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27 June 2017

No Experience Administrative Assistant Diploma Non-profit Jobs - Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Job Title:           Administrative Assistant
Organization: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager

About Us:
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a US non-profit research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. We do have offices in Kenya, a new office in Uganda, and active projects in Tanzania, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ghana. It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioural economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant will ensure that the administrative systems are functioning effectively, efficiently and in a user-friendly manner in support of smooth implementation of the office and its staff. The Administrative Assistant is also responsible for executing administrative tasks and providing administrative support to staff in line with Busara’s policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Manage reception activities such as answering and directing calls, receiving visitors
  • Tasked with sorting and processing of incoming and outgoing post and receipt of goods and issuance of Goods Received Notes as required
  • Work in close cooperation with Operations Manager, maintain an effective asset register process by creating and maintaining the office inventory and schedule the quarterly inventory and report any losses
  • Oversees and ensures proper maintenance and functioning of office equipment and furniture
  • Reviews accuracy of bills and ensures the bills are paid on time
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of office supplies to include stationery and consumables
  • Responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements for staff members and/or visitors
  • Procure staff Identity Cards, and business card issues.
  • Schedules and support activities such as meetings, arranging travel logistics for local travel, conferences/workshops, venue and resources for such activities.
  • Take notes and prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for internal/external meetings, workshops, staff meetings and distribute to appropriate staff.
  • Supervise and direct office assistants to ensure cleanliness and neatness of the office premises

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Administrative Assistant should preferably hold a Diploma in Business Administration or any related field
  • Professional training in Secretarial Studies will be an added advantage
  • Good computer skills
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles and practices
  • Effective organizational skills and good customer service skills
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills (English and Luganda mandatory)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • A good team player
  • Excellent communication and listening skills including highly effective multi-tasking skills with ability to coordinate and prioritize workload.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter to jobs@busaracenter.org and ensure that the subject line reads: “Administrative Assistant REF NO: BU-2017-06-27.” Only online applications shall be considered.

Deadline: Open until filled

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USAID MEL Health Communication Consultant Careers - QED Group, LLC

Job Title:        Health Communication Consultant
Organization: QED Group, LLC
Project Name: USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 15th July – 30th September 2017 (LOE 30 days) 30 days

About QED:
The QED Group, LLC is a full-service international development firm that provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation. We focus our efforts on two core practice areas: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management. We work with U.S. agencies and overseas governments, international donors, private-sector clients, and PVOs/NGOs in more than 80 countries around the world. Key clients include USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

About USAID/Uganda MEL Program:
The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program, also referred to as The Learning Contract, is a five-year activity that supports the USAID Mission’s Program and Policy Development office. USAID/Uganda contracted QED to implement this program, which provides Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) support services and aims to increase USAID/Uganda’s capacity to implement a Mission-wide Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) approach.

Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC) is a 5-year (June 2013- 2018), USAID funded project whose goal is to support Government of Uganda and partners to design and implement quality health communication interventions that contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility, maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria and tuberculosis.

Job Summary: The Health Communication Consultant will lead a learning review for the CHC project. The purpose of the learning review is to establish and document the extent to which CHC implement quality health communication interventions. The review will assess the performance and effectiveness of interventions to provide lessons learned and guide future national health communication investments. Lessons will be drawn from aspects such context and operating environment, geographic focus, integration, implementing partner coordination and management structure, capacity building and sustainability. Findings should provide recommendations and identify best practices and promising new approaches, including innovative means to reach people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • The consultant will be part of a team doing the learning review. As part of this he/she will be responsible for responding to several questions that are part of the learning review. Towards this end the consultant will work with Learning Contract staff under the direction of the M&E Director and is close coordination with relevant USAID counterparts.
  • The consultant will work with the team to first develop an inception plan on how this learning review will be conducted. Following approval of this plan the consultant will lead data collection using tools and work closely with CHC, MOH and district staff as well as USAID/Uganda to identify appropriate respondents. 
  • The consultant and the team will propose data analysis strategies and tools for the data. The team will be expected to conduct any other comparisons that could appraise the achievement of positive effects of the CHC project. 
  • The consultant will be primarily responsible for assessing key communication strategies at national and project level. S/he shall assess the innovative concepts piloted by the project and their effect on health outcomes.   
Key Result Areas:
  • Qualitative Data from engagements with stakeholders
  • Analysis of the data
  • Report on the qualitative data collected
  • Presentation of report/findings at the Mission. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the QED Health Communication Consultant career placement should preferably hold an advanced degree in Behavior Change, Behavioral Science, Social Sciences, Communications or Public Health. S/he should possess demonstrated expertise in designing, planning, and implementing BCC efforts and/or community level activities, including communication campaigns and trainings.
  • At least seven to ten years of experience in assessing the lessons learned from SBCC activities, demand generation, marketing and generic promotion activities such as campaign development and will provide recommendations for strengthening these interventions, as well as provide suggestions for new directions.
  • Previous experience in working closely with government staff and capacity building
  • The Consultant should have participated in similar reviews

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should send their CV, Cover letter and Bio Data Form, download here, expressing interest to thelearningcontract.recruit@gmail.com with the subject line as “ATTN: Consultancy Opportunity (USAID/Uganda Health Communication Consultant.”

