Chief of Party Job Vacancy at Tetra Tech ARD in Uganda



Job Title: CHIEF OF PARTY, ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR AGRICULTURE PROJECT
Uganda
Jan 29, 2013

Tetra Tech ARD is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) Enabling Environment for Agriculture Project in Uganda. The objective of the activity is to increase the value of agricultural production and trade. The project will focus on four intermediate results: 1) Removal of policy and regulatory constraints to agricultural production, processing, marketing and trade, 2) Strengthened capacity of Government of Uganda (GOU) institutions to facilitate agricultural development and trade, 3) Strengthened capacity of GOU institutions to respond to climate change impacts on agriculture, and 4) Strengthened capacity of private sector and civil society organizations to contribute to and influence policy decisions related to agriculture development, agriculture trade, and climate change adaptation.

Responsibilities:
*Provide technical leadership in one or more of the following areas: agricultural policy and enabling environment, agricultural development and trade, climate change policy development and management, capacity building of Government institutions, private sector and civil society organizations contributing to and influencing policy decisions related to agricultural development;
*Assume responsibility for overall contract management ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables;
*Serve as principal liaison with USAID and other donor staff, collaborating local partners and a wide range of other stakeholders to exchange information and develop professional relationships;
*Ensure effective financial management of project funds including budget development and efficient utilization of program staff and resources in complete compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech ARD rules and regulations; and
*Ensure timely completion of technical activities and the timely completion of contractual technical reports and deliverables (Quarterly and Annual Reports, Annual Work Plans, Performance Monitoring Plan, etc.).

Qualifications:
*Minimum Master’s Degree in a related field of expertise;
*Minimum of 10 years of relevant technical experience in developing countries;
*Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage challenging projects engaging both public and private sector stakeholders;
*High level of representational, diplomatic, interpersonal and communication skills;
*At least eight years of project management experience, with previous USAID COP experience preferred; and
*Fluency in English is required.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process:
* A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
* A current CV in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.

In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech ARD values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.



How to Apply:
https://careers.tetratechintdev.com/ARDCareers/App/InternationalPostingDetail.aspx?PostingId=560

Deadline:25th Feb 2013




Jobs at Tetra Tech ARD in Uganda- Technical Specialists


Job Title: TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS, ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR AGRICULTURE PROJECT
Uganda

Tetra Tech ARD is accepting expressions of interest from qualified local and regional candidates for a range of technical specialist and administrative positions needed to staff the anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) Enabling Environment for Agriculture Project in Uganda. The objective of the activity is to increase the value of agricultural production and trade. The project will focus on four intermediate results: 1) Removal of policy and regulatory constraints to agricultural production, processing, marketing and trade, 2) Strengthened capacity of Government of Uganda (GOU) institutions to facilitate agricultural development and trade, 3) Strengthened capacity of GOU institutions to respond to climate change impacts on agriculture, and 4) Strengthened capacity of private sector and civil society organizations to contribute to and influence policy decisions related to agriculture development, agriculture trade, and climate change adaptation.

Tetra Tech ARD seeks candidates for the following Senior Technical Positions:
*Senior Agricultural Specialist
*Senior Climate Change Specialist
*Senior Agricultural Trade and Policy Specialist

Candidates for the Senior Technical Positions must fulfill the following qualifications:
*A minimum of a Master's degree in a related field of expertise;
*A minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in the field of interest (Climate Change Management/Adaptation, Agricultural Trade and Policy, Agricultural Development);
*Prior experience working on agricultural and/or policy projects funded by USAID or by other major donors;
*Experience strengthening the capacity of public and private sector institutions in the agricultural sector;
*Professional, relevant experience in Uganda is essential, regional experience also highly preferred;
*Fluency in English language (reading, speaking and writing);
*Local (Ugandan) language skills essential; and
*Private sector agribusiness experience (management, production, etc.) highly desirable.

Tetra Tech ARD also seeks candidates for the following Technical Specialists:
*Agriculture Technical Specialist
*Climate Change Adaptation Specialist
*Trade and Policy Specialist
*Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
*Communications Specialist
*Information Knowledge Management Specialist
*Youth and Gender Specialist

Candidates for the Technical Specialist Positions must fulfill the following qualifications:
*A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field of expertise;
*A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience in the field of interest;
*Prior experience working on agricultural and/or policy projects; and
*Strong English language skills (reading, speaking and writing).

