Ministry of Works and Transport Jobs in Uganda : Plant/ Vehicle Attendants (104)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, knowledgeable and skilled Ugandans to fill the vacancies that exist in the Ministry of Works and Transport Force Account project.
Force Account is a support project towards the development and maintenance of the National Road network in Uganda. It is an approach by the Ministry of Works and Transport to ensure cheaper, faster and effective way of developing Road network in Uganda.
Applicants should be willing to work in any part of the country by normal posting instruction.

JOB DETAILS:
Title: 104 Plant/ Vehicle Attendants (Turn men)
Type of Equipment/Vehicle
Bull Dozer -12
Wheel loader -11
Grader -13
Chip Spread Truck-8
Mobile Crane-1
Cargo Crane 3 Ton-2
Excavator -12
Self Loading Truck-10
Water Bower-24
Low Bed-9
Mechanical Broom-2
Age: 23 to 40 years
Scale/Salary: FA8 Lower
Reports To: Operator/Driver
Minimum Qualifications:
• O-level Certificate
• Possession of Certificate in Operators Training from a reputable Organization.
• Possession of a valid Diving permit.
• Practical experience as a Driver/operator of at least 1 year in a reputable Organization is added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist the Driver/Operator in operating and maintaining of equipment.
• Provide safety of the vehicle
• Keep the vehicle clean and tidy
• Carries out minor repairs on the vehicle.
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, valid driving permits where applicable plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number), photocopy of the National ID and should be addressed. To: The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works and Transport Plot 57-59 Jinja Road P. O. Box 11141, Kampala-Uganda Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applicants for the positions of Equipment operator, Driver, and Plant/Vehicle attendant (Turn men) should indicate against the position areas of specialty as per the tables above. The application forms should be delivered at the Open Registry, Human Resource Division, Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters Old Port Bell Road Kampala not later than 31st August, 2018. Note: No application will be received after the closing date.

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Senior Talent Manager Non-profit Careers – Village Enterprise

Organization: Village Enterprise
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Village Enterprise is an International non-governmental organization whose mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with the resources to create sustainable businesses. Village Enterprise has made a strategic decision to direct its poverty alleviation efforts on people living in extreme poverty in rural, sub-Saharan Africa. Village Enterprise targets the poor, provides business training, seed capital/startup funds and on-going mentoring to over 10,000 new entrepreneurs to start 3,000 enterprises each years. Since its inception in 1987, Village Enterprise has started over 33,000 micro enterprises.
Job Summary:  The Senior Talent Manager will be responsible to help take our HR and talent functions to the next level as we continue to scale our program in East Africa. Overseeing and supervising the administration of all HR functions and legal compliance for Village Enterprise’s East African employees, S/he will ensure successful integration of human resource planning, policies, procedures and training across Village Enterprise’s operations in Kenya and Uganda.
This position will involve quarterly travel to provide support to Village Enterprise’s field offices. The Senior Talent Manager will coordinate regularly with the Director of Finance and Human Resources (based in California), Kenya and Uganda Country Directors, other Director-level positions across the organization, and will manage the Kenya and Uganda Human Resource Coordinators.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Talent Management and Human Resource Strategy
  • Champion talent management mindset across the organization.
  • Advise functional team leads on practices to ensure effective supervision and motivation of staff
  • Provide HR related input to strategies, plans and processes
  • Anticipate talent needs and develop succession plans
  • Oversee implementation of Human Resource across the organization
  • Engage functional team leads to ensure proper implementation of processes and policies
  • Effective handling of all grievance and disciplinary matters with due diligence and integrity
  • Oversee compensation and reward procedures.
  • Super administrator of Human Resource Information Management System
  • Continuously improve the existing HR manual and policies in line with laws and best practices
  • Guide the management on disciplinary and termination, ensuring all relevant country laws are abided
  • Generate monthly employee reports and quarterly reports for board-level HR and Governance Committee
  • Develop HR Operations Plan in conjunction with Human Resources Coordinators.
Team Leadership and Management
  • Directly manage and mentor two Human Resources Coordinators
  • Supervise HR Coordinators on necessary tasks such as managing leave accruals and maintenance of employee files.
  • Responsible for rapidly growing the careers of these 2 individuals through weekly check-ins, ongoing feedback, and annual performance development.
Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Assess talent needs that match the aspirations of Village Enterprise
  • Develop innovative recruitment strategies which ensure we attract the best in the field
  • Implement effective on-boarding practices to improve retention

