Jobs at UNOPS in Uganda - Data Integration Process Associate



Job Title:  Data Integration Process Associate (LOCAL POSITION)
Vacancy code VA/2013/B5004/1765
Position title Data Integration Process Associate (LOCAL POSITION)
Level ICS-6
Department/office NAO, UNDG
Duty station Entebbe, Uganda
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level G6
Duration One year
Application period 22-Jan-2013 to 11-Feb-2013

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Background Information - UNOPS

“UNOPS plays a critical role in providing management services for our life-saving, peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. I have seen many examples of how these activities help suffering people in troubled parts of the world.”
-Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General

UNOPS mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness.

By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

UNOPS employs more than 6000 personnel and on behalf of its partners creates thousands more work opportunities in local communities. With its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, a network of five regional offices and a further 20 operations and project centres, UNOPS oversees activities in more than 80 countries.

UNOPS is committed to achieving a truly diverse workforce.
Background Information - NAO

North America Regional Office
The UNOPS North America Regional Office provides services that help implement projects for a range of partners, and support operations run by the UNOPS Mine Action Cluster, Small Grants Cluster and Development Group Cluster. In addition, the office serves as a liaison between UNOPS headquarters and its Executive Board, which supports and supervises UNOPS activities globally.
Background Information - Development Group Cluster

Development Group Cluster

The UNOPS Development Group Cluster is based in the North America Office and supports a diverse and complex portfolio including partners such as the United Nations Development Programme (the Bureau for Development Policy, the Human Development Report Office, and the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation), the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the United Nations Secretariat and a broadening community of primarily New York-based UN partners in the delivery of project management, implementation and administration services.
Background Information - Job-specific

The United Nations Department of Field Support, Information and Communications Technology Division (UN DFS-ICTD) is responsible for the delivery of applications that satisfy the requirements of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO/DFS) missions as well as Special Political Missions (SPMs).

DFS has implemented a range of systems to address the principal requirements of peacekeeping operations and to support and enhance the processes DFS undertakes.

UNOPS has been requested to assist in the implementation of this activity.
Functional Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Data Management Lead in Entebbe and Manager in New York, the Data Integration Process Associate will perform the following:

    Ensure an effective data collection and processing system by reviewing and analyzing data input, processing and data output activities, manage incoming data feeds and data transfers
    Assist in the design of logical and physical data models and develop data marts using dimensional modeling.
    Assist in developing and documenting source to target data element mappings and transformation rules for ETL workflows
    Assist in developing Data Integration packages using MS SQL-Server and SSIS.
    Assist in developing Release Management/Deployment packages for handover to Operations team
    Perform basic SQL Database administration activities in the development environment
    Monitor and improve performance with network, security and database indexing considerations.
    Liaise and provide database interaction recommendations to BI application developers
    Troubleshoot and resolve DW scheduled job failures working closely with ICC.
    Perform other data integration and admin related work (as needed)

Competencies

Professionalism - Strong theoretical background and knowledge of information technology/information management best practice implementation in the field of data integration, cleansing, data warehouse, data modeling, SQL Server related technologies and analysis. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including familiarity with software development lifecycle and the implementation and support of complex information ICT systems and projects.

Client Orientation: Ability to identify and analyze clients’ needs and develop appropriate technological solutions to the business needs. Experience in working with contracted service providers in a globally dispersed environment.

Planning and Organizing: Ability to organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.  Ability to lead a project team to completion and provide technical guidance to staff.

Communications: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Ability to effectively prepare specifications and other written reports/documentation in a clear and concise style. Ability to communicate with various levels of technical experience (developers/ operations/ end users/ management / support staff). Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with a level of professionalism and integrity.

Teamwork: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.
Education/Experience/Language requirements

EDUCATION

    High school diploma, Preferably a first level university degree or Certification from IT Institutions

 EXPERIENCE

    At least 6 years of experience using MS SQL SSIS development in a Data Warehouse environment, supporting databases such as MS SQL Server or a similar RDBMS including at least two years experience of Transact SQL (T-SQL) and a good understanding for improved query performance troubleshooting.
    Understanding of concepts in Master Data Management which includes master data schema development,
    Experience with data profiling, data quality and data migration processes
    Understanding of release and change management.
    Excellent diagnostic, debugging, and problem solving skills.
    Good understanding of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, including dimensional modeling.
    Ability to communicate with various levels of technical experience (developers/ operations/ end users/ project managers / business analysts).

