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Saturday 27 April 2013

Chief Operations Officer - SINFA Uganda in Kampala

Job Title: Chief Operations Officer

SINFA Uganda is a part of an international development project Internet Now. Spearheaded by Oxfam that has direct focus on services Impact sourcing , Agricultural platform and Internet Access that provides information , employment and income to community members through internet .
Job Description
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer , chief operations officer is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs .
The COO will lead section managers , and more than 3 business models delivered across 100 sites with a staff of about 400.
S/he will be responsible for all activities pertaining to licensure, service delivery , business development , and contracts management .
Minimum of eight years of professional experience with at least four years .of senior leadership.
Education qualification of at least an undergraduate business degree
A post graduate qualification in project management is desirable
A strong graduate relationship builder and communicator with experience
Ability to travel 50% of the time to regional operating units and programs.
A strong strategic thinker and hands on experience in operations for startups
How to apply
If you meet the above specifications , please send your motivation letter , resume , copies of your academic transcripts, contacts of 3 professional referees, and your current remuneration to
The Managing Director
SINFA Uganda Limited
Plot 21 , Church Hill Road
P. O. Box 290, Gulu Uganda
Deadline: 08/ 05 /2013

Research Manager - The Population Council in Kampala

Job Title: Research Manager Uganda

The Population Council seeks fulltime experienced health and social scientist to manage the Uganda operations research activities for Link Up-a multifaced project addressing intergration of sexual and reproductive health and HIV services for young people .
Collaborate and with implementing partiners to ensure alignment of research activities and programmatic aims ;
Contribute to the development of project evaluation and OR methords, tools and protocols;
Oversee local ethical review processes and requirements .
Manage local research activities according to established work plans , budgets and timelines;
Manage recruitment and supervision of study staff and subcontractors
PhD in social sciences , public health , or related field plus 5 years relevant research and/or training experience ;
Demonstrated ability to design , implement , analyze and disseminate research;
Experience supervising and monitoring data collection and data management.
Technical expertise with HIV and/or SRH program preferred ;
Experience with qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation skills to colleagues, partiners, and local organizations ;
How to apply
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to the attention of
Human Resource Manager
Population Council
P. O. Box 17643-00500 Nairobi, Kenya or email:jobs-nairobi@popcouncil.org
Deadline: 08/ 05 /2013

National Program Officer - UNFPA in Kampala

 Job Title: National Program Officer

UNFPA Uganda is inviting qualified candidates for the vacant position above .
Core Competencies
Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
Results-based program development and management
Innovative and marketing of new approaches
Leveraging the resources of national governments and partiners/Building strategic alliances and partiners
Resource mobilization
Academic Requirements advanced university degree in medicine , public health ,demography, social science or other relevant field .
Experience : 5 years professional experience preferably in program/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 applications .
How to apply
There is no application processing or other fee 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.
Should be sent to vacancyug@unfpa.org
Deadline: 06 /05 /2013

Program Assistants - NUDIPU in Kampala

Job Title: Program Assistants

The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) an umbrella organization promoting the rights of persons with disabilities in Uganda .
Main tasks
Over see and support project implementation at the district .
Responsible for advocacy and mobilization of PWDs
Coordinate with local authorities , partiners and stakeholders
Mobilize and monitor PWDs and their participation as stakeholders
Manage and keep books of District Union accounts and funding received
Submit monthly reports to the program officer
A bachelors degree in Social sciences , Social Works and Social Administration , Community Audit Education and any related humanities .
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years relevant working experience .
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their cover letters , copies of academic transcripts and resumes to the Executive Director .
NUDIPU, P. O. B 8567 Kampala
Or ; physically at ;
NUDIPU offices on Plot 530,
Bukoto-Kisasi Road, Tel: 0414 540179
Or ; hand deliver to the respective District Union Offices
Deadline : 12/ 05 /2013

Administrative Assistant - U.S Mission in Kampala

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

U.S . Mission Uganda is recruiting qualified candidates for the vacant position above .
Education required : Completion of a university degree in social sciences, business administration , public administration, development studies , ethics and development , finance , accounts commerce , social work and social administration , sociology , human resources , education , psychology or information technology is required.
Work experience required : Three years of hands on experience in managing administration and accounting duties in a medium to a large organization is required.
Knowledge required : Must possess relevant knowledge of general accounting and administrative procedures .Must have a good understanding of the operations of Uganda Police Force as far as Community Policing and Counterterrorism are concerned.
Selection Criteria
Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest , budget , and visa status in determining successful candidacy.
Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
Currently employed US Citizeen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment are ineligible to apply for advertized positions within the first 90 calender days of their appointment .
How to apply
Submit applications to
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
Only electronic submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .
Deadline: 07 /05 /2013

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator - Restless Development Uganda

Job title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Restless Development Uganda
Restless Development is taking up the position of global banner carrier for youth-led development; demonstrating at the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role in development. Over the past five years Restless Development has more than tripled the size of its budgets and programmes, and has been repeatedly cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by the World Bank, DFID, UNICEF and others. For more information on Restless Development please visit: www.restlessdevelopment.org.
In line with this growth, and drawing on over 15 years of experience supporting youth-led development, Restless Development Uganda is preparing to embark on the second phase of its ambitious, five year national strategy. To support this exciting agenda we are seeking a talented and committed individual to support the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator to ensure the efficient monitoring, reporting and evaluation of all programmes. The Monitoring and Reporting Officer will lead on the design and implementation of the reporting framework and monitoring systems ensuring that all internal and donor commitments are met.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Project/Program Management
Min. years of experience: 4 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: May 10, 2013 - 5pm
Main Responsibilities
1. Develop appropriate M&E systems, indicators and tools for decision making within Restless Development Uganda
2. Oversee of implementation of M&E systems and tools across Restless Development
3. Disseminate monitoring and evaluation data and reports internally and externally
4. Line manage unit staff and build the capacity of staff and peer educators in M&E
5. Financial Planning & Management
6. Other
Develop appropriate M&E systems, indicators and tools for decision making within Restless Development Uganda
▪ Review and refine Restless Development Uganda log frame, systems and tools to ensure programmes are being monitored and evaluated effectively, efficiently and in line with national strategies and donor requirements
▪ Remain up-to-date with national and international best-practice in monitoring and evaluation, particularly with regard to national strategic plans
▪ Share ideas and best practice with other Restless Development Country Programmes, particularly developing Restless Development’s ability to track programme impact in line with international best practice for Programme Quality
▪ Manage internal evaluation of other issues within Restless Development Uganda e.g. assessing issues such as programme cost effectiveness, volunteer safety and effectiveness of the information systems
▪ Assess current status of roll-out of management for impact (MFI) within Restless Development Uganda and identify plans for improvement
Oversee of implementation of M&E systems and tools across Restless Development
▪ Ensure monitoring and evaluation systems and tools, data collection, entry, cleaning and storage are appropriately implemented by Restless Development staff and volunteers
▪ Ensure monitoring and evaluation data is analysed to an appropriate standard and that results of analysis inform programme decision making
▪ Coordinate implementation of larger and general M&E projects (such as baseline and end-line surveys) as well as other research projects contributing to evaluation of Restless Development Uganda’s programme impact (e.g. comparative surveys,
sustainability of programme interventions over time, effectiveness of phase out approach)
▪ Coordinate and analyse impact evaluation data to a donor-presentable standard
Disseminate monitoring and evaluation data and reports internally and externally
▪ Ensure appropriate internal communication and feedback systems are in place and functioning so that M&E informs programme planning and implementation
▪ Ensure high quality and timely preparation of M&E data for reports to donors, partners, Restless Development International and all Restless Development Country Programmes such as the annual, quarterly and monthly reports (focusing largely on high-level, strategic impact)
▪ Ensure that research conducted is analysed to expected quality standards and reports compiled timely and disseminated for sharing and learning
▪ Contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and fundraising proposals
▪ Present and disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings to appropriate stakeholders, including governments, bi-laterals, UN agencies and other partners
Line manage unit staff and build the capacity of staff and peer educators in M&E 15%
▪ Ensure that all programme staff, peer educators and temporary staff (interns/field researchers) have the capacity to conduct fieldwork, coordinate output monitoring tools, analyse basic monitoring data and present findings
▪ Plan, lead and evaluate regular M&E training workshops to build the capacity of Restless Development Uganda staff in use of M&E data for programme development
▪ Plan, lead and evaluate M&E training workshops for partner organisations and/or other Restless Development Country Programmes as requested
Financial Planning & Management 15%
▪ Adhere to Restless Development Uganda financial policies in all aspects of work
▪ Managing activity budgets for M&E unit activities such as volunteer debrief and trainings
▪ Provide accurate narrative reports of funds spent to allow prompt reporting
▪ Other duties as required such as representing Restless Development at meetings and during field visits
▪ Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken
 University degree in relevant field of study (e.g. development, social science, health promotion), Masters preferred
Experience & Skills
▪ At least two years’ experience in relevant field (M&E, International Development, programme quality, SRH, livelihoods, working with young people)
▪ At least 2 years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation, including design of systems and tools, data analysis and report writing
▪ At least two years of management experience
▪ Demonstrated ability to lead both high-level strategic and hands-on operational work
▪ A clear understanding of contemporary development issues and trends in M&E in the field of international development
▪ Fluency in English with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
▪ Excellent IT, including relevant M&E packages (EpiInfo, SPSS etc)
▪ A strong personal commitment to the values, aims and methods of Restless Development
▪ Excellent organisational skills and methodological approach to financial management
▪ Ability to travel regularly to rural areas and spend nights if necessary
▪ Ability to analyse problems and make sound operational decisions
▪ Demonstrated experience, finances and/or administrative systems
▪ A understanding of contemporary development issues particularly of Peace Building, Sexual Reproductive Health, Livelihoods, and Youth Inclusion
▪ Experience working in a youthful, multicultural environment
▪ Experience as a volunteer with Restless Development or other organisation
Person Spec
Individual must be results orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly growing and developing organisation and be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and values.
Contact/How to apply:
How to apply
Please send a completed application form to farai@restlessdevelopment.org by the closing date.
Please note we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes or covering letters
Closing Date
Friday 10th May 2013 by 5PM (Uganda Time)



