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Technician - Mechanical Job Vacancies - Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)


Organization:  Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Mechanical Engineer

About US:
Makerere University, Kampala is Uganda's largest and oldest institution of higher learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Repair and maintain Mechanical, Plumbing and Refrigeration Works and machinery;
·        Collect data on all mechanical maintenance works needed in academic and administrative units, University staff houses and halls of residences;
·        Repair and perform preventive maintenance as per established standards.
·        Carryout faultfinding and surveillance of Mechanical/plumbing installations.
·        Keep meticulous records of machine service history.
·        Ensure high level technical support and leadership to lower level technicians.
·        Ensure compliance with university safety guidelines and procedures.
·        Ensure availability of tools and replacement parts are available in the stores.
·        Prepare the water bills for all staff housing units and commercial units within the University.
·        Verification of water bills for all University Installations.
·        Any other official duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an advanced/ Higher Diploma in Water Engineering from a recognized Institution.
·        At least three years of relevant working experience in a large organization
·        Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills;
·        Teamwork and output oriented
·        Computer literate;
·        Attention to detail.
·        Age Limit: Below 50 years

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications using this link, Click Here and upload their full details of your biodata, education, qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information, including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three reference letters addressed to;

The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062 Kampala.

Deadline: 8th June 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.

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Public Health Engineering Officer Job Careers - Oxfam


Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International. It is a major nonprofit group with an extensive collection of operations.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Job Summary:  The Public Health Engineering Officer will coordinate and lead in the implementation of Oxfam’s Public Health engineering programme focusing on community participation in the overall refugee assistance, community engagement for action and capacity building of Oxfam, District & partner staff and community volunteers to better manage public health risks. To support start-up / implementation of Public Health Engineering components of Oxfam humanitarian interventions in the newly established settlement site of Nakivale in Isingiro district. The work that will be undertaken will involve assessment, planning and implementation of public health activities in line with the Oxfam’s strategy in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assessing emergency WaSH needs and planning for action while taking in the broader perspective of Public Health Engineering.
·       Design and implement water and sanitation facilities for Nakivale refugee settlement in Isingiro district.
·       Liase closely with the PHP Team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH Programme. Hygiene promotion is a vital element of such public health engineering programmes.
·       Ensuring that the construction of emergency WaSH facilities follows national and global technical designs and standards.
·       Ensuring that the most appropriate forms of WaSH systems are implemented, in consultation with the beneficiaries, which includes excreta disposal, refuse disposal and drainage.
·       As part of an integrated team, contribute towards planning and proposal writing in order to provide clear objectives and establish indicators for monitoring and evaluating the programme.
·       Assist in drawing budgets, requests and support budget monitoring and expenditure forecasting.
·       Reporting regularly, verbally and in writing to the PH team Leader (Daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly) and or depending on the donor requirements.
·       Represent Oxfam to other NGO’s, agencies and Government authorities where requested.
·       Participate in zonal/community coordination meetings with other NGOs & local authorities to ensure Oxfam’s views and approaches are in harmony with other key players in the public health sector.
·       Support in recruitment, training, mentoring, coaching and supervision of other public health engineering field staff. This may involve the writing of job descriptions, work schedules, training plans and appraisals.
·       Work with Logistics to have
·       To support and prepare contract bundles, facilitate tendering procedures and implementation of contracts in an environment.
·       Ensuring that PHE work aims to meet Minimum Standards and adheres to Oxfam’s emergency guidelines and protocols.
·       Adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights (click here).
·       Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must have Professional qualification in Civil, water and sanitation engineering backed by at least 2 years of practical experience in Humanitarian operations.
·       Demonstrable experience in designing water supply systems according to the global and national standards.
·       Competent in use of WASH systems software technologies like COMPASS, AUTO CARD and EPANET.
·       Willingness to be a part of, and closely work with a wider Oxfam public health including public health promotion team.
·       Experience in simple budgeting, budget monitoring and expenditure forecasting.
·       A mature understanding of relevant issues derived from at least two years of field experience, preferably both in relief and development with an organisation similar to Oxfam. Personnel management skills. Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.Good communication skills and ability to work well and act as a team player.
·       Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts. Good written and spoken English. Fluency in local language is a MUST. Commitment to humanitarian principles and action.
·       To be familiar with and abide by the NGO/Red Cross Code of Conduct, the People in Aid Code, Oxfam International procedures and other regulatory codes/protocols (e.g. Sphere Minimum Standards and InterAction Field Co-operation Protocol).
·        Dynamic and willing to take initiatives to complete assigned tasks and deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
·        Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
·       Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
·       Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

How to Apply:
All Interested and suitable candidates please apply online at the link below


Submit your application indicating the position name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 5th June 2020

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Logistics Officer Job Careers - Oxfam


Job Title: Logistics Officer
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International. It is a major nonprofit group with an extensive collection of operations.

