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Internal Auditor Jobs – Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

Organisation: Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor
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: 
  • Identifies major financial and accounting systems
  • Reviews internal control procedures to assess their adequacy and compliance
  • Auditing GoU and Donor funds with the Institute to ensure proper accountability
  • Conduct special investigations of audit nature
  • Actively participate in writing audit reports in consultation with the Senior Internal Auditor
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Internal Auditor job must be a Ugandan holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration(Accounting Option) or Bsc Accounting and Finance from a recognized University or Institution
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 applications should be delivered to the Registry on Administrative Block.
Deadline: 31st August 2018


Director of Research Employment Opportunity – National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)

Organisation: National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)
Duty Station: National Coffee Research, Uganda
Reports to: Director General NARO
The National Agricultural Research Organization is established by the National Agricultural Research Act, 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publicly funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organization is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with seven national and nine zonal semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its policy guidance.
Job Summary:  The Director of Research will serve as the Head of the National Coffee Research Institute and will be responsible for providing professional, technical and administrative Leadership necessary for implementing the institute mandate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Manage the implementation of Research and ensure the prompt delivery of adequate and quality research outputs,
  • Provide leadership in priority setting as a requisite for the implementation of research programs.
  • Provide policy advice on appropriate technologies and information for responsible agricultural practice;
  • Develop and implement a strategy on Resource Mobilization to enable the institute have additional funding for research and staff remuneration;
  • Formulate and implement strategic plans, research programs and annual budget in line with approved government policies;
  • Implement effective financial management policies and systems for tracking, monitoring and reporting financial performance against budget to ensure proper management and accountability of funds;
  • Implement effective human resource management policies and systems;
  • Develop effective communication, publicity and advocacy programs to ensure that role of the Institute is recognized by the public;
  • Putting in place participatory approaches and methods to monitor and evaluate the performance and impact of the Institute’s research activities and technologies;
  • Work closely with private sector to bring technology and research applications to the marketplace with a view to enhancing commercialization and availability of appropriate technologies to a wide array of stakeholders;
  • Monitor challenges in the operating environment to ensure that the Institute complies with relevant legislation as well as agricultural and environmental laws including other relevant policies and guidelines;
  • Ensure that research projects and program comply with National and sector development plans and strategies;
  • Participate up to 25 percent of his/her time in scientific research activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a PhD in the field of Agricultural Sciences, Biophysical Sciences or Agricultural Economics
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in Livestock or agricultural research planning or management.
  • Equivalent experience obtained from a related field is acceptable
  • A proven record in research evidenced by at least five peer reviewed publications in the last five years.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the role of agricultural research to poverty reduction
  • Excellent leadership, negotiations and communication skills including demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams.
  • Proven ability to influence and motivate staff towards the achievement of strategic objectives and goals.
  • Excellent working relationships with national, regional and international research institutions/centers as well as development partners and private agencies.
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding and ability to uphold provisions of the Leadership Code Act, 2002.
  • The applicant should have served in a research, academic or related reputable research institution at a senior research/management level and above.
  • Age limit: Below 55 years
NB:  This is a re-advertisement so those who applied earlier needn’t apply again.
All interested applicants should submit a hard copy of the application with a detailed curriculum vitae prefaced with a statement of not more than 250 words explaining why he or she considers oneself a suitable candidate for the job. He/She should provide names, day-time telephone numbers, e-mail and physical addresses of 3 (three) respectable referees who are able to provide a candid opinion on his/her professional abilities, personal attributes and suitability for appointment to this position. The application letter, CV, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials should be submitted to:
National Agricultural Research Organization,
Plot 11-13, Lugard Avenue,
Deadline: 31st August 2018



Uganda: International expert in institutional development

Organization: Enabel
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 04 Sep 2018

International expert in institutional development (m/f) – Kampala, Uganda

Teacher training education project

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Job description

Teacher education is one of the key strategic priorities of the Education Sector in Uganda. Belgium has provided support to Teacher Education since 2011 through the Teacher Training Education (TTE) project, whose second phase is currently being implemented.

Under the second phase of TTE project, particular attention is given to the 5 National Teachers’ Colleges (NTCs), responsible for training ‘S1-S4’ secondary school teachers.

