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Fresher Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer NGO Jobs - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)


Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non- Governmental Aid and development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting skills development for youth, in Uganda,

Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer will identify performance indicators, develop quality assurance strategies, train project team, maintain contact with project partners and ensure all project aspects comply with the donor and organization requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Establish a Monitoring and evaluation system
  • Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance results in all sectors
  • Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
  • Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the project to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
  • Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project implementation
  • Establish and manage a database, assist in data analysis and supervise regular data collection
  • To work with partners and other members of the team, as need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures
Conduct assessment
  • Work closely with Project team to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.
  • Plan and support the WASH team in conducting household surveys and assessments
Facilitate learning processes
  • Facilitate learning processes among staff by providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on lessons learnt
  • Train and build capacity of the team on use of the AkvoFlow for data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Plan and coordinate joint monitoring sessions with other stakeholders and document key lessons from such joint monitoring sessions
  • Share lessons learnt and best practices in WASH working groups and fora on behalf of Welthungerhilfe
  • Conduct regular project site visits and provide detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation
Planning and Reporting roles
  • To collaborate with the Project Management unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative reports in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to all project planning activities
  • Participate in the planning and proposal development processes for the organization
  • Prepare, plan and accompany project visitors and donors to different project intervention locations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, in Social Science or in Agriculture

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a detailed CV contact detail including telephone numbers of reference persons (max. 3 pages) and a one-page motivation letter by hand to Welthungerhilfe Arua Office

Deadline: 20th February 2019 by 05:00pm.

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Livelihoods Coordinator NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job Title:    Livelihoods Coordinator
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programs

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

Job Summary: The Livelihoods Coordinator is responsible for designing, coordination, implementation, monitoring and follow up of DRC Uganda’s livelihoods and cash programming. The overall strategic objective of the livelihoods and cash programme is to develop durable solutions for conflict-affected populations in refugee settlements and in Karamoja region (refugees and host communities). He/she will furthermore play a significant role in sectoral coordination with other stakeholders including local and state authorities, livelihood and cash working groups, other INGOs, private sectors and other partners involved in the project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic and program planning
·         Develop, coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and report on DRC´s Livelihood and Cash Programme for all the field operations.
·         Based on existing assessments, he/she will design interventions, national and local strategies and plans for the implementation of Livelihoods and cash transfer programmes;
·         Conduct assessment and analysis of needs; existing and potential financial institutions or traditional mechanisms for cash transfer programme and identify innovative/alternative payment modalities in consideration with the security situation in target locations;
·         Contextualize cash transfer guidelines, tools and training materials prepared by the organization on cash transfer processes and make necessary recommendation where appropriate;
·         Lead in developing new sustainable livelihood and cash transfer programme initiatives/proposals and fundraising relating emergency and longer term response;
·         Conduct further assessments and assist in preparation of proposals
Coordination
·         Participate in the Livelihoods, Cash and Environment inter-agency working groups, joining technical task forces as needed
·         Engage the CCD (Collaborative Cash Delivery) platform, and lead on coordination of the technical meetings of the CCD
Program Implementation, monitoring and reporting
·         Ensure continuous capacity building among staff in handling the Livelihood and cash programming.
·         Undertake regular field/onsite visits to ensure technical support to livelihood and cash staff and proper monitoring of the activities’ implementation in area of operation;
·         Provide regular updates on progress to HoP and other team members and senior management
·         Ensure donor and agency compliance is met at all levels of project/program management cycle
·         Review and endorse relevant financial and narrative reporting on all livelihood and cash related interventions.
·         Enhance the quality of Livelihood and Cash programming throughout the project cycle.
·         Provide overall budget monitoring, financial management and expenses control including compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements.
·         Ensure lessons learned are documented, shared and reflected in program planning and decision making
·         Ensure that the DRC foods security and cash transfer projects are implemented in accordance with DRC standard regulations and procedures (e.g. Code of Conduct, CHS and DRC Operational Handbook);
·         Ensure transparency and accountability tools, processes and mechanisms to affected communities are in place
·         Ensure equal participation by all segments of the community, taking into consideration issues regarding gender, age, clan and tribal and religious affiliations.
·         Regularly monitor project activities and provide timely inputs and feedback to the Area Managers (AM) and Head of Programmes (HoP)
·         Quality control and site monitoring to ensure that services provided are according to SPHERE and national standards
·         Work with HoP and M&E team to ensure M&E plan is being implemented, data is being collected from the field and regular reports are being produced.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
·         Promote knowledge management by exchange of knowledge, information, situation analysis, experience or lessons learned; promote knowledge sharing and technical input or recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.
·         Manage the implementation, monitoring and documentation of resilience action research and innovation (technical or systems), ensuring rigorous monitoring and wide sharing of results.
·         Prepare learning/knowledge products, covering innovative approaches and good practices, to support overall livelihood sector development.
·         Support the professional development of livelihood/cash staff as relevant, to ensure our sector capacity remains up-to-date with latest developments.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Coordinator job opportunity should hold a University degree in Environment, Agriculture, Agri-Business or Economics. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
·         At least 5 years of work experience in similar positions
·         Relevant experience in business or market/economic development
·         Relevant experience in agricultural production, market assessments, rural market linkages, and capacity building in value chains
·         Experience in training field team
·         Experience in cash programming
·         Experience in implementing livelihood intervention in emergency settings
·         Fluent in English

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below


Deadline:  19th February 2019

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Assistant Agricultural Manager Job Placement - FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI)


Job Title:           Assistant Agricultural Manager
Organization: FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Agricultural Manager

About US:
FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI) was the first licensed micro-finance deposit taking institution in Uganda, and part of a global network which serves over 1,000,000 clients in 22 countries. FINCA Uganda currently offers loans, savings and money transfer services in Uganda, one of the most competitive and dynamic microfinance markets in the world.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Agricultural Manager's position is critical position and she/he responsible for providing active support in mobilizing significant business growth, oversee all business and product related activities in Agricultural portfolio and assume full performance and budget responsibility for the product lines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Agriculture Research and Development:
  • Collecting data on crop profiles and conduct risk assessments for selected target segments and agriculture sub-sectors
  • Maintain databases and make sure that updated information is available to FINCA
  • Monitoring of asks and raise red flags with the Agriculture Product Manager when risk levels in a particular area increase
  • Develop and update credit score cards.
  • Maintain the relationships with extension service providers, Government organizations, NGC-s and other organizations that Colet and store data on a regular basis.
  • Provide input to the training materials and provide technical support to the branches
  • Monitor the growth of the bank's agricultural loan portfolio in line with credit policy guidelines.
  • Mentoring of new entrant trainees by managing their performances in line with the performance management guidelines and HR policies.
  • Manage the performance and development of line staff, and appraise their performance in line with the performance management guidelines and HR policies and make recommendations to product manager.
  • Monitor credit operations activities in the branches to identify risks and ensure compliance adherence to the existing internal control processes, procedures and service standards as per bank policy and risk management guidelines.
  • Monitor quality of loan portfolio (including written off loans) in assigned Branches and propose remedial actions and submit periodic reports in line with the departmental work plan.
Value Chain Specialist:
  • Provide information on crop profiles and value chain characteristics to the Agriculture Research & Development Analyst
  • Recommend feasible crops value chains and for focus areas for FINCA Uganda to the Agriculture Product Manager
  • Provide support during partnership development Provide input to training curriculum for the branches
  • Carry out value chain and agronomy training to the branches
Management People:
  • Succession Planning. In cooperation with the HR Department to identify and support development of the High Potential Employees in the Branches.
  • Ensure that all branch staff have necessary skills to efficiently perform their jobs. Where there are gaps, define and communicate training needs of staff in the branches to product manager, Chief Operations Officer, an Training Manager.
  • Participate as a trainer in leadership, management and key technical trainings of the Branch Staff
  • Ensure communication of all key management decisions to all Staff Members in the Region.
Business Management:
  • Perform regular interviews and meetings with the existing and potential customers in order understand customers‘ expectations, gaps an potential areas for improvements in customer service and Customers Experience
  • Supervise and control implementation of the Regional Growth Strategy and Expansion Plans in line with approved budget and timeline.
  • Manage relationships with Key stake holders and develop partnerships
Internal Controls and Portfolio Quality
  • Enhance branch credit committees and polish credit underwriting skills
  • Perform regular spot checks as following:
  • Participate in Credit Committees below his/her approval limits regularly
  • Perform Policy knowledge interviews with Staff
  • Approve Credit Applications within granted
Planning and Reporting.
  • Provide quarterly reports to Senior Management on the Performance of the product and key items that require attention of the Management team
  • As a part of the budgeting process, in conjunction with the Product Manager, develop Annual Growth Strategy and Expansion plans based on the market potential.
  • In cooperation with the Product Manager develop and present for Commercial and Human Resource Managers’ approval of regional staffing plans in line with business targets.
  • Supervise execution of budgets


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a recognized University Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture, Commerce, Business Studies or Administration -Accounting Option or related discipline. MBA is an added advantage
  • At least three years of work experience as in a Financial/Banking sector
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, Power Point and knowledge of Core Banking System
  • Good People Management, Negotiation and motivation skills
  • Good understanding of sales management and customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of Credit and Risk Management
  • Proven report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility to travel

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so wish to take up these roles  in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates to: ug_jobs@fincaug.org 

Deadline: 25th February 2019

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Programme Officer - Resource Use and Rights Irish NGO Jobs - Trócaire


Organization: Trócaire
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager – Resource Rights

About US:
Trócaire is one of Ireland’s leading INGO’s, having over 40 years’ of experience in International Development. Trócaire works through local partners and being the development arm of the Catholic Church in Ireland is a member of worldwide networks such as Caritas and CIDSE. This is an exciting time in the history of the organisation as we continue to roll out our most recent strategic plan 2016-2020 and begin planning for beyond this period.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support to Programme Partners (50%)
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with partner staff.
  • Build technical capacity of partners on sustainable agriculture through on-the-job training, monitoring visits, workshops, exchange visits and formal technical training.
  • In conjunction with the Programme Manager build the technical capacity of partners on VSLA and GALS through on-the-job training, monitoring visits, workshops, exchange visits and formal technical training.
  • Support partner staff to develop project proposals, budgets and work plans that meet programme objectives.
  • Mentor and guide partner staff in planning, implementation, documentation and monitoring of activities especially sustainable agriculture activities.
  • Build organisational capacity of partners through the Trócaire Partner Capacity Assessment and support process ensuring plans are drafted and implemented effectively.
  • Lead implementation of partner capacity assessments and ensure partner capacity building plans are drafted and implemented effectively.
  • Support partners to adopt a women’s empowerment approach to all project activities.
  • Support partner organisations to comply with Trócaire’s Child Protection and Safeguarding for International Programmes policies through policy development and roll-out.
Monitoring and Evaluation (15%)
  • In coordination with the Programme Manager ensure timely and accurate M&E of activities to ensure the partner projects remain on track and aligned to the programme outcomes and targets.
  • Provide guidance and support to partners on the effective use of Results Based Management.
  • Ensure all assigned partners are using the programme M&E guidance including the global indicators.
  • Conduct quarterly field visits to all assigned partners (average 4-6), ensuring project activities are on track and providing support and feedback on implementation. Visits should average 5-7 days.
  • Ensure accurate records for the projects are kept in line with Trócaire and donor guideline in both hard and soft form including Salesforce.
  • Provide logistical support for relevant programme activities and events.
  • Document and share learning with partners, Trócaire staff and externally where appropriate.
  • Collect case studies and provide content demonstrating the impact of the projects for donor reports and other publications.
  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Manager as required, including for summaries, contracts, project closure and partner and project files.
Financial Management (15%)
  • In conjunction with the Programme Accountant, review partner budgets and financial reports and ensure compliance with Trócaire and donor policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the Programme Accountant monitor the Trócaire Minimum Requirements for Partners for all designated partners.
  • Monitor budget expenditure on a monthly basis for Institutional Funded grants you are assigned to.
  • Preparation and timely transfer of grants to partners.
  • Conduct join monitoring visits with the finance team.
Administration and Knowledge Management (10%)
  • Ensure accurate records for the projects are kept in line with Trócaire and donor guideline in both hard and soft form including Salesforce.
  • Provide logistical support for relevant programme activities and events.
  • Document and share learning with partners, Trócaire staff and externally where appropriate.
  • Collect case studies and provide content demonstrating the impact of the projects for donor reports and other publications.
  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Manager as required, including for summaries, contracts, project closure and partner and project files.
Others:
  • Participate in team meetings, programme annual review meetings and any other meetings as required. Undertake any other responsibilities assigned by the country management team or Programme Manager – Resource Rights.
  • Provide guidance to other programmes on issues related to sustainable agriculture and other technical areas as assigned by the programme manager.
  • Networking with other INGOs, Church structures and other local NGOs as assigned by the Programme Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Trocaire Programme Officer - Resource Use and Rights job must hold a third level qualification in: Agriculture, Social Science, Development Studies, or a related area.
  • At least five years of experience working in an international or local organisation in Uganda or abroad.
  • Minimum three years of working in Sustainable Agriculture programming especially agro-ecological approaches.
  • Experience working on VSLAs or similar programming
  • Minimum three years working in a partnership focused organisation.
  • Sustainable agriculture especially agro-ecological approaches
  • Capacity-building and accompaniment skills
  • Proven results-based management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills, particularly in promoting organisational learning.
  • Highly organised, with excellent planning, prioritisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills and an aptitude for designing projects and proposals.
  • Good financial skills, particularly in designing and managing budgets.
  • Competent in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and with internet/email.
  • Capable of working efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Spoken and written fluency in English.
  • Commitment to Trócaire’s Vision, Mission and Values and an understanding of a partnership approach to development.
  • Sympathetic understanding of the Catholic Church’s role in relief and development.
  • Ability to work with women and men from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated and active commitment to gender equality and Women’s Empowerment and an ability to influence and engage others to support gender issues.
  • Ability to work to deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn on-the-job, and an interest in learning about the context, issues and strategies of Trócaire’s programming in Uganda
  • Willingness to travel frequently in country.
  • Able to work irregular hours on an occasional basis.
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to take initiative.
  • Strong team player who is able to establish solid working relationships with colleagues in country as well as in Head Office.
  • Clear understanding of policy issues impacting sustainable agriculture in Uganda
  • General understanding of resource rights and economic empowerment in Uganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Trócaire should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 21st February 2019

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Fresher Livelihoods Assistant - Forestry NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader - Livelihoods

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

Job Summary:   The Livelihoods Assistant – Forestry will be overseeing the quality, timely implementation of environmental conservation activities in compliance with DRC standards and budgets

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collaboration with relevant external technical experts on issues related to environmental protection and conservation in Adjumani operation area (Refugees and host communities).
  • Actively participate in the designing and supervising of the forest operation and management in Zone B in collaboration with the ADLG Natural Resource Officer.
  • Represent DRC with local authorities and other stakeholders in the District jurisdiction
  • Coordinate all Forestry related activities in the District of jurisdiction in collaboration with other actors in the sector.
  • Promote integration of environment protection and conservation in programming of all sectors DRC is intervening
  • Spearhead Forestry education in the designated areas of DRC operations with emphasis on promoting forest protection, development and climate change adaptation
  • Spearhead the development and review community environment action plants in collaborations with relevant stakeholders
  • Support the establishment and or functionality of local environment structures in collaboration with the district environment officer
  • Organize technical trainings for beneficiaries in relevant themes within refugees and host communities
  • Plan the establishment and develop strategic plans to sustain them
  • Spearhead mobilization of households and institutions to participate in the raising of tree seedlings, planting and management.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the project’s M&E tools, project plans/budget and funding proposals


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant – Forestry job opportunity should hold a University degree or Diploma in Forestry, Environmental science and Management from recognized University.
  • Two years of experience in implementing environmental conservation related activities in Humanitarian and Development Context
  • 2 years’ experience managing forest based resources and vibrant knowledge in raising tree seedlings and woodlots establishment.
  • Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental organizations.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
  • Understanding of CFW/VFW approaches, gender, protection and human rights.
  • Exceptional knowledge is Result based Management in line with Agro Forestry.
  • Outstanding knowledge in Risk based management of Humanitarian and Development projects.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good organizational and people management skills.
  • Has ability to reside and work in the attached field locations within Adjumani Zone B area of operation.
  • Has strong ability to operate light automobile machine and hold a valid driving license class “A”.
  • Strong knowledge in Cash for Work/Voucher for work intervention in line with Forest and natural resource management.
  • Thematic trainings relevant to the position for instance; nursery bed establishment, woodlots establishment, water and soil conservation, sustainable environmental conservation and protection, Natural Resource management and among others
  • Languages: English- fluent and any one of the local languages spoken in the host community and settlements. Knowledge of local language spoken in Uganda.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below


Deadline:  20th February 2019

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