Jobs at Oxfam in Uganda - Economic Rights Program Lead



Job Title: Economic Rights Program Lead, Kampala
Closing Date: Friday, 22 February 2013

Economic Rights Program Lead (ERPL) Based in Kampala, Uganda GBP 25,094 - 33,938 net (take home pay) per annum plus benefits

Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that employs over 8,000 people in more than 80 countries to overcome poverty and suffering. The Organisation is working for a world where resources and power are distributed more equally and where everyone's rights to a livelihood, basic services, protection from violence, and a say in their future are upheld. A world in which everyone enjoys the same opportunities regardless of gender, race, culture, or physical ability. To fulfil this goal, we are strengthening our Programmes in Uganda and are seeking to recruit a new senior staff member to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team of staff, volunteers and partners. Our ideal candidate should have job-specific technical skills, dynamism, and commitment to the cause of overcoming poverty and suffering. You need to be of unquestionable integrity and committed to Oxfam's values.

The role We are looking for an Economic Rights Programme lead (ERLP) to provide high level strategic leadership in the area of Economic Rights in Uganda. In this role you will provide strategic guidance and oversee Oxfam programme development at national level and ensure that poor women's rights are put at the forefront of the programme. You will also be responsible for directly supporting and managing senior Programme management staff in Karamoja and Acholi regions. . You will ensure that the programme maintains effective partnerships, and demonstrates accountability to all stakeholders. You will report to the Associate Country Director.

The person You should have proven experience of leading and managing gender-sensitive livelihoods interventions. You will have a minimum first degree and preferably second degree in a relevant field. You will have a wide knowledge of livelihoods programming, from market analysis and value chain development to food security interventions. Experience of working with pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in arid and semi-arid lands is an essential. Demonstrated experience of programme management, fundraising, proposal writing, human resources and finance management will be essential; managing large multi-donor funding and leading change processes. You will be a natural inspirational leader with significant experience on team/people management including virtual teams. Strategic thinking, strong conceptual and analytical skills are essential. You will have proven experience of influencing policy, consulting with key stakeholders at all levels with tact and diplomacy. Knowledge and experience of promoting gender equity is required.

Benefits In addition to the salary Oxfam will meet the tax and social security liabilities of the post holder in addition to the net salary. A competitive benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate including housing, pension, and medical among others.

How to apply:

Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development programmes. Now we're looking for yours.  quote INT6010. Alternatively, you can email your application and CV to kampalajobs@oxfam.org.uk

The closing date for receiving applications is 22nd February 2013. Please ensure you attach a short letter on why you would like this job and work for Oxfam. Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22nd Feb 2013



Jobs at Pentecostal Assemblies of God-Uganda Social Development Service


Job Title: Program Manager, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Monday, 18 February 2013
Pentecostal Assemblies of God-Uganda Social Development Service (PAG SDS)
Kampala- Uganda
Plot 9 Bandali Rise Bugolobi
Tel: +256(715)325251; +256(414)220138

PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UGANDA - SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES KUMI PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SECRETARIAT

Pentecostal Assemblies of God/Kumi is a faith based organization. Planning and development Secretariat (PDS) is a development arm of PAG which has been in operation for about 20 years now. PDS envisions a society that is Christ Centered, informed, enlightened, empowered, healthy and sustainable. Its mission is to enable the local communities in Kumi, Ngora and Bukedea Districts realize their spiritual and socio - economic development through, ministry of Christ, resource mobilization, empowerment and participation in a sustainable manner. For more information, visit www.pag-uganda.org.

PDS is seeking to reinforce and strengthen her capacity by recruiting in one position as detailed below POST: PROGRAM MANAGER, Duty station: KUMI, Reporting to: Chairperson Board of Directors, PAG Kumi

General Duties and responsibilities: The Program Manager is the chief executive of PAG/PDS, reports to Board of Directors and leads the team of functional line Managers' s/he provides strategic leadership and direction to the organization and guides its development towards the achievement of its mission and requirement of its mandate, in accordance with established policies and expectations s/he Provides technical direction and leadership to the staff in implementing the organization's policies and decisions in order to carry on organization's business and foster Christianity.

Specific tasks:

1. Provide overall leadership and foresight to the organization (Kumi Development Secretariat).

2. Initiate, lead and coordinate all planning activities for short and long term development of the organization.

3. Mobilize and manage resources for effective implementation of PDS programmes.

4. Formulate major plans such as annual business plan and budgets, which define concisely the chosen objectives of the organization and provide highly focused strategic planning for successful implementation.

