Sunday, 19 August 2012

Jobs at Children's Aids Fund in Uganda

Children's Aids Fund
Posted On:Thursday, 16 August 2012
Closing On: Thursday, 23 August 2012

Job Description:
Preferred Skills:
The Organization
CAF Uganda (CAF U) is registered as a local organization in Uganda, dedicated to limiting suffering of HIV-impacted children and families. It provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention services through effective programming, project design, coordination &implementation within a collaborative partnerships framework. CAF Uganda is committed to a cost-effective, innovative and sustainable model for the scale up of national HIV programs, Health Systems Strengthening and harmonization with Ministry Of Health guidelines and the Government of Uganda policy of Public Private Partnerships for Health. Inline with its vision, Children’s AIDS Fund Uganda in collaboration with affiliated care and treatment facilities presently; provides care, treatment and prevention services to over 12,000 clients and positioning to scale up access to comprehensive and integrated healthcare delivery at the following sites: Family Hope Centre Kampala (FHCK) and Family Hope Centre Jinja (FHCJ),
Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre (KCRC) and Bushenyi Medical Centre (BMC). CAF Uganda is currently looking for suitable qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions available at the CAF Uganda Head Office and treatment sites:
 M & E Specialist
Reporting to the Director Strategic Development and M&E will provide leadership in the management and coordination of technical expertise for the implementation of high quality monitoring and evaluation development and contribute to continuous quality improvement of integrated care, treatment and prevention program implemented by Children’s AIDS Fund Uganda and its partners.
Job Requirements: Master degree in statistics, demography, economics, and development studies with proven experience of 5years in use of data and databases program monitoring and
evaluation HIV and/or public health program management statistics communications and/or other related area with an international or local NGO. Extensive knowledge of program activities for children living with HIV and including HIV service delivery; Extensive knowledge of program activities including HIV service delivery MCH, PMTCT, SMC, OVC public health internal and external communications strategies is a plus.
 IT Technical Officer
Reporting to the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will monitor and maintain the computer systems and networks of the organization as well as install and configure computer systems, diagnose and solve hardware software and technical and application faults.
Job requirements: A degree in computer science and/or technology or related field certifications from a recognized institution with a 3 years’ experience working in a rapidly changing environment of an NGO; Proficiency with in-depth knowledge and technical support
experience in Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications, anti-virus technologies, Computer Hardware related issues Knowledge of basic network administration, and experience supporting field operations and the ability to travel occasionally;
 Communications and outreach officer
Reporting to the Executive Director will develop and implement a communication strategy that promotes information sharing and learning between CAF-Uganda and other local and international agencies and organizations, as well as the general public. The incumbent will be the official spokesperson and Public Relations representative for CAF-Uganda.
 Job requirements: Honors degree in Mass Communication and or Journalism, Honors in Social Sciences B.A (SS) with 5 years of progressive experience in communications- including but not limited to electronic design and editing skills for presentations, databases and web pages. Keen knowledge of HIV-related issues and understanding of Uganda’s political, media, economic, social and educational structure, institutions, and key figures in influential institutions will be an added advantage.
 Compliance officer
Reporting to the Finance Director will support CAF Uganda country programs’ in compliance and risk management functions; ensure compliance with CAF U policies and procedures, terms and conditions of awards, audit, cost and administrative principles and government of Uganda regulations.
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, plus membership of professional Accounting/ Audit bodies such as CPA, ACCA, etc will be an added advantage with a minimum of 3 years experience in US Federal funded grants/contracts administration and management, development or implementation of contracts/ grants and compliance training preferably with a non-profit organization and willingness to travel up to 60% of time.
 Finance Assistant
Reporting to the Finance Officer will provide assistance to Finance Officer and CAF Uganda program to ensure accurate and up-to-date data entry: To perform a variety of accounting activities related to payment and receipt of money; compute, classifies and record transactions into the automated accounting system (Quick Books) and checks transactions from health facilities to locate and resolve discrepancies.
Job requirements: University degree in business Administration and Accounting or other equivalent from a recognized university or institute with a minimum experience of 2 years with an NGO in a similar position. Part qualification with a Professional Accounting/Audit e.g. CPA &ACCA and knowledge of quick Books will be an added advantage.
Drivers (2 – Kampala & Jinja)
Reporting to the Office Administrator will provide safe transport and vehicle management to project staff with strict adherence to local traffic laws and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles.
Job requirements: Must possess 3 years of driving experience with an NGO or have graduated from an accredited driving school at least 3 classes DL, CM and B for the driving permit and must have training in defensive driving and basic knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics is desirable. A certificate in motor vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage.
All interested & eligible Ugandans should submit their cover letters and resume to
 The Human Resource & Admin Manager,
Soliz House, Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue, P.O. Box 7633 Kampala
Uganda, email: not later than
23rd August 2012.

