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Fresher Data Clerk Job – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) Uganda

Funding Source: UNHCR

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Field Program Coordinator

About US:

Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:

HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district) and Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district).

Job Summary: The Data Clerk will enter data that is used to generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for HIJRA activities in accordance with UNHCR guidelines and procedures. He/she will actively promote data quality data standards at all points of service delivery by ensuring the generation and submission of accurate, timely, valid data to inform on quality improvement and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Entry of data into the RIMS database for asylum seekers and persons subject to our mandate implies a review of all information contained in the registration form;
  • Offer support in data collection and monitoring, as directed by the Reception Manager
  • Receive and review raw data on the different program activities on a daily basis
  • Responsible for receiving and dealing with enquiries and requests relating to data needs
  • The incumbent also maintains the highest standards of data quality by comparing the data entered with source documents, or re-enters verified data.
  • Responsible for data entry in a timely and accurate manner into the information system and assists in the compilation of statistical information for reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Data Clerk vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science/ Information Technology.
  • Specialized training in data management, analysis and interpretation is an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in data management/similar job
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of computer data input equipment and error resolution in data entry
  • Ability to work effectively in difficult situations
  • Show commitment to refugees, flexibility and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Previous exposure and experience with the handling of confidential data and understanding of different methods of data collection
  • Previous experience with the UN in general and knowledge of UNHCR operations is an asset.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,

Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),

P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Data Clerk.”

Deadline: 20th December 2016

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Fresher O’level USAID Community Based Trainer NGO Jobs (7) – SOS Children’s Villages Uganda

Project Name: USAID/Uganda Better Outcomes/DREAMs Project

Reports to: Field Assistant

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda (Sub-counties of Lakwana, Bungatira, and Bardege)

About US:

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.

About USAID Better Outcomes Project:

SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and psychosocial wellbeing  and reducing abuse, exploitation and neglect.

About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES Project:

SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and psychosocial wellbeing  and reducing abuse, exploitation and neglect.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for community mobilization and sensitization on Village Saving and Loan Association (VSLA) Methodology.
  • In charge of networking with community local leaders at Village and sub county level.
  • Mentoring and training of Groups in VSLA methodology, Financial Literacy and Selection, Planning and Management of Income Generating Activities.
  • Routine collection of VSLA data.
  • Routine monitoring and support supervision for VSLAs.
  • In charge of preparation of monthly and weekly work plans.
  • Preparation of project progress reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the USAID Community Based Trainer jobs should hold O-Level Certificates (6 Passes) or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in community development, Mobilization, Training or Facilitation
  • Knowledge of area local language
  • Ability and willingness to ride a bicycle.
  • Knowledge of the local socio-economic environment.
  • Must be a person with a good moral character in the local area.
  • The applicant must be a resident from the specified sub county.
  • Working knowledge of VSLA Methodology is an added advantage.
  • Possession of a letter of recommendation from Chairpersons of L.C 1 and L.C 3 is a MUST.
  • Recommendation letter(s) from Previous Employer(s) is a great asset
  • Age: Above 21 years

Note: Specify the Sub County of preference in the subject of your applicationletter (Lakwana, Bungatira, and Bardege)

How to Apply:

All applicants, who meet the specified job requirements, should send their application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at least three professional references. Please submit your written application indicating in the subject line the position title, all copies of submitted academic papers MUST be certified. Address your application to:

The Human Resource Coordinator,

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, AbaitaAbabiri,

P.O Box 27510,

Kampala. Uganda

E-mail to: jobs@sosuganda.org or hand deliver to SOS Gulu office behind Pece Stadium.

Deadline: 11th November, 2016 by 4:00pm

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Education Field Officer, Integrated Early Childhood Development in refugee & host communities Project – Plan International Uganda

Stationed at: Arua

Reports to: Programme Manager

About us:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

Dimensions of Role:
• Member of the Education Team at national level.
• Member of the Programme Team at Programme Unit level.
• Participates in planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities to achieve the set project objectives and targets.
• Directly implements project supported interventions to achieve the set objectives and targets.
• Works closely with the relevant district departments, civil society organisations and community teams to ensure effective coordination and quality delivery of Integrated Early Childhood Development in line with the national frame work and guidelines.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

Scaling-up of ECCD Interventions and in particular the establishment of the programme team for ECCD Implementation:
• Conducts knowledge and skills gaps among ECCD caregivers/facilitators and other key associated stakeholders and develop capacity building plans to address identified capacity building needs.
• Develops/adapts relevant/appropriate training curriculum for training ECCD caregivers/facilitators, Center Management Committees, Parents Groups and any critical stakeholders associated with ECCD.
• Delivers relevant training for ECCD caregivers/facilitators, Center Management Committees, Parents Groups and any critical stakeholders associated with ECCD to enable them to support appropriate ECCD activities, including sustainability of ECCD interventions.
• Conducts and/or supervises monitors and evaluates relevant training for effectiveness.
• Supports coaching and mentoring of ECCD caregivers/facilitators to enable them to more effectively deliver preschool education activities.
• Provides on-going technical supervision to ECCD caregivers/facilitators and relevant stakeholders to provide quality ECCD emergency response interventions.
• Maintains the database to monitor ECCD children and facilitators and promote capacity building initiatives.
• Provides technical guidance in the establishment of new ECCD centres.
• Recruits, trains and coaches local staff as per guidelines and regulations.
• Supervises local staff and creates a positive and productive working environment.
• Creates and maintains duty schedules.
• Regularly evaluates staff as per guidelines.

ii) Technical support to the Emergency programme in scaling-up of ECCD appropriate parenting and community based programmes:
• Strengthens parents and community engagement in the running and support to ECCD centre and outreach services.
• Mobilises and educates parents and community members to participate in ECCD interventions within the centres and at community level.
• Support the formation, training and operationalisation of strong CFS/ECCD Centre Management Committees for each of the centres.
• Coordinates with all the key partners in the district to enhance mutual support and establish a strong humanitarian networking framework.
• Supports the documentation and sharing of learning, knowledge and experience generated from Plan International Uganda’s Education/ECCD interventions as widely as possible.
• Prepares and submits weekly and monthly reports in writing, including ECCD stock reports , order overviews and asset inventory.

iii) Networking and Coordination Representative of Plan International Uganda in the Education and sometimes Child Protection Working Group meetings in Adjumani district:
• Develops strong and sustainable relationships with local and international NGOs, Government departments and UN bodies involved in Education/ECCD work.
• Coordinates with relevant stakeholders to ensure strong internal programme integration and external programme.
• Keeps abreast of developments within the ECCD field and shares best practices within and outside Plan International Uganda.
• Provides support to Plan International Uganda teams and communities to identify and access resources that will enable them to meet the needs of ECCD children.

iv) Developing of ECCD Fundraising Strategy & tools, writing of proposals for any potential funding opportunities:
• Supports the Emergency Response Team in compiling the concept papers/ proposals of preschool education/ ECCD projects for submission to donors.

Dealing with Problems:
• Spots the solution that will lead to a safe outcome.
• Calming and rationally looking at the problem and envisioning a successful solution.
• Stays focused on positive outcome in situation which is avoidable
• Confronts the problem

Communications and Working Relationships:
• Programme Manager: Direct line-management and appraisal of the Education Field Officer.
• Programme Unit Manager/ERM: For overall management of all activities at the field office level.
• District Education Teams: Technical support in planning and budgeting, implementation and monitoring of project supported Education services.
• Education Technical Lead: As the lead person for the Education team at national level.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviour Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

Knowledge;

• Bachelor’s degree in Education/ECCD
• Demonstrated empathy and positive attitude towards children ages 0-5, their caregivers, and other stakeholders;
• Experience in community development or with NGO.
• Experience of implementing and/or managing programs for children 0-5;
• Experience of managing projects, including project design, monitoring and evaluation (i.e. preparation of documents and reports for external dissemination).
• Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of organisations and government bodies
• Experience of working with refugee communities
• Minimum 2 years of professional humanitarian experience.
• Excellent writing, facilitation, and organisational skills. Prior demonstrated results within the UN system or INGO is an asset. .
• Excellent command of the English language.
• Strong drive for results and ensuring timely delivery of quality products.
• Knowledge on Tackling Inequality and Exclusion

Skills
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.
• Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
• Good communication skills (written and oral).
• Excellent skills in documentation and report writing
• Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts
• Ability to generate and interpret financial reports using excel

Behaviour

• Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making
• Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationship
• Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work in emergency and development context, especially Education/ECCD interventions, child rights, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;
• Demonstrated understanding of the needs of children ages 0-5, their caregivers, teachers, and local stakeholders;
• Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organisation
• Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations
• Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly

Physical Environment and Demands:
Typical office environment and has to be fluent with the local language specifically Lugbara

Level of Contact with Children:
The incumbent will have often interaction with children especially while in the field.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

CPP Responsibilities
• Ability to adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any Child Protection Policy (CPP) issues;
• Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility, plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.

Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
Support the Sponsorship Support Manager to ensure that Plan International Uganda staff effectively understand, implement and meet the 10 sponsorship commitments.

Suitably qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references, plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Friday, 30th September 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan International Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

As a Child Centred Development organisation, Plan International Uganda strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organisation further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

Deadline: not later than Friday, 30th September 2016

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Child Sponsorship Development Assistant Job – World Vision Uganda

Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017

Reference: 4156-21G04001

Location: Tororo

Duration: 1-2 Years

Reporting to: Community Development Facilitator

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level programmatic activities and sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Main responsibilities:

  1. Project implementation and reporting
  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
  • Identify local level partners and support and facilitate the partners in the implementation of planned activities.
  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.
  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.
  1. Community engagement and advocacy
  • Innovatively support communities including RC households to participate and benefit from the programme development.
  • Sensitize community on sponsorship (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) and facilitate participation in the sponsorship management project.
  • Train the children committees in the respective parishes in advocating for their wellbeing.
  • Support and facilitate the children committees to plan for and hold meetings at all levels (School, parish and sub county) on a regular basis and document findings
  • Support the children committees to conduct outreaches within their villages/parishes and sub counties
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
  • Follow-up on commitments by leaders on improvement of the wellbeing of children.
  • Mobilize communities to participate in annual children care and protection days – such as the Day of African child.
  1. Management of sponsorship performance
  • Monitoring of RC in line with partnership standards.
  • Ensure RC records and files are well managed and stored securely.
  • Support RCs to correspond with sponsors in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate processing of all special mails; Christmas cards, Spontaneous letters, APR, introductory letters within partnership standard..
  • Support management of Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications, mails, and file copies of correspondences in children’s files.
  • Conduct and produce quality periodic mailings (APR and Christmas Cards).
  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits.
  1. Monitoring of Registered Children
  • RC monitoring and follow up of the child wellbeing in accordance to the minimum programming standard (once every 90 days).
  • Support development and implement integrated monitoring plan in assigned area with ADP stakeholders
  • Analyze and follow up critical RCs findings (especially RCs with challenges).
  • Compile monitoring reports for management action.
  • Hold monthly / quarterly meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
  • Work with CDF to identify, train monitors and partners.
  • Provide information on support and benefit of RC to the CSDF and SDA to enable entry in STEP
  1. Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses
  • Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship or Education from a recognized Institution of higher learning. A post Graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least one year of experience in Development work attained from an International NGO, with sound understanding of programming.
  • You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A
  • You must be able to communicate in the local language of the program area
  • Strong experience in documentation and evidence based/impact reporting
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.
  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

 

Application Deadline Date: 20-Sep-16

To apply: please click here

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Volunteers [3] – Better Health Action Group Uganda

Deadline of this Job: September 9th 2016.
Job Location: Manafwa, Uganda

About Us:

Better HAG Uganda is seeking 3 enthusiastic, vibrant and skilled persons with quick learning abilities aged between 23 and 30 years to fill the above positions. Better HAG Uganda’s 2 year “Powered Health Initiatives (SRH) and Rights” Project aims to improve the Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) situation of young people through improving access & quality of SRHR education, improving access & quality to S R H services & helping to create a more enabling environment for SRHR.

The project will be delivered by the “Coalition of rural Youth and Women’s Rights – CYWR” – a Consortium of 4 CSOs under the Captaincy of Better HAG Uganda. The other implementing partners include Treasure Woman Foundation (TWF), Girl Help and Sorry Comes after Danger (SCAD).

Job Summary:

The job holders will assist programme staff with implementation, monitoring and reporting on activities of the “Powered Health Initiatives (SRH) and Rights – Manafwa district” Project.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Will be defined from time to time in line with the implementation schedule Qualifications,

Skills and Experience:

  • A University degree in SWSA, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public health, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s work experience with a reputable Non – Governmental Organization.
  • Have key personal competence in team work, networking and communication skills (oral and written).

