Beauty Spa Manager Job Opportunity - Hammam Spa & Saloon (Fairway Hotel)

Job Title:       Beauty Spa Manager Organisation:  Hammam Spa & Saloon Duty Station:  Fairway Hotel , Kampala, Uganda About US...

Human Resources Officer Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Raising the Village International (RTV)

Job Title:      Human Resources Officer
Organization: Raising the Village International (RTV)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

About US:
Raising The Village International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit organization which works in works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in Uganda focused on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity, while moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency.
Job Summary: The Human Resources Officer originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development at Raising The Village. The Human Resources Officer coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs; reports to the Finance and Administration Manager, and assists and advises Raising The Village Management about Human Resources issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Conducts the recruiting planning meetings when needed staff is identified.
  • Coordination of all aspects of recruitment include posting, tracking of candidates and the interview process
  • Reviews resumes for all candidates and interviews, when assigned, candidates for employment.
  • Tasked with the preparation of Paperwork, as required
  • Conducts onboarding and orientation for new employees
  • Ensures appropriate resources are available for new employees
HR Administration/Policy and Procedures:
  • Prepares and reviews RTV policy and procedures, employee contracts and documentation, templates and forms
  • Reviews organizational and space planning throughout RTV head and field offices
  • Provides day-to-day benefits administration services. Assist employees with any claim issues.
  • Develops and schedules benefits orientations and other benefits training.
  • Recommends changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention.
Performance Review Process:
  • Coordinate the performance review assisting managers and staff to complete in a timely manner, twice a year
  • Review and recommend, based on feedback review and results, HR issues to senior management.
  • Provide employment development opportunities (in-house or external training) based on identified needs.
HR Projects and Workplan:
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Maintain and execute year workplan to improve the Human Resource function within the organization.
  • Submit reports to Management Team highlighting HR issues.
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Raising The Village Human Resources Officer job opportunity should hold a University Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or Organization Development, or related fields
  • At least two to five years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations is preferred.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred, not required.
  • Previous experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs is an added advantage.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of employment laws and practices.
  • Effective oral and written communication, fluent in English
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Ability to travel 25% of time, as required
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Project management skills
  • Strong training & facilitation/coaching skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
  • Accurately completes multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, available resources and multiple reporting relationships. 
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How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to:

  • PDF documents are preferred, and include all relevant information in your letter or CV, no other documents will be forwarded to the hiring committee.
  • Please indicate your position of interest in your email or subject line.
  • Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.
Deadline: 2nd May 2017

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Earn 1m monthly as Marketing Officer at Days for Girls International

Job Title:   Marketing Officer
Organisation:  Days for Girls International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
Benefits: Monthly salary of UGX 1,000,000/= net.

About US:
Days for Girls International is a grassroots non-profit organization. It prioritizes women, and girls to help them discover their potential and self-value, attain quality sustainable feminine hygiene, ensure they are equal participants and agents of social change and are given opportunities to thrive, grow and contribute to their community’s betterment. Days for Girls is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to empowering women and communities by promoting access to menstrual health management options and reproductive health knowledge.

Job Summary: The Marketing Officer will provide support to develop a strong brand awareness within the country to promote positive perceptions of menstrual hygiene and washable pads and to increase sales of the DfG Kit products.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Developing and following an annual marketing strategy and work plan
  • Recruiting marketing & sales representatives to work on a contract, commission basis
  • Implementing grassroots marketing strategies including drama troupes
  • Fostering presence in traditional media outlets including print & radio
  • Supporting a strong, engaging online presence via social media
  • Tracking progress towards sales targets & reporting on milestones
  • The Marketing Officer may also help with administrative tasks and field visits to Days for Girls' projects throughout the country.
  • Seek opportunities for DfG visibility such as conferences, events, and workshops
  • Support the development & implementation of a grassroots marketing plan
  • Provide training for team members in effective sales strategies
  • Update social media with testimonials, stories, and photos
  • Provide training for staff members on how to conduct effective social media
Operations Responsibilities:
  • Submit monthly work plans tied back to annual marketing strategy
  • Submit Quarterly Reports on departmental progress
  • Submit requisitions for marketeer payments & logistical costs
  • Develop & present budgets for specific marketing activities
  • Analysis return on investment for marketing activities
  • Provide on the ground logistical and informational support to the Center team
  • Attend regular check-in meetings with Supervisor (once per week) to assess progress on goals

