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Tuesday 23 April 2013

Internal Auditor - Ministry of Water and Environment

Job title: Internal Auditor (2)

Ministry of Water and Environment
Employment type: Short-term/contract
Country: Uganda
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: May 3, 2013 - 5pm
The Government of the Republic of Uganda with the support of donor partners is committed to the various reform programs within Government institutions with the aim of strengthening internal controls to enhance Government’s ability to minimize risks in the process of service delivery. Within the water sector, the specific strategy involves strengthening the Internal Audit Section with a view of enhancing its effectiveness as an internal control measure.
The Ministry of Water and Environment therefore wishes to recruit two (2) Internal Auditors for the Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Program (JWESSP), and the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP).
Job Title: Internal Auditor (2 positions)
Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor
Terms of employment: Contract
Duties and responsibilities
To examine correctness of financial records and completeness of documentation
To verify receipts, match and undertake on line reconciliation of invoices and Local Purchase Orders for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments.
To review the completion of accountability returns, verify and retire advance ledgers.
To review periodic Bank reconciliations.
To verify payroll change requests and reports to ensure correctness of computations, payments and deductions, certify and follow -up approval and payment to beneficiaries.
Either: An Honours Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting Or
Full professional qualification in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualification awarded by an Institution recognized by IFAC.
A minimum of three (3) years experience as an Accounts Assistant or Senior Accounts Assistant in Government, or an equivalent level of experience in Accounting or Internal Audit function from a reputable organization.
Essential skills and Requirements:
Technical competences
Ability to understand how Internal Audit work is determined and the process of identifying Audit areas, objectives and resources
Ability to use professional skills to carry out audit work assignments to achieve internal audit objective in line with defined audit program.
Ability to communicate results of Audit work to enable improvement in Internal Audit Control and to provide assurance.
Computer literate.
Behavioral competences:
High level of ethics and integrity
Innovative and proactive, enjoys making things happen, does not wait for them to happen
High level of inter-personal, decision- making and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams to achieve project objectives.
Duration of the Assignment:
Eighteen (18) months contract will be awarded to the successful candidates, commencing immediately on appointment. Possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance.
Location and Remuneration:
The Internal Auditors will be stationed at the Ministry headquarters and Entebbe respectively. An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidates
Contact/How to apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recant CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, and professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 5.00 pm Friday 3rd May, 2013. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Old Portbell Road, Luzira. Attn: Head Human Resource Management.

Administrative & Financial Officer-BTC

Job title: Administrative & Financial Officer

BTC, the Belgian Development Agency,
Employment type: Short-term/contract
Country: Uganda
Job category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance
Min. years of experience: 8 years
Minimum degree: Diploma
Closing date: April 30, 2013 - 5pm
Duration of the contract: for 1 year with possible extension
Remuneration: Attractive depending on years of relevant experience Major tasks
Banking, cheque and cash management
Prepare, register and keep cheques.
Assist in preparing staff payroll for bank transfers at the end of each month.
Ensures all invoices from external parties (contractors, suppliers, other related agencies) are paid in due time, by bank transfer, cheque or cash and arrange those documents by date.
Responsible for sound cash planning & cash withdrawals.
Financial activity reporting
Record all expenses properly in BTC software, following guidelines and within the deadlines.
Make all necessary corrections and make all preparations for the monthly closing of the accounting.
Enter daily of expenses in the cashbook.
Ensure smooth accounting of advances. This includes verification of financial reports, expenses and supporting documents.
Ensure accounting coding and budgeting lines are correct: this includes verification of financial reports, expenses and supporting documents.
Keep track accounting data by putting references on the specific documents on a monthly basis.
Responsible for consistent filing of all accounting, banking and cash management documents.
Organize copies of all supporting bank documents and cash documents before sending to BTC Finance
and Administrative Officer on a daily basis.
Ensure prompt maintenance of vehicles and keep up of the office building.
Ensure routine vehicles maintenance, verification of log books and mileage tracking.
Manage filing, storing and security of documents.
Manage repair and maintenance of office equipment.
Ensure proper petty cash management.
Manage incoming and outgoing correspondences
Ensure proper management of the Stocks.
Prepare tax returns and claims.
Manage the reception.
Prepare and manage watchmen schedule.
A minimum of a diploma or its equivalent preferably in Business Administration.
Minimum 8 years experience in accounting and project administration;
Experience with an international organization or NGO;
Experience working in a similar position;
• Very good hands-on knowledge of Excel and Word is a must. Other programs (Database, accounting programs) a strong advantage;
Knowledge of related procurement legislation for public procurement
Ability to work independently;
Experience supervising other staff;
Proficient in English;
Mature, good communicator and team player;
Able to work under stressful conditions
Contact/How to apply:
Please apply not later than 30th April, 2013 by sending your application letter and resume, plus copies of academic and professional qualification certificates as well as at least three recent professional references to the Resident Representative, BTC, PO Box 40131, Kampala-Uganda. Hand deliver to: Lower Kololo Terrace, Plot 1B. Please only submit your application if it meets the above criteria. ONLY SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS SHALL BE RESPONDED TO.

National Program Officer- UNFPA

Job title: National Program Officer

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Moroto
Job category: Project/Program Management
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: May 6, 2013 - 5pm
Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of Coordinator Sub-regional Office (Moroto), the National Program Officer-Field Officer (NPO-FO) substantively and administratively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in North Eastern Uganda. The NPO-FO will be based In Moroto and guide and facilitate the delivery of UNFPA programs by monitoring results achieved in the implementation. He/she ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.
Environmental scanning and advocacy:
Ensure daily follow-up of the general situation of the region, particularly by regularly gathering information on reproductive health, GBV/gender and population
Guide and facilitate the delivery of UNFPA programs (RH, GBV, P&D, FGM) by monitoring results achieved in the implementation
Undertake field support missions and assessments as appropriate to strengthen implementation of UNFPA approved annual work plans and agreements, to inform strategic approaches and for addressing ICPD agenda.
Programme Development and Coordination:
Proactively advocate tor and contribute to the integration of Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, GBV/gender and population issues in local policies, plans, programmes and surveys/studies
Support developing comprehensive sexual and reproductive health, GBV/gender and population programmes by working closely with government ministries, local district technical teams and officials, local NGOs and UN agencies active on the ground.
Follow up UNFPA funded projects and support the partners in developing and submitting quarterly work plans, narrative and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
Assist the districts in developing a sound logistics system, addressing issues surrounding forecasting, storage, distribution and reporting on reproductive health equipment, supplies and commodities
Support capacity assessment and development of stakeholders in the areas related to ICPD agenda.
Support and contribute to the development of Moroto DO AWP/DEX in line with CO IPTS, OMP and DoL and ensure timely implementation and reporting
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Assist Moroto DO and District Health Teams to track and monitor UNFPA’s equipment, supplies and commodities by establishing a monitoring mechanism which takes into consideration district storage capacity, access, utilization rate, coverage and distribution.
Monitor UNFPA’s programme activities by keeping close record of activities/ trainings being implemented on ground, funds being expended and agreements being made with local partners and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
Liaising with Partner Agencies:
Liaise with exiting District Disaster Management Committees and recovery systems to ensure that ICPD agenda is taken into consideration,
Liaise with other sectors (protection, community services, health, education, etc.) to ensure a multi-sectoral approach in programme design and represent UNFPA in KIA and relevant sectoral meetings
Maintain solid working relationship and constantly share relevant information with UN partner agencies and represent UNFPA in UNKT meetings as required
Strongly advocate UNFPA work and mandate to partners and donor agencies. Work closely with other partners and contribute to preparation of proposals for donors.
Work with local media agencies to help publicize UNFPA work via press releases, articles, documentaries, TV interviews, radio etc.
Prepare regular analytical and Project reports to be shared with District officials and UNFPA Country Office.
Document the best practices and approaches for deepening the knowledge base for UNFPA and partners.
Develop bi-weekly work plans and reports, trip reports. NTFs and other reports as needed or requested.
Administrative and Miscellaneous Duties:
Support the development and review of Performance Appraisal for staff assigned to the Moroto office.
Ensure organizational assets and equipment are maintained and used in line with the UNFPA policies and business practice.
Support Moroto DO in managing common services in WFP compound and represent UNFPA in joint common services meetings as required.
Other duties as required and requested by the supervisor.
Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
Results-based programme development and management
Innovation and marketing of new approaches
Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners
Resource mobilization
Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity
Managing Relationships: Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self management
Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making
Job Requirements:
Academic Requirements: advanced university degree in medicine, public health, demography, social science or other relevant field.
Experience: 5 years professional experience preferably in programme/project management In the public or private sector.
Languages: Fluency in oral and written English, skills in local Nga-Karimojong is an asset.
Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software
Contact/How to apply:
Email applications:
Should be sent to vacancyug@unfpa.org
Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form). All applicants must fill the P11 Form.
The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names.
Only online applications will be accepted
We will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom the Country Office has further interest.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply
Deadline for applications: 6th May, 2013.
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity, and a healthy work life balance. NOTE: There is no application processing or other lee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. IMPORTANT: There is NO application processing or other lees at any stage of UMFPA application processes.

