5 Front Desk Administrators - DFCU Bank


Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Special Assets Management

About dfcu: 
Dfcu bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary: The Receptionist is responsible to ensure all walk-in visitors are welcomed and dealt with appropriately in the reception area while presenting a professional image for the organization. The receptionist is also responsible to greet appropriately all main switchboard incoming callers and deal with or redirect calls/queries. The Receptionist will work closely with the general public in order to ensure the smooth operation of the reception area and switchboard.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold a good Bachelor’s degree
  • Two or more years+ receptionist/switchboard operator experience;
  • Customer service experience will be advantageous.
  • Skills in relationship management
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer orientation
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Time management
  • Accuracy
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in all relevant ATCSA Systems
  • Professional image aligned to brand

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.


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2 Project Officer/Technical Advisors - Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organisation: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda

About CUAMM:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations. Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, nutrition and EMTCT services.

About UNICEF CUAMM Project:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system to be able to plan, implement and monitor service delivery leading to increased access to health services especially for children and mothers.

Job Summary: The Project Officer/Technical Advisor will technically support the DHT in planning, reporting, information management, support supervision, rollout of outreach services, VHT strengthening, training and teambuilding, clinical supervision with focus on the continuum of maternal and neonatal care. Main results include improved performance of the district in child survival and development indicators and overall district health sector performance particularly in reproductive and child health areas.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold MBChB/BScN or equivalent health qualifications. MPH, MSc HSM, MSc International Health, Msc Epidemiology or Msc Health Services Research or related equivalent degrees will be an added advantage.
  • Additional requirements include: clinical experience in maternal care, PMTCT, HIV treatment and care, knowledge of the Uganda reproductive health policy and plan, and knowledge of the district and HSD health system.
  • Past exposure and experience in training is advantageous. Main results include improved performance of the district in maternal, child survival and development indicators and overall district health sector performance.
  • The candidates must demonstrate knowledge of the Uganda health policy, plan and the district health system; they should have proficiency in computer usage (especially spreadsheets and data management programs) and should demonstrate good understanding, manipulation and use of health data.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they will manage to work in difficult environments of scarcity and work alone with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications to uganda@cuamm.org with the subject - RCEK Application Project Officer/ T.A. The applications can send only an application letter and CV, the rest of the documents will be requested later.

Deadline: 29th December, 2014 by 5:00pm


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Executive Director - European Business Forum (EBF)

Organization: European Business Forum (EBF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The services of Nexia Johnson & Johnson have been retained to recruit an Executive Director for the European Business Forum (EBF), an Inter-national Not for Profit Organization dedicated to serve as a platform for the European private sector business companies in Uganda and beyond. The EBF promotes and facilitates advocacy through relationship building, dialogue between companies and GoU, networking and information sharing between European companies, for a better business environment in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Executive Director EBF will represent, manage and execute the day to day operations of EBF, carry out intelligence gathering, information analysis and dissemination and lobbying, and organizing the EBF initiatives, in particular meetings with GoU, private sector organizations, general assembly and the board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Represent the EBF
  • Fulfill EBF objectives
  • Actively promote EBFs vision, mission and values
  • Oversee and manage the EBF office and all day to day operations of the EBF secretariat
  • Actively develop the membership base of the EBF
  • Run the secretariat budget mobilize resources provided to the secretariat from membership fees and contribution from members
  • Propose or receive proposition from the Executive Board/ General assembly and set up thematic working groups fit to advice on advocacy issues on recommendation and approval of the board
  • Actively coordinate thematic working groups approved by the board.
  • Monitors, evaluates, reports, and account for EBF performance and impacts in compliance with statutory regulations and standards
  • Works closely with the Executive Board deals with contractors and suppliers
  • Act as a liaison between EBF and other European Business Platforms jurisdictions outside Uganda.
  • Regularly communicate about EBF activities.
  • Carry out and other duties as would have been assigned by the Executive Board.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ED must hold a Master’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, management equivalent experience
  • At least ten years and above working senior management experience corporate, private sector association or Government body related to private sector activities in an international setting;
  • Excellent track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability point to specific examples of having developed and operational strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage growth.
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships,
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passion;
  • Good communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary business skill
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
Age: 40 years and above

