5 NGO Career Jobs at American Refugee Committee (ARC) International


About ARC:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can access locally owned, high-quality services. ARC is an equal opportunity employer and is currently looking for competent persons to fill the positions above.

Job Vacancies Available:
Project Manager General                              Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima
Wash Officer WASH                                         Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima
 Hand Pump Mechanic WASH                      Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima  Counselor Community Services                Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima
Protection Officer GBV/Protection          Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima  Livelihoods Officer Livelihoods                 Kyangwali Refugee Setllement –  Hoima

 How to Apply
All interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Nakivale, Kyangwali or Gulu. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel or on the subject matter of the email application. The Human Resource Manager American Refugee Committee International Plot 4920, Block 244, Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda P.O.Box 7868 Kampala, Uganda Email. jobs@arc.co.ug Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th August, 2013

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United States Embassy Jobs - Budget Analyst


Organisation: United States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Vacancy Number: 075/2013
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About CDC:
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."

Job Summary: The Budget Analyst assists the Chiefs of the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) programs at CDC-Uganda on issues regarding resource planning, program management and coordination on NCEZID, CDC-Uganda accounting activities. This position will have primary responsibility for management of post-held funds for the Viral Special Pathogens Branch (VSPB), the Division of Vector-borne Diseases (DVBD), Global Health Security (GHS), and outbreak response funds.

For a full job description, please visit the link below with all duties and responsibilities on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicant should hold a diploma in accounting, budgeting or management is required.
  • Three years of progressively responsible work in financial management, particularly related to budgeting and funds control, is required.
  • Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing in English) is required.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and funds control is required. 
  • Ability to relate funds management with mission, programs and projects at post and must be able to understand budget management implications of changes in priorities.
  • Ability to  summarize information orally and in writing to present in a precise and timely manner.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) Download it Here.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g. essays, transcripts/certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. 
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.

NB: Only electronic submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5

Deadline: 10th September 2013

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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Plan International NGO Jobs - Regional Support Co-ordinator – PRAAC


Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organization in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
With funding from USAID, Plan International and partner organizations are implementing a 5-year project – “Promoting Rights and Accountabilities in African Communities (PRAAC)” with communities in specific locations in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Kenya. The program has four end-of program outcomes: people active in addressing inequalities for marginalised people; appropriate services to marginalised people available; increased engagement between civil society and government to ensure rights are upheld; mutual improvement of AusAID and NGO programs in Africa. PRAAC has a strong focus on developing egional Support Co-ordinator – PRAAC Program: 1 Position based at Country Office in Kampala:The position reports to the deputy Regional Director and the contract will be initially for one year with possibility of extension up to June 2016.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates PRAAC program planning, budgeting, reporting and support to PRAAC country teams to improve the quality of project delivery and reporting
  • Ensures relationships are built and maintained with the Plan and partner staff working on the PRAAC project in Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe, Plan Australia , AusAID and NGO AACES partners
  • Provide coordination and support to teams to improve the quality and consistency of PRAAC programming through appropriate implementation of the PRAAC M&E framework and tools, development of studies and documentation and supporting in-country technical capacity of PRAAC staff
  • Promote PRAAC learning and reflection processes and use of monitoring data to inform program development and improvement, and the production of case studies, reports and other materials to influence programming by Plan, AACES partners and other stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of the region, the geopolitical factors affecting child-poverty in the region as well as knowledge of political, social and economic opportunities for development is an added advantage.
  • A person with ability to influence and communicate positively for a desired outcome.
     Professional preferably with a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and experience in monitoring and evaluation, particularly participatory and people-centred approaches.
  • Five or more years experience at senior level in NGO environment, preferably in developing countries.
  • A proven track record of leading a team with associated reporting and liaison

How to Apply:
All interested applicants seeking to work with Plan Uganda should submit letters of application to the email address below, together with a CV,  contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to:

NB: Only soft copies of application will be accepted.
The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org .

NB: Plan Uganda is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 13th September, 2013

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Programme Officer Databases Statistics and UNCTAD - DMFAS Job at MEFMI


Organisation: The Macroeconomic and Financial Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI)
Job Ref: 160913DFSMP
Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe.

