Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Server Engineer – UNIX

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: UNIX Domain Lead

Responsible For:

1) Incident/Problem/Change Management.

2) Responsible for undertaking New Projects.

Job Purpose:

To support 24/7 Infrastructure on Unix Platform for Telecom account.

Key Outputs:

Support to be provided as per SLA. High self-drive and confidence Willingness to learn and work in teams Good problem solving skills and analytical skills Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Strong report writing s kills. Preparation of monthly and weekly dashboards and case analysis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Installation - UNIX Server OS Installation, modification of network settings.
Disk management - creating partitions for the different types of servers.
Disk space management.
Log file maintenance.
UNIX Server Asset List Management - Preparation/update of CMDB.
Attend all meeting were UNIX Servers issues are required.
Represent UNIX Server issues on Project Management teamsOS Patch level check in UNIX servers and install as per the requirement.
File system creation and mounting in UNIX servers.
Assists in the planning and design of various systems like Red hat Enterprise Linux, & software applications.
Management of vendor deliverables where services are provided externally.

Vendor Management

Escalating unresolved issues to Vendors where required.
Following up with Vendors till the resolution of the issue.
Measuring & recording the vendor performance reports.

Monitoring

CPU, Memory, RAM monitoring.
Use of Monitoring Tool Services monitoring.
Event log analysis at regular interval for maintaining the integrity of database/servers.
Hardware sizing – Capacity planning for the OS Parameters like CPU, Memory & DiskCheck routing table in UNIX servers.
Check cluster status daily including resource group and device group.
Update the EMC storage disk space like used and free space availability.

Processes

Preparation of RCA for incidents.
Implementation of Changes based on processes.
Keeping Service Desk apprised on all UNIX server issues.
Ensure the closing of UNIX related audit points.
Ensure that there is conformity to the ITIL processes. This includes Change, Problem, Incident Management)Patch deployment plan preparation with test results.

Backups

Ensure that all servers under your domain have a backup application agent.

Licenses

Aprise the IT senior manager on all License issues in your area.
Aprise the IT senior manager on all contract issues in your area.

Security

Server Patch Management.
Ensure the integrity of all root password and policies are implemented.
Ensure the security of all UNIX servers as per policies.

Qualifications.

Full time Bachelor in Science/ Engineering / Technology.
Certification: - RHCE- Redhat Certified Engineer 5.5.
SCSE - Sun certified system engineer 10.0.
Competence: - Red Hat Linux & Solaris

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Deadline: 19th April 2012

Jobs at Wipro in Uganda- Security Lead

Job Title: Security Lead

About this job

Our client Wipro is an IT Company and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Datacenter Manager

Responsible For:

1) Incident/Problem/Change Management.

2) Responsible for undertaking New Projects.

3) Managing a team of Engineers.

Job Purpose:

To support 24/7 Infrastructure on Security for Telecom account.

Key Outputs:

Support to be provided as per SLA. Understanding of technology and specific domain expertise Behavioral & Managerial Competencies. High self-drive and confidence Willingness to learn and work in teams Good problem solving skills and analytical skills Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Strong report writing s kills. Strong project management skills including successful management. Preparation of monthly and weekly dashboards and case analysis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Deliverables

Installation of security patches & bug fixes.
System health checks for all security devices.
Attend all meeting were Security and LAN issues are required.
Keeping Service Desk aprsied on all Security and LAN matters.
Proactive Monitoring critical parameters of the Network Devices.
Vulnerability scanning.
Responding to events and fixing vulnerabilities in IT infrastructure (like IDS, Checkpoint logs).
Implementation and Management of Antivirus Application.
Implementation and Management of Firewalls.
Handling Security Devices Policy configurations requests.
Configuring VPN's (site to site and remote access).
Security Device Policy recommendations and fine tuning.
Upgrading the Security Devices Software/flash image/Firewall OS.
Uploading vendor recommended patches.
Attend all meetings were Security and LAN issues are required.
Creating new users (Administrative and Privileged) and managing them.
Administrations for Network authentication servers.
Maintaining and administering network elements and devices on the NMS Configuration of new routers on the network.
Setup DNS and DHCP ServersSetup new domains in DNS , Secondary servers, replication for DNS.
Setup new WINS servers.