Graduate Recruitment at British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda)

We are looking for Management Trainees in the following fields; Marketing, Finance and supply Chain.
Our fast track programme provides graduates with an understanding of all areas of the business, offering you:

  • A dedicated coach and mentor throughout the programme to support and guide your development.
  • Focused development of your leadership and functional capabilities 
  • functionally based positions with exposure to different projects.
  • Cross functional project management experience.
Essential requirement
A university graduate with minimum of second class upper division or CGPA of 3.6 and above.

Desirable Requirements
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to handle pressure
  • Strong drive for learning and self development.  
Applications close August 2012

 for further information or to apply visit

Graduate Recruitment at Equity Bank

Did you complete university in 2011-2012?
Do you have a first class or second class upper degree with a CGPA of 4 and above?
Do you have a burning dream to become a banker?

Then equity bank wants you!

Come and join us. To apply visit and click download forms, select GTP registration form.
Closing date for registration is 4:00pm on 24 August 2012. For more information

Logistics Officer Jobs at Management Sciences for Health

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Job Description

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit, public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAID and other donor funded projects including SURE, both in Kampala and other parts of the country.

SURE (Securing Ugandans’ Right to Essential Medicines) will ensure that the population of Uganda has access to adequate quantities of good quality essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS) by strengthening the national essential medicines and health commodities supply system.

MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates Logistics Officer – Ministry of Health technical programs support based in Kampala.

Reports to: Logistics Coordinator

Overall Responsibility:

The Logistics Officer will provide technical assistance in collaboration with the Pharmacy Division to the ministry of health’s National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to strengthen the pharmaceutical management of malaria commodities for both public and private not for profit (PNFP) sectors. This technical assistance is also aimed at improving the capacity of the NMCP in performance monitoring of the malaria commodities supply chain. In addition the Logistics Officer will:
• Support the strengthening of the malaria commodities supply system for both public and PNFP sector.
• Assist NMCP to monitor and analyse malaria commodities pipeline at all levels of the supply system.
• Support the NMCP and quantification and procurement planning unit (QPPU) in conducting annual quantifications and procurement plans for malaria commodities.
• Support PMI in coordinating pre storage in-country logistics for PMI supported malaria commodities.
• Support the preparation and monitoring of the Global Fund for AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) plans for malaria commodities.
• Support the collection and analysis of supply chain management data on indicators for malaria commodities and prepare periodical performance reports.


1)A degree in pharmacy, training in pharmaceutical supply chain management will be an added advantage 2) Work experience in providing supply chain management technical assistance is preferred 3) Experience with medicines supply chain management information systems is an advantage 4) Experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system and prior experience with USAID supported programs is an added advantage 5) Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other stakeholders in developing creative and strategic solutions to achieve common goals 6) Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines 7) Strong organizational, administrative, communication and reporting skills 8) Strong teamwork and team-building skills 9) Fluent in English language including ability to write lucid technical reports 10) Computer skills in Microsoft office.

How to Apply

The Human Resources Partner – MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi, P O Box 71419, Kampala Email:
Deadline for submission: August 30, 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates.

Engineering Jobs at Nile Breweries Limited in Uganda


Job Description

Nile Breweries Limited, a leading beverage company in Uganda, a subsidiary of SABMiller, and also recognized as the Best Employer 2004, 2005 and 2009–the second largest brewing group in the world seeks to give a two year training opportunity to successful candidates and enable them gain Technical knowledge and experience as artisans in the Engineering trade as well as have a “feel” of the entire Brewery Processes.
1. Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
• Compliance with all safety, health and environmental procedures and legislation
• Maintain safety and housekeeping standards
2. To be trained, gain knowledge and experience in
• Locating plant, equipment, spares and relevant documentation/ systems
• Maintenance planning, scheduling and execution
• Asset Management business process and benefits
• The Different Maintenance philosophies and their advantages
• The development of a Schedule (MSG3) for a piece of equipment in the Brewery
• Problem solving using the 5WHYs, FFAs and DMAIC, & Gap Closure process.
• Engineering Materials used in Brewing Industry
• Process Control and Instrumentation used in the Brewery Process
• The Utilities Supply and Management with Key Control Points(KPIs)
• Continuously improve (optimize) plant, process equipment and systems
• Principles of Performance Management and team work.
• Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, instrumentation and Electronic/Physics.
• Just completed College studies and not in employment
• Good vision and innovativeness.
• Sound Engineering aptitude
• Self-motivated
• Ability to learn
• Problem solving skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good communication Skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively in teams
• Flexible, Open and honest

How to Apply

Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. The training opportunity
does not necessarily culminate into permanent Employment. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, Certificate/testimonials and address
of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the undersigned not later than 24th Aug, 2012.
Note: 1) only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Human Resources Business Partner 2 -Technical,
Nile Breweries Ltd.,
P.O Box 762,

Various Jobs at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uganda

Job Title: Program Coordination and Support Positions at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uganda

Job Description

For Program Coordination and Support Positions at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uganda. Are you passionate about advancing Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender Equality, and Population & Development?
Are you ready for the challenge? The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is looking for a professional with management and substantive experience in advancing development programs in the areas of Reproductive Health and rights, Gender, Population and Development. You will be part of a dynamic effort in assisting UNFPA in leading on advice and support to the Government of Uganda, National Alliances and Networks of Civil Society, Cultural and Faith based organizations.

