Jobs at Restless Development Uganda- Net Salary 30,459,986 M (Per year)

Unit Restless Development Uganda

Location Jinja, Uganda

Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager

Salary Net annual salary: 30,459,986 (approximate gross annual salary: 45,430,747).

Restless Development commits to net salaries for all staff regardless of the tax situation. This is to ensure a fair system to all staff globally.
Benefits 24 days annual leave, health insurance
Reports to Uganda Country Director
Direct Reports Finance and Administration Assistant, Driver and Support Staff

Context Restless Development Uganda is a youth-led development organisation that places young people at the forefront of change and development. Since 1997, Restless Development Uganda has demonstrated, through a variety of innovative, youth-led programmes, the importance of young Ugandans leading development in fields including rural livelihoods, sexual and reproductive health, peace building, and community development.

Restless Development Uganda is a locally registered NGO, affiliated to the INGO Restless Development International. Having recently launched a new 5-year strategy and following significant expansion over recent months, the organisation is looking to hire a dynamic, talented and committed Finance and Administration Manager to lead the Finance and Administration Unit. This position is based at the Jinja head office. Responsible for the overall running of the Unit; key areas of work include financial management, accounting, overseeing office administrative systems, support to the Fundraising & Partnerships Unit and membership of the Management Committee.

Main Responsibilities 1. Management of all finance operations (35%)
2. Lead accounting functions (20%)
3. Lead office administration and management (15%)
4. Support the Fundraising & Partnerships Unit (15%)
5. Membership of the Restless Development Uganda Management Committee (10%)
6. Other (5%)

Management of all finance operations (35%)
 Manage all finances, staff salaries, volunteer allowances, equipment and administration.
 Lead the consolidation of financial plans, budgets and forecasts involving relevant staff
 Prepare annual financial statements and lead the preparation of year end accounts in advance of the annual audit
 Produce monthly income and expenditure statements and analyse variance for Restless Development Uganda Management Committee and Restless Development International
 Maintain and monitor cash flow with the Country Director
 Implement and coordinate the budget management system
 Ensure all staff and volunteers are adhering to financial procedures and policies and ensure that all financial transactions are properly accounted for
 Provide support to other staff; ensuring Unit finances and financial information is accurate and up to date.
 In conjunction with the Programme Unit, ensure that a robust system is in place for monitoring and administering volunteer finances
 In conjunction with the CD make decisions about financial procedures, issues and policies as and when necessary
 Manage the Finance and Administration Assistant and other staff as required; ensure that they have regular line management meetings, relevant and realistic work plans and performance reviews in line with Restless Development’s policies
 Induct new staff to Restless Development’s financial procedures and policies
 Hold regular workshops and meetings with existing staff to ensure that they are updated on financial issues necessary for non-financial staff

Lead accounting functions (20%)
Supported by the Finance & Administration Assistant:
 Ensure that accounting records are kept up to date
 Maintain a computerised system (PASTEL) for the management of Restless Development Uganda expenditures
 Ensure that all payments to supplies and/or projects are in accordance with relevant Restless Development regulations and approved work plans/budgets
 Prepare payroll and other payments
 Manage and administer Restless Development Uganda petty cash and reimbursement of staff expenses
 Manage bank accounts and the transfer of money between Restless Development International and donors to Restless Development Uganda
 Ensure that bank reconciliations as well as debtors and creditors statements are done monthly
 Ensure that cheque books, purchase order books, invoices etc are well accounted for and are kept in safe and secure custody.

Lead office administration and management (15%)
Supported by the Finance & Administration Assistant:
 Ensure that Restless Development’s contracts and policies are up to date and compliant with relevant national laws and communicated to staff
 Develop and maintain administrative systems
 Ensure maintenance of PCs and other office equipment, including backing up and virus protection
 Ensure the general maintenance and cleaning of the office
 Coordinate the supply of office consumables (such as stationery)
 Responsible for procurement of general items and ensuring that the procurement policy is used by staff
 Coordinate the office communication system; mail, notice boards, whiteboards etc
 Ensure that the front desk and telephone are efficiently managed
 Ensure that staff have appropriate administrative support

Support to the Fundraising & Partnerships Unit (15%)
 Provide accurate and timely reports to donors
 Support the development of new proposals, renegotiations and fundraising efforts through creation of budgets and preparation of financial information
 Produce monthly income and expenditure statements for donors
 Ensure that donor funds are received as per disbursements agreements and that expenditure by all staff is coded by donor
 Represent Restless Development with external partners as required
Membership of the Restless Development Uganda Management Committee (10%)
 Provide financial information to the Management Committee to inform decision making
 Provide strategic direction to the management of Restless Development Uganda
 Supervise and support compliance to Restless Development Uganda policy and relevant legal requirements
 Deal with emerging and emergency issues
 Develop and review the means of communication within the organisation
Other (5%) Other duties as required, occasionally requiring work on weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu can taken

To Apply
If you have any questions and to apply please send applications to jessicag@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 5th August 2011

CARANA Jobs in Uganda- Various Agriculture/Food Security Experts Vacancies

Job Title: Various Ag/Food Security Experts

Closing Date: Monday, 08 August 2011



Job Title: Various Ag/Food Security Experts

Location: Malawi and Uganda Duration: Short- and Long-Term

CARANA Corporation (www.carana.com), a contractor for USAID, designs and directs innovative economic growth strategies to help countries and businesses compete globally, reducing poverty and raising living standards around the world. For 25 years, we have specialized in market-led solutions to development challenges in more than 80 countries, packaging our expertise with on-the-ground resources for continuing, cost-effective results.

