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No Experience Fresher Diploma Upcountry Stringer Jobs (6) – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Duty Station: Mubende, Busia, Kisoro, Bugiri, Tororo and Kiryandongo, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Editor/Bureau Chief

About Us:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL), a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Upcountry Stringer will cover events, write and submit factual and balanced stories in the assigned beat/title for publication within set deadlines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· Prepares reports and writes news for the assigned title/ beat in finished form, so that no major rewrite is required or no extensive additional report is needed.
· Takes notes on location, carries out interviews, checks facts and tape records as the case may be; writes news on own initiative, choice and judgment or at the direction of the news editor.
· Ensures that the material written reflects a thorough understanding of the MPL’s style of journalism as defined in the editorial policy guidelines and objectives, the house style and the journalistic code of ethical journalism.
· The incumbent researches and provides background information to make copy complete,
· Briefs the regional editor/bureau chief on stories gathered and writes the selected ones within set deadlines.
· Follows news leads and maintains close contacts with news sources.
· Continually builds his/her contacts list and demonstrate its value with consistent exclusive reports or information.
· Regularly responds promptly to breaking news.
· Ensures correctness of facts, content and style of his/her news materials.
· Closely co-operates with photographers from whom he/ she orders pictures on the issues he/she covers.
· Performs both independently and under supervision in accordance with general principles and directives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The applicants should hold Diplomas or its equivalent from a recognised institution. A University Degree is an added advantage.
· Passion for writing coupled with a keen news sense
· Possesses broad knowledge of local and regional issues and/or depth of knowledge in beat specialty.
· Ability to work accurately and under pressure
· Deadline-driven
· Computer literacy skills
· Keen eye for detail
· Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
· Must be able to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number via E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com

NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th November 2016

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Fresher Office Assistant Job – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Uganda

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Project Name: Uganda Multi-sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Programme (UMFSNP)

Funding Source: Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator

About Us:

The Government of Uganda received a grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) towards implementation of the Uganda Multi-sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Programme (UMFSNP). The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase production and consumption of nutrient-rich foods and utilization (ff community-based nutrition services in smallholder households in project areas. The project will innovatively use the primary schools under the universal primary education programme as a transfer pathway for both agriculture and health based nutrition friendly technologies and services. The project will be implemented by Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) and 15 receptive District Local Government (DLGs), in a phased approach.

Job Summary: The Office Assistant will be responsible for office management, record keeping, ensuring incoming and outgoing mail are accurately routed, supporting the PCU in arranging and conducting workshops

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Office Assistant must at least hold a Certificate in basic office management, business studies, record keeping, accounts, procurement or related fields
  • Possession of a Diploma will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send sealed application letters, curriculum Vitae and copies of academic documents either by hand or email addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries,

P.O. Box 102 Entebbe-UGANDA

Email to: ps@agriculture.go.ug

Attn:

The Head Procurement and Disposal unit Procurement and Disposal Unit Office,

Plot 16-18 Lugard Avenue

NB:

  • Please indicate the position being applied for and preferred district Local Government on top of the envelope. (Check top of advert for districts)
  • All applicants MUST register their Names and sign the registration Form as confirmation of delivery of the application.

Deadline: Monday, 10th October, 2016 by 4pm.

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Group Leader/ Charge Hand [17] – Movit Products Limited

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Duty station: Head Office, Kampala
Reports to: Production Supervisor

About Us:

Movit Products Limited is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturing Company in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited has for the last 16 years manufactured world class body care and hair care products. At Movit Products Limited, we are committed to develop our human capital as we realize they are a core driver of organizational success, we are thus looking for exceptional, passionate and experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Job Summary
Group Leaders will assist in monitoring and controlling the activities of the assigned Production Assistants.

Key duties and responsibilities 

  • Direct, organize and coordinate the activities of the assigned production assistants;
  • Report identified non functioning or anomalies of machines;
  • Ensuring and maintaining a safe and clean work station at all times;
  • Ensuring that all required materials for production/assigned work are available on a timely basis; and
  • Enforce discipline and proper work ethics among the assigned production assistants.

Required qualifications, experience and skills 

  • The ideal candidates for the MPL Group Leader/ Charge Hand career opportunity should hold a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good team work skills;
  • Good organizational and planning skills; and
  • Good supervisory skills.

How to apply:

If interested in working with MPL in the above portfolios, please download the MPL Job Application Form, fill it and send it as an attachment to hr@movit.co.ug (Not more than 1.5MBS). Remember to indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline:19th September 2016 at 5:00 pm

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Administrative Assistant – Trail Analytics Uganda

Administrative Assistant (1 position)
Duty-Station: Kampala, Uganda
Desired Age Range: 20 – 30yrs
Type: Renewable Contract
Position Overview:
Trail Analytics is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to support our day to day operations.

The role will require extensive word processing and spreadsheet skills, internet research abilities, strong communication skills and a willingness to learn new skills.

