Livelihood & Food Security Project Manager Job Vacancy at Goal

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda. Our mandate is to work to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. GOAL is also committed to gender equality throughout the organisation and to addressing the basic rights and needs of vulnerable populations throughout the developing world by focusing on gender issues across the full range of sectors within existing policies, development strategies and priorities.

Goal reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.



Job title: Livelihood & Food Security Project Manager – Abim

The Livelihood & Food Security Project Manager is responsible for GOAL’s food security and livelihoods programming in Abim. He/she will take overall charge of the programmatic and operational deliverables including project implementation, budget management and reporting needs in line with defined organisational and donor requirements.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the incumbent’s key duties will include; ensuring effective and efficient use of resources within the project, contributing to the further development and financing of the project, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with all relevant stakeholders at a district level in order to promote effective coordination, visibility and appropriate engagement by GOAL.

Essential Requirements

* University degree in Agriculture, rural development or rlated disciplines with hands on experience in sustainable livelihoods programming;
* At least 5 years experience in managing sustainable livelihoods programmes particularly in a recovery context;
* Strong Management, project planning, organisational, supervisory, interpersonal, and communication skills;
* Proven skills in performance management and capacity building related to staff, institutions and communities;
* Willingness to live in Abim which is in a remote location
* Fluency in English, spoken and written; ability to communicate with beneficiaries in their own language.

Desirable

* Experience in Agri-business management;
* Training and strong understanding of the sustainable livelihood framework
* Ability to manage stress;
* Competent in windows, MS office programmes, email and database experience;
* Proven ability to work creatively and independently.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Friday 26th November 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to: vacancies@goaluganda.com

Current Job Employment Opportunity at Goal Uganda

Job Title: IEC/BCC Technical Officer

The IEC/BCC TO will be responsible for building the capacity of partner organization personnel to implement quality HIV/AIDS sub-project activities through the provision of technical support in: the various approaches to IEC/BCC activities; providing technical assistance to partners seeking support to implement initiatives relating to IEC/BCC for vulnerable groups and represent project activities with relevant bodies and authorities.

The incumbent will also be responsible for the Partnership Officer role whereby he/she will act as the principal contact point between GOAL and assigned partner organizations in the district; work with assigned partner organizations to develop and agree project proposals with GOAL, and to monitor and support implementation so that it matches agreed plans, keeping the relevant GOAL Project Manager informed of any problems or issues that arise. Strengthen the capacity of assigned partner organizations and liaise with other Technical Officers and other staff in GOAL to monitor and support the highest technical quality possible of project work.

Essential Requirements

* A bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or Community Development with 1-2 years NGO field experience, or Diploma in development studies or social work with 3-5 years NGO field experience;
* Good proposal and report writing skills;
* Previous experience of social marketing;

* Qualification in Training of Trainer (TOT);

* Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS;
* Proven ability to implement peer education;
* Proven ability to implement Stepping Stones;
* Proven ability to implement life planning skills;
* Working knowledge of computer packages like MS Word and MS Excel;
* Experience in networking with government, NGOs and districts in project implementation;

* Willingness to work and live in a remote location.

Desirable

Previous experience of working with civil society partners; knowledge of gender issues; previous experience with budget development and ability to ride a motor cycle.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Friday 26th November 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to: vacancies@goaluganda.com

Community Officer, WASH Job Vacancy- GOAL UGANDA

Job Title: Community Officer, WASH - Bugiri

The Community Officer will lead the behavioural change initiatives in sanitation and Hygiene practices in the project area. He/she will be involved in the mobilisation, sensitization of the program activities in the communities and guiding the communities through site selection process. Hygiene promotion through the local government health department as well as capacity building and design of IEC material together with the local government.

Essential Requirements

* Degree in Humanities, Adult and Community education, Public health, Environmental science or a closely related field;
* Minimum of 3 years working experience with NGO or CBO;
* Proven experience in working in WASH/Health related projects;
* Proven experience and commitment to working directly with communities;
* Experience and commitment to participatory approaches;
* Ability to read and write to a high standard both in English;
* Computer literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
* Proven ability to effectively motivate, and engage people;
* Keen to learn and develop skills.