About MEFMI:
The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa
(MEFMI) is a regionally owned institute with 13 member countries: Angola, Botswana,
Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.  Established in 1997 under an expanded mandate, MEFMI was
founded with the view to building sustainable capacity in identified key areas in
ministries of finance, planning commissions and central banks, or equivalent institutions.  MEFMI strives to improve sustainable human and institutional capacity in the critical areas of macroeconomic and financial management; foster best practices in related institutions; and bring emerging risks and opportunities to the fore among executive level officials.   MEFMI seeks to achieve, within its member states, prudent macroeconomic management, competent and efficient management of public finances, sound, efficient and stable financial sectors and stable economies with strong and sustained growth.  The long term objective is to contribute to the poverty reduction among people in MEFMI’s operational zone of Eastern and Southern Africa. 

Job Summary: The Programme Officer Databases Statistics and UNCTAD - DMFAS will be responsible for planning, designing, implementing and monitoring of debt management capacity building activities in the MEFMI region, specifically focusing on Debt databases. Debt Statistics and the use of UNCTAD's Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assessing and updating member states' capacity building needs in database management and compilation of statistics;
  • Contributing to MEFMI's Strategic Planning Processes;
  • Contributing to the planning and reviewing of member states' project documents and plans for Debt Management;
  • Conducting regional and in-country capacity building programmes in database management, statistics and DMFAS;
  • Contributing to the preparation of the Programme's annual work plans and related budgets;
  • Participating in joint country missions with partner institutions;
  • Contributing to MEFMI's publications and writing reports:
  • Contributing to the development of debt management manuals and policy documents tor member countries;
  • Networking with peers, member states, and debt management officials and cooperating partners;
  • Participating in the selection, assessment and accreditation of Fellows and development of regional trainers in Debt Management;
  • Monitoring input of information on programme activities into MEFMI database: Advising member states on the strengthening of legal and institutional arrangements and adoption of best practice in sovereign debt management;
  • Developing material on and implementing the Distance/E-learning Programmes on debt management.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • At least a Masters degree in Economics or related discipline.
  • Five years' experience in broad Sovereign Debt Management;
  • Practical experience in computer based debt management systems such as DMFAS will be an added advantage;
  • Practical experience in public debt analysis;
  • Demonstrated record in teaching/training/capacity building, consultancy;
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; Ability to work in a multicultural professional environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with written applications, clearly stating the position applied for, accompanied by a detailed CV with names and addresses (including telephone, fax and e-mail) of three referees to be received by 9th September 2013. 

MEFMI is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Applications for positions 2 – 5 should be sent to:
The Executive Director,
MEFMI
9 Earls Road
Alexandra Park
P O Box A1419

Avondale
Harare
Zimbabwe

Or via Email: vacancies@mefmi.org stating the position applied for and the reference e.g. REF;
160913DFSMP – DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SECTOR MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Chief Principal Planning, Finance and Administration Job at Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)


Organisation: Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Grade: Salary Scale P4

About  IUCEA:
The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of the East
African Community (EAC) responsible for the development and coordination of higher education and research in the region. Its mission is to promote strategic and sustainable development of higher education systems and research for supporting East Africa’s socio-economic development and regional integration. The IUCEA Vision is to become a strategic institution of EAC responsible for promoting, developing and coordinating human resources development and research in the region. Currently there are 100 member university institutions, both public and private from all the EAC Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. IUCEA is located in Kampala, Uganda. It operates under an Act enacted by the East African Legislative Assembly in 2009. The IUCEA Act 2009 expanded the mandate of IUCEA to cover human resources and research development, implantation of the Common Market Protocol on matters related to higher education, and contribution to regional integration and socio-economic development through the promotion and support to research and innovations. In that regard, IUCEA requires additional qualified human resources in order to enable it achieve its expanded mandate. Therefore, the IUCEA Secretariat hereby invites applications from qualified citizens from the East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for the post of Chief Principal Planning, Finance and Administration at P4, to be recruited in accordance with the EAC quota system.

