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Friday 28 March 2014

IT/Logistics Officer - Oxfam Uganda

Vacancy : IT/Logistics Officer
Recruiting Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Finance & Support Manager

About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90 countries to end poverty. Oxfam is committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. We have a conviction that people are capable of building a livelihood without poverty on their own, once given the chance to do so. Which is why we support local projects in developing countries, why we lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people, and why we campaign to involve citizens in our work. Oxfam in Uganda’s country strategy concentrates on the Greater North of Uganda. The focus is in response to the findings of the Joint country analysis Strategy (JCAS) which highlights the income inequity and non-income poverty especially particular to the marginalized North. Four key program areas work in synergy to specifically target poverty and social exclusion in the North: Rights in Crisis, Economic Rights, Pastoralist Rights and Social Rights. We implement these four program areas by working with local NGO partners and civil society organizations. Three of the 17 Oxfam affiliates contribute to increase our impact on development in the framework of one joint strategy under one management structure.

In charge of ensuring quality in logistics support across the Uganda program and to the other affiliates
Update and maintain an overview of the logistics needs of the Uganda program and other affiliates; working with program managers / coordinators to identify logistics needs and develop strategies to meet them;
Ensure the logistics function is delivering timely, cost- effective, high quality and appropriate support; and supporting field teams in achieving and maintaining minimum standards in logistics work.
Establish and maintain good contacts with suppliers, government offices, UN agencies and other NGOs with regards to logistical matters
Maintain the local area network and the NT server. Ensure the reliability of the local e-mail and Internet systems in Kampala office and program field offices.
Manage network according to minimum standards, including: taking regular backups of all local data, ensuring that the virus protection software is installed on all machines & updated regularly, upgrading and installing new versions of software on the server and the workstations in the office like MS office, PeopleSoft etc as advised by the RISM.
Responsible for the management and maintenance of all computer systems in the Uganda Program, assessment of requirements on purchase of hardware/ software for the office.
Offers first line software support to all in country staff including troubleshooting all the software problems by themselves.

Technical Advisor - Ministry of Gender, Labour Social Development Uganda

Vacancy: Technical Advisor
Recruiting Company: Ministry of Gender, Labour Social Development
Project Name: Strengthening Safeguards, Safety and Health at Workplaces (SSASHEW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Commissioner Occupational Safety and Health

The Government of Uganda is implementing a Project “Strengthening Safeguards, Safety and Health at Workplaces (SSASHEW) (2013/14 - 2017/18), under the Ministry of Gender, Labour Social Development whose objective is to promote safeguards, safety and health measures at workplaces.

The project is being implemented in fifty (50) districts of Uganda focusing on handling safeguards, safety and health concerns in the areas of oil and gas exploration and production, manufacturing, tourism, construction sites and public workplaces/offices.

Job Summary: The Technical Advisor will:
Advise the project team on various occupational safety and health aspects related laws, standards, procedures and guidelines
Maintain and follow up, assuring compliance with, occupational safety and health requirements such as specifications philosophies, procedures and equipment design ensuring that it meets project objectives, client company and industry standards guidelines and best practice for occupational safety and health, reliability and cost.

Finance and Administration Assistant - African Wildlife Foundation Uganda

Job Title: Finance and Administration Assistant
Organization: African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Program Finance and Administration Officer

Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Assistant for the USAID AWF Project will offer administrative, logistical and financial support to its Tourism for Biodiversity Program in Uganda.

