Friday, 11 October 2013

Commissioner, Legal Services at Office of the President in Uganda

Job Title: Commissioner, Legal Services

Ref. HRM 234/272/01

Employer: Office of the President (Directorate of Ethics and Integrity)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary Scale: Uganda Government Scale -U1

Age: 35years and Above

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree in Laws plus a Masters Degree in a related field from a recognized University/Institution,
He/She should posses a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
Applicants should have a Minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Assistant Commissioner in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.


Deputizing the Director Legal
Providing legal services for the smooth operation of the Directorate
Acting as Legal Counsel to the Directorate on matters pertaining to the promotion for ethics and integrity and fight against corruption.
Following up on investigative reports on cases of corruption as may be deemed appropriate.
Handling all legal issues pertaining to Ethics and Integrity
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts.

Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No.3(2008) to the
Secretary Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 6th November 2013

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office
on 2nd floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala,
Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices.

Hand written applications are also acceptable.

The advertisement can also be accessed from the Public Service Commission website on The application should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy.

Applicants should not apply for more than two posts.

Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates and testimonials, plus three recent certified passport size photographs

Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the
selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: 6th Nov 2013

Careers at United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) - Video Conferencing Technician

Job Title: Video Conferencing Technician

Employer: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

About UNOPS:
UNOPS mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

The United Nations Department of Field Support, Information and Communications Technology Division (UN DFS-ICTD) is responsible for the delivery of applications that satisfy the requirements of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO/DFS) missions as well as Special Political Missions (SPMs). DFS has implemented a range of systems to address the principal requirements of peacekeeping operations and to support and enhance the processes DFS undertakes.  UNOPS has been requested to assist in the implementation of this activity.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Service and test equipment for Video Conferencing facilities and Multimedia Support Services.
Provide support for all video conferencing activities originating or transiting UNESB; which will include the set up of all conferences and the operation of the equipment during conferences.
Assist in the operation and maintenance of the conference facilities at UNESB.
Operate the relevant room equipment during the conferences. The incumbent must over-see the entire conference to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly.
Operate various Video Conference Network equipment, Gatekeepers, management servers, steaming servers, Video Conference endpoints and MCU’s.
Operate various short-haul and long-haul, high-speed data carrier equipment (eg. Satellite modems, Network switches and routers (copper/fiber) equipment).
Assist with the distribution and return of CIT equipment for DFS and with Inventory Management functions, such as receipt, inspection, issue, return-to-stock, write-off, shipments and stock checks.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Secondary school education or equivalent technical school.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in operating a wide range of AV presentation equipment, together with the relevant technical qualification, good communication skills and computer literacy is essential.
Broad technical knowledge of Video Conferencing and associated equipment.
Basic knowledge of satellite communications and Wide Area Networking equipment
2-3 years experience with operating Video Conferencing equipment is preferable.
Previous experience in installation and operation of Cisco Video Conferencing equipment is a plus.
Language:  Must be proficient in English. Work requires reading, writing and speaking English.  

Personal Competencies:
Planning and Organizing: Ability to organize, plan and implement work assignments, manage competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; is willing to learn from others. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment.
Technological Awareness: Ability to keep abreast of available technologies and actively seek to apply technology to appropriate tasks
Communications: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Ability to prepare reports, articulate options concisely conveying maximum necessary information, and make and defend recommendations.

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How to Apply:

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Application Deadline: 15th Oct 2013

NGO Jobs at Pact - Capacity Development Advisor

Job Title: Capacity Development Advisor--Uganda

Employer: Pact

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


Pact seeks a Capacity Development Advisor for a five year anticipated USAID-funded human rights and rule of law program in Uganda focused on preserving rule of law in order to improve democratic governance and accountability. Objectives include supporting an independent judiciary, fostering advocacy, and advancing the flow of information while focusing on organizational capacity development of local/regional partners. Capacity Development Advisor will be responsible for progressively building the capacity of local partners and CSOs through properly designed program approaches that can address appropriate opportunities. Successful applicants will be responsible for the quality of the design and delivery of the program’s capacity development activities and must ensure that such activities are implemented in compliance with all donor, Pact, and project-specific policies.


