AICAD is hiring

AICAD
  • Post Date: July 9, 2018
  • Apply Before: July 23, 2018
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Job Overview

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The AICAD Head Office is located in Juja Kenya.

AICAD has country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda located at Egerton University, Nakuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, and Makerere University in Kampala, respectively. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda, who are competent, proactive and selfdriven professionals to work in AICAD Country Office in Uganda, located at Makerere University, Kampala to immediately fill the positions below:

PROGRAMME OFFICER –
DUTY STATION: UGANDA COUNTRY OFFICE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY, KAMPALA) (1 POST)

Key duties and responsibilities include:
Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Programme Officer will be responsible for: planning and implementing country programme activities in the line with programme activities in the country office; carrying out monitoring and evaluation of country programmes based on the set criteria; prepare detailed periodic reports on programme activities in the country on behalf of the Secretariat; planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research projects, training and information networking; undertake various types of duties related to research and development, training and extension and information networking and documentation on behalf of the secretariat; disseminate skills and knowledge of the AICAD Ex-trainees to the local communities; undertaking any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Director or his/her assignee.

Qualifications and Experience:
Should have a Degree in Business Administration with at least six years experience in programme planning, execution and logistics management in the development sector, must be computer literate and fluent in English. Previous experience working with a Regional International Organization will be highly considered. Experience in research, training and extension and; strategic planning will be an added advantage. Applicants must be between 35 – 50 years of age.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT-
DUTY STATION: UGANDA COUNTRY OFFICE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY (1 POST)

Key duties and responsibilities include:
Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Administrative and Accounts Assistant will be responsible for handling administrative matters, handle accounts matters, Submit Quarterly accountability reports to Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, file various account/administrative correspondences and ensure proper record maintenance, and perform any other duties as required by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:
Should have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a bias in Accounting or Banking and Finance. The candidate should have competence in Computer literacy especially in MS Office applications and good command of oral and written English. Previous experience working with a Regional International Organization will be highly considered. Applicants should be between 30-40 years of age.

DRIVER-
DUTY STATION: AICAD UGANDA COUNTRY OFFICE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY IN KAMPALA (1 POST)

Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Driver will be responsible for taking training, workshop and seminar participants to and from field trips and other various destinations; taking AICAD staff to field and other assigned destinations; keeping motor vehicles clean and in serviceable condition; booking and follow up on servicing and repairs as required; updating and renewing motor vehicle documents such as insurance, inspection and valuation among other.

Qualification and experience:
Candidates should be holders of Uganda certificate of education (UCE) with minimum division 3 or equivalent;clean driving permits for both commercial and public service vehicles; five years’ continuous accident free driving; report of good conduct; must be proficient in written and spoken English; proficiency in Kiswahili language is an added advantage, and must be between 30-50 years of age. All two positions are on three year contract renewable on mutual agreement.

HOW TO APPLY
AICAD is an equal opportunities employer and these positions are open to all, but ONLY qualified candidates should submit a CV, photocopies of relevant certificates, a daytime telephone contact, email, names and addresses of three referees and cover letter explaining how the experience detailed in the CV, will contribute to the requirements of the position. Applications should be delivered by hand to: African Institute for Capacity Development, Uganda Country Office, P.O BOX 71949, Plot 144 Pool Road, Makerere University. Applicants MUST register their application upon delivery. Closing date: Two weeks from the date of publication of this advert.

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