Human Resources Associate Job at UNDP in Uganda



Job Title: HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATE (OPEN TO UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA

Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-6
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

Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Country Director/Operations and direct supervision of the HR Analyst, the HR Associate ensures execution of transparent and efficient HR services in CO. The HR Associate promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and supports to the maintenance of high staff morale.

The HR Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the UNDP Uganda CO and UNDP HQs staff for resolving complex HR-related issues and information exchange.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides HR services focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Implementation of recruitment processes including drafting job description, provision of input to job classification process, vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, participation in interview panels.
    Creation/update of positions in Atlas, association of positions to chart fields (COAs), update of COA information, setting up vendor, performing the functions of Admin.HR, Position Administrator and Absence Processor in Atlas. Preparation of contracts (fixed-term, TA and SCs) and recurring POs in Atlas. Timely follow up with Finance staff on Global payroll issues.
    Input and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, benefits, earnings/deductions, retroactivities, recoveries, adjustments and separations through Atlas.
    Maintenance of the CO staffing table.
    Preparation of submissions to the Local Compliance Review Panel (CRP).
    Provision of information on benefits/entitlements to the International Staff and Experts.
    Maintenance of the rosters including e-rosters.
    Validation of cost-recovery charges in Atlas for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.

 Ensures proper staff performance management and career development focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Provision of background information and maintenance of the related data acting as Secretary of CRG
     Participation in preparation of Whole Office Learning plan and individual learning plans in consultation with the Senior Management, HR Analyst and Learning Manager.
    Ensures conduct of UN-related surveys focusing on achievement of the following results:
    Collection of information and preparation of reports for comprehensive and interim local salary, hardship and place-to-place surveys. Participation in the work of LSSC.

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on HR issues
    Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in HR.
    Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:Knowledge Management and Learning

    Shares knowledge and experience
    Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNDP practice areas
     Develops substantive knowledge of one or more Practice Areas
    Promotes a learning environment in the office
    Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office
    Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills

 Development and Operational Effectiveness

    Ability to perform a variety of specialized activities related to HR management, including administration of recruitment , contracting and performance evaluation, monitoring of transactions, reporting
    Strong IT skills
    Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems

 Leadership and Self-Management

    Focuses on result for the client
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
    Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
    Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
    Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
    Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
    Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Secondary Education with specialized certification in HR. University Degree in HR, Business or Public Administration would be desirable.  HR Certification programme is an added advantage.

Experience:      

    6 years of progressively responsible HR experience is required at the national or international level with reputable organizations.
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:           

    Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.



How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=37563

Deadline: 31/05/2013





Programme Analyst Job at UNDP in Uganda


Job Title: PROGRAMME ANALYST (RULE OF LAW, ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS)
Location :     Gulu, UGANDA

Additional Category    Democratic Governance
Type of Contract :    Service Contract
Post Level :    SB-4
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 a 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 PRDP-2 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 has designed a new project financed jointly by UNDP Uganda and New York to support the deepening of our initiatives in Northern Uganda that aim to enhance economic recovery peace building and lead to the long term socio-economic development of Northern Uganda.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Northern Uganda Programme Manager with overall reporting to Team Leader for Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit (CPRU), the Program Analyst will contribute to UNDP’s programmatic work in the delivery of the Crisis Prevention and Recovery component with specific responsibilities in relation to access to justice, rule of law and human rights. The Program Analyst will be expected to support all project staff and sites in Northern Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute to effective delivery of the UNDP programme /projects portfolio with emphasis on access to justice, rule of law and human rights and ensuring quality control, and focusing on the achievement of  the following results:

    Regular analysis of the access to justice, rule of law and human rights landscape in order to contribute to programme and projects development:
    Application of  Results Based Management (RBM) tools, to the conceptualisation of programme and projects as well as the management and monitoring of the programme/project cycle results;
    Initiation of projects, entering projects into the country offices Management information system - ATLAS, finalization of contribution agreements; facilitation of mandatory project budget revision exercise, and  projects closures as applicable;Coordination of selected projects implementation with partners including implementing and responsible parties implementing access to Justice component;
    Monitoring and analysis of the progamme/project environment, timely reporting and advise on readjustment in portfolio;
    Financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of projects, identification of operational and financial challenges and proposed solutions specifically on the access to Justice component; and
    Participate in facilitating audit of projects as applicable.

