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Program Development Officer US Non-profit Careers - Samaritan’s Purse


Job Title:       Program Development Officer
Organisation: Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Samaritan’s Purse is an international Christian relief and development organization meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, natural disaster, famine and disease with the aim of sharing God’s love. It was founded in the United States (US). 

Job Summary:  The Program Development Officer will play the invaluable role of creatively crafting and implementing grant proposals to maximize Samaritan’s Purse’s consideration for funding opportunities, thereby ensuring continued Christ-like care of those we are seeking to minister to. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Develop concept papers and prepare grant proposals to Samaritan's Purse and donor organizations.
  • Ensure that program planning aligns with relevant international and internal standards.
  • Monitor and actively search for funding opportunities.
  • Analyze data and background materials in order to provide guidance and support to Program Managers and key decision makers.
  • Maintain a monthly grants or project status and reports tracking and share with management.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Samaritan’s Purse Program Development Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university; Master’s degree in related fields (international relations, international health, agriculture, economics, etc); three to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Experience working for humanitarian organizations or International NGOs will be an advantage.
  • Maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral proficiency in English.
  • Strong skills in analytical and strategic thinking.
  • Good quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Proven experience in proposal writing and M&E (including data management).
  • Ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems independently.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications, in particular proficiency required in MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point.

International Employee Benefits: Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

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


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UN Associate Solutions and Development Officer Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: T/001/02/19
Vacancy Notice: Temp/001/2019
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Grade: NOB

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build strategic partnerships with broad range of stakeholders including the private sector, international and civil society organizations, UN agencies, and the District authorities, in order to maximize the impact and increase efficiencies of operations, and to accelerate the shift from direct assistance to developmental approach for refugees and host communities.
  • Develop linkages with existing programmes/projects in the districts to bring them closer to/within the settlements. Lead on regular mapping exercises of the relevant districts, liaising with sector specialists, to determine gaps, capacity and comparative advantage of different actors
  • Work closely with government, the private sector and partners, identify and enhance livelihoods opportunities for refugees and solutions to challenges related to access to legal employment, vocational training and, if and where applicable, micro credit or micro-financing.
  • Facilitate the advancement comprehensive approaches within UNHCR at district and settlement level, as well as a broad range of development and humanitarian partners through support and participation in all planning processes
  • Active participation in district planning processes, facilitating strong working relations between LGAs and sector specialists/partners, supporting government in inclusion of refugees in District planning and budgets.
  • Work closely with the CRRF Secretariat in OPM and support and follow up on decisions made of the CRRF Steering Group in the districts, such as refugee response plans.
  • Institutionalise solutions-oriented approaches within UNHCR and partners through training sessions and participation in all planning processes.
  • Relevant linkages developed with the private sector to promote innovation/synergies and advocate for access for refugees to already available services.
  • Document economic activities and socio-economic factors impacting refugees self-reliance in the settlements and in the districts and document good practices from both operational and analytical work from sectors
  • Provide day-to-day support to the financial inclusion process under CBI in the settlements and analyse the impact of CBI on refugee economy and local markets.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The incumbent will be critical in guiding and supporting the development and implementation of a comprehensive refugee response at District and settlement level, with a particular focus on engaging the private sector and local government authorities. The incumbent will be the key interlocutor with the District Local Governments and will identify and actively partner with other actors and structures to contribute to the strategies and solutions for refugees. Within UNHCR, the incumbent will establish close working relations with the relevant staff working in the protection, program and technical sectors. Key external partners will include District authorities, local business, Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), UNHCR partners, international and local NGOs, development agencies and other actors engaged in humanitarian and development initiatives in the districts.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Associate Solutions and Development Officer job placement should hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Social Sciences, Socio-Economic Development, Development Planning, Rural Development, Economics, Business Administration or related fields
  • At least four years of previous job experience relevant to the function, in humanitarian and development contexts, or engagement of private sector for the Sustainable Development Goals (designing, planning, delivering, managing, monitoring and evaluating development programs in the areas of early recovery, local economic integration, agriculture development, skills development, enterprise development, livelihoods and economic empowerment including for women and youth).
  • Technical competencies in at least two sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. employment promotion, entrepreneurship building, private sector development, local economic recovery/poverty-reduction strategies, social finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain partnerships with a variety of actors - including government and private sector
  • Previous experience in planning, implementing, and monitoring programmes and managing multiple projects
  • Excellent drafting, presentation and reporting skills, including strong advocacy and negotiation skills in situation involving multiple actors and diverse interests.
  • Excellent computer skills including excel, word and power point.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of protection, refugee matters and UNHCR mandate, and working on forced displacement issues, including with host communities in the country
  • Experience of working with the private sector or development agencies in the area of jobs and livelihoods
  • Experience of working with national or District government authorities on development planning
  • Experience of working with synergies between the humanitarian-development nexus.
  • Ability to facilitate humanitarian and development actor interactions.
  • Experience in poverty reduction programmes, focused on linking safety net programmes (including usage of cash assistance) linked to access to employment and self-employment programme.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 10th January 2019

