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Friday, June 29, 2012

New Forests Company Recruitment Uganda-Job Vacancies


New Forests Company Recruitment Uganda-Job Vacancies

Pole Sourcing Officer
The New Forests Company is a vertically integrated agro-industrial business planting trees on sustainable commercial plantations for processing and selling of value added timber products to local and regional markets.

The Pole Sourcing Officer will be responsible for procurement of raw poles and organising the transport logistics for delivery to our New Forests Pole Plant in Mityana. The Pole Sourcing Officer will be responsible for identifying eucalyptus plantations in various parts of the country that are suitable for pole production, negotiate purchase and arrange for harvesting and transport of the poles to the pole plant. The Pole Sourcing Officer will be expected to take a leading role in preparation of Pole Supply Tenders.
Skills and competencies required:
  • Knowledge of pole quality and grading
  • Knowledge of pole sources and distribution in the country
  • Third party negotiation skills – tenacity and strong assertiveness
  • Preferably some forestry harvesting experience
  • Ability to assess an area for harvestability and log transport
  • Drivers license
  • Working long hours and travelling
  • Knowledge of logistics and procurement in the agricultural and/or manufacturing sector
  • Strong focus on quality and quality management practices
  • Ability to negotiate and mitigate situations with all stakeholders
  • Ability to produce written English reports for the Board and shareholders
  • Ability to prepare tender documents
  • Proven ability to manage a function independently.
The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
Essential: Degree or Diploma in Forestry I Wood Technology or Applicable Science
Preferred: Qualified in Forestry I Wood Technology or applicable science
A basic management qualification will be a distinct advantage over and above the essential qualifications
At least 2 years relevant experience in a supporting capacity.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, send your CV, covering letter and copies of qualifications to hr@newforests.net
Closing date: 13 July 2012
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Driving Job Vacancy, (UNBS) Career-Uganda National Bureau of Standards


 Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers. UNBS is currently looking for suitable and qualified Ugandans to fill the position of Driver on a two year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance.

Drivers
Reports to the Administrative Officer and performs the following duties:-
• Drives the UNBS vehicles as directed and ensure their safety.
• Check vehicles to ensure that they are in proper and good running condition.
• Maintain the vehicle by ensuring its cleanliness, regular service and repair.
• Maintain vehicle records including service cards.
• Maintain accurate log sheets and give accountability of fuel used.
• Inform your supervisor immediately about mechanical problems which result from normal use and accident or theft immediately to both the police and your supervisor.
• Any other official duties assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements
 Should possess at least 3 classes, (B, CH, DL and or DM) for the driving permit.v
 A-level certificate of education.v
 At least 5 years experience in driving with a clean record.v
 A person of high integrity and honesty.v
 A certificate in motor vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage.v
Age: 25 – 35 years
The successful candidates shall be deployed to any part of the Country.
How to Apply
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity card, driving license and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 10th July 2012.
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
KAMPALA.
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RTI International Uganda Current Jobs Vacancies
Driver (4 positions) 
Driver (4 positions) will drive the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic laws and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles.
S/he will transport project staff and materials in Kampala and the regions and maintain the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly cleaning of the interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of the motor and chassis.
S/he will carry out project errands as required and ensure that the vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis.
Qualifications:
Secondary schooling desirable with 1 year of relevant experience;
Valid driver’s license in good standing;
Knowledge of car mechanics and repair;
5 years of experience in driving a vehicle; preferably for a USAID or other donor project;
Willingness to drive on missions in the interior of the country.
Preferred: Training certificate in defensive driving.
Office Assistant 
will assist in providing a wide range of administrative and support duties for the program.
S/he will coordinate office space for visiting RTI/USA staff or outside consultants and is responsible for daily office cleaning, resupply, and maintaining office supply stocks.
S/he will assist in coordination of meetings with USAID/Uganda and other USAID supported partners, type general correspondence, answer telephone calls and perform other administrative tasks as needed.
Qualifications:
  • At least one year of relevant office experience with word processing experience required;
  • Demonstrated effective typing skills using a computer required;
  • Working knowledge of telephone system and standard office equipment, fax and photocopier;
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications including Excel and Word Proficiency in technical typing preferred;
  • Ability to organize and effectively process and maintain records and files;
  • Discreet in the judgment and management of confidential matters, materials and sensitive issues.

