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Action Africa Help International (AAH-I)- Uganda, Jobs Vacancies Career Opportunities

4.      PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (One Position available)

Reports to:    Project Manager (EU Livelihoods Project)
Staff reporting to this post: Labourers, Driver and Guards
Liaises with: Field Accountant, HR and Admin Officer, Project Officers and Project staff
Duty Station:            Kyangwali
Job Summary:
Provide administrative services for efficient running of the EU livelihoods project.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Manage travel arrangements for the project staff through liaising with travel agents for timely bookings at minimal costs.
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      Allocate and supervise work of compound cleaners, office messenger and watchmen to ensure that office support duties are run effectively.
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      Maintain and organize insurance of office equipment through organizing routine maintenance and repairs.
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      Provide direct support to the Project Manager and Project Officers.
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      Ensure requisitions and other documents submitted to the Project Manager for signing are correct and complete.
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      Efficiently arrange for meetings/workshops, collate documentation and information to support these meetings, and where required preparing minutes and other relevant reports/documentation in a timely manner
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      Assist in coordinating and tracking of documents for the Project Manager.
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      Maintain inventory of stationary and office supplies for the Project Manager and other Project Officers.
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      Provide necessary clerical and secretarial support including maintaining effective filing, scanning, photocopying, archiving and record keeping systems, both paper and electronic of reports and other materials
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      In collaboration with the HR and Admin Officer, support the recruitment process through placing local advertisements, inviting prospective candidates for interviews and administering the interviews and preparing interview reports in order to achieve a quality and timely selection process.
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      In coordination with the Procurement Officer, support cost effective procurement of office and other field items according to different project budgets and plans.
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      Responsible for logistics; management of staff movements and organizing office errands involving event management, booking of flights, requesting for per diems/overnight allowances and accommodation at competitive rates.
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      Support and host visitors from the project and elsewhere by arranging inductions and other plans for them ensuring high level of care.
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      Support other staff by providing advice and guidance in handling organisational and administrative tasks for which the project is responsible.
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      Coordinate the flow of information between the project officers, departmental staff and staff in the country to ensure issues are communicated appropriately; the manager is kept briefed during absences from the office and on his/her return; and that right staff are informed of issues that the Project Manager would want them to be kept informed of.
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      Monitor staff welfare and health and report to the HR and Administration Officer for appropriate action
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      Coordinate payment of office stationery and other utilities e.g. internet, telephone, DSTV and electricity bills.
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      Support the project communication strategy through preparation of draft communiqués for the Project Manager
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      Support preparation, collation and submission of periodic  project reports
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      Undertake any other relevant task at the direction of the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      A Diploma in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or a related qualification from a recognized institution.
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      At least one years experience in similar in a busy nongovernmental Organization.

·        Excellent facilitation, inter-personal and communication skills
·        A good command of both written and spoken English
·        Attention to detail
·        Excellent report writing skills
·        Flexible and Adaptable
·        Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·        Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
·        Excellent Management skills
·        Able to capacity build and develop others
·        Ability to mobilize different audiences and communities
·        Commitment to the organizational values

5.                  DRIVER/MECHANIC (2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
Reports to:    Administration Assistant
Liaises with: Project Officers, Area Manager, Project staff, Program Officer
Duty Station:            Kyangwali.

Job Summary:
To drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the AAH I vehicle regularly; to ensure programme activities run smoothly, vehicles are clean and in good order always in line with AAH I policies. The position will be responsible for vehicle maintenance and repairs.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Deliver and collect goods, parcels and letters as required in the most cost efficient way.
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      Responsible for transporting staff and partners for official engagements.
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      Supervise and assist with loading and off loading of goods at the site upon arrival as well as when picking goods.
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      Maintain the vehicle log book indicating mileage, task accomplished, departure and arrival times, and fuel taken to enable proper monitoring of the vehicle movement as well as costs.
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      Ensure cleanliness and carry out routine maintenance checks daily and report any observed faults to the supervisor so that repairs can be arranged and servicing booked.
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      Ensure the vehicle insurance is valid and prompt for its renewal when renewal time is drawing close to ensure that the car is continually insured.

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      Diagnose problems, repair and perform general maintenance on all equipments and vehicles including adjustments of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems and clutches on petrol and diesel equipments:
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      Tune up engines, ignition parts, clean and adjust carburetors, perform minor body repairs and respond to breakdowns.
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      Perform preventative maintenance and make inspections of vehicles for proper working order and safe operation.
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      Perform required inspections on allocated vehicles.
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      Maintain work records, time and material records on vehicle services.
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      Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
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      Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the AAH I Vehicle Policy.
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      And any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      Mechanics Grade II
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      Certificate level 4 in motor vehicle/craft technician course
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      At least 4 years work in a busy motor vehicle workshop
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      Clean national driver’s license
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      Ordinary level certificate
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      High level of integrity
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      Good report writing skills
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      Moderate computer skills with the ability to use word and excel spreadsheet

