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Monday 24 February 2014

Patient Services Coordinators - Aga Khan Health Service

Vacancy : Patient Services Coordinators (Several Vacancies)
Organisation: Aga Khan Health Service
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Centre Manager

About US:
The Aga Khan University in conjunction with the Aga Khan Health Service in Uganda invites applications for the following positions based in Kampala. Uganda.

Job Summary: The Patient Services Coordinator will primarily be responsible for front office operations and financial transactions including handling cheques and corporate agreements and correspondence.

Key Duties
Offer efficient and effective front office services to all clients;
Ensure that all internal and external clients visiting the Clinic are attended to promptly; Receiving and recording all cheques:
Maintain a list of postdated cheques and bank when due;
Process all patients’ refunds;
Ensure all the outgoing mails are collected the same day;
Responsible for File and retrieve documents & type any letters/memos as required
Process any enquiries that may arise as per stipulated guidelines and Hospital policy.

Technician needed - Engineering Group Uganda

Job Title:  Technician
Organisation: Engineering Group
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project Supervisor

About Us:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client and engineering group.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Offers guidance to the sub-contractors and coordinates all their electrical/telecom installation activities on his/her sites
Coordinates with the Client’s Site Representative(s) to ensure an efficient roll-out of the sites’ work
Proactively coordinates efforts with all sections of the company (Logistics & Procurement, Quality Control, HR & Administration and Accounts) as per i engineering’s internal procedures
Ensures that all electrical & telecom works being executed under his/her supervision conform with the Client’s specifications and the approved drawings
Ensures that all electrical & telecom tools and equipments are in accordance with the engineering standards and specifications
Reports all progress and troubleshooting at sites on daily basis to the Project Supervisor using i engineering’s reporting formats
Conducts all necessary tests and readings (earthing resistance, VSWR/BTF and BER) to ensure that all installations have been done according to the required specifications
Adheres to all safety, health and environmental standards (wearing of helmet, overall, safety boots, goggles, gloves and safety belts)
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Project Supervisor.

Senior Coordinator, Human Resources and Administration - Clinton Health Access Initiative

Vacancy : Senior Coordinator, Human Resources and Administration
Organisation: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Country Director

About CHAI:
The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.

Since its establishment in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people on HIV treatment in developing countries. Building on this model, CHAI has expanded its scope to include efforts to strengthen healthcare delivery systems and to combat malaria and childhood illnesses.

Job Summary: The Human Resources and Administration Senior Coordinator to undertake a broad range of activities to support the office. The HR and Administration Coordinator will majorly focus on staff welfare, professional development, office management, and administration.

Public Information Assistant - World Health Organisation Uganda

Job Title: Public Information Assistant
Organisation: World Health Organisation (WHO)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Health Promotion Officer

About WHO:
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.  WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

 The Public Information Assistant for the WHO Country Office (WCO) will primarily be responsible for the following:
Prepare information for and maintains the WHO Country Office (WCO) websites
Prepare information and materials for social media such as Face Book, Twitter, My Space and others for promotional needs of the organization.
Act as a key liaison and coordinator with the media and assists in responding to their information needs in consultation with the supervisor.
Plans and coordinates implementation of activities to meet specific WCO needs and objectives in media communications and public information.

Personal Banker - Barclays Bank Uganda

Vacancy :  Personal Banker (5 Career Jobs) - Wandegeya BA2: 00148407, Ntinda BA2: 00148384, Lira BA2: 00148389, Kabale BA2: 00146778 and Arua BA2: 00148404
Recruiter: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country  Uganda

About Barclays Africa:
Barclays Africa encompasses Barclays Global Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Barclaycard operations in 10 countries organised in four geographic areas: North Africa (Egypt), East and West Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya),  Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), and Indian Ocean (Mauritius and Seychelles).

Barclays Africa serves its 2.8m customers through a network of 573 branches and service centres providing a variety of traditional financial products including retail mortgages, current and deposit accounts, commercial lending, unsecured lending, credit cards, treasury and investments.

Job Summary: The Personal Banker will have the responsibility of delivering exceptional sales performance by identifying and meeting customer needs through selling & cross-selling of all Barclays Africa Retail products & services.

