Leonard Cheshire Jobs in Uganda- Careee

Job Title:Project Manager Livelihoods

Company: Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard cheshire Disability works with Cheshire partner organisations in over 50 countries. Together we support 250 independently managed disability organisations that, in turn, support people with disabilities in the efforts to secure education, livelihoods, health care and a voice in their society. We also campaign to change attitudes and improve services for disabled people.
Closing date: 30 Mar 2011

Location: Uganda - Buikwe District

Responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the project ensuring consistency with project documents, goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
• Set up the LRC
• Overall management of project implementation
• Define project tasks and resource requirements
• Coordinate and manage activities of the Livelihood Resource Centre Manager and their teams
• Liaise and develop good relationships with key project stakeholders including training institutes, government (national and district), employers, communities, NGOs, DPOs, INGOs, international donors etc
• Build capacity of disability peoples organisations and mainstream disability into NGOs and INGOs working in livelihoods, health and education
• Liaise with Young Voices Project to ensure that advocacy messages are coherent
• Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
• Manage project budget and submit monthly financial reports to Regional Finance and Admin Manager
• Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders using existing internal LCD and donor report formats

Education and Experience
• Educated to degree level
• Qualification in project management or equivalent
• Experience of managing, monitoring and evaluating donor funded programmes;
• Experience of financial planning, management and control
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)
• Computer literacy
• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Post Graduate qualification
• Knowledge of Sign Language.

How to apply
Interested persons are requested to submit an application letter and copy of CV to info@lcd-enar.org or post to 38748-00600 Nairobi Kenya
Leonard Cheshire Disability is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified persons with disabilities to apply.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Job Opportunity- Social and Economic Analysis Specialist

Job Title: Social and Economic Analysis Specialist, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 25 March 2011

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Location: Uganda - Kampala

Purpose of the Position

Under the general guidance of the Chief Social Policy and in close coordination with Alive, Safe and Learning team leaders, you will carry out analysis of the budget and budgeting process and actively participate in relevant budget meetings and events to help ensure effective budget changes that favor women and children within the UNICEF areas of work, with a particular focus on health budgeting.

You will be working in a high pressure but supportive working environment, with short work turnaround times. You will have to quickly develop an awareness of UNICEF programme/project management procedures and ensure all UNICEF work, agreements, partnerships, advocacy etc., promotes the achievement of child mortality reduction.

You will be required to participate in sector working group meetings and develop key policy briefs for the focus areas. You will work closely with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and other sector ministries to:

Analyse the Social policy environment and generate evidence for effective advocacy for social budgeting with direct impact on the MDG areas for acceleration.

Key Expected Results

Undertake macro- and micro-economic analysis to inform UNICEF project design and policy influencing particularly in the area of health

Analysis of the national and district budgets focusing on the areas of acceleration to achieve the MDGs. Actively participate in relevant budget related meetings.

Prepare policy papers that on UNICEF work areas that will form the basis for advocacy with Government, bilateral partners and NGOs. This should include as relevant focus analysis of relevant household surveys.

Active engagement with Social Sector ministries and relevant development partner meetings, to advocate for increased budget allocation and accountability by the sectors with a focus on the health sector. Engage in budget revision at national and district levels to influence the allocation

Contribute to budget reviews at district level and provide technical support to district officials in rational budget allocation in key areas of UNICEF Uganda's work

Provide technical guidance to harmonize existing health sector costing using MBB with a focus on costing of the Child Survival Strategy and harmonizing it with the Road map on Maternal and Neonatal Mortality Reduction. Develop and/ or strengthen capacity within the Ministry of Health and at District level for the effective application of the MBB tool.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Advanced university degree in Economics, Development Planning, Social Policy, and or related fields

Five years of relevant professional work experience at national or international levels in social policy and economic and policy analysis which includes at least two years demonstrated work experience in social policy in developing countries. Experience in working within the health sector and/or within multilateral financing institutions an advantage

Fluency in English and another UN language

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Candidates will be assessed against the following:

* Relevance of experience in economic and policy analysis in developing countries
* Depth of knowledge of international issues relating to economics and financing of social development
* Relevance of academic background and research in economic and policy analysis
* Demonstrated ability to innovate, plan and execute ideas
* Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills
* Demonstrated ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
* Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership


Re-advertisement. Candidates who had applied previously will be considered and need not re-apply.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

How to apply

If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children's rights organization, would like to hear from you.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2011-000342. Applications must be received by 25 March 2011.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

UNDP Consultancy Job Opportunity


Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 30-Mar-11
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 06-Apr-2011
Duration of Initial Contract : 20 Days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 20 Days


The UN Summit on the Millennium Development Goals concluded with the adoption of a global action plan to achieve the eight anti-poverty goals by their 2015 target date and the announcement of major new commitments for women's and children's health and other initiatives against poverty, hunger and disease. Uganda has showed a good performance in some MDGs, whereas in some others it seems to be out of track. One biggest issue to keep track of those divergences in performance are regional disparities, sometimes there are huge regional differences within the country. There are some areas of Uganda which are performing better others and in order to be able to plan for more precise interventions that could address the disparities it is necessary to localise the MDGs.

As part of this MDG localisation process for Uganda, 5 districts were selected through the regional dissemination exercise of the 2007 National Human Development Report and Millennium Development Goals Reports. Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) facilitated five (5) local governments to generate disaggregated MDG indicators at district level. The programme was piloted in five (5) districts of Arua, Kabarole, Kumi, Moroto and Rakai. A baseline survey was undertaken in each of the 5 districts to yield benchmark statistics on the MDG indicators at constituency level. The process generated very interesting results and the reports have been drafted.
It’s against the above background that UNDP Uganda in collaboration with Uganda Bureau of Statistics is therefore seeking the services of qualified consultant to serve as an Editor for the 5 dsitrict MDG reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

Objectives and key tasks of the Editor are as follow:

* Review, organize, edit, and consolidate material for the Report for clarity and continuity of the argument; as well as clarity of structure and core themes; Identify critical knowledge gaps which may remain; Liaise with UNDP and Uganda Bureau of Statistics, directorate of district statistics, focal point;
* Oversee technical editing and copy-editing of the Report for readability and consistency;
* Proof-reading of layout files of the Report and Summary. The editor will oversee the implementation of the UNDP corporate editorial guidelines. (UNDP Editorial Manual, will be provided).

Reviewing, organizing and editing

* The editor will be responsible for editing the Report’s chapters and narrative sections with a view to ensure: clarity and continuity of the argument and political focus of the Report; clarity of structure and core themes of the Report; internal consistency, both analytical and stylistic; general readability and accessibility to a broad readership (worldwide);
* At the beginning of the assignment the editor may be requested to discuss with UNDP team and Uganda Bureau of Statistics ad hoc editorial guidelines for the reports.

Technical editing and copy-editing

* In the later phase of the Report’s preparation, the editor will do the technical editing and copy-editing of the Report and statistical tables in close consultation with UBOS, UNDP and the consultant;
* Special attention will be paid to the role of boxes, graphics and tables, the objective being to bring the different components of the draft together seamlessly into a single Report; the editor shall also suggest catchy and concise titles for those elements;
* The technical editing and copy-editing will concentrate on flow and clarity of argument, sequencing, consistency, especially between text and tables and figures and integration of text and boxes, content errors, style and punctuation, spelling and grammar;
* Lastly the editor shall ensure that the statistical data used and referenced in the text are consistent with the data in the respective tables, figures, charts and maps, as well as with the indicator tables.


* Once the Report has been copy-edited and laid out, the editor will perform one or more rounds of proofreading, checking spelling, district and county names as well as acronyms and other abbreviations (making sure that they follow official GOU terminology and conventions), style consistency, callouts, layout problems, references, etc.


The Editor is expected to produce a report that reflects the quality and the standards established for District MDG reports. The following deliverables will be expected:

* Five (5) edited district reports, delivered in soft copy and hard copies
* One (1) end of activity report.

Timing and Duration

The assignment is expected to take approximately 20 days. The starting date will be communicated.

Reporting Arrangements

The consultant shall be reporting to the Director in charge of District Statistics and Capacity Development in Uganda Bureau of Statistics for the day to day activities in consultation with the Strategy and Policy Unit of UNDP.


Technical Competencies:

* Very good knowledge of surveys;
* Superior writing and editing skills;
* Must be conversant with the achievements on MDGs in Uganda and the localisation of MDGs in Uganda;
* Have a strong track-record of in technical and policy-oriented publications;
* Be an effective advocate of, and able to articulate, and agenda for social and economic change;
* Excellent communication skills;
* Should demonstrate leadership, team working and coordinating skills;
* Should respond positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.

Required Skills and Experience


* The consultant will possess a Masters Degree in Mass communication, Journalism (preferably in the print media) or English Language.


* At least 7 years of relevant experience as a Writer/Editor
* Experience in doing similar assignments will be an added advantage

Proven experience in English editing and writing. A good understanding of publication requirements is desirable


* An excellent command of English is essential.

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

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.

Personal CV

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

Financial Proposal

* Please submit a financial proposal indicating consultancy fee in Ugandan Shillings, 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 at once.

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.

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Insurance Sales Executive Job Vacancies in Kampala

Job Title: Sales Executive
Job Location: Crested Towers Kampala
Vacancies: 15

One of the largest Insurance Companies is looking for experienced Sales Executives.
The ideal candidates should have the following requirements

* Bachelors Degree required
* Must be ambitious and self-motivated.
* Must be a success-driven self-starter.
* Must be articulate and project a presence of success.
* Must be able to communicate well with others and enjoy working with people
* Must have good listening, communication and presentation skills
* Easy going attitude with clients


* Listening to costomer requirements presenting appropriately to make sales
* Mantaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person, and via telephone calls and Emails
* Arranging meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
* Reviewing you own sales performance, aiming ton or exceed targets
* Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements
* Attend team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues
* Presenting the product or service in a structured professional way face to face

How to apply:
Send you CV and Cover letter to Recruitment Agent to : hilda@proessmanagement.com

Interviews will be held at Crested Towers, EAIC Offices

Deadline for Application: 28th/3/2011

Note: Interviews will take place as soon as possible
This is a commission based job. Good Executives make a lot of money in a small time

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