6.                  MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location:       Kyangwali
Supervisor:   Project Manager
Liaises with: Field Officers, Enterprise & Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), and Project staff.
Job Summary: Provide technical support to the program staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation according to AAH I Uganda evaluation strategy and donor requirements; to set up and operate Market Information System, and train counterparts.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Develop computerized systems (solutions) that will facilitate quality management and dissemination of market information throughout the organization, to beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs, and to other relevant community stakeholders.
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      Monitor utilization and performance of existing in-house systems with the aim of carrying out corrective actions that enable beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs, and other relevant community stakeholders to manage and sustain their livelihoods.
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      Conduct data analysis and processing during research, baseline surveys and ministry review surveys.
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      Provide technical support in advanced use of office applications (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access, Computer configuration, program installation and trouble shooting and statistical tools) especially in areas of proposal writing and reports to the project team.
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      Design brochures, certificates and publications on behalf of other departments.
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      Liaise with Head of Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to gather relevant information regarding best practices to project design, monitoring and evaluation from within and outside the AAH I partnership and shares it with Area Managers and field staff to facilitate organizational learning end experience sharing.
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      Work closely with the Head Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to contribute to the technical soundness of the different project designs.
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      Participates in various programme planning forums including reviews of AAH I strategic direction, field staff training and evaluation as appropriate.
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      Lead the process of collecting monitoring data as per the developed monitoring plans and works with the Head of Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to analyze the data and produce reports.
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      Prepare and submit project reports to the Project Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      Must hold a Bachelors Degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Statistics, Economics, and/or other related field from a recognized university.
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      A working knowledge of Market Utilization and Agriculture information software.
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      Be conversant with general office procedures including the use of Microsoft Publisher, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, Word and Mail System.
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      Extensive working knowledge of data bases.
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      Outgoing, helpful and a good problem solver.
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      Good computer skills and ability to write technical reports.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 15/2/2011

Jobs in Action Africa Help International (AAH-I)- Uganda

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a non-governmental organisation registered with the NGO Co-ordinating Bureau in Kenya in December 2003, and consequently registered in its countries of operation in Africa. It previously operated as Aktion Afrika Hilfe, e.V, a non-profit charitable organisation incorporated in Munich, Germany, in March 1996 and subsequently registered in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. AAH-I’s aim is to help the most poor and underprivileged sections of African Society to improve their quality of life by initiating and participating in the provision of relief, rehabilitation and development services. AAH I recently signed a grant with European Commission to implement the Programme for Enhancing Local Capacities for self-reliance of Congolese, Rwandese, Somali Refugees plus surrounding host communities (Livelihoods Project) in South Western Uganda.  AAH I - Uganda would like to hire qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:

1.      PROJECT MANAGER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location:       Kyangwali
Supervisor:   Area Manager
Liaises with: Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), Project                         staff.
Supervises: Field Officers, M & E Officer, Enterprise and Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Accountant and Administrative Assistant.
Job Summary: Responsible for day to day management of project activities: overseeing operations in Kyangwali and Kiryandongo districts, managing the activities of Field Officers, linking with district level authorities and representing the Programme for Enhancing Local Capacities for self-reliance of Congolese, Rwandese, Somali Refugees plus surrounding host communities (Livelihoods Project) in South Western Uganda.

Duties & Responsibilities
1.      Lead and manage the implementation of the Livelihoods Project activities in South Western Uganda.
2.      Develop, provide and articulate project vision, strategic direction and guidelines in line with project documents to help the project achieve its objectives in the most cost-effective manner.
3.      Develop annual and semi-annual operational work plans and present them to the Program Management Team for review and approval.
4.      Monitor, review and evaluate performance and quality of interventions, sub-grantees, partners and consultants in accordance to the grant documents
5.      Provide guidance and technical support to the staff involved in the implementation of the Livelihoods Project  in South Western Uganda
6.      Network with existing programmes, regional and community stakeholders involved Livelihoods Security in South Western Uganda, document and disseminate emerging lessons.
7.      Participate in various programme planning forums at the Programme, District and National Office levels.
8.      Review job descriptions, appraise project staff and support the work of project team namely M & E Officer, Enterprise Officer, Project Accountant, Field Officers and other project staff.
9.      Review and approve, the use of financial and material resources under the project
10. Prepare and submit project reports to the Area Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills
·        Must hold a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Agriculture; Community Psychology; Development Studies and/or a related field of study.
·        Two years’ experience in development programming and/or leadership and administration, an added advantage.
·        Must have good communication and interpersonal Skills.
·        Must be willing to live and work in rural areas and demonstrate resilience to work in hardship & multi-cultural conditions.
·        Must be computer literate, with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power-point and other programs.
·        Must demonstrate strong skills in team building, financial management, report writing, advocacy, project planning and management, communication, networking, financial management and policy engagement

