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Fresher UN Certificate Jobs - Procurement and Logistics Assistant - International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Procurement and Logistics Assistant
Organization: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Resource Management Officer
Ref: SVN: 12/08/018

About US:
Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive/crosscheck all goods purchased for IOM and raise the Goods Received Note (GRN) against Purchase Order as evidence that goods have been delivered. All the GRN shall be crosschecked and approved by Procurement and Logistics Officer before the items are transferred to stores.
  • After verification, process posting in PRISM system using MM module and Make sure the delivery is within tolerance limit. Coordinate any discrepancy with procurement and Suppliers.
  • Conduct first review of vendor invoices to ensure compliance with the order and goods received.
  • Maintain all IOM stocks with the highest degree of care, integrity, and honesty and in the most transparent manner. Provide support in the implementation of appropriate measures to safe guard Inventory in line with IOM established procedures.
  • Liaise with all users for the items received from suppliers to ensure that the right items have been delivered. Ensure goods/services received are of the right quality and that the quantity as described on the Purchase Order.
  • Update Bin Cards on daily basis and generate stock report on weekly basis for review by Procurement Officer. Keep updated records on stock cards, and/or computer inventory lists)
  • Handle all users requests and issue out as per the agreed issuing schedule and procedures and using the appropriate documentation.
  • Maintain efficient filing system for all documents, reports and procurement records and make sure it is updated regularly.
  • Maintain, record and update Movement of Assets Forms e.g. laptops, projectors, computers, cameras etc and ensure appropriate records regarding asset acquisition, assignment, tracking, donation disposal and retirement: ensure assets are located accordingly and used in the projects best interest.
  • Support the Procurement and Logistics officer in ensuring that all IOM assets in Uganda are insured at all times through a reputable insurance company under the best terms and conditions. Follow up on any claims that may arise
  • Maintain, record and update all Waybills issued for supplies/equipment transferred outside the IOM office and follow up on return of the waybill by the receiver.
  • Provide administrative support for all procurement and logistics related issues for the mission; like assisting in preparing the paper work and tracking signatures from required signatories.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration IOM Procurement and Logistics Assistant job opportunity should hold a High School Degree/ Certificate with three years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with one year of relevant experience from an accredited academic institution in Business Administration, Materials Management or Store keeping
  • Three years (One year for Bachelor’s degree or higher) of relevant professional experience material management.
  • Two years of experience with international organization on stores and warehousing.
  • Knowledge on supply chain for an ideal organization

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with three references electronically to The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 12/08/018 Procurement and Logistics.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.

NB: Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

Deadline: 23rd August 2018

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Several Consultancy Jobs - Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts - Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Kampala and Northern Uganda
Duration: Varied – short-term and long-term consultancy contracts

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

Job Summary:  Farm Africa Uganda is rapidly expanding and anticipate requiring the services of a variety of technical experts to support the delivery of our growing portfolio of projects over the coming months and years.  We are therefore requesting senior level experts interested in both short-term and long-term consulting opportunities with Farm Africa Uganda to submit their details for consideration for forthcoming assignments. We anticipate requiring support in a number of diverse areas, primarily focusing on smallholder engagement in agricultural value chains and agribusiness. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts must possess post graduate degrees or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Business Administration, Rural Development/Livelihoods, or another relevant field;
  • In-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector in Uganda, particularly experience with regards to supporting the commercialisation of smallholder agriculture
  • At least eight years of experience working within the smallholder agriculture and agribusiness sectors in East Africa, four years’ of which must have been in Uganda
  • Working on large scale grant funded programmes or commercial contracts focusing on key agricultural value chains in Uganda
  • Experience in designing projects or interventions that support smallholder farmers or small-scale producers to commercialise their operations
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) technical assistance to a variety of different stakeholders within the agricultural value chain including producer organisations, off-takers and SMEs
  • Experience in using a wide range of different tools and approaches to promote the participation of young people, women, and people with disabilities in agriculture and agribusiness
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) business development services to agribusinesses.

  • Excellent IT skills, and in particular the ability to manage and manipulate large, complex budgets using Excel
  • Ability to identify areas of weakness and support capacity development amongst both project teams and external stakeholders such as producer organisations and SMEs
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to distil complex information into accessible language

Values:  Farm Africa’s values are very important to us as an employer and they are also very important to our employees. All prospective employees and consultants should take some time to carefully consider our values and how they fit with your own personal values before expressing an interest in working with Farm Africa.

Our values
  • Expert: Deep expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
  • Grounded: Positive change starts with Africa’s people, so our experts work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
  • Impactful: We take a long-term view so we can deliver lasting changes for farmers and their families.
  • Bold: We model innovative new approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in being considered for future opportunities with Farm Africa, please submit your current CV, availability, and anticipated fee rate or salary expectations to:

Please subject your email, “Agri Experts Uganda – Last name, first name”

Deadline: 31st August 5.00pm EAT

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Graduate Trainee Jobs - Market Systems Trainees - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Market Systems Trainee
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Graduate trainee responsibilities:
  • The market systems trainee will take part in analyzing markets trends and suggesting activities towards access to new markets and business development opportunities for value chains in Karamoja region.
  • The trainee will gain a strong understanding of the market systems approach and he/she is expected to use the knowledge to analyze the key growth and revenue drivers across the existing value chains.
  • Provide daily support to the MSD officers and manager, including the preparation of background documents, research pieces, and presentations as needed.
  • The trainee will be involved in field-level implementation, demonstrations on improved practices and technologies in collaboration with MSD Officers and other key stakeholders in the intervention areas. This will improve his/her ability to create and maintain functional partnerships based on mutual benefit and respect to achieve win - win outcomes.
  • The trainee will work directly with the MSD officers to develop agent input/output and aggregator networks intended to increase local partners' access to market information and financial services.
  • The market systems trainee will gain hands on experience in strengthening private sector interventions in livestock and agriculture value chains, as well as scaling up financial inclusion and other products/services as relevant.
  • The trainee will have a chance to experience how private sector led and project-support development is tailored to the unique needs, opportunities and constraints of women and youth in the intervention areas.
  • Contribute to writing weekly and monthly program reports based on field inputs for review by the Market Systems Development officers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Market Systems Trainee job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in Microfinance, Agribusiness, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies and any other related field
  • Previous experience in relationship building, data collection and reporting techniques
  • The candidate must be results oriented with the ability to think creatively and adapt to tense moments with minimal supervision.
  • He/She must be willing to work in rural settings in Karamoja region and interact freely with the program clients.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter and able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas.
  • Flexibility and desirous to take on additional roles and responsibilities as opportunities and needs arise
  • Knowledge of the local environment and fluency in languages like Pokot, Kiswahili and Ngarikaramajong will be an added advantage.

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 Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to:

Deadline: 21st August 2018

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People & Culture Manager HR Careers - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:         People & Culture Manager
Organization: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director, WWF-Uganda Country Office

