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Fresher No Experience Training and Outreach Officers (5) – War Child Canada

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty Station: Adjumani, Kiryandongo, Arua, Kokobo, Nakivale, 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 Training and Outreach Officer will be responsible for the mobilization, implementation and development of community sensitization and training activities for beneficiary-community and all actors relevant to achieving the project goal. S/he will be responsible for conducting awareness campaignsand in depth training sessions encompassing the subject of human rights, protection, SGBV and Child Rights.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the War Child Canada Training and Outreach Officer job opportunity must hold a University degree in Law, Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related field.
  • Ability and skills in participatory methodology to facilitate trainings with community.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point and database
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare timely, periodic and quality project reports.
  • Fluency in English and local language is essential.

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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Fresher IT Officer Jobs (2) – ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Ltd

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: IT Manager

About US:

ASA Limited is an affiliate of ASA international Holding which is registered in Mauritius (”ASA International”). ASA International is a holding company that owns and operates microfinance institutions in different countries in Africa & Asia. The company currently has 43 (forty three) branches in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono, Jinja, Iganga, Mityana, Rakai, Bugiri, Masaka ,Pallisa, Tororo, Mbale, Lyantonde, Lukaya, Mbarara , Kumi, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Luwero districts. The major objective of ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Limited is to offer affordable, flexible and need-responsive micro-finance products and services to the economically active poor people in Uganda.

Job Summary: The I.T Officer will provide daily IT support to the ASA staff and in the Branch offices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving hardware, connection, Printer and software issues.
  • Ensure the reliability of the local communications system: e-mail and Internet connections.
  • The jobholder will update network applications as required.
  • Replace or repair defective parts and equipment.
  • Ensure that the virus protection software is installed on all machines and updated regularly.
  • Provide timely user support and conduct technology training for new and existing users.
  • Perform routine server monitoring and performance benchmarking.
  • Establish network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing routeradministration, including interface configuration, establishing connections and firewalls and routing protocols.
  • Participate in the network upgrades by liaising with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Upgrade and update systems software as required.
  • Ensure the network is secured by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Keep an up to date inventory of all IT hardware and software.
  • Ensure that the Local Area Network is up and running.
  • Manage contracts with external suppliers and service providers in IT purchasing.
  • Complete special projects as and when requested.
  • Work in liaison with the other departments in the organization to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to you from time to time by the management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The IT Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • At least two years’ experience in the similar field
  • Age: Below 32 years.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to: recruitment@asauganda.com, hrasauganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 31st October 2016

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No Experience NOC Engineer jobs (2)- Africell Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: NOC Head of Section

About Africell Uganda:

Africell launched its commercial operations in Uganda in November 2014, having completed the acquisition of Orange Uganda earlier in the year. The acquired network has over 650 radio sites with a coverage footprint spanning the majority of Uganda and serving more than 1,000,000 active subscribers offering 2G, 3G, and LTE in Kampala.

Job Summary: The NOC Engineer will be managing trouble tickets originated by the OMC for all network elements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Handling and acknowledging trouble tickets Originated by the OMC
  • The incumbent will be qualifying alarms affecting the network to give a first diagnosis and escalating to the contractors or Africell field engineers.
  • Handling every service alarm detected by the service monitoring system (trouble ticketing), report and follow up alarms till alarm clearance.
  • Ensure that the planned intervention on the operational networks are all carried out in a controlled timely manner with minimum service downtime.
  • Fill alarms’ report and handover to the next shift.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

The applicants for the NOC Engineer jobs must hold a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, computer Engineering or any a related discipline.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter to NOC Head of Section via E-mail to: salim.kinene@africell.ug.  The applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email Or Hand deliver to Africell Uganda, Clement Hill Road, Plot 28-30, P.O. Box 24144 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 28th October 2016

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Several No Experience Credit Officers (Individual Lending) Jobs – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Pride Microfinance Jobs

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Credit Supervisor

About Pride:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 33 networked branches and 7 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

