Quantitative Researcher Jobs at International Organization for Migration in Uganda



Job Title: Assistant Qualitative Researcher, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Thursday, 25 October 2012

QUALITATIVE RESEARCHER (Consultancy) TERMS OF REFERENCE

15 October 2012

Position Title Assistant Qualitative Researcher Number of Positions One (1) Duration of Assignment Three months Duty Station Kampala, Uganda Starting Date 19th November.

Background Information ? Coordinated Response to Human Trafficking in Uganda

The project entitled, 'Coordinated Response to Human Trafficking in Uganda' ('CRTU') aims to bring about a coordinated response to human trafficking in Uganda with a predominant focus on so-called 'Karamojong Street Children'. The project outlines a humane and orderly reception and case management approach based in Kampala working with an existing civil society actor along with on-the-job training and direct set-up assistance for the Ministry of Internal Affairs' 'Office for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons'. Based on IOM's regional and worldwide expertise in counter-trafficking and case management, individual cases will handled directly from reception, through to return home, and socio-economic reintegration assistance. The data gathered throughout these processes will be used in order to incrementally build a detailed profile of human trafficking in Uganda with a view to more targeted programming and referral to investigative authorities for surveillance, detection, and prosecution.

General Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Counter-trafficking Project Officer, in close coordination with the Applications Developer and under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, the Assistant Qualitative Researcher will contribute to developing a greater understanding of the scale and nature of child trafficking and exploitation in Uganda in destination centers by using qualitative data collection and analysis techniques. Such a function involves conducting qualitative research through but not limited to conducting interviews as designed by the qualitative researcher, transcribing, coding, and analysis/reporting of qualitative data as described below.

The candidate will undertake the following tasks:

    Assist in the design of qualitative studies including semi-structured interviews, key informant interviews and focus groups in communities to provide a greater context for understanding the scale and nature of child trafficking and exploitation in Uganda, specifically in urban centers.
    Assist in conducting semi-structured interviews and key informant interviews as part of the data collection process
    Assist in analyzing qualitative data collected by caseworkers by means of consultation with clients.
    Using the methodologies above, assist in the baseline analysis of social and community networks related to the transportation, recruitment, and harboring of Karamojong children for the purposes of exploitation in order to facilitate the proactive deterrence programs undertaken by the IOM CRTU.
    Assist with the identification of individuals, based on the social network analyses, who may be involved in the trafficking of children to further clarify incentives for trafficking and trafficking routes and processes.
    Assist in conducting a secondary analysis of victim-centered interview data from screening and consultations in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of clients' experiences of trafficking and reintegration.
    Provide any additional support as requested by supervisor.

Expected outputs:

    A preliminary qualitative report based on key informant interviews and focus groups on push and pull factors for out-migration to urban centers and a description of transit routes, deliverable by mid January 2013.
    A further substantive report on the role of community and social networks as well as household decision making responsible for out-migration to urban centers from Karamoja deliverable by end of February 2013.
    An analysis of factors, by means of case-based data, contributing to the successful or unsuccessful reintegration of children returned to Karamoja and the contribution of program inputs deliverable by the contract's end.

Qualifications/Requirements:

    Diploma in the social sciences, Human Rights, Law, International Development, Anthropology, Sociology and/or a relevant field
    Previous experience in qualitative data collection, management, and analysis
    Experience working in a team environment
    Proficiency with MSWord and MSPowerPoint
    Proven report writing experience using quantitative data analyses to develop comprehensive contextual analyses; and
    Ability to travel and work in challenging environments.
    Written and spoken fluency in English, Luganda and Karimojong; knowledge of Itesot, and/or Swahili

Salary: According to education and previous work experience

Hire Type: Direct Hire




How to apply:

To apply please send your CV to hruganda@iom.int

Deadline: 25th October 2012


Human Resource Manager Job Vacancy at Innovis in Uganda


Job Title: Human Resource Manager
About this job

Our Client Innovis offers Network Services and has vast experience in running complex networks. It works with Telecom Operators in Network Planning & Deployment Services, Network Operations Services, Network Performance Services, Market Entry & Consulting services and HR - Manpower Consultancy Services & is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above;

