Saturday, 25 August 2012

Jobs at FINCA Uganda - Payments and Reconciliation Supervisor Job Vacancy

Job Title: Payments and Reconciliation Supervisor
Location: Kampala, Uganda | Department: Operations

Role Description
Oversight for settlement and reconciliation of payment transactions and general account proofing to ensure the bank receives timely and appropriate values, while minimizing payment exposures.

Reports to: Head of Operations

Supervises: Payments and Reconciliation Officer

Role Objectives
Timely settlement and reconciliation of payment transactions e.g. ATM, POS, Western
Union, MTN Mobile Money, Cheque transactions, etc. To ensure receipt of values in line with pre-defined Service Level Agreements (SLA) and turnaround time.
Independently review and proof all internal accounts to ensure due diligence in
operational procedures, thereby reducing exceptions and abuse.
Manage all clearing activities to ensure appropriate funds are disbursed and credited
to the bank’s accounts
Identify operational improvement opportunities through  branch  interactions and

Focus Areas Key Functions
Liaison with the Finance department and Independent service providers e.g. Interswitch, etc. on the settlement of payment transactions including ATM, POS, Western Union, MTN Mobile Money, Cheque transactions, etc. as per agreed Service Level Agreements
Liaise with Interswitch on disputed transactions and reversals and follow through on resolution

Independent reconciliation of all settlement transactions using the transaction/settlement reports to ensure appropriate values are received by the bank as at when due

Account Proofing
Ensure a bi-monthly Proofing of all general ledger accounts, and escalate exceptions.
Daily review of investments booked and rolled over to minimize exceptions/income loss
Daily review and proofing of inter-branch transit / expense accounts to avoid abuse
Independent review and reconciliation of all Loans payable, Internal Accounts and Nostro Accounts in conjunction with Finance department to avoid abuse and income loss

Central Clearing
Review and process all Incoming/outgoing clearing cheques to ensure timely/proper booking of same in conformity with clearing/bank’s procedures Cash Contribution/Collateral
Liaise with Finance department to review cash orders from Interswitch and provide requisite Cash contribution as collateral for ATM transactions on Interswitch /partner banks’ ATMs
Reconcile ATM Cash withdrawals vis-avis Cash contribution and Interswitch Cash balance reports

MIS Reporting
Develop and manage standardized format for collating and analyzing branch customer interactions e.g. feedbacks, complaints and enquiries
Generate reports from collected data for management information which will be used to raise the
standard of service and decision making.

Supervision of Team members, Capacity development and general oversight for administrative issues relating to the unit
Other tasks as assigned by the Head of Department  

Job Requirements
-          Bachelor’s Degree [minimum qualification]
-          Professional qualifications will be an added advantage
Work Experience
-          Minimum of 4 years work experience in financial/banking sector with a minimum of
2 years as a Back office Operations staff /Branch Accountant
-           Strong interpersonal skills
-           Strong numeracy skills
-           Good conflict resolution skills
-           Time management
-           Proactive and logical approach.
-           Leadership skills
-           Highly Organized
-           Strong knowledge of banking operations, products & processes.
-           Practical knowledge of financial settlement and reconciliation
-           Practical knowledge of Core Banking Applications
-           Proficiency in Computer Applications/Microsoft Office
Personalities and attributes
-           Paying attention to details
-           Pleasant and Courteous.
-           Highly committed and trustworthy
-           Confident and assertive
-           Customer service oriented (customer centric)
-           Team spirit
-           Patience and Empathy
-           Very good listener

How to Apply

For all interested candidates , Kindly log onto http;// for the job details and application log.
All applications should be on line using the provided format/guide on the website provided by close of business day Friday 31st August 2012

FINCA Uganda Jobs - Regional Manager Job Vacancy

Job Title: Regional Manager
Location: Multilple Locations, Uganda | Department: Operations

Vacancy Announcement

FINCA Uganda, Kampala
FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI) is the very first licensed micro finance deposit taking institution in Uganda, and part of a global network which serves over 850,000 clients in 21 countries. FINCA Uganda currently offers loans, savings and money transfer services in Uganda, one of the most competitive and dynamic microfinance markets in the world.
FINCA Uganda is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self motivated, result oriented professional to fill the position below.
1. Regional Managers
FINCA is looking for Regional Managers attached to head office based at the regional offices. The Regional Manager is a member of the Operations department. S/he is responsible for designing and supervising the implementation of the regional business plans in line with the organizational objectives.
The position reports to the Chief Operations Officer.

