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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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Programme Officer - Livelihood iSAVE NGO Jobs - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager – Livelihood

About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer - Livelihood iSAVE will spearhead the implementation of livelihood programmes by offering technical expertise in line with NUDIPU's strategy and policies to realize NUDIPU's goal. The Project holder is responsible for facilitating NUDIPU's efforts to design and implement livelihood activities to improve the realization of the rights of PWDs. S/he will facilitate organizational capacity building of district unions (DU) and its membership; implement and sustain Livelihood activities and ensure that the iSAVE Programme serves as a learning and advocacy platform for inclusion of PWDs. This job will belong to the Livelihood Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning, development and implementation
  • Participate in the development of projects and programmes and review meetings       as appropriate including initiating of new concepts/ideas.
  • Implement programme activities in compliance with agreed guidelines.
  • Develop and implement the department’s periodic work plans.
  • Participate in review of the plans & programmes to ensure relevance in the rapidly changing environment.
  • Ensure programme deliverables meet quality standards and proactively guidance from relevant experts.
  • Write programme reports and document lessons to facilitate learning & review Programme Assistant reports
  • Mobilize partners, stakeholders and members to participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Support and participate in the advocacy activities and events for the organisation.
  • Participate in defining programme and financial objectives, targets and monitoring processes (collect, collate and share relevant project information) in line with the programme and organisational M&E framework.
  • Identify thematic advocacy issues through programme implementation.
  • Identify existing and potential funding opportunities and participate in the technical aspects of project proposal development process.
  • Participate in raising of resources to build NUDIPU reserves
  • Conduct research in relevant pertinent issues to build a body of knowledge and influence change at various levels and the findings to inform programme design.
Capacity Building
  • Identify and propose member organisations to be considered for capacity building opportunities and launch programme in consultation with the Membership Development Officer.
  • Execute the application of Programme models (including research, initial capacity building and customization of models/ methodologies in national plans budgeting etc) for members and staff.
  • Supervise day to day Programme operations such as Mobilisation of beneficiaries of iSAVE into savings and credit groups, capacity building of groups for self-sustenance and linkages to other service providers.
  • Execute capacity building activities (assessments, selection, inception meetings, Induction, mobilization, trainings, learning visits, and technical backstopping and mentorships / monitoring and support supervision) for member organisations and other partners in the areas of Livelihood.
  • Prepare training content and materials for the capacity building including: concept notes budgets, and other support documents.
  • Identify and procure potential resource persons to support facilitation of capacity building activities where necessary in consultation with the Livelihood Manager.
  • Prepare reports on implemented capacity building activities.
  • Conduct Maturity assessments of i-SAVE groups to inform the needs, decision and actions on groups and linkages to banks and financial institutions.
  • Facilitate district working group to carry out a supervisory and monitoring role.
  • Support District Union Executive Committee (EC) meetings, office running costs and group start up kits in operation Districts and equipping DU offices to deliver.
  • Regular Financial Monitoring Support visits.
Other tasks and responsibilities
  • Participate in the organisation’s key events and represent the organisation in relevant foras.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilised.
  • Identify existing and potential funding opportunities, and participate in the technical aspects of project proposal development processes in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Participate in defining programme and financial objectives, targets and monitoring processes and collect, collate and share relevant project information in line with the programme M&E framework.
  • Participate in the documentation and sharing of learnings from programme implementation and identify thematic advocacy issues and forward them to the advocacy Team.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children) participate in NUDIP activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and brand of NUDIPU
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, and Social Sciences or in any related field. Post graduate in Business Management or any relevant field is desirable. Training in Project Management and Planning is a must.
  • Ability to mobilize and utilize resources.
  • Knowledge in Livelihood or Economic Empowerment.
  • Financial Literacy.
  • Knowledge of Project planning and implementation, research and documentation. Disability and Human Rights.
  • Training/facilitating skills.
  • Three years of experience in working with membership organizations, preferably at management level and has good understanding of development dynamics.
  • Experience of working with local communities and PWDS.
  • Knowledge of advocacy
  • Experience in managing grants.
  • Experience in working with an international/interdisciplinary team.
  • Management skills
  • Strong experience in leading and managing projects.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with various internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrate ability to build teams and a Team player with positive attitude, flexible mind, and good coaching and motivational skills.
  • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust.
  • Personal qualities
  • Proactive. Continuous improvement mindset. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Open to change and ability to work in a growing and complex organizational structure. Keen sense of ethics, integrity and commitment to NUDIPU's mandate. Paying attention to details. Able to multitask. Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.
  • Strong coaching skills and ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Comfortable working in multi-cultural settings. Strong Writing skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work with colleagues, stakeholders and donors.
  • Proven negotiation skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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Finance and Administration Coordinator Jobs - Nnabagereka Development Foundation

Organisation: Nnabagereka Development Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Nnabagereka Development Foundation is a charitable organisation founded in 2000 by Her Royal Highness Sylvia Nagginda, the Nnabagereka (queen) of the Kingdom of Buganda, as one of the entities of the Buganda Kingdom. The Foundation's mission is: "Leveraging culture to improve the quality of life of children, youth and women". The Foundation works towards social transformation and aims to build a new generation through the revival of Obuntubulamu as an asset that can shape humanness, character and civility. The Foundation is mission-driven with a national, regional and global reach and has active chapters in the United Kingdom and in the United States of America.

Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Coordinator is responsible for the overall financial management (planning, budgeting, accounting and reporting) of the Foundation. As a member of the Senior Management Team other duties include human resource and asset management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.
  • At least seven years of overall professional experience in financial and administration management including overseeing the human resources function.
  • Proven record of financial integrity and grants management

How to Apply:
Candidates with knowledge of, and interest in cultural institutions, respect for cultural identity and espousing Obuntubulamu values are encouraged to apply. Candidates should send their applications to, copied to;
The title of the email should include; RECRUITMENT NNABAGEREKA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION and the position applied for.
Hand deliver to the office of the Nnabagereka, Bulange Headquarters applications should be addressed to:

The Chairperson,
The Nnabagereka Development Foundation
P.O Box 33825
Kampala. Uganda

NB: Candidates should only submit their application letter and curriculum vitae. Each application should have three referees with their contact details.

Deadline: Monday 13th August 2018
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview and will need to provide academic certificates and testimonials.

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