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National Coordinator NGO Jobs - Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

 

Job Title:        National Coordinator

Organization: Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director

 

About US:

The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) is a neutral, non-partisan mechanism that mobilizes women and youth to promote peaceful and democratic electoral processes. The WSR also promotes the enhanced participation of women in peace building in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

 

Founded by The Angie Brooks International Centre in Liberia, the WSR was first implemented in 2011 during the presidential elections in Liberia. It has, since then, been replicated in Uganda in 2016 and in other African countries including Senegal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. It has been acknowledged as an effective mechanism for promoting peaceful elections by the United Nations Security Council and by the African Union, which requested that the WSR be implemented in all African elections.

 

The WSR involves all electoral stakeholders in consultative engagements to ensure peace before, during and after elections. It includes a physical Situation Room where women are involved in advocacy for peace; political and legal analysis of the situation; and interventions that may include mediation to avert conflict.

 

The overall objective of the WSR Uganda 2021 is to promote the full and active participation of women and youth in ensuring peaceful elections and to contribute to the strengthening and refinement of the WSR mechanism for ensuring peace in African elections. The Women’s Situation Room Uganda will be hosted by Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); with the Women’s International Peace Centre serving as the WSR Secretariat.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the National Coordinator will perform the following functions:

·         Overall management, oversight, coordination of implementation of programme activities in line with WSR objectives

·         Development of strategies for conflict resolution and mitigation including responses to election violence

·         Documentation of the WSR implementation process and ensure products are in accordance with set guidelines

·         Human Resource management and supervision of team members

·         Supervision and monitoring of resource utilization in line with approved institutional and financial policies

·         Coordination of relationships with national partners to support implementation of the WSR, raise potential problems and provide solutions

·         Monitoring the implementation of activities through regular monitoring visits and documentation of best practices

·         Monitoring the expenditure of funds and compliance with rules and procedures

·         Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Key Performance indicators:

·         Ensures the achievement of outputs and project results in line with the approved WSR work plan through the day-to-day planning, management coordination and implementation of activities

·         Manages the human and financial resources to achieve quality results as outlined in the project document, on time and on budget

·         Analyses and monitors progress and advises on timely corrective actions for proper delivery

·         Leads the preparation and implementation of work plans

·         Develops, oversees and maintains the monitoring and evaluation framework

·         Ensures timely preparation of periodic reports as required by donors; quarterly progress reports to the Steering Committee and Eminent Women; and other reports as may be required

·         Ensures identification of risks and timely updating of risk to the WSR Steering Committee

·         Ensures project quality assurance activities and undertaken in a timely manner

·         Liaises in a timely manner with all stakeholders including the Eminent Women, the Steering Committee and WSR Technical Adviser.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·         Hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, Economics, Law, Public or Business Administration; Human Rights, Gender or Women’s Studies, International Development, Peace and Security or a related field

·         Minimum of 10 years of programme management experience in the field of governance and development

·         Proven experience of working with national stakeholders in the areas of good governance, elections, peace and conflict resolution

·         Proven project management experience preferably in the non-profit sector with sound knowledge and experience in all aspects of project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation)

·         Proven experience in partnership building, coordination and networking

·         Strong analytical ability

·         Strong written and oral communication skills

·         Experience in implementing projects in different regions in Uganda is an asset

·         Experience working with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and/or an International NGO working on peace and security is an advantage.

·         Languages: Fluency in English is required

 

·         Core competencies:

·         Sensitivity to and ability to manage in a politically charged environment

·         Ability to demonstrate political neutrality and non-partisanship

·         Leadership: ability to persuade others to follow

·         People management: ability to improve performance

·         Communication: ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

·         Ability to manage complexities

·         Ability to manage multi stakeholders

·         Knowledge management and learning

 

Core Values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Fairness

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to: hrofficer@wipc.org

 

The Executive Director,

Plot 1 Martyr’s Garden B,

Minister’s Village, Ntinda,

Kampala, Uganda

 

Any inquiries should be submitted through the email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.

 

Deadline: 20th September 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


 

Technical Advisor NGO Jobs - Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

 

Job Title:        Technical Advisor

Organization: Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Host Organisation and ABIC

 

About US:

The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) is a neutral, non-partisan mechanism that mobilizes women and youth to promote peaceful and democratic electoral processes. The WSR also promotes the enhanced participation of women in peace building in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

 

Founded by The Angie Brooks International Centre in Liberia, the WSR was first implemented in 2011 during the presidential elections in Liberia. It has, since then, been replicated in Uganda in 2016 and in other African countries including Senegal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. It has been acknowledged as an effective mechanism for promoting peaceful elections by the United Nations Security Council and by the African Union, which requested that the WSR be implemented in all African elections.

 

The WSR involves all electoral stakeholders in consultative engagements to ensure peace before, during and after elections. It includes a physical Situation Room where women are involved in advocacy for peace; political and legal analysis of the situation; and interventions that may include mediation to avert conflict.

