Branch Manager Jobs - EarthEnable Uganda (Banking Background)

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UN Monitoring and Reporting Analyst Job Careers - United Nations Women (UNW)

Job Title:         Monitoring and Reporting Analyst
Organization: United Nations Women (UNW)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

About US:
The UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system-wide efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action. It provides strong and coherent leadership and technical advice in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Reporting Analyst will provide support to the Programme on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation as well tracking against Strategic Plan targets and the reporting of results to internal and external audiences.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide technical inputs to programme formulation to ensure monitoring and reporting is incorporated:
  • Provide inputs to the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes;
  • Include relevant inputs from evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations into programme formulation;
  • Provide inputs to annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting;
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans, and Baseline Surveys;
  • Facilitate the clearance of donor agreements and Programme Cooperation Agreements.
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and tracking of results against country/ regional level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan:
  • Coordinate with Programme Team to ensure data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized across programmes;
  • Monitor data from partners/countries on a quarterly basis and provide inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision making;
  • Visit partners, along with the Programme Team, to support monitoring of results and planning processes, as required;
  • Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures and disbursements;
  • Contribute to the development and monitoring of the EVAWG Programme and the Uganda Country Office Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.
Facilitate the reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive Board, Donors) audiences:
  • Facilitate the process of the Uganda Country Office meeting internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
  • Contribute substantial inputs to donor and programme reports (both narrative and financial);
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and input them into programme reporting;
  • Review progress reports submitted by partners and provide feedback to improve quality and timeliness of reporting;
  • Collect and maintain data for country, regional and global corporate reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations.
Provide technical support to the  Uganda Country Office  in the implementation the UN Women Evaluation Policy
  • Coordinate the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation plan in the country office;
  • Draft/revise Terms of Reference for specific project/program evaluations;
  • Ensure communication between the Uganda Country Office regarding Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).
Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building:
  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons, and knowledge, as identified through programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools, including training materials and packages;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Monitoring and Evaluation among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and quality support to the programme team and partners in line with work plan;
  • Quality and timely systems for tracking/monitoring;
  • Timely submission of accurate and quality reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN WOMEN Monitoring and Reporting Analyst job opportunity must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender/Women's Studies
  • Three years of relevant experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes.
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following local languages; Ngakaramojong, Luganda and Acholi is an asset.

Core Values:
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.
Core Competencies:
  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.

Functional Competencies:
  • Good knowledge of programme formulation, implementation, and Results Based Management;
  • Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and reporting;
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports;
  • Analytical and report writing skills.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Women (UN Women) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 5th February 2019

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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor USAID RHITES-EC Project Jobs - University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional  health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the projects monitoring-, evaluation and learning agenda. He/she will ensure functionality of systems to measure and document program process, outputs and impact results by routinely and systematically collecting and analyzing program data and presenting program results to project staff, district and central MOH teams and donors. He/she will supervise Monitoring and Evaluation Advisors/Specialists.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and work with other project staff to manage a robust project M&E system;
  • Participate in the continuous review of the project’s Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP);
  • Take lead and participate in generating weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project reports and ensure timely submission of the reports to the Donor;
  • Ensure that Donor and project specific reporting platforms are updated on an ongoing basis, i.e. Project database, HIBRID, PRS, Trainer, FTF etc;
  • Working closely with the Database Manager participate in the management of project databases;
  • Work with project, MOH and district teams, including District Biostatisticians, to jointly design, implement and monitor Interventions to strengthen district HMIS systems.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor career placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics or Social Sciences;
  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology or other relevant field;
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant professional experience in leading M&E processes, including routine health and survey data management for complex health systems and/or service delivery programs;
  • Experience with conducting research and evaluation in Health Systems Strengthening, HlV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, maternal, newborn and child health, or nutrition is desirable;
  • Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods;
  • Experience with managing conventional and databases, including data analysis and manipulation, and designing of creative data visualization tools;
  • Proven proficiency in statistical software such as STATA, Epi-Info or similar.
  • Specifically, for analysis of public health data and large datasets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills with ability to lead multi-disciplinary collaboratively as well as independently.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three professional references addressed to:

Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 8th February 2019 by 2:00 pm

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2 Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placements - National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station:  Wakiso and Hoima, Uganda

About US:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is established by the National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its policy guidance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establishing baseline information on all research programs and projects at Institute.
  • Conducting regular monitoring and evaluation of research activities at the Institute to ensure quality assurance.
  • Documenting progress and achievements of each project at the Institute.
  • Advising researchers and management on planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Participating in the formulation of strategic management plans for the research institute, including development of annual work plans and budgets.
  • Developing grant proposals to secure funding for conducting specific research programs in line with the institute’s strategic management plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job should hold a Bachelor of Arts in Economics or Bachelor of Science in quantitative economics degree plus a postgraduate qualification in project planning or monitoring and evaluation or in a related discipline.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience as an Economist or Planner.
  • Age: Below 45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should submit applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving telephone and e-mail addresses and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of academic certificates and testimonials to the undersigned.

Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope and on the application letter specifying the institute of preference and should apply for not more than two (2) positions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and notified via NARO website, telephones and e-mail addresses as provided on the CV. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide certified copies of their Academic Qualifications.

The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O. Box 295, Entebbe

Deadline: 21st February 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

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Livelihoods Assistant NGO Job Careers - DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:     Livelihoods Assistant
Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods Officer

About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil society development.

Job Summary:   The Livelihoods Assistant will support all livelihoods activities under the UNHCR funded project in BidiBidi Refugee settlement. The activities include VLSAs, IGAs, cash for work, capacity building of farmers and provision of agric-inputs. Furthermore, the Livelihoods Assistant will support cash-based interventions, including vouchers for agric-inputs, protection grants to farmers, data collection, including baseline, post distribution monitoring using digital tools, market prices, and market complaints handling using MMT. He/she will also be responsible for commodity quality control, troubleshoot any vendor interface challenges, and assist beneficiaries in market transaction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Tasked with the identification, registration and verification of beneficiaries, working together with staff in Cash and Markets interventions and in Livelihoods.
·         Effectively implement the day to day activities according to work plans and technical standards
·         Participate in Zonal coordination meetings
·         Assist in trainings with target beneficiaries in livelihoods activities
·         Actively take part in trainings at field level
·         Actively mobilize beneficiaries
·         Monitor and document DCA’s livelihood activities
·         Prepare reports to contribute to the weekly, monthly and other reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Livelihoods Assistant job placement must hold a B.Sc. in Agriculture, Economics and or business development or related field
·         Three years of relevant work experience especially in refugee settlements
·         Experience working with livelihoods especially VLSAs, IGAS, supporting farmers
·         Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) with ability to work with data bases and statistical software packages
·         Understanding digital data collection using mobile monitoring technology (MMT) 
·         Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports
·         Understanding of the West Nile context and local languages will be an added advantage.
·         Must possess a valid riding permit

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 31st January 2019

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Chief Manager Research, Product Development and Business Intelligence Job Placement - Centenary Bank

Organization: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager Strategy & Research

About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary:  The Chief Manager Research, Product Development and Business Intelligence will coordinate research and product development, preparation of business Intelligence - dashboards, drive in depth examination analysis of the regulatory, economic and market environments at both local and regional levels and provide Centenary Bank’s decision- makers with thorough and objective assessments of strategic opportunities and relevant recommendations to support decision-making

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage information on the Business Intelligence data and prepare recommendations to the management team
  • Coordinate the development and preparation of business intelligence dashboards for the bank
  • Drive the development of optimal and scalable Business Intelligence (BI) application to meet business needs.
  • Report on analytics and metrics results to management and facilitate the provision of information access support to all business units.
  • Manage the data warehouse system for data integrity, quality and accuracy.
  • Manage the team by empowering, motivating and managing performance of employees to promote a high- performance culture.
  • Manage market research to identify opportunities for developing new products or making changes to existing products and make recommendations.
  • Present reports on economic topics / developments (inc market, industry and regulatory topics) in support of informed decision-making by management
  • Drive the promotion of Centenary Bank’s credential vis-à-vis its international rating agencies so as to anchor its investment-grade rating, by notably providing value-added and pertinent support in providing dedicated reports and topical papers geared towards illustrating the sound financial and operational positioning and outlook of the Bank; provide insightful assistance in attending to queries formulated by these agencies
  • Manage the preparation of roadshow presentations of Centenary Bank while being closely involved in the write-up of articles and interviews for management.
  • Support and Provide technical assistance management and GM Strategy, Quality, Research and BI in their dealings with external parties and in raising awareness of key economic players on business-related issue
  • Developing new and innovative products and services both deposit and loan side that appeal to the Bank’s core market niches.
  • Developing new and innovative collaborative schemes with Organizations and/or Companies through which the Bank’s existing or new products and services can be cost effectively and efficiently delivered to targeted market/customer segments.
  • Conducting market surveys on close competitor’s product and managing the monitoring of events in the market place all aimed at bettering the understanding of competition’s strategies and Centenary Bank’s benchmarking and present reports on economic topics / developments to support informed decision-making by management
  • Administer and manage any research activities and or project sanctioned and approved by Management in line with the Bank’s research policy and procedures, delivering within the approved timelines and budgets.
  • Coordinating implementation of product pilot tests and managing product performance monitoring:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary Bank Chief Manager Research, Product Development and Business Intelligence job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Quantitative Economics /Business Computing/BBA /BCOM or related fields.
  • A master’s degree in IT, Business Administration, Project Management or related fields an added advantage.
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in a related function, four (4) of which should have been at managerial level
  • Communicating with Impact
  • Driving continuous improvement and innovation
  • Delivering Customer Expectations
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Relating and Networking
  • Understanding data and generating solutions
  • Writing and Reporting

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download here, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic testimonials/certificates and send the application to:

General Manager Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.

Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 31st January 2019 by 5:00pm

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