2.      FIELD OFFICER (TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
Location:       Kyangwali and Kiryandongo
Supervisor:   Project Manager
Liaises with: Enterprise and Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Public Health Officer, Counsellors and other Program Staff.
Supervises:    Community Based Extension Workers
Job Summary: To ensure smooth implementation of the livelihood and agricultural interventions for the Programme for Enhancing Local Capacities for self-reliance of Congolese, Rwandese, Somali Refugees plus surrounding host communities (Livelihoods Project) in South Western Uganda to maximize project outcomes

Duties & Responsibilities
·        Coordinate project activities in liaison with the Project Manager in the respective district of operation.
·        Form farmer groups and train the lead farmers in improved and appropriate agricultural techniques and Livestock management and care.
·        Supervise farmers in conduct training of other members of their respective farming groups and nurture participatory learning.
·        Monitor and provide technical support to Village savings and Loan associations
·        Supervise training of VSLA members on business and marketing skills
·        Monitor compliance in the implementation of project activities to the project document, within the EU set guidelines and in accordance with AAH I Uganda’s regulations.
·        Contribute to the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services through an ecosystem approach.
·        Participate in proposal writing through provision of technical documents and studies related to sustainable crop production, intensification and sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity.
·        Contribute to the provision of technical advice and preparation of technical documentation related to agriculture and environment at local and District and Sub County levels.
·        Carry out environmental monitoring and conduct an analysis and interpretation of results, preparation of reports and maintenance of records.
·        Liaise with appropriate officers in the government agencies, local authorities, and other implementing partners in respect of environment issues
·        Research potential funding sources to support environment and Agriculture interventions and support in the preparation of proposals.
·        Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with all parties working on Agriculture and Environment interventions.
·        Identify and liaise with a range of local and national stakeholders to secure community partners to support initiatives that increase crop production
·        Monitor and evaluate the project activities to ascertain quality and impact
·        Prepare and submit periodic reports to the Project Manager for collation and submission as a single programme report
·        As a member of the senior programme team, attend programme meetings with input from the Agricultural and Environment sector
·        Review job descriptions, appraise project staff and support the work of project team namely CBEW.
·        Write up accurate and timely reports pertaining to all planned activities in the required format and submit to the Project Manager.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agro forestry or a related qualification from a recognized institution.
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      A certificate in project management, an added advantage.
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      At least two years’ experience in similar.

Skills and Competencies Required

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      Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
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      A good command of both written and spoken English
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      Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
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      Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
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      Excellent People Management skills
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      Able to capacity build and develop others
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      Ability to mobilize different audiences and communities
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      Commitment to the organizational values
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      Must be willing to live and work in rural areas and demonstrate resilience to work in hardship & multi-cultural conditions.
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      Must be computer literate, with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power-point and other programs.


3.                  ENTERPRISE AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location: Kyangwali
Supervisor:         Project Manager
Liaises with:           Field Officers, M & E Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), and Project staff.

Job Summary: Provide technical support to the program staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on development of viable agro-based enterprises and marketing of agro products.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
1.      Support the development of strong farmer producer and marketing groups
2.      Assist farmers in identifying/developing viable agro-based enterprises
3.      Conduct market research and maintain an updated database of market information that beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs can access and use to accrue maximum benefits from their farm produce.
4.      Train farmers in business skills.
5.      Prepare and submit project reports to the Project Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      Must hold a Bachelors Degree in Agribusiness management or any other related field from a recognized university.
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      Extensive working knowledge of agricultural value chains in Uganda.
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      Extensive working experience with grass roots farmer producer and marketing groups
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      Be conversant with the government policy on Agriculture especially the NAADS Program.
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      Market information dissemination experience.
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      Outgoing, helpful and a good problem solver.
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      Good computer skills and ability to write technical reports

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 15/2/2011

Grade 3, Grade 5 Teachers Jobs Vacancies in Uganda (25 Positions)

     GRADE THREE TEACHERS (20 POSITIONS AVAILABLE).
      GRADE FIVE TEACHERS (5 POSITIONS AVAILABLE).

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.
(4) Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Office located at Bweyale, Kiryandongo district.
Please indicate the job title in the subject line (for emails); and on envelop (for hard copies) of the application. Experience of working among refugees in any capacity is an added advantage.
 Closing date for receiving applications is Friday February 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm. NB: If you don’t hear from us by May 1, 2011, please consider your application unsuccessful.

