Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Health Programme Specialist Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda

Job Title: Health Programme Specialist (System Stregthening), P-3, Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy No:  E-VN-2013-000657
Duty Station:  Kampala
Country:  Uganda
Region:  ESARO
Job Level:  P-3
Position#:  00082964
Contract Type:  Long-term Staff (FT)

Purpose of the Position
Under the guidance of the Chief of CSD/Alive, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health, Nutrition and WASH information systems.

Key Expected Results
1. Assists government authorities to plan and organize capacity building of the Child Survival/Alive programme. Identifies training needs for the purpose of system strengthening, capacity building and sustainability of the programme.
2. Undertakes field visits to monitor use of technology for rapid reports of programme activities, as well as conducts periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners. Identifies necessary action for programme adjustments. Provides technical advice and assistance to government officials and other partners in the planning and management of programme/projects.
3. Meets with national and international agencies covering the management of programme/projects. Participates in meetings with Ministries responsible for programme/project review, and follows up on implementation of recommendations and agreements. Assists in the development and/or introduction of new approaches, methods and practices in project management and evaluation.
4. Contributes towards the preparation of the Situation Analysis by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information, and writing chapters of the Analysis.
5. Designs, prepares, implements, monitors and evaluates health and nutrition programme activities. Analyzes and evaluates data and takes corrective action when necessary, to meet health and nutrition programme objectives.
6. Prepares the sectoral documents for the Country Programme Document (CPD) and Plans of Action.
7. Participates in the development of the work plan, and ensures compliance with specific assigned objectives. Provides guidance and support to staff to manage and implement projects.
8. Coordinates with the Operations/Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to Senior Programme Officer or Representative as required
9. Participates in intersectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues. Assists in development of appropriate communication and information strategy to support and advocate programme development.
10. Writes programme/project status reports required for management Board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.
11. Ensures the accurate and timely input of programme information in computerized programme system and the issuance of status reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Advanced university degree in any of the following: Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Relations, Business Administration, Public Health, Education, or other fields related to the work of UNICEF.*
Five years of relevant work experience in social development, project administration, monitoring and evaluation, some at the international level.
Fluency in English required and another UN language an advantage. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an asset.
*A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Competencies of Successful Candidate
Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.

Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

Analyzes and integrates diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.

Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of  individuals across organizational departments.

Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates team- and department-wide activities.

Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization.

How to Apply:

Closing date; 24/04/2013

Youth Advisor Job Vacancy at ActionAid International Uganda

Job Title: Youth Advisor, Kampala

ActionAid International Uganda (AAIU) seeks an Advisor specified in the areas of YOUTH and GOVERNANCE to help improve the quality of public education for children and support youth to become drivers of change towards a poverty-free planet.

AAIU has national coverage through its Local Rights Programmes (LRPs) in ten districts. The Youth Advisor will work closely with the LRPs and the Youth in all districts. AAIU Human Rights Based Approach emphasis the building of civic competence to challenge injustices, empower the youth to practice their roles and responsibilities and be able to demand the fulfillment of human rights from their leaders.

Key result areas:

    Build capacity in developing programs, planning and implementation of youth and children friendly focused interventions
    Support the development of advocacy strategies to champion the youth agenda
    Develop and enhance policy engagement and strategic development in the areas of governance and civic participation
    Help strengthening meaningful participation of the youth in interventions at the LRP level to national, regional and global campaigns

Required qualifications:

    Master's Degree in any social sciences, development studies or similar qualification
    At least 4 years relevant experience working with youth development issues in developing countries
    Good at Campaigns and advocacy with proven experience of managing and implementing successful campaigns with youth and other special interest groups
    Experience of working with youth programmes (ideally in at least one area of youth in design, implementation and/or M&E)
    Profound research, advocacy & lobby skills with knowledge on the use of ICTS, Social media for mobilization and advocacy
    Strong strategic, research and policy analysis skills

How to apply:

All applications must include a letter of motivation and an updated CV should be forwarded by email to with a subject line: Application for AAIU Youth Advisor position.

Deadline: 23/04/2013

Principal Election Officer Job Vacancy at Electoral Commission of Uganda

Job Title: Principal  Election  Officer
The Electoral Commission  is inviting  qualified  suitable  applicants  who   are competent enough  for the vacant post above.
Key Tasks
•    Reports  to the Head ,Legal  Department .
•    Assisting  the  Head  , Legal in the  day to day  administration  of the department .
•    Training Election  Officers  on Electoral  Laws and the  electoral process .
•    Assisting the head  Legal  Department , in drafting  contracts  and agreements .
Minimum  qualifications
•    Applicants  should  be  Ugandans  holding  an Honors  Bachelors  Degree in Law plus
•    A Post  Graduate Diploma  in  Legal Practice from a  recognized  institution
•    High moral  character  and proven  integrity
•    Self-motivated  and a  strategic thinker
•    Knowledge of  Government  Policies and Administrative Procedures
•    Well  developed  interpersonal and communication skills  and capable  of working  as a  member of the  organization’s senior management  team
•    Ability to lead , cultivate  team spirit  and motivate qualified and specialized staff

