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Thursday 29 August 2013

DM&E Specialist jobs in Uganda at an NGO

Job Title DM&E Specialist
City Gulu,
Country Uganda

 Reports to: Program Coordinator
 About NGO:
Our Client, an international NGO operating in the countries of Uganda, DRC, Sudan and Central African Republic is seeking to recruit for the following national positions based in Kampala to support their projects.

Job Summary: The DM&E Specialist will be responsible for providing technical support and leadership to establish DM&E systems, with a focus on increasing national staff capacity in this area; and a commitment to institutionalizing and nationalizing the DM&E system, development of country program strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership in the development of a DM&E strategy for the organisation.
Formulate program-level M&E systems that inform and improve programs
Ensure way of using M&E results to improve the quality of existing interventions
Participate in program management meetings and strategy sessions.
Develop a comprehensive staff training series and build team capacities in the area of design, monitoring and evaluation.

Data Collection Manager In Uganda at Grameen Foundation

Job Title Data Collection Manager

City  Kampala,
Country Uganda
 Organisation: Grameen Foundation

Our Client is a leader in the fight against poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America and is seeking to recruit a passionate, innovative and driven Product Manager to lead Grameen Foundation Uganda’s product development for mobile financial services designed to increase poor household’s access to appropriate, affordable financial services.

Job Summary: The Data Collection Manager (DCM) will oversee the research work and build and develop relationships with data consumers to generate revenue to support Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) business growth.  The DCM will oversee all aspects of research design, implementation and reporting of research findings for GF’s internal use and external partners, and hold meetings as well as conduct market analysis to understand demand of data collection and how these can be met. He or she will enter into specific agreements to utilize the CKW network to collect data relevant to improving services to poor communities.  The efforts of the DCM will be closely linked to the Content and Services team and its capabilities to collect, validate and analyze meaningful data and information for rural market data consumers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead and coordinate the preparation of proposals for baseline surveys, research studies in response to request for proposals in the local media and various service providers
Lead the research design, methodology, survey tool design and testing, survey planning and reports analysis processes
Oversee the analysis of datasets and data mining activities
Identify data collection needs and sales opportunities; 1- build relationships, leverage strengths, and understand needs of data consumers including government, NGOs and companies, 2-Develop proposals to different data consumer segments and organizations
Define, package and sell data collection products; 1- Act as point of contact for data consumers for sales offer and negotiations, 2- Work with information services team to understand appeal, utility and feasibility of various product configurations, 3- Gain deep understanding of data collection servicesand products and price model
Track and report results; 1- Develop and agree on success metrics for sales     activities as well as frequency of reporting, 2- Create performance reports and communicate to Information Services Manager and others when appropriate, 3- Provide comprehensive analysis of progress against  metrics and milestones, identifying areas for improvements

Manage data consumers; 1- Prepare data offering proposals, evaluate and manage purchases, 2- Build, manage and develop existing data consumer relationship, 3- Follow-up data consumers satisfaction with data collection services and identify improvement areas
Support and contribute to key processes that affect quality of data e.g.  data validator recruitment, training, survey tool and platform tool design including identification of new techniques and validation processes
Present  research findings  to the internal and external clients

Internal Audit Assistant Jobs Opportunity in Uganda at Britania Allied Industries Limited

Job Title Internal Audit Assistant
Country Uganda
City Kampala,
Categories:Accounting / Finance / Auditing
Organisation: Britania Allied Industries Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducting Internal Control evaluation and risk assessment to identify loopholes and areas requiring management intervention to prevent frauds, embezzlements, misappropriations, misuse and wastage and ensuring that objectives of the organization are achieved economically, efficiently and effectively;
Assist in the preparation of special reports when asked for by the management on various aspects of financial management, including asset management and security, financial reporting, decision support systems, management Information systems;
Facilitating in undertaking periodic reviews and
Assisting the finance department in preparation SOPs in critical areas like meeting financial obligations under procurements and the process itself.
Specifying internal checks including pre-audit checks, adherence to policies procedures and compliance with rules, laws and regulations to ensure that payments to suppliers and other entities are made by them in accordance with the stipulated guidelines

