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.

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Deadline: 3rd November 2017

UN Internships Uganda – Administration Intern


Several Client Service Officers Country Wide – Solar Now

Current Sales & Marketing Jobs Uganda - Latest sales Jobs in Uganda 2017

Location: Kotido, Yumbe, Mityana, Kyotera, Kitgum, Nebbi, Isingiro, Koboko, Kamwenge, Kaberamaido, Moroto, Abim, Adjumani, Lyantonde, Hoima, Moyo, Tororo, Kotido, Kabale, Ntungamo, Rukungiri, Ibanda, Ishaka, Mbarara,

Job Category: Sales


Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction.

Reports to: (Regional) Sales Manager

Job Summary: Identify potential buyers of Solar Now products, do installations and offer client satisfaction in accordance with Solar Now Standard Operational Procedures.

Key Result areas

  • Responsible for sales, installation & client relationships
  • Market for Solar Now products through generating quality leads by contacting potential buyers of solar systems and fill in the lead form.
  • Lead Conversation: Follow up on Branch leads (after 1 week) & HQ leads (within 24 hours, from Incoming Media; references, no depositors, rejections and others). Note comments in SAS for easy follow up.
  • Client follow-up: Contact existing clients and offer/get: Replacements; Upgrades; Referrals.
  • Assessment: Fill in the application form and terms, make quotations and decide on payment terms with the client
  • Assess credit applicants
  • Receive systems and other products for the branch from Logistics
  • Carry out installations following proper Solar Now procedures
  • Provide support to the Service team in preventing and solving cases.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Degree in marketing OR electrical engineering OR equivalent
  • Technical (solar) experience is an advantage (technical diploma holders are encouraged to apply)
  • Growth opportunities to Branch Team Leader positions possible for high performers
  • Suitable candidates must speak the native language in the specified region
  • Be ready to live and work in the region

Special skills 

  • A fit with SN values
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication & reporting skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Team player

How to Apply:  

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send theirapplications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 9th September, 2016


Assistant Systems Adiministrator – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)


Duty Station: Nabuin ZARDI, Nakapiripirit, Uganda

About NARO:

The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publicly funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its policy guidance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining regular backups of all NARO data stored on the LAN and WAN and ensuring that all designated systems are subject to a daily, weekly, monthly and annual electronic and media backup and restore regime.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Ensure all appropriate work is entered into the MS Dynamics SL database including maintaining the information so as to ensure its timeliness, accuracy, relevancy, escalation and status.
  • Carry out routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.
  • In charge of the design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
  • Quickly recommend to the Systems Administrator any improvement in the systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or softwarerequirements related to such changes.
  • Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Evaluate functional System performance and furnish reports to the System Administrator
  • Regularly extend system support to all the PARIs as assigned by the Systems administrators.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the Assistant Systems Administrator Jobs should hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science or Information Technology with certification in CCNA
  • At least two years’ experience in a WAN environment.
  • Possess the ability to manage demands with frequent changes or delays and able to work in a team environment.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of together with the ability to administer Linux servers.
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals with CCNP certification
  • Exhibit complete knowledge in Microsoft Dynamics Solomon, Terminal server services and Citrix Xen App platforms.
  • Possess scripting / automation knowledge in tools such as, PERL, AWK, shell scripting etc.
  • Possess working knowledge of Web servers (Apache, Tomcat, WebLogic a plus).
  • Age: Below 45 years

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their applicationsto the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.

The complete applications should include three copies of your Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy (Check at top of the advert). The applicants should not apply for more than three posts.

Deadline: 16th September 2016


Korean Government Scholarships for 170 Bachelors, 800 Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2016/2017

Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

Undergraduate: September 2016 to October 2016

Graduate: February 2017 to  March 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Brief description: The Korean Government is offering Bachelors, Masters and PhD Scholarships for International Students to study at various Korean Universities and Higher Institutions 2016/2017

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered at one of the 60 participating Korean higher institutions

Eligible Countries

The scholarships are open to students from the following countries:

China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA,Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Rwanda, Libya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Haïti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, Zambia, Cameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

About Scholarship: The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates and their parents must hold non-Korean citizenship.


  • KGSP-Graduate: under 40
  • KGSP-Undergraduate: under 25


  • Candidates must be physically and mentally healthy for their studies in Korea.

Degree Requirements

  • KGSP-G: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • KGSP-U: High school diploma


  • The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) must be 80% or higher; or
  • The CGPA must be 2.64/ 4.0, 2.80/ 4.3, 2.91/ 4.5, or 3.23/ 5.0 or higher.

Number of Scholarships

  • KGSP Undergraduate: around 170 grantees will be awarded annually
  • KGSP Graduate: around 800 grantees will be awarded annually

Scholarship Benefits: Flight | Tuition | Stipend | Medical Insurance | Settlement Allowance | Completion Grants

st Selection: Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partering universities in Korea. The embassies and universities select the successful candidates among the applicants in the 1st round of selection. The applicants of the successful candidates will then be forwarded to NIIED

2nd Selection: The NIIED selection committee selects the successful candidates among those who passed the 1st round.

3rd Selection: Among the successful candidates who have passed the 2nd round, the applications of those who applied through the Korean Embassies will be reviewed by universities for admission. Successful candidates must get admission from at least one of the universities.


  • 1 year Korean language course +2 year Associate degree
  • 1 year Korean language course + 4 year Bachelors degree
  • 1 year Korean language course+ 2 years of Master’s degree
  • 1 year Korean language course + 3 years of Doctoral degree

To be taken at: Korean Universities.

How to Apply

Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details about this scholarship