Friday, 19 April 2013

Team Leader Jobs Opportunity in Uganda at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: Team Leader

GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities .Goal is also committed to the safety and protection of children .

Fluency in Kiswahili is a must and Will be tested during interview
Relevant university degree and 5 years practical experience in implementing hygiene promotion activities in rural and /or emergency settings or relevant diploma and 7 years experience in implementing hygiene promotion activities in rural and /or emergency settings
Trained as a Trainer of Trainers
Demonstrate working experience with CLTS and PHAST methodologies
Willingness to live and work in emergency conditions
Previous experience of working with other organizations to achieve join objectives

How to apply
Applications who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts.

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator ,
Goal Uganda ,P. O. Box 33140, Kampala , Lubbobo Close , Muyenga
Deadline: 06 /05 2013

Public Health Promotion Assistants Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: Public Health Promotion Assistants

GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities .Goal is also committed to the safety and protection of children .
Will be part of the emergency WASH intervention , to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected populations .

Fluency in Kiswahili is a MUST essential and will be tested during interview
Practical experience training community volunteers in WASH
Demonstrated working experience with CLTS and /or PHAST methodologies
Willingness to live and work in emergency conditions
Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of different sectors of a community.
Familiarity with the culture of the affected population , ability to develop respect from wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on hygiene matters

How to apply
Applications who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts.

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator ,
Goal Uganda ,P. O. Box 33140, Kampala , Lubbobo Close , Muyenga
Deadline: 06 /05 2013

Jobs Vacancy - HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINEE in Uganda at CNOOC Uganda Limited

CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) As a new company in Uganda. CNOOC Uganda limited is delighted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused committed, passionate and ready to take on new challenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.



Mobilized to Albert Lake, construction sites,

Kampala or other cities if required.

Primary function:

Provide Safety policies, plans and

procedures advice and supervision in field activities.

Assist and coordinate Initiatives for development of health and safety culture in field.
Manage and keep up to date filed emergency management plan, coordinate and follow up emergency response drills.
Coordinate implementation of risk management plans, engage other disciplines and coordinate the identification and mitigation of potential health and safety hazards.
Coordinate and provide health & safety training for field employees and contractors.
Periodic reporting on EHS activities and EHS performance indicators in field activities.
Participate in health and safety incident investigations

Bachelor's degree or above in Engineering, safety/environment or the related.
Graduates or experienced in oil & gas industry.

knowledge of QHSE system making and reviewing.
Knowledge ol Chinese and international QHSE laws, regulations and criteria.
Knowledge of the process and technology of HSE management.

How to apply:

Please send ONLY a CV and Application Letter MERGED into ONE document to this email address: Please DO NOT attach any other documents and ensure to quote the JOB TITLE in the Subject of your email. Only candidates that follow these instructions and meet the minimum requirements shall be contacted. DEADLINE IS MONDAY 22nd April, 2013 AT 5.00PM.

Company Secretary Head Legal & Compliance Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Housing Finance Bank

Applications are invited from suitable qualified Ugandans to fill the following two positions m the Legal & Compliance Department and Credit Department.

Job Ref: LCS 1.0

Job Title: Company Secretary Head Legal & Compliance

Rank: Executive Manager/General Manager

Reports to:  Managing Director

To support the Board of Directors In the execution of their oversight over the management of Bank.
To give regular direction to the Legal and Compliance functions/ operations of the Bank.
Provide oversight and leadership for legal and Compliance Department to achieve strategic and operational lead for the department.
Develop and promote best Corporate Governance practices for adoption and implementation by the Board and Management.
Provide effective company secretarial services to the Board and ensure that the Board gets effective secretarial support in its oversight function.
Take and maintain an accurate record of all Board and committee meetings, provide regular support and guidance in order to achieve strategic goals and objectives.
Lead and motivate the legal and Compliance team, ensuring that they ate empowered and supported to deliver excellent Legal Services and achieve performance targets.
Support business growth by providing cost effective legal advisory service to Board and Management and ensure that performance management frameworks are in plan; linking strategic priorities to operational arid staff targets.
Ensuring that the Board and its Committees are provided with all requisite information; supporting the Board and its Committees, thereby enabling them discharge their oversight role.
Ensure compliance with the regulatory regime governing the operations and policy framework of the Bank.
Ensure timely perfection of the Bank’s securities in order to meet set targets of the business departments and generally maintain an accurate and safe electronic record of all securities of the Bank.
Provide technical legal support to the Bank’s business and Operations divisions and ensure timely provision of legal due diligence to achieve set targets
Effectively manage, source and monitor external legal services and ensure effective representation of the bank in Courts of Law.
Effective supervision of the Legal and Compliance department in order to achieve the Bank’s strategic objectives; appraise and review performance of the Legal and Compliance team of the Bank.
 Have a lull understanding of the external environment challenges and opportunities and ensure this is reflected in strategic and operational priorities.
Ensure that all activities within Legal Services support the overall business plan and are underpinned by the Bank’s vision and values.
Contribute to the development of the Bank’s Business Strategic Plan and ensure that the set targets achieve customer satisfaction, quality service and value for money.
Effectively manage departmental and term performance ensuring that targets are set, monitored and achieved.
Prepare, monitor and manage Legal Services budget ensuring appropriate levels of financial delegation and management are in place.
Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies ‘and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance program and its related activities to prevent Illegal, unethical, or improper conduit. Manage day-to-day operation of the Program.
Develop and periodically review and update Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management.
Collaborate with other departments {Risk department. Internal Audit) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
Monitor and as necessary, coordinate compliance activities of Other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
Provide reports on a regular basis, find as directed or requested to keep Compliance Committee of the Bank and Senior Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
Develop an effective compliance training program including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers on new laws, policies and compliance program.
Monitor the performance of the Compliance Program and relate activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps, to improve its effectiveness.
Support the Executive Committee and other Management Committees in developing and reviewing Bank policies and ensuring adherence to set policies.

