Friday, May 31, 2013

Jobs at Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA)

Salary: Negotiable based on the individual Qualifications and Experience/ Based on UVA’s remuneration Scale.
Employment Type:Full-time
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) is member organization that brings together all Veterinarians in Uganda. UVA Mission is to contribute to (foster) socioeconomic development and improved livelihoods through optimisation of animal resources.
UVA therefore seeks to employ a dynamic professional person to help achieve its
strategic objectives under the described vision.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has ultimate management responsibility for UVA..
The overall function of the CEO is to implement the strategic goals and objectives of UVA. To give direction and leadership towards the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, annual goals and objectives. The CEO facilitates the
Executive to fulfill its governance function.
Major Functions:
Ø Support operations and administration of the Executive Committee Serve as the head of management and will be accountable to the members of the Executive for operations
Ø Provide leadership to UVA secretariat Oversee program, product and service delivery, including design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, products and service to UVA members and various categories of clients.
Ø As accounting officer: Ensure sound financial management, facilities and risk management.
Ø Prepare annual budgets for approval by the Executive As a Public Relations Officer:
Ø Resource mobilization:
Qualifications and Competencies:
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university, preferably in Veterinary Medicine with a strong management postgraduate training e.g. MBA, MPH, Development Studies or Post Graduate Diploma in Organizational Management and/or related qualifications. At least 3 years of work experience in managing membership organizations will be a strong advantage.
Nature of Employment
Full-time with attractive remuneration according to qualifications/ Contractual:
Renewed every 3 years
Salary: Negotiable based on the individual Qualifications and Experience/ Based on UVA’s remuneration Scale.
Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of
academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae
indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, email and giving three
(3) references to: UVA Secretariat
Plot 76 Buganda Road
P. O. Box 16540, Kampala, Uganda
Detailed job description can be found on
Deadline for submission of application is 10th June, 2013

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