The project specific objective aims at strengthening the capacity and competence of NTCs in producing competent teachers through its 3 project components:

1) Institutional development;

2) Rehabilitation and extension of existing infrastructure; and

3) Quality of teacher training by introducing learner-centered methodologies and by examining strategies to promote the use of ICT in order to improve the quality of learning.

As international expert for Institutional Development (ID), s/he will :

· Organise the planning, implementation and monitoring of ID activities at the level of the central government (Teacher Instructor Education & Training, Construction Management Unit and Procurement Disposal Unit) and National Teachers’ Colleges in order to improve their strategic, financial, human resource and academic management skills.

· Manage Human Resources.

· Work in close coordination with other project components, especially for the support to the Construction Management Unit and academic/human resources management (pedagogy component).

Your profile

· A Master degree in Public Administration, Human Resources Management or other relevant field related to Institutional Development

· At least 5 years’ experience in institutional development and 2 years’ experience in the Education Sector

· At least 5 years’ experience in implementation of international cooperation project

· Proven relevant experience in supervising staff

· Good knowledge of school management, public finance management, procurement and public sector reform

· Good communication, presentation and facilitation skills

· Clear and concise writing skills (reports, technical documents)

· Fluency in English

We offer you

A contract of 20 months based in Kampala (regular field visits to the National Teachers’ colleges)​

Monthly salary package: (cat.2 – B417) between 5.288,32 euro and 7.524,32 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Are you interested?

Is your profile matching the one we are looking for?

Do not hesitate and send us your application letter and updated CV, at the latest by September 4th 2018 via our website: https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs

How to apply:

Through our website: https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=C0000960484P&career_ns=job_listing_summary&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&site=VjItRG9OVktVYS9CQ3J3RmtmaHoxaFpSQT09&_s.crb=5HJpzMkW00GmamxVFSvR9uRQSyU%3d&rcm_site_locale=en_US

Fresher Laboratory Technician (Histo Technician) Job Careers – Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

Organisation: Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
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: 
  • Actively participate in carrying out Laboratory investigations, interpret results and submit reports to the clinicians
  • Prepare reagents and ensure that similar preparations by junior staff are in keeping with established procedures
  • Liaise with ward management in the preparation of patients for laboratory tests
  • To care for and service laboratory equipment and maintain an inventory
  • Participate in primary healthcare activities and research
  • Compiling and submitting periodic reports
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Laboratory Technician (Histo Technician) job must be a Ugandan holding a Diploma in medical laboratory or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council
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 applications should be delivered to the Registry on Administrative Block.
Deadline: 31st August 2018


Uganda: Consultancy – To support review of the RMNCAH sharpened plan implementation (Open to International Professionals Only) -60days

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 22 Aug 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a fair chance

Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Health Manager, the consultant will review and document progress in implementing the RMNCAH sharpened Plan and the investment case focusing on the commitments made and proposing key recommendations

Background

In 2013, the Ministry of Health embarked on taking a common country approach towards accelerating the attainment and sustaining the progress achieved towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets, through development of national RMNCAH Sharpened Plan (A Promise Renewed).

The Ministry of Health Uganda launched the RMNCAH Sharpened plan in September 2013 which laid the foundation for RMNCAH investment case for Uganda in 2016. The sharpened plan and investment case focuses on scaling up high impact interventions through the five strategic shifts as follows:

  • Emphasizing evidence-based high-impact solutions;
  • Increasing access for high-burden populations;
  • Geographical focusing/sequencing;
  • Address the broader multi-sectoral context;
  • Ensuring mutual accountability for RMNCAH outcomes.
  • To take stock of implementation progress of the RMNCAH sharpened plan including coordination and accountability, the MoH Uganda holds yearly RMNCAH assembly and Joint Review Mission. The RMNCAH assembly provides national platform for engaging RMNCAH partners and stakeholders in the public and private sector. The assembly is used to track the country’s progress on the SDG indicators for RMNCAH and Nutrition; and discuss challenges and find solutions for implementation of RMNCAH activities in the country.

    In consultation with partners, the MoH plans to review the progress of implementation of RMNCAH sharpened plan and present the first draft in upcoming RMNCAH assembly in September 2018. The report shall focus on performance improvement and accountability of RMNCAH Sharpened plan with inputs from all relevant stakeholders. Health Development Partners consider the review of RMNCAH sharpened plan, an important task which will inform partners of key bottlenecks and support prioritization at national and sub-national level. With above justification, UNICEF plans to hire an international consultant at P3 level for the period of two months to support the local documentation team at the MoH to draft and finalize the progress review report of the RMNCAH sharpened plan in Uganda.

