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Job Title:          Administrative Assistant Organisation:  United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda Duty Station:  Kampala, Uga...

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Fresh Graduate Jobs - Early Career Program: Field Engineer – 2020 - Baker Hughes

Organization: Baker Hughes
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

Job Summary:  The Field Engineer will act as the key interface between BHGE and the client at the job site and you represent BHGE both technically and professionally to ensure that equipment is installed, maintained and started properly, aiming at Customers’ satisfaction through reliability and proactive support.

Your training will be based on on-job learning, self-study assignment and unparalleled technical training courses underpinned by the development of business acumen and leadership capability. You will be developing the foundation of your career by gaining BHGE qualifications which are the building blocks in the CDP.

During the program you will be developing basic oilfield knowledge working under the supervision of an experienced Field Engineer. Your ambition must be to demonstrate your capability to work confidently with a progressively broadening scope of knowledge, skills and customer-facing accountabilities, and in time to be able to support less qualified Field Engineers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Working as a crew member deploying BHGE tools and services, including direct liaison with customers’ representatives and BHGE shore-based Operations Managers
  • Participating in finding solutions to complex technical problems through direct, hands-on work
  • Preparing tools and equipment prior to outbound shipment to the well site
  • Receiving inbound equipment and correctly documenting inventory
  • Providing direct support for tenders including data analysis and cost estimates
  • Supporting invoicing activities to ensure that revenue is secured in the required timeframes
  • Actively engaging in job shadowing opportunities with Sales Managers, Operations Managers and Engineering Managers to understand their activities as the basis of developing business acumen and a holistic understanding of BHGE activities. Completing all training assignments to the required standards.
  • Rigorously apply Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) standards in all situations using BHGE systems and procedures in service of maintaining and further developing the safety culture

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BS or MS degree in Engineering, Mechanics and or Applied Sciences
  • Maximum 3 years post Bachelor’s or Master’s degree experience
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA or equivalent
  • Geographically mobile (locations vary)
  • Legal right to work in the country in which you have applied without company sponsorship or time restriction

Desired Characteristics:
  • Internship experience in your discipline
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication, integrity, critical thinking/analytical skills, agility/flexibility, a continuous learning mindset, accountability, teamwork and collaboration, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, drive for results, and initiative. Passion to be in field environment.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online as soon as possible at the link below.

Deadline: 27th January 2020

NB: The final assessment will be held soon after this date and you will be informed if you have been successful in your application as soon as possible after following this date.

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Data Analyst - Mobile Apps Jobs - SafeBoda

Organisation: SafeBoda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
SafeBoda is a startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers. And we think we have a shot to build a very valuable tech company in the process. SafeBoda is growing fast with our mobile app in terms of completed rides in Kampala, Uganda. We are venture backed with investors from Silicon Valley, UK, Africa and Asia and we have high ambitions to scale our solution rapidly across East and West Africa.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Become a domain expert in your product areas and conduct rigorous data analysis to help improve customer experiences and identify profitable growth opportunities
  • Work cross-functionally with product, engineering, design, and marketing teams to build world-class products and design hypothesis-driven experiments; make clear, coherent and holistic recommendations based on test results
  • Improve product experiences for all our customers using data science techniques
  • Identify product metrics and monitor product performance through dashboards and ad hoc analysis
  • Present findings and recommendations to business and non-technical stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the SafeBoda Data Analyst - Mobile Apps job must hold a degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics or Economics
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Data-driven mindset
  • Solid in SQL and Excel; experience with visualization tools such as Metabase, and/or app analytics tools (e.g., Firebase) preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of employing statistical, data mining and machine learning algorithms (e.g. regression and clustering) on real-world problems is a plus
  • Familiarity with the principles of multivariate testing, experiment design, and the standard methods for analyzing data collected from controlled and quasi­-experiments
  • Excellent communication skills working with a diverse range of people - you can spar with engineers, product owners and other stakeholders
  • An attitude of accountability and knowledge-sharing—you enjoy helping others and sharing your knowledge
  • Strong ability to multitask and effectively prioritize, being able to make decisions with minimum guidance is key
  • Good time-management skills

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join SafeBoda should apply online at the link below.

