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3 Fresher Data Jobs - District Health Information Officers - Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Job Summary:  The District Health Information Officer will mentor district medical clerks in proper capture and management of HMIS data collected from health facilities and communities. They will also provide support in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured for project purposes. The incumbent will support and mentor the health facility medical records clerks

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Recording patient visits and other registration data in appropriate HMIS tools.
  • Preparing patient files for the clinic day.
  • Filing all patient files at the end of the clinic.
  • Filing all laboratory test results and other records in their appropriate files.
  • Ensuring that the medical records room is orderly, and all files accounted for.
  • Ensuring completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in the HMIS.
  • Electronic capture of patient care records.
  • Timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports.
  • Ensuring availability of required HMIS tools i.e. registers, forms, guidelines etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) District Health Information Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Population Studies, Computer Science & Information Technology (IT) or another related field.
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in M&E is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Information Systems (HMIS, DHIS, HIBRID& Open MRS); Mentoring skills; Team Leader; Understanding of Local Government Structures, Knowledge of PEPFAR MER Ver,2.3 indicators.
  • Two years professional M&E work experience in a busy health setting with a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.
  • To work with RHSP, one must possess degree of integrity with reasonable work ethics.
  • Willingness to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and remain accountable.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in: M&E, Data Management, Research& Quality Assurance.
  • Advanced computer skills in STATA, MS Excel and MS Access is an added advantage.
  • Ability to ride a Motorcycle is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Please kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered.

Deadline: 21st June 2019

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19 No Experience Credit Officer – Individual Lending Jobs - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary:    The Credit Officer – Individual Lending will  be  responsible  for  recruiting  of  clients,  verifying  sources  of  income  and  visiting  prospective  clients’  homes  and  business  to  assess  credit  worthiness.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Marketing  the  Individual  lending  products.
  • Client mobilization,  sensitization  and  training.
  • Preparation  of  credit  applications  for  credit  committees  according  to  policy.
  • Loan  disbursement  according  to  policy.
  • Follow-  up  and  recovery  of  loans  according  to  policy.
  • Ensuring  proper  filing  of  all  Individual  Lending  documentation.
  • Contribute  positively  to  branch  performance  by  continuously  achieving  all  set  targets.
  • Any  other  duties  as  directed  from  time  to  time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride  Credit Officer – Individual Lending job placement should preferably hold a Diploma  or  Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Commerce,  Economics,  Microfinance,  Development  Economics,  and  Development  studies,  Business  Studies,  Accounting  and  Finance,  Marketing,  International  Business,    Financial  Services,  Business  Computing,  Business  Statistics,  Entrepreneurship  &  Small  Business  Management,  Social  Sciences,  SWASA,  Education,  Procurement  &  Chain  Supply  Management,  Procurement  &  Logistics  Management,  Human  Resource  Management, Industrial  &  Organization  Psychology,  Project  Planning  and  Management,  Entrepreneurship  and  Project  Planning,  Public  Administration  and  Management,  Sales  and  Marketing  Management,  B.  Agriculture  &  Rural  Innovations,  Agricultural  Engineering,  Agricultural  Extension,  Engineering,  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field.
  • 2 Principal  passes  at  A’ Level  +
  • Credits  &/  passes  in  Maths  and  English  at  O’level
  • The  candidate  must  be  able  and  willing  to  ride  a  motorcycle,  should  possess  a  valid  riding  permit  and  /  or  process  one  within  a  period  not  exceeding  three  months  of  probation.
  • Should  be  willing  to  work  in  any  part  of  the  country.
  • Should  be  ready  to  challenge  themselves  to  continuously  deliver  exceptional  performance.
  • Should  be  computer  literate,  highly  motivated,  innovative  and  a  self-starter. 
  • Should  have  excellent  presentation,  interpersonal  and  communication  skills.
  • Should  possess  leadership  skills. 
  • Should  be  honest,  trustworthy  and  have  a  high  degree  of  integrity. 
  • Should  be  fluent  in  commonly  used  local  languages.
  • Should  not  be  more  than  35  years  of  age.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 21st June 2019

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Earn over 200m as Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) at United States US Embassy / Mission

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 137,483,245 - 202,072,484 per annum per annum, equivalent to FSN-11.  

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (PMS/WASH) provides leadership, program management and technical support for USAID WASH-related programs in Uganda by:
  • Leading efforts to design and manage targeted Mission programs that focus on improving rural and urban water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Leading efforts to monitor and evaluate all Mission activities contributing toward improvements in water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Providing overall technical analysis and guidance to the Mission on strategies for water supply, sanitation and hygiene;
  • Serving as liaison on technical issues between USAID/Uganda, Uganda government counterparts, other USG agencies, and regional and international organizations that are active in the WASH sector in Uganda;
  • Guiding, coordinating, managing and monitoring the expanding and high profile WASH related portfolio of activities in Uganda, leading to successful outcomes; and
  • Interacting with a range of colleagues involved in the sector, while maintaining oversight of the overall sector impacts and ensuring the efficient use of resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program Management 60%
  • Serve as AOR/COR for WASH Specific programs/projects/activities in the Family health portfolio.
  • Support the design and implementation of WASH programs and activities with the goal of ensuring that program design and implementation will achieve planned results and USAID goals.
  • Oversee the management of grants and contracts including advising on workplans and strategic plans, accomplishing results, budget, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Lead the development of a performance monitoring and learning plan for water-related activities and contributes to data collection and synthesis and reporting.
  • Use routine learning from monitoring and evaluation to adapt activities.
  • Ensure program implementation achieves planned results, documents developmental impacts, and resolve any implementation issues in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Contribute to USAID planning and reporting at various points in the project cycle.
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of USAID/Uganda’s integrated Country Development Cooperation Strategy.
Strategy Support 25%
  • Lead efforts to assess and address policy and institutional constraints impacting access and use of water and sanitation services in Uganda and identifies priority issues requiring policy reform, innovation, and support such as policy and regulatory reform, institutional strengthening, financing support, and technical assistance.
  • Lead efforts in identifying key technical challenges in water and sanitation service provision and management in Uganda and identifies actions to address these challenges.
  • Provide expert assistance and backstopping in the development of concept papers, scopes of work, USAID project/activity design documents and bilateral and multilateral agreements related to the design of WASH related programs.
  • Play a role in identifying and coordinating among the various USG and internal USAID WASH- related activities and players. Actively engage with government, other donors and organizations involved in the sector within Uganda, such as national working groups, in order to promote collaborative planning toward long term sustainable solutions.
  • Compile, analyze, and disseminate information on a regular basis to USAID mission staff, USAID/Washington, and Uganda stakeholders on challenges and accomplishments.
Advisory and Technical Services 15%
  • Provide briefings to USAID, other USG agencies and partners on the status of USAID WASH activities in Uganda. Prepares and delivers presentations on the same issues to local government and USG officials and international and local program partners and colleagues.
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen working relationships with partners, including national ministries, local governments, international organizations and other donors, private sector, NGOs, universities and the media to identify and implement efforts to increase synergy among the stakeholders.
  • Provide technical input to program and strategy design and planning based on knowledge of international best practice and the particular constraints presented in Uganda.
  • Provide support in defining the type of assistance needed by the Mission, facilitate discussions with water and sanitation service contractors, and schedule delivery of this assistance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Project Management Specialist (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, water management, sanitation, environmental management, engineering, economics or related field.
  • At least five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in WASH required; and
  • Experience working with USAID, USG, African Development Bank, World Bank, bi-lateral or multi-lateral funders, implementing partners, or NGOs.
  • Knowledge of techniques and approaches strengthening capacity of local governments and/or private sector development in program design, service provision, and monitoring and evaluation of water and sanitation is required; and
  • Working knowledge of development agencies - such as USAID - strategy, programming, and implementation activities and priorities advantageous.
  • The position requires strong communication, mentoring, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills, as well as the ability to prepare reports and technical policy briefs with short deadlines;
  • Must be able to work effectively with mid- and senior-level public and civil society officials from the Government of Uganda, development partners and IPs;
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and coordinate well with others;
  • Must be able to develop effective and collaborative manager-to-manager relationships with IPs;
  • The work requires excellent writing and computer skills, in order to develop presentations, reports, etc.;
  • Diplomacy, tact, cultural sensitivity, and team participation are required, in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships within USAID/Uganda, and with the Ugandan public and private sectors;
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and stay organized in a complex, frequently changing environment are required; and
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical skills and problem solving, as well as the ability to effectively manage stress and conflict, are required.
  • Language Proficiency: English language proficiency, speaking and writing, is the minimum requirement.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • A signed DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member, Click Here
  • Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements
  • A Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Copies of Academic Transcripts
  • Names, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 14th June 2019

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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Budget Policy Specialist Job Placement - Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

Job Title:     Budget Policy Specialist
Organisation: Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About US:
Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) is a coalition formed in 2004 to bring together CSOs at national and district levels to influence government decisions on resource mobilization and utilization for equitable and sustainable development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Analyze both national and local government economic policies to inform CSBAG research, advocacy strategies.
  • Actively engage in national and local level economic policy dialogues and using CSBAG experiences/research to inform economic policy discussions.
  • Provide strategic input into the development of CSBAG’s budget advocacy agenda.
  • Contribute to CSBAG’s efforts to strengthen networks by establishing and maintaining relationships with CSBAG members and partners, Governments, development partners for a collective voice on people centred budgeting
  • Collect and analyse macro-economic information and, make high-quality policy proposals, most notably in relation to pro-poor economic growth.
  • Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice, to generate evidence-based budget proposals that are pro-poor, thus enhancing the economic policy impact of CSBAG.
  • Be actively involved in the preparation of relevant knowledge products through written and electronic media to support CSBAG Advocacy
  • Represent CSBAG in relevant economic policy development and accountability forums
  • Build the capacity of CSBAG members and partners through and providing technical support in budget analysis
  • Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as reasonably required. It is important to note that the responsibilities may change to meet the evolving needs of CSBAG.
  • To participate in fundraising for the organisation, identify and develop partnerships and alliances relevant to programs and organization in general
  • Timely reporting to development partners as per project contracts
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor or Executive Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Advanced University degree in the area of Economics or Public Finance Management
  • A bachelor’s degree in the area of Economics or any related field in combination with additional two years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Show commitment to the vision and mission of CSBAG
  • Effective time management
  • Integrity
  • Self-drive and initiative
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • Ability to multitask with minimum supervision
  • Ability to conduct economic analysis
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should prepare
  • An implication letter;
  • An updated CV only;

Submissions should be delivered by email to hr@csbag.org with subject line Senior Finance officer- Compliance, or The Budget Policy Specialist.

NB: Please do not attach copies of certificates at this stage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 19th June 2019

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Fresher Bank Linkages Assistant US Non-profit Jobs - International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:        
 Bank Linkages Assistant
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: ERD Manager

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary:  The Bank Linkages Assistant will be responsible for carrying out linkage assessment, facilitate linkage of mature VSLA groups to the formal financial sector, monitor the linked groups and document their progress and development. She/he will supervise Community Based Volunteers, community resource persons and will work closely with identified partner financial institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, lead, organize and evaluate the linkage of VSLA groups to the formal financial sector in accordance with IRC’s guidelines on financial linkages
  • Provide technical supports to Community Based Trainers (CBTs) to enable them meet project goals, objectives and targets
  • Support the ERD Manager in developing capacities of CBTs, community resource persons and any other identified stakeholders
  • Monitor group’s self-management maturity and transition as guided by the group objectives and targets, and work closely with the community based trainers to ensure that bank linkage is piloted in the project sites
  • Identify and develop partnerships with relevant financial institutions, private sector, local youth-focused initiatives and other community-led initiatives in allocated sub-region to support the roll out and delivery of economic development component of the project
  • Develop, manage and keep track of relevant program activity work plans and training implementation schedules to ensure timely delivery of services by project staff and community partners, and achievement of objectives
  • Support on any assignments in the ERD sector as requested by the line supervisor
  • Prepare and submit all project-related reports and ensure this is done in a timely manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Bank Linkages Assistant job should hold a  Diploma in Development Studies, Agriculture, Economics, Food Security, Business Studies or related discipline. Degree in similar field will be added an advantage.
  • Two years of progressively responsible project management experience in economic development programming and financial/business skill building, preferably with a focus on financial linkages and food security.
  • Experience of working as or with Community Based Trainers
  • Experience of training and supporting VSLA groups.
  • 1-2 years of technical experience in business/enterprise development and financial services, markets facilitation and private sector development is essential. Experience as Bank Linkage Assistant will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in community outreach, relationship building, and partnerships in advancing organizational mission and recognizing opportunities for collaboration.
  • Experience managing a team of field staff.
  • Experience in developing new relationships with private sector partners.
  • Field-level experience of working in livelihood interventions in Kampala combining financial inclusion, especially the VSLA methodology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with project stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of computer use.
  • Fluency in English Language both written and spoken is required. Working knowledge of relevant local languages a plus.

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

Deadline: 21st June 2019

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