Job Opportunity at TPO Uganda

TPO Uganda is a local national NGO that has been operating in Uganda for over 17 years now. Our projects target the most vulnerable communities delivering the following critical interventions; Care and Support to HIV/AIDS Orphans, Psychosocial Support and Mental Health Services, Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child and Livelihoods and Food Security Improvement.

TPO Uganda is part of a consortium that has been awarded a grant by USAID to implement a 5 year project that aims to improve the lives of vulnerable children and their households. The project known as SCORE will be implemented in over 30 districts and we are now looking to fill the following positions that will be available at the TPO Regional Office that will be established in Mbarara.

Job title: Programme Officer- Food Security

Reporting to; The Project Coordinator TPO Uganda

Job Summary: This is a frontline service delivery position. The position holder will work under close supervision and support from the SCORE Technical Advisor Food Security. Primary role will be to ensure that vulnerable children and their households are supported to become more food secure and that the nutritional needs of vulnerable children are met through dietary diversity and adopting hygienic and healthy practices among other interventions. The job holder will support organized groups of vulnerable households to increase their crop production, enlightening them on the need to strike a balance between nutritional and economic values of certain crops as well as enhance post harvest handling practices and optimal utilization of crop yields. You will also link these groups to existing food security related ventures supporting them to exploit other existing livelihoods improvement initiatives.
• Key Responsibilities
• Work with community groups to develop a methodology and put in place a system for monitoring food security and Livelihood situation in the emergency affected population.
• Increase awareness of target group on infant feeding prac¬tices, hygiene, balance diet and cooking demonstration
• Ensure dissemination of context specific information on food utilization and good nutrition practices as availed by the Ministry of Health and other USAID programs to VC households and all implementing partners.
• Provide support to Farmer Field Schools Facilitators on sustainable Farmer Field Schools approach, plan with communities around the production cycle of their chosen enterprise and provide training on demand in line with SCORE Framework

Job requirement

• Minimum qualifications and experience
• A Degree in agricultural and food/nutrition sciences, social science, economics, and development studies.

• 2-5 years demonstrable experience in working in food/nutrition security programs.
• Experience with USAID funded food security programs will be of advantage.
• Knowledge of the Farmer field schools approach is a requirement
• Experience in project planning, proposal development, monitoring and Evaluation, training with excellent analyti¬cal skills.
• Ability to provide technical support to community group in improved agricultural practices and carrying out needs as-sessment processes with participatory approach.
• Knowledge of the national food and nutrition security strategy as well as have had exposure to agriculture development programmes such as NAADS.

How to apply

Application Procedure
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit their CVs and Application Letter including 3 referees and a table with salary history from your 3 most recent employers, address¬ing it to the Country Director TPO Uganda and send it by email to both the following addresses: and info@
The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 13th May Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbing shall lead to automatic disqualification


Office Assistant Job at Uganda National Bureau of Standards

Uganda National Bureau of Standards wishes to recruit an Office Assistant.
Main purpose of the job:

The job holder shall carry out general office duties like office cleaning, photocopying, managing incoming and outgoing official correspondences and any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Person specifications
A-Level certificate, valid motorcycle driving permit and Identity card
Submission method
Interested parties send written applications, CVs and copies of the above documents not later than 12th May 2011 to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.o Box 6329

Jobs at Safer World Uganda

Job Title: Project Manager
We are seeking a Project Manager to manage Saferworld’s contribution to the Advisory Consortium on Confl ict Sensitivity (ACCS), which focuses on developing evidence-based advocacy and targeted recommendations, and providing technical support to improve the recovery and peacebuilding impact of the key Ugandan Peace, Recovery and Development Plan stakeholders.

The Project Manager will manage one Project Coordinator and also contribute to the Uganda country programme relating to confl ict prevention, security and justice provision and small arms control.

Th e successful candidate will require at least 5 years experience in project and team management, and in working on confl ict prevention, confl ict-sensitive approaches and peacebuilding issues in Uganda.

Job Title: Project Coordinator
We are also seeking a Project Coordinator to implement Saferworld’s Uganda country programme, working on the ACCS project as well as other country projects relating to confl ict prevention, confl ictsensitive approaches, security and justice provision and small arms control.