Desirable

Post graduate Diploma in project management; knowledge of one of the local languages of the area; ability ride a motor cycle and ability to leave and work in a remote environment.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), and daytime contact number by close of business Friday 26th November 2010 to:

The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to: vacancies@goaluganda.com

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CO., LLC - Jobs and Vacancies

URC is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions based in Kampala:

Long-term Positions:

a. Receptionist (1 Position)

Job Summary: The receptionist will provide a welcoming, professional atmosphere for the SUSTAIN office and is responsible for managing office communications. He/she will also provide administrative support for the project, coordinate transport as requested, and manage conference rooms and meeting preparations.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree; At least 2 years experience in office management; Strong written and oral communication skills

b. Grants Officer (2 Positions)

Job Summary: The Grants Officer will manage approximately 30 grants provided to hospital sites supported by SUSTAIN. He/she is responsible for maintaining a tracker of grantee expenditures and advances, reviewing grantees’ financial reports, building financial management capacity among grantees, ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and orienting grantees on sub-grant requirements.

Minimum Qualifications: Degree in B. Comm., Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or comparable certifications/qualifications; At least 5 years experience in general financial management ; Experience in grants management and capacity building in financial management required; Experience with USAID programs/knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred

c. Finance Officer (1 Position)

Job Summary: The Finance Officer will ensure adherence to financial policy, budgets and internal control measures. This position will support the development of timely financial reports, preparation of budgets, and ensure compliance with USAID and URC regulations.

Minimum Qualifications: Degree in accounting or comparable certifications/qualifications; At least 5 years experience in accounting/financial management; 2 years experience with QuickBooks preferred; Experience with USAID programs preferred; Attention to detail, ability to prioritize/manage multiple tasks

d. Information Technology Support Specialist (1 position)

Job Summary: The IT Support Specialist will provide daily ‘helpdesk’ support for staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Diploma in IT (Degree Preferred); proven experience of office networking and computer programming; 5 years experience providing IT support

Short-term Consultancies

* Finance Management Consultant (1 Position)
* Consultants for Laboratory Strengthening Needs Assessment/Activity Implementation (4 positions)
* Term Consultants for HIV Psychosocial Care and Counseling Services (2 positions)
* Facilitator for a staff Team-Building workshop (1 position)

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants for long-term positions will be expected to submit the following documents to the Uganda URC Office by: 12pm of Wednesday, November 24, 2010.

1. Cover Letter and Curriculum Vita

2. Names and contact information for 3 professional references

3. Photocopies of certificates and testimonials to be brought to interview or submitted hard copy (please do not send via email)

Interested parties in short-term consultancies should contact Shiela Nyakaisiki for detailed scopes of work from snyakaisiki@urc-chs.com or the URC office. Following, qualified applicant should also submit their application CV, cover letter, and references should submit their documents to Shiela Nyakaisiki by 12pm of Wednesday, November 24, 2010

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services

Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru

P.O Box 28745

Kampala, UGANDA

hr-uganda@urc-chs.com

Jobs Vacancies and Employment opportuniies at CARE International in Uganda

Job Title: Coordinator – Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM)

Salary Scale: Grade D Quartile 1

Reports to: Technical Manager – CBNRM

Location: Fort Portal

Tasks & Responsibilities

* Working closely with communities, Civil Society partners and collaborating agencies to plan project activities on a monthly and quarterly basis
* Coordinating field activities between and with different partners and target communities
* Initiating and promoting coordination and collaboration between partners, target communities and local government authorities
* Leading component level monitoring, evaluation, documentation and data/information management
* Support partners to develop and implement their M&E plans and systems.
* Support partnership development and capacity building through dialogue, coaching and learning by doing
* Working with the Advisor for gender, conflict and HIV/AIDS, to facilitate the integration of these cross-cutting issues into all CBNRM activities/plans/agreements.
* Engage in programme-level planning, review and learning meetings to ensure inter-project co-ordination and synergies
* Initiate concepts and strategies for implementing selected site specific activities related to CBNRM.
* Work with the Civil Society and Advocacy Advisor to facilitate and strengthen natural resource/environment thematic groups at community level and District level.
* Take lead in initiating partnership reviews and monitoring emergence of partnership issues.
* Carry out regular monitoring of field activities and document progress on a monthly basis, emphasising areas that need the urgent additional attention of the Technical Manager and Advisors.
* Provide quality assurance to activities and reports of partners under guidance of the Technical Manager.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

