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MRC Uganda Jobs – Administrative Assistant

MRC Uganda Jobs

Job titleAdministrative Assistant-Regulatory Affairs – MRC Uganda Jobs

Organisation: MRC/UVRI

Reporting to: The Clinical Research coordinator

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

About US:

MRC Uganda Jobs: The Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is a bilateral multi-disciplinary research organization funded by, the Medical Research Council (UK) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Uganda under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donor agencies. Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the revolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.

Job summary:

MRC Uganda Jobs: The Administrative Assistant – Regulatory Affairs will provide support Clinical Research Co-ordination section.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review submission packages and facilitate submission to Ethical and regulatory bodies.
  • Develop and maintain tracking system to assess progress on submission
  •  Maintain up to date regulatory binders
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures that streamline regulatory procedures
  •  Correspond with Ethical and regulatory bodies
  • Ensure timely renewal of Annual Practicing Licenses and registration certificates of researchers
  • Ensure proper filing of study documents and receipts in properly labelled files
  • Obtain clearance for manuscripts from UNHRO
  • Inform UNHRO of publications from the unit.
  •  Ensure feedback to project leaders, about all documentation, submissions and communications
  •  Keep a record of documents coming and leaving the office
  •  Archiving of completed studies documents
  • Together with the CRC, ensure payments are made to the regulatory authorities in a timely manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Diploma in Nursing, Bachelor of Public Administration and Management or Office Management, Bachelor of Administration or any other related.
  •  Administrative capacity working on Clinical research projects is an added advantage.
  •  Previous research experience in managing regulatory documents.
  • Short courses on research methods, GCP training are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of ICHGCP, Clinical Research Regulations. 6. Computer literacy in Microsoft word, excel, internet and endnote

Note:
Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email:
AARA-311

Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: recruitment@mrcuganda.org  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed by Friday, 17th November 2017.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. All application documents should be emailed as one document. Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRCIUVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box, 49, Entebbe – Uganda

Deadline of this Job: Friday, 17th November 2017

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Montrose Uganda Jobs – Finance Assistant

Montrose Uganda Jobs
Job title:Finance Assistant  – Montrose Uganda Jobs

Jobs at: Montrose

Job details:
Reports to: Finance Manager, Kampala and Director of Finance & Administration, Jersey

About us:
Montrose Uganda Jobs : Montrose is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders. Montrose has its head office in UK, and regional offices in Africa (Kampala) and Asia-Pacific (Yangon).
Job Summary:
Montrose Uganda Jobs :The Finance Assistant will assist the Finance Manager (based in Kampala) and Director of Finance and Administration (based in Jersey) in the financial and accounts management of the Montrose group and its operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  •   Input financial data into Quickbooks software and other financial systems
  • Carry out monthly bank reconciliations
  •  Assist the Finance Manager and Director of Finance & Administration to prepare month closing and consolidation of project and intercompany accounts
  •  Provide support in the preparation of accounts for year-end audit where required
  • Support maintenance of financial records filing
  •  Support the implementation of tracking systems for payments and receivables for the company and each project
  •  Support the preparation of payments
  •  Support the payroll system and ensure all payroll related filing is maintained
  •  Other financial support as required
  •  Support with local tax laws in relation to financial activities (VAT, WHT, PAYE etc) for MA and MLLP

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should have direct experience in finance/accounting/bookkeeping
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to work independently and also within a small team

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated and detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position at hruk@montroseint.com

NB: Please include ‘FA Kampala’ in the subject of your email. This is a rolling recruitment and applications will be considered before the deadline.
Deadline of this Job:  10th November 2017

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UN Internships Uganda – Administration Intern

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Job Title:                 Intern – Administration  – UN Internships Uganda

Organization: The Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Job Opening Number: 17-Administration-RSCE-87473-J-Entebbe (T)

About UNOMS:              

UN Internships Uganda: The Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS) is the informal component of the system of the administration of justice in the United Nations. It is the primary recourse mechanism for resolving workplace concerns in the United Nations and acts as an alternative to the formal complaints mechanism. The Office has seven regional branches in Bangkok, Geneva, Entebbe, Goma, Nairobi, Santiago and Vienna, each headed by a Regional Ombudsman, and has a Mediation Service at Headquarters which serves staff of the United Nations such as UNICEF, UNDP, UNOPS, UNFPA, UN Women and UNHCR.

Job Summary:  

UN Internships Uganda: The Intern will support the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS) in carrying out their respective areas of work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Support to Outreach and Advocacy: Under the supervision of the Ombudsman the intern will assist with outreach activities such as preparing and editing texts, articles and presentations.
  • Support to preparing data and preparing reports: Under the supervision of the Ombudsman, the intern will assist in the intake and follow-up of cases including the compilation of statistics and the preparation of regular monthly reports.
  • Carry out research: Under the supervision of the Ombudsman, the intern will assist in conducting research and help develop training in areas of conflict resolution, negotiation and consensus building.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS) Research Assistant Intern job opportunity must currently be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • We are looking for applicants with a background in law, international relations, administration, conflict resolution, public relations, training for adults, social sciences or related fields. Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme. However, work experience in relevant areas is an asset.
  • Candidates who are selected, must commence the internship programme either prior to graduation or within one year of graduation from an academic programme as described in (1) and (2) above.
  • Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset.

Personal Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Demonstrated understanding of conflict resolution and the functioning of international organizations. Ability to keep matters confidential and exercise good discretion in using information. Conscientiousness in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Applicant is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges and remains calm in stressful situations. Applicant is/can become familiar with Office software, actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals; Applicant solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning and Organizing: Ability to establish priorities, to coordinate one’s own work plan and meet deadlines. Applicant adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Special Notice

Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Applicants are encouraged to clearly indicate their preferences and highlight their specific skills and/or experience in their cover note. They are asked to do so carefully in order to enhance the value of the internship for both themselves and the receiving UN department.

The Cover Note must include:

  • Title of degree you are currently pursuing
  • Graduation date (when you will be graduating/graduated from the programme)
  • IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. Explain why you are the best candidate for this internship
  • Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme
  • In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Regional Service Centre at Entebbe (RSCE) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Click Here

Deadline: 3rd November 2017

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Reception Jobs in Uganda 2017 – Wizarts Media

Reception Jobs in Uganda 2017

Job Title:          Front Desk Intern/Volunteer

Organization: Wizarts Media

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Reception Jobs in Uganda 2017: Wizarts Media is a production house since 2008 whose core business is making radio and television programmes, ranging from radio/ TV spots and commercials, to radio/TV features, talk shows, dramas, and documentaries. We believe production is an art form and therefore approach it in creative ways. We strive to produce the highest quality programmes for our clients, for we know a happy client is the strongest form of advertisement we can have.

Job Summary: 

Reception Jobs in Uganda 2017: The Front Desk Intern/Volunteer will manage the cleanliness of front desk area

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Cordially receive guests / visitors to Wizarts
  • Professionally receive and channel official calls to staff members
  • Channel all sales leads/ inquires to the office administrator
  • Manage the security entry and exit of staff and visitors’

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to details
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to deal with different kinds of customers.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ready to work overtime

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs via E-mail only to admin@wizartsmedia.com

Deadline: 19th October 2017

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10 Data Entry Jobs Uganda 2017 – IT Roots

Data Entry Jobs Uganda 2017

Job Title:    10 Data Clerks – Data Entry Jobs Uganda 2017

Organization: IT Roots

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Management

About IT Roots:

Data Entry Jobs Uganda 2017: IT Roots is an Information Technology Company running a project that entails data entry and scanning of records among other projects.

Job Summary: 

Data Entry Jobs Uganda 2017: The Data Clerk role basically entails creating records in a document management system as well as scanning and attaching related files.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Data Clerk will prepare and sort documents and data sheets for the purpose of data entry.
  • Establish entry priorities by maintaining understanding of what data needs to be entered first.
  • Enter data into prescribed database software in the right way.
  • Ensure that accurate data has been entered into the database.
  • Follow data program techniques and procedures to maintain data entry requirements.
  • Verify entered data by reviewing, correcting, changing or deleting entered information.
  • Confer with supervisor regarding incomplete information.
  • The Data Clerk will also check completed work for accuracy and make any required changes immediately.
  • Check source documents against entered data to ensure data integrity at every stage.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining improved records within the database system.
  • Prepare automated data entry and integration reports when requested.
  • Perform document scanning and attaching/uploading files related to the entries made

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidates for the Data Clerk jobs should have secretarial training or experience preferably in secretarial bureaus. In short, all Candidates with the above mentioned typing speed are encouraged to apply irrespective of their Academic qualification.
  • Typing skills (most critical), a touch typist with a typing speed of no less than 50 words per minute with a very low error rate.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Agility
  • Confidentiality
  • Accuracy.
  • Self-drive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Timely delivery.
  • Fast typing (Touch Typing)

NB: All applicants shall be tested on typing software for speed and accuracy.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send apply online at the link below.

Click Here

Deadline: 15th September 2017

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Public Service Uganda Jobs 2017 – Hydrogeological Inspector

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POST : HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSPECTOR (01 VACANCY)

REF: HRM 70/73/01

SALARY : UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U5

AGE : 20 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Public Service Uganda Jobs 2017: Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Ordinary Diploma in Civil or Water Engineering from a recognized Institution. Possession of a Higher Diploma in Civil and Building or Water Engineering or Water Resources Management will be an added advantage.

DUTIES:
The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Hydrogeological Inspector for performing the following duties:-
– Installing, operating and maintaining ground water monitoring stations;
– Supporting the upgrade of the groundwater monitoring network;
– Carrying out proper instrumentation of groundwater stations;
– Ensuring security of field installations;
– Supporting collection, analysis and processing of data from the groundwater monitoring network.
– Collecting data from drillers and drilling companies for update of national groundwater database.
– Carrying out primary data quality checks on all incoming data before submission to data unit.
– Supporting the update of the groundwater monitoring and national groundwater databases;
– Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to apply:

Applications are invited from suitably, qualified, Ugandans to fill vacant posts. Application Forms/Public Service Form No.3 (2008) in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form) should be submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 27th September 2017.

The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website www.psc.go.ug Hand written applications are also acceptable.

Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC External Advert. No. 2/2017” should be clearly indicated on top of each first page of the Application Form No. 3 (2008).

Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.

Applicants should attach three (3) recent passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for. The Advert may also be accessed on Public Service Commission website www.psc.go.ug.

Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful

Deadline: Not later than 27th September 2017.

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Mapenzi Events Ltd – Office Manager

Mapenzi Events Ltd

Job Title:    Office Manager

Organization: Mapenzi Events Ltd

Duty Station: Bunga, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Management

About Us:

Mapenzi Events LTD primarily does events management that also includes Food Catering services, provision of beverages, décor services, digital media services among other services.

Our focus is to plan and coordinate events for our clients, and these includecorporate events – such as cocktail parties, product launch and such similar events, we plan weddings and introduction ceremonies – like kwanjula and kuhingira, bridal showers and private parties like for baptism and Christian confirmation or similar ones for Muslims, and house warming and or such similar private events. Often, as part of the package our client require that we do photography and video coverage, and increasing a need for new media services especially for our corporate clients.