Job Summary: Offer strategic leadership in the process of developing, formulating,
coordinating, mobilizing and facilitating the implementation of all financial, human
resources and administration activities of IUCEA; and to supervise the activities of the
Division of Planning, Finance and Administration.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer leadership direction, managerial support and technical advice to the sections and staff in the Division;
  • Undertake planning, and mobilizing and managing resources of IUCEA;
  • Coordinate the development and ensure implementation of consolidated annual work plans, policies and ensure complementary of synergies and cooperation within the departments under supervision that will meet the objectives and enhance goals of IUCEA;
  • Initiate, develop and formulate financial and human resource strategies, policies, rules, regulations and guidelines/procedures for utilization of the resources;
  • Promote and coordinate joint implementation of strategies and programs of IUCEA to promote team work, enhance optimal utilization of resources, efficiency, build synergies and internal learning and corporation between the institutional divisions;
  • Co-ordinate implementation of Executive Committee decisions and consolidate progress and annual reports on status of implementation of the Executive
  • Committee decisions/directives assigned to the Secretariat;
  • Identify policy gaps, initiate and facilitate research and studies in priority programme areas for sections under the Division’s supervision;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Secretary from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a Master’s degree in Business Management and Administration, or Finance and Public Administration from a recognized institution
  • PhD from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
  • Fifteen or more  years experience in Finance and Administration, 5 years of which must be at senior position, preferably in a university or in public service, or in a busy private establishment.
Tenure and Salary:
As per the Inter-University Council for East Africa Act 2009, the successful applicant for this post will serve on contract for a period of five (5) years, which may be renewable once for a further final term of 5 years.

A comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with the Professional and
Diplomatic status of the post will be offered to the suitable candidate, additional details of which may be obtained from the undersigned.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with  six (6) copies of their applications including the letter of application, CV, three referees’ contacts, copies of
Certificates and testimonials and other relevant documents to the undersigned.
The application should be marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CHIEF
PRINCIPAL PLANNING, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION”.
If you don’t hear from IUCEA by 31st October, 2013, consider yourself as unsuccessful applicant.
Please note that this advertisement is on the IUCEA website: www.iucea.org
IUCEA is an equal opportunity employer:
Executive Secretary,
Inter University Council for East Africa
East African Development Bank Building
3rd Floor, Plot 4 Nile Avenue
P O Box 7110
Kampala, Uganda.
Email: exsec@iucea.org , recruit@iucea.org
NB: Electronic applications will not be considered.

Deadline: 16th September 2013 by 5:00 PM

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Managerial Banking Careers - Director, Macroeconomic Management Programme at MEFMI


Organisation: The Macroeconomic and Financial Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI)
Job Ref: 160913DMMP
Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe.

About MEFMI:
The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa
(MEFMI) is a regionally owned institute with 13 member countries: Angola, Botswana,
Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.  Established in 1997 under an expanded mandate, MEFMI was founded with the view to building sustainable capacity in identified key areas in ministries of finance, planning commissions and central banks, or equivalent institutions.  MEFMI strives to improve sustainable human and institutional capacity in the critical areas of macroeconomic and financial management; foster best practices in related institutions; and bring emerging risks and opportunities to the fore among executive level officials.   MEFMI seeks to achieve, within its member states, prudent macroeconomic management, competent and efficient management of public finances, sound, efficient and stable financial sectors and stable economies with strong and sustained growth.  The long term objective is to contribute to the poverty reduction among people in MEFMI’s operational zone of Eastern and Southern Africa. 

Job Summary: The Director,  Macroeconomic Management Programme will work closely in  consultation with senior officials in the Ministries of Fir and Planning, Central Banks and other relevant department MEFMI member states and network with key technical cooperation partners. He/she will be responsible for managing and super all aspects of the Macroeconomic Management Programme contributing to the enhancement of capacity building initiatives, macroeconomic management in MEFMI member states.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides strategic direction  to capacity building activities in the Macroeconomic
  • Management Programme;
  • Provide advisory service to member states on capacity building in macroeconomic management;
  • Identify technical and financial resources for undertaking capacity building activities;
  • Supervise the preparation and implementation of the macroeconomic programme  annual work plan and budget;
  • Conduct needs assessment surveys;
  • Plan, design and conduct regional and in-country capacity building activities;
  • Manage the selection and training of Fellows under the Fellows Development
  • Programme;
  • Backstop consultancies and carry out quality assurance of resource persons’ outputs and the selection of participants for the capacity building events;
  • Network with technical cooperating partners, experts and relevant organisations on macroeconomic management issues;
  • Undertake other managerial responsibilities which include corporate strategic planning, membership of the management team, risk analysis and control, recruitment, training, supervision and motivation of programme staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must possess at least a Masters' degree in Economics or related areas from a recognized university. by course work in a relevant area will be an added advantage
  • At least ten (10) years of work experience as Director or of Department in a Ministry of Finance, Central Bank, research think-tank organization, or an institution that des the macroeconomic management of an individual group of countries; 
  • Proficiency and applied skills in at least three of the for thematic areas: monetary policy & operations, fiscal p including revenue and budgeting, regional integration i governance, modeling and forecasting;
  • Strong analytical, applied policy research, technical, manage (human and financial) and communication skills;
  • Experience in managing hands-on capacity building and programmes, including actual delivery;
  • Strategic orientation;
  • Experience in international or regional organizations will added advantage;
  • Knowledge of donor funded projects and multilateral or development agencies' procedures and operations;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Established track record of excellence in economic public evidenced by at least two journal papers;
  • Sound knowledge of contemporary development issues region;
  • Presentation and facilitation skills:
  • Proven ability to manage and work with a diverse professional team and in a multi-culture environment;
  • Competence in the use of standard and statistical software packages:
  • Demonstrated competence in writing concept notes and project proposals.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with written applications, clearly stating the position applied for, accompanied by a detailed CV with names and addresses (including telephone, fax and e-mail) of three referees to be received by 9
September 2013. 
MEFMI is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Applications for positions 2 – 5 should be sent to:
The Executive Director,
MEFMI
9 Earls Road
Alexandra Park
P O Box A1419

Avondale
Harare
Zimbabwe

Or via Email: vacancies@mefmi.org stating the position applied for and the reference e.g. REF;
160913DFSMP – DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SECTOR MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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NGO Careers - Program Manager at ACTED


Job Title: Program Manager
Organisation: ACTED
Duty Station: Karamoja, Uganda

About ACTED:
ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non discrimination. ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 32 countries worldwide, with over 200 international and 4000 national staff. ACTED has a 110 million € budget for over 370 projects spanning 8 sectors of intervention; including emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion. For more information, please visit our website at www.acted.org.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Program Manager will contribute to the development of his project, which is a constitutive part of the country strategy, and subsequently manage its implementation.
  • Ensure external representation of ACTED in relevant sectors
  • Representation vis-à-vis provincial authorities:
  • Participate in technical and sectoral meetings to ensure visibility amongst local authorities;
  • Representation vis-à-vis Donors:
  • Participate in technical and sectoral Donor meetings and pass relevant information to the Country Director;
  • Representation vis-à-vis international organisations:
  • Participate in technical and sectoral meetings and working groups involving NGOs and UN Agencies (OCHA, PNUD, UNICEF, FAO, etc.) and all other inter-governmental institutions;
  • Contribute to the creation of reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality of internal information as required;
  • More generally, the program manager is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.
  • Project Implementation:
  • Plan the various stages of project implementation;
  • Guide the implementation of the project and the methods of follow-up;
  • Manage project finances, logistics and materials;
  • Liaise with all internal and external counterparts of the project;
  • Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;
  • Project reporting requirements:
  • Set up a clear timeline of reports to be submitted to project Donors;
  • Draft narrative reports and contribute to the development of financial reports through regular budgetary follow up;
  • Ensure adherence to FLAT procedures.
  • More generally, communicate systematically to the relevant Country Director or Area Coordinator on project progress and planning.
  • Provide Relevant Technical Expertise
  • Ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation:
  • Collect technical information and analyse associated opportunities and risks;
  • Identify relevant technical authorities and partners, and propose formal partnership and/or contracts.
  • Undertake quality control:
  • Analyse technical added-value and project impact;
  • Set up technical evaluation exercises during and following implementation.
  • Oversee Program Staff and Security
  • Guide and direct program staff:
  • Organise and lead project coordination meetings;
  • Prepare and follow work plans with each project member;
  • Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts);
  • Promote team working conditions in the limit of private life;
  • Adapt the organigramme and ToRs of project personnel according to the project development;
  • Undertake regular appraisals of directly supervised colleagues and pass appraisal forms to the Country or Area Administrator with recommendations (new position, changes to contract or salary etc.);
  • Ensure a building of capacity amongst technical staff in the relevant sectors.
  • Contribute to the recruitment of expatriate staff:
  • When requested by HQ, undertake interviews to assess technical abilities of expatriate candidates living in the country.
  • Oversee staff security:
  • In cooperation with the relevant Security Officer, monitor the local security situation and inform the Country Director or Area Coordinator and Country or Area Security Officer of developments through regular written reports;
  • Contribute to the updating of the security guidelines in the project area of intervention;
  • Ensure that security procedures are respected by each member of the project team.
  • Identify Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Collect information and tools employed for project implementation;
  • Draft memos detailing lessons learned and best practices identified during the project;
  • Share such memos with internal and external partners;
  • Communicate such information to the Country Director or Area Coordinator, to Regional Support Offices and to HQ Reporting Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a University degree in Development
  • At least 2 to 4 years work experience in a development, emergency or post-conflict setting interventions.
  • Excellent written English skills required.
  • Strong project management skill.
  • Familiarity with different European and other international donor regulations.
  • Organized and detail oriented, with an ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a fluid, loosely structured, but complex work environment and to set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements.
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimum supervision, within the context of a larger team.
  • Willingness to live and work in an insecure environment and to travel regularly to program locations as security allows. 
Job Conditions:
Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

How to Apply:
All applications should be sent accompanied by a cover letter, CV, and three references to jobs@acted.org
ACTED
Att: Human Resources Department
33, rue Godot de Mauroy
75009 Paris
FRANCE
Fax. + 33 (0) 1 42 65 33 46

For more information, visit us at http://www.acted.org

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Banking Careers - Programme Officer - Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Multidisciplinary Activities at MEFMI


Organisation: The Macroeconomic and Financial Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI)
Job Ref: 160913POMDA
Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe.

About MEFMI:
The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa
(MEFMI) is a regionally owned institute with 13 member countries: Angola, Botswana,
Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.  Established in 1997 under an expanded mandate, MEFMI was
founded with the view to building sustainable capacity in identified key areas in
ministries of finance, planning commissions and central banks, or equivalent institutions.  MEFMI strives to improve sustainable human and institutional capacity in the critical areas of macroeconomic and financial management; foster best practices in related institutions; and bring emerging risks and opportunities to the fore among executive level officials.   MEFMI seeks to achieve, within its member states, prudent macroeconomic management, competent and efficient management of public finances, sound, efficient and stable financial sectors and stable economies with strong and sustained growth.  The long term objective is to contribute to the poverty reduction among people in MEFMI’s operational zone of Eastern and Southern Africa. 

Job Summary: The Programme Officer - Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Multidisciplinary Activities will be responsible for the planning, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and reporting functions. He/she will assist in organizing and coordinating the Executive Fora and administering the Fellows Development Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contributing to MEFMI’s Strategic Planning Processes;
  • Preparing the Multi-Disciplinary Programme annual work plan and related budgets for
  • capacity building activities and consolidating the MEFMI annual work programme;
  • Coordinating the preparation of the Institute’s Results Measurement Framework
  • (RMF);
  • Coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of the Institute’s performance;
  • Contributing to MEFMI’s publications and writing reports;
  • Contributing to the development of debt management manuals and policy documents
  • for member countries;
  • Networking with senior officials in member states, regional, international and
  • cooperating partners;
  • Coordinating the MEFMI Fellows Development Programme;
  • Monitoring inputs into MEFMI database of programme activities;
  • Assisting with organizing and coordinating the preparations for the Executive
  • Meetings;
  • Assisting with the preparation of minutes for Board of Governors and Committee
  • Meetings;
  • Coordinating the preparation of project documents for potential financial support

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • At least a Masters degree in Economics/Finance/Business Administration or related fields.
  • Five years' experience in Monitoring, Evaluation (M&E) and reporting;
  • Practical experience with the preparation of Results Measurement Frameworks;
  • Strong self-initiative and analytical skills:
  • Experience in capacity building, research/training, consultancy, facilitation and presentation skills will be an added advantage; Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical abilities;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural professional environment;
  • Excellent written (report writing) and verbal skills; Leadership and interpersonal skills.

Benefits: The successful candidates this position will be appointed on fixed term contracts at an attractive remuneration package which includes tax free salary paid in US dollars and is competitive with other similar regional organisations.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with written applications, clearly stating the position applied for, accompanied by a detailed CV with names and addresses (including telephone, fax and e-mail) of three referees to be received by 9
September 2013. 
MEFMI is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Applications for positions 2 – 5 should be sent to:
The Executive Director,
MEFMI
9 Earls Road
Alexandra Park
P O Box A1419

Avondale
Harare
Zimbabwe

Or via Email: vacancies@mefmi.org stating the position applied for and the reference e.g. REF;
160913DFSMP – DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SECTOR MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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