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Several No Experience Lead Generator Job Opportunities - Absa Group (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Organization: Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK)
Duty Station: Luwum Street, Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK) is a diversified standalone African financial services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth, investment management and insurance. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.

We own majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

Job Summary:  The jobholder will support ABSA bank by generating leads

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The ideal applicant for the Absa Group Limited Lead Generators jobs should hold relevant qualifications
·        Digital familiarity (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development)
·        Experience in a similar environment
·        Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC) - Business, Commerce and Management Studies
·        Openness to change (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development)
·        Product and/or Service Knowledge (Meets all of the requirements)
·        Sales Management (Meets all of the requirements)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join ABSA Group in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Institutional Strengthening Advisor Job Placements - Chemonics International Inc

Organization: Chemonics International Inc
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda

About US:
Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm, seeks experienced professionals for the anticipated USAID Institutional and Systems Strengthening Activity (ISSA) in Uganda. ISSA aims to build the capacity of key partners and systems so that they can better fulfill their mandates and roles in the marketplace. Through deliberate investments and a focus on direct service delivery, ISSA will address higher order systemic issues in public and private institutions in Uganda. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       An advanced degree in public administration, business, economics, finance, or relevant field
·       Minimum ten years of experience in institutional strengthening, capacity building, policymaking, or other relevant technical area
·       Proven track record of building and sustaining effective partnerships with the host government, advocating effectively and communicating to various constituencies

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

Please upload your CV and answer all questions below, including selecting the position to which you are applying.

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 2nd March 2020

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Director Technical Services Job Vacancies - Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:     Director Technical Services
Organization: Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Dairy Development Authority is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Its mandate is to develop and regulate the sector. It is established under the Dairy Industry Act, 1998 and its objectives are to provide proper coordination and efficient implementation of all Government policies which are designed to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency in the production of milk in Uganda by promoting production and competition in the dairy industry and monitoring the market for milk and dairy products.
In order to effectively fulfill the mandate, the Authority is seeking applications from qualified persons who are accomplished to take up the under-listed positions:

Job Summary: To direct all resources- human, financial, technical and others towards the implementation of the National Dairy Strategy (NDS) in order to fast-track the development of the dairy sector and its contribution to the National economy. To spearhead the development and regulatory functions of the Authority to increase milk production and productivity and lead in the development and implementation of strategies and best practices among the dairy farmer groups/co-operatives, milk traders, milk transporters and processors. To improve the level of understanding of the general public about the benefits of milk and dairy products consumption by developing a communication strategy that will deliver the appropriate messages to different target beneficiaries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Take lead in the implementation of the National Dairy Strategy (NDS);
·       Capacity to guide policy formulation and implementation through the existing local government structures and ensure sustainability;
·       To coordinate enforcement and adherence to set standards and regulations by all stakeholders in the dairy industry;
·       Direct and manage the implementation of quality/safety standards and regulations governing the production, processing, marketing (including import & export) and consumption of milk and dairy products;
·       Monitor quality and safety trends with a view to formulating and establishing interventions to improve the quality and safety of milk for consumers;
·       Supervise and guide the implementation of sensitization programmes both in quality assurance and dairy development;
·       Guide preparation of annual work-plans and budgets and preparation of reports for the directorate;
·       Analyze and disseminate statistical data relating to milk production, marketing and consumption, including import and export and carry out trend analysis;
·       Co-ordinate all dairy processing, marketing and promotional activities such as seminars, trade fairs and workshops;
·       Develop strategies to strengthen dairy institutions along the entire dairy chain;
·       Co-ordinate various dairy development activities such as dairy extension, dairy breeding; dairy research, training and dairy products development;
·       Register and train dairy farmers marketing organizations;
·       Develop key partnerships and maintain effective communication and bilateral working relationship between the Authority and all stakeholders in the dairy industry, including Local Governments;
·       Write proposals towards raising resources for the development of the dairy sector;
·       Advise the Executive Director on key policies in respect of provision of linkages between research, extension providers and extension support to dairy farmers;
·       Establish and maintain systems to address stakeholder complaints and concerns regarding adherence to dairy standards and regulations;
·       Generate and analyze statistical data and information on compliance with dairy standards and regulations to facilitate the evaluation of the regulatory framework;
·       Any other duty as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a  Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine or Honor’s degree in Food science and Technology or Honor’s degree in Animal Production, Technology & Management and any other relevant degree from a recognised University.
·       Master’s degree in a relevant field is a must.
·       Post Graduate Qualification in Management or Administration is a must.
·       At least eight (8) years of working experience of which five (5) years must be in a managerial position from a reputable organisation.

How to Apply:
All Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their applications, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of certified academic credentials and three referees to the address below.
Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1, Kafu Rd. Kampala
P.O. 34006
Tel: 0414-343883 / 0414-343901/2
Kindly Note: For those sending the applications online, please merge all your document into one file, not exceeding 3mbs

Deadline: 28th February 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Fresher Laboratory Technician Job Careers - Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)

Job Title:     Laboratory Technician
Organization: Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Grade: UTCC scale 6

About US:
The Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) was established by an Act of parliament in 1992 (Ch 211) as semi-autonomous body charged with the responsibility of controlling Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in Uganda with a view of enhancing human health and agricultural production so as to contribute towards the improvement of the standard of living of Ugandans. UTCC now invites young, dynamic and energetic individuals to fill the following available position. These are contract jobs for an initial period of 5 (five) years renewed upon good performance.

Job Summary:  The Laboratory Technologist will be based and perform his/her duties at the UTTRC Laboratory in Njeru Buikwe District in the areas of trypanosomiasis and parasitology. He/She will set up processes and analyze various biological samples using molecular biology techniques and biochemical assays. The Laboratory Technician will use general analytical fundamentals to exercise judgment in the planning and use of experimental techniques, the modification of existing techniques, and the analysis of data. The technician is expected to perform bio-chemical, cellular, and PCR-based assays, process and analyze data, maintain proper documentation of experimental procedures and reports, use Excel spreadsheets,_ prepare written reports, and work independently in these Capacities. The laboratory Technician will be reporting to the Research & Development Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Collecting, receiving, labeling, and/or analyzing samples or substances using the correct testing equipment, when necessary.
·       Designing and executing laboratory testing in line with standard testing procedures, recording observations, and interpreting findings.
·       Ensuring that safety guidelines are adhered to at all times within the laboratory.
·       Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments.
·       Produce, analyze and document results in a timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate should have at least a Bachelors (second upper) in science with bias in Zoology, Parasitology or any other biological science related field from a reputable Institution.
·       At least two (2) years‘ experience in tsetse or trypanosome related studies or intervention will be an added advantage.
·       Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and able to maintain careful attention to detail.
·       Proficiency with standard software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) is required.
·       Demonstrated experience keeping accurate and detailed laboratory records.
·       Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and good at record keeping.

How to apply:
If you believe you meet our requirements. have the necessary skills, you desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply and hand deliver a detailed CV, hard copies of certified academic and professional certificates / transcripts, three (3) recommendation letters from your referees and a daytime telephone contact to the Human Resource & Administration Officer
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Please note that UTCC is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22nd February 2020 by 5:00pm

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Fresher Mechanical Engineer Jobs - Paper Toils (U) Ltd

Job Title:   Mechanical Engineer
Organization: Paper Toils (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Paper Toils (U) Ltd is a leading paper industry that manufactures comfort Toilet papers, Nannies (big and small sizes), jumbo rolls, and cores, paper boards and Egg trays.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Plan, coordinate and manage the different departmental works in an efficient manner.
·        Regularly reviewing the procedures and methods of work in the dept., amending them to improve departmental efficiency and that the set procedures are being followed.
·        Focus closely on preventive maintenance and diagnose breakdown problems.
·        Introduce asset care programs, control maintenance tools and equipment while monitoring and control maintenance costs.
·        Ensuring there is proper daily work planning, work allocation to your staff, monitor that the staff are executing the assigned work well and evaluating the staff performance.
·        Schedule routine maintenance works and respond to equipment faults immediately
·        Develop strategies to improve overall reliability at work.
·        Performance management and assessments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Upper Second degree In Mechanical & Production Engineering.
·        One year of working experience with a reputable organization will be an added advantage.
·        Good computing and leadership skills
·        Must have a flexible and trainable mind with an ability to take right decisions.
·        Must be creative, result oriented and able to work with minimal or no supervision.
·        The applicants must be self-driven, hardworking, qualified, competent and highly motivated individuals with high ethical values
·        Age: 28 years and above

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Uganda Nationals should submit their applications which include their CV, copies of academic documents, addressed and delivered to; or hand deliver to our factory in Mbalala Mukono, P.O. Box 23643 Kampala. Uganda

NB: Email size should not exceed 5MB. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 15th February 2020

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