Jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute in Uganda- Quality Assurance Officer


Job Title: Quality Assurance Officer
Education and Experience
•    A bachelor’s degree in   Adult and Community education  or Social work and  Social administration  or Community  psychology  or Development Studies
•    Master’s in Social Sciences, Public  Health and Medicine
•    Training in project  planning and management  is desirable.

Knowledge , skills and Abilities:
•    Understands community  dynamic and engagement
•    Good advocacy for  MCH
•    Effective collaboration  and networking  of  community initiatives

Duties  and Responsibilities :
•    Provide support  supervision  to district personnel engaged in community  education  and mobilization activities .
•    Work with the relevant district personnel  to ensure provision  of an intergrated  information package  for improving delivery  of MNH services .
•    Develop and implement  plans and budgets  for MNH  community based  activities  in the district.

How to apply:
Qualified and interested  persons who wish to apply  may hand deliver ,email or post  an application  letter  with a detailed  CV,naming at least  two  professional  referees  to: Human Resource Manager
Infectieous  Diseases Institute
P. O. Box  22418, Kampala.

NB: The infectious diseases institute  does not charge  a fee at any  stage of the recruitment  process  (application , interview meeting, processing) and does not recruit  through  agents.
Deadline: 28th September 2012



Jobs at Invisible Children in Uganda


Job Title: Secondary Educators
Uganda, Gulu, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 11 November 2012

Invisible Children is currently seeking motivated, globally minded secondary educators to join our Teacher Exchange (TEX) program in Gulu, Uganda during the Summer of 2013. This program allows an international collegium of progressive educators from around the world to spend six weeks as collaborative team-teachers at one of our eleven partner schools in northern Uganda. Invisible Children's TEX partnership was developed in 2007 under the Schools for Schools (S4S) program, in an effort to contribute to the holistic rebuilding of secondary schools in northern Uganda and educator advancement around the world.

Job Summary:

    Participate in orientation trainings and workshops led by Invisible Children Uganda (ICU) staff
    Team-teach alongside a Ugandan partner educator in one of ICU's 11 partner schools
    Collaborate in the planning and development of lesson plans
    Participate in and lead classroom lectures
    Invest in students and participate in social and cultural activities such as sports competitions, school festivities, etc.
    Contribute to round-table discussions at the end of each week with fellow educators to maximize learning and shared knowledge
    Represent ICU both in and out of the classroom
    Attend ICU's International Teaching and Learning Conference in Gulu

Position Details:

This is a volunteer 6-week position, based in northern Uganda. Please see the .PDF for more information on program cost. *Dates to be discussed, there are two groups each year: (1) mid-June to July or (2) July to mid-August.

Minimum Requirements:

    2+ years of experience as a secondary-level educator
    Graduate level education or state certification preferred

Qualifications:

    Strong belief in the mission and core values of Invisible Children
    Passion for teaching and the ability to collaborate with other educators
    Respect for other cultures and strong cross cultural communication skills
    Strong public speaking skills
    Comfortable traveling by motorcycle taxi daily to/from work
    Proven flexibility and adaptability in new environments

For questions, please contact teacherexchange@invisiblechildren.com.


How to apply:
Please apply online at www.invisiblechildren.com/jobs. For questions, please contact jobs@invisiblechildren.com.

Deadline: 11th Nov 2012


Administrative Assistant Job at Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) in Uganda


Job Title:
Administrative Assistant (1 position)   
Category:     NGO, Community/Social Devt & Fundraising     Location:     Arua, Northern Region, Uganda
Employment Type:     Full-Time
Summary:    

Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Ugandan Non-Governmental Organization (NG0) with a historical focus on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT). In preparation for its three year CSF funded project. “Reduction of New HIV Infections through Enhanced Community Engagement in Combination HIV Prevention in Arua District”, PREFA is seeking qualified candidates to fill the above position:

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, copies of testimonials and certificates, current Curriculum Vitae. Telephone contact and 3 referees to the address below. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Description:    

Job Description

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Responsible for: Logistics and office management

Duration: 36 months

Grass Salary: Ushs 13.310,004 pa

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Project Coordinator as immediate supervisor, the Administrative Assistant will mostly provide administrative, human resource, logistical, finance and secretarial support to the district office.