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process:
* A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
* A current CV in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference

In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech ARD values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



How to Apply:
https://careers.tetratechintdev.com/ARDCareers/App/InternationalPostingDetail.aspx?PostingId=559

Deadline: 25th Feb 2013




Jobs at International Rescue Committee in Uganda- Technical Coordinator


Job Title: Women's Protection and Empowerment Technical Coordinator, Kampala with frequent travel to the field, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 25 February 2013


Organisation Description:

The International Rescue Committee began working in Uganda in 1998 in response to the devastation wrought by rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the north of the country. Today, the IRC is helping tens of thousands of people displaced by this violence to return home following a cease-fire agreement between the LRA and the Government of Uganda in 2006. At the same time, in Karamoja - one of the poorest and least developed areas in Uganda - the IRC works with communities affected by violence to promote peace and improve access to services. Under the EASIER Living pilot project, the IRC is working with the urban refugee women and host poor communities in Kampala to improve their livelihood options and increase their protection by implementing the Economic and Social Empowerment programme in selected communities within Makindye, Central and Rubaga divisions.

Scope of Work: The WPE Technical Coordinator is based in Kampala and travels regularly to the Acholi and Karamoja regions to support the WPE teams at field level. S/he is responsible for delivering high quality programs through strategy development, program design, implementation and evaluation of all GBV-related activities within IRC Uganda. S/he also acts provides technical advisory and writing support on business development opportunities. Primary duties will include strengthening the WPE sector and providing technical oversight of WPE programming across three regions of implementation; northern Uganda, Karamoja and Kampala. The position is part of the senior management team of the IRC and requires an experienced, driven individual with strong communication and planning skills.

Key Responsibilities
Lead the development of a WPE sector strategy that articulates the vision in line with the country strategy and lays out the 'master' program design.
Lead the design, drafting and implementation process of projects, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans and log frames to inform ongoing implementation and new program design.
Provide ongoing technical advice, direct support and guidance to the WPE teams to effectively monitor implementation of program activities.
Ensure budget management by regularly monitoring expenditures and making adjustments as necessary.
Identify new funding opportunities and play a leadership role in developing high quality proposals and budgets that are consistent with the overall WPE country sector strategy for submission to donors. This includes close collaboration with the other IRC sectors including Health, Children and Youth - Protection and Development, Economic Recovery and Development as well as Governance and Peace Building to innovative and effective inclusion of WPE components in the integrated programs IRC delivers.
Assist in identifying and exploring opportunities for the professional development of program staff, including capacity building training, exchanges, formal performance reviews and ongoing coaching.
Liaise with donor representatives and national authorities in Uganda to keep them abreast of the project and developments.

Minimum Requirements:
Post-graduate degree in social work, social sciences, public health, community health, or related field
At least three years experience working in the field of gender-based violence , protection, gender in Africa
Demonstrated experience in human resource management, capacity building and mentoring
Proven skills in program management including budget management, donor reporting and monitoring.
Program development experience including donor / governmental liaison and proposal writing preferred
Organized and detail-oriented with multi-tasking abilities with ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
Excellent leadership and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written; Acholi or Ngakarimojong an advantage.
Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to northern Uganda and Karamoja

Please note that candidates who applied for the first round of applications should not reapply.





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; Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org



Deadline: 25th Feb 2013





Jobs at Institute for Social Transformation in Uganda- Programme Coordinator


Job Title: Programme Coordinator

( Institute for Social Transformation (IST), Uganda )


The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is a non- profit organization established in Uganda in 2006 to promote use of the Training for Transformation (TfT) methodology in English speaking countries of Eastern Africa. Its main office is based in Ntinda, Plot 390 Kaduyu Close, Kiwatule. The Institute aims to develop:

    A new quality of community leadership in the 7 English speaking countries of Eastern Africa (Uganda, Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Tanzania and for specific purposes, Rwanda).
    The skills, insights and abilities of teams from NGOs and community organizations to empower local self-reliant community development efforts
    The confidence and skills of local programme leaders to work with and challenge their governments to ensure macro and micro-economic policies that are to the advantage of the marginalized.

