UN FAO Jobs - Senior Administrative Assistant at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant FAOR (Administration)
Vacancy Announcement No: FRUGA/CIFAA/2015
Contract Level: FT-G5

About FAO:
The global mandate of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global economic growth. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high- quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

Job Summary: The FAO Senior Administrative Assistant provides administrative, financial and accounting support activities for the FAO Representation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the financial records and monitoring systems for the office; maintain imprest accounts; reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports; manage the Country Office petty cash; monitor project and programme accounts for which responsibility is assigned.
  • In charge of retrieving, entering, selecting and analyzing data from a wide variety of sources, including FAO’s corporate systems and data bases (e.g. the Field Accounting System (FAS), the Country Office Information System (COIN), Datawarehouse, etc.); verify accuracy of data documents; make necessary calculations.
  • Intuitively verify availability of funds under all programmes; ensure that operational expenditures are in accordance with approved budgets and that all committing documents are complete and consistent.
  • Prepare correspondence of administrative and financial nature; draft correspondence to verify data, answer queries, and obtain additional information on transactions and financial matters, as required
  • Maintain detailed records of budget estimates, obligations and available balances; participate in the consolidation of budget proposals; prepare financial data for budget estimates and financial planning.
  • Compile and submit reports on budgetary performance of office accounts, and, if required, of project accounts; report variations from budgets.
  • Maintain local inventory records with responsibility for proper recording of assets, their maintenance and safeguard.
  • Update and maintain a filing system of administrative and financial documents.
  • Actively monitor the receipt of Government contributions and the transfer of ownership of the Organization’s equipment.
  • Maintain liaison with local banks and financial institutions to keep up-to-date with financial and regulatory information (exchange and interest rates, procedures and rules, maintenance of bank accounts, etc.).
  • Technically support the streamlining of procedures and practices and the introduction of new information technologies to the office.
  • Support the administration of personnel and equipment.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations FAO career opportunity should have completed secondary school education.
  • Possess specialized training in administration, finance, accounting and/or office management.
  • At least four years of administrative, accounting and office management experience.
Computer and IT Skills:
  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Exchange) et al.
  • Ability to effectively use accounting software and information systems.
Office Management Skills:
  • Detailed working knowledge of FAO’s administrative and accounting systems and procedures.
  • Systematic and efficient approach to work assignments, good judgment and analytical ability.
Interpersonal Communications and Teamwork Skills:
  • The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to work in an international environment within a team of staff with mixed skills and different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Tact, courtesy and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background.
Languages: Working knowledge (Level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English) and working knowledge of the local language(s) is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should send their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates in a sealed envelope, quoting Vacancy Announcement FRUGA/01/ADM/2015-Senior Administrative Assistant, addressed to Chairman, Recruitment Committee, Food and Agriculture Organization in Uganda. The envelopes with applications should be registered at reception and placed in the box at the reception of FAO Uganda Offices at Plot 88 Buganda Road, Wandegeya, Kampala, Uganda.

Note: FAO does not charge applicants any fees at any stage in the recruitment process.

Deadline: 27th March 2015 by 2:00 pm


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European Commission (EC) Project Careers - Project Coordinator at War Child Holland (WCH)

Organisation: War Child Holland (WCH)
Funding Source: European Commission (EC)
Duty Station: Lira, Uganda

About US:  
War Child Holland (WCH) is an international non-governmental organization investing in a peaceful future for children and young people affected by armed conflict. Since 2004, War Child Holland has been working in Uganda and currently operates in Acholi and Holland Lango.

About EC Project:
The EC gave funding to War Child Holland (WCH) to implement a project that enhances the capacity of young people in Northern Uganda to access employment through non-formal education and vocational training.

