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Monday 19 May 2014

Site Manager - AARCorp Uganda

Vacancy: Site Manager (Entebbe) - 1983
Recruiting Organisation: AARCorp
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director of Operations

About AARCorp:
AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value.

Job Summary: The Site Manager will be responsible for managing and supervising the activities of all AAR Airlift resources at an assigned site in concert with the In-Country Director. Will be in overall charge of the projects and programs at this site. The Site Manager interfaces with the customer at their location and speaks for AAR Airlift at the site. The Site Manager interfaces with the customer at their location and speaks for AAR Airlift at the site. Must be a U.S. Person as defined in 22 C.F.R. 120.15.

Ensures resources are available for employees to do their jobs.
Handles any disciplinary problems in country and recommend removal from the country and retention by AAR Airlift.
Conducts investigations into employee misconduct. - Makes sure employees performance is evaluated on a recurring basis for HR actions.
Negotiates support agreements with DOD and commercial interests at the site.
Selects site personnel for key positions and recommends removing personnel, if required.
Ensures financial assets are available at the site to meet obligations.

Field Coordinator - Public Health Fellowship Program Uganda

Vacancy: Field Coordinator
Recruiting Organisation: Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP)
Funding Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Program Director

About Us:
Makerere University School of Public Health in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is implementing the Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP), an initiative to develop the next generation of public health leadership for Uganda. The goal of this program is to develop a competent workforce by learning-through-service and responding to real public health problems of Uganda. The PHFP is a 2-year, non-degree full-time program offered on a competitive basis to Ugandan nationals who seek to become leaders in public health practice.

Job Summary: The Field Coordinator will primarily oversee and manage the field component of the PHFP by ensuring that all field activities are conducted in a manner that will enhance the learning of fellows.

Chief Internal Auditor - The Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust Uganda

Vacancy: Chief Internal Auditor (CIA)
Recruiting Organisation: The Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Board of Trustees

About aBi:
The Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust is supporting agribusiness development in the private sector to achieve the objective of the Government of Uganda's Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS). The Trust is a multi-donor entity jointly founded by the Governments of Denmark and Uganda.
The mandate of aBi Trust is to support the private sector actors to increase their contribution to the agricultural sector by increasing land and labour productivity, and market competitiveness thereby contributing to poverty reduction through economic growth, wealth, and employment creation.
The aBi Trust strengthens competitiveness of the Agricultural and Agro-processing sectors through three (3) interrelated components: Value Chain Development (VCD) including trade- related Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary and Quality Management Systems (SPS/QMS), Financial Services Development (FSD) and a cross cutting Gender for Growth (G4G) Fund.

Job Summary:  The Chief Internal Auditor will be responsible for ensuring;
Internal Audit work fulfills the specific and general purposes and responsibilities as per the Internal Audit charter approved by the Board of Trustees.
The CIA also ensures that the Internal audit resources are efficiently and effectively employed and internal audit work conforms to the standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.

Monitoring Specialist - Malaria Consortium Uganda

Vacancy: Monitoring Specialist
Recruiting Organisation: Malaria Consortium
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda or London, UK
Reports to: Technical Director

About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations to improve the health of the population and the capacity of national health systems. It ensures that good evidence supports delivery of effective services and evidence-based decision-making by providing technical support for monitoring and evaluating programmes and activities. In the recent years, the organisation has undergone significant expansion, thus requiring robust and effective systems to meet the new challenges.

Job Summary: The Monitoring Specialist serves a critical role in providing technical guidance on set up, maintenance and utilisation of monitoring systems across the organisation's projects and contributes to M&E capacity building and system strengthening within the organisation and with partners. The Monitoring Specialist also ensures quality monitoring of projects and effective use of routine monitoring data to inform programme decision-making and disseminate lessons learned to stakeholders and external audiences. The Monitoring Specialist serves as a member of the global M&E technical support team and engages actively in the organisation's M&E cluster.

1. Organisational Development:
Steer the harmonizing of project monitoring tools and methods across the organisation
Significantly contribute to the strengthening of the organisation wide project monitoring system for in country and donor reporting
Take part actively in the design and set up of organisational wide cross project results monitoring system
Take lead the development of an organisational wide routine project data aggregation system that can be remotely accessed for viewing project progress.
Mentor and train project M&E staff (and others as needed), building their capacities in M&E and in data demand &use

Sr. Finance Manager - IntraHealth International Uganda

Vacancy: Sr. Finance Manager
Recruiting Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party

About IntraHealth:
For over 30 years, in more than 90 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.

In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private-sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

Job Summary: IntraHealth is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to be based in Kampala, Uganda.  This position is contingent upon funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Senior Finance Manager will be a senior member of the IntraHealth project leadership team in Uganda. S/He will manage all field based financial aspects of a new large and complex health project, contingent on funding. S/he will offer fiscal leadership for project activities, ensuring the effective use of donor resources to meet project goals. S/he will be responsible for all project oriented financial systems including budgeting, monitoring, forecasting as well as all legal, audit and contractual compliance. S/he leads the implementation of these key systems by ensuring that activities are implemented in accordance with the organization’s mission, strategic objectives, and program approaches and comply with IntraHealth’s and USAID’s policies, procedures and guidelines. This position, with proper legal advice, ensures that IntraHealth policies and procedures are compliant with Ugandan law and effectively implemented throughout the program.