 To achieve the above aims, the Institute has established an office and a team of professionals with the relevant competencies to prepare and implement its programmes. The programme coordinator will serve as team leader for programme preparation and implementation. Specifically the programme coordinator will:

    A.     Manage Implementation of IST programmes

    To manage and supervise programme staff in the IST office
    Ensure timely implementation of all programmes
    Develop periodical work plans and monitor implementation
    Oversee preparation and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategy
    Liaise with partner organizations; local, national and international as need arises
    Identify potential donors and prepare fundable project proposals according to the respective formats
    Prepare periodical narrative reports and ensure timely reporting to the different donor agencies

    B.     Serve as Principle Trainer

    Ensure effective implementation of training programmes entrusted to the Institute.
    Conduct training needs assessment of participants and organizations coming to the Institute for training.
    Organize training teams and prepare training materials for courses offered by the Institute.
    Conduct training workshops using the Training for Transformation approach.
    Prepare reports of training conducted by the Institute.

Requirement:

    Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research in adult education, community development or social studies from a recognized University.
    Up to date on theory and research in radical approaches to learning, gender equality and leadership
    A minimum of four (4) years working experience in training and community development work using participatory approaches in particular the Training for Transformation methodology
    Proven high level writing skills for reports and project documents
    Demonstrated ability to use computer assisted software for learning
    Excellent presentation skills
    Unquestionable integrity, self-motivation, team player, highly versatile, high-level interpersonal and good communications skills and capability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment.

Experience: 4


How to apply:

Applications should be submitted to: isocialtransformation32@gmail.com Or, Post to, Institute for Social Transformation P.O.Box 24620, Kampala (Uganda)


Deadline: 28th Feb 2013





Jobs at Institute for Social Transformation in Uganda


Job Title: M&E officer

Institute for Social Transformation (IST), Uganda

The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is a non- profit organization established in Uganda in 2006 to promote use of the Training for Transformation (TfT) methodology in English speaking countries of Eastern Africa. To this effect it is implementing projects aimed at building the capacity of partner organisations in gender mainstreaming, transformative learning and collective action towards their own progress.

The Institute seeks the expertise of a consultant to incorporate an M&E component in its projects.

The M&E officer will be answerable to the Executive Director, with the majority of tasks to be undertaken in collaboration with the IST programme staff and the partner organisations.

Key Responsibilities:

    Assessing the existing M&E needs and processes of IST
    Work with IST staff on designing and developing the M&E system including developing appropriate indicators and tools for data collection for the current projects to enable IST use the information for decision making.
    Ensure that performance questions, information needs, indicators and related targets, methods, sampling procedure and reporting formats and procedures are part of the M& E system. Ensure that these supplement and link to the existing M&E processes of partner organisations.
    Work closely with IST training teams to identify how they do their own M&E and how this can be linked to project M&E in ways that are safe and appropriate.
    Conduct monitoring and evaluation of programmes
    Prepare reports on M&E findings, as required, working closely with IST staff.
    In collaboration with the accountant, provide the Executive Director with management information that she/he may require
    Ensure that monitoring data are discussed with relevant IST staff and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action.
     Build the capacity of IST in M&E data collection, analysis, interpretation and use for decision making.
    Support IST staff in entering and analyzing project data, ensure quality preparation.
    Document good practices/ case studies

Requirement:

    Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research, community development or social studies from a recognized University.
    Up to date on theory and research in radical approaches to learning, gender equality and leadership
    A minimum of four (4) years working experience in monitoring and evaluation work using statistical and participatory approaches
     Proven high level writing skills in report writing
    Demonstrated ability to use computer assisted software for data collection and analysis
    Excellent presentation skills.
    Unquestionable integrity, self-motivation, team player, highly versatile, high-level interpersonal and good communications skills and capability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment.

Experience: 4


How to apply:
Applications should be submitted to: isocialtransformation32@gmail.com



Deadline: 28th February 2013


Marketing and Sales Manager Job at Uganda Clays Ltd


Job Title: Marketing and Sales  Manager
Uganda Clays Limited would like to employ suitable applicants  for the above position.
Specifications
•    Planning , coordinating  and supervising  all activities  in the  Marketing  and sales  department  to ensure  attainment  of sales  targets .
•    Developing  marketing  and sales  management  strategy  in line with the  Company’s  corporate strategies.

Person Specification
•    An honours  degree in Engineering , Ceramics, Commerce, Marketing  or any other  related field.
•    Good  interpersonal , planning , innovating , monitoring , and  evaluating  abilities.


