Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Radio Operator at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title: Radio Operator, UNDSS 2 Vacancies

Employer: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate VHF & HF radios, sat-phones and maintain daily radio and operations log book;
Manage an efficient emergency coordination center;
Conduct radio checks as requested by the UN security operations;
Act quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant authorities to contain and help solve critical incidents;
Coordinate and follow up with QRF for incident occurrences;
Obtain security clearance for trips to and from UN operational areas country-wide;
Record and track UN vehicles and staff movements during missions;
Periodically check and maintain an updated list of important contacts, agency contacts, SMT, OMT, Warden list and contacts etc;
Prepare and maintain updated UN information boards;
Maintain a detailed incident log book for the daily security reports;
Gather, compile and forward to the Security Officers and Data Assistant security information for regular reports;
Keep stock of radio room equipment;
Report all faults relating to the efficient functioning of the Radio room;
Receive and place incoming and outgoing telephone calls and faxes;
Keep a register of office phone utilization;
Prepare and conduct emergency telecommunications briefing for new staff;
Perform any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should have completed Secondary School Education in both “O” and “A” level.
The applicant should also possess two years experience in telex, facsimile and radio operations as well a certificate in Radio Communications.
Language: Fluency in English in both writing and speaking.

Personal Competencies:

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies:

In-depth understanding of the socio-economic and political context of Uganda with a strong understanding of the legal frameworks of the country;
Ability to facilitate and provide support to civil society in the area of governance, peace and development through consultative forums, workshops, mentoring and experience sharing.

Management and Leadership:
Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
Remains calm, in control and good humor even under pressure;
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
Good understanding of Result Based Management (RBM).

Policy Advice and Knowledge Management;

In-depth understanding of the socio-economic and political context of Uganda with a strong understanding of the legal frameworks of the country;
Ability to facilitate and provide support to civil society in the area of governance, peace and development through consultative forums, workshops, mentoring and experience sharing;
Ability to develop evidence-based policy advice;
Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture;
Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in relevant practice areas.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
Ability to lead and manage corporate strategic initiatives;
Excellent computer and information system skills.

How to Apply:

If you believe you are one of the ideal candidates for this opportunity in working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), then visit the web link below for full job details

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NB: UNDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified Women are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 1st Nov 2013

Service Technician Trainee at Future Options Uganda

Job Title: Service Technician Trainee

Employer: Future Options Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Duties and Responsibilities:

When stand by, keep in contact with the Operation Supervisor / Coordinator and stay in contact by means of telephone.
Upon arrival at the location of work and in collaboration with the assigned Crew Leader/Job Supervisor, report to the Customer Representative and to establish detail of the job to be performed.
At first opportunity and in collaboration with the Crew Leader/Job Supervisor, check all company service and sales items to be in satisfactory condition to fulfill the specific job requirements.
To attend on location pre-job HSE meeting if so required and wear Personnel Protective Equipment issued by Company during the job and when required by the customer.
To follow shift arrangements and meal breaks as instructed by the Crew Leader/Job Supervisor and to carry out the assigned duties as a social member of the team.
Report any operational problems which may occur before, during and after the job to the assigned Crew Leader/Job Supervisor as soon as possible.
Make recommendations for the safe execution of the job and report any non safe acts or near miss accidents/incidents.
Attend all monthly/Weekly QHSE meetings
On completion of the job; rig down the equipment, clean and prepare for back loading.
Report any shortcomings or status of non-conformance of equipment on the Company equipment fault report.
If assigned as Stabber in collaboration with the Crew Leader, inspect the stabbing board, safety line(s) and safety points.
Before commencing the job, discuss with the driller on signals and procedure to be used and repeat this each time the drilling crew changes.
To attend HSE training, equipment training and medical checks as required and arranged by Company.
Accept any reasonable base duties as required.
Responsible for QHSSE and EEP operations for his relevant functions.
Accountable to safe operation of Company and Customer (if any) Equipment in his area of operations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

All candidates should possess a diploma or degree in a technical line, or past experience in a similar operation i.e. rig operation or casing and tubing running activity.
All persons must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, to be able to read instructions and fill out job related paperwork and write reports. To be proven through a small test with reports, delivery tickets and a short, hand written report.
The applicant should be sound mentally and physically.
The applicant should be able to perform his/her duties in a variety of irregular working hours.
A physical examination prior to employment is required to verify fitness.
Comprehensive knowledge on Safety
Be physically good and can work in hard weather conditions
Work is performed in an onshore or offshore environment.
Communication skills, reading and writing (preferable English)
Applicants must have a minimum of two years experience within their field of expertise. i.e. rig operation or casing and tubing running activity and familiar of all TRS equipment.
The Technician also should be aware of all safety standards and the work instructions including manuals from all Weatherford equipments being used.

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates along with the names and contacts of three referees via Email to: placements@futureoptionsug.com.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 30th Oct 2013

Team Leader Jobs in Uganda at Rwenzori Bottling Company

Job Title: Team Leader

Employer: Rwenzori Bottling Company

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Duties and Responsibilities:

The job holder will be responsible for optimizing production performance and processes
Also responsible for administration
Manager human resources
Maintain safe, healthy and risk free working environment
Lead the application of the Manufacturing Way principles and practices in own area.
Work in teams
Report writing
Attainment of sales targets, product availability, customer service, product promotion and market development of a given sales territory

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

The applicant should possess a bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
2-3 years of relevant experience as a process operator OR process artisan OR packaging trainee who has completed their traineeship.
Excellent report writing skills
Computer literacy skills i.e. Word, PowerPoint and Excel an added advantage
Ability to work independently
Strong PC skills and good analytical skills
Good numeracy skills
Good interpersonal skills
Highly proactive, self initiative, highly motivated, results-oriented, ambitious and disciplined
High energy, balanced personality, innovative thinking and good orientation
Excellent communications skills i.e. both written and spoken

How to Apply:
All candidates that are suitably qualified should please send their CVs which should include details of a working e-mail address, present position, current remuneration, certificates / testimonials and address of three telephone contacts. Nevertheless, all applications should be hand Delivered to:
The Human Resource Business Partner – Technical,
Rwenzori Bottling Company Ltd,
P.O. Box 26543,
Namanve Industrial Area,

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Application Deadline: 1st Nov 2013

Human Resource Manager Jobs at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Employer: GOAL Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: 3.5 – 4 million shillings depending on experience

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Manager will offer leadership to the human resources department.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

The applicant should possess an internationally recognized degree in a relevant field with demonstrated knowledge of Uganda labour laws & Employment Act – 2006.
At least five years experience in senior HR management
Proven leadership skills
At least three years managing staff.
Experience in fast and large scale recruitment
Good people management skills
Proven recruitment and selection skills
Attention to detail
Confidentiality and discretion is a must
Excellent report writing skills
Excellent computer literacy skills i.e. Word processing, Outlook, Internet and spreadsheets to perform assigned tasks
Ability to lead, manage & implement complex processes to successful conclusion
Experience in senior management liaising on HR planning and reporting
Ability to write complex reports, policies and procedures

How to Apply:

All candidates that are suitably qualified should please send their applications with CVs, copies of academic qualifications and addressed of four referees (2 professional and personal) with their telephone contacts and salary history to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator,
GOAL Uganda,
P.O. Box 33140,
Lubbobo Close,
Muyenga, Uganda.

NB: Electronic applications with certificates attached will not be considered. Indicate position applied for in the subject.

E-mail: AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie

Application Deadline: 8th Nov 2013

National Director at PILA Consultants

Job Title: National Director

Employer: PILA Consultants

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Description:

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is a member of SOS Kinderdorf International, a worldwide, independent, non-governmental social development organization that has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949. We seek to recruit a visionary, strategic and dynamic individual as a National Director to provide strategic and operational leadership to SOS Children’s Village, Uganda in line with the organizational mandate and the set policies and guidelines.

See detailed Job Description and person specifications on SOS Children’s Village Uganda website: www.sos-childrensvillagesuganda.org or PILAwebsitewww.pilaconsultants.org

Minimum job specifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, Development Studies or a related Social science discipline,
A Master’s Degree in the same field will be an added advantage,
10 years’ experience in NGO or Similar sector supporting children and community work with at least 5 years at Senior Management level,
Experience in dealing with and relating with the Board of Trustees/ Directors of an organisation,
Fluency in English language,
Readiness to travel nationally and internationally

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address below. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of relevant job competencies, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.
The Director, PILA Consultants,
P.O. Box 9092,
Plot 648 Nanfumbambi Road,
Kikoni Makerere West.
Tel: +256-312 275 892,
Mob: +256-779-291617.

E-mail: pila2consultants@gmail.com.

Website: www.pilaconsultants.org

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline: 31st Oct 2013