A minimum of a Bachelors of law (Honors) Degree
A Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
LLM, MBA, IC5A will be added advantage.

A minimum of seven (7) years working experience In financial Institution or related corporate institution with at least three (31 years at Senior Management Level.
Demonstrate experience In Company Secretarial practices and corporate governance.
Sound understanding of the Ugandan Banking and Mortgage Industries.
Relevant skills
Proven and demonstrable team building skills.
Possess excellent motivational. Interpersonal, networking and strong communication skills.
Proven and demonstrable skills in planning and strong communication skills.
Proven and demonstrable record in achieving exceptional and consistent performance for set targets.
Ability to exercise the highest level of integrity, responsibility and confidentiality.
Ability to identify, embrace and manage change to ensure that change positively impacts the organization.
Personable, self-driven, assertive and proactive.

Experience: 7

How to apply:

AGE: Above 33 years, but not exceeding age 45 (both posts). SALARY AND BENEFITS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE

Hand written applications must be accompanied by, a detailed curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates; names and addresses of three (3) referees.
Applications should reach NOT later than Friday, 26th April, 2013 and be addressed to: Head Human Resource & Administration Department, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo, P. O. Box 1539, KAMPALA.

District Coordinator Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Uganda NCD Alliance (UNCDA)

1. Background
The Uganda NCD Alliance (UNCDA) is a joint initiative by the Uganda Diabetes Association, Uganda
Heart-Research Foundation and Uganda Cancer Society, in partnership with the Danish NCD Alliance
and with support from Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The UNCDA is the
first NGO of its kind in Africa and we work with wide range of partners with an interest in cancer,
diabetes, and other NCDs.
The Uganda NCD Alliance uses targeted advocacy and outreach to advance action on NCDs in
Uganda. We work with a wide range of partners and organizations, convene leading NCD experts,
provide direct support to thousands of patients, implement projects, connect new partners, and
ensure that NCDs are a national development priority.

Job Title: District Coordinator- 1 position

3. Purpose of the Job
The District Coordinator will support coordination and implementation of project activities at the
district level reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. He/she will b responsible for supporting
the preparation, implementation and follow up of activities in assigned district, help to foster
integration and coordination among project activities while coordinating with partners local
government, CSO’s at the district level.

Responsible for the development of new branches in collaboration with parliamentarians
from the NCD parliamentary forum.
•Support project planning, monitoring and evaluation.
•Coordinate implementation of UNCDA- branch activities at the district level.
•Coordinate the collection of data on key indicators to measure success and impact on
UNCDA progress.
•Coordinate the development of quarterly implementation plans and reports to align with
strategic plan/project plan.

• Provide assistance in documentation process of ongoing activities and preparation of
Maintain an updated database of all the trainings
• Assist in the developing annual and quarterly work plan as envisaged in the project
•Ensure the establishment of district committees.
•Participate actively in lobbying and advocacy agendas.
•Support the promotion and awareness of UNCDA activities in the district.
•Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief Executive officer.

5. Minimum Qualifications: A degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of relevant experience. Experience with teaching, local government and other implementing partners will be a good advantage. Willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong organisational skills, good communicator and goo written communication.

How to apply:

6. Application Procedure:

Suitable candidates for the above post should submit their applications with detailed curriculum
Vitae, copies of academic certificates, names and address of three referees and a day contact
telephone number to UNCDA. The applications should be addressed to The UNCDA Chief
Executive Officer, plot 731 Mawanda Road, Kamwokya or call for direction on 0312513672.
OR send an email to: Please visit our
website for more details
UNCDA is an equal opportunity employer and form of canvassing shall lead to automatic
disqualification. All applications should be delivered to the above address during official working
hours (8.30 am to 5.00pmm) not later than 20th April, 2013.

