UNITAR Uganda Internships – REACH FLAT Intern

UNITAR Uganda Internships

Job Title:  REACH FLAT Intern

Organisation: REACH

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior FLAT Officer and Senior Assessment Officer

Job Summary: 

UNITAR Uganda Internships: The REACH FLAT Intern is responsible for supporting REACH Assessment Officer/ Manager to ensure the successful completion of assessments in Uganda. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, data cleaning, focus group discussion facilitation, leading enumeration teams and any other reasonable tasks need to ensure the success of the REACH mission in South Sudan and Uganda.

About Us:

REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two INGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts, supporting and working within the framework of the humanitarian reform process. REACH facilitates information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a) need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and (web)-mapping facilities and expertise.

In 2018, REACH will expand its operations in Uganda addressing service delivery and information gaps in the refugee response across the country. REACH will provide direct support to UNHCR’s coordinated information management efforts through response gap analysis, coordinated needs assessments and geospatial analysis. The activities will be conducted in all refugee settlements across Uganda, from the South Sudanese response to the DRC and Burundian responses.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Management of ACTED FLATS Process for REACH: The REACH FLAT Intern will support the REACH Senior FLATS Officer and Country Focal Point through the systematization and management of all finance, logistics, administration, transportation, security processes. This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Review financial documents from field exercises prior to submission to finance
  • Gathering quotations and procuring items needed for REACH missions
  • Arranging transportation to and from field locations for REACH
  • Ensuring the timely submission of administrative paperwork such as attendance sheets and leave requests for REACH staff through the appropriate channels
  • Tracking all REACH equipment in country through monthly stock takings.

Maintenance of REACH records: The REACH FLAT Intern will ensure that all paperwork related to ACTED FLATs process is maintained and filed in a clear and logical manner for easy retrieval in the REACH Drop Box account

Support for field operations: The REACH FLAT Intern will, when needed, deploy to field operating locations to support REACH activities. This will include, but not be limited to:

  • In-field procurement
  • Transport of cash, payment of wages for casual labourers
  • Management of other FLATS processes

Other tasks: The REACH FLAT Intern will participate in other, undefined tasks that are necessary to support the REACH mission in Uganda. This will potentially include data collection, translation and liaising with local government officials.

Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries: The staff member is responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities we work are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner. Due attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed about ACTED programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and methodologies.  This is the responsibility of every ACTED staff member.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

  • Effective time management
  • Management of ACTED FLATS process for the REACH team
  • Clear record keeping and storage of documents
  • Good work ethic
  • Ad-hoc tasks assigned by manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian or development organizations
  • Basic skills with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, cover letters, certified copies of Academic documents and daytime telephone contacts of three Professional referees at our office in Nsambya behind the American embassy. The subject line should read REACH FLAT Intern.  You can also hand deliver your credentials to the ACTED Head Office, Plot 1102, Nsambya Road, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 26th March 2018 by 5.00pm.



IDRC Uganda Jobs


Organisation: Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

IDRC Uganda Jobs: The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of DATA OFFICER to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will work at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Apac, Busia, Mubende and Kanungu district.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Create database, enter patient data into the database and prepare for analyses
2. Carry out data analysis and generation of data reports
3. Run and correct queries in the data.
4. Liaise with clinicians to rectify any anomalies on CRF’s
5. Maintain records in a confidential manner according to established procedures
6. Provide basic troubleshooting and ‘’help desk’’ support for computer users
7. Ensure proper daily backups of databases
8. Participate in the transfer of data to the Central Data Management Centre

Key Result Areas
1. Designing of database
2. Accurate data entry.
3. Data analysis
4. Report generation
5. Organized and filed study forms and logs.
6. Storage of data
7. Confidentiality of all information

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology from a recognized University.
2. At least 3 years work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity
3. Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking skills
4. Integrity and ability to develop a productive working relationship with District Health Teams.
5. Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment
6. Excellent data entry and management skills.

