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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.

Required

  • 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

Desired

  • 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.

Apply:
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.

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Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017 – Credit Assistants

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017

Job Title:   Credit Assistants – Agricultural Lending (Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017)

Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Credit Supervisor

About Us:

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017: Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 350,000 depositors and over 28,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary: The Credit Assistant – Agricultural Lending will implement credit policies and procedures in line with the operating manuals and the strategic plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will market products of Finance Trust Bank
  • Keenly analyze loan applicants’ financial status, credit worthiness and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans
  • The incumbent will compile and submit loan returns.
  • Identify, assess, train and counsel potential customers.
  • Regularly monitor loan customers, recover loan installments and mobilize savings.
  • Build and maintain a good quality agriculture loan portfolio.
  • Mobilize and sensitize farmers about the agricultural financial services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the Finance Trust Bank Credit Assistants – Agricultural Lending job opportunity should hold a diploma in Agriculture from a recognized Institution. Specialization in areas such as Crop option, Livestock production, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics, Agri-Business etc will be an advantage OR a Diploma in education with a bias in Agriculture.
  • Knowledge of rural economy is an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Highly organized person and ability to multitask with ease.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision and in a rural setting with farmers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  High level of integrity and self initiative.
  • Willingness to work in the field at least 60% of the time.
  • Good motorcycle riding skills are required

How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include; photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number to; Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe, P. O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 30th March 2017

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017 – No Experience Diploma Credit Assistants

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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  

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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)

Qualification/Experience:
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:
Recruitment@Kinyara.co.ug
OR
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

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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

Background:

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

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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
Specifications:

  • 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;

THE MANAGER
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.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 11th NOVEMBER, 2016 AT 05:00PM UGANDAN TIME.
Disclaimer:
Straight Talk Foundation does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

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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

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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
Competences
• 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

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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.
Competences
• 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
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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.

Competencies:

  • 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
Or
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
Or
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