Monitoring and Evaluation Program Associate - Village Enterprise Uganda

Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Program Associate
Recruiting Organisation: Village Enterprise
Duty Station:  Hoima,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Country Director

About Village Enterprise:
Village Enterprise is a micro enterprise development organization working in East Africa. Its mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with resources to create sustainable businesses. It provides business training, seed capital/start-up funds, and on-going mentoring to new entrepreneurs to start businesses.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Program Associate will primarily be responsible for developing and assisting with implementation of organization's monitoring and evaluation of combined micro economic development and conservation program, including staff training, monitoring and evaluation innovations, data analysis, and report writing, working with organization's team throughout East Africa. S/he will also be responsible for data analysis, data collection, report writing, field visits, training of trainers, innovations in monitoring and evaluation tools, and methodology, and design, and oversight of special projects.

1. Data Collection and Analysis Role:
Support the collection of field-level monitoring data for each of organization’s 3 cycles per year;
Assist with data compilation, data quality review, and analysis of all field data;
Co-manage innovations, data collection for special projects, and reports for funders;
Assist in analyzing data, and writing narratives for each of 3 end of cycle performance evaluation reports;
Assist with data entry;
Work closely with enumerators in each office to successfully carry out data collection for each of 3 cycles per year.

Sanitation & Hygiene Assistant - Hijra Organization Uganda

Vacancy: Sanitation & Hygiene Assistant
Recruiting Organisation: Hijra Organization
Duty Station:  Isingiro,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Public Health Engineer

About Hijra:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-Sectoral Program for refugees Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district) and Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) during the period January to December 2014. HIJRA, in a strategy to expand existing program implementing team, is now seeking for qualified person willing to offer Humanitarian services in the following area;

Job Summary: The Sanitation & Hygiene Assistant will be responsible for general assessment of sanitation & hygiene practices in the whole settlement, sensitization of communities on the best sanitation & hygiene practices through routine home visits and imparting community approaches geared towards health & hygiene through Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transition (PHAST) and Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approaches.

Accountant - Swiss Hunger Fund Uganda

Vacancy: Accountant
Recruiting Organisation: Swiss Hunger Fund
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Salary: 1600 USD-1700 USD - Depending on your qualifications

About Us:
The Swiss Hunger Fund team adopts a more political tone and sets up an “agriculture and environment” information office. The Swiss Hunger Fund commences work in Myanmar (Burma) or, initially, in the area bordering Thailand.

In 1992, The Max Havelaar foundation is established. Swiss Hunger Fund plays a substantial role. In 1994, Swiss Hunger Fund undertakes to provide “development aid from the inside out and the bottom up”, so those concerned take the initiative and are themselves in control.

Maintains the books of primary entry.
Offer timely and accurate financial data / information
Maintains an orderly and reliable filing system for financial data on soft and hard documents
Makes sure that organizational assets are adequately secured and optimally used.
Performs detailed accounting tasks
Ensures adequate budgetary control at the School.
Provides timely and accurate input during the preparation of the annual budget.

6 Career Vacancies Nurses - The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda

Vacancy: Nurses (6 Career Vacancies)
Recruiting Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda
Duty Station: Soroti, Masaka, Tororo,
Country Uganda
Job Ref Number: REF: TS/HR/PM 015
Reports to: Clinical Services Supervisor

About TASO:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda , an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease, requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and results oriented persons for employment on a contract basis for the positions above;

Job Summary: The incumbents will offer provide nursing care and health education to TASO clients including communities

Key Duties
Actively participate in the drawing and implementation of Centre medical work plans and budget.
Triage all clients coming to the clinic
Offer information to clients, aimed at reducing their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education.
Conduct nursing techniques and procedures as requested and prescribed by the doctors and clinicians
Actively monitor patient flow and, in the case of patient overflow, assists in preparation of examination rooms, preparation of patients for exam, and taking of vital signs of patients
Prescribe drugs when necessary

Senior Engineer - Electrical & Mechanical - Manufacturing Industry Uganda

Vacancy: Senior Engineer - Electrical & Mechanical
Recruiting Organisation: Manufacturing Industry
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About Future:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services company which takes pleasure in recruiting on behalf of its valued Client, a key player in the Manufacturing Industry.

Communication Specialist - United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

Vacancy: Communication Specialist
Recruiting Organisation: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: NOC
Vacancy Number:  VN/PBR/2014/08
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Communication

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized.  Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.

Job Summary: The UNICEF Communication Specialist will be primarily responsible for the conceptualization, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of an advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights in the public domain and strengthen political will in support of UNICEF's mission in the country. The jobholder will also develop key partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives and strengthen their capacity; Serve as the main person for adopting and disseminating advocacy materials and managing their production and distribution and participate in global advocacy activities to facilitate global/regional advocacy and mobilisation of resources.

The UNICEF Communication Specialist must possess an advanced University degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations; or an equivalent professional work experience in the communication area, combined with an advanced university degree in a related discipline.

Administrative Assistant /Logistics and IT Officer - Abt Associates

Vacancy: Administrative Assistant /Logistics and IT Officer (6906)
Recruiting Organisation: Abt Associates
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About Abt:
Abt Associates was started over 50 years ago—on January 12, 1965—by Clark Abt on his journey in a small Cambridge office to create a place where innovation, bold thinking and creativity could tackle the toughest social issues of the day. The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world.  Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.  Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination of  office and District store security
Coordinate, update, and maintain the tracking database for new and existing inventory including asset identification tagging, location identification, physical count, and departmental equipment custodians.
Carry out periodical and annual fixed assets physical inventories, and coordinate assets physical inventories
Coordinate transfer of equipment and update the inventory list with each transfer.
Offer technical guidance and assistance with the implementation of processes in relation to fixed assets safeguarding.