Procurement Supervisor Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda



Job Title: Procurement Supervisor
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 060/2013      Date: 07/1/2013

OPEN TO:             All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:            Procurement Supervisor; 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 American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Procurement Supervisor."
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Responsible for all aspects of contracting and procurement functions for 15 agencies subscribing to the ICASS service.  The total contracting and procurement transactions are over 20 million dollars a year.  The incumbent supervises six employees, providing guidance and assistance to them.
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 procurement, business, business administration, commerce, finance, marketing, accounting, economics, purchasing and/or supplies is required.
2. Work Experience required: Four years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and contracting work is required.
3.  Language required:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4. Knowledge required: Good working knowledge of contracting procedures, practices, and local pricing customs of the local market is required.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Ability to organize, manage, and supervise the procurement functions is required.  Must also have the ability to evaluate, analyze and negotiate.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.


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, transcripts/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: 15/07/2013



Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - General Services Assistant



Job Title: General Services Assistant; FP-06
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 061/2013    
                                            
OPEN TO:   U.S. Citizen EFMs only – All Agencies

POSITION:  General Services Assistant; FP-06

WORK HOURS:  Full-time; 40 hours/week

SECURITY CLEARANCE:   Must be able to obtain a SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE. U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BELOW OF U.S. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE MISSION UNDER THE CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Assists the General Services Officer (GSO) in all day-to-day operations and supervision of the LE staff assigned to the GSO section in efficiently running any of the following sections; Property/Supply, Motor pool, Customs & Shipping, and Housing .  Reports directly to the GSO or the Assistant GSO and serves as acting GSO in the absence of the General Services Officer and the Assistant GSO. 
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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 liberal arts, business administration or sciences is required.

2.  Work Experience:  Three years experience as a staff manager/supervisor is required.
3.  Language Requirement:  Level IV (fluent - written and spoken) English ability is required.
4.   Knowledge:  Must have a good working knowledge of Department of State or associated agency General Services and Facilities Maintenance regulations and procedures in general and detailed knowledge of those instructions and procedures which apply to the assigned tasks.
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must be tactful, yet effective, in dealing with American personnel relative to inventories of household furnishings and equipment.  Must have advanced typing and computer skills, in particular those dealing with spreadsheets and data organization.  Must have the ability to learn complex USG database systems, such as WEBPass.

SELECTION PROCESS
After an initial application screening, applicants will be invited for oral interviews.  The selected candidate must pass pre-employment security investigations before beginning work.  The initial appointment period is one year, subject to renewal.

Normally, candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade.  In some instances, candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.  The Human Resources Officer will make the decision with the concurrence of the employing section.

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 U.S. 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, transcripts/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: 15/07/2013





Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited - Lorrry Driver




Job Title: Tata  Lorry  Driver
Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Limited  is part  of Mehta  Group  of Companies  and one  of the  leading  producers  of Mill  White  Sugar  in the  Country .


Qualifications
•    A  Valid  driving  driving  permit with  class  CM  and  CH.
•    Experience: 5  years  experience  in the  field  of  transporting  Sugar  cane


How to apply
Handwritten  application  with a     detailed  CV,   photocopies  of Academic  Certificates  /Testimonials ,  names  and addresses  of 2  referees  and  letter  of  recommendation  from  the  previous  employer  and  telephone contact  should  be  submitted  by post , email  or  direct  delivery  to the  following  address  within 10  days  from  the  date   of this  advertisement .
The  Dy  .  G.M.  Human  Resources, 
Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Ltd ;
P. O. Box  1-Lugazi

Deadline: 30/ 07 /2013




Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited - Maintenance Officer




Job Title : Maintenance  Officer
Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Limited  is part  of Mehta  Group  of Companies  and one  of the  leading  producers  of Mill  White  Sugar  in the  Country .


Qualifications
•    Diploma  or Degree  in  Mechanical  Engineering  or  Auto  mobile  Engineering .
•    Computer  knowledge  in  Micro-soft  Office  will be  an added advantage .
•    Experience: A minimum  of  3 years  Hand  on  practical  experience  in general  Maintenance  of  Tata  trucks.