Key Result Areas:                          
- Develop and implement the regional strategic plans in line with the company objectives.
- Plan and monitor portfolio growth, quality and outreach as per regional targets.
- Identify, assess, monitor and respond to customer concerns.
- Carry out administrative roles with regard to operational activities as per set administrative policies and procedures.
- Compile, analyze and provide weekly, monthly and quarterly regional performance reports to management as per regional reporting requirements.
- Plan, budget and monitor regional financial budgets.

Ideal profile:
- A business related degree from a recognized institution preferably in commerce and accounting; (B.COM, B.BA/Banking).  A Masters degree in related field is an added advantage
- At least 5 years work experience in a recognized micro finance institution or commercial bank, with at least two year’s experience at Branch Manager Level, or other acceptable supervisory capacity.
- Comprehensive appreciation of the credit underwriting process.
- Fluent in English, with atleast 2 local languages.
- A well developed ability to manage and motivate staff.

For all interested candidates, Kindly log onto for the job details and application log.
All applications should be online using the provided format/guide on the website provided by close of business day Friday 31st August 2012.
Please note:  No manual or email application shall be accepted.

Financial Administrator Jobs at ICCO Alliance

Job Title: Financial Administrator
Job Description

The ICCO Alliance is a group of Dutch faith-based organizations tor international development cooperation.

Our passion is to end poverty and injustice in service of a full and dignified life for all. In a spin! of equality, co-responsibility, respect for diversity and entrepreneurship. we seek to cooperate on the basis of shared values and principles.

We provide financial support, advice and brokerage services to local organizations, churches and networks that work for better access to basic facilities, initiating sustainable economic development and enhancing democracy and peace. We also do advocacy, communications and fundraising.

We work in 44 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and have seven Regional Offices spread around the world. The Central and Eastern Africa Regional Office is based in Kampala with sub-offices in Bukavu. Eastern

Democratic Republic of Congo and Juba. South Sudan. For more Information about ICCO, visit www

Reports to: Finance Officer/Administration Manager

Contract Duration: Two years renewable based on performance

Overall Job objective

To efficiently manage the finances and reporting requirements at the Kampala office hence becoming effective in supporting programmes. Staff & Management.

Tasks and Responsibilities

• Maintain and keep up to date books of accounts of the office and ongoing program costs in line with the Financial and administrative systems and manuals.

• Contribute to an organisational culture of transparency and honesty in all financial aspects in ICCO.

• Execute bank duties including cheque writing, bankings, withdrawals, and bank reconciliations in an efficient and effective manner.

• Conduct timely reconciliation of Travel advances & accountabilities.

• Ensure booking expenses in dynamics and compiling office monthly expenditure including analysing vacance analysis reports.

• Compile monthly liquidity requests & cash flow projections in a timely manner.

• Administer the Payroll and ensure that staff are paid and that statutory deductions made, are remitted to the relevant authorities in a timely manner.

• Facilitating both Internal and External audits of the office

Qualifications and competences

• A  Bachelors  degree  in  Commerce, Business Administration or related field.

• Professional training such as ACCA part 2. and CPA or their equivalent

• At least two years relevant working experience

• Knowledge of financial management and Book Keeping

How to Apply

Please send your application to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be clearly marked: ‘ICCO-FA’ No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala

E-mail: or go to

Internet Now Project Manager Jobs at Samasource

Job Title: Internet Now Project Manager

Job Description

Based in Gulu, Uganda with limited travel to Nairobi, Kenya
Start date September 17, 2012

The Company:
Samasource is an award-winning technology social enterprise that provides dignified, internet-based work to people living in poverty. We build technology that helps leverage the brainpower of the poor so they can lift themselves out of poverty by providing valuable services to companies around the world. Our technology platform takes large data projects for leading enterprise clients like LinkedIn and Google, and breaks them into smaller tasks called “microwork” which are completed by our workers.
We are a dynamic and growing team with a big vision – to connect the one billion people living in poverty around the world to work using technology. We need the best people to help us achieve it. We like to move fast and get things done. If you join us, you’ll be able to make an immediate impact. Samasource is supported by major corporate and philanthropic funders including eBay, Cisco, Rockefeller and Ford.

The Job:
Samasource is involved in an exciting project to bring work to northern Uganda. Working closely with multiple project partners, the Internet Now Project Manager will be responsible for the success of project training and workflow management over multiple ICT microwork centers in and around Gulu in northern Uganda. Candidates without solid business project management experience will not be considered.