Program Assistant
Program Assistant will establish and maintain project electronic and paper files, provide support to track accounts payable and receivable, and manage logistics (including purchase of supplies, making photocopies, reservations, etc.) for regional travel.
The Program Assistant will monitor project correspondence and ensure proper maintenance of project equipment.
S/he will liaise with suppliers, including obtaining required 3 price quotes, processing payments and ensuring deliveries, develop and update vehicle usage and maintenance calendars and provide support to regional administrative assistants as needed.
Qualifications:
Associates degree with 2 years of experience in project administrative support;
Knowledge of computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
Ability to communicate and liaise verbally and in writing with partners/suppliers/visitors and staff, and interpret/respond clearly and effectively to verbal or written instructions.

Accountant 
will assist with management of finances and administration of the program and ensure compliance with RTI financial procedures.
S/he will prepare and submit monthly financial statements (including expenses, receivable and payables).
S/he will ensure timely submission of expense reports, bank reconciliations and wire transfer requests to corporate headquarters in the US and/or to RTI’s regional office in Nairobi.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting and 3 years relevant experience;
Knowledge of institutional accounting and budgeting practices, especially those used by USAID;
Audit experience is a plus;
Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and Access.
Knowledge of Quickbooks preferred.
How to Apply
All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English and excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills. Please email cover letter and CV to ugandaliteracy@rti.org by July 13, 2012. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email. To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/idg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


RTI Uganda Recruitment 2012-www.rti.org
IT Specialist 

will Support Windows PCs and Windows Servers and maintain network infrastructure including ISP, router, Ethernet switch, PABX and VoIP.
S/he will set up, maintain, and support the IT infrastructure for additional project offices as they are established.
S/he will assist with technical specifications, budget, and forecast the IT requirements for the offices and coordinate the procurement for the same.
The IT Specialist will ensure compliance with RTI Information Security policies and procedures and supervise the performance of any local IT firms or staff hired to support the project offices.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field with 6 years experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows PCs, servers, printers and networks of similar work environment;
Microsoft or networking certifications on the above platforms preferred;
Supervisory and NGO experience preferred;
Local IT market awareness desired.
Logistics Specialists (2 positions)
 will manage procurement of office furniture, IT equipment, IT services, and vehicles.
S/he will plan and organize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly projections for logistics needs and movement.
S/he will ensure accurate inventories of RTI assets and resources.
The Logistics Specialist will manage other logistic duties relating to project activities as may be assigned by the COP.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of experience in logistics, supply chain management, or related field;
Experience working with USAID or other US government-funded projects desirable;
Must have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and be detail and deadline-oriented.
District Education and Health Coordinators (DEHCs) (2 positions) 
will facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and ensure smooth implementation of logistics and funding flows without interruptions.
DEHCs will assist with the central and local governments in improving and coordinating the implementation of project activities aimed at improvement of literacy in early grades and HIV/AIDS education in primary and post-primary schools.
DEHCs will provide support to the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and impact assessment efforts.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, public health, or related field with 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in coordinating projects in the education/health/social sector;
Fully competent in information systems skills, particularly in publications software;
Strong planning, community mobilization and inter-cultural communication skills required;
Experience working on a USAID-funded or other donor project pertaining to technical and organization capacity development.
Preferred: Experience working with district local governments.
Professional Development Specialist (PDS)
 will translate the vision of the improved curriculum into more effective and innovative teacher training in both pre- and in-service teacher training institutions, as well as support the Ministry of Education (MOE) to integrate these new practices into the policy and financial framework.
S/he will work with the COP and Senior Management team in very close cooperation with education officials at the central and local governments and relevant pre- and in-service institutions to accomplish this task.
The PDS will provide support to the MOE and the project staff in joint efforts to improve pre- and in-service teacher training in the early grades, training of teachers in the use of active learning methods, reinforcing teachers’ understanding and use of English and Mother Tongue as languages of instruction, and strengthening the capacity of TTCs and the TSC to design and deliver pre-service and in-service teacher education activities.
Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in education with 6 years or relevant experience;
  • Experience in developing teacher training curricula;
  • Significant experience in education development for reading and/or literacy in early grades;
  • Track record of performance excellence meeting targets and objectives;
  • Strong relationship with government counterparts in order to reach national scale with improved reading performance;
  • Experience in providing technical assistance, planning and coordinating program field work; Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.
How to Apply
All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English and excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills. Please email cover letter and CV to ugandaliteracy@rti.org by July 13, 2012. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email. To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/idg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


