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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

UGANDA - PROGRAMME OFFICER

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:03:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 15,519,635 gross per annum
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit one talented individual to coordinate all activities relating to an exciting youth-led advocacy, research and accountability initiative, implemented in partnership with a major development agency. The programme will promote youth-led social accountability by improving young people’s leadership, life-skills, technical knowledge on civic issues, policy, advocacy and research, so that they are better prepared to actively engage with their leaders. The programme will also see the creation of District Youth Working Groups to strengthen platforms for young people to voice their concerns, lead advocacy and accountability efforts, and meaning fully engage with district leaders.
In total, the programme will be implemented in 10 districts of Uganda: Moroto, Napak, Kotido and Nakapiripirit Districts in northeastern Uganda; Gulu, Nwoya, Pader and Abim Districts of northern Uganda; and Kamuli and Iganga Districts in the East. The Programme Officer will be based in Jinja and will coordinate project activities in Kamuli and Iganga Districts.
This position will oversee all logistical and administrative activities of the programme. This role requires outstanding organizational and administrative abilities as well as communication skills.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

UGANDA - PROGRAMMES COORDINATOR

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:02:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 41,832,822 gross per annum
Location: Jinja, Uganda
In August 2016, Restless Development launched a new 15-year vision underpinned by a 5-year strategy. This marks an exciting turning point in the history of the agency which firmly establishes us as a global leader on youth-led development, as well as a champion of a paradigm shift in the international development sector which puts young people at the heart and unleashes their power to achieve real change.
Restless Development Uganda secured a number of new partnerships resulting in a large and complex donor portfolio, increased income and geographical reach.
Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit one talented individual to coordinate all activities relating to an exciting youth-led advocacy, research and accountability initiative, implemented in partnership with a major development agency. The programme will promote youth-led social accountability by improving young people’s leadership, life-skills, technical knowledge on civic issues, policy, advocacy and research, so that they are better prepared to actively engage with their leaders. The programme will also see the creation of District Youth Working Groups to strengthen platforms for young people to voice their concerns, lead advocacy and accountability efforts, and meaningfully engage with district leaders.
In total, the programme will be implemented in 10 districts of Uganda: Moroto, Napak, Kotido and Nakapiripirit Districts in northeastern Uganda; Gulu, Nwoya, Pader and Abim Districts of northern Uganda; and Kamuli and Iganga Districts in the East. The Coordinator will be based in Jinja and will coordinate project activities in Kamuli and Iganga Districts.
Supported by the programme Manager, the Programme Coordinator will oversee the implementation of the youth-led social accountability programme. S/he will work closely with one programme officer and 40 research team members.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

UGANDA - MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:02:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 16,705,235 gross per annum
Location: Kampala, Uganda
In August 2016, Restless Development launched a new 15-year vision underpinned by a 5-year strategy. This marks an exciting turning point in the history of the agency which firmly establishes us as a global leader on youth-led development, as well as a champion of a paradigm shift in the international development sector which puts young people at the heart and unleashes their power to achieve real change.
Restless Development Uganda secured a number of new partnerships resulting in a large and complex donor portfolio, increased income and geographical reach.
Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit one talented individual to coordinate all activities relating to an exciting youth-led advocacy, research and accountability initiative, implemented in partnership with a major development agency. The programme will promote youth-led social accountability by improving young people’s leadership, life-skills, technical knowledge on civic issues, policy, advocacy and research, so that they are better prepared to actively engage with their leaders. The programme will also see the creation of District Youth Working Groups to strengthen platforms for young people to voice their concerns, lead advocacy and accountability efforts, and meaning fully engage with district leaders.
In total, the programme will be implemented in 10 districts of Uganda: Moroto, Napak, Kotido and Nakapiripirit Districts in northeastern Uganda; Gulu, Nwoya, Pader and Abim Districts of northern Uganda; and Kamuli and Iganga Districts in the East. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be based in Kampala and will coordinate all M & E activities in the 10 project districts.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

