18 August 2017

Several UN Administrative Jobs - Programme Assistants at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:         Programme Assistant (Several UN Jobs)
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Programme Assistant supports the respective section through providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring their country programme, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support to programme development, planning and execution.
  • Render support to monitoring and reporting of programme results
  • Tasked with providing support in resource mobilization
  • Support in knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Programme Assistant job placement should have completed secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • At least five years (for GS-5) or 6 years (for GS-6) of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience in a large organisation.
  • Experience in a developing country and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies: Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Planning and organizing, Following Instructions and Procedures.
NB: UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.


Deadline: 22nd August 2017

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Africa Fundraiser and Programme Design Coordinator NGO Jobs - Saferworld UK

Organisation: Saferworld UK 
Reports to: Africa Funding and Programme Design Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with local people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security. We do this by supporting effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: people’s security and access to justice services; gender norms that cause and perpetuate violent conflict; the impact of external conflict drivers including weapons flows; conflict-sensitive political, economic, development, and security engagement; and inclusive and accountable governance and peacebuilding processes.

Job Summary: The Africa Fundraiser and Programme Development Coordinator will work directly with the Head of Africa, Country Heads, programme staff, the funding team and the Head of Funding, to support in raising funds and managing grants for Saferworld’s work in Africa. Ideally the candidate will have experience of producing competitive tendering applications. This post will contribute to the implementation of Saferworld’s fundraising strategy. The post holder will:
  • Support the development of programme proposals in coordination with teams and in response to funding opportunities
  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Facilitate and coordinate the internal funding process, including supporting with writing applications and tenders, producing budgets and supporting producing logframes
  • Work closely with their programme colleagues, support in engaging with funders
  • Provide support in managing donor relationships and grant requirements
  • Support programme colleagues in the production of country-specific fundraising strategies
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Fundraising:
  • On-going engagement with programme teams to identify funding needs and future programme plans in response to funding opportunities.
  • Support the programme teams in funding programme work, including developing programme design and content, supporting the development of MEL frameworks, and producing budgets.
  • Work closely with programme teams and other colleagues across the organisation, including the Finance Team, to coordinate high quality funding proposals, ensuring that donor requirements and guidelines are understood and met.
  • Research the priorities of new and existing donors, and working with programme colleagues to cultivate relationships with donors, and keep up-to-date with funding trends and opportunities from institutions, governments, trusts and foundations.
  • Keep programme teams informed about funding opportunities and donor engagement.
  • Maintain an accurate database of current and prospective donors, funding applications and their outcomes.
  • Render support in the development of country-specific funding strategies.
Grant Management:
  • Manage the reporting process on a portfolio of grants relating to regional programmes.
  • Manage donor relations for existing and new grants, including negotiating grant contracts as required and ensuring contractual compliance –this involves ensuring relevant teams know about their roles and responsibilities as well as deadlines.
  • Support programme teams and work with the Finance Team to prepare timely and accurate narrative and financial reports in line with contractual requirements.
  • Ensure the funding database is kept up to date and all records of contracts and reports are accessible.
  • Chase income payments and coordinate effective coding of restricted income.
  • Support the effective monitoring and evaluation of grants.
  • Actively contribute to the organisational process for effective monitoring and evaluation, working closely with ODU and in alignment with our organisational methodologies.
  • Develop the skills and understanding of programme staff as required on fundraising and grant management skills.
  • Work closely with the Country teams and the Communications team to raise the awareness of our work among key donors (and ensure fundraising information is kept up to date on the website).
  • Participate in regional team meetings (held by Skype) at which the Coordinator will provide a funding pipeline update. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Saferworld Africa Fundraiser and Programme Design Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in the third sector
  • Prior experience in developing programmes with country teams/partners in response to funding opportunities, writing/coordinating statutory proposals, such as EU or DfID, keeping track and identifying funding opportunities, and managing grants to ensure contract compliance. Excellent track record of developing successful funding proposals, including applications to institutional donors, for six-figure amounts
  • Broad knowledge of international funding trends and Saferworld’s key donor priorities and strategies
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to plan and work within agreed timeframes
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure
  • Ability to understand and generate budgets
  • Previous experience of grant management, including producing reports
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff based in different countries and time zones
  • Thematic knowledge of security and justice, governance, gender or conflict transformation
  • Prior experience of competitive tendering is desired
  • Programme Design experience is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a complete application form, download here and send to jobs@saferworld.org.uk with the subject line as AFPD.

Deadline: 28th August 2017

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Several Entry Level Diploma Sales Representative Jobs - Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Organisation: Platinum Credit (U) Ltd
Reports to: Branch Sales Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd is a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd which operates as a holding company and through its subsidiaries provides emergency loans to individuals in the East African region. They are a leading Regional Micro Finance Company providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa with a branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd has introduced a new product available to formally employed persons working in the Private Sector.

Job Summary: The Sales Representatives will be tasked with procuring sales on behalf of the company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Present and sell company products and services to potential clients.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Quickly respond to and follow up sales inquiries using appropriate methods.
  • Develop and maintain current product knowledge.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns.
  • Participate in marketing events.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities and provide feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in a relevant field.
  • The applicants for the Sales Representative jobs must have at least six months’ experience preferably in a financial institution.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and testimonials (in PDF format) to the address below; (total email size should not exceed 2MB)

The Ag. HR Manager,
Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Send your application to: info@platinumcredit.co.ug

Deadline: Open

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Oil & Gas Jobs - Senior Operations Engineer at Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Senior Operations Engineer
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Operations and Surface Facilities

About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary: The Senior Operations Engineer will oversee the monitoring and regulation of licensed oil companies operations engineering aspects of well drilling and testing, completions and surface facilities operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure well planned, executed and cost-efficient development drilling operations by licensees.
  • Actively contribute to the review and advise on the approval of development drilling well proposals, drilling programmes and applications for consent to drill.
  • The incumbent will evaluate and advise on licensee technical proposals for work over operations, recompletion, abandonment of wells and facility construction proposals
  • Guide on the required procedures and standards for safe and secure licensee operations and proactively address potentially unsafe conditions
  • In charge of reviewing licensee work programs related to development drilling and surface facilities’ operations to support their timely approval
  • Review and advise on drilling and surface facilities aspects of Field Development Plans, Petroleum Reservoir Reports and any other technical proposals concerning drilling, completions, work over operations, surface facilities, metering & allocation; and advise on the issuance, renewal and revocation of licenses
  • Tasked with monitoring and regulation of the measurement of petroleum produced, processed & transported for resource management, operational, fiscal and other purposes
  • Review proposals regarding cessation of petroleum activities and decommissioning and make recommendations
  • Ensure that operators continuously develop measures to improve operations, including conditions of machines and equipment; maintain concise records of planned maintenance and repairs
  • The jobholder will evaluate applications for and recommending issuance, renewal and revocation of facilities licences
  • In charge of reviewing and updating metering standards and materials standards for all well and surface facility related facilities and operations
  • Tasked with monitoring of drilling, testing, work overs, facility construction, facility operation, and petroleum production operations by licensees
  • Coordinate the preparation, documentation, review and submission of periodic progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance agreements with all the staff under the Operations Engineering Section.
  • Keenly monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement
  • The incumbent will also assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under jurisdiction
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit
  • Implement any other staff related programs as introduced and approved in the organization
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation in the team
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor(s)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Senior Operations Engineer job opportunity must possess a Master’s degree in petroleum engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or physical sciences from an internationally recognized institution
  • At least five years’ relevant working experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Significant experience in working in a team in an organization/business unit/project with diverse profession within the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Previous experience in upstream petroleum industry field operations is desired
  • Qualification and/or experience in instrumentation and control in process and petroleum engineering is an added advantage
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent administrative and negotiation skills.
  • Track record of training and mentoring others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Computer literacy skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application

Deadline: Friday 8th September 2017 by 11:59 pm.


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Finance Officer (Cashier) International NGO Jobs - ZOA

Organization: ZOA
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager General Affairs
Monthly Salary: UGX 800,000-1,000,000

About US:
ZOA is an international NGO which offers relief to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in seventeen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.  In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and Karamoja (Amudat). ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.

Job Summary: The Finance Officer (Cashier) will support ZOA – Uganda’s country office and should have experience in general accounting with key tasks including handling cashbook, financial filing and reconciliation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Ensure timely, proper and correct financial records.
  • The jobholder will prepare and ensure timely payments through both cash and bank
  • The Cashier will be posting all finance transactions into financial system.
  • Support the procurement process in payment and digital filing. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the ZOA Finance Officer (Cashier) job opportunity should hold a certificate or diploma in Accounting or any other related field. 
  • Previous experience with accounting
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Word, Excel, database management, digital filing
  • Proven skills, in administration, high-level communication and writing skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Self motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in an innovative environment where plans are developed fast and open for change
  • Ability to give transparent accountability.
  • Mature personality who is able to integrate and express Christian values like love and inclusiveness in rehabilitation work
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their application letters together with curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees of recent assignments of which one is your pastor or priest -  HR@zoa.ug. Please in the subject header include – Finance Officer when applying by email.  ONLY send application letter and a CV with a maximum of 3 pages. Please DO NOT send your certificates at this stage.

Deadline: 1st September, 2017

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Internal Auditor NGO Jobs - Save the Children International



Job Title:           Internal Auditor
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Internal Auditor supports the Senior Management Team (SMT) by evaluating adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk management and control systems. S/he will carry out audits, reviews and (fraud) investigations to deliver opinions on the effectiveness of the controls and risk framework operating across Save the Children International to the various stakeholders. The Internal Auditor heads the Internal Control Department which may include supervision of field based staff. The Internal Auditor may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Internal Auditor job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field.
  • The applicant must be a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors;
  • Must be a member of the ACCA or CPA
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Audit and compliance at middle level management in a large international NGO or Private Sector firm;
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Past exposure and experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 27th August 2017


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Manager Policy and Board Affairs Career Jobs - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Legal and Corporate Affairs

About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary: The Manager Policy and Board Affairs will be responsible for board secretarial services, Governance issues of the Authority. The incumbent will develop the institutional policies, manuals, operational standards, Charters and ensure PAU compliance with both internal policies and other the laws and regulations. He/she will also give legal issues arising out of labour matters arising from upstream and midstream operations and PAU staff. He/she will analyse the Existing regulatory framework and coordinate with the line ministries and other stakeholders for amendments to laws/regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supports the Director Legal and Corporate Affairs on legal matters arising out governance, Board Affairs and Labour laws
  • Manages legal issues arising from all regulatory and compliance requirements for both the Authority and for all licensees and Operators in the Country.
  • Develops and coordinates the development of the institutional governance instruments like policies, guidelines, procedures and manuals.
  • Guides senior management and the Board of Directors on corporate governance issues and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares minutes, agenda, notices, and subsequent correspondence in connection with meetings of Management and Board of Directors.
  • Carries out the review of Laws, regulations and procedures applicable to the work of PAU, checks for any changes to new legislations, policy changes and developments which may affect the work of PAU.
  • The incumbent will also keenly review and or prepare contractual documents made with third parties and ensure that PAU’s interests are taken care of
  • Ensures Legal protection of PAU assets including land, Intellectual property and other movable property
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director Legal and Corporate Affairs.
  • Guide the authority on land and labour law related issues arising from land acquisitions programs in the sector.
  • Reviews, drafts and negotiates contractual terms and conditions of various agreements to ensure protection of PAU’s interests.
  • Manage the preparation, documentation, review and submission of periodic progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Formulate and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance agreements with all the staff under supervision
  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement
  • The incumbent will assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under jurisdiction
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit
  • Implement any other staff related programs as introduced and approved in the organization
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation in the team


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Manager Policy and Board Affairs job opportunity must possess a Bachelor of Laws Degree (Hons) from a recognised University.
  • Possession of a Postgraduate diploma in legal practice.
  • The applicant must also be enrolled as an advocate for at least five years
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Law, petroleum policy, Petroleum management, International Law or Commercial Transactions or related field.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in a similar or relevant organization preferably in the oil and gas industry or regulatory environment.
  • Significant experience in working in a leadership role in a similar organisation
  • Previous exposure and experience in liaising with other Government institutions and stakeholders
  • Other qualifications in the oil and gas sector from internationally recognised institutions are desired
  • Internationally recognised professional qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognised professional bodies.
  • Other qualifications in corporate governance, tax, arbitration, procurement or management.
  • Extensive knowledge of legal and regulatory provisions of the Ugandan law and international law pertaining to the oil and gas industry
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and coordination skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good track record in a management position with Integrity
  • Good IT literacy and computer skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate co-workers
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application

Deadline: Friday 8th September 2017 by 11:59 pm.

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