Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Accountant Job Vacancy at Uganda Development Trust


About this Job:
A fast growing agro-processing company is seeking an exceptional accounting female professional with the proven track record and winni

Key responsibilities include:

•  Maintain financial records with compliance with the company financial policies and procedures

•  Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and Yearly financial reports

•  Maintain computerized accounting system   Maintain purchase order system

•  Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities

•  Financial audit preparations and coordinate the audit ng attitude.


•    Bsc accounting or finance, B Com, BBA Accounting

•    Experience with the medium size company will be an added advantage

How to apply:
If you are up to the challenge submit your application and resume to the address below not later than 4/may/20l2

UGANDA Development Trust (UDET)

UDET House

Plot 73 Kiira Road, opposite Kamwokya Market P.O BOX 7713, Kampala

Steel Fabricator Supervisor Job Vacancy in Uganda


About this Job:
The Company requirement

The Company, a leading Uganda-registered welding and fabrication business, is looking for an experienced sheet metal fabrication Supervisor to work on and manage projects, in the Kampala area and elsewhere around Uganda. The successful applicant will be responsible for all shop floor production activity and construction projects. The company handles many industrial sized and smaller scale metal construction projects, therefore jobs vary in scale and use small and large/heavy materials and machinery on a regular basis. Most projects involve multiple workers on a site but on smaller projects, there may be only one worker present to perform a task. The company is an equal opportunity employer. Ugandan passport-holder preferred in the first instance, though applications welcomed from all nationalities.

Job Description

The Candidate will be accountable for:

• Reading and interpreting blueprints and drawings, engineering symbols and understanding and appreciating geometric tolerances and the ability to turn these into a quality finished product, on time, within budget, accident-free

•• Providing manufacturing and engineering support to our production personnel

• Prioritizing and executing engineering activities in sheet metal production operations

• Developing and maintaining the sheet metal production shop floor and project sites

• Developing and maintaining the sheet metal production areas manufacturing instructions

• Tooling/fixture design and improvements to existing tooling and fixtures

• investigation and corrective action regarding quality issues related to the project management

• Providing document control support to the administration department

• Technical liaison with customers, quality personnel, and supervisory staff

• Supporting the introduction of new equipment into the facility

• Supporting the Company in its continuous quality improvement initiatives

• Strong understanding and experience in welding techniques, particularly in sheet metal structures and piping

• Ensuring strict adherence to our stringent Health and Safety Standards, leading from the front, including working with our HSE professionals to maintain standards.

Person description

• Minimum of 5-10 years of recent experience in metal construction/production supervision within a team-oriented environment

• Ability to be flexible whilst still fitting in to a structured, big-

• Strong inter-personal and management skills, including shop floor disputes management -

• Good telephone manner, the ability to interact with clients and discuss and problem-solve with them

• Must have previous, clearly demonstrable sheet metal construction and piping experience and be fully experienced with all common, workshop and machine shop tooling

• Must be able to use basic computer software including MS Office, Excel, Project, email and internet

• Abide by established policies and procedures and adhere to plans, methods, deadlines and priorities

• Lift 50 pounds in weight; walk/stand much of the working

day and be based in a noisy machine shop environment the 1 majority of the time

• Ability to work in an extremely safety-conscious environment

• Able to work extended hours and weekends as needed.

• Flexible for upcountry trips and on-site supervision, often in hostile and remote environments for extended periods.

• Car driving license mandatory, light truck license will Be an additional benefit

• Good spoken and written English essential, other additional, vernacular useful.

• Duration of appointment and remuneration: 2.years initially, extendable thereafter by mutual consent, with a competitive remuneration package on offer for the right candidate

Salary: - USD/month
How to apply:
Notes: Only candidates who meet the minimum experience and

academic criteria will be considered, interested parties who do

not meet the criteria need not apply,

Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply. Our client

is an “egual opportunities” employer.

A three months initial probationary period will apply, which will

be subject to in-depth review at its completion.

Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Three bona fide referees will be required and independent and

In-depth reference checks will be carried out. Original certificates

will be required for verification if called for Interviews,

Short-listed candidates will be contacted within one week

applications closure; other applicants may consider themselves

as unsuccessful and will not be contacted. Closing date for all

applications is 5pm an Friday 11″‘ May 2012. The successful

candidate will be required to start works as soon as Is possible

after a formal offer is made.

