Cancer Institute Jobs in Uganda : Engineering Assistant (Electrical)

Mandated by the Uganda Cancer Institute Act of 2016, the UCI is an autonomous body, with the mandate to, among others, undertake and coordinate the management of cancer and cancer-related diseases in Uganda. It is critical to the evolution of a National Centre of Excellence, providing specialized treatment and care for all types of cancer using all the available subspecialty expertise possible, as well as engineering oncology-centered research and training.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and maintenance of medical equipment
  • Carrying out electrical installations
  • Detecting electrical faults and taking corrective action
  • Supervise and train artisans
  • Performs any other duty assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Engineering Assistant (Electrical) job must be a Ugandan holding a certificate in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Working experience in a medical facility is an added it advantage

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the Uganda Cancer Institute should address their applications including copies of their academic, professional transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae, and employment records to:

The Executive Director,

Uganda Cancer Institute,

P.O Box 3935 Kampala.

The applications should be delivered to the Registry on Administrative Block.

Deadline: 31st August 2018

African Professional Capacity Builders Ltd Jobs in Uganda : Part-Time Seminar/Work shop Trainers

African Professional Capacity Builders Ltd (APCBL) is a Competency-driven and knowledge disseminating organization that is focused on developing globally relevant professional skills, enhancing effectiveness ,efficiency of individuals and organizations through its excellent professional training solutions. We undauntedly offer knowledge and special skills training solutions to individuals and organizations in all areas through an array of professional & organizational capacity building programs such as trainings and seminars             APCBL operates in all the Anglophone Countries listed below through different national level training outreaches i.e Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saint, Helena, Seychelles, Sierra, Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and making seminar/work shop presentations
  • Advise on developing and implementing a long term training and a strategic capacity development plan;
  • Professional Training of individuals in seminars in different professional areas
  • Training of organizations in different professional areas
  • Identify specific capacity building requirements and define the skills needed for the different participating stakeholders;
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to the APCBL on all training and capacity building related matters;
  • Conduct capacity development activities with the APCBL and other partners
  • Develop and cost capacity building workshops for participating stakeholders, design capacity building modules and training plans;
  • Advise APCBL on many relevant areas and functions in the developing of training materials, planning, preparation and implementation of operational training programs
  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of other capacity building activities if required, such as organization tailored trainings
  • Assist APCBL in managing and coordinating and re-profiling of the Procedures and Training sections
  • Conduct onsite trainings and mentorships for different clients (Organizations )
  • Identify training and development needs of APCBL clients
  • Design and expand training and development programmes based on the needs of the organizations and individuals
  • Work in a team to produce programmes that are satisfactory to all relevant parties in an organization, such as line managers, accountants and senior managers at board level
  • Devise relevant training and learning plans for individuals /organizations
  • Ensure that statutory training requirements are met
  • Evaluate training and development programmes
  • Advise on the cost effectiveness of trainings and seminars

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Possession of a minimum of an honor’s degree in different Professional fields. Applicants with master’s degree or equivalent have an added advantage
  • Previous experience in conducting trainings and excellent presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required
  • Proficiency & experience in Practical trainings in computerized accounting/data analysis using different software is a must for Practical skills trainers
  • Excellent communication, written, technical and interpersonal skills required

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letters and CVs not later than Sept 03,2018 to the Executive Director through email to the address below: Email:africanpcbl@gmail.com , Block 210, Kyebando, Kampala(U),

NB: You should specify your desired remuneration per Training Session Conducted in your application.

Deadline: 3rd September, 2018

Laterite Jobs in Uganda : Enumerator, Field Supervisor (FS) & Data Operations Associate (DOA)

At Laterite, we transform the way development research is done. Our mission is to deploy the most innovative research methods and the latest academic thinking to design effective responses to development issues. We provide three types of services to clients: i) comprehensive data collection and data processing solutions; ii) research services, from the design of large scale research projects through to analysis; and iii) strategic and technical advice to public and private sector clients. Laterite currently operates in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, India and the Netherlands. Laterite brings together more than 40 full time staff. In the last few years, we have successfully completed over 100 research projects, working with internationally recognized universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations and several Government ministries and agencies.

Job Summary: Laterite is looking for brilliant and highly-motivated young people to assist with our fieldwork activities in Uganda. The position in Kampala, Uganda but project locations will be finalized depending on project area, place of residence and language ability of applicants. Enumerators will attend Laterite training sessions, conduct surveys, and collect data using pre-designed data collection instrument. This position is offered on a project-basis. Successful candidates will be added to our database and be contacted based on availability of positions. Enumerators will also benefit from training sessions aimed at improving their professional development.

