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Nafasi za kazi uganda

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    Title Country Learning Ad visor Role The successful candidate will have responsibility for providing appropriate and essential technical support in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all Learning activities in the country Category Community and Social Services - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Plan Uganda , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Description

    Plan is an international, child centred development organisation with no religious or political affiliations. The organization strives to achieve testing improvements in the quality of life of children through processes that unite people across cultures and add meaning and value to their lives. We are seeking to fill a vacant position of Country Learning Advisor (Ref CLA)

    The successful candidate will have responsibility for providing appropriate and essential technical support in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all Learning activities in the country. Reporting to the in the
    Programme Support Manager she/he will be based in Kampala but will be required to travel extensively to the field with at least 60% of the time outside Kampala. She/He will be expected to work closely with team of
    Technical Advisors and have ability to interact and communicate effectively at alt levels.

    Person Specifications and skills:
    • A Masters degree (preferred) in; Education or other relevant field closely related to education
    • Experience in innovative curriculum delivery approaches and /or basic education strategic planning
    • Demonstrated skills and experience in promoting child centered friendly school environment
    • Solid understanding of best practices in non-formal education and ECCD
    • A strong awareness of current issues in the field of development, and in particular EFA and UPE.
    • Demonstrated skills in the use of participatory approaches and rights-based programming.
    • At least five years professional experience in project /programme management in the development field.
    • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated skills in networking with other development partners in the field.
    • Experience and skills in resource mobilisation at local and international levels will be an added advantage.
    • Well developed team building, strategic planning, interpersonal communication and analytical skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication with ability to use in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint.
    Additional Competencies:
    In addition to the qualifications and experience for the above post, the following qualities will be considered:
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Good negotiation, conflict resolution and advocacy skills.
    • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
    • Strong empathy for and ability to work with children and youth

    In case you have potential for the above position, please submit a handwritten letter of application, indicating Ref. No. together with a CV. Contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than 17th November, 2008.

    Applicants should include a statement outlining their motivation to work with a child centred development organisation and why they consider themselves to be suitable for the position.

    HRD Manager, Plan Uganda, P.O. Box 12075, KAMPALA.

    Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Title GENERAL MANAGER Role The person will be responsible for the General Management of the company and will be reporting to the Managing Director. Actively being involved and assisting the Board of Directors to develop strategies for the company to successfully meet its goals. Category Office and Administrative Support - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Clearstream (U) Ltd , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time
    Title SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER Role is to plan and implement sales and marketing activities in order to meet company targets, for retention and growth and to contribute as a board member to the executive management of the Company. Category Sales and Related - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Clearstream (U) Ltd , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Title TECHNICAL MANAGER Role The person will be responsible for all Technical related aspects of the company and will be reporting to the General Manager but will be working closely with Finance Manager and Managing Director Category Architecture and Engineering - Telecommunications Engineering
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Clearstream (U) Ltd , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Company Overview
    Clearstream (U) Ltd is a telecommunications company totally focused on developing and launching next generation data and voice telecommunications services for various target markets and customer segments within Uganda.
    The company has been recently licensed by UCC (Uganda Communications Ltd) to provide Infrastructure, Broadband and Telephony services nationwide.
    Clearstream specializes in establishing national telecom networks utilizing fixed and mobile wireless access technologies such as WIMAX.
    Uganda Operations are a pure startup so ideal candidates will have the opportunity to be part of the growth from inception.




    GENERAL MANAGER (Location: Kampala, Uganda
    The person will be responsible for the General Management of the company and will be reporting to the Managing Director. Actively being involved and assisting the Board of Directors to develop strategies for the company to successfully meet its goals.

