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Fresher Child Development Officer (CDO) Sponsor Donor Relations Jobs - Compassion International

 

Job Title:    Child Development Officer (CDO) Sponsor Donor Relations

Organisation: Compassion International

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Orwadai PCU- Child Development Centre is a Faith-Based Organization rendering holistic Child Development, announces the availability of a Ministry opportunity (job vacancy) in the Children's ministry.

 

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer (CDO) Sponsor Donor Relations will implement Child Development Programs for selected beneficiaries and will be expected to exhibit high sense of integrity, stewardship, dignity and excellence at all levels.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Serves as an advocate for children and caregivers

·        Take lead of the Child Development Programs.

·        Generate quality Survival Child Development Program work plans, reports- monthly, quarterly and annually.

·        Generate concepts and proposals related to survival interventions within the Child Development Centre.

·        Monitoring of program areas among households supported and make submissions to the supervisor.

·        Proper documentation and record keeping of all information within the Survival Program desk.

·        To work closely with the local church in developing their child care ministry

·        Responsible for holistic development of beneficiaries

·        Works closely with other staffs under the supervision of the Project Director

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant should preferably hold a Degree or Diploma in Development Studies, Social Work, Education, Child Development and Children's Ministry, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Community psychology and community health.

·        Must be a mature born-again Christian of 25-35 years with a sound testimony willing to be an active minister in the local church where she/he is posted

·        Knowledge in counseling, guidance and Child development will be an added advantage.

·        Willing to work for extra hours in a case of emergencies and deadlines.

·        Must have good interpersonal and computer skills. a team builder and willing to take initiative with customer care

·        Working ability to apply and adapt established accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions, problem and situations.

·        Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication skills, intermediate English ability is preferred

·        Skills in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

·        Formal training in counselling and Child Development will be added advantage

·        Previous supervisory experience desired

·        Ability to observe team work and is innovative in assignment.

·        Conversant with the local language of the area (Ateso) will be an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All applications must be addressed and hand delivered to Bishops Office Pentecostal Churches of Uganda (PCU)- Amuria/Kapelebyong Districts to Church/ CDC premises- Orwadai village 3-4 kms away from Angany Trading Centre Orungo Road, Kuju Sub-county Amuria District. Hand written Application, CV with two referees including contacts, photocopies of academic documents. Marriage certificate if your married and Letter of recommendation from your local church leader.

 

Deadline: 30th October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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Fresher Agriculture/Horticulture Officer Jobs - Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy

 

Job Title:    Agriculture/Horticulture Officer

Organization:  Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy

Duty Station:   Uganda

 

About US:

Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy is beginning a new initiative called “1,000 Gardens for Health and Nutrition” to improve the health, nutritional status and livelihoods of families in Kasese District, Uganda. The implementation theme will be “a sustainably grown vegetable garden as the entry point to improving the household’s well-being”.

 

Job Summary:  The Agriculture/Horticulture Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing the 1,000 Gardens for Health and Nutrition initiative under the supervision and with the inputs of RCRA Executive Director, Senior Technical Advisor, and local RCRA staff. Using a phased and integrated approach, the Officer will ensure that all participating women gardeners ‘graduate’ with knowledge and means to sustain successful vegetable gardens to improve household welfare through collective and individual supports.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Training 1,000 households, using a phased approach, in agroecological/sustainable methods in horticulture, including soil fertility, integrated pest management, and water conservation.

·        Ensure supervision and maintenance of health of vegetable gardens & linkages system, as a core part in Case Management processes, thereby ensure proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to access cores services.

·        Preparing and submitting timely and informative project periodic activity reports.

·        Document best practices at community level and within the referral and linkage network in form of case studies, success stories and share at various forums at district level, project and national level.

·        Organizing agricultural demonstrations and awards to best performing gardens on a quarterly basis, or as deemed appropriate intervals.

·        Undertake from time to time any other tasks/responsibilities relating to project implementation and achievement of results.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a university diploma or higher in agriculture, with a specialty in horticulture preferred.

·        Good technical knowledge of agroecological methods related to non-chemical pest management and soil fertility.

·        Prior experience providing technical assistance for small-scale horticulture/vegetable gardens in field placements, internships or other means.

·        She/he should have demonstrated ability and experience to work at community/village level.

·        Able to develop periodic work plans and timely reports

·        Technical competence, planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation skills

·        She/he should have demonstrated skills to work in project teams.

·        She/he should have computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data entry etc….

·        Demonstrable good communication skills in both English and Lukonzo

·        Skills and experience in coordination and network building.

 

Desirable:

·        Driving permit (class A- Motorcycles)

·        Additional training in M& E shall be an added advantage.

