USAID Consultancy Jobs - PEPFAR Country Operational Plan 2016 Advisor at QED Group, LLC

Organization: QED Group, LLC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About QED:
The QED Group, LLC is a full-service international development firm that provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation. We focus our efforts on two core practice areas: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management. We work with U.S. agencies and overseas governments, international donors, private-sector clients, and PVOs/NGOs in more than 80 countries around the world. Key clients include USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.

Purpose of Consultant Assignment: The purpose of this activity is to provide technical services to PEPFAR Uganda specifically to coordinate, develop, and finalize components of the Country Operational Plan (COP) 16.

Job Summary: The candidate will, under the oversight of the Acting PEPFAR Country Coordinator, assist in the coordination of PEPFAR Uganda’s input into COP16 including the drafting, reviewing, and revising of required documentation for COP16 as outlined in COP16 guidance and supplemental documentation and complete exercises as outlined by the PEPFAR Coordination Office and the PEPFAR Steering Committee, engage PEPFAR Uganda technical advisors/specialists and program assistants to support COP16 interagency technical and narrative development processes.

Requirements of COP16 require additional analysis of epidemiological, PEPFAR expenditure, site improvement monitoring system and routine program data to be conducted through interagency and host country process. This is expected to result in the need to significantly revise program, project, activity and supplemental narratives required to complete COP16. Additional review and incorporation of host country HIV program documentation should be considered during COP16 development.

The Advisor will work with the USAID management team and personnel to ensure that documentation prepared for submission is consistent with the technical and programmatic requirements of COP16 guidance, COP16 technical considerations and supplemental guidance and clarifications expressed by State/Global AIDS Coordinator and the host country.

The candidate will establish a system to engage staff in the development and revision of narrative drafts, establish a process to control versions, support narrative reviews and finalize draft narratives during the COP16 process.

Objectives of Consultant Assignment: The objective of this assignment is to provide a consultant who will assist in the coordination of PEPFAR Uganda’s COP16 submission which will include supporting COP16 interagency technical and narrative development processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Work closely with PEPFAR Uganda personnel to draft, review, and revise required documentation for COP16 as outlined in COP16 guidance and supplemental documentation. This would include ensuring that key data points, such as information from portfolio reviews, pipeline review, Expenditure Analysis, SIMS data, SBOR, Test and Start, Supply Chain Reform, etc. are incorporated into COP16 planning activities and narratives.
  • Implement processes for version control, technical review, revision, and clearance of COP16 documents to be submitted by PEPFAR Uganda team members to the interagency PEPFAR steering committee. Ensure narratives are consolidated, documented, and submitted in a timely fashion.

Deliverable Timelines and Deadlines:
  • Consolidated meeting notes and prepare 1st draft narrative documents in accordance with COP16 guidance and requirements - by 07 April 2016
  • Revisions (based on feedback from PEPFAR Steering Committee and the Ambassador) to draft narrative documents - by 12 April 2016
Proposed Performance Period: April 1-April 15

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant for the Consultancy Opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in public health or a related field is required.
  • At least five years of experience working within the PEPFAR extended team of US government agencies or external cooperating agencies or private voluntary organizations in managing international HIV/AIDS projects.
  • Previous experience working on a PEPFAR Country Operational Plan.
  • Significant exposure and experience in technical writing related to public health/HIV projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with U.S. government agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to support diverse cross-cultural teams and individuals in order to achieve results against planned schedules.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills are required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should send their CV, Cover letter and Bio Data Form, download here, expressing interest to qedgrouprecruitment@gmail.com with the subject line as “ATTN: COP16 Advisor. Please note that only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: Thursday, 31st March, 2016 by 5:00pm

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Fresher Finance & Administrative Assistant Job Careers - Palladium

Organisation: Palladium
Project Name: DFID-funded Northern Uganda: Transforming the Economy through Climate Smart Agriculture (NU-TEC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars: International Development, Strategy Execution Consulting, Impact Investment, Training and Events.