Th e successful candidate will require at least 3 years experience working on confl ict prevention, peace building or security and justice issues in Uganda, and on policy advocacy and capacity-building.

For job descriptions and details please visit

Salary range: A competitive NGO salary plus pension contribution (NSSF) and medical insurance.

To apply please send full CV and cover letter, detailing how you meet the selection criteria, to Marie Aziz
at For Project Manager, use Ref UgPM and for Project Coordinator, use Ref UgPC in subject heading.

Deadline for applications: 25 May 2011

Job for Bursar

Uganda Christian University invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans 1o the fill the position of BURSAR, BISHOP BARHAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, KABALE. SCALE: CUK4
The successful candidate must:-

1. Be able to lead and motivate a team of people and foster a cooperative work environment.
2. Have the ability to manage tight deadlines.
3. Have excellent verbal and communication skills.
4. Have excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational and administrative skills.
1. Supervision of all staff in the department.
2. Preparation of annual operating and capital budgets.
3. Supervise all College accounts and monitor all financial and budgetary transactions to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures.
4. Maintain standard accounts, billing arid collections of fees and other charges.
5. Signatory to all College bank accounts and other financial documents.
6. Prepare and distribute accounting reports and statements, review management accounts and explain them to Management.
7. Disburse funds in payment of obligations.
8. Maintain an asset register.
9. Coordinate the procurement function of the College.
10. Advise the College administration on financial matters.

Job requirement

1. A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or Economics.
2. Possession of ACCA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or a Master's Degree in a business-related field from an accredited institution will be an added advantage.
3. Proven experience at a senior level in a similar organization/institution.
4. Knowledge of Government/other regulatory policies and procedures.
5. Proficiency in personal computer applications, such as Excel. Pastel Accounting and/or similar software.
6. Must be a committed Christian

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to:
Email address:
DEADLINE: 5.00 p.m. of Friday 20th May 2011.
N.B. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Human Resource and Administrative Officer Job- Career Opportunity

Reports to: Executive Secretary/Registrar
Key Responsibilities:
• Manage the human resource and administrative function for the effective performance of NDA.
• Provide input to the development of the human resource management policies, strategies, procedures and terms and conditions of service and also oversee their implementation.
• Oversee the provision of effective administrative and logistical support for the execution of the mandate of NDA.
• Monitor the proper utilization of the assets of the Authority and overseeing their maintenance and safe custody.
• Manage and regularly update the inventory of the company's assets in collaboration with the Finance Section.
• Tender technical advice and support to all staff through interpreting and ensuring adherence to human resource policies, strategies, procedures, rules and regulations.
• Ensure the prompt preparation and update of staff records as well as the payroll liaison with the Finance Section.
• Coordinate to matters relating to staff welfare, counseling, health and safety.
• Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Job requirement

Preferred additional qualifications:
• Training in Financial and assets management.
• Basic logistics management.
• Institute of Certified Secretaries and Administrators Qualification (ICSA)
• Basic knowledge of the law governing the institution.
• Knowledge of the policies, rules and regulations of NDA that govern human resource management and administrative practices.
• Basic laws governing the management and accountability for public assets and finances.
• Demonstrated personal integrity.

Key competencies:
• Leadership and strategic decision making.
• People skills (internal and external).
• Strategic planning and budgeting.
• Effective Communication.
• Counseling and arbitration.
• Computer literacy.

Minimum experience:
Not less than 8 years experience with at least 5 year experience in a Senior Human Resource Management and Administrative position of a reputable Organisation.

Duration of appointment:
The appointment is for 4 year contract renewable based on performance.