Employment type: Short-term/contract
Country: Uganda
City / Location: kampala
Job category: Customer Support/Client Care
Minimum degree: Certificate
Closing date: May 10, 2013 - 12pm
Good communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
The ability to remain calm in emergencies or when dealing with difficult passegers;
Diplomacy and tact;
Good colour vision and hearing;
Good general health and fitness - many airlines require cabin staff to be able to swim at least 25m;
The ability to keep a cheery countenance when you've been on your feet a long time and you're out of your time zone.
Employers often have physical requirements due to space restrictions within the galley; these may include minimum/maximum height requirements and proportionate bodyweight. Visible tattoos and piercings are strongly discouraged, and staff are required to look smart, often involving wearing a uniform.
Useful links on this website
Hospitality, leisure and travel graduate jobs and schemes
Hospitality, leisure and travel graduate careers advice
Skills and competencies for graduates
Contact/How to apply:
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY THROUGH arkfoundationinternational@gmail.com OR CALL 0701660736 avoid giving money because we do not dictate the out come of the interviews.



Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: KAMPALA
Job category: Customer Support/Client Care
Required languages: English
Minimum degree: Certificate
Salary level: 16000 DOLLARS PER YEAR
Closing date: May 10, 2013 (All day)
An air hostess works in a commercial domestic and/or international flight. Not only does one require a pleasing personality, but also a demeanor that naturally displays qualities like perseverance, patience, and compassion. The following are the duties that an air hostess is expected to perform.
Before Travel
To carefully pay attention to the flight details that the pilot discusses with the crew members during the briefing.
To ensure that all the necessary equipment including first-aid kits, emergency exits, and other evacuation devices are functioning properly.
To ensure that there is adequate amount of food and beverages for all passengers, including other supplies like pillows, blankets, reading material, etc.
During Travel
To check passenger tickets, assist passengers to find their seat and place the carry-on baggage.
To inform passengers about safety rules and policies while aboard. This includes notifying the passengers about emergency exits, and using safety equipment.
To fulfill their basic requests including food and beverages as per preferences.
To provide blankets and pillows, taking care of passengers who require special attention in their illness, helping passengers with finding their seats, placing their luggage, and so on.
To monitor and protect the public safety of the passengers on board.
To make necessary announcements regarding the flight schedule, the duration of the flight, the weather conditions.
To handle passenger queries with patience and poise, even if the passenger is irate or irrational.
BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR THIS JOB PLEASE KNOW THAT THIS JOB .The requirements also include being of the age group of seventeen to twenty-five years and having a good personality, presence of mind and interpersonal skills. Hard work and patience are very important. Readiness to work at odd hours of the day and on weekends and holidays is also a must.f you aspire to become an air hostess, the age limit varies from 16-29 years, depending upon the individual airline. There are other requirements when it comes to physical appearance. Some of these parameters include,
Good Height: The height limit varies depending upon the specific airline; however, if you think you are tall enough to comfortably reach the overhead bin of the flight, then you should be good to go.
Clear Complexion: Airlines demand the air hostess aspirants to have a clear complexion, with clean and healthy skin, without any spots and blemishes on the face.
Physical and Mental Fitness: The airlines wish their attendants to be both physically and mentally fit, so that they can catch up with the challenges that are required to be met as a part of the job.
A pleasant smile, confidence in the way you carry yourself, and a fit and healthy body and mind are the additional parameters that are needed for this job. You can go to the website of the respective airlines and find all the information that you need.