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No Experience Monitoring and Evaluation Associate Paid Internship Jobs - LifeNet International


Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G07-Int

About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African health centers to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa, LN works to improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is specifically dedicated to health systems strengthening in the private not-for-profit sector. In Uganda, approximately 60% of all healthcare services are provided by faith-based not-for-profit centers, many of these serving rural, low-income populations. Through partnerships with faith-based health centers, LifeNet implements practical responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.

Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will join LifeNet International (LN)’s M&E Team, which is responsible for measuring the impact of our programs. In particular, the M&E team focuses on key performance indicators in adhering to best practices in maternal, neonatal and child health, patient safety, and increasing financial sustainability and access to quality medicines. One of LN’s strengths is the monitoring and evaluation of its training programs, and its existing tools help drive the implementation of evidence- based clinical practices that save lives and prevent disease and disability.  The Associate will support current M&E activities, including:
  • An ongoing scientific research study related to maternal and neonatal health outcomes
  • Ongoing electronic data collection and evaluation through our online Salesforce data platform
  • Coordinating additional projects, such as a pilot electronic medical record (EMR) program, a non- communicable disease screening and treatment program, and continued research and project design opportunities
  • Generating reports and supporting data use throughout the organization, from the leadership team all the way through to our field training team members
  • The Associate will also support the design and launch of new activities, as well as provide training and capacity building on research projects and data management systems for current LN team members and new hires.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the development and rollout of LN’s expanding M&E systems, to monitor expanding programs and interventions
  • Providing basic troubleshooting and management for LN data platforms, including Salesforce and Formyoula
  • Building the capacity of our staff through the provision of training and technical support to LN trainers across country sites, including the on-boarding of new hires
  • Building partner capacity through targeted initiatives with LN partners to improve their M&E capabilities
  • Providing support as needed for LN’s impact evaluation study and other research projects
  • Supporting the M&E Team in the ongoing development of exciting new initiatives related to EMR, non-communicable disease (NCD) care, and additional opportunities


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Monitoring and Evaluation Associate career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in statistics, economics or other social science, public health, research, or other relevant field
  • Quantitative or qualitative data analysis background, including experience with statistical software packages like SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R*
  • Experience with data visualization using software like Excel, Hive, or Tableau*
  • Experience presenting complex information accessibly in reports, presentations, trainings, or talking points*
  • Previous experience in research design, implementation, and analysis, preferably within health
  • Experience in data collection, e.g. through surveys, field projects, or focus groups
  • An excitement for analyzing complex organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others to implement, preferably in a low-resource environment
  • Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
  • Ability to function well in a diverse, cross-cultural work environment
  • Cross-cultural experience is highly valued with a CRM database, ideally Salesforce

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:
  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.


Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Paid Internship Jobs - IntraHealth International


Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G05-Int

About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:
For over 30 years, in nearly 100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.