Vendor Management

Maintaining Database of Vendors related to Network Devices present in setup.
Escalating unresolved issues to Vendors where required.
Following up with Vendors till the resolution of the issue.
Measuring & recording the vendor performance reports.
Configure Ports for a Manageable Switch.
Configure VLAN for a Manageable Switch Network design and re-architecture.
VSAT AMC & Operations support, through their respective vendors.
WAN Link Charges and AMCs for last mile.

Monitoring

Monitoring Status of all security components and alerts.
Monitoring of firewalls.
Manage alerts for all security systems.
Spam database update status.
Monitoring Service Status (Up & Running),Virus Alerts from Critical Servers.
Logging security incidents 24X7 Monitoring of Security Devices.
Log Analysis.
Security Devices configuration Backup.
Security Device Log Management.
Security Log Monitoring.

HUB Processes

Assigning severity to the Incidents logged based on the definition.
First level analysis (investigating problems) and closure of known and low priority security incidents.
Logging Problem Ticket for unresolved Incidents.
Keeping Service Desk aprsied on all security matters.
Adhering and Implementing guidelines and policies (BS7799).
Defining Rules (like Checkpoint, PIX, IDS and Virus walls) in line with the security policy in accodance to HUB best practises.
Root Cause Analysis.
Implementation of Changes based on Hub processes.
Notifying the MTN on major incidents occurred.
Providing Reports to MTN/Program Manager as agreed with MTN.
Updating MTN On periodic intervals on the issue.
Retain principal support contracts (Software Premium Support Contracts) that would enable Wipro to get the relevant patches and bug-fixes for MTN during Incidents.
Starting and stopping of Network Devices, whenever required.
Attending Network related issues on the LAN front with respect to System network issues, Port & cable issues.

Incident & Problem Management

Tracking and Co-ordination of all incidents/problems till resolution.
Identification of probable causes of failures in the WAN environment.
Analyze Impact of associated systems, which can affect the WAN, availability.
Defining methodologies/workaround to address the probable causes of failures in case of incident or emergency.
Recommend on the possible solution/workaround to address the probable causes of failure.
Performing router, switch, and modem reconfiguration.
Coordinating with the vendors for the WAN uptime.
Managing incident on all devices which are not remotely manageable.

Configuration Management

Maintain connectivity maps of the WAN environment, detailing the connectivity and type of communication medium deployed.
Maintaining protocol address registers and record changes, additions or deletions of sites.
Monitor and control configuration aspects like IP address, subnet maskMaintain a repository of the IOS images standardized for the WAN environment.

Capacity & Availability Management

Usage and Bandwidth Analysis.
Recommendations to MTN for upgrades, consolidation.
Analyze traffic and identify opportunities for setting QOS for the business services.
Analyze use of the Network services like DHCP and WINS and recommend consolidation, distribution of the services.

Licenses

Aprise the senior manager on all License issues in your area.
Aprise the senior manager on all contract issues in your area.

Backups

Perform backups of relevant system configurations.
Configuration Backup & Recovery Drills.
Backup configuration files periodically or otherwise as and when changes are affected.
Conducting drills based on defined redundancies and disaster recovery.

Qualifications

Full time Bachelor in Science/Engineering/Technology.
Certification: Checkpoint/Juniper.
Competence: Firewalls- Checkpoint/Juniper.
Appliances: Web security / Email Security & Antivirus.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.




