Programme Assistant Job Vacancy at Church of Uganda

Job Title: Programme Assistant- Reproductive Health
Reports to: Provincial Health Coordinator (PHC)

Main Purpose of the Job:
The job holder will perform day-to-day implementation of maternal Health, Reproductive Health, strengthen uptake of modern family Planning services and overall HIV prevention in all church of Uganda Dioceses and medical facilities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Planning and implementation of Maternal health, Family Planning, Reproductive Health and HIV prevention activities at supported facilities and Dioceses
• Provide on-going supervision of maternal Health, HIV prevention and reproductive Health services including family planning
• Coordinate mentorship of facility and Diocesan staff
• Participate in quality assurance/ quality improvement of HIV/.AIDS and Reproductive Health activities

Minimum Requirements:
• Degree in Social Sciences or Public Health, with a background in clinical medicine/Bsc.Nursing
• At least 3 years’ experience in program planning
• Experience with HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Programming
• Familiarity with district-level health care programs in Uganda
• Clinical experience in HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Management
• A practicing committed Christian

How to Apply:
Interested applicants for the above position should send or hand deliver their applications enclosing photocopies (NOT Originals) of their academic certificates, CV with names of 3 referees9 who are not relatives) and a day-time telephone contacts to the address given bellow. Recommendation from your church should be attached.

The Provincial Secretary
Church of Uganda
Provincial Secretariat
P.O.Box 14123,
Kampala

Deadline: Monday, 31st October 2011

Human Resource Manager Job in Uganda at Church Of Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Location: Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat
Reports to: Provincial Secretary

Main Purpose of the Job:
To manage and coordinate the human resource functions for the Secretariat and provide technical guidance and support to management and staff as well responding to diocesan HR issues

Key duties and responsibilities
• Taking lead in determining the human resource requirements of the Provincial Secretariat
• Formulate HR strategies and plans
• Initiate and lead the preparation of work plans and budgets for the HR unit
• Develop, recommend, and up date the Secretarial policies, procedures and systems related to HR management
• Provide staff welfare services and counsel staff on job/ personal problems when required

Specifications of the suitable candidate should include:
• A Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management or Social sciences or General Management or Public Administration. A Masters Degree in Human Resource Management is a must. HR data management skill is an added advantage.
• At least 5 years work experience, with a minimum of 3 of the years in a senior management position in Human Resource Management
• Experience in formulation of Human Resource strategies, policies and procedures
• Knowledge of labor laws of Uganda

Key Skills required:
• Communication skills
• Computer skills
• Counseling skills
• Problem solving, conflict management and decision-making skills

Additional attributes:
• High level of integrity with ability to discern
• Good leadership abilities, self-motivated and team player
• A practicing and committed Christian

How to Apply:
Interested applicants for the above position should send or hand deliver their applications enclosing photocopies (NOT Originals) of their academic certificates, CV with names of 3 referees9 who are not relatives) and a day-time telephone contacts to the address given bellow. Recommendation from your church should be attached.

The Provincial Secretary
Church of Uganda
Provincial Secretariat
P.O.Box 14123,
Kampala

Deadline: Monday, 31st October 2011

Program Director Job Vacancy in Uganda- Salary USD $1,000 - $1,500 per month

Job Title: Program Director

Foundation for Community Development & Empowerment

Statement of Work: Program Director

Basic Function of Position
The Program Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of FCDE’s first Uganda program site, which will provide strategic support to a network of local partner organizations. The basic responsibilities of the position include the initiation and fiscal and programmatic management of the program. The position works under the supervision of the International Program Director and is considered a management position.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

A. Program Development and Maintenance (approx. 30% of the time)
• Develop and maintain relationships with 15 - 25 organizations and institutions for partnership with FCDE. These organizations work in the field of community-based, locally oriented, sustainable development in one or more of FCDE’s focal sectors.
• Maintain and communicate knowledge of these partner programs and initiatives, providing consistent communication and reinforcing appropriate development projects and approaches.
• Create community relationships to foster awareness and understanding of FCDE’s community-driven approach and work to motivate network collaboration.
• Provide ongoing trainings, consulting (one-on-one or small group), as well as site visits to support the development and ongoing success of our partner organizations’ programmatic activities and the ultimate achievement of each partner’s program objectives.

B. Program Management (approx. 20% of the time)
• Provide personnel management for the site including the hiring/terminating of staff, providing assessments, work plans and personnel reviews for staff and appropriate contractors.
• Administrate the Grants Program, monitor grant projects and implement Grants Program activities.
• Ensure the registration of the new FCDE site as a Ugandan NGO and provide appropriate reporting to maintain the registration.
• Establish and manage the program site office.
• Manage and maintain the program budget.
• Liaise with appropriate government, community and NGO personnel to ensure the smooth and efficient running and support for FCDE programs.

