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  • Marie Stopes International Chief of Party, Uganda - until August 2017 Careers in Uganda - Apply by 5th March 2017
  • Marie Stopes International Senior Manager - Procurement and Logistics (Uganda) Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 3rd March 2017
  • Save the Children Chief of Party, DFAP Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 17th March 2017
  • Action Against Hunger USA Nutrition and Health Programmes Coordinator Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 25th February 2017
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees Senior WASH Officer Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 26th February 2017
  • Mercy Corps Gender and Youth Advisor, DFAP-Uganda Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 18th March 2017
  • International Justice Mission Volunteer Communications Specialist Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 31st March 2017
  • Hivos East Africa Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer Jobs - Apply by 28th February, 2017
  • Hivos East Africa Grants Writer Jobs in Kenya - Apply by 28th February, 2017
  • Norwegian Refugee Council Project Officer - Food Security - Uganda Nationals Only careers in Uganda - Apply by 28th February 2017
  • Norwegian Refugee Council Project Assistant - Food Security - Ugandans Only Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 248th February 2017
  • Danish Refugee Council Environmental Assistant Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 27th February 2017
  • UN Children's Fund Consultancy - Strengthening Uganda’s Capacity to provide alternatives to detention, including diversion (Open only to international consultants). Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 27th February 2017
  • International Rescue Committee Training of urban refugee saving groups in Kampala on business/entrepreneurship and life skills Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 21st February 2017
  • Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa Administration Officer fluent in English Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 24th February 2017
  • MarketShare Associates Evaluation Team Leader, East Africa challenge fund project Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 27th February 2017
  • Population Services International Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 18th March 2017
  • Malaria Consortium Project Manager Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 26th February 2017
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  • War Child Canada Head of Programs, Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 2nd March 2017
  • Peace and Development Intern Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 6th Mar 2017
  • Response Team Leader Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 16th Feb 2017
  • AIRD Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 20th Feb 2017
  • AIRD Country Program Director Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 20th Feb 2017
  • Peace and Development Intern Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 6th Mar 2017
  • Managing Deputy Regional Director Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 26th Feb 2017
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  • Mission Aviation Fellowship International Finance Manager Jobs in Uganda - Apply by 3rd March, 2017.
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    Peace and Development Intern

    GRG is now accepting applications for its Peace and Development Internship Program.

    The Internship is based in Gulu, Northern Uganda

    The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) is a dynamic conflict resolution/development organization working to facilitate the reconciliation between ex-combatants and their home communities in northern Uganda.

    GRG seeks a Peace and Development Intern to be based in Gulu, northern Uganda to contribute to monitoring and impact evaluation, grant writing, and research. The internship will provide significant professional development to young professionals and/or higher degree students seeking to gain experience in the development/post-conflict sector.

    Duties will include:

  • Conducting research on fundraising prospects and new areas of operation;
  • Drafting grant proposals for foundation and other donor grants;
  • Assisting in gathering data on monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Supporting GRG's communication strategy through documentation, website/blog updates, newsletters and engagement of different stakeholders;
  • Guiding emerging programming opportunities as they emerge;
  • If a candidate has particular skills (agriculture, psychology, small business start-up etc), GRG would be very happy to develop a placement making maximum use of these skills and interests
  • There will also be time where the Intern can work on his or her own research projects if there’s any.
  • Provide as needed support to the Program Director or other staff

    Please note that 75% of the interns’ time will be to conduct research on fundraising prospects and draft grant proposals for foundations and other donor grants. The remain 15% of the time will be divided among the other mentioned duties.

    GRG uses an innovative approach to facilitate long-term community reintegration and reconciliation of former combatants of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). By working with groups combining ex-combatants and other community members, GRG supports locally designed projects which enable members to work together towards shared goals.

    These projects include livelihoods initiatives, community savings, counselling, reconciliation and cultural activities. GRG is currently working directly with communities in Gulu and Lamwo district at the South Sudanese border.

    Requirements:

  • This Internship is mainly aimed at graduate students and/or professionals with a background in conflict resolution, peace studies or international development. Key competencies:
  • Degree in international development, peace studies, conflict studies or a related field.
  • Previous volunteer experience in developing or post-conflict context.
  • Knowledge of sustainable development and conflict resolution.
  • Good cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Good writing and research skills.
  • Skills and experience in grant writing.
  • Web design/update and multi-media skills a plus, including blogging and social marketing.
  • Knowledge of northern Uganda a plus.

    The internship is unpaid (interns will be expected to cover their own flight and living costs) but provides excellent field experience at a peace-building NGO in a post-conflict setting in Africa. The Program Director will provide close mentoring and professional development support.

    Duration for Internship: 6 months.

    Starting: Immediate. However, alternative proposals (including different start dates or altered duration) may be considered for exceptional candidates.

    Deadline for applications: March 6th, 2016. Successful applicants may be contacted for Skype interviews.

    How to apply:

    Please send a CV/resume and cover letter to: gulu@grassrootsgroup.org


    Response Team Leader Uganda

    Response Team Leader Uganda

    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Role Purpose:

    The Response Team Leader assumes overall oversight and management of the SC Uganda (SCUG) Cat 2 emergency response to the South Sudanese refugee influx as well as the emergency response to the Congolese refugee population, in collaboration with the Country Director and Senior Management Team (SMT).

    The Team Leader leads the development/revision of an effective resource mobilization strategy - including donor engagement - to ensure the response programme is funded and backstopped adequately. The Team Leader will build capacity of SMT members

    Contract Duration: 6-9 months

    Location: Kampala, with frequent field travel.

