Jobs at Action Against Hunger in Uganda - Logistics Coordinator



Job Title: Logistics Coordinator
Field – Kampala, Uganda – Contracted

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:

http://actionagainsthunger.theresumator.com/apply/jobs/details/ZTsoid?


Deadline:  30/04/2013





Jobs at UNICEF in Uganda - Health Programme Specialist



Job Title: Health Programme Specialist (System Stregthening), P-3, Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy No:  E-VN-2013-000657
Duty Station:  Kampala
Country:  Uganda
Region:  ESARO
   
Job Level:  P-3
Position#:  00082964
Contract Type:  Long-term Staff (FT)

Purpose of the Position
Under the guidance of the Chief of CSD/Alive, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health, Nutrition and WASH information systems.

Key Expected Results
1. Assists government authorities to plan and organize capacity building of the Child Survival/Alive programme. Identifies training needs for the purpose of system strengthening, capacity building and sustainability of the programme.
2. Undertakes field visits to monitor use of technology for rapid reports of programme activities, as well as conducts periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners. Identifies necessary action for programme adjustments. Provides technical advice and assistance to government officials and other partners in the planning and management of programme/projects.
3. Meets with national and international agencies covering the management of programme/projects. Participates in meetings with Ministries responsible for programme/project review, and follows up on implementation of recommendations and agreements. Assists in the development and/or introduction of new approaches, methods and practices in project management and evaluation.
4. Contributes towards the preparation of the Situation Analysis by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information, and writing chapters of the Analysis.
5. Designs, prepares, implements, monitors and evaluates health and nutrition programme activities. Analyzes and evaluates data and takes corrective action when necessary, to meet health and nutrition programme objectives.
6. Prepares the sectoral documents for the Country Programme Document (CPD) and Plans of Action.
7. Participates in the development of the work plan, and ensures compliance with specific assigned objectives. Provides guidance and support to staff to manage and implement projects.
8. Coordinates with the Operations/Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to Senior Programme Officer or Representative as required
9. Participates in intersectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues. Assists in development of appropriate communication and information strategy to support and advocate programme development.
10. Writes programme/project status reports required for management Board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.
11. Ensures the accurate and timely input of programme information in computerized programme system and the issuance of status reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Advanced university degree in any of the following: Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Relations, Business Administration, Public Health, Education, or other fields related to the work of UNICEF.*
Five years of relevant work experience in social development, project administration, monitoring and evaluation, some at the international level.
Fluency in English required and another UN language an advantage. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an asset.
*A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Competencies of Successful Candidate
Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.

Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

Analyzes and integrates diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.

Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of  individuals across organizational departments.

Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates team- and department-wide activities.

Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization.


How to Apply:
https://careers.unicef.org/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NTE2MEUwQzlCRjI1NTJDMUUxMDAwMDAwOUU3MTBGMEYmY2FuZF90eXBlPUVYVA

Closing date; 24/04/2013





Jobs at Chemonics International in Uganda - Chief of Party



Job Title: Chief of party, Uganda

Chemonics International seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector project. The project will aim to build the capacity of government ministries, departments, and agencies; academic and research institutions; civil society organizations; the private sector; and other key stakeholders to manage and mitigate environmental and biodiversity impacts from oil and gas development of the Albertine Rift. This position will be based in Uganda. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:

    Report to USAID and provide leadership, management, and technical direction of the program
    Ensure an integrated vision among different components and actors, and focus on achieving results
    Interact with senior Uganda government officials, the private sector, local government officials, non-governmental organizations, other donors, and community-based groups

Qualifications:

    Master's degree in international development, energy or environmental policy/management, business, economics, policy, or related field of study
    Minimum of 10 years experience working in extractive industries, energy or environmental policy/management, biodiversity conservation programs, capacity development, or other related development programs
    Minimum of seven years management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff
    Record of success demonstrating productive inter-institutional relationships and tangible accomplishments
    Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
    Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills in English
    Previous experience managing programs in Uganda or in sub-Saharan Africa will be considered an asset




How to Apply:
Send electronic submissions to ugandaoil@chemonics.com . Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector - COP" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.


Deadline: 30/04/2013




Jobs at Chemonics in Uganda - Technical Advisor



Job Title: Technical Advisor - Environmental Monitoring, Uganda

Chemonics seeks a senior technical advisor for environmental monitoring and management in the oil and gas sector for the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector project. The project will aim to build the capacity of government ministries, departments, and agencies; academic and research institutions; civil society organizations; the private sector; and other key stakeholders to be better prepared to manage and mitigate impacts arising out of oil and gas development on the environment and biodiversity of the Albertine Rift. This position will be based in Uganda. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

* Provide technical assistance to Uganda's environmental institutions to build institutional capacity for inspection, monitoring, and reporting related to oil and gas impacts in ecologically sensitive areas

    Provide guidance to the chief of party and other team members on biodiversity conservation and environmental management to achieve project objectives

Job Requirements Qualifications:

* Master's degree in environmental science, conservation biology, forest management, sustainable ecological systems, oil and gas management, petroleum engineering, geosciences, or a related field of study required

    Minimum of seven years of experience working on or advising programs related to environmental monitoring and management in the oil and gas sector, of which at least two years include working in the developing world

    Excellent track record of achieving results in similar types of capacity-strengthening activities
    Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    English proficiency required


How to Apply:
Send electronic submissions to ugandaoil@chemonics.com. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only 'Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector - Technical Advisor of Environmental Monitoring' in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check 'I do not wish to complete the information requested.' Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Deadline: 15/05/2013




Jobs at ActionAid International Uganda - Youth Advisor



Job Title: Youth Advisor, Kampala

ActionAid International Uganda (AAIU) seeks an Advisor specified in the areas of YOUTH and GOVERNANCE to help improve the quality of public education for children and support youth to become drivers of change towards a poverty-free planet.

AAIU has national coverage through its Local Rights Programmes (LRPs) in ten districts. The Youth Advisor will work closely with the LRPs and the Youth in all districts. AAIU Human Rights Based Approach emphasis the building of civic competence to challenge injustices, empower the youth to practice their roles and responsibilities and be able to demand the fulfillment of human rights from their leaders.

Key result areas:

    Build capacity in developing programs, planning and implementation of youth and children friendly focused interventions
    Support the development of advocacy strategies to champion the youth agenda
    Develop and enhance policy engagement and strategic development in the areas of governance and civic participation
    Help strengthening meaningful participation of the youth in interventions at the LRP level to national, regional and global campaigns

Required qualifications:

    Master's Degree in any social sciences, development studies or similar qualification
    At least 4 years relevant experience working with youth development issues in developing countries
    Good at Campaigns and advocacy with proven experience of managing and implementing successful campaigns with youth and other special interest groups
    Experience of working with youth programmes (ideally in at least one area of youth in design, implementation and/or M&E)
    Profound research, advocacy & lobby skills with knowledge on the use of ICTS, Social media for mobilization and advocacy
    Strong strategic, research and policy analysis skills

How to apply:

All applications must include a letter of motivation and an updated CV should be forwarded by email to advisor2@ms.dk with a subject line: Application for AAIU Youth Advisor position.


Deadline: 23/04/2013




Jobs at World Bank in Uganda - Administrative Assistant




Job Title:  Administrative Assistant/ Transaction Processor

The World Bank , Uganda - Administrative Assistant/ Transaction Processor

Location: Kampala, Uganda 3 Year Term – Local Appointment – Level GB

The World Bank Country Office in Uganda has 2 openings for an Administrative Assistant/ Transaction Processor. S/he will work as part of the administrative and resource management staff in the Country Office. Under the general supervision of the Resource Management Officer,

s/he would carry out the following duties and accountabilities:

    Provide primary assistance and support to the Resource Management Team in processing accounting and administrative transactions for the country office; and ensure that all transactions are made in compliance with the Bank’s policies and procedures and the required documentations are fulfilled before processing the transactions.
    Provide assistance in the processing of the posting of purchase orders, goods receipt, service entry sheets and maintenance of inventory in SAP Monitor usage of office consumables/ supplies and produce monthly report.
    Assist in asset management tasks including physical verification, maintenance, recording, reconciliation, monitor movements and participate in asset disposal activities.
    Handle routine data entry, including check writing, online banking, filing of accounting documents and Resource Management records.
    Compile VAT claims and other statutory requirements for review before submission to government on a monthly basis.
    Handle custody of petty cash and collections and vendor registration for firms and organizations.
    Process appointments for Short Term Temporaries (STTs) and Short Term Consultants (STCs), including checking and verifying STC reimbursable payments.
    Ensure that service providers’ maintenance contracts are valid and up to date; and that office services are provided and monitored on a regular basis.
    Undertake adhoc inquiries in standard and non-standard databases, retrieve, manipulate and present accounting and administrative data as needed from time to time.
    Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Requirement:
In addition to a set selection criteria, the successful candidate should also demonstrate the required competencies.

    S/he should be a holder of a high school certificate, preferably a college diploma (or higher) or associate degree in accounting or a related discipline with at least three years of working experience, preferably in computerized work environment.
    Commitment to team-oriented work in a multi-disciplinary matrix management environment;
    Demonstrated skills in retrieving/obtaining accounting and administrative information from various Bank sources and pulling them together in a usable format.

Experience: 3



How to apply:

Electronic Applications:

For the full position description and complete selection criteria and required competencies, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an on-line application at www.worldbank.org/careers. Click on >Current job openings > job# 130885.

The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date is Monday, 22nd April, 2013.


Deadline:22/04/2013



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