Moroto, UGANDA

Additional Category    Crisis Prevention and Recovery
Type of Contract :    Service Contract
Post Level :    SB-2
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Jul-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background

The Government of Uganda launched the Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) which commenced implementation in July 2009 and now in a second phase running until June 2015. The main objective of PRDP2 is to complete the post-conflict recovery process; to strengthen the foundation for development in Northern Uganda; and to narrow the gap between Northern Uganda and the national average level of all socio-economic indicators. In this context, and building on previous UNDP engagements in Northern Uganda, UNDP will have interventions to support the implementation of PRDP2. The interventions will take place in the sub-regions of Karamoja, Acholi, Elgon and Lango.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Northern Uganda Programme Manager and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Advisor with overall reporting to the head of transport at UNDP, the project drivers will facilitate the transport services as required for the smooth implementation of the Northern Uganda Projects. The project drivers will be based in Kampala, Gulu, Lira, and Moroto respectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies in/out of Kampala under the authorization of the supervisor.
    Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
    Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
    Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
    Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
    Collect mail from Post Office and deliver outgoing mails to various destinations within the city.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s Mission, Vision and Values
    Displays culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning

    Sharing knowledge and experience. 
    Provide helpful feedback and advice to others in the office.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs
    Demonstrate excellent knowledge of protocol
    Demonstrate excellent knowledge of security issues.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    Focus on results for the client
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive construction attitude.
    Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure.
    Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license of at least 3 classes. 
    Certificate in Mechanics is an added advantage

Experience:

    5 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirements:

    Fluency in English.
    Knowledge of local languages of the area would be an asset


How to apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=37411

Deadline:20/05/2013





Accounts Assistant Jobs at Habitat for Humanity in Uganda


Job Title: Accounts  Assistant
Habitat for Humanity  Uganda   affiliated  to Habitat  for  Humanity  International  is an  Ecumerical Christian non-governmental  organization.
Responsibilities
•    Post bank  and  cash transactions  according  to  the  accounting  regulations  and manage and maintain  the  front  office
•    Providing  support  in internal  and external audit  exercises of the  branch  operations .
•    Making  regular  backups  of bankers Realm software generated   transactions and other  important  documents .
Qualifications
•    A degree from  a recognized university  in Accounting ,  Business Administration  or its equivalent
•    Computer  literate in Microsoft  Word  and Microsoft Excel .
•    Excellent  interpersonal communication skills
•    High  level  of integrity and ability to make  bold and  timely  decision


How to apply
Qualified  candidates should apply by submitting  a cover letter, a detailed CV including  telephone  contacts  and  names  and daytime telephone  contacts of two professional  referees  .
E-mail :noffice@hfhuganda.org 
Telephone : 0414501457


Deadline: 24 / 05 /2013



Jobs at Abt Association Inc in Uganda - Trainers



Job Title: Trainers
Abt  Association  Inc.  is a  mission  -driven  global leader in research  and  program  implementation  in the  fields  of health , social  and environmental policy and  international development .
Duties
•    To conduct nationwide  district  level  trainings   for drug  shop owners/vendors ;
•    Present  information  using  a variety of  adult of adult instructional techniques or  formats, such  role playing , simulations ,team  exercises  , group discussions , or  lecturers .
•    Liaise  with the  training  coordinator  and the  DADis  at the  districts  to ensure good  trainee mobilization before  each training  event .
Requirements
•    Must have  a  bachelors  degree or its  equivalent  in a medical  field from a  recognized institution
•    Prior  experience  conducting  group trainings  specifically  among  private  sector  health workers
•    Ability  to work  under  pressure and on  strict  deadlines in a  demanding environment
•    Accuracy and attention to  detail
•    Excellent  verbal  and written  communication skills


How to apply
Those who meet the above  requirements should  send  their  cover  letter and  CVs only, indicating  the job  title  on the  email subject  line to the  SHOPS  project  Country  Coordinator  by email only at  shopsuganda@gmail.com