Competitive at Scale NDA: 3

How to apply

How to apply:
Applications in own handwriting, accompanied by a detailed CV, indicating addresses and day time telephone contacts of three referees should be sent to:

Executive Secretary/Registrar
National Drug Authority
Plot 46-48 Lumumba Avenue
P. O. Box 23096, Kampala - Uganda
Tel: 0414-255 665/347 391/2
Closing date: 20th May 2011

American Refugee Committee Job Opportunity- Career

The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to thousands of beneficiaries. ARC Uganda program helps people regain control of their lives through durable solutions. Gender Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response, Conflict Prevention and Reconciliation. Returns facilitation, and HIV and AIDS prevention and response programs. ARC is an equal opportunity employer and is currently looking for a competent person to fill the position of a

Partner Finance Specialist based in Gulu
Reporting to the Senior Program Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for fully supporting recipients of small or large sub-grants from ARC in the partners' financial reporting capabilities, procurement procedures, accountability compliance and organizational development issues.

1. Provide technical assistance and capacity building to partners to ensure that ARC partners have a good knowledge of the operational and financial requirements set out in the agreement with ARC
2. Support and strengthen the financial capacity of partners by reviewing and setting up proper systems of book keeping and internal controls consistent with the generally accepted financial management principles
3. Support and strengthen the operational capacity of partners in reviewing and setting up proper system of procurement and human resource practices consistent with ARC and donor rules and regulations
4. Monitor the operational and financial aspects of project progress and implementation, identify problems and find workable solutions.
5. Identify areas for which training and staff development are needed and in consultation with the Senior Program Coordinator, propose trainings/ workshops to attend or conduct
6. Monitor and review of partner finance documents including treasury control and accounts verification, bank reconciliation statements, payroll, monthly finance reports, inventory of fixed assets and physical confirmation of assets,
7. Check on accuracy and completeness of partner's monthly payroll information including compliance with statutory regulations.
8. Participate actively in the pre-award assessment and selection process of CBOs and NGOs seeking to partner with ARC

Job requirement

Educational Qualifications and Experience
• A Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Business Administration with a bias in Accounting or related field
• Additional Training in ACCA is an advantage
• Training in various donor rules and regulations
• Experience working with sub grant partners
• Auditing skills

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their cover letters together with a detailed CV including daytime telephone contact of three referees to the undersigned not later than 20th May, 2011

The Human Resource Manager- American Refugee Committee International Plot 104 Luthuli Avenue-Bugolobi P.O.Box 7868, Kampala, Uganda

Applications can also be hand delivered to ARC Gulu Office on Plot No: 32, Airfield Road, Bardage Division, Gulu Municipality. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

National Medical Stores Jobs Opportunity- Career

Job Title: Risk Management and Compliance Officer
Scale: NMS 4S
Reporting to: General Manager. Location of the job: Entebbe Purpose of the job.
The office bearer shall work with functional managers in establishing effective risk management in their areas of responsibility. The officer shall have the resources to effect enterprise risk management across departments, functions and activities of the corporation. He/She shall have the responsibility for monitoring progress and assisting man¬agers in reporting relevant risk information up. down and across NMS.
Key Accountabilities/ Key Result Areas;
1) Establishing enterprise risk management policies including defin¬ing roles and responsibilities and participating in setting goals for implementation
2) Framing accountability and authority for enterprise risk manage¬ment in functional units
3) Promoting an enterprise risk management competence through out the organization, including facilitating development of techni-cal enterprise risk management expertise and helping managers align risk responses with NMS risk tolerance.
4) Guiding integration of enterprise risk management with other busi-ness planning and management activities.
5) Establishing a common risk management language that includes common measures around likelihood and impact and common risk categories.
6) Overseeing development of NMS business specific risk tolerances and working with managers to establish control activities and recommending corrective action where necessary.
7) Facilitating managers in developing protocols, including quantitative and qualitative thresholds and monitoring and reporting process.
8) Reporting on progress and outliers and recommending actions as needed.

Job requirement

A bachelor's degree in commerce or business administration
A full professional qualification of ACCA, CPA, CIMA or an equivalent

Experience and Technical Skills
• An understanding of corporate governance requirements
• Project planning and management skills
• Analytical and facilitation skills
• A healthy balance of risk rather than extreme risk taking or avoidance behaviors
• Risk transfer, quantification and modeling techniques
• At least two years relevant experience in risk management and or monitoring.
• Basic Information Technology skills

How to apply

All applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe. Applications should reach him not later than 5 p.m on 23rd May 2011.
Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with written applica¬tions specifying the position one is applying for and giving three ref¬erees with their full time telephone contacts and postal addresses indicated on the application letter. Photocopies of the original aca¬demic documents should be attached. Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify photocopies of the aca¬demic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity. Only candidates who meet the specifica¬tions indicated for the jobs will be

Note: If you do not hear from us within three weeks from the closing date,, consider yourself not to have been successful.