* A 3-year good bachelors’ degree in natural resources/environment related field, but a Master degree is an added advantage.
* Minimum of 5 years field experience in conservation and development work, particularly in community conservation/community based natural resource management in a large programme/NGO setting.
* Previous experience in project planning a and managing partnerships
* Experience and knowledge of advocacy and organisational capacity building processes, tools and methodologies
* Knowledge of government structures, policies and laws within the land, forestry, water and wetlands sectors.
* Experience in facilitating participatory natural resource management initiatives and familiarity with stakeholder and conflict analysis tools.
* Experience working in rural communities, local civil society organisations and local government;
* Proven skills in facilitation, communication, documentation, monitoring and evaluation
* Good understanding of the interconnectedness between natural resources, livelihoods, gender, HIV/AIDS, conflict, climate change and land rights.
* Good computer practical skills.

Application Procedures:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed curriculum vitea (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of

professional certificates and transcripts; Within 10 days from the date of advertisement. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within two weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Applications should be addressed to: Human Resource Officer, CARE International in Uganda, P.O. Box 7280, Kampala. or

recruitment@careuganda.org

CARE INTERNATIONAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES & CORRUPTION INTORRELANT EMPLOYER

Job Vacancy for Coordinator - CARE International in Uganda

Job Title: Coordinator – Batwa Empowerment & Social Protection

Salary Scale: Grade D Quartile 1

Reports to: Technical Manager – Protected Areas

Location: Kabale

Tasks & Responsibilities

* Facilitating advocacy and capacity building of partners, communities and collaborators focusing on influencing positive responses to needs and rights of the Batwa.
* Coordinating and overseeing planning and implementation of Batwa Empowerment activities.

* Supporting implementation of livelihood interventions for Batwa.

* Engaging on broader CARE Uganda programme and administration initiatives

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

* A good three year Bachelors’ Degree, but a Masters Degree is an added advantage.
* At least 3 years experience in a similar work.
* Experience in capacity building and advocacy.
* Proven experience working on social protection issues affecting poor and marginalised groups of people.
* Knowledge of government structures and policies especially in the land, forestry and wildlife sectors and Decentralisation.
* Understanding of human rights, and the policy, institutional and legal framework as regards the protection of minority groups
* Familiar with conflict sensitive and gender equity and diversity approaches.
* Experience in working with rural communities, local civil society organisations, and local government.
* Excellent facilitation, mobilisation, communication, documentation and team work skills.
* Ability in promoting pro-poor demand driven business development and rural financial services.
* Demonstration of ability to work under minimum supervision.

Application Procedures:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed curriculum vitea (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts; Within 10 days from the date of advertisement. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within two weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Applications should be addressed to: Human Resource Officer, CARE International in Uganda, P.O. Box 7280, Kampala. or

recruitment@careuganda.org

CARE INTERNATIONAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES & CORRUPTION INTORRELANT EMPLOYER

Program Grants Coordinator Job Vacancy- CARE International

Job Title: Program Grants Coordinator

Salary Scale: Grade D Quartile 1

Reports to: Country Office Grants Coordinator

Location: Fort Portal

Tasks & Responsibilities

* Participate in the screening process during sub grantee selection
* Lead in identifying areas of sub granting risk exposure to the Fort Portal Field Office and addressing risks identified.
* Summarise the screening and pre award system audit results, clearly identifying capacity gaps and required improvements, and present with recommendations to approving authority for final approval.
* Coordinate with all the project managers and submit monthly sub grant cash forecasts to the Country office Grants Coordinator for review and submission to the Finance Manager for timely consolidation in the Country Office monthly cash requirements.
* Ensure the sub-agreement close out for all Fort Portal SO sub grantees is done following the standard procedures, and that our sub granting agreements reflect our over arching obligations to the relevant donor and allow sufficient time for effective closeout
* Develop improvement plans following sub grantee assessments and selection, based on the capacity gaps that have been identified.
* Prepare and update on a monthly basis for each project a sub grants database, the sub grants information on contract dates, contract amounts, disbursements, liquidations, questioned and disallowed costs.
* Lead responses to audit queries and also follow up implementation of recommendations