Job Summary:  The War Child Holland Project Coordinator is primarily responsible for the implementation of an EC-funded project. The incumbent will be responsible for the planning, managing and implementing of the project in close collaboration with the local partner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Project Coordinator should ideally hold a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development or related discipline
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of seven or more years of working experience in livelihood or vocational skills training
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Past experience in supervising staff
  • Possess strong social and communicative skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Result focused and persistent to reach goals
  • Efficient and conscious of time
  • Possess the ability to work with a high degree of professionalism and transparency
  • Ability to organise means/staff to reach goals
  • Computer literacy skills

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send their applications via email with a CV, a short letter of motivation and three work related referees to: kampala.office@warchild.nl.

NB: Please do not include copies of diplomas or certificates. Your application should not exceed 2MB and cannot be more than 5 pages.

Please clearly indicate Vacancy Project Coordinator or Vacancy M&E Coordinator in the subject line.

Deadline: 10th April 2015

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Technician (Rural Service Center) Jobs - Village Power

Organisation: Village Power Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
NFT Consult is a leading HR Consultancy firm which seeks to recruit for its valuable client, Village Power Uganda Limited, a leading power solutions entity. NFT Human Resource Solutions are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of resources.

Job Summary: The Technician will be responsible for installations and maintenance of the company's Solar Home Systems. He/she will be based in one of Village Power's Rural Service Centers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Technician installs Solar Home Systems at people’s homes
  • Responsible to carry out after sales services in his/her area
  • Routinely trouble shoots where necessary
  • Writes installation reports
  • The incumbent oversees Village Power’s rural presence
  • Supports the Rural Service Center’s Sales Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should have a minimum of two years working experience
  • Ability to do solar system sizing and designing
  • Ability to speak the local language
  • Willing to stay and work in rural areas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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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Careers in Banking - Head of Finance at KCB

Job Title:  Head of Finance
Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
Job Ref: KCBU09/2015

About KCB:
KCB Bank Uganda which is part of KCB Group, East Africa's largest commercial bank that was established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda's top ten commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure the timely budgeting, planning and presentation to EXCO and Board. Budget implementation, control and taking corrective measures to ensure budget revenue is realized.
  • Managing and running the process of accounts for payables and receivable.
  • Ensure compliance and governance by timely submission of statutory financial reports,
  • Actively participate in the Board Audit Committee.
  • Revenue and cost management by ensuring maximum returns on loan-able funds, improve generation and collection of non interest based revenue and ensure value for money for costs incurred.
  • Actively coordinate external audit and ensure this is completed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for all other operations in finance department like maintaining the General Ledger, Fixed Assets register and review/ reconcile all the banks accounts.
  • In charge of the preparation of monthly management accounts and reports.
  • Chair the Procurement committee and oversee the procurement process as per the laid down policy and budget.
  • Conduct training, coaching and performance reviews for the finance team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should be a Member of professional accounting body (CPA, ACCA) and hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Possession of a Masters’ Degree in relevant field will be added advantage.
  • The candidate should have a minimum of ten or more years’ experience in finance, accounting or both, five of which must be in a senior management position
  • The job holder should have adequate knowledge and good experience in financial reporting, strategy & budget formulation, taxation, payroll management among others.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs stating their current positions, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting job title to: recruitment@ug.kcbbankgroup.com

Deadline: 8th April, 2015

NB: If you have not heard from us by 22nd April 2015 please consider your application unsuccessful.


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TASO NGO Jobs - Internal Auditor

Organisation: The Aids Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2015-HR/3
REF: TS/HR/Audit 001
Reports to: Chief Internal Auditor

About US:  
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will carry out all internal audit activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare or contribute to the preparation of work plans and working papers for conducting audit exercises
  • Plan and conduct audit exercises
  • Actively participate in the compiling of Audit Reports and follow-up actions thereafter
  • Bring the attention of the Chief Internal Auditor to all material issues relating to current and previous audit exercises
  • Prepare and file working papers documenting adequately work performed for review by Chief Internal Auditor
  • Develop a risk based test plan by selecting appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria based on professional judgment and TASO defined internal audit methodology.
  • Identify and document control weaknesses and provide evidential support for findings
  • Actively propose practical and value added recommendations to address control weaknesses and other inefficiencies
  • Perform routine risk assessments and identify controls in place to mitigate identified risks
  • Identify control gaps and opportunities for improvement

