Thursday, 24 July 2014

Quality Assurance Coordinator Career Opportunity at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Job Title: Quality Assurance Coordinator

Job Ref: QA: 2/1107/2014

Employer: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 8th Aug 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Design, present for approval and implement the National Quality Assurance Strategy for Tourism in Uganda.
Identify tourism stakeholders that have no standards and to propose standards, or to assist in the development of standards for products and services produced by tourism and hospitality providers.
Offer direction in all aspects of quality assurance activities related to inspection, registration, monitoring, classification, licensing, sensitization, among other functions.
Manage, supervise, coordinate and evaluate plans and activities of Quality Assurance Officers.
Offer leadership of the Quality Assurance Department in creating and implementing activities that ensure that registered accommodation and other tourism ancillary services comply with regulatory requirements.
Assist in assessing whether stakeholders meet quality procedures, standards and/or specifications and to help in ensuring that these are met.
Ensure that service levels across the industry are adequately inspected and monitored.
Oversee the formal inspection process of accommodation and ancillary services to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Supervise the establishment and maintenance of appropriate files and records, accurately and transparently.
Actively facilitate the creation of reports, forms and graphs for the Quality Assurance department.
Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, Marketing, Business Development or any relevant field.
Additional experience and qualifications in quality assurance will be an added advantage
Exceptional Organizational and Planning skills;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Good problem solving skills
Superior networking and influencing skills.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested mature applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with curriculum vitae and include names and contacts of 3 credible referees, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications. Applicants should ensure that their contacts (Phone and Email) are indicated in the cover Letter and CV.

All applications addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board,
P.O. Box, 7211
Kampala, Uganda.

Nursing Officer Careers at MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS

Job Title: Nursing Officer

Employer: MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Application Deadline: 1st Aug 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide study information to participants and obtain informed consent
Completion and maintenance of screening and enrolment logs.
Participate in data collection through administration of study questionnaires.
Conduct medical procedures related to the clinical trial.
Report adverse events to study physicians.
Review and update clinic supplies and make requisitions appropriately.
Track participants by phone or through field workers to ensure attendance of study visits.
Offer appropriate health education and counselling to patients and their attendants.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

The candidate should possess a Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery or comprehensive nursing.
Additional training in public health, research methods, ICH/GCP is desirable but not essential
Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council.
At least three (3) years working experience in a clinical setting.
Experience in working in a research setting is an added advantage
Certificate in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing and ICP/GCP training is added advantage.
Fluency in English and Luganda.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of three (3) referees should either be addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS,
Uganda Virus Research Institute,
P. O Box 49
Entebbe, Uganda

Or send by email: recruitment@mrcuganda.org

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

Program Manager at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) in Uganda

Job Title:  Program Manager

Employer: Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 1st Aug 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Oversee all program activities
Manage academic programs for the project
Organize meetings, take minutes, keep accurate and detailed records of program activities
Write reports for program activities
Actively coordinate graduate student activities
Establish and maintain linkages with stake holders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Humanities, Law, Development Studies, Medicine or Nursing from a recognized University.
Possess a Master’s degree in Managerial /Business Administration or Project Planning and Management.
Five or more years’ experience in administration/ management of an education project or program.
Past exposure and experience in biomedical and social science research and/or research ethics is an added advantage
Possess the ability to work for long hours with minimal supervision
Ability to plan and execute program activities
Advanced computer skills is a must

Age: Less than 45 years

How to Apply:

All candidates should send applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts to: IHRET Program Director,
Makerere University College of Health Sciences,
School of Biomedical Sciences,
Office of the Chair Department of Anatomy,
P.O Box 7072,
Kampala, Uganda

Only short listed applicants will be contacted

NGO Careers - Administrative Assistant, Human Resources at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Uganda

Job Title: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources

Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Organize meetings and conferences, including coordination with external parties and organization on venues, food, transport, etc.
Ensure that appropriate arrangements for visitors are made, including pickups, hotel and air bookings, and other travel arrangements
Generate letters and communications to support office administration
Assist in organizing and coordinate trainings, mentorships and other external activities, working with a variety of partners
Technically support procurement and monitor stock of office supplies, kitchen supplies and programmatic materials
Maintain a list of service providers and contacts, developing and adhering to agreed rates
Ensure operation of all office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirement
Responsible for maintaining an office equipment inventory
Monitor and help maintain the general appearance of the office
Ensure the proper filing of documents (hard and soft copies)
Perform data entry and data management
Answer general phone inquiries in a professional and courteous manner and direct phone inquiries to the appropriate staff member
Quickly reply to general information requests with the accurate information
Perform other tasks as necessary

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should hold a BA in Management or other related field
Past exposure and experience in supporting/assisting office administration
Detail-oriented with good organization skills
Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently
Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Computer literacy skills (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
Strong work ethic and flexibility
CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.

