Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Teaching Assistant Careers at Busitema University in Uganda

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Employer: Busitema University

Duty Station: Pallisa, Uganda

Application Deadline: 28th Sept 2014

Job Description:

About US:

Busitema University is a Public University established by Statutory Instrument No. 22, 2007 enacted by Parliament of Uganda on May 10, 2007. Busitema is a multi-campus and has a branch in Eastern Uganda, Pallisa.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Teaching Assistant should hold a Bachelor’s degree upper or first class in a relevant field from a recognized University.
He /s he should also be highly specialized in any of the following; Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Economics, Human Resource Management or General Management.

Age: 20-35

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three copies of your Applications duly signed, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, photo copies of transcripts, contact addresses and names of three referees in envelopes addressed to the University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O. Box 236 Tororo/ 226 Busia or send signed copies via email to: us@adm.busitema.ac.ug

10 Principal Engineers (Civil) at Public Service Commission in Uganda

Job Title:  Principal Engineer (Civil) – 10 posts

Job Ref. No.: HRM 59/272/01 (74)

Employer: Public Service Commission

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 28th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collecting and analyzing data on condition of national and district, urban and community access roads (ducar) to facilitate planning and monitoring programmes;
Carrying out the design, document and supervise the construction of bridges and drainage structures on ducar;
In charge of developing and disseminating guidelines in respect of development of ducar roads to local governments;
Developing and enforcing appropriate designs in construction and maintenance of bridges, national and ducar roads;
Initiating policy guidelines for decongesting Kampala city roads and other major urban areas;
Responsible for monitoring programs and routine ducar roads management activities;
Developing and coordinating work-plans for ducar roads development;
Build the capacity of technical staff engaged on the development of ducar roads;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering plus a minimum of a Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University /Institution;
He/She should be a registered Civil Engineer with the Uganda Engineers Registration Board (UERB);
A minimum of six or more  (6) years of relevant experience at least three (3) of which should have been served at the level of a Senior Engineer in Government or equivalent experience in road management from a reputable Organisation.

Age: Between 28 years and above

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala, Uganda. The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website, download here. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. "PSC Internal Advert. No. 2/2014” should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the application.

Logistics Manager Careers at PeopleBrand House in Uganda

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Employer: PeopleBrand House

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 19th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage budget preparation and review for all Logistics and fleet management related costs.
Responsible for overseeing the stock management process, and defining strategies to ensure sufficient stock levels at all times.
Safeguard warehouse operations and stock by establishing and monitoring security procedures.
Ensure that all stock orders by the Sales & Marketing department conform to market demand to ensure optimal vehicle utilization.
Supervise company vehicle fleet performance, maintenance and repairs.
Ensure the company is in compliance with regulations regarding transportation and distribution.
Manage and support the Logistics team performance & development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should preferably hold a good Bachelor’s Degree in Transport and Logistics Management / Supply Chain Management / Procurement / Commerce / Business Administration.
Five or more years’ experience in a Logistics and vehicle fleet management related position.
Strong knowledge of stock controlling will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are encouraged to email their updated CVs to: people@peoplebrand.co.ug or post to People Brand House, P. O. Box 74695, Kampala or hand deliver to our offices at BMK House, Hotel Africana, Wampewo Avenue, Kampala. All application should be addressed to the HR & Administration Officer.

Sales Representative Jobs in Uganda at Etihad Airways

Job Title: Sales Representative

Employer: Etihad Airways

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Application Deadline: 27th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Achieve the set revenue, yield and volume targets by zone
Complete, submit and agree weekly call plan of sales activity
Complete and execute individual account development plans for top 20% of agents
Ensure territory activity is within agreed cost of sale targets
All sales activity to be recorded in SFA data base
Sales calls to focus on top 20% of agents/corporate
Utilize MIDT for plan sales objectives
Targeted seat factor to be achieved as per budgets
Appropriate steps to be taken in consultation with sales manager and Pricing department to ensure competitive pricing
Independently work on day to day affairs of the station as per guidelines set by sales manager
Ensures station targets as well as individual targets of self and other sales executives achieved
Perform any other responsibilities entrusted by sales manager during his/her absence

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should hold a good degree or its equivalent.
Five or more years’ airline or travel industry experience with a minimum of 3 years in a sales role.
Good knowledge and tact in negotiation and Sales techniques
Good presentation skills
Skills in Account Development Planning
MIDT, Sales Force Automation systems
Skills in reservations and ticketing
Good written and oral English language skills
Ability to work under pressure and to short lead times.
The candidate must be a self starter with strong planning, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

All candidates who are interested in working with the aviation industry with Etihad Airways should Apply Online by clicking the web link below.