Technically support the supervisor in daily, real-time entry of program payables accounting data in Serenic, ensuring monthly close deadlines are adhered to
Follow-up on invoices with vendors for timely month close program payments
Assist in preparation and maintain office petty cash and expense trail for timely monthly report generation
Work in liaison with the supervisor to ensure staff receive the necessary support in planning field/business trips. This includes making flight and hotel reservations as well as process visa applications as required
Inform the supervisor of upcoming large payments

Commercial Manager - Radio - Monitor Publications Limited Uganda

Title: Commercial Manager - Radio
Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to:  General Manager-Commercial

About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Commercial Manager – Radio will drive the advertising revenue and share of Radio in line with share holders demand through a well trained and highly motivated sales team

Take primary responsibility for the growth of all advertising revenue in the radio business
Promoting the services offered by the Radio to existing as well as potential clients,
Developing outbound communications that are geared towards enhancing the corporate image of the company among the advertising client base
The MPL Manager will be recruiting, training, motivating and evaluating the performance of the Radio Sales team

Research Technician - The International Livestock Research Institute Uganda

Vacancy: Research Technician (3 Career Opportunities)
Recruiting Organisation: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Project: 'Smallholder Pigs Value Chain Development in Uganda Project’ (SPVCD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About ILRI:
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a non-profit-making and non-governmental organization with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We employ over 700 staff from about 40 countries. ILRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium which works for a food-secure future.

Key Duties:
Support in carrying out value chain assessments of smallholder pig value chains with multiple stakeholders;
Assist in monitoring of field trials and other interventions with farmers and other actors of the pig value chain;
Enter field data into Excel or Access, analyze and draft technical reports;
Support in organizing project workshops;
Collect gender-disaggregated field data on specific indicators in line with the livestock and fish research program’s monitoring and evaluation framework for the Uganda pig value chain, in collaboration with the Gender and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist;.

Principal Internal Auditor - The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda

Vacancy: Principal Internal Auditor
Recruiting Organisation: The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

Job Summary: The Principal Internal Auditor will mainly be responsible for independent and objective evaluation of the Parliamentary Commission’s operations and processes for conformity with relevant statutory regulations

Participate in developing up to date audit frameworks and tools
Carry out and follow up on all internal audits, including preliminary surveys.
Prepare written post audit reports for submission to the Parliamentary Commission
Ensure compliance and adherence to acceptable audit practices, procedures and standards
Carry out special and forensic investigations and audits.
Conduct audits of computerized accounting systems.
Carry-out risk assessment and propose mitigation strategies
Prepare periodic audit reports.
Supervise and manage performance of subordinate staff.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Specialist – Internal Medicine - Nakasero Hospital Limited Uganda

Job Title: Specialist – Internal Medicine
Organisation: Nakasero Hospital Limited (NHL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head of Medical Services

About NHL:
Nakasero Hospital Limited (NHL) is a private hospital in Kampala that opened its doors to outpatient treatment in March 2009 and inpatient treatment, the same year. Our mission is to provide quality medical care to patients, to fill the gap which is created by lack of adequate medical facilities in the country.

Key Duties:
Manage all Internal medicine referrals
Run regular outpatient clinics in Internal Medicine
Look after inpatients admitted under their care
Actively collaborate with other Physicians in ensuring 24hr daily coverage of the Department
Review consults coming from other clinical departments and advise the referring clinicians accordingly
Oversee Medical officers, SHOs and other junior staff under their care
Carry out regular chart and mortality audits and advise management on how to improve quality of care
Coordinate CMEs in the department

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - International Justice Mission Uganda

Vacancy: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Recruiting Organisation: International Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About IJM:
International Justice Mission (IJM) is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole.  As Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, you will help ensure that IJM’s programs have high-quality monitoring and evaluation in order to produce evidence of IJM’s performance and impact. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda with periodic domestic travel, reports to the Field Office Director and collaborates with Monitoring and Evaluation staff based in Washington, DC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement comprehensive and realistic monitoring and evaluation plans complete with appropriate data sources, collection methods, analysis plans, dissemination and use plans, quality controls and resources requirements;
Routinely engage in the development and implementation of baseline, mid-line and end-line evaluations;
Advise program leadership on the development and improvement of core implementation tools (e.g., detailed implementation plans, dashboards, risk management plans, budgets, etc.;
Develop and embed systems to track the collection, review and use of monitoring data;
Coordinate and participate in the collection, reporting and analysis of monitoring data;
Oversee the dissemination of key program monitoring data (organizational dashboard, etc.) to internal and external audiences;