 LANGUAGE

    Fluent written and oral English required.

Additional Considerations

    Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time (CET)
    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
    Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
    Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
    For staff positions UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
    The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 


Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: FIXED TERM (LOCAL POSITION)
Contract level: G6
Contract duration: ONE YEAR


How to Apply:
https://gprs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=1765

Deadline: 11th Feb 2013





Jobs at World Vision International in Uganda- Management Advisor


Job Title:    Regional Community Health Systems and Community Case Management Advisor    Application Deadline Date:    04 Feb 2013
Position Location:    Kampala    Position Start Date:    01 Mar 2013
Region:    Africa\East Africa    Position End Date:    28 Feb 2015
Requisition Category:    International    Recruitment Priority:    Need Immediately
Country Name:    Uganda    Program/Office Name:    East Africa Region
City/Province:    Kampala    Employee Type:    Contract
Job Grade Level:    16/164    Recruitment Status:    Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post?    Family - Spouse with Children       
        Requisition Num:    2013AFETCHE-9469ML


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The primary purpose of this position is to champion the strengthening of CCM programming and integration into existing CHW programming models within Africa , providing specific technical support and guidance, quality standards and health systems strengthening elements that accompany the CCM model. The main focus will be providing operational guidance to design, plan, implement, monitor and advocate for strengthening community health worker systems as a foundational approach in health and nutrition programming, with special emphasis on mainstreaming and scale up of CCM in WV operation areas.
The position will also support quality program monitoring and evaluation as well as the implementation of Operations Research linked to CCM. The position will focus on working collaboratively with the relevant WV national offices in addition to communicating with RO, GC, and with the CHW programming interest group. The position will support all national offices in East Africa with specific support to learning site ADPs in Uganda (up to 10%) and up to 30% need based support to SAR and WAR. The position requires significant travel (up to 30-40%) in the Africa region. The main purpose of this position is the development of the “how to” for CCM Implementation in Africa.

The position will report to the Regional Director of Health and HIV&AIDS based in Kenya with matrix reporting to the director of infectious diseases in the GC health and WASH team.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

        PROGRAM QUALITY AND STANDARDS
        Coordinate technical assistance and capacity building targeting quality improvement in CHW and CCM programming including mainstreaming, scaling up and integration.
        Work with Global CHW Programming Advisor to provide advice and guidance on emerging and strategic issues such as scaling up appropriate, evidence based best practices
        Foster organizational learning through regular sharing of best practices, presentations, technical exchange, networks and compilation of documents through CHW interest group and Health COP
        Design Monitoring and Evaluation
        Provide technical advice and direction to national offices in respect to community health workers and CCM program design, implementation and monitoring in the regions
        Focused support in baseline/evaluation and outcome monitoring (LQAS) quality assurance to advice on measures which ensure effectiveness of programs in the ADPs

        LEARNING AND RESEARCH
        Recommend areas for operational research and support operational research activities
        Build capacity of staff in national offices in designing and implementation of research projects to support evidence-based programming
        Provide technical support to development, implementation and monitoring of operational research projects
        Contribute to wider WV’s global research development and management processes, including research communication and systematic reviews

        INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
        Collaborate with Global Center and NOs and contribute to development/adaptation of appropriate guidelines and training materials,
        Create and maintain linkages with key implementing and research partners within and outside the regions ( MoH, Universities, Research Institutes, UN organizations, WHO, INGOs etc) for joint projects and to keep abreast of latest developments

        STRATEGIC PROGRAMMING
        Provide technical support for regional and national office health strategy development/revisions and ensure alignment with WV global and regional strategies.
        Develop and update a registry of community health and CCM specialists or utilize GTRN database (once available) who have received training in various project models and develop and implement a plan to mentor those trained and to assist them with select national level technical support as a way to reinforce and further build their capacity.
        Work with NOs, SOs and other regional stakeholders, to explore and pursue multilateral and bilateral and private funding opportunities and to provide technical support to specific grants as requested.
        Participate in the global Health, HIV&AIDS and WASH network and other initiatives in the region, contributing to WV’s community of practice.
        Represent the community health and CCM perspective in strategic meetings where appropriate. Liaises and networks with relevant regional partners, stakeholders, and institutions.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

        REQUIRED:
        A Masters degree in Public health or other relevant social science field
        Must have at least 5 years field experience in community health programs and community case management of common childhood illnesses
        Proven training skills, and two years in a managerial or coordinator role with responsibilities for strategic planning, advocacy, and higher level networking.
        Must be able to negotiate ideas within and outside the World Vision partnership, particularly with donor communities.
        A mature Christian, who's willing to serve in very difficult conditions
        Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to program countries
        Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel is required.