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a relevant bachelor’s degree and/or a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management. Certification by a relevant regulator, e.g. IHRM membership would be an added advantage. Demonstrated experience in assessing organizational needs and developing and implementing HR plans, policies, and systems.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of total work experience, with at least two years in a similar position working for a fast-paced organization with at least 30 staff members
  • Demonstrated experience in mentorship, negotiation and mediation skills in teams and communities to ensure win-win outcomes for employees and employer
  • Proven ability to manage teams and develop leaders; experience in remote management a plus
  • Passion for building teams, finding talent, building relationships and tackling challenging people-related issues
  • Knowledge of local and national employment laws
  • Passion for organizational development, employee relations, and training
  • Confidentiality and discretion in dealing with sensitive matters
  • Passionate about ending extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Ability to lead and manage change effectively
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should upload their CVs at the link below. Your cover letter should explain why your experience and background make you the ideal candidate for this position, and should be no more than one page.
Deadline: 23rd August 2018



No Experience Photographer Jobs – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Organisation: Watoto Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto Church Downtown, Kampala, Uganda
Watoto Child Care Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Job Summary:   The Photographer will document Watoto’s story through rich, meaningful photography.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         To photograph and document required Watoto Ministries photo needs which include but not limited to photos for weekly church services, special guest services, photography for annual reports, daily social media posts, photo stories.
·         To draft and submit photography plans to the Senior Producer for approval before shooting and ensure that Team Leader checks all content is included before submission.
·         To issue contact sheets within 48 hours of photo shoot and select from every documented event any photography job they are assigned.
·         To be responsible for shooting and editing photos after selects are chosen from contact sheets to enable the designers to work from TIFFs files 20”x27” @300.
·         To regularly email with Senior Producer providing updates on consigned projects, completed weekly assignment sheets and should stay up to date with other Watoto photo needs.
·         To mentor and coach apprentices in the art of photography and general production to enable their professional growth in all areas of production and leadership in video production.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Watoto Photographer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass communication, Journalism, media and any other related degree. A bias in photography is an added advantage.
·         Must be able to shoot, edit, assist in all aspects of photographic and video communications with at least three years’ experience as a Photographer.
·         Ability to use different types of photographic equipment with experience shooting in manual mode and raw.
·         Must know and work well in Adobe Creative Suite. (Including but not limitted to Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
·         Understanding of artificial and natural lighting and how it affects different settings, shapes and skin tones.
·         Must be flexible, adaptable, creativity, able to pay attention to details and organised to manage multi projects and time requests
·         Good communication and people skills, with the ability to discuss complex artistic concepts in easy-to-understand terms.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic documents and CV (not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a Pastor’s recommendation letter to careers@watotochurch.com (Subject Line: Photographer -First Name, Last Name)
Deadline: 25th August 2018


East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Jobs in Uganda : Social Methods Engineer

The job holder is responsible For the Following; having in place and monitoring procedures, guidelines and plans required by the social department within the Social Management System domain. The job holder is required to liaise and contribute to project preparing Company Management System (CMS) and assists the team in all domains concerning the CMS activities, MAESTRO Management System fallow up and work related to audits, reporting, communication, training, IT tools, budgeting and cost control etc. Prepare summaries of site monitoring and evaluation For key social performance indicator statistics especially those outlined in the Environmental Social Management Plans (ESMPs]. Also, undertake daily, weekly monthly reporting and quarterly reporting as required,
Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science studies or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in social and environmental activities and processes in an operational environment (preferably oil and gas or other similar industry).
  • Exposure to working with company policies, rules and procedures.
  • social management systems and relevant reporting requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills and good financial and commercial acumen.
  • Good Report Writing
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to Multi-Task

All applications can be made through the total EP careers website www.careers.total.com  Only Applications Received on the stated website will be considered Deadline is 31st August 2018. Short listing begins immediately and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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General Manager Job Placement – Rushere SACCO


