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Head ICT Employment Opportunity - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)


Job Title:      Head ICT
Organization: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer(CEO)

About US:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively. UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to - carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets - Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields, amongst others.

Job Summary:   The Head ICT will provide leadership and operational oversight of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department and be accountable for planning, directing, organising, controlling and reporting on all departmental functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Planning
  • Create a vision for ICT within UEGCL, communicate it to employees, lead and motivate the team to achieve the vision.
  • Develop an ICT strategy which identifies the future direction of the use of technology within UEGCL to drive efficiencies and research options for ICT development.
  • Lead on developing, communicating and implementing organizational ICT policies and procedures in accordance with the ICT strategy, UEGCL Strategic plan, ICT legislation and best practice.
  • Develop, review, coordinate and monitor implementation and compliance to ICT Strategy, policies and procedures in line with UEGCL Strategic Plan, other company policies and industry standards.
  • Provide advice to UEGCL Top Management and the Board on the application and use of ICT to provide excellent services working closely with the Top management team to overcome business challenges with the use of technology.
  • Identify ICT solutions and opportunities to improve organisational performance. Evaluate company requirements, prepare and present proposals, design and deliver solutions to meet company objectives.
  • Continuously carry out Information systems, information security and ICT research and developments, scoping for emerging innovative technologies and industry trends and advise management on best solutions to adopt.
Project Management
  • Be a champion of change, optimising current IT solutions whilst promoting innovative solutions to operational challenges
  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities. Prepare and implement project plans to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Control and manage the project resources and budget.
Supplier Management
  • Support procurement, negotiation, management and monitoring of contracts for ICT services provided by third parties ensuring effective service delivery.          
  • Manage the relationships with contractors and suppliers
  • Manage IT vendors and service providers and monitor contracts and agreements to ensure that all parties meet their obligations and the Company’s interests are taken care of.
Leadership and Management
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of UEGCL’s corporate strategies, annual project plans, policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective management of staff and resources promoting team building and collaborative working to deliver the corporate plan
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor development or customisation, implementation and support of Information Systems and technologies in line with business requirements.
  • Proactively identify risks that are ICT related, plan, review and manage appropriate actions for a suitable internally controlled environment, including systems security, disaster recovery and coordinate business continuity activities for all ICT Systems and Infrastructure.
  • Initiate staff IT literacy programmes and coordinate provision of user support to ensure quality and optional utilisation of ICT Investments.
  • Manage the performance and development of ICT department staff in line with HR policies, Top Management and Board decisions.
  • Regularly provide clear, concise and logical reports to the Board, Committees, the Chief Executive Officer, Management Teams and key stakeholders as required.
Financial Management
  • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Monitor ICT budgets ensuring that spending is appropriate and aligned to the company strategic plan.
  • Coordinate ICT investments, acquisitions and ensure optimal resource allocation, in line with UEGCL procurement and disposal policies.
Data Protection
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation as applicable to IT usage.
  • Ensure that an adequate plan for disaster recovery and carrying out back-ups of the organisation’s data is maintained and is effectively implemented;
Other Duties: Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time       


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) Head ICT job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or associated discipline from a recognized university.
  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science (or related IT discipline), Management or Business Administration.
  • IT Industry certifications i.e. MSCE, MSCA, CCNP, CCNA, MCP, CISM
  • Certificate in Project Management is an added advantage.
  • Eight years of experience in Information Technology of which 5 years should have been in a managerial role in a large and busy service organisation.           
  • Additional Skills: In addition to the experience and educational requirements listed above
  • Show a comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies and how they can be applied to the business
  • Ability to recognise business opportunities and present a clear strategic vision of how technology can be applied to achieve success
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to explain complex IT information clearly to ‘lay’ managers and other stakeholders
  • Highly proactive and motivated
  • Proven track record at senior level of leading staff within an IT environment Successful track record of implementation with delivery on time and to budget
  • Leading change in an IT environment
  • Developing, implementing and managing strategies and plans aligned to key business objectives
  • Contract management, negotiation and monitoring
  • Developing a proactive service
  • Effective working within teams and individually
  • Develop effective partnership working within the Association and with other stakeholders. Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to utilise and manage complex IT systems.
  • Ability to write and present reports to Top Management and the Board
  • Good negotiating skills Ability to make decisions
  • Proven track record of managing and motivating staff
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level of integrity
  • Age: Below 45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: jobsuegcl@uegcl.co.ug (Attach all documents as one pdf and please indicate the position title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 28th June 2018

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Laboratory Technologist Jobs - Kyambogo University


Job Title:         Laboratory Technologist
Organization: Kyambogo University
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Health Services

About US:
Kyambogo University is the second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003, the University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in Uganda offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational education, teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training, social sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management that meet the Market remands and development needs of the Country. The Strategic Focus Areas of the University include: Teaching Learning; Research, Innovation and Knowledge Generation; Physical Infrastructure, Facilities and ICT Development; Institutional Development and Strategic Marketing.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will primarily manage the Medical Centre laboratory services and carry out specialized analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of epidemics, and research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and budget for laboratory services in the Medical Centre.
  • Participate in investigations of epidemic disease outbreaks.
  • Participate in collection, handling, and analyzing specimens brought for investigation in the laboratory.
  • Carryout laboratory analysis, interpreting results and submitting reports to the clinicians.
  • Requisition and account for laboratory equipment, materials.
  • Compile and submit reports to the Director Health Service.

Key Outputs:
  • Planning and budgeting for laboratory activities carried out.
  • Laboratory investigations for the identification of epidemic disease outbreaks carried out.
  • Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.
  • Clinical staff advised on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen.
  • Laboratory equipment, materials and other resources requisitioned for, kept securely and accounted for.
  • Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and stored.
  • Appropriate disposal of laboratory wastes done.
  • Reports compiled and submitted.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Technology.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in a recognised hospital/ Health Canter.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications together with the following:
  • A detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  •  Certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and professional qualifications, appointment letters, and in case of health workers; registration certificates and valid practicing license from relevant professional bodies.
  •  Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Copies of the National Identity Card, birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport and National ID indicating the applicant’s date of birth.

Applications should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources,
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block (Records Office)
P.O. Box 1,
Kyambogo, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th June 2018

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Fresher Administration Officer Job Opportunities - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)


Job Title:      Administration Officer
Organization: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Administration Manager      

About US:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively. UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to - carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets - Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields, amongst others.

Job Summary:  The Administration Officer will provide administrative services to all staff and visitors in accordance with the company strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement and coordinate Administrative policies and the day to day activities within the UEGCL offices.
  • Keenly monitor and implement procedures that promote good contract management of all service providers.
  • Provide administrative support in terms of making travel arrangements, hotel bookings and workshops
  • Implement systems that promote efficiency in usage of administrative services; utility bills, stationary, telephone bills
  • Regularly monitor and implement the payment of bills and staff requests in accordance with UEGCL policies and procedures
  • Tasked with the procurement, management and administration of workplace support services.
  • The Administration Officer will implement procedures that promote good contract management of all service providers.
  • Tasked with the maintenance and improvement of organisation property and facilities
  • Planning and management of workplace health and safety, emergency preparedness, risk management or corporate environment policies.
  • Managing the physical facilities and assets of the organisation.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) Administration Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • At least two years of relevant experience of working in a similar position.       
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range people.                       
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.        
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.  
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.      
  • Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.           
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.    
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.            
  • Skills in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.                    
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. 
  • Knowledge of human resources administration principles and practices.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.          
  • Age: Below 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: jobsuegcl@uegcl.co.ug (Attach all documents as one pdf and please indicate the position title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 28th June 2018

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


Senior Public Relations Officer Job Opportunity - Kyambogo University


Job Title:         Senior Public Relations Officer
Organization: Kyambogo University
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Vice Chancellor

About US:
Kyambogo University is the second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003, the University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in Uganda offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational education, teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training, social sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management that meet the Market remands and development needs of the Country. The Strategic Focus Areas of the University include: Teaching Learning; Research, Innovation and Knowledge Generation; Physical Infrastructure, Facilities and ICT Development; Institutional Development and Strategic Marketing.

Job Summary:  The Senior Public Relations Officer will manage the marketing and public relations policies and strategies of the University and act as a link between the University the public and other organizations with the aim of projecting the image of the University positively

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Project and promote the University image to the people and students in various institutions and schools.
  • Oversee the development of programs to be placed in the Mass Media that will reflect the contribution of the University and its achievements in the provision of higher education.
  • Oversee preparation and production of information about the University’s programs and activities through newsletters, bulletins, press releases and other publications
  • Market the University programs through advertisements, exhibitions, radio and television talks, shows, and manuals or bulletins and conferences.
  • Coordinate arrangements and preparations for University functions such as graduations.
  • Provide feedback to Management on the opinion of the public about the University.
  • Respond to public complaints about the University activities in accordance with the University’s communication strategy.
  • Guide the Vice-Chancellor on the right course of action to take on major public complaints published in mass-media or in letters addressed to the Vice chancellor.
  • Oversee the preparation of market surveys on the university’s products and services.
  • Appraise the performance of staff in the Section and recommend appropriate action.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a masters’ degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related filed from a recognized University/Institutions.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.
  • At least six years’ experience in Public Relations and Marketing related duties in a reputable public or private Organization, three of which at the level of a Public Relations/Marketing officer.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Age limit: below 55 years old at the time of application
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications together with the following:
  • A detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  •  Certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and professional qualifications, appointment letters, and in case of health workers; registration certificates and valid practicing license from relevant professional bodies.
  •  Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Copies of the National Identity Card, birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport and National ID indicating the applicant’s date of birth.

Applications should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources,
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration Block (Records Office)
P.O. Box 1,
Kyambogo, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th June 2018

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Higher Education Officer: Research and Planning Jobs - National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)


Organization: National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Higher Education Officer, Research and Planning

About US:
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under “The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001” for regulating and guiding the establishment and management of institutions of higher learning, regulating the quality of higher education, equating of qualifications and for advising government on higher education issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assists in the planning and management of research studies including both routine survey (e.g. tracer studies, unit cost etc); and general policy;
  • Assists in the development and review of the NCHE Research and planning related policies and programmes;
  • Render support in the development , monitoring and review of the NCHE Strategic Plan;
  • Manages and updates the NCHE Research Database and Agenda;
  • Assists in the management and training of Research Assistants/Field Officers etc, to implement   research projects;
  • Assists in designing Standard Operating Proce­dures (SOPs) and instruments   for data collection;
  • Assists in reviewing of the appropriate software for statistical analysis;
  • Assists in the data collection and analysis;
  • Assists in carrying out research activities and pub­lishes results in reputable journals and internation­ally recognized conference proceedings;
  • Assists in the organization of awareness workshops to inform Higher Education institutions on issues regarding statistical data like enrolment ratio etc;
  • Assists in the preparation of disseminative reports (annual reports etc) for the attention of the Director Research, Development; and;
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time-to-time by the superiors

Key Result Areas:
  • Work activity plans;
  • Institutional surveys and general Research Reports
  • Unit Strategic Planning Monitoring reports;
  • Unit evaluation reports showing targets achieved;
  • Documented developmental strategies;
  • Publications in respective periodicals.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Higher Education Officer: Research and Planning job should preferably hold a Masters’ degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Monitoring and Evaluation, or related field from a recognized university;
  • Must have proven research management credentials as lecturer (or above ) at a university for at least two years or must have been a higher education officer in a government department for two years;
  • Must be ICT literate capable of using word processing, spreadsheets and database software packages;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of research methods and research projects management;
  • Knowledge and experience in using statistical analysis software and Database management systems is essential;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send;
  • Five (5) copies of a hand written application letter;
  • An up- to- date and detailed Curriculum Vitae, including names and contacts of three credible referees;
  • Copies of academic qualifications/Credentials;
  • A copy of a valid National Identity Card/ Identity Card; and;
  • Any other relevant documents to support the application.

Applications should be submitted during office hours to:

The Executive Director
National Council for Higher Education
Plot M834, Kigobe Road, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 76 Kyambogo
Uganda, East Africa

Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 4:00 pm

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