How to apply:

Typed letters of application together with current CV plus copies of academic certificates should be delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),
P. O Box 7475, Kampala, 2C Nakasero Hill Road OR
IDRC Tororo Office at the Tororo District Hospital OR
IDRC Mbarara Office on Ntare road off Nkokonjeru junction OR
IDRC Mbale Office on Plot 35 Masaba Road OR
IDRC Busia Office at Masafu General Hospital OR
IDRC Fort portal Office Kagote Division, Kabafumu Road OR
IDRC Jinja Bugembe Office next to Uganda Prisons.

Applications can be submitted to HR@idrc-uganda.org


Please note that failure to comply with the below will render your application invalid for this process.
1. All applications must be delivered on or before 5:00pm, Monday 26th March 2018.
2. All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
a) Current CV (Use Word or PDF format only for email submissions; photos are not allowed).
b) Typed letters of application (Use Word or PDF format only for email submissions; photos are not allowed)
c) The contact details of three work related referees
d) Copies of academic certificates (Use Word or PDF format only for email submissions; photos are not allowed):
4. Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
5. Applications cannot be amended following submission.



OPM Uganda Jobs 2018 – 13 Engineering Assistants

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About the project

OPM Uganda Jobs 2018: The Government of Uganda has received a grant from the World Bank towards the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP). The Project is intended to improve access to social services, expand economic opportunities and enhance environmental management for host and forcibly displaced households in the targeted areas of Uganda; in the districts of Arua, Adjumani, Yumbe, Koboko, Moyo, Lamwo, Hoima, Kamwenge, Isingiro, Kiryadongo and Kyegegwa.

The project has components which include (i) Social and Economic Services and Infrastructure; (ii) Sustainable Environmental Management; (iii) Livelihoods Program; and (iv) Project Management including Monitoring and Evaluation, and Regional and National Institutional Support.

DRDIP will be executed under the supervision of Office of the Prime Minister.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions existing in DRDIP project:


To provide technical support in the planning and implementation of infrastructure development/ public works projects in refugee hosting districts.
To offer technical support in infrastructure development activities at National, District and Community levels to ensure maximum benefit to the Project beneficiaries.

• Review cost estimates of schedules of materials, labor, transport, tools and bill of quantities to ensure correctness and reflection of actual requirements.
• Verify expenditure against physical progress of sub projects.
• Advise in the preparation and revisions of budgets and cost estimates to reflect current needs and prices as well as costing of community inputs.
• Liaise with sector staff in subproject appraisals, monitoring, assessments, inspection and certification to ensure quality of output.
• Monitor progress of on-going subprojects for adherence to sector standards and specification and agreed implementation strategies and project targets.
• Draw up terms of reference to serve as basis for engaging facilitators/consultants who may assist in the supervision of subproject implementation.
• Assist communities in engaging lead local artisans or contractors in liaison with the district.
• Review subproject requests submitted by the Districts to ensure accuracy, completeness, viability, sustainability and compliance with relevant sector norms and standards before financing.
• Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

• An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a reputable University with 2 years work experience and above or A Diploma in Civil Engineering with 10 years and above work experience in supervising and managing civil works with reputable Organizations.
• Additional training in rural infrastructure development shall be an added advantage
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Should be fluent in English.
• Proven high level of integrity in handling public resources and in executing duties.
• A high level of interpersonal and management skills and ability to work with teams
• Must be result focused and be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
• High level of integrity

How to apply

Application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous employer (for those temporarily unemployed) plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e-mail), photocopy of the National ID should be addressed

To: The Permanent Secretary
Office of the Prime Minister
New Government Block
Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa Road
P.O. Box 341, Kampala

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.  The application forms should be delivered at the Human Resource Office 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime Minister

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 2nd March 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

OPM Uganda Jobs 2018 – 13 Engineering Assistants


UNHCR Jobs 2018 – Office Assistant

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Job Title: Office Assistant – UNHCR Jobs 2018
Location: Kampala
Length of contract: 1 Year with possibility for extension

UNHCR Jobs 2018: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world’s commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.

The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations.

The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations’ human rights efforts. We offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights.