Deadline; 31 / 05 /2013



Jobs at Abt Association Inc in Uganda - Training Coordinator



Job Title: Training Coordinator
Abt  Association  Inc.  is a  mission  -driven  global leader in research  and  program  implementation  in the  fields  of health , social  and environmental policy and  international development .
Duties
•    Create  the overall   training  plan including  training  schedules for the  whole  country.
•    Share a monthly activity  work plan  and budget with  the  SHOPS  Country program Coordinator  at Abt  Associates Inc. by 25th  of every  month
•    Supervise and manage a national team of  trainers
•    Monitor the implementation of an  effective training program in the   districts  by conducting regular field visits
Requirements
•    Must have a  bachelors  degree  or its equivalent  in a  medical  field  from a  recognized  institution
•    Prior  experience  leading  a large  training  program  specifically  among private sector health  workers
•    Ability  to work  under  pressure and  on strict deadlines  in a  demanding environment
•    Accuracy  and attention to  detail
•    Excellent  verbal  and written  communication skills

How to apply
Those who meet the above  requirements should  send  their  cover  letter and  CVs only, indicating  the job  title  on the  email subject  line to the  SHOPS  project  Country  Coordinator  by email only at  shopsuganda@gmail.com

Deadline; 31 / 05 /2013



Administrative Assistant Job at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) in Uganda


Job Title:  Field  Administrative  Assistant
The  Makerere  University  Walter  Reed  Project  (MUWRP)  is a non-government , non-profit HIV  research  program that  was established  in 2002  as a  result  of a  memorandum  of understanding  between  Makerere University and  the Foundation for  Advancement  of  Military  Medicine Inc.  in USA(HJF)
Duties
•    Schedule  and manage  the  M/V  pool  to ensure  that  all  field  programs  including the  Cohort,  PEPFAR  and  any  other  program  are  well  served .
•    Coordinate  workshops, training  events  and other  office  activities  as directed by the  Field  Administrator  and the  Director  Finance and Administration .
•    Handle petty cash  and disbursements  of all cash  sent to the  field.
•    Coordinate  field staff administrative  issues for  speedy response
Qualifications
•    Degree  in Administration  /office  management  studies  or related  field  from  a  recognized  University
•    At least  2 years  experience  in a  similar  position .
•    Excellent  Oral  and  Written  English  and  Luganda
•    Highly  organized, detail oriented and  self-motivated.
•    Farmilliarity with  standard  electronic  office machines 


How to apply
Interested  candidates  should send  their  Applications,  photocopies  of  academic documents  with  3 referees to
The  Human  Resource  Administrator
Makerere  University  Walter  Reed  Project
Plot  42, Nakasero  Road.
P. O. Box  16524  Kampala
Deadline:  24/ 05 /2013



Jobs at ATC Uganda - Power Solution Specialist


Job Title:  Power Solution Specialist
ATC  Uganda  is the  market  leader in  shared  telecommunication  and  broadcast  infrastructure and has the  largest  portfolio in Uganda .
The Role
•    Manage power efficiency  programs and implement  power strategies . Ensure that overall network availability increases with general  refurbishment  projects within  the allocated  budgets .
•    Provide recommendations  and solutions  to power problems  and  assist  with implementation and  execution thereof.
•    Provide  detailed  AC/DC  Power Solutions  designs
Experience
•    Bachelors  Degree  in Electrical /Electronic  Engineering  (or similar)
•    8+ years experience  in Telecommunications  site  operations


How to apply
Please  send  your current  curriculum  vitae  containing  details  of your  qualifications , work experience , present  position , current  and expected remuneration  as well as  copies  of your professional /academic certificates.  Include your day  and  telephone  numbers , e-mail address  and names  of three referees  to;
Prime  Personnel  Services  Ltd
Naguru Hill  ,  Katalima  Road
P. O. Box  72049,
Kampala, Uganda . E-mail:hr@primepersonnel.com

Deadline;  27 / 05 /2013


Sales Analyst Job at Monitor Publications Limited in Uganda




Job Title: Sales  Analyst

Monitor  Publications  Limited  is  inviting  for candidates to fill the vacant position above .
Responsibilities
•    Identify  and  build  sales  contact data  base  that can  instantly  be  called  or  SMG  for market  feedback  and  sales communication .
•    Generate  substantial  representative  telephone  sales  samples every day from  key outlets  across the  country to define  sales  trends  for  key outlets  across the  country  to define  sales  trends for key outlets to inform  print order processing  for minimal returns  and editorial  feedback for  story  follow up.
•    Prepare  detailed  sales  trend  & pattern analysis  per  route , area, outlet , sales point  agent , sub agent and  supermarkets  to inform  the  next/new  print   order/demand .
Qualifications
•    Diploma in  Statistics , Mathematics , Business  Administration or  any  related course  from a recognized  institution . Additional  qualifications  in  sales or data analysis  would  be an  added advantage
•    Customer care  and ability  to handle  difficult customer responses  for  example  street vendors
•    An  understanding  of fast moving  consumer goods  market  environment  especially  newspaper market  in Uganda
•    Self-driven
•    Willing to work  for long  hours  including  weekend

How to apply
If you believe  that you are  our  ideal  candidate, please submit  your application , detailed  CV   and  academic  documents  with a  daytime  telephone  number .
The  Resourcing  & Talent  Management  Specialist , Monitor  Publications  Ltd .  P. O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda .

Deadline:  23 / 05 /2013



Jobs at Monitor Publications Limited in Uganda - Returns Clerk



Job Title: Returns Clerk
Monitor  Publications  Limited  is  inviting  for candidates to fill the vacant position above .
Responsibilities
•    Receiving  and  verifying  all  returns from  agents  ensuring  that genuine ones  are  accepted .
•    Ensuring  that agents  comply with  returns deadlines  by  preparing  weekly   returns updates, which can  be used  to track adherence .
•    Prepare weekly  and monthly reports for  MPL  products  by 3rd of  every month.
•    Prepare  returns  handover  summaries  to stores.

Qualifications
•    Diploma  in any  of   business  related  course  from a  recognized  institution . Additional  qualifications  in  Database Management  will be  an added  advantage
•    At least  3 years  of relevant  experience  in an  FMCG  industry
•    Strong  attention of  numbers
•    Computer  literate especially  spread sheets , power point  and  Access 


How to apply
If you believe  that you are  our  ideal  candidate, please submit  your application , detailed  CV   and  academic  documents  with a  daytime  telephone  number .
The  Resourcing  & Talent  Management  Specialist , Monitor  Publications  Ltd .  P. O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda .


Deadline:  23 / 05 /2013



Jobs at Monitor Publications Limited in Uganda - Sports Writers



Job Title: Sports  Writers
 Monitor  Publications  Limited  is  inviting  for candidates to fill the vacant position above .
Responsibilities
•    Develops , reports  and writes  feature stories  for the  assigned title  /beat in finished form,  so that  no  major  rewrite  is  required  or no  extensive  additional  report  is needed .
•    Takes  notes  on location , carries out interviews , checks  facts  and  tape records as  the case may be ; writes  features  on own initiative , choice and judgment  or at the direction  of the features  editor .
•    Briefs the futures editor on stories gathered and writes the  selected  ones  within  set  deadlines.
Qualifications
•    Basic  University  Degree  in Mass  Communication  or  any  related field  from an accredited institution  and/or  professional  qualification in  journalism.
•    Passion  for writing  coupled with  a keen sports news sense
•    Ability  to work  accurately  and  under  pressure
•    Deadline driven
•    High  degree  of  professionalism
•    Computer  literate


How to apply
If you believe  that you are  our  ideal  candidate, please submit  your application , detailed  CV   and  academic  documents  with a  daytime  telephone  number .
The  Resourcing  & Talent  Management  Specialist , Monitor  Publications  Ltd .  P. O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda .


Deadline:  23 / 05 /2013

Jobs at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) - Manager



Job Title: Manager, Projects Implementation
Uganda  Electricity  Transmission  Company  Limited (UETCL) is  responsible  for bulk  purchase  of electricity  from the  generating  companies  and selling the electricity  in balk to the distribution  companies  throughout Uganda .
Key Result  Areas
•    Development  and Implementation  of  Project  Implementation  Plans .
•    Detailed  Design Basis  and  Engineering
•    Construction
•    Commissioning
The Person
•    University  Degree  in Electrical  Engineering 
•    Qualification  in Project  Management  will be  added  advantage
•    At least  10 years  of  work  experience  of which  5 years should  have been  at  management  level  in a reputable  organization .
•    Proven management  and interpersonal  skills
•    Computer  skills
•    Can  demonstrate a  background of  personal  and  strategic leadership .


How to apply
Suitably  qualified persons  should  send  their  applications enclosing  photocopies  of academic  qualification  certificates  and testimonials  along with  their  curriculum  vitae indicating  contact  address to;
The Manager
Human Resource  and Administration
Uganda  Electricity  Transmission  Company  Limited
P. O. Box  7625  Kampala


Deadline:  23 /05 /2013



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