5. Spearhead timely project identification and design for approval by the BOD.

6. Initiate, implement and ensure compliance of the organization policies and regulations.

7. As an overall accounting officer, s/he shall ensure proper financial management and implementation according to the budgets of the organization.

8. Ensure proper utilization and management of the project assets and equipment.

9. Arrange for annual audit of books of accounts and ensure quality and timely reporting to the board and partners/donors.

10. As an accounting officer to ensure effective accountability and overall efficient use of all resources and develop, supervise and conduct regular staff performance appraisals.

11. To ensure that organizational policies, directives and decisions of the Board of Directors are fully implemented.

12. Collaborate with government and other partners during planning and implementation of projects.

13. Ensure good public image and relations of the organization.

14. Exhibit and ensure descent moral conduct among PDS staff.

15. To uphold the positive image and values of the organization.

Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in any of the following areas; Human resource Management, Social work and social Administration, Development studies, Business Administration (Management) or any relevant field. A Master's Degree in Humanities or any related field and a Diploma in Project Planning & Management is an added advantage.
    At least five years working experience in a leadership/Management position and preferably with an NGO.
    Demonstrated experience in organizational development (policy and strategy management, organizational learning, resource mobilization).
    Proven ability in team building and staff management; demonstrated ability to work independently, result oriented and with ability to solve problems creatively.
    Strong ability to lead, supervise and inspire others
    Ability to relate and engage stakeholders at a strategic level
    Strong ability to negotiate and broker inter-organizational relationships
    Strong interpersonal and team building skills
    Extensive programme development, implementation and fund raising experience.

Non - academic qualifications: Sympathy with Christian values, Self motivated and able to promote team spirit, possessing good interpersonal and communication skills, with high sense of responsibility, good knowledge of computer management and applications is an added advantage, able to work with minimum supervision and meet project deadlines. Qualified candidates should submit their applications, a letter from the Church Pastor, CV with three references, and indicate contact telephone numbers /e-mail address to:

THE CHAIRPERSON, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLIES OF GOD - KUMI PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SECRETARIAT P.O BOX, 175-KUMI. Email: pds_kumi@yahoo.com


How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit their applications, a letter from the Church Pastor, CV with three references, and indicate contact telephone numbers /e-mail address to:

THE CHAIRPERSON, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLIES OF GOD - KUMI PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SECRETARIAT P.O BOX, 175-KUMI. Email: pds_kumi@yahoo.com

DEADLINE: 18TH FEBRUARY 2013





Finance Head Job Vacancy at ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter



Job Title: HEAD OF FINANCE- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
VACANCY AT ANPPCAN UGANDA CHAPTER
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)
Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of
children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights.
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her
team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:
Position : Head of Finance and Administration
Duty Station : Kampala with periodic travel upcountry
Reports to : Executive Director

Purpose of the position
• Supporting the Executive Director in ensuring efficient and effective utilization of the organization's
human and financial resources in accordance with ANPPCAN's policies and procedures,
• Providing overall leadership to the Finance and Administration team of the organisation, maintaining a
sound and optimal Human resources management system and environment in the organisation,
• Supporting the Executive Director in the overall management of the organization as part of the
organization’s senior management team as well as the smooth day-to-day administration of the ANPPCAN
Secretariat

Specific Tasks
1) Ensure the development, implementation and monitoring of ANPPCAN’s financial transactions.
2) Ensure that transactions are recorded, in line with fund accounting policies, on an accurate and timely
basis and financial reports and accountabilities are provided to stakeholders by the prescribed deadlines.
3) Maintain a strong internal control environment. Promote a shared culture and ownership of strong
internal controls throughout the organization.
4) Ensure the implementation and monitoring of internal control processes that are in line with existing
ANPPCAN’s finance policies and minimize loss of organization’s assets.
5) Produce and analyse timely and accurate financial statements direct from the ANPPCAN’s financial
database. Produce monthly management accounts and monitoring for performance and efficiency.
Analyze ANPPCAN’s financial data on a monthly basis; track key indicators and timelines. Provide written
or verbal analysis for management and program staff as and when required.
6) Collaborate with other management team members to develop and finalize the quarterly and annual plans
and budgets. Prepare budgets for all concepts papers and proposals in cooperation with the program
development team in accordance with the deadlines.
7) Ensure that the organization at all times remains compliant to all relevant laws and regulations by
constantly monitoring and adhering to the legal and regulatory requirements.
8) Ensure that the operating environment minimises the risk for the potential loss of organizational resources
and reputation. Advise management on corrective measures needed and success of previous actions
taken.
9) Support all external audits ensuring the timely implementation of all audit recommendations.
10) Ensuring proper accountability for the organization’s funds as per the established guidelines and
procedures.
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HEAD OF FINANCE- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
12) Carrying out any other duties as might be necessary for maintaining and effective financial management
system.
13) Human resource management Function: Support the Executive Director in the recruitment, training,
disciplining and promotion of staff as appropriate. Develop staff development opportunities and promote
performance management systems.
14) Support the Executive Director in the overall management of the organization as part of the senior
management team as well as day to day administration of the Secretariat.