 

The overall objective of the WSR Uganda 2021 is to promote the full and active participation of women and youth in ensuring peaceful elections and to contribute to the strengthening and refinement of the WSR mechanism for ensuring peace in African elections. The Women’s Situation Room Uganda will be hosted by Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); with the Women’s International Peace Centre serving as the WSR Secretariat.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Host Organisation and Angie Brooks International Centre, the WSR Technical Advisor will provide on the ground, hands-on guidance in the following areas:

Planning and Preparations

·         Participate in the conceptualisation, planning and organisation of the WSR 2021

·         Support the setting up of the Steering Committee and participate in Steering Committee meetings

·         Support the production of documents, information materials, literature and publications for the WSR

·         Support the identification and recruitment of national and international Eminent Women, with emphasis on non-partisanship and neutrality to protect the credibility of the WSR

·         Assist in linkages to relevant authorities and stakeholders

·         Advocate, promote and provide clarifications on the WSR and its objectives wherever necessary.

·         Orientation and Capacity Building

·         Support ABIC in the orientation of the Steering Committee, the WSR Secretariat staff and consultants and the Eminent Women on the WSR process

·         Support the review of WSR training programmes and tools from ABIC for contextualisation to the Uganda situation

·         Support the Training of Trainers (TOT) for the Youth Peer-to-Peer process, the Women Peace Advocates and the Election Observers

·         Ensure local capacity building in all ABIC support and technical guidance

Partnerships and Advocacy

·         Promote the WSR, its goal, objectives, spirit and values throughout the process

·         Support the establishment of linkages with key elections management institutions and other stakeholders

Media Support

·         Provide technical assistance to the implementation of a viable Communications and Media strategy

·         Support the WSR Secretariat in the management of the Media in the interest of promoting and protecting the WSR

·         Ensure proper documentation of the WSR Uganda experiences for Lessons and Best Practices for application in future WSRs in Africa.

·         Coordination of the Eminent Women and the Group of The Wise

·         Serve as Team Leader for the WSR Eminent Women

·         Promote the non-partisan and neutral nature and spirit of the WSR to ensure protection of the integrity of the mechanism by the Eminent Women and the Group of The Wise.

·         Technical Support to the Physical Room

·         Provide support to the Host Organization and the ABIC Coordinator in the day to day management and coordination of the activities of the WSR.

Post Elections Coordination

·         Provide support to ABIC in the coordination of the planned Review and Capacity Building of the WSR mechanism for its ongoing improvement and refinement

·         Provide the link between the WSR Uganda 2021 and the planned continental Review

·         Provide support to the WSR Uganda Secretariat in its management of the Continental Review meeting and capacity building of the WSR mechanism.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·         The applicant must hold a First Degree or Master’s Degree or equivalent in social sciences, Economics, Law, Public or Business Administration; Human Rights, Gender or Women’s Studies, International Development, Peace and Security or a related field is required

·         Training and experience in Mediation

·         Minimum of 10 years of programme management experience in the field of governance and development

·         Proven experience in coordination and networking

·         Previous experience as an Eminent Woman in at least two other WSRs

·         Strong analytical skills

·         Strong writing and communications skills

·         Strong interpersonal communications skills

·         Languages: Fluency in English is required

 

Core competencies:

·         Sensitivity to and ability to manage in a politically charged environment

·         Ability to demonstrate political neutrality and non-partisanship

·         Leadership: ability to persuade others to follow

·         Communication: ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

·         Ability to manage complexities

·         Ability to manage multi stakeholders

 

Core Values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Fairness

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to: hrofficer@wipc.org

 

The Executive Director,

Plot 1 Martyr’s Garden B,

Minister’s Village, Ntinda,

Kampala, Uganda

 

Any inquiries should be submitted through the email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.

 

Deadline: 20th September 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

 


 

M&E Coordinator Non-profit Careers - Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:        M&E Coordinator

Organization: Baylor-Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a private not for profit child health and development organization providing family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:   The M&E Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that there are functional systems and structures to promote strengthened monitoring and evaluation functions at district level for joint planning, coordination, support supervision and performance monitoring for sustained epidemic control. It will oversee a team of officers to ensure timely and accurate reporting in District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2). It will ensure district, sub-district  and  HF  level  data  review  and planning meetings  take place to strengthen governance and systems for sustained epidemic control.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s (honors) degree in statistics or (demography or qualitative economics with a formal qualification in monitoring and evaluation) or related field.

·         A Master’s Degree in a related field

·         At least 5 years of experience in Log Frame Approach in planning, monitoring and evaluation;

·         Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATAA.

·         Application of qualitative and quantitative M&E methods;

·         Prior Experience of working with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives

·         Team and communication skills,

·         Networking and partnership skills.

·         Dynamic, Persuasive & convincing,

 

Note:

·         Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

·         You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 18th September, 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



Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk NGO Jobs - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

 

Job Title:     Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk

Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Coordinator Planning Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting

 

About US:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

 

Job Summary:   The role of the Monitoring and Evaluation Clerk to help URCS strengthen its monitoring and evaluation systems and practices and generate evidence based feedback for project planning and policy formulation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement in collaboration with the PME&R Department and project staff data collection such as Rapid Market Assessment, Monthly price monitoring   surveys, Cash post distribution monitoring, KAP surveys, Needs assessment, baseline and end line surveys, coverage surveys for disaster preparedness and response;
  • Coordinate implementation of M&E tools, including training and support for relevant project staff and volunteers on M&E, data collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques and support data analysis and usage;
  • Support project in establishing a community-based gender sensitive Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system with quality data controls using ICT4D and strengthen capacity where needed;
  • Ensure the collection of good quality data in order to reflect the progress of programming by supervising enumerator teams and data clerks;
  • Assisting with the translation of relevant documents and their dissemination;
  • Properly filing and maintaining all M&E documents;
  • Assist the project to Develop its Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and Plan;
  • Assist to develop result specific monitoring and evaluation framework in consultation with project staff/ volunteers, District Coordination Committees, Office of the Prime Minister and other stakeholders; 9. Based on the framework develop simple and user category wise monitoring format and its guidelines to be used in monitoring process;
  • Assist to implement the M&E framework, guidelines and other tools;
  • Assist to develop reconstruction program wise process, output, outcome and impact level indicators for progress monitoring;
  • Assist in the preparation of an annual monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science, Social Sciences BUT with professional qualifications in either Project planning and management or monitoring   and evaluation;
  • Training in cash transfer programming and emergencies or relief operations/ Disaster Risk Reduction will be an added advantage;
  • Some experiences in planning, M&E or implementation of humanitarian and development projects.
  • Analytical skills;
  • Data analysis and reporting skills
  • Basic knowledge of M&E principles
  • High professional and personal integrity;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, public speaking and presentation Budgeting and budget control
  • Ability to work both independently collaboratively in a team;
  • Organizational skills and the ability concurrently handle multiple assignments
  • High level of financial discipline and integrity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;
  • Strong Interpersonal skills;
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your filled application form, Download Here and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

 

Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

 

Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

 

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 28th September 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

 


 

Industrial Development Officer Job Careers - Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

 

Job Title:         Industrial Development Officer

Organization: Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.

 

Job Summary:  The Industrial Development Officer will be the technical expert on green industrial development within the implementation of the above-mentioned EU funded Project titled “Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization”. The Officer will be leading on one of the Outcomes of the program and will be providing technical advisory and support to the other outcome areas (see all outcomes in Annex A).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Engage and participate in the day-to-day communication with the Ugandan counterparts such as (but not limited to) the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), the Ministry of Trade Cooperatives and Industry (MTIC), Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA), Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD), the National Planning Authority (NPA), Makerere University, and others when relevant.
  • The Officer shall also remain in constant contact and liaise on a daily basis with district and city administrators at project sites of Entebbe, Pakwach, Gulu and Soroti as well as support ongoing complementary engagements in Mbarara, Jinja and Arua cities.
  • Support and participate in communication with the EU and other development partners to ensure alignment and complementarity and identify opportunity for cooperation when possible. 
  • The officer shall directly manage all Firms and Individual consultants for the assigned Outcome and provide additional support to other supervisory work in agreement with the Project Lead.
  • Coordinate when applicable with GGGI experts and other departments (legal, HR, Procurement etc) to ensure high quality delivery and delivery within the rules and regulations of GGGI and the EU.

 

Key Delivery

  • Ensure successful completion of the project deliverables detailed in the Project Agreement and summarized in Annex A. With a special focus on the identification of potential green investment projects, policy development support and the coordination and design of the Industrial Masterplans and Investment Plans.
  • Identify project delivery issues and ensure effective coordination of project activities and resources to ensure attainment of objectives against established timeframes.
  • Develop execution modality and documents for the assigned Outcome. Capture lessons learned to support refinement/improvement of the execution modality.
  • Safeguards, Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion are key for this Project and need to be mainstreamed and/or applied in all deliveries and outputs.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Industrial Ecology, Civil engineering, Environmental Engineering/science, Industrial chemistry, Business administration or a comparable relevant field.
  • At least eight years of relevant technical working experience within the theme of green Industrialization at middle technical level, including participatory planning, report writing (in English) and financial management. International experience and exposure to (green) industrialization is an advantage.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in these relevant fields with 10+ years of relevant experience is also acceptable.
  • Proven experience with Industrial policy development, strategy development and support programs
  • Practical understanding of physical/spatial and land use planning; and use of geo-spatial mapping systems is an advantage

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

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