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Fresher Project Officer Livelihoods US Non-profit Careers - Lutheran World Relief (LWR)


Job Title:               Project Officer Livelihoods
Organisation: Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader

About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Job Summary:   The Project Officer Livelihoods is responsible for the implementation of the livelihood components of the LWF multi-sectoral UNHCR Funded emergency project in Kyangwali, She/he will provide direct supervision and facilitate implementation of the budgetary control, M & E and reports. In addition to coordination, she / he will also provide technical expertise on livelihoods of the project from a strategic and programmatic point of view


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Project Officer Livelihoods career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least two years’ experience working in livelihoods or income generating projects preferably with an NGO in a refugee/IDP setting;
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks while working as part of a team, good planning and organizational skills coupled with problem solving capabilities, hands-on community mobilization skills, a strong self-starter with ability to take initiative are highly desirable for this position;
  • Experience of community development work and working with marginalised communities;
  • Experience of running and arranging informal information sessions, formal training courses and facilitating group based training;
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation, team leadership skills, with ability to motivate
  • Excellent understanding of poverty and social exclusion and in particular barriers to the labour market.

How to Apply:
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally by Email to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug.  Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title of the job you are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Lutheran World Federation,
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road after the American Embassy,
P. O. Box 5827, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 21st January 2019

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No Experience Program Assistant US NGO Jobs - Mercy Corps


Job Title:          Program Assistant
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Program Officer

About US:
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

Job Summary:  The Program Assistant will support implementation market system development activities in Rhino camp in Arua District and will give support to the implementation of activities in an innovation Centre in Rhino camp. Specific activities will include strengthening relationships with existing community structures, sensitization of farmer groups, organize and monitor farmer trainings, monitor partners' activities at the innovation Centre, work planning, assist in creating activity reports, after-action-reviews and any other activity as needed. S/he will be a creative, action-oriented problem solver with strong experience in partnership management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In coordination with Project Manager and Officers, organize and support inception and sensitization meetings
  • Mobilize community members, taking care to identify those who fit the pre-established vulnerability criteria, for registration and other activities.
  • Support community sensitization activities around farm training and e-voucher distribution in Rhino camp settlement.
  • Identify specific topic areas of information needed and develop clear communications plans to effectively disseminate information.
  • Registration and profiling of interested program participants.
  • Support in the identification, selection and capacity assessment of potential agro-dealers
  • Support development of platform to distribute e-vouchers and its implementation in the field.
  • Support and monitor farmers
  • Build relationship with implementing partners and control and monitor their activities in coordination with innovation facilitator and program officer at the innovation Centre.
  • Documentation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
  • Under guidance of Program Manager, Officer and M&E Officer, participate in any market assessment and baseline/end line data gathering needs.
  • Support the development of beneficiary registration tool.
  • Support data collection activities including post-distribution monitoring and after action reviews for key activities. Continuous improvement of activities will be expected based on this information.
  • Prepare and submit timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports that will be indicative of program progress during implementation. Respond to queries if and when necessary.
  • Maintain proper filing system with activity reports, attendance lists and pictures


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Program Assistant job should hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Market Development, Economics or closely related field. A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field is preferred.
  • Background in humanitarian response and sub grant management preferred.
  • Strong community mobilization skills a must.
  • Good writing, communication, organization, prioritization and negotiating skills.
  • Good (English) verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Excellent teamwork abilities and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm as well as a willingness to learn and to be continually adaptive within a dynamic and often self-directed working environment mandatory.
  • Proactive, problem-solving action orientation is essential.
  • Able to drive a motorbike safely, valid license.
  • Able to speak a local language is preferable 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Human Resource Director, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org. Applications can also be hand delivered to Mercy Corps Yumbe Field Office located on Plot 1, Diku Village, Chinia Village.        

Deadline: 31st January 2019

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30 No Experience Data Collection Jobs - Enumerators - Farm Trace Uganda


Organization: Farm Trace Uganda
Duty Station:  Mukono, Kabarole, Kabale, Bushenyi, Buhweju, Kyenjojo, Kanungu, Ntungamo, Mityana, Kyenjojo, Kamwengye, Kabarole, Rukiga, Sheema, Mitooma, Buikwe, Zombo, Rwampara-Mbarara, Kisoro and Ntungamo, Uganda

About US:
Farm Trace Uganda specializes in the utilization of cutting edge technology in Agriculture.