Application Procedures:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed curriculum vitea (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and transcripts; Within 10 days from the date of advertisement. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within two weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Applications should be addressed to: Human Resource Officer, CARE International in Uganda, P.O. Box 7280, Kampala. or

recruitment@careuganda.org

CARE INTERNATIONAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES & CORRUPTION INTORRELANT EMPLOYER

Jobs at The British High Commission

The Head of Corporate Services will provide leadership and management of the BHC/DFID Joint Management Unit (JMU) and will be responsible for the effective implementation of the BHC andDFIDs human resources strategies, estates, finance, procurement and transport policies and will have oversight for the safety and security of staff.


Key Responsibilities

* To integrate and motivate a team of approximately 40 administrative and support staff to ensure high quality services.
* To lead on human resources strategies and ensure that both organisations have the resources needed to meet business objectives.
* To lead on the provision of estate services including security and health and safety of office and residential properties.
* To have overall responsibility for the joint administrative budgets in the region of GBP 4.5 million including forecasting and development of realistic and responsible resource allocation bids.
* To Ensure effective financial control systems and procedures.
* To oversee the IT and Information systems, including effective implementation and compliance with security information policies.
* To oversee the contracting and procurement operations, ensuring corporate compliance and demonstrating value for money.

Qualifications and Experience

* A Bachelors Degree in any discipline, but preferably in Management or Administration.
* A Masters Degree or equivalent postgraduate qualification would be an advantage.
* 7-9 years experience in management with at least 5 years at senior management level.
* Experience at General Manager or similar level in private sector/NGO/Donor or similar organisation.
* Experience of public sector organisations would be useful.
* Experience in accounting and procurement.

Key Competencies

* Managing and Developing Staff
* Communicating and Influencing
* Delivering Results
* Problem Solving and Judgement
* Working with Others
* Strategic Awareness

How to apply

To apply please send or e-mail your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you meet the above competencies, with 3 work-related referees including copies of educational certificates to the address below. Clearly mark the subject field or envelope: “BHC/DFID – Head of Corporate Services”. Attachments to e-mails must not be more than 2 MB.

Closing date is 1700 on 29 November 2010

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

The British High Commission and DFID Uganda are equal opportunity employers

People Performance Group

Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante

P.O. Box 12405, Kampala

Attn.: The Director

E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug

Web: www.ppg.co.ug

Clinical Officer Job Vacncy- The Makerere University Walter-Reed Project (MUWRP

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Medical Male Circumcision Program

CONTRACT PERIOD : 18 months

Qualifications

* Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Heath
* Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’ Council
* At least 3 years of post-qualification professional experience
* Demonstrated experience in counseling and facilitation, especially as they pertain to MMC issues.
* Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda

ADDED ADVANTAGE EDUCATION/TRAINING

* Formal training in the clinical aspects of circumcision service delivery, including training of trainers
* Formal HIV ART and Palliative Care training for clinical officers
* Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and Internet.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Participate as a trainer in MMC surgery and MMC counseling at bi-weekly MMC trainings.
* Perform and train circumcision surgery at fixed or mobile sites.
* Ensure documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures
* Work with the MUWRP mobile HIV care and treatment team to provide supportive supervision to District HIV clinics.

* Communicate professionally in writing
* Other duties as required.

The closing date for the applications is November 26, 2010. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Makerere University Walter Reed Project Jobs and Vacancies

JOB TITLE: Research Clinical Officer (2 positions)

CONTRACT PERIOD: 4 months

Qualifications

* Diploma in clinical medicine
* At least 3 years of post-qualification professional experience
* Strong leadership and communication skills.
* Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda
* Experience in HIV ARV and Palliative Care delivery

ADDED ADVANTAGE EDUCATION/TRAINING

* Formal HIV ART and Palliative Care training for clinical officers
* Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training and prior experience in research
* Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and Internet.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Conduct study procedure according to GCP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
* Complete History, Physical Exam and Questionnaires
* Ensure patient safety and confidentiality

* Work with the HIV care and treatment teams at Kayunga District hospital and Kangulumira HIV clinics,
* Resolve or coordinate the resolution of study issues related to HIV care, treatment, laboratory, and data management.

