Fresher Receptionist Job – University Research Co., LLC (URC) Uganda

Job Title: Receptionist
Employer: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Location: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
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.
Job Description: 

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.

Job 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, onboarding 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.


  • 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


  • 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.

Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct, completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheetcurriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references in the subject line addressed to:

Human Resource & Administration Coordinator, University Research Co., LLC — Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
Or E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com (Not more than 3MB)
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Deadline:  Friday, 19th January 2018 by 12:00 pm

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


Quality Control Jobs in Uganda – Mukwano Group

Mukwano Group Jobs - Quality Control Jobs in Uganda
Job Title: 2 Quality Control Officers (Quality Control Jobs in Uganda)

Ref:  MIUL/QC/09/01/2017

Location: KAMPALA

  1. Performing analyses of production, semi products and raw materials.
  2. Reviewing and update quality control procedures.
  3. Planning, coordinating, and directing quality control programs designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards.
  4. Developing and analyzing statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
  5. In liaison with the Quality Control Manager Formulate and maintain quality control objectives and coordinate objectives with production procedures to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  6. Administering of laboratories including preparing requisitions for reagents; preparing relevant reports and technical guidance to laboratory staff.
  7. Overseeing sampling of products and semi products.
  8. Preparing quality control reports and record keeping.
  9. Adhering to the health and safety and QMS guidelines at all times.


  • Bachelors of Science or Higher Diploma in Industrial Chemistry, food science and technology or any other related discipline.
  • Minimum 3years in Quality Control lab in a manufacturing set up in a related business.
  • Should have sound experience in determination of Protein, Crude Fiber, Sand Silica, Oil Content, Moisture etc.
  • Experience in operating and handling of instruments such as Spectrophotometer, Ph Meter, Karl -fischer, Auto Analyzer, Visco meter etc. is desirable
  • Knowledge of various laws, regulations, guidelines, procedures affecting a manufacturing organization.
  • Knowledge of ISO Standards is desirable

Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and a detailed curriculum vitae indicating contact addresses/emails of three (3) referees should be sent to;
The Human Resource Department,
Mukwano Group of Companies
P.O Box 2671, Kampala, UGANDA

Or by E- mail to recruitment@mukwano.com and quoting the job reference as subject to the mail.
All documents should be merged and sent in one attachment, not exceeding 2MB.

Closing date of receiving applications is two weeks from the date of this advertisement i.e. from 09th – 21st January 2017.

Only successful candidates will be contacted within one week after the closing date. Any form of canvassing is prohibited.

Quality Control Jobs in Uganda – Mukwano Group


Fresher Administration and Logistics Officer Job – Good Neighbors International Uganda

About US:

Good Neighbors is an international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects. In December 2010, a Washington D.C. office was established to network and partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government agencies and foundations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Administration and Logistics Officer will provide logistics and administrative support at the Field Office for smooth running.
  • The incumbent will be tasked with building strong relationships with INGO / UN agencies, other Local Organizations, Government Agencies for resources providing and sharing.
  • Handling all the necessary preparation and arrangement for, human resource related activities, logistical activities and all other necessary administrative processes and activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for this vacancy must hold a university degree or its equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in similar position.
  • Proven ability to understand and use basic accounting systems such as QuickBooks, SPSS and other data analysis software, and relevant experience in logistics and procurement, among others are highly preferable.
  • Have a strong aspiration and interest in humanitarian and community development works
  • Skills in administration
  • Good working knowledge and skill of computer
  • Previous experience in communications, humanitarian and government policy issues.
  • Ability to communicate in a diplomatic and assertive manner
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work gracefully under pressure;
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Possess good skills for conflicts and Conflict resolutions.
  • Must be a self-directed, self-reliant and a person of High Integrity
  • Ability to move away from home for long distances for organizational activities
  • Being a native of Palisa District or able to Speak Iteso is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs with working email addresses to: uganda@goodneighbors.org or hand deliver to Good Neighbors International Head Office, Plot 1728, White House CI, Muyenga, Block 244.

