Fresher Project Coordinator Job (Education) – Uganda Norwegian Refugee Council

Salary: As per Salary Scale

Duty Station: Adjumani, West Nile, Uganda

About us:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Northern Uganda and West Nile respectively, since 1997. Having smoothly phased-out by end of August 2014, NRC reopened from September 2014, to compliment efforts of the Government of Uganda and UN in supporting the South Sudanese Refugees currently settled in the Districts of Adjumani and Arua in West Nile. With funding from SIDA, NMFA, UNHCR and ECHO, NRC will implement livelihood projects (and related activities) in Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements in 2015 moving forward.
The NRC now seeks to recruit a Project Coordinator for the Education Project.
The position holder will therefore, among other things, ensure that NRC/donor standards are met throughout the project cycle, supervise technical staff and coordinate activities both internally and externally

Job description

  • Coordinate and implement the Education project according to strategy, proposals and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Develop annual activity and work plans
  • Supervision, training and development of Education staff
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Cooperate with relevant partners and local authorities
  • Organize trainings for the Education team, relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Monthly activity/project reports and other reporting as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all project documents
  • Specific tasks are:
  • Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP)
  • Take overall responsibility for the running the Education activities in Adjumani
  • Take lead and participate in actual Education design, inception and implementation.
  • Ensure the quality, direction and consistency of the Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) .


  • Bachelor of Arts in Education/Social Sciences/Development studies
  • 3 years’ experience from working as an Education Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in refugee contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education field

  • Education
  • Social sciense
  • Social sciense

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of the context in Adjumani/Arua
  • Knowledge of the local language Arabic
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar
  • Ability to ride motorcycle
  • Manage performance to optimize results


To apply please click here

Deadline: 03/10/2016


Fresher UN Assistant Protection Officer (SGBV) Job – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Position No.: 10023094

Vacancy Notice: 021/2016

Reports to: Senior Protection Officer

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Post Grade: NOA

About UNHCR:

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Assistant Protection Officer (SGBV) will be working closely with programme and other team members to create a multi-sectoral SGBV prevention and response mechanisms as a life-saving priority. This will require setting up and/or leading coordination with interagency partners, government authorities, and persons of concern, including development of strategies, action plans, SOPs. Capacity development will be required, including leading SGBV workshops for a range of audiences. The incumbent will also be tasked with reviewing the current SGBV prevention and response framework on the ground to identify critical gaps to be filled. Furthermore, the incumbent will be tasked with ensuring that SGBV-related responsibilities are fully incorporated into the existing protection staffing structure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Function as SGBV Coordinator for the country chapter and coordinate rapid implementation of SGBV programmes for the Uganda operation;
  • Work closely with Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development of the Republic of Uganda and the other UN agencies to shape the related working groups as well as technical meetings;
  • Offer iimely technical support and guidance to operational and implementing partners to ensure that good quality implementation of project in light to the Uganda SGBV Strategy.
  • The incumbent will ensure monthly reporting, including GBVIMS statistics with trends which informs policy, projects development.
  • Keep abreast with political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Support the country office to conduct initial needs/gaps and capacity assessments on SGBV in close coordination with any on-going joint/common assessments being conducted in the early stages of emergency response.
  • Provide support to integrate SGBV prevention and response in humanitarian action plans of all programme areas.
  • Support the three UNHCR strategies with linkages; SGBV strategy in partnership with protection and programme leads in the country operation as part of the overall protection strategy, with particular emphasis on linkages with child protection and education
  • Actively contribute to the planning and monitoring for multi-sectoral SGBV programming using the Results Framework and Focus in close collaboration with Programme and different sectors.
  • Contribute to establishment/strengthening of SGBV coordination mechanisms.
  • Significantly contribute to establishment and/or strengthening of new strategic and innovative partnerships for SGBV both with community-based, local, national, and international organizations.
  • Provide support in mapping existing services to address SGBV in the various affected areas, including identifying community capacities and structures for potential partnership.
  • Advocate with senior management in UNHCR and other partners, to ensure prioritization of SGBV prevention and response as a life-saving response.
  • Work closely with senior management to identify/review potential /partners and coordinate with Programme and Protection sections to incorporate SGBV programming in sub-agreements.
  • Monitor SGBV programs implemented by UNHCR and partners (both implementing and operational) and adjust programming as required.
  • Routinely monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all GBV activities and case management systems.
  • Receive and compile data including on GBVIMS from Sub Offices to prepare monthly country report on SGBV informing country operation progress and major issues and challenges in regards to SGBV prevention and response interventions
  • Contribute in the identification of durable solutions for persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Implement capacity-building activities for all actors, the refugees, service providers, including relevant Government institutions and NGOs to strengthen the prevention and response to SGBV and the enhancement of overall protection situation.
  • Oversee programme implementation of Safe from the Start initiative in the country.
  • Ensure the harmonization of SGBV Prevention and Response Programming in the Operation.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Multi-sectoral SGBV prevention and response programs based on needs and capacity assessment results are established and programmed.
  • SGBV coordination mechanisms function with all relevant stakeholders and partners.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Protection Officer (SGBV) job vacancy should have completed a University degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines.
  • At least two years relevant professional experience.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of SGBV prevention and response in displacement.
  • Good training design and facilitation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of local institutions.
  • Another UN language an asset.
  • Prior Inter-agency experience an asset.
  • Knowledge of the GBVIMS is an asset.

