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Fresher Information Technology (IT) Assistant Job Opportunities - IntraHealth International


Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Uganda

About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.

Job Summary:  The Information Technology (IT) Assistant will provide technical software, hardware and network problem hands-on resolution to all computer users by performing question/problem diagnosis and guiding users through step-by-step solutions; clearly communicate technical solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner; provide one-on-one end-user training as needed; troubleshoot network/printer problems and be able to provide network solutions to more complex end-user problems; conduct hardware and software inventory database maintenance and reporting; and perform related work as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID RHITES-E Project Information Technology (IT) Assistant) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree with two years of experience in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • Two years’ experience in providing end-user phone support for current PC desktop and application software, installing, upgrading, troubleshooting and administering Windows versions of Microsoft Office Suite, and other IntraHealth standard software (e.g. Windows, MS Outlook, Chrome,) .
  • Knowledge of Desktop operating systems, various software applications and basic hardware for the PC; principles and theories of network systems and management; Internet technologies and products; basic understanding of electrical safety procedure.
  • Prior working experience in NGOs set up
  • Knowledge of eHealth systems such as DHIS2 & Open MRS is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision and take initiative.
  • Solid training skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a service oriented outlook
  • Good team player.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES-E Project should upload an updated CV/Résumé, completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here and three professional references to this E-mail address: mbalejobs@rhites-e.org

Deadline: 2nd March 2018

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Fresher UN Best Interest Determination (BID) Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: UNOPS-LICA-BID (002)
Vacancy Notice: UNHCR/UGANDA/LICA/002/2018
Reports to: Administrative/Finance Associate Assistant
Duty Station: Kyangwali, Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Best Interest Determination (BID) Associate will greatly enhance the ability of UNHCR to ensure that this casework is done in an expedited manner. BID Management Overall BID co-ordination and management in Kampala is a Child Protection activity, under the overall supervision of the Senior Protection Officer (Community Based) Yoko Iwasa, and the direct supervision of the ICMC BID Specialist in Kampala. The ICMC BID Specialist based in Kampala will coordinate and monitor BID activities in Kampala. The ICMC BID Specialist will support the Units with all activities including reviewing of BID reports, case management and follow up and convening of the BID panel.The BID Associate will present his/her cases in front of the BID panel, which meets on a monthly basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct BID casework including:
  • Conduct interviews with refugee children and other members of the family to determine the best interest of the child and complete Best Interest Determination (BID) and, when appropriate, Best Interest Assessment (BIA) reports.
  • Conduct home visits with refugee families as part of the BID process.
  • Provide counselling to refugees, explaining the BID and BIA processes, prospects, and problems involved in the processes.
  • The incumbent will also ensure proper monitoring and followup of cases including updating proGres database and any internal monitoring and tracking systems are regularly updated with the necessary events.
  • Implement Child Protection policies, BID and BIA procedures, and existing SOPs (including fraud prevention SOPs) with guidance from respective Community Service, Protection and Resettlement colleagues.
  • Work closely with relevant child protection partners to include all the information available on the child in the BID report;
  • Generate BID forms from proGres;
  • Ensure that BID reports are in compliance with UNHCR protection principles as well as best international practice.
  • Present cases and attend BID panels on a monthly basis;
  • Conduct additional assessment on BID cases as per recommendation by the BID panel;
  • Prepare BID Addendum for BIDs which were completed more than one year ago;
  • Prepare monthly progress reports;

Key Performance Indicators: The BID Associate will be required to prepare monthly quantitative progress reports during the assignment. A final report covering the entire period of his/her assignment is compulsory. The report shall contain a description of activities and the data collected regarding of cases referred, number of BIDs and BIA conducted, number of BIDs presented to BID panels, number of deferred BID cases and any follow ups on case management that may have been carried out by the BID Associate.


 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR  Best Interest Determination (BID) Associate job vacancy should possess an academic degree in relevant area (e.g. social work, child development, social science, education, public administration etc.);
  • At least two years of related work experience in relevant work area (e.g. as a social worker, child counsellor, community development worker, educator, conducting social assessments, individual case advocacy, assisting with family reunification, working with refugees in a resettlement context etc.);
  • Excellent drafting skills in English is required. French and Swahili would be a great asset.
  • Knowledge of and/or preparedness to become familiar with and abide by UNHCRs principles, Code of Conduct and humanitarian goals;
  • Broad knowledge of the international legal framework governing refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and statelessness;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR guidelines on refugee status determination and resettlement as well as UNHCR Best Interest Determination Guidelines.
  • Awareness of gender issues and how to apply a rights and community based approach to identify and respond to specific needs;
  • Excellent interviewing and counselling skills especially child interviewing skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills;
  • Ability to conduct assessments and identify protection risks of individuals and groups;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of mental and physical development of children as well as International Convention on Child Rights.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in teams;
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and in hardship locations;
  • Experience giving advice on resettlement guidelines / policy highly desirable;
  • Experience in the area of refugee resettlement conducting refugee resettlement assessments and submissions highly desirable.
  • Broad knowledge and awareness of the importance of preventing fraud and ways to mitigate risks.
                          
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 23rd February 2018

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Chief Executive Officer Employment Opportunity - Uganda Insurers Association (UIA)


Organization: Uganda Insurers Association (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Committee of the Association

About US:
Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) was founded in 1965 by insurance companies to promote the development and expansion of sound insurance and reinsurance activities in Uganda. UIA works to advance the interests of insurance and reinsurance companies by adopting a common strategy that encourages and promotes close cooperation, the exchange of business among members, builds on knowledge through research, influences the enactment of favorable legislation and represents the views of the membership to Government, quasi-government and private bodies.

Job Summary: The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for planning, direction, supervision and control of:-
  • Activities assigned to the Secretariat for purposes of meeting the obligations of the Association as provided by its Constitution and bye- laws.
  • Qualitative and quantitative goals and objectives established by the Executive Committee.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, recommend and implement policies, plans, budgets and control systems designed to achieve the Association’s objectives and priorities as specified by the Executive Committee.
  • Implement the approved organization structure, personnel policies and the operational and financial control and reporting systems;
  • Provide strategic leadership, guidance and supervision to Secretariat staff to enable timely and effective accomplishment of approved Association’s action programmes and budgets in order to achieve the Association’s objectives.
  • Periodically prepare operating and financial reports as feedback arising from Executive Committee approved policies, activity programs and instructions delegated to the Secretariat for action.
  • Maintain high level contacts at Policy and Chief Executive Officer level with national, regional and international public and private organizations to ensure effective achievement of the objectives of the Association.
  • Prepare and submit for Executive Committee consideration and approval, audited accounts and annual reports.
  • Draw up annual training and development programmes for staff based on performance appraisal outcomes.
  • Recommend staff actions to the Executive Committee regarding recruitment, promotions, disciplinary action, salary increases, reassignment, termination, etc. in accordance with the existing staff terms and conditions of service.
  • Co-ordinate the membership of the Association, promote public relations and networking with other organizations whose activities interface with those of the Association
  • Mobilize resources for funding of the Association’s activities in consultation with the Executive Committee and as provided for by the Constitution and Bye-Laws of the Association
  • Organize and prepare for General Meetings, Executive Committee Meetings, Seminars and Workshops and implement decisions and resolutions taken.
  • Guide and actively participate in the lobby and advocacy with relevant Ministries, Authorities and stakeholders for interventions necessary to the growth and development of the insurance market
  • Supervise the efficient and effective delivery/provision of all support services and facilities required for the proper running of the Secretariat and the Executive Committee.
  • And effect all related duties connected to those herein above stated and as assigned by the Executive Committee from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honors Degree in Law, Insurance, Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Finance and Banking or its equivalent in related fields. A post graduate or insurance professional qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Five years of experience in a management position preferably in the private sector.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and relevant certificates plus contact addresses of three professional referees (including e-mail and day time telephone contacts) to:

The Hon. Secretary,
Uganda Insurers Association
Plot 24A, Acacia Avenue - Kololo
P.O. Box 8912, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 2nd March 2018 by 5:00pm

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Research Officer Dutch Embassy Jobs - Wageningen UR Uganda


Organisation: Wageningen UR Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party

About US:
Wageningen UR Uganda Ltd works on processes of innovation and change through facilitating innovation, brokering knowledge and supporting capacity development. Wageningen UR Uganda is part of Wageningen University and Research, under the unit Centre for Development Innovation. Wageningen UR Uganda is implementing a 4-year ISSD Plus project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala. The programme aims to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to address key challenges that hamper the seed sector development such as seed quality assurance and availability of foundation seed. The project is implemented in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) for public varieties and food crops and private sector for vegetable seed.

Job Summary: The Research Officer will support the Chief of party in the day-to-day coordination of the research project, safe-guarding scientific rigor, liaising with key stakeholders and provide (maize) agronomic knowledge on farming systems and climate smart agriculture.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the Chief of Party to prepare a detailed work plan for the research project to collect, analyse, and present data to evaluate performance tools and experiments and informed decision-making on the planned experiments
  • Geographically map maize varieties and traits of these varieties for drought resistance using variety release data, past performance and possibly trials and review performance in these zones
  • Collect qualitative data on agronomy, climate smart agriculture, production risks, post-harvest handling and losses, storage for maize and farming systems, gender disaggregated.
  • Map maize value chain actors and available quality grading for maize produce (literature review, linking with existing projects, and traders)
  • Map existing agricultural insurance products and organizations that are active in the agricultural insurance sector
  • Engage with seed companies that are interested to participate in the research project
  • Engage with organizations that are interested to provide insurance products to smallholder farmers
  • When relevant conduct trials/demos in collaboration with participating organizations
  • Liaise with the CIMMYT-DTMASS project, seed companies, Makerere University and others on agreed action plans and share progress of the research and other related information with the stakeholders
  • Organize and provide logistic support for all research data collection activities
  • Support MSc students conducting research
  • Write monthly and quarterly updates and annual reports
  • Contribute to the design and conducting surveys and special studies across the zones to and supervise field data collection.
  • Collaborate with Coordinators and zonal experts in conducting spot checking and routine monitoring especially during the time that surveys and other research activities are ongoing.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of data collection tools to be used for the research project


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Agronomy / crop science with experience in the agricultural sector
  • At least five years’ relevant maize agronomic work experience
  • Technical experience in managing quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
  • Proven interest in conducting agricultural related research
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills directly related to the work in the seed and/or maize sector, including excellent writing skills;
  • Capacity to produce high quality reports
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in word processing, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, internet use
  • Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent interpersonal skills, analytical and attentive to detail;
  • Willingness to travel extensively in Uganda;
  • Experience in climate smart agriculture, social inclusion and gender is a strong added benefit
  • Previous experience in the Uganda seed sector is an added benefit.

How to Apply:
All suitably and qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters and updated CVs (max. 6 pages) to hr@issduganda.org

NB: DO NOT attach certificates or academic qualification.

Deadline: 4th March 2018

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Emergency WASH Manager West Nile NGO Jobs - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:         Emergency WASH Manager, West Nile
Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: URCS WASH Manager

About US:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians, prisoners and other non-combatants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Overall planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and recommendations on the water supply component of the West Nile emergency operation;
  • Ensure a regular flow of information and communication with the technical line manager.
  • Attend relevant WASH coordination meetings and sectoral working groups in Arua, Yumbe and Moyo whenever possible;
  • Liaises and coordinate with authorities, UNHCR, WASH partners and other relevant stakeholders in consultation with respective Branch Managers /Project staff on WASH activities and policies – also outside meetings;
  • Liaise with IFRC/URCS Operations Managers in the field;
  • Assist URCS site Officers to produce the quality and the quantity of water required to meet the amount committed to partners and refugees;
  • Provide technical support on-site in accordance with URCS WASH Manager to all WTUs;
  • React to short term emergency needs related to water production (fuel shortages, pump breakdowns, etc.);
  • Support URCS staff and volunteers by:
  • Planning and reviewing continuous training of volunteers;
  • Monitoring the living and working conditions of the volunteers; and
  • Assessing skill capacity gaps within and between the teams and undertake onsite or other trainings as identified to build skills in both treatment performance as well as equipment maintenance.
  • Monitor the water situation in the project areas and recommend appropriate technologies, highlight capacity gaps as well as promote URCS sustainable WASH strategy;
  • Manage electronic data collection system on water provision and disseminate information to WASH partners on a weekly basis;
  • Modify and update electronic data collection system based on changing needs;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual project progress reports in accordance with URCS guidelines and presents the same for incorporation into the overall organization plan;
  • Support WASH Programme Manager in contract management if necessary.
  • Address any specific tasks as assigned by the technical line manager (URCS National WASH Manager) for all 5 WTUs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Emergency WASH Manager, West Nile job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Water Engineering, Water Management, Civil Engineering or a related field from a reputable institution;
  • Post Graduate or Pre-Graduate Diploma in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering or a related field;
  • Sound training in water resources management;
  • Specialized training in improved hygiene promotion approaches i.e. Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST), Community led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PHASE) for institutions.
  • At least five years of WASH experience in humanitarian setting;
  • Familiar with updated Government policies and WASH implementation guidelines;
  • Previous experience/knowledge of Red Cross Movement structure and operations is an asset;
  • Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ability to run specific software (AutoCAD, ArchCAD and basic GIS)
  • Sound understanding of the project management cycle and related tools
  • Knowledge of electronic data collection systems and data editing/analysis
  • Very good knowledge of Emergency Response Protocols and sphere standards for service delivery.
  • Knowledge of the local languages within the west Nile Region is an added advantage
  • Stress resistant, able to adapt to emergencies and the particularities of the emergency response context.
  • Good initiative and self-motivated, to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and working relations with staff under his/her supervision and other stakeholders.
  • High level of diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Adherence to Professional ethics and good financial management skills in line with URCS policies and guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • High level of integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here and E-mail to: vacancies@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 5th March 2018 by 5:00pm

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