Job Summary: The Credit Officer – Individual Lending will be responsible for recruiting of clients and visiting prospective clients’ homes and business to assess credit worthiness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The applicants will be marketing the Individual lending product.
  • In charge of client mobilization, sensitization and training.
  • Responsible for the preparation of credit applications for credit committees according to policy.
  • In charge of loan disbursement according to policy.
  • Expeditiously follow- up and recovery of loans according to policy.
  • Ensuring proper filing of all Individual Lending documentation.
  • Actively contribute positive to branch performance by continuously achieving all set targets.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • All candidates for the Credit Officer – Individual Lending jobs must hold Diplomas in Commerce, Development Economics, Economics, Development Studies, Business Studies, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Financial Services and Business Computing, International Business, Business Statistics, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Social Science, SWASA, Education, Microfinance, Adult and Community Education, Community Psychology or in any other relevant / related field.
  • The candidates should possess two principle passes at A’ Level and credit passes in English and Mathematics at O’ Level.
  • All candidates with experience will be at an added advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle, should possess a riding permit and / or process one within a period not exceeding three months of probation.
  • The applicants should be willing to work in any part of the country.
  • All candidates should be ready to challenge themselves to continuously deliver exceptional performance.
  • Highly computer literate, highly motivated, innovative and a self-starter.
  • Possess excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess leadership skills.
  • The applicants must also be honest, trustworthy and have a high degree of integrity.
  • The candidates should be fluent in commonly used local languages.
  • Age: Less than 30 years of age.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B,  Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.

The complete applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, copies of academic transcripts, copy of riding permit, postal address and a daytime telephone contact.

NB: All applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21st October, 2016

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Fresher ICT Assistant Job – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

MJAP Uganda Jobs

Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Administrative Officer

About US:

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a Company limited by guarantee under Makerere University. MJAP emerged from the Mulago-Mbarara Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) which was established in November 2004 under the then Makerere University Faculty of Medicine with funding from the US President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and technical assistance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). MJAP is currently implementing a five year Grant under the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief II (PEPFAR II) supporting the provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services including integration of these services in the broader health context in line with the Global Health Initiative (GHI) while strengthening all the Health System Components in the partner institutions to enhance their capacity to provide these services.

Job Summary: The ICT Assistant will mainly manage the day – to- day operations of Mbarara ICT infrastructure through configuration, implementation and maintenance of ICT equipment in line with the ProgramICT policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • In charge of installing, maintaining and repairing hardware and software
  • Responsible for testing and evaluating new technology and supporting newapplications and users.
  • Implement network security measures to protect data, software and hardware.
  • Troubleshoot telecom, computer hardware/software and network problems
  • Build staff capacity in usage and consumption of ICT services
  • Provide technical and expertise support to procurement office regarding procurement and disposal of ICT goods and services
  • Implement backup solutions for program data and information
  • The jobholder will provide basic maintenance of the mail server with outlook for users, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) service, and update the servers as per the human resource department
  • Plan, design and implement Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN) and Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) solutions and keep them in a functional state
  • Conduct periodic maintenance of ICT equipment.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date and consolidated database of all programcomputers and peripherals
  • Website maintenance which will include regular updating of the programwebsites

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunication or its equivalent education from recognized University.
  • A minimum of two years relevant working experience in ICT services
  • Broad knowledge of network design, implementation and administration
  • Knowledge of Linux administration
  • Principles of Information and Communication Technology
  • Up-to-date knowledge of developments in computer hardware, software and systems
  • Broad knowledge of internet systems and operations
  • ICT management and trouble shooting
  • Preventive maintenance of computers and accessories
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship management skills
  • Innovativeness
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative
  • High degree of integrity

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their applications,detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program(MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug

Deadline: 20th October, 2016 by 5:00 PM.

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Fresher Diploma Field Officer Job – GiveDirectly Uganda

GiveDirectly Uganda Jobs

Duty Station: Lamwo, Uganda

Reports to: Associate Field Manager

About US:

GiveDirectly is an international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional, top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art technologies and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently, and transparently.