The Personal Banker will actively participate in specific Barclays product campaigns by ensuring that the products are explained to customers.
Agree, meet and exceed targets for specific sales campaigns with the assigned Barclays supervisor.
Maintain own sales performance statistics for management information usage.
Own and manage personal product & channel sales targets to contribute towards the outlet sales objectives.
Intuitively refer to the appropriate area of delivery for specialist product help or advice (e.g. Schemes or Home Loans) when uncertain about the product delivery or application process. Respond directly to the customer.
Build, maintain and grow relationships with branch staff to ensure that non-sales staff refer customers to the Personal Banker when they identify a particular product or service need.

In integrated branches, build effective relationships with Customer Advisors to ensure that they refer standard customers who become eligible for Prestige products and services.
Complete account opening documentation together with customers and submit to the Barclays Bank Uganda Branch Manager for review before submitting to operations for processing.
When selling loans to the Barclays Retail prestige customers, complete the financial analysis and statement review on customer accounts. Where customers do not meet the minimum criteria, advise the customer, verbally or in writing as the customer requires. Report such denials to the Branch Manager on a daily basis.
Call customers when their accounts have been opened, generate welcome pack letters and send to customers to aid in the growth of the Barclays brand and presence.
The Barclays Personal Banker will also ensure accuracy of each new account application, loan document, Barclaycard application and bank account mandate change. The Personal Bankers are held personally accountable for accuracy and quality of these and supporting documents that they complete and submit.
Achieve operational rigour excellence in all aspects of procedures and processes personally undertaken to ensure green audit.
Follow the Retail end to end account opening ensuring new accounts are authorized and KYC compliant. Escalate any items that exceed the agreed service level time lines or where there are unresolved KYC requirements, to the assigned Branch Manager.
Comply with all general Barclays operational risk & rigour requirements e.g. KYC and anti-money laundering regulations.
Occasionally, lend a hand to the Branch Manager to open and close cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
Carry out as assigned by the Branch Manager.
Own customer queries and complaints around account opening, loans and card applications and resolve in a timely manner. Escalate any unresolved queries, or queries not resolved in a short period of time to the Barclays Prestige Branch Manager.
Build and grow relationships with internal service providers (Operations and KYC Helpdesk) to ensure a quick turnaround time of escalated queries and complaints.
Direct customers to the appropriate delivery channel to meet their needs e.g. cashiers, drop boxes, ATM etc.
Advise the Barclays customers as soon as cheque books, cards and other account items are ready for collection. Follow up with customers that have not collected the items within a reasonable time.
Advise customers as soon as new loans are approved and encourage draw-downs on the new loans.
When the Barclays branch is busy walk the queues- resolve quick inquires and direct customers to the correct counters.
Restocks merchandising materials (pamphlets, forms) in the  Branch and advise the Branch Manager if supplies are running low.
Together with the Barclays Branch Manager, open and close Prestige Cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
Authorise cashier transactions above their teller limits.
Act as cash custodian for the Prestige Branch. This involves checking cashier cash levels throughout the day, restocking cashiers or repatriating excess funds, and reordering cash from the external provider based on daily limits as set out.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The Barclays Bank Personal bank must possess a good first degree or diploma or relevant experience in a front-line banking sales, marketing and or service environment

If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Click Here -> Job Number (Type 00148407 for Wandegeya, 00148384 for Ntinda,  00148389 for Lira, 00146778 for Kabale and 00148404 for Arua)

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com

Deadline:  27th February, 2014

Project Officer Jobs - Living Earth Uganda

Vacancy:  Project Officer (2 Career Positions)
Recruiter: Living Earth Uganda (LEU)
Project Name: Improving Access to youth employment in Western Uganda
Funding Source: DfiD and European Union
Duty Station:  Hoima & Buliisa,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Business Development Coordinator

About LEU:
Living Earth Uganda (LEU) a natural resources and environmental management NGO based in Uganda in partnership with Living Earth Foundation, UK, have secured funding from European Union and DFID to deliver a project titled Jobs and Oil: Improving Access to youth employment in Western Uganda. The project is designed to support the access to employment of disadvantaged groups, particularly the youth in Hoima and Buliisa Districts through targeted vocational and technical training and the promotion of local enterprise to supply workforce and service needs of the burgeoning oil sector.