Deadline: 13th January 2017 by 5:oo pm  


Medical Access Uganda Jobs – Leadership Training

Medical Access Uganda Limited Jobs

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: 

Medical Access Uganda Jobs: The Leadership Training Programme (LTP) is our graduate development initiative that offers talented graduates the opportunity to work in health care supply chain management at Medical Access and related affiliates. The Programme is designed to prepare the next generation of leaders.

At MAUL, we welcome highly talented fresh graduates who are resourceful; Innovative and daring to excel in whatever they do, so as to make a real contribution to our winning team. Successful candidates will get an opportunity to train in areas including; Administration, Human Resource Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Data Management, Supply Chain Management, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting.

Job details:
Medical Access‘ mission is to enhance human health by providing efficient and sustainable health care supply chain management solutions.

Our programme provides hands-on experience in the above field and graduates gain valuable experience that can qualify them for a wealth of many exciting opportunities within our company and the job market.
You will be joining a highly professional team inspired by working in a highly dynamic environment. Our company values are embedded in whatever we do and define who we are and how we work and relate with each other.
if you have what it takes and seek stimulating challenges in the supply chain management business, this is the perfect opportunity for you to join the winning team.

The competition for places in our graduate programme is strong, so applicants need to demonstrate a history of academic excellence. We are looking for graduates with a degree in Pharmacy, Statistics, Economics & Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation, Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Office & information Management, Human Resource, Arts in Arts, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance Bi Accounting and any other related disciplines. interested candidates should have graduated either within the last two years or just finished university awaiting graduation.


  • Talented and highly motivated;
  • Excellent communicator, strategic thinker and problem solver;
  • Team player, flexible, adaptable and resourceful;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

Job application procedure
Applications complete with an application letter, CV and copies of academic documents should be submitted to hr@medicalaccess.co.ug.  The above documents should be scanned and attached to the email as one PDF document. Applications should have the applicants name in the subject line.
or Hand delivered lo;

The Human Resources Manager,
Medical Access Uganda Limited,
Plot 26, Nakasero Road, Kampala. Tel; 0312207300.

Deadline for receiving applications; 22 Sep 2017 at 5:00pm.

Medical Access Uganda Jobs – Leadership Training


Multiple Fresher A’level Job Opportunities – Cafe Javas Uganda

Cafe Javas Uganda Jobs

About Us:
Cafejavas is a full-service, quick-casual, coffee-themed restaurant chain in Kampala Uganda. Come and discover what our delicous menu has to offer. We offer flexible hours, hands on training, competitive wages and staff incentives. Cafe Javas is always accepting applications for all positions and we believe that every person that comes through our front door looking for work deserves a moment of our time.

Job Summary:
We are offering job opportunities for Baristas, waiters/waitress and kitchen staff for people who want to learn, grow and advance in their career with a fun and vibrant company!

Minimum Requirements
At least UACE certificate or an equivalent, 6 months restaurant experience, fluent in English.

How to Apply
Applicants MUST send by email their CVS, application letters, and scanned copies of their education certificates to hiring@cafejavas.co.ug

Or alternatively drop your CV at our Nakawa training center on Monday 9th – Thursday 12th of January 2017 between 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Kindly indicate the Job Code you’re applying for in your Email Subject line:
Waiter (Job Code CJW001)
Kitchen Staff (Job Code CJK002)
Barista (Job Code CJB003)
Cleaners (Job Code CJC004)

Deadline for the applications
Applications should be received by Saturday 7th January 2017. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Fresher Certificate Level Auto Electricians – Kinyara Sugar Limited Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Kinyara Sugar Limited, a manufacturer of quality white mill sugar invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant post(s) existing in Agriculture Workshop.
Workshop motor vehicle auto electrician (Light motor vehicle Tractors/Heavy Plant) (No. of posts – 4)

Technical certificate in motor vehicle/Auto electrical
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a reputed automobile workshop in Uganda

