Fresher Protection Training Officer (2) Job – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Vacancy title:
Protection Training Officer (2 Fresher Vacancies)

Job details:
Reports to:
Protection and Rule of Law Manager

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.
IRC is working in collaboration with OPM, UNHCR and other agencies to provide multi-sector assistance program in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District, which is now home to approximately 20,000 South Sudanese refugees.

Job Summary: The Protection Training Officer will support the Protection and Rule of Law Manager in capacity building and information sharing at the community-level as well as designing and delivering workshops for other rule of law, protection, or government stakeholders. The Officers will facilitate training of trainer sessions for IRC’s Protection staff on relevant topics. They will ensure that all trainings conducted by the protection team align with best principles and guidance that contributes the the greatest possible impact on the target population.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

· The jobholder will develop and adapt protection training tools and modules appropriate for adult learners

· Provide ToTs to IRC’s protection team as guided by the manager and coordinator

· Design, schedule and facilitate participatory trainings for community committees and protection volunteers

· Design, schedule and facilitate capacity-building workshops for external stakeholders at sub-county and district level in collaboration with the Protection and Rule of Law Manager and other staff as appropriate.

· Meet regularly with protection officers to identify training needs/gaps, design appropriate strategies to address the same including strategies for mobilizing full participation during trainings.

· Carry out follow-up to assess knowledge retention and applications after training and determine the need for refresher trainings

· Compile training reports to feed into broader project reports and for sharing with external stakeholders as necessary

· Prepare budgets and work plans for the training program and for each training, ensuring that program targets are met

· Ensure that all necessary documentation is prepared and submitted in advance of each training mission, including TORs, payment requests, and procurement requests

· Ensure that all necessary documentation is prepared and submitted to finance to reconcile any cash spent during trainings

· Schedule and facilitate participatory community-based protection trainings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

· The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Protection Training Officer should hold a University Degree in social sciences, law, Education, human rights or related field

· Previous exposure and experience providing trainings and training of trainers in human rights protection

· Prior experience in designing training materials and facilitating protection trainings for adult learners

· Broad knowledge and understanding of human rights and protection principles

· Prior experience preparing and managing budgets and work plans

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task

· Strong English writing and organizational skills

· Respects and adheres to deadlines

· Relates and works well with people of different cultures, gender and backgrounds

· Computer literacy i.e. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Email application software

· Fluency in English required.

· Working knowledge of languages spoken by South Sudanese refugees is an added advantage

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link below.

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Deadline of this Job:
17th September 2016

Fresher Office Administrative Assistant – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)


Reports to: Field Administrator

Position Number: MUWRP-021/016

About US:

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in Kayunga, Mukono and Buvuma Districts.

Job Summary: The Office Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Makerere University Walter Reed Project field office in Kayunga and will be charged with the proper handling of the front desk, ensuring all incoming and out-going calls are attended to in addition to professionally attending to the project guests. Additionally, the job holder will administratively support the operations of the organization by liaising with the Office Assistants to ensure good office stewardship. Internally the position will interact with all project staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will receive Research Participants/Visitors and put them in contact with appropriate person/department.
  • The jobholder will receive incoming calls cheerfully and courteously and direct them to the appropriate staff members.
  • Take messages accurately and refer to person/department involved.
  • Keep written log of all messages, visitors, deliveries etc.
  • Receive mail, packages etc. and refer to designated locations.
  • The Office Administrative Assistant will maintain an awareness of the location of personnel and activities of the Project so as to be able to make accurate referrals.
  • In charge of the maintenance of the reception area in a clean and professional manner.
  • Offer support in the preparation of meetings and trainings when requested.
  • Assist in up-dating the office notice board.
  • Ensure that Laboratory and clinic coats are cleaned and delivered on time.
  • Assist with photocopying of training materials and documents.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a degree in Humanity Studies, or its equivalent.
  • At least two years’ experience in front desk administration
  • Excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized, sensitive to detail and self-motivated.
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, power point, email and Internet.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application letter.

Please send applications to:

The Human Resources and Administration Manager

Makerere University Walter Reed Project

Plot 42 Nakasero Road.

