Legal Officer Job Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda


Job Title: Legal Officer (2)

   Scale: M6

   Reports: To Senior Legal Officer

Qualifications:  (i) Bachelor’s (Hons) Degree in Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal 
                                Practice.

Work Experience: Should be an Advocate of High Court with at least two (3) years experience 
                                 in legal practice and legal work

Other Essential Qualities.
•    Track record of high integrity, dependability, self-motivation and innovativeness.
•    Excellent legal writing skills
•    Team Player
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Senior Legal Officer in executing the following functions:
•    Representing and defending the University in all legal matters.
•    Examining legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting law suits
•    Gathering evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions by such means as interviews to ascertain facts
•    Analyzing the probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
•    Drafting suitable contracts, memoranda and partnership.
•    Drafting of suitable communications.
•    Drafting pleadings and other related court documents
•    Recording minutes of Council Committees as my be assigned to him/her.
•    Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Senior Legal Officer from time to time.
Age limit:  Applicants should not exceed 45-years at the time of submission of the                         application.
      Tenure of appointment: Permanent Terms
           

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013   



Architect Job Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda


Job Title:   Architect

Scale: M7

Role:  Undertaking Architectural functions of the Estates and Works Department

Reports: To the Director - Estates and Works Department

Qualifications:

 (i)     Bachelor’s Architecture from a recognized institution

Professional Experience:

Three (3) years working experience in active Architectural practice under either contractor or consultant

Other Qualifications
    He/she should have knowledge of project management
    Good Reporting and Communication skills
    Good working knowledge of computer programs (e.g. MS Office, CAD)
    Language skills
Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for generating plans, drawings and specifications for new and renovation works,
•    Ensuring all buildings are constructed according to approved Building Standards and Regulation
•    Monitoring of  building and beatification  projects with other staff of the Department
•    Participates in evaluation of the projects and maintenance works before and after the works.
•    Supports the preparation of budgets and reports on capital projects
•    To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Estates and Works Director.
Age limit:  Applicants should not exceed 50-years at the time of submission of the                         application.
    
       Tenure of appointment: Permanent Terms



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013   




Electrical Engineer Job Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda


Job Title:    Electrical Engineer

ESTATES AND WORKS DEPARTMENT

Scale:     M7
Role:     Heading the operations at the Electrical Section of Works Estates and Works Department.

Reports: To the Assistant Estates Manager-Maintenance

Qualifications:

1. Formal Education:

(i) Bsc. Electrical Engineering from a recognized University

2. Professional Experience:
Three years working experience in active operation, maintenance and development of electrical infrastructure

Other Qualifications

    He/she should have knowledge of electric energy saving measures
    Good Reporting and Communication skills
    Good working knowledge of computer programs
    Language skills
Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Head operation, maintenance, trouble shooting and development tasks of the electrical section
•    Coordinate the activities of the section to ensure quicker response to queries and timely actions related to power issues
•    Studying the electrical components of buildings and making recommendations on renovations or disposal of components beyond repair,
•    Support the projects team in supervision of works involving electrical installations
•    Ensure a functional and economical street lighting system,
•    Supervise the meter installation, meter reading and billing process of electricity,
•    Curbing illegal electricity connections,
•    Undertake a power loss and waste reduction tasks to save money on utilities
•    Preparation and follow-up of billing and revenue collection from tenants within the University Estate
•    Ensure that all electrical gadgets in University are equipped with safety protection measures,
•    Any other duties as assigned by Director of Estates and Works
Age limit:  Applicants should not exceed 50-years at the time of submission of the    application.
      Tenure of appointment: Permanent Terms



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013




Senior Performance Officer Jobs Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Performance Officer (1)

Reports to: Manager Human Resources

Directorate of Human Resources


Salary Scale:  M 5         


Role:      To initiate, develop, implement and update performance management and control systems for senior support staff in line with HR policy.

Key Results Areas:

1.   Review and administer the remuneration system of senior support staff of the University in line with HR policy.

2.   Develop and implement an induction system for new senior support staff in line with the HR policy.

3.   Initiate, implement and review Terms and conditions of Service and regulations of senior support staff in line with HR policy.