Senior Officer,job Opportunity in Uganda Saving New Born Lives (SNL)

Job Title Senior Officer, Saving New Born Lives (SNL) – (1) position)
Country Uganda
City Kampala
Category Administration
Organization Saving New Born Lives
Closing Date  6 September 2013

The Senior Officer is responsible for providing programmatic back up support for SNL program activities and act as point person for compiling and following up research/ partner sub-grantee plans and reports. The candidate plays a key role in coordination, implementation and monitoring quality of the SNL activities. The Senior Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis,

Academic back ground and Experience;

- A minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education particularly in MNCH programmes and/or any related field. Post-graduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, or related field is an added advantage.

- At least 3 years of accrued working experience with an international NGO dealing with child and/or youth-focused interventions.

General specifications applicable to all positions;

- Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.

- 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 in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

- Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

- Availability and willingness to work extra hoursduringtimesofhu man ita ria n responses.

- Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

- Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

- Excellent time management and planning capacity

- Availability and willingness to work extra hoursduringtimesofhu man ita ria n responses.

How to Apply
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 Or on email: uganda.recrultment@savethechlldren.org Important to note: • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online. • The closing date for receiving applications is 6 September 2013. Candidates

Budget Analyst Job Opportunity in Uganda at United States Embassy

Job Title:  Budget Analyst FP-6 FSN-8

City : Kampala,
Country Uganda
Organisation: United States Embassy
Closing Date  10th September 2013
About CDC:
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
Job Summary: The Budget Analyst assists the Chiefs of the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) programs at CDC-Uganda on issues regarding resource planning, program management and coordination on NCEZID, CDC-Uganda accounting activities. This position will have primary responsibility for management of post-held funds for the Viral Special Pathogens Branch (VSPB), the Division of Vector-borne Diseases (DVBD), Global Health Security (GHS), and outbreak response funds.

SME Advisor job Vacancy -GVEP International

Job Title: SME Advisor-GVEP International, Uganda
City Kampala
Country Uganda
Organization GVEP International
Closing Date 02 /09 /2013

Job Description:
GVEP  International  is  implementing  the Capital  Access  for  Renewable  Energy  Enterprises  project  funded  by Sida  and all  aspects  of this  program  which  will  support  the growth  of a  sustained  market  for  renewable energy.
The Role
The  SME  Advisor  will be  an  integral  member  of the  team  supporting  the implementation  of the  ESME  program  and shall  report  to the  ESME  Program  Manager .
The post holder will  coordinate  the selection of  businesses  to work  with  under  the program  in Uganda and  the  support  that  they  subsequently  receive  including  technical and business  advisory  , product  testing and development  of  new supply chains  and market  outlets.
The  role will  also  involve  coordinating  with  other  organizations  that  are  offering  support  services  to  stove  business  particularly  those under other  World  Bank  funded projects , including  the Private  Sector  Foundation  Uganda  and the  Uganda  National  Alliance on Clean  Cooking.

Minimum  three  years  experience  in a  relevant  area such  as business, logistics  or market  development  with  degree  level  education.
Proven  experience  in consulting  SMEs on  fast moving  consumer goods, supply chain  and distribution , as well as  marketing .
Experience  with business  models  for delivery  of services  to the  Base of the  Pyramid  (BOP) markets .
A good communicator with advanced  oral  and written  skills.
A can-do  and collaborative  mindset-comfortable  with  the  ambiguities  and  demands  of a  rapidly  evolving  environment.

How to apply
Interested  candidates should  send  in their  cover  letters  and detailed  CV, names  of  three referees , their  telephone  contacts  and email  addresses  via  email  only  to  recruitment@gvepinternational.org  so  as  to  reach us  on   Monday.
The full  JD  can be accessed  from  the  GVEP International  website: http://www.gvepinternational.org/en/business/jobs.