UGANDA - GRANTS COORDINATOR

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:01:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 44,846,917 gross per annum
Location: Kampala, Uganda
In August 2016, Restless Development launched a new 15 year vision underpinned by a 5 year strategy. This marks an exciting turning point in the history of the agency which firmly establishes us as a global leader on youth-led development, as well as a champion of a paradigm shift in the international development sector which puts young people at the heart and unleashes their power to achieve real change.
Restless Development Uganda has successful secured a number of new partnerships over the last two years resulting in a large and complex portfolio of 15 grants from 14 different donors, ranging from small to large trusts and foundations, other INGOs, multilateral and bilateral agencies.
To manage this growth, Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit a highly organised and conscientious individual to work closely with the Fundraising and Partnerships, M&E, Programmes and Finance Units to ensure that key reporting, financial and implementation deliverables as well as other donor and contractual requirements for all grants are met.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong coordination, communication and interpersonal skills looking to develop their fundraising skills within an innovative and growing organisation.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

UGANDA - FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:01:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 16,705,235 gross per annum
Location: Kampala, Uganda
In August 2016, Restless Development launched a new 15-year vision underpinned by a 5-year strategy. This marks an exciting turning point in the history of the agency which firmly establishes us as a global leader on youth-led development, as well as a champion of a paradigm shift in the international development sector which puts young people at the heart and unleashes their power to achieve real change.
Restless Development Uganda secured a number of new partnerships resulting in a large and complex donor portfolio, increased income and geographical reach.
We are currently seeking a talented Finance and Administration Officer to support an exciting youth-led advocacy, research and accountability initiative, implemented in partnership with a major development agency. The programme will promote youth-led social accountability by improving young people’s leadership, life-skills, technical knowledge on civic issues, policy, advocacy and research, so that they are better prepared to actively engage with their leaders. This will be implemented in 10 priority districts of Northern, Eastern and North Eastern Uganda.
The Finance and Administration Officer will be responsible for supporting the Programme Team while at the same time undertaking some key Head office Finance and administration functions. S/he will lead on daily, weekly and monthly finance operations, provide support to finance and administration and programmes, and maintain office and administration systems and any other support as may be required from to time.
The Finance and administration Officer will be based at Restless Development’s Head office in Kampala. S/he might be required to travel in-country, including between Restless Development’s offices in Kampala and Jinja and other districts as may be required.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

UGANDA - SENIOR FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  2:00:00 AM
Closing date: Friday 26th August 2016
Salary: UGX 57,485,148 gross per annum
Location: Kampala, Uganda
In August 2016, Restless Development launched a new 15-year vision underpinned by a 5-year strategy. This marks an exciting turning point in the history of the agency which firmly establishes us as a global leader on youth-led development, as well as a champion of a paradigm shift in the international development sector which puts young people at the heart and unleashes their power to achieve real change.
Restless Development Uganda secured a number of new partnerships resulting in a large and complex donor portfolio, increased income and geographical reach.
To manage this growth, Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Ugandan to fill the role of Senior Finance and Administration coordinator. The Senior Coordinator will manage the day-to-day finance operations, Lead Accounting function, Lead office and administration and Management, Team management and development and provide support to Fundraising and Partnerships unit.
Please send a completed application form to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 26th August 2016 Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Jobs at Kampala Capital City Authority

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  3:08:00 AM
Job Title:     Data Collector (200 Fresher Career Jobs)
Organization: Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)
Project Name: Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Project
Funding Source: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and Department for International Department (DfID), UK
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
     
About US:
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is the legal entity, established by the Ugandan Parliament, responsible for the operations of the capital city of Kampala in Uganda. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) secured funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and Department for International Department (DfID), UK, for a three (3) year Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Project. The Project seeks to improve FSM in the vulnerable urban poor areas of Kampala City through an efficient and affordable private sector led service delivery model.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will collect relevant data on sanitation facilities for the development of a city wide GIS.
Identify sanitation facilities according to Divisions.
The Data Collector will determine the X and Y co-ordinates of the sanitation facilities by using Global Position System (GPS) equipment and annotated.
Outline the characteristics of the sanitation facilities in the divisions.
Capture name (s) of the owner (s) and occupants.
Capture any other information related to the development of the citywide GIS sanitation database.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The KCCA Data Collectors should be Ugandans who possess an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree (various disciplines) from recognized Universities/ Institutions with at least a credit in Mathematics (O’ level) and any relevant experience in data collection.
Excellent communication skills
Good presentation skills
Good computer and organisational skills
High level of integrity
Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans should send their three sets of applications including certified photocopies of their certificates and testimonials, plus three recent certified passport size photographs submitted to the Director, Administration and Human Resource, P. O. Box 7010, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 24th August 2016