Deadline: 19th April 2012

Jobs at Traidlinks in Uganda- Business Development Manager

Job Title: Enterprise Centre & Business Development Manager

About this job

Our client Traidlinks is an Irish NGO whose vision is to diminish poverty in developing countries by inspiring, supporting and promoting enterprise and contributing sustainably and equitably to local and world trade fill the above vacancy;

Based in Hoima with Travel to Surrounding Areas

Reports To: Traidlinks Enterprise Development Project Manager

Job Purpose:

To manage the day-day running of the Hoima Enterprise Centre.
To support the Enterprise Development Project Manager and assist him/her in the delivery of high quality Enterprise Centre services; manage and monitor service providers to ensure quality of service and value for money.
Assist and advise existing and start-up businesses, along with farmers’ cooperatives, in developing viable business plans.
Assist in the setting up and implementation of Tullow’s Supplier Development Programme.

Responsibilities/Key Objectives:

Together, with the Enterprise Development Project Manager, identify, develop, design and deliver core services required for Hoima Enterprise Centre. This should be completed in partnership with other appropriate service providers, where possible.
Establish effective management and administrative systems for Hoima Enterprise Centre.
Act as a key liaison person for Traidlinks with local businesses and provide mentoring advice and support to businesses participating in Traidlinks Enterprise Programme.
Build strong personal relationships for Traidlinks with key operations stakeholders in the oil and gas sector and within the Hoima Business Community.
Develop and maintain an up-to-date electronic database on local suppliers, SMEs and other appropriate support services within the Hoima and Masindi regions.
Collate and publish appropriate procurement opportunities linked to the oil and gas sector to Traidlinks Enterprise Centre users and local business community, in line with Traidlinks Enterprise Development strategy in the region.
Establish and manage systems of standards to ensure that the services provided by contracted service partners meet the demands of businesses in Traidlinks Enterprise programme.
Manage service providers, ensuring they deliver effective services to client companies and individuals that are high quality and value for money.
Together, with the Enterprise Development Project Manager, establish a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and reporting structure for the complete Enterprise Development Project & Enterprise Centre for core funders of the Project.
Takes full financial responsibility for the management of the Hoima Enterprise Centre budget agreed with the Enterprise Development Project Manager.
Manages, set targets, reviews and develops the Hoima Enterprise Centre Staff.
Deputise for the Enterprise Development Project Manager, when required.

Financial Responsibility:

Enterprise Centre Budget.

Qualification

Essential

Minimum 3 years proven experience in development and implementation of administration processes and systems in a managerial role.
Strong understanding of the challenges of developing and running start-up businesses.
Previous hands-on business and change management experience.
Experience of stakeholder/relationship management.

Skills

Confident and effective communicator.
Leadership skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Financially literate.
Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email).
Flexible.
Staying power.
Able to work in a multi discipline environment.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to traidlinksjobs@nftconsult.com

Only successfully candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.



Deadline:18th April 2012

Jobs at UMEME in Uganda- Internal Auditor

Job Title: INTERNAL AUDITOR - TECHNICAL

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type: Full-Time
Summary: “Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.”

As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective ,manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following position of INTERNAL AUDITOR - TECHNICAL.
Description: Job purpose
To carry out an independent review/appraisal of Umeme's internal controls with teh engineering and It enviroment, and to provide assurance and effectiveness.
Principles and Accountabilities
• Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies within the engineering and IT environment
• Prepare detailed report on audit findings.
• Examine and evaluate engineering and information systems (e.g OICS, SCADA, GIS, AMR, Prepaid Metering, etc.) recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
• Conduct pre and post implementation audits to determine if systems and programs under development will work as planned.
• Coordinate the implementation of the annual technical audit plans.
• Identify performance improvement opportunities within the business.
• Report to management about network-asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and activities.
• Carry-out adhoc audits specifically on technical aspects of the control systems as maybe required from time to time.
• Coordinate, and follow-up on status of audit recommendations with Senior Auditor, Head of internal audit and department heads.
• Required qualification and experience
Requirements: Required qualification and experience
• A good Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering from a recognized institution.
• Professional qualification (e.g. CISA, CIA, ACCA, CPA) will be an added advantage.
• 2 years relevant experience in a busy environment.
Personal Attributes/Competencies
• High integrity
• Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills
• Team Player
• Proactive and Highly motivated
• Creativity, self-confidence, and flexibility
How to apply
If you believe you are the right candidate for this challenging position, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae to the postal/email address below.