Responsibilities include:
- Serve as main point-of-contact for Nairobi-based East African Project Management team communicating regularly with Managing Director and Field Manager on project status and challenges
- Lead all Samasource client project-based training for workers and Team Leaders across various sites
- Act as sole on-the-ground representative of Samasource to a variety of stakeholders including senior-level partners and workers
- Regularly report stories from the project by collecting video footage and photographs of workers and facilities for use in marketing and communications
- Develop, monitor and analyze reports, identifying trends in workflow and quality, leveraging information to make continuous improvements
- Collaborate with Managing Director, East Africa and Field Manager, East Africa and colleagues across the organization to achieve operational excellence and monitor, uphold and enforce Samasource social impact requirements in ICT centers in northern Uganda
- Develop and implement operational processes and procedures as needed to ensure that Samasource projects run smoothly
- Mentor, coach and train Team Leaders and workers on Samasource projects across new Internet Now ICT centers
- Write monthly reports for funders on progress of project milestones

- 2-year commitment to the role
- 4 years work experience exhibiting exceptional collaborative and organizational skills
- Business Processed Outsourcing, startup or social enterprise experience strongly preferred
- Proven experience training small and large groups on software, online/ technical tools and processes
- Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects end-to-end
- High level of integrity
- Ability to adapt to and learn new technologies, software and technical tools quickly
- Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to be the sole representative of an organization in a country
- Solid leadership, organizational and interpersonal management skills in a diverse, intercultural environment that is subject to constant change
- Proven ability to work well in an unstructured, ambiguous, fast-paced, dispersed environment with reliable execution, timelines and strong communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to efficiently problem-solve, research issues and conduct preliminary analysis to help inform management decisions
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, etc.) and familiarity with collaborative project management web software and Google Docs a plus
- Ability to foster a positive and productive work environment, including motivating staff across various project partners
- Possess excellent knowledge of manpower planning and scheduling within a Business Process Outsourcing environment
- Possess budgeting and financial planning skills
- Superlative interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- High level of energy and proven ability to do what it takes to get things done
- Commitment to Samasource’s mission and scaling/enhancing our work with rural-based ICT centers
- Experience working in developing countries a plus

How to Apply

Please submit your CV, with the job title specified via Resumator:

Head Business Development Services Jobs at Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Job Title: Head Business Development Services

Job Description

We are retained by the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UNCCI to identify a competent Ugandan to fill the post of Head Business Development Services, BDS at its Secretariat in Kampala. UNCCI is the oldest and largest nation-wide umbrella organization of the private sector in Uganda. It was established in 1933; but incorporated in 1978 under the Companies Act, Cap 110 as a company limited by guarantee. Its mission is to provide services and advocate for creation of a conducive and sustainable business environment in Uganda. In implementing its programs, the Chamber collaborates and networks with various local, regional and international partners and affiliates.
Our Client is looking for a highly motivated, creative and competent person for this post. He/she must be able to innovate to make UNNCI vibrant and productive as an organization. The post is tenable for an initial period of three (3) years, and carries competitive benefits.

Reporting to the Secretary General, the Head, BDS will be responsible for generating income for the Chamber by: identifying business opportunities; creating new services and projects; attracting new partners; conducting collaborative research; and the development of agreements and joint ventures for the benefit of the members. Specifically the main duties and responsibilities will be to:

Provide business advisory services
Organize and facilitate training/capacity building programs
Coordinate membership drive and maintain BDS databases
Support marketing activities, including Trade Fairs, Scientific Shows
Design programs for business matching for partners nationally, regionally and internationally
Coordinate consultancy services to generate revenue for the Chamber

Generate and develop inbound and outbound new business opportunities for members
Conduct and coordinate inward and outward business delegations
Develop programs for building and reinforcement of business relationships between buyer and seller companies.
Design programs to promote collaboration among suppliers of material and services and commercial networks
Attend to and promote members programs on behalf of the Chamber
Conduct research to identify opportunities for trade & investment for members

Job requirements

Postgraduate degree or qualification in business, economics or related fields
A minimum of 5 years working experience in the private sector
Experience in business planning and development
Strong negotiating & communications skills
Excellent organizational management skills
Ability to articulate business strategy for practical approach for successful business outcomes
Excellent computer skills especially spreadsheet and databases

How to Apply

Applications indicating the details of current salary & benefits, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Tel: +256-414-235 944

The closing date is Monday 3 September 2012. Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Finance & Admin Manager Job Vacancy at Lutheran World Relief in Uganda


Job Description

(LWR) is a US non-governmental organization headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and works with partners worldwide to help people grow food, improve health, strengthen communities, end conflict, build livelihood and recover from disasters. Lutheran World Relief has its presence in East African region with the regional office situated in Nairobi, Kenya and Country Offices in Uganda and Tanzania.

