FINAL EVALUATION NATIONAL CONSULTANT- UN Job

Job Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 16-Sep-10
Type of Contract : SSA
Job Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected canditate is expected to start) 27-Sep-2010
Duration of Initial Contract : 35 Days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 35 Days

Duties and Responsibilities

The national consultant will assist and collaborate with the Team Leader in all the tasks relating to the final evaluation including fieldwork, interpretation in meetings/interviews held in local language, and report writing as agreed with Team Leader.

In addition to the above the National Consultant is responsible for the following:

Review of documentation to be provided by the project (implementation/evaluation reports)
Conduct fieldwork under the guidance of the Team Leader and interview stakeholders, national and local Government officials, and communities to generate authentic information and opinions.
Write and compile the information and reports as needed.
Assist the Team Leader in preparations of presentations for stakeholders.
Assist the Team Leader in making presentations to stakeholders.
Contribution to draft Final Evaluation Report.


Competencies

Technical/Functional Competencies:

Strong analytical aptitude and effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Effective organizational and team work capacities.
Computer proficiency: MS Office
Personal Competencies:
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.
Positive, constructive attitude and consistently approaches work with energy.
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.

Required Skills and Experience

The national evaluator will support the international evaluator and should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

Master’s degree in development studies or related social science fields with experience in disaster risk reduction

Familiarity with disaster risk reduction, crisis, conflict situations as well as recovery in the horn of Africa

Proven experience in conducting independent project evaluations in conflict settings

At least 5 years of relevant experience in evaluation of development, disaster risk reduction, crisis management and recovery programming

Experience in the evaluation of technical assistance projects, if possible with UNDP or other UN development agencies, major donors as well as government.

Excellent English writing and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to assess complex situations in order to screen succinctly and clearly critical issues and draw forward-looking conclusions

Experience in working with small multi-disciplinary, multi-national teams to deliver quality products in high stress, short deadline situations.

Experience and demonstrated capacity to work in rural and remote localities.

Leasing Assistant Job at American Embassy (1 position)

Job title: Leasing Assistant

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 076/2010 Date: 09/02/2010

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Leasing Assistant; FP-6; FSN-8
OPENING DATE: September 02, 2010
CLOSING DATE: September 15, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The American Embassy is seeking for one individual for the position of Leasing Assistant in the General Services Office - Housing Section.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Responsible for the overall administration of all residential and office leases for ICASS agencies. Assist in lease negotiations and ensure timely preparation of lease payment vouchers, lease related correspondence and tracking of all other actions related to the lease portfolio, including lease caveats and obtaining necessary lease clearances and waivers. Develop and maintain close working relationship with the Interagency Housing Board, management representatives from the ICASS agencies, and landlords. Reports directly to the General Services Officer and serves as senior member of the Housing Section.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov .
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, social sciences, social work and social administration, law, ethics and development, finance, public administration, or education is required.
2. Work Experience: Three years experience in property leasing, real estate, finance, administration at a mid/senior level, one of which should be at supervisory level required
3. Language Requirement: Level IV spoken and written English ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Working knowledge of local housing and leasing practices/customs/standards, and familiarity with the local realty market is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Cross cultural communication skills capable of mediating conflicting interests of American Mission housing standards and local residential standards. Must be tactful, yet effective, in negotiating lease terms with landlords in order to achieve the required mission standards.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

HR Officer Vacancy (1 position)

Job Tile: HR Officer
Job requirements
The incumbent should be graduate/diploma in HR management or social work with four years of experience in similar capacity with reputed security agency or commercial establishments.

Apply for this job

Candidates with relevant qualifications and experience from security/ Army/ military apply within 10 days of this advertisement, along with detailed resume, photocopies of certificates, two referees, one recent passport size photograph and contact telephone number to:

The HR Officer, P.O. Box No 1482, Jinja, Uganda.

Accounts officer (1 posistion)

Job Title: Accounts officer
Job requirements

The incumbent should be graduate/diploma in Accounts with four years of experience in similar capacity with reputed security agency or manufacturing /commercial establishments.

Knowledge of computerize accounting like Tally is essential.

Apply for this job

Candidates with relevant qualifications and experience from security/ Army/ military apply within 10 days of this advertisement, along with detailed resume, photocopies of certificates, two referees, one recent passport size photograph and contact telephone number to:

The HR Officer, P.O. Box No 1482, Jinja, Uganda.

Stores Officer Job (1 Position)

Job Title: Stores Officer/Quartermaster

Job Requirements
The incumbent should be graduate/diploma in stores/ logistic management with four years of experience in similar capacity with reputed security agency /Army/military/police department.

Knowledge of weapons, communication systems, vehicle management is added advantage.

Should have hands on experience in computerized purchases/stores systems essential.

Apply for this job

Candidates with relevant qualifications and experience from security/ Army/ military apply within 10 days of this advertisement, along with detailed resume, photocopies of certificates, two referees, one recent passport size photograph and contact telephone number to:
The HR Officer, P.O. Box No 1482, Jinja, Uganda.

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