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  • Procurement, Logistics and Administration Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Yumbe (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only) - Apply by 17th Jan 2017
  • Finance Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Yumbe (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only) - Apply by 17th Jan 2017
  • Programme Development and Monitoring Intern (PDMI) , Excellent in written and spoken English and French - Apply by 31st Jan 2017
  • Gender Advisor -- Uganda DFAP - Apply by 11th Feb 2017
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    Kilimo Trust Chief Executive Officer Job in Uganda

    Position supervises: Finance and Administration Director, Technical Director.

    Type of position: Executive/international

    Reports to: Kilimo Board of Trustees

    Contract: 3- year, renewable based on perfromance

    Background
    Kilimo Trust (KT) is an independent organization working on agriculture for development across the East Africa Community (EAC) Region - in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Sudan.

    We promote regional solutions to local problems to make agricultural markets work better for the reduction of poverty and elimination of hunger. We are committed to supporting the people of East African Community (EAC) to achieve market-based solutions to food and nutrition security.

    Therefore, our core business is to support the transformation of food and nutrition security in the EAC Region away from high risk subsistence farming into lower risk trade-based systems.

    We implement and manage programmes and projects in partnership with and/or on behalf of governments, international and regional organizations, and the private sector.

    Our long serving CEO will be retiring in Sept 2017. We are therefore seeking for a creative leader, who is passionate about transforming the food and nutrition security of the EAC Region from the high risk subsistence status to a lower risk trade-based systems level, to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). **

    Purpose of position:
    Within the fast paced changing environment of the agricultural industry, the purpose of the position of CEO, Kilimo Trust (KT) is: To provide creative leadership focused at solutions; identify, and pursue emerging opportunities that favorably position KT as a hybrid, financially viable and sustainable institution that positively impacts the incomes of farming households and other agricultural related enterprises within the EAC region.

    Major Responsibilities
  • Proactively develop, implement, evaluate, and update the Strategic Plan of KT.
  • Promote and market KT within East Africa and globally as a leading independent agricultural development organization supporting innovation for smallholders in the region.
  • Develop and lead the implementation of partnership and alliance strategy that enables the KT to nurture strategic relationships.
  • Lead all of KT’s fund raising efforts and expand revenues for current program operations and for future expansion.
  • Identify, reduce, mitigate and manage all relevant financial, reputational and brand risks in tandem with the values of KT.
  • Coordinate internal and external evaluations with respect to the delivery of organizational targets in quantifiable outcomes.
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to the senior leadership team to ensure financial health of KT and compliance to statutory requirements.
  • Prepare and present accurate timely and regular reports, briefs, and updates to the Board of Trustees
  • Recruit, hire, train, manage, lead, and develop the Kilimo senior management team.
  • Institute, implement and review policies, regulations, and guidelines for harmonious functioning of KT.

    Knowledge and Skills

    (i) Education and Training
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences or related fields.
  • Specialized training in Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Leadership.
  • Knowledge of different not-for-profit and private sector engagements and approaches is considered necessary for the position.
  • State-of-the-art knowledge of agricultural development issues

    (ii) Skills and experiences
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience as a member of the top leadership team(s) in a similar/related organization.
  • Experience of participating in governance roles (board level).
  • International exposure is required;
  • Experience of working within the East African region is preferred.
  • Capacity to generate and disseminate well-articulated influential knowledge products.
  • Demonstrable capability in networking and building strategic alliances, and partnerships with the private sector, NGOs, multilateral agencies, public agencies and governments in the region and beyond.
  • Experience in supporting growth of agribusiness ventures.
  • Track record of successful fundraising and revenue generation efforts for institutions similar to KT.
  • Expertise in leading ante and post implementation studies related to various programs
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing and speaking), and Swahili (conversational).A working knowledge of French is an added advantage. .
  • Proven proficiency in providing leadership and direction to employees spread across a wide region and in different countries.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the East African region and internationally.

    How to apply:
    More details about the position can be accessed at www.kilimotrust.org. Qualified candidates should send their applications by email to

    recruitment@kilimotrust.org not later than 16th January 2017.

    The application should contain a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae (not exceeding 4 typed pages), names and contacts (phone number and e-mail) of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The first interviews will be held on 30th January 2017. KT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender or disability.

    Deputy Chief of Party

    Expression Of Interest

    EngenderHealth’s vision is Women and Girls First. The vision is underpinned by the mission, namely catalyzing the value of women and girls by harnessing the power of sexual and reproductive rights and health.

    EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance of survival.

    EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates for the following full-time staff position for an anticipated five-year USAID project named, Expanding and Strengthening Family Planning Service Options in Uganda.

    The following project staff will be based in Kampala providing technical assistance to the Government of Uganda (GOU), civil societies, community-based organizations and the private sector at the community, facility, district, and national levels.

    The goal of the project is to increase use of equitable, quality and sustainable family planning (FP) services through increased FP service delivery options and demand for modern contraception including long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) and permanent methods (PMs). Cross cutting themes include gender programing and youth sexual reproductive health (SRH) services. Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

    The Deputy COP will support the COP in leading and managing the overall project. S/he must have a Master’s degree in a related field of study with a minimum of five years of experience working in a mid to senior level management or technical leadership position in SRH, gender, or other health-related field.

    S/he also must have five years of mid to senior level experience in designing implementing and/or evaluating large SRH programs in Uganda. Demonstrated leadership qualities are required. Excellent past performance references are required (references must be provided, including email addresses).

    How to apply:

    Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org and search job openings under the ‘Uganda’ location to submit your details by 22 January 2017. Please submit an application along with resume and cover letter including details of your salary requirements and salary history. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.


    Procurement, Logistics and Administration Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Yumbe (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure communities.

    Our works focus on building resilience and enabling economic growth, improving opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improving governance and conflict management. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Gulu, Omoro, Moroto, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, US State Department, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

    We were recently awarded funding for an 8-month Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) funded program around Multi-Purpose Cash and Protection for South Sudanese refugees in Bidibidi Settlement in Yumbe District, Uganda. The program will be led by DanChurchAid with Mercy Corps as an implementing partner.

    The program will focus on unconditional cash transfers to Persons with Special Needs that will be defined through specific vulnerability criteria as well as a cash for work component for youth. The program’s protection activities will be conducted by TPO Uganda.

    General Position Summary:

    Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Director, the Procurement, Logistics and Administration Officer is responsible for the overall Procurement, Administration & Logistics management of the Yumbe Office.

    In charge of the Yumbe operations department, s/he will make sure that all programs in the field are fully supported timely and accurately in all type of logistics needs. He is the key person for all the Yumbe Operations arrangements and coordination.

    Essential Job Functions:

    Procurement

    · Has a full understanding of MC procurement policies and formats. Provide training to staff on these policies

    · Enforce proper use of procurement ceilings and approval procedures

    · Ensure that Mercy Corps’ procurement activities are legal and moral

    · Assist Program and Operational personnel in regular procurement planning meetings

    · Obtain quotations and bids from the market for PRs as per Mercy Corps standards and formats

    · Interact with contractors, in coordination with the Program

    · Ensures that the required documentation of supplies and transactions are completed to MC standards

    · Coordinate with the Finance Department to ensure that payments to vendors are made on-time and without any unnecessary strain on the financial systems of MC

    · Ensure that purchase status and completed purchases reports using the Ongoing PR Masterlist and PR Master list are updated regularly and reported to the supervisor on weekly basis

    · Plan goods delivery to MC offices and/or Project sites in accordance to the needs, while minimizing cost and taking in to account effects of seasonal rains

    Asset Management

    · Reads and has a clear understanding of the Mercy Corps Asset Management Manual and all procedures;

    · Ensures that procedures outlined in the Mercy Corps Asset Management Manual will be implemented in Field Office.

    · Ensure all new Mercy Corps assets in the field office are in the asset register and ensure the appropriate coding and tags are placed on each item.

    · Ensures the electronic database is updated monthly and provide an electronic copy to supervisor; a hard copy is printed, signed and filed in the assets folder;

    Security

    · Serve as security focal point for the field office, update and implement security policies appropriate for the local context

    · Ensure all national and international staff are well-informed of security policies and procedures, including emergency strategies and evacuation plans

    · Train the hired security staff on Mercy Corps Security Standard Operating Procedures

    · Submit regular security reports to Supervisor on occurring incidents and any security issues/concerns

    Administration

    · Oversee the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of Mercy Corps office

    · Ensure office and personnel policies are in compliance with Mercy Corps Field Administration Manual and National Staff Policy Handbook

    · Ensure adherence to all Mercy Corps administrative procedures by support staff

    · Ensure proper functioning and maintenance of the office equipment and other facilities

    · Oversee maintenance of personnel files for the Mercy Corps Office and ensuring leave records of all staff are properly maintained and updated

    Knowledge And Experience:

    · Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business Administration, or related & Equivalent field field (with international NGOs is an asset).

    · Three years’ experience in logistics and procurement with strong organizational skills, ability to maintain the procurement and logistics filing system, ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel, adaptability to unanticipated circumstances.

    · Experience in operations in humanitarian programming, specifically with experience on cash transfer programming and cash for work is highly preferred.

    · Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with using email.

    · Excellent English oral and written skills, knowledge of Local language is an advantage

    · Proven ability to solve problems independently without supervision

    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 Tuesday, 17th January, 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.


    Finance Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Yumbe (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure communities.

    Our works focus on building resilience and enabling economic growth, improving opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improving governance and conflict management. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Gulu, Omoro, Moroto, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, US State Department, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

    We were recently awarded funding for an 8-month Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) funded program around Multi-Purpose Cash and Protection for South Sudanese refugees in Bidibidi Settlement in Yumbe District, Uganda. The program will be led by DanChurchAid with Mercy Corps as an implementing partner.

    The program will focus on unconditional cash transfers to Persons with Special Needs that will be defined through specific vulnerability criteria as well as a cash for work component for youth. The program’s protection activities will be conducted by TPO Uganda.

    General Position Summary:

    Working in the Finance Department under the direction of Senior Finance Officer and Finance Director, the field finance officer is responsible for assigned field office finances, compliance, budget monitoring, reporting, resources management, coordination with others, etc.

    He/she is also responsible for updating and tracking all assets and finance files. He/she is responsible to make sure that all AAM, segregation of duties and policies and procedures are respected as per the FFM, procurement manual, assets mgt and other manuals/policies and procedures. Tracks contracts, leases and procurements for the office.

    Essential Job Functions:

    · Follow all Mercy Corps policies, procedures, grant compliance and documentation requirements.

    · Implement and Make sure all Mercy Corps FFM, procurement, assets mgt, HR policies and procedures are implemented.

    · Implement and Make sure all respective donors and local Gov’t rules and regulations are respected.

    · Ensure compliance with GAAPs, Ugandan and US law and standard accounting practice.

    · Responsible for monitoring costs as per the available grant and budget details and monthly budgets vs actual reports.