·        Knowledge of human nutrition and ability to design nutrition-oriented gardens.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send an application to rcra@rcra-uganda.org or Hand deliver it together with a detailed C.V and copies of academic transcripts to our Office located in addressed to:

 

Plot 5, Koro Road, Kamaiba, Kasese

P.O. Box 599, Kasese. Uganda

 

Deadline: 15th November 2020

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

Associate Business Advisor Job Placement - TechnoServe (South West Uganda)

 

 Job Title:    Associate Business Advisor

Organization:  TechnoServe

Duty Station:  Uganda- South West (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Rubanda Districts)

Reports to: Lead Business Advisor

 

About US:

TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.

 

About Program:

TechnoServe with funding from ABInBev is currently implementing an extended Agricultural Development Program in partnership with NILE BREWERIES LIMITED in the south western districts of Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rubanda with a focus of increasing farmer income through skilling, information connectivity and financial empowerment. The 12-month Project targets to work with 1800 small scale farmers to improve their productivity and production through a farmer field school model while VSLA methodology will be incorporated in the initial stages to build rapport with communities and also increase women and youth participation in the project

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Lead Business Advisor, the Associate Business Advisor will ensure quality and robust capacity building of 1800 farmers through selected Small holder farmer Groups from the 4 districts in the south western region of Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Deliver Trainings to 30 VSLAs & 60 Farmer Field Schools in South western region.

·        Mobilize and form new groups and on board existing ones where applicable in the districts mentioned. Supervise the Farmer Trainers as they deliver modules (9 sessions) to these groups during the program period

·        Conduct gender sensitization & governance trainings to the VSLA groups

·        Organize trainings and TOTs on VSLA, Gender, Governance, and GAAP for Barley per the project work plan

·        Supervise Farmer Trainers in the districts of responsibility and ensure that the farmer field school modules are properly delivered

·        Oversee the establishment of demo-plots to ensure that they demonstrate the right practices

·        Work with NBL field teams to ensure good relationships on the ground and good timing of activities

·        Document lessons learnt during implementation to inform future projects as well as to advice on improvements to be made while implementing current projects

Monitoring and Reporting

·        Contribute to the revision and administration of the project monitoring tools for the farmer field school and VSLA activities

·        Actively participate in Farmer group assessments, annual surveys and end of project evaluation.

·        Actively participate in gender assessments and foster gender integration

·        Ensure all farmer field school and VSLA support activities are properly documented using approved tools

·        Produce weekly 515 reports for all VSLA and farmer field school activities implemented

·        Contribute to writing and review of PSRs, donor reports ensuring accuracy of info provided

Planning and Budget Management:

·        Participate in developing monthly work plans & reports

·        Regularly review specific activity budgets ensuring that planned activities are budgeted

·        Ensure that all expenses and payments are done in accordance with TechnoServe finance policy

Coordination and Representation

·        Maintain cordial working relationships with local leadership and NBL teams

·        Regularly liaise and network with like-minded NGOs and market facilitators at district and regional levels

·        Liaise with other TechnoServe sectors to ensure coherence with holistic programming and logistical efficiency

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Agriculture, agribusiness, or related studies from reputable university; specialized technical training in agriculture, value chain development, collective marketing, and rural financial services is an added advantage

·        S/he should have two years of practical field experience working with farmers, savings groups, youth, business associations, business development services, private sector partnerships, market linkages and rural financial services

·        Experience working with International Non-governmental organization (INGO) or development agencies is an added advantage.

 

Success Factors: Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly related to successful performance on the job.

Core Competencies include:

·        Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.

·        Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.

·        Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.

·        Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.

·        Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.

·        Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective decisions on a day- to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.

·        Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

·        Planning & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department's goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.

·        Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.

 

Job Specific/Technical Competencies include:

·        Partnership/Donor Management: program staff should understand and apply techniques to develop, maintain and manage business relationships with clients, donors and internal or external partners in order to implement and manage projects and/or identify new business.

·        Financial & Resource Management: an important competency program staff must possess to enable them budget properly based on facts and change course when necessary, knowledge of finance to develop and manage budgets.

·        Innovative Mindset: program staff should know how to ask questions and seeks out information from multiple sources, learn from mistakes, and see change as an opportunity.

·        Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution. Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business writing.

 

Managerial Competencies include:

·        Emotional Intelligence: Empathetic, understands attitudes, interests, needs of others; predict others behavior. Self-aware and keeps own emotions from interfering with work. Understanding both the strengths and limitations of others.

·        Trust to Delegate: Appropriately allocates decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to others; maximizes the organization's and individual's effectiveness.

·        Strategic Thinking: Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

·        Staff Development: Planning and supporting the development of individuals' skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job responsibilities more effectively.

·        Coaching/Feedback: Recognizes and acknowledges strengths in others. Provides timely guidance and feedback to help others develop knowledge and skill areas to accomplish tasks or solve problems.

