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Graduate Fellows [64] – Kyambogo University

Deadline: 5:00 pm on Friday 26th August 2016.

About the opportunity:

TEACHING AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Kyambogo University invites applications from suitably qualified former students of Kyambogo University to fill Research and Teaching positions in the Departments (and areas) listed here under.

Successful Graduate Fellows should have excelled at their undergraduate studies. These appointments shall be on two year renewable non-gratuitable contract terms. Renewal will be subject to satisfactory performance.

Job Title: Graduate Fellow (Re-advertised).

Job Ref: HRM/GF/001

Vacancies: Sixty Four 64 vacancies (two per Department as indicated below).

NOTE:

Please note that those who applied earlier need not apply again. They may only notify us in writing stating that they had applied earlier and clearly indicating the Department and area (Section) where applicable.

Job Purpose

The position of Graduate Fellow (formerly Known as Teaching Assistant) is a training position. At this level Graduate Fellows are expected to be mentored into Teaching and Research while they attain further qualifications for appointment to higher positions. They should acquire their Master’s degrees within a stipulated period of time (2 – 4 years).

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

  1. A Bachelors Degree (Honors) with First Class or Second Class Upper Division in the relevant discipline.
  2. They should not be more than 35 years of age at the time of application.
  3. Must be proficient in using relevant computer packages.
  4. Should have good communication, leadership and inter-personal skills.
  5. Must be a person of high integrity.

a) Faculty of Science:

  1. Department of Computer Science (areas of computing)
  2. Department of Biological Science
  3. Department of Chemistry (Textile, Environment & Chemical Engineering)
  4. Department of Sport Science
  5. Department of Food Processing Technology
  6. Department of Physics – NEW
  7. Department of Mathematics – NEW

b) Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences:

  1. Department of Economics and Statistics (Preferably statistics)
  2. Department of Geography & SST
  3. Department of Sociology & Social Administration (Demography & Social Work)
  4. Department of History & Political Science (Political Science)
  5. Department of Language & Communications Skills
  6. Department of Literature (Film)

c) Faculty of Vocational Studies:

  1. Department of Agriculture ( Extension and Soil science)
  2. Department of Art and Industrial Design
  3. Department of Human Nutrition & Home Economics – NEW.

d) School of Management & Entrepreneurship:

  1. Department of Accounting & Finance (BSc Accounting & Finance)
  2. Department of Business Administration & Entrepreneurship (BBS with Education & BBS)
  3. Department of Procurement, Marketing and Supply Chain (B.Procurement & Logistics Management)
  4. Department of Management Science (Bachelor of Management Science)

e) Faculty of Education:

  1. Department of Educational Psychology
  2. Department of Foundations of Education
  3. Department of Teacher Education & Development Studies (4 for Technical Teacher Education & 2 for Human Resources)

f) Faculty of Engineering:

  1. Department of Civil and Building Engineering
  2. Department of Lands and Architectural Studies
  3. Department of Mechanical & Production Engineering
  4. Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

g) Faculty of Special Needs & Rehabilitation:

  1. Department of Adult and Community Education
  2. Department of Special Needs Studies (Low Vision/ Functional Vision, emotional & Behavioural difficulities)
  3. Department of Community & Disability Studies (Adaptive technology/ICT for PWDs)

Application process:

All eligible applicants should submit two copies of their application accompanied by:

  1. An up-to-date, detailed curriculum vitae
  2. Copies of relevant academic certificates and transcripts or other relevant professional certificates
  3. Three reference letters from professional/academic/work related referees should be sent to the address below.

The Director, Human Resources,

Kyambogo University (Records Office),

1st Floor, Administration Building,

P. O. Box 1, KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA.

Email: dhrkyu@kyu.ac.ug Telephone: +256 414 286 452

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Customer care Officers [25] – Bayport Financial Services

Bayport Financial Services Jobs

Deadline:  29th July, 2016

Organisation: Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About Us:

Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd is part of Bayport Finance Group headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa with operations in over ten Countries across Africa and South America. We are a leading other Non-Bank Financial Services provider with presence in over 30 locations across Uganda.

Job Summary: The Customer Care Officers will support branch sales, offer sales and service support and coordinate with head office service support Unit in supporting service at the branch.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The Customer Care Officers need not possess any experience but must hold a degree or diploma with good grades
  • Have a desire to build a career in the financial services sector.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs, testimonials, copies of certificates and previous work letters to the HR on: editha@bayport.co.ug. Please kindly quote the position title as the subject of the E-mail.