About US:
WWF is one of the world's largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Job Summary:  The People & Culture Manager will mainly implement the people component of the WWF Uganda strategic plan; support management and be the local person to attract, recruit, develop and retain the right talent for delivering the strategy and build program and leadership capacity; implement effective people, organisational and management structures, policies and processes in alignment with WWF guidelines‘ policies and procedures and Uganda legal standards, and be the lead advisor to the Country Director and his team in matters concerning people related risk management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage recruitment processes in collaboration with hiring managers‘ ensuring compliance with standards in resourcing, recruiting, orientation/induction, contracting procedures.
  • Support the development and implementation of succession plans for WWF Uganda.
  • Coordinate talent management efforts in line with WWF’s Talent management process
  • Coordinate the annual performance and development Journey process and ensure that all staff are evaluated.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of WWF Uganda training and development plan, manage the leadership and management training programmes
  • Develop and support measures to improve and develop positive organizational culture and employee wellbeing.
  • Ensure regular salary reviews are implemented in line with the compensation & benefits guidelines and oversee payroll management.
  • Advises Management and monitor stall related legal/disciplinary matters in line with the P&C Policies and local labour laws,
  • Ensure proper stall welfare management including managing relationships with key partners e.g. labour authorities statutory agencies and service providers (health insurance, lite and personal accident insurance).
  • Ensure that all Field Programme locations operate and adhere to the P&C policies and procedures and the local labour laws‘
  • Ensures and Follow-up implementation oi audit recommendations on P&C matters.
  • Ensure People & Culture needs are provided for on the annual and program budgets and support the fundraising team to lock out tor resources tor people culture and development.
  • Maintain employee contracts and ensures compliance with the WWF policies and local labour laws
  • Assist the Country Director in communication with all stall in Uganda Country office and field start as appropriate on people it culture matters that affect them
  • Manage the entire employee lite cycle induction, contracts management, separation and P&C policy compliance.
  • Provides People & Culture management support to the regional hubs/secretariats i.e. ARL, Energy, IGCP and Great Apes in liaison with the Regional Office for Africa (BOA) i.e. embedding of staff, job evaluation, review and alignment of contracts.
  • Carrying out regular internal audits on field projects on People & Culture issues.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Country Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) People & Culture Manager job placement must hold a Masters in Human Resources Management, Organisational Psychology with bachelor’s degree in related field such as and not limited to; Business Administration. Laws, Organisational Development, Economics,
  • Five years of professional experience in HR in Uganda. Membership of a relevant professional body would be a strong asset.
  • Proven track record in Human Resources administration and management. Knowledge of the institutional, legal and policy framework oi employment and HR management in Uganda.
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage.
  • Proven skills in people management.
  • Proven skills in change management.
  • Strategic business partnerships
  • Experience in people programmatic policy based approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying HR management protocols.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and a good understanding oi human relationships.
  • Good guidance, counselling and negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Good abilities to work in a team.
  • Experience working in a matrix organizations
  • Good knowledge of Ms Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are Engaging, Optimistic, Determined and Knowledgeable.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their cover letters and updated CVs via Email to: clearly indicating the job title in the subject addressed to The People & Culture Manager-Africa.

Deadline: 2nd September 2018

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Agro-Processing Specialist USAID Project Jobs - TechnoServe (TNS)

Job Title:      Agro-Processing Specialist
Organization: TechnoServe (TNS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
TechnoServe (TNS) is an international non-profit international development organization founded in 1968. Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women break the cycle of poverty by building businesses that create jobs, income, and economic opportunities for their families, their communities, and their countries.

About USAID Project:
USAID/Uganda is planning a new $10-25M program, the Feed the Future Uganda Inclusive Agricultural Markets Activity, which will seek to increase incomes and improve the livelihoods of Ugandan households through agricultural-led inclusive economic growth. With a focus on creating efficiencies in cross-market functions, the Activity will facilitate sustainable market improvements that influence systemic changes and create opportunities for more inclusive market actor engagement. The Activity will use a market systems approach to drive change through increasing institutional capacity and creating and aligning incentives at three key entry points: market actor organizations, the agro-industry and agribusinesses, and government institutions and agencies. Consequently, the Activity will strengthen key elements of the agricultural market that support new firm entry and firm growth in pursuit of consistent and inclusive provision of competitive goods and services demanded by actors. The Activity will also strengthen enabling environment systems and structures that enhance public sector investment in development and create opportunities for others to engage, particularly the private sector.

Job Summary:  The Agro-Processing Specialist will drive the design, implementation, and client relationship management of agro-processor-level interventions which will increase transformation and upgrading of agricultural commodities in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the TechnoServe (TNS) Agro-Processing Specialist job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Economics, Business or related area, or equivalent experience in food market systems. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience in food market systems, including experience working in the private sector
  • Deep private sector experience, including in a manufacturing setting, preferred.
  • Deep understanding of the food processing sector, with knowledge of relevant topics, such as: food production and processing, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), worker safety, finance for growing businesses, and food systems value chain development.
  • Proven track record in providing technical and/or business solutions to food processors, with experience implementing or advising on smallholder sourcing models.
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender and youth issues in agriculture or market systems.
  • Strong project management and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
  • Professional experience working in Sub-Saharan African contexts; experience working in Uganda strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills and good computer skills in business software (Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent English skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online by clicking on the link below.

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