Job Summary:  The Enumerator will be carrying out field mapping and profiling of tea farmers in Uganda


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a minimum of a certificate from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Strong knowledge in farmers' extension and Tea agronomy will be an added advantage
  • Physical ability to walk across difficult terrain,
  • Knowledge of project area and local languages.
  • Good computer skills for record keeping, research and data management
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with results-orientation and efficiency in a multi-tasking environment;
  • Strong planning skills;
  • Flexibility, responsibility, integrity, team work, self-motivated
  • Ability to perform effectively with self-esteem and able to work for long hours.
  • Age: Below 30 years.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes, application letters, copies of their academic documents and other certificates to;

Plot 21, Bazarabusa Drive, Bugolobi.
P.O. Box 75478, Clock Tower, Kampala.
Email: farmtraceuganda@gmail.com

Deadline: 23rd January, 2019

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UN Business Support Assistant (Data) Job Vacancies - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Business Support Assistant (Data)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Grade: SC4
Reports to: Programme Policy Officer

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Business Support Assistant (Data) will provide data management administrative support to the field office reporting to the Programme Policy Officer. At this level, work is carried out under minimal supervision. The Job holder is expected to produce organised and accurate work, undertaking specific business support activities. The incumbent will support data management at the field office to facilitate effective service delivery. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • On behalf of the HOFO, be the focal point for Data management, for all corporate tools (COMET, ProMIS, SCOPE, LESS, etc).
  • Support the CP to improve data management of the existing activities at the respective Field Offices
  • Support data reconciliation with partners and, internally between programme and logistics; this is to ensure consistency between LESS and COMET.
  • Initiate and manage digital innovations (digitization of programme activities) in liaison with core programme staff.  
  • Create or update the Field Office Food Release Note (FRN) for School Meal Programmes OR HGSMP and nutrition programs (MCHN and CBSFP) in the COMET database by 15th day of every month.
  • Ensure the captured data in COMET and ProMIS are timely cleared and/or validated by the Head of Field Office or any other designated programme staff.
  • Capture daily food utilization/distribution report (DDR) for SMP MCHN and SFP monthly progress reports in the ProMIS database.
  • Monitor and review overall commodity movement such as food release, deliveries, returns and distribution at the various settlement FDPs and verify if the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to be damaged.
  • Report on any discrepancy related to data capture during data analysis in COMET and ProMIS or related to partner reports.
  • Coordinate and facilitate training of cooperating partners staff and other stakeholders in reports, data management in ProMIS and COMET
  • Maintain population statistics of Drought Affected Population in an Agreed Format and regularly update the format.
  • Regularly generate reports from the data base for planning and management of the programmes.
  • Update documentation and keep good records of the Field Office for audit and reference points
  • Perform any other works deem necessary


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Data) job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Nutrition, Agriculture, Commerce, ICT related or any other related field;
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in either of the following fields, agriculture production, relief, humanitarian intervention, statistics, social administration, refugee, operations and community mobilization;
  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and any of the Karamojong languages used at the duty station is a MUST

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 27th January 2019

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Deputy General Manager Job Placement - Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited


Job Title:    Deputy General Manager
Organisation: Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About US:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited is a smallholder tea company located in the South Western district of Bushenyi. Igara is a leading black tea producer that manages this process from the farmer to the markets by implementing a series of programmes and procedures that will ensure the company realizes maximum benefits for all stakeholders.

Job Summary:  The Deputy General Manager will provide support to the General Manager to supervise and provide oversight directly for all operations of the factory company in the different departments and ensure maximization of outputs and profits for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Leading in setting targets and coordinate the work of different Heads to ensure achievements of those targets.
  • Leading the management team in developing corporate plans, annual operating plans and budgets as well as developing various strategies that unable target to be achieved.
  • Supervising HOD’s at the Tea Factory and rating their performance.
  • Receiving and analysing departmental reports for any necessary follow up actions] issues and provides appropriate feedback to the respective heads.
  • Ensure good custody of the company assets.
  • Ensure and foster good public relations with all stakeholders of the company.
  • Facilitating the preparations and organising of shareholders annual or special general meetings.
  • Participating where necessary in negotiating the terms of agreements on behalf of the Tea Factory.
  • Over sees and approves procurement processes and actions of the procurement committee as it exercises its duties.
  • Carryout any other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by the General Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Food Science, Forestry Business Management, Economics or Social Sciences.
  • Five years of experience managing / supervising in the Tea Industry or Agricultural Production unit.
  • Ability to motivate the workforce to attain maximum productivity.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good industrial and public relations.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good research skills
  • Adequate knowledge of project planning
  • Ability to put in extra hours of work.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be ready and willing to work upcountry.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send in a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae with contacts of three referees and certified copies of supporting academic and other documents. All applications should be addressed and physically brought to:

The Office of the Company Secretary,
Uganda Tea Development Agency Ltd,
Plot 821 Rubaga Road, Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: Friday, 25th January 2019

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