Job Summary: The Project Officer will be responsible for the implementation of the LEU project activities and support the project coordinators in facilitating, monitoring, and supervising the implementation of project activities, brief the project coordinators, on biweekly basis, about the progress, constraints, challenges, lessons learned and achievements encountered during the course of implementing the project activities, responsible for several MSEs and other social enterprises.

Accountant opportunity - Uganda Christian University

Job Title:  Accountant
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono,
Country Uganda

About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education - not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

In 2004, the Government of Uganda granted a charter to Uganda Christian University – the highest level of national accreditation. UCU was the first private University to receive such a charter from the Government.

Job Summary: The Accountant will primarily be responsible for accounting related functions in office of the Directorate of Finance at Uganda Christian University (UCU).

Accountability Field Officers - Friends of Christ Revival Uganda

Job Title: Accountability Field Officers (8 Job Careers)
Organisation: Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV)
Duty Station: Bukedea, Amudat, Tororo,  Katakwi,  Manatwa, Busia,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About FOC-REV:
Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV) Ministries Uganda is a non-governmental, nonprofit making, non -political, inter-denominational charitable organization that was established in 1999 by a group of volunteers as a response to a crisis caused by HIV &AIDS and poverty in rural communities in Uganda. Our development programs focuses mainly on social mobilization and policy advocacy work addressing issues of gender inequality and women's rights, food security and livelihood, orphan care and support, HIV & AIDS and its impact on education and other social, economic and cultural inequalities and injustices. Our approach emphasizes community based care for supporting marginalized groups

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as a frontline staff of the project to mobilize citizens groups user communities and service providers to participate in the different stages of the project as per Standard operating procedures(SOP's)
Implement project activities as per agreed up on plan of action in their assigned Locations
Organize and facilitate dialogue meetings and action plans using SA tools
Prepare and submit monthly activity plans and personal objective reports to the Health Accountability Manager
Documentation of work in communities by the following:

Human Resources Officer - KK Transporters (U) Ltd

Vacancy:  Human Resources Officer (2 Career Opportunities)
Recruiting: KK Transporters (U) Ltd
Duty Station:   Uganda

About KK:
KK Transporters (U) Ltd is a cross boarder transporting company based in Koboko and is seeking applications for the aforementioned vacancies to help grow its business portfolio.

Job Summary: The Human Resources Officer will offer technical support by planning, organizing and coordinating all functions of human resources relations through recruitment, reward management, employee maintenance and development, labour relations and employee exit.

The applicant is required to hold a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, a post graduate diploma in HR Management is added advantage

Laboratory Technologist - Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda

Job Title:  Laboratory Technologist
Organisation: Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda (CAF U)
Duty Station:   Kampala,
 Country Uganda

About CAF U:
Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda (CAF U) is registered as a local organization in Uganda, dedicated to limiting  suffering of HIV-impacted children and families. We provide comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care, and support and prevention services through effective programming, integration, decentralization, strategic partnerships/collaboration and referral linkages. CAF U is committed to a cost-effective, innovative and sustainable model for the scale up of national HIV programs, Health Systems Strengthening and harmonization with Ministry Of Health guidelines and the Government of Uganda policy of Public Private Partnerships for Health. CAF U is supporting eight HIV treatment sites providing more than 26,000 clients with services including: Comprehensive HIV Care and treatment I services, including, HCT, ART, TB/HIV PMTCT EID as well as community outreach and complementary services for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and maternal Child Health(MCH).

The HIV treatment sites are Family Hope Centre Kampala (FHCK), Family Hope Centre Jinja (FHCJ), Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre (KCRC), Alive Medical Services, Namugongo Fund for Special Children, Nurture Africa, Buwenge Hospital and Health Center (BHHC), and Bushenyi Medical Centre (BMC).

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will carry out phlebotomy duties and other routine laboratory procedures related to preparing human biological samples for microbiological, hematological, and chemical analysis; The incumbent will also conduct routine biological and chemical laboratory procedures related to preparing routine laboratory diagnostic procedures and diagnostic specimens for analysis; and related duties as required.