    General Objective: To support the MoH Uganda in reviewing progress of implementation of the RMNCAH sharpened Plan and investment case and documenting stakeholder contributions and renewed commitments to the implementation of the sharpened plan.

    Purpose of the assignment: In collaboration with the MoH and the National consultant, the international consultant will support development of a documentation plan, conduct desk reviews and analyse the results of the RMNCAH scorecard/bottleneck analysis, resource tracking tool, national and sub-national level progress reports from key stakeholders and deliberations from the RMNCAH assembly on implementation of the RMNCAH investment case.

    Key Tasks:

  • Develop review tools and documentation plan

  • Develop a final plan to review implementation of the RMNCAH sharpened plan
  • Refine the data capture tool and review the key gaps in the data for RMNCAH

  • Collect information on the progress, achievements, barriers and lessons learnt

  • Desk review of the RMNCAH Sharpened plan, investment case, key RMNCAH guidelines and tools
  • Review the scorecard reports for the years (2015-2018) and document key gaps at policy, implementation of the RMNCAH sharpened plan at district and sub-county level covering all elements of the health system strengthening building blocks
  • Review the resource tracking tool of Uganda to identify key gaps in financing the RMNCAH sharpened plan
  • Review of deliberations and action points from the previous RMNCAH assembly

  • To support systematic documentation and draft the review report on RMNCAH sharpened plan implementation

  • In consultation with the MoH, draft the review report of the RMNCAH sharpened plan and share with key partners for comments and inputs
  • Develop a summary of findings in the form of power-point presentation for the upcoming RMNCAH assembly

  • Support finalization of the review report for the Joint Review Mission

  • Finalize the review on the implementation of the RMNCAH sharpened plan and support the MCH Department of MoH in presentation of findings in the joint review mission (JRM) in September- October 2018
  • To qualify asan advocate for every child you will have

    Education and experience:

  • Minimum qualification of Degree in Medicine and a Master’s degree in Public Health, and/or in Pediatrics and Child Health or Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working at national and international level with Ministries of Health and development partners
  • Experience in monitoring, evaluation and coordination of national level programmes for RMNCAH
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience working with RMNCAH partners and programmes
  • Demonstrated capacity in conducting similar work at the national or regional level

    Competencies:

  • Strong technical and analytical skills in monitoring and evaluating national programmes
  • Demonstrated leadership to lead a consultancy team and gain cooperation of team members
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent team-building skills
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to receive and integrate feedback
  • Proficient computer skills and data analysis

  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The technical competencies required for this post are….

    View our competency framework at

    http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=515435

    Senior Medical Physicist Job Careers – Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

    Organisation: Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)
    Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to:  Principal Medical Physicist
    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: 
    • To carry out routine therapy or imaging machine performance tests
    • To plan for radiotherapy treatment
    • To handle radiotherapy patients in consultation with Radiotherapists.
    • To ensure radiation safety standards for environment and personnel
    • To carry out calibration of radiotherapy equipment
    • To assess and investigate different radiotherapy treatment regimes
    • Compiles and submits periodic reports of the department
    • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    • The applicant for the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Senior Medical Physicist job must be a Ugandan holding a Master’s degree in Physics from a recognized University or Institution
    • Must have an honours bachelor of science in Physics from a recognized University or institution
    • At least three years’ experience as a Medical Physicist or equivalent experience in a reputable organisation
    • Must have proven training in Clinical Radiation
    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 applications should be delivered to the Registry on Administrative Block.
    Deadline: 31st August 2018



