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Head, Communication and Public Relations - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)


Organisation: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Communication and Public Relations

About US:
The National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); established in 2001 by an Act of Parliament (NAADS Act 2001) to specifically facilitate efficient and effective delivery of agricultural advisory services for enhanced production and productivity.

Job Summary:  The Head, Communication and Public Relations will be tasked with securing Communication and Public Relations Expert is to ensure that communication and public relations services for NAADS Secretariat are handled in an efficient and effective manner at all times by providing strategic guidance in the implementation of the NAADS Communication Strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • List of specific tasks or duties to be performed
  • Provide strategic guidance in the implementation of the NAADS Communications Strategy, which is the design for the management of NAADS public relationships and its stakeholder engagements
  • Develop comprehensive communications strategies that support the overall strategic direction and mandate of NAADS Secretariat.
  • Plan and implement annual Communication and PR programs in line with the organizational Business Plan.
  • Assess communications programs, report findings and recommend improvements.
  • Provide expertise and share knowledge on appropriate response to farmer’s concerns beneficiaries of NAADS services and assist with concern’s resolution.
  • Provide expertise and share knowledge with internal clients on internal communications projects and media events.
  • Create communications strategies and formulate appropriate messaging for sensitive and confidential materials to be communicated to internal and external audiences.
  • Initiate, promote and encourage effective internal communications practices in the institution.
  • Lead the creation, editorial planning, content development, layout and production of internal communication tools and the intranet.
  • Oversee the research and development of news releases, articles, editorials, publications and other written communications products.
  • Write and coordinate speeches, briefing notes, and media articles for internal clients.
  • Manage proactive and reactive media relations to obtain and shape news coverage of NAADS.
  • Acts as the institution spokesperson, coordinates & prepares internal subject materials to respond to media requests
  • Oversee the development of story ideas
  • Oversee the planning, coordination and execution of news conferences and other media events
  • Responsible for crisis communication plan, updates, management of crisis communications & activity for the institution

Key Results Areas
  • Implement a Corporate Communications Strategy for NAADS Secretariat.
  • Enhance visibility of NAADS as an institution through various avenues.
  • Maintain & regularly update the NAADS website.
  • Sustain dialogue between NAADS and her stakeholders


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Head, Communication and Public Relations job placement must hold a degree in Mass Communication and public relations, Social Science, or any other relevant discipline.
  • Must have a Post Graduate diploma in Journalism.
  • Master’s Degree in communications, public relations or relevant discipline is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in a large organization at a managerial level.
  • Knowledgeable about the agriculture sector in Uganda. 
  • Should be result oriented, team player with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Good communications and public relations skills (written and oral).
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Should have good leadership skills
  • Age: Above 30 years of age

 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant’s telephone numbers, names, addresses, and telephone contacts of three referees to;

The Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS,
P.O. Box 25235,
Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.

Deadline: 18th February 2019

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Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)


Organisation: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Officer

About US:
The National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); established in 2001 by an Act of Parliament (NAADS Act 2001) to specifically facilitate efficient and effective delivery of agricultural advisory services for enhanced production and productivity.

Job Summary: The Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) will support NAADS Secretariat in the design, development and maintenance of M&E databases and monitor and improve its capacity and performance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of developing and designing database strategies, monitoring and improving database performance and capacity and plan for future expansion requirements;
  • Planning, co-coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the databases;
  • Identifying MIS needs, supporting joint strategies and developing and maintaining appropriate databases, database applications, database interface functions (data entry forms and reports) and products;
  • Identifying, gathering and incorporating external datasets into the NAADS data repository;
  • Maintaining and expanding the NAADS Secretariat database applications.
  • Developing Capacity of NAADS departments working with database applications, provide general support to MIS skills & capacity development for end users;
  • Managing the development of back office operational systems and provide data sets for integration into the planning function and the NAADS portal;
  • Managing and updating the NAADS Secretariat Web-based database system
  • Performing routine data analysis and generate continuous management reports;
  • Preparing progress report for activities undertaken;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Business computing and /or Statistics.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation/Project planning and management from a recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of three years’ managing the development and maintenance of M&E databases in a similar position in public sector or any other reputable organization.
  • Extensive training in MIS for M&E plus excellent theoretical and practical Knowledge of database development.
  • Proven skill and experience of data entry, analysis and management
  • An ability to develop data systems for use with spatial data would be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail
  • Good analytical thinking abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant’s telephone numbers, names, addresses, and telephone contacts of three referees to;

The Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS,
P.O. Box 25235,
Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.