4.    Monitor the implementation of performance appraisal system for the senior support staff.

5.    Resolve senior support staff conflicts in line with HR policy.

Person Specification

Academic Professional Qualifications

    Honours Bachelors Degree preferably in Human Resource Management or Business Studies or Arts/Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution

    Any of the following Masters degrees from a recognized institution:

    Human Resources Management
    Organisational and Industrial Psychology
    Management or Organisational Development
    Human Resource Management in Education
    MBA (Human Resource Management option)

   (b)   Essential skills/Competencies

    Must be computer literate
    Proven Counselling skills
    Good Interpersonal and Communication skills

  (c)   Experience

       Not less than 6-years of employee performance administration or HRM work in a reputable organization

     (d)    Desirable qualities/Added advantage

    Data Analytical skills
    Familiarity with the Labour Laws
    Familiarity with the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013   








Jobs at Makerere University in Uganda - Assistant Medical Illustrator



Job Title: Assistant Medical Illustrator   (1)

Department of Medical Illustration

Qualifications:    MSc.  Medical Illustration, Graphic and Medical Sculpture or Medical
                              Photography and film Production with experience in Medical Illustration.
                              Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
                             
      Duties:        Teaching, examining and grading of graduates
            Supervision of research for graduate and undergraduate students
           

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013



Assistant Lecturer Job Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda



Job Title: Assistant Lecturer                 (1)

Department of African Languages

Qualification:   (i)     Masters Degree in Runyakitara
                          (ii)     Minimum of an Upper Second Class Bachelors Degree with Sociology.

Duties:    Teaching, Supervision of Undergraduate students and research projects.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013



Jobs at Makerere University in Uganda - Associate Professor


Job Title: Associate Professor                  (1)
     
Department of Literature   
   
 Qualifications:  (i)     PhD in African Literature (Fiction a Creative writing as a preference).   
                                     (ii)    MA. Literature                                                             
                                     (iii)     Evidence of Pedagogical skills.
                                     (iv)     Eleven (11) recognized Publications in the area of specialization.
                                  
       Duties:        Teaching, examining and grading of graduates
            Supervision of research for graduate and undergraduate students
            Mentoring junior staff in academic growth and research
   

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062


Closing Date; 05/08/2013



Jobs at Makerere University in Uganda - Assistant Lecturer



Job Title:    Assistant Lecturer                 (2)
 
Department of Economic Theory and Analysis

Qualification:   (i) MA in Economics.
                          (ii) Minimum of an Upper Second Class Bachelors Degree in Economics.
                          (iii) Teaching econometrics, quantitative methods or mathematical economics
                                 is an added advantage.

Duties:    Teaching, Supervision of Undergraduate students and research projects.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their contact addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references supporting the applications by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director
Human Resources
Kampala.
P.O. Box 7062

Closing Date; 05/08/2013   




Jobs at MTN in Uganda - Mobile Money Operations Senior Manager


Job Title: SENIOR MANAGER - MOBILE MONEY 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 seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Senior Manager - Mobile Money Operations

The position reports to the Head of Mobile Money

The main purpose of the job is :-

Develop and implement a robust operations framework to ensure the delivery of a safe, reliable and convenient service at all touch points. This function will have responsibility for product development and operational support in the delivery of consistent customer experience in line with MTN and Regulatory requirement

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Continuously improve the operational framework for the delivery of Mobile Financial Service at all touch points
    Co-ordinate the implementation and delivery of new products and service through proactive engagement of key stakeholders internally and externally
    Manage the relationship between MTN Mobile Money and key external stakeholders - bank partners, central bank, master agents, and other statutory bodies
    Develop and implement a robust customer database management system to ensure full compliance to the regulatory and internal KYC requirements
    Overall management and support for key trade partners by providing prompt and proactive support in line with our Service Level Agreement
    Implement a framework for proactively identifying Mobile Money operational risk and developing proactive controls to manage them
    Ensure effective management of inventory and trade stock keeping units through effective forecasting and demand management
    Effective management of departmental budget to ensure optimal utilization of the departmental budget
    Responsibility for field force and agent base support - commission payment, monthly statement, performance tracking, sales force commission
    Develop and update Mobile Money Operational manual in line with the Financial Service Regulation

Required Academic qualifications and Experience:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Finance, Business Administration or an equivalent Business discipline.
    A minimum of 6 years’ experience in a Financial Services or Banking Industry is a Must.
    Experience in managing core operations in a financial services organization with strong knack for firm operations control
    Experience in development and go-to-market of a financial product
    A qualification in Project Management is an added advantage

Other attributes

    Knowledge of the MTN products and services; Business Process and Internal policies and procedures
    Knowledge of and exposure to Retail / Dealer environment setting and methodologies
    Organizational Commitment and Performance Excellence skills
    Strong Leadership skills (manage both internal and external resources and results orientation)
    Good management report writing, strong presentation and communication skills
    Strong Emotional intelligence, Teamwork, interpersonal and relationship building skills
    Persuading, building, consensus Negotiation and influencing skills
    Networking, selling and Marketing skills.
    A strategic thinker with strong analytical, visionary and Problem Solving skills.