Closing Date: 05 May 2012


The Human Resources Manager
Umeme
Lugogo Plot 5C 3rd Street Industrial Area
Kampala

Deadline:05 May 2012

Jobs at Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)- Marketing Officer

Job Title: Principal Marketing Officer
Reports to: Executive Director

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop a marketing strategy and plans for UNBS
Carry out market research on effectiveness of UNBS services in order to obtain relevant market information
Prepare and monitor marketing budget for UNBS

Qualifications and Requirements
A masters degree in marketing or MBA
An honours degree in B.COM or BBA from reputable university
Possession of professional qualification in Chartered institute of Marketers as an added advantage

How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements may submit their application together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone contacts to the address below

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

Deadline: Friday 20th April 2012

Jobs at Coca-Cola Sabco in Uganda- Packaging Engineer

Job Title: Packaging Engineer

Century Bottling Company Limited is a Franchise Bottler and distributor of Coca Cola Products in Uganda.

As Packaging Engineer you will report directly to the Country Engineering Manager.

Manage the production assets to ensure daily availability, reliability and quality.
Manage the execution of the preventative maintenance plan.
Facilitate corrective Maintenance & work assessment process.
Ensure quality Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process.
Provide information for Capex project and oversee the implementation.
Formulate and manage the packaging maintenance budget.
Implement focused improvement initiatives.
Manage and develop staff
At least in Degree in Mechanical or Production engineering;
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in FMCG in maintenance of production equipment with at least two (2) years in a supervisory role.
Must possess good analytical ability, problem solving, financial and leadership skills.
Must be result oriented, assertive, flexible and decisive


How to Apply

To apply go to our website: www.cocacolasabco.co.za and click on the ‘careers’ icon
Or send the application to the Human Resource Manager, P.O Box 3990, Kampala.
Closing date for all applications: 16th April 2012

Deadline: 16th April 2012

Jobs at Relief International (RI) in Uganda- Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2012

JOB TITLE: Finance Manager

LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda, with travel to other areas in Uganda

DURATION: 5 Years (This is the duration of the project and does not necessarily reflect the duration of the employee contract)

SUMMARY: Relief International (RI) is currently recruiting Finance Manager candidates for an anticipated multi-year nutrition program in Uganda. The program will increase local capacity to manufacture fortified food products using locally sourced materials and distribute them in Uganda. The Finance Manager will be based in Kampala and travel to other program areas throughout Uganda.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work closely with the Chief of Party and other key personnel to implement, improve and maintain financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures for the program.
Work closely with partner organizations on their financial accounting and reporting compliance for the project.
Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the finance office through supervision and management.
Plan and supervise work of the program-related finance staff including tracking and monitoring of procurements and expenditures, and establishes and maintains an office purchasing, inventory, and requisition system.
Coordinate compiling of project monthly financial reports for submission to the International Finance Controller and Chief of Party.
Prepare project budget vs. actual reports on a regular monthly basis.
Work closely with the Chief of Party to monitor the project budget.
Assist project officers in ensuring compliance with RI procurements and field accounting policies and procedures, compliance with donor agreement and audit requirements.
Work closely with project officers over the project implementation planning and cash flow projections.
Prepare budget revision in close coordination with Chief of Party when necessary.
Make sure that financial records and backup documentation is ready for internal and external audits.
Works closely with HQ finance team and internal and external auditors.
Travel within Uganda to ensure successful performance and implementation of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
At least ten years experience in financial management ; experience on USAID programs highly preferred.
Background/experience in capacity building or similar field preferred.
Highly organized and systems-oriented.
NGO experience and knowledge of donor guideline requirements (e.g. USAID, UN).
Ability to live, work, and travel within Uganda
Previous experience in East Africa; demonstrated experience in Uganda is highly preferred.
Fluency in English required; Swahili highly preferred
Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, and team-building ability.
Graduate degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance.
Valid Passport.
Ugandan nationals who meet these qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, 3 professional references (e-mail address and phone number), and a date of availability to hrproposal@ri.org Incomplete applications will not be considered. The email subject line MUST include the following: FM-Uganda TAPSIN

How to apply:

Submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, 3 professional references (e-mail address and phone number), and a date of availability to hrproposal@ri.org Incomplete applications will not be considered. The email subject line MUST include the following: FM-Uganda TAPSIN


Deadline:26th April 2012

Jobs at International Lifeline Fund in Uganda

Job title: WASH Program Manager, Lira, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 13 April 2012
ASARECA Secretariat, Entebbe


Position: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Program Manager Location: Lira, Uganda Duration: 1 year with probationary period of 3 Months

Organizational Background: International Lifeline Fund (ILF) is an innovative humanitarian development organization, dedicated to provide clean drinking water and fuel-efficient cooking techniques to habitants in Kenya, Uganda and Haiti. ILF embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, a bottom-up philosophy to development, and a flexible, low-cost operational approach. ILF's vision is a world, in which no one is forced to drink contaminated water or expose themselves, their family, and their environment to the harms associated with cooking on an open fire.

Position Description: The WASH Program Manager (PM) will be responsible for implementing ILF's WASH program at a high-quality standard and in accordance with the ILF Uganda country strategy and donor requirements. The WASH PM will be responsible for improving upon the program's current technical and administrative elements and identifying additional improvements as necessary. These improvements will include ensuring that all the necessary project documents, including clarified project proposal and budget; technical needs assessment and baseline survey; technical specification and designs; implementation modality guidance documents; and monitoring tools are established and implemented according to industry best practices. This will be facilitated through extensive fieldwork and support of the ILF WASH team.

Key Responsibilities:

Design, prepare, implement, monitor and evaluate water supply project(s).
Undertake field visits to monitor projects, as well as conduct periodic programme reviews to ensure effective and efficient implementation.
Propose and/or undertake action on operational procedures affecting project management and implementation.
Analyse and evaluate data to ensure achievement of objectives and/or takes corrective action when necessary to meet programme/project objectives.
Contribute to the development of the WASH team's strategic work plan, including introduction of new approaches, methods and practices in project management & evaluation and also ensure the achievement of specific objectives.
Ensure proper functioning of all WASH logistics
Meet with local, national, and international agencies or governmental bodies conducting WASH projects to maintain good working relations and potentially coordinate activities
Participate in meetings with ministries responsible for project review, and follow up on implementation of recommendations and agreements.
Ensure the accurate and timely input of project information in the internal database system, and issue status reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
Prepare programme/project status reports required for management, board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.

Qualifications - Advanced university degree in Civil Engineering, WatSan Management, Geology or related technical field. - Three years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the international levels in program management, monitoring and evaluation, and drinking water supply area.
- Knowledge and experience regarding water engineering (water collection and supply systems, such as boreholes and filtration systems, as well as analysis and treatment) - Knowledge and experience of a variety of sanitation systems in humanitarian contexts, including Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Training (PHAST), Children's Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST), and Community Led total Sanitation (CLTS) - Knowledge and experience regarding health and hygiene promotion and community participation approach in humanitarian contexts, including training and forming Water User Committees (WUCs) and Village Health and Sanitation Trainers (VHSTs) - Familiarity with drilling boreholes operations highly desired - Analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
- Excellent communication skills (oral & written) in English - Excellent supervisory and managerial skills - Leadership and teamwork abilities
- Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications - Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization
How to apply:

Please email your CV and a cover letter to Vahid Jahangiri at vj@lifelinefund.org and copy Rachael Reichenbach at rachael@lifelinefund.org . The subject line should read "Your Full Name - WASH PM".

Deadline: 13th April 2012

Jobs at War Child UK in Uganda- Consultancy

Job Title: Consultancy, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 06 April 2012

War Child UK is looking for an experienced consultant to evaluate the impact and extent to which its project "Rights, Education and Community Protection for Children and Young People Affected by Conflict" has achieved its goals and objectives in Northern Uganda.

