No Experience Records & Information Officer Job Opportunities - Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Job Title:     Records & Information Officer Organization:  Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) Duty Station : Kampala,...

No Experience Records & Information Officer Job Opportunities - Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Organization: Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior ICT Officer

About US:
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act, (Chap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000 (Insurance Act) which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced operations in April 1997. The establishment of the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda was a consequence of Government’s adoption of the liberalization and privatization policies which ended its role of directly engaging in the provision of goods and services and taking on the role of supervisor or regulator.

Job Summary:  The Records & Information Officer will mainly organise and maintain the Authority's registry and official documents, proper and secure storage of records, disposal and retrieval of recorded information efficiently to users as per IRA's policy and procedure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop and submit a library database for IRA's documents and records.
·        Keep and maintain the Authority's Registry and Library and official documents, records and literature.
·        Maintain an effective documentation and filing system through indexing, referencing and filing as may be necessary.
·        Control the file movement within the Authority.
·        Manage the duplication, scanning, etc. of documents.
·        Maintain a well-managed Library for ease of reference and retrieval of information.
·        Participate in the procurement process of office supplies, consumables, services and equipment by identifying the required consumables.
·        Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Performance Indicators
·        Confidential and retrievable information from the registry.
·        Completeness of documents.
·        Timely and accurate typed correspondences disseminated to relevant staff and Offices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) Records & Information Officer job placement must hold a Bachelors (honors) Degree in Library and Information Science or any equivalent qualification from a recognized higher institution of learning.
·        Personal presentation
·        Knowledge of records management software applications
·        Knowledge of library management practices
·        Computer skills
·        Communication skills
·        Planning and organizing
·        Interpersonal skills
·        Meticulous skills
·        Familiarity with information systems/archives.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs with at least three referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
Plot 5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 22855, Kampala

Email to:

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 7th September 2020 by 5:00 pm

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No Experience Diploma Jobs - Communications Intern - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organization: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Information Management Officer

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  The Communications Intern will support Communications and the Information Management Officer in DRC Country Office in Kampala. His/her contribution will be extremely valuable to communicate difference and impact the organization makes in the country and the region. This is a great opportunity for those who look to engage in a new sector such as humanitarian and development affairs at global level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        In charge of preparing and updating DRC Uganda information on DRC EAGL regional Facebook and Twitter pages
·        Writing short stories, posts or success stories from the field for a requested media platform such as DRC website, DRC EAGL newsletter, and newsletters to donors
·        Preparing audiovisual material for the projects, communication campaigns, and events
·        Coordinating with Regional Communications office
·        Coordinating with external media
·        Preparing internal newsletter
·        Verifying visibility materials against visibility standards and donors’ requirements
·        Bringing new ideas to DRC Uganda
·        Any other relevant tasks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Communications Intern job must hold a Diploma or BA degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, or Arts
·        Patience and attentiveness to details
·        Diligence completing tasks
·        Very good knowledge of Facebook and Twitter account management and other social media platforms
·        Excellent writing skills
·        Graphic and formatting skills with relevant software is necessary (e. g. Adobe Creative Cloud)
·        Creative and proactive Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
·        A team player and the ability to work with limited supervision.
·        Flexible, pro-active, and with the ability on follow through on tasks.
·        Languages: Fluency in English. Fluency in local languages would be an asset.

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

Deadline: 16th August 2020

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MEAL Officer Job Opportunity - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Job Title:   MEAL Officer
Organization: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is anticipating funding from BMZ to implement the project: “Cross-border strengthening of the resilience of South Sudanese refugees and their host and return communities in Uganda and South Sudan” in Yumbe district. Duration: The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension to 3 years

Vacancies in the Project: Welthungerhilfe is looking for dynamic and team oriented staff who can work independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Project. The successful candidates will be based in the Welthungerhilfe – Yumbe Project Office in
Yumbe Town. The positions are to be filled by September 01, 2020.

Job Summary:  The MEAL Officer will support the Project Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance results in all sectors.
·       Work closely with Project team to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager and support of MEAL Coordinator.
·       Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
·       Mainstream CHS /CRM (Core Humanitarian Standards and Complain Response Mechanism) in the project to enhance accountability.
·       Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure compliance with donor requirements and MEAL standards.
·       Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project implementation.
·       Establish and manage a database, assist in data analysis and supervise regular data collection.
·       Facilitate learning processes among staff by providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on lessons learnt.
·       Conduct regular project site visits and provide detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.
·       To collaborate with the Project Management unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative reports.
·       To work with other members of the team, as need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures.
·       Contribute to all project planning, activities.
·       Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation, or project planning and management.
·       Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Social Science, Information technology, Development studies or relevant field.
·       Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater
·       Very good knowledge and experience with both practical and theoretical data analysis and compilation.
·       At least three years of M&E work experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
·       Valid riding permit.
·       Experience in working independently and result oriented.
·       Very good communication skills both oral and written
·       Good command of English and knowledge of local language is desirable
·       Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job applicant's privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.

Deadline: 12th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Procurement Manager USAID Project Jobs - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

Job Title:   Procurement Manager
Organization: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration

About US:
Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is a leader in strategic communication and research that facilitates access to information and the exchange of knowledge to improve health.  CCP has more than 60 projects that employ staff in more than 40 countries around the world.  CCP has unparalleled experience as a global Center for Social and Behavioral Change excellence.  Through its projects, CCP harnesses the power of social and behavior change communication to encourage the adoption of healthy behaviors in the projects implemented worldwide.

Project Background
The Social and Behavioral Change Activity (SBCA) is a five-year program implemented through a cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Uganda) and CCP. The vision of USAID's Social and Behavioral Change Activity is a Uganda where individuals and communities are not just healthy but also resilient, supported by strong, adaptable systems and institutions to lead productive lives.

The SBC Activity supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and US government (USG) implementing partners to design and implement Social and Behavioral Change (SBC) communication initiatives that contribute toward a reduction in Maternal and Child mortality, Malaria prevalence, Total Fertility rate, New HIV infections, TB prevalence, and improved Nutrition outcomes, resilience and improved SBC systems and expertise.  

Job Summary:  The Procurement Manager will lead and guide staff through the complex procurement environment for a USAID-funded cooperative agreement. The ideal candidate will be quick-thinking and possess a working knowledge of procurement guidelines to facilitate on-demand procurement decisions while maintaining the procurement process's integrity and ethics.  He/she will directly report to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Follow the University procurement process maintaining compliance with donor procurement standards at all times.
·       Participate in annual procurement planning with the program team; update at least quarterly and as needed.
·       Manage the procurement e-mail account, which includes organizing the inbox and creating folders for each procurement and maintaining anonymity.
·       Guide staff on the appropriate procurement process based on expected monetary and authorization thresholds.
·       Advise staff on the timing and timeliness of the procurement process to ensure goods/services are procured as quickly as possible.
·       Review RFP/SOWs and evaluation scoresheets to facilitate the bidding and evaluation process.
·       Lead the evaluation of procurements as applicable.
·       Guide staff on writing selection memos focusing on justifications for vendor selection and cost/price analysis.
·       Draft contracts, LPOs, modifications, work/task orders, and other contractual documents.
·       Engage in vendor negotiation discussions at the appropriate time.
·       Track procurements through the process using a tracking sheet.
·       Working with the Finance, Administrative and Program teams, ensure contract completion as part of the procurement tracking process.
·       Maintain procurement files in an organized manner.
·       Ensure priority of compliance with University and donor procurement standards and requirements while doing what can be done to move the procurement process along as quickly as possible.
·       Ensure ethical implementation and the integrity of the procurement process for all parties involved.
·       May be required to assist with writing RFP/SOWs, selecting criteria, justifications, and performing cost/price analyses.
·       Using various math skills and concepts, analyze information to facilitate quick decisions to choose suppliers, manage costs, and select quality goods and services.
·       Ensure that information related to individual procurements is consistent, accurate, synchronized, and adequately documented.
·       Work closely with the field teams and Baltimore counterparts to ensure contract terms are favorable to the University.
·       Be proactive in recognizing and initiating contract modifications to ensure the continued integrity of the contract terms and deliverables.
·       Follow appropriate protocol for reporting suspected internal controls violations.
·       May be required to supervise a Grants Officer.
Staff supervision responsibilities (if applicable)
·       Manage the work of direct reports and provide supervisory responsibilities.
·       Promote staff development through training, counseling, and performance evaluation of the staff of the CCP UG under your supervision.
·       Ensure that direct reports are implementing duties as assigned.
·       Conduct timely annual performance reviews for direct reports.
·       Manage performance of direct reports timely and in a way that facilitates growth and improvement in accordance with CCP Baltimore HR guidance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       At least ten years’ experience working in the procurement department.  Preferable that at least 5 of those years involve procurement management for a USAID funded cooperative or contract.
·       Bachelor’s degree in purchasing management, procurement, supply chain, business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field or a professional procurement certification required.
·       Master's degree in a related field is an added advantage.
·       Ugandan national
·       Integrity in action and practice are essential for this position.
·       Working knowledge of the 2 CFR 200/700 or FAR 31.2.
·       Working knowledge of the industry and market conditions
·       Strong understanding of procurement and negotiation techniques
·       Ability to write explicit, logical, matter-of-fact content
·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·       Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
·       Able to travel within Uganda as required.
·       Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
·       Have at least an intermediate skill level using Microsoft Excel and Word.
·       Ability to apply mathematical concepts that include but are not limited to algebra, probability, statistics, and numerical analysis.
·       Strong attention to detail
·       Ability to work independently in a high profile, fast-paced, and multi-tasked environment
·       Oral and written fluency in English

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to submit e-mail applications to with copies of current CV, cover letter and three professional referees. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: 12th August 2020 

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2 Sales & Customer Care Executive Job Opportunities - Speedaf Limited

Organization: Speedaf Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Speedaf Limited is leading logistics delivery service company with a service network in over 70 countries globally. Currently, Speedaf is a leading logistics service provider between China and Africa.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Seek and promote the company’s services to potential and existing clients.
·        Seek leads and develop clientele through networking so as to find new and potential customers.
·        Contact potential clients and making presentations to prospective clients.
·        Forward customer queries and complaints to Management and resolve matters that can be handled at your level of authority.
·        Identify customer needs and present them to the Company.
·        Carry out market intelligence to determine competitor position in the market.
·        Maintain a record of all business acquired and prospective clients

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a business- related course
·        At least 3 years in Sales & marketing department of preferably a courier company
·        Customer service orientation
·        Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
·        Ability to meet set goals and targets.
·        Good computer skills.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to apply for the above position can send an email to (please ensure to indicate job applied for in subject head)

Deadline: 15th August 2020 by 17:00hrs

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