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

  • Extensive experience of working within a senior management role and within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state setting; and/or extensive experience of setting up responses in out of area contexts (either where no SC presence or CO presence); and/or extensive experience of working in high income contexts
  • Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale/complex, first phase emergency response is essential
  • Degree or equivalent field experience
  • Senior management experience of leading a diverse, multi-function and/or multi-sector team at a Country Director or other relevant SMT level.
  • Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site programmes (including ECHO, DFID and OFDA) of GBP 5m+ in a first phase response at regional or country level
  • Multi-site security management in insecure environments
  • Experience of international level representation with key stakeholders, and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Experience of international media representation and advocacy
  • Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability systems in large complex programmes
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.

    Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'MKogi.77488.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com'


    AIRD Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic

    Reports to: The Country Program Director (CPD) or the officer in charge during his/her absence

    The Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic will be responsible for:

    The overall responsibilities of the Operation Manager/ Chief Mechanic is to oversee the logistics (fuel, fleet, warehouse, workshop) and supply chain operations of the country program office including any construction that may be taking place within the Program.

    He/She will create and oversee the implementation of tools utilized in the field with the aim of enhancing operational effectiveness. Identification of field operational solutions that will improve productivity is also part of his responsibilities. He also oversees the implementation of best practices in the field that are likely to make the overall supply chain of the firm more efficient.

    General Duties

    · Ensure that all staff understand the Procurement and Logistics SOPs and ensure that both are fully implemented within the operations

    · Participation in the preparation of the program budget

    · Develop and maintain good relationships with all partners and potential donors in the area of operation

    · Take all necessary measures to motivate staff and build strong team spirit at all levels

    · Supervise support staff to improve quality and efficiency of administrative matters

    · Make monthly monitoring and report to actively contribute to the narrative contractual, financial and other specific reports

    Endeavors to ensure that a strong and functional participatory management system is in place and that the image of AIRD in the country is consistent with AIRD’s mission, vision and values and protects AIRD's interests and assets

    Maintains regular and transparent communication with CPD and CMT in a spirit of shared successes and joint problem solving

    · Any other tasks as directed by management

    With regard to the workshop and fleet, the Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic shall be responsible for:

    · Direct, mediate, support and lead all matters relating to the garage

    · Update, organize and define the objectives of staff in the garage by defining the responsibilities according to the activity level of the garage

    · Take appropriate actions to improve workshop performance in accordance with the expected results and available means

    · Implement and monitor workshop repair and maintenance activities

    · Ensure, during repair service, that a log book is updated every journey, is kept in each vehicle and is regularly scrutinized for accuracy and legibility. This includes verifying if all service periods are reflected on the log book

    · Efficiently organize and be transparent in the procurement of spare parts in the sub delegation

    · Ensure that the garage management procedures and those of the management of spare parts are properly implemented at all levels

    · Oversee the distribution and management of the fuel for the vehicles and generators

    · Recommending service intervals for each vehicle

    · Maintenance is carried out timely, with due regard for the safety of all concerned and the operations expected by the client

    · That all the garage’s operating costs connected to the vehicles are correctly and timely budgeted, accounted for and reported appropriately in accordance with project guidelines.

    · That the vehicles managed in the garage move only with official permission, and only with persons authorized by management. That vehicle movement is controlled to produce effective and timely delivery of services to the client and beneficiaries

    · That road license on all vehicles is renewed timely, and that updated documents are carried in each vehicle

    · That third party insurance is affected timely, and that documents are maintained in each vehicle

    · That drivers comply with the laws of the country they are operating in at all times, and at all times act with courtesy, good manners and appropriate respect

    · That fuel for each vehicle is monitored, recorded and accurate reports submitted timely as required

    · Make sure that drivers are properly informed of any new legislation, local bye-laws, project guidelines and other information relevant to their duties timely and effectively

    · That drivers and driver’s assistants are regularly assessed and mentored in their duties, health and behavior, and that recommendation are made to management without delay

    · Other work as delegated

    With regard to warehouse and fuel management, the Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic shall be responsible for:

    · Ensure that management of the warehouse and its items are monitored and properly distributed

    · Ensure the management of the fuel is monitored and properly accounted for

    · Ensure that management is made aware of any issues that partner may have communicated with regard to the operation of AIRD in the country, so that timely action may be taken

    · Ensuring that the Country Program Director and/or the OIC have timely & accurate information regarding the operation

    · Oversee the operations of the garage, fuel, and warehouses

    Please note: This Job isn't located in Uganda (Head Quarters), location to be determined at a later date.

    Required Languages

    Must be conversant in French and English (written and spoken)

    Minimum Qualifications

    · Accredited training in technical mechanics or a similar field

    · At least 5 years of managerial or supervisory experience required

    · Good working knowledge of warehouses and fuel systems

    · Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point required

    · Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at different locations as required

    · Strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills is necessary along with capacity to identify and articulate potential problems and provide possible solutions in concise and clear manner

    · Experience in working with international development partners, international nongovernmental organization (INGOs) and donors (in particular UNHCR experience) is an asset

    Knowledge, skills and abilities

    · Knowledge of program management

    · Knowledge of donor groups and/or issues related to the program area

    Personal characteristics

    The Operations Manager and Chief Mechanic should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities
  • Focus on Donor Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external donors to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals and build teams resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization as authorized
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
  • Ensuring value for money i.e. program/project monitoring
  • Ability to work under hardship environment and with minimum supervision

    How to apply:

    Mode of application

    Please send your application letter stating your qualification and experience, and why you’re suitable for the position, together with latest updated C.V. by email to hr@airdinternational.org. The deadline for applications is Friday, February, 20th 2017. Kindly note in the email subject line: Application for Operations Manager post.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


    AIRD Country Program Director

    Reporting to: Director of Operations (DOO) or OIC during his/her absence

    The Country Program Director will be responsible for:

    The Country Program Director has the overall responsibility for the strategic leadership and direction of the Program to achieve the organizational vision, mission and objectives. He /she must represent AIRD with government, local and international NGOs. He/she will take a leading role in developing, overseeing implementation, reviewing and monitoring of the operation strategy.

