Data Manager at Global Programs for Research and Training

The Recency Data Manager will primarily be responsible for maintaining several in-country databases for all datasets from recency studies, as well as related datasets
(public/programmatic/survey), for purposes of crafting integrated public health responses informed by this data. They will be responsible for developing SOPs for storing and retrieving data, data quality analysis, and correcting data using approved methods. They will also be responsible for providing custom datasets upon request in a custom format (e.g. as an Excel file).

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Deadline: 15th September 2019

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Software Engineer @ Kanzu Code

About Kanzu CodeWe believe in the power of tech to radically transform lives. We are a software development company that powers businesses by creating world-class web and mobile applications for their needs and helping them build high-performing, distributed software engineering teams. Over the years, we’ve helped our clients in telecommunications, publishing, finance, manufacturing & industry, tourism and insurance serve over 600,000 customers.

About the role

As a Software Engineer at Kanzu Code, you will work on a variety of challenging and rewarding solutions for customers all over the world, from a banking solution that eases the life of financial institutions, to another that makes it easier for financial providers to achieve interoperability, to a ground-breaking website builder, to a platform changing the lives of farmers across the continent. You’ll build great web interfaces, create APIs to simplify how our apps work and interact with different stacks for different tasks – that even has a ring to it doesn’t it?

Our engineers primarily work remotely on various products across industries and across technology stacks. This is you if you are big on getting the little details just right, have both excellent technical skills and team skills and can effectively operate in a remote  team. You are also incredibly passionate about growing as a software engineer.

You’ll get to work with a talented team and driven leadership all laser-focused on the mission of empowering businesses globally using tech and helping other local entities do the same.

 Duties & responsibilities

  • Define and deliver software that meets and exceeds the expectations of your team, supervisors, and our clients
  • Develop readable, testable, and maintainable code to spec
  • Commitment to continued technical and professional growth
  • Interfacing with clients to understand their business, goals, and vision for products
  • If you are supervising a team:
    • Prioritizing the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work
    • Perform code reviews & give technical guidance to ensure that the work being submitted to the client follows Kanzu Code’s coding standards as well as meets the letter and spirit of the assigned task
    • Working with the team to decompose high-level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high-level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges.

A bit about you

  • Have at least 3 years of experience working in software development writing code for web or mobile applications
  • Are proficient in at least one of the following stacks: PHP/WordPress, PHP/Laravel, Python/Django, Java/Android, JavaScript/MEAN/PEAN/PREN
  • Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems
  • Are a strong problem solver
  • Have a good grasp of key software engineering principles & best-practices such as version control, test-driven development and SOLID principles.
  • Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

APPLY HERE

Project Manager @ Kanzu Code

About Kanzu Code

We believe in the power of tech to radically transform lives. We are a software development company that powers businesses by creating world-class web and mobile applications for their needs and helping them build high-performing, distributed software engineering teams. Over the years, we’ve helped our clients in telecommunications, publishing, finance, manufacturing & industry, tourism and insurance serve over 600,000 customers.

About the role

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for helping Kanzu Code’s software engineers successfully engage & deliver value to our clients. Our engineers primarily work remotely on various products across industries and across technology stacks. Your role is to be the two-way bridge between our clients and the engineers, translating requirements into user stories or tasks and reviewing the finished work before presenting it back to the client, all within agreed time and budget.

With your knowledge of business, software engineering best-practices, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make product delivery & support a delightful experience.

You’ll get to work with a talented team and driven leadership all laser-focused on the mission of empowering businesses globally using tech and helping other local entities do the same.

 Duties & responsibilities

  • Interfacing with the client to understand their business as well as their goals and vision for the product being designed, built and supported by Kanzu Code
  • Clarify project scope, write functional specifications and plan project schedule and budget
  • Working with the team to decompose high-level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high-level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure that the work being submitted to the client follows Kanzu Code’s coding standards as well as meets the letter and spirit of the assigned task
  • Regular communication with our clients – gathering feedback and updating on progress
  • Work with internal teams to ensure work is successfully implemented and delivered on time
  • Gather and coordinate resources, information and content necessary to keep project execution flowing smoothly
  • Conduct project reviews and put in place improvement plans
  • Be involved in design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software for the various projects
  • Serve as a strategic partner for clients and as a subject matter liaison in the areas of software development
  • Expose potential growth opportunities for both product and services offerings with existing clients

 A bit about you

  • Have at least 4 years of experience working in software development, technology consulting or software product management
  • Are proficient in at least two (2) of the following stacks: PHP/WordPress, PHP/Laravel, Python/Django, Java/Android, JavaScript/MEAN/PEAN/PREN
  • Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy leveraging advancements to solve business problems
  • Have a strong understanding of agile software development techniques
  • Have a good grasp of key software engineering principles & best-practices like version control, test-driven development and SOLID principles.
  • Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong leadership skills.