Job Summary:    The primary responsibility of Logistics Officer is to manage the overall logistics operations with a particular focus on  procurement, fleet and adequate stewardship of agency resources (Assets). The Logistics Officer will be exemplary in his/ her commitment to Oxfam Novib core values, upholding principles and policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Assets and Property management
·       Maintaining an assets register and carry out quarterly physical verifications. Making sure that copies are signed and on file.
·       Maintaining monthly Programme stocks and making sure copies are verified and filled. Make sure monthly reports to the Area Manager and Logistics Coordinator
·       Making Sure that distribution lists are verified by the team leaders and also returned, for proper filling.
·       Support to the Partners to make sure that they have proper assets management procedures in place.
·       Development and updating of a property inventory database by Oxfam Novib property sequentially, number of units, serial no., description of property, project no. /voucher no., date acquired, purchase cost, condition, location, user, expected disposal date if applicable.
·       Prepare schedules to track lease expiry dates and rent payments for the South West Region on a 6 months or yearly basis. Ensure that lease agreements are renewed in time and payments are made in time.
Procurement and Purchasing:
·       Preparation of procurement plans for the office and projects and their implementation monitoring.
·       Organization of procurement processes including preparation and conduct of RFQs, ITBs or RFPs, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with Oxfam rules and regulations.
·       Preparation of Purchase orders and contracts, preparation of Recurring Purchase orders for contracting of services, and maintaining an updated Suppliers base.
·       Review of procurement processes conducted by the field procurement committee;take minutes for the committee and maintaining a link communication with the Country office Procurement committee.
·       Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
Transport and Fleet Management
·       Accounts for the overall compliance with the delivery and fleet management procedures (Monthly transport / Fuel Consumption report);
·       Supervise the running cost of fleet (fuel, maintenance and repairs), including generators at office and in the field.
·       Control and secure Service Contracts with Suppliers of rented vehicles and trucks;
·       Account for the overall compliance with delivery and transportation management procedures;
·       Ensure that vehicles are being made available upon proper request to the department.
·       Ensuring monthly fuel usage reports for all vehicles are prepared and passed to Kampala office as required as well as maintains proper file records.
·       Supervise the work of the drivers to ensure proper vehicle allocations, tracking of vehicle related costs inclusive of monitoring maintenance/repair/service schedules and fuel.
Emergency preparedness and response
·       Is responsible for providing appropriate support to emergency responses occurring within the geographical scope of South West.
·       Takes part in analysing the capacity of his/her programmes and teams to respond to emergencies;
·       Contributes towards identifying preparedness measures in liaison with Logistics Coordinator/ Area Manager to implements these measures;
·       Strengthens external coordination with colleagues from other organisations
Other
·       Adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights (click here).
·       Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a university degree obtained from a recognized education institution in any of the following areas: Logistics and Transport, Supplies Management, Business Administration, Procurement, Engineering or any other related area;
·       At least Three (3) years of professional working experience in logistics in a fast-paced environment in the areas of maintaining a logistics database, running queries on on-going shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, inventory management, service provider contracts administration and execution, compilation of contract documentation and budget monitoring and reporting;
·       Possession of professional qualifications such as CIPS, CILT is an added advantage;
·       Proficiency in both oral and written English;
·       Experience in Humanitarian response programmes and Donor funded projects such as DFID,EKCHO, UNHCR
·       Ability to work and stay in the field with remote settings
·       Ability to work long hours with minimum supervision
·       Knowledge of Bantu languages and Swahili is an added advantage
·       Dynamic and willing to take initiatives to complete assigned tasks and deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
·        Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
·       Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
·       Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

How to Apply:
All Interested and suitable candidates please apply online at the link below


Submit your application indicating the position name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 5th June 2020

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ICT Technical Advisor Job Placements - Centenary Bank


Organisation: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General Manager Business Technology
Indirectly Reports to: Managing Director (on strategic matters)

About US:
Centenary Bank is a commercial bank in Uganda licensed by the Bank of Uganda, the central bank and national banking regulator.

Job Summary:   The ICT Technical Advisor will provide strategic advice, guidance and direction on technology initiatives of the Bank, in an era where digitalization and virtual channels have become a bedrock of service delivery and ensure that a world-class, Best Business Practice and proven frameworks are aligned, designed and implemented to facilitate and deliver the Bank’s Strategic Business Plan Goals and Objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Monitor and evaluate the progress towards implementation of the IT Systems Strategic and Operational Plans in support of meeting current and future Information, Communication and Technology needs for the Bank, while ensuring alignment and integration of IT with the overall Business Strategic Plan, Vision, Mission and Values of the Bank to deliver reliable, efficient, secure and cost-effective service delivery to both internal and customers within agreed timeframe and budget.
·       Review Bank’s ICT infrastructure acquisition and maintenance proposals for conformance to recommended practices and effectiveness of delivery of the Bank’s Strategic Business Plan. Oversee the development of a master purchase and/or lease agreements for scalable and cost-effective ICT hardware, software, maintenance and communications network services.
·       Advise General Manager Business Technology on sourcing, evaluation, selection, testing, implementation and maintenance of information technology systems, ensuring that appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems. Advise in liaison with General Manager Business Technology negotiations in the procurement of ICT assets and services where EXCO and/or Board Approval is required.
·       Facilitate in conjunction with the General Manager Risk Management, the identification of Information and Technology Risks (platforms and application systems), their assessment and management in line with relevant frameworks and in compliance to ICT Policy.
·       Attend all Business Technology Division meetings and ICT Committee meetings of the Board.
·       Advise the General Manager Business Technology on the following ICT Strategic Goals and  Objectives:
Sustainable Business Growth:
·       System stabilization and growing beyond our core into relevant ecosystems.
·       Update or Replacement Components of the Core Operating System.
Achievement of high levels of customer satisfaction:
·       Enhanced customer centrism and orientation.
·       Ensure systems and network availability meets Service Level Agreements requirements across all platforms.
Operational Excellence:
·       Automation of various Divisional Systems.
·       Advise and support General Manager Business Technology in preparations of the Board Papers that recommend through EXCO to the Board, approval of any major changes in information management and data governance framework and systems including those relating to compliance with the regulators and any analogous legislation, any information technology strategies, priorities and/or structures implemented throughout the Bank and its strategic partners where applicable.
·       Facilitate and ensure that appropriate business continuity and disaster recovery plans are in place relating to information technology and are regularly tested as per Bank’s ICT Policy and regulators prudent guidelines.
·       Advise General Manager Business Technology on the building and implementation of a high performing culture of leadership, mentorship to nurture and inspire young Business Technology teams, establish sustainability, enhance team skills on a continuous basis through peering and other strategies and manage staff attrition.
·       Facilitate the Implementation and Maintenance of Mission-Critical ICT Infrastructure to facilitate operationalization, stabilization, consistency and uptime of the Core Banking Application System and Business Applications that impact on efficient and cost-effective delivery of services to the esteemed internal and external customers of the Bank.
·       Review and monitor the on-going appropriateness and relevance of the Bank’s ICT policy for the allocation of resources required to deliver both the short-term and long-term information technology strategies to address business strategic plan to add value for all stakeholders of Centenary Bank.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must have a Postgraduate qualification in Computer Science, ICT, Computer Applications, Business IT, Engineering, Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics or related field from a recognized university.
·       Certifications in Applications Systems Design, Relational Database Management Systems, ICT Infrastructure Design, Network Information and Security, Project Management, etc. with at least 5 Years’ experience from the date of certification.
·       At least ten (10) years of general professional experience on leading or managing an IT operations of a bank (similar size as CRDB or larger), financial services provider, public or corporate organizations heavily dependent on ICT; 7 (Seven) years of which should have been at a senior leadership position
·       At least 7 (Seven) years of relevant experience as an executive member of a steering committee to oversee the deployment of major ICT projects, vis-à-vis ICT Infrastructure, Relational Database Management Systems, Core Business Applications Systems, Compliance and Oversight, Business Intelligence Applications, Customer Care Management Systems, etc.
·       At least three (3) projects experience in preparing ToR’s of Enterprise-Scale ICT projects, evaluation of bids and overseeing successful testing and implementation of Business-Critical ICT projects at private and/or public sector institution(s). The said experience in a bank or financial services organization will be an added advantage.
·       Strong ICT background in Banking and/or Service Delivery Sector
·       Knowledge of Banking, and previous exposure in enterprise architecture, ESB/middle ware, core banking/business and related supporting systems.
·       Demonstrable integrity and other personal attributes and values befitting one to advise and support the Board on delivery of Bank IT Strategy as an enabler of the Business of Centenary Bank.
·       Proven experience in consolidating ICT infrastructure such as converged systems or engineered systems involving many disparate systems.
·       Proven experience in transforming Institutional processes into reliable, secure, efficient and cost effective ICT service delivery operations.
·       Fully conversant with project management methodologies to oversee and guide timely project delivery and best utilization of resources to ensure best cost-benefit controls on projects.
·       Good understanding of financial services and impacting laws and regulations
·       Strong relationship management, communication and ability to initiate and build effective stakeholder relationships.
·       Ability to evaluate risks, articulate issues, develop consensus, raise awareness and recommend practical solutions
·       Strong Written and Verbal skills

How to Apply:
Download an application for employment form from the link below


Fill the form and enclose an application letter, updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), plus copies of all academic credentials, testimonials and contact details of three competent referees.

Submit your application to:
General Manager Human Resources
3rd Floor Mapeera House
Centenary Bank
P.O. Box 1892 Kampala

Deadline: 5th June 2020 at 5:00pm

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