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Days for Girls Marketing Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in related field
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written & analytical skills
  • Previous experience creating and sticking to budgets
  • Previous experience in marketing & media
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Empowering leadership skills
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Graphic design experience is desirable (proficiency in design software such as Adobe Suite)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter and updated CVs  to with the subject indicated as “Marketing Officer.” If invited for an interview, you will be asked to submit a 3-page slide deck with a sample marketing plan.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th April 2017

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Communications Officer Non-profit Jobs - War Child Canada

Job Title:       Communications Officer
Organization: War Child Canada
Reports to: Country Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity organization registered in Toronto, Canada that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. When war itself ends, the consequences endure. A lack of employment opportunities, the absence of effective economic or social structures, an under-educated population and a culture of impunity around rights violations combine to create conditions that make a return to conflict all too possible. But by making a long-term investment to create an environment in which childhood can thrive, the cycle of violence can be broken.

Job Summary: The Communication Officer will be responsible to lead and coordinate War Child Canada Uganda’s communication and outreach work and ensure regular documentation, internal and external dissemination and promotion of WCC projects activities, operations and events in Uganda. The incumbent will also support the country team in the design and production of Information, Education and Communication (IEC), internal and external communication, advocacy and visibility materials.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Communication and Outreach Management (50%):
  • Work in liaison with the Country Director, Head of Programs and Communication Manager at WCC Headquarters in the development and implementation of country level communications strategy and protocols.
  • Steer the implementation of War Child Canada’s Uganda’s communication work and ensure that it is fully understood by the country team.
  • Ensure that all trainings, workshops and public education activities are adapted in accordance to the Uganda context, and all WCC communication and brand guidelines are followed at each level.
  • Work with and support project teams in developing and implementing context- appropriate Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials and community outreach communication packages, including radio spot packages and panel discussion programs.
  • Build and maintain internal communication activities to keep staff informed of organizational vision, mission, values, and program achievements.
  • Work in liaison with the Country Director and Head of Programs, lead on the timely and appropriate production and dissemination of success stories of projects, operations and events through publications, intemal/extemal newsletters, media, WCC website, and social media.
  • Lead and coordinate all activities related to the photography and production of documentaries of WCC Uganda projects.
  • Work closely with program teams and provide technical support in program design and development process, with particular focus on communication and visibility.
  • Conduct regular field visits to WCC project sites in order to gather information, data, and documentation of best practices and success stories.
  • Support the field program staff in writing and producing high quality success stories and other communication materials.
  • Assist the country team and ensue that they fully understand and adhere to War Child Canada’s branding guidelines and compliance to communication strategy, policy and protocol.
  • Represent WCC Uganda in external communication forums, working groups and networks.
Media Engagement (30%)
  • Build and maintain good contacts and relationships with key electronic and print media outlets (radio, TV, press) and communicate WCC work, success stories and events, and raise the profile of the organization.
  • Support the Country Director in all activities related to media engagement including interviews.
  • Work in close consultation with the Country Director, be responsible to organize and accompany all media visits to WCC project locations, including photography and filming of projects.
  • Ensure that War Child Canada’s branding guidelines are followed when it comes to communication with media and use of media.
Documentation, Reporting and Learning (20%):
  • Ensure all policy documents, communication policy, tools and templates are rolled out and staff and partners clearly understand these.
  • Prepare and submit regular communication related updates as well as monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Country Director.
  • Work closely with the Head of Programs and field program teams to collect, document and disseminate success stories, high resolution photos or any other communication material required as per HQ for internal and external dissemination.
  • Lead on producing internal WCC Uganda monthly updates and quarterly newsletters.
  • Liaise with WCC Communication Manager at HQ as well as Communication Officers in other WCC operation countries, to share best practices and learning.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the War Child Canada Communications Officer job placement should hold a University degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Media Studies or related field.
  • At least three years of progressively responsible and relevant experience working in the field of communication or public relations.
  • Significant exposure and experience of working in various media formats, including photo, audio, video, print and web.
  • Proven experience in managing digital communication and social media.
  • Demonstrable skill in computer systems including interactive digital media.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language, including strong writing skills and ability to adapt style and key messages for different audiences.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and presentation skills.
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to problem solve and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced team environment, while simultaneously managing multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and meeting of deadlines
  • Willingness and ability to travel outside Kampala, often at short notice and for an extended period of time.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit hard copies of their curriculum vitae and an accompanying cover letter in a sealed envelope to:

Human Resources Manager,
War Child Canada (WCC),
Block 244, Plot 1006, Muyenga. Kampala. Uganda

NB: Please ensure your application envelop has the subject heading of “Application for Communication Officer, WCC Uganda”

Deadline: 5th May 2017 by 5:00pm

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UN Jobs - Procurement Officer at United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Job Title:               Procurement Officer
Organization: United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 17-Procurement-MONUSCO-78243-F-Entebbe (M)
Reports to: Procurement Officer/Team Leader
Job Grade: P3

About US:
Following the signing of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the Security Council established the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its resolution 1279 of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation of the ceasefire and disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all parties to the Ceasefire Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the Council expanded the mandate of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement and assigned multiple related additional tasks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority and depending on location, the Procurement Officer may be responsible for the following duties:
  • The jobholder plans, develops and manages all procurement and contractual aspects of projects of significant complexity related to worldwide procurement of
  • diverse services and commodities (e.g. information technology, pharmaceuticals, building maintenance materials, office equipment and supplies, furniture, freight forwarding/3PL services, catering services, IT services, maintenance services for various equipments etc.), taking into account local economic and other conditions.
  • Guides requisitioning units and recipient entities on the full range of procurement issues, providing support and guidance at all stage of the procurement cycle.
  • Prepares/oversees preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and manages/conducts all aspects of bid/proposal evaluations.
  • Formulates strategies and designs innovative solutions to resolve issues/conflicts for complex procurement projects.
  • The jobholder establishes and maintains work program and schedule for ongoing contracts and newly-planned ones.
  • Actively participates in negotiations with senior supplier representatives; signs procurement orders up to the authorized limit, and, in cases where the amount exceeds authorized signature authority, prepares submissions to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official.
  • Carries out market research to keep abreast of market developments; researches and analyzes statistical data and market reports on the world commodity situation, production patterns and availability of good and services.
  • Identifies new technologies, and products/services, evaluates and recommends potential supply sources and participates in the incorporation of research results into the procurement program.
  • Oversees adherence to contractual agreements, recommends amendments and extensions of contracts, and advises concerned parties on contractual rights and obligations.
  • Prepares a variety of procurement-related documents, contracts, communications, guidelines, instructions, etc.
  • Provides guidance to, and may supervise, new/junior staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO Procurement Officer job should hold an Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, public administration, commerce, engineering, law or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement or contract management or contract administration or logistics or supply chain management in the public or private sector, of which at least two years should be directly related to first-hand procurement and/or contracting experience at the international level is required.
  • Procurement experience in peacekeeping missions and/ or field duty stations within the UN system would be an asset.
  • Languages: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable.

Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of internationally recognized procurement standards and of all phases of international procurement techniques and operations used in contracting for a diverse range of goods and services. Knowledge of contract law and expertise in handling complex contract issues. Knowledge of quantitative methods to measure supplier capacity systems and ability to identify sources of supply, market trends and pricing. Ability to shape and influence agreements with requisitioning units and vendors. Ability to apply technical expertise to resolve a range of issues/problems. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 5th May 2017

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2 No Experience Migration Assistant Job Opportunities - Embassy of Sweden

Organisation: Embassy of Sweden
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.

Job Summary: The Migration Assistant will support the Embassy of Sweden Uganda Jobs beginning in February 2018 for one to two years with the possibility of extension, and begin with a six-month probationary period.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The Migrant Assistant will receive and register applications in the migration reception
·         Conduct oral interviews in residence and work permit matters
·         Take biometrics (photo and fingerprints) of applicants
·         The incumbent will also answer questions and provide service in the migration front desk, as well as by e-mail and telephone

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the Swedish Embassy Migration Assistant job opportunity must hold relevant training
·         Excellent command of written and spoken English.
·         Good knowledge of Tigrinya is an added advantage.
·         Experience within migration or any other work with individuals in vulnerable situations is desirable.
·         Good computer skills are a requirement.
·         The person we seek must be responsible, alert and have a good power of initiative, be able to work well with others and have a positive, service-oriented manner.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Swedish Embassy are encouraged to apply online by sending their applications, including a short cover letter and an updated resume via email to Please indicate the reference UM2017/41001/KAMP in your application.

Deadline: 3rd December 2017

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25 No Experience Graduate Intern NGO Job Positions - World Vision International

Job Title:        Graduate Intern (25 Job Positions)
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Gulu, Busia, Kibaale, Rakai, Kiboga, Kitgum, Buliisa, Bundibudyo, Butaleja, Tororo, Pader, Oyam and Hoima District, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager/Head of Department

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

About World Vision Internship Program: The graduate trainees will form a pool from which future entry level positions in general management and programme management can be recruited. The internship program will also provide WVU with quality candidates for temporary or seasonal positions and projects.

Some of the Internship Benefits Include:
  • Provide room for innovation by allowing interns bring new perspectives to issues and challenges that could be affecting World Vision Uganda.
  • Enhance visibility of WVU in both the communities where we work and at Universities where Interns shall be recruited. If an Intern gets an interesting and rewarding experience in learning and contributing to Child Wellbeing through World Vision, they’re likely to recommend resourceful people/agencies and initiatives to WV.
  • Build a pool of Christian development professionals for the humanitarian industry. Not all interns would be absorbed into World Vision Uganda upon completion of the training; world vision would have contributed towards enhancing their employability. WV will therefore be contributing towards build a well-qualified workforce for the local humanitarian industry.
  • Enhance youth employability by providing young qualified graduates with work experience in various sectors such as WASH, Agriculture and Food Security, Health etc within the humanitarian industry
  • Providing a flexible and very cost effective workforce especially in scenarios where long term commitment is not required.
  • Promoting our social responsibility in having qualified members in our community participating in development work.
  • Enhanced visibility of WVU in both the communities where we work and at Universities where

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The applicants should be Ugandan citizens who meet the following criteria:-
  • Graduates who have completed studies in the relevant field of study identified above as per each location with either First class degree or 2nd Class Upper (CGPA 3.8 and above) i.e. Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Mass Communication, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration/BCom with a bias in Accounting, Agriculture, Nutrition and Dietary, Public Health or Environmental Science or related discipline. The degree should have been attained in the last three years at most.
  • The graduates should be practicing Christians regardless of denomination, gender and ethnic background are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Exhibit passion and genuine desire to serve among the poor in rural and semi urban areas of Uganda.
  • Possess a good character, honesty, high competency and generally in good physical and emotional health with evidence of a recent full medical check-up.
  • The applicants should be natives of the District for which you’re applying for (check top of advert for duty stations), with evidence of assured accommodation or relatives
  • Age: Below 26 years old, single and willing to fully commit your time to the Graduate internship program for a period of one year.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 30th April 2017

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4 Computer Operator/ Data Entrant Job Vacancies - Excel Insurance Company Ltd

Organization: Excel Insurance Company Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Excel Insurance Company Ltd is one of the fastest growing insurance companies in Uganda and East Africa as a whole. Excel Insurance is registered under the insurance Act of Uganda and is authorized to underwrite all classes of General Insurance Business and is a corporate member of the Uganda Insurers Association and the Insurance Institute of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Computer Operator/ Data Entrant will key data into computers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for these jobs should hold relevant degrees in statistics, economics, business administration, IT, etc
  • A minimum of three years of related experience.
  • Good typing speed
NB: Remuneration packages, fringe benefits (such as housing, medical, lunch) and prospects of career growth are attractive for the qualified candidates.

How to Apply:
All applications should be sent to the address below including three professional referees in their detailed CVs;

The Managing Director,
P.O. Box 7213, Kampala Uganda.

Email to:

Deadline: 8th May 2017

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