P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 19th September 2016


Child Sponsorship Development Assistant Job – World Vision Uganda

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Reference: 4156-21G04001

Location: Tororo

Duration: 1-2 Years

Reporting to: Community Development Facilitator

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level programmatic activities and sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Main responsibilities:

  1. Project implementation and reporting
  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
  • Identify local level partners and support and facilitate the partners in the implementation of planned activities.
  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.
  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.
  1. Community engagement and advocacy
  • Innovatively support communities including RC households to participate and benefit from the programme development.
  • Sensitize community on sponsorship (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) and facilitate participation in the sponsorship management project.
  • Train the children committees in the respective parishes in advocating for their wellbeing.
  • Support and facilitate the children committees to plan for and hold meetings at all levels (School, parish and sub county) on a regular basis and document findings
  • Support the children committees to conduct outreaches within their villages/parishes and sub counties
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
  • Follow-up on commitments by leaders on improvement of the wellbeing of children.
  • Mobilize communities to participate in annual children care and protection days – such as the Day of African child.
  1. Management of sponsorship performance
  • Monitoring of RC in line with partnership standards.
  • Ensure RC records and files are well managed and stored securely.
  • Support RCs to correspond with sponsors in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate processing of all special mails; Christmas cards, Spontaneous letters, APR, introductory letters within partnership standard..
  • Support management of Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications, mails, and file copies of correspondences in children’s files.
  • Conduct and produce quality periodic mailings (APR and Christmas Cards).
  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits.
  1. Monitoring of Registered Children
  • RC monitoring and follow up of the child wellbeing in accordance to the minimum programming standard (once every 90 days).
  • Support development and implement integrated monitoring plan in assigned area with ADP stakeholders
  • Analyze and follow up critical RCs findings (especially RCs with challenges).
  • Compile monitoring reports for management action.
  • Hold monthly / quarterly meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
  • Work with CDF to identify, train monitors and partners.
  • Provide information on support and benefit of RC to the CSDF and SDA to enable entry in STEP
  1. Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses
  • Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship or Education from a recognized Institution of higher learning. A post Graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least one year of experience in Development work attained from an International NGO, with sound understanding of programming.
  • You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A
  • You must be able to communicate in the local language of the program area
  • Strong experience in documentation and evidence based/impact reporting
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.
  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


Application Deadline Date: 20-Sep-16

To apply: please click here

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Accounts Assistant Job – Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Uganda

 Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager

About US:

Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS) Africa was established in 2002 as HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK) as a partnership between local NGOs and HIAS Inc. This was in response to a critical gap in resettlement case identification for refugees out of Nairobi. HIAS Africa is registered in accordance with Kenyan, Ugandan and Chad laws and operates both as a humanitarian service provider and an advocacy voice. Their major goal is to address the assistance, protection and durable solutions needs for refugees at heightened risk in Africa, through the provision of direct psychosocial, social and resettlement services (Kenya and Uganda), as well as through community outreach and capacity building for partners.

Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will provide support in fiscal and administrative functions to ensure effective and proactive fiscal management

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • In charge of reviewing clients’ social assistance requisitions and prepares a schedule for cash withdrawal.
  • Responsible for reviewing and overseeing petty cash payments to ensure that they are properly recorded and that they are fully supported and complete.
  • In charge of preparing of cheques, vouchers and ensuring completeness of documentation.
  • Oversee the process of petty cash counting and cash certificates.
  • Work in liaison with the site offices to obtain petty cash records for the period.
  • Preparing cash disbursement vouchers, attaching all relevant supporting documents and writing up of cheques for payments.
  • Collating and filing of Cash Disbursement Vouchers/ Petty cash vouchers.
  • Assist in developing/review of various financial and administration policies, such as transport/vehicles usage policy, procurement policy, etc
  • Assist in development of various accountability vouchers for use in the finance office
  • Assist in maintaining both manual and computerized systems for tracking vehicle mileage and use, cheques, traveling and accommodation, photocopying and other financial and administrative matters to ensure proper use of resources;
  • Assist in the drafting of a tendering process document.
  • Assist in reviewing financial reports backups and vouching of supporting documents.
  • Offer support in the preparation for audit of books of accounts by external auditors.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and budgetary control reports for donors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidates should possess relevant qualifications and experience to perform the aforementioned tasks.  

