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.


OME Uganda Jobs – 20 No Experience Business Liaison Officers


Report to: Project manager

Employer: Opulent Management and Environment (OME)

Duty Station: Kampala

Wage and salary orientation: 700.000UGX per project (commission)

About Us

OME Uganda Jobs: Opulent Management and Environment (OME UGANDA) is a registered and 100% privately owned with a wide range of products and services namely; environmental, research, monitoring, evaluation and construction which have been designed to meet the global market demand.

It is also an East African competitive consultancy firm with a diversity of knowledge and skills. OME Uganda Ltd delivers projects on time, within budget and to the required quality, while maintaining focus on continuous improvement on internationally accepted standards.

i. Report writing, Follow ups on clients work, feedbacks and payments
ii. Business interpretation
iii. Projects and contracts confirmation


  • Degree or diploma in business administration or any other related studies in business or public
  • No experience, one year experience is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy, confidence and Integrity
  • Must meet the assignment deadlines
  • Must be ready to travel long distances upcountry during projects and contracts.

How to apply

Download the OME APPLICATION FORMS, fill it and Send to omeuganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 30th Dec 2017.

For inquiries: Contact (0)701097459, 0772341182. P.O Box 104, Kira Rd, Mulago Hill


OME Uganda Jobs – 20 No Experience Business Liaison Officers


IUCN Internship 2017 – Finance Intern

IUCN Internship 2017
JOB TITLE: Finance Intern (IUCN Internship 2017)
Job at : IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature
IUCN Internship 2017: The Intern will be responsible for finance support ensuring day to day financial administration functions and general office operations and procedures
About IUCN

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.
IUCN works on biodiversity, energy, human livelihoods and greening the world economy by supporting scientific research, managing field projects all over the world, and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with more than 1,200 government and NGO members and almost 11,000 volunteer experts in some 160 countries. IUCN’s work is supported by over 1,000 staff in 45 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO and private sectors around the world.


Under the overall supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer, the Intern will assist/support the following:

1. Preparing payment vouchers ensuring all necessary supporting documents is attached.
2. Verifying field accountabilities for accuracy and completeness
3. Preparing returns for Statutory payroll deductions
4. Tracking and filling monthly withholding taxes
5. Filling all the posted financial documents
6. Assist with photocopying and scanning of documents
7. Assist with short-term project tasks as needed

• A proven high standard of interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and teamwork skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups from a wide range of cultural backgrounds

• Excellent report writing, proofreading and editing skills with a strong command of the English language in its written and spoken form

• Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or CPA II.

• Proficiency Microsoft Excel and accounting software tools is a plus

• Ability to work independently towards a clear goal

• Must be a strong team player with proven communication and diplomacy skills and ability to work effectively with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams displaying sensitivity and respect for diversity;

• Adheres to IUCN ESARO core values of Transparency, Inclusiveness, Professionalism and Accountability;


Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button here.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 18 August 2017

IUCN Internship 2017 – Finance Intern


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 Inventory Assistant – Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba

Ref.No: =GC/UPIK/2016/04
Salary: Attractive
No. of vacancy: 01
Terms of Employment: Contract – 5 years, renewable
Age: 25 – 40 years
Reports to: Bursar
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 receive, record and store supplies and office equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Receiving, recording and storing supplies‘
• Receiving requisitions and orders and issuing sores.
• Taking stock levels of the slopes.
• Checking and verifying stores supplies.
• Keeping records of all store supplies’ received and issued out.
• Maintaining efficient storage and last retrieval system
• Recording and disposing off damaged, obsolete and expired store
• Supervising loading and offloading of store and supplies.
Qualifications and work Experience
• Must be in possession of Uganda certificate of education (UCE) with at least 5 passes including credits in mathematics and English Language plus a Diploma in Supplies and stores management or Procurement from a recognized awarding institution.
• At least three {3} years of experience in store management in a Public or reputable organization.
• Procurement, disposal and Contract management;
• Planning, Organizing and Coordination; information Communication Technology (ICT)
• Accountability;
• Ethics and integrity; and time management.
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

Several Fresher Project Assistants (Education) – Build Africa

About us
Build Africa is an International NGO that has been operational in Uganda since 1996. Build Africa Uganda (BAU) programmes focus on Education and Livelihood improvement. ‘ BALI currently works in 13 districts with its field programs coordinated through two Area offices located in Kumi and Masindi. Build Africa invites applicants from suitably qualified candidates for the following primary education school focused projects.