Organisation: Rushere SACCO
Rushere SACCO is a Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization based in Kiruhura District that strives to provide quality financial services for all.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field
  • At least five years’ work experience in a busy Micro-finance Institution with at least two years at Senior Management
  • At least a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
  • A Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage
  • A proven track record
  • At least a Credit in English and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level
  • Age: 30 years and above
All suitably qualified candidates should submit their handwritten applications and updated CVs to the following address;
The Chairman, Human Resources Committee,
P.O. Box 9 Rushere, Kiruhura
Email:rusheresacco@gmail.com



Graduates Recruitment Ongoing at Care International and The War Child Holland in Uganda. Apply Now!

Graduates Recruitment Ongoing at Care International and The War Child Holland in Uganda. Apply Now!

1. CARE International

CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building. Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power rniations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.

a. Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist

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b. Women Lead in Emergency (Wlie) Specialist

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2. War Child Holland (WCH)

War Child Holland (WCH) is an international NGO investing in a peaceful future for children and youth affected by armed conflict in Uganda since 2004.

a. Senior Logistics/Procurement Officer

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b. Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

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c. Program Development Advisor-Psychosocial support

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Follow the Instructions Above to Apply

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Senior Corporate Affairs Officer Job Careers – National Council of Sports (NCS)

Organization: National Council of Sports (NCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: General Secretary
National Council of Sports (NCS) is a statutory organisation that was established in 1964, to among other things; Develop, Promote and Control all forms of sports in the country.
Job Summary:  The Senior Corporate Affairs Officer will manage the public relations policies and strategies of the Council and act as a link between the Council and other organizations with the aim of projecting the image of the Council positively.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare plans and budgets for the Corporate Affairs unit.
  • Project and promote the image of the Council to the general public and other organizations
  • Oversee the development of programs to be placed in the mass media that will reflect the contribution of NCS and its achievement in the promotion and development of sports
  • Oversee the preparation and production of information about NCS’S programs and activities through newsletters, bulletins, press releases and other publications.
  • Market NCS’s programs and activities through advertisements, radio and television talk shows, manuals, bulletins and conferences
  • Provide feedback to management on the opinion of the public about the Council
  • Oversee the formulation of the NCS communication strategy
  • Respond to public complains about NCS’s activities in accordance with the communication strategy.
  • Guide the General Secretary on the right course of action to take on major public complaints published in the mass media or in letters addressed to the General Secretary.
  • Appraise the performance of staff in the section and recommend appropriate action.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the General Secretary

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in mass communications, journalism, public relations or a related field from a recognized university or institution.
  • Possession of a post graduate diploma or a master’s degree in mass communications, journalism, public relations or a related field from a recognized university/institutions shall be an added advantage.
  • At least six years of experience in public relations and mass communications related duties in a reputable public or private organization, three of which at the level of a public relations/marketing officer.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent computer skills.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, and a detailed CV indicating names of three referees by hand delivery to the address below;
National Council of Sports (NCS),
P.O Box 20077 Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Envelopes should clearly be marked “Application for the post of Senior Corporate Affairs Officer.” Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: Friday 7th September 2018


East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Jobs in Uganda : Community Impact Management and Social Investment Coordinator

The job holder will contribute to the successful design and implementation of the EACOP Project ESMP through contribution to the effective delivery of the Community Impact Mitigation initiatives such as livelihood restoration outlined from the RAPs and the other ESMP activities. Support will be given to the review, development and execution of the implementation of the Livelihood Plans developed from the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) contained within the Environmental Social Management Plans (ESMP). The job holder’s role will therefore be to work with relevant third party stakeholders to support Protect affected Persons and communities to regain livelihoods in a sustainable manner within the same or similar context while mitigating any negative impacts towards the company’s daily operations. The job holder will participate in the Finalization of scopes of works related to ESMPs. Under the direction of the Social Studies and Land Acquisition Coordinator, work closely with the contractors to ensure execution of deliverables to mitigate impacts of the project and also participate in the monitoring and evaluation of these activities.
Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in agronomy, agricultural engineering, development economics, geography, demography, social sciences or related discipline.
  • At least 10-15 years of professional experience in working with rural communities in Uganda, preferably within the area covered by the future pipeline and terminal. A minimum oi 5 years professional experience working in livelihood restoration for the extractives or a related industry.
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain good relations with stakeholders including government authorities and local communities. Negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Good Computer skills; report writing and analytical skills.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and Kiswahili essential, other relevant local languages an advantage