Job Vacancy at MultiChoice Uganda - Marketing Officer

MultiChoice Uganda provides pay TV subscriber management services for MultiChoice Africa's DStv service within Uganda. By providing world-class entertainment through its well selected bouquet channels, MultiChoice has succeeded in adding value to the pay TV industry and consumers In Uganda. An opportunity has arisen at the company for a dynamic, results oriented individual to take up the position of MARKETING OFFICER. The position reports to the General Manager.

• Implement brand building and product marketing strategies through advertising and promotions, merchandising and corporate identity compliance at all points of contact with the customer.
• Carry out the annual marketing planning Identity and tackle critical marketing issues
• Prioritize annual marketing projects in conjunction with the local business and Head Office Schedule annual marketing projects
• Marketing supplier management (e.g. advertising agency, production firms) Marketing budget management Special events
• Market research and internal marketing management information systems Carry out market intelligence activities Internal brand culture development
• Work closely with the public relations officer on publicity and public relations, corporate social investment and the internet site.
• Any other duties may be directed from time to time

Job requirement

• A Bachelor of Commerce (Upper 2nd) honors degree or the equivalent with specialization in marketing from a recognized University
• Demonstrated ability to meet commitments, achieve results and rote model company values
• 3-5 years experience in a dynamic small to medium commercial firm
• Knowledge of local competitor tactics, distribution channels and product offerings
• Knowledge of marketing strategy development and brand equity management
• Thorough knowledge of all product and service offerings
• Knowledge of brand innovation and brand activation
• Communication channel management
• Power of speech and fluency both in oral and written English and any other local language

How to apply

Interested persons should send their applications and detailed curriculum vitae including names and telephone contacts of three referees, copies of certificates (originals to be presented at the interview), current salary, benefits and contact details clearly marked "Marketing Officer Opportunity" not later than Tuesday, May 24th 2011 to the following e-mail address:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted after the closing date.

Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) Job Opportunity

Job Title: Small-scale Business Trainer

Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) has been in Uganda since 1997 as operational partner to UNHCR. Currently FRC has adult education projects for refugees in 3 settlements and in Kampala.
FRC seeks Ugandans for a junior post of Small-scale Business Trainer
The main duties and responsibilities:
• Monitor and facilitate 8-module basic entrepreneurship / business training for refugees.
• Plan trainings and train community business facilitators, who are refugees.
• Mentor, motivate and do on-the-job training and advising of business facilitators.
• Mobilize and motivate business learners in cooperation with local community.
• Mobilize and advice establishment of small village level savings and loan groups.
• Provide technical assistance to the FRC project management and partners in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of business training for adults,
• Identify, formulate and initiate relevant methods, models and practises in entrepreneurship training suitable for adult refugees.

Duty station:
Kyangwali Refugee Settlement 85 km from Hoima.
Starting date: July 2011
Duration of appointment: Up to 31.12.2011 with possibility of one-year extension at a time

Job requirement

• Academic degree on business studies or development/social studies combined with very strong experience on running and planning a small business.
• At least 1 year professional experience in, conducting business training and mentoring at village/ community level. Experience of running a business is a plus.
• Hands on approach to business.
• Knowledge of adult education methods.
• Work experience with a NGO is a plus, as \t experience of working with refugees.
• Knowledge of participatory methods and their utilisation in rural settings.
• Fluency in written and spoken English and basic skill of Swahili or French.
• Computer literate, knowledge of Internet and Windows XP programs

How to apply

Application procedure: Application to reach FRC latest on Friday 3rd June 2011 inclusive of salary request and CV, with contacts of 3 references who are not related to the applicant. Reference checks will be carried out. Include in the CV your level of Swahili or and French.
DO NOT send any copies of certificates or academic transcripts.
Send to: Finnish Refugee Council,
P.1& Box 24526 Kampala
or email:

Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank Job Opportunity

Job Title: President, the Chief Executive Officer

The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA Bank) is a multilateral financial institution dedicated to the socio-economic development of the Bank's Member States, and is committed to promoting the economic integration of the Eastern and Southern African sub-region. The current shareholders of the PTA Bank are: Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, the African Development Bank (ADB) and The People's Republic of China.