    · Provide on-going orientation, training and support to all Mercy Corps program and finance staff on Mercy Corps and respective donor’s rules and regulations.

    · Review and track all grants/budget purchases and contracts and other commitments for the office.

    · Provide financial review for all advances, purchase requests, quotation analysis, purchase orders, expense report, payment requests and others within his/her limit.

    · Code all expenditures following the standard chart of accounts, coded budget and record to the accounting software or recording system and send to main office for review and posting every week.

    · Match invoices with GRN and other required documents.

    · Prepare weekly and monthly cash requirement for the office, send to main office and make sure sufficient cash is available for the office.

    · Manage cash and bank payments, record them and reconcile with bank statements and cash counts.

    · Make surprise, weekly and monthly cash counts and document them as per the current MC policy.

    · Reconcile bank balances with bank statement, all advances and send to main office with month end transactions and report.

    · Make sure all field level income taxes, withholding taxes, VAT and other taxes are withheld and paid accordingly.

    · Collect all staff timesheets, review them, prepare summary and send them to main office every month.

    · Participate in preparation of operating and grant budgets.

    · Make frequent site visits and work with the program team for physical check and to ensure payments are being made accordingly and procurements are properly made whenever necessary.

    · Maintain all donor files and ensure they are well labeled, fully updated with all contracts, submitted reports, governing clauses and all other relevant documents.

    · Be adaptable and flexible to take new tasks and new assignments as requested from time to time.

    · 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.

    · Assist other finance functions and offices when ever need arises.

    · Any other tasks to be assigned by the supervisor.

    Knowledge And Experience:

    · A BA/S or equivalent in accounting or finance is required.

    · 4 years of experience in grants and financial management and accounting.

    · Adequate understanding of donor rules and regulations is required.

    · Experience working on humanitarian programs and specifically cash transfer and cash for work programming is preferred.

    · Three years international NGO/PVO experience is preferred.

    · Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet.

    · Demonstrated experience and skill with financial reports preparation and presentation and proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.

    · Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting software experience.

    · Prior management experience and strong organizational skills preferred.

    · Excellent oral and written English skills

    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 Tuesday, 17th January, 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.


    Programme Development and Monitoring Intern (PDMI) , Excellent in written and spoken English and French

    The PDMI for 2017 will carry out a number of essential duties from the Secretariat in Kampala, including monitoring of active programmes throughout the region, development and verification of country programme work plans, direct work on proposal development for a number of institutional donors, and the compilation of data from SIHA field sites for use in regional evidence-based advocacy campaigning.

    The position affords a current graduate student a considerable opportunity for ‘learning by doing’ in a demanding and challenging work environment working on pressing human and women’s rights issues in extremely complex contexts.

    Day-to-day guidance, advising, and support will be available from both SIHA’s Director and Regional Programmes Officer, with additional support provided by SIHA’s field operations in Somalia, Djibouti, Sudan, South Sudan, and Ethiopia.

    The internship will be for six months or more depending on the availability of the Intern.

    SIHA anticipates that the PDMI’s focus will be on the following core responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of mechanisms for efficient flow of information from SIHA field offices and the channeling of this information directly into SIHA communications, regional advocacy work, and the informing of day-to-day operations;
  • Participate on periodic reviews of field office work plans and activities implemented ensuring quality outputs, timely accomplishment of tasks, and proper documentation or lessons learned, necessary project modifications;
  • Invest time in exploring regional trends that relate to SIHA’s core mandate, and, to the greatest extent possible, identify any potential areas / topics where SIHA could make strong impact without drifting from our core objective / mandate in the region;
  • Make contributions to SIHA’s ability to boost the level of communication and capacity of our grassroots partners through the region, currently about ninety in number and comprised of focused and dedicated activists and advocates for women’s right, equality, political and social empowerment.
  • The intern will also work closely with the Fundraising and program development office when assigned to take part in certain tasks;
  • The intern should be willing to travel on field visits to carry out some assignments when tasked.

    IV. Candidate Key Competencies;

    In order to fulfill the role of PDMI, SIHA envisions that the PDMI will possess the following core competencies:

  • Currently enrolled (or recent graduate) in graduate-level work focusing on International Human Rights, Law, International Relations, Humanitarian Aid, Development Studies, or a related field. Students currently enrolled in undergraduate programmes are unfortunately not eligible to apply for this position;
  • Familiarity, including course-based, with aspects of proposal writing, logistical framework analysis (log frame), project / programme management;
  • Understanding of current Horn of Africa context, particularly in references to challenges facing women and girls in terms of access to justice, human security, upholding of human rights, and social and economic well -being;
  • Possessing of strong sense of initiative and ability to manage a significant work load;
  • Sense of curiosity and willingness to build skills while working;
  • Experience with human rights instruments, State obligations in upholding human rights standards, and willingness to familiarize oneself with domestic law in the Horn Countries that either supports or counteracts the upholding of human rights standards;
  • Sense of creativity and interest in exploring the links between grassroots activists (local scale) and broader human and women’s rights initiatives (international / global scale),with an ability to gauge how best the former can inform and guide the latter .V. SIHA Support to the Candidate;
  • Although the position is unpaid, SIHA will support the successful candidate with the following:

  • Facilitating the granting of all necessary visas (Uganda, and any required for possible regional travel);
  • Assisting in the location of low-cost and secure temporary housing;
  • Providing for any work related travel out of the Secretariat Office (per diems,accommodation, etc.);
  • Provision of small monthly stipend to cover some local expenses a potentiality depending on applicant circumstances and skills / competencies;
  • Full SIHA support locating outside or academic sources of funding to cover expenses incurred during the internship;
  • SIHA cooperation with university regulations in the event the candidate seeks course credit for the completing the internship.

    How to apply:

    Please send your C.V., contact details for three professional references, application letter and two samples of writing, preferably proposals you have written, to humanresourcesiha@gmail.com

    Please enter ‘PDMI APPLICATION - NAME’ in the subject field. Due to the volume of applications SIHA receives, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    Deadline for submission is 31st of January 2017 at 5:00pm


    Gender Advisor -- Uganda DFAP

    At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security. This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty.

    In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

    CARE seeks a CARE seeks a Gender Advisor for a five-year, Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP). The Gender Advisor will lead gender and youth analysis, mainstreaming, integration, and coordination throughout the life of the project. This position is anticipated to be in South Karamoja, Uganda.

    This position is contingent on project award and funding. The position will be a local contract and is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda.

    The Gender Advisor will lead the implementation of gender assessment and integration strategies aimed at ensuring that program activities result in positive outcomes for program beneficiaries.

    S/he will build team members’ and partners’ capacity to integrate a gender and youth perspective into project activities and raise awareness of the importance of gender and youth integration and empowerment. The Advisor will collaborate with sector team leads to ensure the effective and timely execution of activities related to gender and youth-based access to opportunities.

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engage with program staff, partners and other stakeholders to develop and implement innovative gender and youth integration and empowerment strategies for all program activities and for the life of the project. Contribute to annual work plan development and monitoring.
  • Collaborate with the M&E team on gender/youth integration and analysis tools. This includes ensuring sex and age disaggregated and gender and youth-sensitive data is collected and analyzed. Make recommendations based on assessment findings and regular monitoring to inform program strategies to better meet the needs of the project participants. Contribute to any other research activities to ensure gender and youth dynamics are fully represented.
  • Assess the underlying causes that hinder women’s participation in agriculture, income generation, the labor market, and attention to gender equity by institutional systems.
  • Implement gender, youth and social inclusion cross-cutting themes in such a way that women of all ages and social groups will be incorporated as a resource to guide project activities and outcomes.
  • Manage the possible effects that program activities may have on sexual and gender-based violence at the household and community levels; monitor and manage how activities will be tracked over time to ascertain any unintended consequences related to gender and gender-based violence.
  • Work closely with field level staff to ensure quality implementation in line with the program strategy.

    Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline. In-depth understanding of gender, age, and other socio-cultural factors in the context of food security programming is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with in the context of gender-related programming. This includes gender equality; prevention of gender-based violence; women’s empowerment’ and women’s education.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis, and utilization of information from a broad range of sources in order to ensure effective integration of gender and youth concerns throughout the project’s duration.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster commitment and build capacity among activity staff and in-country actors to gender integration and empowerment.
  • Strong skills in planning and organization, partnership and collaboration.
  • Evidence of outstanding writing and communication skills in English.
  • Ability to travel within project areas as the security situation allows.

    How to apply:

    https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&...


    Chief of Party, Uganda - until August 2017

    About Us:

    Marie Stopes International is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services they provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

    The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The Prevention of Unwanted Births and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to**: children by choice, not chance.**

    The Role:

    The Chief of Party (CoP) will lead the USAID-funded Long Term Family Planning (LTFP) Bridge activity project. The LTFP project is implemented to provide measurable improvement in access to affordable voluntary family planning at health facility and community levels.

    By addressing gaps in service provision and helping to meet the current demand for contraception, LTFP affords access to high-quality FP services to those most in need, especially vulnerable women and men in rural and disadvantaged communities, young people and those living in poverty with financial and social barriers to accessing services.

    While the key responsibilities outlined below relate to all programmatic activities the post will have significant additional responsibilities for the successful delivery of the LTFP project, as outlined in the below section.

    This is a currently vacant position and is a high priority requirement – please do apply as soon as possible. The assignment will last up until the end of August 2017.

    About you:

    To be considered for the role you will have:

  • USAID Chief of Party experience
  • Demonstrable experience in managing U.S. Government and other donor funded programming (health and family planning programming a distinct advantage
  • Proven knowledge and experience applying U.S. Government assistance rules and regulations, including family planning compliance
  • Demonstrable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with U.S.
  • Government and development partners
  • Extensive international work experience with demonstrable success working in a senior management role (preferably developing countries) and will have had experience of growing the business
  • Proven general management experience in operationally demanding and challenging environments (to include recruitment, training and supervision of teams)
  • Proven experience of change management, including identifying required change, leading the change programme and ensuring change is embedded and sustained
  • Experience designing and delivering strategic and annual business plans
  • Financial management experience, including internal controls and accountability, ideally managing an enterprise or organisation that keeps an annual balance sheet and whose financial performance is tracked though profit and loss accounts
  • Strong experience managing organisations with clearly defined output indicators and demonstrated capability to improve their bottom line
  • Demonstrable experience of generating, tracking and analysing management information and client data to inform management decision-making
  • Previous experience identifying and sharing best practice and encouraging innovation within dispersed teams
  • Proven experience of building lasting relationships with key external stakeholders, e.g. government or donor stakeholders in order to deliver tangible results
  • For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

    In addition you will have the right to work in the UK and be pro-choice on abortion.

    Location: Uganda

    Closing date: 29th January 2017 (midnight GMT). Please note that this is an URGENT requirement so we will interview on a rolling basis. Please ensure to apply as soon as possible if you’re interested.