Job Summary: The Field Officer (Lamwo) will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering GiveDirectly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients. The Field Officer will carry out and support a variety of field activities, depending on his / her team assignment and GiveDirectly’s needs on any given day. In short, the Field Officer will be responsible for executing the recipient surveys and associated processes that facilitate GiveDirectly’s unique cash transfer model, from enrollment of recipients to sending actual transfers. The role will reward high-quality judgment on operational questions and challenges, work ethic, communication skills, and a strong commitment to GiveDirectly’s mission and model.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will meet with the village elders and guides to understand village boundaries
  • In charge of coordinating with team members, visit every household in the village
  • Complete census surveys with accurate data
  • Explain GiveDirectly’s program to eligible households
  • Provide cell phones and SIM cards as necessary
  • The Field Officer will identify and eliminate ineligible households
  • Explain safety and readiness information to recipients
  • Ensure someone in the household is ready to operate the phone to access transfers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly Field Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Degree or Diploma in a relevant field.
  • Previous working experience in the field with vulnerable communities (1-2 years minimum)
  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity
  • Keen interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly
  • Patience and good judgment in resolving recipient problems
  • Computer and mobile device data entry ability or experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Physical fitness and ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain
  • Fluency in Acholi and English

How to Apply:

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

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NB: Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.

Deadline: 4th November, 2016

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Fresher Diploma Accountability Officer – GOAL International Uganda

Organisation: GOAL International

Duty Station: Tororo, Uganda

Reports to: ACT Health Accountability Manager

About US:

GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.  We are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation. GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health accountability programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with local civil society organisations, private sector partners and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.

Job Summary: The Accountability Officer will ensure that ACT Health’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that guide the implementation ofprogramme activities at the community and health facility level are in place. The Accountability Officer will be responsible for direct implementation of activities at the community, health facility, and district levels per the SOPs and ACT Health strategy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal candidate should hold a diploma in social work and administration, community development, or any relevant academic qualifications
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in participatory, community-driven facilitation activities
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to engage community in meaningful discussion
  • Previous experience with advocacy a big plus
  • Ability to travel extensively, work and live in remote and hard to reach areas.
  • Strong presentation and participatory facilitation skills in English
  • Able to type a document or report in Word and use basic formulas in Excel
  • In-depth knowledge of Tororo
  • The applicant must be fluent (read and write) in Japadhola
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Japadhola and English
  • Knowledge of health governance and social accountability

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applicationswhich must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to: recruitment@ug.goal.ie

NB: Please do not attach certificates and indicate the Position applied for in the email subject.

Deadline: 25th October 2016

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Fresher Associate Field Manager – GiveDirectly Uganda

GiveDirectly Uganda Jobs

Duty Station: Lamwo, Uganda

Reports to: Field Manager

About US:

GiveDirectly is an international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional, top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art technologies and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently, and transparently.

Job Summary:

The Associate Field Manager, Follow-Up (Follow-Up AFM) will play a central role in ensuring that GiveDirectly delivers a gold-standard product to donors and recipients. The Follow-Up AFM will manage the Field Officers (FOs) on one of our office-based recipient follow-up teams. The follow-up teams are responsible for (i) speaking to all of our recipients before they receive transfers (primarily in the field); (ii) picking up, tracking, and resolving adverse events such as fraud or conflict; (iii) picking up, tracking, and resolving mobile money registration problems; and (iv) receiving inbounds calls on a hotline. The individual in the Follow-Up AFM position will own day-to-day management of their team, including: daily work planning and team management, tracking team and individual performance; achieving targets; coaching field officers; and identifying opportunities for risk mitigation and process improvement. The Associate Field Manager will serve as the key resource on the ground for the Field Manager (FM) and Field Director (FD) and will be responsible for regularly synthesizing updates on team performance as well as field successes and challenges. The role will reward exceptional personnel management, organizational skills, high-quality judgment on operational challenges, and a strong commitment towards driving both team and individual productivity.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Field Management (20%)

  • Meet with Field Manager at least monthly to align on any adjustments to work plan.
  • The incumbent will meet with field teams as necessary to align on daily plans and problem-solve challenges. Coordinate team approach for surveys to maximize efficiency and efficacy.
  • Track FO productivity & quality of service, including reviewing operational reports each week; discuss team and individual performance weekly with FOs and FM; own course correction if metrics are slipping.
  • Keep senior management informed of key risks to work plan (e.g. adverse event / registration problem counts, monthly recipient transfer-readiness, rumours about GiveDirectly, mobile money agent fraud, etc.).
  • Organize weekly meeting with other members of field management (FM, AFMs) in order to discuss challenges and propose solutions.
  • Manage periodic team trips to the field to follow-up with vulnerable recipients, hard to reach recipients, and adverse event / registration problem cases.