Project Assistant-Education (2 posts)
Station: Kumi and Masindi
Duration; Fixed term – 12 months
Purpose of the position:

The Project Assistant is responsible for project activity implementation to include school and community mobilization, training, community partnership liaison, data capture and reporting. S/he will contribute to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) function and will report to the Project Officer.
Person Specifications –

  • Proven experience in community mobilization approaches
  • Proven experience and technical knowledge of managing community based projects Knowledge in data collection approaches,
    methocls”-and tools
  • Relevant degree (Education, Development Studies, Social work and Community based development with at least 2 years related work experience on development projects, preferably with an INGO.
  • Experience of direct working -with communities and children
  • Awareness of Child Safeguarding issues
  • A person of high integrity that will follow BAU’s core values and adhere to a zero tolerance on waste and corruption.


  • Experience of organising and supporting the facilitation of training sessions
  • Organised with strong attention to detail for accuracy
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • Willing to speak up and proactively raise issues ‘
  • Good report writing and computer skills 5 including Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding permit
  • A good team player who shows creativity 3 and innovation.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision. .
  • Ability to work under sometimes harsh field Conditions

Job application procedure
Your CV/resume should include your contact information and 3 work-related references.
You should clearly state your current salary and expectations
Build Africa Uganda is an equal employer, we therefore encourage female and people with disabilities to apply. Please note; All post require The use of motorcycles.
Send to:
The Human Resources Officer
Kampala and Email us at recruit@build-africauganda.org
Physically submit applications to the address below; Build Africa Uganda~ Kampala (Head Office), Plot 5431 8424, Central Zone, Off Gaba Road, P.O. Box 57224 Kampala. Tel: 0414 267828
Build Africa Uganda
Kumi, Plot 28 Liang Road, PO. BOX 350 Kumi. Tel 0392769648 Build Africa Uganda — Masindi, P.O. Box 66, Plot Kabalega Crescent, Masindi, Tel: 0465420171

Deadline for applications — 14th November 2016

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for more information, you can visit our website www.build-africa.org


Fresher No Experience Sales Executive Jobs – Solace Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Logistics Manager

About US:

Solace Uganda Limited is incorporated in Uganda as a licensed insurance broker. Solace Uganda started operations as an independent insurance broker in 2015 and opened its first local office in Kampala. Solace Uganda is a full service general, life and micro insurance broker and facilitates insurance placements for a broad range of clients from individuals to corporations. The company is certified and regulated by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), and is a registered member of the Uganda Association of Insurance Brokers. The company is offering dependable services of a well-established agency, with quality protection at competitive rates, in addition to a complete spectrum of products to meet all personal and business needs. Through strategic relationships with Liberty Life, the company has key connections to emerging markets regionally and globally.

Job Summary: The Sales Executive requires selling of Insurance Services and Products, and to that end the suitable person ought to have a good grasp of insurance knowledge and terminology, or one who can read and quickly understand insurance concepts as there will always be a need to pitch and explain these to client prospects, or the need to formulate solutions to address client needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Quickly respond to customer requests for services and products, and generate competitive quotation and proposal offers.
  • Collaborate with other staff and put together proposal offers to prospects;
  • Reach out to new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how insurance solutions can alleviate client needs;
  • Confidently explain services and product features, and especially on how these are applicable to client needs;
  • Look for prospects from diverse sources such as newspapers, Internet sources, directories, trade associations, network of professional bodies and such similar sources as to create a target list from which one can have a target sales list.
  • Maintain customer records and contacts, and make use of existing in-house automated systems to make follow-ups and create repeat sales;
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements;
  • Submit orders obtained for processing;
  • Make quotation, negotiate credit terms and also ensure compliance with bid and tender requirements;
  • Have good judgment in selecting services and products, or assist customers in making choices that suit needs, and also take up feedback and make collective action for offers that address specific needs.
  • Showcase efforts in customer retention and devise means of generating repeat revenue.
  • Submit weekly reports of engagement and meet set targets

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree, diploma, or its equivalent qualification
  • Comfort in use of the common productivity computer applications such as MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint, and Internet services that include e-mail, instant messaging, social media etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a probing mindset.
  • Be persuasive and have a good and pleasant demeanor with good attention to detail;
  • Be able to listen and capture client feedback, and be able to write this up into offers that suit their need;

Personal Competencies:

  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Patience & Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply be sending theirapplications and updated CVs to info@solace.ug

Deadline: 14th November 2016



Primary School & Kindergarten Teachers – Victorious Education Services

Victorious Education Services invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancies that exist within the institution;

Position Title 1: Kindergarten Teachers (Baby, Middle & Upper Primary)
Position Title 2: Primary School Teachers (Lower, Middle & Upper Primary)

Duties and Responsibilities;
■    Establish a conducive learning environment for learners
■    Conduct and deliver lessons as per approved curriculum
■    Conduct learning needs analysis and take responsibility for guiding and ensuring progress of the assigned group of learners
■    Organize the classrooms and related resources in readiness for learning so as to support a healthy learning environment for the learners.
■    Work with the parents and other stakeholders to achieve maximum involvement in the wholistic development of the learners
■    Ensure safety of learners during class activities and outside activities
– Develop and foster appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age. ability and aptitude
Qualifications and Experience
■    Should be a registered teacher
■    Diploma in Early Child hood Development for Kindergarten & Diploma/Degree in Education for Primary Teacher
■    Ability to guide teaching and learning process.