Key Result Areas:

• Well-maintained office premises, equipment and property of PREFA .

• Good public relations with organizations’ clients and visitors.

• Well-facilitated meetings, with all meeting minutes well documented with clear action points.

• Ensures that up to date PREFA procurement, human resource, vehicle and other policies and guidelines/ systems are available and regularly consulted by relevant officer at the district office.

• Effective communication system at the district display of the organizational, documents at the reception for visitors.

• Well maintained diary ot appointments for the district officials.

• Properly managed petty cash imprest with up-to-date books of accounts.

• Safe custody of organizational assets including oflice stamps/ other endorsing or authorizing instruments.

• Offer support and advice to the project coordinator on administrative issues and human resource management.

• Ensures that administrative policies, regulations, procedures and systems tor effective management of PREFA district office are adhered to by all staff.

• Coordinate the procurement and store systems of district items lor the district office in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

• Coordinate held trips and work schedules tor both district office management and home to home teams to ensure effective and smooth running of PREFA core activities.

• Act as secretary during the district office general staff and management meetings
Requirements:    

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Management/ Administration

• Experience in office management and administration, is a desirable

• Proven experience in similar work

• Good communication skills ( oral and written)

• Proficiency in office applications

Three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative and/or secretarial positions with demonstrable experience in procurement and supplies/ stores management.

• Experience working in an HIV/AIDS organization set up is an added advantage

How to Apply:

The Executive Director
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 71 Lithuli Avenue Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 22nd Sept 2012



Jobs at CNOOC Uganda Limited- Production Engineer


Job Title: Production Engineer

CNOOC Uganda Limited

Location: Kampala and mobilized to Lake Albert, construction sites or other cities if required.

Primary function:

Responsible for the Company’s production operations and offering assistance to the Process and Operation Engineer.



Responsibilities:

• Works with Reservoir Engineers to accomplish basic goals of the depletion strategy and recommends adjustment of production rates where required;

• Works with both the Drilling and Engineering Departments to fulfill the oil field development plan;

• Inspects and supervises the oil field maintenance activities and ensures that contractors perform quality work;

• Provides on-site supervision and program implementation for rig less activities including slick-line, electric-line, remedial stimulation, and coiled tubing;

• Continually reviews artificial lift performance and works with Engineers and Operations staff to ensure optimal efficiency through the use of NODAL Analysis;

• Reviews completion equipment design and recommends improvements where appropriate;

• Provides advice for improvement of the operation management rules & regulation and their execution;

• Performs other work related to petroleum engineering as signed by the Supervisor or Line Manager.

Requirements:

• Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Drilling and Completion or equivalent.

• 5 years minimum related working experience.

Knowledge:

• knowledge of mechanical engineering, exploration, development, production, drilling and completion.

• Knowledge of cost control and regulatory laws.

• Understanding of Oil and Gas including Reservoir, Geology and Oil Production


How to Apply

CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Off shore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). As a new company in Uganda, CNOOC Uganda limited is delighted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and ready to take on new challenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.

Please send ONLY a CV and Application Letter MERGED into ONE document to
email address: recrultment@cnoocuganda.com.


Deadline: 28th Sept 2012


Information Engineer Job Vacancy at CNOOC Uganda Limited


Job Title:
INFORMATION SUPPORT ENGINEER

CNOOC Uganda Limited

Location: Kampala and mobilized to Lake Albert, construction sites or other cities if required.

Primary function:

Responsible for providing desk side support and telephone support with regards to hardware, software and network related issues to end-users .

