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UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017 – Interns/Volunteers at UNESCO

UNESCO Internship Programme - UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017

Job vacancy: Interns/volunteers (UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017)

Employer: UGANDA NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR UNESCO (UNATCOM)

Background

UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017: UNESCO’s involvement with youth dates back to the creation of the Organization in 1946, when after World War II, UNESCO helped organize International volunteer youth work camps to internship formaid reconstruction of Europe. In recognition of this, UNESCO at its 29th Session of the General Conference reaffirmed and stressed unanimous commitment to youth as a priority.

The overall objective of UNESCO,s action with and for youth is the empowerment of young persons to ensure their full participation as equal and valuable partners especially in the design of the knowledge society. This includes enabling them further their visions, creativity and aspiration in the service of society development.

Response of Uganda National Commission

It is in response to this objective that UNATCOM wishes to provide an avenue through which young people can participate in activities of UNESCO as interns and volunteers. This way the youth get involved as actors and agents in developing, implementing and evaluating UNESCO’s programmes.

Purpose

UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017: The purpose of the intern/volunteer programme is to engage fresh graduates in UNESCO’s activities and give them professional experience which relates to and supplements their studies.

Intern/ volunteer

An intern/volunteer is a person who unconditionally sets out to identify with and participate in the work of UNESCO through the UNATCOM for the love, interest and passion and commitment to the work without expecting any financial or material reward. Material rewards, if they come, should be incidental to and not the primary motivation.

Depending on one’s qualifications, the assignments will relate to the Organization’s strategic activities or administrative and technical functions.

Eligibility

  • Age: Youth from a wide range of disciplines aged between 21 to 30 years are eligible to apply for 1-4 month internships at UNATCOM.
  • Academic qualifications and fields of interest: Internships are exclusively reserved for students who have completed their first degree or those pursuing their postgraduate degree programme (second university degree or higher) or technical/professional studies.
  • Languages: Excellent spoken and written knowledge of English. Knowledge of any other working languages of United Nations is an added advantage.
  • Computer skills: Ability to use office-related software (MS Office)
  • Availability: The duration of an internship will be between one and four months.

Conditions

The following conditions shall apply to interns/ volunteers recruited to UNATCOM.

Contract

  • The intern/ volunteer shall be given a contract which subjects him/her to the authority of the Secretary General.
  • The duration of the contract will not be longer than 4 months depending on the needs of the National Commission.
  • The granting of internship/ volunteership should not be interpreted in anyway as a preliminary step to recruitment to the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO.

Remuneration

  • UNATCOM does not remunerate or pay Interns/Volunteers. Costs and arrangements for travel, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of Interns/Volunteers or their sponsoring institutions.
  • UNATCOM accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of interns/volunteers or for costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during an internship. Interns are fully responsible for arranging at their own expense health and other forms of insurance covering the period of internship at UNATCOM.

The Interns/Volunteers shall during the period of internship respect the agreed working hours and observe the norms required of staff of the Commission such as:-

  • Conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting their status as public servants.
  • Not engage in any activity that is incompatible with the proper discharge of their duties with the National Commission.
  • Avoid any action and in particular any public pronouncement which may adversely reflect the integrity required of them.
  • Exercise discretion in regard to all matters of official business and shall not communicate to any person unpublished information known to them by reason of their position except in the course of their duties or by authorization of the Secretary General.

Confidentially and publication of information

  • Interns are expected to respect the confidentiality of information collected or received within the National Commission.
  • No reports or papers may be published based on the function obtained within the National Commission without written authorization of the Secretary General.

Benefits to the Intern/Volunteer

By participating in the programmes of UNESCO, the intern/ volunteer should gain in following:-

  • Self motivation
  • Exposure/experience and expansion
  • Satisfaction and participation
  • Contacts and networking
  • Learning and training
  • Guidance
  • Intellectual understanding
  • Responsibility
  • Assessment and evaluation

Benefits to National Commission

On the other hand, UNATCOM would also get the following benefits:-

  • Extra working capacity in daily work
  • A participant in planning and implementation of projects
  • Participate in assessment/ evaluation of reports and analysis
  • Contribute ideas and solution to working team(s)

Benefits to society

The community or society should also have a common benefit:-

Good citizenship among its young people, responsibility and voluntarism and resource development.