NB: Applicants not contacted after one week of closing period should consider their applications as not successful.

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Assistant Registration Officer – NIRA

 

Deadline: 3rd August 2016

Reports to: District Registration Officer

Job Purpose: To assist in handling clients and processing their documents for the purposes of registration at the Sub-County

Organisation profile

On the 26th March 2015 the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda passed the Registration of Persons Act, 2015, an Act to harmonise and consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of individuals and to establish a National Identification Register.

This law establishes the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)and provides for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad as well as aliens living in Uganda and the issuance of Identification Cards and other related matters.

NIRA wishes to fully operationalise its structure in accordance with its mandate and therefore requires staff of high calibre and integrity to immediately fill, the available vacancies listed below;

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Civil Registration

  1. Receives clients, interviews them and directs them to the various service points
  2. Issues appropriate application forms and other information required for registration and handling any other technical queries
  3. Receives back completed registration forms with attachments such as notification records/ forms, bank payment forms, letters of introduction etc
  4. Forwards received applications to the Records Office and track their movement through the relevant action centres / officers
  5. Issues certified registration certificates and identification documents to applicants
  6. Ensures security of the data, data capturing equipment and related materials, authenticating and authorising the right data for production of certificates and identification documents
  7. Maintains the electronic / manual register of application received, certificates and other identification documents

Citizenship Registration

  1.  Communicates citizenship enrollment, registration, identity cards distribution and issuance programmes and procedures, to communities
  2. Executes enrollment, registration and card identity cards issuance operations and activities
  3. Transmits registration data to the district database
  4. Maintains updated records of registration applications, registered citizens and non-citizens and identity cards issued at sub-County level
  5. Receives applications, registers citizens and non-citizens, maintains updated records of applications for registration, registered persons and national identity cards issued at the sub-county and receives change request
  6. Organises local committees for verification of the authenticity of applicants for citizenship registration.
  7. Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the District Registration Officer

Person Specifications

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in arts , social sciences, administration or other related field from a recognised institution
  2. Computer software applications skill
  3. Working experience in ICT based work
  4. Good interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Excellent customer care skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

• Interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director, Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya, Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm,Monday to Friday. Please indicate a daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of 3 referees.

• In your application letter and on the cover of the envelope, clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

• Please ensure the application reaches the above address not later than 3rd August, 2016. Applications delivered after the closing date will not be received.

NO APPLICATION shall be received at any of the NIRA offices.

• If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

• Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.

PLEASE NOTE:

NIRA has contracted the services of Profiles International Uganda Limited, a reputable Human Resource Consultancy firm to receive all applications on its behalf.

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Health Officer – UNICEF

Deadline: 8th August 2016

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Grade: NO-B

Reports to: Health Specialist (EPI)

Vacancy Number: 497959

About Us:

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet theirbasic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Health Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the Health Program within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting of results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Support to program development and planning:
  • Carry out /update situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of health related programs including immunisation and health emergencies. Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, health) for higher management use to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery of results.
  • Actively contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through analysis of health needs and areas for intervention and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.
  • Offer technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical program transactions, preparing materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Provide timely technical and operational support throughout all stages of emergency preparedness and response as well as disaster risk reduction programming
  • Prepare required documentations/materials to facilitate the program review and approval process.
  1. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work in liaison and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Keenly monitor and report on the use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards ofaccountability and integrity.
  • Actively participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Report on issues identified to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated sectoral program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  1. Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on health, including immunisation and emergencies, and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Carry out regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action toachieve results.
  1. Networking and partnership building:
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with health sector government counterparts and national stakeholders, including the immunisation coordination committees and the National Emergency Task Force, through active sharing of information and knowledge to enhance program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to deliver concrete and sustainable results.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for health programs.
  • Take part in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) on health programs to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of health programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building:
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

Key Result Areas:

  • Timely, regular data-driven analysis for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions.
  • Technical expertise on specific Health interventions.
  • Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  • Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations UNICEF Health Officer job placement should hold a University Degree in public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
  • At least two years of professional experience in public health/nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level and/or in a developing country is required.
  • Previous experience in health/nutrition program/project development in UN system agency or organization is an asset.

Personal Competencies:

  • Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Drive for Result, Working with People
  • Functional Competencies: Formulating Strategies and Concepts(I), Analyzing (II), Applying Technical Expertise (II), Learning and Researching (II) and Planning and Organizing (II)

NB: UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to visit the link below to Apply.