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Technician Job Vacancy in Uganda at Busitema University

Job Title: Technician (Computer Lab)

Employer: Busitema University

Duty Station: Pallisa, Uganda

Application Deadline: 19th Sept 2014

Job Description:

About US:
Busitema University is a Public University established by Statutory Instrument No. 22, 2007 enacted by Parliament of Uganda on May 10, 2007. Busitema is a multi-campus and has a branch in Eastern Uganda, Pallisa.

Job Summary: The incumbent will assist the Senior Technician in the management of day to day operations of the computer laboratory, maintenance of the equipment and provision of technical support to the lecturers and students during practical training sessions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should preferably hold a good Diploma or equivalent in the relevant area
Proficiency in standard desktop applications is required

Age: 20-35

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions at Busitema University. Please submit three copies of your Applications duly signed, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, photo copies of transcripts, contact addresses and names of three referees in envelopes addressed to the University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O. Box 236 Tororo/ 226 Busia or send signed copies via email to: us@adm.busitema.ac.ug

Jobs in Uganda at Public Service Commission - Assistant Records Officer

Job Title:  Assistant Records Officer – 6 posts

Ref. No.: HRM 252/257/01 Vol.III (119)

Employer: Public Service Commission

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 28th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:


Ensuring that an up to date inventory of existing files is in place.
Ensuring proper weeding of semi-current files and their transfer to the Records Centre
Assisting in setting up in house Records Centre
Ensuring proper creation of new files and closure of old ones.
Supporting in approving file titles and index headings for subject files
Ensuring that indexes are in place
Ensuring that registry procedures and standards are maintained.
Ensuring proper classification of mail.
Assisting in carrying out on job training for records staff.
Monitoring files census.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Assistant Records Officer should hold Diplomas in either Records/Archives Management or Library and Information Science or Information management or any other Diploma in the field of Records/Archives/Information Management from a recognized University/Institution.
The applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience at the level of Records Assistant in Government or equivalent level from a reputable organisation.

Age: Between 21 years and above

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala, Uganda. The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website, download here. Hand written applications are also acceptable.

Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. "PSC Internal Advert. No. 2/2014” should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the application.

NGO Careers at Heifer International - Country Project Manager

Job Title: Country Project Manager

Employer: Heifer International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 20th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Steer and execute all EADD country plans and budgets (e.g.:  work plans and strategic plans), and ensure proper maintenance and use of assets.
Actively facilitate the transformation of producer organizations (POs) into formal collective enterprises that stimulate rural dairy business hubs, into financially viable and sustainable business entities.
Identify and develop investment and financing options in dairy value chains with the view to increase net returns to actors.
Design and roll out appropriate support intervention to improve milk quality and value addition capacity, and provide ongoing support to POs with the goal of increasing production and business capacity.
Develop the capacity of input service providers and their linkages with POs.
Actively participate in designing of EADD staff training programs, as well as any inter-organizational training and learning events, in collaboration with Heifer Uganda country office, wherever appropriate.
Identify and establish linkages with banks and/or microfinance institutions ready to engage with POs and agro entrepreneurs and assist in developing proposals for funding;
Facilitate development of business planning guidelines and conduct strategic business planning sessions for member organizations.
Work closely with the Heifer Uganda Country Director, manage all stakeholder relationships.
Ensure quality service delivery in operations, including compliance with project goals and objectives.
Network and forge new working relationship with EADD and POs relevant external stakeholders, including, but not limited to, Government, Dairy board, processors, agro-vet providers etc. with the objective that they adopt, support and lead the Hub dairy development program.
Design catalytic activities within the value chain (e.g. the concept of quality based pricing).
Ensure timely generation and dissemination of relevant reports.
Provide overall technical guidance and forward progress on emerging programmatic issues.
Represent EADD in various stakeholder meetings, workshops, conferences and shared learning events, ensuring that EADD interests are taken care of at all levels.
Manage both department and individual staff performance, providing ongoing feedback and development, as well as identify opportunities for coaching, staff development and training.  Ensure timely completion of annual performance staff appraisal.
Work with partners and stakeholders in improving sharing of experiences across Uganda.
Actively participate in the design of a monitoring and evaluation framework.
Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should preferably hold a Master's Degree or equivalent in the fields of Agriculture Economics, Business Administration, Rural Development, Enterprise Development or other related field, plus five (5) years of related experience;
A minimum of ten or more  years' experience in a mix of economic growth/trade, value chain competitiveness, investment promotion, or agriculture development;
At least five (5) years' management-level work experience, leading a team of 10 or more employees, preferably with multi-partner projects.

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to Apply Online be visiting the Web link below.

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