Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Jobs at Doctors with Africa CUAMM - Project Officer


Job Title:  Project Officer (2 Positions)

Job Description


12-24 monthscontract depending on performance.

Function: Support the DHT in planning, reporting, information
management, support supervision, rollout of outreach services,
VHT strengthening, training and teambuilding, clinical supervision
with focus on the continuum of maternal and neonatal care. Main
results include improved performance of the district in child survival
and development interventions and overall district health sector
performance particularly in reproductive and child health areas.
Job requirements: MBChB/BScN or equivalent qualifications with
clinical experience in maternal care, knowledge of the Uganda
reproductive health policy and plan. Knowledge of the district
and HSD health system. Experience in training health workers
desirable.



How to Apply


Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially for children and mothers. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post above. The position is based in Karamoja.
Process: Applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to:
The Country Representative,
Doctors with Africa CUAMM
P.O. Box 7214 Kampala,
Email uganda@cuamm.org
Phone: 041- 4267585/508; 031-2260097
Email applications must have the following subject: “RCEK Application March 2013.” All Applications must be accompanied by qualification certificates, CV and application letter.

Deadline: 30th March 2013

Administrative Assistant Jobs at Doctors with Africa CUAMM


Job Title:  Administrative Assistant (1 Position)
Job Description

12-24 months contract depending on performance.

Function:

Office administration, information management, logistics planning and management.

Job requirements:

Qualification in Business administration, IT or a related field; must be thorough in  spreadsheet computer applications.



How to Apply


Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially for children and mothers. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post above. The position is based in Karamoja.
Process: Applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to:
The Country Representative,
Doctors with Africa CUAMM
P.O. Box 7214 Kampala,
Email uganda@cuamm.org
Phone: 041- 4267585/508; 031-2260097
Email applications must have the following subject: “RCEK Application March 2013.” All Applications must be accompanied by qualification certificates, CV and application letter.

Deadline: 30th March 2013

Driver Jobs in Uganda at Doctors with Africa CUAMM


Job Title:  Driver

Job Description


Function: Driving, picking and dropping, car care.

Qualification: Valid driver’s license with 3 years of experience, basic mechanical knowledge important.

Salary and benefits will be attractive and will depend on qualifications and experience.



How to Apply


Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 2 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially for children and mothers. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post above. The position is based in Karamoja.
Process: Applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to:
The Country Representative,
Doctors with Africa CUAMM
P.O. Box 7214 Kampala,
Email uganda@cuamm.org
Phone: 041- 4267585/508; 031-2260097
Email applications must have the following subject: “RCEK Application March 2013.” All Applications must be accompanied by qualification certificates, CV and application letter.

Deadline: 30th March 2013

Jobs at FINCA Uganda Limited - Credit Manager Business Lending


Job Title: Credit Manager Business Lending


Job Description:

FINCA   Uganda  Limited  is the very first  licensed  micro finance  deposit taking  institution in Uganda , and part  of a global network which serves 21 countries.

Job Requirements:
Key  Deliverables
•    Implement  SME lending  profile .
•    Ensure  the  IL  credit policy  is up-to-date, understood  by all employees , and properly  implemented.
•    Develop  specific  key market growth  and outreach  strategies  and work with  COD  (Head of Business), Regional managers ,and branch managers  to implement .
•    Staff development
•    Culture change
Qualifications
•    5  years of relevant  experience , 3 of which  in banking  and  credit  development  focused
•    Strong  credit  analysis  skills  and experience
•    Exposure to microfinance
•    Bachelors degree in  Business , MBA  a plus.

How to apply
All interested candidates may view full job  postings and complete on line  application  forms at
http://fincaug.simplicant.com/job/board.

Deadline: 28/ 03/ 2013

Senior Internal Auditor Jobs at FINCA Uganda Limited


Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor Fraud Examination and Investigations


Job Description:
FINCA   Uganda  Limited  is the very first  licensed  micro finance  deposit taking  institution in Uganda , and part  of a global network which serves 21 countries.

Job Requirements:
Key  Deliverables
•    Develop  procedures  for the  identification  of fraud  red flags and carry out  data analysis  in order to  determine the areas  where they is  the likelihood  of fraud.
•    Propose investigations  based on  red flags , data analysis  and incident  reports .To forward these to  the  Internal Audit Manager .
•    Carry out the investigations and supervise  any  staff  involved .
Qualifications
•    Minimum of  Bachelor  of Commerce  Degree or Bachelor of Law Degree  or  Training  as a  Police Officer .
•    Part or full  qualification of  the  Certificate  Fraud Examiner  is an added advantage .
•    Experience  of  fraud  investigations , including  knowledge in  forensic procedures  and of the function  of law courts .
•    At least three  years experience  in carrying  out  investigations .

How to apply
All interested candidates may view full job  postings and complete on line  application  forms at
http://fincaug.simplicant.com/job/board.


Deadline: 28/ 03/ 2013

Collections Officer Jobs at FINCA Uganda Limited


Job Title: Collections Officer


Job Description:

 FINCA   Uganda  Limited is the very first  licensed  micro finance  deposit taking  institution in Uganda , and part  of a global network which serves 21 countries.

Job Requirements:
Key  Deliverables
•    Contact  clients whose  accounts are  in poor standing .
•    Responsible  for  devising  collections  and recoveries
•    Remain in regular  contact with clients  to establish  why their accounts  are out of order , and agreeing  to strategies to bring  the accounts back  in order in the shortest time possible.
Requirements
•    Minimum of  a Bachelor ‘s  in Economics ,Business , Accounting , Statistics , Law or other relevant  field.
•    3 years experience  in Debt Recovery in a reputable bank, Microfinance  Bank, other  Financial  Institution  or  Debt  Collection  firm.
How to apply
All interested candidates may view full job  postings and complete on line  application  forms at
http://fincaug.simplicant.com/job/board.


Deadline: 28/ 03/ 2013

Human Resources Officer Jobs at Invisible Children Uganda (ICU)



Job Title: Administration/Human Resources Officer

Invisible Children Uganda (ICU) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of LRA affected communities by providing access to quality education and improved livelihood. In order to fulfill this mission, ICU seeks to recruit the following position in its Gulu office.
Department: General/Operations  Section: Administration/Human Resources  Duty station: Gulu Position: Administration/Human Resources Officer  Responsible for: Administrative Assistants, Front Desk Officer & Security Officer Reports directly to: Operations Director Reports indirectly to: Head of Office Commitment: One Year Status: Fulltime/Paid  Application Deadline: 29th March 2013 at 5:00 pm.
JOB PURPOSE:
Support the Administration and Human Resources function of Invisible Children Uganda to achieve efficiency in program operations in line with existing policies.
Human Resources
Support the development of new administrative and human resources policies, systems, and tools as well as the review of existing ones for management’s approval and roll out.
Implement and administer all approved IC Uganda administrative policies, guidelines, and procedures within ICU HQ and all field offices so as to promote the efficiency of Invisible Children Uganda operations.
Oversee implementation of all human resource programs including recruitment, orientation, performance evaluation, career development, training, diversity training, and risk management and safety programs.
Participate in orientation of new staff with respect to Administration and HR policies and procedures, including supporting new staff to understand remuneration, benefits, and the other organizational procedures.
Remain informed, on an ongoing basis, about current and changing HR-related
laws, policies and “best practices” to ensure that current and future ICU Human
Resources policies, and employment practices, follow established local laws in Uganda.
Follow up all legal proceedings where ICU is involved with ICU legal counsels and provide the Operations Director and Head of Office with feedback on the statuses of the cases.
In charge employee health and safety, staff documentation and insurance contracts; follows up and ensure that staff identity cards and health insurance cards are processed and delivered as stipulated in the organizations policy and procedures.
Arranges immigration requirements for national and international staff including but not limited to work permits, special passes visa etc;
Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the payroll process for all staff, including service contracts / temporary hires for accuracy and consistency.
Maintain appropriate staff files/records and ensure confidentiality regarding Human Resources activities and data including leave, pay rise, promotion, confirmation, appraisals, and disciplinary actions.
In charge needs assessment planning, design, and implementation of Human Resource Development activities (Training and staff development plans).
Advises and sets out staff appraisal timelines and ensures that recommendations from appraisals are followed up and implemented to achieve desired goals.
Maintain and report employee statistical data, based on information from all ICU departments and provides regular feedback and updates to the management team to guide strategic decision-making.
Monitor employee concerns, complaints, and coordinate internal investigations and disciplinary meetings to resolve grievances.
Provide counseling to individual staff as and when they are faced with issues that affect their performances at work.
Office Management
Directly support the Operations Director with all aspects of communication and coordination and maintain efficient communication and working relations between Gulu Head office and other IC offices;
Provide oversight to Administrative Assistants and Front Desk Officer in arranging for monthly general staff meetings and management meetings respectively.
Track and maintain records of all official correspondence with outside actors, such as local authorities, communities, and other stakeholders.
Responsible for all security staff deployment; coordinates with the security officer to ensure office and residential premises have adequate security.
Ensure all office facilities including office blocks and compound are maintained in good and tenable conditions at all times, assess and recommends for any repairs in a timely manner.
Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Head of Office or Operations Director and Programs Director
Requirement:
 A Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Secretarial and Administrative Studies, Psychology, Business/Public Administration or any other related field may apply.
A Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management, knowledge of Ugan­da labor laws and membership to the Human Resource Management Association of Uganda is an added advantage. Experience:
At least Three years progressive work experience in human resources and general administration preferably in the NGO sector or reputable busy institution is a requirement for this position. Language: The ideal candidate must be fluent in English.
Other vital skills for the position.
Computer skills.
Proficiency in Ms Office packages, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and internet.
Interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with many different individuals while exhibiting a pleasant and attentive personality.
Organizational skills.
Ability to manage information through efficient records management and confidentiality.
Communication skills.
Ability to communicate through memos, email, letters and ensure accuracy and professionalism.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should apply for the position by Sending applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae indicating addresses and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Administration and Human Resources Officer, Invisible Children Uganda.
Gulu office: Plot 101 Acholi Road, Pece Gulu. P. 0 Box 1123 Gulu, Kampala office: Plot 24 Bazarabusa Rise, Bugolobi Kampala E-Mail: icujobs@invisiblechildren.com
Note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

Operations Manager Jobs at Mission of the Infectious Diseases institute (IDI) in Uganda


Job Title: Operations Manager

Background:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases institute (IDI) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases through framing, research, and advanced clinical services, IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach:
Operations Manager
Principal Accountabilities:
Policies and Procedures
Prepare draft policies, procedures and guidelines for senior management consideration and approval; and implement approved policies; Develop operating and maintenance schedules and procedures that ensure high quality standards, continuity of service and cost-effective operations;
Develop an Environment, Health & Safety Plan for IDI; In conjunction with the DFA, develop management report adherence to quality standards, reliability and cost-effectiveness of operating procedures; Recommend refinements, revisions and additions to policies, procedures and guidelines for more effective operations.
Planning and budgeting
In conjunction with the DFA develop annual operating budgets and a five year capital/ replacement budget.
In conjunction with the DFAdevelop a long term facilitation plan
Monitor monthly expenses against bi analysis of significant variances.
Contracting
With senior management and architects, review plans for renovations and new construction, and propose concept and design improvements; With DFA, architects and legal counsel, where appropriate, monitor new construction and renovations to ensure that IDI receives timely completion and value for money;
Maintain a register of all service contracts for machinery, equipment and facilities maintenance.
Identify service requirements and determine the most economical means to achieve service objectives;
In conjunction with the DFA and Procurement Officer review and negotiate service contracts:
Monitor the performance of service providers and implement corrective actions when service standards are below expectations;
Office services
Manage all systems and service arrangements for incoming/outgoing mail, messenger services and deliveries, photocopying, equipment service, security, and others;
Coordinate with Procurement Officer for receipt of international shipments, including shipment and customs clearance:
Evaluate office services and recommend ways in which they can be more efficiently and effectively delivered.
Facility maintenance and operations (including external facilities)
Lead the development and implementation of building maintenance programs and guidelines for new and existing facilities;
Motivate operations staff to strive for excellence in maintenance standards and customer service:
Periodically evaluate the cost-effectiveness of direct employment or service contracting for facilities maintenance;
Assist program departments with requirements (room set-ups, access, supplies) for routine and special events. Security
With support from security professionals develop, document and lead the implementation of security, evacuation and emergency procedures;
Periodically evaluate the cost-effectiveness of service contracts for security services:
Transport/Fleet Management
In conjunction with DFA forecast transportation demands; manage the acquisition, insurance and licensing of IDI vehicles; and manage the selection of alternative local transport;
Establish a fleet management system; including the procedures,
Requirement:
Ten years of senior experience in Operations Management, ideally in the NGO or private sector;
Master's degree in a relevant field (for example MBA or engineering);
Experience in project management of engineering works or management of large, multi-site facilities would be a significant advantage;
Demonstrated ability to direct and motivate a diverse and talented workforce.
Other requirements:
Proven ability to motivate staff to high levels of achievement;
Attention to detail and commitment to high quality standards;
High ethical standards and commitment to achieving value for money for the organization;
Ability to prioritize and supervise multiple conflicting tasks and demands;
Ability to anticipate issues and develop proactive solutions; Good oral and written communication skills;
Ability to supervise service contractors to ensure quality service and value for money;
Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, word-processing, e-mail, project management and CAD software;
Practical knowledge of service and repair requirements for machinery, equipment and vehicles.
Compensation:
Compensation for the position will be commensurate with training and experience.

Experience: 10

How to apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand-deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to: The Manager, Human Resource Infectious Diseases Institute P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. E-mail: hr@idi.co.ug Deadline for receiving applications  is 31st March 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at Mission of the Infectious Diseases institute (IDI) in Uganda


Job Title: Assistant Procurement Officer

Background:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases institute (IDI) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases through framing, research, and advanced clinical services, IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach:
Assistant Procurement Officer
General Summary:
The Assistant Procurement Officer will provide Procurement support services in a IDI procurement functions in accordance with IDI procurement procedures.
Responsibilities:
Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference & statement of ; requirements in liaison with user departments
Preparing and issuing Request for quotations or Request for Proposals
Conduct evaluation or bids and make appropriate recommendations
Liaise with service providers on procurement matters
Ensure safe custody of all procurement records
Monitors contractor/vendor performance to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions of purchase
Prepare submissions for the respective procurement committees Prepare Purchase orders and agreements for the respective service providers
Requirement:
A University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Procurement & Logistics Management, Business Administration.
Procurement related field.
At least two years' experience in procurement and supply chain management in a busy reputable organization
Should have good interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to work in a busy environment and under minimum supervision
Computer skills in Navision will be an added advantage
Summary of Other Qualifications:
Ability to negotiate Procurement terms and conditions.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Knowledge of Procurement procedures.
Proficiency in the use of computers especially Excel spreadsheets, inventory, word-processing packages and e-mail.
Ability to use judgment and initiative in the course of executing responsibilities.
Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, and IDI contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Compensation:
Compensation for the position will be commensurate with training and experience

Experience: 2

How to apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand-deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to: The Manager, Human Resource Infectious Diseases Institute P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. E-mail: hr@idi.co.ug Deadline for receiving applications  is 31st March 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at ICCO Cooperation - Finance Officer


Job Title: Finance Officer
   
ICCO Cooperation seeks motivated colleagues who support our mission to end poverty and injustice and who are committed to creating a world where people can live in dignity and security.
ICCO is a global cooperation. ICCO was established in 1964 and became a cooperation in 2012. The founding members of the cooperation are Edukans, the Protestant Church of The Netherlands (Kerk in Actie) and the association co-Prisma. Within a coherent programmatic framework, ICCO Cooperation offers worldwide financial support, lobby and brokerage services to local non-governmental organizations, the private sector, churches, and networks that work on sustainable economic development, democracy and peace, access to basic services, food security and climate mitigation.
The cooperative currently operates in 44 countries with around 300 staff that work directly for the cooperation. The cooperation has a budget of approximately € 100 million for the year 2013.
The Central and Eastern Africa (CEA) Regional Office currently has programs in eight countries including Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi and Rwanda. The Regional Office is housed by the sub-office in Kampala, Uganda. The other sub-offices in the CEA region include Bukavu – DR Congo, Juba – South Sudan and Addis Ababa – Ethiopia. The Finance Officer for the Central and Eastern Africa Region will be supporting programs in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia and will be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Finance Officer
Reports to: The Country Program Manager Contract duration: Two years for the initial contract Overall Job objective: To ensure accountability for funds extended to local partners
Financial analysis and assessment of partner organisations and program and project proposals financial monitoring and evaluation of partner organisations, programmes and projects
Preparations of payments in the contracts between ICCO/KiA and local organisations
Preparation of purchase orders in the project administration
Monitoring of realisation of payment orders Identification of and advising on the financial capacity of partner organisations.
Supporting facilitation of capacity building and necessary expert knowledge in financial administration and control.
Requirement:
2-3 years of relevant work experience
Financial and administrative knowledge.
Knowledge on financial management of development organizations, producers organizations and business initiatives in the regional context
Experience working with databases
Communicative skills both in writing as verbally
Excellent language skills in English and a regional language.
Basic knowledge of development issues en-cooperation.
Good knowledge of financial aspects on financing

Experience: 3

How to apply:
Please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and a motivational letter (not more than 2 pages) to application@ppg.co.ug. All applications shall be clearly marked: ‘ICCO-FO’ and no e-mails should exceed 2MB. Kindly note that we are conducting a global search and to avoid any delays related with postage, only e-mail applications shall be considered. Closing date is on Friday 29th March 2013, 5 PM (Uganda time).
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.