About DFID NU-TEC Program:
NU-TEC Market Development (MD) is a five year DFID-funded programme that aims to increase the incomes and climate resilience of poor men and women in northern Uganda by (a) stimulating sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural markets and (b) improving the position of poor men and women within these market systems, to make them more inclusive for poor people. Palladium manages the programme on behalf of DFID.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will support the Finance & Admin Manager in all aspects of financial management, including carrying out banking transactions, completing bank account reconciliations, assisting in preparing monthly and quarterly forecasts;
  • The incumbent will also assist the Finance & Admin Manager in the process of payroll payments preparation;
  • The Finance & Administrative Assistant will verify transactions for compliance with Palladium International's HR and Financial policies and procedures;
  • Keenly verify all payroll transactions are within budget and advise the Finance & Admin Manager on any discrepancies;
  • Continuously monitor and review transaction flows and promote process improvements;
  • The jobholder will reconcile payroll with the budgets and the relevant account code in the general ledger;
  • Responsible for the timely processing of pay slips and distribution to all employees;
  • Timely processing of all statutory requirements across the group as required;
  • In charge of supervising petty cash expenditure;
  • Supporting with the preparation and distribution of cash-books;
  • Process all provident/pension/superannuation fund payments and withdrawals and ensuring that terminations are processed within the payroll system;
  • Work in liaison with the Finance & Admin Manager to ensure that all increases, adjustments, leave, variable pay, bonus and commission provisions are accurately calculated and recorded;
  • Work closely with and ensure regular communication with any payroll outsourcing providers that Palladium uses;
  • Ensure that data and figures provided to them are accurate and submitted on time;
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments;
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms;
  • Render support in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports;
  • Develop and maintain a filing system;
  • Order office supplies;
  • Prepare, submit and reconcile expense reports;
  • Provide general support to visitors in the office.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFID NU-TEC Project Finance & Administrative Assistant job opportunity should hold a University degree in finance, accounting or similar field;
  • At least two years professional experience in finance and/or accounting;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices and terminology (private sector, governmental, and non-profit) and ability to understand accounting practices and procedures, to analyse data, narrative reports and workload flow charts;
  • Previous exposure and experience in inclusive development, including gender issues within an understanding of market systems development.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with managers, colleagues and clients;
  • High computer proficiency, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite and accounting software programs;
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe;
  • Ability to respond and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands; and
  • Professional and mature demeanour and conduct, especially during interactions with program team members.

How to Apply:
If you want to work for the Palladium Group in the aforementioned capacity should Apply Online by clicking on web link below.


Deadline: 12th April, 2016

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126 No Experience A’ Level Data Jobs - Field Interviewer - Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Organisation: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Statistician- Health
Job Ref: UBOS/UDHS/FI/16

About US:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the Production, Coordination and Dissemination of Official Statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey VI-2016.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Field Interviewer will mainly locate the structures and households in the sample which are assigned to him/her and completing the Household Questionnaire;
  • The jobholder will interview all eligible men/women in the households assigned to him/her, using the man’s/Woman’s Questionnaire respectively;
  • Work closely with the Health Technician in conducting height, weight and hemoglobin measurements of men, women and children.
  • Responsible for the safety of all survey materials allocated
  • Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicants for the Field Interviewer Jobs must hold a minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate Education but with a credit in English and Mathematics at O’ level;
  • Written and Oral Proficiency in at least one of these local languages: Ateso, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole – Rukiga, Runyoro – Rutoro, Lusoga;
  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage;
  • The applicant who has participated in a health-related household based data collection exercise for at least two years has an added advantage;
  • Evidence of maturity, friendliness and willingness to work away from home during the approximately 1 month’s fieldwork;
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Possess good communication skills.
  • Good leadership and team building skills.
Duration: 6 Months

How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a filled copy of application form, download here, with relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. The complete documents should be submitted to Uganda Bureau of Statistics Reception Ground Floor.

Deadline: Friday, 1st April, 2016 by 5pm

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Fresher Customer Service Personal Banker Jobs - Barclays Bank UK

Organisation: Barclays Bank UK
Duty Station: Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager

About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.