Develop strategic partnerships and implement resource mobilization strategies focusing on the achievement of the following results:

    Analysis and research information on UN agencies, government institutions, donors, Civil Society, private sector and other stakeholders in preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation and identification of  opportunities for initiating new programme entry points;
    Active contributions to the overall Country Office effort in resource mobilization;
    Development of partnerships  with actors in the areas of acces to justice, rule of law and human rights - this should be based on the strategic goals of UNDP and the country’s needs and priorities.

Provide policy advice and guidance in the areas of access to justice rule, rule of law and human rights and facilitate knowledge management focusing on the following results:

    Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt;
    Substantive contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    Organization and facilitating knowledge sharing forums for the UNDP and project staff;
    Contribute to the preparation of high-quality communication products for programme/project implementation and, more broadly, to publicize the progress and performance of access to justice, rule of law and human rights related programme components.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
    Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
    Treats all people fairly without favouritism

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

    Understands more advanced aspects of primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of related disciplines
    Keeps abreast of new developments in area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop him/herself professionally
    Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
    Demonstrates comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the current guidelines and project management tools and utilizes these regularly in work assignments

Client Orientation

    Contributing to positive outcomes for the client
    Anticipates client needs
    Works towards creating an enabling environment for a smooth relationship between the clients and service provider
    Demonstrates understanding of client’s perspective
    Solicits feedback on service provision and quality

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Minimum  Masters Degree in law, human rights/ law, international relations or other related fields;

Experience:

    At  least 2 years progressive  professional experience in the field of access to justice, Rule of Law and/or Human Rights involving the following:Programme design and project management;Advisory and knowledge management task; and Partnership building and coordination.

Language Requirements:

    Fluent in English both written and oral


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=37561

Deadline: 28/05/2013



Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda - Transport & Maintenance Officer



Job Title: Principal  Transport &  Maintenance  Officer
Civil Aviation Authority is seeking to recruit  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Education
•    A  degree in law from  a recognized  University and a  Post-Graduate Diploma  in Legal  Practice .
Skills
•    Excellent  interpersonal  skills  and ability  to work  with  minimum  supervision .
•    Should  have  good  working  knowledge of  computers.
Accountabilities
•    Input  into  Strategic  Planning  ,  budgeting  and  review  process.
•    Legal  process.
•    Legal  research .
•    Representative  the  Authority in legal matters.
•    Delivery  of corporate secretarial services


How to apply
Hand-written  applications  with  detailed  CV  and copies  of academic  certificates and  transcripts  with the  Job  reference  number  clearly marked  at the top  left hand  corner  of the envelope  should be sent  to the  address  below , before the deadline.  Applicants are requested to send the  requirements to;
The Director Human Resource and Administration
Civil  Aviation  Authority  (Head  Office )
P. O. Box 5536, Kampala

Deadline: 06 / 06 /2013





Jobs at World Food Program Uganda - Program Officer




Job Title: Program Officer ( Food &  Nutrition Security)
The  World Food Program  Uganda would like to employ  qualified  applicants  to fill the vacant post  above.
Responsibilities
•    Responsible  for   program  management  as part  of the  Food & Nutrition  Security  sub unit.
•    Responsible for  the  review of call  forwards  for  commodities  from  the  sub office ;
•    Timely release of food requirements  for the  targeted project sites in  Karamonja .
•    Support  to the  development  of the  Cash  Transfer Modality  under the  Country  Program .
Qualifications
•    University  degree , in  economics , agriculture, international affairs , business administration , social  sciences, development studies  or a field  relevant  to international  development  studies  or a field  relevant  to international  development  assistance from a  recognized  institution ;
•    At least  six  years  post  graduate  relevant  working  experience  in development  projects and/or  emergency  assistance       gained from a  recognized  institution .
•    Previous  management  experience  is necessary .
•    Proficiency  in both  oral  and written  English  is essential ;