* Document procedures, processes and events related to clinical PEPFAR programs that could impact study conduct.
* Other duties as required.

Send cover letter, CV (including references), and supporting documents to;

The Human Resource Administrator

Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Plot 42, Nakasero Road

P.o Box 16524

Kampala

The closing date for the applications is November 26, 2010. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Administrative Assistant Jobs in a USAID funded program

SDS is currently seeking to fill the following positions based at Programme office in Kampala.

1. Administrative Assistant – 1 Position

Reporting to the Operations Specialist, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining the day to day operations of the SDS Programme Office in Kampala.

Specific duties of the position include:

1.
* Responsible for day to day management of SDS Programme Office.
* Maintain a comprehensive filing system for all project activities.
* Initiate procurements, and manage the expendable and fixed asset registers.
* Coordinate project meetings and events.

Academic Qualifications, Skills and Experience

A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or equivalent. At least three years experience in running a busy project office and organizing tasks for effective project scheduling.

How to apply:

Interested candidates can send their letters of application, CV with three references and copies of their academic qualifications by close of business Wednesday November 26th, 2010 to: recruitment.sds@uganda-sds.org with position applied for in the subject Line.

Driver Jobs in a USAID funded program

Job title: Driver – 1 Position

Working under the supervision of the Administration Assistant, the driver will be responsible for driving the project vehicles, keeping log of the vehicle use and managing the day to day vehicle care and use.

Specific duties of the position include:

* Drive, maintain, and service the project vehicles in keeping with the highest safety standards;
* Keep log of vehicle use, maintenance, and service;

Academic Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Advanced Level certificate of education and a clean driving license

Professional driver with certificate of training in driving especially defensive driving skills

Must be fluent in English and computer literate

Not less than five years driving experience within a busy project environment.

How to apply:

Interested candidates can send their letters of application, CV with three references and copies of their academic qualifications by close of business Wednesday November 26th, 2010 to: recruitment.sds@uganda-sds.org with position applied for in the subject Line.

Program Officer Job Vacancy at Makerere University

Job Title: Program Officer, HIV/AIDS
Operation Base: Kampala at RCQHC head offi ce
Reporting lines: Technical Advisor-HIV/AIDS

The Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care (RCQHC) provides leadership in promoting Quality of Health Care (QOC) in Africa. The RCQHC is based at Makerere University School of Public Health at the College of Health Sciences in Kampala Uganda. The RCQHC delivers technical assistance, conducts a wide range of activities covering training of health managers, curricula reform development, conducting innovative operational research in tropical diseases & health systems strengthening. One key program for RCQHC is HIV/AIDS that focuses mostly on Paediatric AIDS care & treatment in Africa, within the auspices of the African Network for Care of Children affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA). Key strategic partnerships include USAID-EA, USAID-Ethiopia, USAID-Africa Bureau, and AED among others. The
RCQHC seeks to recruit for the post of Program Offi cer-HIV/AIDS that has fallen vacant; we now invite applications for this post.

Role Profile:
1. Contribute to the development and implementation of the RCQHC HIV/AIDS work plans & budgets
2. Contribute to report writing, documenting and disseminating best practices, success stories and lessons learnt.
3. Work with the accounts systems to support the budgeting, tracking and ensure proper utilization of HIV/AIDS program funds.
4. Participate in program monitoring and evaluations in line with work plans.
5. Support the HIV/AIDS Advisor to facilitate activities of the African Network for Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA).
6. Support resource mobilization & fundraising for the HIV/AIDS programs at the RCQHC, including identifying potential donor agencies, developing and submitting targeted proposals to the same agencies, and following up the proposals through face-toface and electronic media discussions.
7. Working with the HIV/AIDS team, in the identifi cation of emerging key issues in the area of HIV and AIDS and designing programs to address gaps, & contribute to innovation
8. Support the development, production and dissemination of various HIV/AIDS educational materials.
9. Work with the IT offi cer, to ensure smooth running, utilization, M&E of the ANECCA & RCQHC websites and databases, specifically those/sections that cover HIV/AIDS issues.
10. Utilize meetings, presentations and fi eld visits to cultivate new business opportunities for ANECCA/RCQHC.
11. Support innovative research projects
12. Any other duties linked to institutional development as assigned by the supervisor.