RTI International Career Uganda-3-Job Vacancies
Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will provide will play an integral role in overseeing programmatic activities and providing managerial supervision for all aspects of the program.
S/he will provide guidance and support to technical staff to implement program components, including support for early grade reading and mathematics instruction, teacher training, district support, and social advocacy initiatives.
The DCOP will interface with both USAID and other counterparts regarding the overall direction of the project in the absence of the COP.
S/he will oversee general office operations, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, communications, and information technology support.
Provide oversight to budgets, grants, operational plans, reporting, and procedural and financial compliance.
The DCOP will establish and maintain cooperative relationships with key stakeholders, including government counterparts.
S/he will be accountable for the timely submission of all required contractual deliverables and expected results.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s or higher degree education, business administration, or  in a related field;
  • 12 years of experience in education program implementation, early grade learning, teacher professional development and/or district and school management support programs;
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Ministries of Education to improve their education systems, working in the education or human capacity building sector for education management and service delivery;
  • Experience as a senior-level manager of similar education programs;
  • Prior experience and familiarity with donor project management policies, procedures and reporting requirements, particularly USAID.

Finance and Administration Director (FAD)
 will manage all project activities in finance, human resources, grants management, IT, logistics, and general administration requirements for the project on a national level and ensure compliance with the terms of the contract. S/he is responsible for implementation, quality control, reporting, monitoring and staff management.
This includes supervising, coordinating and training financial/administrative staff.
The FAD is also responsible for ensuring appropriate systems and procedures (payroll, cash management, vendor payments, budgeting and other related to financial management) are in place to properly disburse, account, budget and report project funds which are cost effective, timely, have proper internal controls and comply with the terms of the agreement.
Qualifications:
  • MBA plus nine years of experience in business/accounting or bachelor’s degree plus twelve years of relevant experience.
  • Additional professional training in accounting/business management preferred.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software (MS Excel) and accounting software.
  • QuickBooks proficiency is desired.
  • A minimum of seven years experience as accountant or responsible for financial management of donor funded programs;
  • experience with USAID projects preferred.
  • Experience in managing a large administrative team. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced and complex environment.

Communications and Advocacy Capacity Building Specialist
 will provide the overall communications support for the project and translate the project goals and vision into messages that will speak to children, parents, teachers, and all Ugandans with respect to students’ improved learning.
S/he will also provide capacity building for the MOES in the area of strategic communication and other associated tasks.
S/he will be responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of a strong communications campaign, as well as provide capacity building support to the MOES and counterparts.
The Specialist will help raise national awareness on the issues of early grade reading and improving student learning.
Qualifications:
  • Master degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field;
  • 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in communications in social sector;
  • Familiarity with communications approaches for planning, executing, and monitoring communications strategies;
  • Experience conducting communications campaigns and capacity building efforts in Uganda;
  • Fully competent in information systems skills, particularly in publications software;
  • Ability to train and develop capacity in regional and country-level staff;
  • Experience working on a USAID-funded or other donor project pertaining to technical and organization capacity development.
o    How to Apply
o    All positions are expected to be based in Kampala, Uganda and require fluency in English and excellent interpersonal, communication and team work skills. Please email cover letter and CV to ugandaliteracy@rti.org by July 13, 2012. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email. To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/idg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.