 

 

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

APPLY HERE

Sales & Marketing Manager @ Kanzu Code

About Kanzu Code

We believe in the power of tech to radically transform lives. We are a software development company that powers businesses by creating world-class web and mobile applications for their needs and helping them build high-performing, distributed software engineering teams. Over the years, we’ve helped our clients in telecommunications, publishing, finance, manufacturing & industry, tourism and insurance serve over 600,000 customers.

About the role

As a Sales & Marketing Manager, you will be in charge of managing organizational sales, meeting planned goals, tracking and analyzing the performance of our advertising campaigns and ensuring that all marketing material is in line with our brand identity.

You will also be tasked with hiring and then overseeing the activities and performance of your sales & marketing team by tracking sales & marketing goals, setting individual sales/marketing targets, and facilitating their ongoing training.

You’ll get to work with a talented team and driven leadership all laser-focused on the mission of empowering businesses globally using tech and helping other local entities do the same.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets
  • Design and implement a strategic plan that expands company’s customer base and ensures its strong presence
  • Deploy successful sales & marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation to execution
  • Own recruiting, objectives setting, coaching and performance monitoring of sales & marketing representatives
  • Create sales forecasts
  • Prepare and monitor the marketing budget
  • Produce valuable and engaging content for the company’s platforms
  • Track sales & marketing goals and campaigns and report on results
  • Continuously iterate on sales & marketing process based on results

A bit about you

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Successful previous experience as a sales representative or marketing manager or sales manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • 4+ years of sales/marketing work experience—start-up or trained sales/marketing experience a plus

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

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Human Resources Manager @ Kanzu Code

About Kanzu CodeWe believe in the power of tech to radically transform lives. We are a software development company that powers businesses by creating world-class web and mobile applications for their needs and helping them build high-performing, distributed software engineering teams. Over the years, we’ve helped our clients in telecommunications, publishing, finance, manufacturing & industry, tourism and insurance serve over 600,000 customers.

About the role

As our HR manager, you will oversee all aspects of human resources practices and processes. This is a part-time role.

If this is you, you’ll be the go-to person for all employee-related matters such as culture, job design, recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training & development and talent management.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be comfortable in exploring new approaches as you build on Kanzu Code’s unique culture – it will not be business as usual. You’ll get to work with a talented team and driven leadership all laser-focused on the mission of empowering the community using tech.

 Duties & responsibilities

  • Place our greatest asset – OUR PEOPLE – at the center of everything we do
  • Develop, implement and monitor HR strategies, policies, systems and initiatives that address broad organizational opportunities and challenges
  • Create sustainable solutions to manager, team, and individual challenges & requests through a variety of approaches, such as coaching & mediation
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process
  • Manage organizational development strategies and processes for departments including performance management, talent review, engagement, development & motivation, team effectiveness, and leadership coaching.
  • Identify and implement initiatives for improvement of employee experience
  • Innovate and create opportunities to operationalize and scale Kanzu Code’s unique culture
  • Maintain pay plan and benefits program
  • Assess training needs to apply for and monitor training programs
  • Report to leadership and provide decision support through HR metrics
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management

A bit about you

  • Care deeply about both people and results
  • Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and executing a comprehensive HR strategy
  • Solid track record in design and implementation of employee engagement strategies that have meaningfully impacted the individual and organization experience
  • In-depth knowledge of HR best practices and Uganda’s employment regulations
  • 5+ years of HR professional experience

 

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER @ Laboremus

Are you looking to solve complex challenges, have professional freedom, and real responsibilities to create work that stands out? Laboremus Uganda is looking for smart problem solvers.

ABOUT US:

Laboremus Uganda creates financial technology solutions for clients in East Africa and Europe. We help large banks, financial institutions, and start-up banks get digital. Leveraging our expertise, we also bring financial technology to the underserved: alone and in partnership with others. We believe digital financial services should be tailored, simple, and accessible for everyone.

Laboremus Uganda is part of the Laboremus Group which was founded in Norway in 1996. Today, the group has offices in Norway, Serbia, and Uganda.

At Laboremus, we only employ the best. Our team consist of brilliant developers, project managers, business analysts, and consultants. The team in Uganda works closely together with our teams in Norway and Serbia.

We will challenge you, and make you solve complex, real-world problems. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to create work that make you stand out. We continuously invest in your personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, personal loans, and daily lunches on our rooftop.

We also offer competitive salaries, 6 months training in Norway, extensive training and opportunities for certification, health insurance, and numerous social and motivational events.

And most importantly: we offer the most intense foosball games you’ve ever experienced!