Competencies & Qualifications:
• A basic degree in Human Medicine (or equivalent), and a Postgraduate qualification (preferably at Masters level or equivalent) in either Pediatrics, Child health or Public Health, or Epidemiology or Project Planning & Management or other relevant discipline- a requirement
• At least 3 years experience in managing HIV/AIDS service delivery and /or programming projects-
• Knowledge and Experience in provision of clinical care & treatment for AIDS in developing countries-a requirement.
• Experience with in-service training on AIDS care and treatment for various calibers of health care service providers – a requirement.
• Knowledge of current approaches to providing care, treatment and support services to persons living with HIV, including regional and global trends in related policy and programming –a requirement.
• Facilitation, Training skills, and abilities to contribute to curricula design; as well as proposal development, documentation & writing skills.
Additionally, candidates must have good writing & communication skills in English language. A working knowledge of French/Kiswahili/ Amharic or other regional languages an advantage. Good workplace skills, including cross-cultural and interpersonal skills are essential. Self management, Self drive, networking & team work. Ability to work under demanding deadlines and handle several tasks at a go. You must be prepared to travel extensively across Africa close to 50% of time. The RCQHC is an equal opportunity employer; women, PWDs, PLWHIV are encouraged to apply.

Terms of Employment:
The person appointed to this post will be employed by the RCQHC (Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care) and will follow the rules and regulations of the institution as an employee. S/he will be line managed by the Technical Advisor-HIV/AIDS (Coordinator ANECCA)

Appointment:
The appointment will initially be for 1 year, with possible renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. A three-month probation period will be lifted upon satisfactory performance.

Remuneration:
Attractive and negotiable remuneration, depending on qualifi cations and experience, Additional benefits including: Housing for non- Ugandan residents, Medical care for self and immediate family, annual leave.

Application procedures:
Interested and qualifi ed persons should send their motivation letters, curriculum vitae, key academic documents by post or email to:

• The Director, Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care, (Application
PO-HIV/AIDS) Makerere University School of Public
Health, P. O. Box 29140, Kampala - Uganda
• E-mail to: mail@rcqhc.org, copy hbarigye@rcqhc.org
Closing date for receiving applications is 24th November 2010.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Those who will not have heard within a month of publication of the advertisement should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Jobs and Employment at Makerere University

Job Title: Psychosocial Officer
Location: Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care
Reporting line: Technical Advisor HIV/AIDS
Operational base: Kampala, Uganda.

The Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care (RCQHC) provides leadership in promoting Quality of Health Care (QOC) in Africa. The RCQHC is based at Makerere University College of Health Sciences School of Public Health in Kampala Uganda. The RCQHC delivers technical assistance to health care workers through a wide range of activities such as training, development of learning materials and conducting research. The RCQHC also hosts the secretariat of the African Network for Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA), a regional network of members from sub-Saharan Africa region. RCQHC seeks to recruit for the new post of Psychosocial Officer for the ANECCA secretariat.

