KLA ART Festival Coordinator Job Placement - 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust

Job Title:             KLA ART Festival Coordinator Organization:    32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust Duty Station:     32° East, Kamp...

KLA ART Festival Coordinator Job Placement - 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust


Job Title:             KLA ART Festival Coordinator
Organization:  32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust
Duty Station:   32° East, Kampala, Uganda
Contract: 8 months

About US:
Job Description
Founded in 2012, 32° East is a centre for the creation and exploration of contemporary Ugandan art. Based in the capital, Kampala, we provide the artistic community with studio space, workshops, residencies and artist-led outreach projects. Through supporting education, innovation and professionalism we aim to nurture, develop and raise the profile of Ugandan visual art to a national and international level. 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust is a registered company limited by guarantee in Uganda and in the UK. 32° East is a member of Arts Collaboratory and the Triangle Network, and a Prince Claus Network Partner.

About KLA ART:
Since its' first edition in 2012, KLA ART has reached over 10,000 audiences based in Kampala and abroad, by providing a platform to promote and profile the newest ideas from contemporary Ugandan artists. KLA ART was founded by: 32° East, AKA Gallery, Afriart Gallery, Alliance Frangaise, The Goethe—Zentrum UGCS, Nommo Gallery, Makerere University and Uganda Museum. The festival aims to provide a dynamic platform for freedom of speech for artists and audiences, on-going professional development for artists, art managers and curators to build a thriving visual art scene in Kampala and the promotion, celebration and understanding of Ugandan visual culture, locally and internationally. A key component of this year's festival is KLA ART Labs, an immersive experiential program designed to provide creative professionals with the tools and opportunities for in-depth research and critical thinking through public practice. The program is an initiative of 32° East, with support from the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development, Newcastle University and Arts Collaboratory.

Job Title: KLA ART Festival Coordinator
Supporting: All Staff and KLA ART Artists
Location: 32° East, Kampala, Uganda
Contract: 8 months

Job Summary:  The KLA ART festival coordinator will work closely with the 32° East team to deliver the KLA ART festival. They are responsible for the smooth running of the programme as the lead contact for all festival stakeholders. They will also be the liaison between all international festival participants and the 32 team, and handle all project logistics. The coordinator will also have the opportunity to work with the team to incorporate the experiences of KLA ART Labs, the alternative arts education programme that leads up to the festival. The Coordinator will often manage public facing events and should be able to represent 32° East, and promote the organisation's visibility. This job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of 32° East KLA ART festival coordinator. It is not wholly comprehensive or restrictive and does not form part of the contract of employment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Oversee the operational and logistical success of the festival while maintaining clear organisational updates with 32° East's team;
·        Oversee the recruitment, roles and schedules for KLA ART volunteers;
·        Handle all logistics for international guests, including transport and accommodation;
·        Oversee the execution of each event/ or public presentation;
·        Assist with programme reports for funders and other stakeholders;
·        Manage location scouting and permissions, in close relationship with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)
·        Plan and organise all off site excursions
·        Oversee festival budget, alongside 32° East bookkeeper, handling purchasing of materials and supplies as needed
·        Work alongside the rest of the 32° East team on logo, branding and website for KLA ART 20;
·        Provide Media Manager with relevant text and communication materials for social media and website updates
·        Produce photographs and videos where appropriate
·        Write a clear and dynamic press release of KLA ART 20 for local and international press distribution;
·        Plan and implement a marketing strategy in line with KLA ART 20's objectives leading up to and during the festival;
·        Achieve clear and transparent communication with the artists involved in KLA ART


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Arts or related field
·        At least 3 years work experience in project management role
·        Passionate about alternative education, arts and culture
·        Experience with marketing and PR
·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
·        Extremely organised, adept at meeting deadlines and keeping time
·        Must be eligible to work in Uganda

Desirable
·        Experience of working in a small-scale arts organization;
·        Experience of working directly with artists, supporting them in the development of their
·        research or the creation of new work;
·        Demonstrable knowledge of the Ugandan, East African and International art scene.

Terms and conditions
32° East offers a competitive compensation package, an 18 month contract with potential for performance-based contract renewal, a dynamic work environment, and opportunities for professional growth.
·        8 month fixed term contract, starting mid February 2020
·        Hours of work: 09:00am - 5pm with one-hour lunch break
  • The hours worked may require evenings and weekends
  • The period of notice is one month in writing
  • Probation period: 3 months

How to Apply:
Send your CV and Cover Letter to info@ugandanartstrust.org January and include “KLA ART Coordinator” in the subject.

Deadline: 31st January 2020

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Several Sales Executive Job Vacancies - Genix Consults Ltd (Commission-based)


Job Title:          Sales Executive (Several Job Vacancies)
Organization: Genix Consults Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
NOTE: THIS VACANCY IS COMMISSION BASED.

About US:
Genix Consults Ltd is a general supplies and cleaning company incorporated in Uganda.
We provide our services to corporate companies. We are offering an opportunity for Sales Executives to join a growing and dynamic work space.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Generating leads.
·        Meeting or exceeding sales goals.
·        Negotiating all contracts with prospective clients.
·        Helping determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
·        Preparing weekly and monthly reports.
·        Giving sales presentations to a range of prospective clients.
·        Coordinating sales efforts with marketing programs.
·        Understanding and promoting company programs.
·        Preparing and submitting sales contracts for orders.
·        Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.
·        Maintaining client records.
·        Answering client questions about credit terms, products, prices and availability.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics or related field.
·        Experience in sales.
·        Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
·        A commitment to excellent customer service.
·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·        Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both customers and suppliers.
·        Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
·        Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
·        Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment.

NOTE: THIS VACANCY IS COMMISSION BASED.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter with a detailed CV including present position, phone contacts of two professional referees to genixconsultsltd@gmail.com

Deadline: 17th February 2020

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Several Fresher Youth Friendly Services Officer Job Vacancies - Population Services International (PSI)


Job Title:     Youth Friendly Services Officer
Organization: Population Services International (PSI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:   The Social Behavioral Change Communication Coordinator

About US:
We are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, a branch office of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from TRUST condoms, mama-kits, contraceptives, and water purification products among others. There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Job Summary:   The Youth Friendly Services Officer will plan, supervise and implement all Social Behavior Change and Communications (SBCC) efforts and partnership development in the assigned implementation districts in line with PSI program objectives and donor requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Social Behavior Change
·       Supervise the implementation of social behavior change activities across the implementation districts according to the marketing plans to increase demand for PSI products and services and ensure maximum participation of young people in PSI interventions.
·       Carry out routine analysis of multi-level Social Behavioral Change Communication (efforts including e-Health platforms in turn create, execute and document Data to Action plans.
·       Distribute, track and reconcile Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) commodities and Information Educational Communication (IEC) materials in the implementation districts and partner sites in line with the supply chain management procedures.
Planning and Quality Assurance:
·       Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and budget for the execution of all projects in the implementation districts.
·       Collect and collate/compile monthly, quarterly or any reports and data required information relating to the program and submit these in time.
Advocacy, PR and partnership development
·       a. Build and maintain advocacy/networking efforts amongst relevant stakeholders particularly Districts and other RH Partners.
·       b. Use innovative approaches to engage stakeholders while advocating and supporting uptake of youth SRHR (Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights) services.
·       c. Build capacity of implementing partners using high impact approaches to execute youth SRH interventions.
Knowledge management:
·       Systematize and organize information on the results obtained in the project activities during the period, to contribute to the production of reports.
·       Maintain records of all SBCC activities, events, minutes of meetings held and ensure these are shared routinely.
·       Document and share best practices as agreed upon behavior change indicators in the implementation districts with stakeholders.
Risk Management:
·       Implement risk management activities to mitigate operational and financial risks in the region.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in Development Studies, Communications, Public Health, Community
·       Psychology, Social Sciences
·       Additional training in Public health, Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
·       At least two years’ experience working with rural communities, youth and local partners including local government
·       Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills, organizational skills, with a problem-solving attitude and as a self-starter who works both independently and as a collaborative team player
·       Ability to plan /schedule work activities independently, with minimum supervision
·       Experience in community mobilization and engagement including young people to participate in programs utilizing e-Health platforms
·       Experience of budgeting and handling finances to deliver project activities
·       Demonstrated ability to work with various partners including Ministry of Health,
·       Local governments, Community Based Organizations and other Non-Governmental
·       Organizations
·       Strong understanding of health services standards particularly through a health promotion lens
·       Good report writing, and presentation skills coupled with good knowledge of Ms
·       Office programs including Word, Excel and power point
·        Proficient social media user across all key channels including Office 360, Facebook and WhatsApp

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please email a cover letter and CV only to apply@psiug.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: PSI Uganda does not solicit for funds during any recruitment
process.

Deadline:  27th  January 2020

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Entry Level Driver - PREEP Project Jobs - GIZ


Organization: GIZ
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Leader
Re N0:  GIZ-PREEP/D/0120005

About US:
Deutsche Gesellschaft fiir Internationale Zusammenareit (GIZ) GmbH is a federal Enterprise that supports the German Government in achieving its objectives international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ offers workable, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. GIZ operates in more than 120 countries worldwide. The German cooperation with Uganda started in 1964 and GIZ has been operational in several sectors since then.

A bout Project:
Most of GIZ’s work Is commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. In addition, GIZ Uganda works on behalf of development agencies like the European Union, DFID and USAID.
The Cooperation currently focuses on Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency; Rural Development, Water and Sanitation; and Good Governance and Civil Society. in addition, GIZ provides support through the "One World - No Hunger" initiative, specifically in promotion of responsible and sustainable fisheries, nutrition sensitive potato value chains and responsible land policy in Uganda. Country wide, there are also ongoing projects in climate change mitigation, skills development as well as supporting refugee hosting districts in Northern Uganda both nationally and internationally, GIZ Uganda supports the Nile Basin initiative (NBI) In planning and coordinating sustainable management of water resources in the Nile Basin.
GIZ-RELAPU is a bilateral project of the Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Germany funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development lBMZ). RELAPU aims "to improve access to land as a key precondition for poverty and hunger reduction in rural areas for certain population groups, especially for women and marginalized groups, in Central and Eastern Uganda". GIZ-RELAPU received co-funding by the European Union for the implementation of a project component on improvement of Land Governance in Uganda on private Mailo in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana in Central Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles.
·       Regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles.
·       Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations.
·       Running official errands and assisting with other office work.
·       Strictly follows GIZ rules including GIZ safety standards. Completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards
Driving
·       Provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff official visitors and guests.
·       Runs errands for the project, programme or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills and buying smaller quantities of office supplies.
·       Helps with transporting goods.
·       Completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards.
Maintenance of car
·       Regularly cleans the interior and exterior of the vehiclels) regularly
·       Checks oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle, monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc.
·       Responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance
·       Reports need for service and carries out minor repairs
·       Immediately reports all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss or theft of vehicle fittings.
·       Monitors and reports the need to renew car insurance incl. official cars used by other programme personnel
·       Compiles driver reports on condition of vehicle.
General services
·       Wears proper attire
·       Serves all passengers in a friendly manner
·       Takes team members to the field (travelling to all regions in Uganda is necessary on a regular basis)
·       Runs errands for the programme e.g. delivery of letters/messages, payment of bills, and makes minor purchases as directed
·       Is responsible for official documents in vehicle
·       Is responsible for a special petty cash and submits vouchers for accounting on a monthly basis
·       Does not use, at any time, the car for his/her own private purposes. Such misuse of the vehicle is considered a serious misconduct, and will immediately lead to a warning and may result in dismissal
Knowledge management
·       Uses all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers
Other duties/additional tasks
·       If there is no outside driving activity, s/he stands by in the office, supports other colleagues in case of need, and does other office work as assigned
·       Reports any incident whilst off duty that may affect his/her driving licence entitlement, as well as any newly known health problems that may affect his/her ability to drive
·       Assists in and/or carries out other activities and any tasks as assigned
·       Undertakes further job training related to his/her position and duties, if required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Secondary school education/ Advanced secondary Education.
·       Holds a valid driver's licence.
·       Defensive Driving skill is an added advantage
·       Good knowledge of both spoken and written English language.
·       Discipline and punctuality.
·       Resilience and patience.
·       Familiarity with the respective duty station and Uganda generally.
·       Appropriate appearance and attire (possibly uniform, friendly manner with all passengers).
·       Ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately.
·       Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed and corresponding measures are agreed with management.
·       At least 1-3 years’ work experience as a driver with references
·       No major accidents in the past 3 years.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts  of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting ltd, by email: hr@futureoptionsug.com  ; quoting the position you are applying for and the reference N0. as the subject.. Please note: This is a national position. Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 4 pages only. No other attachments are required at this stage. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups ta apply for this position. GIZ is committed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place.

Deadline:  31st   January 2020

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