Job Summary: The Enumerators and Field Supervisors should have experience in collecting quantitative data using electronic data collection instruments, ability to ask the questions exactly as they appear in the questionnaire, keep a neutral attitude with the respondents, good understanding and skill of properly managing respondents, interview locations and maintain the pace of interview. And, they have the appropriate skill and methods to implement in the data collection process to maintain high data quality. They are excellent communicators in English and Luganda/Runyoro, have excellent interpersonal skills, team players and can effectively solve problems and adapt to changing situations.

They have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree related to economics, business, public policy or statistics and at least 1-2 years of relevant professional experience. They are willing to develop their professional skills and lead the growth of an organization dedicated to social and economic development.

Based on interview assessment and relevant experience, Laterite will select candidates to serve as Field Supervisors.

Data Operations Associate: In addition to above, candidates are eligible for a more senior position if they have 2 or more years of experience managing large-scale field research projects and training enumerator teams on survey instruments. Strong knowledge of development research (e.g. implementing RCTs) and running complex and large data collection projects are a pre-requisite.

** Based on performance, this can be converted to a full-time position with Laterite

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Enumerators and Field Supervisors

  • Attend training sessions
  • Conduct interviews in the field using survey instruments and electronic tablets
  • Test questionnaires designed by Laterite in the field
  • Travel to different locations to conduct field preparation, contacting local authorities and identifying potential research participants
  • Document issues that arise during fieldwork and communicate them to the supervisor
  • Keep track of expenses
  • Transmit data collected on a daily basis
  • Assist in any other tasks related to the delivery of the project at hand

Data Operations Associate

  • Design the strategy of field preparation and data collection activities for research studies, with support of management team
  • Draft training manuals for the field team
  • Draft budget and field plans and ensure they are logistically and financially efficient
  • Train enumerators on project specific information, protocols and instruments
  • Leads pilot activities and debriefing sessions
  • Monitor field activities during field preparation and data collection. Implement survey monitoring tools, spot-check visits and generate regular progress reports
  • Engage in feedback session with the field team during the project and upon its completion
  • Manage transcription and translation of qualitative data and ensure quality of final qualitative dataset.
  • Assist in any other tasks related to the delivery of the project at hand
  • Engage with client with support of management team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

Pre-requisites for Enumerators & Field Supervisor positions:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Social Science or related field.
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection in Uganda
  • Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English and Luganda/Runyoro and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills – especially the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to work in rural areas and on weekends, if required
  • Willingness to travel for long periods of time, usually up to 60 days
  • Sharp problem-solving skills
  • Consistent punctuality
  • Effective team-player
  • Quick learner

Pre-requisites for Data Operations Associate positions (in addition to pre-requisites above):

  • 2+ years of experience in leading and managing large data collection teams
  • Excellent MS Excel skills and attention to detail
  • Experience leading survey training sessions, managing large budgets and field plans
  • Knowledge of socio-economic research and RCTs

Compensation: Competitive with similar roles in other social enterprises and research firms in Uganda. Benefits include individual/team bonuses.

Working with Laterite

Working at Laterite will provide you with the opportunity to develop operational and research skills, whilst gaining first-hand experience working on priority development challenges and opportunities. Laterite offers:

  • The opportunity to work with a highly skilled and diverse team of very friendly people
  • A youthful and dynamic environment, that constantly focuses on learning and innovation
  • A company dedicated to ensuring growth and personal development for all its staff
  • A chance to make a difference on relevant policy and development issues

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application forms online at the link below.

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NB: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply ASAP.

Ruharo Mission Hospital Jobs in Uganda : Program Assistant VSLA Economic Empowerment Project

Ruharo Mission Hospital is a growing health institution of Ankole Diocese. It has three departments OURS Program department, Ruharo Eye Centre department and General Medical services department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the implementation of the VSLA project
  • Ensure that the project takes off effectively and in a timely manner and also provide input to the project progress planning process.
  • Coordinates the project staff and activities and also ensure the respective project staff work in harmony
  • Evaluate and verify project implementation processes and ensure that they are in alignment with the set approaches.
  • Makes field visits to the respective groups and Identify challenges and develop possible solutions.
  • Organize for the staff meetings and capacity building activities or Field promoters’ training that are in line with the project design
  • Appraise project staff and make recommendations for their improvement and growth
  • Organizes and contribute to training program for field promoters, other project staff and the respective groups.
  • Identify staff and project needs and ensure that they are addressed
  • Act as a link between the respective District Unions, field promoters and other OURS Program staff.
  • Provides quarterly and annual reports to the OURS program Administrator for consolidation in the organizational annual report.
  • Attend OURS Program general staff meetings and share project progress with the rest of staff.
  • Provide support supervision to the field staff as well as other staff linked to the project that will be placed under his/her supervision.
  • Provide regular technical oversight of the project activities regarding activity planning, implementation and program performance
  • Closely monitor the project expenditures and ensure proper, efficient and effective utilization of project funds
  • Ensure the Field officers produce and submit timely reports on the progress of the project and do effective data capture and entry.
  • Attend to any other tasks assigned by the Program Administrator and or the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the job must hold a Degree in social work and social administration, community development, business studies or any related field
  • Community development, livelihood empowerment, training in project planning and management and huge advantage as well as motivational skills
  • Computer literacy skills and a driving permit is key.