    74 A’ Level Data Collection Jobs – Field Interviewers – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

    Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
    Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to: Field Supervisor
    The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct the Uganda Business Inquiry 2018/2019.
    Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Administer the respective questionnaire to all selected business establishments
    • Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately
    • Edit and cross check errors in the collected data
    • Write field reports and check errors in the data collected
    • Responsible for all survey materials allocated
    • Submit duly completed questionnaires to the field supervisors
    • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the field supervisor.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    • The applicant for the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Field Interviewer job placement must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credit in Maths and English at O’ level as a must or its equivalent.
    • One year of demonstrated experience working as a Field interviewer with evidence.
    • Should have participated in data collection exercises for at least one year.
    • One year of cumulative experience as a field worker in a national survey, with evidence.
    • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage;
    • Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately
    • Knowledge of overall data management is an added advantage
    • Ability to work independently with minimum direction
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Attention to detail
    • Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors
    • High quality inter-personal skills
    • Must be fluent, both written and oral, in at least one of these local languages: Ateso, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole – Rukiga, Runyoro – Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba, Rukonjo
    • Age: 22 – 45 years.
    All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
    NB: No hardcopies shall be submitted. All applicants must attach relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB). Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in document will be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Supervisors shall be identified after all successful candidates have undergone training.
    Deadline: Wednesday, 15th August 2018 by 5pm.

    For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.uganda.hotkenyanjobs.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Jobs-in-Uganda-1570117073284784


    Uganda: Field Finance Manager-National Contract

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 20 Aug 2018

    About us

    For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

    In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

    Role Purpose:

    Responsible for the overall accounting and book keeping functions of the regional office. In addition, the position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of SC cash flows, updating and reconciling the accounting ledgers, managing the end of period procedures, and ensuring the generation of accurate and timely monthly financial reports to Country office. The position is also responsible for technical supervision of the office Accountant.

    Contract Duration: Open

    Contractual Status: National

    Location: Gulu

    Qualification and Experience;

    Essential

    • A minimum of Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university.

    • MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.

    • At least of 5 years relevant progressive working experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level.

    • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet analysis.

    • Strong background in external donor reporting for an international NGO and experience working with major donors like USAID, SIDA, EU, KOICA, NORAD, DANIDA, Master Card Foundation, UN etc.

    Desirable

    • Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of Government budgets and tax policies.

    • Proven ability to work with a team under minimal supervision and being able to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.

    • Planning, organizing and negotiation skills

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGltb3RoeS40NDEwOS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

    Uganda: Dispenser-National Contract

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 20 Aug 2018

    About us

    For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

    In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

    Role Purpose:

    To dispense drugs and medical supplies to patients providing appropriate information. To dispense and manage drugs safely. To ensure daily/ weekly consumption reports, stock checks and contribute to supply requests.

    The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Contract Duration: open

    Contractual Status: National

    Location: Yumbe

    Qualification and Experience;

    Essential

    • Registered dispenser/ nurse/ pharmacist qualified from recognized centre

    • Experience in dispensing

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation.

    Desirable

    • Previous experience of NGO work

    • Fluency in written and spoken English.

    • Experience working in a refugee context

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGltb3RoeS40NTMxMS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

    2 Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry of Works and Transport

    Organization: Ministry of Works and Transport
    Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
    Reports to: Policy and Legal Advisor
    The Ministry of Works and Transport is implementing the Strengthening Sector Coordination, Planning and ICT Project. The Strengthening Sector Coordination and ICT Project (SSCP) aims at ensuring effective and efficient Coordination, Planning and Monitoring, Strengthening the Information Technology and Information systems in the Ministry of Works and Transport.
    Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Conduct research for legislative and policy reform.
    • Collect data and prepare reports on legal mailers.
    • Prepare programs for consultation with the public and civil society to promote the public participation in the process of strengthening Air, Rail, Road and Maritime laws.
    • Preparation of Public education programs on transport laws/ policies.
    • In liaison with the Attorney General’s Chambers handles cases in respect to the Ministry and prepares publications on transport legislation.
    • Preparation of draft report on implementation of legal measures initiatives and briefs on the status of cases involving the Ministry.
    • Ensure proper documentation of dissemination reports and review reports pertaining to the legal department.
    • Provide advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions and other briefing documents.
    • Perform any other duties assigned.
    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
    • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Law degree from a recognized university/ institution
    • Post graduate Diploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre.
    • Proficiency in Computer operations especially MS Office.
    • A minimum of three years of legal work experience
    • Analytical Ability
    • Results Oriented
    • Team work
    • Decision making skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer focused
    • Logical reasoning and sound judgement
    • Innovation
    Applicants should submit in their application letters with three latest passport photographs, a copy of the National Identity Card, Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of Academic documents. All applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport and delivered to the Security Registry Ministry Headquarters. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will he contacted. Late submissions shall not be accepted.
    Deadline: 17th August 2018