Deadline: 18th February 2019

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2 Entry Level Officer Internal Audit - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Internal Audit
Job Code: HRM/051/600

About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Officer Internal Audit conducts audits of organizational processes and systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, governance and internal controls. The incumbent will conduct audits in allocated business processes/systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, governance and internal controls.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in identifying auditable areas and drawing a sectional work plan to guide the audit process.
  • Conduct preliminary risk assessment to identify most risky areas and areas of focus
  • Participate in developing audit planning documents to guide the audit process.
  • Conduct tests on processes and systems to assess adequacy of controls in place.
  • Document audit findings and draft audit reports and submit to the line supervisor for review and further administration.
  • Attend and take minutes of the entry, exit and clearance meetings and keep a record of the same for future reference.
  • Conduct stakeholder engagements to enhance relations with partners in order to facilitate the audit process.
  • Take part in identifying key stakeholders and focus areas for the engagement
  • Send invites to stakeholders to attend engagements and organize for appropriate logistics.
  • Capture minutes and key notes during the engagement and keep a record of the same for future reference.
  • Prepare and make presentations during engagements with stakeholders.
  • Monitor and follow up agreed actions with clients to confirm their implementation.
  • Remind action owners on agreed actions and obtain feedback.
  • Physically verify and obtain evidence of implementation of agreed action.
  • Make recommendations on the status of audit issues
  • Prepare a verification report and submit to the Supervisor for review.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Internal Audit job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce, Business Administration, or a business related course or Professional Qualification.
  • Full or partial professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in Audit or Accounting function in a reputable organization.
  • Exposure to the audit of information systems is an added advantage
  • International Professional Practices Framework(IPPF).
  • The Internal Audit Manual and Charter.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze big volumes of data and pay attention to details
  • Problem analysis and solving skills.
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Possession of an impeccable record of integrity
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and resilience under different working conditions

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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2 Officer Compliance Investigations - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)




Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Compliance - Investigations
Job Code: HRM/052/600

About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Officer Compliance Investigations will execute investigations through obtaining, maintaining and communicating evidence obtained through reports to facilitate further management of cases to enhance compliance in the organization. The incumbent will execute an investigation and provide recommendations to the line manager on how to manage the case(s) under investigation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Obtain and study an investigation case memo to extract a brief and develop an Investigation Plan and budget to guide the discussion with the line supervisor
  • Discuss and review the investigation plan with the supervisor and make amendments as advised/ recommended
  • Solicit instruction on how to proceed with the case under investigation
  • Identifying persons to interview to gather evidence, and record statements.
  • Develop a summary investigations report and submit to the line manager for review, making amendments in line with comments/ corrections and improvements
  • Maintain and avail sufficient evidence to courts of law to facilitate successful prosecution of cases before court.
  • Gather and analyze credible evidence, exhibits and witnesses to support the case before court
  • Secure search and arrest warrants from court to facilitate operations
  • Submit the exhibits to experts such as hand writing experts for analysis, comparison and follow up feedback
  • Follow up and report on the cases in court and their related judgments and make recommendations to management for further action
  • Reconcile and update the case records maintained
  • Open files and prepare briefs on all the reported/initiated cases to maintain a synchronized record of the cases in progress.
  • Open the case files in line with instructions from the supervisor
  • Keenly analyze the facts of the reported cases and sort the document/facts of the given case, consult on the facts of the reported cases for further clarity while documenting every step in the process
  • File documents, index and reference the files in line with filing standards.
  • Prepare briefs on the cases reported or initiated and seek approvals for closure or feedback for further action.
  • Organize for stakeholder engagements with internal and external stakeholders to enhance working relationships.
  • Initiate communication with stakeholders to invite them for the scheduled engagements and confirm attendance of the participants invited
  • Prepare the logistics for the engagement such as booking the venue and sourcing
  • Document minutes of the engagement and identify action points for all participants involved and file them


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Compliance Investigations job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Law or Social Sciences or any other relevant degree from recognized Universities
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • One year of experience in the area of Compliance Management/Law Enforcement.
  • Previous experience in research, investigations and the use of statistical data analysis techniques
  • Special training in investigations and law enforcement
  • Experience in police work is an added advantage.
  • Tax Laws, Leadership Codes, Police Act, the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Labour Laws
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications for research and reporting
  • Good investigation and networking skills.
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good Presentation and negotiation capability.
  • Strong respect for Human Rights

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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Principal Legal Meteorologist - Volume and Flow - Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)


Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Legal Metrology

About US:
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) are under taking the Fuel Marking and Quality Monitoring Program (FMP) to monitor the importation and trade of Petroleum of products by preventing adulteration, dilution, contamination and smuggling thereby safeguarding consumers and the environment in addition to enhancing Uganda’s National revenue collections. The program is run as a cooperative arrangement under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed by the two institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design programs for verification and monitoring of volume and flow measuring equipment.
  • Prosecute offenders for violation of Legal Metrology legislation
  • Prepare draft legislations and/or review existing legislations for control of product stock and custody transfer measurements.
  • Implement programs designed for control of supervised bodies in line with UNBS guidelines
  • Provide technical support to field staff including actual verification of complex equipment in line with departmental policies and procedures
  • Perform Pattern Approvals of class D and G as per the set standard operating procedures
  • Approve the testing equipment and standards of the authorized test laboratories that verify compliance of measuring instrument all over the country.
  • Provide technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and all stakeholders in line with verification requirements.
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor staff in the Division to ensure that they handle their assignments professionally and follow the inspectors code of conduct as they execute their roles
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual, quarterly and monthly budget, work plans and targets of all activities to be undertaken within the Division
  • Monitor measurement traceability of working standards in line with departmental policies and procedures
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Masters’ degree in Science or any other related field from a recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in physics, engineering and any other related field.
  • At least eight years of experience
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution will be an added advantage
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking 'submit application'
  • No hand delivered applications will be received

NB:
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 8th February 2019 by 5:00pm

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