Qualifications and person specifications
• A Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting), Business Administration (Accounting), Accounting or
Finance. Additional qualifications in Administration, Human Resource Management, Project Planning
and Management desirable.
• Professional qualification in Accountancy (e.g CPA, CIMA, ICPAU, ACCA, etc) will be an added
advantage.
• Minimum of 7 years experience in Finance, Human Resource and Administration with at least four
years in a middle level or senior management position in the NGO Sector.
• Proficiency in the MS office package – especially MS Excel – and the accounting package QuickBooks
Version 2010 are a must.
• Knowledge of employee relations and current employment legislation in Uganda;
• Ability to build a stable, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues
and providing support and advice as necessary
• Analytical, communication, decision making and strategic planning skills and the ability to handle
multiple priorities
• Self motivation with keen interest in detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to analyse and interpret, apply and explain finance, human resource and administration rules,
regulations, policies, procedures and information to staff with ease.
• Age range 30 to 45 years.


HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on
the website to the email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: Sunday 3rd March 2013 – any applications received after this date will not
be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd March 2013




Senior Programme Officer Job Vacancy at ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter


Job Title:  Senior Programme Officer Membership Development, Marketing & Board Liaison

SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & BOARD
LIAISON (ED OFFICE) - NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
VACANCY AT ANPPCAN UGANDA CHAPTER
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)
Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of
children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights.
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her
team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:
Position : Senior Programme Officer Membership Development, Marketing & Board Liaison
(ED’s Office)
Duty Station : Kampala with periodic travel upcountry
Reports to : Executive Director
Purpose of the position
The overall purpose of the position is to enhance the effective execution of the functions of the Office of the
Executive Director in the core areas of membership development, fundraising and Board support.
Specific Tasks:
A. Membership Development
The major responsibility in this area is to develop and implement an effective membership development
strategy that ensures recruitment and retention of contributing and active members at all levels of the
organisation. The specific tasks under this will include;
1) Maintaining a comprehensive and up-to date database/ register of all ANPPCAN members at all levels.
2) Developing and implementing targeted membership engagement/recruitment activities including a
membership benefits package.
3) Maintaining regular flow of information between ANPPCAN and her members including targeted
information packages.
4) Developing /delivering appropriate and effective training and capacity building activities for members.
5) Organising the periodic and constitutional fora of members including the General Assembly.
B. Marketing and Fundraising
The major responsibility in this area is to develop and implement an effective fundraising and resource
mobilisation strategy that engenders resources to support ANPPCAN’s work and programmes. The specific
tasks include;
1) Ensuring proper operation of back office systems, processes and procedures to support all aspects of
fundraising.
2) Working with the information office to ensure effective communication to the public and
selected/targeted strategic audiences about the work of the organisation
SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & BOARD
LIAISON (ED OFFICE) - NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
3) Building successful long-term and productive relationships with institutional donors, corporate entities and
individual donors. This includes maintaining relationships with existing donors, responding to their
requests regularly, and keeping them updated about the work of the organization
4) Working with other sections to ensure the development of effective fundraising, branding and marketing
collateral materials (annual report, brochures, donor reports, newsletters, etc.) designed to profile
ANPPCAN’s work.
5) Keeping abreast of major trends in fundraising in Uganda and internationally to ensure that ANPPCAN
benefits from current knowledge, resources and techniques
6) Compiling and maintaining a database of international and local donor organisations (international
foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private corporations offering donations)
7) Regularly monitoring donor websites and identifying and informing management of donor opportunities
matching the work of ANPPCAN and ensuring that the ANPPCAN website is regularly updated with
information about organization’s work.
8) Supporting the Executive Director and Management Team in developing business plans to generate
income from various sources.
9) Organize fundraising events for the organization
C. Board Liaison
The major responsibility in this area is to support the Executive Director in ensuring effective coordination and
execution of Board activities. The specific tasks include the following;
1) Organizing and coordinating Board meetings and events.
2) Maintaining proper documentation of Board meetings and decisions.
3) Through the Executive Director ensuring effective follow up of Board resolutions and directives.
4) Maintaining communication with Board members and keeping them informed about the developments in
the organizations as may be necessary and appropriate.
Qualifications and person specifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing and Communication Management/Public
relations. Specific training in development communication is very advantageous or a degree in
Development studies/ Management with solid experience in development communication obtained from
a recognized institution.
• At least three years’ experience in the development field in an NGO context preferably in a position
involving substantial communication with external stakeholders.
• Warm and outgoing personality able to inspire a cross section of audiences.
• Effective and confident communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills ( in English)
• Able to analyse, synthesize and conceptualise complex issues
• Highly result oriented
• Multi-tasking skills
• Action-oriented, self-starter with strong initiative.
SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & BOARD
LIAISON (ED OFFICE) - NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
• Excellent IT communication skills ( including versatility in social media platforms and internet based
solutions)
• Interest in child rights issues



HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on
the website to the email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: Sunday 3rd March 2013 – any applications received after this date will not
be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd March 2013




Programme Officer Job at ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter


Job Title: SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER LIVELIHOODS- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
VACANCY AT ANPPCAN UGANDA CHAPTER
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)
Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of
children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights.
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her
team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:
Position : Senior Programme Officer Livelihoods
Duty Station : Kampala with periodic travel upcountry
Reports to : Programme Manager Child Protection Services

Purpose of the position
To support the ANPPCAN Programme team in planning and implementing effective livelihoods support
interventions within the organisation’s projects and programmes
Specific Tasks
1) Spearheading livelihoods needs assessments within ANPPCAN’s target groups and areas of operation.
2) Providing leadership in developing innovative livelihood strengthening programmes and interventions
that are consistent with ANPPCAN’s child protection mandate.
3) Supporting the Programme development team to incorporate livelihood interventions into project/
programme design.
4) Overseeing and ensuring the effective implementation of livelihood interventions across the
organisations programmes through proper targeting and result oriented approaches.
5) Developing, disseminating and orienting ANPPCAN staff on livelihood programme management and
monitoring tools
6) Building the capacity of ANPPCAN programme staff in managing and supporting livelihood interventions
7) Building and maintaining links between ANPPCAN and livelihood support systems and programmes at
national and community level so as to leverage livelihood support opportunities for the ANPPCAN target
groups.
8) Keeping ANPPCAN abreast of the new developments and innovative approaches in the area of livelihood
programming
9) Supporting the M&E Team in ensuring that livelihood interventions are properly monitored and
evaluated.
10) Undertaking donor and stakeholder education on the importance of livelihood interventions in child
protection programming.
11) Communicating and publicising ANPPCAN’s livelihoods strengthening interventions among relevant
stakeholders


Qualifications and person specifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Economics, Development studies or Business
Management obtained from a recognized institution.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a livelihood development programming position working with
vulnerable groups.

SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER LIVELIHOODS- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
• Well-developed business analysis and management skills.
• Ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a multidisciplinary
team
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
• Training, mentoring and coaching skills
• A broad grasp of socio- economic policy issues with respect to livelihood development in both rural
and urban setting.
• Technical knowledge in Food Security, Social Protection, Gender issues, HIV/AIDS and Environment
• Good knowledge of participatory approaches


HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on
the website to the email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: Sunday 3rd March 2013 – any applications received after this date will not
be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd March 2013



Legal Officer Job Vacancy at ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter




Job Title: LEGAL OFFICER - ARUA
VACANCY AT ANPPCAN UGANDA CHAPTER
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)
Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of
children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights.
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her
team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:
Position : Legal Officer
Duty Station : Arua District
Reports to : Programme Coordinator Arua