Job application procedure
Suitable candidates should send hand written applications giving full details of age, marital status, experience, address of three referees, qualification and training to:
Human Resource Manager
Kinyara Sugar Ltd.
Plot 31,-Block 9 & 10, Bujenje.
P.O. Box 179, Masindi
OR send to email:
Human Resource Manager
Kinyara Sugar Ltd.
Plot 7/9, 2nd Street, industrial Area;
P.0. Box 7474 Kampala, Uganda.
Email: Personnel@Kinyara.co.ug
Closing date: 30th December 2016


Fresher Administrative Assistant Job – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Uganda

Location: Infectious Diseases Institute Kampala.

Salary: Commensurate with training and experience

Classification: Fixed term contract, full time

Reports to: Project Manager -MAPD


The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach services.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently approved funding for a five-year project known as the “Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD)”. The project aims to prevent and control malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimize the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda, especially in children under five years of age. The project covers 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million.

Key responsibilities:

  • The Administrative assistant will perform general project administrative duties at IDI such as filing, faxing, and copying, typing and binding documents;
  • Take meeting minutes, type them and distribute them and perform minor data entry as and when required.
  • He/she will upload and/or distribute project management documents;
  • Ensures adequate communication of finer details to selected activity implementers and other beneficiaries;
  • Receives and archives documents related to MAPD activities;
  • Distribution of schedules and necessary training materials to trainers, trainees and other stakeholders;
  • Follows up to ensure resources required for activity implementation are in place;
  • Participates in preparation of payments to trainers and trainees as directed;
  • Periodically communicate with MAPD alumni on issues of continuing medical education;
  • Participates in report writing;
  • Arrange for mailing and courier services, manage project calendars (creating meeting, lunches, etc.);
  • Update project contact lists and organization chart updates and assist with document control;
  • Provide general administrative and secretarial support to program staff, and to program consultants as appropriate;
  • Compose written communication related to the project; oversee distribution of messages, letters, and other written materials, as requested, to program partners;
  • Schedule all program meetings; attend and take minutes as appropriate;
  • Develop a database of contact information; maintain distribution lists for various kinds of program communication;
  • Establish and maintain a manual and electronic filing/record-keeping system for easy storage and retrieval of documents, reports and correspondence related to the project ;
  • Ensure that office supplies and equipment are maintained; and
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • A minimum of one year relevant work experience;
  • Experience in handling logistics for a facility based training for health workers is a must;
  • Experience in entering data related to training in an electronic data bases such as Management Information
  • System for Training (MIST) and T3.NET is a must;
  • Outstanding 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;
  • Capability to perform difficult 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;
  • An ability to work independently and with minimal supervision; and
  • A team player

To Apply:

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply, may hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Manager, Human Resources; Infectious Diseases Institute, P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. Email: hr@idi.co.ug

Deadline : Tuesday 8th November 2016.

IDI is an equal employment organization and does not solicit for any fees at any stage of the recruitment process


Project Assistant (Bursary) – Straight Talk Foundation Uganda

Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda

About us:
STF implements activities through print, radio and face to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STE is highly effective in behaviour change communication models and combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.

Job Purpose: In close consultations with the Project Coordinator, Bursar, the Project Assistant, Bursar will be responsible for managing bursary information effectively and efficiently 1I1 line with STF bursary quality standards.

Academic Background, Experience and Person

  • Minimum of a Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience in development ‘ programmes of managing Bursaryl Sponsorship operations is essential.
  • Having experience and skills in photo and video taking is an added advantage.
  • Must have good computer typing speed. Experience in database management is an added advantage. ‘
  • Must be willing to extensively travel to the field in supporting sponsorship data collection and business.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

Job application procedure
Please send your hand delivered copy of your CV with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, to;

Human Resource & Administration
Straight Talk Foundation
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue, P.O. Box 22366, Kampala

OR Send by e-mail to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
Clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

Straight Talk Foundation does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.