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Fresher Technician Job Careers - Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)

Job Title:              Technician
Organization: Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) was established under the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act of 2005 to provide for a successor corporate body to Radio Uganda and Uganda Television. It is mandated to provide national radio and television services. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Technician career opportunity must hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering
  • Previous experience in the field

How to Apply:
All candidates should complete and sign Application Forms (Pick them from the address below) together with copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE.

Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter (Application letter or Letter of Interest) and all necessary supporting documents.

All Applicants should clearly indicate the post and the duty station applied for and on the envelope. Applications should be delivered to the Reception at the UBC Administration Block or delivered to the address below:

Managing Director
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast House
Plot 27/29 Nile Avenue
P.0 Box 2038, Kampala

Deadline: 13th September 2019

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Fresher Construction Officer, Emergency Response NGO Job Careers - CARE International

Organisation: CARE International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Emergency Team Leader

About US:
CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, formerly Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global poverty.

Job Summary:  The Construction Officer’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and supervise infrastructure improvement in schools and health facilities in Kyangwali refugee Settlement, liaise with District and partners in the Shelter Working Groups and provide construction expertise and guidance to other CARE staff, CARE contractors and Community Based Facilitators in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement. The Construction Officer is responsible for ensuring technical quality of the constructions at field level. S/he will be responsible for providing technical advice, monitoring and supervision for contractors during, and after constructions. S/he will be supervising and directly working with the contractors, other CARE staff and humanitarian agencies at settlement level to ensure that the objectives of the project are achieved. S/he will work together with the district and other agencies teams to ensure that project activities at field level are implemented in the most effective and efficient way.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Provide technical assistance in the construction of classrooms and health facility structures
  • Interpret building plans and supervise the construction of the housing projects, as per specifications and schedules.
  • In charge of preparing work plans, materials schedules, activity schedules and other relevant documentation in a timely manner, for proper planning and execution of projects.
  • Supervise and evaluate works of pieceworkers/sub - contractors. (this assumes in-house projects)
  • Compile and prepare monthly project progress reports, weekly project briefs and cost capture reports.
  • Measure and evaluate works done and prepare payment certificates.
  • Evaluate the quality of materials supplied to project sites and manage their usage.
  • Ensure a clean, safe and reliable work environment at project sites - with the target of zero incidences and accidents.
  • Address technical issues / monitor amendments to the constructions when requested to the contractors, in order to meet the minimum humanitarian standards for construction quality and safety;
  • Ensure construction inspection and validation of works is regularly carried out and duly documented by using: a CUG checklist for safe and appropriate construction (quality control checklist); and a handover/completion of works certificate;
  • Identify key issues with labour and school and health facility authorities, and solve them on the spot when possible; when not possible report to the Shelter Specialist as direct supervisor or the Emergency Response Manager for support in rapid program solving;
  • Provide inputs in the adjustment and review process of the constructions design, materials specifications, Bill of Quantities (BOQ), construction monitoring tools, etc.;
Participate in the construction programme planning, M&E and reporting activities.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of construction and quality control of the construction activities carried out by the contractors’ teams;
  • Provide daily/weekly reports on the construction progress and forecasts to the Shelter Specialist, as requested;
  • Feed into the preparation of weekly and monthly reports to the CO, donors, District, OPM and UNHCR.
Develop, maintain and strengthen relations with authorities and agencies working in the same settlement and/or technical area.
  • Attend field inter-agency coordination meetings, ensuring a clear communication about constructions available as well as challenges identified;
  • Liaise daily with OPM, District and Education, Health partners (UNHCR, MTI, WI) to ensure a smooth communication and planning for construction activities (Site identification, quality monitoring, site supervision during construction);
  • Ensure close and good relationships and coordination with relevant actors at field-level inter-agency and inter-sectoral levels.
Contribute to programme quality and development
  • Develop and improve the existing methodology for quality control of construction as needed;
  • Collaborate with CI Technical Advisors when visiting the project site(s) to continuously improve the quality of the intervention;
  • Ensure attention to PSHEA, gender and GBV is mainstreamed at all times in the construction sites and contractors including their staff are aware;
Others:  Perform any other program related duties as assigned by supervisor which will facilitate achievement of program deliverables.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Degree in Civil Engineering, or a closely related and relevant discipline, from a recognized University.
  • At least two years of humanitarian aid experience, preferably in emergency construction projects in refugee settlements;
  • Experience of construction management & site management; including design of structures and making BoQs
  • Ability to run construction trainings/demonstration sessions;
  • Familiarity with inter-sectoral coordination with humanitarian actors, local and national authorities;
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills;
  • Good advocacy and communication skills;
  • Possess analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Awareness of protection issues as applied to emergency settings, with special attention to the needs of women and children.
  • Competencies
  • Commitment to and understanding of CARE core values and principles;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills;
  • Ability to work with MS-Office;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic preferred;
  • Strong self-organizational skills;
  • Pro-active and helpful attitude, ready to take on variety of new tasks and adjust to rapidly changing context and needs;
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines; and
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.