Ugandan jobs Business Mentor in Uganda at GVEP International, Uganda

Job Title: Business Mentor –GVEP International, Uganda

City Kampala, ,
Country Uganda
Category:Business Development
Organization GVEP International, Uganda
Closing Date :  02 /09 /2013

Job Description:
GVEP  International  is  implementing  the Capital  Access  for  Renewable  Energy  Enterprises  project  funded  by Sida  and all  aspects  of this  program  which  will  support  the growth  of a  sustained  market  for  renewable energy.
The Role
To  work  closely  with  enterprises in the  energy sector  to assist  them in improving  their  business  and grow .
The  enterprises  require mentoring  in areas  such as  business  planning /forecasting , operations , access  to markets  for energy  products  and services, establishing  internal  systems  and  controls  and financing  opportunities

Minimum  of a  diploma  in marketing  or business  development  , economics, commerce, entrepreneurship, marketing  or related  business  studies  from  a recognized  institution

Security and Investigations Manager Urgently needed at The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd

Job Title: Security and  Investigations  Manager

Country  Uganda
City Kampala, ,
Organization New  Vision Printing  and Publishing Company
The  New  Vision Printing  and Publishing Company  Ltd  is looking  to recruit dynamic, self motivated individuals  to fill  the  above role.
Key Result Areas
Review the physical  security risks  faced  by the  company  in order  to enforce  security  policies  and  procedures
Manage  security  and fire  control  systems
Conduct security audits and initiate risk control measures.
Manage the security service  providers

Ugandan Jobs Electrician needed at Roofings Group of Companies

Job title:  Electrician
Country: Uganda
City :Entebbe
Category Engineering
Organization Roofings Group of Companies
Closing date: September 2, 2013 - 5pm
• Carry out daily electrical checks of all PVC/HDPE/PPR pipe factory electrical equipments/machines
• Record daily /UMEME meter readings
• Daily checking of Generators.
• Electrical trouble shooting in case of break down
• Carry out preventive maintenance on PVC/HDPE/PPR pipe factory electrical installations
• Higher Diploma -Electrical Engineering
• Ability to interpret electrical drawings and installations manuals .
• Minimum of 2 years Experience in PVC/HDPE/PPR pipe factory setting as an electrician.

How to apply:
All interested candidates should send their written application letters together with their curriculum vitae, current remuneration including gross salary, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials to:
Human Resources Manager,
Roofings Limited,
Plot 126 Lubowa Estate Entebbe Road ,
P.O. Box 7169

Jobs in Uganda Quality Controller at Roofings Group of Companies

Job title: Quality Controller

Country: Uganda
City : Kampala
Category Management
Organization Roofings Group of Companies
Closing date: September 2, 2013 - 5pm

• Product quality checks through sampling and testing ;
• Carry out practical production line quality inspection of products to improve process performance.
• Ensure minimal rejections through regular monitoring of the system
• Participate in research and development.

• Degree-Bsc Industrial Chemistry
• Knowledge of Quality Management system is an added advantage
• Minimum of 2 years progressive working experience in a similar position in PVC/HDPE/PPR pipe manufacturing .
• Statistical data analysis .

Chief Principal Planning, Finance and Administration ln Uganda at Inter-University Council for East Africa

Job title: Chief Principal Planning, Finance and Administration

Country: Uganda
City: Kampala
Category Administration
Organization Inter-University Council for East Africa
Closing date: September 16, 2013 - 5pm
• Provide leadership direction , managerial support and technical advice to the sections and staff in the Division;
• Undertake planning , and mobilizing and ,managing resources of IUCEA;
• Coordinate the development and ensure implementation of consolidated annual work plans , policies and ensure complementary of synergies and corporation within the departments under supervision that will meet the objectives and enhance goals of IUCEA;