Jobs at MTN Uganda - VAS Solutions Engineer


Job Title: VAS Solutions Engineer II

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of VAS Solutions Engineer II

The positions report to the Principal Vas Solutions Engineer – Planning

Main Purpose of the Job

To plan for and ensure optimum performance of all VAS platforms/systems.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Contribute to CAPEX budget planning for the VAS and ensure project scoping before handover to capital projects department for implementation.
    Ensure best practice planning of all VAS to ensure customer centricity targets.
    Research, plan, develop and deploy new/improved solutions.
    Plan, coordinate and manage the implementation of marketing-Initiated Projects.
    Ensure effective business risk management in all activities.
    Ensure that all plans and solutions are documented well for future reference.
    Provide timely recommendations to ensure effective capacity planning for all VAS systems.
    Accurate and regular performance reporting to the various stakeholders.
    Champion automation and efficiency within the department.
    Ensure that all VAS requirements are gathered and supported by the MTN Network.
    Ensure resilience and redundancy within the VAS delivery platforms.

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/ Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering.
    Two years in telecommunications planning or operations.
    Experience in project management.
    One Year of UNIX shell scripting/programming and database administration.

Other attributes

    Excellent interpersonal skills
    Excellent report writing
    Good Analytical and Organizational skills
    Flexible, resilient and self-Directed person.



How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013



VAS Applications Engineer Job Vacancy at MTN Uganda



Job Title: VAS Applications Engineer II
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of VAS Applications Engineer II

The positions report to the Senior VAS Applications Engineer II

Main Purpose of the Job

To liaise with relevant stakeholders/requesters regarding system specifications, develop, maintain and provide L3 support for the customized internal applications.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Ensure proper project and specification scoping before development
    Ensure best practice planning and development of all VAS to ensure customer centricity targets
    Research, plan, develop and deploy new/improved solutions
    Plan, coordinate and manage the implementation of marketing-Initiated projects
    Ensure effective business risk management in all activities
    Ensure that all plans and solutions are documented well for future reference
    Provide timely recommendations to ensure effective capacity planning for all VAS systems
    Accurate and regular performance reporting to the various stakeholders
    Champion automation and efficiency within the department
    Ensure resilience and redundancy within the VAS delivery platforms

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/ Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering
    One year’s of telecommunications operations or planning.
    One Year of UNIX shell scripting/programming and database administration
    One year of experience developing and maintaining applications
    Extensive programming experience using the common modern programming languages will be an added advantage

Other attributes

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Excellent report writing
    Good Analytical and Organizational skills
    Flexible, resilient and self-Directed person.
    Pays attention to detail

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013






Senior Engineer Services Quality Assurance Job at MTN in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Engineer I - Services Quality Assurance

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Engineer I - Services Quality Assurance.

The positions report to the Senior Services Quality Assurance Engineer I.

Main Purpose of the Job

To monitor the delivery of services provided by the Network Department and document processes or refine existing processes to ensure they meet accepted/set standards in line with best practices and carry out benchmarking drive tests.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    To continuously report on and suggest ways to improve customer complaints handling by the Network Group support teams
    To liaise with Customer facing department to ensure that customer expectations are met regarding services provided and maintained by Network Group
    To develop and review policies, processes and procedures for the tasks carried out by the Network Group to improve efficiency and handling of task by the Network Group
    To carry out benchmark drive tests for both 2G and 3G networks
    To inspect new BTS sites to ensure they meet prescribed quality standards before they are integrated to the Network
    To assist in the coordination of Network audits and closing off of audit points under the Network Group

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Telecommunications engineering.
    At least 1 years’ experience in Network operations/planning and process development and service delivery processes
    At least 6 months experience drive testing
    Advanced Telecommunications and network overview training will be an added advantage

Other attributes

    Proficiency in Microsoft Software (MS Excel, MS Project, MS Work, MS Power Point, SharePoint etc.)
    Good communication, interpersonal and report writing skills
    Team work and relationship building skills
    Good analytical skills as well as high levels of attention to detail
    Highly organized and structured individual
    Ability to work with minimum supervision

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 27/06/2013




Jobs at MTN in Uganda - Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations



Job Title: Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Senior Engineer I –VAS & IN Operations.

