UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Vacancies - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:       Programme Analyst, GBV Organization:  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda Reports...

UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Vacancies - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, GBV
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Specialist Gender & Human Rights

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:  The Programme Analyst, GBV substantively provides high quality technical inputs and be responsible for program development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV and gender equality. The Programme Analyst GBV will also strengthen GBV programming across the humanitarian-development nexus and ensure an integrated approach between sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Programme Management and Technical Support
·        Strengthen integration GBV prevention and response, rights-based approach, gender and SRHR/HIV issues for women and young people within UNFPA humanitarian-development programming.
·        Work closely with program officers at field level to manage, monitor and evaluate ongoing program implementation in the area of GBV for women and young people, providing technical support to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of program implementation.
·        Support national partners to develop GBV advocacy and policy documents across humanitarian and development settings.
·        Build the capacity of government and implementing partners to effectively diagnose gaps in GBV prevention and response, propose effective strategies to address existing bottlenecks, and support coordination of the multi-sectoral GBV prevention and response across humanitarian and development settings.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management for Policy Advocacy
·        Ensure robust tracking of GBV program implementation and financial expenditure, and support implementing partners to submit quality technical and financial reports in conformity with signed agreements.
·        Participate in the evaluation and documentation of GBV program results, best practices and lessons learned and effectively share these with relevant partners to inform programming, policy and advocacy.
·        Prepare analytical and project reports on GBV to be shared with the National and Local Government, UNFPA Country Office, UN Country Team (UNCT) and other relevant stakeholders.
·        Support national partners’ capacity to generate quality GBV data, analysis and utilization for evidence-based decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation in support of integrated national development and humanitarian response.
Partnerships and Resource Mobilization
·        Support media engagements to disseminate messages about the UNFPA’s development and humanitarian work and achievements, and promote GBV prevention and SRHR messages in alignment with existing UNFPA communication policy.
·        Facilitate the identification of resource gaps in the districts and humanitarian settings and provide technical input to the development of resource mobilization documents.
·        Support accountability and programme visibility for GBV programmes and development partners in alignment with donor signed agreements.
·        Maintain solid, cooperative and multi-sectoral working relationships with the Government, UN partner agencies and other stakeholders across humanitarian and development settings.
·        Others: As appropriate, undertake other related duties assigned by the Representative and/or Programme Specialist Gender and Human Rights.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme Analyst, GBV job opportunity should hold a Master's level degree in health, gender, human rights, demography, development, law and/or other related social science field.
·        Professional experience in project management of development programmes required. Significant work experience in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is preferred.
·        Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches will be desired.
·        A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added advantage.
·        Languages: Fluency in English required

·        Exemplifying integrity
·        Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
·        Embracing diversity in all its forms
·        Embracing change
Core Competencies:
·        Achieving Results 
·        Being Accountable
·        Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen
·        Thinking analytically and Strategically
·        Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships
·        Communicating for Impact
Functional Competencies:
·        Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
·        Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
·        Delivering results-based programmes
·        Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilisation

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 8th March 2020

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No Experience Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Intern Job Opportunities - International Potato Center (CIP)

Organization:  International Potato Center (CIP)
Duty Station:   Uganda

About US:
The International Potato Center (CIP) was founded in 1971 as a research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and andean roots and tubers. It delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable business and employment growth, and drive the climate resilience of root and tuber agri-food systems. Headquartered in Lima, Peru, CIP has a research presence in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

CIP is a CGIAR research center, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR centers in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.

Job Summary:  The Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Intern  will be responsible for a Scaling up program “Development and Delivery of Biofortified Crops at Scale (DDBIO)” in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Support the design of simple monitoring tools for activities done among actors in the OFSP value chain.
·       Management of data (both monitoring data and survey data) as it comes from the field.
·       Use digital platforms to exchange information/ training messages to actors in the OFSP value chain while promoting production and consumption of OFSP.
·       Design digital tools including social media messages with the aim of increasing the visibility of CIP and promote OFSP within and outside Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal  candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any of the following: - Bachelor of Information Technology, computer science, computer engineering.
·       Knowledge on online marketing of products, computer programming, research field data collection will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

And submit your cover letter and a CV demonstrating relevant expertise.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

Deadline: 3rd March 2020

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Walk-In Recruitment at Solarnow - 20 Client Service Officer Jobs - 29th February 2020

Organization: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda (One for each station) 
Reports to: Branch Manager
NB: Candidates must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter on the 29th February 2020

About SolarNow:
To tackle this, SolarNow sells quality solar products and suitable appliances ranging from small household systems capable of powering a lights, radio, phone, TV and/or fridge to much larger systems suitable for offices, schools and machinery. Increasingly SolarNow is also catering to the needs of off-grid farmers by providing irrigation solutions.

SolarNow provides credit and service that allows customers to spread payments over 24 months and receive service for 5 years. The company has over 1,000 employees and a network of 50 branches in Uganda and 15 branches in Western Kenya. There are concrete plans to expand within and beyond these territories.

Job Summary:
·        Do you have passion in creating positive and everlasting impact to your community?
·        Do you enjoy and have fun while selling and believe you were born to sale?
·        Would you go an extra mile to ensure the client is happy?
·        And do you believe in doing the right thing?

If this is you, Solarnow will be conducting Recruitment Drive (Walk-In recruitment) on the 29th February 2020 from 9:00am.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The applicant must hold a Degree or a diploma from a recognized university
·        One to two years of sales experience
·        You are willing to work in our branches across the country. 
·        Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work well in a team;
·        Result oriented/ Getting results through others; Has the ability to meet sales targets and production goals by being results driven and customer focused.
·        High level of verbal and written communication skills;
·        Problem solving
·        Ability to guide others into finding solutions as opposed to providing solutions yourself.

How to Apply:
You don’t need to apply now but you must carry copies of your CV, academic documents and your application letter and bring them as you come for interviews on the 29th February 2020 from 9:00 am. Our offices are in Kansanga opposite KIU University

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Consultancy Jobs - Review National Youth Working Group - Restless Development

Organisation: Restless Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Restless Development knows that young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being ignored and overlooked. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities.

The National Youth Working Group (NYWG)was established in 2011 by Restless Development and other partners, including the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, National Youth Council and development partners with a goal to ensure that young people are engaged as valued partners in development processes and that young people's needs and interests are addressed in development policy, plans and resource allocations at national and local levels.
The objectives of the Youth Working Group are to;
·        Promote shared learning on youth development.
·        Provide expertise to government, development partners and others on youth development, including facilitating the inclusion of young peoples' voices in these discussions;
·        Advocate for development policy that addresses young people's concerns.

Structure: Restless Development currently chairs the NYWG with the main activity being a Sharing and Learning session every 2 months on a particular issue related to Young people in Uganda
Membership: Over the past years the membership of the NYWG has grown from five to over 500 individual members representing approximately 200 different organisations. The membership is diverse, including local and national NGOs and networks; UN agencies; research institutes; government structures; and donor agencies. However, there is minimal engagement from key actors with roughly 20-30 people regularly attending the Sharing and learning sessions.

Job Summary:  Restless Development is seeking to hire a consultant to lead the process of reviewing the operations of the National Youth Working Group. The Youth working Group was formed in the spirit of flexibility and continuous improvement to ensure it is responsive to member interests and external trends relevant to the youth sector. For this reason, we are seeking a consultant to lead the process of reviewing the operations of the group with the aim of generating learning to inform the review and rejuvenation of the working group.

Specifically, this review will:
·        Evaluate the extent to which the working group has delivered on its objectives.
·        Generate learnings and insights to rejuvenate the working group.
·        Develop a new direction and structure for the working group.

Scope and Methodology
Scope; The assessment will seek to understand the contribution of the working group to the youth sector in Uganda, learnings and set workable solutions for repositioning the operations of the working group. The consultant will perform the following tasks:
·        Meet with Restless Development leadership to clarify on the ToR and inception framework;
·        Undertake desk review of relevant literature, materials and resources;
·        Develop inception reports and tools for data collection.
·        Carry out data collection (this will be through online data collection, and meetings with selected development actors, Government and Youth leaders).
·        Write draft and final report including learnings and concrete workable solutions to reposition the working group to deliver its objectives, including an updated ToR and Ways of working guide.
·        Validate the report with staff and selected development partners.
·        Final report.

Approach and Methodology;
·        On signing the contract, the consultant will have an inception meeting with Restless Development to discuss how to proceed with the work. This meeting will lead to the development of the work schedule to guide the entire process.
·        The consultant will be availed with soft copies of the related documents for them to review and generate an inception report.
·        The consultant will lead consultations through surveys, FGD's and key informant interviews.
·        The consultant will use the findings from the consultations to produce a learning report, and workable solutions to improve the operations of the working group.
·        The consultant will present the learning report to Restless Development and partners for validation.
·        The consultant will use the findings from the validation meeting to finalize the revised operation framework for the working group.

Key Deliverables: The consultant is responsible for delivering on the following tasks and outputs in the agreed timeframe.
·        Inception report to include among others, plans, detailed methodology, detailed road map, timelines and data collection tools.
·        Presentation of learning paper and proposed workable recommendations for validation
·        Revised operation framework for the working group.

Governance and Accountability:
The consultancy will be directly managed by the Head of Programmes at Restless Development Uganda. The consultant will, however, relate strongly with Hub Director and Communication Assistant Coordinator on content clarity during the work.
The consultant is also expected to appoint the focal person for the assignment. The appointed person will be the team lead for the consultancy and all coordination and communication during the execution of the work will pass through him/her.

Profile of the consultant:
The Consultant should be:
·        A practising professional in the Youth Development Sector.
·        Passion for young people and youth work in Uganda
·        Skills and proven background in evaluations of coordination platforms;
·        Data analysis, reporting and presentation skills.
·        Ability to adhere to the deadline is strongly desired.

Time allocated for the assignment: The assignment is envisaged to take 10 days spread across the month of March and April, with a final report Mid April

We have an available budget for 1,000 USD for the full project. The consultant will be paid for the work in two instalments as explained below:
·        40% on signing the engagement contract
·        60 % after completing the work.
·        6% of withholding tax is applicable for this assignment

Submission of Expressions of Interest
Consultants meeting the above criteria are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI), stating knowledge and experience related to the consultancy by email to Restless Development via the email: ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org

Deadline: 9th March 2019

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Fresher A' Level US Embassy Jobs - Purchasing Clerk (Salary UGX 43m )

Job Title:         Purchasing Clerk
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 43,091,326 /=
Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2020-016

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
 Job Summary:  The Purchasing Clerk serves as Locally Employed (LE) Staff Procurement Clerk for the U.S. Mission in Uganda, which includes a chancery, New Office Building (NOB) and New Office Annex (NOX), large warehouse complex, 113 owned or leased residences, USAID, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (DOD) and other government agencies. Provides a variety of supplies and services in support of 30 agencies utilizing contracts, purchase orders, purchase card, blanket purchase agreement, and against existing General Services Administration (GSA), Department of State or other U.S. Government (USG) contracts. This includes gathering market research and supporting the procurement agents in acquisition of locally sourced requirements and hard to find items. This includes utilizing Ariba to prepare documents and purchase orders, dispatching the same to vendors and tracking of these orders to ensure delivery and eventual payment and closure of the file.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Purchasing Clerk job opportunity should have completed secondary school
·        At least two years of experience in procurement, purchasing, supply management, or clerical work is required.
·        Grasp U.S. Government regulations and their application to specific situations, in-depth use of catalogs and equipment indexes is required.
·        Knowledge of host government local market practices and suppliers. Familiarity with local and international sources of supply and procurement procedures is required.
·        Good organizational skills, sense of priorities, ability to understand and process various types of USG documents, computer skills in various programs. This may be tested.
·        Language: English level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 9th March 2020

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