 

Career Pathways: The position that might be next career opportunities for employees in this job title include Business Advisor.

 

TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested and you meet the requirements, apply by Email only to the Human Resources Manager: pkabagambe@tns.org; please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references with the position title placed in the subject line of your email.

 

Deadline: Wednesday October 28, 2020 by close of business.

 

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

Associate Business Advisor Non-profit Jobs - TechnoServe (West Nile)

 

Job Title:    Associate Business Advisor

Organization:  TechnoServe

Duty Station:  West Nile (Zombo District), Uganda

Reports to: Lead Business Advisor

 

About US:

TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.

 

About Program:

TechnoServe in partnership with ABInBev/Nile Breweries Limited is implementing a 12-month program funded by FAO. The program aims to improve incomes of 720 smallholder farmers along the Nile Breweries barley supply chain while contributing to FAO goals of Climate Resilient Livelihood Opportunities for Women Economic Empowerment (CRWEE). The program combines enhancing smallholder skills through farmer field schools, financially empowering households through VSLA formation, and supporting registration of farmers on ABInBev's block chain platform. We intend to expand these activities to 720 women and men barley smallholders in West Nile in alignment with FAO's CRWEE initiative. This program will be implemented in the selected sub counties in the district of Zombo from October 2020- September 2021.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Lead Business Advisor, the Associate Business Advisor will ensure quality and robust capacity building of 720 farmers through selected Small holder farmer Groups from the selected communities in Zombo district.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Deliver Trainings to 10 VSLAs and 24 Farmer Field Schools in Zombo district West Nile region

·        Mobilize and form new groups and on board existing ones where applicable in the districts mentioned. Supervise the Farmer Trainers as they deliver modules (9 sessions) to these groups during the program period

·        Conduct gender sensitization & governance trainings to the VSLA groups

·        Organize trainings and TOTs on VSLA, Gender, Governance, and GAAP for Barley per the project work plan

·        Supervise Farmer Trainers in the districts of responsibility and ensure that the farmer field school modules are properly delivered

·        Oversee the establishment of demo-plots to ensure that they demonstrate the right practices

·        Work with NBL field teams to ensure good relationships on the ground and good timing of activities

·        Document lessons learnt during implementation to inform future projects as well as to advice on improvements to be made while implementing current projects

Monitoring and Reporting

·        Contribute to the revision and administration of the project monitoring tools for the farmer field school and VSLA activities

·        Actively participate in Farmer group assessments, annual surveys and end of project evaluation.

·        Actively participate in gender assessments and foster gender integration

·        Ensure all farmer field school and VSLA support activities are properly documented using approved tools

·        Produce weekly 515 reports for all VSLA and farmer field school activities implemented

·        Contribute to writing and review of PSRs, donor reports ensuring accuracy of info provided

Planning and Budget Management:

·        Participate in developing monthly work plans & reports

·        Regularly review specific activity budgets ensuring that planned activities are budgeted

·        Ensure that all expenses and payments are done in accordance with TechnoServe finance policy

Coordination and Representation

·        Maintain cordial working relationships with local leadership and NBL teams

·        Regularly liaise and network with like-minded NGOs and market facilitators at district and regional levels

·        Liaise with other TechnoServe sectors to ensure coherence with holistic programming and logistical efficiency

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Degree in Agriculture, agribusiness, or related studies from reputable university; specialized technical training in agriculture, value chain development, collective marketing, and rural financial services is an added advantage

·        S/he should have two years of practical field experience working with farmers, savings groups, youth, business associations, business development services, private sector partnerships, market linkages and rural financial services

·        Experience working with International Non-governmental organization (INGO) or development agencies is an added advantage.

 

Success Factors: Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly related to successful performance on the job.

Core Competencies include:

·        Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.

·        Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.

·        Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.

·        Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.

·        Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.

·        Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective decisions on a day- to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.

·        Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

·        Planning & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department's goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.

·        Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.

Job Specific/Technical Competencies include:

·        Partnership/Donor Management: program staff should understand and apply techniques to develop, maintain and manage business relationships with clients, donors and internal or external partners in order to implement and manage projects and/or identify new business.

·        Financial & Resource Management: an important competency program staff must possess to enable them budget properly based on facts and change course when necessary, knowledge of finance to develop and manage budgets.

·        Innovative Mindset: program staff should know how to ask questions and seeks out information from multiple sources, learn from mistakes, and see change as an opportunity.

·        Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution. Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business writing.

 

Career Pathways: The position that might be next career opportunities for employees in this job title include Business Advisor.

 

TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested and you meet the requirements, apply by Email only to the Human Resources Manager: pkabagambe@tns.org; please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references with the position title placed in the subject line of your email.

 

Deadline: Wednesday October 28, 2020 by close of business.

 

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

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