The positions reports to the Principal Engineer VAS/IN Operations.

Main Purpose of the Job

To ensure Fault free operation and maximum Service availability and Quality of the IN &VAS Platforms including but not limited to SDPs, CCNs, Voucher Servers, AIR Servers, MINSAT as well as SMSCs, USSD and other Value Added Services through Regular Proactive Maintenance tasks and Close Network and Systems Monitoring.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Play a Key role in IN & VAS Upgrades to the latest versions and ensure Systems documentation arising from Upgrades, Updates and New activations.
    Ensure execution of Work Orders within required SLAs and dates as required by the business.
    Participate in design Reviews, System’s Support, Operation and Maintenance of the Prepaid and Value Added Service nodes including Ericsson Voucher Servers, AIR Servers, CCNs, USSD Platforms, SMSCs according to documented procedures, processes and Change Management Policy.
    Initiate Customer Service Requests with Equipment Vendors in regard to faults/anomalies experienced on the IN&VAS nodes and follow up to Resolution.
    Provide support in the Multi – functional matrix support structure within Network Operations i.e. Core Network, VAS/IN and Packet Switching Sections.
    Ensure timely communication of any fault events in line with departmental and Companywide escalation Procedures.
    Provide Technical Expertise on Prepaid and VAS Risk Management and Revenue Assurance as well as attend to Audit items raised by Internal/External Auditors on the Prepaid and VAS nodes.
    Oversee the Implementation of new VAS & IN products and solutions
    Assume the role of tier II escalation point for faults within the Prepaid and VAS nodes
    Take on any other tasks that are assigned form time to time.

The applicant must possess the following;

    A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a GSM Network environment with at least a 1 years’ experience working on IN/Prepaid and Value Added Service Platforms.
    Competence with Oracle or MySQL Databases, with certifications.
    Proficiency with UNIX/LINUX Operating Systems.
    Other attributes
    Good Analytical and Troubleshooting Skills.
    Team player, flexible and able to participate in emergency works.
    Highly organized and structured individual.
    Ability to work with minimum supervision.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at MTN Uganda - Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

Job Title: Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is currently expanding and is seeking to recruit competent individuals to fill the following vacant Position of Engineer III-HLS & IN Operations

The positions report to the Principal Engineer VAS/IN Operations.

Main Purpose of the Job

To operate and maintain the VAS & IN systems and Service Layer and ensure a high quality prepaid network and service availability of added services.

Prime responsibilities of the positions:

    Ensure availability of VAS/IN infrastructure / services through execution of routine maintenance tasks and speedy fault resolution.
    Attend to VAS/IN incidents escalated from the VAS-NOC.
    Liaise with and escalate faults to respective vendors for resolution.
    Resolution of work orders as assigned by internal customers.
    Act as a resource for VAS/IN capacity expansion works as well as new node product integration into MTN Network.
    Administer Solaris OS and databases with in VAS/IN.
    Ensure availability of VAS systems (SMSC, MCA, USSD services, Voice SMS)

The applicant must possess the following;

    A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering, Data Communications & Software Engineering.
    Competence with oracle and MySQL databases, shell scripting. UNIX/LINUX system administration.
    At least one years’ experience in mobile GSM network environment.
    Knowledge of data communications and networking concepts.
    He/she must be willing to work long hours and participate in emergency works as well.

Other attributes

    Good analytical and trouble shooting skills.
    High level of integrity.
    A quick and self-motivated learner.
    Self – directed, resilient, and ability to work with minimum supervision.
    Team player, flexible and able to participate in emergency works.
    Highly organized and structured individual.