How to apply
Human  Resource and Administration  Manager
Uganda Clays Ltd
P. O. Box 3188
Kampala

Deadline: 22nd February 2013



Information Technology Officer Job at African Development Bank in Uganda


Job Title:  Information Technology Officer
African Development Bank  would like to employ qualified applicants  to suite the above position.
Duties
•    Manage the Bank’s unifield  telecommunication services  pertaining  to voice , data  transmission  and video
•    Ensure connectivity  to all  corporate  applications  by proactive  and  efficient  management  of the  LAN/WAN  multi-user environment
•    Implement systems  configurations  as  approved  in the Bank’s change management  processes
Skills
•    At least a master degree in Computer Science , Information Systems , or  equivalent  degree  in Engineering  or closely related disciplines
•    Minimum  of 4 years  of  relevant  professional  experience  in ICT gained  with similar  multinational  organization of major private or public  institutions
•    Knowledge and experience of  VSAT  and  IPBX technologies


How to apply

http://www.afdb.org/en/careers/current-vacancies/vacancy/information-technology-officer-uganda-field-office-ugfo-1581/


Deadline: 28th February 2013




IT /Administrative Assistant Job at Concern Worldwide Uganda



Job Title: IT /Administrative  Assistant
Concern  Worldwide  Uganda  is  recruiting  for three  positions  of the above title:
Responsibilities
•    The IT /Administrative  Assistant  will provide  administrative  and  technical  support  for the  IT  function including  end user support , quality  assurance , daily IT asset management  in the  RWANU office  in liaison with  the  Country  IT  Officer.
•    She will also offer  admin support  to  the  RWANU   office  and project staff , of which  day-to-day  administrative  tasks  like  operating  the project radio  will form part.

Requirements
•    Good  general  education  (minimum  A  level )  and relevant level  3  qualification  in IT (certificate /vocational training , Diploma, Degree ) from a  recognized institution.
•    Knowledge of telecoms, radio, satellite  communications   technologies , electricity  theory , UPS  and  surge protection  is an  advantage .
•    Minimum 2 years  relevant experience  in a similar  role  in an INGO or NGO  environment  involving  upgrades , trouble shooting , testing and  basic maintenance  of PC machines in a field location.


How to apply
Applications  should be  addressed  to; The Human  Resources  Department , Concern Worldwide Uganda , P. O. Box  6599, Kampala
Email: resourcingug@concern.net.

Deadline: 15th February 2013


Accountant Job Vacancy at Concern Worldwide Uganda



Job Title: Field Accountant
Concern  Worldwide  Uganda  is  recruiting  for three  positions  of the above title:
Responsibilities
•    The  field accountant  will provide  financial  support  to the  RWANU  project .
•    She will be responsible  for project  cash  and bank management ,  record keeping  of all field financial  transactions , preparing and submitting  monthly  accounts  to the Kampala  office.

Requirements
•    A  University   degree in Accounting /Finance or  Business studies  and  CPA  part 11, proficiency  in MS  Office  (particularly  Excel );
•    3 years  minimum  work experience  in finance ; experience  with  international  NGOs,  understanding  of USAID  regulations  and previous  field  level experience  are desirable;
•    She will  be a team  player  with good communication, organization and planning skills with proven  attention to    detail.


How to apply
Applications  should be  addressed  to; The Human  Resources  Department , Concern Worldwide Uganda , P. O. Box  6599, Kampala
Email: resourcingug@concern.net.


Deadline: 15th February 2013



Jobs at Concern Worldwide Uganda - Health Manager



Job Title:  Health Manager
Concern  Worldwide  Uganda  is  recruiting  for three  positions  of the above title:
Responsibilities
•    The Health  Manager  is a  senior  position  within  the RWANU  project , responsible  for managing  the provision  of technical  and  material  support to  MoH  health  centres  and outreach services .
•    To  achieve  this  she will line  manage a team  of Health  Facilities  coordinators  and work with  MoH  and local  government  staff,  in  particular  District  Health  Teams.
Requirements
•    The candidate  needs  to hold  a clinical  degree  in nursing , medicine  or equivalent  at  undergraduate level;
•    A Master’s degree  in a health  related  science /health  management  will be  a district advantage .
•    The candidate will have  over five years  of  technical  experience  in health  service delivery/management  or  health systems  strengthening , ideally  three years of  which will be  in a direct management  position.

How to apply
Applications  should be  addressed  to; The Human  Resources  Department , Concern Worldwide Uganda , P. O. Box  6599, Kampala
Email: resourcingug@concern.net.


Deadline: 15th February 2013





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