Jobs at FINCA International in Uganda - Operations Development Specialist


Job Title: Operations Development Specialist, Africa Hub
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     1210
# of openings:     1
Description

FINCA International  one of the world's leading MFIs, provides financial services to over 1 million savers and borrowers through 21 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Greater Middle East.

FINCA International is seeking a highly motivated individual to contribute to the FINCA Africa regional team as the Operations Development Specialist, to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

The position is currently being offered as a twelve-month consulting contract; for the right individual, there is potential for full-time employment in this role or within another suitable career track.  This position is well-suited for recent graduates, young professionals or those looking to break into the microfinance industry.

The Operations Development Specialist reports to the Head of Operations Development (HOD) for the Africa region.  FINCA Africa is currently undertaking change management in several key areas of our Operations and, under the direction of the HOD and within the strategies established by FINCA, the Operations Development Specialist will play a key role in roll-out, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on results of new organizational structures, new products and new or enhanced business processes and systems.  The key areas of focus for the Operations Development Specialist are as follows:

    Delivery Channels.  Support strategy development, monitor progress and report on results related to deployment of delivery channels (including POS, agency networks, ATMs, mobile money and others) in each of FINCA’s five subsidiaries in Africa. Assist with the management of business relationships with current and potential vendors and follow up on action items arising from communication or engagement.  Conduct research into vendors, channels, regulations or other related areas.
    Banking Services.  Assist with establishment of the Banking Services (back office) function in FINCA Africa and the roll-out of standard structures, policies, procedures, operational targets and benchmarks, and a common reporting framework.  Monitor progress on critical work streams and initiatives.
    Savings.  Work closely with the Regional Savings Manager and subsidiary Savings Managers on documenting and executing FINCA’s savings framework and the sales and support cycle.


Qualifications and Experience:

    University degree required, preferably in Business, Management or a related field;  Master’s Degree in Business or related field is beneficial;
    At least 2 years of professional experience required, preferably in project management or a related area; experience working outside of home country or in dynamic and unfamiliar environments is strongly preferred;
    Business acumen is preferred and a common-sense approach to problem solving is required;
    High level of proficiency in MS-Office Suite (especially Excel) is required;  proficiency with MS Project and Visio is preferred;
    Fluency in English is required; French language skills are beneficial.


Candidate Profile:

    Enterprising and resourceful personality with the ability to adapt and acquire new skills;
    Excellent organizational and documentation skills;
    Excellent internet / desk research skills;
    Written communication is clear and informative, presents numerical data effectively, and captures complicated issues in a manner that clearly communicates the most critical elements;
    Self-starter, both able and comfortable working in a highly autonomous environment;
    Willingness to relocate to Uganda and travel within the Africa region;
    Able to keep flexible work hours;
    Willingness and ability to perform duties beyond the scope of work.


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FINCA&cws=1&rid=1210


Deadline:26/08/2013




M&E Specialist Job Vacancy at Futures Group in Uganda



Job Title: M&E Specialist, Uganda
Location:     Uganda
Job Code:     617
# of Openings:     1
Description

*Contingent on funding

Company Profile
Established in 1971, Futures Group develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well being of people around the world. We assist governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Futures Group has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.



Program Description

The goal of the program is to increase citizens’ voice for quality health service delivery—to improve quality, availability, and accessibility of health services at the community level in 35 districts of Uganda in partnership with at least 4 local Ugandan Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). The key objectives of the program are:

    to ensure that communities in the selected districts can identify and articulate their needs, and are able to demand for quality services;
    to ensure that the CSOs develop effective advocacy initiatives, and are able to represent the communities’ demands for better quality services; and
    to build the technical and operational capacity of the CSOs to qualify them as potential direct recipients of future USAID funding.

Position Summary

We are seeking a dynamic M&E Specialist who will be responsible for the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation aspect of our project. We week an expert with demonstrated practical skills in monitoring and evaluation of voice and accountability programs.



Qualifications

    Master’s Degree in Development Studies or any relevant discipline
    Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in monitoring and evaluation of voice and accountability programs
    Demonstrated ability and skills in analysis and report writing is essential.
    Excellent knowledge of monitoring and evaluation principles and practices is essential
    Knowledge and significant experience in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation frameworks and systems required for community development programs


How to Apply:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FUTURESGROUP&cws=1&rid=617


Deadline:26/08/2013




Jobs at Edes & Associates Consultants Limited in Uganda - Laboratory supply Chain Management Specialist



Job Title: Laboratory supply Chain  Management  Specialist
Edes  &  Associates  is seeking  to  employ  suitable  candidates  for the vacant position above;
Accountabilities
•    Support  the  laboratory  advisor  in planning   and  implementation  of laboratory  work plans .
•    Implement  laboratory  logistics  policies  , systems ,  goals , objectives  , procedures  and work plans .
•    Support the field  team in supervising  laboratory  commodity  management  at  health  facility  level .
•    Support  laboratory  logistics  monitoring  and evaluation  activities .
Qualifications
•    Bachelors  and/or  Masters  degree  in Laboratory  Technology .
Requirements
•    4-7  years  of related   experience with  reputable  international  organization .
•    Experience in  clinical  laboratory  services  in an  accredited  laboratory services  in an  accredited  laboratory  .
•    Experience  laboratory  supply  chain  management .
•    Experience  with procedures  for  internal  and external  quality  control.


How to apply
Interested  candidates  in the above position should submit  their application letters  and detailed Curriculum  Vitae to the
Human Capital  and Business Manager, Edes & Associates Consultants  Limited ,
Plot  22  Entebbe Road, Conrad Plaza
6th Floor, P. O. Box 21984 Kampala-Uganda


Deadline: 24 /08 /2013




Jobs at WASH Alliance Program in Uganda - Country Coordinator




Job Title: Country Coordinator Uganda Wash Alliance 
The     WASH  Alliance  program  is carried  out  in  8  countries  including Uganda .
Education Qualifications
•    A  minimum  of  5  years proven  work  experience; knowledge of  the  WASH  sector  is not  a must  , bur highly  preferred  .
•    Knowledge  sector  is not  a must , but  highly  preferred .
•    Knowledge of  and experience  in national  and international  development  work,  program  management , advocacy  and capacity  building   programming  and  M&E  are  essential .
Competencies
•    Open , dynamic  , flexible  and pro-cative  coordinator  with  vision , leadership  skills  and an  antenna for relation  management , who can  work  with  minimum  guidance .
•    Excellent  facilitation  and communication  skills  with ability  to  interact  across  all levels
•    Excellent organization  skills  to manage  a multi-partiner  organizational  (Dutch) counterparts .
•    Ability  to travel  nationally  (20  %  of time)


How to apply
Applications  including  copies  of academic  qualifications , curriculum  vitae including  contracts  and names  of 3  professional  referees  and  motivation  letter shall be  sent  to  uwa.recruitment@gmail.com


Deadline:  28 / 08 /2013





Child Helpline Call Centre Counselors Jobs at In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda





Job Title: Child Helpline  Call  Centre  Counselors

 In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD
The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.

Requirements
•    Respond  to cases  respond  reported  and ensure  provision  of  professional  counseling  services  to children  who  call  in via  telephone  and or  children  who  walk  in seeking  support .
•    Ensure  effective  and on  time  referral  of cases  received to facilitate timely  response  by  referral  partiner.


How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013



Finance Officer Job at In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda




Job Title: Finance Officer (FO)
In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD
The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.

Requirements
•    To  support  the Finance and  Administration  Manager  in maintaining  an efficient  , reliable  and up-to-date  finance  management  system  in order  to facilitate  the work  of the  organization


How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013

Call Centre Supervisor Job at In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda


Job Title: Call  Centre Supervisor

In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD
The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.
Requirements
•    Supports  the call  Centre  Manager  managing  the team Counselors  on the  shifts  ensure  delivery  of professional  counseling  support to  children .
•    Ensure  expeditious management  and effective follow up  of cases  and  escalation to referral  points and  proper documentation


How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013

Jobs at In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda - Program Manager Partinership and Membership Services


Job Title: Program Manager –Partinership and Membership  Services

In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD
The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.
Requirements
•    Network  members  effectively  and  proactively engage  in  advancing  the child  rights  agenda  at the  level  both  individually  and collectively .
•    The work  of Network  members  and other  child  rights  actor  is visible , coordinated  and  is  adequately  supported .
•    Child  rights  issues  and concerns  are well  articulated  within  the agendas of other national , regional  and international  networks  and  platforms.


How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013





Jobs at In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda - Program Manager Advocacy, Research & Information





Job Title: Program Manager –Advocacy, Research  & Information
In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD
The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.
Requirements
•    The  organization  generates  and disseminates  adequate  knowledge  , information  and data on key  child  rights  issues  and concerns  to inform programming  and evidence  -based  advocacy  within  the sector .
•    Key issues  and concerns  affecting  children  are  highlighted  and responded  to by duty  bearers  through  , among others ,  the enactment  and implementation  of  appropriate  laws , policies  and  programs .
•    The work  of network  and her  members  is visible  at  community , national  and  international  level .


How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013




Program Manager Job Vacancy at In-Charge Development Services (ICDS) LTD in Uganda



Job Title: Program Manager
In-Change Development Services (ICDS) LTD

The National Child Helpline  is recruiting  qualified  candidates for the vacant  position  above.
Requirements
•    An  effective  M&E  system  for the   Child  Helpline 
•    Proper  documentation  of the  contribution  of the  child  rights  CSO  sector  as well  support  the  monitoring  of national ,  regional  and  international  child  rights  instruments  and  commitments.
•    The  availability  of  adequate resources  to support  the  programs  and activities  of the  Network .

How to apply
For more details  of the  advertisement  (Job description/specifications  and application  guidelines )
In-Charge  Development  Services  (ICDS) LTD
P. O. Box  71438  Kampala Uganda


Deadline:  26 /08 /2013

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