All candidates should send their applications delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director,

Ruharo Mission Hospital,

P.O. Box 14 Mbarara

Deadline: Friday 17th August 2018

Ruharo Mission Hospital Jobs in Uganda : Village Agents (VSLA) – 3 Jobs

Ruharo Mission Hospital is a growing health institution of Ankole Diocese. It has three departments OURS Program department, Ruharo Eye Centre department and General Medical services department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare periodic activity plans for and submit timely progress reports to the OURS Program assistant-VSLA.
  • Raise awareness in the community through information dissemination meetings and facilitation of formation of viable Village savings groups.
  • Mobilize people with disabilities and caretakers for active participation in VSLA project and build their capacity to practice the Program model and work with other community members.
  • Train group members in group formation and management, Savings, Loan and Social Fund procedures, records filling and the accounting system in accordance with the set guidelines.
  • Provide support supervision to VSLA groups through guidance, records keeping and providing immediate feedback to the members to ensure there is compliance to the established standards.
  • Carry out periodic data collection, entry and storage as well as monitoring among VSLA groups to monitor growth and submit findings to the supervisor(s) for appropriate action.
  • Strictly adhere to the project policy guidelines and maintain set standards in relation to group formation, training, data collection, groups’ supervision schedules and self-conduct.
  • Promote and motivate team building among group members and fellow Field Promoters and attend to any other duties assigned by the Program assistant-VSLA

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold an O’ level qualification, ability to educate, organize groups in the community setting
  • Previous experience with community work, book keeping and ability to use a smart phone
  • Residents of Ibanda and Mbarara are the most suitable candidates

All candidates should send their applications delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director,

Ruharo Mission Hospital,

P.O.BOX 14 Mbarara

Deadline: Friday 17th August 2018

Eskom Jobs in Uganda : Organizational Development Advisor

Eskom Uganda Limited is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South Africa. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power Stations. Their mission is to be the “Centre of Excellence in Power Concession Management.”

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategy direction: Develop and implement Organisational Development Strategy for the company.
  • Stakeholder management: Maintain cordial relationships between EUL and Human Resource solutions providers e.g. Trainers, external HR Managers
  • Process management: Develop and implement a mechanism of capturing behavioural changes among staff and make appropriate recommendations to Management.
  • Support to staff and Managers: Interpret Human Resources policies and procedures to staff.
  • Departmental administration: Provide input in developing Human Resources Annual budget and recommend payment of HR related issues.
  • Risk management: identify and report HR related risks to management.
  • Compliance management: Assess level of staff compliance to policies, procedures and systems and advise on effective ways of staff engagements as well us perform audits and analyse trends

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Eskom Organizational Development Advisor job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines, Human Resource Management / Organizational Psychology / Organization Development, Social Work & Social Administration, Development studies.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management, Organisation Psychology / Organizational development is an added advantage.
  • Compulsory Professional registration with a Human Resource Body.
  • Five years of practical and related work experience in Human Resources specializing in Organisational Development and Change Management.
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Customer focus
  • Knowledge of skills development techniques i.e. further studies, learner management, etc.
  • Internal trainings
  • Sound research and statistical methodology knowledge
  • Team player
  • Developing others
  • Taking initiative
  • Driving change
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Facilitation skills
  • Financial skills
  • Innovation
  • High Business Acumen
  • Results driven
  • Interview and psychometric assessment

All suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including three professional referees electronically addressed to;

The Human Resources Manager,

Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL),

Nalubaale Power Station,

P.O. Box 942, Jinja, Uganda

E-mail to: recruitment@eskom.co.ug

Deadline: 23rd August 2018

Ruharo Mission Hospital Jobs in Uganda : Public Health Dental Officer

Ruharo Mission Hospital is a growing health institution of Ankole Diocese. It has three departments OURS Program department, Ruharo Eye Centre department and General Medical services department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily seeing both in and out patients (receiving, history, examination, investigation, treatment appropriate referral, following up of patients and advice).
  • To participate in treatment procedures (dispensing of treatment including surgical procedures)
  • To participate in quantifying and ordering unit medical requirements according to need.
  • To prepare, analyze and present accurate monthly reports as well as participate in monitoring disease patterns in the hospital
  • To give health education to patients and colleagues.
  • To organize, sufficiently prepare and participate in procedures and ward rounds with other medical staff.
  • To advise management on the requirements, costs and standards of the medical services according to nationally recommended guidelines.
  • To prepare clear, legible records of all patients and safely keep patients records
  • To conduct and report on a quarterly inventory.
  • To prepare reports and other documentation as may be required by on your duty and seniors.
  • To observe aseptic techniques at all times and ensure your working premises and equipment are very clean
  • Report as necessary any issues that you may find hindering your work to your immediate supervisors.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in dental public health
  • At least two years of experience in the field

All candidates should send their applications delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director,

Ruharo Mission Hospital,

P.O. BOX 14 Mbarara

Deadline: Friday 17th August 2018

Exciting Job Opportunities Available at The National Council of Sports ( NCS ) and Sanitation Solutions Group ( SSG ) in Uganda

1. National Council of Sports ( NCS )

National Council of Sports ( NCS ) is a statutory organization that was established in 1964, to among other things; Develop, Promote and control all forms of sports activities in the country.

a. Assistant Inventory Management Officer

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b. Senior Corporate Affairs Officer

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2. Sanitation Solutions Group ( SSG )

Established in August 2014, Sanitation Solutions Group (SSG) is a market-based sanitation enterprise whose objective is to provide affordable sanitation products and services to households and communities in Uganda. SSG’s initial focus was on three sanitation business models – pre-fabricated concrete latrine construction, latrine upgrading and business support to entrepreneurs in both latrine emptying and construction.

a. Operations Supervisor

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b. Sales Officer

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Jobs in Uganda : Associate Programme Management Officer

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. For close to forty years, UN-Habitat has been working in human settlements throughout the world, focusing on building a brighter future for villages, towns, and cities of all sizes. Because of these four decades of extensive experience, from the highest levels of policy to a range of specific technical issues, UN-Habitat has gained a unique and a universally acknowledged expertise in human settlements development at different planning scales.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the administrative guidance of the UNDP Country Director, and Programmatic guidance of the UN-HABITAT Regional Office for Africa (ROAf), the UN-Habitat Programme Officer will be responsible for the following tasks:

UN-HABITAT Representation in UN country team activities and Participation in Regional, interagency, and inter-organizational processes.

  • Active participation in the UN Country Team activities, and other UN common strategic planning through his/her active involvement in the UNDAF, CAP, etc.
  • Provide management leadership and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the UN Habitat office in Uganda.
  • Actively participate in the AU, UNDAF and other activities coordinated by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office.

Global Campaigns/Global Programmes

  • In-country liaison officer for UN-HABITAT, particularly with reference to the implementation of the Habitat Agenda, advocacy of the norms and principles of the Global Campaigns for Sustainable Urbanization and implementation of global programmes.

Project and Programme identification and monitoring.

  • Supporting the Regional Office with identification of Programmes or Projects related to sustainable urbanization especially in the seven thematic focus areas of UNHABITAT including: Urban Legislation and Governance, Urban Planning and Design, Urban Basic Services, Urban Economy, Research and Capacity Building, Disaster and Risk Reduction, and Housing and Slum Up-grading.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Associate Programme Management Officer job must hold an advanced university degree in either; Urban and Regional Planning, Engineering (including Urban/Municipal Engineering), and Architecture or a related Social Sciences field such as geography, environmental science, and public and/or business administration. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in human settlements issues, formulation and implementation of human settlements programmes and projects is required.
  • Knowledge of procedures related to technical cooperation, programme/project identification/formulation/appraisal/implementation and evaluation and programme management is desirable. Experience in an international organization is an added advantage.
  • Languages: fluency in English (both Oral and written), Luganda or Swahili is required. Knowledge of any other UN working language is an asset.

Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 11th September 2018

Graduates Recruitment Ongoing at The St. Francis Hospital Nsambya and Send a Cow Uganda (SACU). Apply Now!

1. St. Francis Hospital Nsambya

St. Francis Hospital Nsambya is a Private Not for Profit Tertiary Referral Hospital providing specialized Quality Health Care, Training and Research.

a. Internal Auditor

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b. Senior Accountant

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2. Send a Cow Uganda (SACU)

Send a Cow Uganda (SACU) is a growing and dynamic Christian international development charity that aims at giving vulnerable and poor families in communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of “A Confident and Thriving Rural Africa”.
The organization provides livelihoods options in terms of savings mobilization, livestock management, seeds, on-farm training, and ongoing support to vulnerable people and smallholder farmers in Africa.

a. Agricultural Extension Worker /Gulu

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b. Agricultural Extension Worker

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c. Social Extension Worker

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