Key roles:
1. Anticipate needs and lead the development of the ANECCA psychosocial strategy in Africa.
2. Manage programme funds including participating in work planning, budgeting, regular funds tracking, financial reporting and submission of timely accountabilities in liaison with the finance department.
3. Assess training needs of staffs working with HIV infected children and adolescents within the African region to develop appropriate training plans.
4. Develop, adopt, and adapt appropriate training tools for training and mentoring of psychosocial workers within the region.
5. Organize, coordinate and facilitate child and adolescent psychosocial care and counselling trainings for health care providers within the African region.
6. Facilitate/ conduct training of trainers to build country specific capacity for paediatric HIV psychosocial trainers.
7. Provide supportive supervision to trainees including developing and implementation of post-training work plans and on-site mentoring to enhance utilization of knowledge and skill building in psychosocial care and counselling for children and adolescents.
8. Ensure the implementation of quality psychosocial programs children within the region through direct program oversight as well as training and capacity-building of country staff.
9. Offer Technical Assistance to partners and countries for capacity building in psychosocial care and support for children and adolescents while facilitating a participatory approach with key country stakeholders to identify and plan appropriate activities relevant to child and adolescent psychosocial care and well-being. This task will include participating in the hiring and supervision of suitable consultants to provide technical assistance.
10. Identify and acquire appropriate program materials needs for psychosocial activities
11. Identify fund raising opportunities through creating partnerships with Psychosocial and protection officials, UN agencies, child protection working groups, donor agencies, international humanitarian organizations, local NGOs, and local government authorities.
12. Identify and participate in project proposal writing in response to funding calls for applications and proposal
13. Liaise with the M&E Officer to monitor and evaluate the programme, document success stories and best practices
14. Organise stakeholder meetings, learning sessions and regional forums for sharing/ dissemination of experiences and best practices.
15. Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the Technical Advisor HIV/AIDS or RCQHC Director.

Requirements –core knowledge & competencies:
• Masters in Psychology, Social Work and Administration, Sociology, Medical Anthropology or equivalent.
• At least five years of proven field experience in a similar position and particularly in capacity building and supporting national staff in providing psychosocial care and counselling for children and adolescents with HIV infection.
A basic degree in social sciences or a related field with knowledge and skills in office
• Experience working with diverse groups of people. Familiarity of working within partnerships will be of added advantage. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
• Computer literacy including Microsoft Offi ce (Word, Excel and Power Point), ability to use internet, proven website and database maintenance and updating skills.
• Excellent correspondence writing & communication skills in English language (A working knowledge of French is an advantage).

Terms of Employment:
The person appointed to this post will be employed by the RCQHC (Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care) and will follow the rules and regulations of the institution as an employee. S/he will be line managed by the Technical Advisor-HIV/AIDS (Coordinator ANECCA)

Appointment:
The appointment will initially be for 1 year, with possible renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. A three-month probation period will be lifted upon satisfactory performance.

Remuneration:
Attractive and negotiable remuneration, depending on qualifi cations and experience, Additional benefits including: Housing for non- Ugandan residents, Medical care for self and immediate family, annual leave.

Application procedures:
Interested and qualifi ed persons should send their motivation letters, curriculum vitae, key academic documents by post or email to:

• The Director, Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care, (Application
PO-HIV/AIDS) Makerere University School of Public
Health, P. O. Box 29140, Kampala - Uganda
• E-mail to: mail@rcqhc.org, copy hbarigye@rcqhc.org
Closing date for receiving applications is 24th November 2010.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Those who will not have heard within a month of publication of the advertisement should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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Job Title: Consultant

Company Name : SOS Children’s Villages Uganda
We wish to engage the services of a suitable individual to support local Fund Development in the organisation.

Job Tasks: To design and develop concepts and project proposals aimed at generating funding for SOS programmes. Placing such proposals with a range of funding agencies targeting areas of community development, education and health care. The consultant shall identify opportunities/calls for funding and work with SOS staff to determine programme content and possibilities for application.

Working Experience : 5 (Years)
Job Type : Full Time
Industry Type : NGOs
Functional Area : Consulting
Location : SOS CHILDRENS VILLAGE ENTEBBE Uganda

Skill Set : 1. Experience: At least 5 years of successful quality proposal writing with documented success in securing funding from major donors (e.g EU, USAID, DANIDA etc). The ideal person should be able to translate information from SOS and make it easily understandable/convincing to an identified donor. 2. Remuneration: A retainer fee will be negotiated to facilitate the administration costs. Any major payments will be made on commission basis.
How to Apply: The Human Resource Coordinator, SOS Children’s Villages Uganda, SOS Children’s Villages National Office Entebbe, Abaita Ababiri, 25kms along Entebbe road. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 12 November 2010. Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Where to apply
Address : Abaita Ababiri, 25 Km K’la - Entebbe Road
Job Posted on : 01 Nov 2010
Apply Before Date : 12 Nov 2010

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