Project Officer wanted at World Vision International

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  3:07:00 AM
Job Title:      Project Officer - Inclusive WASH
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Project Officer - Inclusive WASH will, in general, coordinate and supervise all the activities which require specific civil engineering knowledge (in particular water and sanitation engineering) and also act as line Manager for Hygiene and Sanitation Assistants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess needs for WASH interventions (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities) at community level including Public schools and Health facilities
Prepare or revise bill of quantities and construction plans related to the construction works and also participate in design of infrastructure and procurement processes.
Supervise the execution of the WASH works directly and provide technical guidance and expertise to the Hygiene Promotion Team.
The incumbent will mentor and supervise Hygiene Promoters to ensure participation of beneficiaries in designs, and maintenance of infrastructure is adhered to according to the humanitarian guidelines and standards.
Support fundraising initiatives through proposal development and manage an up to date WASH project level or WVU initiated data base to be used as reference in writing new projects.
Prepare and submit reports to the WASH Project Manager and Regional WASH Engineer using the appropriate templates as per request and schedule.
Network/partner with district, UN bodies and other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations and procedures are adhered to in line with the SPHERE standard and donor requirements
In charge of data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of project in line with the guiding humanitarian standards and as required by the WASH Cluster.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The prospective World Vision Project Officer - Inclusive WASH employee should hold a university Degree in Water/Civil Engineering or related qualification.
A minimum of three years of previous experience implementing WASH in emergency.
Broad knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere and HAP
Excellent computer skills (particularly Office package, GIS, Database management, Software for water -networks designing) are mandatory
Stress-resilient and able to cope with deadlines and complex problems
Skills in community mobilization and Team Management are critical
Valid motorcycle riding permit with a clean riding record will also be an added advantage.
Knowledge of AutoCAD, Archi CAD, and GPS mapping software is added advantage.

NB: This vacancy is open to Ugandan nationals only.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Click Here

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 28th August, 2016

Purchasing Officer Jobs at Roofings Limited

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  3:06:00 AM
Job Title:       Purchasing Officer
Organization: Roofings Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Roofings Limited is a leading manufacturer of steel and plastic building materials within East Africa. Our head offices are situated about 6km outside Kampala city centre in Lubowa, along Entebbe road. Other group companies include; Roofings Rolling Mills (located in Namanve) and Roofings Polypipes (located in Lubowa).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The Purchasing Officer will be tasked with looking for reputable suppliers with competitive prices in the market ·      
·         Responsible for purchasing of required spares locally for the machines in the factory and administration ·      
·         In charge of purchasing officer shall maintain a register showing when material requisition is received i.e date
·         Prepare comparison charts
·         Make sure that there are quality products purchased and delivered to stores on time.
·         Keep all records and files for purchase updated

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the Roofings Purchasing Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Procurement or related field
·         At least two years’ experience in a similar position ·    
·         High computer literacy and knowledge of ERP will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by relevant academic testimonials, curriculum vitae, with names and contact details of three (3) referees via E-mail to hr@roofings.co.ug or hand deliver to the address below:

Human Resources Manager
Roofings Limited,
Plot 126 Lubowa Estate Entebbe,
P. O. Box 7169 Kampala. Uganda

NB: Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the email subject.

Deadline: 31st August, 2016

PEPFAR Country Coordinator at U.S. Department of State

by Juma Mzuri  |  at  3:06:00 AM
Job Title:        PEPFAR Country Coordinator
Organization: U.S. Department of State
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range: $102,646.00 to $133,444.00 / Per Year

About US:
The U.S. Department of State, our country’s lead foreign policy agency, provides a rich international experience whether at home or abroad, and opportunities to become responsible leaders.

