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Graphics Designer - Furniture (Computer –Aided) Job Placement - FIG Consult Limited (Wooden Products Company)

Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (Wooden Products Company) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
NB: The applicant must be proficient in CAD modelling.

About US:
FIG Consult Limited is a leading Human Resource Consultancy. They are recruiting on behalf of a valuable client, one of the oldest wooden products companies in the country. They primarily sell doors, dining sets, kitchenware and wardrobes.

Job Summary:   The Furniture Designer will be tasked with the production of designs for items of furniture and related products. These designs may then be mass produced or made in small batches or as one-off individual pieces. You will either work alone or alongside colleagues to create concepts and designs that balance innovative design, functional requirements and aesthetic appeal.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Studying, researching and planning various styles of furniture design;
·         The Fashion Designer will sketch and create prototypes and models for production using computer-aided design (CAD) programs prior to commencement of the manufacturing process.
·         Keeping informed about design trends and developments;
·         The incumbent will be selecting suitable materials, which might include wood and any other incidental materials;
·         Discussing designs with clients for custom ordering or with manufacturers;
·         Finding ways to improve furniture items already manufactured;
·         Generating sample designs using computer-aided design (CAD), card models, sketches or hard prototypes
·         Evaluating issues such as pricing and fixing costs, fashion, purchasing, safety, materials and manufacturing methods and techniques;
·         Using various tools to complete projects from raw materials to finished furniture items;
·         Organising plans and schedules with respect to the availability of resources;
·         Preparing detailed final designs;
·         Interact and coordinate with design and execution teams to ensure that the works are being carried out as per the design documents, specifications, etc.
·         Liaising with craftsmen or production department staff, such as production managers, marketing staff and design engineers, about the process of construction or manufacture;
·         Attending workshops, seminars and training on various types of manufacturing and furniture design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must possess a technical qualification related to furniture design. Applicants with significant experience will also be considered.
·         At least three years of related work experience
·         Computer literacy i.e. ability to use CAD software to model furniture designs. Some desired software include Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks and Photoshop;
·         Good ability to understand and interpret project scope from the design.
·         Extensive knowledge of the production process and controlling finishing quality of furniture
·         High degree of creativity
·         Capability of understanding the needs and constraints of a project, and transform the brief into a creative concept.
·         Business awareness
·         Good design skills
·         Skills in Marketing, Finance, Sales and Manufacturing

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters (include salary expectation) and updated CVs via email to with the subject line quoted as “Furniture Designer (Computer –Aided)”

Deadline: 2nd November 2018 by 5.00pm

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Architectural Graphics Designer - FIG Consult Limited (Architectural Company)

Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (Architectural Company) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FIG Consult Limited is a leading Human Resource Consultancy. They are recruiting on behalf of a valuable client, one of the best architectural firms in the country.

Job Summary:  The Architectural Graphics Designer works with project managers, architects, designers, engineers and others to design and produce graphics, illustrations, animations and other design and presentation materials to communicate complex planning, design and construction concepts and choices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Work with proposal team to develop and streamline theme and creative design (including team logos, mood boards, templates, layout, covers, tabs, packaging, etc.)
·         Develop graphic design solutions to support in the production of winning proposals
·         Provide persuasion through layout, infographics, technical and nontechnical graphics
·         Knowledge and experience in publishing and production of documents
·         Ability to recognize areas in proposals to assign graphics
·         Manage deadlines and responsibilities assigned through responsibility matrix
·         Provide input and graphics for best practices, style guides and templates
·         Work with printing vendors.
·         Provide input on changes occurring in the graphic design industry regarding hardware, software and related computer programs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold an Undergraduate degree in graphics design, technical illustration, communication, architecture or equivalent
·         At least three years of graphics experience in A/E/C (Architecture / Engineering / Construction) industry
·         Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat
·         Exceptional working experience with Adobe Creative Suite including In-Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
·         Good presentation skills
·         Ability to work with different personalities in construction and engineering industry
·         Ability to manage multiple projects to consistently meet high standards and be attentive to quality
·         Skill to produce rough sketches using a variety of media (pencil, ink, markers, computer, etc.) to illustrate planning concepts, field conditions, conceptual floor plans, etc. 
·         Knowledge and advanced skills in computer graphics, illustration and 3D modeling to prepare drawings, presentations and reports. 
·         Skill to analyze architectural and engineering details. 
·         Analytical and critical thinking skills to anticipate and identify issues and information requirements. 
·         Skill to apply appropriate research and analysis procedures. 
·         Skill to think logically, interpret data, and identify anomalies, trends, and potentially invalid data. 
·         Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills to work as part of a collaborative team.