How to Apply: All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send cover letters and updated resumes to the Email address below or hand deliver to HIAS Uganda Central Office: Church Road, Off Ggaba Road, Kansanga P.O Box 7626, Kampala-Uganda

Email to: hiasfinancejobs@gmail.com

Deadline: 21st September 2016  


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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Project Support – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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Position Title: Project Support
Type of Contract: Internship
Duty Station: Kampala
Duration: 3 October-15 December 2016
Number of positions: 1

REF: IN: 01/09/016


Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM Mission in Uganda is currently implementing the project “Strengthening Border Security in Uganda”, in partnership with the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) within the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The aim of the project is to build the capacity of the Government of Uganda to respond to transnational security threats through an integrated border management approach. The project activities include the deployment of border management information systems to multiple border control points, provision of various trainings, construction of the Immigration Training Academy, and establishment of immigration intelligence unit, among others.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Officer, the intern will assist with administrative and logistics involved in the various trainings and workshops, as well as with other project activities.

1) Assist with organizing training programs and workshops for government officials on various aspects of border management;
2) Coordinate with government agencies to ensure and arrange the attendance of relevant officials at trainings and workshops;
3) Provide logistical assistance before, during and after the various trainings and workshops;
4) Assist with the logistics for deploying border management information systems at multiple border control points;
5) Assist with the coordination of various activities aimed for inter-agency cooperation on border management; and
6) Perform all other duties as may be assigned.
1) Completed a University degree in International relations, Human Rights, social sciences, development studies or related field
2) One year of relevant experience in the public sector or with NGOs
3) Experience in organizing conferences, trainings and/or workshops;
4) Experience working with government agencies in Uganda;
5) Excellent organizational and communication skills;
6) Good understanding of and strong interest in migration issues in Uganda and worldwide;
7) Excellent command of Microsoft Word and Excel; and
8) Demonstrable ability to take initiative and work independently while also working with and learning from others.

Language: Fluent in English

Interested candidates should send applications and resume electronically to hruganda@iom.int by COB 26.09.2016.

N.B: Please quote the REF NUMBER and position title as the subject of the email and ensure to send your attachments as one document in PDF and the title of your attachment should be your full names.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline of this Job: 26th September 2016


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Young Professionals – BRAC Uganda

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Deadline of this Job: October 09th, 2016.

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job details: With over 100,000 employees reaching an estimated 138 million people. BRAC is the world’s largest nongovernmental organization. BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) of BRAC International provides the foundation for exceptionally qualified and motivated individuals seeking a professional career in development. YPP offers a range of opportunities to develop professional skills; and understand BRAC’s diverse development programmes, operations, policies and procedures.

Program Features

  • To have an in-depth understanding of national and international development, Young Professionals will be exposed to the following as part of their training and capacity development:
  • Field attachments with BRAC’s development and support programmes in remote locations of their home country
  • Classroom-based training on development programs and managerial skills at BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh
  • Exposure visits to development programs and social enterprises in Bangladesh
  • Short-term assignment with a specific programme
  • Coaching and mentoring: A mentor will be allocated to each YP to help them navigate through BRAC and make the best use of their experience

Upon completion of training, Young Professionals will be given appointment in different BRAC programs and have the opportunity to fast track their careers towards managerial positions across BRAC International.

Eligibility requirements
This programme is designed for qualified and motivated individuals who have the desire to establish a career in international development, a proven track record of academic success and leadership capability.

The following are eligibility requirements for the Young Professionals Program:

  • Citizen of the BRAC participating country with a valid passport
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a reputed university with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 (in a scale of 4.0) or 4.5 (in a scale of 5.0)
  • Fluency in English
  • Maximum 30 years of age at the time of joining
  • Professional experience of 2-3 years is desirable but not a Must

Citizens of the following BRAC operating countries are eligible to apply: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Liberia

Additional Person Specifications

  • Commitment and drive towards improving the lives of people in your country
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Readiness to serve in field assignments in remote locations
  • Flexibility and capacity to work in different areas of the organization
  • Readiness to uphold the BRAC values of integrity, innovation, inclusiveness and effectiveness

Job application procedure lf you would like to apply, please complete the Online Application Form on http://birb.brac.net/ and upload soft copies of the following documents by October 09th, 2016.

  • CV with contact information of two professional references (not relatives)
  • Statement of interest (maximum 500 words)
  • Passport size photograph

Please note no hard copy applications will be accepted.

Selection Process
Applications will go through a rigorous screening process. Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be invited to a multistage interview process. Candidates should be prepared to face written and oral assessments & both in-person and virtual interviews.

Terms of Employment
Successful candidates will be given a competitive remuneration package and provided an all-expenses paid trip to BRAC’s headquarters in Bangladesh for training. The training package shall include

  • One-time return airfare (to and from home country)
  • Accommodation, travel and food costs within Bangladesh

The new cohort of Young Professionals will be expected to travel to Bangladesh by January 2017 for a period of 4 months for classroom training and field visits. Prospective candidates are therefore advised to update their travel documents accordingly.

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Fresher Project Support Officer – Malaria Consortium Uganda

Reports to: Operations Manager

Hours: 40

Travel Involved: None

Salary: USD 11,520

Department: Operations

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for Project Support Officers to join our team in the Kampala MAPD Project Office

The Project Support Officers will be responsible for providing comprehensive project management support services of project activities

Key working relationships

The Project Support Officer reports to the Operations Manager, they will interact with all project staff. This role involves interaction with project managers, technical officers and external stakeholders at different operational areas.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in management, administration, development studies, or social sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in the field of project management or field work.

To view the full job description and Apply, please click here.

Deadline: 16/09/2016 23:59


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Administrative Assistant – Malteser International

Duty station: Arua, Uganda


Oversee and administer contract management and its filing relevant to the office management such as lease contracts.


Uganda is currently hosting the third largest refugee population in Africa and with the ongoing conflict in South Sudan more people are seeking refuge in Uganda every day. After the most recent outbreak of violence in early July 2016 over 70.000 people have crossed the border, a number likely to double until the end of this year. Malteser International has been working in Uganda since 1996, with projects in several regions of the country. In Northern Uganda and more specifically in the West Nile region, MI is active in the WASH sector in Rhino Camp for improving the lives of both the host population as well as the refugee population.

For its work in Arua, Uganda, Malteser International is looking for a motivated Administrative Assistant


  • Office management and ensuring necessary supplies in close coordination with the logistician
  • Oversee and administer contract management and its filing relevant to the office management such as lease contracts, maintenance contracts, phone lines, internet etc.
  • Preparing cash books, monthly closure, cash requests and other financial documentation as per Malteser guidelines and donor standards in close collaboration with the Country Office in Kampala
  • All administration and correspondence related to bank issues in Arua, including cash withdrawal and preparation of salary payments to local staff
  • Compiling overviews concerning project relevant dates and requirements (e.g reports, expenditures) Implement Malteser standards in the field of procurement requests and procurement
  • Preparing official correspondence in coordination with the PM


  • University degree in (Public/Business) Administration, social sciences or any other related field
  • Preferably knowledge and experience in development or emergency work
  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant working experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with different groups, partners and nationalities
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
  • Ability to multitask and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines Ability to cope with high workload and stress and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as required
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Politeness and helpfulness in dealing with visitors
  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office) and good working knowledge of ITC Technologies
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), Kiswahili, German, French of advantage


Starting date: as soon as possible

Duration of contract: 12 months

Salary: According to qualification and experience, insurance package

Please note that this is an unaccompanied position

Kindly note that this a national position with a local contract

How to apply:

Kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three professional references) online. Please note, this position is subject to final approval by the donor.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online here.

Deadline: September 7th, 2016.


Volunteers [3] – Better Health Action Group Uganda

Deadline of this Job: September 9th 2016.
Job Location: Manafwa, Uganda

About Us:

Better HAG Uganda is seeking 3 enthusiastic, vibrant and skilled persons with quick learning abilities aged between 23 and 30 years to fill the above positions. Better HAG Uganda’s 2 year “Powered Health Initiatives (SRH) and Rights” Project aims to improve the Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) situation of young people through improving access & quality of SRHR education, improving access & quality to S R H services & helping to create a more enabling environment for SRHR.

The project will be delivered by the “Coalition of rural Youth and Women’s Rights – CYWR” – a Consortium of 4 CSOs under the Captaincy of Better HAG Uganda. The other implementing partners include Treasure Woman Foundation (TWF), Girl Help and Sorry Comes after Danger (SCAD).

Job Summary:

The job holders will assist programme staff with implementation, monitoring and reporting on activities of the “Powered Health Initiatives (SRH) and Rights – Manafwa district” Project.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Will be defined from time to time in line with the implementation schedule Qualifications,

Skills and Experience:

  • A University degree in SWSA, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public health, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s work experience with a reputable Non – Governmental Organization.
  • Have key personal competence in team work, networking and communication skills (oral and written).

How to Apply:

Please Submit an application letter with current detailed CV indicating 3 references. Two of whom should have been direct supervisors.

