Broederlijk Delen VZW Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:Monitoring and Evaluation Expert (m/f)
Company: Broederlijk Delen

Closing date: 24 Feb 2011

Location: Uganda - Apac District

Purpose of the job
The development worker will work mainly for FAPAD (Facilitation for Peace and Development), an NGO that was founded in 2000 in an attempt to improve the extremely difficult living conditions of the population in North Uganda that was for years terrorized by civil war. When first founded, FAPAD mainly focused its work on the IDP-refugee camps. However, when these refugees started returning home to their villages, FAPAD changed its focus to the protection of basic civil rights & land rights and since then FAPAD works on post-conflict reconciliation, human and children’s rights and legal aid for vulnerable groups of people. Apart from rights insurance for weaker groups in society, FAPAD also works on improving the livelihoods of these groups with projects on food security and income diversification.

The development worker will support FAPAD in the development of a result-based monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework, initially for FAPAD’s EC project, and for wider use within the organization at a later stage. The development worker will support other organizations in Lango region with the development of simple M&E systems.

Tasks
• He/she guides the process for identifying the key performance questions and parameters for monitoring project performance and comparing it to targets; designs the format for such performance reports; develops a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E, and for any Management Information Systems (MIS)/computer-based support that may be required; and organizes and undertakes training with stakeholders, including primary grantees, in M&E skills and participatory aspects
• M&E framework should be developed in a participatory manner, and lead to a light-weight and user-friendly system that allows tracking the evolution of a limited number of key indicators that have been identified by the relevant stakeholders.
• Data collection and analysis for monitoring purposes are to be fully integrated in the day-to-day work flow of the organization and have active involvement of the beneficiaries, who can collect their own data.
• Assist smaller organizations in Lango region with the development or improvement of their result-based M&E systems – provide training and mentoring.
• Collaborate closely with M&E officer in Rwenzori region.

Conditions
The candidate:
 Has a university degree in social sciences, economics, statistics or related field.
 Has proven work experience with the design and implementation of RBM and M&E systems, preferably within an NGO setting.
 Has strong analytical skills.
 Has good teaching skills and is able to work with people with a low level of formal education.
 Has enough creativity and sense of initiative to work with limited means and strongly believes in sustainable development.
 Has a minimum of two years of relevant working experience.
 Speaks and writes English fluently and is prepared to learn a local language.

Profile
• Is a dynamic and motivated person.
• Is a team player who enjoys sharing his/her skills.
• Is able to show initiative and work independently.
• Displays the necessary relational and communicative skills, is willing to listen and is capable of coaching groups of people without claiming leadership.
• Is highly sensitive to immaterial development aspects such as culture, identity and relations.
• Is prepared to work and live in less comfortable living conditions.
• Works in a spirit of openness, respect and dialogue. Has a healthy dose of flexibility, sense of perspective and empathy.
• Can identify him or herself with Broederlijk Delen’s vision and mission and is willing to perform small assignments on behalf of the organisation whilst posted abroad.

We offer
 A contract with Broederlijk Delen for a minimum of two years (with a possibility of extension).
 The legal advantages as stipulated in the Royal Decree of 2006 for NGO development workers, plus a local allowance.
 A policy framework in which you are able to exercise a fascinating bridging function between North and South.
 A specific preparatory training before departure and the necessary guidance and follow-up during the sending out, for instance through our Broederlijk Delen local representative (representative of Broederlijk Delen who lives and works in the region).
 Fascinating work in a motivated team.
How to apply
Interested?
Additional information on Broederlijk Delen can be found on our website: www.broederljikdelen.be. More specific information on our partner organisations and job specifications can be obtained from Suzy Serneels at suzy.serneels@broederlijkdelen.be

If you want to apply for the job, please send your application letter and CV to Broederlijk Delen VZW, attn. Heleen Dewanckele, Huidevettersstraat 165 – 1000 Brussels or to cooperanten@broederlijkdelen.be until February 24, 2011 at the latest.

On the basis of the letters and CVs some candidates will be invited for an interview. The candidate that reaches the final selection round will be asked to take psychosocial tests.
The period of expatriation is set at 2 years (minimum). The date of departure is planned for May 2011, but depends on experience, preparation, training and adjudication of local work and residence permits.