Administration (20%)

  • Carve out time each week in order to complete administrative tasks and meetings.
  • Ensure all allowance requests and spent allowance requests are submitted correctly and promptly. Process leave requests so as not to conflict with work planning and operations.
  • Resolve miscellaneous equipment requests.
  • Actively participate in a weekly field management forum to problem solve and collaborate on work planning.

 Data collection and process improvement (20%)

  • Collect surveys ~ 1-2 days a week in order to help teams achieve targets and to help identify areas for improvement.
  • Vet new versions of surveys, including impact on field staff productivity and follow-up data quality, and recommend survey improvements as necessary (e.g. potential process, risk mitigation, or data management gaps).
  • Raise ideas for continuous improvement to the enrolment process /recipient experience; execute process improvements and ideas raised by the FM / CD.

 Quality Control (15%)

  • Regularly monitor and ensure quality control while the field staff conduct surveys.
  • Periodically check and review FO data collection. Coach staff to correct any issues observed.
  • Spend 1-2 day resolving difficult cases in the field that require special attention (hard-to-find recipients, cases of potential fraud)

 Field Officer management and development (15%)

  • Coach FOs on challenges. Provide additional case-specific input as requested by FO (e.g. ambiguity around adverse event). Exercise judgment and escalate recurring issues or questions to FM to align on approach.
  • Coach FOs who are underperforming and provide disciplinary measures if necessary.
  • Encourage teamwork and improve morale through mentorship, affirmations, and various management initiatives.
  • Spend 1-2 days shadowing staff in order to identify areas for improvement and professional development, particularly during staff training.

Other (10%)

  • Arrange interview logistics and conduct interviews for new FOs (after initial screen from HR Manager). Recommend potential hires to FM for final approval.
  • Provide initial training to newly hired FOs and on-going professional development to staff. Participate in meetings with district, county, and sub-country officials as necessary.
  • Represent GiveDirectly in the field and manage daily communication with local village and parish leaders.
  • Assist with response to crisis events (e.g. refusal spikes, government shut-down, coordinated fraud, etc.)
  • Promote effective team culture by encouraging recognition of positive achievements, planning team events periodically, and other team-building initiatives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly Associate Field Manager job placement must hold a Diploma preferably a Degree in a relevant field.
  • Exceptional leadership ability with demonstrated success in motivating and developing junior staff
  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve complex operational challenges over the phone and in the field
  • Alignment with GiveDirectly core values and commitment to advancing GD’s mission
  • Possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and team-player mentality
  • Strong interest in being the engine of the day-to-day field work
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly independent and self-directed manner, while effectively communicating upwardly about gaps and risks
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills and the ability to represent the organization effectively to external parties
  • Analytical and technical skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Fluency in Acholi and English

How to Apply:

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

Click Here

NB: Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.

Deadline: 4th November, 2016

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Fresher Project Support Officer Job – Finn Church Aid (FCA) Uganda

 About US
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organization and the second biggest organization in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organizations forming one of the world’s largest aid organizations. FCA has received funds from UNICEF to implement a project aimed at improving the quality of Education in seven districts namely; (Adjumani, Moyo, Kibale, Nebbi, Yumbe, Zombo, Koboko).
FCA now seeks applications from suitable candidates to fill the following positions
Project Support Officer (01 Position)
Duty station: Kampala but with frequent travels to the field Project Support Officer will be responsible for supporting the project coordinator to undertake project activities. He or she will be accountable to the Project Coordinator and will from time to time work with her or her office to ensure proper project implementation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in planning, developing, supervising, implementing and coordinating the project within the project area of operation
  • Liaise and consult regularly with the M & E Officer to ensure effective implementation
  • Prepare periodic work plan in liaison with Project Coordinator
  • Make regular field visits to the project area of operation to assess project progress
  • Assists the Project Coordinator in supervising project staff and taking appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective performance
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors degree in Education, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences and any other related discipline.
  • Qualification in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Computer Literate and proficiency in project planning and management software applications
  • At least three (3) years’ experiences in community work of education projects with a reputable public body or NGO.
Personal Attributes:
  • High integrity, self-driven and able to set own work schedule with rigorous deadlines.