Objective : To manage end to end HR function of  an Organisation of 50 employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Recruitment of resources
    Induction of new employees
    Ownership of HR policy and ensuring implementation of same
    Pay-roll processing
    Employee Performance Management
    Policy implementation
    Facilitating Employee motivation program
    Co-ordinate with Line Manager  for Employee feedback
    Comp & Benefit as per company directive
    Management of regulatory compliance
    Co-ordinate with Finance for reimbursement of Employee claims

Qualifications:

    Management Degree  with HR specialisation.
    Must be user friendly with Microsoft office package like excel, word and power point etc
    5-6 years of hard core HR experience of a Services company having Technical.

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 innovisjobs@nftconsult.com.

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


Deadline: 8th Nov 2012


Jobs at Cafédirect Producers Foundation in Uganda - Evaluator

Job Title: Evaluator, Fort Portal, Uganda and Nandi Hills, Kenya
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 October 2012
AdapCC - adaptation for smallholders to climate change


Adap2T is a two-year project from the Cafédirect Producers' Foundation which supported six Kenyan and Ugandan smallholder tea organisations to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The project, which was funded by Comic Relief, used a participatory methodology to support the six organisations to each conduct a 'Risk and Opportunity Analysis' to assess local climate change impacts and to develop an organisational strategy to address the issues identified in the analysis. Organisational capacity building was delivered using a 'train the trainers' methodology and smallholder members of each organisation have recently begun applying farm-level adaptation techniques, such as planting diversification crops and installing energy-saving stoves.

We are looking for a Kenyan or Ugandan national to conduct an evaluation of the project, with a particular focus on the institutionalisation of knowledge within the producer organisations.

Essential criteria for this role are:

    Previous experience of conducting participatory evaluations and knowledge of participatory methods (such as Participatory Rapid Appraisal or Most Significant Change)
    Experience of working with grassroots producer organisations and/or smallholder farmers
    Availability to conduct the evaluation between 1st November and  7th December, including report writing and travel to producer organisations in Fort Portal, Uganda and Nandi Hills, Kenya
    The total budget for this evaluation is approximately $7,800 USD including travel and subsistence for field research visits to Nandi Hill, Kenya and Fort Portal, Uganda. The evaluation will consist of a total of  approximately 14 days' work including travel and writing the final report.

To apply:

Send CV and brief covering letter outlining suitability for the role to infocpf@cafedirect.co.uk by Wednesday 31st October. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Adap2T is a two-year project from the Cafédirect Producers' Foundation which supported six Kenyan and Ugandan smallholder tea organisations to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The project, which was funded by Comic Relief, used a participatory methodology to support the six organisations to each conduct a 'Risk and Opportunity Analysis' to assess local climate change impacts and to develop an organisational strategy to address the issues identified in the analysis. Organisational capacity building was delivered using a 'train the trainers' methodology and smallholder members of each organisation have recently begun applying farm-level adaptation techniques, such as planting diversification crops and installing energy-saving stoves.

We are looking for a Kenyan or Ugandan national to conduct an evaluation of the project, with a particular focus on the institutionalisation of knowledge within the producer organisations.

Essential criteria for this role are:

    Previous experience of conducting participatory evaluations and knowledge of participatory methods (such as Participatory Rapid Appraisal or Most Significant Change)
    Experience of working with grassroots producer organisations and/or smallholder farmers
    Availability to conduct the evaluation between 1st November and  7th December, including report writing and travel to producer organisations in Fort Portal, Uganda and Nandi Hills, Kenya
    The total budget for this evaluation is approximately $7,800 USD including travel and subsistence for field research visits to Nandi Hill, Kenya and Fort Portal, Uganda. The evaluation will consist of a total of  approximately 14 days' work including travel and writing the final report.

How To apply:

Send CV and brief covering letter outlining suitability for the role to infocpf@cafedirect.co.uk by Wednesday 31st October. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline:31st Oct 2012



Jobs at Grameen Foundation in Uganda- Research & Product Development Expert


Job Title: Research & Product Development Expert

About this job

Our client Grameen Foundation is a non profit organisation that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Reports to: Project Director

Job Summary: The Research Lead will be responsible for managing all stages of the research and design process for the Mobile Financial Services Incubator (MFSI), from initial design to data collection and dissemination. He/she is expected to have strong analytical and communicative skills and experience designing, and executing both qualitative and quantitative research.

Essential Job Functions

    Develop a research plan for the incubator
    Work with the AppLab team to determine product ideas that could be tested
    Work with Research Coordinator to hire and monitor researchers in the field
    Facilitate data collection process
    Analyze data collected
    Write-up research findings in various forms (blogs, monthly updates, reports etc.)
    Monitor and write-up user feedback from the field
    Support the design team in the following tasks:
        Managing product design and innovation processes for the AppLab Money Incubator
        Planning and conducting primary research studies designed to understand user needs
        Refining our process for testing to unearth key user insights more efficiently and effectively
        Conducting brainstorming, requirements-gathering and design review sessions
        Ensuring that a participatory design process is taken by all team members

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
    Experience working in developing countries
    Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of poor people –with practical experience
    Extensive knowledge of various quantitative data collection methods (i.e. surveys, data mining)
    Extensive knowledge of various qualitative data collection techniques
    Ability to triangulate research methods to strengthen reliability of research outputs
    Experience in the dissemination of research findings, both through formal (academic publications) and informal (blogs etc.) channels
    Strong writing skills
    Understanding of technology, particularly mobile money applications
    Experience managing fieldworkers

Education and Experience

    At least post-graduate degree with research PhD preferred
    5+ years experience in research role

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 grameenjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 6th Nov 2012



Jobs at Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited in Uganda - Environmental, Health and Safety Officer


Job Title: Environmental, Health and Safety/ Site Services Officer- Grade G

( Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited, Uganda )


Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited, a leading water bottling company in Uganda and a subsidiary of SABMiller, the second largest brewing group in the world, seeks to recruit a highly motivated, results oriented and dynamic professional for the position of ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY/SITE SERVICES OFFICER – GRADE G.

Purpose of Position

    The Environmental, Health and Safety/ Site Services Officer is responsible for administering the occupational safety, health, fire and dust explosion prevention programmes in accordance with legislation and effectively managing the contractors appointed to maintain a high standard of hygiene, safety, security and the integrity of the site and associated buildings.

Key Responsibilities:

    Apply and administer occupational health, safety and environmental principles
    Ensure compliance with company safety standards and statutory requirements
    Maintain housekeeping and safety standards
    Implement the occupational health, safety and environmental legislation in the workplace
    Manage building maintenance contractors
    Manage site contractors, licenses and permits.
    Manage site security.

Requirement:

    A Degree in an Engineering field
    Must have a minimum of 2 years work experience in EHS/Site services or related field
    Must have a good understanding of OHS legislation
    Excellent organisational and planning skills are essential
    Good communication skills Customer centric disposition
    A good team player
    Ability to think tactically and creatively
    Ability prioritize work in the face of competing demands


How to apply:

The Company will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should please send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, certificate/ testimonials and address of three (3) referees to the undersigned not later than 2nd November 2012.

Human Resources Manager, Rwenzori Bottling Company Ltd., P.O. Box 26543, Kampala.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will not be entertained and will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2nd Nov 2012



Jobs at National Medical Stores in Uganda - Turn Man


Job Title: Turn Man
NMS 2012/06: Turn Man
Reports to: Dispatch Assistant
Location: Entebbe

Purpose of the Job:
To provide support to the driver in the delivery of trading stock to health facilities in Uganda

Key Accountabilities/ Key Result Areas
  • To maintain good understanding of the company's diverse product base and how these products must be handled
  • To pick up and load supplies from collection points as directed by the supervisor
  • To maintain required delivery records
  • To unload supplies at stores or warehouse
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A minimum of Uganda Certificate of Education. Maximum qualification is a diploma
  • Having vehicle Mechanics training will be an added advantage
  • Competence in driving a fork lift and hand pallet trolley is also an advantage 
Skills:
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, memos and documents relating to transport which include area maps
  • Ability to write simple correspondencies
  • Physical Ability
  • Must be willing to travel long distances


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.