Intervention Coordinator - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Job title: Intervention Coordinator

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected.
Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States.
With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the field-the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
Job category: NGO/Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: July 6, 2013 - 5pm
Location: Mbarara
Reports to: Director – Clinical Services
Employment Duration: 9 months
Job Summary: The Intervention Coordinator will be responsible for leading the implementation of a facility- and community-based intervention in Kabale, Uganda designed to strengthen the provision and uptake of integrated family planning/HIV services, with an emphasis on fostering greater involvement of male partners.
The intervention will be implemented as part of the EGPAF-led STAR-SW program. The Intervention Coordinator will be supervised by the Foundation Director of Clinical Services and provide supervisory visits in conjunction with the regular STAR-SW program site visit schedule.
Duties and Responsibilities: In collaboration with Mbarara-based
EGPAF staff, coordinate and provide technical support for all aspects of study intervention implementation, including:
• Act as primary liaison between health facilities, the Kabale DHO offi ce, other NGO partners in Kabale District , Foundation Kabale Program Offi cer and Foundation Clinical Services Director
• Maintain communication and gather feedback from local partners, such as AIC and Marie Stopes, on the FP/PMTCT integration and male involvement intervention package developed by EGPAF and FHI.
• Secure and maintain buy-in from relevant stakeholders for study/ intervention.
• Provide technical and administrative support for implementation of facility- and community-based intervention activities as outlined in the intervention package (e.g., implementation of trainings for health care staff and community leaders/members; introducing “male-friendly” innovations in clinics; organizing community-based events, etc).
• Ensure implementation of intervention activities according to study timeline; report obstacles to implementation in a timely manner.
• Convene stakeholders to update them on study/intervention progress as needed.
• Provide supervisory visits to facilities and intervention communities to ensure intervention is implemented as intended and provide ongoing technical support to facility staff and community-level intervention partners.
• Document intervention implementation using the Intervention Tracking Tool and submit monthly updates to staff at EGPAF and FHI
• Collect cost data using forms developed by FHI and submit to key staff at FHI and EGPAF.
• Collaborate with the project Research Coordinator in organizing a local dissemination event upon study completion.
• Work closely with FHI study staff and Foundation technical staff to develop reports, review data and assure data quality.
• Support health facilities in maintaining consistent contraceptive commodities stocks
• Review all facility-level data for completeness and communicate with facility staff on training issues related to quality of data collection Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to:
Contact/How to apply:
The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127,Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline for submission is 6th July 2012. www.pedaids.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Office Assistant- Toyota Uganda

Job title: Office Assistant

Toyota Uganda
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Office assistant
Minimum degree: Certificate
Closing date: April 25, 2013 - 5pm
REPORTS TO: Executive Secretary
To ensure timely delivery and pick-up of documents to and from our customers for smooth business performance.
• Timely delivery and collection of all documents from/to the respective customer addresses as indicated on the mail.
Responsible for effective management of staff beverages and preparation of daily staff tea.
Manage motor cycle fuel costs and ensure that costs are within budget by adhering to the agreed maintenance schedules.
Ensure effective asset utilization by practicing safe riding and observing traffic laws.
Maintains and develops effective networks with both internal and external stakeholders.
Proper house keeping of company premises and ensure meeting rooms and kitchen areas are clean at all times.
Provide administrative support to the business as and when you are requested to do so.
All Staff: Document delivery and pick-up
Customers: Collection & Delivery of documents.
Traffic Authority: Compliance to traffic regulations
O’ level certificate
Customer service skills
Communication & interpersonal skills
A valid riding permit
Contact/How to apply:
Qualified candidates can hand deliver their application to Toyota Uganda
1st Street Industrial area.

Online researchers - MMS computer Support Ltd

Job title: Online researchers

MMS computer Support Ltd
We provide online jobs and computer training
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Editorial/Writing
Min. years of experience: 1 year
Required languages: English
Required IT skills: MS Office (in general)
Minimum degree: Certificate
Closing date: July 30, 2013 - 10am
This is all about online research
You are given a topic research on.
The more topics you do the more you earn
Pay rate:500 words -2500/=
700 words-5000/=
1000 words-7500/=
Basic requirements:
Personal Computer
Internet connection
Good English skills
Please if you have a day time job do not apply,we need people who can commit at least 5hrs a day
Contact/How to apply:
Please email:nakayizamarylyn@gmail.com