·         Construction field experience.
Experience of working with an architect is an added advantage
Skill to develop and prepare architectural construction documents.
Skill using 3D computer modeling and rendering techniques.
Ability to use modeling and video editing software to create animations of project sequencing, moving project views.
Demonstrated experience using the most recent version of AutoCad to produce construction documents.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters (include salary expectation), updated CVs and portfolio (projects undertaken) via email to with the subject line quoted as “Architectural Graphics Designer”

Deadline: 26th October 2018 by 5.00pm

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Project Management Specialist (Environment & Natural Resources) Job Careers - United States US Embassy / Mission

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

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—Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) will provide program management expertise to the team and contribute to the implementation and financial management of this technically complex portfolio. The incumbent will collaborate closely with the ENR Unit Leader, other ENR unit members, and staff in other EG Office units and throughout the Mission to enhance the success of U.S. Government (USG) efforts related to integrated natural resources management, biodiversity conservation and climate resilience/climate risk management. This position contributes to the strategic, technical, and management expertise necessary for the Mission to manage and successfully implement biodiversity conservation and climate change activities to reach the development objectives as described in the Mission’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). USAID/Uganda’s Project Management Specialist—ENR serves as the primary point of contact for the mission’s climate resilience programs and advises mission leadership in matters pertaining to climate risk management and integrated natural resources management, including biodiversity conservation and water catchment management. The principle function of the position is to provide state-of-the-art specialized knowledge of technical and programmatic approaches in developing and managing USAID/Uganda’s complex national and district-level activities implemented under the USG’s biodiversity and climate change adaptation earmarks as well as supporting the integration of sound natural resources management across other sectors supported by the Mission. The ENR Specialist utilizes in-depth knowledge of Uganda’s water and environment sector and knowledge of Uganda’s socio-economic characteristics to provide expert advice to senior Mission management. Particularly, s/he provides expert advice to senior Mission management on issues related to climate resilience in the agriculture sector, community-based natural resources management and landscape approaches, private sector engagement in conservation and integrated water resources management. S/he is also responsible for leading the design, development, and management of the Mission’s strategies for multi-sectoral climate risk management. In sum, the Specialist’s major responsibilities include program management, providing technical expertise, shaping the technical direction of the mission in climate resilience and ENR, and managing professional relationships. The Specialist is expected to complete assigned duties with little external supervision and to exercise extensive independent judgment as s/he works with diverse teams, partners and stakeholders. The incumbent will share responsibility with other EG Office staff for achieving integrated development objectives that support increased community and household resilience, addressing demographic drivers, particularly promoting economic opportunities for youth, and strengthening Ugandan systems to deliver development results. The ENR Project Management Specialist will be expected to contribute to team and office success in each of five areas: 1) applying technical expertise to strategic planning and program design; 2) managing and monitoring ENR programming and implementing partners; 3) contributing to and collaborating with the EG Office and other USAID/Uganda offices and teams to achieve and report on development results; 4) cultivating and maintaining effective relationships with the Government of Uganda (GOU), the private sector, development partners and with other USG entities, including USAID/Washington, other Missions, the U.S. Embassy, and others as needed; and 5) mentoring staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Apply ENR technical expertise to strategic planning and program design - 20% The ENR Specialist provides strategic leadership in applying innovative approaches and best practices to achieve measureable results in climate resilience and natural resources management, including biodiversity conservation as follows:
  • Provides technical information to the Mission, GOU officials, other EG Office and Mission activity managers, and other partners as it relates to biodiversity conservation, climate adaptation, and other environmental issues and constraints.
  • Applies knowledge of Uganda and regional governments to assess the suitability of activity designs and proposals. S/he is responsible for obtaining support from and coordinating the involvement of major stakeholders (including GOU ministries and boards; GOU authorities charged with environmental management, climate change and biodiversity conservation; communities; district local governments; and other stakeholders) in the process of identifying components of effective strategies and designs for new activities and determining achievable results that will serve to preserve the natural resources base and promote climate resilience while improving the economic condition of women and men in Uganda and the region.
  • Obtains mission-level approval for the initiation of new activities; provides substantive support and input for the drafting of ENR sections of Mission strategy documents and other concept papers and relevant documents, such as results frameworks, activities packages, budgets, background documentation, and performance monitoring plans.