    The CPD is responsible for developing new programming initiatives, new partnerships and maintaining existing partnerships and actively lead key phases of ongoing programs including phase out. The CPD must work in line with AIRDs strategic plan.

    General Duties

    · Represents AIRD in country

    · Represent AIRD in meetings with relevant partners in consultation with the Country Management Team (CMT) and/or the Director of Operations

    · Ensures that a strong and functional participatory management system is in place.

    · Ensure the full and proper implementation of AIRDs 7 SOPs are being followed

    · Works with CEO and DOO to implement strategic plan including but not limited to the diversification of partners and sectors

    · Takes all necessary measures to motivate staffs and build strong team spirit at all levels

    · Manages and supervises directly the works of the CMT including the Finance and Administration Manager along with Operations Manager and train all AIRD staff on the code of conduct

    · Prepares project proposals and budgets with CMT for the entire operations and upon approval by the CEO, negotiate with the relevant financing partners

    · Develop and maintain good relationships with all partners and potential donors in the area of operation

    · Develop proposals to different donors and financiers to acquire additional projects within and out of the country of operations in consultation with and approval by the CEO

    · Ensure all operations reports are submitted to the relevant donors/financiers in time and in line with the sub agreements signed

  • Oversee all project activities and be the main contact point for the donor and the field staff
  • Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes
  • Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to the donor
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of annual activity-based project budgets as well as monthly and quarterly financial reports and sending of new funding requests
  • Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the project
  • Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements
  • Employs resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring. Trouble shoots project problems. Identifies and implements creative solutions
  • And any other duties assigned by the CEO or DOO
  • With regard to Administrative duties, the CPD is responsible for:

    · Ensuring that standard procedures are maintained in accordance with the project regulations, the staff contracts and the labor laws of the country

    · Supervising the work of the different sector heads via the Operations and Admin/Finance Managers

    · Ensuring that the necessary national manpower, in line with the allocated budgets and in consultation with the CMT, is placed in time

    · Ensuring that all national staffs are issued timely with letters of appointments, contracts, job descriptions & ID cards

    · Approving In consultation with the CMT and Sub-Office Managers, leave applications for expats

    · Ensuring that staff performance evaluations are conducted annually before end of December each year

    · Ensuring all staff salaries and benefits are cleared in time With regard to Finance & Program duties, the CPD is responsible for:

    · Ensuring that the Finance and Admin Director (FAD) and the DOO has timely and accurate information regarding the budget utilizations and balances of the project

    · Ensuring that regular financial reports are submitted to UNHCR after an endorsement by the FAD and as per the UNHCR regulations

    · Monitoring the operations cash flow and the budget utilization

    · Ensuring Staff salaries and all other staff taxes are paid in accordance with the countries labor law (i.e. Uganda NSSF, PAYE), Group Accident insurance, medical insurance and security etc are paid timely and in accordance to the provisions of the budgets and the contracts

    · Ensuring all financial payments are as stipulated in the project documents

    · Approve financial documents before payment to a limit of 40,000 USD or equivalent per payment or seek the approval of the CEO if more

    · Ensure that internal audits are carried out regularly are confirm that external audit requirements are fulfilled at all times

    · Counter checking are verifying Bank reconciliations every month.

    · Ensure that the trial balances for both local and foreign currencies are made every month

    · Preparation of Project work plans and follow up executions in the field in coordination with the CMT

    · Coordinate and lead preparation of project documents and budgets and negotiations with funding organizations upon approval by the CEO

    · Preparing and analyzing Project Proposals and consulting the DOO with recommendations

    · Ensure that routine and extraordinary Reports are prepared and submitted intime to the AIRD Head Office and UNHCR and all other partners as required

    · Participation in preparation of Country Operations Plans

    · In cooperation with CMT, ensuring expenditures are for the intended purposes inthe project documents only and are within the allocated budgets

    · Any other tasks as directed by management

    Control of the program

  • Write reports on the program for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to the FAD and DOO on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date
  • Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Report evaluation findings to the DOO and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate

    Working Conditions Country Program Directors usually work in an office environment but the mission of the organization will take them into the field

    Country Program Directors work a standard work week but at times will be required to work evenings and weekends to monitor program activities

    Please note that this Job isn't located in Uganda (HeadQuarters), location to be determined at a later date.