How to Apply:
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email: clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.

NB: Please note that when you are successful for the above position, CARE will need verified copies of your academic documents.

Deadline: 14th September 2019

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Construction Supervisor Non-profit Jobs - Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)

Job Title:    Construction Supervisor
Organisation: Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Construction Specialist

About US:
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manilla, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.

Job Summary:  The primary role of the Construction Supervisor is to provide close supervision and monitoring in construction process while ensuring that decent houses are built for OVC and other selected households in accordance with HFHU principles; by the contracted local firms that have the capacity to build decent houses. He will travel in the operational areas covered by HFHU to provide support.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Understand and articulates the Mission and policies of HFHU to local leaders, beneficiaries and community members to uphold the same.
  • Ensure quality construction by maintaining standard procedures and guidelines for construction by visiting construction sites regularly.
  • Prepares certificates for the local construction firms at all stages.
  • Management of crews of skilled and unskilled workers at construction sites.
  • Ensure that the Selected OVC house beneficiaries have excavated the Pit to the required depth, Prepare the Setting out Pegs and cleared the site where the housing unit is to be constructed as part of their Key Contribution before construction firms are attached
  • Provide monthly and quarterly construction updates to the Construction Specialist and VGH Manager.
  • Ensure that the organizational construction policies and guidelines are followed at all times during the construction of the houses.
  • Develop construction specification and management i.e. prepare Bills of Quantities/Materials for the selected house designs.
  • Ensure that concerns raised by contractors or beneficiaries are documented and shared by Construction Specialist and VGH Manager.
  • Ensure that all building materials used in the construction of OVC houses are of the quality as recommended by the Organization.
  • Frequent visits to the construction sites.
  • Collaborate with the District Local Government Technical officials, Town Council Officials e.g. District Engineers to ensure approval of new design & specifications
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Construction Supervisor job should preferably have qualifications including, but not limited to: University degree in any one of the following disciplines: Bachelor’s degree in Building and Civil Engineering or High Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least three years of experience in construction management work for a non-governmental organization or a reputable international organization.
  • Experience in supervising construction works and inventory management
  • Practical experience in working with community based structures
  • Experience in drawings, developing of BOQs and construction budgets

Personal Skills:
  • Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment or with colleagues from different backgrounds
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills; demonstrating diplomacy and tact
  • Highly pro-active and self-disciplined
  • Ability to live and work in a challenging environment with regular travel to field locations
  • Competent in Auto CAD programme & Windows-, MS Office programs and internet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have good motor cycle riding skills with a valid Riding License (Class A)
  • Willingness to work & reside in the community within the area of jurisdiction.

How to Apply:
Applicants should Send CV, cover letter and relevant academic documentation by email to the Human Resource Department on: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

Deadline: 13th September 2019

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