A detailed CV and a hand written letter of application, in English,

which should clearly detail your remuneration expectations.

Should be submitted by e-mail to the address below.


Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at medicins san frontier.

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

About this Job:
Interested candidates will have to send an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of certificates. Deliver application letters at Plot 80 Hanlon Road, Nsambya Hill


Hard copy applications should be sent to: the Responsible in charge of Administration/HR) in a sealed envelope and delivered to above mentioned MSF-CH address or; via e-mail ( indicating on the SUBJECT line the title of the position applied for to: Closing date 18* May 2012

Swiss Section

Plot 80, Hanlon Road, Nsambya Hill P.O. Box 31282, Kampala Tel,; +256(0)414 267 053 or 0772 768888 E-Mail;

education: Certificate or diploma in Business, in Hotel or HR management or similar.

Experience: Minimum 3 years relevant experience with demonstrated skills in HRM. Experience in dealing with personnel and human resources, administration and management. Experience in working within a dynamic multicultural environment and dealing with expatriates. Previous experience in a NGO highly desirable, Language; Fluent in English and Luganda. French an asset.

Technical Experts Needed at CADG

Job Title: Technical Experts Needed

Job Description

Closing Date: Saturday, 30 June 2012

Organization Information:

Project Summary:

The Program for Agricultural Inputs Development (PAID) seeks to address stagnant production levels and declining soil fertility through increased access to high quality agricultural inputs. Uganda has relatively low agricultural productivity for a variety of reasons: poor agronomic practices, low quality germplasm, declining soil fertility, losses due to pests and disease, and poor post-harvest handling practices, all contribute to an agricultural system failing to meet its potential. The overall objective of this program is increased production of maize, beans, and coffee through the appropriate use of high quality agro-inputs. Improving the availability (physical distribution), access (affordability and quality), and utilization (knowledge of inputs and safe usage) of high quality agro-inputs in FTF focus districts, will result in higher yields and incomes for target farmers.

Technical Experts Required:

Capacity building of local farmers, organizations and government

* Supply-Chain/Marketing
* Agrochemicals
* Harvesting & Post-harvest: Maize, Beans, Corn, Coffee
* Livelihood/Education Specialist:
* Agricultural Youth/Gender/Disability Programs
* Experience with local government and local organizations/NGOs
* Input Regulation:
* Counterfeit products
* Quality control
* Government policy review
* Seed:
* Quality control
* Access
* Monitoring and Evaluation
* Innovation – Sustainable and scalable across the value chain:
* Introducing new technology
* Developing business skills

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send CV/resume, by email to:

Please include “Technical Experts -Uganda” in the subject line and specify which area(s) of expertise you possess.

Finance/Administrative Deputy Chief of Party Job Vacancy at MSH

Job Title: Finance/Administrative Deputy Chief of Party

Job Description


The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for overseeing the administrative and financial management and accountability requirement of the District Basted HIV/TB Program in Uganda. S/he also serves as the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the project and assists the Project Director with project management (including operations, human resources finance management, and team building), assessing project progress against benchmarks, organizing monthly staff meetings, and supervising project support functions. The Finance/Administrative Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for ensuring that the Project functions efficiently in all financial and administrative matters, and supervise the Administration & Operations Specialist and the NGO Development Advisor to develop and monitor finance and operations aspects of the project. S/he will provide oversight to all subcontract management issues. Additionally, s/he collaborates with the Project Director in assuring that all technical activities under the Project are implemented in a timely and effective manner and in compliance with the terms of the Project contract. S/he will also contribute technical assistance to the institutional capacity building and performance improvement activities of the collaborating partners. The Finance/Administrative Deputy Chief of Party is knowledgeable of and adheres to MSH’s Procurement Integrity standards and procedures in all project management responsibilities.


*      Oversee and supervise the NGO Development and finance and operational aspects of the project.
*      Ensure that the project’s internal management, budgeting, procurement, financial contracting and personnel systems operate smoothly and are consistent with USAID and MSH policies, rules, and procedures.
*      Collaborates with the Project Director in managing progress of Project activities and assuring that performance goals are met by monitor the quality of the work and financial management of all subcontractors, partners, and collaborating agencies under this contra. Act in place of Chief of Party in his or her absence.
*      Participate as part of the senior management team in all meetings with USAID, MOH at all levels, and other organizations as needed.
*      Serve on the MSH Senior Management Team to participate in joint operations and shared program discussions.
*      Interact regularly with operational and technical staff in the U.S.-based home office.