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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 30/07/2013



Jobs at MTN Uganda - Engineer IP Services & Data Network Planning



Job Title: Engineer III – IP Services & Data Network Planning

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 seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Engineer III – IP Services & Data Network Planning.

The position reports to the: Principal Engineer IP Services & Data Network Planning

The main purpose of the job is: -

The main purpose of the Job is to plan, design and implement architectural changes on MTN’s IP/MPLS infrastructure, Fixed Broadband aggregation, Data policing/deep packet inspection/charging enforcement, Mobile Data Core (3G, Wi-Fi), ISP and Data Centers to ensure the success of MTN’s data strategy in the market. As part of the role, the incumbent shall also carry out performance monitoring for the aforementioned infrastructure and recommend appropriate solutions for improvement

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Plan, monitor, coordinate and accept all new IP/MPLS developments, improvements and installations.
    Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly performance monitoring reports on MTN's IP/MPLS infrastructure and provide recommendations on network improvements.
    Carry out Capacity Planning, Network Design & Implementation, Project Management for all IP Data Networks/Services including: Broadband & Managed Data Network Services, Fixed and Mobile Data Services, Bulk Internet Services, L2/L3 Corporate Customer solutions, Colocation services, Mobile office/Blackberry, Hosted ISP and Cloud Services.
    Participate in the introduction of new IP services and networking technologies to provide MTN with a competitive edge in the data & converged services arena.
    Spearhead the research and evaluation of the performance and potential of data/IP networking technologies including industry developments, so as to define and guide future plans & development opportunities for MTN.
    Ensure continuous availability of performance reports and metrics for all IP services and data infrastructure and recommend/implement enhancements to the systems to meet service/network KPIS thereby surpassing customer expectations.
    Review Designs & Validate all IP Services/Data Network Planning Infrastructure upgrades/changes before implementation.
    Assume the technical leadership for all IP Services/Data Network planning initiatives.
    Constantly forecast data Network capacity requirements to meet the growing traffic demands and subscriber projections as per the MTN business plan.
    Ensure timely development of Project specifications for all new Data Network Platforms and services for submission to the Capital Projects Department for Implementation.
    Monitor the Data Network Nodes Licenses so that timely license upgrades may be carried out without exceeding capacity limitations.
    Participate in Acceptance tests for all new Data Network Platforms and Services.
    Act as Technical Lead for Data Network Planning projects assigned.
    Update and Keep a record of all hardware and software versions for all Data Network equipment.
    Carry out research on new IP Services, Data Network platforms, software releases that can be used to improve services on the MTN Network.
    Recommend appropriate Data Network resilience and redundancy plans.
    Participate, in conjunction with the Capital Projects Department, in hand over of all completed Data Network developments to Network operations.
    Perform any other duties, as may be required from time to time.

Required Academic qualifications and Experience;

    A BSc Electrical Engineering / BSc Telecommunications Engineering.
    Certifications in CCNA, CCDA, CCIP, IP Networks/Security/Telecoms industry as well as Project Management Training would be an added advantage
    A minimum of 2 years’ Experience with Telecoms Core Networks, Service Provider IP Networks and Systems management with skills in IP/MPLS networks, Mobile data core network ISP Services & Data Center infrastructure in an Architectural Role (Planning/Design/Implementation)
    Technical Knowledge of the operation of Data networks, including but not limited to router and switch configuration

Other attributes

    Proficiency in the use of Windows, UNIX Platforms and IP Networking.
    Proficiency in MS Office packages- Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Projects
    Highly innovative, results-oriented and have the ability to work long hours under pressure
    Good persuasion/negotiation and relationship building skills
    Excellent presentation and communication skills
    Results-oriented with the ability to work long hours under pressure

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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 25/07/2013




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