Purpose of the position
A Legal protection of children who are at risk of or are victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Providing legal input into ANPPCAN’S work and engagements at district and community levels.
Responsible for ensuring the recovery and re-integration of abused children
Specific Tasks
1) To assist the District Programme Coordinator in receiving, assessing and responding to cases of abused
children depending on the specific needs of children; including complaints of a legal nature to the
protection of the rights of children within Arua district.
2) To engage with key actors in the justice system to create a victim-friendly environment for abused
children seeking justice in Arua district.
3) To participate and contribute to ANPPCAN’s public education work in Arua district on the legal and other
aspects of children’s rights.
4) Working with other actors to link children to other necessary support services and ensuring that they
access such service.
5) To assist the District programme coordinator in documenting and reporting on the work of ANPPCAN in
Arua district in relation to service delivery for abused children.
6) Posting of cases in the case work database and case follow up.
7) Writing reports on activities implemented.
8) To assist the District programme coordinator in proposal development for the organization.


Qualifications and person specifications
• Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Law from a recognized institution with a practicing certificate that
is admissible in the High Court of Uganda.
• At least one year’s experience in the provision of Legal Aid services either as a volunteer or regular
staff in a professional setting.
• A sound understanding of the legal, policy and institutional framework for the protection of children’s
rights in Uganda is a must.
• Willing and able to work well at a community level in a rural environment.
• Ability to function well as part of a muliti-disciplinary team.
• Dynamic, hard working, result oriented and able to work with minimum supervision
LEGAL OFFICER - ARUA • Knowledge of Lugbar and or Alur a MUST


HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on
www.anppcanug.org/vacanciesto email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: Sunday 24th March 2013 – any applications received after this date will
not be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 24th March 2013



Jobs at African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda



Job Title: HEAD OF PROGRAMMES- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT

VACANCY AT ANPPCAN UGANDA CHAPTER

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)
Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of
children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights.
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her
team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:
Position : Head of Programmes

Duty Station : Kampala with periodic travel upcountry
Reports to : Executive Director

Purpose of the position
Support the Executive Director in ensuring sustainable programming and efficient management of the
programmes of the organisation and support the Executive Director in the overall management of the
organization as part of the organization’s senior management team and deputise the Executive Director as and
when delegated by the Executive Director.

Specific Tasks
1) Programme Development
• Coordinating the processes leading to the design of competitive programmes and projects in line with
ANPPCAN’s strategic Plan
• Identifying of programme funding sources drive execution
• Prospecting, building relationships and pitching ANPPCAN to maximize value of all relationships
• Ensuring a sound financial programme resource base for the organisation
2) Programme Management
• Supporting and ensuring the development of clear and feasible work-plans
• Ensuring efficient, effective and timely implementation activities as per the work-plans
• Ensuring accurate, high quality and timely internal reporting on the programmes of the organisation
• Managing and ensuring synergy between the various organisational programme components.
• Managing the integration of the various projects of the organisation into a consolidated programme
framework while ensuring accountability for individual projects.
• Spearheading and ensuring skills enhancement and capacity building for the programme team.
• Establishing, and ensuring adherence to quality standards in programme management.
3) Programme Promotion
• Ensuring high quality documentation of the work of the organisation
• Ensuring an effective Management Information System across the programme
• Ensuring visibility of the organisation’s work
HEAD OF PROGRAMMES- NATIONAL SECRETARIAT
4) Donor Relations Management
• Ensuring accurate, high quality and timely donor reporting and address related queries when they
emerge
5) Overall Management
• Discharge Management functions as may be delegated by the Executive Director
• Deputising the Executive Director as and when delegated by the Executive Director
Qualifications and person specifications
• A Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies/ Management
or Human Rights from a reputable institution. Specialized training in any of the following fields namely;
project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation, management, children’s rights, child
protection, NGO Management, Financial management is highly advantageous. Post Graduate
qualifications in any of the above fields is a highly added advantage.
• Minimum of 7 years relevant experience of which at least four years experience in a middle or senior
management position working with children, in the areas of child protection, governance/
participation, development and human rights advocacy/ programming in a reputable national or
international Non-Governmental Organization working in the fields of child protection, governance,
development and general rights advocacy and/or social development.
• At least three years of documented track record of generating large amounts of resources from
donors. Ability to lead all organization-wide appeals and pitches necessary to grow revenue by at least
33% annually.
• Experience in a child Rights NGO and knowledge of child protection issues is a highly added advantage.
• Commitment to the self professional development Eager to jump on new opportunities to go beyond
expectations and solve new challenges by developing necessary skills
• Strong project management, organization abilities and writing skills with the editor’s lens
• Experience in building personal networks and leveraging new opportunities for the organization.
• Capability in analyzing complex problems and issues and building broad team consensus towards a
clear direction.
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills ( English)
• A high level of computer proficiency
• Age range 30 to 45 years.


HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on
the website to the email address - recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline for submission: Sunday 3rd March 2013 – any applications received after this date will not
be considered
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd March 2013



Jobs at World Vision Uganda - Associate Director Finance


Job Title: Associate Director Finance

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” We are now seeking for qualified persons willing to share in our vision to join the team in the following role.

Position: Associate Director Finance Reports to; Finance Director Location; Kampala

Purpose of position

    To provide strategic financial management leadership and support the Finance Director in implementation of financial policies to ensure effective resource acquisition, utilisation and safeguarding of World Uganda

Main responsibilities

Leadership Management

    To provide leadership and management of the National Office Accounts Department and Program finance unit by planning, directing and controlling the financial resources of the unit in line with World Vision policies/procedures and with International Accounting Standards.
    Participate in World Vision Uganda (WVU) Senior Management, Regional and Cluster meetings and represent finance division.
    Follow up with program finance manager on regions/clusters and national staff on the implementation of new partnership initiatives.

Budget development and coordination

    Coordination of the provision of technical support in budget development process to the National Office, Regional Finance Officers, Operations Managers and clusters as per World Vision International budgeting guidelines.
    Consolidation of World Vision Uganda’s annual budgets and development of Cost Allocation Methodology (CAM) annual operating budget.
    Monitoring of expenditure against budgets and ensuring that spending is based on committed funds.

Financial reporting and analysis

    Review of Financial reports for accuracy and completeness.
    Working with the Financial Manager to prepare management expenditure and budget utilization analyses project/cluster/regions management to monitor spending
    Coordination of the yearend financial reporting and carry forward processes.

Finance risk management

    Regular review of internal controls related to disbursements to ensure that WV Uganda is protected from the inherent risk violations. 4
    Ensuring timely and accurate supplier payments are made.
    Managing the Settlement Advices process and following up on outstanding settlements from other offices.

Overseeing the management of cash and treasury

    Ensuring that cash availability to meet monthly/ daily WVU transactions – regular review of WV cash holding to ensure that target lows are met.
    Ensure adequacy of cash funding requests from the Global Centre treasury.
    Conducting regular reviews and petty cash counts to ensure adequacy of controls around cash management.

Manage the capacity building initiatives for the National Office finance teams

    Organize & conduct Finance related trainings professionally for World Vision Uganda teams at the Region/clusters and National office level fc/f enhanced finance capacity.
    Roll out any new Global Centre Initiatives to the national office and coordinate finance related trainings.
    Conduct regular review visits to the programs and provide coaching to the accountants when required.

External and Internal Audits management

    Coordinate all internal and external National Office audits on behalf of the Finance Director
    Perform regular reviews of the audit reports and follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations.

External and Internal divisional communications

    Liaise with World Vision support offices and donors in the provision of information, reports and queries.
    Communicate with banks and other external organization on behalf of World Vision Uganda.

Requirement:

    A Bachelor of Commerce Degree/ or Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option). Masters degree will be an added advantage.
    Full professional qualification (ACCA, CPA or any other recognized qualification).
    Must have basic knowledge in computer applications like MS Office. Knowledge and experience in Sunsystems will be an advantage.
    Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a busy office two of which must have been at a senior level.
    Knowledgeable on grant accounting and experience in donor funding e.g. USAID, DFID, UN etc requirements.
    Demonstrable experience in strategic management, results based management in financial matters.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good interpersonal relation skills.
    A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvu.jobs@wvi.org. Please address the application to the People and Culture Manager and do indicate the post title in the email subject line. Deadline for receiving applications is; Friday 22nd February, 2013 (Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply) We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 22nd Feb 2013





Jobs at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Uganda- Regional Coordinator


Job Title: Regional hub coordinator

 Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Uganda
Introduction:

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is implementing the Vegetable Oil Development Project – Phase Two (V0DP2) funded by the Government of Uganda (GOU) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, the executing Agency of V0DP2 wishes to recruit a qualified agriculturist for the position of Hub Coordinator, Lira Hub.