* Advanced degree in public health or management.
* Extensive experience managing public health programs.
* Experience in managing grants or contracts for NGOs
* Knowledge of USAID or other USG assistance policies and procedures.
* Extensive experience in international development programs in Uganda and other African countries.
* Experience with HIV/AIDS & TB projects preferred.
* Excellent planning, management and organizational skills.
* Proven, effective leadership skills. Superior ability in developing effective interpersonal relations hips, negotiation and conflict management .
* Fluent in English.

How to Apply

Please go to our website . Search under Employment Opportunites, job number 12-4723.

Montrose Africa Jobs - Senior Administrator Job Vacancy

Job Title: Senior Administrator

Job Description

Closing Date: Friday, 04 May 2012

MONTROSE ( is an international development project management and consultancy company. Montrose specialises in the health, education, and enterprise sectors and provides support to private sector and public sector clients in project design, planning and management, monitoring and evaluation.

We are looking for a SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR to support the company’s operations and administration. This position is located in Kampala (Naguru).

Key roles and responsibilities:  Human Resources  Office and administration management  Project operations management support , Marketing and communications  Website and IT management  Consultant database management  Proposal development

Skills and Experience:

* Minimum five years’ relevant experience
* Experience in developing countries an asset
* Degree from internationally recognised university
* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent writing skills
* Highly numerate
* Excellent computer skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* High degree of flexibility and creativity
* Good interâ€personal skills
* Excellent English language skills, knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage
* Priority given to candidates already located in Kampala
* Location: Naguru, Kampala

How to apply:

How to Apply

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position.

Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and email address. Applications should be emailed to by Friday, 04 May 2012.

Logistics Manager Job Vacancy at IRC

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Job Description

Logistics manager, Kampala with periodic travel to the field
Closing Date: Friday, 11 May 2012

The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic individual who will provide leadership and direction to the logistics function of the agency. He/ She is responsible for managing all logistics activities and the analysis and documentation of all logistics information with regards to procurement, assets and inventory, fleet management and ICT. The Logistics Manager reports to the Deputy Director, Operations and is a key staff member in the management of the country office logistics. He/ She links with the IRC Uganda Field Offices, the New York HQ, regional logistics and ICT personnel.


* Develop in-country logistics policies and procedures, initiate and lead the roll-out of new policies in all locations.
* Monitor compliance to global and in-country policies and protocols in the country program.
* Ensure reduction of operational costs and wastage in the logistics functions and procurement of quality supplies and services by IRC.
* Lead the process of identifying and documenting contracted and authorized suppliers in all locations and ensure market and contract reviews are carried out as appropriate. Submit annual overview of contracted and authorized suppliers to IRC HQ.
* Monitor the IRC fleet management in all locations, ensuring efficient and responsible vehicle allocation and use.
* Ensure the proper management and documentation of assets & inventory and asset disposal and act as focal point for asset insurance matters (in-country and IRC HQ Global Insurance)
* Ensure IT systems are safe and in good working order, data are backed-up regularly and IT support is provided to staff as and when needed.
* Liaise with Global IT department for technical support to the country program in general and the IT officers in particular.
* Manage the contract with the security guard service provider, including but not limited to compiling, reporting and following up on incidents occurring at guarded IRC premises throughout the country.
* Ensure implementation of the IRC Uganda Security Management Plan

* At least 5 years of experience in Logistics management with NGO’s. In-depth knowledge of logistics policies and procedures. Hands-on experience in Field Offices strongly preferred.
* Qualification in Logistics or Supply Chain Management or similar field.
* High level of familiarity with computer word-processing, spreadsheet and database packages essential.
* Demonstrated excellence in training and capacity-building of staff in logistics management.
* Strong team-player, excellent leadership, communication and inter-personal skills, ability to work independently.
* Demonstrable experience in human resources, financial and operations management of large teams .

How to Apply

Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Director, Finance, Administration & Grants Job Vacancy at Management Sciences for Health

Job Title: Director, Finance, Administration & Grants

Job Description


The Director, Finance, Administration and Grants ensures the efficient and effective implementation of all operational activities in support of the STAR-E project, a five-year project funded by USAID and managed by MSH. S/he oversees budget preparation and monitoring; financial management and reporting; accounting; procurement; transportation; IT and communications; legal; facilities management and security; and all other administrative and operational functions of the MSH office in Mbale, Uganda. Her/his responsibilities extend to the financial oversight of all local partners and local sub- grantees under the project.

The Director F,A & G safeguards the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and other donors against fraud, loss or misuse. S/he ensures that field –based financial transactions comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policies and procedures, applicable U.S. Government regulations and any specific cost principles imposed by USAID. S/he must demonstrate the ability to use sound business judgment, in consultation with the Chief of Party (COP) and COMU Director, in assuring that all costs are reasonable and necessary for the completion of the MSH project goals.

This position reports to the STAR-E COP/Project Director for day to day activities. S/he will receive technical support from the MSH Uganda COMU Director, based in Kampala, Uganda.


Ensure that the office’s internal management, budgeting, procurement, financial subcontracting, granting and personnel systems operate smoothly and are consistent with USAID and MSH policies, rules, and procedures with oversight and close coordination with the MSH Uganda COMU Director and country Operations Support Team.
Prepare and or supervise the timely and complete preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in accordance with MSH policies and guidelines and project deliverables to the Project Director(s), MSH Representative, MSH Uganda COMU Director and corporate office as well as to USAID.
Maintain regular communications with all members of MSH STAR-E in-country team, COMU team and MSH home office (project team and country operations support team) and ensure that timely and complete financial support is provided.
Oversee the transfer and disbursement funds, including issuing checks and vouchers, to fulfill obligations incurred by MSH within the guidelines of MSH and USAID finance and administration policy.
Manage monitoring, analysis and reporting of actual and accrued expenditures against program budgets for accurate project pipelines, estimates of upcoming cash needs and overall efficient and effective financial management of the project.
Exercise independent discretion and judgment in continually exploring opportunities for cost-cutting, cost-sharing and rational use of the project’s resources, and advise the COP accordingly.
Prepare a monthly request for funds, based on cash flow projections, to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations.
In consultation with COP, approve all local and regional purchases as per established authorization levels, and maintain tracking and documentation systems that will facilitate future processing, payment and audit requirements.
Provide financial oversight for financial and contractual mechanisms related to technical assistance activities to meet MSH’s management reporting requirements and facilitate the successful implementation of the project. Coordinate execution of internal/external financial, operations and program reviews or audits, and ensures timely follow up to reviews or audits conclusions and recommendations. Provide an audit interface between MSH Corporate Accounting, external audit firms, internal auditors, donor auditors, and the country Operations Support Team.
Maintain current standing with all mandated local tax and benefits registrations and requirements, including submission of payments and reports.
Oversee the preparation and submission of payroll information and tracking of staff benefits and allowances (accrual of leave, pension plan, medical benefits, housing, transportation, meals allowances and miscellaneous allowance) etc., in conjunction with Uganda HR and COMU staff based in Kampala.
Obtain proper and prior authorization and approval for all local expenditures, as per MSH and USAID guidelines.
Supervise the Senior Accountant, Grants Manager, and other operations staff in accordance with the project’s organizational structure. Coordinate with the MSH SCO to ensure that there is adequate review and capacity building of these staff with the appropriate regulatory and contract knowledge required to perform their job responsibilities responsibly.
Serve on the STAR-E Senior Management Team and participate in all meetings with USAID, host government, local partners, and other organizations as needed as well as internal joint operations and shared program discussions.

Degree in accounting and/or business management, or equivalent certification from an accredited higher educational institution with relevant experience.
Demonstrated accounting, budgeting, reporting, and financial analysis experience.
Significant number of years of financial management experience of large international projects including USAID projects.
Experience in managing Performance Based Grants and contracts for NGOs, including those within USAID projects.
Full understanding of the basic tenets of cash control, asset management and bank reconciliation.
Full understanding of audit principles of internal control, risk management and segregation of duties, and of the performance and competencies required to ensure audit compliance.
Unimpeachable integrity and mature judgment.
Previous working experience in Uganda preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
Demonstrated computer skills in spreadsheet, database, word processing, and web-based applications; Microsoft Office preferred.
Ability to speak and write English fluently.

How to Apply

Please go to Or search employment opportunties on our website at