    Salary: £ competitive p/a.

    All nationalities are encouraged to apply.

    How to apply:

    Please click this link to apply : https://careers.mariestopes.org.uk/vacancy/chief-of-party-uganda---until...


    Head of Area Office P4

    About WFP

    The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

    In emergencies, we get food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of an emergency has passed, we use food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives.

    WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded. Born in 1961, WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life.

    We work towards that vision with our sister UN agencies in Rome -- the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) -- as well as government, other UN and NGO partners.

    On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 82 countries each year. More than 11,000 people work for WFP, most of them in remote areas, directly serving the hungry poor.

    Organizational Context

    The head of area office is based in Arua, and manages Arua and Gulu Field Offices in Uganda. The position reports to the Deputy Country Director (head of operations).

    Job Purpose

    To lead and manage a WFP Area Office to ensure the effective and efficient management of human and financial resources and delivery of WFP programs and activities. A large emphasis is placed upon building and maintaining relationships with local governments, UN agencies and other partners in the area to reinforce WFP’s visibility.

    Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Formulate substantial parts of WFP-wide programme policies in line with both organisational strategy and the practical realities of operating in the field; or translate WFP-wide programme policy into Regional/Country level practices, programme guidance and implementation modalities and operations, to ensure a clear and strong connection between HQ and field operations.
  • Provide advice and support to COs delivering a complex portfolio of programmes to clarify ambiguities and ensure that policy and programme operations are consistent with WFP policies, Executive Board decisions, and other relevant guidance.
  • Provide technical advice or mobilise technical expertise, on a wide range of programme and policy issues including assessment and analysis, the choice of objectives, activities, transfer modalities and appropriate food products, the deployment and testing of innovative approaches and the development of strategies to support government efforts to reduce hunger and malnutrition.
  • Assist senior stakeholders of governments and other partners in identifying where food assistance can be usefully employed and provide support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of food assistance programmes to strengthen government and community ownership and effectiveness of food security and nutrition programmes at national and sub-national level
  • Develop operational partnerships and maintain established strategic partnerships to identify opportunities for collaborative approaches and initiatives that improve assistance packages and support advocacy work.
  • Enhance WFP’s leadership status in different forums on subjects related to food security, nutrition, livelihoods, resilience, engagement in humanitarian, transition and development contexts and other related issues through direct participation, briefings, information products and other materials.
  • Manage or oversee operational research and evidence building on issues relevant to food assistance.
  • Manage or oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports, publications, and a variety of information products or proposals for internal or external use.
  • Advocate for resources for a broad portfolio of WFP projects, including clearly articulating the need for food assistance and related programme opportunities, and follow up on the resource situation of projects including commodity and cash availability.
  • Advice and support the development of functional training in areas of expertise to enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partner to design and deliver effective food assistance programmes.
  • Lead, motivate and develop a substantive team to enable high performance.
  • Ensure the best use of assigned financial resources for achievement of set objectives within a significant budget.
  • Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  • Contribute to Country Office Emergency Preparedness i.e. early warning, risk analysis, and contingency planning in order to respond to humanitarian crises and needs. 4Ps

    Core Organizational Capabilities

    Purpose

    Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Utilizes understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives to communicate linkages to team objectives and work.

    Be a force for positive change: Proactively identifies and develops new methods or improvements for self and immediate team to address work challenges within own work area. Make the mission inspiring to our team: Identifies opportunities to further align individual contributions with WFP’s mission of making an impact on local communities.

    Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Helps colleagues to see the link between their individual tasks and the contributions of their unit’s goals to the broader context of WFP’s mission.

    People Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Is able to identify, support and encourage focused on-the-job learning opportunities to address gaps between current skillsets and needed future skillsets for WFP.

    Create an inclusive culture: Recognizes the contributions of teammates, and encourages contributions from culturally different team mates to recognise the value of diversity above and beyond just including it in programming for beneficiaries.

    Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Provides and solicits ongoing constructive feedback on strengths and development opportunities to help develop individual skills, whilst also helping others identify areas for improvement.

    Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear targets for self and others to focus team efforts in ambiguous situations (e.g., unprecedented issues and/or scenarios).

    Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Thinks beyond team’s conventional approaches to formulate creative methods for delivering food aid and assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Focus on getting results: Maintains focus on achieving individual results in the face of obstacles such as volatile or fragile environments and/or organizational roadblocks.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments Takes personal accountability for upholding and delivering upon team’s commitments and provides assurance to stakeholders.
  • Be Decisive: Demonstrates ability to adjust to team’s plans and priorities to optimize outcomes in light of evolving directives, while also responding quickly in high-pressure environments, such as in emergency settings.

    Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Demonstrates an understanding of when and how to tactfully engage other units in conversations on impact, timing, or planning.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Networks regularly with key external partners using formal and informal opportunities to understand each partner’s unique value proposition, and to build and strengthen relationships.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Demonstrates ability to adapt engagement approach in the context of evolving partner circumstances and expectations.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Demonstrates ability to articulate to internal and external audiences the value that individual contributions and immediate teams bring to partnerships.

    Functional Capabilities

    Capability NameDescription of the behaviour expected for the proficiency levelStrategy & PlanningDemonstrates advanced knowledge of national and international socio-political issues, WFP programmes and overall country strategic objectives.

    Plans, directs and expertly manages the implementation of programmes in area of responsibility to ensure effective and timely delivery of aid to beneficiaries.OperationsUtilises understanding of country operations and supply chain network in the local area to address WFP’s operational challenges (e.g., dangerous transportation conditions, supplier scarcities, changing tax laws).

    Proactively manages work streams across functions and ensures their effective operational delivery.

    Ensures optimal operational processes and procedures are in place within country operations that support broader inter-agency efforts.ResourceAdvocates for WFP’s fundraising initiatives, taking ownership of the achievement of organisation wide targets, innovating new approaches and coaching other leaders.

    Applies knowledge of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting to contribute to the development of budget setting parameters, overseeing and holding ultimate accountability for delivery of budgets within area of responsibility.

    DiplomacyLeverages expert negotiation, networking and diplomacy skills to build relationships with other agencies, donors and local government officials to drive operational activities which are of strategic importance to WFP’s mission, within their area of operation.

    Maintains and strategically builds contacts with key stakeholders providing quantifiable evidence of WFP’s impact in building sustainable food programmes. Uses formal and informal opportunities to leverage networks to influence outcomes that are aligned with WFP’s mandate.People Management

    Engages with and manages people so that they are highly effective in their roles and teams. Uses human resource strategy, processes and practices and open communication, to create a culture of high-performance, accountability and empowerment.

    Is able to resolve conflicts between people, influence other’s behaviour and align people toward a common vision. Upholds WFP’s values and approaches to the effective management of people, and uses human resources support to continuously improve their people management practices.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Advanced University degree in Economics, International Development, Social Sciences or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

    Desired Experience For Entry Into The Role

    • Has developed, or supported in the development of, multi-discipline work plans to support the achievement of WFP strategic aims within a defined area.

    • Has gained experience in field operations, preferably in a hardship duty station or emergency situation.

    • Gained experience of analysing political situations, assessing risk accurately.

    • Has gained experience managing mid-size financial budgets, balancing multiple priorities effectively.

    • Has experience leading a mid-size to large team to ensure the effective delivery of objectives.

    • Participated in a vendor/government/ partner negotiation.

    • Participated in an emergency operation/ development programme, preferably in a hardship duty station.

    • Has experience with security co-ordination and compound management within a mid-size area.

    Terms And Conditions

    11 months contract.

    Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

    WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status

    WFP does not charge any fees from applicants at any stage in the recruitment process

    How to apply:

    Apply online: https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11361&co...


    Administration Assistant- 1 Vacancy based in Kitgum (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure communities.

    Our works focus on building resilience and enable economic growth, improve opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improved governance and conflict management. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

    General Position Summary:

    The Administration Assistant reports to the Procurement and Logistics Officer and is responsible for providing support to the management of human resources and administrative support for Mercy Corps programming in Kitgum, Uganda focusing more (70%) on the TRAIL program and 30% on DYNAMIC; Assist in the achievement of MC program objectives with the facilitation of recruitment, orientation, management of staff database, office supply, staff travel and accommodation, and general administration issues in the HR / Administration Department. Administration Assistant will also be expected to manage petty cash for the office activities.

    Essential Job Functions:

    · Assist MC management in Kitgum Office in facilitating the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work of the Mercy Corps office, program support operations and petty cash management;

    · Must have a clear understanding on MC policies and program needs; must be able to help facilitate trainings to all support staff to ensure the smooth, uninterrupted implementation of all MC programs;

    · Assist management in facilitating the adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, IT, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff. Provide training and guidance to support staff, as needed;

    · Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: Reception of visitors, photocopies, mail services, and telephones;

    · Prepare duty roster for cleaners; day to day supervision of property management including cleaners and office maintenance. Ensure the office and compound are clean and maintained at a routine schedule;

    · Responsible for maintaining of all admin documents and making them available for all MC Kitgum staff, maintaining a central filing system;

    · Responsible for maintaining all administrative notice boards – keeping them updated, clean and neat in appearance;

    · Responsible for maintaining contact sheet for MC Kitgum – ensuring all contact details are updated and distributed to MC staff and other MC Offices;

    · Assist Logistics and Procurement Officer in maintaining office supply records and ensuring that stock records are properly maintained and updated;

    · Assist in the collection of monthly timesheets and forward to Finance;

    · Assist Logistics and Procurement Officer in processing payments for all service contractors;

    · Manage daily transactions and finance functions including timely recording of transactions, cash management, inventory receivables and payables;

    · Ensure that all necessary documentation is fully completed and approved in line with Mercy corps procurement and finance manuals before making any payments;

    · Ensure operational cash advance is adequately maintained;

    · Assist in weekly or monthly cash counts and reconciliations;

    · Responsible for proper filling of receipts and finance documentations according to Mercy corps procedures;

    · 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:

    · Minimum 2 years experience with office administration; computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker and have strong organizational skills;

    · Must possess a minimum of a Diploma in preferably Human Resource, Social Work, Public Administration, Education, or other related field

    · A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position preferably with Humanitarian Organization.

    · Demonstrated excellence in human resource and administrative management, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline

    · Demonstrated excellence in petty cash management preferred.

    · Good writing and communications skills.

    · Good negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with a diverse staff.

    · Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

    · Strong ability to innovatively solve problems.

    · Honesty and integrity at all costs.

    Success Factors:

    · A good team player, with good communication and diplomatic skills.

    · Good analytical and information management skills.

    · Good organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.

    · Flexible and creative in planning and problem solving.

    · Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

    · Skill in maintaining professional internal and external relationships.

    · Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information both for the staff and the organization. ument

    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, 16th January, 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. /


    Obstetrician/Gynaecologist - Volunteer

    The Obstetrician will build the capacity of Medical Officers, health workers and clinical leads in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training of trainers, on the job coaching, mentoring and supportive supervision.

    He/she will work together with medical officers to improve the quality of caesarean sections and strengthen functioning of maternity and labour wards at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and level four health care facilities in the Gulu region.

    Position Requirements:

    Qualified Obs/Gyn specialist with at least three years post-registration/graduation experience in obstetric care Proven experience in emergency obstetric care Ability to work with limited technical resources Experience in training, coaching and supervision

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=cHdhbWJ1YS45ODA2OC4zODMwQHZzby5hcGxpdHJhay...


    Operations Director- Growth and Expansion

    Operations Director – Growth and Expansion

    Reports to: Deputy Country Director

    Direct Reports: Expansion Team (4), Marketing Coordinator, Impact Analyst

    The Opportunity

    Living Goods has developed and proven a cost effective, high-impact community health care model using a business-minded focus on innovation, paired with critical public health delivery.

    To support our ambitions to grow nationally in Uganda, we seek an innovative and passionate manager with a strong-track record of driving results to join our team as the Operations Director–Growth and Expansion.

    This new role will be based in Kampala and will lead our growth and expansion efforts nationally, coordinate operational implementation to drive scale up, and innovations to evolve the model to achieve higher impact and greater cost efficiencies.

    As part of the senior leadership in Uganda, you will work across the organization to develop a growth strategy, support partners in design of a coverage and growth plan, oversee a team that is mapping, establishing on the ground relationships with local government leaders, assessing and growing the ranks of Community Health Promoters. You will also work to identify and market innovative products for our BOP customers and drive data analysis to inform continual improvements and health impact.

    The ideal candidate is a results-focused, proven manager with experience developing innovative solutions for BOP and growing operations in a developing country.

    Responsibilities:

    Growth Strategy

    • Partner with the Deputy Country Director to develop geographic and operational growth plans.

    • Lead the evolution of our model to become even more impactful, cost effective, and replicable and coordinated with government to deliver our long term goal of national scale implementation.

    • Coordinate with in-country partners to align growth planning and maximize coverage and impact.

    Implementation

    • Oversee the implementation of the growth strategy: Manage the field-based expansion team to identify geographies for delivery of effective community health services; oversee all new agent recruiting informed by data and insights of past performance success.

    • Strengthen Living Goods expansion and operational processes in an effort to continually refine and improve operations.

    • Work with the Deputy Country Director to budget and monitor and control costs and ensure all internal control procedures are followed.

    • Lead the design and implementation of initiatives that increase cost efficiency and health impact, i.e. agent and staff incentives, recognition programs, product delivery innovations, mobile payments, credit offerings, sales promotions or new product launches.

    • Support the Product Department in the development of new products, including market research and insights for product design, concepts and tests.

    • Lead the design of marketing plans, promotions and new product launches that can improve the lives of customers and their families.

    • Oversee data analysis to drive continuous improvement in performance, processes and systems.

    • Work across the organization – from Branch Operations, Training, Finance, IT, Product Development, Procurement and Logistics -- to ensure that expansion occurs seamlessly with clear timelines and deliverables.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 6 years of management level experience, with proven leadership of teams to achieve ongoing high performance.

    • Professional experience in innovative services or products in emerging markets, Africa preferred.

    • Private sector experience in one of the following: consumer package goods, health delivery, pharmaceuticals, retail or direct selling/franchising, management consulting.

    • Strong financial management and analytical skills.

    • University degree in business or related field. MBA preferred.

    Compensation

    A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

    What is Living Goods?

    Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

    Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most.

    By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of the poor.

    Living Goods has been featured in The New York Times, NBC News, The Economist, and The Huffington Post. Check out these articles and more on our press page.

    Life at Living Goods

    Living Goods is aiming to make disruptive changes, dramatically improving the lives of the poor. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. At Living Goods, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day.

    If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you will thrive at Living Goods.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please visit our career page and apply for Operations Director- Growth and Expansion through our applicant tracking system. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    For more information about Living Goods, please visit:

    www.livinggoods.org


    WASH Officer

    The Organization

    The Water Trust develops and implements Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programs to combat disease and poverty in the developing world and allow people to live empowered lives of dignity.

    The Water Trust collaborates with community members, village leaders, local government and WASH service providers to enable villages, schools and health centers to create access to safe water, latrines, and environmental hygiene education.

    Since 2008, The Water Trust has implemented more than 300 projects in Masindi and Kiryandongo, benefiting more than 120,000 people. The Water Trust is expanding its programs and aims to be a leader in pioneering innovative technological and behavioral change strategies to help foster healthy communities.

    Opportunity Summary

    The Water Trust will be filling several WASH Officer positions that serve as key liaisons for implementing WASH and Environmental Health projects in schools, villages, and health centers.

    We aim to recruit professionals that specialize in one or more of the settings above and that have strong community development skills, as each role involves some combination of collaboration and/or training with district officers, community leaders, children, caregivers, village health teams, health facility staff, and/or school staff.

    This is an excellent opportunity for energetic professionals excited to learn new approaches and pilot new programs that aim to sustainably help villages, schools, and health centers to provide healthy environments for children and their families to thrive.

    Major Functions and Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of positive behavior changes in assigned villages, schools, and/or health centers to improved well-being and healthy living.
  • Train community and/or school/health facility staff in catalyzing behavior change in the areas of health and hygiene in their setting.
  • Build the capacity of community members and/or school/health facility staff to manage, operate and maintain critical infrastructure.
  • Contribute to needs assessments of prospective villages, schools, and/or health centers to inform program design.
  • Monitor and ensure functionality of WASH facilities, including improved water sources, latrines and hand washing facilities.
  • Monitor success of behavior change efforts and implement new approaches to foster the development of appropriate norms and habits.
  • Evaluate success of intervention in accordance with organizational policy and maintain related data and records.
  • Develop and submit progress reports on activities as required to meet organization, donor and community reporting needs.

    Qualifications And Characteristics

    Essential

  • Minimum of a diploma in environmental health science, public health or any discipline related to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation and two years of field experience OR the equivalent of five years of relevant field experience.
  • Experience implementing WASH and/or environmental health projects on behalf of an international development organization.
  • Strong knowledge and skills in any or all of the following program areas: Schools: WASH promotion tools or other behavior change approaches such as Child Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST).
  • Villages: Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) and household nutrition, Participator Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments (PVCA), sanitation marketing, malaria prevention, and other environmental health approaches.
  • Health facilities: WASH facilities infrastructure management, environmental hygiene and waste disposal.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Experience in hygiene promotion and behavior change communications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proactive and results-oriented.
  • Comfortable and capable adapting work and priorities to respond to changing situations in order to advance organizational goals and objectives.
  • Strong computer skills, notably in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Able to both work independently with minimum supervision and as part of a larger team.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Possesses a valid riding permit and knowledge of road rules.

    Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Masindi and Kiryandongo areas and local languages.
  • Experience in conducting Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions at school and/or health facility level.

    How To Apply:

    Click the link below and complete the application by January 20, 2016, at 5 p.m. East African Time. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No paper copy applications will be considered.

    Due to the number of applications received, we are not able to respond to each application.

    Link to this job](https://thewatertrust.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=10)


    Project Coordinator-Education - Ugandan Nationals only - Uganda

    Project Coordinator-Education - Ugandan Nationals only - Uganda

    Norwegian Refugee Council

    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

    Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Northern Uganda and West Nile respectively, since 1997. Having smoothly phased-out by end of August 2014, NRC reopened from September 2014, to compliment efforts of the Government of Uganda and UN in supporting the South Sudanese Refugees currently settled in the Districts of Yumbe, Adjumani and Arua in West Nile.

    With funding from SIDA, NMFA, UNHCR and ECHO, NRC will implement Education, Livelihoods and WASH projects (and related activities) in Adjumani/Arua/yUMBE refugee settlements in 2015 moving forward.

    The NRC now seeks to recruit a Project Coordinator for the Education Project.

    The position holder will therefore, among other things, ensure that NRC/donor standards are met throughout the project cycle, supervise technical staff and coordinate activities both internally and externally. The position holders shall:

    Job description

  • Coordinate and implement the Education project according to strategy, proposals and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Develop annual activity and work plans
  • Supervise, train and develop of Education staff
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Cooperate with relevant partners and local authorities
  • Organize trainings for the Education team, relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Write Monthly activity/project reports and other reporting as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all project documents

    Specific tasks are:

  • Coordination of Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP)
  • Take overall responsibility for the running the Education activities in Adjumani/Rhino Camp
  • Take lead and participate in actual Education design, inception and implementation.
  • Ensure the quality, direction and consistency of the Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP)

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education/Social Sciences/Development studies
  • 4 years’ experience from working as an Education Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in refugee contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

    Education field

  • Education

    Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of the context in Adjumani/Arua
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar
  • Manage performance to optimize results

    Language

  • English

    We offer

    Salary: As per NRC Uganda Salary Scale

    Duty Station: Adjumani, West Nile, Uganda

    Miscellaneous info

    Travel: Some travelling must be expected

    How to apply:

    Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies


    Gender Officer-1 Vacancy based in Moroto (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Program/Department Summary:

    Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure communities.

    Our works focus on building resilience and enabling economic growth, improving opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improving governance and conflict management. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim, Kotido, Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit and Amudat with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, Nike Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

    BRACED Mercy Corps is a consortium led by Mercy Corps that includes TANGO Intl, Makerere University, University of Nairobi and Wajir South Development Association (WASDA). BRACED Mercy Corps is being implemented in northern Uganda (Karamoja) as well as northern Kenya (Wajir County).

    The BRACED Mercy Corps programme is designed around three integrated thematic focus areas - Natural Resource Management and Lands, Market Systems Development and Governance and Gender Mainstreaming.

    General Position Summary:

    The Gender Officer’s role focuses on the direct implementation of activities in target communities. Activities center on village level groups in which Gender Officers will mobilize, manage and ensure quality of activities.

    The Gender Officer will be responsible for activities related to male-only platforms, boys and girls safe space group formation and monitoring, education/advocacy of women groups, community education and barazas and gender research activities.

    Essential Job Function:

    · Work with Team Leaders to develop detailed quarterly, monthly and weekly workplans

    · Complete required paperwork in order to execute activities on time and of high quality, including development of concept notes on specific activities with associated timeline and budget

    · Monitor community based groups – Kitogogong Eres – working across the Markets, NRM, Lands and Governance teams to ensure activities compliment and build upon each other

    · 75%+ travel to the field including Napak and Moroto Districts

    · Maintain positive working relationships with District and Sub County level Gender Officers, coordinators of women’s networks, and other stakeholders, representing Mercy Corps in coordination meetings and solicitating participation in select activities

    · Ensure close coordination and sharing of information with District Officials, NGOs and local authorities as appropriate and advised by Team Leader and Program Manager

    · Make recommendations for incorporating a gender perspective into sectoral work

    · Communicate the organization’s commitment to gender equity, and the rationale for it, to staff and stakeholders.

    · Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge And Experience:

    · Preferably Bachelor in gender and development, women’s studies, masculinity studies, sociology, law or a related field

    · 3+ years of professional experience in the field of gender and development

    · Familiarity with tools of gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis

    · First-hand knowledge of gender dynamics in Karamoja is a must, as well as a basic understanding of the gender legal and policy framework in Uganda

    · Demonstrated commitment to women’s rights, human rights and social justice

    · Knowledge and experience in GBV prevention and response

    · Proven skills in networking, collaboration, education, community consultations and organizational development

    · Ability to ride a motorcycle and in possession of a valid driving/riding license

    Success Factors:

    · A strong team player with good communication and diplomatic skills

    · Very good analytical and information management skills

    · Good organizational skills and ability to work under/manager stress

    · Flexible and creative in planning and problem solving

    · Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members

    · Skill in maintaining professional internal and external relationships

    · Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information both for the staff and the organization

    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 Friday, 13th January, 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.


    Communications and Marketing Associate

    Position Overview:

    The Communications and Marketing Associate will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will have the opportunity to coordinate with our Development Officer in the US towards the development of fundraising, marketing, and publicity tools and content for publication. Additionally, the position will include a local focus working with the Uganda Country Director in generating marketing content for our stakeholders at every level. This is a vital expansion of our capacity to communicate internationally as well as nationally with stakeholders across a variety of platforms. We are looking for a motivated, creative individual with writing talents and interest in multimedia, video/photography and story-telling, and visual communications.

    Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Share Fundraising Content
  • Support the development of media content in our effort to communicate our work both to local and international stakeholders
  • Design marketing documents, including visual representations of LN’s data and stories, and work collaboratively to create and implement a public relations/marketing strategy
  • Manage all social media platforms for LifeNet and work collaboratively to create and implement a social media engagement strategy
  • Work with our Development Officer to engage in communication activities to elevate the LN brand and improve fundraising efforts, including gathering of local data, writing proposals, research, and assisting the Country Director in providing donor feedback in the form of regular reports
  • Supervise local storytelling and implement a qualitative data collection process for LN Work with our local monitoring and evaluation team to engage all staff members in qualitative story collection
  • Reporting Tools and Management Processes
  • Design organizational promotion and reporting tools for stakeholders locally and internationally
  • Supervise the production and delivery of key partnership communications to local stakeholders
  • Perform site visits to interact with our partners and team members in the field

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in communications, public health, or related field
  • Excellent writing and communication skills*
  • Proficiency in visual design and software use and ability to learn and navigate new software*
  • Ability to work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment*
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercontinental communication skills*
  • Project management skills; ability to coordinate activities across various departments and prioritize effectively*
  • Independent and self-motivated*
  • Experience in corporate use of social media platforms*
  • Passion for public and global health
  • International or cross-cultural experience (i.e. working within a diverse team context)
  • Experience or familiarity with faith-based institutions
  • Interest or expertise in photography and/or videography

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    E-Learning Officer

    Position Overview:

    Reporting to the Head of Strategic Information and Learning, the E-Learning Officer will build the IT capacity of PACE to support organizational operations in all offices and contribute to its effectiveness, quality, productivity, and accountability. The fellow will leverage Information Technology to solve business problems.

    The E-Learning Officer will also play a key role in surveying external landscapes – academia, international development, community-driven development, social media, conferences, etc. – to capture and integrate new learning and approaches as appropriate.

    Responsibilities:

  • Develop an e-learning platform to provide in-house training activities across the various units of the organization
  • Develop work plans, budgets, and reports for human resources information system (HRIS) staff across all PACE Uganda regions
  • Maintain content on e-learning system and disseminate to staff to promote staff learning
  • Create a database of e-learning trainers and institutions both locally and according to the different professions and training needs within the organization
  • Monitor the implementation of a mentorship and coaching program between supervisors and staff
  • Develop course and impact evaluations and process resulting data
  • Identify opportunities for IT innovation and foster the development of creative solutions that help the organization to better fulfill its mission, core values, and vision
  • Work with role players and stakeholders both internal and external to PACE and maintain an aggregated view of all significant ICT projects’ status and schedule for implementation and support for all PACE offices
  • Surveying external landscapes – academia, international development, community-driven development, social media, conferences, etc. – to capture and integrate new learning and approaches as appropriate

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, IT, or library science majoring in programming or business computing*
  • Analytical and decision making skills*
  • Ability to work under pressure*
  • Proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)*
  • Proficiency in data collection, validation, and analysis*
  • Demonstrable skills in programming*
  • Experience in system installation and management*
  • Experience and/or understanding of network design, management and security, and monitoring*
  • Skills in documentation and information management*
  • One year of work experience in information technology
  • Professional qualifications in CCNA, Microsoft MCSE 2000, MCP, MCSA, MCDBA, CWNA, and CCIP or other relevant qualifications

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    New Business Development and Partnerships Officer

    Position Overview:

    The New Business Development and Partnerships Officer will be based in Kampala and will play a critical role in the expansion of the Jhpiego Uganda office.

    In coordination with senior leadership in Uganda and members of the Baltimore New Program Development team, the fellow will develop and implement resource mobilization strategies, including building and strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations and identifying new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and international public and private donors, and foundations. The fellow will play a critical role in drafting and developing technical proposals, budgets, and work plans. In addition, the fellow will work to build the capacity of the Uganda office to effectively and efficiently capitalize on new business development opportunities.

    Responsibilities:

    Partnership and proposal development

  • Work with the Communications and External Relations Officer to identify opportunities to raise Jhpiego Uganda’s profile and execute strategies to leverage such opportunities
  • Lead technical proposal writing, budget development and work planning for external and internal funding opportunities
  • Coordinate pre-proposal information/data collection and conduct background research
  • Assist in maintaining and developing relationships with several donor agencies, including preparing and conducting formal meetings with donor agencies

    Organizational development

  • Develop a system to track previous Jhpiego Uganda new business development efforts and document lessons learned
  • Establish a system to track upcoming new business development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain directory of all potential funders, donors, and corporations with their contact information
  • Where appropriate, support program staff with donor reporting
  • Serve as a liaison facilitating new business development processes between Kampala and Baltimore
  • Leverage the country strategic plan to tease out priority areas for business development

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, or related field*
  • Minimum of two years working on public health issues*
  • Ability to quickly understand both the theory and the practice of public health programming in a developing country*
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; the ability to relate to a wide range of individuals, and to instill confidence and trust*
  • Experience writing technical grants or proposals*
  • Project management experience*
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills*
  • Outstanding presentation skills*
  • Proficiency in the suite of Microsoft Office programs and ability to manage budgets in Excel*
  • Self-starter who showcases strong initiative, flexibility and an ability to think creatively
  • Experience working with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and local and international public and private donors and foundations
  • Strong analytical and writing skills

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will fill an important role within the organization by working with senior management to increase and diversify Alive Medical Services’ funding sources and strategic partnerships. This position is important in enabling and supporting the clinic’s continued growth and provision of top quality care.

    The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will work with leadership to continue developing and implementing a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan.

    This may include building and strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations; increasing the diversity of funding sources, including identifying new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and international public and private donors and foundations; and developing online fundraisers.

    Responsibilities:

  • Lead the continued development and implementation of a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan for Alive Medical Services that prioritizes funding sustainability and diversification
  • Work with Alive Medical Services senior management to identify new funders at the local, national, regional, and international level
  • Develop and submit concept notes, letters of interest, written proposals etc. to support
  • Alive Medical Services’ general budget and individual programs (e.g. EMTCT, pediatric and youth programs, nutrition support and organic gardening program, etc.)
  • Develop and manage Alive Medical Services’ online fundraisers
  • Identify new partnerships/relationships and strengthen existing partnerships/relationships to enhance Alive Medical Services’ ability to offer a comprehensive range of patient services (community-based ART, cervical cancer screening, services for key populations etc.)
  • Assist with donor reporting and build the capacity of Alive Medical Services staff in this area
  • Work with the Communications and Knowledge Management Officer to strengthen fundraising efforts

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, non-profit management or related field*
  • Experience in resource mobilization/fundraising (e.g. proposal development, grant writing, and/or organizing online fundraisers)*
  • Excellent writing skills*
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills*
  • Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively*
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team*
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple projects and tasks*
  • The candidate should be flexible, reliable, and committed to Alive Medical Services’ vision and mission*
  • Minimum two years of experience in resource mobilization/fundraising, including proposal development, grant writing, and organizing online fundraisers
  • A good understanding of the HIV/AIDS funding and donor landscape
  • Experience engaging with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and local and international public and private donors and foundations

    How to apply:<

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Fundraising and Development Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Fundraising and Development Officer will be committed to improving maternal and child health in a global community where mothers and babies continue to die from preventable diseases.

    The fellow’s primary task will be to ensure that resources are available to make STM’s vision a reality. The fellow will contribute to fundraising and grant writing, with a focus on sources that are primarily from the East African context—and hence more sustainable and regional.

    This funding will support the leadership training of multidisciplinary East African professionals through a Master of Public Health Leadership program, and clinical outreach activities, such as the Mother Baby Hospital Friendly Initiative of Save the Mothers.

    Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a fundraising strategy and plan, in line with the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Research funding and partnership opportunities and share them with program teams and STM board/management
  • Develop fundable concept papers and proposals across Save the Mothers programs including the Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and the Master of Public Health Leadership program
  • Liaise with management to build local and international strategic partnerships for Save the Mothers
  • Participate in Save the Mothers' resource mobilization initiatives, which include, but are not limited to: concept development, proposal writing, and donor communication
  • Direct capacity building for Save the Mothers' staff and partners in proposal development and resource mobilization skills
  • Support, when possible, the fundraising initiatives of the Uganda Christian University (UCU), where Save the Mothers is housed

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in public health or related field
  • Passion for public health*
  • Ability to write and organize grants*
  • Self-starter with a commitment to learning*
  • Excellent collaborator; ability to inspire and mobilize others*
  • Respectful of the Principles of Identity and Code of Conduct at Uganda Christian University*
  • Experience and commitment to maternal and reproductive health
  • Fundraising or resource mobilization experience
  • Team player

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Program Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Program Officer will help to develop, improve, and expand the organization’s positive impact on underserved communities by increasing the efficacy of the health programs of FCDE’s community partners in Uganda. The Program Officer will be responsible for technically supporting partner organizations to deliver quality services through the creative planning, implementing, and marketing of their programs.