Job Summary: The Office Manager will take overall leadership and be a coordinator of the Mapenzi Events business.  This role requires a hard-working person who will offer full dedication to the job. The tasks involve making calls to prospects, corresponding via E-mail, Phone and other Digital Media services such as WhatsApp, Facebook etc  to client prospects, and responding to inquiries by sending product brochures and quotations for our services. The role would also involve issuing Invoices, organizing site visits, maintaining a directory of services providers, and handling “bidding” for services on behalf of our clients. Overall, the Office Manager will ASSIST Management in nearly all daily chores of running the company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Correspond with client prospects, and make follow-ups on sales leads.
  • Organize office with systematic filing of hard copy and soft copy documentation.
  • Be in charge of Customer Care using several media services that include E-mail, the Phone, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, SMS etc ..  and make sure the company has at all times a good reputation on timely replies to inquiries.
  • The incumbent will issue quotations and Invoices in a timely way, and ensure collection of Accounts Receivables
  • Maintain an accurate database of suppliers, and be the one to the liaison with pre-qualified suppliers.
  • Be at hand to organize site visits to event venues by assigning the right resource, and making sure the outcome of site visits is captured and utilized with client quotations.
  • The jobholder will also schedule and plan internal meetings, and to make appointments for external meetings.
  • Monitor office supplies and services making sure of proper use, and to make sure that usage cost is within budget.
  • Support management at all times on assignments that may be given to you.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant for the Office Manager job opportunity should preferably hold a first degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline i.e. Business Administration, SWASA, Accounting, or self-taught individual with can demonstrate the attributes listed here for this job.
  • Proficiency in use of computers especially with use of the Microsoft Suite, good knowledge of the Internet and use of new media Services i.e. Facebook, SMS, WhatsApp etc .
  • Confident, and can keep Confidentiality of Company Secrets
  • One with attention to detail with minimum errors and mistakes
  • Highly self-motivated, Dependable, Reliable and Good Customer Care Instincts
  • Good Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially in negotiations
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Good planning and scheduling skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV only via e-mail to: jobs@mapenzi.ug or send via Skype ID to: charles1musisi

Deadline: 27th August, 2017

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Smart Applications Uganda Jobs – Administration & Finance Assistant

Smart Applications Uganda Jobs

Job Title:   Administration and Finance Assistant (Smart Applications Uganda Jobs)

Organisation: Smart Applications International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:

Smart Applications Uganda Jobs: Smart Applications International is a leading ICT solutions provider delivering a wide variety of world-class technological business solutions. Smart has been at the forefront of providing and implementing biometric solutions that have revolutionized member identification process and enhanced data integrity and management through the use of cutting edge biometric contactless multi-application Smart cards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Administration and Finance Assistant will be responsible for the management of reception area including all administrative aspects with regard to the efficient running of the office.
  • Support the Infrastructure department with Health and Safety checks of the building.
  • Support the coordination of events and conferences including responding to information requests in liaison with the respective Heads of Department.
  • Establishing and maintaining databases of the organization’s contacts, service providers and other relevant information as required.
  • Organizing travel and accommodation for the regional staff and visitors
  • Maintaining the overall standard of the office space including liaising with cleaning services and keeping an equipment inventory of all capital, fixture, and fittings.
  • Issuing of gadgets for installation, smart cards and printing consumables from the store
  • Tasked with raising delivery notes for the gadgets delivered to sites and filing of the same.
  • The incumbent will also administer the organization’s petty cash system using both Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Support the Finance Officer with the end of month accounts and in the preparation for the end of year audit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Administration and Finance Assistant job opportunity must hold a University degree in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or a related field.
  • Professional Qualification in CPA (U) or ACCA would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Confident, articulate and with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take full responsibility of assigned tasks
  • Previous experience in customer service will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applicationletters, copies of certificates and detailed CV to cvs.ug@smartapplicationsgroup.com addressed to:

Smart Applications International (U) Ltd,

  1. O. Box 33947, Kampala.

Email to: cvs.ug@smartapplicationsgroup.com

Deadline: 19th July 2017

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DRC Uganda Jobs – Administrative Assistant

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Job Title: Administrative Assistant  (DRC Uganda Jobs)

Job at: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Summary:

DRC Uganda Jobs: The Administrative Assistant will give day to day administrative support and work in close collaboration with other HR/Administrative Assistants in Westnile offices focusing on reception, practical arrangements and accommodation in Westnile.

About US:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder manages assistance to all travelers by ensuring timely accommodation bookings in line with the DRC travel policy.
  • The Administrative assistant controls the central mailing system for Arua Office.
  • The Administrative Assistant is responsible for processing payments to service providers under their docket to be reviewed by the Head of Support for accuracy. These payments will relate to travel and accommodation, utilities (cooking gas, running water, electricity, Garbage and Stan kit).
  • The Administrative Assistant will from time to time be required to take responsibility in office management by ensuring the office environment is clean and conducive.
  • Manages assistance for all guests including staff and all the other stake holders.
  • Manages the central mailing book for West Nile office ensuring that all incoming and outgoing mail is correctly recorded.
  • Maintains an updated contact list as shared by the IT Officer.
  • Organizing and scheduling appointments.
  • Receiving phone calls at the office.
  • Ensures that there is always tea, coffee and drinking water available at the office.
  • Compiles minutes from the Monday morning meetings from all Westnile locations and disseminates a finalized copy by Thursday of every week after the review of the Head of Support, It is the responsibility of the Admin Assistant to follow up with various field sites to ensure that the minutes will be received timely.
  • From time to time give assistance with logistical support to the organization of in-house trainings and meetings ensuring the venue is in order, stationary available, clean/suitable food and refreshments are provided if need be.
  • Manages filing of office administrative documents.
  • Displays necessary notices and memos on the office Notice board as requested.
  • The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and you may be required to perform extra tasks depending on operational needs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Administrative Assistant job placement must hold relevant qualifications, skills and experience to perform the aforementioned tasks

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;

  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

All applications should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position title in the subject line. Deadline: 18th July 2017

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Palladium Uganda Jobs – 4 Research Assistants

Palladium Uganda Jobs

Job Title:            4 Research Assistants (No Experience Jobs) – Palladium Uganda Jobs

Organisation: Palladium

Funding Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Project Name: Health Policy Plus Project (HP+)

Duty Station: Kampala, Gulu, Mbarara, Lira, Kwen, Mayuge, Moroto and Kisoro, Uganda

About US:

Palladium Uganda Jobs: We develop and deliver solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars: International Development, Strategy Execution Consulting, Impact Investment, Training and Events.

About Study:

The USAID-funded Health Policy Plus Project (HP+) seeks to conduct an analysis to deepen understanding of the policy environment around GBV and develop strategies to accelerate policy implementation for improved family planning outcomes.The activity aims to identify and summarize gender-based violence (GBV) related policies in Uganda and examine how those policies are being implemented and monitored, and how they relate to family planning outcomes. HP+ will use the results of the analysis to identify lessons learned, develop practical recommendations to strengthen implementation of GBV policies, and improve their effectiveness and sustainability.

Job Summary: The Research Assistant will support data collection for the Health Policy Plus (HP+) activity in Uganda. The main audience for the analysis is governments, civil society, and donors. The research assistants will be responsible for interviewing district-based key informant respondents, transcribing notes, and preparing comprehensive reports.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Participate in a data collector training in Kampala
  • Use key informant guide developed by HP+ to conduct 16-24 key informant interviews with district based respondents
  • The incumbent will transcribe interview notes
  • Prepare and submit analytical district reports
  • Collect district and relevant sub-county GBV guidelines, bye-laws, plans and budgets for analysis by the HP+ Team
  • Provide HP+ with any notes taken during the interviews, or documents provided by key informants as supplemental information.
  • Prepare report documenting the field work and data collection process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the Research Assistant jobs should preferably hold Bachelor’s degrees in social sciences, public health, development studies (or a related field)
  • Educational background in research and qualitative methods strongly desired.
  • Proven experience in conducting qualitative interviews required.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of local governmental structures and policy processes in Uganda; understanding of current GBV, health and family planning policies and programs in Uganda required.
  • Prior experience interviewing local government stakeholders strongly desired.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to collaborate with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the following languages: Acholi, Lango, Kupsabiny, Runyankore, Lusoga, and Rufumbira

Duration: 15th July – 30th September 2017 (Up to 15-20 days)

NB: Only Ugandan nationals or those authorized to work in Uganda will be considered. No international benefits will be offered.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should send an updated CV and cover letter to Elisabeth.Rottach@thepalladiumgroup.com.

Deadline: 29th June 2017 by 11:59pm

Palladium Uganda Jobs – 4 Research Assistants