    Required Languages

    Must be conversant in English and French (written and spoken)

    Minimum Qualifications

    · University degree in a related subject

    · Knowledge of project management, client/groups related to the program’s needs

    · 3 to 5 years of experience in a related field

    · Demonstrate ability to work with multiple partners and collaborate on projects together

    · Proficiency in the use of computers for: Word, excel, power point other reporting tools, Simple accounting (packages knowledge asset), Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, and Internet

    · Proficiency to use MS Office suite of applications and other IT systems

    · Demonstrate experience in promoting strategic planning

    · Ability to write clearly articulate proposals, reports, and correspondence

    · Strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills is necessary along with capacity to identify and articulate potential problems and provide possible solutions in concise and clear manner

    · Experience working with international development partners, international nongovernmental organization (INGOs) and donors (in particular UNHCR experience) is an asset

    Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of program management
  • Knowledge of donor groups and/or issues related to the program area

    Personal characteristics

    The Country Program Director should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities
  • Focus on Donor Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external donors to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem

    · Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at different locations as required

    How to apply:

    Mode of application

    Please send your application letter stating your qualification and experience, and why you’re suitable for the position, together with latest updated C.V. by email to hr@airdinternational.org. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 20th, 2017. Kindly note in the email subject line: Application for CPD post.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


    Peace and Development Intern

    GRG is now accepting applications for its Peace and Development Internship Program.

    The Internship is based in Gulu, Northern Uganda

    The Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) is a dynamic conflict resolution/development organization working to facilitate the reconciliation between ex-combatants and their home communities in northern Uganda. GRG seeks a Peace and Development Intern to be based in Gulu, northern Uganda to contribute to monitoring and impact evaluation, grant writing, and research.

    The internship will provide significant professional development to young professionals and/or higher degree students seeking to gain experience in the development/post-conflict sector.

    Duties will include:

  • Conducting research on fundraising prospects and new areas of operation;
  • Drafting grant proposals for foundation and other donor grants;
  • Assisting in gathering data on monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Supporting GRG's communication strategy through documentation, website/blog updates, newsletters and engagement of different stakeholders;
  • Guiding emerging programming opportunities as they emerge;
  • If a candidate has particular skills (agriculture, psychology, small business start-up etc), GRG would be very happy to develop a placement making maximum use of these skills and interests
  • There will also be time where the Intern can work on his or her own research projects if there’s any.
  • Provide as needed support to the Program Director or other staff

    Please note that 75% of the interns’ time will be to conduct research on fundraising prospects and draft grant proposals for foundations and other donor grants. The remain 15% of the time will be divided among the other mentioned duties.

    GRG uses an innovative approach to facilitate long-term community reintegration and reconciliation of former combatants of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). By working with groups combining ex-combatants and other community members, GRG supports locally designed projects which enable members to work together towards shared goals.

    These projects include livelihoods initiatives, community savings, counselling, reconciliation and cultural activities. GRG is currently working directly with communities in Gulu and Lamwo district at the South Sudanese border.

    Requirements:

    This Internship is mainly aimed at graduate students and/or professionals with a background in conflict resolution, peace studies or international development. Key competencies:

  • Degree in international development, peace studies, conflict studies or a related field.
  • Previous volunteer experience in developing or post-conflict context.
  • Knowledge of sustainable development and conflict resolution.
  • Good cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Good writing and research skills.
  • Skills and experience in grant writing.
  • Web design/update and multi-media skills a plus, including blogging and social marketing.
  • Knowledge of northern Uganda a plus.
  • The internship is unpaid (interns will be expected to cover their own flight and living costs) but provides excellent field experience at a peace-building NGO in a post-conflict setting in Africa. The Program Director will provide close mentoring and professional development support.

    Duration for Internship: 6 months.

    Starting: Immediate. However, alternative proposals (including different start dates or altered duration) may be considered for exceptional candidates.

    Deadline for applications: March 6th, 2016. Successful applicants may be contacted for Skype interviews.

    How to apply:

    Please send a CV/resume and cover letter to: gulu@grassrootsgroup.org


    Managing Deputy Regional Director

    Overview

    Are you looking for a fascinating role in one of world’s most highly regarded International NGOs? Read on – this is a life changing opportunity where you could really make a difference by improving the lives of the poor and most vulnerable.

    CARE has worked globally for over 70 years saving lives, defeating poverty and achieving social justice. They put women and girls in the centre because they know that they cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

    The Managing Deputy Regional Director will be working in a senior role for a complex and challenging region (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda) and will address some of the most important issues of our time. There is huge potential but there are also major unresolved issues, which are culturally and politically very sensitive – with many difficulties to overcome.

    You will need to be an exceptional individual, combining significant experience in international relief and development with specific skills and experience in strategy development and management, as well as program quality, accountability and impact, working in partnership, change management, staff development, coordination and teamwork.

    The position requires excellent English language communication skills, with a strong capacity in French. The position will be based within the sub-region possibly Kampala or Kigali – to be agreed.

    Salary

    US$130 000 negotiable with attractive ex-patriates benefits package

    Person Specification

    Essential Experience

  • Evidence of extensive experience in international humanitarian & development work at management level.
  • Good grasp of issues related to the cause of poverty and injustice; knowledge of Central Africa an advantage.
  • A strong commitment to, and a demonstrated experience in, the areas of organizational development and learning, knowledge-sharing and people development.
  • Demonstrable skills in organizational development, change management, coordinating, facilitating and creating a consensus in a complex environment.
  • Proven operational management skills in large scale operations.
  • Strategic and critical thinking skills; experience of strategic planning.
  • Evidence of capacity to innovate; entrepreneurship.
  • Strong staff management, coaching and mentoring skills and experience (particularly managing remote/virtual teams).
  • Commitment to and capacity to model the behaviours that we value. Evidence of capacity to support the development of these behaviours in others.
  • Ability to work independently, with little direct supervision;
  • Willingness to spend approximately 40% time travelling.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills.
  • Language skills: English fluency and good working French

    Desirable

  • Evidence of extensive experience at leadership level
  • Fluency in French

    Qualifications/ Education

    Essential

  • Bachelor degree or relevant combination of qualifications and experience in a relevant discipline.

