Fresher NGO Jobs - Protocol Office Administrator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Nurse and Principal Investigator (PI)

About US:
Medecins Sans Frontieres is an independent international humanitarian organization which supports victims of war, displaced and disable people in situation of armed conflicts.

Job Summary:  The Protocol Office Administrator will oversee all administration activities for MSF entities in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure to get legal status for all expatriates from all MSF entities and their dependants with regards to work permits, identity card and any other pass when needed, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure timely submission and follow up of requests for exemption of custom duties at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a timely and efficient manner.
  • The incumbent will also ensure submission and follow up of request of VAT refund by URA in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Build and maintain close external working relationship with relevant Government authorities including Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Uganda Revenue Authority.
  • Ensure good archives maintenance as well as follow-up of the guidelines.
  • Upon request, draft correspondences to be validated.
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting regularly about issues and achievements.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal employee for MSF should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree or master degree in public administration, public Law, international relation or equivalent.
  • At least two years’ experience in administrative work and Public Relations
  • Fluent English - French an asset
  • Good public relations and communication skills
  • Skills in file administration
  • Computer literacy skills with good knowledge of MS-Office (eg: Excel, Word).
  • Mature and self-reliant.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • High degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Open-mind person with ability to listen, diplomatic, service and solution oriented, initiative, resourcefulness, patient and pushing on.
  • Flexibility, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified applicants should send their application letters and detailed CVs merged together as one PDF or word document to the HR department of MSF via email to:
Msfch-kampala-recruitment@geneva.msf.org

Deadline: 4th August 2015.

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10 Career Vacancies - Supervisor Motor Vehicle Workshop at SCOUL

Organization: Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited (SCOUL)
Duty Station: Buikwe, Uganda

About SCOUL:
Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited is part of Mehta Group of Companies and one of the leading producers of mill white Sugar in the country. It is located at 45Kms on Kampala - Jinja Highway, just within the vicinity of Lugazi Town Council, Buikwe District.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Supervisor Motor Vehicle Workshop should hold a Diploma in Automobile Engineering
  • At least five years’ practical experience in a motor vehicle workshop

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their handwritten application with a detailed CV and photocopies of Academic Certificate/Testimonials, names and address of 2 (two) referees, letter of recommendation from the previous employer and telephone contact should be submitted by post or direct delivery to the following address;

The Director GM,
Human Resources,
Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd,
P. O. Box 1 - Lugazi. Uganda.

E-mail to: nixont@mehtagroup.com

Deadline: 7th August 2015


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Procurement Officer Job Opportunity - Aikan HR Consultants



Job Title:    Procurement Officer
Organisation: Aikan HR Consultants
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Aikan HR Consultants is one of Uganda's leading HR consulting companies and trusted strategic HR advisory partner, aikan’s services include aikan Jobs™, aikan Recruitment™, aikan Internship™, aikan Leasing™, aikan Payroll™ and aikan OD.™

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The Procurement Officer will be in charge of identifying suppliers of goods and services who are able to deliver to prescribed procurement guidelines and product specifications and present these to the section manager for vetting and approval
·         Update and maintain the supplier database accordingly
·         Responsible for building and maintain long term supplier partnerships with new and existing vendors
·         Re-negotiate and ensure valid contracts
·         Maintain continuous communication with suppliers on business issues that impact them
·         Develop and implement SLA’s with user departments
·         Actively monitor and improve partner satisfaction
·         Receive, users’ requisitions for goods and services and check to confirm that they are as per the procurement guidelines
·         In charge of preparing Request for Information,  Request for Quotation and Request for Proposals, in line with users’ specifications and Procurement guidelines, and issue to service providers
·         Receive proposals, Bills of Quantities and quotations
·         Keenly analyse the quotations, secure approval and communicate with the department contact persons, to facilitate the raising of quotations in oracle.
·         Process documentation including purchase orders and procurement related communication
·         In charge of preparing the stock forecast report and plan for stock
·         Work closely with IT for data to send to the supplier for timely production and delivery of stock
·         Work in liaison with the clearing and forwarding agent to clear sim and scratch cards
·         Inspect stock on delivery to ensure it meets group approved samples

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal Procurement Officer should preferably hold a Degree or diploma in a business related field
·         Professional procurement qualification such as CIPS
·         At least three years practical experience in a procurement function 
·         Excellent negotiations skills
·         Accustomed to working in fast moving and changing environments and to deadlines.
·         Excellent computer knowledge
·         Fluency in English and or French
·         Strong ethics, hands on approach
·         Able to operate in a performance driven environment
·         Business focused
·         Planning and organisation skills
·         Attention to detail and follow through
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
·         Good working knowledge of document administration
·         Highly self-motivated
·         Excellent problem solving skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format) which should include your contact information and three work related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be included.

Deadline: 24th August 2015


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Manager Reconstruction NGO Career Vacancy - ZOA International



Organization: ZOA International
Funding Source: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
ZOA is an International Non-Governmental Organisation working in Uganda since 1998. Its mission is to assist in rebuilding the livelihoods of peoples who are affected by human conflict or natural disaster. We operate in 15 countries in Africa and Asia. Our community based programme in Uganda concentrates on Food Security, Livelihoods/Economic Development, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Vocational Training, Education and Peace Building and is implemented in close cooperation with local organizations and local government.

About Project:
ZOA International is implementing a four-year project funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Human Security budget envelope. In Amudat, we concentrate on ‘Land and Water for Human Security’. Outcomes to be reached:
  • Increased trust and cooperation among and within the various groups
  • Reduction in conflict over land and water
  • Increased utilization of alternative livelihood resources and formal & non-formal education systems

Job Summary: The Manager will oversee a multi-disciplinary project that combinec livelihoods, peacebuilding, (civic) education realms and needs to have hydro/geological knowledge to be successful in reaching the outcomes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will plan, organize, manage and implement activities the project
  • Ensure monitoring and reporting of projects in line with stringent donor requirements
  • As budget holder, the incumbent will be in charge of the financial cash flow planning and expenditure monitoring
  • Significantly contribute to preparation and planning of projects and provide input for new proposals
  • Motivate and stimulate and supervise staff
  • Mentor and coach the partners and engage in organizational development of the partner organizations
  • Build and strengthen working relationships with all relevant actors in programme area with focus on systematic and structural capacity strengthening of relevant counterpart structures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The incumbent should preferably hold a Master’s degree in human security, livelihoods, peace building, education or other relevant field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in multi-year project management in post conflict areas.
  • Proven leadership qualities with effective external and internal coordination skills
  • Self motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Proven report writing and M&E skills
  • GIS mapping skills and hydrological knowledge is an added advantage
  • Excellent command of English, Swahili or Pokot is an added advantage
  • Willingness to work and live in Amudat district

How to Apply: 
ZOA encouraged all suitably qualified Christians to send an application letter together with curriculum vitae (max 3 pages), names and contacts of three referees of which one is your pastor or priest, to: hr@zoa.ug. Please clearly indicate the position title in the subject of the E-mail.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 7th August 2015 and invited for interview.

Deadline: 2nd August 2015.

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Legal Officer Job Placement - Minority Rights Group (MRG) International

Organisation: Minority Rights Group (MRG)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Minority Rights Group International is currently working with civil society partners in Africa (primarily in the Great Lakes, Horn and East regions)  to build strong long-term leadership and organizational capacity of minority-based and interethnic NGOs and community based organizations to enable them to promote the human and minority rights of minority communities.

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will support the Minority Rights Group International by working in liaison with local partners and lawyers to build communities’ legal skills, offer  support for community-led litigation to address rights violations, enable activists to improve their advocacy, and pilot appropriate accountability mechanisms to increase decision-makers’ sensitivity to the concerns of marginalised minority groups. The incumbent may also work on improving the knowledge of legal professionals on international standards and national laws that address or impact on minorities and indigenous peoples.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Litigation and legal empowerment Work:
·         Responsible for the delivery of legal cases work within MRG’s programme of litigation, including identifying potential new cases, assessing their merits, developing case strategies, researching and drafting legal arguments, advising partners and lawyers on collection of evidence and on case strategies, attending and representing community in legal hearings, organising and participating in community consultation meetings, working to bring about the implementation of successful legal decisions and judgments, and other related legal work;
·         Working in liaison with partners, lawyers, experts and other collaborating organisations to develop appropriate holistic advocacy strategies to complement the litigation (including media, advocacy, campaigns and similar methods);
·         In charge of developing, organising and running appropriate paralegal and other legal empowerment and capacity building training for minority and indigenous communities who are involved in, or who wish to become involved, in litigation;
·         Manage budgets as delegated by the Head of Law, and work with in-country partners to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and to appropriate quality standards;;
·         Render support in the identification of new opportunities for MRG’s legal work;
·         Assist with maintaining and developing relationships with third party organisations interested in legal work, including NGOs, donors, bar associations, law firms, barristers’ chambers and similar organisations;
·         Research and draft logframes, programme proposals and budgets for new legal work, draft reports to donors and other fundraising related documents.
2. Financial / Programme Management:
·         In charge of drafting reports on activities and preparing financial and narrative reports to donors;
·         Managing elements of the project budgets;
·         Actively contributes to the evaluation of MRG activities.
3. General:
·         Undertake such other tasks as may reasonably be requested by the Head of Law;
·         Ensure all Africa based staff are aware of legal cases and liaise with staff working on capacity building, media, advocacy and other work to maximise synergies and mutual internal sharing and learning;
·         Serve as a key liaison with the London office, including but not limited to the Head of Law; attend staff and departmental meetings;
·         Respect and work towards full implementation of MRG’s gender and equal opportunities policies in all the work involved in this post;
·         Some foreign travel may be required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The Legal Officer should possess an undergraduate and/or postgraduate qualification in law at degree level. Possession of a relevant postgraduate qualification is desired
·         A minimum of two years’ experience of litigation in international fora.
·         The applicant must have played a primary or major role in drafting legal documents in at least 3 international human rights cases
·         Two years’ experience of litigating on relevant or similar issues in at least one national legal system
·         A minimum of two years’ experience of advocacy or lobbying or media or campaigning work
·         Two years’ experience of project management (including managing budgets, project delivery, monitoring)
·         Past experience of designing and running legal training, including personally facilitating training sessions.
·         Good working knowledge of the Africa region including recent economic, political and social developments gained through work experience, travel in the region or study
·         Comprehensive knowledge of international human rights and minority rights law including economic and social rights, collective and individual rights, standards relating to minority communities and indigenous peoples
·         Working knowledge of international and some national legal systems and legal fora
·         Working knowledge of anti-discrimination law in theory and practice is considered an added advantage
·         Working knowledge of intergovernmental organisations e.g. the UN, AU, and similar organisations.
·         Prior experience of working on minority or related issues desired
·         Prior experience of working with members of minority communities
·         Excellent communication skills including good written and spoken English and French
·         Ability to draft legal documents (including third party interventions and procedural documents).
·         Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, databases, the Internet and email packages
·         Good letter writing and numeracy skills
·         Ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines
·         Ability to stay calm under pressure and to assess and absorb information quickly
·         Ability to maintain confidentiality
·         Be a good team player but also able to work at times with minimal supervision
·         Possess excellent interpersonal skills
·         Capable of working in physically and organisationally challenging environments
·         Ability to gain the confidence of members of minority communities and legal professionals; good diplomacy skills with diverse groups of people
·         Ability and willingness to travel as required
·         Exhibit strong commitment to using international law as a means of advancing the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples
·         Commitment to the aims and objectives of MRG
·         Commitment to gender equity
·         Fluency in both English and French
·         Enthusiastic about working in a multicultural environment and committed to equal opportunities

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application, download here, and equal opportunities form, download here, by email to recruitment@mrgmail.org

Deadline: 18th August 2015 (East Africa Time, EAT)


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Inspector of Schools Career Vacancy - Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited (SCOUL)

Organization: Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited (SCOUL)
Duty Station: Uganda

About SCOUL:
Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited is part of Mehta Group of Companies and one of the leading producers of mill white Sugar in the country. It is located at 45Kms on Kampala - Jinja Highway, just within the vicinity of Lugazi Town Council, Buikwe District.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Inspector of Schools should preferably hold a Bachelor of Education with a Diploma in School Management
  • A minimum of five years’ teaching experience
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their handwritten application with a detailed CV and photocopies of Academic Certificate/Testimonials, names and address of 2 (two) referees, letter of recommendation from the previous employer and telephone contact should be submitted by post or direct delivery to the following address;

The Director Mehta Group,
Human Resources,
Sugar Corporation of Uganda Ltd,
P. O. Box 1 - Lugazi. Uganda.

E-mail to: schooljobs@lugazisugar.com

Deadline: 7th August 2015

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Fresher Dutch Company Jobs - Technician at SolarNow Services

Job Title:   Technician
Organization: SolarNow Services
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About SolarNow:
SolarNow Services (U) Limited is the Ugandan subsidiary of SolarNow BV, a Dutch company distributing high-quality solar energy solutions to off-grid customers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Technician job opportunity should preferably hold a Degree in electrical engineering or related qualifications.
  • Proven affinity with SolarNow’s products
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Be a good team player
  • Fluency in more than two local languages

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and motivated candidates should submit their motivation letters, CVs (including three professional references) to: recruitmentug@solarnow.eu

NB: Please don’t include attachments.

Deadline: 31st August, 2015


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Head of Relationship Management Career Opportunity - Dfcu Bank

Organisation: Dfcu Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

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

Job Summary: The Head of Relationship Management will be in charge of managing a team of Relationship Managers to grow new business and share of wallet across the portfolios managed while maintaining existing client relationships. The incumbent will leverage, optimise resources, business and operational risk and market potential to maximise business growth, retention and profitability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate, drive, measure and manage the implementation of a Relationship Management- performance strategy for the Bank’s target market to grow new business and share of wallet across the relationships and portfolios managed while maintaining the existing customers and promoting a quality portfolio.
  • Offer technical support, promote, sell and structure a wide and diverse range of financial solutions customised to best meet the financial needs of high value commercial customers.
  • Ensure the timely provision of excellent customer service, the delivery of service standards and turnaround times within the Relationship Management team together and in collaboration with internal business partners in line with the commercial value proposition and customer retention requirements.
  • In charge of preparing financial budgets and forecasts in line with strategic objectives, business/operational risk, socio-political and economic market forces implement and enforce the pricing matrix.
  • Proactively manage and maintain a quality asset portfolio in line with the credit policies and within the targeted portfolio at Risk ratios.
  • Regular review and reporting on portfolio performance to ensure regular monitoring and compliance
  • Keenly track and manage the performance contribution of staff i.e. objective/target setting, monitoring and evaluations within timely manner.
  • Steer talent management amongst the team by creating and implementing a platform for growth, mentoring and development
  • Perform a strong coaching role and provide other training support to the Relationship Management team within the department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience with high value commercial clients in a commercial/ corporate banking environment
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills (team player, good communication and time management skills)
  • Good credit analysis and due diligence skills
  • Exceptional client relationship management skills
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management and mitigation techniques
  • Good knowledge of general commercial banking practices, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills to create a cooperative and collaborative working environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of managing the local market sales and understanding of different industry sectors and sector specific risk profiles and trends.
  • Understanding of varied product solutions required within the bank’s customer base and ability to recommend new products for development in relation to customer feedback received through Relationship Management
  • Detailed knowledge of multi-level products available to commercial customers and pricing structures
  • Working knowledge of social & environment issues/skills

How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: Tuesday, 4th August 2015

NB: Therefore, if you do not hear from us by Tuesday, 18th August 2015, consider your application unsuccessful

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Entry Level Paediatrician NGO Jobs - Epicentre



Job Title:    Paediatrician
Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Epicentre

About US:
Epicentre is a non-government organization created by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will manage the study with the central Principal Investigator
  • In charge of screening and enrolling patients into the study and manage them according to the study SOPs.
  • Work closely with the monitoring team to ensure completeness of the Trial master File and notification of SAE to the necessary authorities.
  • Work collaboratively with the pharmacy for the order and stock of treatment.
  • The incumbent will also be tasked with sending monthly activity reports to the central Principal Investigator and co-investigator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Medical doctor with an advanced degree in Paediatrics and child health, Clinical experience in Infectious Diseases and/or Respiratory Medicine.
  • Additional training in Good Clinical Practice
  • The applicant must also hold active registration with the Uganda Medical and dental Practitioners’ Council (UMDPC)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Desirable field experience with MSF or other NGOs, research experience is an added advantage

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send E-mail applications or hand deliver them to: Resource Manager, MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre, P.O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda or via email to: epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org

Deadline: 7th August, 2015

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Fresher Project Management Consultant Vacancies - Aikan HR Consultants

Organisation: Aikan HR Consultants
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Aikan HR Consultants is one of Uganda's leading HR consulting companies and trusted strategic HR advisory partner, aikan’s services include aikan Jobs™, aikan Recruitment™, aikan Internship™, aikan Leasing™, aikan Payroll™ and aikan OD.™

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The Project Management Consultant will be responsible for Site RFI checks before the site is offered to ASP for active installation.
·         Actively monitor site RFI progress as per the engineering plan.
·         In charge of ensuring proper and timely de-installation of all passive items from a site by sub cons.
·         Actively monitor site progress for active and passive items installation and inform in case of difference in vendor reports.
·         Quickly resolve site access issues and ensure that the work is not hampered.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering (Technical).
·         At least two years’ telecom experience in making site RFAI ready.
·         Be a self-starter
·         Highly motivated and a go-getter.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format) which should include your contact information and three work related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be included.

Deadline: 24th August 2015

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