    Candidate profile
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in the Telecom and ISP Industry especially within the WIMAX field.
    • Excellent awareness of emerging communications technologies such as WIMAX
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in business management, planning and financial oversight.
    • Experience in personnel management, including hiring supervision, evaluation and benefits administration.
    • In-depth knowledge of the local Telecom market
    • Extensive contacts both within the industry and across other Corporate companies (Large and SMEs)
    • A Graduate and or equivalent strong educational background
    • Experience of working with company Directors and committees

    Interested parties need to send a detailed cover letter including a full CV by email to M/s Taisiya Sarbeva tsarbeva@cstream.net to obtain more details and for further consideration. Detailed job descriptions are available on our website You will be redirected...
    Title Programme Director Role provide leadership in the design and implementation of a complex multi-input area development programme. Category Community and Social Services - Other
    Location Central
    Company AGA KHAN FOUNDATION , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Description

    AGA KHAN FOUNDATION (EAST AFRICA)
    Coastal Rural Support Programme (Tanzania)

    The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to problems that impede social development. The Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) is seeking qualified senior-level candidates to fill the position of Programme Director for the new Coastal Rural Support Programme being launched in Mtwara and Lindi Regions of southern Tanzania.

    The Programme Director is a vision-driven person, experienced in management and programme development, able to provide leadership in the design and implementation of a complex multi-input area development programme. S/he shall have a strong professional commitment to his/her work and the philosophy of the Aga Khan Foundation. The Programme Director is responsible for the overall running of the project on a day-to-day basis, strategically, programmatically and administratively. The position is based in Mtwara town.

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • A Master's degree in a field pertinent to rural development;
    • 10-15 years experience in the rural development sector in East Africa including 7-10 years experience in leadership positions, preferably Tanzania;
    • Proven experience in agricultural and enterprise development and an understanding of market-based approaches to development;
    • Experience with multi-sector programming and knowledge of key education and health issues in Tanzania.
    • A history of successful management experience, supervising a range of technical, administrative staff and offices management;
    • Familiarity with grant management, including experience in preparation and monitoring of budgets.
    • Knowledge of the government system and the legal, fiscal and policy context in Tanzania, including proven familiarity with sector strategies and policy documents relevant to rural development;
    • Proven skills in project development, proposal writing, implementation and monitoring;
    • Demonstrated initiative and attention to detail;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; fluency in Kiswahili is a distinct advantage;
    • Excellent computer skills and high familiarity with Microsoft software; and
    • Able to function effectively within and outside the office in a cross-cultural, inter-disciplinary environment, including the ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines with a positive and constructive attitude under minimal supervision.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of three referees (at least two of which must be professional) before the close of business on Monday, 1 December, to the Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa), by e-mail to akf.east-africa@akdn.org or by mail to Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa), P.O. Box 40898,00100, Nairobi, Kenya. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Title Functional Adult Literacy Coordinator. Role Coordinating all activities in the Functional Adult literacy intervention in Abim, Kaabong and Kotido districts. Category Social Science - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Karamoja Integrated Rural Education Project , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time
    Karamoja Integrated Rural Education Project

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    BACKGROUND

    The Karamoja Integrated Rural Education Project (KITENEP) is a development project being implemented by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency [ADRA Uganda] in the Districts of Abim, Kaabong and Kotido. The project goal is to enhance the capacity of Karimojong Communities and the Civil Society structures to address issues, challenges and problems related to their personal empowerment and community development. One of the ways this is being achieved is through Functional Adult Literacy (FAL), which is a big component in the project. ADRA Uganda seeks to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Karimojong man or woman for a challenging position of a Functional Adult Literacy [FALJ Coordinator.

    Key result areas

    * Coordinating all activities in the Functional Adult literacy intervention in Abim, Kaabong and Kotido districts.
    * Mobilising and sensitising the target communities and beneficiaries about the FAL programme.
    * Enhancing collaboration and networking with government institutions, community leaders, NGOs and other civil society groups in the implementation of FAL.

    * Planning, coordinating and supervising the activities of project staff (district supervisors), FAL committees and FAL instructors.

    * Providing technical support and guidance to the FAL district supervisors in the three districts of Abim, Kaabong and Kotido
    * Preparing and submitting quarterly, monthly and weekly work plans, plus financial and narrative reports to the immediate supervisor.



    Required qualifications

    * Should possess a Bachelors degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas; Adult and community Education, SWASA, Education and/or Development studies.
    * Have experience in management and implementation of FAL programs or related community capacity building programs.
    * Have good reporting and writing skills
    * Work experience of at least 3 years in Karamoja region.
    * Must be a God fearing person, with strong interpersonal skills and a good team builder.
    * Must be a native of North Karamoja fluent in Ng'akarimojong and Lebthur languages.
    * Must be ready to reside at Kotido and to spend 75% of the time out in the field working with rural communities in Kotido, Kaabong and Abim districts.



    Mode of application

    Applications should be submitted to The Human Resource Director, ADRA Uganda, Kireka Hill, P.O.Box 9946 KAMPALA.

    Alternatively Applications addressed to the Human Resource Director of ADRA Uganda can be

    dropped at the Project Office located in Kotido Town Council, Kotido district

    In both cases applications should reach ADRA Uganda by 1:00 PM of Friday 21st November 2008.

    Kindly note that only short listed applicants will be notified and canvassing will automatically disqualify any candidate

    Title Administrative Assistant Role Administrative support to NuPITA staff. Category Social Science - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    NEW PARTNERS INITIATIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

    Administration Assistant

    Background to the Projects:

    The New Partners Initiative Technical Assistance Project (NuPITA) aims to increase the quality of program implementation and strengthen the institutional capacity of New Partners Initiative [NPI] partners. NuPITA is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USA1D] and is implemented by John Snow, Inc. [JSI) The success of NPI partners will be measured not only on their achievement of the required PEPFAR indicators, but also on their ability to work effectively under DSC expectation, rules and regulations and secure an institutional presence that will sustain their involvement in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic after graduation from the NPI program.

    Key Responsibilities - Administrative Assistant

    Assist the management, technical, operational and financial staff as required with all administrative needs including handling the office front desk. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with NuPITA staff to provide all necessary assistance in line with the duties mentioned below:

    * Administrative support to NuPITA staff.
    * Receive visitors to the office and respond to telephone enquiries in a courteous and helpful manner.
    * Organizing staff meeting agendas, coordinating staff meetings, and following up on action items identified in staff meetings.
    * Assisting in preparing presentations and reports by using MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint including printing, binding and assembly of files.
    * Maintaining the office electronic and paper filing system.
    * Dispatching mail, deliveries and other local travel for procurement
    * Making travel arrangements; organizing meetings, workshops and retreats. Providing administrative support in preparation for and during such events.
    * Monitoring stationery stock levels, maintain consumables for printers and other office equipment
    * Maintaining stocks of standard forms for procurement, travel, staff and reporting to USC or JSI
    * Updating contact lists for quick reference relating to travel in Uganda and near the grantee locations.
    * Any other duties that may be assigned.



    Qualifications

    * Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Administration, Accounting, or a related field. And/or a Diploma in a related field.
    * Five years relevant work experience.
    * Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    * Very well organized.
    * Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.
    * A proven ability to work as part of a team while self-managing own time. Ability to take initiative and also carefully follow instructions.

    Qualified candidates are invited to send their CV's to the email address below not later than Friday

    November 21, 2008.
    Title Administrative Assistant Role Administrative support to NuPITA staff. Category Social Science - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company NEW PARTNERS INITIATIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Title Accountant Role Assist the financial staff as required with all accounting needs. The Accountant will work closely with the NuPITA Finance and Administration Manager and other NuPITA staff to provide all necessary assistant in line with the duties mentioned below: Category Finance and Banking and Insurance - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company NEW PARTNERS INITIATIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    NEW PARTNERS INITIATIVE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

    Accountant

    Background to the Projects:

    The New Partners Initiative Technical Assistance Project (NuPITA] aims to increase the quality of program implementation and strengthen the institutional capacity of New Partners Initiative [NPQ partners. NuPITA is funded by the-United States Agency for Internationa! Development (USAID) and is implemented by John Snow inc. (JSI) The success of NPi partners will be measured not only on their achievement of the required PEPFA indicators, but also on their ability to work effectively under DSC expectation, rules and regulations and secure an institutional presence that will sustain their involvement in the response to the H1WAIDS epidemic after graduation from the NPI program.

    Key Responsibilities - Accountant

    o Assist the financial staff as required with all accounting needs. The Accountant will work closely with the NuPITA Finance and Administration Manager and other NuPITA staff to provide all necessary assistant in line with the duties mentioned below:
    o Maintaining the office petty cash, including disbursement, replenishment and petty cash journal.
    o Completing procurement processes and preparing purchase orders for approved purchase requisitions
    o Provide pre-procurement service to identify specifications and potential suppliers of services and goods.
    o Making payment requests for approval by the Finance Manager.
    o Processing staff advance requests and ensuring that funds are available to staff before travel.
    o Following-up on staff travel advance accountabilities.
    o Compiling VAT returns and processing VAT claims
    o Any other duties that may be assigned.



    Qualifications

    * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or a related field. And/or a Diploma in a related field.
    * Seven years relevant work experience.
    * Demonstrated skills in Quickbooks Accounting software.
    * Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    * Very well organized.
    * Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.
    * A proven ability to work as part of a team while self-managing own time. Ability to take initiative and all
    * carefully follow instructions.

    Qualified candidates are invited to send their CV's to the email address below not later than Friday
    Title Electrical Supervisor Role Responsible for all electrical service from in-coming substation throughout the facility including switchgear, facility lighting as well as emergency response to both local and plant-wide outages. Category Architecture and Engineering - Electrical Engineering
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Ltd , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Certification (Diploma) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Ltd, Kampala took over the activities of the former Dairy Corporation Ltd and it is jointly promoted by the Sameer Group of Kenya and R.K. Jaipuria Croup of India. As a business, it has become established as the leading Dairy processing company in Uganda. It is seeking to fill the position of Electrical Supervisor.

    Position: Electrical Supervisor (4) Duty station: Kampala

    Job Purpose: To carry out planned and corrective maintenance on electrical/electronic systems, PLC, VCB,ACB,ATS,VSD, factory instrumentation, pneumatic systems, power generation and distribution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    * Responsible for all electrical service from in-coming substation throughout the facility including switchgear, facility lighting as well as emergency response to both local and plant-wide outages.
    * Directing maintenance electricians in all facility and machinery installation.
    * Participating in the planning, designing, scheduling and supervision of electrical projects and repairs.
    * Ensuring routine maintenance, repairs and servicing to production equipment and buildings is carried out in a timely manner.
    * Ensuring preventative maintenance records are maintained.
    * Providing on the job training to the staff within the department
    * Any other duties assigned to you from time to time by the Manager.



    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirement: Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering/Electronics/Power Option from a recognized Institution

    Experience: Minimum of seven (7) years working experience in a manufacturing plant.

    Abilities and skills

    * Be able to work as an individual and as part of a team
    * Be able to delegate tasks effectively
    * Have a leadership mentality
    * High level of flexibility
    * Able to complete tasks in a rapid but safe manner.



    How to apply

    • Application letter with curriculum vitae and academic papers. Apply by e-mail to:

    Personnel Manager dairy@creambell.co.ug
    Title National Programme Officer Role To be responsible for analysis, monitoring, and reporting on HIV/AIDS and health sector development in Uganda Category Healthcare - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company SVERIGES AMBASSAD , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Fri, 14 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    SVERIGES AMBASSAD



    NATIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER - HEALTH AND HIV/AIDS

    The overall goal of Sweden's development co-operation with Uganda is to contribute to making it possible for poor people to improve their living conditions. Support to the health sector includes a strong emphasis on sexual and reproductive health and rights, health systems strengthening and HIV/AIOS prevention.

    The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a vacancy as a National Programme Officer (NPO) for health including HIV/AIDS. The Embassy currently employs nine professionals working with development co-operation of which four are national programme officers from Uganda.