Job Summary: The Personal Banker will deliver exceptional sales performance by identifying and meeting customer needs through selling & cross-selling of all Barclays Africa Retail products & services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                          
1. Sales to Retail Banking Customers: 50%
  • Actively participate in specific product campaigns by ensuring that the products are explained to customers.
  • Agree, meet and exceed targets for specific sales campaigns.
  • Maintain own sales performance statistics for management information usage.
  • Own and manage personal product & channel sales targets to contribute towards the outlet sales objectives.
  • Refer to the appropriate area of delivery for specialist product help or advice (e.g. Schemes or Home Loans) when uncertain about the product delivery or application process. Respond directly to the customer.
  • Build effective relationships with branch staff to ensure that non-sales staff refer customers to the Personal Banker when they identify a particular product or service need.
  • In integrated branches, build effective relationships with Customer Advisors to ensure that they refer standard customers who become eligible for Prestige products and services.
  • Responsible for complete account opening documentation together with customers and submit to the Branch Manager for review before submitting to operations for processing.
  • Call customers when their accounts have been opened, generate welcome pack letters and send to customers.
  • When selling loans to Retail prestige customers, complete the financial analysis and statement review on customer accounts. Where customers do not meet the minimum criteria, advise the customer, verbally or in writing as the customer requires. Report such denials to the Branch Manager on a daily basis.
2. Provision of Customer Service: 15%
  • Own customer queries and complaints around account opening, loans and card applications and resolve in a timely manner. Escalate any unresolved queries, or queries not resolved in a short period of time to the Prestige Branch Manager.
  • Build relationships with internal service providers (Operations and KYC Helpdesk) to ensure a quick turnaround time of escalated queries and complaints.
  • Guide customers to the appropriate delivery channel to meet their needs e.g. cashiers, drop boxes, ATM etc.
  • Guide customers as soon as cheque books, cards and other account items are ready for collection. Follow up with customers that have not collected the items within a reasonable time.
  • Guide customers as soon as new loans are approved and encourage draw-downs on the new loans.
  • When the branch is busy, walk the queues- resolve quick inquires and direct customers to the correct counters.
  • Restocks merchandising materials (pamphlets, forms) in the Prestige Branch and advise the Branch Manager if supplies are running low.
3. Operational Rigour and Compliance with KYC Requirements: 20%
  • Ensure accuracy of each new account application, loan document, Barclaycard application and bank account mandate change. Personal Bankers are held personally accountable for accuracy and quality of these and supporting documents that they complete and submit.
  • Achieve operational rigour excellence in all aspects of procedures and processes personally undertaken to ensure green audit.
  • Follow the Retail end to end account opening ensuring new accounts are authorized and KYC compliant. Escalate any items that exceed the agreed service level time lines or where there are unresolved KYC requirements, to the Branch Manager.
  • Comply with all general Barclays operational risk & rigour requirements e.g. KYC and anti-money laundering regulations.
  • Occasionally, assist the Branch Manager to open and close cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Carry out snap checks as allocated by the Branch Manager.
4. Branch Support: 10%
  • Work in liaison with the Branch Manager/BOM, open and close Cashier tills at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Authorise cashier transactions above their teller limits when called upon.
  • Serve as the cash custodian for the Branch. This involves checking cashier cash levels throughout the day, restocking cashiers or repatriating excess funds, and reordering cash from the external provider based on daily limits as set out.
5. Community: 5%
  • Identify and participant in community initiatives to support as part of Barclays community initiatives (such as Make a Difference Day, Local community initiative, Financial Literacy)
  • Significantly contribute ideas to support the community initiatives agenda in the branch.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays Bank Personal Banker Job opportunity should hold a Good University degree or diploma or relevant experience in a front-line banking sales/marketing/service environment
  • Competitor product sales experience is an added advantage
  • The applicant should have comprehensive knowledge of the Bank's products, services and policies including standard tariffs.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of overall Retail goals & objectives, including the branch's objectives growth of sales, cost control and income contribution
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the sales process
  • A working knowledge of the procedure manuals
  • A thorough knowledge of the bank's internal departments, systems & procedures as well as risk & rigour requirements
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation e.g. KYC, Anti-Money laundering, banking code, service standards, health & safety standards etc
  • Possess excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good questioning skills
  • Good PC skills
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Good selling/influencing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Influencing & negotiation skills training
  • Prior credit training
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Good listening skills

How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:


Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.

For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com

Deadline:  1st April, 2016


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UN Jobs - Chief Education at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:   Chief Education
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Grade Level: P-5
Reports to: Representative or Deputy Representative

About UNICEF:
UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized.  Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.