SCOPE & FOCUS

The Consultant will:

Determine if the project has successfully achieved its desired results at the outcome and output levels.
Determine the impact and/or potential impact of the project at all levels
Determine if the results contribute to WCUK's Thematic Goals of Protection, Education and Livelihoods
Look at the following dimensions of the programme's impact: (i) relevance; (ii) efficiency; (iii) effectiveness, (iv) outcomes; and (v) sustainability.
Assess performance in terms of the shared responsibility and accountability, resource allocation and informed and timely action.
Determine strengths (including successful innovations and promising practices) and weaknesses of the planning, design, implementation and M&E.
Determine project contribution to enrolment and retention rates of school children and assess how parents/guardians value their children's education.
Assess what have been the most effective approaches and methodologies used by the project to bring about changes to their target group?
Assess whether the project has contributed to changes in broader national/ international policies and whether these have contributed to changes in practice and attitudes of decision and policy makers that directly benefit the project's target group.
Provide actionable, specific and practical strategic recommendations on how War Child UK and its partners can use the learning to strengthen future work
Lead the planning and implementation of a lessons sharing/dissemination workshop with stakeholders
Determine factors that led to the change/impact and the extent to which all the institutional arrangements (partnership relationship, War Child UK Management, financial management systems and coordination function) contributed (or not) to this impact.

Expected Outputs:
Inception Report/Evaluation Work Plan.
Draft report(s) for review with qualitative and quantitative data analysis interface in MS Excel.
Final Impact Evaluation Report, containing an Executive Summary, Process, Findings and . Recommendations of no more than 30 pages. Annexes can be outside this page limit.
Lessons sharing/dissemination document capturing key impact and learning and presented in a reader friendly and marketable format.

Qualifications of Consultant Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should possess the following qualifications and experience:
At least 5 years experience in impact evaluation of development /humanitarian work
Knowledge of and experience in child protection, education and livelihood programming in Africa.
Good understanding of the policy and legal environment on children and youth in Uganda
Good Research and monitoring and evaluation skills
Highly driven, dependable and results oriented
Excellent verbal and written skills in English is essential and knowledge of Luo desirable. - Working knowledge of children and young people (CYP) and gender issues locally

Recruitment and Appointment The selected candidate will be contracted for a total of 25 person days and will commence work shortly after recruitment. A service contract will be signed between consultant and WCUK.

Please find the detailed ToR attached or follow the link of War Child's Job Site for more details: http://www.warchild.org.uk/about/jobs/consultancy-evaluation-our-project...

Thanks Hur Hassnain

How to apply:

Applications must include detailed curriculum vitae and the names of three references (at least two of whom must be familiar with the applicant's work), along with a three page proposal outlining how they intend to accomplish this task. Please provide your professional fee expectation per day while other terms to be discussed in person. The budget should not exceed the amount of GBP 4500/- in total. The consultant is responsible for meeting their own accommodation and feeding costs.

Applications should be sent to War Child UK to: hur@warchild.org.uk

NB: The deadline for applications is 6th April 2012.

Jobs at Community Empowerment and Development Centre in Uganda- Specialist

Job Title: Community Entrepreneurship Specialist / Volunteers (2), Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012

Community Empowerment and Development Centre. www.cedcentre.org

CED Centre is a non-profit and registered as a Community Based Organization with Nakasosngola District Local Government of Uganda. Registration No: 353.

Vision A community where women, children and younger adults attain their rights, full potential and recognition in the society

Mission To contribute to a transformation in the status and lives of the poor and disadvantaged women, orphans and vulnerable children and youth in Nakasongola District.

Overall Goals * To empower the disadvantaged women and youth to become self-reliant. * To implement interventions to support the orphans and vulnerable children in an effort to keep children in school. * Hosting Volunteer Vacations for interested people from overseas to share their skills in Nakasongola communities.


How to apply:
Download a full placement description on this page at the top and send your application and cover letter expressing interest for the position to Simon Mugabi, email: smugabi@cedcentre.org

Deadline:31st May 2012

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