Please address queries and applications to the Executive Director, Better HAG Uganda and send by email to: jobsandtenders.betterhaguganda@gmail.com. (Please copy arnoldjk2000@gmail.com and in your correspondence) or hand deliver sealed applications to either;

  • Head Office: Plot 147,
  • Kisingiri road, Off Sir Albert Cook road
  • Mengo Town, Kampala
  • Tel: +256 414 695 288 Cell: +256 775 926 928


  • Manafwa Office: St. Lawrence House,
  • Bupoto road Opposite Magale Sports Ground
  • Magale Town Council
  • Cell: +256 785 058 113



Project Facilitator-Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Project – Plan International

Deadline: 12th September 2016

Department: Programs,  Kamuli

Reports to: Project Coordinator  Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)

About us:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Uganda started its operations in 1992 and currently has diversified programme portfolio in the Central, Eastern, Northern and West Nile regions.

The organisation is an equal opportunity employer and is currently seeking to recruit competent persons to fill the following positions:
This position reports to the Project Coordinator Menstrual Hygiene Management. The overall responsibility of the Project Facilitator is to conduct the day-to-day implementation of MHM project interventions in Kamuli Programme Unit. Working closely with other members of the project team and other project stakeholders (local government, NGO partners, communities) s/he will oversee that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner and contribute to improved Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Menstrual Hygiene Management, WASH and other Health related interventions among female youths and women.

Dimensions of Role:
• Member of the WASH team at national level.
• Member of the Programme Team at Programme Unit level.
• Participates in planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities to achieve the set project objectives and targets.
• Directly implements project supported interventions to achieve the set objectives and targets
• Works closely with the relevant district departments, civil society organisations and community teams to ensure effective coordination and quality delivery of MHM in line with the national frame work and guidelines

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

• Participates in developing annual project outlines and quarterly and monthly project work-plans and budgeting.
• Manages annual budgets allocated for the delivery of the MHM project
• Organises capacity building sessions for resource teams on MHM
• Organises awareness raising activities including training of youths and adults on MHM
• Provides technical support on MHM to community-based groups supported by the project
• Participates in mobilisation and sensitisation of communities to access MHM services.
• Organises participatory project monitoring and evaluation sessions
• Mentors school health clubs in Menstrual Hygiene Management for continuity and sustainability of project outcomes
• Liaises with different groups and individuals to strengthen their capacity in making and marketing and distribution of hygienic menstrual hygiene materials within communities.
• Builds capacity of groups in business management and enterprise development
• Participates in the collection of data for the MHM project operational research
• Compiles activity and monthly reports for submission to the Project Coordinator
• Maintains the project documents

Dealing with Problems:
• Spots the solution that will lead to a safe outcome.
• Stays calm and rationally look at the problem and envision a successful solution
• Stays focused on positive outcome in situation which is avoidable

Communications and Working Relationships:
• Project Coordinator: Direct line-management and appraisal of the Project Facilitator.
• Programme Unit Manager: For overall management of all activities at the Programme Unit level.
• District and health facility teams: Technical support in planning and budgeting, implementation and monitoring of project supported health services.
• WASH Technical Lead: As the lead person for the WASH team at national level.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

• A degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Science, Social Work or development studies. At least two years’ experience of working on WASH initiatives with a bias on Menstrual Hygiene Management and must be knowledgeable of WASH in school minimum standards.
• Knowledge of sanitation promotion approaches including CLTS, PHASE, PHAST, CHAST, Child- to- Child, & Menstrual Hygiene Management
• Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Software ( Word, Excel and Power Point presentation)
• Knowledge on Tackling Inequality and exclusion
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft office programmes, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.
• Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
• Good communication skills (written and oral).
• Excellent skills in documentation and report writing
• Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts
• Ability to generate and interpret financial reports using excel

• Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making
• Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team
• Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organisation
• Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations
• Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly

Physical Environment and Demands:
Typical office environment and has to be fluent with the local language specifically Lusoga and Luganda.

Level of Contact with Children:
The job incumbent will have often interaction with children especially while in the field.


CPP Responsibilities
• Ability to adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any child protection issues;
• Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.

Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
Support the Sponsorship Support Manager to ensure that Plan International Uganda staff effectively understand, implement and meet the 10 sponsorship commitments.

Qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Monday, 12th September 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan International Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

As a Child Centred Development organisation, Plan International Uganda strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organisation further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.