Job Summary: The Chief of Education will be accountable for the development, design, planning, implementation and management of the UNICEF Education programme within the country programme. As Head of Section, the jobholder leads a group of professional and support staff to develop and manage the education programme in collaboration with other programmes and sectors and with government and key development partners. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall quality of the programme design and for ensuring that it is effectively and efficiently managed and monitored. The Chief is responsible for managing and leading all stages of education programs/projects from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of results on strengthening national education systems to improve learning outcomes,  universal access to and equitable and inclusive primary/early childhood education and renewing involvement in secondary education especially, for children who are marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded in society. The Chief is responsible for leading and managing and establishing the plans of action to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programs/projects results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF's Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Managerial Leadership:
  • Establish the Section’s annual work plan with the education team; set priorities/targets and performance measurement. Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently. Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the team.
  • Mentor and supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives and goals and direction and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.
2. Program Development and Planning:
  • Lead/support the planning and conduct/update of situation analysis to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data are available to guide UNICEF's strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on education programs and to set program priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans.
  • Stay abreast with national/regional/international development priorities on education to leverage UNICEF position and competencies with donors, national governments, communities and constituents to advocate/promote education initiatives and policies.
  • Lead, coordinate and supervise the development of education programs/projects (as a full component of the CO and/or UNDAF programs). Establish plans of action, program goals and results, using results-based planning methodology and terminology (RBM).
  • Manage the timely preparation of program recommendation and related documentation for inclusion in the Country Office Program recommendation ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Consult and collaborate with national/global colleagues/partners/allies to develop partnerships framework to address specific needs and to leverage resources for enhancing up education programs/projects. Ensure synergy, integration, coherence, and harmonization of programs/projects with UNICEF Strategic Plans and priorities, donors' development strategies/policies, national priorities/competencies and UN System development interventions/initiatives.
3. Program management, monitoring and quality control of results:
  • Coordinate, plan and/or collaborate with monitoring and evaluation initiatives to establish benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators, to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results on education programs.
  • Actively participate in major monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to engage stakeholders to take required action/interventions to achieve results.
  • Assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
  • Keenly monitor programs/projects to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Plan, approve, monitor and control the use of program resources (financial, human, administrative and other assets) certifying/verifying compliance with organizational rules, regulations and procedures, donor commitments and standards of accountability and integrity. Ensure timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
  • Submit program/project reports to donors and other partners to keep them informed on program progress and critical issues.
4. Advisory services and Technical Support:
  • Offer technical advice to key government officials, NGO, UN system and other country office partners on strategies and best practices to influence approaches/policies and to support social/economic/political/legal development planning, implementation and delivery of results on education and other related issues.
  • Coordinate/ensure the availability of technical experts (with Regional Office/HQ) to ensure timely support throughout all stages of programming/project processes.
  • Actively participate in strategic discussions to influence policy and agenda setting for combating all forms of discrimination against children by advising on and advocating strategies and approaches that promote universal access to and equitable and inclusive education for children in the country.
5. Advocacy, Networking and Partnership Building:
  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships through networking and advocacy with local/national governments, UN system agency partners, donors, internationally recognized institutions, NGOs, funding organization, research institutes and private sector to reinforce cooperation and/or pursue opportunities, leverage funds, to promote goals and achieve sustainable and broad results on education learning outcomes and equity and inclusiveness.
  • Develop communication strategies and implementation plans and activities for maximum communication impact and outreach to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances for sustainable results and support fund raising for UNICEF and Country Office education programs.
  • Participate and/or represent UNICEF in inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on education and related issues to ensure organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF development planning and agenda setting process. Collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues the UNDAF planning and preparation of programs/projects including emergency preparedness.
6. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building:
  • Promote critical thinking and innovative approaches and good practices for sustainable education programs/projects initiatives through advocacy and technical advisory services.
  • Stay abreast, research, benchmark, introduce and implement best and cutting edge practices on education programs and management. Institutionalize and disseminate best practices and knowledge learned.
  • Lead and/or develop policies and procedures and introduce innovation and best practices to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programs and projects.
  • Lead/plan/implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results on education and related programs/projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Chief Education should hold an Advanced University Degree in education, economics, psychology, sociology or other social science field is required.
  • At least ten years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education at the international level, some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
  • Previous experience working in the UN system agency or organisation is an asset.
  • Familiarity with emergency response is an asset.
  • Broad working knowledge and experience in understanding of the overall global development context, including issues such as: poverty, conflict and the impact of these factors on education and vice-versa; and inter-sectoral approaches to address such issues in collaboration with other sectors (including Social Policy, Child Protection, Nutrition, WASH, Health and Communications within UNICEF).
  • Broad knowledge of global developments in education and international engagement strategies, including the application of the equity lens and human rights perspectives to programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake policy dialogue: translation of analytical findings and evidence into development programmes and policy discussions around equity and learning with partners, including government, development partners, CSOs and academia in relevant areas.
  • Strong education sector planning knowledge/ability, including the range of modalities for delivering education, linkages between different sub-sectors (e.g. ECD, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Inclusive Education), cost-effectiveness and efficiency issues, key institutional structures, components and processes, as well as governance issues.
  • Strong education policy and sector analysis capacity, including understanding of the core education data sets, indicators, tools for analysis of equity, determinants of student access and learning, budget, cost and financing, education system management, political economy and the ability to apply those to education policy and strategic planning.
  • Rigorous programme management in education, including programme design, costing, monitoring and evaluation (including areas like classroom assessment, standardized learning assessment, examinations, impact evaluation) and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with partners (e.g. Sector Wide Approaches, Global Partnership for Education, Education in Emergency Clusters, Education Provider Forums, Delivering as One, Inter-sectoral partnerships such as in ECD), as well as networking with other key partners.
  • Strong understanding of gender and inequity issues in relation to education and development and the application of gender / equity analysis to policy and planning in education.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of policies and strategies to address issues related to resilience for CO and RO based post and where relevant: risk analysis and risk management, education in conflict situations, natural disasters, and recovery.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset

Personal Competencies:
Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity
Core Competencies:
  • Communication - Level III
  • Working with People - Level III
  • Drive for Results -Level III
Functional Competencies:
  • Leading and supervising - Level III
  • Formulating strategies/concepts - Level III
  • Analyzing - Level III
  • Relating and networking - Level III
  • Deciding and initiating action - Level III
  • Persuading and influencing - Level II

How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system


Deadline: 7th April 2016

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Fresher Operations Officer NGO Jobs - Good Neighbors

Job Title:    Operations Officer
Organization: Good Neighbors 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Good Neighbors is an international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects. In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government agencies and foundations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Operations Officer oversees all Community development Projects (CDPs) raised and set by the organization
  • The jobholder upholds and achieves the standards of the Organization goals and primary objectives
  • Oversees and participates in all CDC (Community Development center) activities
  • The incumbent also actively participates in making daily reports, weekly plans, monthly plans and annual plans.
  • Takes part in drafting plans of action/ yearly budgets
  • Conducts and manages all monitoring and evaluation activities
  • The jobholder will collect field data, analyses and reports the results of data collected.
  • Participates in business trips and travels at will of the organization
  • Involves in office management and checks all necessary official documents
  • Participates in fund raising and making MOUs with other organizations
  • Manages all related organization projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for this job opportunity should hold a good bachelor’s degree in Business administration, management, procurements, logistics, law or Human resource management from a recognizable university.
  • The applicant must have experience in charitable fields of Education, Health, water and sanitation, income generation and advocacy
  • At least two to three years of related work experience
  • The applicant must be well-versed with all basic computer programs (Microsoft office excel, word and power point)
  • Familiarity with administration activities including taxation, labor laws and immigration processes
  • Conversant with Ugandan laws and methods of employment
  • Good knowledge of operation and management
  • Age: Between 25-38 years

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs with working email addresses to: uganda@goodneighbors.org or hand deliver to Good Neighbors International Head Office, Plot 9, P.O. Box 2934 Kiwafu Cresent, Kansanga – Kampala, Uganda. Please call +256 41 4 269364 for any queries.

Deadline: 13th April 2016 by 06:00P.M


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USAID UHSC Project Jobs - Senior Finance and Administration Manager - International Position at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)



Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Project Name: USAID Uganda Health Supply Chain UHSC Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 13-8671

About MSH:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

About USAID UHSC Project:
The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) is implementing the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for USAID as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. SCMS strengthens or establishes secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS assists programs to enhance their supply-chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply chain information is collected, shared, and used; and provides quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them. In Uganda, the SCMS project is managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH).

The USAID/Uganda Health Supply Chain program (UHSC) Senior International Finance Manager (SFM) is responsible for financial management and administration of the UHSC activity and assists in strengthening finance within the UHSC activities and pharmaceutical finance.

Job Summary: The Senior Finance and Administration Manager has the overall responsibility for the financial and economic management in line with the approved work plans and related budgets. The incumbent will communicate program requirements to Country Operations Management Unit (COMU) regarding all program administrative functions including procurement, payments human resources, tenders, etc. managed by the COMU and under the leadership of the COMU Director. The SFM will work collaboratively with the COMU, local partners, USAID and MSH’s headquarters regarding any financial aspects of program implementation, contract, risk management, cost share, cash flow, burn rate, governance and all other matters related to finance and administration. The SFM will also ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. The SFM also will, in close collaboration with the health economist, play an important role in program implementation and assessment in the area of pharmaceutical financial management and cost effective, equitable, and transparent utilization of EMHS resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Pharmaceutical Finance (40%): Support UHSC and in collaboration with the principal health finance adviser, COP and DCOP and other line managers to the development, design and implement program activities in areas such as equity, pharmaceutical finance management, tracking of medicines and supplies allocation in the Ministry of Health, cost-benefit analysis, feasibility studies and implementation of a health insurance scheme.
2. Program Operations (20%)
·         Take charge of contract management. Working with program staff, home office and partners to draft and manage contracts and monitor implementation. Provide routine progress reports to program management team.
·         Works in liaison with the Program senior operations officer, and the line managers to ensure effective liaison with COMU, implementation of COMU standards and practices including but not limited to finance and accounting, budgeting, procurement, recruitments, payments, assets management, and general office operations and administration that falls under the role and responsibility of COMU.
·         Take active role in program planning and reporting with the lead in program management and finance section.
·         Provide senior level strategic support and guidance to the project team in all areas related to project financial management.
·         Mentor and supervise the SCMS field office administrative staff to ensure that the program receives adequate and timely support.
·         Work with other MSH projects and COMU Finance and Administration staff to coordinate common policies, standards and practices, including maintaining up to date the Risk Registry and actions required to ensure that risks are adequately managed.
3. Budget (20%)
·         Take lead in the annual work planning and budget development process: Assist program managers to develop activity budgets. Ensure compliance of program expenditures with approved budgets; ensure the consistency, inclusion and accuracy of costs and that they comply with agreed policy and practices.
·         Revise overall and sub-budgets as needed throughout the work plan year.
·         Maintain systems for program budget monitoring and tracking that include financial and contractual data. Provide routine pipeline analyses to COP and USAID. Also, provide any ad hoc reports requested by USAID. Lead annual PEPFAR expenditure analysis exercise. In addition, perform routine financial analysis on program expenditures, documenting and monitoring overall performance, analyzing trends, identifying gaps to ensure efficient and sound project management.
·         Develop cash flow projections and track burn rate.
4. Compliance (20%)
·         Take responsible for risk management and good governance
·         Work closely with COMU implement standard procedures and forms that promote and/or ensure program compliance with the cooperative agreement terms and conditions, and that ensures program spending provides the best value.
·         Ensure that all program staff are trained on USAID Rules and Regulations and compliance with the Cooperative Agreement.
·         Ensure with the Program senior operations officer, that all equipment is inventoried, tracked and managed per USAID rules and MSH standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should preferably hold a master’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field.
·         At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in financial management.
·         At least five years of demonstrated supervisory experience.
·         Strong leadership and financial management skills and experience including from working in Uganda.
·         Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets and in-depth knowledge of USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.
·         Prior experience in sub-contract development and management. Experience in financial governance and risk management.
·         Ten years of progressively responsible experience is preferred.
·         Prior experience in international public health highly preferred.
·         Eight (8) years of experience in financial and administrative (including human resources, procurement, logistics) management of  complex businesses and large international development programs.
·         Management of USG projects is an added advantage.
·         Excellent analytical skills with experiences in financial analysis including budget, cost-benefit analysis, feasibility assessment, process and procedure reviews, business reviews and strategic planning.
·         Strong proficiency in relevant computer applications and databases with mastery of Excel spreadsheets is required. Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting software is an advantage.
·         Demonstrated excellent English language skills (both written and oral) with strong communication and reporting skills.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player.
·         Ability to direct and motivate staff
·         Process oriented
·         Can manage work with shifting priorities and new tasks
·         Can manage and coordinate a variety of activities simultaneously
·         Work in a team-oriented environment while driving for results
·         Creative problem solving
·         Organized and detail-oriented
·         Ability and willingness to travel within Uganda as required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.



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