    Duties:

    The NPO will be working closely with the First Secretary for health and HIV/AIDS, under the management of the Country Director. The duties include:

    * To be responsible for analysis, monitoring, and reporting on HIV/AIDS and health sector development in Uganda
    * Assist in the Embassy's policy dialogue with various stakeholders in Uganda in the area of Health and HIV/AIDS
    * Participate in and represent the Embassy in relevant sector technical working groups and co-ordination meetings with the Ministry of Health, development partners and relevant government and civil society institutions.
    * Manage and assist in managing Sida-financed or co-financed projects and programmes in the area of Health and HiV/AIDS
    * Follow-up of the HIV/AiDS mainstreaming work and the development of a HIV/AIDS work policy at the Embassy



    Required qualifications:

    * University degree at masters level in public health, social sciences, public administration, international relations and/or development
    * Minimum of five years of relevant, qualified and documented working experience of which at least three years should be within the fields of health and/or HIV/AIDS working with civil society, Government and/or international organizations
    * Documented good knowledge and experience of project planning, administration and management
    * Ability to cooperate, coordinate and negotiate as well as be able to work independently
    * Good analytical ability and experience in preparing and presenting analytical reports
    * Previous professional experience from development co-operation

    Desired qualifications:

    * Excellent written and spoken English
    * Other language skills (more than one local language)
    * Knowledge of the new aid architecture (Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness)
    * Knowledge and experience of reform work, capacity development and anti-corruption work



    Date of entry on duty: 1 January 2009


    Salary in accordance with the salary scale applicable for locally employed staff within the Swedish Foreign Service.


    For further information please send an email marked "NPO Health and HIV/Aids" with your questions to:

    ambassaden.kampala@foreign.ministry.se


    Applications, including a CV with date of birth, qualifications, a summary of professional experience and references should be submitted to the Embassy at the latest on Friday 21 November 2008.


    Embassy of Sweden, PO Box 22669, Lumumba Road 24, Nakasero, Kampala. Email address: ambassaden.kampala@foreign.ministry.se
    Title INFORMATION NETWORK DIRECTOR Role Ensure accuracy and efficiency in the collection, promotion and dis¬semination of information including management and mainte¬nance of databases Category Information Technology - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company African Institute for Capacity Development , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Tue, 11 Nov 2008) Experience 5 to 7 Years Educational Qualification Doctorate Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Management (Manager/Director of Staff) Job Type Temporary/Contract/Project Job Status Full Time
    Title SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR Role Maintenance and administration of Windows and Linux servers Category Information Technology - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company African Institute for Capacity Development , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Tue, 11 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Temporary/Contract/Project Job Status Full Time


    African Institute for Capacity Development [AICD]
    P.O. BOX 46179 00100, GPO, NAIROBI, Kenya Tel: 254-67-52221/2 or 52059 Fax: 254-67-52360 Website:AICAD - African Institute for Capacity Development, Email: aicad@aicad.or.ke

    African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity develop¬ment. The Institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Japan through JICA. The Head Office of AICAD is in Nairobi, Kenya. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda to fill the following positions immediately:

    1. INFORMATION NETWORK AND DOCUMENTATION (IN and D) DIRECTOR (1 POST)
    Key duties and responsibilities include:
    Answerable to the Deputy Executive Director, the IN and D Director will be responsible for developing appropriate pro¬gramme policies and procedures for the division; ensure accuracy and efficiency in the collection, promotion and dis¬semination of information including management and mainte¬nance of databases, publications, management and mainte¬nance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) sys¬tems; prepare Division activity plans and budgets and ensure actual performance against the budget; oversee the publish¬ing of Institute materials; supervise the website design, imple¬mentation and updates; represent the Division in different fora of the Institute and beyond; initiate and establish information exchange linkages; oversee the maintenance of Library records creation, maintenance and updating; superviion of hardware and software selection, acquisition and installation; administration and management of division per¬sonnel and facilities; attend Institute Meetings and participate in various taskforces/committees; secretary of Editorial Board for Institute Publications; conduct performance appraisals for assigned staff; perform any other duties assigned by the Deputy Executive Director.

    Qualifications:
    Should have a Doctorate either in Information Science or Computer Science and at least five years of teaching/research or administrative experience at a University, Research institution, government, private or inter¬national organization. Those with Masters Degree in the specified fields with at least ten years of teaching/research or administrative experience will also be considered. In addition to the above qualifications the candidate must have at least five years of experience in the field of Information, Networking and/or Documentation.

    Note:
    Each appointment is for 5-year renewable contract except for the Driver which is for a 3-year renewable contract. The duty station for the IN and D Director and System Administrator is at the Head Office Nairobi, Kenya and that of the Driver is Kampala, Uganda.
    All applications should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director
    African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)
    P.O. BOX 46179
    GPO 00100 Nairobi • Kenya
    So as to reach his office NOT later than Friday 21st November 2008. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    [AICAD is an equal opportunity employer]
    Title Head of Human Capital - Africa Central Region Role • Reviewing and adapting the Human Capital Strategy, in conjunction with the key stakeholders, to deliver commercial success. Category Finance and Banking and Insurance - Other
    Location Central - Kampala
    Company PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Tue, 11 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    Exciting Opportunity. Great Challenge,
    Head of Human Capital - Africa Central Region
    PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS
    We provide industry-focused advisory, tax and assurance services to public sector entities and private companies, building public trust and enhancing value for clients and their stakeholders. With 57 permanent offices employing more than 6,500 professional staff located in 29 countries, PricewaterhouseCoopers has the largest foot-print of all professional services firms on the African continent. In addition, local ownership of all are Africa firms assures commitment to the development of our people and economy.

    We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and mature Human Capital professional to fill the position of Head of Human Capital in the PricewaterhouseCoopers Africa Central region which incorporates Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Mauritius. Our practices in this region currently employ more than 2,100 staff and are growing rapidly. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the successful candidate will have overall responsibility for Human Capital operations in the region.

    Main responsibilities will include:
    • Reviewing and adapting the Human Capital Strategy, in conjunction with the key stakeholders, to deliver commercial success.
    • Implementing that strategy through the actions of self and others.
    • Assisting in providing Human Capital Strategic positioning towards the recruitment, retention and development of staff across the region.
    • Promoting Human Capital policies and processes which are in line with best practice, meet the business needs and adhere to the increasing regulations which the business faces.
    • Managing and ensuring integration of the activities of the Human Capital Specialists.
    • Developing the senior individuals with Human Capital roles, ensuring their capacity to consult on Human Capital matters.

    Minimum Qualification, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
    • A graduate with a recognised Human Capital qualification or business equivalent.
    • At least 10 years experience in the field of Human Capital Management.
    • Ability to operate in a fluid and challenging environment
    • Strong knowledge across the broad range of Human Capital specialisms.
    • A proven track record of discussing Human Capital strategies at board level, gaining buy-in and creating momentum.
    • Ability to operate at strategic as well as operational level.
    • Ability to anticipate and manage change.
    • Strong desire and ability to develop others.

    We are particularly interested in candidates with an existing connection to any of the countries in our region, but will consider all applications. This exciting and challenging position will provide a great opportunity for candidates seeking to work in a highly professional environment.

    Applicants should submit their applications by email including detailed curriculum vitae and contact details of three professional referees to
    sarah.muyonga@ke.pwc.com or apply online at Welcome to Careers by 30 November 2008.
    Title Project Officer Construction Role Main purpose of the position is to ensure efficient implementation of the NRC construction projects in Kitgum and/or Pader, resulting in timely delivery and quality construction. Category Community and Social Services - Other
    Location Northern - Kitgum
    Northern - Pader
    Company Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) , Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Tue, 11 Nov 2008) Experience 2 to 5 Years Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) Skills Communication: Speaking effectively
    Salary - - Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience) Job Type Permanent
    Job Status Full Time

    NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL


    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL (NRC)

    Background
    The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organization. Our task is to improve international protection of refugees and internally displaced persons, and to offer humanitarian assistance regardless of race, nationality or political views. Our efforts are founded on the principle that all human beings are entitled to a life in peace, liberty, safety and equality, as this is expressed in the Universal Declaration on Human rights.