How to apply:

If you are interested in an internship at Uganda’s National Commission for UNESCO please use our application form.

internship form

Recruitment

  • It is expected that the volunteers will be “self-recruiting based on their interest in UNESCO affairs.
  • Application for internship/volunteership will be made by filling an application form available online or at UNATCOM Offices detailing one’s qualifications and desired field of work.
  • Applications will be considered on first come first served basis.

Send your applications to:

Secretary General, Uganda National Commission for UNESCO.
2nd Floor Embassy House
King George VI Way
P.O.Box 4962
Kampala, Uganda

For inquiries, please contact:

Phone: (256) 414 25 97 13
Fax: (256) 414 25 84 05

UN Volunteer Jobs in Uganda 2017 – Interns/Volunteers at UNESCO

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Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 3 Fresh Graduate Clerks at High Commission of India

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017

Vacancy title: 3 Clerks (Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017)

Jobs at: High Commission of India

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About us: 

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017: This High Commission is also concurrently accredited to Rwanda and Burundi. There is no Honorary Consul of India in Rwanda and Burundi.

India established it diplomatic presence in Uganda in 1965, but the relationship between both countries dates back to the era when traders exchanged goods in dhows across the Indian Ocean. Eventually a number of Indians settled in East Africa, and many made Uganda their home. India’s freedom struggle inspired the early Ugandan activists to fight colonization and eventually achieved freedom in 1962.

Job details:
The High Commission intends to recruit urgently Ugandan Nationals/Residents of Uganda with a valid work permit/Resident Visa for the post of:

Clerks 3 positions

Qualifications:

  • Should possess a degree
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Knowledge of local language would be an asset.
  • Basic computer skills are must.

Job application procedure
Typed personal applications with complete Bio-data, Academic Qualification, Address and Contact Number should be addressed to:

The Head of Chancery, High Commission of lndia, Kampala and should be submitted at the Reception of the High Commission

or sent via E-mail to hoc.kampala@mea.gov.in  ,

Deadline: Before 15.03.2017.

Short listed candidates would be called for a written test and/ or interview.

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 3 Fresh Graduate Clerks at High Commission of India

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Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017 – No Experience Audit Trainee at Deloitte East Africa

Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017

About us:

 Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017: Deloitte in Uganda is part of Deloitte East Africa, the DTTL member firm in Kenya. Our commitment to offering the very best in audit and assurance, financial advisory, consulting and taxation services is reflected in the staff we employ. Over 40 professional staff resident in Uganda (90% of whom are Ugandans) and over 400 professional staff in our 4 East Africa Region offices led by 16 partners provide our clients with the high calibre and consistency of service demanded by our international firm; service you can depend on to match the highest international standards.

Position summary

Deloitte East Africa

 Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017: Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across four (4) countries of the region: Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
 Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017: A career in Deloitte offers you the opportunity to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment and participate in a range of “diversity and inclusion” initiatives. You will get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career in the Ugandan market . Leverage your talent by applying for this exciting opportunity.

As an Associate, you will be a valuable resource in one of our departments in Uganda, focusing on the following:

  • Assist in planning work on assigned segments of any of the following functions: audit, financial advisory, enterprise risk services, tax services, consulting and internal client services;
  • Execute detailed function procedures, including reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports and procedures and conducting relevant tests which are sufficient in scope to support professional opinions as to the fair representation of client interests;
  • Assist in the collation of data, preparation of reports and analytical reviews, as necessary;
  • Prepare work papers which record and summarise function procedures performed and ensure that working papers are filed per approved firm guidelines;
  • Assist in developing recommendations for corrective action/improvement;
  • Ensure assigned work is completed within agreed time frame and carried out per approved methodologies and standards and within agreed budgets;
  • Keep the manager updated on any issues arising from the assignment;
  • Assist with administration tasks such as filing and updating of client files; and
  • Leverage knowledge and contribute to proper knowledge management within the function.

As the ideal team player, you should posses the following attributes:

  • Have at least an Upper Second class honours degree;
  • Have at least 17 points at ‘A’ Level;
  • Have a 1st Grade in ‘O’ Level (with credit 3 in English and Mathematics) or equivalent;
  • Demonstrate strong communication, numerical and analytical skills;
  • Be willing to work under supervision and learn new skills quickly; and
  • Be result oriented and able to meet tight deadlines.
Note that:
  • Prior work experience is not a requirement; and
  • The candidate should be below 25 years old.

To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a highly energised team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.

Requisition code: EAU-64397-RS
How to Apply:

Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda 2017 – No Experience Audit Trainee at  Deloitte East Africa