All applications must be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Deadline: 7th Nov 2012




Driving Jobs at National Medical Stores in Uganda

Job Title: Driver
NMS 2012/05
Reports to: Transport and Logistics Assistant

Purpose of the Job
To ensure that our trading stocks (Medicines and medical supplies) are delivered safely to health facilities

Key Accountabilities/ Key Result Areas
  • To transport and safely deliver medicines and other medical supplies to customers as per the set dispatch procedures
  • To receive, register supplies from stores into dispatch warehouse and arrange for their dispatch in accordance with NMS recommended warehouse lay out.
  • To supervise the loading of supplies in line with the set departmental guidelines
Required Competencies
  • Able to read a map/ route guide
  • Excellent knowledge of traffic laws
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and operations
  • Hard working and self motivated
  • Must have a valid driving license
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A minimum of Uganda Certificate of Education qualification
  • A valid driving permit of class CH
  • minimum of 3 years of clean driving experience including heavy commercial vehicles


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.

All applications must be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Deadline: 7th Nov 2012





Jobs at National Medical Stores in Uganda- Sales Assistant Pharmacy


Job Title: Sales Assistant- Pharmacy
NMS 2012/04: Sales Assistant - Pharmacy

Reports to: Sales and Marketing Officer

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that NMS Customer requirements with regards to medicines and related health supplies are effectively and efficiently captured and served

Key Accountabilities/ Key Result Areas
  • Receiving customer orders and initiating order processing in line with set procedures
  • Handling technical customer inquiries to customer satisfaction according to pharmaceuticals and NMS Standards with regard to the selling of medicines related health supplies
  • Matching customer needs with available stock including advising customers on probable alternatives
  • Preparing sales monthly reports in line with the sales and marketing plan
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Computer knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Member of Allied Health Professional Council
  • At least 2 years work experience in a busy phamaceutical setting

 

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.

All applications must be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Deadline: 7th Nov 2012





Sales Assistant Job at National Medical Stores in Uganda


Job Title: Sales Assistant- Laboratory
NMS 2012/03: Sales Assistant- Laboratory

Reports to: Sales and Marketing Officer

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that NMS customer requirements with regards to medicines and related health supplies are effectively and efficiently captured and served

Key Accountabilities/ Key result areas
  • Receiving customer orders and initiating order processing in line with set procedures
  • Handling technical customer inquiries to customer satisfaction according to the pharmaceutical and NMS standards with regard to the selling of medicines related health supplies
  • Preparing sales monthly reports in line with the sales and marketing plan
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Laboratory Technology 
  • Computer knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Member of Allied Health Professional Council


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
All applications must be addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores, P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Deadline: 7th Nov 2012


Jobs at National Medical Stores in Uganda- Cold Chain Technician



Job Title: Cold Chain Technician
NMS 2012/02: Cold Chain Technician
Scale: NMS 5
Reports to: Quality Assurance Officer

Purpose of the Job
To ensure that cold chain equipment are in good working condition at all times through planning and execution of repairs and preventive maintenance

Key Accountabilities/ Key Results Areas
•    To supervise picking and packing of vaccines
•    To maintain temperature recording of cold chain that ensures quality assurance of vaccines as they come into stores
•    To supervise delivery of vaccines to health facilities
•    Drive independent maintenance practices for cold chain equipment

Qualifications:
•    Must have a minimum qualification of a diploma in Air conditioning and refrigeration engineering
•    At least 3 years related working experience in handling cold rooms, chillers and air conditioning A/C
•    Must be computer literate

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
All applications must be addressed to the
Head of Human Resource and Support Services,
National Medical Stores,
P.O Box 16 Entebbe.

Deadline: 7th Nov 2012

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