World Vision Jobs - Project Coordinator

Organisation: World Vision Uganda

About World Vision:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire qualified persons to fill the position above. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Conduct the necessary baseline data collection /desk review based on available literature,(Government documents , UN, NGOs etc) and coming up with a position paper on deforestation , its impact on child wellbeing , agriculture productivity and sustainability
·         Develop a 4-year business plan on FMNR for the FMNR Uganda project with a detailed implementation plan , including mainstreaming into ADP activities and creating a Ugandan movement ;
·         Develop an FMNR scale up Strategy for World Vision Uganda (WVU) including communications and networking;

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A Uganda Degree in Environmental Management, Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management or related discipline. A masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage;
·         Have at least five years of relevant work experience in a similar or related position;
·         Must be a committed Christian, able to stand denominational diversities.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email..
Note: All applications must be sent by email and addressed to the people & Culture Manager (Qualified Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)

Deadline: 7th December 2012

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NGO Finance Jobs - Accounts Manager at World Vision Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Manager
Organisation: World Vision Uganda
About World Vision:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire qualified persons to fill the position above. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and support the National Office cost centers annual budgeting process as per budget guidelines.
  • Plan, Manage, and coordinate the availability of funds with key stakeholders.
    Preparation and dissemination of monthly management and budget performance reports to various stakeholders.
Risk Management
  • Minimize WVU financial risk exposure by ensuring that appropriate financial systems and internal controls are in place to avoid significant audit rating at the National Office.
  • Supporting development of appropriate National Office financial policies and ensuring compliances to WV International financial policies.
  • Giving guidance on internal controls , reviews and advise areas of improvement to the management .
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Must possess a bachelor of commerce Degree /or Business Administration (Financial or Accounting option). Masters degree will be an advantage.
·         Full professional qualification (ACCA, CPA or any other recognized qualification)
·         Effective communication skills.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email..
Note: All applications must be sent by email and addressed to the people & Culture Manager (Qualified Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)

Deadline: 7th December 2012

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Logistics Jobs - Procurement Officer at National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organisation: National Medical Stores

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         To ensure timely execution and administration of contracts with suppliers in accordance with the NMS procurement manual.
·         Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of reports related to procurement of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and non trading stock in accordance with NMS set guidelines.
·         To effectively supervise subordinate procurement staff to perform the functions attached to their jobs in order to meet their corporate goals .

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A Bachelors degree in Pharmacy (Honors) from a recognized university.
·         He/She must be registered with the pharmacy Board.
·         At least one year of working experience with a reputable organization.
·         Computer knowledge in MS Excel, Word and Access.
·         He/She must have analytical abilities problem solving and proactive in planning.

How to apply:
Please Send your Application:

Head of Human Resource and Support Service,
National Medical Stores ,
P. O. Box 16, Entebbe .
Deadline:  10th December 2012

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Procurement Jobs - Stock Control Officer at National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organisation: National Medical Stores

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To maintain and update an approved product list of the NMS trading stock.
  • To classify items using the VEN analysis periodically to facilitate stock location and monitoring.
  • To quantify and fore cast trading stock requirements periodically to facilitate timely procurement.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         First degree in Logistics or Procurement and Supplies Management or Pharmacy.
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially spread sheets and databases.
·         At least 2 years working experience in the same or a similar position in a reputable organization.

How to apply:
Please Send your Application:

Head of Human Resource and Support Service,
National Medical Stores,
P. O. Box 16, Entebbe .
Deadline:  10th December 2012

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HR Jobs - Manager, Human Resource & Administration at Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title: Manager, Human Resource & Administration
Reports to: Director, Financial & Administrative Services
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Department: Financial & Administrative Services
Unit/Section: Human Resource & Administration

Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that meets the national and regional demand”. And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for efficient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability (iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.
Job Purpose:
·         To ensure a conducive work environment that attracts and retains high caliber and competent staff in ERA.
·         To facilitate the development, updating and guide overall implementation of various Human Resource and Administrative policies, strategies, systems and procedures to facilitate the realization of the Authority objectives.
·         To ensure that appropriate staffs are recruited, selected, and placed within the Authority in tandem with the policies, procedures and in line with the Terms and conditions of service.
·         To develop and maintain an effective facilities’ management system that ensures ERA’s facilities, equipment and other related assets are in sound operating conditions at all times and serving the organization’s objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Reviewing Human Resource & Administration policies and systems and advising on any necessary changes.
·         Identifying the institutional skills gaps and making appropriate plans for intervention through training, development and or recruitment.
·         Developing a staff development plan. Coordinating the organization’s performance management system in light of the established strategic objectives and values of the organization.
·         Play a leading role in the recruitment process, induction and development cycle of the ERA staff in light of the strategic and staff development plans.
·         Responsible for smooth and conducive employee relations in light of the ERA staff ethics and code of conduct and terms and conditions of service.
·         Ensure that staff welfare, health and safety procedures are effectively implemented and monitored for compliance.
·         Ensure that the ERA medical scheme and guidelines thereof is maintained and remains relevant for the changing organizational circumstances.
·         Provide advice to enable ERA remain complaint at all times with the relevant provisions of the Labor Act and best practice in HR and Administration.
·         Preparation of monthly and quarterly facilities management reports.
Finance/ Assets:
·         Management of Assets on behalf of ERA to ensure safety and cleanliness
·         Ensure that resources (financial + physical assets) entrusted to you are utilized in a prudent and transparent manner.
Public Relations: Represents the Section HR and Administration in Management meetings
Staff Responsibility: Coordinate the staff performance management process throughout the ERA.
Any other official duties: As may be reasonably assigned by the Director, Finance & Administration.

Key Results Areas:
·         Develop, update and guide overall implementation of various Human Resource and Administrative policies, strategies, systems and procedures to facilitate the realization of Authority objectives.
·         Manage and coordinate Organizational Development and Change Management in line with the corporate strategy.
·         Develop, manage and coordinate the performance management process and instill a performance culture.
·         Initiate design and effect appropriate recruitment, selection, and placement policies and procedures in line with the Terms and conditions of service.
·         Develop and implement cost effective fleet management, asset management, procurement management systems and procedures that support the realization of strategic objectives.
·         Develop and monitor the implementation of the Section of Administration and Human Resource Business Plans and Budgets.
·         Develop need based management and leadership development programmes in line with the Authority strategy and objectives.
·         Monitor and enforce standards of service delivery for outsourced/contracted providers.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A Master’s Degree from a recognized University in Public Administration, Management, Public Policy & Administration or Human Resource Management
·         An Honors Degree from a recognized University , in Public Administration, Management, Public Policy & Administration, Human Resource Management, Psychology or related discipline
·         At least one of the two above should be in Human Resource Management
·         Knowledgeable about the electricity supply industry in Uganda
·         Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
·         Should have good analytical skills. Should have good leadership skills.
·         Should have good interpersonal skills.
·         Should be a strategic thinker, should be able to comprehend technical reports.
·         A confident individual that can enlist confidence of other staff.
·         Very good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
·         A team player and system oriented that works with minimal supervision.
·         Should have at least five (5) years working experience in a reputable organization at a senior level in HR & Administration.
·         Should be computer literate with good knowledge of relevant HR software Ability to maintain confidential information Should be at least 32 years of age

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
a.      Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
b.      Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
c.       Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

The Director Financial & Administrative Services
Electricity Regulatory Authority
plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, kampala – uganda
To reach the above address by December 03, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.
N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.
NB: If you do not hear from era within Two (2) months after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
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ERA Jobs - Consumer Affairs Officer

Reports to: Manager, Consumer Affairs
Location: Kampala

Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that meets the national and regional demand”. And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for efficient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability (iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.

Job Purpose:
To coordinate and implement consumer education and advocacy programs aimed at Promoting Consumer Learning, Participation and Trust.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.      Consumer Relations:
·         Initiate consumer education content development through internal consultations, by use of documents, industry reports and stakeholder consultation material etc.
·         Develop and implement consumer awareness and education activities in line with the agreed work plan.
·         Follow up on matters of consumer concerns raised through various mediums and update the immediate supervisor for appropriate action.
·         Build the Electricity Consumer Committees (ECC) capacity to meet agreed objectives. This includes working with the committees to develop work plans, developing & managing budgets, and reporting.
·         Organize and facilitate training and workshops for ECCs and other identified key persons.
·         Develop work plans and regular reports to the head of the Unit as determined by agreed plans and objectives
·         Work with the Communications Officer (CO) to design and produce information, education/communication materials on advocacy.
·         Write and contribute content on consumer Affairs to the ERA Bi-annual Newsletter.
2.     Advocacy & Awareness Roles:
·         Liaise with the CO and team to develop and implement a consumer empowerment and Advocacy Plan
·         Identify and develop issues on advocacy campaigning and communication related to consumers affairs and stakeholder interests.
·         Respond to partner request/queries on key consumer Affairs and advocacy issues on a reactive basis
·         Design and produce information, education/communication materials on advocacy.
·         Networking with peers to develop best practices, contacts and key players.
·         Share learning and experiences on best practices on electricity consumer protection and engagement in the country and region.
·         Working with the Principal Economist in charge of Research, carry out surveys and report on key advocacy issues that should programmatically be included in the review of ERA’s strategic planning.
·         Develop or sustain regular communication and meetings with key civil society and community contacts to feed into ERA’s consumer advocacy work.
3. Finance / Assets: Ensure that resources entrusted to you are utilized in a prudent and transparent manner.
4. Staff Responsibility: Supervision of the Consumer Affairs Officer
5. Any other official duties: As may be reasonably assigned by the Consumer Affairs Manager

