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Tuesday 13 May 2014

Regional Coordinator – Eastern, Central and Western - PATH

Job Title:  Regional Coordinator – Eastern, Central and Western (3 Career Jobs)
Organisation: PATH
Project: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Advocacy for Better Health
Duty Station: Kampala, Iganga and Mbarara, Uganda
Tracking Code: 6109 (Eastern),
6108 (Central) and
 6112 (Western)

 About PATH:
PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Learn more at www.path.org.

About USAID Project:
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has funded Advocacy for Better Health program in Uganda. The goal of this program is to contribute to improvements in the quality, availability and accessibility of health services by increasing citizens’ knowledge and voice, increasing community participation in health service delivery planning and improvements; and fostering cooperation among civil society actors on issues of common benefit in order to strengthen the sector over the long term. The key program objectives are to: Ensure that communities in selected districts can identify and articulate their needs and demand quality services; Ensure that the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) develop effective advocacy initiatives, and are able to represent the communities’ demands for better quality services; to build the technical and operational capacity of the CSOs to qualify them as potential direct recipients of future USAID funding.

Finance Manager - Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)

Vacancy:  Finance Manager
Organisation: Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to:  Director

About SAO – U:
Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO – U) is a National Christian founded child focused NGO empowering households and communities to fulfill their obligations in child care and development and affiliated to Baptist Union of Uganda. Share An Opportunity – Uganda’s key thematic areas are child health, Basic Education for OVC’s, Child Advocacy, Enterprise Development and food security, and institutional development for community based organisations while HIV/AIDS is mainstreamed in the program.

Job Summary:  The Finance Manager will mainly be responsible for;
Ensuring that the SAO’s finances are utilised in accordance with laid down financial policies and procedures.
Ensuring timely budget preparations, monitor its performance and act as the technical leader on all budget related issues in the SAO.
Ensuring timely provision and production of financial reports to management and the Board and External Auditors

Research Associate - Agricultural Economist - International Potato Center (CIP)

Vacancy: Research Associate - Agricultural Economist
Organisation: International Potato Center (CIP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About CIP:
The International Potato Center (CIP) is a not-for-profit international agricultural research organization with a global mandate to conduct research on genetic resources of potatoes, sweet potato, and other Andean roots and tubers, crop genetic enhancement and improvement, integrated crop management and sustainable management of natural resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Research Associate will lend a hand in the implementation and impact assessment of CIP project activities in the SSA in, among others:
Conducting monitoring and evaluation; designing and implementing household and market surveys;
The applicant will also be responsible for the entry, cleaning and analysis of large socioeconomic datasets; reviewing literature; and drafting scientific reports, conference papers, journal articles and policy briefs.

Senior Accountant - Regional Microfinance Company

Vacancy : Senior Accountant
Organisation: Regional Microfinance Company
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About Us:
Our client, a fastest growing international micro-finance with its head office in Kampala Uganda, seeks qualified and experienced people to urgently fill the above position.

Key Duties
Assist in preparing and recording asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
To prepare supporting schedules according for the financial statements
Actively facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies

Front Office Assistant/Receptionist Uganda AIDS Commission

Job Title: Front Office Assistant/Receptionist
Organisation: Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource Officer

About Us:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client, Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC).  NFT Human Resource Solutions are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of resources.

Job Summary:  The Front Office Assistant/Receptionist ill oversee manage UAC’s reception desk in an efficient, professional and courteous manner with a warm and friendly atmosphere for UAC staff, visitors and clients

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Receive clients/visitors and directs them to the right office/officer based on their needs.
Operates the switch board by receiving, directing and relaying telephone calls to and from responsible officers/offices
Responds to general inquires and/or directs such inquiries to the responsible officers where necessary
Hands guest complaints and generally meets he guest’s needs
Receive, record and appropriately direct all incoming and outgoing correspondence/courier.
Operates and maintains a variety of front office machines/equipment including telephone exchange system, personal computer, fax machines etc.
Requisitions and maintains relevant office supplies for effective performance of assigned duties
Ensures a clean and secure reception area