About USAID Project:
IntraHealth has been working in Uganda for over 25 years. The current project, the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (USAID RHITES-E) is a USAID funded activity to support the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja sub-region by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work closely with the Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (DMEL) and Technical Advisors to implement a system of constant data collection, analysis, and data use that informs the DMEL and the Technical Advisors to determine whether targets are being achieved and make programmatic changes if needed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in data management and analysis to inform project decision-making.
  • Support the tracking of project performance against targets using the Project Monitoring Plan (PMP) and AMELP
  • Conduct DQAs of data collected and ensure that quality control measures are in place and observed
  • Contribute to special assessments and operations research activities
  • Analyze current and past project data to identify trends and investigate the implications of those trends on health service delivery
  • Document findings from data analysis and surveys
  • Introduce creative approaches to communicating project impact


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Monitoring and Evaluation Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in public health, public policy, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, economics or other social science, informatics, demography, or related field
  • At least one year of experience in monitoring and evaluation, measuring outcomes of interventions and supporting activity supervision*
  • Strong quantitative background including usage of statistical software packages (e.g. STATA, SAS, SPSS, R, EPI-Info, etc.)*
  • Experience collecting and analyzing survey data*
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills*
  • Field experience, especially in HIV and family health programs
  • Excellent writing skills as evidenced by past reports and other materials
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Possesses IntraHealth core competencies: Innovation, Accountability, Service Excellence, Interpersonal Relationships
  • Conceptual thinker with excellent organizational skills, time management skills, attention to detail, and self-motivated
  • Willingness to be based in Mbale and travel within the country

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:
  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.


Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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 and Grants Associate US Citizen GHC Fellowship Careers - CEHURD


Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Center for Health, Human Rights & Development (CEHURD) Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G03-Int

About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:
Center for Health, Human Rights & Development (CEHURD) is an indigenous, non-profit, research, and advocacy organization which is pioneering the enforcement of human rights and the justiciability of the right to health in Eastern Africa. Founded in 2007 and registered under the laws of Uganda, it was formed to contribute towards ensuring that laws and policies are used as the principal tools for the promotion and protection of health and human rights of populations in Uganda, and the East African region

Job Summary:  The Research and Grants Associate will support the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development’s (CEHURD) research processes and coordination of CEHURD’s fundraising. This is a dynamic role that will require the successful candidate to provide strategic contributions to the design and implementation of research projects and evidence-based advocacy initiatives, fundraising, and coordination of regional health equity initiatives that correspond with CEHURD’s Strategic Plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Research
  • Support CEHURD in producing and disseminating high quality evidence-based research to inform processes on health, human rights, and equity
  • Serve as an advisor on research and practice enhancement at CEHURD, to include supporting the ethical clearance process for research, developing research tools, designing methodologies, and contributing to data collection, analysis, and dissemination
  • Develop new evidence based solutions that are responsive to changing needs and identified gaps and prioritizing the piloting of new relevant initiatives in CEHURD’s programs
Grants: Support fundraising efforts for CEHURD’s research and health equity work, as well as other activities
Networking: Develop and manage a database for CEHURD’s work and integrate knowledge and practice models across all CEHURD programs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Research and Grants Associate career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in public health or any other health science, statistics, economics or other social science, or related field
  • Two years of professional experience in quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis using related software such as STATA and Nvivo respectively*
  • Demonstrated research experience including writing abstracts and manuscripts*
  • Experience with fundraising, including writing grant proposals*
  • Cultural sensitivity; ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with staff, partners and community members alike*
  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines under pressure*
  • Experience in health and human rights related research
  • Public speaking experience
  • Willingness to work outside the city with limited access to malls, discotheques, or other related social activity
  • Resilience in a highly dynamic working environment
  • Comfort with public speaking before large audiences and debating complex issues
  • Interest in integrating business, technological and social innovations to improve public health
  • Ability to multitask and work with teams as well as individually
  • Interest in understanding the human rights based approach to health

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:
  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.


Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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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