• Manage and oversee project design, implementation, and delivery for all capacity building-related activities targeted at capacity development of civil society organizations (CSOs), and local partners in areas such as civic participation and advocacy, peace building and governance, including the design and roll out of all capacity building approaches and tools.
• Provide lead technical direction/technical assistance in activity planning for capacity development components.
• Supervise and conduct organizational network analysis (ONA), Organizational Performance Index (OPI) with local NGOs and CSOs
• Develop training materials for specific areas/topics identified as needed for capacity development of CSOs and LNGO partners
• Supervise field testing new and improved technical methodologies, tools, and other products and services related to CD
• Provide oversight for the quality of the trainings designed and implemented by the CD Officers
• Supervise and mentor Technical Quality Advisors
• Take lead in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic reporting related to capacity building
• Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, and implementation for all capacity building activities under the program
• Work closely with selected local partners to ensure adequate capacity is built in various areas of the program
• Support networking and information sharing between CSOs and government actors, including the state and regional authorities and local officials from line ministries.
• Contribute to the development of annual workplans, performance monitoring systems and tools, and writing of progress, quarterly and final program reports.
• Propose and oversee administrative and logistical aspects related to capacity development activities.
• Remain up-to-date with latest methodologies, best practices, and donor requirements and ensure that the project CD results are consistent with the best practices of the industry
• Identify additional internal and external resources for capacity development
• Actively participate in Pact’s OD community of practice, including contributing materials, and responding to requests for information.
• Represent and serve as a liaison of Pact in Uganda in its CD-related work at conferences, agencies including government and donors, meetings and other fora as necessary.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

• Master degree in health or social sciences, or a related advanced degree relevant to community development.
• A minimum of 7 years related experience in implementing technical and organizational capacity building programs.
• Substantial demonstrated experience in building the capacity of CSOs and LNGOs.
• Proactive and diplomatic dealing skills, as well as representational skills for working with local government agencies required.
• Proficiency with activities, theories, methods and technology in capacity building field.
• Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and the ability to perform and collaborate under challenging conditions.
• Ability to train and develop capacity in regional and country-level staff.
• Strong planning, community mobilization and inter-cultural communication skills required.
• Proficiency in English is required; proficiency in local languages such as Kayan and Karen is a plus.
• Experience working on other US Government-funded projects pertaining to technical and organization capacity development is a plus.

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Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Senior Grants Manager Jobs in Uganda at Pact

Job Title: Senior Grants Manager

Employer: Pact

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Pact:
The promise of a healthy life of a decent livelihood Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact’s promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges.
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Job Summary:

Pact seeks a Sr. Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID rights and rule of law program in Uganda focused on preserving rule of law in order to improve democratic governance and accountability. Objectives include supporting an independent judiciary, fostering advocacy, and advancing the flow of information while focusing on organizational capacity development of local/regional partners. The Grants Manager is responsible for monitoring the entire grant management process and ensuring proper compliance with USAID regulations and program objectives. This includes developing results, indicators, and targets as well as an annual work plan which reflect the objectives of the grants program. Working with the COP, component and financial managers, this position will oversee financial reporting and selection of applications to ensure conformity with the grants program criteria, including the implementation of partner capacity building (technical, organizational, and financial management). Strong candidates will have performed served in similar roles and have extensive experience with USAID rules, regulations, processes and procedures, preferably on rule of law projects in Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the day-to-day management of a comprehensive USAID grants program including: design and development of RFAs, proposal evaluation, grant issuance, monitoring and support and capacity building of sub-grantees during implementation, and closeout;
Develop templates and administer grants in compliance with USAID regulations and Pact policies and procedures;
Review and analyze budget estimates consistent with USAID grant and program requirements;
Ensure compliance on the part of grantees with regard to financial, implementation, reporting, and other requirements;
Train sub-grantees on proper management procedures and provide technical assistance as necessary;
Supervise grant officers, based in satellite offices;
Oversee grants management software and train others on its use.
Serve on the Senior Management Team and contribute to the overall design and direction of the program;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, International Affairs or related field. Master’s degree in project management, financial and organization management or in a related discipline such as social science is highly preferred;
At least 5 years of experience managing and administering U.S. Federal grants and/or contracts;
Experience working with USG supported projects and knowledge of financial rules and regulations, including fiscal controls and fund accounting procedures;
Grants Management Training experience highly preferred;
Demonstrated ability in the design, award and closeout of grants of various sizes and types;
Possess necessary analytical skills to identify and assess credibility of potential sub-grantees;
Strong computer skills, as well as strong written/oral communications skills;
Proven success in navigating complex and high pressure operating environments;
Ability to efficiently work in teams and coordinate between various stakeholders;
Fluency in English.
Prior relevant work experience in Uganda or other African country preferred.