USAID/Uganda Job Vacancy
PEPFAR Country Coordinator
USAID/Uganda seeks to hire PEPFAR Country Coordinator to serve as the primary point of contact in leading all activities related to PEPFAR in the Uganda. The contractor will play a critical role in managing the planning, implementation, and reporting of program performance of inter-agency programs.
Primary responsibilities include:
facilitating communications between and among the various USG departments and agencies involved in the PEPFAR implementation;
liaising routinely with S/GAC in Washington, DC;
managing communication between the PEPFAR team and the national entities; and leading coordination with efforts with Government of Uganda agencies, such as the Uganda AIDS Control Program as well as with bilateral/multilateral donors, including Global Fund, World Bank, Department for International Development (DFID), Irish AID, Danish Cooperation, UNAIDS, and others.
The incumbent also directs the operational tasks for PEPFAR management in Uganda, including development of annual Country Operational Plans (COP), reporting for semi-annual and annual performance cycles, preparing responses to congressional and local requests for information, and serving as the primary liaison for the Uganda USG PEPFAR Team with all external communications.
S/he will provide advice and counsel to the COM and Deputy Chief of Mission, other Agency leads, on all matters related to HIV/AIDS in Uganda, and will have authority to make final decisions to present to COM when consensus cannot be reached by the PEPFAR interagency teams. The detailed scope of work is at: http://uganda.usaid.gov/ or you can request through emailing gnakaddu@usaid.gov, copy, gmuntu@usaid.gov
How to Apply
Qualified individuals MUST submit:
A. Completed and hand-signed U.S. Government Optional Form 612 available websites Shortcut to: http://www.usaid.gov/forms/;
B. Curriculum vitae/resume specifically addressing each selection criterion as outlined in the solicitation;
C. Three (3) to five (5) references with current contact information.
To ensure applications are received in the Executive Office before the closing date, applications shall be submitted preferably by email. Additionally, fax, hand carry, DHL or FEDEX air courier are acceptable.
VIA EMAIL: To gnakaddu@usaid.gov copy to gmuntu@usaid.gov
VIA FAX: To Fax Number: 256-414-306-661
(VIA HANDCARRY/INTERNATIONAL COURIER)
Executive Officer USAID/Uganda US Embassy Compound – South Wing Plot 1577 Ggaba Road P. O. Box 7856, Kampala, Uganda
CLOSING DATE: Applications must be in the USAID/Uganda Executive Office no later than 4:45 p.m. Ugandan time Monday, July 16, 2012.


FINCA (U) Job Vacancies -Uganda Career
Branch Managers
FINCA (U) is looking for Branch Managers based in different branches. S/He is part of the senior management of the Branch and heads the team. As such S/He supervises all the operations of the Branch in line with the institutional policies and procedures. S/He will be in plan, coordinate and manage the business growth and development of the savings of the Branch by supervising and monitoring performance of staff in line with the strategic plan.
Key Result Areas:
- Plan and coordinate Branch office activities in line with FINCA Uganda’s growth objectives.
- Monitor the daily banking activities ie account opening and back office operations among others in line with Banking policies and procedures.
- Manage and supervise the human resources of the Branch and maintain high levels of staff productivity and FINCA (U) customer services.
- Oversee the effective implementation of internal controls in line with FINCA (U) set policies and procedures.
- Prepare periodic performance reports as per the reporting schedule of the Branch activities on a monthly, weekly basis.
Knowledge and Education:
- A university degree preferably Bachelors’ degree in Commerce (B. Com) and Business Administration (B.BA)Banking or Micro Finance.
- Experience in providing financial and credit services.
- Must possess good interpersonal skills.
- Excellent communication skills, ability to exercise good judgment, and to work with teams.
Ideal profile:
- At least 3years work experience in a recognized Micro Finance Institution or Commercial Bank.
- Business Management, Credit Analytical Skills and Financial Management Skills.
- Fluency in English and two local languages.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Knowledge about Banking and Credit management will be an added advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit their documents which should include photocopies of academic documents and testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts including a day time telephone (professional and not personal, including current or most recent employer) to the
Chief Executive Officer,
FINCA Uganda Limited MDI,
Plot 22, Ben Kiwanuka Street,
P.O Box 24450,
Kampala