How to Apply:

All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

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Deadline: 30th September, 2016


Fresher Volunteer Social Workers (2) – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)


Duty Station: Kisubi, Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: Clinical Psychologist

About US:

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Job Summary: The Volunteer Social Worker is to provide psychosocial support to the patient/family unit based on an assessment that identifies the needs, strengths, goals, interventions and services indicated accordance with the established plan of care and to utilize professional training and personal judgment in monitoring the psychosocial assessment process. The Volunteer social worker is a member of the interdisciplinary team who is responsible for working efficiently whilst maintaining due respect to self, colleagues and patients/caregivers/families.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Strongly advocates for child protection and safeguarding.
  • Carries out psychosocial assessments, case management, education and ongoing evaluation of patients and families.
  • Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessments within the shortest possible time and develops an intervention plan together with the client.
  • Maintains an appropriate clinical record, completing documentation effectively.
  • A written plan of care to provide information and direction to other interdisciplinary team members regarding the provision of social work services.
  • Takes part in the team decision to admit and/or discharge patients for rehabilitation services.
  • Assists with discharge planning by coordinating and ensuring that the plan is followed.
  • Provides social work expertise regarding changes to the patient’s level of care.
  • Documents all findings, needs, problems, measurable goals, plans, interventions, and patient responses in the clinical record.
  • Communicates plans and changes to the physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team through the care plan, coordination notes, and participation in case meetings.
  • Provides casework/evaluation and service management of patients requiring information about, or monitoring of: Family Relationships, Meaning of illness to the patient and his/her family, Cultural and spiritual attitudes in relationship to illness and Long Term Care Planning
  • Monitors safety of patient environment, including following reporting policy regarding possible abuse/neglect and suicide, abilityof patient and family to adjust to the care of the patient in the home; and, the financial impact of patient’s illness upon the family.
  • Demonstrates teamwork and effective communication to accomplishpatient, team and CoRSU goals.
  • Shares areas of expertise and initiates interdisciplinary referrals including community outreach regarding rehabilitation care issues.
  • Educates team members and patient’s families about community resources and how to access them appropriately
  • Actively participates in training and in-service education and leads training modules relating to Social Work roles in the rehabilitation process.
  • Offers support in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the ongoing quality improvement process.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation to deal with admissions, deaths and crises management.
  • Performs other activities as assigned.
  • Consistently promotes company’s core values, mission and vision.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the CORSU Volunteer Social Worker should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Prior volunteer experience preferred in a rehabilitation setting of people with disability will be of an added advantage.
  • Healthcare/hospice or volunteer administration experience preferred.
  • Sensitivity to the impact of life and psychosocial/medical issues faced by individuals with disabilities; should be emotionally strong, tact in dealing with patients and their families; ability to support others at a time of crisis.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility by performing a variety of tasks, often changing from one to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Communicate effectively and assertively with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Responsible functioning in the work place, maturity, cooperation, flexibility, tact in dealing with co-workers and all members of the hospital team.
  • Maintains high standards of integrity and business ethics.
  • Abides by company rules, policies and procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Conducts self in an honest, ethical manner.

NB: Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academicqualifications) to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to hr@corsu-hospital.org.

Deadline: 26th September, 2016 by 5:00pm


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

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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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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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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