  • Coordinates the drafting of activity designs and other documents related to ENR; takes a leadership role in implementing changes to existing activities; and serves as a member of mission technical review teams for new concept papers, solicited or unsolicited proposals, and proposed awards under USAID-funded activities.
Manage and monitor ENR programming and implementing partners - 45%
The bulk of the ENR Specialist’s responsibilities are in directly managing ENR implementing instruments and partners and providing technical support and direction for ENR elements integrated into other sector activities. S/He oversees significant, complex, and sensitive portions of the overall USAID assistance to the GOU, providing technical direction to implementing partners and exercising designated approval authorities. The ENR Specialist will:
  • Foster collaboration, participation, and agreement among implementing partners and USAID staff in the implementation and monitoring of USAID-funded biodiversity conservation, climate resilience and ENR activities. Provide technical leadership for the integration of ENR and climate risk management for other sectors’ and integrated activities. Responsible for providing strategic advice to implementing partners to ensure adherence to USAID/Uganda’s strategy and relevant USG policies.
  • Review, critique and approve project planning, implementation and monitoring documents including work plans, quarterly and annual reports, and project management plans.
  • Monitor activity spending; review and respond to quarterly accruals and pipeline analysis. Provide input on ENR-related budgetary issues to mission management, including analyses of budgetary needs for existing and planned ENR activities and participating in decision making around budget allocations for ENR programming.
  • Take a field-based approach to monitoring implementation of biodiversity conservation, climate resilience, and community-based natural resources management activities to ensure the accuracy of their reporting and progress toward meeting project goals. Work closely with other units within EG and with other offices to support joint field visits that inform integrated approaches.
  • Ensure compliance with USAID regulations in all aspects of project implementation.
Contribute to and collaborate with the Economic Growth Office and other USAID/Uganda offices and teams to achieve development results -15%
The ENR Specialist will support the implementation of the integrated CDCS through deliberate engagement across the Office of Economic Growth and with other Technical and Support Offices across the mission as follows:
  • Maintain and share up-to-date knowledge and information on all issues that relate to effective implementation of ENR components of the CDCS; its goal, purpose and objective; its design and relationship to other initiatives in Uganda; its geographic target areas; its participating partners; and its operating procedures and methodologies.
  • Participate fully in the achievement of EG Office and other mission goals and objectives by encouraging teamwork, facilitating the exchange of information, and promoting effective management of integrated program activities.
  • Provide information and recommendations to the ENR Team Leader and EG Office
  • Director and Deputy Director on issues, implementation problems, funding limitations, donor and government constraints and/or other constraints that may affect achievement of desired results.
  • Assist in preparing ENR input into the Mission’s Operating Plan, annual planning and performance monitoring, including reporting on results achieved and resources required. Document key successes, prepare issue papers, background memoranda, presentations, briefings, etc. as needed.
  • As designated, the Specialist has some activity management backstopping responsibilities for the Agriculture and Private Sector Units and is required to coordinate with and support members of the Vulnerable Populations Unit and other ENR Unit members on cross cutting issues. S/He also supports other USAID staff including senior managers, visiting USG officials, and others in ENR-related public meetings, Held trips, and discussions with Ugandan and regional officials and partner organizations.
Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with GOU, the private sector, development partners and with other US government entities including USAID/Washington, other Missions, the US Embassy, and others as needed -10%
  • Participate in meetings and events and collaborate actively with appropriate GOU and private sector institutions and organizations, development partners (e.g. donors, multi-lateral development organizations, NGOs) to ensure effective coordination and implementation of mission ENR activities. Represent the ENR Unit in designated donor coordination meetings and in advisory, technical, or steering committee meetings dealing with ENR issues.
  • Liaise with USAID/Washington on technical, policy, and programmatic issues related to biodiversity conservation, climate change and other environmental issues. Develop and maintain working relationships with relevant staff in USAID/East Africa and acquire knowledge of regional environmental issues and programs relevant to Uganda. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with appropriate staff of the U.S. Embassy and other USG agencies to ensure that effective coordination is maintained.
Supervise and Mentor staff -10% The Specialist provides senior level support and mentoring on project management, as well as state- of-the art, specialized knowledge of technical and programmatic approaches in climate risk management/climate resilience, biodiversity conservation and community-based natural resources management to staff in EG. S/He will directly supervise one FSN Project Management Specialist. The Specialist provides additional mentorship in climate risk management to staff across the mission.

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 (Environment & Natural Resources) job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in a field relevant to ENR development assistance such as wildlife management, natural resources management, forestry, ecology, climate change or range science.
  • A minimum of six to eight years of progressively responsible, professional experience, with at least five years of experience in development assistance, or related work, for international development organizations such as donor agencies, host government organizations or private sector institutions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supporting a comprehensive approach to biodiversity conservation and climate resilience is required including strategic planning, project development, monitoring and reporting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques and practices of biodiversity conservation and climate resilience is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Uganda’s economic, political, social and cultural characteristics and the history of development assistance, in particular related to environment and natural resources management.
  • Awareness of Uganda’s development prospects and priorities related to biodiversity conservation and/or climate change.
  • Solid understanding of international development business processes for acquisition and assistance including planning, formation and administration; how to manage procurement and assistance instruments; and how partners do business.
  • Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience and ability to work in teams, clear concise writing skills, ability to meet tight deadlines with logical analyses and clear presentation is essential.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with a range of counterparts at all levels including those from host country government, NGOs, other donors and rural resource users.
  • Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation and presentation of complex reports and analyses.
  • Self-directed with demonstrated ability to perform with minimal direct supervision.
  • Language Proficiency: Level IV English ability (Fluent), spoken and written, is required.

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

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: 26th October 2018

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.

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Events Executive Job Placement - Fusion Solutions Limited

Job Title:          Events Executive
Organization: Fusion Solutions Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Fusion Solutions Limited  is a multi-agency that provides a wide spectrum of marketing, event planning and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, with an approach to marketing that relies on insight into human nature, respect for the consumer, and the power of creativity.

Job Summary:  The Events Executive is responsible for managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to. Directly coordinate activities to prepare for the day of the event. Identifying potential business, researching, writing, planning and running all aspects of the event on behalf of a client or own organisation. Plan public events, trade and industry exhibitions, product launches, company events and private events such as weddings, and be present during the event to deal with any issues as they arise.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage staff responsible for event coordination activities.
  • Coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties, trade shows, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation events and virtual events.
  • Train, and educate staff on proper event procedures.
  • Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary.
  • Book venues and negotiate fees.
  • Prepare invitations and send out at appropriate time.
  • Hire bartenders and wait staff.
  • Work with guest of honor to ensure all requests are met.
  • Drive attendance to the event.
  • Promote the event using flyers, cold calling, and social media as examples of ways to spark attention.
  • Analyze event performance and prepare metrics presentation.
  • Define company brand through events.
  • Ensure staff is adequately prepared for event.
  • Pay vendors for their participation in the event.
  • Provide receipts if needed.
  • Ensure day of event goes smoothly.
  • Set up booths, flowers, decorations, and other event decor.
  • Plan menus, order food, and hire chefs or caterers.
  • Sample food, including main dishes and desserts.
  • Give final approval for items such as music and menus.
  • Designing anything from online registration forms to floral arrangements
  • Arranging insurance cover and ensuring legal, health and safety requirements are adhered to
  • Organising car parking facilities, security, first aid and catering.
  • Supervising the dismantling and removal of stands. 

Qualifications, Skills and experience
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree with honors from a recognized University.
  • Two years of working experience.
  • Knowledge in the fields of advertisement and marketing are an added advantage
  • Networking, Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, organisational ability and time management
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Customer focus is vital
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should kindly send their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and accompanying documents to

Deadline: 31st October 2018 at 5:00pm

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Spa & Saloon Manager Job Placement - Hammam Spa & Saloon

Job Title:      Spa & Saloon Manager
Organisation: Hammam Spa & Saloon
Duty Station: Fairway HotelKampala, Uganda

About US:
Hammam Spa & Saloon provides the best services to ensure their clients have an opportunity to renew their spirit and nurture their natural beauty with dedicated professionals.

Job Summary:  The Spa & Saloon Manager is responsible for the commercial success of the spa and saloon and will also manage the daily operations including personnel, finances, marketing, and the services offered.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mentor, supervise and lead a spa team - The spa manager is responsible for coaching their spa staff team members and ensuring that they are adequately trained to carry out their respective jobs. As well as arranging rotas so that the spa is effectively staffed at all times, the spa manager is responsible for motivating  their team into providing an exceptional service to their clients at all times.
  • Achieve financial targets relating to spa revenue - The spa manager is responsible for ensuring that spa membership sales, retail product and treatment sales are all in line with budgeted expectations.
  • Understand commercial stats and figures - Because the spa manager is ultimately running a business they will need to understand profit and loss statements, be able to effectively interpret KPIs and provide accurate sales forecasts and reports.
  • Ensure the spa is clean, safe and tidy - One of the spa manager's key roles is to ensure the spa is spotlessly clean throughout, tidy and above all else safe. They must keep abreast of health and safety legislation, protocols and be able to carry out an effective risk assessment of the spa.
  • Monitoring stock levels - Spas need a surprising amount of stock to operate ranging from towels, robes, slippers, skincare products etc. The Spa Manager will need to ensure that the spa can effectively cater for their customers whether it be in providing them with complimentary refreshments or products so that therapists can deliver their booked treatments.
  • Delivering Top Service standards - The spa manager will be responsible for driving service standards within the spa so that all customers are treated to the very best service from the moment they arrive at the spa to when they leave.
  • Proactive in promoting the spa - The Spa Manager will be fully expected to become involved in marketing the spa and promoting its services by developing publicity opportunities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Three to five years of experience in managing a spa and / saloon preferably at a hotel or a specialist healthcare club. 
  • Good business acumen and commercial awareness
  • An ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Great people skills, ability to get on with a wide range of different personalities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of personal hygiene and grooming
  • A good understanding of what constitutes excellent customer service

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs with salary expectation via email to with the subject line quoted as “Spa & Saloon Manager.”

NB: Please also kindly include your salary expectation in the cover letter.

Deadline: 26th October 2018

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