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Thursday 13 March 2014

Management Accountant - Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)

Job Title: Management Accountant
Organization: Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

About UBC:
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) is the public broadcaster of Uganda. It was founded as a result of the "Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act, 2004", which merged the operations of Uganda Television (UTV) and Radio Uganda. It started broadcasting on November 16, 2005.

Job Summary: The Management Accountant will primarily be responsible for the maintenance of management accounts with clear monitoring of the revenue and cost centers’ performance and to ensure that the department managers and their teams operate within the agreed budget. The management accountant also oversees other finance and accounting roles.

Budgeting and budgetary control
In charge of expenditure control
Responsible for management reporting and advisory

Communications and Engagement Officer - Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute

Job Title: Communications and Engagement Officer
Organization: Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) Uganda
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country  Uganda
Reports to: The Unit Director

The MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related research. The Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) Uganda Research Unit on AIDS based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe is a bilateral multi-disciplinary research organisation funded by the Medical Research Council (UK), DFID (UK) and other donor organisations.

Job Summary: The Communications and Engagement Officer will mainly be responsible for the management of all aspects of communications and community engagement across the MRC unit, and specifically support information flow within the unit, but also with the relevant stake holders and general public.

Steers the development, implementation, and evaluation of major national or international communications, projects and strategies for the lay and professional audiences, including innovative demonstration project.
Manages and guides development, testing and timely dissemination of science and audience- based products, tools and message to different audiences (i.e. general public, external organization, partners, and media) in a variety of formats (i.e. print, video, Web).
Offers expert consultation and technical expertise in the creation of strategic and integrated plans and strategies for communication programs, campaigns and activities.
Takes charge of research and evaluation activities related to research communication. Promotes, guides, conducts, and supports audience research and evaluation of communication programs, including formative, process, and outcome evaluation and qualitative and quantitative methods.
Works in liaison with management to ensure that the organization’s strategic plan, mission, vision and values are integrated into all the communications for project’s strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products, and services. He/she will manage and all communications in the unit
Serves as a key focal contact liaison between MRC and other partners on organisation-wide issues and networks with a variety of external stakeholders (e.g. UNHRO, Ministry of health, UNCST and local agencies, officials of other countries and international organizations, communication experts, and representatives of the general public).

HMIS Officer - Abt Associates Uganda

Job Title: HMIS Officer
Organization: Abt Associates
Project Name: USAID Integrated Health Project
Duty Station:  Mbarara,
Country Uganda

About Abt:
Abt Associates, a global leader in research, technical assistance, and program implementation, seeks qualified candidates for a 5-year, Mbarara-based, USAID-funded integrated health project. The program will advance key aspects of USAID/Uganda’s HIV/AIDS, Health, and Education (HHE) strategy and expand the public sector's contribution to achieving the country's health goals. The program objectives include: Strengthening decentralized HIV/TB and other priority health service delivery systems; Improving the quality and efficiency of health services in facilities and communities; Strengthening referrals systems to improve access to, use and coverage of services; and Improving demand generation activities for services in communities.

Job Summary: The HMIS Officer manages will be charged with developing, implementing, installing and operating a Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) in specified areas in the project districts. The incumbent will work closely with the Resource Center of the MOH to ensure that information collected by the districts feeds into the Resource Center systems, in accordance with guidelines provided by the Resource Center. The USAID Abt HMIS Officer will offer technical support to district and facility level health personnel in the collection, analysis, and use of data for decision making at the points of collection of the data.

Medical Doctor and Clinical Officer - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Vacancy: Medical Doctor and Clinical Officer
Recruiting Company: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: Adjumani,
Company: Uganda

About MSF:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.

Job Summary: The incumbents will main conduct minor medical procedures in effective manner - lumbar punctures, taps, etc. while utilizing universal precautions with all patients during procedures and examinations.

The ideal candidate should be a qualified Medical Doctor Diploma or Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognised institution
Registration with the Medical Council or Allied Health Professionals Council

Skills & Experience:
At least two years’ clinical experience, experience with HIV is a plus
Exhibit respect of MSF Humanitarian charter and professional code of ethics

Mobile Counsellor - Marie Stopes Uganda

Vacancy:  Mobile Counsellor
Recruiting Company: Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda

Job Summary: The Mobile Counsellor's primary responsibility will be to safely and efficiently provide HCT services to clients and ride a three wheeled vehicle within  Kampala.  This specific role is part of the Link Up Team that is working to provide integrated family planning and HIV services to youth and high risk groups such as young people living with HIV and sex workers. Therefore the post holder should hold a positive attitude towards serving these demographics and be exceptionally resilient and open.

Offer comprehensive client counselling on reproductive health and other health matters.
Taking necessary steps to ensure that all outreach clients are treated with sensitivity, respect, and consideration.
Effectively manage and resolve complaints raised by clients and promptly escalate difficult issues to the Outreach Team Leader.
Support the clinical staff in imparting general Family Planning Information to clients and exercising the vocal local technique.
Actively participate in community sensitisation and mobilisation
Support the Service Provider on outreach by unloading the vehicle.
Ensure the vehicle is properly loaded with outreach equipment and ready to leave at 9 a.m. at the latest for outreach.

Regional HR Officer - The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda

Vacancy: Regional HR Officer (2 Career Vacancies - Westnile and Rwenzori)
Recruiting Company: The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager Human Resources

About Baylor:
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor – Uganda has four operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services, maternal child health services, Health Professional training and Clinical Research. Baylor-Uganda is in receipt of UNICEF and PEPFAR grant through CDC.

Job Summary: The Regional HR Officer will monitor the implementation of Baylor Human Resource systems and practice's in the various regions in line with the existing Baylor Uganda HR policies and procedures.

Monitor the implementation of Performance Management system, policies and procedures and provide technical support to the regional staff during each performance cycle in the region in line with HR manual
Collect regional applications, monitor the implementation of the induction and placement schedule of new employees for various posts, process the exit of staff and manage the clock-in & out system in the regions in line with the Baylor Uganda HR manual.
Review and implement the Baylor Uganda Staff training & development strategy in the regions in line with the HR manual

Accountants Job opportunity - Uganda Industrial Research Institute

Vacancy: Accountants (2 Career Vacancies)
Recruiting Company: Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Head of Accounts

About UIRI:
Uganda Industrial Research Institute is Uganda Government's lead agency for industrialization, established by an Act of Parliament of Uganda under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade Industry and cooperatives (MTIC). It is the country's main vehicle for implementing strategies and measures aimed at transforming industry in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop a database for all income and expenditure accounts
Timely updates of the budget and share with key implementation partners.
Prepare periodic accounts receivable and payable returns
Reconcile revenue and expenditure reports
Manager NTR records (Revenue and expenses)
Verify and validate expenditure and credits with statements of accounts and initial invoices
Guide the coding and maintenance of financial records

Programme Manager - Trócaire Uganda

Vacancy: Programme Manager
Recruiting Company: Trócaire
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Job Ref: 13-ID-054
Reports to: Country Director (CD)

Job Summary: The Programme Manager is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of strong thematic programmes, that meet internal and external programme quality demands; that are in line with Trócaire’s policies; that incorporate research  and innovation; and that inform policy and advocacy work locally and internationally.  The Programme Manager will actively engage with the three programmes in Uganda on a day to day basis to include hands on support to, and capacity building of Programme Officers in order to deliver on these responsibilities. The Programme Manager will also play a key role in ensuring we maintain a healthy funding base for programmes in Uganda.

Key Duties
1. Programme Development and Management: This will involve working with and supporting Programme officers to:
Deliver a Portfolio of Country Programmes that respond to the local context within the framework of the Uganda Country Strategy Paper.
Ensure that Trócaire in Uganda has a clearly identified niche in terms of programme interventions and that Trócaire’s added value in terms of what we contribute to partners’ work is clear.
Ensure that different thematic areas of work are mutually reinforcing and contribute collectively to the achievement of country-level outcomes.

Senior Internal Auditor - Uganda Industrial Research Institute

Vacancy: Senior Internal Auditor
Recruiting Company: Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About UIRI:
Uganda Industrial Research Institute is Uganda Government's lead agency for industrialization, established by an Act of Parliament of Uganda under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade Industry and cooperatives (MTIC). It is the country's main vehicle for implementing strategies and measures aimed at transforming industry in Uganda.

Develop an Internal Audit Charter for UIRI
Develop an annual audit plan and work schedule for UIRI which will provide a thorough review of the institutes’ operation.
Carry out on going views of internal procedures with recommendations to the Executive Director.
Keenly examine and evaluate system record and operating procedures, verify compliance with established plans, policies, procedures and control systems.
Assure compliance with regulatory and statutory conditions and ensure adherence to generally acceptable accounting and auditing principles and report inconsistence to the Executive director.
Review financial support received and credible service granted and review benefit payment for completeness of information, appropriateness, accuracy and timeliness.

Senior Programme Assistant - World Food Programme (WFP) Uganda

Vacancy: Senior Programme Assistant
Recruiting Company: World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Northern Uganda (Up-Country),
Reports to: Programme Officer
Vacancy Announcement No: VA-02-2014
Grade: SB3/Q1 (G6 Equivalent)

Job Summary: The Senior Programme Assistant will coordinate with district Farmer Organizer Groups, work closely with local metal artisans and be responsible for coordinating district level efforts to support selected smallholder farmers in adopting appropriate techniques to reduce post-harvest losses

Be absolutely clear on all details contained within the Special Operation (SO) Workplan
Offer district leadership in all aspects of the Special Operation (SO) Workplan.
In charge of managing the four critical stages of the SO within district; Capacity Development, Equipment Manufacturing and Procurement, Field Support, Monitoring and Evaluation
Collaborate SO post-harvest enhancement programmes through the Framer Organiser Group selected in the district;
Routinely review the contract terms and conditions for the Farmer Organiser Group and monitor service delivery of the Farmer Organiser Group as per the agreed framework;
Maintain records /statistics/reports of programme activities within the district;

Payroll and HR Information System Specialist - Centenary Bank

Vacancy : Payroll and HR Information System Specialist
Recruiting Company: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Manager Human Resource (Service Delivery)

About Us:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,500 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary: The Payroll and HR Information System Specialist for Centenary Bank will plan, develop, review and implement staff compensation, benefits payment system and HR Information management Strategies in line with Bank policy, HR Business plan, applicable laws and/or best practice.

Plan, monitor, review and implement payment of staff salary, benefits and statutory deductions in line with the Bank policy, HR business plan and in compliance with applicable laws.
Manage, monitor, review and implement staff incentives and bonus scheme payments in line with HR policy, scheme guidelines and applicable laws.
Review, consolidate and disseminate periodic management information reports in line with HR Division work plan.