Head of Credit Dept. Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Housing Finance Bank

Job Title: Head of Credit Dept.


REPORTS TO: General Manager

Applications are invited from suitable qualified Ugandans to fill the following two positions m the Legal & Compliance Department and Credit Department.

To Oversee the Credit department sections which include Credit Evaluation, Credit Operations and Monitoring and Recovery in order for the Bank to book quality loans with minimum defaults In accordance with the Bank’s Credit Policy

To provide oversight for the Credit Department as regards set policies, operational and HR matters.
To plan, set goals and budget forecasts for the Credit Department in consultation with the Executive Director, Operations.
To initiate Credit Policy Changes and reviews in conformity with the prevailing market and economic conditions and in line with good banking practices.
To review, appraise and/or approve loan facilities as provided for and in accordance with the Credit Policy as approved by the Board of Directors
To manage the recovery of delinquent credit facilities in liaison with legal Department in the event of foreclosure.
Ensure fees and penalties applied have been effected
To ensure operational efficiency of Credit Department in order to keep within the Bank’s set policies and guideline.
Ensure efficient turnaround time lot all loan applications according to agreed targets and Service level Agreements (SLA’s).
To ensure that the Credit function is performed in accordance with the Financial Institution Act 2004 and the Bank’s Credit Policy.
Research, analyze, and propose sector exposures and limits taking account of the prevailing and forecast economic and financial conditions.
Provide accurate reporting to management and the board in order that decisions are taken with account of risks involved.
Ensure the integrity of the credit evaluation process with regard to the approved risk grading model.
Ensure the Bank acts as a responsible corporate institution with regard to the environment and corporate social responsibility standards.
Continually review Sectorial ceilings, discretionary authorities, portfolio measures, including industry limits, tenor limits, risk rating, NPLs. risk acceptance criteria security acceptance and credit risk matrices.
Ensuring that provisioning policies are in line with the Bank’s Credit Policy Document, comply with Banking Ad and Prudential Guideline provisions and co-ordinate with Finance Department to ensure appropriate provisions and interest suspensions are effected in the Bank’s accounting systems.
Management of the Credit Appraisal system, ensuring that appropriate reviews of Credit proposals are undertaken on a timely basis.
Ensure continued maintenance of a quality portfolio in line with Bank’s standards as stipulated in policy guidelines.
Implementation of new and effective dimensions on portfolio risk management especially in line with Bank’s growth strategy
Implementation pi automated processes to minimize manual interventions thereby increasing efficiencies in delivery of credit products , it both personal and corporate lending levels.
Provide ongoing relevant training to all bank stiff involved in lending business to address identified skill gaps by transferring skills through job training coaching, mentoring and ensure harmony among the team to improve performance.
Identification and management of the sub standard and non performing assets portfolio of the Bank in line with the Credit Policy Document and recommend action to EXCO and the Board, which minimize losses and facilitate full recovery of any exposure taken by the bank.
Initiate review of industry and sector economic analysis and compile statistical information including micro-economic information, indices and provide feedback to the Senior Management Team, EXCO and the Board on the possible impact of identified trends.
Provide technical support to the Executive Committee on the management of the Bank’s credit portfolio and the review and approval process for credit proposals.
Management of the credit administration aspects of the portfolio, including ensuring that all requisite security documentations are in’ place prior to disbursements.
Organize, manage and motivate lite available human capital within Credit Risk Management Department through establishment of suitable organization structure and implementing development programmes to optimize competence and productivity.
To perform any other duties assigned by management to achieve the Bank’s objectives.
Review and maintain business continuity through robust succession plan for the department for smooth flow of business operations and ensure cover in the face of unplanned interruptions, losses or absence of staff.
Monitor the performance of the team through periodic performance reviews and ensure that staff are performing to expectation, according to agreed targets and identity and address areas of improvement.
Evaluation and implement appropriate remedial strategies such as restructuring of loan facility, enhancement in credit limits or reduction in interest rates to help
Improve obligor’s repayment capacity and avoid litigation.

University degree preferably in Accounting, Finance or Management
Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (or equivalent)
A minimum of five (5) years experience in Credit Risk Management.
Proficiency in Computer packages (incl. EXCEL and WORD).
Communication skills.
Basic legal knowledge.
Financial Risk Analysis skills.
Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Leadership skills.

