30 Entry Level A' Level Data Collection Jobs - Enumerators - AVSI Foundation

Job Title:        Enumerators (30 Entry Level Job Opportunities) Organization:  AVSI Foundation Duty Station:  Uganda Reports to: ...

30 Entry Level A' Level Data Collection Jobs - Enumerators - AVSI Foundation


Organization: AVSI Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Data Officer

About US:
AVSI is an international NGO with headquarters in Italy, which has been active in Uganda since 1984. Its current activities are focused in the areas of education, health, livelihoods, and protection, nutrition and refugee programs in Uganda.

About Project:
AVSI is leading a consortium comprising of AVSI Foundation, Arua Municipal council and Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) to implement the RMM project in Arua District. The overall goal of the project is to strengthen the structural and institutional mechanisms for reception, management and integration of involuntary migrants in Arua Municipal Council.

Job Summary:  The Enumerators will be responsible for field data collection of all the Assessments for the specified period.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicants must at least hold Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credit in Math and English at ‘O' Level as a must or its Equivalent
·        At least one year of cumulative experience in conducting field based data collection in Humanitarian and development context
·        Experience in Use of tablets and/or electronic devices for data collection;
·        MUST be a current resident of Arua Hill and River Oli or neighboring villages.
·        Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports
·        Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
·        Required Language: English fluency with excellent oral and writing skills is required. Knowledge of Kiswahili and any of the widely spoken local languages i.e. Arabic, Kakwa, Lugbara, is a desirable.


Skills
·        Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately
·        Knowledge of overall data management is an added advantage
·        Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
·        Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
·        Attention to detail
·        Sound Judgment to identify and report issues to supervisors
·        High Quality interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters, accompanied with updated Curriculum Vitae indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates, should be addressed to: The AVSI Country Representative, AVSI Foundation, P.O. Box 6785, Kampala, Uganda and sent to hr.kampala@avsi.org or hand deliver to, The Human Resource Office, AVSI FOUNDATION, P.O. Box 1383, Plot 16A, and Circular Road, Arua

Please kindly indicate the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Enumerator.

NB: Ensure that your application is received and duly registered in the AVSI application registration book by a fully identified AVSI staff. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: Friday, 7th February 2020 by 5.00 pm

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Earn over 19000 Euros as Project Accounts Assistant at Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)




Job Title:             Project Accounts Assistant
Organization:  Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Duty Station:   Jinja, Uganda
Benefits: EUR 19,836.48 (Annual Salary), EUR 4,173.96 (Housing Allowance) and EUR 2,165.16 (Transport Allowance)
Project Name: Contribution of Sustainable Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region - E€OFISH programme
Reports to: Head of Finance LVFO
Job Ref: LVFO/ E€OFISH /HR/2020/02

About US:
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region.

About EU Project:
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) has received a grant from the European Union (EU) to implement the -Contribution of Sustainable Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region - E€OFISH programme. The overall objective is to enhance equitable economic growth by promoting sustainable fisheries in the East African-South African-Indian Ocean (EA- SA-IO) region. The specific objective is to support sustainable management and development of fisheries, while addressing climate change resilience and enhancing marine biodiversity. The programme purpose is to support the implementation of fisheries management interventions on Lake Victoria. It is against this background that LVFO Secretariat is recruiting a Project Administrative Officer to support implementation of the programme.