How to apply
Handwritten  application  with a     detailed  CV,   photocopies  of Academic  Certificates  /Testimonials ,  names  and addresses  of 2  referees  and  letter  of  recommendation  from  the  previous  employer  and  telephone contact  should  be  submitted  by post , email  or  direct  delivery  to the  following  address  within 10  days  from  the  date   of this  advertisement .
The  Dy  .  G.M.  Human  Resources, 
Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Ltd ;
P. O. Box  1-Lugazi


Deadline: 30/ 07 /2013





Jobs at Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited - Legal Officer




Job Title: Legal  Officer

Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Limited  is part  of Mehta  Group  of Companies  and one  of the  leading  producers  of Mill  White  Sugar  in the  Country .
Qualifications
•    Degree  in Law 
•    Must  be  enrolled  to  practice  as  an  advocate .
•    Experience :  3 years   working  experience  with  a reputable  law  firm  or a  busy  Organization.


How to apply
Handwritten  application  with a     detailed  CV,   photocopies  of Academic  Certificates  /Testimonials ,  names  and addresses  of 2  referees  and  letter  of  recommendation  from  the  previous  employer  and  telephone contact  should  be  submitted  by post , email  or  direct  delivery  to the  following  address  within 10  days  from  the  date   of this  advertisement .
The  Dy  .  G.M.  Human  Resources, 
Sugar  Corporation  of Uganda  Ltd ;
P. O. Box  1-Lugazi


Deadline: 30/ 07 /2013


Drivers Jobs at University Research Co. , LLC in Uganda



Job Title: Drivers
 University Research  Co. , LLC  a US  -based  public  health  organization  working in  Uganda  since  2005,  is implementing  the  USAID  project.
Minimum Qualifications
•    O-level  Certificate  with   relevant  training .Knowledge of  mechanics is an  added  advantage.
•    Valid  Drivers  License
•    4 years  driving  experience  and 2 years  experience  in  project  related  work.
•    Familiar  with all  terrain  in Uganda
•    Fluent  written  and spoken  English 
•    Able to work  with an  international  /multi-cultural  team
•    High level  of  integrity  , Honest  and Trustworthy  and Flexible.


How to apply
Qualified  applicants  should  submit  their  cover  letter , curriculum  vitae , copies of  academic credentials and contact  information for  3  professional references  &  indicate  the position  you are applying  for  in the  subject line to;
Human  Resource  Coordinator,
University Research  Co.,  LLC –Centre for Human  Services,
Plot  7  Ntinda  View  Crescent , Naguru
P. O. Box  28745, Kampala,  Uganda

Deadline: 19/ 07 /2013



Jobs at University Research Co. , LLC in Uganda - Information Technology Support & Asset Management Officer



Job Title: Information Technology  Support  &  Asset  Management  Officer
University Research  Co. , LLC  a US  -based  public  health  organization  working in  Uganda  since  2005,  is implementing  the  USAID  project.
Minimum Qualifications
•    Minimum  of BSc    Information  Technology , or  Computer  Science,  Microsoft  certified  course, Cisco  certified  ,  Programming ,
•    A minimum  5 years  working  experience  in a similar  capacity  with a  reputable  organization  or well  established  IT firm.
•    Experience  working  for an  NGO  and/or  in a  development  context  is an  added advantage
•    Demonstrated  a high  level  of responsiveness
•    Detailed  oriented  and has  ability  to organize  multiple   and  diverse  tasks  , but the  flexibility  to  adjust  to  program  needs
•    Strong  skills  in  teamwork  and Excellent   analytical  skills 
•    Oral  and written  communication


How to apply
Qualified  applicants  should  submit  their  cover  letter , curriculum  vitae , copies of  academic credentials and contact  information for  3  professional references  &  indicate  the position  you are applying  for  in the  subject line to;
Human  Resource  Coordinator,
University Research  Co.,  LLC –Centre for Human  Services,
Plot  7  Ntinda  View  Crescent , Naguru
P. O. Box  28745, Kampala,  Uganda

Deadline: 19/ 07 /2013





Project Engineer Job Vacancy at University Research Co. , LLC in Uganda



Job Title: Project Engineer
 University Research  Co. , LLC  a US  -based  public  health  organization  working in  Uganda  since  2005,  is implementing  the  USAID  project.
Minimum Qualifications
•    Higher  Diploma  in either  Mechanical  , Civil  or Electrical  engineering  or in  Building  Management
•    Experience  of at least  3 years  within  a variety  of building  and infrastructure systems  , tools  , equipment , maintenance  and repair
•    Proven experience  in  renovation  works  and supervising  contractors
•    Excellent  verbal  and  written  communication  skills , Excellent  negotiation  skills
•    Experience  in managing  /supervising  Contractors 
•    Proven  skills   in assessing  conditions  and standards   of building tools , equipment and  completed work .
•    Knowledge of occupational  hazards  and standard  health  and safety  practices.
•    Excellent  knowledge  of the  principles  and practices  of  general  building  construction  and  renovations


 How to apply
Qualified  applicants  should  submit  their  cover  letter , curriculum  vitae , copies of  academic credentials and contact  information for  3  professional references  &  indicate  the position  you are applying  for  in the  subject line to;
Human  Resource  Coordinator,
University Research  Co.,  LLC –Centre for Human  Services,
Plot  7  Ntinda  View  Crescent , Naguru
P. O. Box  28745, Kampala,  Uganda


Deadline: 19/ 07 /2013



Program Officer Job Vacancy at University Research Co. , LLC in Uganda



Job Title: Program  Officer :  HIV/AIDS  Nutrition

 University Research  Co. , LLC  a US  -based  public  health  organization  working in  Uganda  since  2005,  is implementing  the  USAID  project.

Minimum Qualifications
•    A degree  in medicine  (MBChB)  or equivalent  from a  recognized  institution  and  a post-graduate  qualification  in Nutrition
•    At least  three  years  experience  in HIV  programs  in  Uganda  , preferably  in the  area  of nutrition
•    Clinical  experience  in care and treatment   of HIV  will  be  of  added advantage
•    Demonstrated  ability  to  strategically  plan and manage  the successful   implementation  of activities  .
•    Willingness  to travel  extensively within  the country
•    Effective  communication  skills  and  ability  to establish  good working  relationships  with  government  officials , international  organizations  and  local  partiners .


How to apply
Qualified  applicants  should  submit  their  cover  letter , curriculum  vitae , copies of  academic credentials and contact  information for  3  professional references  &  indicate  the position  you are applying  for  in the  subject line to;
Human  Resource  Coordinator,
University Research  Co.,  LLC –Centre for Human  Services,
Plot  7  Ntinda  View  Crescent , Naguru
P. O. Box  28745, Kampala,  Uganda

Deadline: 19/ 07 /2013



Jobs at FHI 360 in Uganda - Deputy Chief of Party



Job Title:  Deputy Chief of Party

FHI  360  is a  nonprofit  human  development  organization  dedicated  to improving  lives  in  lasting  ways  by  advancing  intergrated , locally driven  solutions.
Qualifications
•    Master’s degree  or its  equivalent  in Health  Communication,  Health  Promotion , Public Health , Social Sciences or Equivalent  field.
•    Minimum eight  years of progressively increasing responsibility  working  in public health  in the area of Health communication, promotion and  /or  education .
•    Ability to  travel within  country  or region  and internationally  if needed .
•    Depth and breath of knowledge of and  experience in  health  communication   programming  including  mass  media  community  mobilization, materials  development , media  production  and use of new  and social  media.
•    Demonstrated  ability  to managing  partiner’s  and relevant  experience  in direct  supervision  of professional  staff
•    Experience  in monitoring  and evaluation  as well as  strategic  planning , capacity  building  and  team  management ;
•    Ability to work  independently  with  initiative  to manage high volume  work  flow 


How to apply
FHI  360  has a competitive  compensation  package.  Candidates  should submit cover  letter  and  CV/resume by email to;Uganda-info@fhi360.org.

Deadline: 15 /07 /2013




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