CARANA is recruiting for anticipated, upcoming USAID projects in Malawi and Uganda that will focus on a variety of agricultural initiatives. We are currently seeking qualified individuals for future long-and short-term overseas assignments with expertise in the following areas as they pertain to agricultural economics and food security:

Consultants, especially Malawian and Ugandans, with the following expertise are encourage to apply.

Food Production
Market Information Systems
Nutritional Surveys
Nutritional Education (including empowering women/children/youth through community-based interventions)
Post-harvest handling of staple crops or fruits/vegetables
Agriculture Inputs
Trade related SPS standards and quality management systems



This announcement is for positions pending funding.

We appreciate all responses, but due to the high volume of resumes received, we will only contact those applicants whose qualifications best match the position requirements. No phone calls please. CARANA is an EOE.


To apply
To submit a detailed CV to the CARANA database: click on the following link to our consultant registry http://carana.resume-management.com/apply and select "Ag/Food Security Expert - Malawi and Uganda" from the drop down menu of current open positions.

CARANA Jobs in Uganda

Closing Date: Saturday, 27 August 2011


Job Title: Chief of Party

Location: Malawi and Uganda Duration: Long-Term

CARANA Corporation (www.carana.com), a contractor for USAID, designs and directs innovative economic growth strategies to help countries and businesses compete globally, reducing poverty and raising living standards around the world. For 25 years, we have specialized in market-led solutions to development challenges in more than 80 countries, packaging our expertise with on-the-ground resources for continuing, cost-effective results.

CARANA is seeking dynamic and innovative professionals for Chief of Party positions for several, upcoming multi-million dollar USAID-funded agricultural and food security related projects in Malawi and Uganda. The various projects will focus on providing a comprehensive and multi-sectoral approach to poverty, food insecurity and nutrition by increasing the competiveness of the private sector, reducing poverty and increasing food security through the development of competitive agricultural value chains that engage the poor. Interventions may include farmer and producer organization capacity building; utilizing information and communications technology innovations; and the disbursement of grants for innovation.

Candidates for these positions should be senior level experts with a proven track record of successfully implementing and managing food security and agricultural value chain development projects on the African continent. The COP will be responsible for oversight of the entire project, and will be required to work with various stakeholders, including high level government officials, and lead technical programmatic activities in one or more of the following areas:

Agricultural and Food Production
Farmer Association Building
Nutritional Surveys
Nutritional Education (including empowering women/children/youth through community-based interventions)
Post-harvest handling of staple crops or fruits/vegetables
Market Information Systems
Agriculture Inputs
Trade related SPS standards and quality management systems
Transport and Logistics

Chief of Party minimum qualifications:
Master's degree in agriculture, business, trade or other relevant graduate degree;
At least 10 years of technical or managerial experience in value chain development programs in developing country contexts;
Demonstrated excellent communications and writing ability and superior interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills;
Extensive knowledge of USAID administrative and procurement practices;
Demonstrated experience in developing and managing alliances with the private sector and counterparts at the highest levels of government;
Familiarity with the social-economic landscape of East and Southern Africa is preferred; and
Previous COP experience in Africa is preferred.

To apply: click on the following link to our consultant registry http://carana.resume-management.com/apply and select 'Chief of Party – Malawi and Uganda' from the drop down menu of current open positions.

This announcement is for positions pending funding.

We appreciate all responses, but due to the high volume of resumes received, we will only contact those applicants whose qualifications best match the position requirements. No phone calls please. CARANA is an EOE.

To Apply
To apply: click on the following link to our consultant registry http://carana.resume-management.com/apply and select 'Chief of Party – Malawi and Uganda' from the drop down menu of current open positions.

Clinton Health Access Initiative Has Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title: Malaria Operational Research Study Coordinator

Closing Date: Monday, 12 September 2011


Overview: On November 8, 2008, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria approved the launch of an ambitious new initiative to increase access to malaria treatment around the world. Nine countries in Africa and Southeast Asia are participating in Phase 1 of the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm); these countries account for more than one-third of the global malaria burden. The AMFm began operations in June 2009, with orders placed for over 22 million subsidized ACTs and nearly 2 million affordable ACTs in four countries.

The Clinton Foundation Health Access Initiative (CHAI), in collaboration with partner organizations and key malaria policymakers, has developed an operational research portfolio that seeks to address critical outstanding questions regarding how access to malaria treatment can be improved in the context of the AMFm. The projects in this portfolio have been designed to provide rigorous evidence of the impact of various policy innovations that aim to improve the targeting and increase the reach of anti-malarials into the poorest and most remote areas.