How to Apply:

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Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Business Unit Head Careers in Uganda at Health Management Organization

Job Title: Business Unit Head

Employer: Health Management Organization

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop strategies with detailed execution plans to achieve greater financial sustainability.
Create, motivate and manage a high quality team to successfully improve and scale up operations.
Achieve agreed goals by providing leadership and oversight for all operational areas, including marketing, sales, financial planning and new business development.
Ensure the successful launch of new health products.
Develop positive relationships with government, donors, NGOs, and commercial businesses to help achieve objectives.
Establish a monitoring and management information system, and use the data for analysis to improve strategy, planning and productivity.
Manage and report on all objectives and activities on a monthly basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Educational background in business management and/or a pharmacist/doctor with demonstrated entrepreneurial experience in pharmaceutical marketing, sales and/or new business development.
Candidates with additional experience in OTC or consumer marketing and sales will be preferred.
Proven track record of financial management.  Ability to manage a budget and P&L.
Preferably conversant in issues of international public health (especially reproductive health)
The candidate must share values of supporting the rights of individuals, a strong work ethic, honesty and integrity.
This position requires a person who is independent, self-motivated and driven by results and success, as well as possessing the ability to inspire a team.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses

Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Customer Care Advisor at Mott MacDonald

Job Title: Customer Care Advisor

Employer: Mott MacDonald

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140 countries for both the public and private sectors. Mott MacDonald’s core business sectors cover buildings, transport, energy, water, environment, health, education, industry, oil and gas, communications and international development. The company has won many commercial and industry awards, including being named ‘International Consultancy of the year’ (NCE/ACE) and placed 13th in the UK’s Sunday Times ‘25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ survey in 2011.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Attend to project Affected Person (PAPs)
Compile a monthly list of frequently asked questions
Assist to put PAPs and any other progress reports together
Assist when requested to organise meetings and take minutes of meetings
Actively seek out information not readily available
Communication and Teamwork :
Ensure that there is effective flow of information within the team
Assist the PM to oversee the activities in the Communication Center
Ensure that video / audio copies of meetings are well kept to act as evidence of what was agreed.
Be a part of the team and respect team members for their differing contribution to the team

Assist colleagues in as necessary during high workloads
Perform any other duties as reasonably requested
Prioritize work to ensure that urgent and important work is completed involvement in adhoc projects

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should hold a relevant Bachelor's Degree
Technical Competencies:
Attention to detail
Technical capability
Understanding of technical standard (s)
Project delivery
Familiarity with relevant software
Excellent analytical skills

Behavioural Competencies:

Personal drive
Team work
Problem solving
Initiating Action
Seeking to improve personal knowledge

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the Recruitment  website by entering their e-mail addresses

Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements
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Application Deadline:  25th Oct 2013

DC Monitoring Job Vacancy in Uganda at Wipro Technologies

Job Title: DC Monitoring

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should hold a high School Certificate with relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application (Microsoft Certification, Cisco Certification)
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline
With high school certificate 2 to 3 years of experience and with bachelor degree 1 year of relevant working experience, including network administration, management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunications facilities, and knowledge of Windows-based packages/applications is required.
Language: Fluency in English is required

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses

Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements

Administrative and Finance Assistant at African Development Bank (AfDB) in Kenya

Job Title: Administrative and Finance Assistant

Employer: The African Development Bank (AfDB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About AFDB:
The African Development Bank office in Kampala (UGFO) has been established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and Government, development partners, the private sector, and the civil society, in the design of its development policy and programs, as well as on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy. The office also seeks to assist the operational functions of the Bank Group in launching and follow up of projects and programs in Uganda. The major functions of the office fall under the major areas of: country programming, project administration, promoting participation, regional integration, and aid co-ordination, in line with the partnership principles and with a view to increasing development effectiveness and impact. UGFO invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position.  This is a local position, and posting will be in the Uganda Field Office (Kampala) of the African Development Bank Group.

Job Summary:

Under the overall administrative authority of the Resident Representative, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will undertake to implement the UGFO’s administrative services including accounting and budgeting, human resources activities and supervision of use of office facilities and resources. He/she will carry out effective recording, control and management of Bank resources, the Office’s operational activities in keeping with the Bank’s policies and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Budget preparation and implementation:

Participate in drawing up the administrative budget of the Bank’s Office following the schedule set by the Budget Department while taking  into account the particular investment needs of the Office;
Ensure recording, up-dating and monitoring expenditure in accordance with the Bank’s internal control rules and procedures
Report periodically on the status of budget implementation and propose possible revisions.
Establishing procedures and controls to improve efficiency of service and identify cost savings and promote efficient use of Bank resources.
Advise the management on methods to improve control environment in the Field Office

Finance and Accounting:

Ensure timely payments of all bills for UGFO in line with established financial procedures and regulations.
Ensuring proper documentation of payment vouchers and all other supporting documents.
Process for payment and maintain individual staff mission expenditure; advances and balances.
Keep and maintain daily updates of all the required Field Office books of accounts, records, inventory and files in order, and all financial transactions captured and entered in SAP.
Produce for review and final approval of the Resident Representative, all the Office monthly financial and budget execution reports.
Undertake timely preparation and verification of reports, statements and schedules for auditing of the Country Office activities

Human Resources Management:

Keep all staff records/Files up-dated.
Up-date and submit monthly reports on personnel management.
Manage office staff benefits in accordance with the Human Resources policy and instructions in force.

General Administration:
institutional procurement of goods and services and Management of property and equipment
Undertake procurement of goods and services in keeping with the Bank’ rules and procedures.
Manage the preparation and monitoring of service providers’ contracts.
Keep stock of Office supplies and inventory of Bank property and equipment.
Management of office vehicles in accordance with the bank’s transport policy and instructions in force.
Ensure the quality of Bank facilities in Uganda, including workspaces, property and equipment as well as service provision relating to the upkeep, maintenance and security of facilities according to Bank standards.
Organize, supervise and monitor the activities of administrative staff and ensure appropriate training for the latter in order to obtain quality services;
Ensure all administrative documents necessary for the proper functioning of the office and staff are obtained from the relevant authorities.
Proper management and control of office stores and petty cash.
Ensure administrative support to all the Field Office staff and bank’s visiting mission as required.
Ensure that proper filing is undertaken in the Field Office;
Ensure that proper control mechanism and segregation of duties are in place, and that Bank procedures are fully implemented.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance; combined with membership to an internationally recognized professional accounting body (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA) with knowledge and experience in administrative; financial accounting and full range of office support work, with a high level of sustained performance.
At least six years of relevant work experience.
Experience in a similar post in a multilateral organization will be considered an advantage.
Thorough knowledge and use of all relevant computer software and the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems.
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multicultural environment and to function effectively as a member of various groups
Competence in the use of Bank standard software (SAP, Word, Excel, Access, MS Projects and PowerPoint).
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
Knowledge of French will be considered an advantage.

Terms of Employment:
Three years on a fixed-term contract with possibilities of renewal based on performance. This position does not attract international terms and conditions. The post holder will be considered as local staff and will therefore not have international status.

How to Apply:
Please visit the web link below to express your interest in the above vacancy. Only applicants who fully meet the Bank's requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit a fully  completed Personal History Form (PHF), available online from the Bank’s web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating their date of birth and . The President, ADB, reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower  level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013

Project Coordinator at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Employer: The  Elizabeth  Glaser  Pediatric  AIDS  Foundation

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


•    Must  have   a Bachelor   of Medicine  and Bachelor  of Surgery  (MBChB)   degree  with  master  of  medicine  or  Public  Health
•    At least  5 years  experience  in HIV/AIDS implementation  , monitoring  and evaluation  , and  specifically  in prevention  of Mother  to Child  HIV  Transmission  Programs .
•    Must have  an excellent  grasp  of HIV/AIDS  current  knowledge  especially  on HIV/AIDS  treatment  and  elimination  of  mother to –child  transmission  of  HIV  current frame  work and national  strategies
•    Good  knowledge of  community  -based  structures and implementing   community based  HIV/AIDS programs


•    Knowledge of the functioning of the country’s Ministry of Health and decentralized health system
•    Experience in developing technical documents and reports
•    A high  level  of proficiency  in  relevant  computer  applications , particularly  MS Office  and some  analytical  statistical  packages
•    Ability  to work well  with  others  and to  develop  and maintain  relationships  with project  staff  , district  leadership  and other  partiners

How to apply:
 Please send cover letter and CV to;
The Country Director /COP
Elizabeth Glasser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
 Plot 18A Kyadondo   Road, Nakasero
P. O. Box 21127,
Kampala, Uganda

Elizabeth Glasser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer  

Application Deadline: 18th Oct 2013

Senior Internal Auditor Job Vacancy at Church of the Province of Uganda (COU)

Job Title:  Senior Internal Auditor

Employer: Church of the Province of Uganda (COU)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


•    To understand  a broad , comprehensive  programs  of  internal  audit  in the  entire  COU  (Provincial  Secretariat  and Dioceses ) and  its  related  program  activities

•    3-5 years experience   in internal auditing
•    University graduate in Commerce /Accounting /Finance /MBA.
•    Professional qualifications in ACCA, CIA or CPA    will be an added advantage .

How to apply:

Applications  along  with  most  recent  CVs  with  three  references  , copies of relevant  academic  testimonials , recommendation  letter  from  Parish  Priest , and  a day time  contact  should  be submitted to:
The Provincial Secretary,
The Church of the Province of Uganda,
P. O. Box 14123,

Application Deadline: 25th Oct 2013