Closing date: 24 Feb 2011

Human Rights Officer Job Vacancy- United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Job title: Human Rights Officer, Kampala
Closing Date: Saturday, 09 April 2011

Job Title:
HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER, P4
Department/ Office:
OHCHR
Duty Station: KAMPALA

Posting Period:
8 February 2011-9 April 2011

Job Opening number:
11-HRI-OHCHR-18432-R-KAMPALA

Department/ Office

OHCHR

Duty Station



United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Kampala, Uganda and the incumbent reports to the Head of Office.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Representative of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Office for Uganda based in Kampala, the Human Rights Officer will support the work of the Representative in performing the following responsibilities and tasks:

Cooperate and coordinate on an ongoing basis and on a number of complex human rights issues with the Africa Unit, as well as other Branches of OHCHR.

Represent the Office in the absence of the Representative and maintain regular contact with OHCHR Headquarters.

Maintain a dialogue with national human rights partners and support the implementation of human rights activities, particularly those funded by OHCHR.

Assist government, upon request to the Office, in identifying and specifying their needs for advisory services and technical cooperation.

Participate in the implementation of technical cooperation programmes.

Assist the relevant members of the UN country team (UNCT) and partners in mainstreaming human rights in all aspects of their work and programmes, including through participation in thematic working groups and joint programmes within the UNCT.

Contribute regularly to the drafting of Common Country Assessment (CCA)/ United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) in close liaison with relevant OHCHR Branches.

Support the work of mandate-holders and visiting OHCHR staff in Uganda, including the preparation and conduct of field missions.

Prepare reports, briefings and correspondence, ensuring regular communications with Headquarters and the submission of reports in accordance with OHCHR's requirements.

Prepare inputs to reports for the General Assembly, Human Rights Council, etc.

Respond to requests for information relating to the human rights situation/issues in the country and make recommendations for action to the Representative in a useful and timely manner.

Collect and analyse information regarding the human rights situation, undertaking early warning and identifying protection gaps.

Liaise with the national human rights institution, national and international NGOs and the media on issues relating to human rights, including building their awareness and capacity to protect and promote human rights in the country concerned as well as assist in raising an awareness of human rights educational and information activities.

Ensure the integration of human rights and gender considerations, in all the activities to be carried out by the Office and increase the awareness of the human rights educational and information activities in the region.

Plan, deliver and evaluate human rights training courses, seminars, workshops and presentations on assigned topics/activities.

Assist the Representative in ensuring the necessary coordination and fulfilment of Office objectives, activities and outputs, with the optimal use of resources designated to the Office according to the project document, in conformity with the objectives set out by OHCHR, and in accordance with the UN's administrative rules.

Assist the Representative in ensuring coordination between the head office in Kampala and district sub-offices, the best use of human and financial resources in accordance with strategies, priorities, work plans and cost plans established in line with the policies, procedures and budgets applied by OHCHR.

Assist the Representative with the administration of the Office, including the assessment of the performance of the Office's international and national staff, acquisitions, contracting of services, recruitment of national staff, expenditures, and in elaborating/adjusting the Office budget and contribute to the elaboration of the Strategic Management Plan in close cooperation with Headquarters.

Competencies

PROFESSIONALISM: Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a range of human rights issues in Africa, including approaches and techniques to address sensitive and complex problems; very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines related to human rights; very good knowledge of the sub-region of assignment, including the political environment and legal statutes as they pertain to human rights; demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and reach conclusions on possible causes and solutions to human rights problems in specific societies and systems; good political judgment and advocacy skills and the ability to understand and respond to sensitive and complex political and social events; ability to relate human rights issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, social, economic and humanitarian programmes in affected countries and areas in the region.

LEADERSHIP: Ability to supervise the work of junior staff; planning and organizing own work and that of others. Ability to undertake responsibilities as officer-in-charge of the Office, as and when required.

COMMUNICATION: Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, includes the ability to draft/edit a variety of written reports, studies and other communications and to articulate concepts, messages and ideas in a clear, concise manner.

TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS: Good computer skills, including in word processing, and other relevant software packages.

TEAMWORK: Ability to interact and to establish and maintain effective working relations both as a team member and team leader, with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Ability to work efficiently under pressure.

Education

Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in human rights, public or international law, political science, international relations or other related field. A combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

At least 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience at national and international levels in the human rights field, including in human rights monitoring, project management, training, and working with Governments, National Human Rights Institutions and United Nations Country Teams.

Languages

Proficiency in English, knowledge of any other UN language is an asset.

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Assessment Method

The candidate will be assessed through a competency based interview and a test.

Special Notice

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

To Apply

https://inspira.un.org/psc/UNCAREERS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=18432&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&

United Nations Jobs in Uganda- Peacebuilding Fund Management Information System Consultant

Job title: National Consultant: Peacebuilding Fund Management Information System, Kampala
Closing Date: Monday, 21 February 2011


Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 21-Feb-11
Additional Category Management
Type of Contract : SSA
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :
English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 28-Feb-2011
Duration of Initial Contract : 3 months
Expected Duration of Assignment : 3 month


Background

The UN in Uganda has secured a funding envelope of $14m from the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) to address remaining conflict drivers and peace building challenges, with a total of at least seven UN agencies that will be involved in implementing projects with this funding. The process to finalize the Priority Plan and the project documents has been a participatory one, in which the Resident Coordinator's Office (RCO) in Kampala has played a significant role as a coordinator and facilitator.

The Peacebuilding Fund guidelines place strong emphasis on the results based management of the projects, the measurement of the impact of capacity-building; the monitoring of the catalytic effect of the funding, and ensuring that lessons learned from the project implementation are recorded. The PBF also promotes the completion of an independent “Mid-term evaluation to assess relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of PBF in-country.”

Predominantly, and in line with global guidance, the UN in Uganda has attempted to build on national monitoring structures, and uses to a great extent, national indicators in its overarching policy documents. The reliance on national data means that district level data is not always available, adequately disaggregated, or it is not collected within a timeframe that would meet specific requirements of the UN for data. In order to ensure that agencies are implementing and reporting on their PBF projects in a timely manner, funds from the PBF envelope for Uganda were allocated to supporting coordination and monitoring activities.

The UN Resident Coordinator's Office has been identified as a natural existing structure which can manage the responsibilities of the local PBF Secretariat. In this role, it will support the agencies to prepare their project documents, and facilitate the work of the Technical Advisory Committee and the Steering Committee. It will also support agencies to comply with the PBF reporting requirements in a timely manner.

Objectives

The development of a user-friendly comprehensive Management Information System (MIS) for the PBF Joint Programmes (JP) will significantly increase the coordination, M&E and reporting capacity of the UN in Uganda. The development of the MIS aims to:

Increase efficiency and reduce costs through a results-based M&E and reporting.
Boost information availability and accessibility for evidence-based planning.
Enhance vertical and horizontal data-sharing for stronger UN coordination.
Explore possible areas of coordination geographically or thematically.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

The PBF MIS Consultant will have as overall responsibility the development of the PBF management information system (MIS). Specifically the tasks will include:

Develop the MIS software programme.
Input the planning information/data for all Joint Programmes base on the approved programme documents.
Run quality assurance tests on the software.
Present a prototype of the software to the lead agencies and RCO for comments.
Reconfigure/redesign the prototype base on comments, agreed changes and improvements.
Develop and write a User Manual and Troubleshooting Tips for the MIS software.
Provide hands-on training for the representatives of all PBF agencies at both field and Kampala levels, on the use and troubleshooting of the MIS software.
Launch and install the MIS system in all agencies at both Kampala and field levels.
Provide additional assistance to revisit and evaluate the MIS software three months after its launch.

Key Deliverables of the PBF MIS Consultant:

Work Plan at the start of the contract, at least within a week after contract signing.
Submission of a budget for the MIS annual establishment and operational costs at least one month after initiation of the contract.
User-friendly comprehensive Management Information System (MIS software) with features that allow users, both online and/or offline, to input planning data: planned activities, budget, target results, indicators, schedule, risks, etc.
Input “progress” data: activities conducted, expenditure, actual results, schedule and issues/challenges, against the planning data.
Input other pertinent data over and above the plans (like additional activities, unexpected results, unforeseen factors, etc.).
Update, view, compare and extract data by agency, joint programme, objective, outcome/output, geographic area, theme, target beneficiaries, monthly/quarterly/annual/midterm/final, and other categories.
Obtain a statistical analysis of data with graphical presentations – bars, charts, etc.
Draft, print and share detailed and summary reports base on predesigned report formats.
Share and attach other electronic reference files, including photos.
Other additional features that may be deemed necessary by the UN RCO, PBF Team, PMT and/or UNCT as the consultancy proceeds. As much as possible, the system should build on existing UN agencies' systems and be accessible and user-friendly at the national and field levels.
Presentation of prototype half way into the consultancy for input from the RCO and UN agencies.
User's manual and troubleshooting tips - electronic and hardcopy.
Provide hands-on training-workshop of selected UN staff in Kampala and the field on the use of the system

Duration and timing:

The development of the PBF MIS will cover three months, starting in end-February until end-April 2010.

Reporting:

The PBF MIS Consultant will be under the direct supervision and management of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office. He/she will consult with the UN RCO and other agencies on the MIS design, process and trainings. The review will also include meetings with the M&E working group and individual meetings with M&E focal points, as well as meetings with the Programme Management Team (as PBF technical appraisal committee) to discuss progress and next steps to ensure ownership of the system by the agencies.

Competencies

A strong academic and professional background/experience on software and database development/programming using various platforms and programmes.
Be a seasoned software developer/programmer with an excellent track record in reputable companies locally and/or abroad.
Extensive experience in providing hands-on training to people with various levels of IT skills and knowledge.
In-depth experience in presentation and communication skills.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

University degree in computer science/programming, management information systems, information technology, or any relevant field.

Experience:

Minimum of five years relevant experience in the field of management information systems/database programming/development.
Minimum of five years experience in personally developing an MIS/database that can be both offline and online, using various programming platforms/software, especially MS Access.
Experience in conducting hands-on training of people with various levels of IT skills and knowledge.
Experience in writing User Manuals and Troubleshooting Tips that are layman-friendly (easy to understand and follow).
Availability and willingness and personal initiative to travel and engage in quality assurance tests and trainings in Kampala and field agencies

Language Requirement:

Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity.

Application Procedure - applicants are required to submit an application and proposals, which include the following:

I. Job Proposal:

Letter of Interest.
Explanation as to why you consider yourself suitable for the assignment.
A brief methodology on the approach and implementation of the assignment.

II. Personal CV

Highlighting past experience in similar projects.
Work references - contact details (e-mail addresses) of referees.

III. Financial Proposal

Financial proposal indicating consultancy fee, lump sum fee or unit price together with any other expenses related to the assignment.

Please note that the system will only allow you to upload one document, therefore all the job and finance proposals are to be attached to the CV and uploaded together.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To Apply
https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=21618

Kanungu District Local Government Jobs Vacancy- Career

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.



Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Butogota, Kambuga and Kihihi Town Councils.

Job title: : Town Agent

No. of Vacancies: (4)

Job Ref No: DSC/KAN/TC/17/2010

Salary scale: U7


Job requirement

Qualifications:

•O’level certificate

•Certificate in Management or Administration or law from the recognized institution

Duties

•Mobilizing the population in the ward to meet their civic obligations

•Collecting and assessing Graduated tax and property rates

•Arbitrating in simple civil disputes


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted. URBAN COUNCILS (KAMBUGA AND BUTOGOTA TOWN COUNCIL)


Post: Town Agent

No. of Vacancies: (4)

Job Ref No: DSC/KAN/TC/17/2010

Salary scale: U7


Job requirement

Qualifications:

•O’level certificate

•Certificate in Management or Administration or law from the recognized institution

Duties

•Mobilizing the population in the ward to meet their civic obligations

•Collecting and assessing Graduated tax and property rates

•Arbitrating in simple civil disputes


How to apply

Application forms - Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008 can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions and Public Service Commission - Farmers House, Kampala and should be filled in triplicate (3 copies) submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1Kanungu.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8th March 2011.

Serving officers should route their application forms through their heads of department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates for professional cadres and other supporting documents. Three (3) recent passport size photographs must accompany all applications. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted.

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