With the pending retirement of the incumbent, having successfully served the maximum two five year terms, the PTA Bank seeks to fill the position of President, the Chief Executive Officer of the institution, whose key performance areas are:
• To marshal all the requisite resources and prudently manage and apply them to enable the PTA Bank fulfill its mission;
• To develop an appropriate framework to facilitate smooth and viable investments through the PTA Bank's trade and project finance windows;
• To establish appropriate policies, systems and procedures to guide the performance of the PTA Bank;
• To spearhead research in the areas intended to make the economies of the COMESA States complementary;
• To act as the link between the PTA Bank and all stakeholders in the dispensation of the Bank's resources within the provisions of its Charter;
• To ensure efficient administration and management of the PTA Bank
• To carry out such other duties delegated by the Board of Directors from time to time.

Job requirement

The suitable candidate should:
• Have at least a post graduate university degree or its equivalent in Economics, Finance, Banking, Business Administration, Law, Public Administration or other relevant qualifications.
• Have at least 10 years experience at management level in banking, finance
• or any other related developmental environment.
• Be able to undertake complex work.
• Be fluent in either English or French. Working knowledge of the other language shall be an added advantage.
• Be a national of one of the PTA Bank member states.
Located in Bujumbura, Burundi, with regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and in Harare, Zimbabwe, the PTA Bank offers an internationally competitive tax-free salary and other benefits. The duty station for the position is Bujumbura, Burundi, the headquarters of the PTA Bank.

How to apply

Applications together with CVs should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Appointment Committee of the Board of Governors
Office of the Vice President
State House
PO Box 1303, Mahe
Telephone: +248 28 68 00

Only interested candidates who meet the above requirements need apply. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 30th June, 2011. Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Jobs at Care International In Uganda- Senior Technical Advisor

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor * Socio-economic Strengthening

Reports to: VSLA - Program Manager

The Senior Technical Advisor - Socio-Economic Strengthening will provide overall technical leadership to the socio-economic empowerment strategy of SCORE program. More specific functions of this position include: developing technical standards/tools/guidance for implementation of quality programming in economic strengthening, ensuring integration with all SCORE program areas, designing/coordinating/ facilitating capacity building of consortium members and implementing partners in their technical areas, providing continuous support supervision and quality assurance to program activities in the area of economic strengthening and participating in Steering Committee meetings.
Key responsibilities:
• Work with other consortium members to plan, facilitate, monitor and evaluate programme economic activities , so as to ensure the effective and efficient achievement of the program objective
• Identify the needs and build capacity of programme teams in the consortium in economic strengthening activities, through training, coaching, mentoringand development and provision of tools/ guidance for implementation of quality programming
• Facilitate the development of SCORE impact measurement indicators in the area of economic strengthening and ensure they are fully integrated into the broader program M&E framework
• Initiate and/or facilitate effective collaboration with other key partners within and outside the district that are working in agricultural production, processing and marketing, input supply, VSLA methodobgy, and financial services sector
• Periodically conduct vulnerability assessments of all beneficiary households to ascertain the level of change and improvement in their socio-economic status

Job requirement

Person specifications/qualifications:
• At least 5 years of experience from working in the following thematic areas: microfinance, market access and entrepreneurship development
• Very strong facilitation, negotiation, networking and partnering skills
• Understands market opportunities for local products and marketing linkages for small producers
• Experience working with private sector actors as well as policy makers
• Good understanding of the national OVC policy and strategic plan issues in Uganda
• Proven experience in assessing examining and re-engineering strategies and approaches, standards and procedures for coordination and provision of technical services for social protection programming for vulnerable populations
• Experience with leading strategic processes and training a variety of stakeholders
• Strong analytical and conceptual skills as well as partnership management
• Experience of supporting a multi-sectoral team and an appreciation of a consultative, team approach to decision making

How to apply

Application Procedure:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as certified copies of all academic and professional certificates not later than May 20, 2011. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful

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


Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator Job at Care in Uganda

Job Title: Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator
Reports to: Project Manager
The Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator is part of the team that is entrusted to implement the comprehensive package of improving food security and nutrition status of VC households through establishment of farmer field schools [FFS), behaviour change & food consumption practices and establishment of linkages with relevant stakeholders in selected program districts. S/he will ensure that SCORE program food security and nutrition strategies are appropriately applied depending on the level of vulnerability of the children and their households and well integrated into other program technical areas.

Key responsibilities
• Identify food security priorities of VC and their household .members and actively develop operational plans for implementation with according to the agreed criteria
• Facilitation of the linkages between VC households and the services they need (including extension services, input supply, planting material access, and credit/financial services).
• Facilitation of the development of innovations/technologies with a broader reach including production technologies.
• .* Promote avenues of awareness creation and adaptation on infant feeding practices, hygiene, and -balance diet. Conducting dialogues and workshops for vulnerable house¬holds on the importance of creating and providing a supportive and protective family environment and education for their children
• Ensure that partners are aware of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government and other USA1D programs have undertaken
• Strengthen the Capacity of partner organizations in the implementation of SCORE food security & nutrition strategies
• Participate in value chain analysis process

Job requirement

Person specifications/qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Agriculture, Economics, Social Science, Public Health/Nutrition or related field
• At feast 5 years' relevant work experience, minimum three years experience in Food Security programming
• Familiarity with current issues in the nutrition field will be added advantage
• Proficient analytical skills that show understanding of current concepts, priorities, and issues in food security arena
• An ability to communicate effectively and strong conceptual ability, and writing skills
• 2-3 years experience in managing partnerships, and organizational capacity building of local organizations
• Adult learning and facilitation skills are a prerequisite

How to apply

Application Procedure:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as certified copies of all academic and professional certificates not later than May 20, 2011. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful

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


Child Protection Coordinator Job at Care International In Uganda

Job Title: Child Protection Coordinator

Reports to: Project Manager
The Child Protection Coordinator is part of the team that is entrusted to implement this comprehensive package of increasing availability of protection and legal services to VC households, s/he will ensure implementation of quality child protection and legal support intervention across the implementing partners through strengthening systems and procedures at community and district levels that increase access to child protection services by all VC identified by SCORE project
Key Responsibilities
• Act as primary focal point and help drive the planning, implementation, design, monitoring and evaluation processes for the Child Help line project and look out for creative solutions to operational issues hindering effective project implementation
• link and work closely with relevant structures to ensures VC are protected and are accessing appropriate and relevant services
• Assist in the development of an action plan framework to address key issues of concern for VC, arising from the monitoring and reporting of violations and supports actions and strategies developed in response to incidents or violations of children's rights
• Provide direct technical support supervision to partners' child protection staff and the maintenance of high quality program implementation to achieve maximum coverage and impact in coordination with other program technical areas
• Oversee and put in place capacity building for communities, government structures and partners through on going mentoring to improve service provision (prevention, protection and response), referral networks, monitoring of child rights abuses and strengthening the legal framework
• Ensure the program provides a platform for children to express their ideas and opinions on their rights and responsibilities through child participation

Job requirement

Person specification/ Qualifications
• Bachelors degree + Masters (or equivalent) in social work. Psychology, Anthropobgy and social sciences.
• At least 5 years working experience in implementing programs for children
• An ability to communicate effectively and strong conceptual ability, and writing skills
• 2-3 years experience in managing partnerships, and organizational capacity building of local organizations
• Adult learning and facilitation skills are a prerequisite
• Understanding of human rights, policies, strategies, institutional and legal framework as regards the protection of Vulnerable children
• Excellent facilitation, mobilisation, communication, documentation and team work skills.
• Demonstration of ability to work under minimum supervision

How to apply

Application Procedure:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as certified copies of all academic and professional certificates not later than May 20, 2011. Only successful candidates will be invited for interviews at short notice, applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful

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


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