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Earn over 102m as Human Resources Specialist at United States US Embassy / Mission


Job Title:         Human Resources Specialist
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 102,802,449 /=
Ref: VA Kampala-2019-26

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Human Resources Specialist serves as the senior Locally Employed (LE) Human Resources (HR) Specialist and advisor to the American Human Resources Officer (HRO) and assists the Human Resources Officer  (HRO) in implementing, directing and performing all functions of the Human Resources Office which provides human resources services to American and local employees of the Embassy, and its associated agencies.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Human Resources Specialist job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Public/Business Administration.
  • A minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in the field of human resources administration, plus one year of supervisory experience is required.
  • Extensive and through knowledge of local labor law, prevailing customs and practices related to employment and compensation, recruitment policy, performance management policy, Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign Affairs Handbook and State Department HR policy.
  • Good managerial skills, must be tactful with good judgment and ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and supervisors; must be personable and be able to inspire confidence in all staff members; must be discreet and able to handle sensitive information.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications is required.
  • Keyboarding skills that include modest speed and accuracy are required are required.
  • Language: Level IV (Fluent) in reading and writing English is required.  Level II in two local languages is also required. (This may be tested)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation on registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 27th June 2019

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Earn over 200m as Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) at United States US Embassy / Mission


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 137,483,245 - 202,072,484 per annum per annum, equivalent to FSN-11.  

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (PMS/WASH) provides leadership, program management and technical support for USAID WASH-related programs in Uganda by:
  • Leading efforts to design and manage targeted Mission programs that focus on improving rural and urban water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Leading efforts to monitor and evaluate all Mission activities contributing toward improvements in water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Providing overall technical analysis and guidance to the Mission on strategies for water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Serving as liaison on technical issues between USAID/Uganda, Uganda government counterparts, other USG agencies, and regional and international organizations that are active in the WASH sector in Uganda;
  • Guiding, coordinating, managing and monitoring the expanding and high profile WASH related portfolio of activities in Uganda, leading to successful outcomes; and
  • Interacting with a range of colleagues involved in the sector, while maintaining oversight of the overall sector impacts and ensuring the efficient use of resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program Management 60%
  • Serve as AOR/COR for WASH Specific programs/projects/activities in the Family health portfolio.
  • Support the design and implementation of WASH programs and activities with the goal of ensuring that program design and implementation will achieve planned results and USAID goals.
  • Oversee the management of grants and contracts including advising on workplans and strategic plans, accomplishing results, budget, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Lead the development of a performance monitoring and learning plan for water-related activities and contributes to data collection and synthesis and reporting.
  • Use routine learning from monitoring and evaluation to adapt activities.
  • Ensure program implementation achieves planned results, documents developmental impacts, and resolve any implementation issues in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Contribute to USAID planning and reporting at various points in the project cycle.
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of USAID/Uganda’s integrated Country Development Cooperation Strategy.
Strategy Support 25%
  • Lead efforts to assess and address policy and institutional constraints impacting access and use of water and sanitation services in Uganda and identifies priority issues requiring policy reform, innovation, and support such as policy and regulatory reform, institutional strengthening, financing support, and technical assistance.
  • Lead efforts in identifying key technical challenges in water and sanitation service provision and management in Uganda and identifies actions to address these challenges.
  • Provide expert assistance and backstopping in the development of concept papers, scopes of work, USAID project/activity design documents and bilateral and multilateral agreements related to the design of WASH related programs.
  • Play a role in identifying and coordinating among the various USG and internal USAID WASH- related activities and players. Actively engage with government, other donors and organizations involved in the sector within Uganda, such as national working groups, in order to promote collaborative planning toward long term sustainable solutions.
  • Compile, analyze, and disseminate information on a regular basis to USAID mission staff, USAID/Washington, and Uganda stakeholders on challenges and accomplishments.
Advisory and Technical Services 15%
  • Provide briefings to USAID, other USG agencies and partners on the status of USAID WASH activities in Uganda. Prepares and delivers presentations on the same issues to local government and USG officials and international and local program partners and colleagues.
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen working relationships with partners, including national ministries, local governments, international organizations and other donors, private sector, NGOs, universities and the media to identify and implement efforts to increase synergy among the stakeholders.
  • Provide technical input to program and strategy design and planning based on knowledge of international best practice and the particular constraints presented in Uganda.
  • Provide support in defining the type of assistance needed by the Mission, facilitate discussions with water and sanitation service contractors, and schedule delivery of this assistance.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, water management, sanitation, environmental management, engineering, economics or related field.
  • At least five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in WASH required; and
  • Experience working with USAID, USG, African Development Bank, World Bank, bi-lateral or multi-lateral funders, implementing partners, or NGOs.
  • Knowledge of techniques and approaches strengthening capacity of local governments and/or private sector development in program design, service provision, and monitoring and evaluation of water and sanitation is required; and
  • Working knowledge of development agencies - such as USAID - strategy, programming, and implementation activities and priorities advantageous.
  • The position requires strong communication, mentoring, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills, as well as the ability to prepare reports and technical policy briefs with short deadlines;
  • Must be able to work effectively with mid- and senior-level public and civil society officials from the Government of Uganda, development partners and IPs;
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and coordinate well with others;
  • Must be able to develop effective and collaborative manager-to-manager relationships with IPs;
  • The work requires excellent writing and computer skills, in order to develop presentations, reports, etc.;
  • Diplomacy, tact, cultural sensitivity, and team participation are required, in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships within USAID/Uganda, and with the Ugandan public and private sectors;
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and stay organized in a complex, frequently changing environment are required; and
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical skills and problem solving, as well as the ability to effectively manage stress and conflict, are required.
  • Language Proficiency: English language proficiency, speaking and writing, is the minimum requirement.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • A signed DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member, Click Here
  • Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements
  • A Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Copies of Academic Transcripts
  • Names, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 14th June 2019

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





Entry Level Marketing Coordinator Jobs - British Council


Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Marketing Coordinator will support the implementation of the marketing strategy and plans for the country, support to programme implementation by executing traditional and online marketing campaigns.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports the implementation of the regional marketing strategy by performing marketing activities for our programmes and services, contributing to the overall country, regional and global strategic objectives for the British Council in a flexible, cost-effective way.
  • Coordinate our social media communities, engaging with them daily and work together with the regional marketing team on specific initiatives and campaigns aimed at creating and maintaining a vibrant community of people interested in our programmes and services.
  • Contributing to the development of relations with national and local media and co-ordinate communications and other press-related duties.
  • Producing, maintaining and developing online content for our social media channels and country websites..


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the British Council Marketing Coordinator job placement must hold a Degree or professional qualification in marketing or business, a degree in IT is desirable
  • One year of experience in a marketing officer or assistant position at a national level within a medium or large organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing marketing plans
  • Demonstrable experience in managing supplier relationships
  • Proactive and demonstrable ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Highly organised and deadline oriented
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.


Deadline: 21st June 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


 

Earn over 137m as Research Specialist at United States US Embassy / Mission


Job Title:         Research Specialist
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 137,483,245
Job Reference: VA Kampala- 2019-24

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Research Specialist serves as a principal advisor, expert and coordinator of NIH Research program activities, participates in the inception, design, conduct, analysis and dissemination of the NIH research agenda and findings. The Research Specialist will in consultation with the Scientific Director guide, coordinate and conduct comprehensive Research of the National Institutes of Health-Uganda; including conceptualization, design, implementation, collaboration and operational management of the Uganda NIH-ICER Research agenda; program and Management; s/he will do this in close collaboration with NIH in-country Research Collaborators.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Research Specialist career opportunity should hold a Doctoral level degree (Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from an accredited University
  • A minimum of eight years of senior level public health experience in developing, designing, implementing and/or conducting research including but not limited to infectious diseases, working with/in government, an international Non-Governmental Organization or diplomatic arena in a senior Research position with proven publication track record and demonstrated leadership of Research teams is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current infectious diseases issues including but not limited to HIV/AIDS prevention activities, community engagement, counseling and interventions, behavior change, testing and treatment and collaborative research associated therewith is required.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the range of programs, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to development and administration of national/international research and other public health program is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures and current HIV/AIDS demographics is required.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize, coordinate and direct multi-disciplinary teams and activities is required. Must be conversant with several appropriate research designs.
  • Excellent working knowledge of general management and administrative work areas; Human resources management, communication management and manuscript writing ability is required
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners. Proven publication record in peer reviewed journals. 
  • Prior experience leading research teams effectively.
  • Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches is required.
  • Proven skills in interpretation of program results, direction and research agenda are required.
  • Considerable innovation will be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities.
  • Ability and comfort working with limited supervision and to think independently;
  • Ability to work effectively with high degree of accuracy to produce quality work;
  • Proven ability to demonstrate initiative, engage and work closely with internal and external stakeholders, build consensus, monitor issues and tasks, meet deadlines and priorities, and ability to work in diverse teams and to manage others;
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend practical solutions is required.
  • Keyboarding skills that includes accuracy are required. Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. (This may be tested.)
  • Language: Level IV –Fluency in speaking/writing/reading English language is required. (This may be tested.)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation on registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 11th June 2019

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





No Experience Admin Embassy Jobs - Clerks - High Commission of India


Job Title:    Clerk
Organisation: High Commission of India
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
The High Commission of India is the diplomatic mission of the Republic Of India.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a degree
  • The applicant must be a Ugandan National and resident
  • Fluent in English.

  • Extensive knowledge of local language would be an asset.
  • Basic computer skills with typing speed of 30WPM are must.
  • Age: Between 20-35 years.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their typed personal applications with complete Bio-data, Academic Qualification, Address and Contact Number should be addressed to:

The Head of Chancery, High Commission of India, Kampala and should be submitted at the Reception of the High Commission or sent via E-mail to admn1.kampala@mea.gov.in

Deadline:  10th June 2019.

NB: Short listed candidates will be called for a written test, typing test and interview.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





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