Saturday, 2 June 2012

NITA-U Jobs - Business Process Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the positions of BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENABLED SERVICES (BPO/ITES) COORDINATOR at the National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) under the E-Government Directorate.

DURATION: 3 years

Purpose of the Job:

To coordinate the development and promotion of Business Process outsourcing /Information Technology Enabled Services (BPO/ITES) in Uganda into a vibrant, globally competitive industry to create jobs and enhance income.

Key Results Area/Accountabilities

1. Coordinate the implementation of national BPO/ITES policies, strategies and frameworks including the Uganda BPO Strategy, BPO standards and Accreditation Guidelines, BPO Incentives Guideline and  BPO Branding and Marketing Strategy;

2. Assist in setting up and operationalizing  BPO/ITES industry in Uganda;
3. Develop cooperation with all relevant stakeholders and other interest groups including the youth in the development of BPO/ITES industry in Uganda;
4. Develop critical mass of trained personnel for BPO/ITES industry;
5. Support the development of the necessary infrastructures with regard to telecom, ICT/BPO business parks, real estate, power etc. to facilitate the BPO/ITES industry;
6. Successful implementation and periodically review of BPO/ITES projects with support from the Programme Management Office (PMO) at NITA-U;
7. Prepare annual work plan, performance plan and budget;
8. Perform any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.


A bachelor degree in Business or ICT related fields or their equivalent.

Master degree in Business or ICT related fields or their equivalent will be an added advantage.

Professional/ industry certification such as ITIL, CIM, MCSE, ACCA PMP, Prince II, etc. Will be an added advantage.

• Soft Skills management, leadership, communication, writing, presentation and listening skills.

• Valid driving license


• Experience in business development, business incubation and or business promotion

• At least four years of relevant working experience, two of which should have been at supervisory or managerial level.

• Must have project management experience

• Experience in BPO/ITES or contract centre in large enterprises will be an added advantage


As a responsible and equal opportunity employer, NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms, rich career development opportunities and a healthy working environment to deserving professionals with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences. This position falls under N4 scale and benefits are prescribed in the NITA-U policy documents.


Interested individuals who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited and encouraged to submit an application form which can be down loaded from the NITA-U website, enclose with a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae specifying day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, copies of certificates and testimonials to the address below. The deadline for applications is June 25th 2012. At 5pm

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)

P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda

Tel: 0417 801 038


Only successful candidates will be contacted and therefore applicants who will not have heard from us within 8 weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful. Furthermore, candidates are strongly advised that any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other “backdoor” attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in ones favour, will automatically lead to disqualification without any recourse.

Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Job Vacancy at Samaritans Purse

Job Title: Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation, Kampala
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 June 2012

International - Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems and processes require definition, discipline and training. The Program Development Unit (PDU) Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation will provide clarity, definition and system synchronism across all Samaritan's Purse (SP) field office locations. The individual serving as the Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation will work closely with the Program Management Advisor, Regional Directors, Country Directors, and Program Managers as well as within the Program Development Division (PDD) in general. The M&E Advisor will seek to establish meetings with key implementers in the critical start-up phase of programs to ensure the best possible chance of success. Along with the Technical Advisors, this person will promote the best practices of the organization both internally, by capturing the critical lessons learned as well as externally, by writing and presenting programming results to the international community.
The location of where this position will be based is still to be determined.
Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
Master's Degree (MSc.) or equivalent in statistics or similar subject; or ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Commitment to the Samaritan's Purse statement of faith, and experience in working with cross-cultural and cross-denominational Christians.
Technical writing skills including developing logical frameworks, monitoring and evaluation plans and evaluation reports.
Field experience in relief and program development, program implementation and proposal development.
Working knowledge of donor monitoring and evaluation requirements (UN, CIDA, DFID and USAID etc) and best practice in the field.
Experience of conducting project evaluations including using survey methodologies of Cluster and LQAS.
Proficiency and proven track record with using EPI Info and statistical software such as SPSS, STATA or other packages.

12 month contract with the potential for renewal.
This is an accompanied position.
Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Distinct Objectives: The work of Samaritan's Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles: Proclaim the Gospel - Exalt Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world Serve with Excellence - Exceed the world's standard while serving the purposes of God's kingdom Respond with Compassionate Action - Expedite our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister Demonstrate Biblical Integrity - Exhibit character and integrity personally, at home and work Walk in Bold Faith - Expect God to do the impossible-- "God Room"
How to apply:
In order to apply, please go to and click on "Apply Now"

Chief of Party Job Vacancy at Population Services International

Job Title: Chief of Party, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 03 July 2012

Population Services International
Plot 2, Ibis Vale
Kololo Kampala

Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization, with a mission to measurably improve the health of poor and vulnerable people in the developing world by influencing their behavior, principally through social marketing of family planning and health products and services, and health communications. PSI has programs in more than 60 countries and works in malaria, HIV, reproductive health, child survival, and tuberculosis. PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. For more information, please visit
PSI seeks qualified, dynamic candidates for the position of Chief of Party for Uganda. The COP will be responsible for implementation of the anticipated Merck funded project to expand the provision of private sector maternal care and ensure that more women have access to essential safe motherhood products and services. The COP will be responsible for ensuring successful implementation of the project. This will include managing, coordinating, and providing guidance on large scale maternal health communications, service delivery, quality assurance, and M&E programs. S/he will build the capacity of staff to successfully implement the project on time and within budget, thus achieving all deliverables and measurable health impact. The COP is also responsible for managing sub-awards and partner relationships. This full-time position is based in Kampala, Uganda. The COP reports to the Uganda Executive Director.
Lead the technical implementation and program management of the Merck project.
Develop annual marketing and communication plans for all relevant maternal health products and services.
Develop annual research plans and lead efforts to disseminate findings.
Lead collaboration with partners to develop annual work plans, donor reporting, and monitoring and evaluation.
Ensure compliance of all reporting systems and procedures as per schedule, deadlines and donor policies and procedures.
Ensure that program activities of all partners link to and complement national implementation plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, and policies.
Coordinate and facilitate regular meetings with partners.
Share findings and evidence with relevant stakeholders to re-direct interventions as appropriate based on M&E evidence.
Establish networks of information collection and sharing of communication materials, and strengthen overall communication capacity of all partners.
Act as the main liaison with Ministry of Health in support of the public private partnership.
Lead the development of evidence from this project that would inform government MoH policy.
Ensure adherence to quality assurance/quality improvement plans and supervision of same, including monitoring for and proper management of adverse events.
Identify staff, develop job descriptions and recruit personnel as needed.
Support Executive Director in other tasks as assigned.

Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience
Significant experience in technical program management and implementation, preferably in maternal or child health
Demonstrated knowledge of international development, social marketing and maternal health issues
Proven capacity-building experience in a developing country
4-5 years of relevant work experience, with at least 4 years managing a team in a developing country
Experience in leading consortium activities preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated capacity to represent PSI effectively among a variety of audiences

*Note that this position is contingent upon funding.
How to apply:
Please apply online at No calls or emails please.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

Many Jobs at CADG

Job Title: Technical Experts Needed, Uganda
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 June 2012
Organization: CADG
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
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
Quality control
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.