LEGAL COUNSELOR Job Vacancy (One position available)

Job Title: LEGAL COUNSELOR (One position available)
Reports to:       Area Manager
Liaises with:   Project Officers (especially for Community Services), Logistics Officer, Finance Officer, Medical Doctor, Nursing staff, among others

Duty Station:  Kyangwali.
Job Summary:
Co-ordinates and provides legal services to survivors of gender and sexual based violence in consultation with the medical staff and the Project Officer for Community Services.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Plan and oversee the delivery of the legal counseling services to families, in a non-discriminatory manner.
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      Provide a group legal counseling & psychotherapeutic services to groups of persons of interest.
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      Establish follow up plans to ensure survivors are fully supported to get the justices they need while observing and being seen to observe confidentiality in all cases handled.
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      Carry out legal counseling service in line with expressed needs of persons of interest in consultation with the Program Management Team.
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      Monitor and evaluate the legal service on a regular basis, providing update reports to the Supervisor. Conduct home visits to families of interest where relevant and appropriate.
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      Recruit, manage and appraise legal counseling volunteers, providing development and training opportunities in consultation with the Program Management Team.
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      Liaise with other Counselors to share practice and contribute to the development of comprehensive counseling services to persons of interest in Program Areas.
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      Attend relevant professional and programmatic meetings.
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      Support other staff in developing a work place which provides a fair and friendly atmosphere that supports persons of interest.
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      Liaise with a full range of relevant professionals in social work, health, education and voluntary agencies, in order to co-ordinate services for families and to raise awareness of available legal counseling services.
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      Keep abreast of developments in family law and take part in research activities as required.
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      Arrange regular monitoring sessions with volunteers
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      Carry out any other duties as required by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      A Diploma in Legal Practice or a related qualification from a recognized institution.
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      At least one year’s experience in a similar position.

·         Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·         A good command of both written and spoken English
·         Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·         Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
·         Able to capacity build and develop others
·         Commitment to the organizational values

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OFFICER Job Vacancy

Job Title: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE OFFICER
Reports to:       Health Coordinator
Liaises with:   Project Officers, Finance Officer, Refugee Welfare Council, Clinical Officer, Sub County and Parish officials and other agencies in the area
Duty Station:  Kyangwali
Job Summary: Provide leadership and guidance in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Primary Health Care delivery in the project area. The position is also responsible for developing and implementing PCH capacity building interventions in the area of operation.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Ensure collection of relevant health data, conduct analysis, and undertake an effective information utilization and its dissemination
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      Conduct relevant operational research and surveys in the area of operation to improve on service delivery in PHC interviews
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      Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
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      Develop and implement monthly and quarterly work plans, monitor their implementation and report
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      Ensure that s/he visits each health facility at least once a month to assess progress and offer advice or capacity building interventions where deemed necessary.
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      Develop, implement and monitor an integrated approach to primary health care intervention activities that links to improved access to adequate and safe water and sanitation facilities
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      Oversee the establishment of community health management committees to enhance community participation in the running of health facilities.
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      Capacity build community health committees to attain desired standards in PHC interventions
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      Monitor the effectiveness of AAH-I’s health facilities in the area of operation, recommending renovations if needed and the need for equipment and supplies of essential drugs, etc
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      Conduct regular EPI and sanitation coverage surveys.
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      Conduct operational research in high impact health interventions
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      Support government health department in disease surveillance and  investigate reported disease outbreaks
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      Represent AAH-I at District health coordination meetings and advise the country programme on the outcomes
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      Advocate for support to the health facilities e.g. lobby for modern equipment, staff training and better  provision of curative services
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      Design interventions that will improve maternal and child health services
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      Source and organize for distribution of insecticide treated nets to reduce malaria infections in children and pregnant women.
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      Mobilize, train and establish community health management committees to increase community participation in the running of health facilities
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      Supporting the government’s Health Department to develop and implement policies and guidelines
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      Conduct community health education including HIV/AIDS awareness, safe motherhood, hygiene and sanitation and nutritional education.
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      As a member of the senior management team, attend and contribute to the monthly programme meetings (PMT)
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      Any other relevant assignments that may be given by the immediate supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      A Diploma in Primary Health Care, Clinical  Medicine , Counseling, Nursing or related qualification from a recognized institution
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      At least 2 years experience in similar position.
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      Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

·        A good command of both written and spoken English
·        Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·        Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
·        Excellent Management skills
·        Ability to mobilize and influence different audiences and communities
·        Able to capacity build and develop others
·        Commitment to the organizational values
·        
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011

HIV & AIDS FOCAL PERSON Job Vacancy (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)

Job title: HIV & AIDS FOCAL PERSON (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location: Kyangwali
Supervisor/Title:     Area Manager
Liaises with: Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Project Officers, Project Manager, Project staff.
Job Summary: To provide technical support to Kyangwali Refugee Resettlement Program in theprogramming and implementation of HIV&AIDS responses