How to Apply:

Please Submit an application letter with current detailed CV indicating 3 references. Two of whom should have been direct supervisors.

Please address queries and applications to the Executive Director, Better HAG Uganda and send by email to: jobsandtenders.betterhaguganda@gmail.com. (Please copy arnoldjk2000@gmail.com and in your correspondence) or hand deliver sealed applications to either;

  • Head Office: Plot 147,
  • Kisingiri road, Off Sir Albert Cook road
  • Mengo Town, Kampala
  • Tel: +256 414 695 288 Cell: +256 775 926 928

OR

  • Manafwa Office: St. Lawrence House,
  • Bupoto road Opposite Magale Sports Ground
  • Magale Town Council
  • Cell: +256 785 058 113

 

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Project Facilitator-Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Project – Plan International

Deadline: 12th September 2016

Department: Programs,  Kamuli

Reports to: Project Coordinator  Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)

About us:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Uganda started its operations in 1992 and currently has diversified programme portfolio in the Central, Eastern, Northern and West Nile regions.

The organisation is an equal opportunity employer and is currently seeking to recruit competent persons to fill the following positions:
This position reports to the Project Coordinator Menstrual Hygiene Management. The overall responsibility of the Project Facilitator is to conduct the day-to-day implementation of MHM project interventions in Kamuli Programme Unit. Working closely with other members of the project team and other project stakeholders (local government, NGO partners, communities) s/he will oversee that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner and contribute to improved Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Menstrual Hygiene Management, WASH and other Health related interventions among female youths and women.

Dimensions of Role:
• Member of the WASH team at national level.
• Member of the Programme Team at Programme Unit level.
• Participates in planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities to achieve the set project objectives and targets.
• Directly implements project supported interventions to achieve the set objectives and targets
• Works closely with the relevant district departments, civil society organisations and community teams to ensure effective coordination and quality delivery of MHM in line with the national frame work and guidelines

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

• Participates in developing annual project outlines and quarterly and monthly project work-plans and budgeting.
• Manages annual budgets allocated for the delivery of the MHM project
• Organises capacity building sessions for resource teams on MHM
• Organises awareness raising activities including training of youths and adults on MHM
• Provides technical support on MHM to community-based groups supported by the project
• Participates in mobilisation and sensitisation of communities to access MHM services.
• Organises participatory project monitoring and evaluation sessions
• Mentors school health clubs in Menstrual Hygiene Management for continuity and sustainability of project outcomes
• Liaises with different groups and individuals to strengthen their capacity in making and marketing and distribution of hygienic menstrual hygiene materials within communities.
• Builds capacity of groups in business management and enterprise development
• Participates in the collection of data for the MHM project operational research
• Compiles activity and monthly reports for submission to the Project Coordinator
• Maintains the project documents

Dealing with Problems:
• Spots the solution that will lead to a safe outcome.
• Stays calm and rationally look at the problem and envision a successful solution
• Stays focused on positive outcome in situation which is avoidable

Communications and Working Relationships:
• Project Coordinator: Direct line-management and appraisal of the Project Facilitator.
• Programme Unit Manager: For overall management of all activities at the Programme Unit level.
• District and health facility teams: Technical support in planning and budgeting, implementation and monitoring of project supported health services.
• WASH Technical Lead: As the lead person for the WASH team at national level.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

Knowledge;
• A degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Science, Social Work or development studies. At least two years’ experience of working on WASH initiatives with a bias on Menstrual Hygiene Management and must be knowledgeable of WASH in school minimum standards.
• Knowledge of sanitation promotion approaches including CLTS, PHASE, PHAST, CHAST, Child- to- Child, & Menstrual Hygiene Management
• Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Software ( Word, Excel and Power Point presentation)
• Knowledge on Tackling Inequality and exclusion
Skills
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft office programmes, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.
• Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
• Good communication skills (written and oral).
• Excellent skills in documentation and report writing
• Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts
• Ability to generate and interpret financial reports using excel

Behaviours
• Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making
• Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team
• Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organisation
• Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations
• Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly

Physical Environment and Demands:
Typical office environment and has to be fluent with the local language specifically Lusoga and Luganda.

Level of Contact with Children:
The job incumbent will have often interaction with children especially while in the field.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

CPP Responsibilities
• Ability to adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any child protection issues;
• Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.

Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
Support the Sponsorship Support Manager to ensure that Plan International Uganda staff effectively understand, implement and meet the 10 sponsorship commitments.

Qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Monday, 12th September 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan International Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

As a Child Centred Development organisation, Plan International Uganda strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organisation further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

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Procurement Assistant – Plan International

Deadline: 12th September 2016

Grade: B

Department: Administration – Kampala

Reports to: Procurement Coordinator

About us:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Uganda started its operations in 1992 and currently has diversified programme portfolio in the Central, Eastern, Northern and West Nile regions.

The organisation is an equal opportunity employer and is currently seeking to recruit competent persons to fill above mentioned position:
Reporting to the Procurement Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for providing logistical support to the department. S/he will oversee that administrative routines are implemented efficiently and effectively.

Dimensions of Role:
The position has no approval and supervision authority. The position directly supports the Administration department and works closely with the Procurement Coordinator in execution of the duties.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

Administration logistical support:

1. Prepares prompt payment to vendors according to the approved purchase order agreement; punctual delivery of goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiations of any returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
2. Follows up approved orders for timely delivery of goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiation of any returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
3. Responsible for organizing and implementing the procurement function in respect to workshop and training bookings at Country Office level in conformity with Plan International Uganda’s policies and procedures.
4. Reviews active orders both electronic and hard copy to determine delivery status and follows up with vendors to assure prompt delivery.
5. Communicates with staff concerning delivery progress and maintains records of receipt of invoices.
6. Prepares a weekly procurement progress log for sharing with all staff with up-to-date status of the procurements.
7. Places orders in the line of responsibility and drafts/writes related correspondences.
8. Prepares vendor set up forms following the established procedures and minimum selection standards, including ant-terrorism screening.
9. Liaises with the Communications department for review of adverts before placing in the media/press.
10. Receives, tabulates and opens bid documents, including bid opening receipts as per Plan International procurement procedures.
11. Supports supervisor in maintenance of updated records related to procurement function such as vendor contract files, framework agreement files with service providers.
12. Acts as a backup the customer care/reception desk officer as and when assigned.

Dealing with Problems:

• As delegated by the Procurement Coordinator, performs the tasks in line with established procedures and policies.

Communications and Working Relationships:
• Communicates with the Administration Coordinator and staff in regard to approval of requisitions and receiving of requisitions respectively.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

• A minimum of a higher Diploma in business or education or another related field.
• At least 2 years of working experience in a relevant field in the INGO is an added advantage
• Experience in use of Microsoft office applications i.e. word, excel and power point.
• Ability and willingness to learn and travel to the field
• Very well organized and able to work under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Physical Environment and Demands:

• Typical Office environment

Level of Contact with Children:

• Low interaction with children

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

CPP Responsibilities
Evaluations of work conducted by contractors/consultants working directly with children include feedback on their behaviour and conduct towards children. Appropriate action should be taken against any issues that arise.

10 Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities
Ensure sponsorship quantitative and qualitative data gathered from our annual interviews/consultations with sponsored children to improve programs at the local level.

Qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Monday, 12th September 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan International Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

As a Child Centred Development organisation, Plan International Uganda strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organisation further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

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Child Development Officer [2] – Compassion International

 

Deadline: 20th August 2016 by 5:oo pm

Duty Station: Bugiri, Uganda

About Compassion Project:

Church of God of East Africa Uganda is working in partnership with Compassion International in the Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus name for projects in Bugiri District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare annual work plans
  • The jobholder will make Home visitations to the children
  • Responsible for the children’s Gifts, correspondence (Letter writing) to their sponsors
  • Update image taking
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to the Project Director and Overseer
  • The incumbent will take lead of curriculum activities and program
  • Perform any other activities as required by the organization

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants should preferably hold a Diploma in Education, SWASA, Community Development, Business Administration and other humanities
  • Computer literacy skills
  • The jobholder must also have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ (Mature Born-again)
  • The applicant must be an Advocate for children and care givers
  • Child protection knowledge and skills are mandatory
  • Ready to work in rural settings
  • Age: Between 25-35 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationswith copies of academic documents, letter of recommendation from Pastor or Reverand addressed to:

The Supervisor,

Church of God Projects,

P.O. Box 68, Bugiri District, Uganda

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Child Sponsorship and Correspondence Assistant – World Vision

Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017

Application Deadline Date: 14-Aug-16

Reference: 4495-08N26086

Town/City: Aboke

International Role: No – Only National applicants will be considered.