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Audit exercises carried out
  • Audit reports compiled and submitted
  • Follow-up actions on audit report recommendations carried out

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Internal Auditor should hold a bachelor’s degree preferably in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA plus 2nd Part of professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA or ACA
  • A minimum of three or more years of Audit experience or in reputable organisation.
  • Working knowledge of auditing principles and donor accountability requirements.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send an application letter, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees.
All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form, download here, or pick it from any TASO Centre and register in the applications book.
Note: Please your application must be recommended by either Psychosocial services coordinator or Center Manager. Please firmly staple your papers together only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please forward your applications to:                       
The Director, Human Resource & Administration ,
P.O. Box 10443,                                                        
Kampala. Uganda
           
OR Hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital

Deadline: 2nd April, 2015 by 4:30 pm.


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Entry Level NGO Careers - Theatre Assistant at Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA)



Organisation: Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA) is a not- for- profit Organisation established in 1993 with a mission of contributing to a process where the deprived have access to basic human needs and promote self-sustenance. The organisation mainly operates in Mityana District with its Headquarters in Mityana Town Council. It Provides Health services at St. Francis Community Health Centre IV-Mityana Town and Vocational training at St. Thereza Vocational Training Institute-Zigoti.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Theatre Assistant must hold a certificate from a recognised institution,
  • At least one year’s experience in a busy operation health centre.
  • The incumbent must be registered with Allied Health Professionals’ council.
 How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should apply to the Human Resource Officer at Hope Sharing Family Mityana either by email: info@hosfa.org.ug, at P.O. Box 260, Mityana, Uganda or hand deliver to physical address- Mityana along Ddanya Road. The complete applications should have certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV and two professional referees (one of which should be a former employer).

NB: Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th April 2015.

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CHAI International Non-profit Jobs - Coordinator, Private Sector Markets at Clinton Health Access Initiative

Organisation: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.

Since its establishment in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people and 2 out of 3 children on HIV/AIDS treatment in developing countries. Building on this model, CHAI has expanded its scope to include efforts to strengthen healthcare delivery systems and to combat malaria and childhood illnesses.

Job Summary:  The Coordinator, Private Sector Markets will fulfill five critical functions; which include:
  • Driving new market shaping interventions that range from facilitating negotiations between manufacturers and importers to bring low cost diagnostics and treatments into the country and launching new product innovations;
  • Overseeing CHAI’s relationship with the National Drug Authority (NDA) of Uganda by supporting the registration of new products to increase patient access and developing and monitoring policy initiatives such as recommended retail prices for essential medicines.
  • Providing technical guidance to the MOH’s National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) on matters related to private sector engagement for malaria-related commodities.
  • Managing the office’s strategy for engaging private, not-for-profit (PNFP) providers, developing interventions to improve dispensing behavior for key commodities and working with suppliers to increase availability of these products.
  • Analyzing large volumes of market data, coming from such sources as national retail audits, supplier sales, and CHAI’s own Monitoring and Evaluation division.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Take ownership of a variety of short and long term strategic initiatives to improve the availability and affordability of optimal products for diagnosing and treating the main childhood illnesses in Uganda’s private retail sector
  • Oversee all relationships with important health sector partners ranging from government officials to pharmaceutical sales representatives
  • Lead the office-wide relationship with the NDA to achieve and expedite programmatic deliverables, such as the registration of new products
  • Potentially identify and pursue new areas of work with the NDA that will have dramatic and leveraged impact on health outcomes
  • Collect and compile market data from multiple sources, including national retail audits, supplier sales, and NDA import records
  • Manage regular, deep and sophisticated quantitative analysis of market data on relevant diarrhea/pneumonia/malaria commodities
  • Actively coordinate access to data with CHAI team members, and work with them to make sure that the data can be made available effectively

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in business administration, logistics or a related field;
  • Past experience working in developing countries (specifically East Africa) is desired
  • Prior experience working in a consumer-driven culture is an added advantage
  • The applicant should possess at least three years’ experience in a rigorous private or public position, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership (preferably in the pharmaceutical industry or in an intensive consultative capacity);
  • Exceptional communication and relationship management skills with ability to clearly communicate complex ideas;
  • Proven excellence in quantitative statistical analysis and problem solving (including excellent Microsoft Excel and/or Access skills and experience with STATA or equivalent;
  • High capacity to synthesize monitoring data into effective presentation of results to help guide recommendations on performance improvement; Ability to create compelling, logical presentations and reports, using PowerPoint, Word and other media;
  • Comfort and flexibility to work independently with a diverse set of counterparts;
  • Relevant personal qualities including resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility, and work ethic.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations founded by one of America’s former presidents, Bill Clinton should apply online at the web link below.



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US CDC Project Jobs - Study Surveillance Midwife/ Nurse at MU-JHU Research Collaboration

Organisation: MU-JHU Research Collaboration
Funding Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Makerere University-The Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration is implementing a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded project to establish a birth defects surveillance system in four major hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. The project’s aim is to determine the baseline prevalence of selected major external BD. This project will also include a nested case-control study to examine the association of maternal exposures to birth defects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the examination of all births in the hospital to ascertain the presence or absence of major external birth defects.
  • In charge of counselling mothers of newborns with birth defects and linking them to special care.
  • Consent and enrol participants in the case control study.
  • Responsible for interviewing mothers and reviewing their medical records to collect surveillance and study related data.
  • Ensuring participants’ confidentiality and privacy including safety of data collection equipment like tablets and laptops.
  • Actively participating in study data quality assurance and control.
  • Working closely with the hospital staff midwives to prepare expectant mothers for delivery, and conducting of deliveries.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should be a Registered midwife or Nurse with a valid licence to practice in Uganda (UNMC licence).
  • At least three years’ Midwifery practice  in a busy institution.
  • Past experience in provision of HCT/ART/ PMTCT services and experience in counselling are desired.
  • Previous experience in Research with human participants will be an added advantage.
  • Detailed working knowledge of PMTCT, ART
  • Working knowledge and skills in Newborn assessment and care.
  • Be able to accomplish assigned tasks accurately with detailed completeness.
  • Possess excellent oral communication skills
  • Be a good team player
  • Highly flexible to adjustment in work schedule
  • Highly computer literate and able to use a computer I tablet to collect data.
  • Ability to speak and read Luganda
  • Willing and able to work extended duty shifts which may include 12 hour shifts, Including Public holidays and weekends
  • Be willing to work in a busy maternity setting.

How to Apply: 
All interested candidates with the relevant qualifications should send a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three (3) referees, copies of academic certificates and testimonials, including daytime telephone contact, can be posted or hand delivered to the following address;
The Human Resources Manager, MU-JHU Care Ltd, Upper Mulago Hill Road, P.O. Box 23491- Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 2nd April 2015

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Sales Manager (Rural Service Centre) - Village Power

Organisation: Village Power Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
NFT Consult is a leading HR Consultancy firm which seeks to recruit for its valuable client, Village Power Uganda Limited, a leading power solutions entity. NFT Human Resource Solutions are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of resources.

Job Summary: The Sales Manager will be responsible for management of the assigned Rural Service Centers in Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the Marketing and Sales activities for their Rural Service Center
  • Grows the sales in his/her region
  • Maintains accurate stock and sales records

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess an academic qualification, ideally a degree in Marketing
  • Already gained experience in a similar role
  • Willing to stay and work from up-country and to travel within rural areas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Represents Village Power in his/her region
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Ability to make public speeches
  • Ability to do electrical installations is an added advantage

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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NGO Careers - National Coordinator at National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (NCHRDU)