Responsibilities:

• Installing, configuring and maintaining desktop and laptop PC’s and peripherals- to include printers, PDA’s and scanners;

• Installing and configuring applications and operating system software and upgrades;

• Troubleshooting and repairing hardware and network connectivity issues;

• Imaging new devices using Ghost Console;

• Removing old equipment and performing data migration to new machines;

• Analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving issues dealing with malicious software infections;

• Ensures problem ownership and promotes end-user satisfaction;

• Maintaining accurate documentation of technical support;

• Authorizing documents on common issues and solutions in order to build the knowledge base;

• Any other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Line Manager.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Technology or related majoring in informatics

• Certification in Microsoft/CISCO

• At least 3 years of related work experience installing and supporting PC and Laptop hardware and software.

• Extensive experience in the set-up, configuration, use, and trouble shooting of computers

 Knowledge:

• Extensive knowledge in installation/ configuration/maintenance/trouble shooting of Window OS and common office software such as office 2007 and Acrobat Reader.

• Extensive knowledge of desktop and laptop PC hardware and peripherals

• Good knowledge of IT services best practice.

• Good knowledge of network and related protocol.

• Good knowledge of Microsoft AD and its application.

• Good knowledge of Anti-virus software such as Norton or Symantec.


How to Apply

CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Off shore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). As a new company in Uganda, CNOOC Uganda limited is delighted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and ready to take on new challenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.

Please send ONLY a CV and Application Letter MERGED into ONE document to
email address: recrultment@cnoocuganda.com.

Deadline: 20th Sept 2012





Jobs at Peace Corps in Uganda- Technical Trainer Primary



Job Title: Technical Trainer-Primary (PES)

Announcement Date:  September 19, 2012
Closing Date:   September 26, 2012, 5:00PM
Position Classification:     Short term Services Contract

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.  Peace Corps Uganda will be conducting training in November 2012 and invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda and may require travel to different parts of Uganda.

Basic Function of Position:
This position provides support to the Peace Corps Programming and Training Team in the area of pre-service technical training to 20 American Peace Corps Trainees (PCT)  who will teach Ugandan Pre-service Primary Teachers in PTCs and other work with In-service primary teachers to improve teaching and also teach literacy to pupils in Demonstration Primary Schools. The technical training is in two parts – intensive full days of training at a  School -“School Based Training” (SBT) and partial days in small clusters that accompany language and cross-cultural training in different parts of Uganda, known as  “Community Based Training” (CBT). SBT will also involve Ugandan teacher mentors and the CBT will involve American teachers experienced in teaching in Ugandan classrooms. The Technical Trainer Primary (PES) collaborates closely with all members of the Programming and Training Team.

Contract Days and Period:
The Contract will be for approximately 43 days for full time service during November and December and a few days in January 2013.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Deliverable No.1: Activity Plans for Primary School Based Training (SBT) and Community Based Training (CBT) (approximately 15% of the time)
1. Identify topics and activities in line with Ugandan Curriculum and the Peace Corps agreed-upon focal topics for the specific subjects to be covered for each of the classes during SBT.
2. Arrange the selected topics and activities in logical sequence and develop a teaching time table for each of the classes to be taught during SBT.
3. Teach, mentor and coordinate activities and assignments in logical sequence for trainees during SBT and CBT to enhance technical training and consistent with Ugandan Primary School curriculum.

Deliverable No.2: Six lesson plans per PCT, PCT instructional materials, 4 model lessons, 2 lessons observed per PCT, technical assignments, lesson notes  (approximately 50% of the time)
1. Train PCTs on how to make a school file
2. Train PCTs on the Primary Teacher Training curriculum and hands on teaching methods.
3. Train PCTs on the Ugandan Thematic Primary curriculum and hands on teaching methods.
4. Train PCTs on how to scheme, plan for and evaluate lessons through discussion and practical demonstration.
5. Train PCTs on how to make instructional materials from locally available materials through demonstration and facilitating sessions.
6. Train PCTs on how to teach science, Literacy and other selected topics in Ugandan Primary schools through modeling primary school lessons .
7. Share with the trainees strategies of teaching and managing large classes in limited “resource” environments.
8. Train PCTs on how to make and give good quality lesson notes to Ugandan pupils.
9. Design, provide and assess additional PCT technical assignments.