We are a part of the United Nations Secretariat with our headquarters in Geneva.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head/Deputy of OHCHR, the Management Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Drafting correspondence for Management as requested;
  • Monitoring and alerting on deadlines for submission of required documentation;
  • Supporting the Administration Team Leaders and Desk Officers in preparing and finalizing documents,
  • Maintaining and organizing the filing system for Administration Record, distribute and file in  Record, distribute and file in an efficient registry and filing system all incoming and Administration Section outgoing correspondence
  • Sourcing for quotations and making Analysis for the certification of the Administrative Officer
  • Prepare commitment letter for approved purchases
  • Receive and register new purchases
  • Issue items from the store and maintain proper update of store request forms and stock cards
  • Send quarterly request to the Administrative assistant for replenishment.
  • Check, process and record all payments
  • Administer invoice and expenses claims received
  • Book keeping functions
  • Any other related duties assigned.
Professionalism: Ability to implement administrative policies/principles, preferably related to project/programme implementation. Affinity with budgeting and accounting. Knowledge of UN activities preferable. Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Calm in stressful situations.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals, supports and acts in accordance with the final group decision, solicits input by genuinely valuing other’s ideas and expertise, is willing to learn from others. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience, demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:   Secondary Education preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance.
University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
Experience: At least 2 years of combined progressively responsible experience in related area of work.
Language: Fluency in oral and written English.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

How to apply:

Click here to apply

Deadline: 01/March/2018



PPDA Uganda Jobs – Diploma Front Desk Officer

PPDA Uganda Jobs

Job Title:     Front Desk Officer – PPDA Uganda Jobs

Organisation: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Administration Officer

About US:

PPDA Uganda Jobs: The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.

Job Summary: 

PPDA Uganda Jobs: The Front Desk Officer will provide front desk services to all visitors of PPDA and ensuring that they are directed to the correct office and given the correct information

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Front Desk Services: Manage the reception desk ensuring that visitors and all incoming and outgoing communications are handled with maximum efficiency and professionalism
  • Administrative Support (while on reception duty): To ensure that PPDA Staff are provided with swift and professional administrative support:
  • Visitor Administration: To co-ordinate logistical arrangements and support for visiting guests, PPDA staff and consultants so that each one accomplishes their visit purpose and has their wellbeing appropriately catered for.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the PPDA Front Desk Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Business Administration / Customer Relations
  • Credits in both Mathematics and English at O’ Level.
  • A minimm of two years of relevant working experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Information Technology/ Computer Skills
  • Information Handling and Filing
  • Result-orientation
  • High Level of Integrity
  • Customer Care skills
  • Reliability

How to Apply: 

All qualified candidates should send their envelopes clearly marked “Application for the Post of ………………..” with an application letter and detailed CV indicating three independent referees; copies of academic certificates and one (1) current Passport photograph should be submitted to:

The Executive Director,

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority,

Plot 37 Nakasero Road, 5th Floor. UEDCL Tower

P.O. Box 3925, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 2nd March 2018 by 5.00 p.m.

PPDA Uganda Jobs – Diploma Front Desk Officer


RHSP Uganda Jobs 2018 – 12 Administrative Assistants

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JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant – (12 positions)
REPORTING TO: District coordinator
WORK STATION: Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule, Butambala,  Gomba, Mpigi, Kalangala

Major Function:
RHSP Uganda Jobs 2018: The position will provide finance, administrative and secretarial for the project activities in the district as appropriate. He/she will participate in drawing of periodic work plans/budgets-in relation to the set targets, account for all the project field funds and ensure proper utilization of project assets and equipment.

RHSP Uganda Jobs 2018: Develop a database of contact information; maintain distribution lists for various kinds of project communication and schedule all project meetings; attend and take minutes as appropriate.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Participate in drawing of periodic work plans/budgets-in relation to the set targets
• Account for all the project field funds and ensure proper utilization of project assets and equipment

Develop monthly schedules to allocate use of vehicles
• Supervise the drivers
• Support in the management of project resources such as human resources, finances, vehicles among others
• Prepare financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
• Assist with all aspects of administrative management, directory maintenance, logistics, equipment inventory and storage
• Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials.
• Assigns jobs and duties to sanitary officers as required.
• Schedules appointments and meetings with the district and other stakeholders
• Manages staff Leave schedules
• Assists in the preparation of activity budgets and expenses