    Responsibilities:

    Advocacy

  • In concert with FCDE partner organizations, assess and identify key health issues in the community that are in need of advocacy and information dissemination
  • Plan and implement innovative advocacy strategies and interventions for improved service delivery
  • Support partner organizations to identify and ally with influential organizations and networks to facilitate advocacy

    Marketing/Communications

  • Conduct assessments of partner organizations to identify gaps in advocacy, marketing, and communications vProvide training and mentoring to partner organizations in the areas of advocacy, marketing, and communications
  • Work with partner organizations to develop a creative communications strategy by documenting and disseminating success stories and program impact through social media and other communication channels
  • Help partners develop the tools, materials, and vision to execute a successful communications plan
  • Assist with the production of print material, including annual reports, brochures, newsletters and other materials as needed
  • Ensure that relevant and quality content is disseminated through social media platforms and other communication channels
  • Assist in regular updates of social media outlets

  • Resource Mobilization
  • Work with partners to increase their funding base so that they can more effectively implement their projects on the ground

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Advocacy experience and skills*
  • Interest in local and global public health issues*
  • Interest in organizational capacity building, especially in rural communities*
  • Ability to work in a team environment with self-sufficiency and self-motivation*
  • Ability to undertake regular field visits to rural communities*
  • Experience in training and facilitation
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Experience with project design and management
  • Skills in partnership development and management
  • The ability to get things done and come in with an open mind, new ideas, and a passion for global health

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Knowledge Management Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Knowledge Management Officer will be based in Mbale and will act as a critical liaison between Spark’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and communications team. The fellow will work with the M&E team on a variety of data analysis tasks, supporting the team’s demonstration of impact at a range of scales­–the community level, project/sector level, country level, and organizationally across the three countries where Spark works. In addition, the fellow will have a unique opportunity to help translate data–through written narratives as well as graphs and visualizations–into compelling communications for a range of donor and partner audience

    Responsibilities:

    Data Analysis (45%)

    Work with M&E team to prepare and analyze quantitative and qualitative impact data Support smooth implementation of M&E systems (including data collection, entry, checking, and analysis) and provide insight on areas for improvement or innovation Identify and contribute to emerging opportunities to understand and measure Spark’s impact Provide capacity building and training organization-wide on M&E systems (including data collection, entry, checking, and analysis)

    Reporting (45%)

    Contribute to the integration of accurate and compelling data across Spark’s external engagement platforms and collateral, including (but not limited to): annual and quarterly reports, presentations, proposals, white papers, organizational website, social media, etc.

    Craft compelling impact narratives utilizing quantitative and qualitative data

    Develop graphics and visuals that bring our data to life in new ways and for new audiences Identify, implement, and innovate on interpretation and presentation of data, in line with specific target audiences and messages

    Develop and maintain up-to-date data reporting library (including data, narratives, and visuals) to strengthen and streamline external reporting

    Provide capacity building support to country teams on report writing, including data presentation and impact narrative development

    Work with Communications Manager to strengthen donor reporting workflow for country-specific reports

    Support routine and ad hoc data reporting requests from Spark team Fundraising (10%)

    Support routine and ad hoc data reporting requests

    Identify, implement, and innovate on interpretation and presentation of data for current and potential donors

    Craft compelling impact narratives utilizing quantitative and qualitative data

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Strong writing and analytical skills*
  • Strong research skills, including the ability to synthesize insights from a range of sources*
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with basic data analysis and/or statistics*
  • Experience or interest in organizational learning and systems development*
  • Project management skills, including managing multiple priorities and timelines, and coordinating amongst distributed teams
  • Familiarity with or interest in key issues in international development
  • Familiarity with or interest in the East African context

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Social Behavior Change Communication Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Social Behavior Change Communication Officer will be based in Kampala and will work with the MoH team to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate Social Behavior Change Communication interventions. The position will also involve provision of support for resource mobilization efforts for Social Behavior Change Communication interventions, in line with the department’s mission.

    Responsibilities:

    Working with the MoH team, the Social Behavior Change Communication Officer will:

  • Explore and document best practices to promote Social Behavior Change Communication in line with existing standards
  • Monitor national Social Behavior Change Communication implementation
  • Map all partners working on Social Behavior Change Communication in Uganda
  • Network with various stakeholders (public and private) to promote the Social Behavior Change Communication agenda at the policy and implementation levels
  • Disseminate experiences arising from Social Behavior Change Communication interventions in line with the departmental guidelines
  • Identify funding opportunities for Social Behavior Change Communication activities
  • Develop fundable research proposals for Social Behavior Change Communication programs and activities
  • Develop operational plans and budgets for Social Behavior Change Communication initiatives in line with the approved programs and budget lines
  • Monitor and evaluate impact of Social Behavior Change Communication interventions in various health programs
  • Prepare monthly and other regular reports of Social Behavior Change Communication activities in line with the departmental guidelines
  • Oversee community health worker program and act as liaison between key partners

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor's degree*
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in public health, mass communications or related field
  • Experience in social behavior change communication
  • Experience living in a developing country
  • Experience working directly with a developing country government
  • Proficiency in MS Office and computer applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, STATA)
  • Strong experience in policy and strategy development
  • Strong knowledge of community health worker programs
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in conference and/or high-level meeting planning and organization
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with resource mobilization and budgeting
  • Knowledge of USAID and other large donor agency rules and regulations
  • Ability to work in a team environment, but with self-sufficiency and self-motivation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills vAbility to multitask with flexibility and demonstrated ability to prioritize across multiple activities
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Research experience and skills
  • Ability to network and engage with multi-stakeholders

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Health Worker Performance Management Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Health Worker Performance Management Officer will work with the Senior Advisor for Performance Management on the second result area of the project, which focuses on enhancing the productivity and performance of the health workforce so as to improve the quality of health services.

    The fellow will work with the whole performance management team, but with special focus on strategies implemented to reduce absenteeism in the health sector, which is currently estimated at 52%. This high rate contributes to reduced access to health care, heavy workloads for the few available health workers, de-motivation and poor quality of care due to fatigue.

    The underlying causes of absenteeism include absent or weak leadership and management, low pay, lack of accommodation close to the workplace, poor relationship with the community, safety issues, and poor attitude to work.

    The fellow will contribute expertise and creative innovation to motivate health workers and reduce absenteeism.

    The fellow will work with the informatics team to assess and improve existing computer-based systems for monitoring absenteeism and use the data availed to document best practices and generate solutions. The fellow will work with the performance management team on developing innovative motivation and retention strategies for health workers, especially in rural and hard-to-reach areas.

    Responsibilities:

  • Lead organizational strategy to improve performance of health workers by leveraging data to drive creative solutions
  • Support Senior Advisor for Performance Management to develop innovative motivation and retention strategies for health workers, especially in rural and hard-to-reach areas
  • Assess and improve current approaches to monitoring and reducing absenteeism
  • Evaluate existing computer-based systems
  • Innovate new approaches to existing systems
  • Serve as a bridge between the performance management team and the informatics team
  • Work with monitoring and evaluation team to ensure that absenteeism-related data is properly captured and reported for project results
  • Analyze absenteeism data and document progress, processes, and strategies
  • Collect best practices to share throughout the organization

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Graduate degree in public administration, public policy, organizational development, management, business, public health, or social science field related to human resources for health
  • Experience in implementing human resources leadership, management or organizational development*
  • Applied skills and experience in data analysis*
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills*
  • Flexible in planning and implementing activities*
  • Conceptual thinker with excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail*
  • Willingness to travel within the country*
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook*
  • Ability to leverage IntraHealth core competencies: Innovation, Accountability, Service
  • Excellence, Interpersonal Relationships
  • Experience implementing or managing human resources for health (HRH) or related activities in Uganda, including involvement in several of the following areas: HRH performance management, HRH assessment, workforce policy and planning, human resource development and management, leadership development, delivering or evaluating education for health professionals
  • Clear commitment and record of achievement to building the capacity of local partners
  • Experience with open-source software packages
  • Familiarity with the Uganda health care system, the Ministry of Health, District Government, and other development organizations in Uganda a plus

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Communication and Partnership Officer

    Position Overview:

    For the last 15 years, ROM has been engaged in several best practices but the visibility of ROM is still lacking. ROM heavily depends on one donor for funding and this threatens the survival of the program should the donor withdraw funding at any time.

    The Communications and Partnership Officer Fellow is needed especially at this time because ROM desires to improve their visibility through print, social, and electronic media and ensure that the public is appropriately informed of key developments and events in the organization, and to coordinate ROM partnerships at all levels while maintaining a positive image of the organization. The fellow will work with the PR and Communications Assistant to improve visibility that will help ROM attract more funding for the organization.

    Responsibilities:

  • Scan the social environment to identify issues in society that can affect ROM's mission and come up with advocacy-related interventions
  • Build strong alliances and networks with public and private partner organizations for concerted advocacy efforts and greater participation in policy dialogue in line with the ROM
  • PR and communications policy
  • Take photographs, record video, document, and share experiences arising from advocacy interventions with the supervisor and other key stakeholders in line with the ROM PR and communications policy
  • Develop an operational activity plan and budget for communication and partnership issues
  • Prepare presentations, speeches, press releases, electronic direct mailers, media, and communications
  • Increase the visibility of ROM using social media
  • Build the capacity of ROM staff in communication, partnership, and networking
  • Coordinate the development and production of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials for advocacy on HIV care, treatment, and prevention
  • Participate in carrying out campaigns on issues related to HIV care, treatment, and prevention and other emerging priorities
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly performance reports as required

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
  • Bachelor’s degree in mass communication or related field*
  • Networking and collaboration skills*
  • Excellent, eloquent, and persuasive communication skills*
  • Public relations skills*
  • Training or experience in resource mobilization and partnership management
  • Project planning and management or public relations and customer care
  • Demonstrated advocacy skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Partnership management
  • Interest or expertise in photography and design
  • Negotiation skills

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Strategy and Resource Mobilization Officer

    Position Overview:

    The Strategy and Resource Mobilization Officer will ensure that all relevant resource mobilization activities are developed, coordinated, and implemented in the most efficient and effective manner in line with quality management standards and the results-based approach.

    The fellow will be responsible for developing customized fundraising strategies and policies, tools and mechanisms for implementation; advising on resource mobilization and related communication aspects; ensuring full alignment of resource mobilization activities with internal colleagues and partners; promoting Brick by Brick fundraising activities to potential donors and partners in resource mobilization; and generating fundraising proposals and other resource mobilization innovations in order to reach annual targets. The fellow will be expected to approach their work creatively and innovatively, developing and adapting innovative approaches and replicable strategies for fundraising, through analysis of trends and in consideration of lessons learned.

    A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to challenge and question common resource mobilization practices and previous approaches, to adapt to changing circumstances and needs, and to identify and prioritize marketable projects.