Deliverable No.3: PCT competences, PCT assignments assessed and report (approximately 10% of the time)
1. Assess PCT technical competences through designing, giving and assessing technical assignments and provide written and verbal feedback to PCTs.
2. Review trainee work assignments such as lessons plans, schemes of work among others and render constructive feedback during face-to-face and distance learning during the CBT period.
3. Prepare subject-specific primary technical trainer’s report at the end of CBT.

Deliverable No.4: PCT lessons observed, education information, list if reference materials (approximately 15% of the time)
1. Provide PCTs technical advice and support to enhance their teaching proficiency in Uganda and community integration through one-on-one or small group discussion, remedial lessons among others.
2. Provide up to date information and data on Ugandan education policies,  the education system in Uganda, and relevant subject-specific insights, tips, textbooks and reference materials. .
3. Improve PCT teaching proficiency and lesson delivery by attending and observing PCT lessons and giving constructive feedback.

Deliverable No.5: Other duties and activities assigned (approximately 10% of the time)
Do any other duties activities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelors with Education.  Additional qualifications in education will be added advantage.
• Excellent command of English, both spoken and written;
• Experience: at least three years of teaching as a Registered tutor of the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports in the area of Professional Education Studies (PES) and ability to interpret teacher training syllabi; strong demonstrated practical classroom teaching; demonstrated ability to make and use/or source for instructional materials from locally available materials and hands on teaching methods to enhance teaching and learning.
• Preferred experience: more than two years of teacher training experience. More than three years experience in tutoring PES.
• Thorough knowledge of Ugandan Education system and policies.
• Experience in Teacher training participatory training techniques such as  appreciative inquiry and translation of theory into practice. 
• Ability to improve knowledge, skills and attitudes of primary teachers to improve their teaching
• Experience in practical teaching methodologies that contribute to critical thinking and quality education.
• Ability to work on a regular Monday through Friday schedule with occasional evening and weekend hours when necessary.
• Good interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
• Excellent communication skills in English and at least one Ugandan language.
• Computer knowledge of Excel and MS Word

Other requirements
Team player, positive attitude, personal integrity, strong interpersonal skills and strong interest in Uganda’s development in the education sector.

Position Elements
Supervision Received: Supervised by the Program Manager for Education. For new, difficult, or unusual tasks, the supervisor gives directions on objectives and suggested procedures.

HOW TO APPLY
1.     Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references.
2.     Attach an original copy of a reference letter from your are Local Council (LC1)
Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned.  You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
applications@ug.peacecorps.gov
OR  via mail:
Administrative Officer
Peace Corps Uganda
Plot 48 Malcolm X Avenue
P. O. Box 29348
Kampala, Uganda
Clearly indicate the position applied for on the envelope.


Deadline: 26th Sept 2012



Technical Trainer Job Vacancy at Peace Corps in Uganda


Job Title: Technical Trainer-Secondary Science Education

Announcement Date:   September 19, 2012
Closing Date:   September 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM
Position Classification:    Short term Services Contract

The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.  Peace Corps Uganda will be conducting training in November 2012 and invites applicants for the position listed above which is based in Kampala, Uganda and may require travel to different parts of Uganda.

Basic Function of Position:
This position provides support to the Peace Corps Programming and Training Team in the area of pre-service technical training to 26 American Peace Corps Trainees (PCT) who will teach science (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics) in Ugandan Secondary schools. The Technical Trainer Secondary Education collaborates closely with all members of the Programming and Training Team. The technical training is in two parts – intensive full days of training at a School -“School Based Training” (SBT) and partial days in small clusters that accompany language and cross-cultural training in different parts of Uganda, known as “Community Based Training” (CBT). SBT will also involve Ugandan teacher mentors and the CBT will involve American teachers experienced in teaching in Ugandan classrooms.

