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Tuesday 25 March 2014

Talent Manager - Umeme Limited

Vacancy: Talent Manager
Recruiting Company: Umeme Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Ref: 07/03/TM
Reports to: Umeme Head of Human Resources

Job Summary: The Talent Manager for Umeme will be mainly charged with driving talent management strategies, tools and processes including succession planning, career pipelining, talent assessment, and development planning to meet the current and future business needs.

Key Duties
Partner with key stakeholders including Heads of departments, management and senior leadership to analyze talent needs, and design long term talent solutions.
Design and be custody of the Annual and Multi Year Talent Plans, taking critical interest in the critical talent skills needs for the business.
Act as the project leader for the implementation and continued evolution of talent management functionality in the areas of performance management, succession planning and competency management.
Develop appropriate metrics and tracking mechanisms to building accountability, measure results and optimize the impact of the strategic talent management function.

HR Services Delivery Manager - Umeme Limited

Vacancy: HR Services Delivery Manager
Recruiting Company: Umeme Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Ref: 07/03/SDM
Reports to: Head of Human Resources

Job Summary: The HR Services Delivery Manager will oversee Umeme’s operations and continuous improvement of the HR solutions landscape to offer real time support to the business units while ensuring HR priorities are delivered seamlessly.

Charged with the design and manage the best in class employee HR experience from onboarding through to exit.
Deliver impeccable line management experience with the HR services suit and growing competencies of subordinates.
Generate and own HR Analytics to drive organizational decision making.
Oversee all contracted labour in the business through the various account managers of the body shops.
Develop and manage Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with departments to guarantee a minimum acceptable standard of performance.

Customer Care Attendant - National Medical Stores (NMS) Uganda

Vacancy: Customer Care Attendant- Karamoja Region
Recruiting Company: National Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Moroto,
Country: Uganda
Ref: NMS 2013/06

Job Summary: The jobholder will provide Customer Care support to the Customer Care Representative by way of ensuring that the customer service inquiries are either to Customer Care Representative or recorded for onward presentation to Customer Care Representative.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Cordially answer Customer inquiries
Responsible for the receipt of documents and arrange for their delivery to NMS head office
In charge of receiving and directing all internal and external calls to appropriate destinations.
Act as the primary front desk person of the office
Conduct any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

Communications and Relations Officer (CO) - Danish Church Aid Uganda

Vacancy: Communications and Relations Officer (CO)
Recruiting Organization: Danish Church Aid (DCA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Representative

Job Summary: The Danish Church Aid (DCA) Communications and Relations Officer (CO) will be responsible for visibility, information and documentation for internal and external use, as well as building and maintaining external relations, particularly to facilitate visits to the office, partners and projects. The CO will also be taking lead and implementing a new Communication Strategy for DCA in Uganda.

Support the Regional Representative in branding and communications efforts and in managing the content of media work in Uganda and internationally with particular focus on Denmark.
Make certain that Danish Church Aid (DCA) and its partners fulfill the contractual obligations on visibility for projects funded by international donors.
In charge of documentation for accountability and facilitation of programmatic learning to key stakeholders incl. donors, government, partners, beneficiaries and the general public, e.g. annual report, programme/project fact sheets, web-site, etc.

Livelihood Information Management System (LIMS) Development Specialist - American Refugee Committee Uganda

Vacancy: Livelihood Information Management System (LIMS) Development Specialist
Recruiting Company: American Refugee Committee (ARC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About ARC:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. ARC Uganda invites applications from qualified persons for the LIMS Development Specialist for a partnership program between ARC and UNHCR in the refugee settlements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Intuitively study thoroughly the Baseline study reports pertaining to implementing partner's livelihood projects in the refugee settlements and incorporate the Baseline Indicator values into the LIMS.
Develop livelihood related software systems appropriate to the modern and effective tracking of the livelihood projects keeping in mind the study of IT networking and others issues (e.g. power, institutional capacity).
The systems will need to be assessed in a networked (office, internal server) and off-line (regular download) mode
The system will have provision of capturing data by CUT OFF DATA approach ( i.e. opening balance), data at regular intervals (i.e. monthly progress) as well as cumulative data for any period (e.g cumulative for a few months)

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager - Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development Uganda