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Provide technical support in HIV&AIDS programming and oversee its implementation.
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      Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of HIV&AIDS best practices.
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      Strengthen/expand collaboration, networks and partnerships with other stakeholders within the Program Area.
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      Build project staff capacity in the implementation of HIV prevention, care and support for communities and staff who are infected or affected by HIV & AIDS.
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      Participate in resource mobilization for increased Program’s HIV& AIDS response.
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      Submit monthly reports to the Supervisor.
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      Liaise with other Program staff in the implementation of the project activities.
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      To facilitate orphans and other vulnerable children’s (OVC) vulnerability ranking and assist in the development of strategies for long-term additional interventions for OVC in the program area.
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      Hold dialogue and liaise with Community Based Organizations, Youth groups, schools’ administration, local government officials, and other partner agencies to ensure successful Community teams are established and functional.
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      To plan and execute all trainings for CBOs/Community Care Teams, and target beneficiaries on OVC care and HIV&AIDS issues.
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      To counsel members of child-headed households and other overstretched families in the community and provide life-skills training for youth.
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      To provide overall supervision of the CBOs ensuring that planned activities are accomplished in a timely manner and with budgeted resources.
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      To facilitate the formation of functional anti-depression Post Test Group Therapy teams.
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      To work closely with partners and Local Government to ensure coordinated implementation of all planned awareness creation, sensitization and training activities.
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      Carry out pre-training needs assessment, identification of trainers/facilitation, training logistics and compilation of post training assessment reports. And responsible for community partners’ capacity building.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      The incumbent must hold a minimum of a Diploma in Nursing or Clinical Medicine.
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      He/she must have had a minimum of One year’s post qualification experience working on Public Health and HIV&AIDS related projects in a Developmental Organization, preferably, dealing with matters of social planning, child-welfare, project design, implementation and evaluation.
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      Persons with deep knowledge and experience in working with OVCs and Community Based Organization.
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      Strong networking abilities.
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      He/she must be computer competent.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011

WATER TECHNICIAN Job Vacancy (One position for six months – January to June 2011)

Job title: WATER TECHNICIAN (One position for six months – January to June 2011)

Reports to:    Project Officer Water & Sanitation

Liaises with: Project Officers, Logistics Officer, Project Officer-WATSAN and other agencies in the area

Duty Station:            Kyangwali.

Job Summary:
Support the WATSAN Project Officer in installation, maintenance and protection of water sources within the specified areas of responsibility. Undertake water quality analysis and advice on the fit for consumption.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Install, operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water pumps.
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      Install, operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water purification equipments
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      Conduct and evaluate water surveys in collaboration with the PO-WATSAN
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      Plan, install and maintain all plumbing structures
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      Conduct periodic water testing to determine acidity and perform corrective measures
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      Support installation of water and sewer lines
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      Undertake mapping for water locations and log jobs that are completed
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      Repair and maintain water points
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      Capacity build community pump operators through organized filed trainings
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      Carry out plumbing works on water systems.
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      Support the PO-WATSAN to design and construct water and sanitation systems.
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      Carry out water quality analysis and train community members in water quality monitoring
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      Training and capacity build local community in maintenance of water and sanitation sites such as wells and latrines.
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      In collaboration with the PO-WATSAN, implement measures aimed at protecting water sources within area of responsibility.
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      Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      A Diploma in Water Engineering, Water and Sanitation management or a related field  from a recognized institution
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      At least one year’s experience in similar position.
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      Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

·        A good command of both written and spoken English.
·        Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character.
·        Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office.
·        Excellent Management skills
·        Able to capacity build and develop others.
·        Ability to mobilize different audiences.
·        Commitment to the organizational values.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011


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LOGISTICS ASSISTANT Job Vacancy (1 POSITION AVAILABLE).

Job title: LOGISTICS ASSISTANT (1 POSITION AVAILABLE).
Reports to:    Assistant Finance Officer
Liaises with: Area Manager, Project staff, Drivers/Mechanics, Guards and Cleaners
Duty Station: Kyangwali Refugee Settlement
Duration:      January 2011 – December 2011

Job Summary
The Logistics Assistant is responsible for Managing the repair, service, and cleaning of the Program’s vehicles; recording all AAH-I fuel supplies from the pump and in the stores; and for supervising all activities undertaken by Driver/Mechanics at Kyangwali Settlement Office. She/he works closely with Driver/mechanics to ensure timely & professional delivery of service by AAH-I staff under his/her supervision.

Duties and responsibilities:

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      Coordinate the efficient and effective repair of all AAH-I’s vehicles, motorcycles, generators when they need services.
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      Plan for the periodic maintenance and repair of all AAH-I vehicles, motorcycles, generators and machinery. Weekly review the status of each vehicle to determine vehicles needing work.
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      Allocate duties and supervise Truck Drivers, Fuel Attendant and Driver/mechanics to ensure professional and timely accomplishment of tasks.
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      Regularly update records of the workshop activities, requisitions and orders of spare parts.
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      Ensure safety of all workshop tools, equipment and spares.
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      Make recommendations for motorcycles and vehicles to Kampala office for major repairs.
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      Receive, safeguard and issue all types of fuel and lubricants in line with laid down policies and procedures.

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      Take Charge of the access to the program’s fuel stores and eliminate chances of loss/unauthorized issue/unauthorized access to the fuel stores facilities.
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      Ensure the proper maintenance of the fuel pumps in line with approved fuel industry standards.
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      Maintain and reconcile the fuel stock cards and balances on a daily basis.
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      Conduct stock taking exercises for all fuel and lubricants weekly, monthly and on quarterly basis.
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      Plan for fuel utilization/issuance and make projected requirements for the execution of programme activities by providing information on a monthly basis on stock levels.
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      Conduct spot checks and verification on fuel and lubricants utilization both physically and on the registers on a routine basis.
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      Prepare proper and accurate reports on stock levels and submit them to the relevant offices through the Area Manager’s office when required.
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      Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor or management.


Required Qualifications
·        Diploma in Stores Management, Warehousing or Fleet Management
·        One year’s experience in Logistics Management.
·        Ability to monitor procedures and translate these for implementation.
·        Computer Knowledge.
·        Must have a valid license and a good driving record.
·        Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and within a team.
·        Ability to coach and develop staff
·        Ability to manage competing tasks, prioritise and produce high level output consistently
·        Fluency in English, both verbal and written
·        Reporting skills

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011


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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)

Job Title: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER (ONE POSITION )

Supervisor:   Project Manager
Liaises with: Field Officers, Enterprise & Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), and Project staff.
Job Summary: Provide technical support to the program staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation according to AAH I Uganda evaluation strategy and donor requirements; to set up and operate Market Information System, and train counterparts.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Develop computerized systems (solutions) that will facilitate quality management and dissemination of market information throughout the organization, to beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs, and to other relevant community stakeholders.
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      Monitor utilization and performance of existing in-house systems with the aim of carrying out corrective actions that enable beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs, and other relevant community stakeholders to manage and sustain their livelihoods.
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      Conduct data analysis and processing during research, baseline surveys and ministry review surveys.
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      Provide technical support in advanced use of office applications (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access, Computer configuration, program installation and trouble shooting and statistical tools) especially in areas of proposal writing and reports to the project team.
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      Design brochures, certificates and publications on behalf of other departments.
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      Liaise with Head of Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to gather relevant information regarding best practices to project design, monitoring and evaluation from within and outside the AAH I partnership and shares it with Area Managers and field staff to facilitate organizational learning end experience sharing.
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      Work closely with the Head Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to contribute to the technical soundness of the different project designs.
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      Participates in various programme planning forums including reviews of AAH I strategic direction, field staff training and evaluation as appropriate.
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      Lead the process of collecting monitoring data as per the developed monitoring plans and works with the Head of Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation to analyze the data and produce reports.
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      Prepare and submit project reports to the Project Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      Must hold a Bachelors Degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Statistics, Economics, and/or other related field from a recognized university.
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      A working knowledge of Market Utilization and Agriculture information software.
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      Be conversant with general office procedures including the use of Microsoft Publisher, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, Word and Mail System.
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      Extensive working knowledge of data bases.
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      Outgoing, helpful and a good problem solver.
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      Good computer skills and ability to write technical reports.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011

Driver/Mechanic Jobs (2 POSITIONS)

Job Title: DRIVER/MECHANIC (2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
Reports to:    Administration Assistant
Liaises with: Project Officers, Area Manager, Project staff, Program Officer
Duty Station:            Kyangwali.

Job Summary:
To drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the AAH I vehicle regularly; to ensure programme activities run smoothly, vehicles are clean and in good order always in line with AAH I policies. The position will be responsible for vehicle maintenance and repairs.

Duties & Responsibilities

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      Deliver and collect goods, parcels and letters as required in the most cost efficient way.
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      Responsible for transporting staff and partners for official engagements.
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      Supervise and assist with loading and off loading of goods at the site upon arrival as well as when picking goods.
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      Maintain the vehicle log book indicating mileage, task accomplished, departure and arrival times, and fuel taken to enable proper monitoring of the vehicle movement as well as costs.
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      Ensure cleanliness and carry out routine maintenance checks daily and report any observed faults to the supervisor so that repairs can be arranged and servicing booked.
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      Ensure the vehicle insurance is valid and prompt for its renewal when renewal time is drawing close to ensure that the car is continually insured.

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      Diagnose problems, repair and perform general maintenance on all equipments and vehicles including adjustments of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems and clutches on petrol and diesel equipments:
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      Tune up engines, ignition parts, clean and adjust carburetors, perform minor body repairs and respond to breakdowns.
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      Perform preventative maintenance and make inspections of vehicles for proper working order and safe operation.
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      Perform required inspections on allocated vehicles.
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      Maintain work records, time and material records on vehicle services.
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      Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
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      Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the AAH I Vehicle Policy.
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      And any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

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      Mechanics Grade II
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      Certificate level 4 in motor vehicle/craft technician course
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      At least 4 years work in a busy motor vehicle workshop
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      Clean national driver’s license
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      Ordinary level certificate
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      High level of integrity
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      Good report writing skills
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      Moderate computer skills with the ability to use word and excel spreadsheet

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

Deadline: 10/2/2011

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PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (1 Position )
 
Reports to:    Project Manager (EU Livelihoods Project)
Staff reporting to this post: Labourers, Driver and Guards
Liaises with: Field Accountant, HR and Admin Officer, Project Officers and Project staff

Job Summary:
Provide administrative services for efficient running of the EU livelihoods project.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage travel arrangements for the project staff through liaising with travel agents for timely bookings at minimal costs.
  • Allocate and supervise work of compound cleaners, office messenger and watchmen to ensure that office support duties are run effectively.
  • Maintain and organize insurance of office equipment through organizing routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Provide direct support to the Project Manager and Project Officers.
  • Ensure requisitions and other documents submitted to the Project Manager for signing are correct and complete.
  • Efficiently arrange for meetings/workshops, collate documentation and information to support these meetings, and where required preparing minutes and other relevant reports/documentation in a timely manner
  • Assist in coordinating and tracking of documents for the Project Manager.
  • Maintain inventory of stationary and office supplies for the Project Manager and other Project Officers.
  • Provide necessary clerical and secretarial support including maintaining effective filing, scanning, photocopying, archiving and record keeping systems, both paper and electronic of reports and other materials
  • In collaboration with the HR and Admin Officer, support the recruitment process through placing local advertisements, inviting prospective candidates for interviews and administering the interviews and preparing interview reports in order to achieve a quality and timely selection process.
  • In coordination with the Procurement Officer, support cost effective procurement of office and other field items according to different project budgets and plans.
  • Responsible for logistics; management of staff movements and organizing office errands involving event management, booking of flights, requesting for per diems/overnight allowances and accommodation at competitive rates.
  • Support and host visitors from the project and elsewhere by arranging inductions and other plans for them ensuring high level of care.
  • Support other staff by providing advice and guidance in handling organisational and administrative tasks for which the project is responsible.
  • Coordinate the flow of information between the project officers, departmental staff and staff in the country to ensure issues are communicated appropriately; the manager is kept briefed during absences from the office and on his/her return; and that right staff are informed of issues that the Project Manager would want them to be kept informed of.
  • Monitor staff welfare and health and report to the HR and Administration Officer for appropriate action
  • Coordinate payment of office stationery and other utilities e.g. internet, telephone, DSTV and electricity bills.
  • Support the project communication strategy through preparation of draft communiqués for the Project Manager
  • Support preparation, collation and submission of periodic  project reports
  • Undertake any other relevant task at the direction of the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
  • A Diploma in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or a related qualification from a recognized institution.
  • At least one years experience in similar in a busy nongovernmental Organization. 
·        Excellent facilitation, inter-personal and communication skills
·        A good command of both written and spoken English
·        Attention to detail
·        Excellent report writing skills
·        Flexible and Adaptable
·        Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·        Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
·        Excellent Management skills
·        Able to capacity build and develop others
·        Ability to mobilize different audiences and communities
·        Commitment to the organizational values

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.


ENTERPRISE AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Job Vacancy(1 POSITION )

Job Title:  ENTERPRISE AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location: Kyangwali
Supervisor:         Project Manager
Liaises with:           Field Officers, M & E Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), and Project staff.

Job Summary: Provide technical support to the program staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on development of viable agro-based enterprises and marketing of agro products.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
1.      Support the development of strong farmer producer and marketing groups
2.      Assist farmers in identifying/developing viable agro-based enterprises
3.      Conduct market research and maintain an updated database of market information that beneficiary farmers/entrepreneurs can access and use to accrue maximum benefits from their farm produce.
4.      Train farmers in business skills.
5.      Prepare and submit project reports to the Project Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      Must hold a Bachelors Degree in Agribusiness management or any other related field from a recognized university.
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      Extensive working knowledge of agricultural value chains in Uganda.
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      Extensive working experience with grass roots farmer producer and marketing groups
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      Be conversant with the government policy on Agriculture especially the NAADS Program.
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      Market information dissemination experience.
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      Outgoing, helpful and a good problem solver.
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      Good computer skills and ability to write technical reports

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

FIELD OFFICER Jobs (TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Job Title: FIELD OFFICER (TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
Location:       Kyangwali and Kiryandongo
Supervisor:   Project Manager
Liaises with: Enterprise and Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Public Health Officer, Counsellors and other Program Staff.
Supervises:    Community Based Extension Workers
Job Summary: To ensure smooth implementation of the livelihood and agricultural interventions for the Programme for Enhancing Local Capacities for self-reliance of Congolese, Rwandese, Somali Refugees plus surrounding host communities (Livelihoods Project) in South Western Uganda to maximize project outcomes