Job Summary:  The Project Accounts Assistant will support implementation of the programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Budgeting
·        Provide support in coordinating budgeting, payment and accounting services:
·        Ensure compliance with financial regulations and rules. Serve as principal advocate for prudent, consistent and accountable management of the Project financial resources and assets.
·        Ensure that the financial procedures and practices implemented, conform to EU and/or EAC Financial Regulations and directives.
·        Prepare all Project financial statements in a timely manner.
·        Provide support in developing the draft program budget:
·        Participate in the budget development process in liaison with the relevant desk officers in organization of program work plans for financial review.
·        Ensure that budgetary estimates are prepared in accordance with Project requirements, and planned activities implemented in time and within the approved allocated budget lines.
·        Provide information, analyses, explanations, and documentation in response to requests on budgetary matters from the relevant stakeholders
·        Ensure timely budget preparation, implementation and reporting.
·        Serve as an advisor on budgetary and financial matters:
·        Advise the Supervisor on the implementation of the approved budget and execute decisions taken regarding allocation and allotment of appropriations.
·        Report on the state of the Project finances to the Head of Finance for deliberations and decision-making on programme budgeting, finance and accounts.
·        Develop proposals for budgetary transfers, supplementary appropriations and management of surpluses.
·        Ensure appropriate financial reports, statements and other accountability reports are prepared in a timely manner, for submission to the Auditors.
Payment and Accounting services
·        Ensure accurate maintenance and updating of income and expenditure accounts for the Project:
·        Ensure the proper receipt, custody and disbursement of funds and oversee the banking and currency arrangements.
·        Manage the payments system and Records Register
·        Monitors and follows up on outstanding receivables and liabilities of the project both in the project journal and for transactions done through the office journal and ensures timely costly booking.
·        Documents and maintains complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
·        Manage the cash flow and prepares cash flow forecasts in accordance with EU rules and regulations.
·        Reconciliation of sub ledgers in the system in a timely manner to identify any irregularities, mis-postings and raise correction journals for the Head of Finance's certification
·        Prepare funds requisitions in a timely manner.
·        Ensure that the Trial Balance is balancing at any given time
·        Ensure access to timely, accurate and useful information with regard to the financial status of the project.
·        Report to the supervisor on budget/programme performance or substantive issues, as appropriate, particularly those presented in annual or triennial reports.
·        Ensure that the reports are prepared in timely manner.
·        Manage foreign currency exchange gain/loss.
·        Actively participates in project selection and valuation, audit and compliance reviews together with the Supervisor.
·        Formulate responses to internal and external auditors.
Reporting
·        Prepare periodical reports of the project
·        Preparation of a funds requisition to the donor
·        Perform other related duties, as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Project Accounts Assistant job placement must hold a University degree (or academic equivalent) with specialization in accounting, financial management, business administration or a related field. Professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA or equivalent).
·        A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, financial management, business administration, or a related field.
·        Experience with international accounting systems and financial operations management.
·        Experience with corporate performance management in the public or private sector.
·        Professionalism
·        Accountability
·        Managing Performance
·        Ability to work under minimum supervision
·        Organization skills
·        Communication skills
·        Judgement/Decision-making
·        Languages: Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English.

Desirable:
·        Experience in managing programmes/projects within an international or regional organization, national government, or other public or private organization.
·        Experience with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).


NB: All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognised by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective countries. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

Benefits:
·        An Indicative basic salary of EUR 19,836.48 (G5 salary scale equivalent) per annum, plus other related entitlements e.g. a Housing allowance of EUR 4,173.96 (per annum), and a Transport allowance of EUR 2,165.16 (per annum).
·        In addition, this post offers attractive fringe benefits including an installation allowance of EUR 521.74 paid once, plus gratuity paid monthly, a personal medical Insurance, and personal accident insurance cover.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates from EAC/LVFO Partner States (The Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania) should send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, or Passport.
·        Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
·        For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
·        You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
·        Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
·        Only qualified candidates will be contacted. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
·        LVFO Staff Rules and Regulations precludes consideration of applicants above fifty-five (55) years of age
·        Please note that LVFO does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process.

The Executive Secretary
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Busoga Square Plot No. 7B/E Bell Avenue
P. O. Box 1625, Jinja - Uganda

Email to: lvfo-sec@lvfo.org

Deadline: Friday, 31st January 2020 at 17:00hrs local time.

