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Friday 2 August 2013

Data Officer Jobs Opportunity -International Lifeline Fund in Lira

Job Title: Data Officer, Lira

Founded in 2003, International Lifeline Fund is a private, non-profit organization based in Washington dc. Within Uganda ILFs activities focus on increasing rural water access, improving sanitation conditions, and combating deforestation with fuel-efficient stoves.
•             Verifying and checking accuracy of all the field data and filling correctly before entering in the database
•             Always compare data entered with source documents and ILF programs;
•             Supporting field staff to collect required data regularly, using systematically developed monitoring tools
•             Experience in data management with an International NGO is desired;
•             Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and other data entry programs like SPSS, Epi-data
•             Ability to think critically and pay attention to details;
•             Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science, Social Sciences Statistics with three years experience in data management and analysis.

How to apply
Please send cover letter, CV references of former employers as well as academic credentials and photocopy of driving permit to;
cduganda@lefelinefund.org or drop your application at ILF offices in Lira Town, Adol Polino Road or in Kampala

Deadline: 14 /08 /2013
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Laboratory Technician Jobs - Makerere University in Kampala

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV Research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between University and the Henry M. Jackson founded for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Essential Duties
•             Perform monthly comparability sample testing between Kayunga districts Hospital laboratory other MUWRP laboratories, and any other laboratories as may be deemed necessary in order to ensure continuous proficiency.
•             Maintain all laboratory equipment validation, calibration, quality control documentation and necessary routine /periodic preventive maintenance.
•             Monitor and track logistical requirements so that all laboratory supplies are on hand at all times. Liaise with the Laboratory QA/QC field officer in order to establish reliable and consistent reagent supply lines
Required Education
•             A Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology from a recognized institution with at least 2 years working experience in busy Diagnostic /research laboratory environment
•             Evidence of prior training in relevant techniques will be an added advantage.

How to apply
Applicants should download applications. Attach application letters, Photocopies of academic qualifications and Resume with 3 referees quoting the Position Number to;
The Human Resource Administrator
Makerere University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42, Nakasero Road
P. O. Box 16524 Kampala

Deadline: 16 /08 /2013

Centre Administrator Jobs - Uganda Management Institute (UMI) in Uganda

Job Title: Centre Administrator- Mbarara Centre

Employer:Uganda Management Institute (UMI)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Application Deadline: 16th Aug 2013
About UMI: 
Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is a Management Development Institution with a mission to excel in developing sustainable management capacity". It provides management training, consultancy and research services in response to the demands of the public, private, and NGO sectors. In addition to short performance improvement management skills development courses, the Institute offers high quality career development management courses at Certificate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Degree Levels. The Institute's activities are currently carried out at the main campus in Kampala and its Outreach Centers in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct the administrative functions in the Centre 
Offer Administrative support to the training, consultancy and research activities at the Center
Managing the office and the day to day activities of the Centre
Performing a public relations function
Handling documents and correspondences
Performing other duties as may become necessary for the smooth running of the Center or Institute as a whole
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All Applicants should have an honors first Degree in a Management related field from a recognized Institution
All applicants with Secretarial training will have an added advantage
Possession of at least three years relevant working experience (including supervisory experience) gained in a reputable organization preferably an Institution of higher learning.
Good interpersonal, communication, team building and analytical skills
Proficiency in MS office applications and internet/email technologies

How to Apply:
Send your applications with comprehensive typed CV and certified copies of transcripts and certificates should be received by the address below;
The Human Resource Manager,
Uganda Management Institute,
Plot 44 - 52 Jinja Road
P. O. Box 20131
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 259722/ 265139/ 265140/265138
Fax No. 259581,

E-mail: admin@umi.ac.ug  

Planning Specialist - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title: Planning Specialist

Organisation: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Grade Level:  P-4
Reports to: Deputy Representative
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Job Summary: The Planning Specialist will offer leadership to the Planning Section and guidance to the PCR Managers, Chiefs of Field Offices, Zonal  and Sectoral specialists on all aspects of the country programme needs for planning, monitoring and evaluation, including those related to UN Delivering-as-One in Uganda. Work closely with the Chief of Social Policy and Evaluation to ensure timely implementation of all planned studies, assessments and evaluations during the country programme period, including the MTR, rolling situation analysis and end of cycle evaluation, and integration of results/outcome in the rolling work  plans and budgets, and annual programme progress and other reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Keep continuously abreast with the situation of children and women in Uganda, and ensure collection, analysis and dissemination of updated data and information on  child survival, protection and development in the country,  with emphasis on updated  human rights-based district specific situation analysis for the 58 UNICEF districts for additional emphasis.
Ensure continuous flow of information on the situation to the Dep. Rep, the Representative and the PCR Managers for policy development, planning, advocacy and resource mobilization.
Provide substantive technical support to the Deputy Representative for the new country programme process, including preparation of strategy note, country programme document (CPD), country programme plan of action (CPAP) and coordination of UNICEF inputs to the UN Country Assessment, UNDAF strategies/outcomes or UNDAF Action Plan and Joint Programmes, ensuring coherence with UNICEF CPD/CPAP and emerging needs of children.
Responsible for the development and continuous updating of HRAP based planning and monitoring guidelines for the country programme and ensure that they also reflect  decentralization of government planning procedures, participatory planning approaches and indicators for community and district monitoring. Ensure timely preparation and integration of UNICEF inputs into the District Development Plans for the 58   districts of additional emphasis, GOU Sector plans and  UNICEF/GOU Rolling Work Plans  for both districts and nationwide support.
Ensure synchronization of the UNICEF support with the GOU planning cycles.
Provide guidance and procedures to the area programme managers and project officers, districts on all aspects of program planning and monitoring according to UNICEF’s, policies, guidelines and operational procedures, especially those specifically developed for the CP.
Ensure timely implementation and effective monitoring of UNICEF inputs (cash, supply, contract, training, and travel) and participate in quarterly and annual reviews and planning exercises for the 58  districts supported by the CP on a rotating basis and the national level meetings when needed.
Undertake frequent CP monitoring visits to the 58 districts to assess the effectiveness and cost efficiency of UNICEF assistance to the districts for planning monitoring and adjustment of strategies and approaches.
Ensure establishment of an effective district based monitoring system for regular assessment of community and district specific targets and outcomes related to CP goals and ensure linkage between lower government and district and national monitoring systems.
Establish capacity building monitoring system at district level which reflects UNICEF’s contribution to the individual districts in terms of training, management support, communication and logistics and other items which are supposed to enhance and facilitate country programme implementation.
Provide backstopping to the Reports Specialist to ensure timely submission of donor, progress and any other reports requested by the Deputy Representative or the Representative’s office

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should hold an advanced university degree in Social Sciences or other related field.
Eight years of relevant work experience at the national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.
Fluency in English and another UN language. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

Personal Competencies:
Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.
Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.
Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.
Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.
Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of  individuals across organizational departments.
Contributes and tries out innovative approaches and insights.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

How to Apply:
If interested in working with UNICEF Uganda in the above portfolio, Please visit the web link below to review job requirements and if satisfied Click Apply Now on this page
Deadline: 5th August, 2013
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Several No Experience Project Officer Career - Catalyst East Africa

Job Title: Project Officer Interns (Several Positions)

Organisation: Catalyst East Africa
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
Catalyst East Africa is committed to working with NGOs throughout East Africa to secure those resources to achieve their ambitions. Whether you are a local, regional, national or international NGO we are committed to securing the funding, resources, and expertise you need to develop your communities. We are a UK fund raising company for the NGO sector now operating in Uganda.  We are seeking to recruit several established, experienced and successful bid writers to join our team.
Job Summary: As a project officer, your role will vary; from ensuring smooth passage of a proposal bid to working on creating a successful event for our clients.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
You will need to be able to multi-task, work to your own initiative as well as be a part of a great team.
The role will be office based and full time.
You must be able to easily commute within Kampala.
NB: All expenses paid only.
How to Apply:
The candidate should send us a detailed CV with a brief statement of why you wish to become a bid write to: catalysteastafrica@gmail.com.

Deadline: 10th August, 2013

Senior Projects Accountant - Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:  Senior Projects Accountant

Organization:  Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Projects Accountant.
About UETCL:
A Brief on the Company Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity front the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. Our Vision is: "To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda" Our Mission is:
To dispatch, transmit quality and reliable bulk power in a viable and efficient manner
To be an efficient and commercially focused single buyer actor
To mitigate emergency power situations in Uganda.
Job Summary: The main responsibility is to maintain accurate financial and accounting records and efficient General Ledger Management Processes for all Projects to ensure timely reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure all statements of affairs position and Project expenditure summaries are reconciled and signed off on a monthly basis.
Review Ledger postings to ensure accurate record keeping including reconciliations of month end and year end Ledger Accounts and that closing processes are performed, Implemented, and continuously monitored in accordance with the Company Policies and procedures in use, International Financial Reporting Standards and statutory requirements.
Review inputs of payment vouchers, Adjustment Journals, coding system for vouchers and ensuring capturing in Sun System is accurate.
Reconciliation of ledger accounts and to ensure that necessary journals are made and filled.
Extract any relevant accounts schedules that may be required from time to time.
Supervise prompt and proper filing and retrieval of all payment vouchers that have been posted on to the general ledger and cheques released.
Prompt update of all the Loan Registers, reconciliation of Sun System Ledger Accounting balance to ensure accurate periodic reporting in accordance with financial policies and procedures.
Participate in Budget preparation and reviews for departmental budget submissions for accuracy.
Assist in preparation of variance analysis and related reports to be used for management reporting.
Preparation of Project annual and periodic accounts in compliance with statutory obligations, Project Accounting policies and as per the government requirements.
Assist in Coordinating external audit and to ensure that all Project accounts are prepared according to relevant International Accounting Standards.
Co-ordinate the preparation of revenue and capital budgets for Projects including but not limited to giving guidance and technical support to budget Centres.
Liaise with corporate finance on matters concerning Project Expenditures
Ensure that project expenditure is in compliance with all statutory obligations e.g. Taxes, National Social Security Fund and Local government rules and regulations.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should hold a Bachelors Degree in either B.Com or BBA or BSc or BA in Accounting from a recognized University.
Possession of professional qualifications such as CPA (U), CPA (K), ACCA etc.
Significant experience in accounting for Donor funded projects.
Past or present working experience in implementing computerized integrated Management systems, hands on experience in use of Sun Systems Accounting Packages.
Highly motivated to drive self and others to the highest levels of individual and team performance.
Good supervisory and interpersonal skills.
Good analytical and communication skills.
Ability to work under stressful work situations and have willingness to work for long hours outside the official working hours.
Valid National Driving Permit.
Age: Not above 35 years.

How to Apply:
All suitable and qualified candidates should submit their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited. P.O. Box 7625, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 7th August 2013

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer - International Lifeline Fund in Kampala

Job Title: Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Founded in 2003, International Lifeline Fund is a private, non-profit organization based in Washington dc. Within Uganda ILFs activities focus on increasing rural water access, improving sanitation conditions, and combating deforestation with fuel-efficient stoves.
•             Implementing, executing, analyzing & reporting baseline assessments and surveys LPs WASH impact on beneficiaries
•             Developing sanitation and hygiene materials such as training manuals
•             Researching and assessing new methodologies relating to the sanitation and hygiene sector;
•             Frequent field visits that necessitate staying overnight, often several days in row.
•             Experience in teaching S&H topics using PHAST and CLTS methods.
•             Experience in data collection with household surveys.
•             Experience in community mobilization, specifically working with LC1 and village leaders
•             Experience in previously training WUC

How to apply
Please send cover letter, CV references of former employers as well as academic credentials and photocopy of driving permit to;
cduganda@lefelinefund.org or drop your application at ILF offices in Lira Town, Adol Polino Road or in Kampala

Deadline: 14 /08 /2013