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Wednesday 7 August 2013

Membership Assistant Job -The Small Scale Industries Association in Kampala

Job Title: Membership Assistant 

The Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA) is seeking recruit qualified suitable candidates for the above position.
Recruiting members and regularly visiting them
Delivering business development services to members
Publicizing USSIA activities in the region
Finance Management & Accounting
Organizing networking meetings for members
Coordinating USSIA activities with key partners and local governments
Diploma in Business Studies and/Accounting /Marketing or equivalent .
Proficient in use of MS office.
Should be energetic , service oriented and with good communication skills .
Comfortable in Acholi and English
Female candidates encouraged to apply .

How to apply
Submit CV and documents to Executive Director –USSIA on jwalugembe@ussia.or.ug or hand –deliver to USSIA offices in UMA show rounds Lugogo.
Deadline: 23 /08 /2013

Regional Security Technician - US Mission Uganda in Kampala

Job Title: Regional Security Technician 

The U.S Mission , Uganda in inviting qualified candidates for the vacant position above.
Education required : Completion of a two year diploma in electronics/electrical /mechanical engineering is required .
Work Experience required : Four years of hands-on field experience in major repairs and installation of electrical and heavy duty mechanical equipment , reading and interpreting architectural and engineering design drawings and experience with closed circuit television , public address systems and/or vehicle arrest systems is required .
Knowledge required; Should have good knowledge and/or experience in installing , troubleshooting and repairing electrical and electronic systems ; hydraulic and/or pneumatic equipment ; in working with different types of steel, concrete and masonry well construction , anchors and bolts . Awareness of general responsibilities of Mission agencies /offices outside of TSO section.
Selection Process
After an Initial application screening , applications will be invited to a testing process that may include a written examination and oral interviews .
The selected candidate must pass pre-employment medical and security investigations before beginning work .
The initial appointment period is one year , subject to renewal .
Normally , candidates for employment are hired at the first step of the designated pay grade .
In some instances candidates may be hired at a higher step when exceptional qualifications or previous governmental service and pay level so warrant.
How to apply
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application ;
University Applications for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member , A current resume or curriculum vitae, Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference in hiring with their application .
Submit Application to :
Human Resource Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
Only Electronic Submissions will be Accepted and only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted .
Deadline: 15 /08 /2013

Operations Officer - VSO

Job title: Operations Officer 

Our client VSO is a leading international development agency that works to fight global poverty and disadvantage. In Uganda, VSO focuses on livelihoods, education and health programming, working through local partners, skilled staff and international volunteers.
VSO is currently expanding its programs in Uganda and as a result it is seeking for passionate, committed and experienced individuals.
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Gulu
Job category: NGO/Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Required languages: English
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 9, 2013 - 5pm
Key Responsibilities
Risk Management:
Take responsibility for security management in the Gulu office and for northern based volunteers. Produce and share regular Security Updates to volunteers and employees. Ensure that incident reports are completed by volunteers and appropriate actions taken on common themes. Complete regular risk assessments and recommend appropriate actions for risk mitigation. Ensure that the fire drill is appropriate, understand and regularly practiced.
Effectively manage all the country office’s facilities. Advise Country Office team on the use of resources to minimize waste, be environmentally friendly and cost effective. Ensure systems are in place to provide adequate Health & Safety standards in the Country Office. Ensure volunteers are able to receive their mail on a timely basis. Ensure that the country office and the grounds are always well presented, giving a professional image of VSO Uganda.
Effective IT Systems in country: Ensure appropriate hardware and software is in place and meeting the needs of the country office. Perform routine IT tasks to maintain the operation and security of the country office’s IT systems, including daily back ups and anti virus checks. Ensure the systems are maintained in a cost effective manner. Maintain IT records and support completion of IT audits twice per year. Generate innovative solutions to meet the country office current and future needs. Build effective relationships with VSO and relevant external contacts, ensuring good service and timely resolution of IT issues.
Support the procurement of required goods for volunteers and staff.
Asset Management Ensure systems are in place to safeguard VSO’s assets, ensuring maintenance of premises and other VSO property to VSO audit standards. Maintain appropriate records of all assets, review assets regularly and recommend items for disposal.
Line Management: Effectively develop and manage a team. Ensure it performs to a high standard; ways of working and behaviours are in line with VSO values; compliance with legal and organisational requirements; positive response to change; delivery of a consistent customer-focused approach and achievement of objectives. Coach and support team to develop. Ensure employee files are kept in accordance with the VSO Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy.
Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting: Compile and manage budgets according to VSO guidelines, monitor expenditure, reporting variances and taking corrective action. Set up systems to monitor, evaluate and report on the status of the Country Office in terms of procurement, procedures and budget expenditure.
Fulfill other appropriate level accountabilities as defined by the HR and Operations Manager from time to time
Key Performance Indicators
Security risk management plans and evacuation plans relevant to the country’s main security risks are in place and tested regularly.
Monitors security situation in country and regionally.
Relationship with supporting other agencies.
All security or corruption incidents are reported
Compliance to duty of care and Code of Conduct.
Operating premises are fit for purpose, accessible, in line with VSO’s values and represent good value-for-money.
Appropriate hardware and software is in place and working effectively.
Systems are used in line with procedures
VSO service providers provide excellent service and value for money.
Adequate records of all VSO assets are held and assets are well maintained.
Agreed individual objectives in place - reviewed and met each quarter, contributing to departmental and VSO’s corporate objectives.
Regular team and individual review meetings.
Financial records are kept in line with global policies and procedures.
Budgets are monitored monthly and actions taken to address variances within overall budget limits.
Line Management – experience of supervising staff. Ability to lead, develop, motivate, coach and support a high performing team. Demonstrable commitment to self and team delivering excellent customer service.
Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Internet).
Communication Skills - Excellent written and spoken English and Khmer.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build partnerships and relationships in a multi-cultural environment.
Work Management and Problem Solving - self-organised with ability to manage time and tight schedules, working effectively under pressure
Ability to work on own initiative, with a creative approach to problem solving.
Strong level of attention to detail.
Financial Management - Good financial management skills (including ability to understand and work with restricted and unrestricted funds concepts, and project funding issues); understanding of financial management policy and
excellent budgeting skills
Flexibility to adapt to new situations, with a positive attitude to working in an international organisation. Able to travel occasionally and spend time away from base and home for up to 3 to 4 weeks per year
Commitment to VSO’s values, particularly in developing an understanding of climate change and Gender mainstreaming.
Experience working with international. Non-Government Organisations and with Government Officials.
Clean driving license.
Project management experience.
Contact/How to apply:
Please submit your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “VSO–Programme Support Officer/Operations Officer”. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
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Traceability and Mapping System (TMS) assistant - People Performance Group

Job title: Traceability and Mapping System (TMS) assistant

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Iganga
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 9, 2013 - 5pm
The Traceability and Mapping System (TMS) assistant will be based at the project headquarters of a leading multinational coffee exporter’s Sustainable coffee program in Iganga. Reporting to the Regional Geo-Traceability Manager (East Africa) hereafter referred to as Project Manager. The TMS Operator shall perform the following tasks and responsibilities:
1. Assist in the management of all field data as submitted by Geo-Mappers upon Garmin download, characterization, farmers consent and summary forms.
2. Upload and validate field data into the TMS software in consultation with the TMS Operator ready for uploading into the TMS Web platform.
3. Create and generate polygons from way points as submitted by the field Geo-Mappers. In addition ensure the field description data collates with the polygons and farmers TMS list.
4. Analyze and validate field data as submitted by individual Geo-Mapper and make any recommendations or remedial actions to the Project Manager.
5. Ensure proper maintenance, storage and usage of all the Geo-Mapping and traceability equipment and software to ensure no damage or loss of the equipment and software.
6. Manage and update the entire Geo-Mapping and Traceability equipment database to ensure validity at all times and report any losses/damages to the Project Manager promptly.
7. Ensure proper storage of field data in both soft and hard copies with appropriate backups. In addition ensure that proper filing of characterization, consent and summary forms for ease of reference whenever need arises.
8. Analyze and validate data submitted and routinely update the Project Manager on quality and quantity mapped against the set targets to facilitate an efficient Monitoring and Evaluation process.
9. Take routine stock of all Geo-Mapping stationeries and make prompt requisitions to the Project Manager to ensure smooth field data collection.
10. Facilitate trainings and backups on the Geo-Mapping and Traceability process whenever called upon by the Project Manager.
11. Routinely update the CMS Website in consultation with the company Managing Director to ensure accuracy and timely availability of information.
12. Ensure confidentiality on all operational matters relating to the assignment which may come to the TMS Operator’s knowledge in the course of employment shall not be disclosed to any third party without prior consent of the employer.
13. Any other duties or responsibilities as may be assigned by the Project and company Managing Director.
14. Will take part in the mapping of farmers as a key member of the field team.
1. Proficient in IT/Computer Skills
2. Fast learning
3. Able to work both independently and within a team.

Contact/How to apply:
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Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist- Save the Children

Job title:  Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world .

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Minimum degree: Masters degree
Closing date: August 9, 2013 - 5pm
Academic Background
Minimum of five years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects .
Bachelors or Masters degree in statistics , demographics , public policy , international development , economics or related field .Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or Economics preferred .
Proven success in designing , implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closed stages .
Experience designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems .
Experience developing and refining data collection tools
The successful candidates will be required to commence work within 45 days of corporative agreement award .
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team .
Willingness to travel and work hard-to-reach areas occasionally under strenuous conditions .
Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must .
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Contact/How to apply:
Send application letters with detailed CV indicating 3 referees , two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to;
The Director of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P. O. Box 12018, Kampala

Education Specialist - Save the Children

Job title:  Education Specialist

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: kampala
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Required IT skills: MS Word
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: August 9, 2013 - 5pm
Academic back ground
• Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for developing livelihoods , training and development interventions
• Experience with the technical aspects related to the Applicant’s proposed strategy , including skills training , employment generation , youth employment and social protection as applicable .
• Experience in managing projects to address issues related to primary and secondary education .
• Understanding of special educational needs of children removed from child to child labor when they enter /return to school or are provided with alternative education services .
• Experience working with vulnerable children and their households preferably in Uganda
• Experience working successfully with Ministries of Education and other government agencies , networks of educators, employers organizations and trade unions or comparable entities .

Contact/How to apply:
Send application letters with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to;
The Director of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P. O. Box 12018, Kampala

The International Law Institute -African Centre for Legal Excellence- Head of Programs

Job title: Head of Programs

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Masters degree
Closing date: August 14, 2013 - 5pm
• A Masters degree (or equivalent ) in law or other relevant field ,
• A minimum of three years of project management experience ,
• Excellent report writing skills
• A strong appreciation of the Uganda decentralization framework
Personal Attributes
• Should demonstrate leadership, maturity, strong organizational skills,
• Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural and international -level work environment, flexibility, commitment to work extended hours as necessary and
• Ability to work collaboratively with a small professional and administrative team.
• International experience will be an added advantage.

Contact/How to apply:
Send a letter of interest demonstrating knowledge of and commitment to the work of the Institute and qualifications for the position, CV including contacts for 3 professional references), and a professional or academic writing sample to the address below for the respective position. For more information about it, Head of Programs position: headofprogrames2013@gmail.com