Field Administrative Assistant Jobs at Makerere University Walter Reed Project 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 Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research, provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in 3 large districts in Uganda and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections. The Project is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below,

JOB SUMMARY: Incumbent will be located at the Makerere University/Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) field office in Ntenjeru Kayunga. The incumbent under the supervision of the Field Administrator should be able to oversee and coordinate all field administrative activities for current and future programs This position requires keen attention to detail and high levels of confidentiality and integrity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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 responses.
    Work hand in hand with the Field Administrator to supervise administrative staff who include drivers, cleaners/sanitary officers and receptionists effectively. Coordinate with Hospital and or District officials to ensure smooth running of the office activities Make travel arrangements as directed by the Field Administrator.
    Oversee Coordination of Logistical arrangements for planned office and community mobilization activities.
    Maintain tracking system and prepare reports, forms, documents and other materials to facilitate the flow of information.
    Maintain a proper records management through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, updating and destruction.
    Receive mail, packages etc and refer to designated locations.
    Attend meetings and seminars to take notes and minutes or furnish information and prepare minutes of meetings.
    Complete various requests forms for office supplies and equipment as directed.
    Any other duties as directed by the superiors.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Field Administrator.
Requirement:

    Degree in Administration/office management studies or related field from a recognized University.
    At least 2 years' experience in a similar position Experience in a hospital/clinical/research setting is an added advantage.
    Excellent Oral and Written English and Luganda.
    Good computer knowledge, including but not limited to Ms Word, Ms. Excel, E-mail and Internet.
    Highly organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.
    Familiarity with standard electronic office machines (phones, copier, fax etc).
    Ability to work in a rural setting.

    PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES: Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means as deemed appropriate. The Incumbent will work at MUWRP Field Office in Ntenjeru Kayunga and should be able to travel to the Project’s Collaborative Sites by Road and Water

Experience: 2





How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their Application

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: 04/06/2013




Jobs at Uganda Tourism Board - Project Administrative and Finance Officer



Job Title: Project Administrative and Finance Officer

Uganda Tourism Board is, with support from UNDP implementing a project, Support for Development of Inclusive Markets in Tourism. The project is supporting the Government of Uganda in developing markets that focus on participation of the poor and local communities in the tourism sector as entrepreneurs, employees and consumers. The Project requires the services of a Project Finance and Administration Officer to provide all necessary administrative and financial management support to the project according to the project document and project procedures. S/He will be responsible for ensuring effective project administration, management and accountability for the financial and other resources provided in support of the project. In the execution of his/her duties, the Project Finance & Administration Officer will report to the Project Manager. Specific responsibilities:

Job Title: Project Administrative and Finance Officer (1 Position) Reports to: Project Manager

Some specific tasks of the Project Finance and Administration Officer include:

    Financial Management, Monitoring and reporting
    Assist in the financial management tasks under the responsibility of the Project Manager;
    Undertake day to day financial management of the project, including managing petty cash vouchers and preparing direct payment requests and maintaining proper supporting documentation.
    Record and accounts for daily transactions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documentation serving as evidence of transactions.
    Prepare and maintain project financial records reports including project office ledgers in accordance with UNDP project financial rules and procedures;
    Process and review all requests for funds from the responsible party and any other partners, and ensure proper accountability of all funds disbursed by Uganda Tourism Board to the project partners.
    Provision of administrative services
    Act as a focal point for maintaining, in line with UNDP and GoU rules and regulations, the equipment register, supplies inventory and any other inventory and data base for the project.
    Work closely with the UTB procurement unit to undertake preparatory work for procurement of project equipments in accordance with the GoU PPDA rules and regulations;
    Undertake the preparation work to support projects events, including workshops, meetings, trainings and any other event;
    Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of annual and quarterly work plans, annual and quarterly progress forms, and requests for funds from UNDP;
    Establish document control procedures and maintain project files;
    Any other duties assigned by the Project Manager.

Requirement:

    Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce (Accounting Option); Business Administration (Finance Option) or related field from university;
    ACCA, CPA or CIMA qualified is an added advantage; Experience and Skills:
    At least three (03) years working experience in a busy environment. Project financial management experience is an added advantage;
    Knowledge and experience in the use of computer accounting packages;
    Basic understanding of the tourism industry and experience in donor funded project processes and procedures will be an added advantage;
    Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
    Each application package should include the following.

Experience: 3



How to apply:

    Job title for the role you are applying for in subject header ~ of the email;
    Cover letter with the applicant’s current contact information;
    CV (including detailed work experience, education/ degrees, three professional references with complete contact information.

NB: Kindly do not send supporting certificates and documents at this stage Remuneration: The position presents a vibrant career prospect for the right candidate. A competitive salary shall be offered to the right candidate. The Project Manager, Support for Development of Inclusive Markets in Tourism Uganda Tourism Board Plot 42, Windsor Crescent, Kololo P. O. Box 7211, Kampala Uganda. Email: utb@starcom.co.ug

Deadline: 06/06/2013



Jobs at Save the Children in Uganda - Child Rights Governance Advisor



Job Title : Child Rights Governance Advisor

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create Impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori. North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 170 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential In 2011, we reached more than 100 million children around the world.

Save the Children seeks to fill the following vacant position and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Persons.

Child Rights Governance Advisor (01 position)

Duty Station; Country Office (Kampala)

Job Purpose:

The Child Rights Governance Advisor plays a key role in the direction and coordination of the CRG programming section. As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team in Uganda, the CRG Advisor is responsible for the development of high quality, innovative programmes that deliver immediate and lasting change for children, and monitoring the quality of the implementation of CRG programme activities. The Advisor will also play a key role in developing the advocacy priorities for the CRG programme area and participating in advocacy, particularly at the national level. He or she also will support the recruitment, training and mentoring of staff under CRG Thematic area,  This position reports to the Director of Program Development and Quality
Requirement:

    Minimum of Bachelors' Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Development Studies, Emergency and Disaster Management of a relevant field. A Post Graduate training in Project Management. Community Development and Monitoring & Evaluation will be an added advantage.
    Minimum of 8 years progressive experience in programme implementation with at least 3 years at management level in an International NGO.
    Thorough understanding of approaches to Child Participation. Child Rights Programming, Partnership Management, Programme Integration, Monitoring and Evaluation.
    Demonstrated financial planning and budget management and skills are a MUST.
    Demonstrated proposal writing and development and analytical skills are a MUST.
    Demonstrated knowledge of international and local frameworks relating to their thematic area.
    Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment.

Experience: 8



How to apply:
Application letters with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources & Administration

Save the Children

Plot 68/70, Kira Road

P. O. Box 12018

Kampala

Or on email;

uganda.recruitment@savethechlldren.org

Important to note:


Deadline: 04/06/2013



Law Officer Job Vacancy at Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd in Uganda


Job Title:  Law  Officer
Zhonghao  Overseas  Construction Eng. Co., Ltd  is  recruiting  candidates  for the vacant position above.
Remarks
•    The working  place  will be  in  South Sudan
•    Requirements  for all  posts ;  Conscientiousness  and  team spirit , good English  and  computer skills  especially  Microsoft Office  softwares.
Requirements
•    Strong   Professional  knowledge .
•    Good  at  contract administration.
•    Good  at  English  , especially  in  writing .

How to apply
Applicants  shall  prepare  a complete set  of copies  of personal  data  such  as CV , copies  of  educational  qualification certificates,  recommendation  of previous  employer ( till the  latest employment ) and copies  of valid  ID.  Please  be noted  that  all  those  copies  submitted  are not  refundable , please keep  the original  documents  property.
Eligible  applicants  can  submit  your  CV  and  get  further  through address  and  contacts  as  below;
Email :  Uganda@163.com
Address : Plot No. 6, Suna Road , Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



Engineering Construction Officer Jobs at Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd in Uganda



Job Title:  Engineering  Construction  Officer 
Road & Bridge  ,Survey  Civil  Works
Zhonghao  Overseas  Construction Eng. Co., Ltd  is  recruiting  candidates  for the vacant position above.
Remarks
•    The working  place  will be  in  South Sudan
•    Requirements  for all  posts ;  Conscientiousness  and  team spirit , good English  and  computer skills  especially  Microsoft Office  softwares.
Requirements
•    Strong  professional  knowledge and skills .
•    Good at  programming  and planning
•    Excellent  oral  and written  English
•    Computer  skills  such  as  operating  Project  , Autocad and Architect  and so on.


How to apply
Applicants  shall  prepare  a complete set  of copies  of personal  data  such  as CV , copies  of  educational  qualification certificates,  recommendation  of previous  employer ( till the  latest employment ) and copies  of valid  ID.  Please  be noted  that  all  those  copies  submitted  are not  refundable , please keep  the original  documents  property.
Eligible  applicants  can  submit  your  CV  and  get  further  through address  and  contacts  as  below;
Email :  Uganda@163.com
Address : Plot No. 6, Suna Road , Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



Human Resources Manager Job at Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd in Uganda



Job Title: Human Resources  Manager
Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd  is  recruiting  candidates  for the vacant position above.
Remarks
•    The working  place  will be  in  South Sudan
•    Requirements  for all  posts ;  Conscientiousness  and  team spirit , good English  and  computer skills  especially  Microsoft Office  softwares.
Requirements
•    Seriousness and  capacity  of  management  in  archives .
•    Team  spirit  and  strong  communicating  and  coordinating  skills .

How to apply
Applicants  shall  prepare  a complete set  of copies  of personal  data  such  as CV , copies  of  educational  qualification certificates,  recommendation  of previous  employer ( till the  latest employment ) and copies  of valid  ID.  Please  be noted  that  all  those  copies  submitted  are not  refundable , please keep  the original  documents  property.
Eligible  applicants  can  submit  your  CV  and  get  further  through address  and  contacts  as  below;
Email :  Uganda@163.com
Address : Plot No. 6, Suna Road , Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



Interpreting Officer Jobs at Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd in Uganda




Job Title: Chinese-English Translating/Interpreting  Officer

Zhonghao  Overseas  Construction Eng. Co., Ltd  is  recruiting  candidates  for the vacant position above.
Remarks
•    The working  place  will be  in  South Sudan
•    Requirements  for all  posts ;  Conscientiousness  and  team spirit , good English  and  computer skills  especially  Microsoft Office  softwares.
Requirements
•    Good  at both  Chinese  and English , especially  speaking  and writing  skills .
•     Hardworking  and  good  at  interpersonal  coordination .


How to apply
Applicants  shall  prepare  a complete set  of copies  of personal  data  such  as CV , copies  of  educational  qualification certificates,  recommendation  of previous  employer ( till the  latest employment ) and copies  of valid  ID.  Please  be noted  that  all  those  copies  submitted  are not  refundable , please keep  the original  documents  property.
Eligible  applicants  can  submit  your  CV  and  get  further  through address  and  contacts  as  below;
Email :  Uganda@163.com
Address : Plot No. 6, Suna Road , Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



Marketing Officer Job Vacancy at Zhonghao Overseas Construction Eng. Co., Ltd in Uganda



Job Title:  Marketing Officer
Zhonghao  Overseas  Construction Eng. Co., Ltd  is  recruiting  candidates  for the vacant position above.
Remarks
•    The working  place  will be  in  South Sudan
•    Requirements  for all  posts ;  Conscientiousness  and  team spirit , good English  and  computer skills  especially  Microsoft Office  softwares.
Requirements
•    Speaking  fluent  English  and  good  at  interpersonal  communication .
•    Active  -minded  , gifted in marketing  and  planning  skills .

How to apply
Applicants  shall  prepare  a complete set  of copies  of personal  data  such  as CV , copies  of  educational  qualification certificates,  recommendation  of previous  employer ( till the  latest employment ) and copies  of valid  ID.  Please  be noted  that  all  those  copies  submitted  are not  refundable , please keep  the original  documents  property.
Eligible  applicants  can  submit  your  CV  and  get  further  through address  and  contacts  as  below;
Email :  Uganda@163.com
Address : Plot No. 6, Suna Road , Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



Jobs at Kyambogo University in Uganda - Deputy Vice Chancellor



Job Title: Deputy  Vice  Chancellor
Kyambogo  University  is a  public  university  , established  in  2003 following  the  merger  of the  former  Institute  of Teacher  Education  Kyambogo (ITEK)
Major Roles
•    Assist  the vice Chancellor    in the  performance  of his  or  her functions  and in  that  regard  be  responsible  for the  Academic Affairs  of the  University ;
•    In absence  of the Vice  Chancellor  performs  the functions  of the  Vice  Chancellor;
•    Performs such  other functions  that  may  be  delegated  to him  or her  by  the  Vice  Chancellor  or assigned  by the  University  Council .
Specifications
•    Must be   a holder  of Doctor  of  Philosophy  Degree  (PhD) from a reputable  institution  recognized  by the  National  Council  for  Higher Education (NCHE)
•    Should be a citizen  of Uganda  aged  between  40  and  60  years  at the  time of  application.
•    Should have  experience  in  leading  change  management  and  transformation  in a  reputable  organization .
•    Should have a  reputable track  record  of academic  programs  development , teaching  , research  and publications .
•    Should have experience  in managing  large  development  or research  projects  as well  as  a track record of  resource  mobilization .



How to apply
Interested  and  qualifying persons  are invited to submit  six copies  of their  applications  together  with  the following ;
A Detailed  and  up-to-date  Curriculum  Vitae
A  written  statement  of interest  not exceeding  1000 words  about the  candidates vision for a competitive  university in the  21st  Century .
Applications  should be  addressed  to ;
The  Director  Human  Resources
Kyambogo  University
Second  Floor  , Administration building 
P. O. Box 1, Kyambogo , Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  05 / 06 2013



Jobs at Housing Finance Bank Uganda - Head of Credit Department



Job Title: Head of Credit Department

Housing  Finance  Bank  Uganda  is recruiting   qualified  candidates  for the vacant  position above .
Responsibilities
•    To  provide  oversight  for  the  Credit  Department  as  regards  set  policies , operational  and  HR matters .
•    To plan ,set goals  and budget forecasts  for the  Credit  Department  in  consultation with  the  Executive Director  , Operations .
•    Ensure the integrity  of the   credit  evaluation process with  regard  to the  approved  risk  grading  model.
•    Evaluation  and  implement  appropriate  remedial  strategies  such as  restricting  of loan  facility ,  enhancement  in credit  limits  or reduction in  interest  rates to help  to help improve  obligor’s  repayment  capacity  and avoid  litigation .
Qualifications
•    University  degree  preferably in Accounting , Finance  or  Management
•    Associate  of  Chartered Institute  of  Bankers (Equivalent )- Desirable
•    A minimum of  five years  experience in  Credit  Risk  Management
•    A minimum of  five years experience  in General  Management
•    Proficiency in  Computer packages (incl. EXCEL.  AND  Word)
•    Communication  skills


How to apply
Hand  written  applications  must be  accompanied  by  a detailed  curriculum  vitae; copies of academic  qualifications  and professional training  documents / certificates ; names  and addresses  of three referees .
Applications  should  reach  NOT later  than  the deadline.
Head  Human  Resource  &  Administration Department
Housing Finance  Bank
Plot  4  Wampewo Avenue,  Kololo
P. O. Box 1539, Kampala


Deadline: 31 /05 /2013



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