Duration: 2+ Years

Location: Oyam District

Reporting to: Child Sponsorship and Systems Assistant

Purpose of the position:

To effectively manage Child Sponsorship Correspondences at the Cluster Office

Major responsibilities;

Processing Sponsor Correspondences

  • Process incoming sponsor correspondences to children on a daily basis before dispatch to ADPs within the approved procedures (Softcopy Batch sheets sent to ADPs in time)
  • Sort, record World Vision staff mails enclosed in sponsor mails and submit to Office Assistants for distribution.
  • Provide to National Office, and ADP/Cluster synthesised and analysed daily and weekly tracking reports on sponsor mails and parcels.

Correspondence Accountability

  • Ensure accountability for children’s gift items by the Regions by recording and submitting Money Orders and cheques enclosed to Child Sponsorship Operations Coordinator
  • Monitor and track compliance with Sponsorship standards on sponsor mails.
  • Analyse ADPs stepwise correspondence reports and share an analysis of their adherence to correspondence standards and business procedures with CSOC
  • Keep documentation of damaged sponsor mails/parcels and return to sender mails for reference and trend analysis purposes.

Entry on correspondence records in step database

  • Enter Sponsor mails records into SingleSTEP in time.

Child Protection

  • Ensure the security of Sponsor addresses during mail processing activities.
  • Systematically do a child protection quality check for all correspondences to ensure that correspondence materials and contents do not negatively affect the holistic growth and development of children

Reporting

  • Prepare and submit to Child Sponsorship Operations Coordinator, timely monthly synthesized and analysed Child Sponsorship Correspondences reports

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have; a Diploma in business/statistics/IT or related field from a recognized university.
  • Qualifications in networking, information systems, and databases will be an added advantage.
  • Critical thinking/questioning, self-drive and innovative
  • Proven IT knowledge, skill and experience in database management.
  • Must be a team player and team builder.
  • Must be a committed Christian.
  • Ability and willingness to work for longer hours, when the situation so demands.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

Be able work under minimum supervision

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Child Sponsorship and Correspondence Assistant – World Vision Uganda

Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017

 Application Deadline Date : 14-Aug-16

International Role: No – Only National applicants will be considered.

Duration: 2+ Years

Location: Oyam District

Reference : 4495-08N26086

Town/City: Aboke

Reporting to: Child Sponsorship and Systems Assistan

Purpose of the position:

To effectively manage Child Sponsorship Correspondences at the Cluster Office

Major responsibilities;

Processing Sponsor Correspondences

  • Process incoming sponsor correspondences to children on a daily basis before dispatch to ADPs within the approved procedures (Softcopy Batch sheets sent to ADPs in time)
  • Sort, record World Vision staff mails enclosed in sponsor mails and submit to Office Assistants for distribution.
  • Provide to National Office, and ADP/Cluster synthesised and analysed daily and weekly tracking reports on sponsor mails and parcels.

Correspondence Accountability

  • Ensure accountability for children’s gift items by the Regions by recording and submitting Money Orders and cheques enclosed to Child Sponsorship Operations Coordinator
  • Monitor and track compliance with Sponsorship standards on sponsor mails.
  • Analyse ADPs stepwise correspondence reports and share an analysis of their adherence to correspondence standards and business procedures with CSOC
  • Keep documentation of damaged sponsor mails/parcels and return to sender mails for reference and trend analysis purposes.

Entry on correspondence records in step database

  • Enter Sponsor mails records into SingleSTEP in time.

Child Protection

  • Ensure the security of Sponsor addresses during mail processing activities.
  • Systematically do a child protection quality check for all correspondences to ensure that correspondence materials and contents do not negatively affect the holistic growth and development of children

Reporting

  • Prepare and submit to Child Sponsorship Operations Coordinator, timely monthly synthesized and analysed Child Sponsorship Correspondences reports

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have; a Diploma in business/statistics/IT or related field from a recognized university.
  • Qualifications in networking, information systems, and databases will be an added advantage.
  • Critical thinking/questioning, self-drive and innovative
  • Proven IT knowledge, skill and experience in database management.
  • Must be a team player and team builder.
  • Must be a committed Christian.
  • Ability and willingness to work for longer hours, when the situation so demands.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

Be able work under minimum supervision

TO APPLY

Click here