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Sunday 16 March 2014

Programme Manager - Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD)

Vacancy: Programme Manager
Recruiting Company Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes (based in UK)

About WFD:
Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is an independent political foundation sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) and the Department for International Development (DFID) specialising in parliamentary strengthening and political party development.  It does this primarily by supporting the development of parliaments, political party structures and civil society organisations.

Established in 1992, WFD has supported transitions to democracy in central and Eastern Europe, strengthened multi-party democracies in Africa, and extended its work to Asia and Middle East and North Africa in recent years.  In 2012, the organization celebrated its 20th anniversary – a year in which it’s set to greatly increase its role and impact as a world leader in supporting the development of democracy.

Job Summary: The Programme Manager, Uganda will have responsibility for leading the implementation of WFD’s parliamentary strengthening programme in Kampala, Uganda which includes managing the full programme cycle and maintaining oversight of the programme budget and expenditure. They will also play an important role in stakeholder management of senior parliamentary figures and democracy organisations.  This will include maintaining crucial relationships with the leadership, Members and staff of the Parliament of Uganda, as well as with our partners Gulu Women Economic Development and Globalization (GWED-G), Reproductive Educative and Community Health Project (REACH) , Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA), local CSOs and the Delegation of the European Union to Uganda. They will have the support of a Programme Administrator and Finance Assistant (PAFA) who they will have day to day line management responsibility for.

Personal Assistant - Construction Company Uganda

Vacancy: Personal Assistant
Recruiting Company: Construction Company
Duty Station: Kampala,
 Country Uganda
Reports to: Finance Director and General Manager

About Us:
NFT Consult seeks to recruit for its valuable Client, a Hydraulic Engineering and Civil Engineering company with operations in 20 countries across the African continent. Our client therefore seeks to recruit a competent and highly motivated individual to fill the Senior Accountant Job vacancy.

Job Summary: The Personal Assistant will mainly support the Finance Director and General Manager in a multilingual environment with the administrative duties as below.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
In charge of Document control and classification
Write letter in both French and English
Answering all phone calls and filter callers to the right person
Responsible for receiving all visitors and guest
Organize the FD and GM Agenda
Manage the monthly follow up folder, administration management, guarantee collection etc.
Remind supplier on actions to be done on project.

Database/ Website Administration Officer - The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Vacancy:  Database/ Website Administration Officer
Recruiting Company: The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director Planning and Strategic Information

About UAC:
The Uganda AIDS Commission was established in 1992 by a Statute of Parliament, to coordinate and harmonize the national response to HIV/AIDS. The mission of Uganda AIDS Commission is to provide overall leadership in the coordination and management of an effective HIV/AIDS National Response.

Job Summary: The Database/ Website Administration Officer will be to maintain the back-end of the National AIDS Documentation and Information Centre (NADIC) website together with the databases to be hosted, analyse statistical information and build capacity of the human resource in NADIC for two years.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and implement software systems and web content management;
Evaluate, select, and implement enterprise software solutions to meet business need; Planning, Organize and Coordinate information sharing.
Website designing and maintenance Analyze statistical data generated through existing databases

Project Associate - Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Uganda

Vacancy: Project Associate
Recruiting Company: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Project Name: Accountability Can Transform Health (ACT Health)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About IPA:
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), is an international non-profit research organization. Based in New Haven, CT, with offices in Washington, D.C. and worldwide, IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to communicate “what works” in development and to scale up successful projects in a variety of fields, including health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture.

About ACT Health Project:
The Accountability Can Transform Health (ACT Health) project will be jointly implemented with GOAL Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve health outcomes in rural Uganda by improving the delivery of health services through a novel accountability and transparency intervention. The Principal Investigator for this project is Dan Posner (UCLA).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Project Associates work closely with academic researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
Managing several other project staff
Designing survey questionnaires
Carrying out qualitative research

Resident Legal Advisor - United States Department of Justice Uganda

Vacancy: Resident Legal Advisor
Recruiting Company: United States Department of Justice
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Job Announcement Number: 14-CRM-OPD-052
Salary Range: $100,624.00 to $130,810.00 / Per Year

About United States Department of Justice:
The mission of the Criminal Division's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) is to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions and their law enforcement personnel. This assistance is administered in order to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively combat terrorism, organized crime, corruption, financial crimes and other types of crime in a manner consistent with the rule of law. The assistance is also administered to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively cooperate regionally and with the United States in combating such crime..

Job Summary: The Resident Legal Advisor will represent the U.S. Department of Justice and OPDAT in the implementation of a justice sector technical assistance program. The objective is to strengthen Uganda’s capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate allegations of criminal conduct with a particular focus on combating terrorism. More specifically, the RLA will work with Uganda justice sector officials on:
Legislative, procedural and policy reform;
Improving the basic skills of investigators, prosecutors and investigating magistrates; and
Improving Uganda’s capacity to pursue cases involving terrorism and cases involving transnational crimes.