Deadline: 6th July 2017 by 5:00pm

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Data Collection Jobs - Field Officer at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Job Title:          Field Officer
Organization: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Duty Station: Kasese, Mitoma and Rubirizi, Uganda

About Us:
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a US non-profit research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. We do have offices in Kenya, a new office in Uganda, and active projects in Tanzania, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ghana. It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioural economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.

About Project:
The study is a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) that will be done in various communities in Uganda. It will entail conducting household interviews and focus group discussions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Administering surveys appropriately
  • Actively facilitating individual and group-based exercises
  • Preparing and submitting daily reports to supervisor
  • Build rapport with respondents
  • Coordinating with team members on field activities
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by a supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Field Officer should preferably hold a Bachelors’ degree or college diploma in social sciences, economic, development studies and/or business administration
  • Prior experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection- show proof of this in application
  • Excellent command of the specified languages
  • Previous experience in facilitating focus group discussions
  • Experience in administering house hold surveys (mandatory)
  • Experience using computer assisted interviewing or ODK is a plus
  • Have the following qualities: diligence, good organization, a positive attitude, active and respectful listening skills, strong interpersonal skills and a passion to work with communities.
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to facilitate individual and group-based exercises
  • Ability to recognize when questions are difficult or unclear to subjects
  • Excellent note taking skills during interviews
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Rukonzo, Runyankole, Rutooro, and Runyaruguru (Mandatory)

Duration: Successful candidates shall be hired for a duration of about 3- 4 weeks.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter to jobs@busaracenter.org and ensure that the subject line reads: “Field Officer- South Western Uganda REF NO: BU-2017-07-17.” Only online applications shall be considered.

Deadline: 4th July 2017

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Job Hunting Training (CV, Application Writing, Interview Guide) - iPerformance Uganda Ltd

JOB HUNTING TRAINING (CV, Application Writing and Interviews)

Statistically, Uganda has one of the highest unemployment rates of 83% in the East African region. That’s a hard fact owing to the fact that we actually post over 30,000 jobs annually. Following our recent survey and engagements with employers, the highest feedback we got from them is that many job seekers appear not to understand the job requirements of the adverts  they send to us. There are many myths about recruitment and how employers are biased or already have their people before they post the job adverts. Strangely though, all education institutions empower us with knowledge and skills to thrive on the job but never teach us the basics of marketing ourselves. As a testimony, we do have a person who has changed jobs 13 times all using theugandanjobline.com as their job source for the last 6 years we have been in existence. 

Rationale of Training:
This training seeks to guide fresh graduates, the under-employed, those stuck in the same position for over 3 years, recruiters and even students who seek to discover the art of job searching particularly the skills of selling yourself and acing any job interview.

Ask yourself some questions:
  • How does your resume / CV look like?
  • Can you write a good application letter?
  • Do know how to sell yourself?
  • Do you know how enter an interview room and answer questions satisfactorily?
Who is this course for?
iPerformance Uganda Ltd is organizing this Job Hunting Training for professionals of all levels  and all fields from fresh graduates, students, under-employed, over employed, those that can’t change jobs, seemingly contented, seeking to change careers, etc to aid them in mapping out their career paths and moving to the next levels.

Course Outline
Lesson 1: Job Hunting Guide
  • Knowing Yourself:
·         What do you want from a job?
·         Recognizing your skills
  • Knowing Employers:
·         Business Types and Industries
·         Interpreting Job Ads
  • Resume/Cover Letter Building: How to write an impressive resume / CV
  • Job Application: Cover Letter

Lesson 2: Handling the Interview
  • Preparation Do and Don’ts: Strategies, tips and techniques for job interviews (Marketing your skills)
  • Dress for Success: How to dress properly and professionally for men & women
  • Critical Success Factors: What employers are looking for
  • Handling interview questions  : Review Common interview questions and preparing for responses
  • Handling the Interview (Role Play): Evaluate results/Giving Feedback
BOOK your Place now!!  (Limited Spaces)

Event: Training Opportunity in Job Hunting (CVs and applications)
Venue: MUBS Bugolobi Annex
Date: Saturday, 1st July 2017 (9am – 4pm)
Booking Fee: UGX. 30,000 /= only including lunch and a certificate
Contact:  0770 829220 (iPerformance Uganda Ltd) Office line

No Experience O' level Admin Jobs - Office Support Staff at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics


Job Title:          Office Support Staff
Organization: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Administrative Assistant

About Us:
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a US non-profit research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. We do have offices in Kenya, a new office in Uganda, and active projects in Tanzania, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ghana. It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioural economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.

Job Summary: The Office Support Staff will ensure that the office premises are clean and neat at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Clean, dust and mop office floors by using a variety of equipment and supplies
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets and make sure that they are dried out before the day begins
  • Ensure that the office, kitchen and equipment is properly cleaned and maintained
  • Monitor hazards in the establishment such as those related to fire and electricity.
  • Inform the supervisor for the need of extensive repairs and other major renovations in the work area or office.
  • Keep the social amenities ( kitchen, meeting rooms, restrooms etc) clean and hygienic at all times
  • Ensure the highest degree of security
  • Serve visitors tea / coffee / water and ensure utensils are washed
  • Move around heavy equipment and furniture for the purpose of storage or rearranging
  • Tasked with collecting and delivering documents outside the organization
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant for the Office Support Staff should preferably hold an O’ Level Certificate
  • Excellent communication skills and can speak English and Luganda
  • Basic computer skills and can operate simple office equipment
  • Well organized, clean and self-driven
  • Be a Ugandan citizen of 18 years and above

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter to jobs@busaracenter.org and ensure that the subject line reads: “Office Support Staff REF NO: BU-2017-06-27.” Only online applications shall be considered.

Deadline: Open until filled


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Trade Officer - Internal Trade Information Career Jobs - East African Community (EAC)

Organisation: East African Community (EAC)
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
Reports to: Senior Trade Officer - Internal Trade
REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/20

About US:
The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

Job Summary: The Trade Officer - Internal Trade Information will compile, analyse and disseminate EAC trade data through preparation of EAC Annual Trade reports plus uploading and managing trade data in the EAC Trade Help Desk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will compile, analyze and disseminate EAC Trade data through coordination of the preparation of EAC Annual Trade and Investment Reports to feed into the Trade Help Desk;
  • Keenly analyze trade flows within the region and suggest ways of improving trade;
  • Manage the EAC Trade Help Desk/Trade Portal and upload trade data into the system for use by Policy Makers and Researchers;
  • Mentor and train Partner States’ officials on the use of EAC Trade Help Desk and uploading of data;
  • Render support in the preparation of the Departmental and Directorate annual budget;
  • Actively facilitate and offer technical guidance on areas of Internal Trade in meetings including preparation and presentation of reports for the  meetings;
  • Following up on implementation of Council Directives/Decisions and prepare progress and annual reports;
  • Providing support in Resource Mobilization for operationalization of the EAC Trade Help Desk;
  • Helping in the management of the Partner States trade portals and harmonizing them with the EAC Trade Help Desk/Portal.
  • Work closely with the other ICT and Information-related departments in the Secretariat and Partner States to promote trade for the EAC.
  • Perform any other related official duties assigned by supervisors from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the East African Community (EAC) Trade Officer - Internal Trade Information job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Law, Business Administration, International Trade, or related field.
  • Possession of a Masters’ Degree and a Specialized training in the field of trade data analysis will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in data collection, analysis and reporting, preparation of Trade reports.
  • Possession of quantitative analytical skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Computers (Information Technology (IT) skills)
  • Proven ability to provide clear and objective advice and recommendations;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of trade policy issues and regional integration;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Age: Below 55 years.
Job Benefits: The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three (3) referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, Birth Certificate or Passport showing the date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and the envelope. For electronic submissions, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and forward to the address given below.

NB:
  • Please submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  • Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional certificates; or fail to provide three referees shall be disqualified.

The Secretary General,
East African Community,
P. O. Box 1096 Arusha - Tanzania.

E-mail to: vacancies@eachq.org

Deadline: Friday, 21st July 2017 by 5:00pm

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Fresher Field Officer Data Collection US Non-profit Careers - Busara Center for Behavioral Economics


Job Title:          Field Officer
Organization: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Duty Station: Mbale, Mt. Elgon and Tororo, Uganda

About Us:
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a US non-profit research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. We do have offices in Kenya, a new office in Uganda, and active projects in Tanzania, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ghana. It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioural economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.

About Project:
The study is a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) that will be done in various communities in Uganda. It will entail conducting household interviews and focus group discussions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Administering surveys appropriately
  • Actively facilitating individual and group-based exercises
  • Preparing and submitting daily reports to supervisor
  • Build rapport with respondents
  • Coordinating with team members on field activities
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by a supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Field Officer should preferably hold a Bachelors’ degree or college diploma in social sciences, economic, development studies and/or business administration
  • Prior experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection- show proof of this in application
  • Excellent command of the specified languages
  • Previous experience in facilitating focus group discussions
  • Experience in administering house hold surveys (mandatory)
  • Experience using computer assisted interviewing or ODK is a plus
  • Have the following qualities: diligence, good organization, a positive attitude, active and respectful listening skills, strong interpersonal skills and a passion to work with communities.
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to facilitate individual and group-based exercises
  • Ability to recognize when questions are difficult or unclear to subjects
  • Excellent note taking skills during interviews
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Swahili, Lusamya, Luo, Lugisu, Japadhola and Lunyole (Mandatory)

Duration: Successful candidates shall be hired for a duration of about 3- 4 weeks.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter to jobs@busaracenter.org and ensure that the subject line reads: “Field Officer-Eastern Uganda REF NO: BU-2017-07-17.” Only online applications shall be considered.

Deadline: 4th July 2017

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