14 Fresh Graduate Data Intern Job Opportunities - University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Gulu, Oyam, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Lira, Otuke, Alebtong, Agago, Pader, Omoro, Kitgum, Lamwo, Nwoya, Amuru, Uganda

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project. The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.

Job Summary: The Data interns will work closely with their mentors and SUSTAIN M&E team and during their internship, the objective is to develop new talents in data management, M&E and biostatistics from the pool of brilliant young graduates that are fresh from the university, have no experience but are highly motivated and have a passion for these three fields. This will enhance the aim of building local capacity and shaping the future’s manpower especially in areas of; planning, programming, biostatistics, M&E, data management, data quality assurance, data analysis, reporting, and presentation of results through these young graduates interested in developing their career in these three fields where they will be trained, mentored and groomed for the same.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Data Internship jobs should hold degrees in Statistics, Bachelors in Quantitative economics or Bachelors in Computer science/IT.
·         Excellent computer literacy skills i.e. Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and have practical ability to use at least one statistical analysis software) is an added advantage.

NB: Potential applicants/candidates should have graduated not earlier than January 2014

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should upload their cover letters, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references at the link below.

Deadline: 27th November 2017 by 5:00 PM

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Front Desk Officer (Receptionist) Job Opportunities - National Planning Authority (NPA)

Job Title:          Front Desk Officer (Receptionist)
Organisation: National Planning Authority (NPA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Ref No: NPA/ADV/03/2017
Reports to: Senior Administrative Officer

About US:
The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995). Accordingly NPA is the principal statutory agency responsible for the management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda. The primary function of the Authority is to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans.

Job Summary: The Front Desk Officer (Receptionist) will provide administrative supports to the offices of the Directors as well as their day today management and initially undertake the management of records in the Central Registry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Tasked with receiving visitors, welcoming, sitting and drawing to the attention of the relevant office
·         Ensuring that the reception area is clean and well arranged
·         In charge of receiving, recording and summarizing in coming applications for interns and job applicants
·         Ensuring that all applications and correspondences received are secure and directed to the responsible office
·         Receive visitors and telephone callers and find out the nature of their enquiry
·         Provide information to assist clients or refer them to appropriate contacts, either in the organization or elsewhere
·         Arrange appointments for callers or for people working in the organization and keep records of these
·         In liaison with cleaners ensure that the reception area is tidy and well arranged
·         Ensure comfort sitting and waiting for incoming visitors
·         Work hand in hand with the Assistant Administrative Secretaries) in the management of incoming and outgoing correspondences
·         Answer calls, take electronic messages, direct calls
·         Manage the correspondences book or register
·         Carry out word processing and formatting
·         Directing to action points the Authority Official email address incoming mail / information
·         Ascertain the scheduled times and calendar dates
·         Manage the Duty Attendance Book at the reception
·         Keeping safely keys and passwords/ avoiding un authorized access to lockers at the reception desk
·         Reporting faults on office equipment used at the front desk to or responsible person
·         Perform any other lawful duties as assigned by the supervisor or higher authorities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the National Planning Authority (NPA) Front Desk Officer (Receptionist) job opportunity should hold an Honors degree; in discipline of Bachelor of Arts in arts or Social Sciences, Management, Administration, office management, Secretarial studies or other relevant degree from a recognized University or “A” Level with a Diploma in Front Office Management, or a related field.
·         Additional qualifications in line with the position will be an added advantage Experience, and Knowledge
·         At least six years of  experience and substantive knowledge as a receptionist or front desk in a reputable development-oriented institution/organization involving management and administration of cross-functional activities
·         In addition, Knowledge in Microsoft Office or a similar set of computer application packages will be required
·         Industrious and self-driven
·         Ready to work long hours
·         Track record of high Integrity
·         Computer literacy
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Must be result oriented
·         Strong team player with leadership skills
·         Age: Between 25- 45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae clear phone and email contacts, photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts should be directed to: The Executive Director, National Planning Authority, P.O. Box 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning – House Plot 17B Clement Hill Road.

·         The preferred method of applications delivery is physical delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, postal applications are also allowed provided they are received before the deadline indicated below
·         Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through their email addresses and phone contacts indicated on the application or CV.

Deadline: Thursday 21st December, 2017 by 16:55 hours.

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UN Jobs - Health Specialist (Systems Strengthening) - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Health Specialist (Systems Strengthening) will be responsible for the policy, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Health Systems Strengthening activities under CSD programme component with focus on decentralized evidence-based planning and monitoring, integrated supply chain management, health information management and community engagement for Health, Nutrition and WASH. Additionally, under the Office of the Deputy Representatives Office, responsible for advising and coordinating Technology for Development (T4D) related programmes across the country office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Provide support to program development and planning
·         Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
·         Technical and operational support to program implementation
·         Tasked with networking and partnership building
·         In charge of innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Health Specialist (Systems Strengthening) job placement should hold an advanced university degree in any of the following: Medicine, Public Health, International Health, Health Policies and Planning, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Public Administration 
·         At least eight years progressively responsible professional work experience in public health, health systems strengthening, social development, project administration, monitoring and evaluation, some at the international level.
·         Prior developing country work experience.
·         Familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
·         Fluency in English required and another UN language an advantage. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an asset.
·         Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results
·         Functional Competencies: Leading and Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing and Creating and Innovating.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

Deadline: 30th November 2017

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Fresher Information Systems Analyst Jobs - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Risk Manager

About Us:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 33 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary: The Information Systems Analyst will be reporting directly to the Risk Manager and shall be responsible for the detailed analysis, design and monitoring of in¬house systems and Management of Information Systems (M IS). Additionally, this role will be required to spearhead and oversee information system controls for applications within Pride.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The jobholder will operationalize the Data Analytics Framework.
·         Execute independent risk based reviews.
·         Carry out comprehensive testing for all planned additions to the corporate infrastructure before they can go live.
·         Review Enterprise Business Continuity Plan activities.
·         Undertake project based risk assessment for new planned initiatives.
·         Undertake Information Asset Profiling.
·         Actively participate in the preparation of risk reports to EXCOM and Board on a monthly basis.
·         Undertake regular fraud risk assessments to support improvement of the control environment.
·         Review of the ICT policies in place as well as determining the adequacy of the controls in place in line with the risk profile.
·         Undertake Risk Management trainings across the 3 lines of defense.
·         Championing anti-money laundering monitoring.
·         Guide on information security on sound practices required, work with the IT Security Officer to secure systems by putting adequate controls and restrict access.
·         Assist in preparing system definition/specification by the users highlighting technical requirements.
·         Participate in the implementation and testing of new systems and new systems delivery channels championing risk management processes.
·         Follow-up on the systems analysis reports and ICT audit reports on the identified control gaps and control improvements implementation.
·         Carry out dormant account analysis of the savings accounts.
·         Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems Management or any other relevant/related field Post graduate professional course in ICT Systems Security and Systems Audit is an added advantage.
·         At least two years of hands-on experience and proven skills in Information systems analysis.
·         Should have a high degree of integrity, excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and must be able to meet set deadlines.
·         The ideal candidate should have Good analytical skills, business acumen
·         Time management skills
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills 
·         Computer literacy skills
·         Change management skills and ability
·         Good emotional intelligence and IT skills
·         Age: Below 30 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B,  Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.

The complete applications should include a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates/ transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, letters of recommendation from 3 referees and a daytime telephone contacts.

NB: All applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th November 2017

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