Education, Key Competencies and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Business administration or a related field
• A minimum of two years relevant work experience
• Basic accounting and book keeping skills
• Good secretarial skills, including advanced abilities in word-processing, spreadsheets, filing, and general
computer use; knowledge of MS Excel, Word and other common software programs is essential
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong writing skills are essential
• Ability to perform typing/word processing duties; knowledge of written communication formats and composition of such communications is crucial
• Knowledge of general office practices and procedures particularly in filing, gathering and compiling information
• The facility to consistently complete multiple requests in a timely fashion; ability to be creative in finding solutions to challenges
• And ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

How to apply

Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 16th February, 2018, 5:00pm to:

The Human Resource Manager

Rakai Health Sciences Program,

P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO

Or : Deliver to: Rakai Health Sciences Program offices

Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala

Or : Send by E-Mail to:- info@rhsp.org

Please indicate on the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of preference

For all online applications, save your documents as position & district of preference ( eg Sanitary officer- Masaka)

RHSP Uganda Jobs 2018 – 12 Administrative Assistants



3 Quality Controller Jobs in Uganda – PEO International Limited

Quality Controller Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:         3 Quality Control Inspectors 

Organisation: PEO International Limited – Uganda (PILU)

Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda

Reports to: Production Manager

About US:

Quality Controller Jobs in Uganda: PEO International –Uganda is your dedicated Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) that handles all your HR, & Business management and Benefits administration as you retain the day-to-day control over your employees. With PEO International Limited (PILU) services, Employers benefit from our “shared responsibility approach” hence enabling small and mid-sized organisations to maximise investment in Human capital and remove Administrative burdens whilst enabling clients to focus on building their business. Built on four principal values; integrity, excellence, innovation and commitment, we to deliver the most valuable services to our clients.

Job Summary: 

Quality Controller Jobs in Uganda: The Quality Control Inspector maintains quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products; recording quality results and generating reports

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Approves incoming materials by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.
  • Approves in-process production (pet performs and caps) by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; communicating required adjustments to production supervisor and removal of non-conforming products
  • Approves finished products by confirming specifications; labeling of products for easy identification and traceability; segregating of non-conforming products.
  • Documents inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing non-conforming products and waste; inputting data into quality database.
  • Keeps measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions; calling for repairs.
  • Reports quality problems or findings to production manager and follows up to ensure that corrective action has/will take place.
  • Maintains record of inspections and prepares list of defects, interacts with other departments to ensure compliance with specification and to facilitate the acceptance of parts.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Accomplishes quality and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  1. The ideal candidate must have graduated from high school supplemented by an appropriate apprenticeship training in technical fields and quality control  experience and some supervisory experience
  2. Good knowledge of computer.
  3. Knowledge of the systems standard practices, ISO and Food Safety.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in English
  5. Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, manuals and directives
  6. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to use the following measuring/ testing equipment’s.

  • AA analyser
  • Go no go test gauge
  • Polarised light machine
  • Digital weighing scale
  • Venire calliper
  • Secure seal tester
  • Spring torque tester
  • Others related.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their personal suitability statement, copies of academic transcripts/certificates and a detailed CV to: The Head Recruitment, PEO International Limited (U) via email to samuelpeorecruitment@gmail.com. Or Download Application form, Click Here and please specify the position title as subject of the E-mail.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will only be considered for future related jobs openings.

Deadline: 12th February 2018

3 Quality Controller Jobs in Uganda – PEO International Limited


Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2018 – 18 Diploma Office Assistants

Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2018

Job Title:   18   Office Assistants/Caretakers  –  Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2018

Nature of contract: Temporary

Organization: Marie Stopes International

Duty Station: Kampala, Mbarara, Masaka, Gulu, Lira, Mbale, Iganga, Fortportal, Arua, Kabale, Masindi, Mubende, Soroti, Hoima, Kapchorwa, Moroto, Tororo, Mbale, Uganda

Reports to: Team Leader

About Us:

Marie Stopes International exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We’ve been delivering family planning, safe abortion, and maternal health services for over 35 years. Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help each year, whether in limiting the size of their families, or avoiding dangerous complications in pregnancy or unsafe abortion.

Job Summary: 

Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2018: The Office Assistant /Caretaker will help with the organization and running of the daily administrative operations of MSIU. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person should be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results. The incumbent will perform a wide variety of responsible office support and administrative functions in support of the assigned teams. This requires proficiency in the full range of general office services and functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Courteously receive visitors and deliver messages to the team.
  • Clean/ ensure office premises are clean.
  • Ensure the security guard is always on duty and in full uniform.
  • The jobholder will receive VSP claims and confirm receipt by stamping on each.
  • Record received claims.
  • Prepare and dispatch claims.
  • Report any security concerns to the team leader

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the Office Assistant /Caretaker jobs must hold High school diplomas /certificates or its equivalent
  • A diploma/certificate in any relevant portfolio is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience in similar position in a busy office environment
  • Good computer skills i.e. proficiency in Ms. Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work with people with diverse cultures.
  • Ability to demonstrate a can-do attitude,

NB: Note that this is temporary employment where the successful candidates will be required to work for 3 days in a week and this is a fixed term contract (the duration is five months maximum and non- renewable)

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV, cover letter, certified copies of academic documents to the Senior Manager Human Resource via email to: vacancies@msiu.or.ug quoting the position title.

NB: Please do not attach transcripts

Deadline: Friday 2nd February 2018, 5:00 pm

Marie Stopes Uganda Jobs 2018 – 18 Diploma Office Assistants


URC Uganda Jobs 2018 – Fresher Receptionist/Front Desk Assistant

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Job Title: Receptionist/Front Office Assistant – URC Uganda Jobs 2018:

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Location: Jinja, Uganda

About us: 

URC Uganda Jobs 2018: URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.

URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission (http://www.urc-chs.com/).

Division & Project Overview:

University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 11 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions at the Jinja town and district based offices.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Receptionist is responsible for attending to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. S/he is expected to provide general information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing, and mailing.
  • Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files, project deliverables, project reports , and minutes of meetings.
  • Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, client, other partners, and stakeholders.
  • Support new staff orientation, on-boarding and other HR initiatives.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, take complete and accurate messages for people who are not available, and ensure they receive the messages.
  • Greet and escort guests.
  • Ensure timely settlement of office bills.
  • Assist with making logistical arrangements for project events and field activities.
  • Make logistical arrangements for project staff traveling outside their region or for international visitors.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Leisure & hospitality Social Science, or other relevant field.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant professional experience in reception Management or customer case

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable.
  • Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
  • Oral and written English language fluency.

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday 19th January 2018 at 12:00 pm addressed to: Human Resource Coordinator

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services

Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division


Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

URC Uganda Jobs 2018 – Fresher Receptionist/Front Desk Assistant


WFP Uganda Jobs 2018 – Diploma Assistant StoreKeeper

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Job Title: Assistant Storekeeper – WFP Uganda Jobs 2018

Reference: SC3 (73210)

Organisation: World Food Programme (WFP)

Job location:  Jinja

About us

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predicatable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country. WFP cherishes and takes pride in fostering a working environment of high capacity, diversity and innovation. We are currently seeking experienced and creative applicants for the position of Assistant Storekeeper to join our team.


This  job is found in  Country Office (Field Office). The  Job holder reports to the Head of Field Office  or the designate.
At this level, the job holder demonstrates responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance for all assistance modalities for both WFP and logistics common services. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis.


WFP Uganda Jobs 2018: To support receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse guidelines and standards.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Support receipt/dispatch commodities including transhipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
2. Prepare and verify warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records, to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
3. Support daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
4. Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, and refer to the supervisor for appropriate action.
5. Support implementation of appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
6. Monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions to support efficient warehouse space-utilization and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.


Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Supply Chain Management and Optimization Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
Planning, Project & Resource Mgmt Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
Information Management & Reporting Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
Warehouse and Inventory Management  Demonstrates ability to carry out day to day activities around warehouse and inventory management in a manner that complies with WFP’s operational warehouse procedures.
Technical Assistance and Coordination Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.



Education: Diploma in Stores Management or Degree in Logistics Management.
Language: Fluency in English both Written and Oral.


• Experience monitoring various aspects of logistics operations.
• Experience in supporting warehouse management.
• Experience in supporting inventory management.
• Experience in data entry and extracting routine reports.


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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Thursday 18th January  2018

WFP Uganda Jobs 2018 – Diploma Assistant StoreKeeper