Result Based Financing Advisor - Q-Sourcing Servtec

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30 Fresher Social Worker NGO Job Opportunities - Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

 

Job Title:    Social Worker (30 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Gomba, Mityana, Kakumiro, Kyenjojo and Luwero, Uganda

Reports to: District Project Coordinator

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development. ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID ICYD Project:

The Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from USAID, to implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity” in Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and Kakumiro Districts)

 

Job Summary:  The Social Worker will be responsible for coordinating and delivering ICYD services in the sub-counties and communities including supporting community structures such as the Parasocial workers, supporting community-health facility linkages for children, adolescents living with HIV/AIDS, children affected by violence and their families. He/She will be responsible for supporting facility-community referral linkages for comprehensive services package to children and adolescent living with HIV/AIDS and their families, compiling and submitting work plans and reports among others.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The holder should possess a bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Community development, Social Work and Social Administration, Education, Community psychology, Counselling and guidance, Development Economics or a diploma in social development from a recognized institution

·        Prior work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, and child protection.

·        Experience apprenticeship programs for youth and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and Violence against Children are added advantages.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email: hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020.

 

NB: ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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

5 Fresher Household Economic Strengthening Officer USAID Project Jobs - ACORD-U

  

Job Title:    Household Economic Strengthening Officer (5 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: OVC Manager

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development. ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID ICYD Project:

The Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from USAID, to implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity” in Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and Kakumiro Districts)

 

Job Summary:  The Household Economic Strengthening Officer will be responsible for both youth and Economic Strengthening (ES) related activities. Under the ES docket the ES Officer will be expected to conduct post-training supervision and mentoring of the Field Agents to ensure proper mentorship of the ES groups by the Field Agents. The incumbent will identify ways to improve performance and management of groups by the Field Agents. He/she will work directly with Social Workers especially in areas of planning and coordination of field activities and reporting. He/she will ensure that the Para-Social Workers (PSW) meet their targets, attend group meetings as and when they are required, collect data from the field and submit the same without delay.

 

The ES Officer is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating activities for Youth in the community. The job requires the incumbent to plan, supervise and coordinate activities for the project aimed at reducing vulnerability for the youth and children by using multi-sectoral approach to improve social economic status of children and youth and their caregivers.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Development Economics, Community development, Business Administration, Education or a related field from a recognized institution

·        A post graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.

·        Two years’ consistent experience in a technical advisory/support role with an NGO.

·        SYB certificate and relevant work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods and child protection.

·        Experience in working with Local Governments systems is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email: hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020.

 

NB: ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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

Livelihoods Officer NGO Jobs - Hope for Justice

 

Job Title:    Livelihoods Officer

Organization:  Hope for Justice

Project Name:  Addressing Child Trafficking and Slavery (ACTS) Project

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Hope for Justice is a global charity working to end human trafficking/modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society.

 

About ACTS project:

The Addressing Child Trafficking and Slavery (ACTS) project will deliver an integrated suite of activities at multiple levels in order to address issues surrounding the commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking of children in Kampala. It will aim to reduce vulnerability of children and households to trafficking and exploitation through sustainable reintegration and economic strengthening, standardize trauma-informed care for survivors of trafficking across multiple structures to enable better support and navigation through justice systems and referral services. It will also ensure practitioners respond effectively to victims and survivors of trafficking through engagement with and immersive training in trauma-informed care models.

 

Job Summary:  Hope for Justice is seeking a person to lead in implementing all project livelihoods activities. The Livelihoods Officer will be responsible for improving the wellbeing of reintegrating girls and their families by empowering them with business knowledge and skills, support them build income generating businesses therefore enabling sustainable reintegration and reduced vulnerability to trafficking.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Design and develop a Livelihoods model for reintegrating families.

·        Facilitate business skills training for girls based at the Hope for Justice Lighthouse.

·        Liaise with Project Social Workers to identify reintegrating girls and their families to be supported through livelihoods programme.

·        Support reintegrating girls and their families in developing business plans, social enterprises and income generation.

·        Support reintegrating girls and family businesses access further resourcing (linkages, follow-up, coaching, among others)

·        Conduct regular follow up visits to support beneficiaries and their families.

·        Conduct regular mapping of critical service points for partnerships as well as make referral for these services

·        Compile quality progress reports according to donor requirements

·        Document and share lessons learned and best practices of the livelihoods aspects to inform roll out of livelihood strategies on a wider scale

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a degree in a relevant field, preferably in Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Development, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship.

·        Practical experience in developing income generating activities (IGAs), small and micro enterprises (SMEs) and other innovative approaches to humanitarian livelihoods.

·        Experience of facilitating business training.

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

·        Experience of working alongside key stakeholders in the community and other NGOs to achieve mutual goals.

·        Understanding and experience of child protection.

·        Capacity to write clear and relevant reports.

·        Strong communication skills including oral presentation skills, interpersonal and relational skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should Email a covering letter, resume and completed Application Form, Download Here to applications.ug@hopeforjustice.org

 

Deadline: 30th November 2020

 

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

UN Jobs - Information Management Officer - United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

 

Job Title:    Information Management Officer

Organization: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Host Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: M&E Officer CSD

 

About US:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the M&E Officer CSD, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

·         Ensure the collection, supply and exchange of information supportive to UNICEF programme as it pertains to COVID-19 response

·         Ensure the analysis of data and information for UNICEF programme as it pertains to COVID-19 response;

·         Monitor the COVID-19 key indicators (management and programme) and management reports are collected, analyzed and made available to management and the Country Management Team.

·         Support the reporting on COVID-19 related updates externally and internally (to UNICEF Global, regional, Uganda Country Office)

·         Strengthen local UNICEF office IM/GIS tools.

·         Support in the documentation of lessons learned and remaining challenges

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Information Management Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Economics, Medicine or Public Health

·         At least two years of experience with implementation of Information Management;

·         Proven record of engagement in Monitoring and Evaluation, including tool development and implementation of regular monitoring and evaluation activities;

·         Previous experience in Programmes related to Child Survival and Development in international organisations, government as well as NGO partners at different levels.

·         Language skills: English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent

·         Area of expertise: Other information and telecommunications technology experience

·         Area of expertise details: Information Management

·         Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

·         Age: Above 22 years old.

 

Competencies values: Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations Volunteers UNV in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 2nd December 2020

 

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

 

Fresher Research & Product Development Executive Job Opportunities - Mukwano Group of Companies

 

Job Title:    Research & Product Development Executive

Organisation: Mukwano Group of Companies

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Ref: MIUL/RPDE/18/11/2020

 

About US:

The Mukwano Group of Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and plastics.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Through qualitative and validated Research and Market information, Determines customers’ needs and desires.

·         Coordinate and participate in new product development process and requirements, implement agreed action plans.

·         Conduct ‘Customer Satisfaction Survey’. Make recommendations for present and future products

·         Assesses competitors’ products on market share, draft analysis and comparative reports.

·         Be part in sales strategy team to set short-term and long-term product sales forecasts.

·         Allocate, file and maintain Bar Coding for respective Brands and their specific key units.

·         Do market research and make share findings on competitor products specifications, pricing imbalances.

·         Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies, Trade Fairs, etc.

·         Part of team participating in promotions, exhibitions, trade fairs, new product launches etc where brand recognition and visibility is boosted.

·         Develop and submit many data analysis, qualitative and critical reports for all products performance records, future recommendations, change in sales strategy, market behaviors etc.

·         Any other duties assigned by the BUM.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or any other related field.

·         A post Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialty in sales and marketing is an added advantage.

·         Two years of relevant experience in a marketing field in FMCGs is required.

·         Product Management, People Management, Good Customer Care skills, Product Development, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control, Financial Planning and Strategy

·         Self-motivated with excellent personnel management skills and a good team player

·         Knowledge of different Computer programs, particularly MS Office (Excel, Advanced Excel, and MS Word).

·         Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced working environment

·         Possess strong presentation and interpersonal skills

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with Mukwano Group should send their applications online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 2nd December 2020

 

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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