Organisation: National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (NCHRDU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:  
The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (NCHRDU) was established in June 2013 by organizations and Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Uganda with the aim of ensuring that the rights of human rights defenders are respected and upheld.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure the timely implementation of the approved strategic plan of the Coalition;
  • Work closely with the relevant program staff, design and implement appropriate strategies and policies that promote the Coalition’s activities which include, but not limited to; Research human rights situation in Uganda with special attention on HRDs
  • Manage in a timely manner the HRDs protection program
  • Design appropriate capacity building activities and training programs
  • In charge of the design and manage a comprehensive advocacy and media strategy with the objective of meeting program goals
  • Actively engage in fundraising for Coalition activities;
  • Represent the Coalition at national and international meetings
  • Be a spokesperson of the Coalition;
  • Engage on a regular basis with HRDs and partners
  • Monitoring: develop program management schedules, activity analysis plan, success score cards and benchmarks, performance indicators and monitoring and evaluation criteria against program goals for program staff, volunteers and interns;
  • Supervision: responsible for the overall design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all programs undertaken by the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda (Coalition) at its offices in Kampala;
  • Reporting: prepare program narrative and financial reports, briefing and position papers for board of directors, counterparts, partners and donors, as well as recommend reviews and proposals to ensure that program activities address actual needs;
  • Coordination and Networking: build, develop and maintain productive working relationships with the Board of Directors, donors, partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders;
  • Perform any other duties as may be requested by the Board of Directors or any other person designated as such.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Coordinator placement should hold an MA Degree (e.g. Law, Political Sciences, Education or Social Sciences);
  • Five or more years of past experience in human rights with two years at managerial level;
  • Prior experience of working in the region;
  • Past experience with local human rights organisations and human rights issues;
  • Field mission experience in the region;
  • Willingness and ability to travel for extended periods of time;
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as creative and interactive skills;
  • Proven ability to write and speak concisely and clearly and communicate effectively in English and other local language;
  • High level technical knowledge and ability in planning and budgeting, project planning and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Detailed working knowledge in financial management and understanding and interpretation of budgets and financial statements;
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate at very high level in government, sectoral and international levels;
  • Ability to build and sustain teamwork and Coalition;
  • Ability to mobilize and organize fruitful campaigns;
  • Proven team work skills and tolerant of diversity.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including a letter of motivation, updated CV and contact of three references should be sent to: hrdcoordinator1@gmail.com

NB: Do not attach any additional supporting documents or certificates. The subject line of the email MUST read “Application for the position of National Coordinator”

Deadline: 17th April 2015

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IT Assistant Job Placement - International Organization for Migration (IOM)



Job Title:  IT Assistant
Organisation: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Ref: SVN: 04/03/015
Reports to: Resource Management Officer
Grade: G4/1

About IOM:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  Its objective is to ensure the orderly migration of persons in need of migration assistance throughout the world. IOM Uganda has been registered and operational since 1988, when the field mission was established. Throughout the past 20 years, IOM Uganda has processed movements and facilitated information gathering and support towards refugees, internally displaced persons, demobilized child soldiers, trafficked women and other migrants and their specific needs, both on individual and large scale population movement. In addition to operational matters and research, IOM has an important role in enhancing and building national capacity in migration management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The IOM IT Assistant will be responsible for;
  • Supporting the implementation, management and maintenance of Information Technology and Communication services in IOM Kampala.
  • Providing onsite support to the above mentioned systems and services in the mission.
  • Support in the installation, configuration and upgrading desktop and laptop computers and software used in the mission.
  • Render support in ensuring data and system integrity by setting up and administrating IT security systems: anti-virus, backup routines, access controls, firewall and physical security.
  • Support in providing appropriate IT/Communication training to all users in the mission.
  • Support in designing of database systems and applications as required by local specifications and providing technical support to users.
  • Following IOM ITC Standards and liaising with IOM ITC departments in MRF Nairobi for relevant network installations.
  • Providing timely technical  support to users with IOM developed software, i.e. MiMOSA, SAP, etc.
  • Support in managing and maintaining the mission’s communication systems/equipment including, land-lines, mobile lines, PABX, Callback, lease lines, VSAT and other satphones, Internet access, International Faxing services, Galileo Airline Reservation Systems, HF/VHF Radios and all other communication related matters.
  • Support in maintaining necessary documentation for system maintenance and support procedures in the mission
  • Assist to update and maintain the mission websites.
  • Provide technical guidance to relevant stake holders and departments such as liaising with procurement and departments in providing of specifications
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) IT Assistant vacancy must have completed a high school Diploma in computer science or information technology and communication
  • Four or more years’ experience in LAN/WAN networking environment
  • Detailed working knowledge of: Windows NT and Windows 2000 server software in a multi-site environment, TCP/IP, Proxy and Cisco Router Configuration, MS Office XP/2003
  • Past experience with HP/Compaq, IBM, Cisco and Siemon equipment
  • Prior experience in Web site development and administration is an extra advantage
  • Possess the ability to design and configure networks
  • Ability to draft documentation (technical and user’s guide) and to prepare management reports
  • Familiar with complex relational databases (Access and SQL)
  • Applicants that possess the Microsoft Certified Engineer (MSCE) certification will be at an advantage
  • Past experience in working in an international organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills required
  • Languages: Proficient in English. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

Personal Competencies:
Behavioural Competencies:
1. Accountability:
  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors own work to correct errors
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
2. "Client Orientation":
  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries
3. "Continuous Learning":
  • Contributes to colleagues' learning
  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
  • Communication
  • Actively shares relevant information
  • Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Writes clearly and effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
4. Creativity and Initiative:  Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
5. Leadership and Negotiation
  • Convinces others to share resources
  • Presents goals as shared interests
6. "Performance Management"
  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures
7. Planning and Organizing
  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers
  • Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
8. Professionalism:
  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
  • Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions
9. Teamwork:
  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives credit where credit is due
  • Seeks input and feedback from others
  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions
  • Takes joint responsibility for team's work
10. Technological Awareness:
  • Learns about developments in available technology
  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work
11. Resource Mobilisation:  Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs
Technical
  • Anticipates and prepares response to changing IT needs of the relevant organizational unit
  • Delivers optimal IT solutions within defined resource parameters
  • Correctly applies knowledge of specialized IT disciplines

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send a cover letter and CV with detailed relevant work experience to IOM HR department via E-mail to hruganda@iom.int clearly indicating the job reference number, SVN: 04/03/015

Deadline: 2nd April 2015

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Senior Planner Technology and Industry - National Planning Authority (NPA)

Organisation: National Planning Authority (NPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Infrastructure and Physical Planning
Job Reference: NPA/ADV/02/2015 (5)

About NPA:
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 Senior Planner Technology and Industry will be responsible for strategic planning of Science, technology, engineering and innovation; and industrial growth and development in the country

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Guide on the strategies for appropriate industrial growth to raise the competitiveness of the manufactured products
  • Develop programs aimed at raising the level of industrial growth in the country
  • Advise on strategies to raise the level of STIE in the country and advise on measures to upgrade to international levels
  • In charge of assessing the global trends in technology and development and advise Government in plans and policies on how to improve the technological levels within the Country
  • Research and assess the innovation and incubation policies met to uplift SMEs to enable use of appropriate technologies
  • Develop STIE transfer programs to be implemented by various Government agencies
  • Works closely with and support the relevant MDAs in Policy and planning areas
  • Participate in the formulation of National Development Plans and Government policies for technological and industrial development.
  • Provide backstopping to MDAs in the formulation of Sector development plans in accordance with established Planning guidelines
  • Ensure the collection of data and information on technological and industrial set up to inform National planning, Sectoral plans, policies, strategies, including provision of technical advice and support to the Authority.
  • Analyze Sectoral policies and make appropriate recommendations and submit them to the Department Head in line with the established departmental guidelines.
  • Participate in preparation of topical papers for presentation to the Presidential Economic Council (PEC)
  • Carry out research on challenges and opportunities for industrial growth and technological development and make recommendations.
  • Compile statistics on technological and industrial establishments and their spatial distribution
  • Actively monitor the development of technology and industries including industrial parks to guide regional and national planning
  • Study proposed industrial plans and make inputs in line with EAC regional industrial strategy
  • Prepare Policy briefs on industry sub-sector.
  • Provide inputs and advice in the national Sectoral budgeting process in line with the NDP and Uganda Vision 2040
  • Participate in preparation of work plans and budgets, as well as the preparation of the Authority’s Annual Report and Policy Statement.
  • Work in consultation with relevant stakeholders like UMA, UIA, National Council for Science and Technology, USSIA to promote small scale industries establishment and growth and guide SMEs on acquisition of appropriate technologies
  • Works in liaison with other Sectoral heads incorporate value addition in the planning processes.
  • Perform any other duties as and when directed by the relevant authority

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant must hold a master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related and relevant discipline from a recognized university. Possession of Postgraduate training in technological and industrial development, energy development or a closely related discipline will be desirable.
  • At least seven or more years’ experience in industrial and technological development, technological and industrial planning, infrastructure engineering, planning and development or closely related area involving field work in a reputable institution/ organization

How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae clearly 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 applicant should indicate the Ref No. of the post applied for in the top hand right corner the application envelope. On delivery, the applications shall be registered at the NPA Reception / Front desk.

Deadline: Thursday 30th April 2015 at 16:55 hours.


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Not for Profit Careers - Administrative Officer at Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA)

Organisation: Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Hope Sharing Family (HOSFA) is a not- for- profit Organisation established in 1993 with a mission of contributing to a process where the deprived have access to basic human needs and promote self-sustenance. The organisation mainly operates in Mityana District with its Headquarters in Mityana Town Council. It Provides Health services at St. Francis Community Health Centre IV-Mityana Town and Vocational training at St. Thereza Vocational Training Institute-Zigoti.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Administrative Officer should hold a bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • The incumbent should also hold a Post Graduate in Management related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and computer skills.
  • A minimum of three or more years’ experience in an administrative position.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should apply to the Human Resource Officer at Hope Sharing Family Mityana either by email: info@hosfa.org.ug , at P.O. Box 260, Mityana, Uganda or hand deliver to physical address- Mityana along Ddanya Road. The complete applications should have certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV and two professional referees (one of which should be a former employer).

NB: Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th April 2015.


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Several Finalist and Fresh Graduate Jobs - Performance Improvement Staff at Ernst & Young (EY)

Organisation: Ernst & Young (EY)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About EY:
Ernst & Young (known as EY) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2012 and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms. The organization operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 175,000 employees and more than 700 offices in over 150 countries. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies. The firm dates back to 1849 with the founding of Harding & Pullein in England. The current firm was formed by a merger of Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co. in 1989.It was known as Ernst & Young until 2013, when it underwent a rebranding.

Job Summary: The Assistant 1 Assurance will serve as a Junior Auditor who will work on various audit engagements in different industry sectors in which Ernst & Young is acknowledged as a market leader, specifically: financial services, energy and utilities, oil and gas, telecommunications, industrial products, automotive, retail and consumer products, real estate, etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Assistant Assurance candidates will be working in a team will interact with the client in order to collect all the necessary data/information, set-up and maintain audit files, prepare leads, etc.
  • Possess a positive attitude and demonstrate willingness to learn
  • Work constructively with team

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The ideal Ernst and Young will hold a good first class or a good Second Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial or any Science Degree from a recognized university.
  • Professional full or Part qualification in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (other language is a plus);
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Keen eye for detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy
  • High desire to exceed expectations
  • Interest in the different fields of assurance
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. User level IT (Microsoft Office) knowledge
  • Must be a Ugandan Citizen

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with Ernst and Young should apply via their website by visiting the web link below


Deadline: 30th April, 2015

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