        PREFERRED:
        Must have at least 5 years field experience in community health programs and community case management of common childhood illnesses



How to Apply:
https://jobs.wvi.org/webjobs.nsf/WebPublished/B5B8515AB147BD7788257AFA00726092?OpenDocument

Deadline: 4th Feb  2013





Jobs at UNDP in Uganda- Programme Associate



 
Job Title: PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE (2 POSTS)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Type of Contract :    Service Contract
Post Level :    SB-3
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    01-Mar-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    1 Year (full time)

Background
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Team Leader (Energy and Environment)/ National Programme Coordinator, the Programme Associate ensures effective delivery of the EBA programme /Improving of Policies and Strategies for Environment Natural Resources and Climate Risk Management Project by entering and managing data and supporting programme implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.

The Programme Associate can supervise clerical and support staff of the Programme Unit. The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and regional staff as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

Duties and Responsibilities
Supports formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Programme Action Plan focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Collection, analysis and presentation of background information for preparation of the strategy, effective application of RBM tools and establishment of management targets to be achieved (BSC).
    Collation of background information for formulation of draft project documents & policy briefs, work plans, and budgets.  Provides effective support to management of the programme focusing on the achievement of the following results:
    Support the National Coordinator to provide a secretariat to the National Steering Committee and report to UNEP, UNDP and IUCN as members of the partnership and others.
    Ensure timely consolidation of reports prepared and submitted by all partners including technical, financial, study tour/fellowship reports.
    Ensure close coordination between other relevant project and programmes
    Facilitate coordination and other support for consultants hired for the project, and for any relevant BMU, UNEP, IUCN and UNDP missions directly related to the project.
    Provision of guidance to the partners on routine implementation of projects including their reporting. 
    Presentation of information for audit of projects and supports implementation of audit recommendations.

Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit focusing on achievement of the   following    results:

    Review of projects Financial Reports; preparation of basic financials for the programme.
    Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed; transactions are correctly recorded and filed.
    Liaise with local experts and consultants on assigned tasks.
    Manage and monitor delivery of outputs by local experts and institutions to work for the project in line with Terms of Reference.
    Coordinate between the National Coordinator and local experts, regarding all the necessary training, templates, methodologies and support to undertake their data collection functions.
    Preparation of requisitions for the Programme.  

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the EBA focusing on achievement of the following results:

    Organization of trainings & workshops for stakeholders on programme.
    Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in programme.
    Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Competencies

    Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working on policy development and capacity building - this includes use of methodologies that maximize performance for ecosystem-based adaptation.
    Strong knowledge / experience in results-based management and results-oriented approach to project implementation.
    Strong inter-personal skills, communication, networking and team-building skills; competent in leading teams and creating team spirit, management of inter-group dynamics and conflicting interests of various actors, stimulating team members to produce quality outputs in a timely and transparent fashion.
    Excellent oral and written skills, with analytic capacity and ability to synthesize project outputs and relevant findings for the preparation of quality papers and reports.
    Results driven, ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines; remains calm and in control under pressure.
    Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    Shares knowledge and experience actively, mentors project staff.
    Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
    Demonstrates commitment to the mission, vision and values of UNEP, UNDP and IUCN.
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
    Technical knowledge and understanding of climate change and ecosystem-based adaptation, as well as community-based natural resource management.
    Excellent interpersonal,  skills and demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Bachelors Degree in environmental studies, natural science, or related qualification from a recognized University with expertise in the area of biodiversity conservation, protected area management, natural resources, climate change, and energy.

Experience:

    Minimum 2 years' work experience in a relevant field such as community-based natural resource management or climate change adaptation.
    Experience in managing large-scale projects.
    Experience in ecosystem-based adaptation/ Environmental policies would be an advantage.
    Relevant experience of working with government agencies, District Local Governments, local communities and international organizations.

Language:

    Fluent in English
    Knowledge of any other UN working language is an asset



How to Apply:

http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=35153

Deadline: 31st Jan 2013



Jobs at Danish Demining Group in Uganda- Country Director



Job Title: Country Director, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 04 March 2013

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The Country Director (CD) for Uganda is responsible for managing all projects and initiatives within the Uganda program, as well as the program's assets, including staff and inventory. The CD is in charge of programming, fundraising, communications and all other strategies that regards the Uganda program; and participates in regional and global strategy processes of Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Danish Demining Group (DDG).

BACKGROUND

In February 2012, DRC and DDG merged their operations in Uganda into one joint program, under one CD, in-country, and one Head of Desk, at the organization's headquarters in Copenhagen. The Uganda portfolio is currently at USD3�m. The mission of the Uganda program is to recreate safe environments that are conducive to pursuing quality of life for refugees and conflict-affected populations in Uganda, through humanitarian support to Armed Violence Reduction (incl. firearms safety, conflict management education, police-community dialogue); Livelihoods (incl. food security/self-reliance, micro-finance, infrastructure); and Capacity Building (incl. of national government structures and local government offices). DRC-DDG's Mine Action program ended in late 2012 when Uganda declared herself compliant with the AP Mine Ban Convention.

As DRC is reviewing possibilities for increased decentralization and/or regionalization of its international efforts, the Uganda CD position may in time expand to contain regional responsibilities or be subject to such regional office.

LOCATION

The Country Director for Uganda is based in Kampala but is expected to travel regularly to field operation sites for direct support, monitoring and representation.

REPORTING LINES

The CD reports to the Head of Desk for Uganda at HQs and, in her absence, to the Head of the Danish Demining Group. The following four members in Uganda report directly to the CD: Fundraising Manager, Regional Logistics Manager, Head of Finance & Administration, and Head of Program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

    Provide strategy guidance and management to all program sectors and take responsibility for high quality and accountable project design and delivery, including adherence to a Rights Based Approach.
    Ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with DRC's standard regulations and operational procedures (e.g. Code of Conduct, DRC Program Manual, DRC Operational Handbook, Humanitarian Accountability Framework, Value Compass, DRC and DDG Strategic Focal Areas).
    Identify opportunities for new projects and organize assessments and fact finding missions.
    Lead the operationalization of the DRC-DDG Uganda Strategy.
    Contribute to the formulation of DRC-DDG's regional strategy.

B. MONITORING AND REPORTING

    Seize overall responsibility for compliance with internal and external reporting requirements.
    Ensure that quality narrative and financial reports are provided to HQs and donors on time.
    Oversee all outgoing newsletters and other public reports, prepared by DRC-DDG Uganda, in close cooperation with the Head of Desk.
    Plan and oversee regular reviews and evaluation of DRC-DDG Uganda's performance. Take overall responsibility for the supervision, monitoring and evaluation of the program to ensure that the operation/projects are implemented in accordance with agreed strategies, principles, and donor requirements.
    Ensure that timely and quality reports are provided internally and externally, on time according to DRC & donors requirement using DRC�s Grants Management System (GMS).

C. REPRESENTATION, FUNDRAISING, COORDINATION WITH STAKEHOLDERS

    Lead concept development (concept notes, studies, coordination, proposals and budgeting) in line with DRC-DDG's strategy for its Uganda program.
    Drive fundraising efforts in cooperation with the Head of Desk: Identify opportunities for new projects and possible funding opportunities, and lead the process of broadening the donor base.
    Maintain frequent contact with representatives of Kampala-based embassies (in particular the Embassy of Denmark), National Authorities (various Government ministries and offices), United Nations agencies (in particular the UNHCR and WFP), and other representation offices in Kampala.
    Support and participate in regional networking and donor contacts, when required.
    Engage in (at times, lead) coordination processes amongst key stakeholders; and ensure that program activities are well-coordinated with activities of other humanitarian actors in the area.

D. ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, FINANCE AND LOGISTIC

    Provide overall budget monitoring, financial management and expense control of all DRC-DDG grants in Uganda, including compliance with DRC and donor requirements.
    Seize responsibility for all project funds in Uganda, including e.g. that funds are spent appropriately accordingly to DRC regulations and donor requirements; that spending rates are monitoring and signaled immediately; and that cash is handled safely between and in all offices.
    Ensure that a capable finance and administration cell remains in place, including e.g. that it continues to service all projects throughout the country and that cash books are sent to HQ on time.
    Ensure that necessary control systems remain in place, including for procurement and logistics, to limit and expose opportunities for fraud and corruption. This includes those purchases that are carried out via the Kampala-based Regional Logistics Manager for other country programs.
    Ensure that procurement and logistics guidelines are applied correctly and consistently, and that documentation is filed properly in all offices in the country.
    Supervise staff performance and provide recommendations for recruitment, promotions, training, coaching and dismissal to the Head of Desk.
    Ensure that all required HR documentation is available at capital level and in all offices, such as contracts/ToRs, performance appraisals, staff policy and office manual, Code of Conduct, Staff Complaint Mechanism guide, holidays/sick leave monitoring file, taxation and severance payment overviews.

E. SECURITY

    Seize responsibility for the safety and security of the staff in country.
    Take responsibility for all safety and security planning, including regular updating of security and evacuation plans and measures, and implementation of security and contingency plan and update of DRC's Safety Level Systems (SLS).
    Ensure that all DRC security management protocols and procedures (including Chapters 19 and 20 of the Operations Handbook) are updated, made locally relevant, and applied consistently, including the tracking of MoSS.
    Ensure that DRC-DDG is part of security networks with all possible stakeholders at the national and local levels and that appropriate information, regarding security in the areas of operation, is collected and assessed.
    Assist neighboring country programs in situations of evacuation to Entebbe.
    Ensure that security incidents are reported to HQs immediately.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum of eight (8) years of humanitarian field experience, including at least five (5) years in a senior management position.
    Master's degree in a subject that is directly relevant to the position.
    Professional background in humanitarian work with proven ability to design, manage and implement programs in the sectors of Armed Violence Reduction, Livelihoods, Protection and National Capacity Building.
    Demonstrated management capacity, including hands-on experience in Administration, Human Resources, Finance and Logistics sectors.
    Experience working with government ministries and offices at both national and local levels.
    Proven fundraising ability.
    Experience working with donors, such as the U.S. and various European government development agencies, United Nations agencies, the World Bank and others.
    Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
    Fluency in English (spoken and written) is a must.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.

CONDITIONS

Availability: As soon as possible.

Duty station: Kampala. Family duty-station.

Contract: One-year, renewable contract.

Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council's Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. The position will be placed at salary level A4.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You are welcome to contact Ms. Maria Kristensen, Head of Desk at DDG, at maria.kristensen@drc.dk with specific questions about the position.

Please note that application are not to be sent to Ms. Kristensen; we only accept applications sent online via www.drc.dk under Vacancies > Current vacancies > Country Director � Uganda. APPLICATIONS SENT DIRECTLY TO MS. KRISTENSEN WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk as well as www.danishdemininggroup.dk for the Danish Demining Group.

COMMITMENTS

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework ( http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html).





How to apply:


Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please provide references, but do not attach any written recommendations.

We only accept applications online on www.drc.dk > Vacancies > Current vacancies > Country Director - Uganda (click on the vacancy, then on 'Apply' at the bottom of the window that opens).

Please submit your application, in English and marked 'Country Director � Uganda' no later than 04 March 2013.

Please contact Ms. Anne Oxholm at job@drc.dk if you have questions to the application process or experience problems with your online application.


Deadline: 4th March 2013






Jobs at Action Against Hunger in Uganda- Logistics Coordinator


Job Title: Logistics Coordinator, Kampala
Closing Date: Friday, 01 February 2013

Location: Kampala

Duration: 12 months

The Logistics Coordinator (LOG-CO) is responsible for all logistics aspects of the mission with a particular focus on building the capacity of the national staff and improving the quality of logistics (procurement management, fleet and handling all logistics activities in the mission and improving logistics systems, as well as the contingency and logistics strategy plan).

Objective 1: Coordination of logistics at national level

Responsible for the elaboration and follow-up of the mission logistics organization related to supply chain, equipment management, fleet management, communication, maintenance. Responsible for the specification and forecast of needed logistics means of the mission, planning and management of the logistic budget lines. Responsible for the control and analysis of expenditures related to logistic means. Responsible for the implementation and standardization of the logistic procedures as defined in the kitlog V3; propose and develop additional procedures if required and mentor staff on correct application of donor and ACF procedures. Collaborate with coordination team in the preparation of project proposals with quantification of logistic needs and costs to be incorporated in the budgets of the proposals. (Draft of the procurement planning & logistics budget, study of any donor specific rules, preparation of necessary derogations. Be vigilant on potential risk of abuses and corruption, propose corrective measures in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of logistic services to the programs. Objective 2: Ensure timely, efficient and transparent supply and procurement chain.

Supervise the methodology of the purchasing officer for quotation request and updating of mission catalogue. Supervise the supply chain management (orders collecting, orders follow up, goods delivery).

Objective 3: Ensure efficient management of equipments of the mission.

Supervise the allocation and the use of the equipments through updated equipment list, storage management and their follow up. Ensure that material and equipment stocked are functional to the mission and avoid accumulation of stockpile. Identify redundant and unused items and organize dispose-off following donors and ACF procedures.
Supervise the installation, the maintenance and the repairing of the equipments. Recommend and train on missing tools and procedures of equipment management. Recommend and train in tools and procedures of storage management.

Objective 4: Ensure Information, Technology and communication management.

Supervise the smooth running of IT material and makes sure ACF IT procedures are respected. Supervise the safety of computers & data by ensuring that back up and antivirus and updates are properly and regularly done according to ACF IT procedures. Supervise the appropriateness of communication tools for the mission. Recommend and mentor in tools and procedures of communication management.

Objective 5: Ensure fleet management.

Supervise the drivers` management. Supervise the internal organization on transportation management (rental contracts, report, log book mileage and maintenance). Supervise that all cars and motorbikes are at any time in good running conditions, provided with security features in order to reduce risks. Supervise the link between transportation management and security rules. Monitor mileage costs of vehicles and motorbikes in order to avoid abuses and propose procedures and measures for cost effectiveness. Supervise the internal organization of movement follow-up between bases in order to optimize travels.

Objective 6: Human resources

Supervision, training, support and technical evaluation of logistic team in Kampala and HoB in the field. Responsible for the identification of training need and training opportunities of logistic staff, which include coaching and in-house training. Collaborate with Assistant Country Director for the forecast of the HR logistics needs, preparation of JD and recruitment. Collaborate with Assistant Country Director for the monitoring of the respect of the charter of ACF, policies and standards of transparency and quality of logistic department. Briefing of any new expatriates (security + basic logistic) and of any new logistic staff (logistic organization in detail).

Objective 7: Security

In collaboration with HOB and CD, drafting and updating the mission/base security plan. In collaboration with CD, training on security of expatriates and nationals staff. Involvement in crisis and incident management under the supervision of CD. Participation into the context analysis and communication of the information to the CD.

Qualifications:

University degree.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

Good experience in logistic procedures Skilled in logistic evaluation and recommendation Skilled and experienced in capacity building IT (network)/ communication equipment knowledge Respectable personality, good communicator, leadership Ability to develop relationships with other actors. Significant experience in logistics of NGO, Good knowledge of donors' guidelines (ECHO, UN�), Experience in African context.


How to apply:
Apply with resume and cover letter at http://actionagainsthunger.theresumator.com/apply/ZTsoid/Logistics-Coord...



Deadline: 1st Feb 2013





Jobs at Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in Uganda- Social Worker



Job Title: Social Worker, Kampala
Closing Date: Tuesday, 05 February 2013

Position title: Social Worker (Maternity cover)
Country: Uganda
Vacancy Description
Job Description and required qualifications
(Important Note - Position open to Ugandan nationals only)
Under the direct supervision of a Counseling Psychologist, the incumbent will provide social services including the following functions:

Conduct home visits for refugees at heightened risk in coordination with other HRTK - Uganda staff and keep track of socio-environmental risks;
Implement and monitor merit based social assistance informed by socio-environmental assessment in individual cases in accordance with HRTK SOPs with timely updates to the Case Management panel;
Supervise provision of social assistance as necessary;
Interview separated children, unaccompanied minors and other children at-risk for the purpose of preparing Best Interest Assessment (BIA) reports;
Draft BIA reports for submission to the Case Management Panel, effect subsequent BIA panel decisions and enter data into database;
Provide basic counseling to less complex cases and facilitate external services or appointments;
Assist in the organization and facilitation of capacity building activities e.g. workshops, trainings or information dissemination;
In coordination with the supervisor, liaise with and foster a collaborative networking relationship with other entities to facilitate social assistance to HRTK - Uganda refugee clients;
Prepare periodic reports on social services;
Collect and make regular updates for data required for Sexual Based Violence Information Management system.
Conduct community awareness sessions of GBV issues through drama, community dialogues, peer to peer discussions and visits to primary schools.
Develop and distribute materials in relation to GBV issues to refugees
Perform other duties as required.

Requirements

Education - University degree in Social Work or related field with a strong bias in counseling. Or Advanced college diploma along with extensive field experience working in the refugee assistance sector.

Skills and competencies:
Computer literacy a must: excellent working knowledge with WORD, ACCESS and EXCEL;
Good knowledge of human rights doctrine and working experience in counseling;
Experience in capacity building including facilitation of community-based training and awareness raising
Good knowledge of child rights and prevention and response to SGBV issues;
Good knowledge of Kampala and its environs;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

Experience - Not less than 2 years previous work experience, including at least 1 year in counseling or social work preferably in an NGO setting. Experience working with refugees a plus.

Languages: Proficiency in English and Swahili, basic French a plus.


How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment.hiaskenya@gmail.com Indicate the Vacancy Notice No HRTK/UG/SW/01/13 in the subject line.

Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification. Late applications will not be considered.

Deadline: 5th Feb 2013





Jobs at Chemonics International in Uganda- Chief of Party


Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party of Technical Services

Chemonics  International  would like to  employee the  suitable candidates for the above position.

Requirements
•    Master’s degree in international  development ,  public health, business administration, economics or related field of study.
•    Minimum three years  of progressively  responsible  work experience  in private  sector-focussed programs in public health.
•    Demonstrated success implementing  and managing programs  in quality systems , accreditation, licensure  or private sector health services delivery.
•    Strong preferably for a clinical degree in medicine or nursing.
•    Must be  a  Ugandan  citizen.


How to apply
Application Instructions;  Send  electronic  submissions to  ugandaphsrecruit@gmail.com


Deadline: 8th February  2013


Finance Management Specialist Job at Chemonics International in Uganda



Job Title: Finance  Management  Specialist

Chemonics  International  would like to  employee the  suitable candidates for the above position.
Requirements
•    Bachelors degree in Business Administration,  Finance , Accounting  or other relevant  field  in addition to a professional  accounting  qualification . Master’s degree preffered,
•    Minimum five years  financial management /administration experience for large international projects, including  US  government projects
•    Minimum three years experience  in management  of  subgrants and sub-contracts.
•    Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition  Regulations and managing large budgets.


How to apply
Application Instructions;  Send  electronic  submissions to  ugandaphsrecruit@gmail.com


Deadline: 8th February  2013




Jobs at Water for People Uganda- Drivers


Job Title: Driver
Reports to; Administrative  and Procurement Manager  at Water for People  Uganda.
Responsibilities
•    Ensure provision  of reliable  and safe  driving for  WFP staff , officials and visitors  and safe delivery and collection of mail , documents and  any other cargo.
•    Maintain accurate , up-to-date records  on trip sheets, vehicle maintenance, fuel  purchases  incident reports, accident  reports , vehicle condition reports and other records as required
•    Ensure that the vehicle  is  kept clean and tidy.

Qualifications
•    O level School Certificate; with Driving  Permit for  classes  B and above Defensive driving ,
•     Basic skills in  vehicle fault diagnosis  and trouble shooting
•    3 years working experience  with a non-Government Organization or donor agency, and should be between  25-45 years of age.

How to apply
The Director , Water for People  Uganda
Plot 9 Olumi Close, P. O. Box 1420, Kampala


Deadline: 4th February 2013

Jobs at Spear Motors Limited in Uganda- Clearing Officers



Job Title: Clearing Officers

Spear Motors  would like to  employee the suitable candidates to fill the above position.
Qualifications
•    Diploma in Clearing  and Forwarding
•    Training in customs  procedures is an added advantage
•    At least  over  3 years  work experience  in the same field

Desired Qualities
•    Excellent written and spoken English
•    Interpersonal  and communication skills
•    A high degree  of integrity  and discipline
•    Flexible , self starter  and able to meet the deadlines.

How to apply
Human Resource Manager
Spear Motors Limited
Plot M428  Jinja  Road
P. O. Box  1350, Kampala


Deadline: 11th February 2013




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