How to Apply:

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Systems Administrator Jobs in Uganda at Kabale University

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Employer: Kabale University (KAB)

Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda

Application Deadline: 4th Aug 2014

Job Description:

KAB:

Inaugurated in 2002 and licensed by the National Council for Higher Education in March 2005, Kabale University (KAB) has enjoyed steady growth and progress. KAB Main Campus is located on Kikungiri Hill, one Kilometre off Kabale-Kigali Highway in Kabale Municipality. Mandated to bridge a highly felt gap in South Western Uganda and the surrounding areas of the Great Lakes Region, KAB offers a serene reflective environment which is enhanced by the cool all-year-round energizing climate. The general uniqueness and added value of Kabale University is in its identity of a secular, community founded and supported University. The University offers an opportunity for men and women who wish to realize their full potential in pursuit of academic and administrative careers.

Job Summary: The incumbent will primarily administer ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system that involves a number of operational components namely: Sage Pastel Evolution (accounts), People Manager (Human resource), ARIMS (Students’ Academic Records), and KOHA(library).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Systems Administrator should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Computing, Information Systems from a recognized institution.
At least three years’ experience in System Administration work
Good working knowledge in elementary accounting with Sage Pastel evolution.
Possession of a Master’s degree in Information systems, Business Computing is an added advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send their applications, with copies of detailed typed Curriculum Vitae, giving full details of applicants’ education and qualifications, work experience, present salary, postal and telephone contacts, names and telephone contacts of three referees, and copies of transcripts and certificates, should be sent to:
The University Secretary
Kabale University
Kikungiri Campus
P.O Box 317
Kabale, Uganda.

Executive Economist Jobs in Uganda at Grant Thornton

Job Title: Executive Economist

Employer: Grant Thornton

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Carry out economic and financial appraisals for clients wanting to invest in different sectors of the economy
Devise methods and procedures for obtaining financial, taxation and quantitative data from the country, region and the world
Intuitively understand various sampling techniques that may be used to conduct different types of surveys;
Create various econometric modelling techniques for use in developing forecasts;
Stay updated with past, present and future economic, financial, environmental related issues and trends and provide able guidance to clients
Write various technical and non-technical reports on economic trends and forecasts and participate in public conferences, press and other media
Deliver numerous oral and visual presentations
Prepare regular publications on changes in key macroeconomic factors which will impact the clients in various sectors of economy.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold an honour’s Degree in either Quantitative Economics, Economics or  Financial Economics from a recognised University
At least three years of relevant experience.
Possess excellent economic and financial modelling skills
Excellent report writing skills
Good research skills
Possess the ability to interpret the financial statements of companies
Excellent numerical and analytical skills
Willingness to work under supervision and learn new -i skills quickly
Highly results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines
Computer literacy skills i.e. working knowledge of various Microsoft packages
Keen adherence to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Ability to work well within a team
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Possess a strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their detailed CVs with referees (testimonials will be required at the time of personal interview if selected) by to: recruitment@ug.gt.com

NB: For Inquiries, You can visit our office, Grant Thornton, Plot 5, Katego Road, Off. Kira Road, Opp. British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda, Phone: 0414 535145 (0312 266850 Fax: 0414 533771

IT Associate Careers at Grant Thornton in Uganda

Job Title: IT Associate

Employer: Grant Thornton

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Intuitively abide by instructions from senior team members and perform routine computer maintenance activities
Ensure employee work does not suffer due to delays in resolving routine IT maintenance activities
Stay up-to-date with information about all equipment and licenses and ensure that they are up-to-date and free from malware
Ensure company’s IT security policies and procedures are strictly adhered to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
Possess expert knowledge on various computer hardware, how they operate, how they need to be maintained, upgraded etc.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills
Willingness to work under supervision and learn new -i skills quickly
Highly results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines
Computer literacy skills i.e. working knowledge of various Microsoft packages
Keen adherence to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Ability to work well within a team
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Possess a strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their detailed CVs with referees (testimonials will be required at the time of personal interview if selected) by to: recruitment@ug.gt.com

NB: For Inquiries, You can visit our office, Grant Thornton, Plot 5, Katego Road, Off. Kira Road, Opp. British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda, Phone: 0414 535145 (0312 266850 Fax: 0414 533771