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Fresher Diploma Laboratory Technician Jobs (4) – Marie Stopes Uganda

Job Type: Contractual

About us:

Marie Stopes Uganda is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. Together we deliver quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable women.

Job Summary
Reporting to and working with the Centre Manager, the Laboratory Technician’s main role is to maintain the high clinical standards expected by MSI and actively work to promote the clinic and contribute to improved financial performance

Key Responsibilities
1. Client care
• Provide comprehensive laboratory services to centre clients.
• Taking necessary steps to ensure that all centre clients are treated with sensitivity, respect, and consideration.
• Promptly refer clients to the Centre Manager if complaints are raised

2. Supplies Management:
• In liaison with the Centre Manager, ensures that adequate, but not excessive stocks are maintained.
• Ensure that Lab stock cards are up-dated regularly.
• Ensures that appropriate spare equipment (e.g. bulbs for microscope, slides, test tubes) is maintained at the centre to avoid inconveniencing clients.
• Ensure that the Centre Manager is alerted in a timely manner of expiring reagents to allow for timely notice to Support Office and transfer to another centre for usage.

3. Technical Excellence:
• Based on laboratory request form and recorded client notes, be able to conduct and report on the tests such as: Blood slide for malaria, film commentary, Urinalysis, Microscopy (stool, urine, HVS swabs), occult blood (stool), white cell count, blood grouping, clotting time, ESR, widal tests, VDRL/RPR, HB, Gram Stain, Brucella test, HCG test, Sickling Test, blood sugar, semen analysis, sputum AAFB, HIV rapid tests AND any other relevant tests.
• Ensure that the highest standards of laboratory services are provided to clients as per AMREF, MOH and MSI guidelines.
• Take responsibility and ensure that their laboratory comply with Infection Prevention Guidelines i.e.
a. Correct and orderly storage of reagents and supplies
b. Correct and timely decontamination procedures in place and implemented at all times
c. Correct medical waste management (sorting out general waste and, contaminated waste and sharps correctly)
d. Disposable gloves are worn at appropriate times by the Laboratory Technician
e. Clean and tidy laboratory is including all equipment such as microscope, centrifuge, and fridge, bench-top /sink area at all times.
• Ensure the reagents are correctly transported and stored (including maintenance of cold chain for refrigerated reagents)
• Ensure a warm and attractive laboratory environment for clients.
• Ensure that the laboratory is clean, neat and tidy at all times.

4. Record Keeping and Reporting:
• Ensure that laboratory test orders and results for company clients are properly recorded on the claim forms and accurate results are timely submitted to Medical staff.
• Ensure that the laboratory registers are correctly and neatly completed (MSU clients, VCT & Outside Contract Work etc)
• Ensure that timely monthly laboratory reports are forwarded to the Centre Manager.
• Monitor fridge temperature and record the figures (temperature inside fridge) on a daily basis

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
• Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized institution
• Full registration with Allied Health Professionals Council
• Ability to perform laboratory procedures efficiently and effectively to AMREF, and MOH standards
• Knowledge of Family Planning
• Ability to work in deadline driven/results orientated atmospheres
• Strong people management skills

Deadline: 12 Midnight on Friday 4th November 2016

To Apply click this link: Fresher Diploma Laboratory Technician Jobs (4) – Marie Stopes Uganda

PLEASE NOT THAT THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION AND SELECTED APPLICANTS WILL ONLY BE CALLED UPON TO WORK WHENEVER A NEED ARISES WITHIN THEIR AREA OF PREFERENCE

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Fresher Diploma Ware House Assistant Job – Marie Stopes Uganda

Job Type: Permanent

About US:
Marie Stopes Uganda is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. Together we deliver quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable women.
Job Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the Warehouse Assistant’s main role is to provide MSU with efficient and effective documents& supplies drop offs, and clinical supplies, and warehouse management

Key Responsibilities
1. Delivery:
• Deliver orders and invoices to suppliers/service providers including drug suppliers within Kampala.
• Manage workload to ensure minimal trips per day.
• Deliver both Medical and non medical supplies to MSU offices / centres around Kampala
2. Warehousing:
• The warehouse Assistant will keep stored items secure, as well as keeping the inside and outside of the warehouse clean.
• Shall update stock cards and related stock records whenever he picks items from the warehouse to ensure stock balances tally.
3. Commodity Supplies Management:
• Liaise with the procurement and Logistics team to pick commodities from JMS,NMS,UHMG among others to ensure that orders are fulfilled within a reasonable time of order and check completeness of records
4. Record keeping and reporting:
5. Taking necessary steps to ensure that SO guidelines are adhered to, that accurate warehouse records are updated accordingly

Qualifications
• Diploma within the following areas; Stores Management, Procurement& Logistics Management, Accounting, Pharmacy
• At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
• Certificate in Computer Applications.
• Valid drivers’ license
• Experience riding both short and long journeys in an[-d outside Kampala district

Deadline: 12 Midnight on Friday 4th November 2016

To Apply click this link: Fresher Diploma Ware House Assistant Job – Marie Stopes Uganda

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Fresher Diploma Legal Assistant Job (3) – War Child Canada

Title: Legal Assistant (3 Position)
Reports to: Legal Officer
Duty Stations: Arua, Rwamwanja and Koboko
Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.

