Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Stenographer Secretary Job Vacancy at Buikwe District Local Government

Job Title: Stenographer Secretary

Job Description:
Buikwe  District  Local Government  is  seeking to recruit  suitable  qualified  applicants  for the vacant post above.

Job Requirements:

•    Ordinary level Certificate with  at least 2 credits including  English language  and three passes  .
•     UNEB  Certificate  or Diploma  in  secretarial studies  or equivalent  qualifications  from a recognized  awarding  institution  with the  following  subjects .
•    Business Communication  Stage  11
•    Typewritting Stage  11 (40wpm)
•    Computer skills  using  word processing .
•    Knowledge of using  various  office  machines  like  fax  , photocopies  and  audio equipment .

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from  suitably qualified Ugandans  to fill  vacant posts in the following  areas ; Applicants  should attach  three sets  of certified academic  certificates , transcripts  plus three recent  passport photographs  i.e  should be submitted  in triplicate on  Public  Service Form No 3(revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service  Commission  .
Applicants should  attach  evidence of relevant  documents for  promotional jobs  i.e  appointment  letters  & confirmation letters . The application  forms are obtainable  from the District , Public  Service  Commission  offices  and  on website ; http://www.publicservice.go.ug

Deadline: 10 /05 /2013

Senior Procurement Officer Job Vacancy at Buikwe District Local Government

Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer

Job Description:
Buikwe  District  Local Government  is  seeking to recruit  suitable  qualified  applicants  for the vacant post above.

Job Requirements:
•    Either  an Honors  Bachelors  Degree in Procurement  /Purchasing  and Supplies or Business Administration (with  a bias  in Procurement  and Supplies ) or  Commerce  (with a bias in procurement  and Supplies ) plus a post graduate  Diploma  in Public  Procurement  Management  from a recognized  institution
•    Or  Full  Professional qualification in supply chain management  plus a post graduate Diploma  in Public Procurement /Management from  a recognized  awarding  Institution.
•    Should have at least  3 years of relevant  working experience as a  procurement  officer  from a recognized  organization

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from  suitably qualified Ugandans  to fill  vacant posts in the following  areas ; Applicants  should attach  three sets  of certified academic  certificates , transcripts  plus three recent  passport photographs  i.e  should be submitted  in triplicate on  Public  Service Form No 3(revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service  Commission  .
Applicants should  attach  evidence of relevant  documents for  promotional jobs  i.e  appointment  letters  & confirmation letters . The application  forms are obtainable  from the District , Public  Service  Commission  offices  and  on website ; http://www.publicservice.go.ug

Deadline: 10 /05 /2013

Senior Planner Jobs at Buikwe District Local Government

Job Title: Senior Planner

Job Description:
Buikwe  District  Local Government  is  seeking to recruit  suitable  qualified  applicants  for the vacant post above.

Job Requirements:

•    An  Honors  Bachelors   Degree in Economics  from  a recognized  institution  plus  a Post  graduate Diploma  in Planning  and  Management  from a recognized  institution
•    Must have three  years of working   experience in the area  of planning in the  Public or a  reputable organization

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from  suitably qualified Ugandans  to fill  vacant posts in the following  areas ; Applicants  should attach  three sets  of certified academic  certificates , transcripts  plus three recent  passport photographs  i.e  should be submitted  in triplicate on  Public  Service Form No 3(revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service  Commission  .
Applicants should  attach  evidence of relevant  documents for  promotional jobs  i.e  appointment  letters  & confirmation letters . The application  forms are obtainable  from the District , Public  Service  Commission  offices  and  on website ; http://www.publicservice.go.ug

Deadline: 10 /05 /2013

Planning Cadre Job Vacancy at Buikwe District Local Government

Job Title: Planning Cadre

Job Description:
Buikwe  District  Local Government  is  seeking to recruit  suitable  qualified  applicants  for the vacant post above.

Job Requirements:
•    An  Honors  Bachelors  Degree  in Economics  , Statistics  and  Qualitative Economics from a  recognized Institution  plus a  minimum  of a  Post graduate  qualifications  in planning  and management from  a recognized institution.
•    Should have at least  six years  of working experience  as a Planner  three of which  should have been at  Senior  Level in  public  or reputable  organization.

How to apply
Applications  are invited  from  suitably qualified Ugandans  to fill  vacant posts in the following  areas ; Applicants  should attach  three sets  of certified academic  certificates , transcripts  plus three recent  passport photographs  i.e  should be submitted  in triplicate on  Public  Service Form No 3(revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service  Commission  .
Applicants should  attach  evidence of relevant  documents for  promotional jobs  i.e  appointment  letters  & confirmation letters . The application  forms are obtainable  from the District , Public  Service  Commission  offices  and  on website ; http://www.publicservice.go.ug
Deadline: 10 /05 /2013

O/c Information Systems and Investigations Section Job at Housing Finance Bank

Job Title: O/c Information Systems and Investigations Section

Housing Finance Bank: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position in Internal Audit Department:
JOB REF ITA 2.1 JOB TITLE  O/c Information Systems and Investigations Section RANK Principle Banking Officer (Personal lo Holder) REPORTS TO Head Internal Audit  NUMBER OF POSITIONS  1
Conducting performance, financial and compliance audit projects.
Providing input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
Providing training, coaching and guidance to Internal Audit staff.
Responsible for identifying information technology risks, and independently evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of information technology infrastructure and application controls.
Support the assurance services unit by providing input to the information systems development process.
Maintaining all Banking and professional ethical standards.
Guiding the audit staff in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working papers.
Communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentation to Head of Department.
Developing and maintaining productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal (raining and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers.
Perform related work as assigned by Audit Management.
A good undergraduate degree in Statistics, Commerce or Business Administration.
A professional qualification in CISA, ACCA, CPA.
Certification in CIA will be an added advantage.
Minimum of 4 years experience in a Banking environment.
Experience in external auditing will be an added advantage.

How to apply:
Handwritten applications must be accompanied by:
A detailed Curriculum Vitae.
Copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates.
Applications should reach NOT later than Monday 22nd April, 2013 and be addressed to: Head, Human Resource & Administration Department, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo P. O. Box 1539, KAMPALA.

Communication Manager Job Vacancy at BRAC Uganda

Job Title:  Communication Manager

BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organisation in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation programmes, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organisation implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance. For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill up the vacant position currently available in its country office:
Job title: Communication Manager (01 position) Principal Duties and Responsibilities: A. Responsibilities:
Managing Communication for internal and external purposes
Developing new initiatives and business plans Within this context, you will fulfill the following tasks:
Managing information flow and knowledge transfer among the various teams and programmes within BRAC Uganda
Supporting communication flows with BRAC International Head Office and other BRAC offices (coordinate annual report, board meeting etc.)
Establishing and maintain liaison with existing and potential partners within Uganda
Representing BRAC Uganda to other external parties
Developing and managing external communications within and beyond ‘Uganda through newsletters, blogs, newspaper articles, diary and editing all the electronic documents.
Organizing visits, visitors and events.
New initiatives and business plan
Identify potential areas of interventions in line with the strategic objectives and integrated approach of BRAC in Uganda
Identify resource potentials within Uganda for existing and new areas of interventions
Develop proposals for various interventions and respond to various funding opportunities
Assist in developing strategic objectives and implementation plans for various teams and programmes within BRAC Uganda
Good knowledge in TOR and MOU writing and analytical skills.
Masters Degree preferably in Mass Communication or Public Relations
Previous knowledge and experience in multi­national company
Experience of working with media and in a multicultural environment
Excellent English language skills
Work experience of more than 05 years with communication or media organisations
Good team player and demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent expertise in project proposal writing
Job Location : BRAC Uganda Country Office Direct supervisor : BRAC Uganda Country

How to apply:
Representative Salary : Attractive package based on
experience and competency. Note: the position is open to all. (Both male and female candidates can apply)
Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 Colored passport size photographs, and Recommendation letter from LC I, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to the Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri Zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P. O. Box 31817, Clock Tower, Kampala, before 25th April, 2013.

Knowledge Management and Communication Coordinator Job Vacancy at Wageningen UR Ugand

Job Title: Knowledge Management and Communication Coordinator
Wageningen UR Uganda is an organization supporting societal learning and innovation processes (innovation systems) at macro, meso and micro level in Uganda that Involve different stakeholder groups working together on development Issues.
The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Uganda programme ‘ contributes to the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market- oriented seed sector. The Dutch embassy funded programme will work with an integrative concept towards seed sector development, bringing seed sector stakeholders together, in jointly addressing key issues hampering the development ol the sector as a whole such as quality assurance, and availability of foundation seeds.
The programme has three field offices; in Abi ZARDI • West Nile. In Mbarara ZARDI – Western Uganda, and in Ngetta ZARDI – Northern Uganda One agribusiness expert and one seed expert are based at each of the ZARDIs. In each geographical area, the programme works with 10 local seed businesses (LSB) with the aim of creating functional local seed businesses, i.e. supporting fanner groups in quality seed production and marketing of locally important crops and varieties.
Purpose of knowledge management and communication
The purpose of the knowledge management and communication coordinator is to support the Chief of Party and field based technical experts in coordinating evidence based learning among the seed sector stakeholders in Uganda and promote the ISSD concept within Uganda and abroad The knowledge management and communication coordinator reports to the Chief of Party.
Main duties and responsibilities
Develop a knowledge sharing and communication strategy for ISSD Uganda and keep it up to date.
Support the technical experts in knowledge sharing and communication about ISSD and Local Seed Businesses.
Facilitate organisational learning and reflective M&E processes.
Organise and facilitate knowledge sharing activities and events.
Support technical staff in the design of data collection tools.
Support external studies and research.
Facilitate the development of a wide range of documentation materials and publications so as to enhance a wide scale of sharing of lessons learnt, experiences, and innovations in the seed sector in Uganda.
Coordinate the publication of ISSD materials through appropriate communication channels such as dyers, newsletters, magazines, stories, newspaper articles, radio messages and information on the ISSD – Agri ProFocus webpage. etc.
Build partnerships with other organisations for learning and knowledge sharing.
Minimum of MSc degree in Agricultural extension and communication or MA in social science or related field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including the ability to present written document In a large audience and to prepare enticing and evidence based reading materials on the ISSD programme
At least 3 years proven experience in knowledge management and communication
Experience in data management and use of qualitative and quantitative data collection tools and methods
Adequate knowledge of M&E. 'Theory of change' approach and outcome mapping'
Computer literate, excellent In word processing, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, internet use, website content management systems and statistical packages
Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent Interpersonal skills, analytical and attentive to detail.
Open to new ideas, sharing own knowledge and applying knowledge in daily work.
Ability to analyse issues and problems systematically, gathering broad and balanced input, drawing sound conclusions and translate them in communication strategies and documentation.
A productive self-starter who can develop and put in place innovative Information ideas.
Willingness to travel extensively in Uganda.
Experience in the Uganda seed sector is an added benefit 13 Skills in event management are an advantage.

Experience: 3
How to apply:
You can find more information about ISSD Uganda on the ISSD Platform on the Uganda Agri ProFocus website http://apf- uganda.ning.com/group/integrated-seed-sector-development- programme.
For more information about the position contact the Chief of Party on issd.uganda@gmaif.com
Please send your application letter and CV to issd.ugandaggmail.com by 28th of April 2013 (COB). No need to send academic papers at this stage.
Interviews will be conducted in the first week of May. Starting date of the position will preferably be from mid June 2013.

Administrative Assistant Job Vacancy at World Bank

Job Title: Administrative Assistant/ Transaction Processor

Location: Kampala, Uganda 3 Year Term – Local Appointment – Level GB
The World Bank Country Office in Uganda has 2 openings for an Administrative Assistant/ Transaction Processor. S/he will work as part of the administrative and resource management staff in the Country Office. Under the general supervision of the Resource Management Officer,
s/he would carry out the following duties and accountabilities:
Provide primary assistance and support to the Resource Management Team in processing accounting and administrative transactions for the country office; and ensure that all transactions are made in compliance with the Bank’s policies and procedures and the required documentations are fulfilled before processing the transactions.
Provide assistance in the processing of the posting of purchase orders, goods receipt, service entry sheets and maintenance of inventory in SAP Monitor usage of office consumables/ supplies and produce monthly report.
Assist in asset management tasks including physical verification, maintenance, recording, reconciliation, monitor movements and participate in asset disposal activities.
Handle routine data entry, including check writing, online banking, filing of accounting documents and Resource Management records.
Compile VAT claims and other statutory requirements for review before submission to government on a monthly basis.
Handle custody of petty cash and collections and vendor registration for firms and organizations.
Process appointments for Short Term Temporaries (STTs) and Short Term Consultants (STCs), including checking and verifying STC reimbursable payments.
Ensure that service providers’ maintenance contracts are valid and up to date; and that office services are provided and monitored on a regular basis.
Undertake adhoc inquiries in standard and non-standard databases, retrieve, manipulate and present accounting and administrative data as needed from time to time.
Other duties as assigned from time to time.
In addition to a set selection criteria, the successful candidate should also demonstrate the required competencies.
S/he should be a holder of a high school certificate, preferably a college diploma (or higher) or associate degree in accounting or a related discipline with at least three years of working experience, preferably in computerized work environment.
Commitment to team-oriented work in a multi-disciplinary matrix management environment;
Demonstrated skills in retrieving/obtaining accounting and administrative information from various Bank sources and pulling them together in a usable format.

How to apply:
Electronic Applications:
For the full position description and complete selection criteria and required competencies, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an on-line application at www.worldbank.org/careers. Click on >Current job openings > job# 130885.
The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date is Monday, 22nd April, 2013.

Data Management Officer Job Vacancy at Rakai Health Sciences Program

Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research activities. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill a vacant position based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:-
An experienced Data Management Officer is required to work on different clinical, behavioural and epidemiological studies. The successful candidate will join a dedicated research team in Kalisizo, Rakai; but may occasionally be required to work at another station in Entebbe. The work will include routine data management activities, designing of data entry applications, routine analysis of data and reporting.
Bachelor of Statistics or BSc (MES) Honours degree.
Experience in data management and programming using either Fox Pro, or Ms Access,
SQL or Datafax for at least 2 years.
Experience in field data collection methods.
Analysis using STATA or SPSS will be an added advantage.
Person specifications:
Pleasant, social, flexible, with good interpersonal skills and a spirit of team building/work
Must be self-motivated, able to work under minimum supervision and well organized
Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Fluent in both English and Luganda languages.
Able and willing to work and reside in the rural setting of Kalisizo - Rakai District.
Experience: 2

How to apply:
Submit application letter, detailed resume (C.V) with recognizable referees not later than
19th April, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
E-mail: info@rhsp.org

Zonal Managers Job Vacancy at Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) Uganda

Job Title: Zonal Managers (ZM) -(2)

The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a Government of Uganda (GOU) owned company. MSC was incorporated in 2001 as a company limited by guarantee It is the linchpin of GOU microcredit programmes under Rural Financial Services Strategy (RFSS).
MSC offers affordable financial and Business Development services with a goal to maximize outreach and deliver demand driven credit. The credit is offered through loan funds and loan products that support the agricultural production value chain namely; production, value addition and marketing. The company also offers business development services with a goal to assist her clients upgrade their capacities to manage their businesses profitably.
In order to realise its vision & mission, the Company seeks to recruit suitable person to fill the following vacant position in its establishment
Zonal Managers (ZM) (2)
JOB PURPOSE: To deliver Credit, Business Development Services and other services to clients at the zone. Supervise and provide technical support and guidance to staff and ensure efficient utilization of resources.
REPORTS TO: Manager (Credit)
Key tasks and responsibilities:
Manage the loan delivery process at the zone and execute loan agreements within their mandate
Analyze the performance of the loan portfolio by clients and provide remedial action where necessary.
Manage the provision of Business Development Services to clients.
Prepare periodic work plans, budgets and status reports of his/her zone for submission to Head Office and other stakeholders.
Handle day-to-day administration, management, coordination and supervision of the zonal Office and manage the Company’s resources.
Promote the Company’s business in the zone and communicate it to the public in accordance with available guidelines.
Assess the progress of implementation of the loan obligation and design strategies to enhance performance.
Supervise staff at the zone and manage their performance.
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Honours Degree in Social Sciences, Microfinance, Agriculture, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Statistics, Development Studies, Rural Economy and any other related discipline:
At least 4 years' relevant experience in provision of financial services preferably with a reputable Financial Institution.
Experience in debt collection will be an added advantage
Good understanding of financial statements which link financial to non financial information;
Strong interpersonal skills.
Self driven with high sense of responsibility.
Ability to meet deadline with minimal supervision.
Self driven and the highest level of responsibility.
Must be computer literate in the use of MS Office,
At least 30 years and above.
Experience: 4

How to apply:
Candidates with the requisite qualifications should send their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae together with copies of certified academic certificates and testimonial with at least 3 referees one of whom should be their current Supervisors Applications in properly sealed envelopes should be submitted to the address given below clearly stating the job title applied for on the top right comer to be received not later than 26.04.2013 at 5:00 p.m. Soft copy applications should be accompanied with scanned certified copies of academic papers.
The Executive Director, The Microfinance Support Centre Limited, Plot 46, Windsor Crescent- off Acacia Avenue P.O.BOX 33711 Kampala