Responsibilities:
  1. Fielding telephone calls
  2. Receiving and directing visitors
  3. Word processing
  4. Creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing
  5. Supporting the other staff and the business as may be required from time to time
Qualifications:
  1. A bachelor’s degree from any recognized university
  2. Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel or other related applications
  3. Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly grasp user requirements and document them.
  4. Ability to be effective in high-pressure situations, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work with minimal supervision.
Areas to be considered:
  1. Personal Presentation: 45%
  2. Responses to this assignment: 45% PDF
  3. Willingness to learn new skills: 10%
How to Apply:
Applicants interested in the above position, and in possession of the required qualifications should send the following to info@trailanalytics.com

  1. Your CV (3 pages maximum), should include your current address
  2. Your responses to this practical assignment PDF
  3. Tell us what your remuneration expectations are

ONLY East African Nationals will be considered for this Assignment.

Trail Analytics is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications is 23 September 2016, 5:00PM

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Office Assistant – GiveDirectly Uganda

GiveDirectly Uganda Jobs

Location: Kampala

Qualification Level: High school

Description

Support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.

Reports to: Office Administrator

Opening Date:   29th August 2016,

Start Date: As Soon As Possible.

About us: 

GiveDirectly is a Non-Governmental Organization that provides Unconditional cash transfers to poor households in Uganda.

Overview: The Office Assistant (O/Asst.) will be responsible for office administration in GiveDirectly’s Kampala office.

  • Specifically the O/Asst. will support the Office Administrator to maintain a clean, hygienic, organized and positive office environment.
  • He or She will provide administrative and clerical support to others in the office.
  • The O/Asst. will maintain the highest standards of professionalism; helpfulness, integrity and honesty.

Skills and Behaviour

  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity.
  • Strong interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly.
  • Time management and multitasking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills especially English.
  • Proactive attitude, identifying and finding ways to solve problems without guidance.
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding, and sensitivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean all floors daily by sweeping and mopping and empty office dustbins.
  • Keep bathrooms/toilets clean throughout the day.
  • Dust office furniture at least weekly, taking care not to disorganize equipment &documents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors at least monthly on a rotational basis.
  • Store all cleaning equipment and products neatly in the designated cupboards. Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Conduct a weekly stock check to ensure adequate stocks of cleaning and hygiene supplies.
  • Prepare budgets for office supplies as well provide accountability for the same and necessary reports to the Office Administrator.
  • Fulfill Office messenger services e.g delivering and picking up office items or documents and printing, photocopying, scanning official documents and conduct data entry as and when required.
  • Undertake any other duties within the overall functions of the job or as may be assigned by your Manager.

Essential Requirements:

A’Level certificate.

Ability to use computers, primarily Microsoft Office.

At least 6 months cleaning experience  in a busy work environment Terms of Employment Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

Terms of Employment

Three (3) months’ probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

To Apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please click here.

 

Deadline: 12th September 2016

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Administrative Assistant – Focal Development Finance Limited

 

Duty Station:  Kireka, Wakiso, Uganda

About US:

Focal Development Finance Limited is a newly established development finance company in Uganda providing finance and technical support to micro and small businesses.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the customer care and information desk.
  • Receive, draft and distribute communications.
  • Manage office supplies
  • Write client receipts
  • File documents
  • Manage office orderliness.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The incumbent should at least hold an Advanced Level ( ‘A’ level)certificate
  • Excellent computer and telephone skills
  • Possess good verbal and writing skills in English.
  • Possess the ability to communicate reasonably in Luganda

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates send their updated CVs in pdf to:info@fdf.co.ug

 

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Administrative Assistant – The Makulu Group

 

Deadline: 5th September, 2016

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Administrative Secretary

About Makulu Group:

Makulu Group is an organization doing business mainly in the repairs and Maintenance of different Technologies that are widely used to improve people’s standards of living. It consists of three member companies currently which include; Makulu Technologies Limited, Makulu Institute of Mobile Technology, Makulu Agro-ventures. It is governed by a central management that runs, manages and develops the Group.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out administrative and office activities as well as participating in the administrative functions in all the company projects.
  • Manage large amounts of inbound and outbound calls in a timely, humble and dignified manner
  • Follow communication “scripts” when handling different topics
  • The incumbent will identify customers’ needs, clarify information, research every issue and provide solutions and/or alternatives
  • Seize opportunities to up sell products when they arise
  • Build and maintain sustainable relationships and engage customers by taking the extra mile
  • Keep records of all inquiries in our call center database so as to generate a concise report that will enable management perform relevant decisions.
  • Communicate information from authorities of Makulu Group straight to each relevant staff through phone call, email or any availed media.
  • Communicating to all Makulu Group staff internally and compiling information from internal communication.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Administrative Assistant job opportunity must hold a Degree/Diploma in a Business related course
  • Work under minimal supervision
  • Good team player
  • Has a positive attitude and Creative
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in using Microsoft Office
  • Good English language skills
  • Ability to work long hours 

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications, updated CVs and copies of academic and professional certificates  addressed  to:

The Chairman,

Makulu Group of Companies,

P.O. Box 14045 Mengo-Kampala.

Email to: info@makulutechnologies.co.ug

 

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Receptionist/Cleaner – Action Against Hunger

Deadline: 8th August 2016 by 5:00 PM

Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO which has been in existence for over thirty years. ACF has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions of Northern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Cleaner/Receptionist takes charge of the general day to day administration of the new Yumbe ACF office and for the well-being of all staff. The incumbent is also responsible ensuring that the office is kept neat and clean at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Office Cleaning:

  • Clean the office rooms, including equipment, and windows.
  • Ensuring that there is coffee, tea, sugar and boiled water for the staff and dishes are clean.
  • Order Soap, hygienic products like detergents, sugar, coffee and tea to the logistics department.
  • Proper collection of rubbish in one central location for disposal, provide containers for rubbish;

Reception Management:

  • Handle all front desk responsibilities for Action Against Hunger,
  • Answering phone calls in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Guide visitors to the appropriate location or contact person and manage all access given to visitors in order to maintain a professional and safe work environment

HR Support Role:

  • Support the Human Resources department with a wide range of human resources related functions.
  • Ensure proper filing of all HR records and documents (contracts, leave requests, salary sheets, etc.)
  • Process and handle confidential data appropriately.
  • Assist with colleague events.
  • Assist the human resources team with recruitment responsibilities.
  • Prepare for meetings
  • Compile and file all HR documents in the mission (including for those employees not working anymore);
  • Assist in any other duty related to HR, as required by HRM and ACD

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in HR, administration or any related field.
  • Ability to communicate and perform within an international and multicultural team.
  • Good verbal, written communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behaviour.
  • Remain flexible in order to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Possess a work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality and accuracy.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationswhich should include ONLY a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email applicationsplease note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs. All documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will not be considered. Please send your email application to: recruitment.ug@acf-international.org mentioning “Cleaner/Receptionist -RRM YUMBE” in the subject line.

 

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Community Paralegal [4] – Refugee Law Project (RLP)

 

Deadline: Friday 29th July 2016 by 5.00pm

Duty Station: Nakivale and Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, Uganda

Reports to: Field Office Coordinator, Access to Justice

About US:

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. Refugee Law Project’s work is currently structured in five thematic areas: Access to Justice; Conflict, Transitional Justice & Governance (CTJ&G), Gender & Sexuality; Mental Health & Psychosocial Wellbeing; and Media for Social Change.

Job Summary: The Community Paralegal will provide substantive legal, administrative secretarial work, research and provision of legal information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Client Support:
    • The Community Paralegal will receive clients and visitors, carryout initial needs assessment and directthem to the relevant officer(s); Provide research support to the Legal Officers on cases;
    • Assist the Legal Officers in Investigations including locating relevant witnesses for cases and also support in interviewing clients and witnesses and prepare report(s) on the interview for the Legal Officer and providing quotes to clients.
  • Networking, Local advocacy and Awareness Raising:Actively participate in community education and raising awareness on forced migration, International Human Rights, Refugee Law and also participate in relevant field visits to refugee and IDP settlements and other places such as police stations and prisons.
  • Information Management Support: The Community Paralegal will conduct other clerkship responsibilities including; filing, taking and responding to legal related correspondences as necessary; support in basic psychosocial counseling for clients; prepare legal documents; research cases and any pertinent legal information needed and also help legal officers prepare for court cases, including opening and closing arguments and aiding in court pleadings or motions
  • Others:
  • Uphold the RLP’s code of conduct
  • Any other roles as may be assigned 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Refugee Law Project (RLP) Community Paralegal job placement should hold a Diploma in Law.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and/or any other language spoken in refugee communities will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements and are interested, we encourage you to address motivation letter and updated CV to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to recruitment@refugeelawproject.org. Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, but will be requested for from short-listed candidates only.

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Office Assistant – Sasakawa Global 2000 [Lira]

Deadline: 29th July 2016

Responsibilities and roles

  1. Receiving and guiding visitors
  2. Ensuring that offices are clean and orderly
  3. Support in filing official documentations
  4. Collect, deliver messages and documents to their destinations as directed by supervisor
  5. Photocopy and bind documents as directed by supervisor
  6. In-charge of preparing office refreshments

Requirements

At least hold an ordinary level certificate with at least 4 principal passes.

Application procedure

All interested and qualified Ugandans should send their applications including; a cover letter, detailed CV, three referees and copies of the relevant certificates and testimonials, photocopy of the ID and LC1 letter addressed to;

Administrative officer 

sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org

or hand delivered to;

Sasakawa Global 2000 office 

Yodev Building, Kabalega Road – Lira