Job details:
War Child is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. in Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides LegalAid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.

This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

War Child Canada has recieved funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

The Legal Assistant will be responsible for supporting the smooth ninning of the daily activities of War Child Canada’s Legal Aid Clinic, including client management and follow up, facilitation of alternative dispute resolution and to contribute to legal awareness raising activities and legal trainings.
Required qualification, knowledge and skills:

  • The candidate must have a Diploma in Law (Degree in Law is an added advantage)
  • Must possess at least two years working experience in a related field
  • Fluency in local languages and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Profound knowledge on Child Protection, SGBV and the general legal system of Uganda
  • Proficiency in Computer packages such as (MS word Excel Power point and Data base)
  • Ability/willingness to learn to ride a motor cycle.

Job application procedure
The Application Package must include:

  • Detailed CV.
  • Cover Letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address.
  • Photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational).
  • Contact information of at least three professional referees.

Note: Clearly indicate position and location you are applying for.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala: 2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road. Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland:) Kiryandongo: Panyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Adjumani: Pakele
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building.

Note: Qualified female and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
War Child Canada recruits with a fair, transparent and competitive process in line with our organizational policy. Any lobbying will automatically terminate candidacy. Thank you for your Interest in War Child Canada.

Deadline of this Job: 5:00 PM 28th Oct 2016

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Fresher Diploma Logistics Assistant Job – War Child Canada

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
War Child is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. in Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides LegalAid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.

This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.
War Child Canada has recieved funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge. We are now seeking several qualified, experienced, and dynamic persons to join our team in the following positions:
Job Title: Logistics Assistant.
Reports to: Logistics and Security Manager.
Location: Adjumani, with frequent travel to field projects in Adjumani and other district
Duration: 12 months, with possibility of extension.
Logistics Assistant is to assist in the provision of adequate and timely logistical and security support to ensure the effective implementation of War Child Canada country programs and operations in Uganda.
Assist the Logistics and Security Manager in effectively managing logistics activities to ensure the provision of adequate and timely logistical support for effective implementation of WCC Uganda country programs and operations.
Respond to program and support function and logistical support requests in adequate and timely manner.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Essential:

  • A diploma or certificate in logistics, procurement, supply chain or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 year experience working a similar position.
  • Experience or good understanding of logistics support services, including transport, procurement and stock control. ,
  • Good coordination skills – methodical and self-organized with the ability to respond quickly to support requests.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, outlook, internet).
  • Good written and spoken English language, including report writing. Lobbying and Advocacy Skills.
  • Strong team work with the ability to interact proactively and collaboratively with WCC program and support teams at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work in remote area and undertake frequent travel, at times in short notice and spend time away from base and home.
  • Commitment to War Child‘: vision, mission and principles.

Job application procedure
The Application Package must include:

  • Detailed CV.
  • Cover Letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address.
  • Photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational).
  • Contact information of at least three professional referees.

Note: Clearly indicate position and location you are applying for. Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala: 2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road. Kansanga.

(Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland:)

Kiryandongo: Panyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Adjumani: Pakele
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building.

Note: Qualified female and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

War Child Canada recruits with a fair, transparent and competitive process in line with our organizational policy. Any lobbying will automatically terminate candidacy. Thank you for your Interest in War Child Canada.

Deadline of this Job: 5:00 PM 28th Oct 2016

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Fresher NGO Protection Officer Jobs (5) – War Child Canada

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty Station: Kokobo, Arua, Rwamwanja, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, Uganda

About US:

War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act. This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

About Project:

War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

Job Summary: The Protection Officer will be responsible for delivering a safe from the start SGBV programme for South Sudanese refugees and host communities This position is field-based and requires an enthusiastic community-focused individual who is resilient to adversities and committed to child protection and working with and for survivors and persons at risk of SGBV.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the War Child Canada Protection Officer placement must hold a good university degree preferably in Law, Community Development, Education, Psychology, Health Sciences, Political Science or a related field.
  • One year of professional experience working with community, preferably refugees and SGBV.
  • Working knowledge of excel, word and email applications.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of issues important to women and children affected by war.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in local languages relevant to listed field location and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) andcontact information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their ApplicationPackages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:

Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensureapplications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland.

Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.

Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.

Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building

Adjumani: Pakele

Deadline: 28th October, 2016 by 5PM

 

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No Experience Diploma Senior Accounts Assistant Jobs (4) – Education Service Commission (ESC) Uganda

Duty Station: Lugogo Vocational Training Institute, Nyakatare Technical Institute, Kamengo Technical Institute and ORA Technical Institute, Uganda

Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 36 (049)

About US:

The Education Service Commission (ESC) is established by article 167 91) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and article 168 (1) sets out its functions, authority and autonomy in implementing its mandate. The vision of Education Service Commission is to see “quality education delivered by efficient and effective education service personnel.”

Job Summary: The Senior Accounts Assistant will ensure that financial management regulations are adhered to.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will process staff personal emoluments
  • Prepare budget estimates
  • The jobholder will also receive and disburse funds as authorized
  • Maintain proper cash accounts and prepare both monthly and daily abstracts
  • Prepare monthly and annual books of accounts for the institution

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicants should preferably hold a diplomas in Business Studies/Business Administration (Accounting option) or professional qualifications such as ACCA from a recognized University or training institution.

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary, Education Service Commission P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The forms can be picked from Education Service Commission Offices, 1st Floor Farmers House on Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Ministry of Education & Sports Headquarters, Kampala and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the ESC website, download here.

The complete applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the post. Applicants should attach certified copies of their certificates and transcripts and any relevant document(s) plus three recent passport size photographs on each of the application forms. Serving officers must route their applications through their Head of Institution / Department, who should be advised on the closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.

Deadline: 11th November, 2016

 

 

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Human Resources/Administrative Assistant – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About NRC:

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.

Job Summary: The Human Resources/Admin Assistant is primarily responsible for NRC’s reception area and for giving administrative support at the Kampala office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will welcome visitors to the NRC office, and direct them accordingly
  • Receive incoming calls and make outgoing calls according to needs
  • Ensure order and cleanliness of the reception area
  • File administrative documents according to procedures
  • Ensure that utility bills (e.g. electricity, water, phone) are paid on time
  • Arrange for staff and visitors visas, flight bookings, transport and accommodations
  • Make appointments and keep itineraries for the AM/Country Representative and NRC visitors;
  • Support the Administration/ Human resource Coordinator duringrecruitment.
  • Manage the maintenance and cleanliness in all office interiors
  • Maintain the diary of events and visitors
  • Support in making travel arrangements, booking of flights and hotel accommodation for visitors;
  • Assist in maintaining inventory of office equipment, furniture and fittings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Human Resources/Admin Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Administration / Organisation / Management
  • Previous administration experience
  • Previous experience from working in a similar context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Familiar Uganda labour and immigration laws
  • Working with people
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environments
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.

Human Resources/Administrative Assistant –  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Uganda

Deadline: 27th October 2016

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Human Resources Assistant Job – Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited Uganda

Reference: CiplaQCIL/HR/16/003

Job Summary:
Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL) is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated individuals, who are also committed team players to reinforce its capacity by filling the following vacant positions:

Roles
•    Conduct day -to-day operational activities to ensure smooth functioning of the department
•    Analyze data for employment trends and provide reports as required.
•    Assist in conducting of pre-qualification and selection of best-inclass talents including the mapping of talent grids
•    Facilitate in-house workshops aimed at training and developing staff talents and skills
•    Provide reports on attendance and leave status and participate in pay roll administration
•    Ensure follow up on administrative functions such as linen/ gowning, transport, housekeeping, medical and canteen
•    Prepare for and participate in Audits and data analysis to ensure that department is in line with set policies and procedures
•    Advise employees on the interpretation of HR policies, programs, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations
•    Co-ordinate activities related to the development of Company culture
•    Assist in the drafting, reviewing and implementing HR SOPS as per set guidelines and policies.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Should be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management/Business Administration and PGD in Human Resource.

Minimum Working Experience:
Working experience of three (03) years in human resources, with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Person Specifications:
Should be self-driven, self-motivated with integrity, a team player, and, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is also required.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants who meet the above criteria and/or stated requirements can post or hand deliver their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (03) professional referees and a day-time telephone number to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager
Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited
Luzira Industrial Park.P.O. Box 34871, KAMPALA (U)
Email: info@ciplaqcil.co.ug
CiplaQCIL is an equal opportunity employer and therefore lobbying for any of the above positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 1st November 2016. at 5:00 pm.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Fresher Administration Assistant – Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:

Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL) is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South Africa. Our business focus is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydro power electricity stations.

Job Summary: The Administration Assistant will be tasked with making payments to all company creditors according to company policies and procedures and business requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Office Administration:

  • The incumbent will implement and maintain a well-organized secretarial function including filling
  • The jobholder will manage the loading of key financial reports in the business information portal (electronic filing)
  • Schedule and take minutes during department meetings
  • Ensure proper handling of office correspondences
  • Manage finance department requisitions, supplies, office equipment and logistics

Petty Cash Management:

  • Collect cash from the bank.
  • Manage company’s petty cash (payment, recoupment and reconciliation)
  • Receive calculated of weekend travel allowance from human resource office and submit payment requisition
  • Following up staff debtors to ensure timely accountability of business advances

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidates for the Administration Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma in business studies or diploma in secretarial service or any other related field
  • Computer literacy skills
  • At least two years’ administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Managing work (deadlines)
  • Work standards
  • Good team player
  • Building customer loyalty

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationletters, copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including three referees to the following address below. Please indicate the position you have applied for in the subject line of the email and send your application to the mail below.

The Human Resources Manager

Eskom Uganda Limited

Nalubaale, Hydro Power Station,

P.O. Box 942, Jinja, Uganda.

Email to: recruitment@eskom.co.ug

NB: If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

Deadline: 1st November, 2016

 

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Fresher Assistant Nutrition Officer Job – UNHCR Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/External Vacancy notice: 025/2016

Position Number: 10026370

Location : Adjumani

Position Grade: NOA

Job Summary

The NOA Assistant Nutrition Officer supports UNHCR contribution towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and ensures that UNHCR and international nutrition minimum standards are met to minimise avoidable mortality and morbidity among populations of concern. S/he coordinates a network of country-level focal points based in the provinces and provides technical support to UNHCR field offices, Implementing partners and various Sections in the area of nutrition within UNCHR Operations in DRC. His/her technical knowledge and support skills are essential to ensure decisions that impact positively on the survival and well-being of UNHCR populations of concern. S/he facilitates country-level coordination of nutrition focal points, so that nutrition programme planning and implementation is streamlined, resources are optimally utilised and there is active participation of the Government, implementing and operational partners, refugees and other persons of concern as well as sister UN agencies. S/he supports programme planning, monitoring and evaluation; promotes capacity-building of focal points from implementing partners and those from UNHCR field offices, collect and share nutrition-related information with a network of partners including the sister UN agencies, Government and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in DRC. S/he ensures, in close co-ordination with other humanitarian actors, that nutrition services provided to refugees, IDPs, returnees and other persons of concern to UNHCR are based on Ministry of Health/PNMLS, UNHCR and/or internationally recognised and most up-to-date standards and policies

Responsibilities

  • Represent UNHCR in nutrition -related fora at country level.
  • Collect, update and disseminate nutrition-related data, information and tools to relevant partners.
  • Organise/participate in nutrition-related participative need assessment and planning process during emergency situations as well as in care and maintenance and repatriation/reintegration programmes.
  • Participate in review and analysis of relevant project proposals and budgetary submissions presented by UNHCR partners within context of UNHCR programme cycle.
  • Make sure that nutrition-related activities are effectively implemented according to sub agreements with relevant IPs. Participate in various nutrition-related surveys and evaluations.
  • Participate in elaboration and dissemination of nutrition-related database and contingency plans for potential epidemics, refugee IDPs and returnee movements.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual nutrition-related report for UNHCR (following the current health, HIV and nutrition information system).
  • Organise nutrition-related meetings and field visits with partners on a regular basis.
  • Identify training needs for IPs and persons of concern to UNHCR and plan for required trainings.
  • Perform any other duty as requested.

Accountability and Authority

  • Assistance is provided to UNHCR officer in establishing partnerships with government ministries, NGOs, other UN agencies and donors and coordinate planning a response to refugee-related environmental damages in the country.
  • Technical advice is provided to develop project proposals and to support programme implementation of environmental and self-reliance projects.
  • UNHCR management is assisted in establishing coordination, monitoring and evaluation systems, including information sharing mechanisms regarding nutrition related issues.
  • Support the UNHCR Representation in coordinating matters related to environment amongst different sectors within UNHCR, the local authorities, and implementing partners.
  • Represent UNHCR in relevant national meetings and technical conferences in the area of environment.

Minimum Qualification and Professional Experience Required

  • University degree in Public Health, Nutrition, or Health Care (e.g. medical or nursing qualification) or related field. – Minimum 2 years previous job experience relevant to function (public health and coordination).
  • Knowledge of health and nutrition in humanitarian emergencies.
  • Training and experience in nutrition and health is an advantage.
  • Experience working with progressively higher levels of responsibility and management with international organisations, (including non-governmental organisations and UN agencies) in field of health and nutrition.
  • Practical working experience in refugee or other emergency or post-emergency settings.
  • Strong communication skills, availability for frequent field visits.
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of English language

Deadline: 2016-November-03

How to apply

To apply for the job, click this link : Fresher Assistant Nutrition Officer Job – UNHCR Uganda