You will need proven experience in leadership and programme/project management in the public, civil society and private sector. Subscribing to the values of the United Nations is essential and knowledge about how the United Nations works will be an advantage.
You will be someone who is a self starter, able to see through initiatives and bring energy, drive, ideas and innovation to the work of UNFPA in Uganda. You will be a person who works well in a multi disciplinary setting, across different sectors and management levels. You should have a track record of achieving results, a believer in teamwork and a strong communicator. You will be skilled in partnership and networking, including with the media.
Post#              Post Title Post                          Level
00054794    National Program Officer- ICS 8 (NOA)
Field Officer (Mbarara)
00006848   Finance/Admin Associate   ICS 6 (G6)

A full job description of the position can be accessed on the website:

How to Apply

Email applications
1. Should be sent to
2. Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form). All applicants must fill the P11 Form.
3. The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names.
4. Only online applications will be accepted
Additional Information:
• We will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom the Country Office has further interest.
• UNFPA offers an attractive compensation package commensurate with experience
• UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status
• UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for , integrity, and a healthy work life balance.

Deadline for applications: 7th September 2012
IMPORTANT: There are NO application processing or other fees at any stage of UNFPA application processes

Jobs at Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL)

Job Title: Principal Human Resource Officer

Job Description

Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL) is the Country’s only Development Finance Institution with a mandate of Financing enterprises in key growth sectors of the economy in order to promote socio economic transformation of the country.
UDBL seeks to recruit a dynamic individual to join its team of professionals as Principal Human Resource Officer, reporting to the Director HR and Administration.
• Maintain updated Human Resources policies that are in line with best practices
• Maintain close working relationships with senior managers and proactively identify and ensure prompt response to their human resources needs
• Oversee implementation of the Bank’s performance management system to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit- driven;
• Champion the formulation and ensure effective implementation of strategies and plans to identify, select and hire the best talent to meet the manpower needs of the Bank;
• Supervise the design and implementation of need- based, cost-effective learning and development strategies to support the Bank’s business goals and improve bank performance;
• Design, implement and effective monitoring of appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable the bank attract and retain the best talent;
• Intervene and assist in resolving significant/complex disciplinary cases, appeals and related service delivery issues.
• Undertake planning and forecasting of the Bank’s workforce requirement, including the tracking and monitoring of the Bank’s organization.
• Oversee the implementation of health, safety and security guidelines to create a safe, secure and conducive working environment for staff.
• Attend to staff welfare needs.
• Act as compliance officer for UDBL’s set terms and conditions of service, monitoring compliance to HR policy and escalating cases of noncompliance.
• Put in place systems for the proper management of the staff pension fund.
• Participate in recruitment processes while ensuring that the recruitment procedures are complied with end to end.
• Follow up on actions related to HR from staff meetings.
Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or Social Sciences from a recognised university. A relevant post graduate /Professional HR Qualifications is desirable.
• At least 5 years relevant experience as a human resources professional in a large corporate or multilateral organization
• Very good knowledge of the principles and practices of HRM activities withy training and facilitation skills
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; Interpersonal skills and flexibility towards people and circumstances
• Planning and organisation skills; A team player, a good listener and effective communicator.
• Advanced knowledge of Ugandan labour and employment legislation with people management Skills, leadership capability and self confidence.

How to Apply

Please send your application and CV to the following address no later than Friday, 24th August, 2012.
The Ag. Director HR and Administration
Uganda Development Bank Limited
Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Ruth Towers
P.O.Box 7210, Kampala.
If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application

Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Motor Pool Clerk Job Vacancy

Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda

Vacancy Announcment

Number: 049/2012          Date: 08/16/2012

OPEN TO:                        All Qualified Candidates

POSITION:                      Motor pool Clerk; FP-9 FSN 5                                              
OPENING DATE:  August 16, 2012
CLOSING DATE:  August 30, 2012
 WORK HOURS:           Full-time:  40 hours/ week
"The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Motor pool Clerk in the Motor pool Office/ General Services Section."
Provides clerical support to the motor-pool, including maintaining records of expendable supplies including parts on hand, parts used for each vehicle and provides costs accounting for these parts and supplies.  Sub-Cashier for General Services Office.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1.  Education required: Completion of secondary school (both ‘O and A’) is required.
2.  Work Experience:  Two years of clerical experience in an organization with a big fleet of motor vehicles is required.
3.  Language Requirement:  Level II English ability (good working knowledge of written, spoken and reading) is required.
4.  Knowledge:  Must have knowledge of general clerical procedures and familiarity with vehicle and mechanical terminology is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities: Familiarity with MS Office Suite and ability to process and maintain reports is required.
When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.


1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet;

3.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

Human Resources Office
By email at
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5