Jobs at International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Uganda - Project Director



Job Title: Project Director - African Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative
Sector:     Program Management          
Location:     Uganda          
Employee Type:     Regular          
Employee Category:     Full Time          
Description

This position is contingent upon funding.


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks an experienced Project Director to provide leadership for a proposed US Department of Labor (USDOL) funded program to help Ugandan youth develop the skills to secure decent work and to serve as civic leaders in their communities. The project will target vulnerable youth ages 15 to 18, promoting education and vocational training and decent work opportunities for those of appropriate work age. The project will also seek to enhance livelihoods for youth and their households, support civic engagement of youth, and encourage youth to take on leadership roles within their communities. This position is contingent on the IRC being awarded the cooperative agreement. 

Responsibilities
The Project Director will be responsible for overall project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of the requirements of the cooperative agreement. He/she will:

    Be responsible for the overall management, planning, and coordination of the project;
    Establish and maintain systems for project operations;
    Ensure that all cooperative agreement deadlines are met and that targets are achieved;
    Maintain working relationships with project stakeholders, including USDOL and government counterparts;
    Engage in coalition building and public-private partnerships promotion;
    Oversee the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports to USDOL;
    Actively participate in youth development and child labor-related implementation meetings and policy discussions;
    Manage project staff and monitor work of IRC partners.

Qualifications

    Master’s Degree or higher in development studies, economics, livelihoods, education or related fields.
    Experience in a leadership role implementing complex youth livelihoods development projects in East Africa.
    Minimum of five years experience in project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreement and/or contract requirements (including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports).
    Experience in sustainable livelihoods; workforce development; microenterprise development; improving educational quality and access; development of youth leadership or civic engagement programs; and monitoring and evaluation of youth specific projects.  Consideration will be given to candidates with additional years of experience working with officials of ministries of education, youth and/or labor.
    Knowledge of exploitive child labor issues, and experience in the development of transitional, formal, and/or non-formal vocational education and training of young people removed from exploitive child labor and/or victims of the worst forms of child labor.
    Experience managing USDOL-funded projects is preferred.
    Strong writing and editorial skills; be able to work under pressure; and possess strong interpersonal and intercultural skills that enable them to work well with a diverse team.
    Fluency in English is required.
    

How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=9216

Deadline: 31/07/2013




Jobs at International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Uganda - Education Specialist




Job Title: Education Specialist - African Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative
Sector:     Education & Literacy          
Location:     Uganda          
Employee Type:     Regular          
Employee Category:     Full Time          
Description

This position is contingent upon funding.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC seeks an experienced Education Specialist to provide technical support for a proposed US Department of Labor (USDOL) program to help Ugandan youth develop the skills to secure decent work and to serve as civic leaders in their communities. The project will target vulnerable youth ages 15 to 18, promoting education and vocational training and decent work opportunities for those of appropriate work age. The project will also seek to enhance livelihoods for youth and their households, support civic engagement of youth, and encourage youth to take on leadership roles within their communities. This position is contingent on the IRC being awarded the cooperative agreement. 

Responsibilities
The Education Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of the technical aspects of the project related to education interventions, in collaboration with the Project Director.  He/she will:

    Design the needs assessment of primary/secondary learning environments, as well as vocational training opportunities and project action plan within 12 months of grant award in coordination with the Project Director;
    Ensure that proposed interventions/activities are based on accepted best practices and strategies for youth that will enhance their future employability;
    Train project staff;
    Monitor program performance in meeting established objectives, redesigning initiatives as appropriate;
    Liaise with technical specialists of partner organizations and government agencies;
    Develop and promote partnerships with academic institutions/universities that promote vocational and other training opportunities for target youth;
    Plan and implement training initiatives;
    Develop and/or refine pre-vocational and vocational training curriculums that promote opportunities for youth that reflect market analysis and demand;
    Promote links to technical colleges and training institutions offering relevant programs for target youth;

Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) or higher in education, international development, or other human development related field.
    Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position, preferably in Ugdanda, responsible for developing complex education interventions and the technical aspects related to student assessment, teacher training, educational materials/curriculum development, educational management, and educational monitoring and information systems for formal and alternative education programs.
    Experience in managing projects to address issues related to primary and secondary education.
    Understanding of special educational needs of children removed from child labor when they enter/return to school or are provided with alternative education services.
    Experience working with vulnerable children and their households, preferably in Uganda.
    Experience working successfully with Ministries of Education and other government agencies, networks of educators, employers' organizations, and trade unions or comparable entities.
    Strong writing and editorial skills; be able to work under pressure; and possess strong interpersonal and intercultural skills that enable them to work well with a diverse team.
    Experience managing USDOL-funded projects is a plus.
    Fluency in English is required.


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=9381

Deadline: 31/07/2013



Jobs at Abt Associates in Uganda - Logistics Manager




Job Title:  Logistics Manager
Abt Associates  is recruiting qualified suitable candidates for the vacant position above .
Duties
•    Manages  stock /supply levels   and determines  critical  recorder /resupply  levels  for each  item
•    Ensures  that  inventory  levels  are  conducted  quarterly and a detailed  report  submitted  to management –Provides  ad-hoc  reports  as required .
•    In  collaboration  with the  Field  Coordinators and  Procurement  Officer  , prepares  procurement  plan  of all   supplies for  upcoming  spray rounds
Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s  degree  in Logistics /Transport  Management  or Business  Administration  Masters  degree  is an advantage
•    Warehouse and logistics  management  skills in a  rapidily  changing  environment
•    At least  8 years  of experience  in similar  position  in an  international  organization  preferably  in Humanitarian  logistics


How to apply
Candidates  who  meet  the above  requirements  should  send  only  their CV s  and cover  letters   to;
procurement@ugandaairs.com
Deadline:  02 /08 /2013


Jobs at UNDP in Uganda - Individaul Consultant



Job Title: INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO DEVELOP A VIDEO DOCUMENTARY OF HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS PROGRAMME AMONG THE BATWA COMMUNITY IN MUKO, KABALE DISTRICT.
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA

Additional Category    Democratic Governance
Type of Contract :    Individual Contract
Post Level :    National Consultant
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    05-Aug-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    14 Working Days
Expected Duration of Assignment :    14 Worksing Days
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Background

The National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU) led a massive human rights awareness initiative for the Batwa indigenous people. OHCHR supported through the ACTS Projects [Fund], and one fundamental achievement of the intervention has been the election of a Mutwa representative to Local Council III leadership. The programme targets the Batwa community through awareness raising, the Batwa are able to recognize the human rights violations perpetuated against them; barrier to access  services such as education, clean water, shelter, discrimination, access to justice and health facilities.

The objective and scope of this assignment is based on the following:

    OHCHR commitment to non-discrimination as a principle of international human rights law;
    Proof that the principle of non-discrimination has all the potential of contributing to human rights awareness for the marginalized communities;
    Active involvement and participation in local governance creates increased awareness of [citizen’s] human rights and ability to recognize human rights violations; barriers to access to education, health services, clean drinking water, shelter, and access to justice.

Duties and Responsibilities

OHCHR extended financial contribution and technical support to the National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU). The Foundation has progressed well towards greater sensitization and realization of human rights for the indigenous Batwa communities in the districts of Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Bundibugyo and Rukungiri. Without land of their own or alternative means of livelihood to cope with the new environment, the Batwa became marginalized and continued to live under very squalid conditions of extreme poverty on the parks’ and forest reserve borders. Traditionally, the Batwa lived as hunters and gatherers, residing in temporary huts and caves, deriving sustenance from forest resources like honey, wild fruits, mushrooms and vegetables. Since 1991 there has been little effort made by the government to address their concerns.