Key Results Areas:
·         Awareness promotion and the coordination of and delivery of agreed plans or strategies within the team
·         Preparing programs to enhance electricity consumer awareness
·         Maintenance of contacts with consumer organizations and civil society organizations
·         Execution of sector surveys with internal and external audience analysis to identify consumer needs/ demands in the sector.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         An honours Degree in Arts, Business Administration, Social Sciences or Mass Communication.
·         Post Graduate diploma or certificate- mass communication / Journalism / Marketing would be an added advantage.
·         A Master’s Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
·         Knowledgeable about the electricity supply industry in Uganda
·         Skills in media development and management
·         Good communication, analytical and interpersonal skills Proficiency in relevant computer packages
·         At least 4 years working in a large organization in a consumer affairs related field
·         Should be result oriented, team player with a high degree of professionalism.
·         Very good interpersonal skills, highly professional and performance oriented
·         Should be at least 28 years of old.

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
a.      Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
b.      Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
c.       Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

The Director Financial & Administrative Services
Electricity Regulatory Authority
plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, kampala – uganda
To reach the above address by December 03, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.
N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.
NB: If you do not hear from era within Two (2) months after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
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Law Jobs - Leagal Officer at Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title: Legal Officer – Licensing
Reports to: Manager, Legal Services
Location: Kampala
Department: Legal and Authority Affairs
Unit/Section: Legal Services

Introduction: The Vision of ERA is “A well developed and sustainable electricity industry that meets the national and regional demand”. And the Mission is “Regulating the electricity industry for efficient and reliable supply at equitable prices.” ERA emphasizes the following core values/ guiding principles (i) Stakeholder Satisfaction (ii) Professionalism (iii) Integrity, Transparency & Accountability (iv) Team work (v) Equal & Fair Opportunity (vi) Sustainability.

Job Purpose:
·         Review licensee applications and legal documentation for granting permits and licences.
·         Carry out due diligence of licensees to ascertain the validity of their legal documentation.
·         Draft licensing documentation in line with the Authority’s licensing terms, conditions and guidelines.
·         Liaise and follow-up with the licence applicants to ensure completeness of documentation submission in applying for permits and licences by ERA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Support to the formulation of licensing policy and procedures for the regulation of the electricity industry
·         Be a central point of receiving and dispensing all statutory/licensing notices, complaints and directives
·         Drafting and or reviewing of all contracts and agreements where ERA is a party.
·         Coordinate with other departments with respect to ERA processes for the review of applications and issuing of license
·         Carry out research and provide technical input to design and review of licensing and subsidiary regulations on a continuous basis as need arises.
·         Monitor licensee operations and work in liaison with the Consumer Affairs staff to enforce legal compliance of all licensees.
·         Co-ordinate the work of the Licensing and Projects task team in regard to new projects/applications
·         Review licences for appropriateness of conditions and related obligations before issuance processes.
·         Finance/ Assets: Support the Manager, Legal Services in administration of resources disbursed to the Department.
·         Public Relations: Play a supportive and liaison role with Permit and License applicants.
·         Any other official duties: As may be reasonably assigned to you by the Manager, Legal Services
Key Results Areas:
·         Efficient handling of Permit and License applications
·         Effective guidance to and provision of necessary information to applicants
·         Effective representation of ERA in legal matters/negotiations/dispute resolution procedures
·         Develop and Implement legal risk management and control systems

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         At least an Honors Degree in Law.
·         Should have a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Law Development Center and Professional qualification like ICSA/from similar bodies and or Masters in Law, will be an added advantage
·         Enrolled as advocate with a valid practicing certificate
·         Should be result oriented with very good communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Should have good research & analytical skills
·         Ability to work with minimal supervision and result oriented in a dynamic and challenging environment
·         Post enrollment experience of at least Three (3) years’ with a reputable organization/Law firm with demonstrable experience in contentious an non-contentious dispute resolution experience
·         Should be at least 25 years of age

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit by recorded delivery their applications and enclose copies of:
a.      Detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of relevant certificates
b.      Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of the applicant
c.       Address (including daytime telephone, fax or e-mail) of three Referees

Addressed to:

The Director Financial & Administrative Services
Electricity Regulatory Authority
plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, kampala – uganda
To reach the above address by December 03, 2012 at 5.00pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.
N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.
NB: If you do not hear from era within Two (2) months after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
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