    Ability to initiate and complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and negotiation skills. ‘
  • Knowledge of one of the focal languages
  • Willing to reside in Adjumani and possession of a valid motorcycle riding license)
Job application procedure
Applications should be hand delivered or sent by email, addressed to: The Country Manager, Finn Church AID, Uganda Program, P.0. BOX 21826 Kampala. Please send your short application and CV to: Admin.Ugaco@kirkonulkomaanapu.fi
Deadline: Not later than 25th October 2016.
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Administration/Operations Officer Job – Mercy Corps Uganda

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Job details: Project Name: PEPFAR Safe Work, Life Skills and Market Connections to Decrease HIV Risk for Young Women (SKY) Project
About US:
Mercy Corps is an International non-profit organization that has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure communities. Our works focus on building resilience and enable economic growth, improve opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improved governance and conflict management. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.
About PEPFAR SKY Program:
Mercy Corps received funding for a two-year PEPFAR DREAMS program, Cultivating Safe Work, Life Skills and Market Connections to Decrease HIV Risk for Young Women (SKY) seeking to address the growing rate of HIV/AIDS among young women (ages 19 -24) who engage in transactional sex in the Gulu, Lira and Oyam Districts. SKY will reduce 4,500 young women’s reliance on transactional sex by providing them the skills, confidence and connections needed to achieve steady employment.
Job Summary: The Administration/Operations Officer will be responsible for providing oversight to the management of human resources and administrative support for Mercy Corps programming; Assist in the achievement of MC program objectives with the facilitation of recruitment, orientation, management of staff database, office supply, staff travel and accommodation, and general administration issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• The incumbent will facilitate the smooth flowing of routine, administrative and operations work of the Mercy Corps office and program support operations;
• Understand all MC policies and program needs; help facilitate trainings to all support staff to ensure the smooth, uninterrupted implementation of all MC programs;
• Enforce adherence to Mercy Corps administrative, IT, HR and logistics procedures and staff policies by support staff;
• Responsible for the smooth running of the following office functions: Reception of visitors, photocopies and mail services, telephones;
• Manage the procurement functions for the MC office (Gulu, Lira, Oyam – TBD);
• The Administration/Operations Officer will maintain and manage Petty Cash for the office;
• Prepare duty roster for the cleaners, as well as managing any security or driver staff; day to day supervision of property management including cleaners and office maintenance. Ensure the office and compound are clean and maintained at a routine schedule;
•Responsible for maintaining supply of all admin documents and making them available for all MC SKY staff in maintaining a central filing system;
• Responsible for maintaining all administrative notice boards – keeping them updated, clean and neat in appearance;
• In charge of maintaining contact sheet for SKY – ensuring all contact details are updated and distributed to MC staff and other MC Offices;
• In charge of maintaining office supply records and ensuring that stock records are properly maintained and updated;
• Offer support in the collection of monthly timesheets for processing of payroll;
• Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
• Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Administration/Operations Officer job opportunity should a Bachelor’s degree in preferably Human Resource, Social Work, Public Administration, Education, or other related field;
• At least three years’ experience with office administration including HR, Procurement, and IT;
• Demonstrated excellence in human resource management, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including staff training, motivation, and discipline;
• Good writing and communications skills;
• Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff;
• Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
• Strong ability to innovatively solve problems;
• Good computer skills are required, must be an independent thinker and have strong organizational skills;
• Good team player, with good communication and diplomatic skills.
• Excellent analytical and information management skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under stress.
• Highly flexible and creative in planning and problem solving.
• Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
• Skill in maintaining professional internal and external relationships.
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information both for the staff and the organization.
Job application procedure
All prospective Ugandans who wish to join Mercy Corps are encouraged to send their applications via email including a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates to ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Kampala Head Office on 4th Floor Embassy Plaza, Plot 1188-1190 Ggaba Road.
Deadline of this Job: 17th October, 2016