Experience: 5

How to apply:

AGE: Above 33 years, but not exceeding age 45 (both posts). SALARY AND BENEFITS ARE VERY ATTRACTIVE
Hand written applications must be accompanied by, a detailed curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications and professional training documents/certificates; names and addresses of three (3) referees.
Applications should reach NOT later than Friday, 26th April, 2013 and be addressed to: Head Human Resource & Administration Department, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo, P. O. Box 1539, KAMPALA

Grants and Partner Support Manager Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles California, and is the largest community-based provider of HIV treatment and care in the United States of America.
AHF registered in Uganda as AHF-Uganda Cares, is collaboration between the Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.
AHF-Uganda Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo
and supporting 21 clinic sites across Uganda.
AHF-Uganda Cares is seeking for dynamic, self motivated and experienced individuals, to fill in the following vacant positions.

Location: Kampala Uganda.
Reporting to: Finance & Administrative Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Ensure compliance with AHF/donor guidelines, procedures and contractual obligations, particularly on reporting, procurement, matching funds and visibility requirements; communicate to staff any donor regulations impacting their work.
Participate in prefunding partner capacity assessment, review funding applications, financial reports and financial audits of all partners to ensure effective internal controls, good governance, proper accountability and transparency.
Participate in program planning and support of all sites & partners to develop realistic work plans/budgets.
Train, Mentor and build staff & partner capacity in all sites to ensure adherence to AHF/Donor requirements.
Prepare accurate reports pertaining performance of sites and partners that will inform management decision making
Receive and review grants periodical reports for all funded sites/partners, for completeness and adherence to AHF/Donor requirements.
Monthly reconciliation of partner/site advances, identify gaps & provide formal feedback to partners & staff regarding the financial performance.
Design and use grant tracking/monitoring system to monitor partner expenditures for assigned activities, alert management on irregularities with recommendations for management action.
Take lead in program expansion through project identification, development and submission of winning grant/business proposals.

University degree in Accounting/Business related and a professional course either ACCA, CPA, CA is a MUST.
Training in Grants management or Project planning & management or any relevant course is an added advantage.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Minimum of 4 years working experience with an international NGO or developmental agency involved in HIV /AIDS work and familiarity with donor funded projects.
Excellent computer skills especially Excel spreadsheets, Ms Word & PowerPoint.
Experience and knowledge in usage of relevant Accounting software.
Adaptation skills, and ability to work well in a multicultural environment
Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful and flexible individual
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or partners, in a collaborative and team work approach.
Decision making and problem solving skills, Partnership and Negotiation skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to plan, organize and implement multiple task, and problem solve, and ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision
Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality on finance, HR and HIV/AIDS client information

Experience: 4

How to apply:

Candidates with the above qualifications and experience should send their C.V, photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications and application letter with 3 work related references addressed to;

The Regional Human Resource Manager,
AHF-Uganda Cares Secretariat Plot 1,
Baker Road, Nakasero Hill.
P.O. Box 22914.
Kampala Or by email:

The deadline for receiving applications is not later than 5.00pm, Friday, 26th April, 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Principal Election Finance Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Electoral Commission of Uganda

Job Title:  Principal Election Officer, Finance

Duty station: Electoral Commission Headquarters

Directorate: Finance & Administration

Reports to: Head, Finance

Terms: Four years (Renewable) contract

Salary Scale:  ECS3

Age Limit: 28 – 56 years

Job purpose:

Assisting the Head of Department in the preparation of all periodic and statutory reports, and in administration of the department.

Key Tasks:
Deputizing the Head of Department.
Overall supervision of day to day departmental operations.
Coordinating departmental functions; Commitment Control, Examination, Salaries, Bookkeeping, Cash office, Accountabilities.
Responsible for Cash Office.
Verification of financial documents.
Assisting in producing accurate and timely periodic accounts / returns (monthly and final accounts).
Responsible for periodic financial management reports.
Maintaining the Assets Register.
Liaising with the Senior Election Officer / Stores, on proper stores management.
Coordinating drafting, preparation and implementation of budgets.
Any other duties as officially assigned from time to time.

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce or Finance or Business Administration (Accounting Option) with full professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA or CPA obtained from a recognized institution and accredited by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.

Minimum Experience:

Applicants should have at least 6 years relevant working experience in the field of accounting, 3 of which should have been gained at a Senor level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization. Special personal characteristics/attributes:
High Moral character and proven integrity
Self-motivated and 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.
Well developed analytical and report writing skills.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.

Experience: 6

How to apply:

Applications with comprehensively typed CVs showing the applicant’s contact address with day time telephone numbers, addresses and day time telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to the Human Resource Office/Central Registry, not later than Wednesday 8th May, 2013.

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, Kampala.

Note: The adverts can also be accessed on the Electoral Commission website
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Conditions of service:

The successful applicants will receive a competitive remuneration package and benefits.