    Desirable

  • Masters degree or equivalent experience or relevant professional development in related discipline

    Competencies

  • Change management and team building
  • Managing relationships across units
  • Planning and organizing
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Operational decision-making
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Self awareness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Resilience, adaptability and ability to self-manage
  • Stress tolerance
  • Customer orientation

    How to apply:

    All correspondence, at this stage, should be via Oxford HR. To apply for this post, please complete our online application form and submit the following information – preferably in MS Word:

    An up-to-date curriculum vitae (of no more than 3-4 sides of A4) A detailed statement (of no more than 2-sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable. (Please look at “Advice for Candidates” on the Oxford HR website for hints on how to write a successful statement).

    The Oxford HR Online Form, which provides us with the key information we will need to take your application through to interview. Please note: also enclosed with this form is Oxford HR’s Equal Opportunities Form.

    You are under no obligation to complete this. Any information you do provide will only be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and will remain confidential. It will not be used as part of the selection process.

    N.B. The documents should be saved in MS Word in the following format: Your First Name-Your Last Name-Document Name-Date (yymm) e.g:

    Pat-Jones-CV-1702

    Pat-Jones-Statement-1702

    Applications will not be accepted without a completed application form.


    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    Objective:

    The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is responsible for the entry, analysis, and reporting of confidential clinical data.

    The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will implement and maintain data collection systems, monitor the integrity of collected data, and provide oversight for the data collection process generally; contribute to reports for a variety of internal and external audiences; and consult with and support program and clinical staff about client progress, program evaluation, and data-related issues.

    The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will report to the Field Representative while also working closely with the Research Department based at Headquarters.

    The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA and is a humanitarian non-governmental organization that provides mental health rehabilitation to refugees around the world.

    In Uganda, CVT provides mental health rehabilitation services to survivors of LRA-inflicted torture and violent trauma; provides on-site mental health clinical mentoring and supervision to counselors in partner NGOs; and works to build a network of mental health service providers in northern Uganda.

    Responsibilities and Duties

  • Data management: Enter, clean, and maintain electronic records of clinical activities and client outcomes. Process completed assessment forms (submitted by clinical staff); enter the data into a database/datasets; verify that data is correctly entered; detect and resolve data integrity issues. Create documentation of computer file folders and location of database/dataset files. Store original (blank), master, and analysis files in separate computer folders. Name and organize data files and folders according to the documented convention. Back-up data files after each wave of data entry. Safeguard the confidentiality of client data. Ensure the secure storage of electronic client data (as well as paper forms while in possession).
  • Data analysis: Analyze and interpret results using SPSS, SurveyGizmo, Microsoft Excel, or other programs. Calculate frequencies, descriptive statistics, and generate figures/graphs (e.g., bar charts, pie charts). Analyze client outcomes using crosstabs, t-tests, Cohen’s D, and other statistical techniques. Score client measures for aggregate reporting and analysis purposes. Devise and conduct additional analyses as needed to respond to requests to address substantive evaluation or clinical questions.
  • Collection of clinical data: Support clinical staff in collecting client data. Maintain original, blank, paper copies of the clinical assessment forms. Ensure that a supply of adequate paper forms is available as needed by clinical and counseling staff. Work with clinical and counseling staff to ensure adequate procedures are in place to securely and reliably collect, enter, and store confidential client information, especially as forms are transferred to and from clinical and M&E staff for data entry.
  • Monitoring: Monitor data and data collection processes to ensure adherence to data collection protocols, especially as it relates to clinical assessment measures. Identify problems with data collection, including patterns of missing data, internal reliability, problematic content of particular questions, and so on. Collaborate with clinical, counseling, research, and administrative staff to address data-related problems. Report deleterious or ongoing data-related issues to the Field Representative and CVT Research Department. Ensure that no changes are made to the clinical assessment forms without the approval of CVT Research Department.
  • Reporting: Contribute to regular reports concerning clinical and program data for both internal and external audiences. External audiences include quarterly and annual reports to funding agencies. Internal audiences include monthly reports to CVT Headquarters International Services staff, requests from CVT Research Department, or local ad hoc requests from clinical or administrative staff.
  • Consultation and communication: Consult with CVT staff (i.e., admin, clinical, research) concerning data management, data collection, data analysis, or evaluation topics as requested. Consult and/or collaborate on other reporting efforts involving data as requested. Maintain close communication with clinical staff and CVT Research Department. Participate in clinical meetings as possible. Gain familiarity with work with clients. Gather meaningful questions from clinical and administrative staff concerning our clients and our program. When possible, conduct analyses and present results from CVT data germane to addressing such questions.

    Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline, data or computer science discipline, or other field, with substantial research and/or data analysis training component
  • At least three years of work experience, including in program evaluation, research, or data management
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively in English and Luo, both written and spoken
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Strong administrative skills and high level of attention to detail
  • Commitment to the values of equality, non-discrimination, and human rights for all
  • Ability to communicate in a highly professional manner with a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently, maintaining high self-motivation and organization, and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good team player, with excellent interpersonal skills, able to take direction, and work collaboratively with others
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change

    Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical software, such as SPSS
  • Experience with online surveys, such as SurveyGizmo
  • Advanced degree or other certifications in social science, computer science, program evaluation, etc.

    How to apply:

    Submit a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications to UgandaAdmin@cvt.org by 28th February 2017, including the job title in the subject line of your email. Submit names and contact information for two references who can attest to professional skills and experiences. ;


    Training Attorney

    The Need

    International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing from widows and orphans in Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole.

    As a Training Attorney on IJM’s Systems Reform team, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement trainings for public justice system leaders, educate the public on how to protect widows and orphans from property grabbing, and design and implement efforts to enhance the public justice system.

    This position is based in Kampala, Uganda and reports to an IJM Training Coordinator.

    Responsibilities

    Training and Logistics

  • Support the development and implementation of IJM’s training and sensitization efforts with community members, Mukono Police, and District estate administration officials.
  • Support the Director of Training and Community Relations to conduct research and develop curricula and sensitization materials for public justice system trainings.
  • Assist with the coordination of logistics for public justice system trainings.
  • Conduct trainings for Police Officers, LC Leaders, State Attorneys, Magistrates, Civil Servants, church and community leaders, and members of the general public.

    Advocacy and Education

  • Coordinate meetings with public justice officials, local leaders, and power actors.
  • Educate audiences on the causes, costs, and consequences of property grabbing.
  • Represent IJM in public speaking engagements, meetings, and publicity events.
  • Support IJM in advocacy efforts for positive change in the public justice system, in particular engaging with national networks and implementation organizations.

    Leadership

  • Assist Director of Training and Community Relations [NA1] in representing the department and SR program during program review meetings.
  • Serve on the IJM Kampala Advocacy team.

    Support and Development

  • Support the Field Office Program Manager by coordinating Monitoring and Evaluation efforts on behalf of the Training Team.
  • Support the IJM SR Department in designing reforms to the public justice system.
  • Support IJM Casework Team in evaluating and developing intervention strategies for IJM cases.
  • Assist in hosting guests, visitors, and volunteers.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.

    Travel Requirements

  • This position requires regular travel to and from areas within Kampala, Mukono District, and Jinja during work hours.

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in law and completion of LDC program.
  • Four or more years of experiences as attorney, paralegal or legal assistant.
  • Two or more years of experience as a public speaker, teacher, or similar duties.
  • Excellent critical thinking, legal analysis, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent writing and oration in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Practicing Certificate and Driver’s License preferred.

    Critical Qualities

  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication.
  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

    The Mission

    To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.

    How to apply:

    To Apply

    Send Job Application Form, Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith

    By E-mail (preferred method):

    ugandarecruiting@ijm.org

    By Mail:

    International Justice Mission

    Attn: Human Resources

    P.O. Box 502

    Ntinda, Kampala, UGANDA

    By Hand:

    International Justice Mission

    Attn: Human Resources

    Plot 15 Suuna Road, Ntinda

    Kampala, UGANDA

    *What is a statement of faith?

    A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship. New


    Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Project Internal Auditor to join our team in the Kampala MAPD Project Office.

    The overall Purpose of the Project Internal Auditor is to examine and evaluate the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the project’s internal control systems and procedures as well as evaluate how well risks are identified and managed and more specifically to ensure compliance to USAID rules and regulation and recommend corrective actions to improve operations, enhance internal controls and reduce costs where possible.

    The successful candidate will have:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant or equivalent Auditing/Accountancy qualification
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role, with at least three years in a managerial position

    How to apply:

    For more information visit vacancies on our website https://recruitment.malariaconsortium.org

    where you will have access to the full Job Description.

    How to apply

    To apply for any position please upload onto the above website a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the person specifications and competencies along with a copy of your CV (with the contact details of three work-related referees).

    The closing date for applications is Wednesday 15 February 2017.

    Please note that these are national positions and applicants must be legally authorised to work in Uganda.

    We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations.

    We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.


    Finance Intern

    Duty Station:

    This position is based in Kampala

    Position and Reporting Line:

    The Finance Intern will directly report to the Senior Finance Officer

    General Role:

    The finance intern will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation of DRC operation. She/he will ensure compliance with the DRC operations Handbook alongside donor policies, procedures, guidelines and rules.

    She/he will seek and receive policy guidance/instructions and support from the Senior Finance Officer and the Accountant in their respective areas of responsibilities.

    Specific Tasks:

    TOR Finance Intern

  • Manage accounting files/ vouchers for the Country Office
  • Prepare vouchers for Cash and Bank payments
  • Prepare cheques and maintain the cheque register
  • Ensure completeness and correctness of documents before any payment is made
  • Scan financial vouchers on monthly basis
  • In charge of verifying vouchers received from the field offices
  • In charge of maintaining file register for finance files held in Kampala office and guesthouse storage space
  • In liaison with Logistics Department, follow up on receipts from Suppliers

    Person Specification

  • A degree in Accounting, Business Administration or the equivalent of the professional qualification in Accounting with at least Knowledge in CPA or ACCA level 2
  • No experience required
  • Good communication and writing skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Computer literate (MS word & excel and other accounting software)
  • This position is 3 months, with possibility of extension to six months.

    How to apply:

    Applications should be in English and include the following: A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria.

    Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

    The application should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org and the subject line should read Finance Intern – Kampala. The deadline for submission of applications is the 10th February 2017.

    We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Human Resource Intern

    Position Description

    Title : Human Resource Intern

    Category : Internship

    Location : Kampala

    Duration : 6 months

    Background

    DRC is an International non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.

    In Uganda, DRC assists the refugees from neighboring countries mainly DR Congo and South Sudan in the South West, West and West Nile region of the country. DRC’s assistance to refugees have been both emergency assistance to address the short term influxes from the neighboring countries as well as to address the sustainable solutions for the refugees. DRC is also the lead of a Consortium (Save the Children, ZOA, and CEFORD) for the implementation of an EU Trust Fund project in the refugee settlements in West Nile (Rhino camps, Adjumani and Kiryandongo settlements).DRC has recently secured funding from DFID for the refugee program in West Nile.

    Purpose

    The main purpose of the position is to support the Human Resource department with routine documentation and paperwork.

    Specific tasks and responsibilities**

    Human resource intern TOR.

  • The intern will be responsible for recruitments tracking. This will also include obtaining signatures on the recruitment instruction forms, recording positions into the tracker and file management for all the recruitment documentation.
  • Will take part in organising for interviews. This will include administering written tests and also ensuring that the interview venues are well set, avail computers if required among others.
  • The intern will work with the HR officer to update the personnel files.
  • The intern will be the time sheets responsible. He /She will track time sheets received from the field and will be responsible for filing them and providing an update to the HR officer.
  • Will be in charge of preparing parcels with staff items to be dispatched to the field. This could be identity cards, Medical insurance cards, uniforms among others.
  • In the absence of the HR officer, the Intern will be back up and perform any other duties a signed.

    Reporting Arrangements

  • The Human Resource Intern will report to the HR/Admin Coordinator Personal Specifications

    Essential:

  • A degree in Business Administration,Social Sciences,Human Resource Mangement or any related field.
  • No experience required
  • Excellent communication in English both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of MS office applications

    Competencies

  • Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

    How to apply:

    Applications should be in English and include the following:

    A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.

    Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

    The application should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org and the subject line should read Human Resource Intern – Kampala. The deadline for submission of applications is the 20th February 2017.

    We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Country Director Uganda

    Country Director Uganda (Kampala Based)

    Self Help Africa is looking for a Country Director who can lead our ambitious plans to grow our work in Uganda into a much larger programme.

    Self Help Africa is an international NGO which works with smallholder farmers, farmer associations, cooperatives and agribusinesses across Africa to help farmers grow and sell more food, improve diets, diversify incomes and make their livelihoods more sustainable and resilient to external shocks.

    You will come from a similar senior management role with proven experience of working cross-culturally (extensive experience within Uganda and East Africa is vital) and delivering results. You will have a strong track record working with and securing funding from donors, such as USAID, DFID, EU etc. Excellent programme leadership, communication, networking, negotiation and influencing skills are essential.

    Please see full job description here.

    How to apply:

    Please see full details and how to apply here

    Application is by SHA Application Form only; CV’s will not be accepted.

    Closing date for applications is 17:00 on 13 February 2017.

    Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities.


    ICT Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Kampala (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and directly implements various programs in Acholi and Karamoja sub-regions, now expanding to several other district with funding from USAID,USDA, SIDA, DFID,NIKE FOUNDATION,SDC,WALMART FOUNDATION, FAO, and MASTER CARD FOUNDATION. Information technology (IT) is one of the critical departments in ensuring that Mercy Corps achieves its intended objectives.

    General Position Summary:

    The ICT Officer is a critical position for Mercy Corps Uganda. This is an effort to integrate ICT functions into MEL to improve program management and quality. With no supervisory and managerial responsibilities, the ICT Officer works closely with MEL staffs and reports to IT Administrator at head-office and day to day reports to Operations Manager in the designated field office.

    The ICT Officer will be primarily responsible for Network system setup and support as well as trouble shooting and digitization support to MEL team. The ICT Officer is responsible for the consistent functionality of all information technology (database, servers, Internet, equipment, cleaning, power related issues etc) in the field. The position will require a shared role in MEL and ICT activities across programs in the field to enhance effective program management and quality.

    Essential Job Functions:

    · Disseminate Mercy Corps IT Systems & Policy and orient staff on appropriate use. Monitor the usage of IT systems to ensure adherence to the policies.

    · Monitor miss use of bandwidth and restrict unwanted websites at server

    · Ensure all MC systems are free from pirated soft wares and only licensed soft wares are used at all times

    · Diagnoses and repairs software problems or bugs, assists project staff with technical problems and helps to resolve those problems and prevent future issues where possible

    · Ensure anti-viruses are updated periodically on all systems

    · Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications as required;

    · Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults as well as replacing parts as required;

    · With IT Administrator setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues;

    · From time to time conducting electrical safety checks for the office to ensure all equipment are safe from electrical hazards, and that power is sufficient to run systems.

    · Conduct staff training on computer basics and the use of MS Office applications. Assist on maintaining or updates applications needs for programs and operational staff, while also supporting the roll-out of new applications within MC Uganda;

    · Maintain an efficient Local Area Network for Mercy Corps offices in the filed areas. Not to change the Mercy Corps designed configurations without written approval by the Country IT Systems Administrator and the Country Director.

    · Collaborate closely with Program Managers and MEL staff in developing and establishing information systems that serve the needs of the program, including the development and implementation of program databases, analysis and reporting forms, and mobile data collection tools.

    · Provide leadership in designing individual program-level databases and information management solutions that inform and improve each program, as well as provide feedback into the country-level system to ensure adherence to Mercy Corps’ standards, including the use of standardized indicators and documentation methodologies.

    · Provides support to partner agencies and Mercy Corps MEL staff for GIS-based random sampling for population-based surveys and partners routine monitoring process.