Personality Traits
A Pleasing and Charming Persona: Air hostesses need to cater to the needs of the passengers, making their journey as comfortable and delightful as possible. Therefore, to have a pleasing and charming persona is essential.
Patience and Perseverance: Patience is immensely required as you need to deal with people from across the globe; trust me, some can be unbelievably difficult to deal with. But you need to hold your calm with them.
Excellent Communication Skills: A passenger will not be satisfied with your services if you are unable to communicate effectively with him. Having excellent communication skills is your way to win your passenger's heart with your words.
Sharp-Sightedness: One also needs to be quick and alert, as this job demands people who are highly competitive. A flight travel may make you prone to experiences that may involve emergency evacuation of the plane. There are many factors that are required to be checked while on air; therefore, sharp-sightedness is highly essential.
A neat attire, a groomed look, a caring and friendly approach, and a hospitable smile: these are the pleasant traits that you must possess in order to be the perfect air hostess.
Working Conditions
No matter how glamorous and amazing the job of an air hostess seems to be, they do have their share of challenges as well. Some of these are mentioned as under.
The working hours are irregular as there are always delays and changes in the flight plan.
For domestic flights, the shift can go for as long as 14 hrs, or longer, if you are working for an international flight.
The job requires you to work during holidays or weekends, making you spend approximately 65-90 hrs per month in the air, plus additional 50 hours spent on writing reports and preparing to fly. You do get paid for the overtime on an hourly basis and the airline pays for your hotel stay and meals, but, most of the time is spent traveling.
Contact/How to apply:
arkfoundationinternational@gmail.com OR CALL 0701660736

Supervisors - Mairye Estates Limited

Job title: Supervisor

Mairye Estates Limited
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
Job category: Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Diploma
Closing date: May 6, 2013 - 5pm
• Hands –on , day-to-day management of staff in the production and/or in the packing ;
• Implementing and Maintaining preventive Maintenance schedules ;
• Ensuring processes and procedures are adhered to;
• Overseeing the Implementation of Total Quality Management .
• Overseeing the company operations and services to ensure productivity and profitability.
• A Degree /Diploma in an Agricultural /horticultural Science or any other field ;
• Proven relevant experience of at least 3 years in similar positions ; Ugandan experience highly preferred.
• Proven people management , preferably in a horticultural/plant /agricultural environment ;
• Proven track record of achieving results in similar types of activities
• Ability to work independently and on a team
Contact/How to apply:
This is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career. A great career path , supportive management structure and excellent salary package are available for the right individuals .
Applications should write a covering letter with CV for the role they are applying for and send them to :hrm@mairye.com, or P. O. Box 180 Kampala or hand deliver. For further inquiries , call 0776 744 061/0776 744 058

Head of Legal Section - Vision Fund Uganda

Job title: Head of Legal Section

Vision Fund Uganda - VFU
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Legal
Min. years of experience: 8 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: April 30, 2013 - 5pm
• Lead the legal service unit of VFU
• Ensure that best corporate governance practices exist in VFU
• Provide legal advice to the board and management
• Oversee and support the debt collections unit
• Provide company secretariat and advisory services to VFU Board
• Degree in LLB from a reputable university
• Post graduate diploma in law practice is an added advantage
• Knowledgeable in corporate laws & governance
• At least 8 years experience in a micro finance setting
Contact/How to apply:
Interested candidates should send or hand deliver their CV, plus copies of their academic credentials through
Human Resources Manager
VisionFund Uganda (VFU)
Plot 256, Makerere-Kavule
P. O. Box 24751, Kampala