Contract Days and Period:
The Contract will be for approximately 43 days for full time service during November and December and a few days in January 2013.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Deliverable No.1: Activity Plan for Secondary School Based Training (SBT) and Satellite Community Based Training (CBT) (approximately 15% of the time)

• Identify topics and activities in line with the Ugandan Curriculum and the Peace Corps agreed- upon topics for the specific subjects to be covered for each of the classes during SBT.
• Arrange the selected topics and activities in logical sequence and develop a teaching time table for each of the classes to be taught during SBT.
• Teach, mentor, and coordinate activities and assignments in logical sequence for trainees during SBT and CBT to enhance technical training consistent with Ugandan secondary curriculum.

Deliverable No.2: Six lesson plans per PCT, PCT instructional materials, 4 model lesson, 2 lessons observed per PCT, technical assignments, lesson notes  (approximately 50% of the time)
• Train PCTs on how to scheme, plan for and evaluate lessons through discussion and practical demonstration.
• Train PCTs on how to make instructional materials from locally available materials through demonstration and facilitating sessions.
• Train PCTs on how to teach science in Ugandan Secondary schools through modeling Ugandan science lesson teaching among others. Improve PCT teaching proficiency and lesson delivery by attending and observing PCT lessons and giving constructive feedback.
•  Assess PCT technical competencies through designing, giving and assessing technical assignments and provide feedback during face to face and distance learning during the CBT period.
• Share with the trainees strategies of teaching and managing large classes in limited “resource” environment.
• Train PCTs on how to make and give good quality lesson notes to Ugandan students.
• Design, provide and assess additional PCT technical assignments.

Deliverable No.3: PCT assignments assessed and report (approximately 10% of the time)
• Review trainee work assignments such as lessons plans, schemes of work s and provide constructive feedback during face to face and distance learning.
• Prepare subject specific technical trainer’s reports at designated intervals.

Deliverable No.4:  Trainee Volunteer Support (approximately 15% of the time)
• Provide PCTs technical advice and emotional support to enhance their teaching proficiency in Uganda and community integration through one on one and small group discussion, remedial lessons.
• Provide up to date information and data on Ugandan education policies, the education system in Uganda, and relevant subject specific insights, tips, textbooks and reference materials.

Deliverable No.5: Other duties and activities assigned (approximately 10% of the time)
Do any other duties activities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelors of Science (hons) with Education.  Additional qualifications in education will be added advantage.
• Excellent command of English, both spoken and written;
• Experience: at least three years of teaching as a Registered Teacher of the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports in Mathematics and Physics and ability to interpret their syllabi; strong demonstrated practical classroom teaching; demonstrated ability to make and use/or source for instructional materials from locally available materials to enhance teaching and learning.
• Preferred experience: more than two years of teacher training experience.
• More than two years experience in technical training and supporting education volunteers from the western world in Uganda.
• Knowledge of Ugandan Education system, participatory training techniques such as PRA, appreciative inquiry and translation of theory into practice. 
• Experience in participatory training techniques such as appreciative Inquiry and translation into practice.
• Ability to improve knowledge, skills and attitudes of secondary school students and teachers in Mathematics, Science, ICT and English.
• Experience in practical teaching methodologies that contribute to critical thinking and quality education.
• Ability to work on a regular Monday through Friday schedule with occasional evening and weekend hours when necessary.
• Good interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
• Excellent communication skills in English and at least one Ugandan language.
• Computer knowledge of Excel and MS Word

Other requirements
Team player, positive attitude, personal integrity, strong interpersonal skills and strong interest in Uganda’s development in education sector.

Position Elements
Supervision Received: Supervised by the Program Manager for Education with daily direction provided by the Program Specialist Secondary Education. For new, difficult, or unusual tasks, the supervisor gives directions on objectives and suggested procedures.

HOW TO APPLY
1.     Please submit a letter of interest, resume and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Also, send names and contact information for three references.
2.     Attach an original copy of a reference letter from your are Local Council (LC1)
Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned.  You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
applications@ug.peacecorps.gov
OR  via mail:
Administrative Officer
Peace Corps Uganda
Plot 48 Malcolm X Avenue
P. O. Box 29348
Kampala, Uganda
Clearly indicate the position applied for on the envelope.

Deadline: 26th Sept 2012



Jobs at International Rescue Committee in Uganda - Field Manager


Job Title: Field Manager, Kitgum, Uganda
Closing Date: Wednesday, 03 October 2012
Kitgum


ORGANISATION BACKGROUND: The IRC operates across Uganda, serving Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Lira and Kitgum districts, and populations affected by conflict in Karamoja. The IRC implements relief and rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Health, Education, Protection, Economic Recovery and Development, and programs targeting Gender-based Violence. Currently, the IRC operates three field Offices: Kitgum, Lira, and Moroto and most recently, Kampala.

The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic individual who will provide leadership and direction to the work that the IRC does in Kitgum and Lamwo districts. He/ She is responsible for is coordinating efficient operational and program support to the field office. The Field Manager works closely with the Program Managers/Officers in coordinating all IRC programs and representing the IRC to other key stakeholders in the field.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Operations Management:

    Establish regular communications between programmes and operations to effectively identify and address specific issues.
    Support program and operations staff and ensure that staff has enough resources and support for activities in the field. 2.Security
    Monitor the security situation in Kitgum District, and keep senior Kampala staff informed of developments with implications for staff safety and for program implementation.
    Actively participate in the revision of the IRC Uganda Security Management Plan and ensure that all staff are in compliance with relevant IRC security procedures and protocols. 3.Logistics
    Oversee logistics support operations including procurement, stock management, vehicle operations, equipment maintenance and repair (including communications and computer equipment) in compliance with IRC and donor logistic policies.
    Ensure reduction of operational costs and wastes in the Logistics functions. 4.Finance
    In liaison with program staff, prepare cash forecasts and Cash Transfer Requests (CTR) for the Field Office.
    Work with program staff to help them develop accurate cash forecasts and expenditure tracking mechanism.
    Supervise the preparation and timely submission of end-of-month cash book uploads to Finance Kampala.
    Oversee all budget expenditures in area of operation and ensure they are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor regulations;
    Lead the field site BvA review process; reviewing Monthly Budget vs. Actuals reports and Budget Expenditure Plans with program staff, making recommendations on the basis of these and ensuring that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion; 5.Human Resources / Administration
    Ensure that performance evaluations for all staff are conducted on time, and review all evaluations to ensure quality and consistency.
    Ensure fair and consistent disciplinary management system in accordance with policies and procedures.
    Secure appropriate administrative services and maintain administrative systems which enable the Kitgum field office to work effectively and efficiently. 6.Strategic Planning
    Oversee the integration of the core strategies of IRC Uganda's five-year strategic plan into program activities
    Participate in workshops to establish and monitor annual operating plans for the strategic plan, and oversee implantation of the annual operating plans in Kitgum
    Oversee the transition operations and make recommendations to senior management.
    7.Representation / Communications
    Represent IRC at the local District authorities (administrative, sectoral and security officials), UN agencies, fellow NGOs and other stakeholders

    REQUIREMENTS
    Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, International Relations or any relevant field.
    At least 3 years experience of Field Management for humanitarian relief or development projects.
    Clear understanding of budget management, particularly allocation across multi-budgets;
    Familiarity of IRC donor policies and requirements;
    Good security management skills;
    Good working knowledge of communications systems (satellite, VHF and HF radio);
    Good working knowledge of computer software: MS Word, Excel & email applications required; MS Access, Project & GIS an advantage.

How to apply:

Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org Deadline: October 3, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd Oct 2012




Jobs at Deutsche Welthungerhilfe in Uganda- Rural Development Expert


Job Title: Expert, Rural Development, Moroto, Uganda
Closing Date: Sunday, 30 September 2012

Welthungerhilfe  is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in almost 40 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of

Expert, Rural Development in Moroto, Uganda

The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and is scheduled to end on 31/12/2013. The office is located in Moroto, Uganda. The project locations are situated in Karamoja.

