African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) Jobs Vacancies

Job Title: Communications and Advocacy Officer
Station: Kampala
Reports to: Program Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Carry out advocacy campaign against torture in particular.
• Communicate effectively the vision, mission and program objectives of ACTV.
• Prepare and distribute ACTV magazines/newsletter and annual reports for public consumption.
• Hold press conferences as when authorized by management.
• Prepare and participate in regular awareness radio/television programs and print media.
• Coordinate activities t mark human rights day including the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (June 26).
• Coordinate the implementation of trainings and awareness activities on human rights and torture.
• Visit places of detention.
• Participate strategic planning and contribute t proposal writing.

Qualifications
• University degree in Journalism or Mass Communications.

Competence and Skills:
• Computer literacy in MS office and website management.
• Proposal writing skills will be an added advantage.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to interact professionally with clients and stake holders.
• Excellent communication skills.
• At least two years practical experience in an NGO setting is preferred.





How to Apply
Chief Executive Officer
African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Plot No.113, Owen Road (Opposite former Mariandina Clinic)
Off Tufnell Drive- Kamwokya
Po Box 6108
Kampala Uganda
Email: actv@actvuganda.org


Note: Independent reference checks will be carried out and only shortlist candidates will be contacted

Deadline: Wednesdays Feb 9th 2011

Jobs Vacancies at African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Station: Kampala
Report to: Program Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design and update systems for monitoring and evaluation of ACTV programs.
• Participate in the setting of indicators for the monitoring and evaluation of ACTV programs.
• Prepare periodic program audit plans.
• Prepare check lists for conducting program audit exercises.
• In conjunction with the line managers, monitor the implementation of programs and attainment of targets specified in the ACTV Strategic Plan and work plans.
• Evaluate the implementation of programs and recommend appropriate actions.
• Prepare periodic monitoring and evaluation reports.
• Provide leadership in M&E training at ACTV.
• Review all program reports to identify bottlenecks to quality service delivery.
• Document audit findings and follow-up actions.
• Undertake other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications:
• Degree in Social Sciences or related discipline with additional knowledge and skill in developing M&E tools, methods and approaches.

Competence and skills
• Computer literacy, MS Office Suite and Statistical packages.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• At least 2 years experience in monitoring and evaluation. M&E in health project will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Chief Executive Officer
African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Plot No.113, Owen Road (Opposite former Mariandina Clinic)
Off Tufnell Drive- Kamwokya
Po Box 6108
Kampala Uganda
Email: actv@actvuganda.org


Note: Independent reference checks will be carried out and only shortlist candidates will be contacted

Deadline: Wednesdays Feb 9th 2011

African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

Company: African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Station: Kampala

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide leadership in the preparation of the annual budget.
• Periodically review, test and update the organization’s accounting system to ensure accuracy.
• Prepare quarterly financial reviews, annual accounts and other reports for presentation.
• Provide financial inputs for Proposal Development, project management, human resource management policies and other areas of administration.
• Develop and oversee the implementation of and compliance with sound IT policies.
• Develop and maintain a current risk register for the organization.
• Develop and maintain a risk register for the organization and ensure that adequate measures are in place to mitigate against all the key risks.
• Oversee the performance of direct reports to ensure delivery on agreed objectives.
• Contribute to the strategic development of the organization.
• Oversee the financial audits of all projects of the organization.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounts or Finance option) and a post graduate qualification in Business Administration or other related field including an accountancy qualification.

Competence and skills:
• At least 5 years experience in the financial environment at least 3 years of which shall have been at senior management level.
• Demonstrable people management skills and good interpersonal skills and ability to work with teams.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently.
• Advanced computer literacy; knowledge in QuickBooks is essential.
• Good oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply
Chief Executive Officer
African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Plot No.113, Owen Road (Opposite former Mariandina Clinic)
Off Tufnell Drive- Kamwokya
Po Box 6108
Kampala Uganda
Email: actv@actvuganda.org


Note: Independent reference checks will be carried out and only shortlist candidates will be contacted

Deadline: Wednesdays Feb 9th 2011

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