DFID Career Uganda-Job Vacancies @ Department for International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) is leading the British government’s fight against world poverty. Our client DFID Uganda seeks to recruit a dynamic, experienced and adaptable individual to join its country team.
DFID Uganda is seeking a resourceful, experienced professional to fill the following job vacancy
Job Title: Executive Assistant/Communications Assistant – Kampala
Reports to: Head of Office and the Communications Manager.
Job Purpose: To support the Head of Office and Communications Manager with a full range of executive administrative duties in order to maintain the smooth operations of these functions.
Main Responsibilities:
 Management of the Head of Office’s diary.§
 Draft, type and despatch correspondence on behalf of the Head of Office.§
 Manage classified documents and information.§
 Coordinate, travel requirements, hotel and flight reservations.§
 Coordinate logistics for in-country duty visits.§
 Manage official expenditures and claims for the Head of Office.§
 Efficiently coordinate internal/external meetings and official events.§
 Manage the Corporate Management Calendar.§
 Quarterly update of key documents on the intranet.§
 Ensure timely response to correspondences.§
 Coordinate internal communications.§
 Identify communications opportunities for DFID Uganda.§
 Respond to request from the Strategic communications team in the UK.§
 Provide cover for the Communications and Transparency Manager.§
 Monitor the media for any coverage relating to DFID’s work in Uganda.§
Qualifications:
 A first Degree in Social Sciences, Secretarial Studies, Business Administration or equivalent.§
Experience:
 A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in an Executive Assistant or Communications role.§
Knowledge and Skills:
 Excellent keyboard skills.§
 Excellent Planning and Organisational skills§
 Good Interpersonal skills§
 Ability to liaise effectively with high level external contacts.§
 Ability to work efficiently under minimum supervision.§
 Ability to take on delegated duties.§
 Ability to work under pressure.§
 Proactive.§
DFID Key Competencies:
 Planning and Delivery of Work.§
 Analysis and use of information.§
 Communicating with Others§
 Working with Others.§
 Decision Making.§
DFID is an accredited investor in people and is committed to supporting its staff to achieve their maximum potential and will provide opportunities for personal and professional development for the successful candidate, along with an attractive remuneration package. The work environment is dynamic and busy but pleasant.
DFID is an equal opportunities employer and would welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of religious belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, age or disability.
For more information about this vacancy and the work of DFID in Uganda visit http://www.dfid.gov.uk/where-we-work/africa-eastern–southern/uganda/)
How to Apply
Note:
 To apply please fill in the application form and the Positive Action Approach form which are available on the DFID Uganda website mentioned above§
 The completed forms must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV with the names and contact information of 3 work related referees.§
 Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr.com (Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB).§
 Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on Friday 13th July, 2012§
 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.§
aikan Human Resource Consultants
2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor
Tel: 0414 505318; 0312 264664


Driving Job Vacancy, (UNBS) Career-Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers. UNBS is currently looking for suitable and qualified Ugandans to fill the position of Driver on a two year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance.
Drivers
Reports to the Administrative Officer and performs the following duties:-
• Drives the UNBS vehicles as directed and ensure their safety.
• Check vehicles to ensure that they are in proper and good running condition.
• Maintain the vehicle by ensuring its cleanliness, regular service and repair.
• Maintain vehicle records including service cards.
• Maintain accurate log sheets and give accountability of fuel used.
• Inform your supervisor immediately about mechanical problems which result from normal use and accident or theft immediately to both the police and your supervisor.
• Any other official duties assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements
 Should possess at least 3 classes, (B, CH, DL and or DM) for the driving permit.v
 A-level certificate of education.v
 At least 5 years experience in driving with a clean record.v
 A person of high integrity and honesty.v
 A certificate in motor vehicle maintenance will be an added advantage.v
Age: 25 – 35 years
The successful candidates shall be deployed to any part of the Country.
How to Apply
Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity card, driving license and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 10th July 2012.
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
KAMPALA.