Scope of Work:

Under the overall guidance of the Public Information Officer, the Consultant’s main task is to:

    Collect information, materials, and data about the Batwa indigenous community;
    Develop and produce visual aid (video) to accompany the written-up documentation. 

 Expected Outputs and Deliverables:

The Consultant will ensure the following results are delivered by the indicated timeline:

    Information  and data about the Batwa is well documented and archived;
    A master copy of video to accompany the use of Book is produced in high-quality.

Competencies

Functional competencies:

    Excellent analytical skills;
    Demonstrated ability and excellent communication skills;
    Demonstrated evidence of capacity to produce and present good video/scripts;
    Results driven, ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines, remains calm and in control under pressure;
    Excellent inter-personal and technical communication (oral, written and visual) skills.

Core Competencies:

    Demonstrates integrity and ethical standards;
    Positive, constructive attitude to work;
    Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    Bachelor degree in Communication, Social Studies, Literature, Broadcasting and Design, Filmmaking or other related field or comparable experiences in film making.

Experience:

    Previous experience working in producing information materials such as reports, or similar project [information] products;
    Prior experience in producing /making visual aid/video;
    Demonstration of ability to use Adobe Premiere and other video editing software is vital;
    3 years of professional working experience in video-making;
    Extensive working experience in publishing, production house and/or similar institution will be considered;
    Sample of past works (videos) must be submitted;

Language Requirements:

    English is required: high level language writing skills are essential.

Duration of Consultancy:

The assignment is expected to take 14 working days spread over one month (05th August to 04th September 2013).

Submissions:

    First draft of video script [to review team] and video footage is expected by 12th August 2013;
    Submission of first edit of the video (max 20 minutes), is be expected by 16th  August 2013;
    Submission of second edit of the  video is expected by 22nd August, and
    Submission of final products (Final Text and Video Master Copy) is on 27th August 2013.

Reporting:

    The Professional Editor/Filmmaker will, report, seek approval/acceptance of all outputs from OHCHR Public Information Officer. The Professional Editor/Filmmaker will be under the direct supervision of OHCHR Public Information Officer;
    The Professional Editor/Filmmaker will be called for coordination [review] meetings at OHCHR as required by the supervisor or other designated personnel;
    The Professional Editor/Filmmaker will, in the course of the assignment, meet interviewees; who will include local government personnel, project staff, beneficiary communities, OHCHR staff, etc and all these engagements will be arranged by OHCHR Public Information Officer;
    All interviews will be scheduled by OHCHR Public Information Officer, transport to and from the field will be provided by OHCHR and office space [when required] will be offered for a specified period [in any case not beyond the project period].

Price Proposal and Schedule of payments:

The Professional Editor/Filmmaker should submit a financial proposal expressed as a Lump Sum Amount.

    The lump sum amount is all inclusive of substance allowance, health insurance and all other expenses except transport to and from the field, and other logistical arrangements above;
    The contract price is fixed regardless of changes in the cost components;
    OHCHR will provide transport to and from the field and interview sites;
    Travel to and from OHCHR Offices for scheduled review meetings should be factored in the Lump Sum Amount by the Professional Editor/Filmmaker.

Payment shall be by the lump sum modality in the following 3 installments. These shall be all inclusive and the contract price is fixed regardless of changes in the cost components:

    Upon Submission and approval of first draft of video script and video footage & Submission of first edit of the video 20%;
    Upon submission and approval  of second edit of the video 30%;
    Submission  and approval of final products (Final Text and Video Master copy 50%.

Evaluation  Method and Criteria:

Cumulative analysis

The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

    Responsive, and
    Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

Technical Criteria weight; - 70%
Financial Criteria weight; - 30%

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.

How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=39003

Deadline: 26/07/2013


Manager Job Vacancy at Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Ltd in Uganda




Job Title: Manager  , Kasunga  Resort
Mpanga  Growers  Tea  Factory  Limited  is a tea  growing  and processing Company  fully  owned  by smallholders.
Qualifications
•    A Diploma  in Catering  &  Hotel  Management  OR  Leisure and Hospitality  related   areas from  a  recognized  institution.
•    Additional training  in Business  Administration  or Marketing  is added advantage
•    At least two years  working  experience  in areas  offering  leisure  & hospitality  or training  & conference  related  services .
Knowledge
•    Business  catering  and Hotel practices, Public  relations  practices , Stores  and inventory  management  , Basic accounts  and finance  management  and Market  survey, analysis  and selection
•    Should have  : Leadership  skills  , Customer  care  skills  , Analytical  and  problem  solving  skills  , Conflict  management  and resolution  .


How to apply
Applications  should  submit  their  applications  together with their  detailed  Curriculum  Vitae  giving  daytime  telephone  numbers  , names  and addresses  of  referees  as well as  copies  of their  professional  and academic  certificates  and testimonials  to the  Human  Resource  Manager, either  through  Mpanga  Growers  Tea Factory  Ltd , P.O.Box  585, Fort Portal   or email to the  Manager  Kasunga  Resort


Deadline: 30 /07 /2013

Sales Executives Jobs at Security Company in Uganda



Job Title: Sales Executives

A  leading  Security Company  with  significant  growth  establishing  a strong  presence  and respected  name  in the business with  Operations in Uganda  , Tanzania and Kenya
Skills
•    High  level  of professionalism  and work  ethic.
•    Helpful  , willing  and friendly  attitude.
•    Excellent   interpersonal skills
•    A person for Sales  and marketing 
Qualifications
•    A Bachelor’s  degree  in any  Business  /Marketing  or related  Field .
•    A minimum  of 3 years  experience  in sales /marketing  , preferably  in a Security  Company .
•    Computer  literacy in MS Office  and email  required , including  internet  proficiency  .
•    Access  to own laptop


How to apply
Qualified  Candidates  are  invited  to send  their  Applications,  Academic  Transcripts and three  professional  Referees  to  resource@ymail.com.

Deadline: 23 /07 /2013

Information and Documentation Officer Job at People Performance Group in Uganda




Job Title: Information  and    Documentation  Officer  HOP
People  Performance Group  is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Responsibilities
•    Keep  the  DGF  web-site  updated   and well  maintained .
•    Manage  the DGF’s  policy  on visibility  and recognition  (logo)
•    Keep  track  of  DGF  and partiner  coverage  in the  media
•    Undertake  any  other  assignments  as  delegated  by  the  HOP
Requirements
•    An  advanced  degree  in Mass Communication  or  related  field  preferably  to  Master’s  Level .
•    Excellent  analytical,  communication  and  report  writing  skills .
•    Additional  qualifications  in the  relevant  technical  areas.
•    At least  three  years  experience  working  in similar  role
•    Good  knowledge  of the  media  landscape  in  Uganda


How to apply
To apply  please  send  your  CV  and cover  with  3 work  related   referees  to the  address  or  e-mail below . All  applications  shall  be  marked  : DGF-InfoDoc/ DGF-Program Officer .  E-mails  must  not  exceed  2 MB.
Peoples  Performance Group
Plot  8  Kitante  Close  , Kitante
P. O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda
Attn.:  The Director


Deadline: 26 /07 /2013



Jobs at Community Health Alliance Uganda - Program Manager Project Management



Job Title: Program Manager ,Project Management
Community Health Alliance  Uganda  is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above.
Qualifications
•    Advanced  degree  in health , population, demography  , social  sciences  or related  field 
•    Minimum  of  5 years  work  experience  in  knowledge  management  , monitoring  and  evaluation , community  engagement  and  SRH,  HIV  and family  planning  or development programs  of knowledge management , monitoring and  evaluation , community  engagement  and  SRH, HIV  and family  planning  or  development  programs  of  knowledge  management  sharing  initiatives
•    Experience  in fundraising, donor relations , strategy  and proposal development .
Abilities
•    Extensive  experience  in development , design  and implementation  of monitoring  and  evaluation  systems   at  organizational  and  field  settings .
•    Knowledge and experience  of using  qualitative  and  quantitative  data  collection  and analysis methods, including  basic  statistical  packages
•    Ability to explain  complex  concepts  in  layman’s  language  and generate  and establish  productive  relationships
•    Ability to develop , manage and administer  comprehensive  and complex programs


How to apply
Suitable  candidates  for the  above  post  should  submit  applications  with detailed  curriculum  vitae , copies  of  academic certificates , name   and address  of three referees and a daytime telephone  number  to the  International  HIV/AIDS  Alliance  offices  addressed  to;
The  Executive  Director ,
Community  Health  Alliance,
Plot 19. Kawalya  Kagwa  Close,  Kololo
P. O. Box  40333, Kampala

Deadline:  02 /08 / 2013



Program Manager Job Vacancy at Community Health Alliance Uganda




Job Title:  Program  Manager
Community Health Alliance  Uganda  is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above.
Qualifications
•    Advanced  degree  in health , population ,  demography , social sciences  or related  field .
•    Clinical   background in  SRH  health  and family  planning
•    Technical  experience  in reproductive  training  in Africa , preferably  in Eastern  Africa  at both  basic  and advanced  level .
•    Experience  in fundraising , donor  relations , strategy  and proposal development
Knowledge
•    Knowledge  of  SRHR  service  delivery  intergration  in general  and in  Africa  in particular .
•    Ability  to develop  , manage, and  administer  comprehensive programs
•    Excellent  communication , interpersonal  facilitation  skills  and experience  in the  use  of  participatory  methodologies
•    Skills  and experience in managing  staff  and  working  with  teams


How to apply
Suitable  candidates  for the  above  post  should  submit  applications  with detailed  curriculum  vitae , copies  of  academic certificates , name   and address  of three referees and a daytime telephone  number  to the  International  HIV/AIDS  Alliance  offices  addressed  to;
The  Executive  Director ,
Community  Health  Alliance,
Plot 19. Kawalya  Kagwa  Close,  Kololo
P. O. Box  40333, Kampala


Deadline:  02 /08 / 2013



Jobs at IntraHealth Uganda - Senior Personnel Officer



Job Title:  Senior  Personnel  Officer
IntraHealth  Uganda  is recruiting  qualified candidates  for the vacant position above .
Key Functions
•    The  Senior  personnel  officer  shall  manage  the  hiring  program , under  the  supervision  of the Director  Health  Systems  Strengthening.
•    Assist  districts  in identifying  HRH  needs  and  updating  action  plans  for  recruitment  and  deployment .
•    Monitor  and report any problems relating to  the  hiring program and  bring these  problems  to the  Director HSS  as necessary
•    Contribute  to activities  and work  teams  as assigned.
Qualifications
•    Masters  degree  in social  sciences or health  sciences  , or a bachelor’s  degree in business administration  or  economics  with financing  option  with at least  five years work experience  in a related  area.
•    Experience  working  in human  resources  is preferred
•    Strong  interpersonal  teamwork and programming  skills
•    Strong  communications  skills  and strength in speaking and  writing  in English .
•    Strong  organizational  skills


How to apply
Applications  are invited  from  suitably  qualified  Ugandans  to fill the  following  vacant  post. Applications  should  be  addressed  to the  Logistics  and Administration  Officer NU-HITES Project  and should  be sent  by  email or  submitted to  NU-HITES Project  offices  at Plot 31, Onono  Road , Senior  Quarters, Larroo  Division  , Gulu  Municipality . Applications should be received in time.
Applicants  should attach  photocopies  of their  certificates  and  testimonials  to their application.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Deadline: 31 /07 /2013





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