Objectives of the Assignment:

To strengthen the Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Vegetable Oil Development Project by hiring the services of a full time hub coordinator who will be based in Lira, and will be responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating strategies for planning and implementation of the Oil Seed Development component in Lira hub in line with the project guidelines.

Terms of Reference and Scope of Services:

The scope of services for the hub coordinator shall include the following; The hub coordinator will be in charge of the day to day running and management of project activities in the Lira hub. He/She will backstop and advise all partners on their roles on the project in the Lira Hub. In general, the officer should;

    be a Ugandan Citizen holding a Bachelor’s degree from recognized Universities in relevant fields;
    have general knowledge of project and business management with emphasis on work planning, budgeting and reporting;
    be computer literate and well versed in the use of Word, Excel and internet;
    be self-motivated and have the ability to take initiatives and work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines;
    be fluent in English – written and oral and demonstrate excellent report writing skills;
    posses advanced advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
    be conversant with rural poverty reduction strategies and gender equity;
    have a working knowledge of GOU policies, operations and reforms;
    posses and demonstrate knowledge and experience working with the private sector;
    have excellent skills in working with groups to build consensus and resolving conflict;
    have excellent organizational skills with the ability for multi-tasking; and
    Posses excellent presentation skills; oral and written with attention to detail.

The Project Hub Coordinator’s duties and responsibilities will include the following;

    Working on putting in place operational partnerships with private sector operators for the provision of oilseeds extension services, and assisting in the preparation of appropriate procurement specifications for the private sector to bid on these contracts;
    participate in Oil Seed Stakeholders Sub-sector Platform (OSSUP) regional activities to coordinate the oilseeds sub-sector and national meetings as warranted;
    guide the day-to-day oilseed component activity planning, budgeting, management, implementation and reporting in the Hub and to’ensure that project activities are gender balanced and focus on poverty alleviation;
    identify suitable implementing partners and assist the Project Manager and Oil Seeds Coordinator in establishing partnerships;
    monitor and Supervise activities of the implementing partners in the hub;
    provide technical guidance and backstopping on oilseed crop management and development;
    provide support to the M&E Officer in the development and management of a database on Oilseed Development Component;
    in collaboration with Communications Officer; support the training programme at Hub level, including planning, budgeting, implementation, production and dissemination of leaflets, guidelines and other training materials;
    Carry out other duties (related to the project’s activities) as may be assigned by the Project Management.

Requirement:
Specifically, the Hub Coordinator- Lira will be:    

    Reporting to the Oil Seeds Coordinator and will be responsible for management and oversight of the implementation of the Oil Seed Component in the Lira Hub.

In addition, to the general qualifications detailed above, the following specific qualifications are required.

    A Bachelor's degree in agriculture, agricultural sciences, or other relevant field, and a Masters degree in a relevant field;
    Technical competencies in oil seed sector in production, processing and marketing;
    Experience of at least 5 years, of which 2 relate to working with private sector;
    Working experience including in project planning, implementation and management, monitoring and administration within bilateral or multilateral or international NGOs.

Experience: 5


How to apply:
Applications accompanied by a detailed CV indicating contact addresses and contacts details of three referees should be submitted during official working hours to; The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Attn: Principle Personnel Officer, Floor 3, Personnel Office Plot 5 Kyadondo Road Nakasero Legacy Towers, P. O. Box 34518 Kampala

Applications to reach not later than Thursday, 28th February 2013.





Sales Executives Jobs Vacancy in Uganda


Job Title: Sales Executive
About this job

Our client is a simple, secure, internet-based solution to collect and manage customer payments. It supports a wide range of payment channels and is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the Vacancy above;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Retention of old customers.
    Sales of advertising time on company’s monitors.
    Sell of the company’s SMS service.
    Analyse sales reports.
    Help retailers meet the set sales objectives.
    Source for companies that can buy auto loads on a periodic basis.
    Acquire new and strategic locations for the self-service vending machines.
    Look for providers who are willing to sell their products on our platform.

Qualifications:

    Must have a university degree in business administration or any other business related course.
    Must have experience in writing proposals.
    Must have excellent presentation skills.
    Very good team player.
    Computer literacy is a must.
    Must be able to work independently to meet the set targets.
    Must be able to drive and posses a valid driving permit. Ability to ride a motorcycle will be an added advantage.

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 salesjobs@nftconsult.com

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


Deadline: 28th Feb 2013





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