Duties & Responsibilities
·        Coordinate project activities in liaison with the Project Manager in the respective district of operation.
·        Form farmer groups and train the lead farmers in improved and appropriate agricultural techniques and Livestock management and care.
·        Supervise farmers in conduct training of other members of their respective farming groups and nurture participatory learning.
·        Monitor and provide technical support to Village savings and Loan associations
·        Supervise training of VSLA members on business and marketing skills
·        Monitor compliance in the implementation of project activities to the project document, within the EU set guidelines and in accordance with AAH I Uganda’s regulations.
·        Contribute to the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services through an ecosystem approach.
·        Participate in proposal writing through provision of technical documents and studies related to sustainable crop production, intensification and sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity.
·        Contribute to the provision of technical advice and preparation of technical documentation related to agriculture and environment at local and District and Sub County levels.
·        Carry out environmental monitoring and conduct an analysis and interpretation of results, preparation of reports and maintenance of records.
·        Liaise with appropriate officers in the government agencies, local authorities, and other implementing partners in respect of environment issues
·        Research potential funding sources to support environment and Agriculture interventions and support in the preparation of proposals.
·        Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with all parties working on Agriculture and Environment interventions.
·        Identify and liaise with a range of local and national stakeholders to secure community partners to support initiatives that increase crop production
·        Monitor and evaluate the project activities to ascertain quality and impact
·        Prepare and submit periodic reports to the Project Manager for collation and submission as a single programme report
·        As a member of the senior programme team, attend programme meetings with input from the Agricultural and Environment sector
·        Review job descriptions, appraise project staff and support the work of project team namely CBEW.
·        Write up accurate and timely reports pertaining to all planned activities in the required format and submit to the Project Manager.

Required Qualifications and Skills

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      A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agro forestry or a related qualification from a recognized institution.
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      A certificate in project management, an added advantage.
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      At least two years’ experience in similar.

Skills and Competencies Required

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      Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
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      A good command of both written and spoken English
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      Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
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      Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
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      Excellent People Management skills
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      Able to capacity build and develop others
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      Ability to mobilize different audiences and communities
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      Commitment to the organizational values
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      Must be willing to live and work in rural areas and demonstrate resilience to work in hardship & multi-cultural conditions.
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      Must be computer literate, with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power-point and other programs.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.
(3) Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Program Office located at Kasonga in Kyangwali Sub County.

PROJECT MANAGER Job Vacancy at Action Africa Help International

Job Title:  PROJECT MANAGER (ONE POSITION AVAILABLE)
Supervisor:   Area Manager
Liaises with: Project Officers (Water & Sanitation and Gender & Capacity Building), Project                         staff.
Supervises: Field Officers, M & E Officer, Enterprise and Market Development Officer, Veterinary Officer, Project Accountant and Administrative Assistant.
Job Summary: Responsible for day to day management of project activities: overseeing operations in Kyangwali and Kiryandongo districts, managing the activities of Field Officers, linking with district level authorities and representing the Programme for Enhancing Local Capacities for self-reliance of Congolese, Rwandese, Somali Refugees plus surrounding host communities (Livelihoods Project) in South Western Uganda.

Duties & Responsibilities
1.      Lead and manage the implementation of the Livelihoods Project activities in South Western Uganda.
2.      Develop, provide and articulate project vision, strategic direction and guidelines in line with project documents to help the project achieve its objectives in the most cost-effective manner.
3.      Develop annual and semi-annual operational work plans and present them to the Program Management Team for review and approval.
4.      Monitor, review and evaluate performance and quality of interventions, sub-grantees, partners and consultants in accordance to the grant documents
5.      Provide guidance and technical support to the staff involved in the implementation of the Livelihoods Project  in South Western Uganda
6.      Network with existing programmes, regional and community stakeholders involved Livelihoods Security in South Western Uganda, document and disseminate emerging lessons.
7.      Participate in various programme planning forums at the Programme, District and National Office levels.
8.      Review job descriptions, appraise project staff and support the work of project team namely M & E Officer, Enterprise Officer, Project Accountant, Field Officers and other project staff.
9.      Review and approve, the use of financial and material resources under the project
10. Prepare and submit project reports to the Area Manager on a monthly basis; and periodically as required by AAH I Uganda and in line with grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills
·        Must hold a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Agriculture; Community Psychology; Development Studies and/or a related field of study.
·        Two years’ experience in development programming and/or leadership and administration, an added advantage.
·        Must have good communication and interpersonal Skills.
·        Must be willing to live and work in rural areas and demonstrate resilience to work in hardship & multi-cultural conditions.
·        Must be computer literate, with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power-point and other programs.
·        Must demonstrate strong skills in team building, financial management, report writing, advocacy, project planning and management, communication, networking, financial management and policy engagement

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated Curriculum Vita with at least three suitable referees with their email/telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager, AAH International, Uganda to any of the following addresses: -
(1) Email: recruitug@actionafricahelp.org Please do not attach certificates to email copies of CVs!
(2) AAH I Office in Adjumani Located at Minia Village in Adjumani Town.

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