    NRC has worked in northern Uganda since 1997 with several projects including general food distribution, training of primary school teachers, school construction, agro forestry, kindergartens, and information, counseling and legal assistance to IDPs on return.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council therefore seeks to recruit qualified Ugandans to increase its personnel capacity in implementing the shelter programme in Pader and Kitgum.

    Position Title: Project Officer Construction
    Duty locale: Kitgum/Pader
    Reports to: Project Coordinator – Shelter

    JOB SUMMARY
    Main purpose of the position is to ensure efficient implementation of the NRC construction projects in Kitgum and/or Pader, resulting in timely delivery and quality construction. The project officer will prepare and help carry out tenders for construction work, do subsequent contract management and supervise project assistants and field supervisors employed by the project. The project officer will also work closely with the community mobilisation officer, and will assist the Project Coordinator in overall planning and design of projects.

    Specific duties and Responsibilities
    • Take part in the planning, scheduling, monitoring and assessment, and evaluation of the project
    • Participate in the design of any new projects in Kitgum.
    • Data collection for use in beneficiary selection and design of new construction
    • Participate in coordination with district local government and other agencies
    • Coordinate construction activities with Parish Development
    • Committees or other local groups (e.g. school management committees) and contractors.
    • Assist in prequalifying contractors, take part and advise in the tender awards
    • Preparation of bid documents including construction drawings, bills of quantities and conditions of contracts.
    • Produce a detailed construction activity plan for what type of structure/ building will be built indicating the location, cost and time of construction.
    • Supervise any procurement undertaken in connection with the construction.
    • Review contract claims, analyze and recommend variation orders, evaluate and facilitate arbitration.
    • Inspect on weekly basis construction activities at each site, review the performance of contractors based on such site visits and meetings.
    • Provide leadership in the general supervision of construction progress of the schools and control of quality of materials and workmanship
    • Measure completed works, prepare payment certificates, and prepare final certificates of completion.
    • Prepare documentation for final handover and close of projects.
    • Produce weekly progress report on the construction activities.
    • Line manage field supervisors and possible volunteers
    • Any other assignment as may be required by the PC or PM

    Key Job Requirements/Experience Required
    • Degree or diploma in Engineering and/or directly related field.
    • Two years experience in construction projects.
    • Strong knowledge and experience of working with contractors and tendering of construction projects (including preparation of tender documents, bills of quantities and technical drawings).
    • Strong knowledge and experience in construction contract management
    • Knowledge of WATSAN engineering and Hygiene training is an asset
    • Report writing skills
    • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and technical drawings software {preferably AutoCAD). Skills in project management soft¬ware and/or GIS/GPS are desirable.
    • Leadership and supervisory skills and ability to foster team spirit. .
    • Strong organizational skills and able to coordinate and manage a diverse array of responsibilities
    • Willingness to travel to other field sites when needed.
    • Facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills.
    • Fluent in both English and Luo
    • Previous work experience in refugee/IDP settings and complex emergencies is an asset.

    Additional Qualities a Successful Candidate Should Possess
    • Willingness to live in difficult conditions (erratic supply of water and electricity}
    • Ability to handle pressure well.
    • Ability to improvise and take initiative. Flexibility.
    • Willingness to commit to NRC code of conduct and international laws/codes/conventions related to the rights of children and the overall protection of children.
    • Committed to implementing programs that involve children and youths at all levels of implementation.
    • Interested candidates should be willing to work either in Kitgum or in Pader.

    All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to apply and include an updated Curriculum Vita with photocopies of the most important certificates/testimonials including, day-time telephone number/ e-mail address and contact details of three work-related referees to: The Administration/Human Resources Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council, P.O. Box 780 Gulu

    Or hand delivered to our office in Gulu or Kitgum. Or email to: applications@nrc.or.ug with the subject line APPLICATION for Applications should reach NRC latest by 21st November, 2008 5:00 pm. Commencement: January, 2009. Only short listed applicants shall be contacted. NRC is an equal opportunity employer, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
     
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    Yo Yo JF-Expert Member

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    Thanks Shy,tutaamia Uganda na mabinti wale wa kinyankole kazi bila stress......!
     
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