How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications together with updated CVs and copies of academic transcripts with at least three suitable referees via email to: The Director Human Capital Management and People Development at info@johnson- johnson.co.ug and/or mgn@johnson-johnson.co.ug

Deadline: Tuesday, 23rd December 2014

NB: If you do not hear from us by 9th January, 2014, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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4 Fresher Careers - Pick Packers at National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title: Pick Packers (4 Careers)
Organization: National Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Ref: NMS/2014/30
Report to: Stores Assistant

About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Pick Packers will carry out manual store- keeping activities, including stock verifications and record – keeping.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive and verify supplies from suppliers or other warehouse zones under the supervision of the stores assistant in line with the stores manual
  • Pick and pack consignment in line with the operation manual
  • Move goods within the NMS warehouse only as directed by the supervisor
  • Update and maintain correctness of stock balances on both physical locations and system record
  • Enter appropriate records of stock receipts, movements and issues affected unto bin cards / or the warehouse management system in line with the operations manual
  • Carry out surveys of locations and assigned area to ensure correctness of physical stock against system or bin cards records
  • Responsible for maintaining good housekeeping practices in assigned work area
  • Safely operate assigned warehouse equipment and keep them in a good working in line with the operational manual

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold a diploma qualification.
  • Hold a credit in mathematics at Uganda Certificate of education Level.
  • Prior work experience in a large pharmaceuticals store is an advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.

Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.

Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.
All applications should be addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.

NB: Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted. Please note that NMS will be closed for Christmas Break between 24th December 2014 to 5th January 2015. NPlease note that if you do not hear from us within four weeks regarding your application, consider your application unsuccessful.

Deadline: 9th January 2015 by 5pm

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United States Peace Corps Jobs - Peace Corps Medical Contractor (PCMC)


Organisation: United States Government Peace Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About Peace Corps:
The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.  Peace Corps Uganda invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda.

Job Summary:  The United States Peace Corps seeks a physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) in Kampala, Uganda. The PCMC will provide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Uganda and will work under the supervision of the Peace Corps Country Director (CD) in Uganda and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines.
  • Individual short term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems.
  • Quickly respond to emergency medical situations
  • Member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Uganda
  • Design and presentation of health training sessions
  • Site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers throughout Uganda
  • Provide administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management
  • Inventory of medical supplies and equipment
  • Alternate 24 hour on-call duty with the other PCMO

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The United States Peace Corps Medical Contractor (PCMC) should be a Graduate of accredited school. MDs must be a graduate of a school listed in this link, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Current license to practice
  • A minimum of three or more years’ experience in a professional practice, hospital or clinic setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral/written English
  • Significant experience in managing mental health issues including counseling of patients
  • Past experience in training design and presentation of health related material
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
  • Possess the ability to work effectively as part of an intercultural team
  • Hardworking, reliable and diligent with good inter-personal skills
  • Willingness to travel to sites in Uganda
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ugandan work permit required

How to Apply:
All interested applicants for this position must follow the instructions below. See guidance here for forms that must be submitted as part of the application:

ALL submissions must be electronic. (Please do not attach academic credentials to the email)
Please submit a Microsoft Word formatted letter of interest, resume, names and contacts information for three references to applications@ug.peacecorps.gov. Please clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line of your cover email. Submitted documents become the property of Peace Corps and will not be returned. You will be contacted ONLY if you are deem qualified. If called for an interview, you will be expected to bring copies of your academic credentials. Finalists from the first interview will be expected to bring a reference letter from their Local Council (LC1) as part of the final review process.

Deadline: 29th December, 2014

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