National Advocacy Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda at Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)

Job Title: National Advocacy Officer

Responsibilities:
• Building and maintaining strategic relations with policy makers, and NGOs on women’s rights and violence against women issues
• Provoke public debate about human rights, violence against women through print and electronic media
• Mentor and guide journalists and editors to improve the portrayal of women in the media
• Other duties as requested by the Executive Director

Qualifications:
• At least 3 years NGO experience, preferably in gender and human rights programming
• BA degree or relevant experience
• Track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among diverse groups of actors
• Fluent in community language(s) and English
• Computer literate and excellent writing skills

How to Apply:
Submit thoughtful cover letter, CV and a one page writing sample that describes how you would work on challenging and controversial social issues in Uganda, to

Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention.
P.O.Box 6770 Kampala or Plot 16 tufnell Drive, Kamwokya.

Deadline: 18th October 2011

Assistant Director Job Vacancy in Uganda at Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)

Job Title: Assistant Director

Responsibilities:
• Provide day to day leadership and direction for staff.
• Mentor and guide staff in planning, implementation, documentation and monitoring of activities
• Contribute to the development of strategic directions for CEDOVIP programming.
• Oversee the preparation of budgets and financial reporting
• Serve as a member of organization’s leadership team
• Other duties as requested by the Executive Director

Qualifications:
• At least 7 years relevant experience in violence against women prevention with at least 3 years in management
• Excellent writing and computer skills
• MA degree or relevant experience
• Proven commitment to VAW prevention work

How to Apply:
Submit thoughtful cover letter, CV and a one page writing sample that describes how you would foster and sustain a positive and results oriented work environment; to

Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention.
P.O.Box 6770 Kampala or Plot 16 tufnell Drive, Kamwokya.

Deadline: 18th October 2011

Project Data Manager Employment Opportunity at Uganda Red Cross Society

Job Title: Project Data Manager-Climate Change Adaptation & Environmental Management
Reports to: Program Manager, Disaster Risk Reduction
Grade: UR6-1

Job Summary
Under the Directorate of Disaster Management, the Project Manager Data shall work closely with the Program Managers M&E and the Disaster Risk Reduction to ensure proper beneficiary accounting M&E and learning in the project areas of Apac and katakwi. H/She shall be responsible for compiling all the relevant required information and data that will be generated from the PfR Partners for consolidation as part of URCS commitment and assigned role within the consortium. The job holder shall be expected to regularly share experiences, implementation results and skills with other PfR Project implementing staff

Specific Responsibilities include;
• Supports project level monitoring and accountability through routine accurate, data collection and reporting of information that confirms status of project activities
• Carries out routine data quality checks and cleaning to ensure high quality project data that includes querying of data inconsistencies and revise reports in compliance with reporting procedures and guidelines
• Ensures compliance of the project teams to plans, standardized quality control tools and instruments for proper data and information management
• Maintains project design, M&E management system that includes timely collection, analysis and utilization of program related information

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:
Bachelors degree in Statistics, Management Information, Systems or its equivalent; substantial skills in computer applications; Experience in a reputable organization at a similar position for at least 2 years is desirable

How to Apply:
Submit your application with copies of curriculum Vitae with three referees, copies of academic certificates, day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Lubaga Road,
P.O.Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 20th October 2011 at 5:00pm

Blood Donor Recruitment Manager Vacancy in uganda at Uganda Red Cross Society

Job Title: Blood Donor Recruitment Manager
Duty Station: Mbarara
Reports to: The Program Manager
Grade: UR 6-1

Job Summary
The job holder shall coordinate the strategy, policy as well as provide support for Regional Blood Donor Recruitment (BDR) staff, Branch Managers and Project Managers on implementation of BDR projects so as to recruit, educate, care, motivate and maintain donors on a regular basis while maintaining close consultations with the Program Managers and overseeing the regional BRD Counselors

Key Duties/ Responsibilities:
Advisor Support:
• Initiates and guides, Regional BDR staff and Branch staff in the implementation of BDR recruitment Activities;
• Organizes and publicizes BDR sessions and gives information to blood Donors in close cooperation with the Blood Bank;
• Works with the URCS Regional staff, Community Counselors and volunteers in the formation, support and strengthening of Blood Donor Clubs in the catchment region
• Ensures timely submission of regional data, activity reports and accountabilities on a quarterly and annual basis

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration and Education or its equivalent Substantial skills in social mobilization; Experience in a reputable organization at similar position for at least 2 years is an added advantage; competencies in Transfusion Transmitted Infection related counseling; a team player with excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills a plus.

How to Apply:
Submit your application with copies of curriculum Vitae with three referees, copies of academic certificates, day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Lubaga Road,
P.O.Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 20th October 2011 at 5:00pm

Assistant Program Manager Job at Uganda Red Cross Society

Job Title: Assistant Program Manager-Water & Sanitation
Reporting to: Regional water and Sanitation Program Manager
Duty Station: Moroto Uganda
Grade:UR5-1

Job Summary: Management of all WASH activities, programming, management of material, financial and human resources of the National Society within project area

Specific Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
• Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates and proposes recommendation on WASH program activities;
• Prepares and submits timely quality activity WASH reports;
• Maintains good coordination and cooperation with the donor

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience
Bachelors’ degree in environment Health Science or Social Sciences will be preferred. However, diploma holders in these disciplines backed with a minimum of 3 years experience in similar field will also be considered. Computer literate and motorcycle riding skills are a must to be tested at the time of interviews. Evidence of acquisition of these skills should be attached on the application for this position. Two years experience with a reputable organization or agency in a similar position. Excellent command of spoken and written English

How to Apply:
Submit your application with copies of curriculum Vitae with three referees, copies of academic certificates, day time telephone contact to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Lubaga Road,
P.O.Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 20th October 2011 at 5:00pm

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