How to apply
Ugandan  nationals  who meet  the above  requirements  are requested  to submit  their  applications  together with detailed curriculum  vitae, copies of  certificates  under confidential  cover quoting  on the  envelope  the  vacancy  announcement  number and name  of the  applicant to;
The Human Resources  Office
UN  World  Food Program
P.O.Box 7159
Kampala

Deadline: 30 /05 /2013







Librarian Job Vacancy at Lira District Service Commission in Uganda




Job  Title: Librarian
Lira   District  Service  Commission  is  recruiting  qualified  candidates  for  the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    Checking  books  in  and out  of the  Library 
•    Looking  after  and  updating electronic  resources
•    Managing  and supervising  staff  in the  Library  Section
•    Helping/guiding  Public  Library  users
•    Keeping  the Library  organized  and tidy
•    Organizing  events and  activities  such as   children’s books  readings
•    Ordering and  displaying  new stock.
Qualifications
•    Applicants  should be  Ugandans holding an  Honors Bachelors  Degree  in Library  and Information  Sciences or  Records  Management   or  related field from a  (majoring in Library /Records / Archives  management ) from a  recognized  University /Institution .


How to apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  vacant  posts  currently  available  in Lira  Municipal  Council .
Applications  should be  submitted  on  Public  Service  Commission  Form  No.3 (2008) to the Secretary  ,  District  Service  Commission , P. O. Box 49,  Lira  to  be  received       before  time.
Application  forms can be  obtained  from the  Public Service  Commission  Offices  ,  Ministries ,  District  Service  Commission  Offices  and Local  Government  headquarters. Hand  written  applications  are  also  acceptable .  Applicants  are free  to apply for a  maximum of two  posts .


Deadline:   30/ 05 /2013







Statistician Job Vacancy at Lira District Service Commission in Uganda




Job Title: Statistician
Lira District  Service Commission  is  recruiting  qualified  candidates  for  the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    Collecting , analyzing  and storing  Data;
•    Producing  statistical  reports;
•    Appraising  Development  projects
•    Organizing  and implementing  National  Surveys
•    Providing technical  support on  statistical  matters  to local Government .
Qualifications
•    Applicants  should be Ugandans  holding  an  Honors  Bachelor’s      Degree in Statistics  from a recognized University  /Institution .
•    Knowledge  of  computer  will  be a  an  added  advantage .


 How to apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  vacant  posts  currently  available  in Lira  Municipal  Council .
Applications  should be  submitted  on  Public  Service  Commission  Form  No.3 (2008) to the Secretary  ,  District  Service  Commission , P. O. Box 49,  Lira  to  be  received       before  time.
Application  forms can be  obtained  from the  Public Service  Commission  Offices  ,  Ministries ,  District  Service  Commission  Offices  and Local  Government  headquarters. Hand  written  applications  are  also  acceptable .  Applicants  are free  to apply for a  maximum of two  posts .


Deadline:   30/ 05 /2013



Jobs at Lira District in Uganda - Superintendant of Works


Job Title: Superintendant of Works
Lira   District  Service  Commission  is  recruiting  qualified  candidates  for  the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    Preparing  bills  of  quantities  for both  new  construction  and  renovation  of  infrastructure.
•    Supervising  civil  engineering  contractors
•    Supervising  local  construction  and  renovation  works
•    Preparing  reports on construction or renovation works
•    Assisting  the in  evaluating  bids  for  civil  engineering  contracts .
•    Any other  duties  assigned .
Qualifications
•    Applications  should be  Ugandans holding  Higher  Diploma  in Civil  Engineering  from a recognized  Institution  and
•    At least  3 years  of practical experience  in Civil  Engineering works .
•    Knowledge  and  skills  in  designing  and  construction is an  added advantage .