Job Summary: The Coordinator leads the U.S. PEPFAR interagency team in the designated country in the conception, formulation, and recommendation of initiatives in response to the epidemic profile in the designated country. The Coordinator has responsibility for a PEPFAR program that is appropriate for the local context, and will contribute to epidemic control and to a sustainable national HIV/AIDS response. The Coordinator ensures coordination and linkage of U.S. government bilateral assistance with those of the host country, other bilateral donors, particularly the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, non-governmental organizations, and international multilateral organizations engaged in the fight against the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Coordinator also evaluates the relative need, local conditions, and capability of the designated country to develop or improve its infrastructure and programs necessary to provide or strengthen the quality, availability and sustainability of HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and care services. The Coordinator ensures outreach to and engagement of civil society and private-sector partners, including advocacy groups, faith- and community-based organizations, and businesses in the HIV/AIDS response, and encourages the engagement of these groups by all U.S. government agencies responding to the epidemic in-country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent is responsible for advancing the PEPFAR’s teams progress towards to sustainable control of the HIV epidemic and, ultimately, achieving an AIDS-free generation;
Ensure that the PEPFAR program fits within the strategies and regulations of the partner country government and aligns with international policies and recommendations;
The jobholder will be responsible for ensuring accountability, transparency and impact for the U.S. Government resources directed to controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic in country;
Communicate U.S. Government policy and technical direction to implementing agency leadership;
Coordinate and facilitate the interagency approach to PEPFAR within the U.S. Government;
Coordinate and facilitate with PEPFAR implementing agencies on the restructuring, reorienting and recasting of immediate and long range goals, objectives, plans and schedules to meet substantial changes in policy, legislation, program authority and/or funding, and facilitate discussion with the interagency team regarding determinations of projects to be initiated, ended or refocused;
Develop annual country operational plans (COPs);
Oversee changes in interagency organizational structure;
Lead the interagency process in-country in long range planning in connection with prospective changes in USG funding, policies, and programs;
Provide expert guidance and advice to Direct Hire (DH) officers and to Locally Employed (LE) staff who perform reporting and analytical work and provide administrative support;
Establish appropriate controls to ensure the integrity—financial, technical, and operational—of all HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care programs implemented pursuant to PEPFAR;
Decide, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy leadership and PEPFAR implementing agencies, how best to direct the funds allocated to the country for successful program impact, fully understanding the current levels of expenditure and pipeline, develop budgets, and ensure continued flow of funds necessary to implement the program;
Provide leadership and guidance to other U.S. Government interagency leaders in-country who implement and monitor the PEPFAR program portfolio;
Ensure the use of data collection and knowledge-based program management in regard to all aspects (implementation, technology, costing) of treatment, prevention and care strategies;
Keenly analyze the unique operational context of the PEPFAR program in the designated country and coordinate the interagency process to establish a vision and strategy for responding to this context within the guidelines of the S/GAC policy and U.S. diplomatic priorities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant professional discipline such as Public Policy, Public Health, Business Administration or other related subjects.
The applicants must have a minimum of ten years of senior experience managing HIV/AIDS, health, or other development programs. Of the ten years, at least eight years must be managing and implementing HIV/AIDS programs or working with large complex international or domestic programs.
This position requires a highly qualified and experienced individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to foster team work, the capacity for strategic thinking, and an understanding of the technical and policy requirements to achieve the PEPFAR goals in the Country.
The incumbent must be familiar with and be able to work well in an overseas environment and with a wide range of governmental and non-governmental counterparts.
Ability to work with partner government to strengthen capacities to lead the response to the epidemic and other health demands;
Ability to track large amounts of data and manage complex interagency planning, reporting, and performance processes;
Ability to empower PEPFAR team members to apply available resources and expertise to addressing the local epidemic;
Ability to integrate and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs with broader global health and development programs to maximize impact on health systems;
Ability to mediate interagency conflicts and facilitate decisions on complex technical, programmatic, strategic and financial issues;
Capacity to promote sustainable country programs;
Capacity to expand prevention, care and treatment in both concentrated and generalized epidemics;
Strong interpersonal, teamwork, facilitation and negotiation skills;
Strong managerial skills;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Strong analytical skills;
Strong capacity to multi-task, including managing, prioritizing and fulfilling competing demands in real time;
Cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness;
Availability and willingness to work outside the regular 40-hour workweek when required/necessary;
Willingness to travel to work sites and other offices as/when requested.
Level IV English ability (fluent) is required. Successful applicants must also consistently meet a high standard for English, both written (overall structure as well as grammar, spelling and punctuation) and spoken (overall structure as well as delivery, clarity and succinctness).
Be a U.S. citizen and available for worldwide service.
Be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
Be able to obtain an appropriate Foreign Service Medical Clearance.
Be able to obtain a favorable Suitability Review Panel determination.
Be at least 20 years old and at least 21 years old to be appointed.

How to Apply:
All applicants who wish to join the U.S. Department of Education in the aforementioned capacity should click on the link below.

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Deadline: 24th August, 2016

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