C. Local Partner Capacity Building & Training (approx. 30% of the time)
• Establish and document baseline organizational assessments and maintain ongoing tracking of partner organizational capacity development.
• Develop materials and trainings to help partners build their skills and capacity to carry out their programmatic activities successfully, strengthen the efficacy of their programs, and enhance organizational development.
• Support the development and the implementation of work plans for each partner organization.
• Provide networking and resource sharing opportunities to support collaboration among partners.
• Support FCDE fundraising efforts through speaking with relevant funding bodies, supporting potential ‘funder tours’ and any other related activities.

D. Program, Monitoring and Evaluation (approximately 10% of the time)
• In conjunction with the International Program Director, develop a strategy for achieving FCDE objectives in the community, including establishing indicators and implementation plans with monitoring and evaluation reporting to FCDE headquarters.
• Monitor partner organization, intern, and host family progress and provide guidance/ capacity building tools as needed to facilitate successful performance and adherence to the FCDE approach.
• Provide regular reports to FCDE headquarters in a timely manner, to evaluate and make recommendations regarding performance of program, local partners, staff, and interns.

E. Represent FCDE to Local and International Funding Agencies and Partners (5% of the time)
• Work to develop or deepen relationships with organizations that can provide funding or strategic partnerships that help further the work of FCDE.
• Represent FCDE at conferences, speaking engagements or other appropriate venues to advance the awareness and work of FCDE.
• Act on FCDE’s behalf in meetings with local supporters and funders.

F. Intern Management & Support (in the future – will determine at time of implementation)
• Develop, oversee, and evaluate orientation, training sessions, and materials for interns, host organizations/families.
• In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and International Program Director, evaluate the qualifications of interns, place them with fitting organizations and programs, and work to adapt approaches to increase their learning and professional capabilities.
• Direct and manage all interns’ program lifecycle activities (orientation, educational workshops, midterm retreat, end of internship activities, etc.) so that they are successfully implemented.
• Prepare partner organizations for placement of interns; ensuring that the organization complies with contractual stipulations to promote fulfillment of intern program requirements.
• Prepare host families for intern placements by ensuring host families meet criteria and are aware of key cross-cultural integration issues to ensure a safe and successful home-stay.
• Facilitate meetings between the intern and the partner organization supervisor to review project objectives and scope, address issues, and monitor/evaluate performance.
• Travel regularly throughout the program area to establish and maintain working relationships with partner organizations and host families, and to visit interns at their sites for project and personal monitoring.

G. Other Duties and Activities (not to exceed 5% of the time)
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the International Program Director.

Expected Outcomes:
• At least 75% of new local partner organizations have completed the institutional self-assessment tool used by FCDE within six months of partnership.
• At least four site visits to local partner organizations are made each year where technical training or group education occurs.
• The new site will have 12 partner organizations committed to work with FCDE within 6 months of site establishment.
• Registration of FCDE’s Ugandan site will be completed within six months of PD hire.
• At least four broad categories of easily monitored outcomes and/or outputs are identified and tracked by at least 75% of partner organizations within first year of program establishment.
• At least four group workshops with a minimum of 50% of local partner organizations are carried out each year.

Supervision & Guidance
The Program Director reports directly to the International Program Director. Performance evaluation is based upon successfully meeting the criteria and objectives established in the performance plan. Evaluation of the position will be provided on a bi-annual basis.

Desired Qualifications
• Education: Bachelor's degree in organizational development, social studies, community development, economics, public administration, or related field. Graduate degree in related field strongly preferred. AND/OR: Prior Work Experience: At least five years experience in public administration, NGO development, community or organizational development, international development experience or in related fields.

• Post-entry Training: On the job training focused on understanding FCDE’s philosophy, regulations, and procedures.

• Language Proficiency: Advanced spoken and written skills in both English and the relevant local language(s).

• Skills and Abilities:
o Ability to represent FCDE effectively with a wide range of individuals: i.e., local officials and community members, different levels of government officials, international agency personnel, etc. Ability to develop ongoing relationships with key stakeholders including grantors, local community partners, and interns.
o Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under often complex and stressful conditions.
o Proven supervisory skills and ability to successfully motivate and lead a team.
o Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills including effective and professional cross cultural communication and conflict management.
o Computer literacy in word processing and database management is required.
o Significant knowledge and ability to provide leadership in organizational operations, project and program management, staff supervision, strategic planning, and community development and training.
o Demonstrated ability to create and lead trainings and workshops.
o Strong financial planning, tracking, reporting and money management skills are essential.


Pay and benefits:
The pay range is USD $1,000 - $1,500 per month dependant on experience. This is a full time performance based annually renewable contract position. The position, based in Kasese, is open to Ugandan Nationals only.