How to apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  vacant  posts  currently  available  in Lira  Municipal  Council .
Applications  should be  submitted  on  Public  Service  Commission  Form  No.3 (2008) to the Secretary  ,  District  Service  Commission , P. O. Box 49,  Lira  to  be  received       before  time.
Application  forms can be  obtained  from the  Public Service  Commission  Offices  ,  Ministries ,  District  Service  Commission  Offices  and Local  Government  headquarters. Hand  written  applications  are  also  acceptable .  Applicants  are free  to apply for a  maximum of two  posts .

Deadline:   30/ 05 /2013




Engineering Officer Job Vacancy at Lira District in Uganda



Job Title: Assistant  Engineering  Officer
Lira   District  Service  Commission  is  recruiting  qualified  candidates  for  the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    Identifying  and  documenting  faults  on motor  vehicles/cycles  and other  machines ;
•    Certifying  repair works  for  heavy  plant  machinery;
•    Supervising  repair works ; and
•    Requisitioning  for  funds  for the  purchase  of spares .
•    Any  other  duties  assigned
Qualifications
•    Applicants  should  be  Ugandans holding  Higher  Diploma  in Mechanical  Engineering  from a recognized  University/Institution.


How to apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  vacant  posts  currently  available  in Lira  Municipal  Council .
Applications  should be  submitted  on  Public  Service  Commission  Form  No.3 (2008) to the Secretary  ,  District  Service  Commission , P. O. Box 49,  Lira  to  be  received       before  time.
Application  forms can be  obtained  from the  Public Service  Commission  Offices  ,  Ministries ,  District  Service  Commission  Offices  and Local  Government  headquarters. Hand  written  applications  are  also  acceptable .  Applicants  are free  to apply for a  maximum of two  posts .

Deadline:   30/ 05 /2013





Medical Officer Job Vacancy at Lira District Service Commission in Uganda




Job Title: Principal  Medical Officer
Lira   District  Service  Commission  is  recruiting  qualified  candidates  for  the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    Directing  clinical  services  and  supervising  their  respective  Heads
•    Accounts  for  medical ,  fiscal  and other  resources Diagnosing  and treating  patients
•    Coordinating  the implementation  of the  Uganda  Minimum  Health  information  management  systems
•    Carrying –out  human resource  management  functions for the  department
Qualifications
•    Applications  must  be  Ugandans  holding  M.B.Ch.B  or its equivalent  plus a
•    Master’s      Degree in  either  Public  Health  or Health  Management  from a recognized University .
•    A post graduate  Diploma  in Health  Service Management  or Public  Administration is an added advantage .


How to apply
Applications are invited from suitably qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  vacant  posts  currently  available  in Lira  Municipal  Council .
Applications  should be  submitted  on  Public  Service  Commission  Form  No.3 (2008) to the Secretary  ,  District  Service  Commission , P. O. Box 49,  Lira  to  be  received       before  time.
Application  forms can be  obtained  from the  Public Service  Commission  Offices  ,  Ministries ,  District  Service  Commission  Offices  and Local  Government  headquarters. Hand  written  applications  are  also  acceptable .  Applicants  are free  to apply for a  maximum of two  posts .


Deadline:   30/ 05 /2013






Power Solution Specialist Job Vacancy at ATC Uganda



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  there of .
•    Provide  detailed AC/DC  Power Solutions designs .
•    Provide  detailed  AC/DC Power  Upgrade  designs  and solutions  to designs  and  solutions to  support  customer requirements
Experience required
•    Bachelor’s 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 , emails  address  and names  of    three  references  to;
Prime  Personnel  Services Ltd
Naguru  Hill  , Katalima  Road
P. O. Box  72049,
Kampala , Uganda

Deadline: 24 / 05 /2013



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