Vacancy : Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Recruiting Company: ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About ACTED:
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non-political and non-confessional international NGO food security, health promotion, economic development, education, microfinance, institutional support and regional founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France. ACTED’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable dialogue as well as cultural promotion. For its programs in Northern Uganda, Karamoja and Kampala, ACTED is looking populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future. ACTED is active in 20 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Central America and develops about 150 projects yearly in diversified activities such as emergency relief, food security, economic development, health promotion, education, microfinance, regional dialogue, institutional support as well as cultural promotion.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will primarily supervise Project Cycle Management.
He / she will also be responsible for drafting the Log frame in collaboration with the Reporting and Finance Departments

Child Psychologist - World Venture Uganda

Vacancy: Child Psychologist
Recruiting Company: World Venture
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About World Venture:
World Venture in Uganda, Uganda Venture, seeks to strengthen and enlarge the church of Jesus Christ as they minister holistically to children, youth, and adults, to those of minority groups, and to the disenfranchised, in partnership with the Baptist Union of Uganda and other local churches, through formal and informal education in leadership training and through strategic relationships. They do this envisaging creative, vibrant, and reproducing churches composed of mature believers of integrity, equipped through holistic training, who are committed to building strong family units, mentoring others, and impacting the circles in which they move in positive and profound ways.

Key Duties:
Learn language and culture (depending on time commitment).
Learn and the mental health care and mental hospital scene.
Work in Butabika hospital possibly teaching care givers in training.
Deliver Bible training.

Learning & Development Specialist - Umeme Limited Uganda

Vacancy: Learning & Development Specialist
Recruiting Company : Umeme Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Ref: 07/03/L&DS
Reports to: Talent Manager

About Umeme:
Umeme Limited is an Electricity Distribution Company listed on the Uganda and Nairobi Securities Exchange, with Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund as a majority investor. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, managing over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors, including the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC), a UK Government owned company.

Job Summary: The Learning & Development Specialist will support the Talent Manager in designing and facilitating the implementation of Umeme's corporate training plan.

Key Duties:
Take lead in Umeme’s organization-wide training needs analysis to identify organizational learning opportunities and consult with the business on suitable learning solutions.
Design, plan and implement blended learning solutions aligned to Umeme's organizational strategy.
Plan, source and co-ordinate Training Programmes and Courses.
Design and implement formative and summative training assessments with a feedback mechanism incorporated for managers, participants and facilitators.

Internet Sub Editor - Monitor Publications Limited (MPL) Uganda

vacancy: Internet Sub Editor
Recruiting Company: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to:  On-Line Editor

Job Summary: The Internet Sub Editor will have the responsibility of compiling and editing relevant and appropriate breaking news and other content from MPL's news channels including the print, radio and digital, repackage it where necessary and post it on the website for online clients

Checks and corrects selected editorial copy, headlines and captions for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details and objectivity
Edits copy to appropriate length, clarity and style without distorting facts or dispensing with salient points
Selects and edits pictures and write/re-writes appropriate captions to enhance their quality
Ensure that online content is written and presented in a format that meets web usability standards (i.e. usage of keywords, meta tags, alt tags for images, etc)
Ensures proper laying out of copy and pictures/graphics in web pages
Tailors stories to reflect interests of international audience

Coordinator (Research & Partnerships - Global Pulse Lab)

Vacancy: Coordinator (Research & Partnerships - Global Pulse Lab)
Recruiting Company: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Project: Global Pulse
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

Job Summary:
The Research and Partnerships Coordinator will build and grow partnerships and lay the groundwork necessary for launching a fully operational Pulse Lab. The incumbent will work with the Data Scientist and Global Chief of Research to engage with stakeholders across the UN system, government and private sector to solicit Big Data project ideas, develop scopes of work and project proposals, identify appropriate research partners, and manage the execution and delivery of research project results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish and coordinate UN Global Pulse partnerships in Uganda;
Support initial research project discussions, design and implementation;
Establish and maintain relationships with relevant Government entities, UN specialists and other partners involved in research projects;
Advocate for the objectives of Global Pulse.

Front Desk Assistant - National Medical Stores (NMS) Uganda

Job Title: Front Desk Assistant
Organization: National Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country Uganda
Ref: NMS/2014/05

About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Front Desk Assistant for the National Medical Stores will mainly conduct reception service and telephone switchboard operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Receive, record bookings and make outgoing calls.
The Front Desk Assistant will also update and maintain records and verify telephone bills before forwarding for payment processing.