Interested applicants should send electronic submissions to fcde.yiching@gmail.com by October 28, 2011. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and three references. Additionally, please specify any local language proficiencies.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Program Coordinator Job Vacancy in Uganda- Salary $500 - $800

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Foundation for Community Development & Empowerment

Statement of Work: Program Coordinator

Basic Function of Position
The Program Coordinator (PC), under the supervision of the Program Director (PD), will provide strategic support to a network of local partner organizations. The basic responsibilities of the position include leading and supporting various partner organization trainings, supporting partner organization’s grant preparation, implementation and monitoring the program as well as a wide range of administrative support. The position works under the supervision of the Program Director with oversight by the International Program Director.
Major Duties and Responsibilities

A. Program Development and Maintenance (approx. 20% of the time)
• Support the development and maintenance of relationships with 15 - 25 organizations and institutions partnered with FCDE. This includes but is not limited to holding meetings, maintaining communications and ensuring accurate documentation of partner organization’s work.
• Assist with the maintenance of and dissemination of information about partner programs and initiatives. This will include consistent record keeping, providing written reports and developing regular communication with our partner organizations.
• Provide information and materials to various people/groups to develop community relationships and foster awareness and understanding of FCDE’s programs and approach.
• Support ongoing trainings, consulting (one-on-one or small group), as well as site visits to support the development and ongoing success of our partner organizations’ programmatic activities. Done both in conjunction with PD and independently.

B. Administrative Support (approximately 35% of the time)
• Assist with and monitor program written records and files, and perform routine clerical tasks.
• Provide translations and interpretations when necessary.
• Assist in the collection and analysis of data on partner organization performance, and in the preparation of reports on program development and/or grant activities.
• Ensure that the FCDE office is clean, stocked and maintained in an appropriate manner.
• Assist in preparation of a wide range of program documentation, including: Partner Organization Profiles, Weekly Reports, Quarterly Program Evaluations and Reports; Grant Project Evaluation and Follow Up Reports, etc.

C. Local Partner Capacity Building & Training (approx. 30% of the time)
• Assist in obtaining baseline organizational assessments and in documenting partner organizations’ capacity development.
• Help develop and deliver materials and trainings to build partners’ skills and capacity so that they can carry out their programmatic activities successfully, strengthen the efficacy of their programs, and enhance organizational development.
• Support the development and the implementation of work plans for each partner organization.
• Provide networking and resource sharing opportunities to support collaboration among partners.

D. Program, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) (approximately 10% of the time)
• Support the identification and collection of data to be used in monitoring and evaluation reporting. Assist the Program Director with compiling information and M&E reports as needed by the Headquarter Office (HO).
• Help monitor partner organization program and grant progresses in order to best provide guidance/ capacity building tools as needed to facilitate successful performance and adherence to the FCDE approach.

E. Intern Support (in the future – will determine at time of implementation)
• Assist Interns to improve their job performance and social and cultural adaptation through the provision of technical support, cultural insights, and direction to relevant and available resources.
• Assess and address issues of miscommunication, frustration and stagnation between host agencies and interns in order to facilitate the progress towards the successful completion of program plans and mutual satisfaction of the intern and host agency.
• Identify, maintain and distribute, as appropriate, relevant educational information and materials to Interns through orientations, mid-service events, weekly talks, and other avenues.
• In collaboration with the PD, monitor and evaluate intern projects to ensure satisfactory progress and results.
• Be knowledgeable on FCDE policy and procedures and be able to communicate this information accurately to interns, partner organizations and host families.
• Document and keep the Headquarter Office (HO) informed of all intern activity.

E. Other Duties and Activities (not to exceed 5% of the time)
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the Program Director, Director of International Programs, Director of Outreach, and Executive Director (need to confirm hierarchy and current FCDE positions).
• Provide relevant feedback to the HO staff on how programs and systems of communication can be more effectively carried out.

Desired Qualifications
• Education: A university degree in International or Community Development, International/Regional Studies, Business or related field.
• Prior Experience: at least one year working internationally or within a development organization or similar experience.
• Language Proficiency: Spoken and written fluency in both local language and English.
• Knowledge: Solid working knowledge of community development and the host-country’s culture/history/current events; demonstrated ability to maintain working level contacts with NGO officials and host families; and demonstrated experience and skills in facilitation of training events.
• Skills and Abilities: Ability to represent FCDE effectively with partner organizations, host families, local officials, FCDE Interns, and International Sponsors (Donors, Academic Sponsors). Organizational and administrative skills. Excellent computer skills in word-processing and database management. Motivation and commitment to work effectively as part of an inter-cultural team. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under normal as well as complex and often stressful conditions.

Pay and benefits:
The pay range for this position is USD $500 - $800 per month for full time employment. This is a performance based annually renewable contract position. The position, based in Kasese, is open to Ugandan Nationals only.

Interested applicants should send electronic submissions to fcde.yiching@gmail.com by November 7, 2011. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and three references. Additionally, please specify any local language proficiencies.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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