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19 Fresher O' Level Linkage Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)


Organization: AIDS Healthcare foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
AIDS Healthcare foundation (AHF) is an International not for profit NGO, with its Headquarter based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation in registered in Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation Uganda Cares (AHF-Uganda Cares) which is collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV and AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Work closely with the HIV care/treatment and HIV testing teams to reach out to HIV positive clients encourage them to come into care and monitor their linkage and engagement in medical care.
·        He/ She will make phone calls, arrange home visits and work with community structures to reach newly diagnosed HIV positive clients that haven't been linked to care and treatment.
·        He/ she will make notes and regularly update the appropriate linkage and retention tools when they contact the client.
·        Work with the clinic team to identify, follow-up and support clients that miss clinic appointments and those that disengage from care.
·        In conjunction with Community Tracers, conduct community follow up of clients that cannot be reached on phone.
·        Reach out to partners of clients that recently test HIV positive and invite them to the clinic for HIV counselling and testing services.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent plus a certificate in any of the following disciplines; psychology, guidance & counselling, social work & social administration, social sciences, nursing, or a related relevant field.
·        Training in HIV and AIDS care and management
·        At least two years of experience working with clients in public health institutions, community services or medical setting.
·        Previous experience working with people living with HIV and AIDS, and for other chronic illness, substance users, and persons with mental diagnoses

How to Apply:
All candidates should address your email application (Cover Letter and CV ONLY) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org mentioning clearly Position and Location in the subject line. The email should not be larger than 2 MB - any larger email will not be considered.
Including Address your hard copy application telephone contact details to the:

Human Resources Manager,
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Plot 548
Kira Road, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: Friday, 31st January, 2020 at 5:00pm

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UN Finance Assistant Job Opportunities - United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)


Job Title:      Finance Assistant
Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Unit
Job Opening Number: 20-Finance-RSCE-130493-J-Entebbe (M)

About US:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Finance Assistant will carry out the following duties:
·        Assists with the processing of commercial vendors’ invoices and payments to vendors providing goods or services to all RSCE Client Missions (processing invoices resulting from commitments such as purchase orders, fund commitments, direct expenditures, medical clinic invoices and replenishment of petty cash.
·        Assist in the development of the Service Line’s annual budget development programme, particularly with respect to the establishment of major resourcing priorities, and prepare cost estimates and budget proposals, in line with the Service Line’s resourcing requirements. Review, analyze and revise data with respect to the finalization of the budget proposals as well as Result Based Budgeting inputs.
·        Processes staff members’ entitlements including claims, danger pay, daily subsistence allowance, mission subsistence allowance for Government Provided Personnel, Civilian Police and Staff Officers, volunteer living allowance and any other allowances for payments in conformity and adherence to applicable United Nations policies e.g., staff rules, financial regulations and rules, ST/AI issuances or practices, IPSAS policy framework.
·        Assists in the review of completeness of documentation supporting invoices and payment requests; Process vendors payments in Umoja after verification of accuracy and consistency
·        with Purchase Order and Goods Receipt/Service Certification; Advise Vendors, Procurement, SAU, R&I, etc. any missing documentation or anomalies that may delay payment within one business day; Make close follow up to obtain missing documentation; Maintain record of pending issues, update case files weekly; Respond to queries from Vendors, Procurement, SAU, R&I; Measure performance against established KPI’s; vendor open items monthly.
·        Preparation of monthly financial reports for submission to UNHQ and RSCE client missions. Review of all Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable accounts and balances and report to Service Lines and Client Missions to ensure timely recoveries and settlements.
·        Review of all General Ledger accounts to ensure correctness of transactions posted and Open Item Managed accounts- validity and reasons for existence. Processing of cost recoveries from client missions and follows up payments from the respective vendors. Reviewing reconciliation and recording of Assets Under Construction. Annual year-end closure including processing of financial reports for submission to UNHQ.
·        Preparation of weekly and monthly bank reconciliation Open Items Reports. Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements for all House Banks. Preparation of monthly Open Items Reports on Payroll, Accounts Payables /vendors, and funds commitments.
·        Quarterly reviews of operational effectiveness of the various service line processes.
·        Assists in the verification of transfers to other house banks, imprest payment and preparation of statement, as well as preparation of remittance requests to UNHQ and projection of off-cycle payments to UNMISS; Answering queries from staff members, vendors, missions, other house banks; Keeping accurate records for the purpose of auditing, and performance reports.
·        Process Assignment Grants, Relocation Grants, and DSA payments.
·        Prepare advance payment request; Initiate BP requests; Process daily allowances for TCCs / PCCs (Troop Contributing Countries and Police Contributing Countries); Process MSA; Process final and withheld payments (as well as recoveries); Payment of DHL invoices; Release payroll, and payments for entitlements
·        Perform other duties as and when required by the Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Finance Assistant job must hold a High school diploma or recognized equivalent is required. An additional qualification in finance, accounting or audit is desirable.
·        A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, accounting, audit, administrative services or related area is required.
·        Experience in the administration of a broad range of finance-related Allowances and Payments or Benefits and Entitlements using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is required.
·        Experience in application of Financial Rules and Regulations, policies, practices and procedures in a large-scale organizational setting is desirable.
·        Experience working in financial management within an international organization or non-governmental organization - in a conflict or post-conflict setting is desirable.
·        Experience in a shared service center is desirable.
·        Languages: fluency in oral and written English, is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Competencies
·        Professionalism: Provides direct operational support to the RSCE and its Client Missions by processing financial related allowances and payments activities and all personnel and contract administration transactions. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
·        Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
·        Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications through the United Nations online portal at the link below.


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

Deadline:  30th January 2020

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Project Officer Job Vacancies - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Job Summary: To implement field level health technical programme activities and relevant sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning, implementation and reporting
·       Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
·       Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements
·       Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora
·       Routinely identify local level health partners, support and facilitate them in the implementation of planned activities
·       Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities
·       Communicate and work with local health facilities and Community Health Workers to improve health and nutrition issues identified in the communities on a monthly basis
·       Conduct Health camps to ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.
·       Facilitate and document the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the TP programming.
·       Support District wide selected activities outside of the Area program in the district of operation
·       Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.
Community engagement and advocacy
·       Innovatively support communities including Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and benefit from the health program development
·       Mobilize and sensitize community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) on health programs and issues and facilitate participation in the management of various community health and nutrition projects
·       Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
·       Follow-up on commitments by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and general wellbeing of children.
·       Mobilize communities to participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations such as the world breast feeding week.
·       Participate/represent world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and sub county level Support implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a World” to address the health issues.
·       Compile issue reports and position papers for sharing with relevant stakeholders at sub county and district level.
·       Engage Faith leaders in implementation of health activities and track cases addressed
Monitoring and evaluation
·       Analyze and follow up management of RCs with health challenges
·       Compile monitoring reports for management action and participate in updating of the databases of the different health models
·       Work with CSDF to identify, train monitors and partners on health related matters.
·       Support the health facility teams to review and analyze their data for impact and relevant feedback to the community teams
·       Conduct quarterly reflection meetings with Community Health workers and follow-up on agreed actions.
·       Build the capacity of Community Health workers to implement and report on activities implemented
Child Protection and Wellbeing
·       Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
·       Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a diploma in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health, community health and related fields.
·       Minimum of 3 years’ experience in community health and engagement with programming sectors (health and WASH)
·       Computer literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power point)
·       Analytical and problem solving skills
·       Community Mobilization and engagement skills
·       Report writing skills
·       Networking and influencing skills
·       Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)
·       Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST
·       Willing to stay in rural setting within Sub County of operation
·       Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·       Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
·       Perform other duties as required

How to apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Deadline: 31st January 2020

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