    · Prepares a set of Base Maps and develops GIS products for stakeholders on data provided and supporting field staff in spatial data collection of ecological and socio-economic parameters as and when required

    · Configuration of web and database server and security for DPMELC-IS

    · Takes initiative in upgrading DPMELC-IS serve, digitization and updating shape files to provide speedy and more reliable system to end users

    · Responsible for development and execution of architectures, policies, practices and procedures that properly manage the full data lifecycle of the Design, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Information System (DPMELC-IS)

    Knowledge And Experience:

    · 1st Degree in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Information Technology (IT) and/or related area

    · Excellent computer literacy

    · Knowledge of digital and mobile data configuration

    · Experience in GIS or any other spatial data demonstration

    · Preferably 3 years’ experience in ICT, preferably from a reputable organisation

    · Experience in both hardware and software required in setting local area networking (LAN); experience in the configuration of outlook and other email mail client.

    · Exclusive knowledge of internet, proxy, pop mail, TCPIP settings and windows applications

    · Experience in LINUX is preferred

    · Experience for upright maintenance of all mails account

    · Ability to plan and troubleshoot low maintenance systems is a must. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain both wireless and cable connections is required. Must understand, follow and implement existing policies on IT equipment use and best practices.

    · Knowledge of electrical work is an added advantage

    · Fluent spoken and written English }

    How to apply:

    Applications: Submit your application through email to ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Thursday, 9th February, 2017.

    Subject of email should include the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


    MCHN Officer-Women Economic Empowerment- 2 Vacancies based in Kotido and Kaabong (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps implements high-quality, analytical development work in very difficult places. We have been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently implement development programs in the Acholi and Karamoja sub-regions of Uganda with funding from USAID, EC, SDC, and USDA.

    The five year USAID Program, Growth, Health and Governance (GHG) operating in Northern Karamoja is accountable for improvements in child underweight and stunting prevalence, underweight prevalence of women of reproductive age and dietary diversity practices amongst women and children < 5years (with emphasis on pregnant and lactating women and children < 2 years).

    In order to achieve all program objectives, Mercy Corps seeks to empower women by increasing their access and control over resources that can help them make a positive change for improve nutrition and food security.

    General Position Summary:

    The primary focus of the MCHN Officer- Women Economic Empowerment will be to support the roll out of a women’s empowerment curriculum to the community-based mother care groups. MCGs are a community platform of mothers that gather to share health and nutrition information with their neighbors.

    Those in the MCG+ model also benefit from additional training that focused on increasing their access and control over resources through life skills and economic empowerment trainings.

    The Officer will be responsible for the quality of program delivery, from training of mentors to support supervision and coordination with other teams. Trainings will cover life skills, basic numeracy and savings, as well as business development skills. These topics will be introduced concurrently with the ongoing health and nutrition information that is the focus of the traditional mother care groups.

    Essential Job Functions:

    Program

    · Deliver MCG+ trainings on life skills, numeracy, savings, business development, and other topics as needed in a timely and coordinated manner

    · Provide support supervision and quality control checks to mentors to troubleshooting challenges, standardize implementation approaches, ensure high quality delivery of MCG+ messages

    · Coordinate with the MCHN Teams at Mercy Corps on program implementation to leverage resources and maximize impact

    · Provide support to other MCHN programing areas as needed such as support on implementation of MCHN modules to care groups or support to community behaviour change activities.

    · Identify and document best practices to share with the GHG team and other relevant stakeholders

    · Collaboratively represent the health activities of GHG together with partners World Vision and Whave at relevant local government and civil society fora

    · Provide technical contribution to the development of core IEC materials

    · Working closely with team leaders of MC SO2 activities to coordinate day-to-day operations and logistics to maximize use of resources and ensure complementary programming

    Partnership Management:

    · Establish and maintain productive working relationship with World Vision and Whave, working together to develop complementary monitoring, evaluation, and adaptive management structures wherever possible

    · Liaise with partners to coordinate and maximize influence at local and regional forums

    · Establish and maintain productive working relationships with sub-county and district leaders, soliciting their participation in all activities where appropriate;

    Monitoring and Evaluation:

    · Ensure feedback loops between community, MCGs, mentors and staff are active, with responsive changes implemented

    · Provide on-going support to mentors in monitoring, evaluation and learning

    · Take primary responsibility for data gathering, quality control and communicating to MELC focal person on MCG+ activities

    · Oversee the MCG+ filing system and ensure that information is organized according to the reporting and auditing needs of the program

    External Representation and Coordination:

    · Ensure establishment and maintenance of relationships with communities, village councils and local government

    · Support visits from regional and HQ based staff and external visitors, such as donors and media, in collaboration with the team leader when necessary

    Other:

    · Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;

    · Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge And Experience:

    · The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, development or related studies

    · At least 3 years of related professional experience.

    · Good knowledge in Village Savings & Loans Scheme, financial empowerment or functional adult learning a plus

    · Experience with VSLA Management Information System (MIS) a plus

    · Experience with private sector financial institutions or income generating activity experience a plus

    · Demonstrated skills in data collection, verification and documentation

    · Proven skills in networking, team-building, community consultations and organizational development;

    · Excellent reporting, communication and representation skills

    · Willingness to consider new perspectives, promote gender equality and engage in advanced gender training

    · Fluency in Ngakarimojong required

    · Motorbike riding permit required

    How to apply:

    Applications: Submit your application through email to ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.

    Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Monday, 6th February, 2017. Subject of email should include the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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