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Administrative Assistant – AIDS Health Care Foundation

 

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Req No: 2016-5002

About US:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. Aids Health Care Foundation is registered in Uganda as Aids Health Care Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings. AHF- Uganda Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo supporting 32 clinic sites country wide.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Offer secretarial support in the preparation of program documents.
  • Draft responses to stakeholders and ensure dispatch is made in time
  • Receive; sort communication/documents and route correspondences
  • Follow up feedback to correspondences with staff and stakeholders
  • Maintain an organized calendar of the country program director and make preparations for important meetings
  • Schedule staff and partner appointments and provide timely feedback
  • Maintain office filing system and ensure safe custody of official documents.
  • Plan and request for office consumables, and provide accountability.
  • Compile country briefs/updates and draft periodical program reports for review

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal applicant for the Administrative Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social work and Social Administration, Business Administration or related disciplines from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in handling administrative responsibilities.

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the weblink below.

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Officer [73] – TREP Jobs URA

URA Jobs 2017, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Jobs

Deadline: 13th August 2016 at 11:59pm

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

About TREP:

Tax Payer Registration and Expansion Program (TREP) is a collaborative initiative between URA, Local Governments, KCCA and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) aimed at identifying, sensitizing, educating, registering and supporting potential Taxpayers with the aim of growing a tax paying culture among Uganda’s citizens. TREP is a country wide program rolled out to the 34 urban municipal councils and as such all applicants must be flexible and ready to be deployed up country.

Job Summary: The Officer –TREP will implement the Taxpayer registerexpansion programme by working closely with our partners (MOLG, KCCA, URSB and the selected Local Governments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the 73 URA Officer –TREP jobs must at least hold an honours degree in any discipline.
  • The applicant must have attained a minimum of credit in Maths and English at O’ level
  • One year of experience in carrying out field work while interfacing with members of the public
  • Knowledge of Domestic tax laws
  • Highly Adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Customer Focus and sensitivity to high quality services
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams from diverse Business areas
  • Exceptional Integrity and with potential to Lead
  • Excellent Interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative and works with minimum supervision
  • Able to keep abreast with all emerging business trends and demands
  • Age: Below 26 years old

NB: This position is available on short – term basis.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA shouldapply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

 

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Technicians [4] – Uganda Technical College – Elgon

Deadline: 4th August 2016 – 5pm

Department: Building and civil Engineering

Reports to: Head of department

Station: Mbale

Ref: HRM/UTCEE/02/001/2016

Age: Below 40 years

Contract terms: 1 year (Renewable based on performance)

Job purpose: 

To ensure proper management and cleanliness of the department

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Ensure that the departmental offices are opened, cleaned and closed at the end of the day.
  2. To ensure quick facilitation to lecturers in the department
  3. To arrange equipment in preparation of practical lessons.
  4. To wait on lecturers and students during practical lessons
  5. To carry out any other duties as assigned by the relevant authorities

Qualifications

Diploma in a relevant Engineering field or its equivalent from a recognized institution and proficiency in computer applications will be an added advantage.

Application procedure:

Applications should be addressed to the Secretary of Governing council, Uganda Technical College – Elgon, P/O Box 940, Mbale, Office Room 001.

Interviews will be conducted on 11th August 2016 at the college.

 

 

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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

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Office Clerk – Hwansung Industries Limited

Hwansung Furniture Uganda Jobs Current Office Assistant Jobs In Uganda

Deadline : 6th August 2016

Responsibilities and roles

Customer care and general office work

Qualifications

Diploma and above

Good skill of MS office package

Living near Ntinda

Application procedure

Submit self-introduction letter, CV with clear photo by email to hs@hwansungbiz.com or hand deliver to Hwansung Head office in Ntinda Industrial Area. Tel 0414 286019

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Relationship Officers [6] – Bayport Financial Services

Bayport Financial Services Jobs

Deadline: 29th July 2016

Organisation: Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About Us:

Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd is part of Bayport Finance Group headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa with operations in over ten Countries across Africa and South America. We are a leading other Non-Bank Financial Services provider with presence in over 30 locations across Uganda.

Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for sales and handling of Government Departments and Ministries in Kampala and other major towns across Uganda. This is a purely sales role and only sales resources MUST apply.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicants must hold relevant qualifications and experience particularly in a similar organization.
  • The Relationship Officer must have been in a sales-related role

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs, testimonials, copies of certificates and previous work letters to the HR on: editha@bayport.co.ug. Please kindly quote the position title as the subject of the E-mail.