Lutheran World Relief seeks to recruit for the position of Finance & Administration Manager (FAM) for its UGANDA based in Kampala with frequent travel to the Country Programmes in Uganda.

PURPOSE: The overall goal of this position is three fold: 1) to monitor, manage and report on all LWR funds; 2) to oversee administration, logistics and office management; 3) to build the capacity of local partners in financial management. The Financial and Administrative Manager provides financial, administrative and accounting support to LWR Uganda and serves as the focal point for project report and records management. Under the guidance of the Country Director and also with a “dotted-line” reporting relationship to the Regional Finance Manager and the Senior International Finance Director, she/he has responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the financial management and accounting functions of country operations, as well as the administration of the country office.

Deep commitment to LWR’s core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce- Accounting or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA)
Three years minimum experience in financial accounting and administration; prior experience with NGO accounting and grants accounting a plus.
Fluent in English with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge and experience in Quick Books General Ledger package is required.
Strong computer and internet skills (MS Word, Excel, Explorer
Ability to travel (Up to 50% of the time) to LWR’s project sites in Uganda

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed CVs to: and no later than 31st August 2012

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Director of Medicine Job Vacancy at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)


Job Description

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not-for-profit organization based in the U.S that provides HIV prevention, treatment and care through collaborations with the National governments, partner institutions and civil society to people living with HIV and AIDS. AHF delivers these services globally through Bureau offices located in each continent. The Africa Bureau operates programs in 9 countries including Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone; Zambia, Swaziland and South Africa.
The Africa Bureau Secretariat now seek to fill the vacant positions below, and applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals.


Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Purpose:
The post holder will be responsible for identification, development and articulation of the vision, strategic direction and growth of the department of Medicine in the Africa Bureau as well as its specialties, and will collaborate on the implementation of strategies to achieve desired results within all Bureau Programs.
Key Responsibilities.
Quality medical services provision
Leads the evaluation, planning and implementation of clinical programs and services, expansion projects ensuring appropriate resources are evaluated and allocated for the delivery of patient care.
Implements and ensures the adoption of clinical guidelines, protocols and promotes the adoption of evidence based medicine, quality and efficiency of clinical practice.
Provides advice to senior leadership of AHF and individual clinical facilities by providing input related to the effects of decisions and changes to the quality of care provided to patients.
Ensures that the staff of the department provide services that are in compliance with all applicable standards and requirements of the individual country programs as well as general medical practice and all other applicable regulatory bodies

Promotes and encourages operational research in the department
Evaluates new procedures and technologies and makes recommendations to the Global Executive and Medical Executive Committees
Leadership and management

Provides leadership and direction for the development of strategies to promote recruitment, retention, and recognition of excellent medical staff, and collaborates with the Section Heads to execute those strategies

Reviews clinical staff performance to ensure quality of care and efficient use of resources
Leads the performance review of the medical directors in the departmentto ensure quality of care and efficient use of resources; ensures that the review is completed in a timely manner, and in compliance with HR guidelines.
Creates an environment and culture of excellence in service, patient care, innovation, education, quality and team work.
Professional development
Guides and supports the professional development of the department’s physicians and allied health staff, and makes recommendations for training or work modification to include orientation, professional development, and continuing education needs

Qualifications and Competences
Undergraduate degree in Internal Medicine and Surgery and Post graduate Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine, Infectious diseases, Public Health or equivalent

Must have at least 10 years of HIV/AIDS clinical experience
Managerial skills and a minimum of 7 years of leadership experience; medical administration and medical staff supervisory experience is required
Research and Organizational Development experience
Minimum of 5 years of international work experience preferred
Ability to travel within Uganda and internationally regularly

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their C.Vs and copies of their academic qualifications to the following email address not later than 31st August 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Program Development Manager Job Vacancy at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)


Job Description

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not-for-profit organization based in the U.S that provides HIV prevention, treatment and care through collaborations with the National governments, partner institutions and civil society to people living with HIV and AIDS. AHF delivers these services globally through Bureau offices located in each continent. The Africa Bureau operates programs in 9 countries including Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone; Zambia, Swaziland and South Africa.
The Africa Bureau Secretariat now seek to fill the vacant positions below, and applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals.


Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Purpose:
The program Development Manager coordinates the growth function of AHF Global programs in the Bureau. S/he will work with the Bureau executive team and other global staff, to strategize and lead support and development in the bureau, through Resource mobilization and acquisition drives, Business Development and Expansion Programs.
Key Responsibilities.

Responsible for acquisition of new projects and project bids that fit within the overall goals of the organization.
Provides analysis and evaluates new business opportunities, collaborative agreements and new ventures or partnership for management
Manages the proposal development process and maintains the time lines for the proposal development.
Coordinate in conjunction with the Africa Bureau Executive Team, and the RAPD team on Program Development of new initiatives, including researching, and acquiring funding sources, scouting and assessing potential new sites, identifying partners and establishing legal and NGO status, and writing proposal and grants with AHF Grant writing teams.
Coordinates with and develops new business relationships with funders and partners, aimed at generating new income for the organization.
Develops and delivers business plans for country programs through carrying out research, analyzing the environment of operations and delivers accurate business reports
Serves as a lead facilitator both internally and externally for new projects and provides direction and guidance to the management to ensure alignment with the organization strategies
Proactively hunts for target organization or government bodies, establishes communication with those organizations and maintain a database of these organization from whom a mutually beneficial relationship will elevate organization goals.
Competences and Experience:
To perform this job successfully, the post holder must be able to deliver in each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to;

Experience in proposal development for grant opportunities especially USG grants
Ability to become conversant with AHF’s work ethics within the Africa Bureau
Ability to network and track Africa-wide grant opportunities and present ROI for AHF HQ on what would be worthwhile partnerships to pursue and assisting country level staff in this regard
Ability to cultivate partnerships and have familiarity with stakeholders at government and community level e.g. through donor forums
Ability to be involved with program development activities on an as needed basis
Ability to travel within Uganda and internationally regularly.
Bachelor’s degree in Development Economics or Social Sciences with 7-10 years working experience directly related to program development and responsibilities specified above.
Additional Post Graduate Qualification in MBA, MPH, International Development or Masters in Development Studies or its equivalent.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their C.Vs and copies of their academic qualifications to the following email address not later than 31st August 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Senior Technical Advisor-Community DOTS Job Vacancy at PATH

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor-Community DOTS

Job Description

Senior Technical Advisor-Community DOTS, Kampala Uganda
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential. PATH is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for the USAID-funded National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (NTLP). Specific responsibilities include:

Work in close collaboration with USAID to support knowledge of, demand for, and utilization of TB services through more effective communication, education, and social mobilization.
Lead on civil society strengthening in ACSM, community-based/urban DOTS and MDR TB interventions and civil society linkages with NTLP.

Facilitate and support development of ACSM curriculum at organizational and national levels.
Provide linkages with the USAID funded programs to ensure improved TB Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM); increased understanding of TB; and increased demand for services.

To influence behavior change, coordinate design and implementation of formative research, assessments, surveys and operations research related to ACSM component of the project.

A Master’s Degree or higher in public health, medicine or equivalent related field with focus on communicable diseases, and health promotion, preferably on tuberculosis.
At least 7 years’ experience in public health in the fields of service delivery and community mobilization or advocacy, with at least three years working in TB and TB-HIV in Uganda.

How to Apply

If interested, please complete an application at or and email a copy of your CV to

Deadline: Thursday 30th August 2012.

Note: This position is contingent on successful award of project funding. Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.

Agriculture Advisor Jobs at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Job Title: Agriculture advisor

Job Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is looking for:

Agriculture advisor
To be based in Arua and Fort Portal
(Local contract – open to Ugandan nationals only)
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is working in 35 developing countries across the world. Our advisory services in agriculture, renewable energy and water, sanitation & hygiene are tailored to the local context and contribute to sustainable development.
SNV started working in Uganda in 1989 and we have offices in Mbale, Fort Portal, Arua and Kampala.
We are active in the horticulture, apiculture, dairy and oil seed sub-sectors.

Main Responsibilities
• Link producers, processors, traders, financial institutions, policy-makers and other relevant actors to identify constraints and opportunities in value chains.
• Provide advisory services (such as producer group and service provider strengthening, market intelligence, financial brokering, public policy management) to actors in the value chain in order to improve production, income and employment.
• Monitor progress and report to funders.
• Publish best practices and present results at relevant forums.
• Lead and coach teams of SNV advisors and local capacity builders
• Contribute to partnership development, write proposals for new programs.