    Responsibilities:

  • With guidance from Executive Directors (ED) and Program Director (PD) in collaboration with other internal and external implementation partners, develop a specific fundraising approach for Brick by Brick and provide advice and support to EDs and relevant staff in the implementation of this strategy
  • Establish and broaden relations with traditional or non-traditional donors and financial partners and analyze information on their funding priorities and trends; advise Brick by
  • Brick on methods to develop bankable projects; explore possible sources of funding and coordinate strategic program development opportunities with relevant Brick by Brick stakeholders to raise funds
  • Develop Brick by Brick’s resource mobilization capacity through establishing a sound, methodological, coordinated and long-term approach to resource mobilization
  • Organize fundraising activities, such as donor briefings and presentations or joint donor events with relevant internal and external stakeholders, crowd funding, as well as fundraising events in any form as long as they are in conformity with Brick by Brick values
  • Monitor the provision of transparent, high-quality targeted reports for donors as agreed in the respective agreements
  • Consistently monitor systematic, regular, and transparent reporting on all fundraising activities and results related to the donor community under his/her responsibility
  • Actively engage in and lead grant writing as a vehicle for resource mobilization as well as drafting letters of interest (LOI) and responding to requests for proposals (RFP)

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Advanced university degree in finance, business, public administration, public health, international relations, or related field
  • Experience in fundraising, resource mobilization, and project development preferably in the field of international health, with progressive scope of responsibilities*
  • Proven record of mobilizing resources in private and public sectors, preferably in the field of human health
  • Experience working in a multinational context requiring complex coordination with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft office, other computer programs relevant for budgeting and proposal development, among others

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/


    Staff Attorney Kampala, Uganda (Ugandan National)

    The Mission

    International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global organization that protects the poor from violence throughout the developing world, by partnering with local authorities to rescue victims of violent abuse, bring the criminals to Justice, restore the survivors to safety and strength and strengthen the public justice system to end the targeted abuse.

    The nature of abuses we intervene in include slavery, child sexual exploitation, property grabbing against widows and orphans, police abuse of power to mention a few. In Kampala Uganda, our casework focus is on eliminating property grabbing against widows and orphans through an effective and efficient public justice system.

    The Need

    International Justice Mission is seeking an experienced Advocate to assist its Legal casework team as a Staff Attorney working to reinstate the rights of widows and orphans victimized through property grabbing, bring the criminals to Justice, document the survivors rights and participate in initiatives to improve the Public Justice Systems response to the targeted abuse.

    This position is based in Kampala, Uganda, requires regular travel to and from areas within Mukono District and Jinja during work hours, and reports to IJM Kampala’s Legal casework Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Intervention Strategy and Management

  • Evaluate, develop, and implement intervention strategies for IJM cases.
  • Encourage and support State Attorneys in the prosecution of property grabbing perpetrators.
  • Coordinate and lead mediations, negotiations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution to resolve IJM cases.
  • Represent IJM clients in civil litigation and in the administration of estates.
  • Ensure that government offices (Lands Registry, Administrator General, etc.) take necessary action leading to the processing of clients documentation.
  • Conduct legal research and draft correspondence, memorandums, and legal briefs.
  • Track case related data in paper and electronic case tracking management systems.

    Team Support

  • Supervise, mentor, and manage the efforts of Associate Attorneys, Law Clerks and/or Volunteer Attorneys.
  • Coordinate with IJM Investigators to investigate allegations of property grabbing and ensure all evidence is collected in an admissible form.
  • Cooperate with IJM Aftercare Specialists in identifying psychosocial needs of victims.
  • Conduct case intake and client screening based on established criteria.
  • Assist in hosting guests, visitors, and volunteers.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Professional Development
  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.
  • Maintain Practicing Certificate and participate in CLEs relevant to IJM’s casework.

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree in law, successful completion of LDC and current Practicing Certificate.
  • 3 or more years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Excellent critical thinking, legal analysis, and oral and written advocacy skills.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent writing and speaking in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Experience in civil and/or criminal litigation preferred.
  • 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

    How to apply:

    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.


    Volunteer Attorney Kampala, Uganda

    The Mission

    International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global non-governmental human rights organization which protects 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.

    The nature of abuses we intervene in include slavery, child sexual exploitation, property grabbing against widows and orphans, police abuse of power to mention a few. In Kampala Uganda, our casework focus is on eliminating property grabbing against widows and orphans through an effective and efficient public justice system.

    The Need

    International Justice Mission is seeking a Lawyer to assist the Casework team as a Volunteer Attorney, working to bring substantive relief to widows and orphans by intervening in individual cases of violence, deception and abuse; coordinating with government actors to ensure effective estate administration; and informing efforts to strengthen the public justice system.

    This position is based in Kampala, Uganda, requires regular travel to and from areas within Mukono District and Jinja during work hours, and reports to an IJM Kampala Staff Attorney.

    Responsibilities

    Casework Support

  • Conduct case intake and client screening based on established criteria.
  • Implement intervention strategies developed by IJM Staff Attorneys.
  • Conduct legal research, writing and filing on behalf of IJM clients or as directed.
  • Track case related data on paper and electronic case tracking management systems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Estate Administration
  • Assist IJM clients to obtain Letters of Administration, complete property transfers and make property distributions.
  • Liaise with and pursue action from government offices (Lands Registry, Administrator General, etc).
  • Coordinate meetings with relevant parties, attorneys and power actors.

    Team Support

  • Cooperate with IJM Investigators to investigate allegations of property grabbing and ensure all evidence is collected in an admissible form.
  • Cooperate with IJM Aftercare Specialists in identifying psychosocial needs of victims.
  • Assist in hosting guests, visitors and volunteers.

    Professional Development

  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree in law.
  • Successful completion of LDC and current Practicing Certificate preferred.
  • One year of experience as a practicing attorney preferred.
  • Experience in civil and/or criminal litigation preferred.
  • Excellent critical thinking, legal analysis and oral and written advocacy skills.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent writing and speaking in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • 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.

    How to apply:

    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.


    Field coordinator

    Background/IRC Summary: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (www.theIRC.org) is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression.

    The IRC is currently working in over 25 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and life saving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

    The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 to provide support to refugees and vulnerable host community members in the areas of women's protection, children's protection and cash assistance.

    Job Overview/Summary:

    The Field Coordinator (FC) leads IRCs response in the Yumbe Field Site and is responsible for supporting, coordinating and supervising timely and high-quality program implementation, with a specific focus in ensuring effective functionality of all the support functions of the program.

    He/ She will provide supervision and leadership to both program and operational teams in the field site, ensuring adherence to agreed work plans and reporting schedules as well as full compliance to IRC's policies in the areas of Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Security and ICT.

    The Field Coordinator will be responsible for grant management and reporting. S/He will be also be responsible for direct supervision and monitoring of Zone Five (5) Field Manager, Human Resources, Administration, Logistics, Finance and all program functions to ensure strict compliance to all IRC procedures/policies.

    The FC will oversee day to day management of Staff Safety and security during all phases of field operations.

    S/He will work in close coordination with the Country Director, Deputy Director Programs, Technical Coordinators, Finance Controller, Country HR/Admin Manager and Senior Supply Chain Manager to ensure that programmatic and operational strategies are implemented in the field site. The Field Coordinator will from time to time represent the IRC Yumbe program in various coordination forums.

    The Field Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director Operations and will be responsible for the following.

    Responsibilities and specific tasks :

    Program Management

  • Oversee the day-to-day implementation of all programs in the field site, providing constructive supervision to the program managers to implement, monitor and evaluate work plans and monitoring &evaluation mechanisms as agreed with the Deputy Director Programs.
  • In close collaboration with relevant Technical Coordinator(s), lead the field-based teams in the development of new proposals and initiatives for the Yumbe field site in accordance with the country program strategic plan and IRC program framework.
  • Participate in the development of budgets for program proposals in conjunction with the grants and finance departments.

    Grants Management and Reporting

  • In close coordination with the Grants department and the relevant Technical Coordinator(s), lead field-level Grants Opening, Mid-Term and Closing meetings.
  • Review operational aspects of internal and external reports from the field site and ensure timely submission as required
  • Lead review of Budget vs. Actual expenditure on a monthly basis with staff, ensuring timely and accurate feedback to the relevant Technical Coordinator(s) and the Grants, Finance and Supply Chain departments.
  • In collaboration with the Technical Coordinator(s) address any over/under expenditure issues through jointly developed corrective plans.

    Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Ensure appropriate M&E activities are carried out regularly by program staff in all sectors (data collection & analysis, monitoring of project progress against established work plans, monitoring of established indicators and utilization of results to inform program (re-)design);
  • Support in Identifying gaps in M&E systems and make recommendations for improvements;

    Strategic PlanningSupport the integration of program activities to create coherent, quality and complimentary programming; Specific focus to ensure strong integration of program support functions with direct program related activities

  • Participate in workshops at field level to establish and monitor annual operating plans for the strategic plan;
  • Ensure that all project activities are consistent with established best practices and IRC's Program Framework principles.

    Human Resource Management

  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Ensure all staff in the field site know and understand IRCs Global and in-country HR
  • Policies and the IRC Way Standards for professional Conduct. Document and address breaches of policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the Senior HR Coordinator in a professional manner and in line with the letter and spirit of the relevant policy.
  • Ensure the Performance Management cycle is implemented and documented timely for all staff in the field site. Ensure feedback from technical coordinators is sought and incorporated in performance management cycles of program managers and heads of department, including but not limited to technical performance and capacity building needs.
  • Provide direct supervision to the field site's HR lead, ensuring recruitment, staff orientation, and payroll preparation, leave management and exit management processes are carried out timely and in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that staff have capacity development plans in place based on documented capacity needs assessments exercise. Work with the appropriate technical resource (for example the Technical Coordinators) to achieve this

    Finance and Supply Chain and ICT Management

  • In close coordination with the Finance department, lead the development and management of annual, comprehensive and inclusive field operating budgets.
  • Oversee the financial management of field office operations by the Program Managers, and the Finance staff, including cash management, issuing and tracking advances, ensuring complete and correct use of all finance forms; timely notice to Nairobi of cash transfer needs;
  • Ensure proper financial, supply chain and ICT management systems and control mechanisms are in place and adhered to in line with the IRC's global and in-country finance and supply chain policies.
  • Oversee the carrying out of supply chain support operations by Yumbe supply chain staff, including procurement (both local and through Nairobi), stock management, asset management, vehicle operations, equipment maintenance and repair (including communications and computer equipment);
  • Provide supervision and leadership to the field site's finance and supply chain teams.
  • Review and ensure timely submission of monthly and annual finance and supply chain reports from the field site as required.

    Security Management

  • Act as IRCs Security Focal Point for the field site.
  • Ensure all staff in the field site know and understand IRC Yumbe's security regulations;
  • Document and address breaches of policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the Security Manager.
  • Monitor the Yumbe security situation, attend security meetings and inform the Security Manager, and SMT where appropriate, of developments through submission of accurate weekly and -where needed- ad-hoc security and incident reports.
  • Participate in the review and update of the country Security Management Plan.
  • Assist the Security Manager in developing field specific Contingency Plans, Medevac, Evacuation Plans and SOPs.
  • Assist the Security Manager with developing training plans for staff and conducting trainings.

    Representation and Coordination

  • Represent the IRC with local government authorities (administrative, sectoral and security officials), non-state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, and donors at the field site level. Engage and or delegate to program staff for sector representation as appropriate.
  • Represent the IRC with beneficiaries and communities to encourage accountability to those we serve Upon request by the Senior Management Team, organize and facilitate field visits for stakeholders interested in IRC's Yumbe response.
  • Coordinate IRC program activities with relevant officials and other humanitarian agencies;
  • Assist in the preparation of regular reports to keep partners and stakeholders informed of IRC's activities;

    Key Result Areas

  • Strategic Leadership in effective program design and implementation, grant compliance with key focus on the IRC Country Strategic Plan and the IRC Global Program Framework.
  • Effective representation of the IRC in key forums (Partners, stake holder, donor) articulating IRC programming, country strategies and seeking to strengthen coordination/partnerships.
  • Continuously monitoring and analysis of the Humanitarian situation/context in West Nile area to inform on strategic design of the IRC programming.
  • Continuously monitoring and analyzing the safety and security situation within the County that would inform on development of contextual Advisories and SOPs that would ensure staff safety during all IRC operations.
  • Optimal and effective resource utilization in the overall IRC operations through implementation approaches in both programming and operations
  • Contribute towards development of the IRC policies, procedures and ensure adherence and compliance by all field staff

    Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in Development Studies, International Relations or similar OR relevant technical qualification (Health, Engineering, Livelihood, Gender etc.) preferred.
  • At least 5 years' experience of implementing multi-sectorial humanitarian relief or development projects in Africa or similar context preferred.

    Required Experience & Competencies:

  • Experience of working in complex emergency settings implementing and managing either Primary Health, WASH, GBV, Livelihoods, Nutrition or HIV/AIDS programs in emergency or refugee settings.
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with and coordinating with international and national partner organizations.
  • Experience managing a UNHCR, UNICEF, PEFPAR/CDC, USAID, ECHO, DFID, EU or OFDA funded project an added advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Budget development, and strong budget management experience
  • Excellent org. skills with demonstrated ability to manage large amounts of information and prioritize work
  • Good security management skills preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of communications systems (satellite communications, VHF and HF radio) preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of computer software: MS Word, Excel & email applications required; MS Access, Project & GIS preferred.

    Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.
  • Willingness to live and productively work in insecure, unstable and/or harsh environments
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Desire to learn
  • Cultural sensitivity

    How To Apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2F0cmluYW1pbGxlci4wMDE5NS4zODMwQGlyYy5hcG...


    Research Assistant as Field Principal Investigator (M/F) - Uganda

    Epicentre is a non-profit organization, created in 1986 by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) dedicated to research, field epidemiology and training in line with both MSF programs and Epicentre’s Research Centers in Uganda and Niger. Epicentre is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.

    Context

    In 1995, Epicentre created a permanent research center in Uganda to support MSF projects in the region. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements on critical public health burdens in Uganda and Africa.

    To reach this objective, Epicentre collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara Research Center.

    The Mbarara research center is located in Mbarara Municipality, 300 km South-West to Kampala. The main health facility is Mbarara National Referral Hospital which is also a teaching hospital for the MUST.

    This is the referral hospital for the Western region of Uganda with a capacity of 240 beds. The research center is structured into several departments: administration, logistics, laboratory, data management.

    Mission and responsibilities

    The Research Assistant will act as the field principal investigator of a Yellow fever study and will assume responsibility for the proper conduct of the trial in coordination and under the supervision of the international principal investigator and the Director of the centre.

    Main activities

    · Ensure that the study is implemented in compliance with the study protocol and that any deviations are properly documented and communicated

    · Participate in the development and adaptation of Standard Operating Procedures

    · Initiate and coordinate the process of obtaining study approval from the local Regulatory Authorities and Ethics Committee bodies, as applicable

    · Submit any substantial amendment of protocols or patient information and informed consent forms for approval to the local Regulatory Authorities and Ethical bodies

    · Plan and execute the initial and continuous training of staff related to the study in coordination with the international principal investigator and study monitor

    · Ensure all members of research team he is in charge of conduct the study in accordance to GCP regulations in agreement with protocol and study related SOPs

    · Maintain a Study Trial Investigator file containing all essentials documents

    · Record and promptly report Serious Adverse Reactions and other notifiable events to the Sponsor, relevant local ethics and regulatory authorities

    · Ensure that data is collected, recorded, handled, stored and reported accurately on Case Report Forms and confidentiality is kept

    · Ensure the adequate medical care of study participants for any adverse event

    · Supervise and advise the study doctors, nurses, field workers in performance of their duties

    · Monitor study materials including but not limited to drugs, sundries, diagnostic tools

    · Prepare together with the pharmacist orders materials and drugs needed for the running of the study

    · Generate timely study reports and contribute to writing of monthly site report

    · Communicate regularly with international principal investigator.

    Other activities

    · Participate regularly in meetings and other activities of the medical department and the research centre as a whole when required

    · Communicate regularly with international principal investigator

    · Take up any other responsibilities delegated to them by the Medical Coordinator and the Director of the Centre

    · Ensure good communication with other investigators and the study team.

    Candidate requirements

    · Medical doctor with advanced training in clinical research, epidemiology or public health

    · Registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

    · Previous experience on clinical trial study implementation is an asset

    · Knowledge of ICH guidelines, GCP, and the clinical trial study process

    · Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently

    · Strong verbal and written communication skills

    · Training in Good Clinical Practice

    Conditions

    Position based in Mbarara, Uganda

    Short term Contract: minimum 12 months starting mid-February 2017

    MSF/Epicentre expatriate contract or local contract

    How to apply:

    Applications should be made online, before 18th January 2017 by completing the form available from the following link: http://www.epicentre.msf.org/en/job-opening

    For complementary information about this position please contact:

    Aitana.JUAN@epicentre.msf.org


    YouBelong-Uganda Office Manager

    Description

    YouBelong-Uganda is a non-government organization registered in Uganda since 2016. YouBelong-Uganda is committed to transition people out of institutional care in Uganda and back into the care of strengthened families and local communities.

    YouBelong-Uganda’s first programme (YouBelong Home) focuses on transitioning many hundreds of discharge-ready patients from the national referral mental hospital in Kampala back to their families and communities by establishing local support services that have the potential to develop into a cohesive and robust community mental health service

    The YouBelong-Uganda office is located in the Butabika neighborhood of Kampala. Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer or his delegate, the Office Manager will be responsible for ensuring that operations and activities at the YouBelong-Uganda office run smoothly and for creating an enabling environment in the office for staff to carry out their tasks. These activities will include the following:

    Responsibilities

  • Supervise duties of office staff including the receptionist, drivers, security officer, sanitary officer, and IT officer
  • Manage telecommunication issues for the office staff including email setup, office calendars, internal phone networks, mobile phone networks, teleconference capability
  • Manage office purchases including hardware (e.g., computers, printers, phones, projectors, etc); software (e.g., internet, phone lines etc.); furniture
  • Manage relevant warranties and service contracts with trusted vendors for office equipment
  • Procure and maintain inventory for dispensable items (e.g., stationery, pens, toner for printers, extension cords, toiletries, cleaning supplies, etc)
  • Organise and coordinate meetings (including travel arrangements, invitations, etc.)
  • Documenting minutes for all staff meetings and maintain issue logs
  • Perform duties of receptionist when office is understaffed or when requested by supervisor
  • Liaise with finance department regarding monthly procurements, outstanding invoices, and expenditures
  • Develop and maintain office filing system (both electronic and hard copy)
  • Contribute to the development of human resource standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Any other tasks requested by supervisor(s)

    Prerequisites

  • Applicants should possess a University level Bachelor’s Degree in the management area.
  • Prior experience in office management (> 2 years)
  • Skills in information technology relevant to responsibilities detailed above
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines; ability to manage projects and execute tasks; ability to communicate effectively; ability to forecast and solve problems; ability to work effectively with the YouBelong-Uganda team and external partners

    Details

    Project

    YouBelong Uganda Office Manager

    Start date: 2nd half of January

    Term

    One year contract with a three month probationary period (with possibility of extension)

    Location

    Kampala, Uganda

    Number of openings

    1

    How to apply:

    Hiring Process

    Applicants for this position are required to send a written application with CV and references to hiring@youbelongcommunity.org.

    A short list of applicants will be selected no later than two weeks after close of application process, followed by interviews. Salary will be discussed with the successful applicant; Ugandan tax law and employment law will apply.


    Restaurant Positions - Uganda

    Java Coffee & Tea, the sister company to Nairobi Java House in Kenya, is open in Kampala. We are looking for Uganda's best and brightest talent to join our team! We are recruiting for Enthusiastic, friendly and passionate team members for the following positions:

    Refrigeration Technician

    Service, maintain and repair refrigeration and air-conditioning machines and equipment.

    Key Responsibility Areas

  • Daily checking the status of all machines, and equipment at the assigned branches.
  • Service, Repair and Maintain machines, equipment within the assigned units as need arises
  • Purchasing of relevant spare parts required through authorization of maintenance supervisor.
  • Ensure that all refrigeration, air-conditioning conform to the acceptable set brand standards.
  • Report any malfunctioning of equipment beyond your scope to your superior.

    Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

    Required:

  • At least a diploma in refrigeration and air-conditioning.
  • Must have at least 3 years hands-on experience in servicing and maintenance of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment of all types, designs and makes.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of how refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment and systems work.
  • Knowledge of plumbing and gas line repairs is an added advantage

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  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Time management skills

    Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Hardworking
  • Must be able to work alone (with little or no supervision).
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  • Adoptable and flexible
  • Quick leaner
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    The person should be of high integrity, with excellent analytical and report writing skills.

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    We look for stewards and bussers who are diligent, hands-on, and trustworthy when it comes to all tasks. This is a vital role in our set up.

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    No prior experience required, only secondary school education and a positive attitude.

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    We are looking for all rounded people to join our family. While experience is important, a great attitude is the first thing we look for. Our management team believes strongly that the key to keeping great people is treating them with respect.

    We endeavor to offer the best training possible to ensure that you know all you need to know about our menu, procedures and philosophy before you serve your first guest.

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    Applicants with experience using MICROS POS systems is a plus.

    Talented cashiers can often be considered for management positions as the company grows.

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    Love Coffee? We are looking for dynamic, friendly people with experience behind the barista counter. In addition to brewing/serving a varied selection of our coffee as well as serving the desserts, our baristas will also cater to the counter service/takeaway guests.

    If you wish to join a team passionate about maintaining a high standard in coffee culture please apply below.

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    We are looking to recruit, well trained and team oriented chefs to lead our various kitchens. If you think you have what it takes please apply below.

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