Objectives and responsibilities of the position

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe is implementing a BMZ-financed project in the area of "Food Security and Peacekeeping". The objective of this position is to improve food security and reduce the violent conflicts in the Karamoja region. As the Expert for Rural Development, you are responsible for implementing and supervising all of the agricultural, technical and social project activities in the project region.

Your most important duties are as follows:

 Support the project manager with the planning, implementation and controlling of the projects  Represent Welthungerhilfe to other governmental and international actors in consultation with the project manager  Setting up a new office  Search, selection and training of new project personnel  Support the project manager with the preparation of narrative reports

Your qualifications will include:

 A university or polytechnic degree in the area of tropical agriculture (semi-arid regions), water construction, local community development or a similar education  Several years of experience in implementing projects of international (aid) organisa-tions, preferably in this region  Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload and difficult local conditions  Ability to communicate and work in a team  Good command of English

We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Naturally, our offer also includes comprehensive induction training and a variety of attractive social benefits.


How to apply:
Please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail, quoting "UGA 10212" by 30 September 2012 to Barbara Kürsten (recruitment.kuersten@welthungerhilfe.de)

Deadline: 30th Sept 2012

Jobs at Agency for Accelerated Regional Development (AFARD) in Uganda



Job Title: Project Officer Child Development and Sponsorship

Agency for Accelerated Regional Development (AFARD) , Uganda )



The Agency for Accelerated Regional Development (AFARD) is a local, non-governmental organization currently operating in the districts of Nebbi, Zombo, Yumbe, Arua, and Moyo in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda among rural marginalized and vulnerable communities. AFARD envisions a “prosperous, healthy and informed people of West Nile”. AFARD is implementing Payera Community Development Project with the aim of improving the socio – economic livelihood of at least 1,000 households in Erussi sub – county, Nebbi District with specific emphasis on Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) and their families through holistic empowerment initiatives through Self Help Groups that enhance self-reliance through income generation, training, capacity building, sensitizing and empowering of the community members to adequately take care of their children well-being.

Title: Project Officer  Child Development and Sponsorship

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Work station:  Nebbi district but resident in Payera – Erussi project area.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Main Duty: Assist the Project Coordinator in planning, implementing, managing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of all the activities within the assigned sector in the project;

    Ensure timely, accurate, complete and consistent correspon­dences between children in the project and their foster parents, as per sponsorship guidelines provided
    Maintain and update data on all sponsored children within the project area, design child monitoring tool and regularly monitor all sponsored children..
    Ensure that the SHGs approach is integrated in children and youth groups in the project area.
    Liaise and consult regularly with the Project coordinator, relevant government departments, non-government organiza­tions, churches, local leaders, community and beneficiary leaders, and other concerned parties, in relation to lobbying and advocating for children’s rights.
    Coordinate mobilization of activities of the marginalised individuals and groups using the Rights Based Approach (RBA), to enable them identify, assess, and analyze viable activities geared towards self-reliance;
    Prepare periodic work plans and budgets (with the support of the Project coordinator ) for the sector assigned and other related activities a liaison with other section heads, to ensure appropriate utilization of project resources;
    Coordinate and consult closely with the beneficiaries and local leaders to ensure optimum utilization of items, implements and/or ideas provided, and for planning, monitoring and evaluation of project activities;

Requirement:

    A Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Social Works and Social Administration.
    At least a one year experience with Child Sponsorship project.
    Strong organizational, analytical and computing skills.
    Ability to work as a team, drive an automobile, negotiate, network, report, and communicate effectively in English.
    Knowledge of the local Alur language is a must.

Experience: 1


How to apply:
Interested candidate should submit her/his application with CV, copies of relevant academic documents, contacts of 2 referees and daytime phone numbers, not later than September 21, 2012 by e-mail to afard@afard.net, hand-delivery or post-office addressed to: The Executive Director, P.O. Box 80, Nebbi. Late applications shall not be accepted. Besides, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful candidates should be ready to start work immediately. Women are specifically encouraged to apply


Deadline: 21st Sept 2012


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