How to apply
Applications  with comprehensively typed CVs  showing the applicants  contact address  with daytime  telephone  numbers, addresses and  daytime  telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts  and certificates should be  sent to the  Human  Resource Office/Central Registry.
Envelopes should be clearly  marked  at the  top with the words  Application for the  post of …
The Head ,
Human Resource Management  Department ,
Electoral  Commission of Uganda ,
Plot  55, Jinja Road,
P. O.Box 22678,

Deadline:  08 /05 /2013

Senior Project Engineer Job Vacancy at Rural Electrification Agency in Uganda

Job Title:  Senior  Project  Engineer
The  Rural  Electrification Agency  is  continuing to implement  large scale  Rural  Electrification Program  intended to cover  all  the regions of Uganda .
•    Represent  the Agency in  the management  of rural electrification  construction  works .
•    Monitor progress and quality  of  construction works .
•    Attend  site  meetings
•    Liaise  with local authorities  to ensure smooth  implementation  of  construction  works .
•    Monitor all  environmental  issues during  construction  and ensure compliance  with safeguard  requirements .
•    A Bachelor’s  Degree in  Electrical  Engineering  from a recognized  University  with a bias in  heavy  current .
•    Post graduate  training  in a  related  field  would  be an added advantage .
•    Demonstrate experience  in construction works preferably in electricity distribution.
•    Have extensive  knowledge  of  management  of construction works.
•    Experience with  donor funded  projects  will be an added  advantage .

How to apply
Interested  Ugandans who meet the above requirements , should  submit applications  which  should be  received by  the deadline.
Address   Below;
The  Executive  Director ,
Rural  Electrification Agency
Plot  10  Windsor Loop , Kololo
2nd  Floor  , House of Hope
P. O. Box 7317,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:  26/ 04/ 2013

Field Sales Executive Jobs at DHL International (u) Ltd in Uganda

Job Title:  Field  Sales  Executive
DHL,  the  largest  international Courier company in the  Express courier sector wishes to recruit qualified  competent  candidates  for the vacant post above .
•    Manage  a  portfolio  of  customers  and  potential customers  via personal sales  visits , using face-to –face contact to provide a personal service .
•    Develop an  Annual  customer  call cycle . Conversion of qualified leads  into  customers (First Time Buyers ) and develop  and  penetrate  existing  accounts (Retention and  Development ).
•    Act  as  the  customers’ main  point of  contact.
•    May provide  general  guidance /direction to  or train  junior  level personnel in Associate roles.
•    Bachelor  Degree /Tertiary Education  or related work  experience  in related  discipline  and  0-2  years  of experience  in related field .
•    Entry level  professional contributor .
•    Understands fundamental concepts  and theories
•    Limited knowledge  of industry practices.

How to apply
Application  Format : CV  and  motivation letter
Address to send the applications ;
HR  Generalist
DHL  International (u) Ltd.
18 Clement  Hill  Road
P. O. Box  1623,
Kampala , Uganda

Deadline: 22/ 04 /2013

Office Attendant Jobs in Uganda at Medical Council

Job Title: Office  Attendant
 The Medical Council  is seeking to recruit qualified  suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post  mentioned above .
Schedule  of Duties
•    Manage the  Daily  running  and operation of the  Film  Secretariat
•    Receive  and send  out official  correspondence
•    Custodian of all  office  property
•    Arrange for meetings
•    Secretarial duties , including  filling of documents
•    Procure  office  consumables  and sundries
•    Ensure that the  office  is clean and neat
•    Receive  phone-calls  and  communicate  feedback to clients
•    Manage and  Account  for Office  imprest
•    Any other duties  that she /he will be  assigned from time to time .

•    An  Advanced-level   certificate with  relevant experience  of at least  two  years .
•    Two  Recommendation  Letters  from  a person in position of responsibility  e.g  an  LC 1 chairperson or  a senior public official.

How to apply
Application  letters for  the above  posts  accompanied  with curriculum vitas , including a phone contact  should  be submitted  to; The Secretary , Media Council, P. O. Box  23780,  6th floor  Postel Building , Kampala.

Deadline: 26/ 04 /2013

Film Classification Officers Jobs at Medical Council in Uganda

Job Title: Film Classification Officers
The Medical Council  is seeking to recruit qualified  suitable applicants  to fill the vacant post  mentioned above .

Job Description
•    Preview  films  videos, and plays for  purposes  of  censoring  and classifying .
•     View  and classify  films , videos /DVD  movies , plays to determine  an  age rating  based on  official guidelines
•    Generate data  on each  production title previewed in the  official  log.
•    Must be  familiar  with the  legislation  governing  film  classification  and must  be able  to explain  both  the  legislative  framework  and the film classification  process to clients  and the general public .

•    A  good  University  degree in any of the  humanities .
•    Good  cognitive skills in  media  literacy  issues  and familiarity  with laws  and regulations  relating  to media content .
•    Strong  communication  skills  in spoken  and written  English as well as  knowledge  of at least  two  local languages
•    Should not be  currently a member  of any  production  unit.
•    Relevant  experience  will  be an  added  advantage

How to apply
Application  letters for  the above  posts  accompanied  with curriculum vitas , including a phone contact  should  be submitted  to; The Secretary , Media Council, P. O. Box  23780,  6th floor  Postel Building , Kampala.

Deadline: 26/ 04 /2013

Project Manager Job Vacancy at White Ribbon Alliance Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager
White Ribbon Alliance  Uganda  is a grassroots  organization  working  with others  to reduce  infant  and mortality in Uganda .
•    Lead and ensure  the  successful development , implementation  and management  of all  project work  plans .
•    Support the  National Coordinator  with project  strategy  development  and implementation .
•    Manage activity  planning  and implementation , and monitoring  and evaluation, including  supporting  logistics for all meetings, such as advocacy workshops, core group meetings and board of Directors  meetings.

•    Minimum of  Bachelors  degree  in International studies , development studies , business administration , public/community health  or social  worker, medical doctor, nursing/midwifery, SWASA,  Social Sciences or other related  field  required.
•    Age :  Not less than  55 years
•    Demonstrated  superior  project  management  and organization skills , including developing  and implementing at least  one of the following  ;monitoring  & evaluation plans,  communications plans , advocacy campaign strategies .

How to apply
Applicants  with proof of  fully  paid membership shall have  added advantage. All  Application should be hand  Delivered  to AMREF  Uganda , Secretary Office, Plot 29, Nakasero Road
The Chairperson
White Ribbon Alliance  Uganda
P. O. Box  10663, Kampala

Deadline: 19 /04 /2013

National Coordinator Job Vacancy at White Ribbon Alliance Uganda

Job Title: National  Coordinator

White Ribbon Alliance  Uganda  is a grassroots  organization  working  with others  to reduce  infant  and mortality in Uganda .
•    Lead on strategy  development  focused  on policy  change  and /or  implementation ,government  budget  allocation  and expenditure , or  delivery of  commitments  and  policies .
•    Serve as  WRA  Uganda  national  spokesman and representative .
•    Provide oversight  for strategic project  and campaign  implementation , including  goal-setting  and  work planning .
•    Provide leadership on  strategic engagement  of  WRAUG members and stakeholders  at national and sub-national  level.

•    Hold  a minimum  of  Masters  Degree  in public  /community health or social  worker , medical  doctor, nursing /midwifery, SWASA  , Social Sciences , Development   studies  or post-graduate degree in any  related field  is preferred.
•    Age :  Not less than  55 years
•    Membership  of  WRAug shall be of added  advantage.
•    Results-oriented , success –driven  and the ability to  adapt to changes  in context  or other  problems that may arise .

How to apply
Applicants  with proof of  fully  paid membership shall have  added advantage. All  Application should be hand  Delivered  to AMREF  Uganda , Secretary Office, Plot 29, Nakasero Road
The Chairperson
White Ribbon Alliance  Uganda
P. O. Box  10663, Kampala

Deadline: 19 /04 /2013

Procurement Officer Job Vacancy at African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

Job Title:  Procurement Officer
African  Forum  for  Agricultural Advisory Services  (AFAAS) is seeking  to recruit qualified  applicants to fill the vacant post above.

•    Analyze  purchase requests from the  user  departments  and determine  the  appropriate  method of procurement ,Quotation,  Tender and   Request for Proposals . Provide  assistance  to user  departments, when required, in preparation of  specifications, terms of  References  etc.
•    Coordinate  the  preparation  of the  procurement  documents, utilizing  sound  sustainable  procurement  practices  while adhering  to  corporate policies and  government  legislation prior to issuing  public  tender.
•    Preparation  of contracts  and tender awards , preparation  of sub grants  agreements, Memoranda of  Understanding with various partners

•    A university  degree in administration , commerce,  law  engineering  or equivalent .Membership of any  Chartered Procurement body will be an  added advantage .
•    Should  have  an in-depth understanding  of procurement  cycle management
•    Excellent command  on  MS Office , written and  oral   fluency in   English , Kiswahili and  French

How to apply
Applications  with a cover  letter  and comprehensive  curriculum vitae, together with the names , addresses, telephone numbers of three  referees should  be addressed  to the  Executive  Director  AFAAS,  AFAAS  Secretariat,  Plot 22A,  Nakasero  Road ;
Kampala, Uganda, copied to

Deadline: 19 /04 /2013