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Sunday 24 November 2013

Procurement Specialist - The AIDS Support Organization Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Reports to: Director Human Resources & Administration
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Ref: TS/HR/PU 001

About TASO:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

Job Summary: The Procurement Specialist will manage the procurement function of TASO, provide technical assistance to the procurement committees on procurement matters and give support to departments in regard to procurement activities.

To develop procurement policies, systems, guidelines and procedures for TASO and ensure compliance to them
Prepare, authorize and approve contracts and Memorandum of understanding with suppliers. Provide technical support and guidance to TASO management and departments on procurement issues
Prepare and submit periodic reports on procurement activities
Lead the process of timely pre-qualifying suppliers on annual basis.
Develop and maintain organizational procurement capacity by providing training and support to staff with regard to procurement process and governance.

Area Coordinator - Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

Job Title: Area Coordinator
Duty Station: Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country Coordinator

About ACTED:
ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non discrimination. ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 32 countries worldwide, with over 200 international and 4000 national staff. ACTED has a 110 million € budget for over 370 projects spanning 8 sectors of intervention; including emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion. For more information, please visit our website at www.acted.org.

About Country Programme:
Capital Office: Kampala National Staff: 108 International Staff : 7 Areas : 2 (Northern Uganda, Karamoja) On-going programmes : 9 Budget : 2.4 M € (Euros). ACTED has been active in Uganda since May 2007, both in the northern region and Karamoja. In the North, ACTED supports the early recovery process with a specific focus on the needs of returning populations displaced by years of conflict. It also expands access, retention, equity and quality of primary education. In Karamoja, the focus is enhanced food security and resilience to disasters, especially droughts, as well as improving the primary education sector. ACTED focuses its intervention on strengthening livelihoods through improved resource management, conflict mitigation and capacity building. In Northern Uganda, as internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home and gained access to land, ACTED is working with farmers on infrastructure and capacity development to rebuild agricultural livelihoods. In the Karamoja/Pokot area, ACTED responds to severe food insecurity caused by the drought in the Horn of Africa, providing support to agro-pastoral communities to increase their purchasing power and protect their assets, reducing vulnerability to natural disasters. As part of its integrated cross-border strategy between Uganda and Kenya, ACTED maintains its community-driven disaster risk reduction (DRR) focus and promotes conflict mitigation to ensure peaceful and sustainable access to shared resources. In 2013, ACTED maintains a strong focus on this approach and looks at extending it further along the border with Kenya. ACTED continues working with community-level structures and initiatives such as the APFS, the CDMCs or the DEWS to continue building the communities’ resilience to disasters.

Key Duties
Management of a local and expatriate staff team;
Close supervision and monitoring of the finance, administration and logistics teams;
Supervise program budgets and evaluate financial program effectiveness;
Management and supervision of ACTED's programmes in Karamoja/Pokot North and their timely implementation according to financial and programmatic frame;
Facilitate program development, through conceptualization, design, proposal and program initiation;
Build and/or improve systems to supervise and manage the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programmes;

m2m Program Coordinator - mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title: m2m Program Coordinator
Organisation: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project: Optimizing HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women in East Central Uganda (OHTA)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Country Uganda
Reports to: m2m Uganda Country Coordinator

About m2m:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. m2m currently operates in 7 countries in Africa. For further information please visit, www.m2m.org.

Key Duties
·         Manage the day-to-day programme operations of m2m in East Central Uganda under the OHTA project
·         Serve as the m2m focal point for the OHTA project, including consistent liaison with partner projects , UNICEF field teams and MoH
·         Work with the Country Coordinator to develop m2m’s OHTA program plans and budgets
·         Work with Country Coordinator to set m2m Uganda program goals and  develop detailed workplans for program improvement
·         Working closely with the m2m Uganda technical team, oversee  overall implementation of OHTA program plans ensuring timely delivery of all key outputs
·         Coordinate data use for program decision making; analyze program data and modify program activities accordingly
·         Ensure close working relationships with the USAID-funded STAR-EC project, and other partner organizations to ensure harmonized efforts at  district and  site level
·         Support  planning and delivery of training activities and ensure the ongoing relevance of m2m’s curriculum content in relation to national policy

Procurement Officer - The AIDS Support Organization

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Reports to: Procurement Specialist
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Ref: TS/HR/PU/002

About TASO:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

Job Summary: The Procurement Officer will process procurement requests, seek for quotations and prepare supplier’s payments in line with the procurement and disposal policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide administrative support services and take minutes of the Procurement Committee
Follow up orders placed with suppliers to expedite the delivery of the required items or services
Establish and maintain a Contact Register; Maintain an up-to-date database on the existing and potential sources for procurement of the items and services required by TASO
Process valid procurement requests

Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Training Co-ordinator - Mildmay Uganda

Job Title: Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Training Co-ordinator
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: The Consultancy Manager

About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda. It is situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Uganda.

Job Summary: The Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Training Co-ordinator will primarily be responsible for co-ordinating the design, delivery and monitoring and evaluation of evidence-based training and mentorship for managers (at district & facility level) and health care workers in the MUg supported districts, contributing to the strengthening of systems’ capacity to deliver quality, sustainable care and support for people living with HIV and other emerging health issues.

Key Duties
1. Co-ordinate the development of curricula to meet identified needs.
Conduct training needs identification, assessment and prioritization to ensure development of relevant and applicable programmes for improved service delivery
Conduct district stakeholders meetings aimed at disseminating of findings from the various analyses and to develop district-specific training plans
Work with identified technical working groups to develop curricula ensuring that the cognitive, psychomotor and emotive dimensions of learning are captured and that identified learning needs are well-addressed
Review developed curricula to ensure they meet the required standards for the different levels and they are in-line with national guidelines and policies
Lead teams to pilot curricula and make the necessary adaptations.
Continuously monitor curricula and document any areas that may need review

Finance Manager - Mungereza & Kariisa Consultants Limited

Job Title: Finance Manager
Organisation: Mungereza & Kariisa Consultants Limited
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About Us:
Our client, a leading Media company requires Person Specifications: the services of an experienced Finance. The client is looking for a professional with the Manager to join the Senior Management team following experience and qualifications: driving growth of the company.

Key Duties
Designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of financial system of the Company.
Ensuring that the budgeting process is carried out within the specified time.
Ensuring all financial reports are produced accurately and delivered within agreed timeliness.
Ensuring efficient and effective financial management.
Ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the debt collection system in place, and ensuring that a credit policy in place is functioning properly.

Technical Advisor – Child Health - Malaria Consortium

Job Title: Technical Advisor – Child Health
Organisation: Malaria Consortium
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports To: Project Coordinator

About MC:
Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity. Malaria Consortium is a global leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria, the control of neglected tropical diseases and the promotion of child health.

Job Summary: The Child Health Technical Advisor will be a key member of this team, providing child health specific programmatic guidance to Malaria Consortium and its partners.

Key Duties
Offer technical expertise at country level to the Ministry of Health (MoH) as it relates to all issues on capacity building child health
Represent the project at the MoH and in technical meetings related to child health
Review, develop, and prepare project training and communications activities on child health