Specific Knowledge Skills & Competencies
• Skills in classroom delivery
■    God fearing, trustworthy and a person of integrity
■    Good moral standing with exemplary character
■    Ability to use ICT to support the learning process
■    Logical thinker and innovative with problem solving skills
■    Fluency in spoken/written English language
■    Highly Customer Centric in delivery of services

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a hand written Application Letter, photocopies of academic qualifications and curriculum vitae with three referees to the Human Resources Office, Victorious Education Services Plot 355 Namirembe Road Bakuli Mengo, and P.O.Box 26278 Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: Not later than Friday 4th November 2016

NOTE: Women are encouraged to apply.


Fresher Diploma Laboratory Technician Jobs (4) – Marie Stopes Uganda

Job Type: Contractual

About us:

Marie Stopes Uganda is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. Together we deliver quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable women.

Job Summary
Reporting to and working with the Centre Manager, the Laboratory Technician’s main role is to maintain the high clinical standards expected by MSI and actively work to promote the clinic and contribute to improved financial performance

Key Responsibilities
1. Client care
• Provide comprehensive laboratory services to centre clients.
• Taking necessary steps to ensure that all centre clients are treated with sensitivity, respect, and consideration.
• Promptly refer clients to the Centre Manager if complaints are raised

2. Supplies Management:
• In liaison with the Centre Manager, ensures that adequate, but not excessive stocks are maintained.
• Ensure that Lab stock cards are up-dated regularly.
• Ensures that appropriate spare equipment (e.g. bulbs for microscope, slides, test tubes) is maintained at the centre to avoid inconveniencing clients.
• Ensure that the Centre Manager is alerted in a timely manner of expiring reagents to allow for timely notice to Support Office and transfer to another centre for usage.

3. Technical Excellence:
• Based on laboratory request form and recorded client notes, be able to conduct and report on the tests such as: Blood slide for malaria, film commentary, Urinalysis, Microscopy (stool, urine, HVS swabs), occult blood (stool), white cell count, blood grouping, clotting time, ESR, widal tests, VDRL/RPR, HB, Gram Stain, Brucella test, HCG test, Sickling Test, blood sugar, semen analysis, sputum AAFB, HIV rapid tests AND any other relevant tests.
• Ensure that the highest standards of laboratory services are provided to clients as per AMREF, MOH and MSI guidelines.
• Take responsibility and ensure that their laboratory comply with Infection Prevention Guidelines i.e.
a. Correct and orderly storage of reagents and supplies
b. Correct and timely decontamination procedures in place and implemented at all times
c. Correct medical waste management (sorting out general waste and, contaminated waste and sharps correctly)
d. Disposable gloves are worn at appropriate times by the Laboratory Technician
e. Clean and tidy laboratory is including all equipment such as microscope, centrifuge, and fridge, bench-top /sink area at all times.
• Ensure the reagents are correctly transported and stored (including maintenance of cold chain for refrigerated reagents)
• Ensure a warm and attractive laboratory environment for clients.
• Ensure that the laboratory is clean, neat and tidy at all times.

4. Record Keeping and Reporting:
• Ensure that laboratory test orders and results for company clients are properly recorded on the claim forms and accurate results are timely submitted to Medical staff.
• Ensure that the laboratory registers are correctly and neatly completed (MSU clients, VCT & Outside Contract Work etc)
• Ensure that timely monthly laboratory reports are forwarded to the Centre Manager.
• Monitor fridge temperature and record the figures (temperature inside fridge) on a daily basis

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
• Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized institution
• Full registration with Allied Health Professionals Council
• Ability to perform laboratory procedures efficiently and effectively to AMREF, and MOH standards
• Knowledge of Family Planning
• Ability to work in deadline driven/results orientated atmospheres
• Strong people management skills

Deadline: 12 Midnight on Friday 4th November 2016

To Apply click this link: Fresher Diploma Laboratory Technician Jobs (4) – Marie Stopes Uganda