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • You will develop clean, reusable, and testable code with performance in mind.
  • You will collaborate with developers, designers, project managers, testers, and consultants to build complex software solutions for the financial sector.
  • You will work on projects spanning our entire stack including mobile apps, web applications, and APIs.
  • You will utilize the latest technology trends and patterns like big data analytics, machine learning, and AI to deliver smart solutions to our clients.
  • You will collaborate with teams in our sister companies in Norway and Serbia to build great software solutions.
  • You will grow as a professional through our trainings, workshops, and exchange programs with our offices in Europe.

OUR STACK

  • Android, iOS
  • Web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Vue.js, Node.js
  • C#, Java, Python, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core, Ruby
  • Entity Framework, NHibernate
  • SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL
  • Cloud technologies, Azure, AWS

REQUIREMENTS

In order to join our team, we have some requirements we need you to meet in order for us to know that you are most definitely one of us!

YOU MUST HAVE :

  • At least 2 years of related working experience.
  • A university qualification in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or any engineering field.
  • Experience with developing software using OOP principles.
  • A working understanding of UI design practices including Material design, wire-framing, storyboarding, UI mocks, and responsive design.
  • Knowledge and working experience with REST API, JSON, and XML.
  • Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases.
  • A proficient understanding of code versioning and peer review development tools such as Git.
  • The ability to work efficiently/effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • A desire to grow as a software engineer.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A passion for learning, both to improve yourself and to teach others.

IT’S NICE IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience working with continuous integration and delivery tools like TeamCity and Jenkins.
  • Experience developing microservices architecture-based applications.
  • Experience working with Agile and Scrum methodology.
  • A passion for solving big problems in fintech and financial inclusion.

Candidates might be asked to send more details on projects they have worked on, and might also be asked to present them. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Are we a match?

APPLY HERE

DATA MANAGER – CARAMAL PROJECT

The Community Access to Rectal Artesunate for Malaria (CARAMAL) project is a collaboration between Clinton Health Access Initiative, UNICEF, and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, in partnership with Ministries of Health, to accelerate access to critical pre-referral treatment of malaria for children under the age of 5 years, in designated sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda.
In Uganda, Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is the Country Research Partner (CRP) for the CARAMAL collaboration.
MakSPH is seeking a full-time Data Manager for the CARAMAL research activities in Uganda.
The research is being conducted in Arua, Kole and Oyam districts 2018 – 2020.
Duty station is Lira District (with 40% of the time in Kampala)
The Data Manager will be responsible for the following research activities, over a period
of 1.5 years:
1. Develop electronic data entry forms using open data kit (ODK).
2. Routinely transfer of data from ODK into STATA for cleaning and preliminary analysis.
3. Data management for 3 different types of study data: a routine patient surveillance system, annual household surveys and annual health facility surveys. This includes
supporting data collection, cleaning, and finalization of data sets for analysis.
4. Data analysis in collaboration with the research team.

Eligible candidate will have:
1. A bachelor’s degree in statistics.
2. Master’s degree in (Bio) statistics or a similar field.
3. Proven experience using ODK and STATA.
4. 3-4 years of relevant experience in data management for health research projects.
5. Evidence of relevant publications will be an advantage.
6. Availability to commence work as soon as possible.

The terms of remuneration are competitive and will be based on the candidate’s training and experience.
Send your application, complete with cover letter, C.V., references, and a copy of all academic
certificates and transcripts to pawor@musph.ac.ug by 15
February 2019. The subject of the
email should read: “CARAMAL Project Data Manager.”

Assistant Procurement Officer @ Makerere

Makerere University School of Public Health wishes to recruit an Assistant Procurement Officer to support procurement operations.  The Assistant Procurement Officer will work under the overall supervision of the Manager, Finance Management Unit.

Job Title: Assistant ProcurementOfficer (1) Duties:

  • Maintain a providers List
  • Manage all procurement activities of MakSPH
  • Prepare advertisements for bid opportunities
  • Prepare bud documents
  • Issue Bid documents
  • Prepare contract documents
  • Maintain and archive records of all procurement activities
  • Issue approved contract documents
  • Coordinate the procurement activities of all the departments of Maksph
  • Prepare monthly reports and any other reports that maybe required from time to time
  • Ensure goods and services are procured in a proficient and timely manner
  • Give guidance to all staff at MakSPH concerning Procurements

Qualifications

  1. 1. A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University
  1. At least one year and above of experience in a busy procurement office
  2. 3. Should be 35 years and below
  3. CIPPS will be an added advantage

Special Skills and competencies

  • Knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and procedures
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Workstation

The successful candidate will have a workstation at the MakSPH main campus located at the New Mulago Hospital Complex.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to:

The Dean,

Makerere  University School of Public Health, Makerere  University,

P.O.  Box 7072, Kampala,  Uganda.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 15111 October 2018 at 11am.

Late applications will not be considered. The application must provide names and contacts of three referees,  an application letter and the applicant’s own phone contacts together with a detailed curriculum vitae. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.