2 Fresher Agriculture Trainer Jobs – FRC Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About us:
FRC is an NGO promoting adult education and community development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to OPM and UNHCR. FRC seeks to employ Ugandans for:
Two (2) Agriculture Trainers; one at Nakivale Refugee Settlement, lsingiro and one at Kyaka ll Refugee Settlement, Kyegegwa District. These positions are for year 2017 with a possibility to continue if funding is granted.

Main duties and responsibilities
– To plan and design trainings and materials, and conduct trainings related to agriculture, nutrition, environment, agribusiness for adult learning and youth groups.
– Support adult literacy and English courses and curriculum by providing additional materials, exercises, practical hands-on projects for adult learners in order to emphasize functionality.
– Identify, formulate and initiate relevant methods, models and practices for adult training.
– To sensitize and motivate adult learners, youth groups and other project beneficiary groups in agriculture related activities, and provide technical expertise to them.

Academic Qualification and Competences
– Bachelor of Science in Agriculture for in Agricultural Extension Education or similar. ‘
– Strong experience on training, material development, participatory methods.
– At least 2 years professional work experience with communities.

Job application procedure
Send Application by 11th November, 2016 by 3 pm. to frcugandaadmin@refugeecouncli.fi
Submit: Application letter, which includes your salary expectation, and max. 5-page CV, incl. contacts to 3 professional reference persons, and your language skills.
Do not send copies of your certificates at this stage

Deadline of this Job: 11th November, 2016 by 3 pm


Fresher Diploma Plumber Job – Uganda Petroleum institute Kigumba (UPIK)

Job Title: Plumber
Ref‘. N0; GC/UPIK/2016/03
Salary: Attractive
Terms of Employment: Contract – 5 years, renewable
Age: 25 – 40 years
Report to: Estates Engineer
Duty Station: Kigumba

About us
Uganda Petroleum institute Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the Statutory instrument No. 31 of 2011: The Universities and other Tertiary institutions Acts. 2006 (Establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba) in July, 2011. The mandate of UP}K is to provide a world-class education in geosciences and petroleum engineering in order to support and advance the petroleum and energy sectors in Uganda, East Africa and beyond.
Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who are result-oriented with proven integrity ’10 fill the following vacancies in the institute’s established structure.

Job Purpose: To undertake both planned and routine plumbing maintenance and repair tasks on a wide range of building services and facilities across the institute estate.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Identify plumbing faults that arise on a day to day within the entire institute estates.
• Carry out routine plumbing maintenances tasks amass the institute estates including, residential, academic, administration and workshop areas. Undertake small installation/alteration work part of building refurbishment, or change of use.
• Follow all Plumbing regulations based on standard requirements.
• Oversee plumbing installations by an outside contraction engaged by the institute.
• Prepares and submits weekly, monthly, quarterly and any incidental reports. ‘
• Prepare work plans and budgets in regards to all plumbing requirements.
• Orders and keep in stock all plumbing pearls(consumables and non-consumables) for emergency repairs. ~ From time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by the relevant authority.

Qualifications and Work Experience:
• Diploma in Water (and sanitation) Engineering from a recognized institution with Advanced craft Certificate in plumbing from a recognized institution.
• At least three years’ hands-up working experience in plumbing installations and repairs,. of multi-storied buildings with complex design
• Sound knowledge of Health and Safety issues;
• Understanding of building designs
• Time management; and
• Concern for quality, standard and regulations

Job application procedure
All suitable qualified and interested Ugandans for the above positions are invited to submit in triplicate their hand-written applications, clearly indicating telephone and email contacts. The signed application should bear the title of post as well as me reference number specified against the past together with copies of certified academic documents, up to date CV and relaxant supporting documents showing your experience, The application should be addressed to:

The Secretary

Governing Council. Uganda Petroleum institute Kigumba

P. O. Box 187, Bweyale kiryandongo

And be hand-delivered at the UPIK Reception in Kigumba.

Deadline: Not later than 2 week from the date of this advert.

Applications delivered through registered mail and courier will be accepted as long as they are received before the deadline for submission Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification