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25 Entry Level Community Health Supervisor Job Opportunities - Living Goods (LG)


Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Upcountry Locations (Eastern, and Central (Outside of Kampala Regions)

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Background:
If you are a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Supervisor!  We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Apply to join the Living Goods Field Operations Team! Living Goods supports a network of over 2800 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Uganda who teach families in their communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary:  As part of the Community Health Management Team, you will play a key role in supporting Community Health Workers (CHWs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products.  The Community Health Supervisor must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the bar for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way. A prerequisite to this role is a 6-week paid Community Health Supervision Training Program, which will immerse you in our community health care model.  Successful graduates will have the opportunity to gain a full time role as part of the Living Goods team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
CHWs Support and Motivation
·         Motivate CHWs in-field to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
·         Ensure all CHWs are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
·         Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHWs sales goals.
·         Lead monthly In Service meeting of CHWs.
Operations Management
·         Support the management of Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance:
o   Cash matches sales on a daily basis.
o   Support the management and maintenance of inventory.
o   Support operations to keep costs as low as possible.
o   Support the management of relations between Living Goods and the implementing partner organizations.
o   Work closely with the Ministry of Health and the County Government.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Community Health Supervisor job placement should have proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
·         Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
·         Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
·         Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
·         Two years of experience in health/community related work
·         Management experience a plus.
·         Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
·         Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
·         Fluency in Lusoga, and Lugisu a plus.
·         Ability to relocate up country a must.
·         Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
·         Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.

Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


Deadline: 6th July 2018

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Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Procurement Officer - Raising The Village (RTV)


Job Title:        Procurement Officer
Organization: Raising The Village (RTV)  
Head Office: Kampala
Potential Duty Stations: Kanungu, Uganda

About Us:
Raising The Village works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in Uganda. RTV tackles extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income generation activities and building local credit and capacity to move communities toward economic self-sufficiency. Through a multi-faceted, community-prioritized methodology, RTV catalyzes entire villages during its 6-month implementation. Currently with 3 offices and over 30 staff in Uganda, RTV is on a growth trajectory to transform development practice in “last mile” villages. In 2017, we directly impacted over 36,000 beneficiaries across 47 villages.

Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer plays an important role within RTV. This position ensures that RTV is making wise purchases of goods or services to improve beneficiary livelihoods. The procurement and logistics officer will be responsible for implementing all procurement and logistics activities including acquisition of goods and services and will also be responsible and accountable for managing and delivering quality logistic services and goods for the organization in a timely manner and within budget.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate pricing and supply contracts for better deals
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development
  • Develop procurement policies and procedures in accordance with international standards;
  • Work with the program and planning and evaluation teams to develop a procurement pipeline based on project designs
  • Perform other duties as requested by management;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • At least two years of experience as a procurement officer or related position.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to build relationships and work effectively within teams;
  • Able to travel 30% of the time to RTV field operations;
  • Ability to travel at least 30% to RTV field operation Districts.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to: recruitment@raisingthevillage.org

NB: Please properly formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.

Deadline
: 28th June 2018

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Data Engineering Developer International Jobs - Living Goods (LG)


Job Title:              Data Engineering Developer
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda or Nairobi Kenya

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary:  The exceptionally qualified Data Engineering Developer will help us model, organize, transform, validate, secure, and catalog this personal health data, supplemented with public data and data from our partners. Putting this data in the right form, with the right tools, is essential to our ability to grow and improve, and ultimately to serve our clients. You’ll be a good fit if you can handle all aspects of data engineering, from establishing data pipelines to supporting visualization technologies for analysts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design and administer our database environment, which includes SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and CouchDB. Configure database instances, recommend physical data models, and optimize for performance.
  • Manage our data pipelines, ensuring that the right data lands in the right place at the right time. Create and monitor systems for data transformation and validation.
  • Work closely with our data analysts, software developers, operations teams, and partners, who are the producers and consumers of data. Help them choose the right data and deliver systems to support them.
  • Write technical documentation, including data catalogs, standards, and procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Data Engineering Developer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from a top academic program, or equivalent experience.
  • Three or more years of professional software development experience, preferably in Python.
  • Previous experience using and administering relational and non-relational database platforms, and mastery of at least one (preferably SQL Server).
  • Strong analytic skills, especially related to reasoning about data sets. Preferably a successful history of extracting value from disconnected data sets.
  • Knowledge of data visualization technologies and platforms.
  • Great English communication skills.

Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.

NB: Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


Deadline: 6th July 2018

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Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs EU Project Jobs - Farm Africa


Organization: Farm Africa
Funding Source: European Union (EU)
Duty Station: Kanungu, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

About EU Project:
Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture,
Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. It has recently been awarded a grant by the European Union for a €615,000, three-year project supporting young coffee farmers in Western Uganda’s Kanungu district.  The project focuses on building the capacity of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) to create employment and self-employment opportunities within the coffee value chain for 4,800 young women and men Kanungu district. A broad range of CSOs will be engaged in the project ranging from coffee growers cooperatives to national stakeholder platforms representing both young farmers and coffee farmers.

Key project activities will include capacity building of four Coffee Grower Cooperatives (CGC) - in particular growing their membership of young women and men, delivering extension services using smartphones and promoting sustainable production methodologies to their members. At the same time the project will support the establishment of washing and processing facilities as well as specialist trainings to enable CGCs and their members to increase the quality and quantity of coffee produced, and ultimately enter export and premium markets.

Job Summary:  The Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs is responsible for building the business and commercial capacity of coffee growers’ cooperatives, input SMEs, and coffee farmers’ groups. The BDO will also be responsible for capacity building and mentoring of the wider field team on market-based approaches to development and business development, as well as ensuring best practices in these areas are integrated into all field activities. In addition, the BDO will contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) activities, particularly with regards to developing and disseminating record keeping tools for the different stakeholders engaged in business-focused activities. The post-holder will be based in Farm Africa’s Kanungu office, and will be reporting in to the Project Coordinator – Coffee & CSOs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Delivery of markets and business-focused activities in line with the Coffee and CSOs project implementation plan:
  • Ensure that business development-related project activities are implemented and outputs achieved as planned and within the agreed budget including:
  • Assess and analyse existing businesses (SMEs) supporting the sustainable coffee production and provide business training – supporting them to build their customer base including access finance to grow their businesses
  • Support district committees and associations in growing their member base, improving their governance and developing income generating activities to enable them to cover regular operational costs
  • Participate in the assessments of the cooperatives organizational capacities
  • Provide business development and access to finance training and continuous support to the cooperatives using FA standard packages
  • Provide mentoring and ad hoc support to the extension workers of the cooperatives on business development and access to finance
  • Ensure that Farm Africa Approaches to business development, access to finance and trade facilitation are used to guide high-quality delivery
  • Ensure that business development and markets focused activities are aligned with, and mutually supportive of other interventions in the same areas
  • Work with the Project Coordinator (PC) and the Project Accountant and Administrator (PA&A) to ensure all activities are planned and conducted according to the organization and the donor financial and procurement requirements and procedures.
  • Work with TWIN (implementing partner) to ensure collaboration between delivery of all business development activities, market linkages and supporting cooperatives and farmers to achieve market requirements, including certification standards
Support project management and coordination
  • Support the PC & PA&A with activity planning and budgeting as requested
  • Keep abreast of business development activities being implemented by other partners operating in a similar intervention area and sharing this information with the PC and wider team as appropriate
  • Proactively identify and monitor any risks to non-delivery and, where required, develop and implement action plans to address issues identified
  • Support the PC to identify and analyze the causes of spend variances to the budget and make recommendations on actions to be taken as required
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Contribute to internal and external reporting, with a particular focus on collecting and collating information from the supported Coffee Growers’ Cooperatives and SMEs in line with set targets or standards
  • Regularly report on implementation learnings, and make recommendations on areas for improvement or changes in delivery strategy to the PC
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Plan (MLP) – and in particular support with developing data collection tools that will gather relevant business data from the cooperatives, SMEs and farmers’ groups engaged in the project
  • Contribute to quarterly internal progress reviews and annual project performance reviews and workshops
  • Collect information for stories, case studies and lessons learnt on market linkages and business development
Play a key role in delivering the wider objectives of both the Coffee and CSOs project, and Farm Africa’s work in Uganda.
  • Participate in project team meetings as requested by the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the wider project delivery team to integrate market approaches within work plans and stakeholder engagements
  • Work in close collaboration with TWIN in ensuring that knowledge, learnings and tools are shared
  • Maintain regular and effective communications with the wider project team, Uganda Country Office and implementing partners
  • In consultation with the PC, act as an ambassador, promoting the project and the work of Farm Africa, including hosting visitors, speaking at workshops, conferences and meeting donors and other officials as and when required
  • Contribute to the development of relevant Farm Africa policies and strategies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs job placement must hold a Degree or equivalent in in a relevant field, such as agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of market-based approaches to development and particularly approaches which encourage greater participation of women and youth
  • At least two years’ experience working for an INGO or agri-business
  • Experience of supporting the growth of businesses within the agriculture sectors
  • Experience of capacity building CSOs, cooperatives and/or small or micro enterprises
  • Experience of planning and delivering project activities and reporting on their impact
  • Experience of designing or delivering interventions that specifically encourage or maximise the participation of youth
  • Experience of supporting producer organisations to formalise the operations and access finance
  • Experience of supporting smallholder farmers to enter formal markets
  • Desirable
  • Experience conducting organisational capacity assessments
  • Experience of working in coffee value chain
  • Experience of conducting market assessments
  • Experience in designing and conducting business development trainings for micro-enterprises or SMEs
  • Experience of developing record keeping tools for micro/small enterprises
  • Experience of delivering activities focusing on the economic empowerment of rural women
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and communities based on trust and collaboration
  • Ability to communicate and share knowledge with a broad range of stakeholders with differing backgrounds and abilities.
  • Problem identification, analysis and solving of complex issues
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to travel widely and frequently both within and outside Kanungu district
  • Confident user of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to ride a motorcycle in the field, with a valid riding permit (Class A)
  • Fluency in Runyankore / Rukiga

Desirable
  • Further relevant academic qualification in the area of agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Knowledge and understanding of the coffee value chain in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of sustainable consumption & production (SCP) principles
  • Multi stakeholder facilitation skills
  • Ability to influence others in order to drive change

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including “Business Development Officer C&C” in the subject line.

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.  Interviews are expected to take place w/c 23rd July 2018 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th July 2018 by 5.00pm EAT

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Fresher Field Facilitator Canadian NGO Jobs - Right To Play


Job Title:     Field Facilitator
Organisation: Right To Play
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Communications & Marketing

About US:
Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to teaming and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. 

The Uganda Country Program is currently recruiting Field facilitator for the on-going project - Enhancing Nutrition, Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) interventions in primary schools in four refugee settlements and host communities in Adjumani district,

Job Summary:  The Field Facilitator reports directly to the Project Manager (PM) and is responsible for the implementation of Right To Play (RTP) project activities and providing support and guidance to the community team in using RTP tools for the Adjumani project. He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project for the quality of delivery and effectiveness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Activity planning and implementation
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Establish and maintain partnerships
  • Supervision and guidance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Education and adult Education or any related discipline.
  • Two years of experience working in project implementation and facilitation part of which should have been in leading a team.
  • Ability to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play
  • Effective planning and organizing skills
  • Coaching and feedback skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong development and team building skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of adult education principles
  • Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
  • Effective report writing
  • Understanding of a community-led process
  • Understanding of the concept of sport tor development
  • Understanding of child rights and child protection
  • Languages: Excellent spoken and written English and local language(s) in West Nile /North
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated resume and cover letter to: UgandaHR@righttoplay.com  and kindly include “Position” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

Deadline: 26th June 2018.

NB: While we thank all applicants for their interest, consideration will be given to applicants from West Nile and North, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Please note that applications should not be hand delivered.

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