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Showing posts with label Training and Consultancy. Show all posts

Team Leader / Programme Director Job Placement - SMEC

Job Title:        Team Leader / Programme Director
Organization: SMEC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
SMEC is one of the World’s leading Consultant and Project Management firms. SMEC is an Australian based Company with Regional and Country Offices in more than 10 countries across Africa. SMEC has established several local subsidiaries in the region, including SMEC South Africa, SMEC Tanzania, SMEC Nigeria, SMEC Kenya and SMEC Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants for the Team Leader / Programme Director job should possess ten or more years of experience in Programme management
·         A minimum of ten years’ experience as a team leader for delivery of complex Programmes
·         Five years’ experience working with developing country governments, managing stakeholder relationships
·         Previous experience leading high-performing teams in projects and programs involving the following sectors: urban development Electric Energy, Climate and Environment, and Infrastructure Investment sectors.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their detailed signed curriculum vita to

Deadline: 20th October 2017

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Training Marketing Manager Job Opportunity - Sunmaker Energy (Uganda) Limited

Job Title:    Training Marketing Manager
Organisation: Sunmaker Energy (Uganda) Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Sunmaker Energy Group is a professional high-tech enterprise dedicated to providing comprehensive ranges of highly-qualified products, technical services and solutions, professional training and consultancy services in oil and gas industry in countries engaged in the Belt and Road Initiative. We are focusing on energy fields, including oil, gas and geothermal energy, and localized education and training.

Job Summary: The Training Marketing Manager is an outstanding opportunity to join an industry leader in the oil and gas training industry with a strong positive reputation among its customers, employees, industry and community. If you are looking to join a stable, large, successful and rapidly growing company where you can contribute to unprecedented growth and success, we just might be the right fit! We seek motivated individuals for our roles who have an interest in both contributing to growing the company as well as their personal careers as our growth facilitates a number of advancement opportunities. Responsible for creating and implementing training programs and overseeing the development of careers throughout the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
·         Develop, implement, and monitor training programs within an organization.
·         Market and sale the already existing training programmes
·         Supervise technical training for staff.
·         Create brochures and training materials.
·         Develop multimedia visual aids and presentations.
·         Create testing and evaluation processes.
·         Prepare and implement training budget.
·         Evaluate needs of company and plan training programs accordingly.
·         Provide companies with classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
·         Manage staff of classroom facilitators.
·         Provide performance feedback.
·         Conduct continuing education training.
·         Provide leadership development education.
·         Build solid cross-functional relationships.
·         Provide logistical support, course development, delivery, evaluation, process measurements, and cost management.
·         Plan the implementation and facilitation of activities and events, budget spending, material production and distribution, and other resources to ensure that operations are managed within authorized budgets.
·         Assist with the development of strategic plans.
·         Course development
·         Development a management and quality assurance system for Training

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
·         At least five years of experience working with a training institution and employee development or related experience.
·         Previous experience in designing and implementing training modules/systems.
·         Demonstrated experience developing various types of training and curriculum.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their electronic applications with updated CVs addressed to the Human Resources to: (please clearly indicate the job title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 15th October 2017 by 5pm

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2 Data Manager Career Placements - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Evaluation
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.

Job Summary: The Data Manager will work with the EGPAF evaluation/ research unit and support all research and evaluation activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         The jobholder will oversee and coordinate data entry and management, including data quality control.
·         Participate in the design of the study database and documentation (data dictionary).
·         Work with the PI under the guidance of the Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Evaluation to come up with data analysis plans.
·         Develop and execute procedures for the abstraction and merging of data records from source databases into the study database.
·         Actively contribute to the design of protocols, which define what when and how data is to be collected.
·         Responsible for the writing, training, and oversight of the data management SOPs.
·         The incumbent will document data management-related changes.
·         Maintain manual logs of data queries generated and their resolution.
·         Work closely with study coordinators to follow-up data errors, discrepancies, and missing information for ongoing data cleaning.
·         Maintain a log of data collection flow between Data Center s(DC) and Study sites.
·         Update and maintain the integrity, security and data backup of the study database.
·         Perform ongoing data quality checks.
·         Responsible for data validation through reconciliation process.
·         Perform preliminary analysis on research data sets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, health information management, statistics, epidemiology or any relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
·         At least three years’ experience as a Data Manager for research.
·         Previous experience in a health-related environment is desirable.
·         Working knowledge of database languages, such as SQL is essential.
·         Knowledge of statistical packages, e.g. STATA, SPSS and basic statistical analyses is preferable.
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of data processing/ management.
·         Excellent database computing skills, including a high level of competency in the use of Microsoft Access (including the creation of databases, queries, forms etc.).
·         Keen attention to detail and focus on quality and innovation

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to this address;

The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 20th October 2017

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Fresher Training Officer Jobs - SolarNow

Job Title:       Training Officer
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Training Manager

About SolarNow:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 46 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 600 people.

Job Summary: The Training Officer will contribute to capacity building of new and existing staff through championing company learning and development programs

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • New Hire Induction Program Training:  Conduct formal Sales, Credit and Client Care training for New Hire Trainees with over 36000 Training Man Hours annually with Emphasis on Trainee Revenue at the end of Traineeship
  • Conduct Repeat/Refresher Trainings: Conduct Repeat Sales, Credit and Client Care Trainings based on Gap analysis & product updates with pre and post assessment
  • Coaching and mentorship: Conducting formal coaching sessions with Client Service
  • Officers
  • Routine Module Review and update: Champion formal review of Sales, Credit and Client Care Module(s) and formulate recommendations on how to enhance periodically
  • Planning and Logistics: Work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure proper planning for new and repeat trainings. Taking care of all Technical logistical requirements and meeting up the trainees from time to time to ensure smooth flow of the training.
  • Documentation and reporting: Document and report all trainings conducted & initiatives
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Manager

  • Training Man Hours
  • Trainee Sales Productivity during Traineeship

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the SolarNow Training Officer career opportunity must hold a Degree in any business-related course
  • At least one and a half years of related work experience 
  • Previous record of engagement in training, facilitating, coaching and mentoring will be an added advantage
  • The applicant must be passionate and proactive enough with willingness to learn
  • Computer Literate skills with proficiency in Power Point and Presentation, Microsoft Word  and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their motivation letters and updated CVs to:

Deadline: 6th October 2017

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Consultancy Jobs - Events Manager at Sawa World

Job Title:     Events Manager
Organization: Sawa World
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Sawa World is an international non-profit organization NGO that uses an innovative approach to ending extreme poverty by providing large-scale access to local solutions that are created by people living in extreme poverty. Sawa World uses an innovative approach to self-empower 1.2 billion people out of extreme poverty with their own solutions by 2030 in 42 countries. We provide large-scale access to local solutions that are created by the very people living in extreme poverty.

Job Summary: The Events Manager will lead the main logistics and activities of Sawa World Day, an annual event that takes place in the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. The event is free admission and hosts thousands of vulnerable youth that can learn a range of local and simple skills to self-employment. This year the event is celebrating its 5th anniversary and the event aims to host 10,000 youth.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Tasked with planning of the layout and set up of the venue site.
  • Identifying and secure music entertainers and other stage acts.
  • Managing the PR and get large-scale national wide media coverage.
  • Responsible for facilitating the identification and invitation of strategic and special guest.
  • Securing in-kind and funding sponsorship for the event that will also lead to long term partnership and clients. This may include preparing short proposals and MOU’s.
  • Taking part in strategic visioning and brainstorming sessions with the team in Kampala.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant must share our passion for solving the problems of extreme poverty by using local solutions.
  • Vibrant, creative and open personality, able to relate with young people and adapt to a wide range of circumstances, with high level of motivation and accountability, and entrepreneurial (able to think outside the box).
  • The ideal candidate must hold an undergraduate degree in business or a related field
  • A post graduate in any business field is an added advantage.
  • At least three to five years of relevant education and/or work experience
  • Good track record of fundraising and/or business development and event management
  • Possess a solid network of strategic contacts with business, organizations, international organizations and musicians
  • Diplomatic abilities and able to develop strategic partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders such as the government, universities, community associations, international organizations and businesses.
  • Good computer skills in word processing (Microsoft Word and Excel) and Internet applications including social media, email, and communication via Skype.
  • Willingness to work beyond 40 hours a week including work on some weekends.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including good oral and written communication skills in English and local languages and good social skills, having an ability to solve problems and resolve conflict (both personal and professional).
Compensation: Commensurate ranges from 2 to 2.8 Million Ugandan Shillings for a 6-week contract.

Terms of Employment: This position is on a contract basis from August 14th to September 25 (dates may slightly vary)

How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send an updated CV and short email to Please clearly indicate why you or your company are the best candidate for the short-term contract and your fees.

NB: Please do not apply if you are not located in Kampala or do not have any event managing experience.

Deadline: 11th August 2017

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