New Forests Company Recruitment Uganda-Job Vacancies
Pole Sourcing Officer
The New Forests Company is a vertically integrated agro-industrial business planting trees on sustainable commercial plantations for processing and selling of value added timber products to local and regional markets.
The Pole Sourcing Officer will be responsible for procurement of raw poles and organising the transport logistics for delivery to our New Forests Pole Plant in Mityana. The Pole Sourcing Officer will be responsible for identifying eucalyptus plantations in various parts of the country that are suitable for pole production, negotiate purchase and arrange for harvesting and transport of the poles to the pole plant. The Pole Sourcing Officer will be expected to take a leading role in preparation of Pole Supply Tenders.
Skills and competencies required:
  • Knowledge of pole quality and grading
  • Knowledge of pole sources and distribution in the country
  • Third party negotiation skills – tenacity and strong assertiveness
  • Preferably some forestry harvesting experience
  • Ability to assess an area for harvestability and log transport
  • Drivers license
  • Working long hours and travelling
  • Knowledge of logistics and procurement in the agricultural and/or manufacturing sector
  • Strong focus on quality and quality management practices
  • Ability to negotiate and mitigate situations with all stakeholders
  • Ability to produce written English reports for the Board and shareholders
  • Ability to prepare tender documents
  • Proven ability to manage a function independently.
The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
Essential: Degree or Diploma in Forestry I Wood Technology or Applicable Science
Preferred: Qualified in Forestry I Wood Technology or applicable science
A basic management qualification will be a distinct advantage over and above the essential qualifications
At least 2 years relevant experience in a supporting capacity.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, send your CV, covering letter and copies of qualifications to hr@newforests.net
Closing date: 13 July 2012

DHL Uganda Career-Massive Recruitment
HGV ARTICULATED TRUCK DRIVERS (35 POSTS Available)
The HGV drivers will be responsible for the operation and basic maintenance of the Company fleet in order to provide an end to end delivery service. Drivers will be required to observe all HSE requirements, protect company assets, complete all documentation and have the ability to do regular maintenance and.emergency breakdown service.
Qualifications & Skills: 
• At least “0 Level School certificates with sound literaeyjevels
• At least 4 years relevant experience with a good track ‘record and references in a similar position
• Preferably experience in tankers and long haulage from a reputable company
• Knowledge of pre-journey inspection processes
• Must possess a Valid Heavy Goods Vehicles Driving Permit with no endorsements
• A Certificate of Good Conduct will be required
• Previous exposure to Defensive Driving courses / techniques will be an added advantage
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.

The Tracking & Transport assistants 
will be responsible for the proactive planning, tracking and monitoring of the fleet to ensure that delivery schedules are met. This will include having consistent contact with the drivers, enhancing road safety and enhancing security by rapidly detecting abnormal behavior. They will analyse fleet movement, use GPS reports to track transits.
Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelors Degree/Diploma in a business related field (Logistics & transport) will be an advantage
Sound knowledge of all import & export processes and relevant documentation & legislation
Excellent negotiation ability and customer service orientation Proven ability to utilize multiple computerized tracking tools and GPS systems, ability to generate reports 2 – 3 years experience in a similar role in transport management would be preferred
Knowledge of relevant transport and labour regulations and the implementation thereof in the planning process
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.
ASSISTANT TRANSPORT MANAGER
Responsible for organizing and controlling transport resources to ensure delivery of cost efficient service. Will work closely with all team members to manage transport schedules, plan vehicle utilization, meet service levels and manage fleet processes. Candidate will have the ability to ensure statutory obligations are met and HSE requirements are adhered to. Will be responsible for the recruitment and management of the Driver team under leadership of the Transport Manager.
Qualifications & Skills:
• Bachelors Degree/Diploma in a business related field
• Proven experience in transport planning and forecasting
• Experience in the management of budgets and implementation of appropriate cost controls
• 2-3 years experience in Transport Management
• Computer literacy in all relevant Microsoft Packages.
• Strong customer and team orientation
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, influence results and balance conflicting priorities.
• Excellent negotiation skills
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.
STORES SUPERVISORS
Will be responsible for the Workshop Store and manage the computerized workshop management system. Responsibilities include purchase requisitions; stock level maintenance and governance of ail assets in the store.
Qualifications & Skills:
• Degree/Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies will be an advantage.
• Proven practical knowledge of Workshop operations
• Computer literate and able to manipulate data in MS Office.
• 3 years relevant experience in the operation of stores
• Good analytical skills and ability to use data to effectively manage the store
• Demonstrated experience in the management of teams in an environment with a zero tolerance
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.
 How to Apply
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements will not be short-listed
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and Curriculum Vitae to;
The Human Resources Office,
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch, located fn Luzira Port Bell or through email to : dscughr@dhl.com
so as to reach the office not later than Friday, 6th July 2012.

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

DHL Uganda Career-Massive Recruitment


DHL Uganda Career-Massive Recruitment
HGV ARTICULATED TRUCK DRIVERS (35 POSTS Available)
The HGV drivers will be responsible for the operation and basic maintenance of the Company fleet in order to provide an end to end delivery service. Drivers will be required to observe all HSE requirements, protect company assets, complete all documentation and have the ability to do regular maintenance and.emergency breakdown service.

Qualifications & Skills: 
• At least “0 Level School certificates with sound literaeyjevels
• At least 4 years relevant experience with a good track ‘record and references in a similar position
• Preferably experience in tankers and long haulage from a reputable company
• Knowledge of pre-journey inspection processes
• Must possess a Valid Heavy Goods Vehicles Driving Permit with no endorsements
• A Certificate of Good Conduct will be required
• Previous exposure to Defensive Driving courses / techniques will be an added advantage

Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.

The Tracking & Transport assistants 
will be responsible for the proactive planning, tracking and monitoring of the fleet to ensure that delivery schedules are met. This will include having consistent contact with the drivers, enhancing road safety and enhancing security by rapidly detecting abnormal behavior. They will analyse fleet movement, use GPS reports to track transits.
Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelors Degree/Diploma in a business related field (Logistics & transport) will be an advantage
Sound knowledge of all import & export processes and relevant documentation & legislation
Excellent negotiation ability and customer service orientation Proven ability to utilize multiple computerized tracking tools and GPS systems, ability to generate reports 2 – 3 years experience in a similar role in transport management would be preferred
Knowledge of relevant transport and labour regulations and the implementation thereof in the planning process
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.

ASSISTANT TRANSPORT MANAGER
Responsible for organizing and controlling transport resources to ensure delivery of cost efficient service. Will work closely with all team members to manage transport schedules, plan vehicle utilization, meet service levels and manage fleet processes. Candidate will have the ability to ensure statutory obligations are met and HSE requirements are adhered to. Will be responsible for the recruitment and management of the Driver team under leadership of the Transport Manager.

Qualifications & Skills:
• Bachelors Degree/Diploma in a business related field
• Proven experience in transport planning and forecasting
• Experience in the management of budgets and implementation of appropriate cost controls
• 2-3 years experience in Transport Management
• Computer literacy in all relevant Microsoft Packages.
• Strong customer and team orientation
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, influence results and balance conflicting priorities.
• Excellent negotiation skills
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.

STORES SUPERVISORS
Will be responsible for the Workshop Store and manage the computerized workshop management system. Responsibilities include purchase requisitions; stock level maintenance and governance of ail assets in the store.

Qualifications & Skills:
• Degree/Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies will be an advantage.
• Proven practical knowledge of Workshop operations
• Computer literate and able to manipulate data in MS Office.
• 3 years relevant experience in the operation of stores
• Good analytical skills and ability to use data to effectively manage the store
• Demonstrated experience in the management of teams in an environment with a zero tolerance
Please Note:
• Please note that all positions will be based upcountry outside of Kampala
• Only Short listed Candidates will be contacted
• A current CV including an application letter and copies of certificates must be submitted.
• 3 References are required. Independent reference checks will be carried out.
• Original Certificates will be required for verification during the interview.

How to Apply
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements will not be short-listed
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please forward your application letter and Curriculum Vitae to;
The Human Resources Office,
DHL Supply Chain- Uganda Branch, located fn Luzira Port Bell or through email to : dscughr@dhl.com
so as to reach the office not later than Friday, 6th July 2012.

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DFID Career Uganda-Job Vacancies @ Department for International Development


DFID Career Uganda-Job Vacancies @ Department for International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) is leading the British government’s fight against world poverty. Our client DFID Uganda seeks to recruit a dynamic, experienced and adaptable individual to join its country team.
DFID Uganda is seeking a resourceful, experienced professional to fill the following job vacancy

Job Title: Executive Assistant/Communications Assistant – Kampala
Reports to: Head of Office and the Communications Manager.
Job Purpose: To support the Head of Office and Communications Manager with a full range of executive administrative duties in order to maintain the smooth operations of these functions.

Main Responsibilities:
 Management of the Head of Office’s diary.§
 Draft, type and despatch correspondence on behalf of the Head of Office.§
 Manage classified documents and information.§
 Coordinate, travel requirements, hotel and flight reservations.§
 Coordinate logistics for in-country duty visits.§
 Manage official expenditures and claims for the Head of Office.§
 Efficiently coordinate internal/external meetings and official events.§
 Manage the Corporate Management Calendar.§
 Quarterly update of key documents on the intranet.§
 Ensure timely response to correspondences.§
 Coordinate internal communications.§
 Identify communications opportunities for DFID Uganda.§
 Respond to request from the Strategic communications team in the UK.§
 Provide cover for the Communications and Transparency Manager.§
 Monitor the media for any coverage relating to DFID’s work in Uganda.§

Qualifications:
 A first Degree in Social Sciences, Secretarial Studies, Business Administration or equivalent.§
Experience:
 A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in an Executive Assistant or Communications role.§

Knowledge and Skills:
 Excellent keyboard skills.§
 Excellent Planning and Organisational skills§
 Good Interpersonal skills§
 Ability to liaise effectively with high level external contacts.§
 Ability to work efficiently under minimum supervision.§
 Ability to take on delegated duties.§
 Ability to work under pressure.§
 Proactive.§

DFID Key Competencies:
 Planning and Delivery of Work.§
 Analysis and use of information.§
 Communicating with Others§
 Working with Others.§
 Decision Making.§
DFID is an accredited investor in people and is committed to supporting its staff to achieve their maximum potential and will provide opportunities for personal and professional development for the successful candidate, along with an attractive remuneration package. The work environment is dynamic and busy but pleasant.
DFID is an equal opportunities employer and would welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of religious belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, age or disability.
For more information about this vacancy and the work of DFID in Uganda visit http://www.dfid.gov.uk/where-we-work/africa-eastern–southern/uganda/)

How to Apply
Note:
 To apply please fill in the application form and the Positive Action Approach form which are available on the DFID Uganda website mentioned above§
 The completed forms must be submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV with the names and contact information of 3 work related referees.§
 Hand-deliver the application to the aikan offices or email them as attachments to info@aikanhr.com (Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB).§
 Closing date for submission is 4:30pm on Friday 13th July, 2012§
 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.§
aikan Human Resource Consultants
2 Bandali Close, Bugolobi, Kagga House Annex, 1st Floor
Tel: 0414 505318; 0312 264664
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