How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Thursday June 27, 2013.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd in Uganda - Trainee Printers



Job Title: Trainee Printers

New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd - TRAINEE PRINTERS (4)

Vision Group invites applications from suitably qualified people to fill four vacancies for the positions above in the printing department

TRAINEE PRINTERS (4)

Objective

    We are looking for young dynamic people interested to grow in the printing field


Requirement:

    Do you have a diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering from a recognized institution?
    Do you have interest in printing?
    Are you able to work under minimal supervision and willing to work long hours and night shifts?
    Do you have good communication skills?
    Do you have at least two principal passes in Mathematics and English?

How to apply:

If all the above applies, then you can apply for the above-stated positions not later than 27/06/2013 attaching copies of your testimonials and certificates

Applications should be addressed to the Chief Human Resource Officer of the New vision printing and publishing company Ltd on P.O. Box 9815, Kampala or you may hand deliver your application to the HR office on plot 19/21 1st street industrial Area Kampala.


Deadline: 27/06/2013





Jobs at African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) in Uganda - Driver



Job Title: Driver

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) - DRIVER

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The Institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The AICAD Head Office is located in Juja, Kenya. AICAD has country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda located at Egerton University, Nakuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, and Makerere University in Kampala, respectively. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda who are competent, proactive and self-driven professionals to work in AICAD Country Office in Uganda, located at Makerere University, Kampala to immediately fill the position below:

    DRIVER (1 POST): DUTY STATION: AICAD UGANDA COUNTRY OFFICE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY IN KAMPALA: (CONSOLIDATED SALARY: USD 3,283.50 PER ANNUM) Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Driver will be responsible for taking training, workshop and seminar participants to and from field trips and other various destinations; taking AICAD staff to field trips and other assigned destinations; keeping the motor vehicle clean and in serviceable condition; booking and follow up on servicing and repairs as required, updating and renewing motor vehicle documents such as insurance, inspection and valuation among others;

Requirement:

    Candidates should be holders of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with minimum Division 3 or equivalent; clean driving permits for both commercial and public service vehicles; five years continuous accident free driving; report of good conduct;
    knowledge of motor vehicle repair; must be proficient in written and spoken English;
    proficiency in Kiswahili language is an added advantage, and must be between 30 - 50 years of age.

Experience: 5
How to apply:

The position is on three-year contract renewable on mutual agreement. Candidates who are interested and meet the above-mentioned requirements should send their applications along with copies of certificates and testimonials, a daytime telephone contact, email, names and addresses of three referees to reach the address below . Applications can also be sent by email to: info@aicad.or.ke

The Executive Director

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) P. 0. BOX 46179 GPO 00100 Nairobi Kenya

[AICAD is an equal opportunity employer]

NB: Only short – listed candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 19/07/2013





Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Epidemiologist


Job Title:        Epidemiologist; FP- 4; FSN-11

Number: 058/2013      Date: 06/19/2013

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:            Epidemiologist; FP- 4; FSN-11
WORK HOURS:     Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Epidemiologist.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent, under the supervision of the respective Team Lead in the Strategic Information Branch, CDC Global AIDS Program (GAP) Uganda, provides support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing technical advice and guidance in the planning, implementation and monitoring of HIV/AIDS epidemiologic studies, operational research and targeted evaluation projects in Uganda.  The incumbent serves as CDC technical and scientific advisor to the Ugandan Government, providing leadership, technical guidance and scientific quality enhancement for CDC-supported HIV/AIDS epidemiologic, surveillance and related research operational studies in Uganda.  Assists in developing research study protocols, provides guidance in implementation of studies, monitors progress of research projects and provides oversight and technical assistance in analyzing study results.  Serves as a primary contributor to the planning, development, and review of operational research components of the annual Country Operational Plan (COP) for Uganda. The incumbent ensures collaboration among PEPFAR Uganda partners involved in HIV/AIDS operational research projects and activities and takes the lead in promoting use of internationally recognized best practices in support of research components of PEPFAR sponsored programs in Uganda.  Identifies training needs, coordinates training and conducts formal training sessions for partners involved in operational research studies.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of a university degree in epidemiology, public health, medicine, behavioral or social science, statistics or health science is required.
2. Work Experience required: Five years of progressively responsible work experience in epidemiology and/or public health programs, including a minimum of 3 years experience in HIV/AIDS which includes analysis of epidemiologic data and/or research studies.  Past experience will demonstrate the incumbent’s ability to consult and collaborate effectively with all levels both within and outside the agency.
3. Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  The incumbent serves as a recognized regional expert on the epidemiology of HIV infection with a comprehensive knowledge of the methods, principles and techniques used in developing, implementing and analyzing results of epidemiological studies and projects.  The incumbent must have an in-depth understanding of the structure and functions of CDC GAP Uganda, including detailed knowledge of CDC’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and intra-agency procedures for coordination with CDC Atlanta and the American Mission in Uganda.  The job holder must have a detailed and broad knowledge of the host country operational environment, including a working knowledge of the structure and operations of the MOH, the environment for health care delivery at the national, and district level in Uganda.
5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Skill in providing technical expertise and guidance in the development, implementation and evaluation of epidemiological studies and projects and the analysis of epidemiologic data and data collected from program results and operational studies.  Ability to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners.  The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity in applying guidelines to unique and different settings.  As a representative for CDC GAP Uganda, the incumbent will also be expected to exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for conducting epidemiological projects and studies.  Incumbent must have computer skills and the ability to use office software packages, including word processing, spreadsheets, and basic statistical software packages.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

4.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5


Deadline: 03/07/2013








Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Public Health Specialist



Job Title:  Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother –to-Child Transmission; FP-5;

Vacancy Announcement RE-ADVERTISED

Number: 033/2013    

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:            Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother –to-Child Transmission; FP-5; FSN-10
WORK HOURS:      Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist – Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Job holder provides technical assistance in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating PMTCT activities for programs supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Uganda. Under the direction of the Health Services Branch Chief, job holder supports Uganda’s interventions to significantly improve access to care and reduce Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV and evaluate pediatric HIV care, treatment and support projects.  Job Holder performs these technical advisory responsibilities by developing and maintaining close working relationships with host country ministries and implementing partner organizations in order to ensure that PMTCT program activities and studies in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the implementing grant, cooperative agreement or contracts with the host government. Job holder coordinates funding, reporting and administration with the extramural team to ensure adherence to contract/cooperative agreement/grant, and to ensure appropriate use of USG funds.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of a master’s degree in public health, nursing, health policy, public administration or social sciences is required.
2. Work Experience required: Three years of mid-to senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS Prevention or other public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required.
3. Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  Detailed knowledge of the current policy, programming and practice trends in the field of PMTCT, Early Infant Diagnosis and pediatric HIV care and treatment is required. Advanced knowledge of latest technology in: maternal and child health and PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and treatment required. Good working knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention (PMTCT, HCT, etc.) , behavior change, care and treatment and testing is required.  Knowledge of the development of quality of care assessment and assurance tools is required. Detailed knowledge of U.S. government public health programs and strategies is required.  Good working knowledge of program management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required. Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures, including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations as related to PMTCT is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Must be able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.. Excellent oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with national and international health partners are required.  Intermediate user level of word processing spreadsheets and databases is required.  Ability to analyze and integrate diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources Numerical skills for data analysis is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

4.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5


Deadline:08/07/2013






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


Job Title: Child Rights Governance Advisor

Save the Children - Child Rights Governance Advisor -Re-advertised


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 2012, we reached over 125 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) -Re-advertised

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.


Requirement:

    Minimum of Bachelors' Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Development Studies, Emergency and Disaster Management of a relevant field.
    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 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 CVs 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

PO Box 12018

Kampala

Or on email: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:

    Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.
    The closing date for receiving applications is 28th June 2013. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.
    Those who applied the first time need not to re-apply.
    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.



Deadline: 28/06/2013






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