CHAI is currently seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding problem-solving, managerial, analytical, and communication skills to support the implementation of a randomized impact evaluation in Uganda. This project will test the feasibility of making rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for malaria—blood stick tests that give results in 15 minutes—available in the small private drug shops in rural areas of the country. This position will primarily be based in the field (Eastern Uganda).

Responsibilities:

Supporting project implementation including: implementing the intervention, participating in data collection, assisting the Study Coordinator in managing a field team of surveyors, assisting with preliminary data analysis
Regularly liaising with and working under the guidance of the Study Coordinator and Principal Investigators leading the study
Managing data collection protocols
Developing and overseeing data management processes
Conducting quality control of data as it comes in from the field
Monitoring proper implementation of RDTs and adherence to safety protocols in rural drug shops
Liaising with the Government of Uganda and other stakeholders in the malaria community
Writing project reports and helping draft policy memos
Helping with other dissemination tasks as needed

Qualifications:
Experience in social science field research
Excellent management and organizational skills
Excellent writing and communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Willingness to travel frequently and to do field work
Ability and willingness to work effectively in cross-cultural environments
Flexibility, self-motivation, and an ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse constituencies and to work independently
Experience in and knowledge of Africa
Experience working in rural settings for extended periods of time

Advantages:
Advanced degree in economics, public health, public policy, social sciences or related fields
Familiarity with randomized evaluations preferred
Experience with survey implementation strongly preferred
Knowledge of STATA strongly preferred

PLEASE APPLY ONLY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING LINK:

https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs/2212/job

Research Manager Job at Uganda National NGO Forum

Job Title: Research Manager

Duties:

A.Develop the assessment component of Uwezo

B. Advising managers on issues relating to the Uwezo assessment

C. Recruitment of the core assessment team

D. Conduct researcher and partner orientation, development, and training

E. Conduct performance management of the Uwezo assessment and improvement systems

F. Ensure compliance to Uwezo standards by all researchers and partners

G. Ensure the documentation of all assessment related work


Job requirement

A.Masters Degree or equivalent in any arts or social science field

B.Broad knowledge and experience in education research and policy in Uganda

C.Above average skills in coordinating or working on large scale research studies

D.Excellent skills in participatory approaches to training and research


How to apply

Send Written or Email Applications to:

The Country Coordinator, Uwezo Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, Plot 25, Muyenga Tank Hill Rd,

Kabalagala, P.O. Box 4636, Kampala, Uganda, Office: +256 312 260 373/ 414 510 272, Website:

email: jobs@ngoforum.or.ug

Uganda National NGO Forum Jobs- Career Opportunity

Job Title: Communications Manager

Duties

A. Deliver the vision of Uwezo through the creation of coordinated external and internal communication strategies and campaigns

B. Lead and manage the communications activity of Uwezo and also ensure wider coordinated communications with UNNGOF and all Uwezo partners

C. Advise the senior management team on marketing, reputation and brand activities by providing vision and sound professional and technical direction

D. Actively engage, communicate and influence local, regional and national opinion formers and stakeholders


Job requirement

A. Masters Degree or equivalent in Media Studies, Arts, Social Science or related fields

B. In depth knowledge and experience of the communication issues of a large initiative like Uwezo

C. A good understanding and insight into the workings and political processes surrounding education environment in Uganda

D. Clear vision about the role of communication in organizations both internally and externally

E. Substantial practical experience of working with and influencing the media at local, regional and national level

F. A successful history of leading and implementing change in a communication function


How to apply

Send Written or Email Applications to:

The Country Coordinator, Uwezo Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, Plot 25, Muyenga Tank Hill Rd,

Kabalagala, P.O. Box 4636, Kampala, Uganda, Office: +256 312 260 373/ 414 510 272, Website:

email: jobs@ngoforum.or.ug

Deadline: 20th/7/2011

Uganda National NGO Forum Jobs For Accounts Assistant

Job Title:Accounts Assistant

Duties


• To receive and process all invoices, expense forms and requests for payment.

• Verify calculations and input codes in to the Accounts system in an accurate manner.

• To deal with daily transactions for the petty cash and ensure that reconciliations are completed on a weekly basis.

• To ensure all filing is done in a timely and accurate manner.

• Prepare cheques for payment.

• To ensure that all post is sent daily


Job requirement









• A good first degree in a business related field

• Previous experience in an Accounts office.

• Strong Microsoft and Excel skills

• Good organisation and administrative skills.

• Excellent attention to detail.




How to apply

Send Written or Email Applications to:

The Country Coordinator, Uwezo Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, Plot 25, Muyenga Tank Hill Rd,

Kabalagala, P.O. Box 4636, Kampala, Uganda, Office: +256 312 260 373/ 414 510 272, Website:

email: jobs@ngoforum.or.ug

Deadline: 20th/7/2011

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