All applications can be made through the total EP careers website www.careers.total.com  Only Applications Received on the stated website will be considered Deadline is 31st August 2018. Short listing begins immediately and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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No Experience Student Logistics Intern Job Opportunities – Mercy Corps

Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.
Intern’s Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Record keeping and Filing
  • Maintain vehicle administrative files
  • Track vehicle expenses
  • Compute fuel consumption reports
  • Conduct weekly vehicle inspection
  • Maintain Kampala movement board
  • Maintain database for Motorcycle expenses and repairs.
  • Well maintained Vehicle files
  • Organized fuel consumption reports and vehicle log sheets

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Logistics Intern job opportunity should be a Bachelor’s Student of Logistics and supply chain management or Transport and Logistics Management preferably in second year.
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Decision making
  • Negotiation
  • Keen to details
  • Problem solving
  • Relationship management
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Planning & Organizational skills
  • Numerical and analytical skills
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org
Deadline: 27th August 2018



Uganda: Private Sector Partnerships Trainee

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 03 Sep 2018

Background:

DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC East Africa and Great Lakes (EAGL) operation focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrants in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The EAGL Regional office also supports non-operational initiatives, focusing on mixed migration issues, civil society engagement, and advocacy and policy initiatives related to displacement.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Core responsibilities

  • Take on a coordinating role in DRC Uganda’s strategic engagement with partners from the private sector;
  • Support in fundraising or other strategic initiatives within the private sector engagements of DRC Uganda. This includes exploring and providing advice on new fundraising trends and models such as impact investments and humanitarian impact bonds.
  • Coordinate DRC’s ongoing partnership with Grundfos – The Business-Humanitarian Partnership Lab – that aims to improve water delivery modalities for refugees in Uganda;
  • Ensure timely and quality reporting of the above-mentioned project and any other projects added to the private sector portfolio;
  • Support (in close coordination with the Senior MEAL Officer) the achievement of all monitoring and evaluation deliverables under the above-mentioned project;
  • Lead external communication efforts on private sector partnerships – including preparing briefing notes, consolidating background information, etc.;
  • Coordinate and lead planning and hosting of all stakeholder visits related to private sector partnerships;
  • Be the day-to-day focal point for engagements with the Business Engagement Initiative team (BEI) in DRC Headquarters in Copenhagen.

Additional responsibilities

  • Delivering support as requested as per instruction by the Quality Assurance Manager within the areas covered by the Quality Assurance Team (Grants, MEAL, Communication & Advocacy) – including for example:

  • Support to Grants Team (e.g. proposal or concept note development, reporting, various quality assurance processes)

  • Support to Communication and Advocacy processes (e.g. quality checking of materials for external publication, support to collection and consolidation of information)

  • Support to MEAL processes (quality checking of reports, support to learning processes – especially on private sector engagement).

Qualifications

Experience and technical competencies

· Maximum 2 years of working experience in humanitarian, development or business sector

· University degree in business studies, development studies, international relations or other related field;

· Knowledge/experience in business-development or business-humanitarian collaboration

· Knowledge/interest in new funding trends affecting humanitarian work including the involvement of investors and other actors/institutions from the private sector

· Ability to turn strategic ideas into action, self-motivated and with a strong commitment to teamwork

· Knowledge and experience of project cycle management

· Ability to communicate effectively at different levels and across cultures

· Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail

· Commitment to the values, vision and mission of DRC

Desirable:

· Knowledge of humanitarian/refugee responses and coordination mechanisms

· Previous experience in Uganda, Horn of Africa or similar context

DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.

Conditions

Availability: 1st October 2018

Duty station: Kampala with frequent travel to field locations

Reporting to: Programme Quality Assurance Manager

Duration: 1-year contract.

Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A20 for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff

Commitments

Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

How to apply:

Application

Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.drc.dk. Please submit applications online using this link by 3rd September 2018

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk