Fresh Graduate Trainees – Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

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Vacancy titles: UETCL is a manufacturer of quality mill white sugar invites applications from suitable qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in the following disciplines;

  4. CABLE HANDLER (2 Posts)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Successful candidates will have an initial one year intensive on the job training during which period the candidates will rotate in relevant departments of the Company to get acquainted with the functioning of the Company.


  • The desired person should have the following essential requirements:
  • Higher Technical Diploma (HTD) or its equivalent in Electrical Engineering.
  • Not above 30 years of age.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must demonstrate well developed competencies, be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.
Job application procedure 

For positions mentioned above:

  • Appointment is on a five year employment agreement renewable based on performance.
  • Attractive remuneration package that is competitive.

Interested persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax and giving three references to:

The Manager
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625, KAMPALA

Deadline of this Job: Friday, 16th September, 2016
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Legal Officer – International Rescue Committee [IRC]

IRC Uganda Jobs

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Protection and Rule of Law Manager

About US:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

IRC is working in collaboration with OPM, UNHCR and other agencies to provide multi-sector assistance program in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District, which is now home to approximately 20,000 South Sudanese refugees.

Job Summary: The Legal Officer will identify legal needs in the field, provide counseling and assistance including representation in relevant administrative bodies in close collaboration with the Protection and Rule of Law Manager. The Legal Officer will be responsible for conducting legal information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status and other issues, as dictated by the needs at field level. The Legal Officer will work with protection committees to support advocacy at the community level along with the Protection Officers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will identify legal needs in the field and provide on-site counseling to Persons of Concern;
  • Under the guidance of their direct supervisor, assist persons of concern by representing them in relevant administrative bodies;
  • Carry out case intake on site utilizing digital data collection system;
  • Deliver information sessions on protection, rights and entitlements, legal status, statelessness and other issues as dictated by the needs at field-level;
  • Engage in mediation and negotiation as needed (e.g. on housing, land and property issues);
  • Keenly analyze data and highlight trends and legal protection needs;
  • Under the guidance of direct supervisor, facilitate one-on-one interviews and focus group discussions with refugees, host community members, state actors and service providers in the field on selected protection and legal concerns;
  • Keep records of the urgent legal needs identified and the actions taken to assist affected PoCs;
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports on activities based on IRC and UNHCR tools;
  • Work to strengthen IRC’s relationship with refugees, refugee/host community leaders and municipal actors in order to maintain good access to POCs; and
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the Protection and Rule of Law Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for this vacancy must hold a Law degree
  • A minimum of two years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international organization.
  • Belief in human rights including gender equality.
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of International Human Rights and Refugee Law;
  • Computer skills in MS Office
  • Previous experience in regular report writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Experience in assessments, report writing and proposal development
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Language Skills: Good standard of spoken and written English language skills desirable

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationsonline at the link below.

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Deadline: 8th September, 2016

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Construction Supervisor [2] – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Job Summary: The Construction Supervisors manages the construction activities that take place on the work site on any given work day

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the construction of buildings, and civil works, and supervise site staff;
  • Guide developers in setting out buildings to ensure compliance with the approved plans;
  • Inspect various stages of construction as stipulated in the building rules to ensure compliance with s rules and approved plans up to compliance with approved plans up to completion;
  • Work closely with contractors, client representatives to ensure uniform interpretation of all working drawings;
  • Coordinate the works and activities of site staff and build team work;
  • Supervise all construction works to ensure qualitative work, and provide advisory services to the contractor, staff, and the community;
  • Control and oversee use of stocks;
  • Ensure cost effectiveness of work teams;
  • Advise on the adequacy of safety measures at construction sites;
  • Ensure that projects are completed on schedule, according to contractualconditions, within budget, and with adherence to high standards of quality construction;
  • Work closely with the architect/engineer on all plans, as needed;
  • Coordinate all sub-contractors, inspections and ensure that materials and tools are available for each workday;
  • Responsible for completion of assigned tasks and tools assigned on a daily basis;
  • Maintain good group relations during construction;
  • Engage in production work on the houses when it does not interfere withinstruction or
  • Supervisorial duties;
  • Performs any other duties as required by manager;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Degree or diploma in construction, Building, Civil Engineering & Architectural
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience
  • Previous supervisory exposure as works foreman/ woman
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills;
  • Have good management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Be a committed team player with high standards of integrity and honesty;
  • Be able to coach and develop subordinates;
  • Have full drive, initiative, and self-motivation;
  • Be able to organize and work under minimum supervision
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications(One page cover letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug addressed to Office of Administration/Human Resources.

NB: Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 9th September, 2016 by 4:00 pm

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