Candidate profile
• Master degree in agriculture, agribusiness development, development studies or in area of institutional development linked to agriculture.
• 8-10 years of relevant working experience in agriculture value chain development including 3 years at senior level.
• Proven experience in working with the private sector players in agriculture in Uganda
• Proven experience with proposal writing and international donor relationship management
• Proven experience with planning, monitoring, evaluation and program management.
• Proven experience in capacity building, facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, organisational learning, change processes, gender, empowerment and governance.
• Excellent leadership, teamwork, coaching and communication skills.
• Good writing skills; able to write case studies and share knowledge.
Contract period: 2 years with possible extension
Closing date of application: 31 August, 2012

How to Apply

All interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV including 3 referees with your preferred duty station to:
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Plot 36 Luthuli Rise Bugolobi
P.O Box 8339, Kampala
Or by email:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply

WASH Advisors (2) Job Vacancy at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Job Title: WASH Advisors (2)

Job Description

WASH Advisors (2)

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is looking for:
WASH Advisors (2)
Based in Arua
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is working in over 33 developing countries across the world in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. The emphasis of our work is on poverty reduction and promotion of good governance in agriculture, renewable energy and water, sanitation & hygiene.
SNV started working in Uganda in 1989 and we have offices in Mbale, Fort Portal, Arua and Kampala.
SNV Uganda WaSH Advisors work with Local Governments, ministries, water service providers, water resource user associations, water resource management authorities, catchments area advisory committees, schools and local capacity builders.
Main Responsibilities
• Support the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the school and community WASH programme in partnership with UNICEF and district local governments.
• Contribute to new partnerships, resource mobilization and new innovative programmes.
• Contribute to improved synergy and results in the WASH sector in the Rwenzori region.
• Coach local capacity builders on process facilitation, systemic and governance approaches.
Candidate profile
• Master degree in water resources management, development studies or institutional development and capacity building linked to water and sanitation.
• Minimum of 8 years of relevant working experience, including 3 years at senior level.
• Proven experience in capacity building, facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, organisational learning, change processes, gender, empowerment and governance.
• Proven experience in knowledge development, partnership & resource mobilization, planning, monitoring & evaluation of programs.
• Excellent teamwork, coaching and communication skills in English.
Contract period: 2 years with possible extension
Contract type: Local (Ugandan nationals only)
Desired Start Date: October, 2012

How to Apply

Candidates should apply by sending:
i) a motivation letter;
ii) an updated Curriculum Vitae, and
iii) names and contact details of two professional referees.
Applications should be sent via email to with subject line clearing stating the position applied for and reference number 4828 before 7th September, 2012
For more information on SNV, please refer to our website:
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Jobs at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Uganda

Job Title: Driver
Job Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is looking for:

Based in Kampala (Triple-S Offices)
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is the administrative host of the IRC/Triple-S Project and is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of driver for the Triple-S Office. Launched in December 2008, Sustainable Services at Scale (Triple-S) is an initiative that seeks to identify sustainable approaches to water delivery and access by departing from project based one-off and stand-alone implementation of water systems.
The overall purpose of the positions is to transport the Triple-S Kampala-based staff and visitors for official duty and deliver errands to destinations, based on requests in conformity to safety and traffic regulations, in order to contribute to timely and safe arrival. Reporting to the Triple S office manager, the incumbent shall be based in Kampala office with regular travel to up-country duty stations.
Main Responsibilities
• Ensure efficient vehicle operation and safety
• Drive passengers or deliver errands within the identified areas, following the traffic regulations, safety instructions and situations.
• Carry out technical maintenance and basic repairs of Triple SSS vehicles
• Administer and maintain up to date log book of all driving activities, fuel consumption, incidents and accidents.
• Assist the Triple S office manager in logistical activities
• Plan and coordinate transport, drivers, contract suppliers and garages for vehicle maintenance

• Ensure valid insurances for fleet
• Check and ensure that Triple S vehicles are used within the vehicle policy
Candidate profile
• Ordinary level certificate
• Vocational training in vehicle maintenance and repairs
• Valid drivers’ license
• Training in defensive training
• At least 5 years’ experience in the field of driving
• Ability to communicate in English language
• Team work
• High learning skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Computer knowledge will be an added advantage
Contract period: 2 years with possible extension
Contract type: Local (Ugandan nationals only)

How to Apply

All qualified and interested individuals should deliver their applications their applications to the address below:
Human Resource Office,
SNV Country Office
P.O Box 8339, Kampala
Plot 36 Luthuli Rise, Bugolobi
Or by email:
Deadline for applications is 7th September, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For more information on the Triple S Project, visit: .
We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement