30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

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Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer - Solidaridad

Organization: Solidaridad
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Health Manager

About US:
Solidaridad is a global civil society organization (CSO) that provides market driven solutions for sustainable production practices across different supply chains. We envision a world in which all we produce, and all we consume, can sustain us while respecting the planet, each other and the next generations. Our mission is to bring together supply chain players and engage them with innovative solutions to improve production, ensuring the transition to a sustainable and inclusive economy that maximizes the benefit for all stakeholders.

Job Summary:  The Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer will create decentralized, simple and effective monitoring, evaluation and learning systems. The right candidate will be expected to bring innovative ideas and approaches for M&E of capacity building and strong analytical skills to interpret, document and share evidence and learning. The suitable officer will have a good understanding of donor’s Monitoring & Evaluation requirements and expectations as well as experience working on INGO projects. The Officer will be responsible for the successful monitoring, evaluation and learning support to projects in Uganda. The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer will report to the Uganda Country Projects Representative, and will work closely with the Country Programme Team for alignment of procedures relating to data collection, field support and reporting. S/he will work closely with the Regional PME Manager in Nairobi, partners, the regional programme teams, regional innovations team (i.e. climate & landscapes, digital innovation, impact investment and gender), and quality functions team (including finance, communications, operations and Human Resources), for alignment to organisational procedures. The Officer will be expected to spend 80% of their time supporting projects in Kabale, and 20% in Kampala.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Data collection, verification and supporting in report writing for all Uganda programs.
  • Support in training projects partners on data collection, project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Supports country programme managers in the development of proposals, specifically the theory of change and measurement plans.
  • Assist the Country Manager in managing the portfolio of projects and administration of projects in Salesforce system.
  • Work in close cooperation with relevant managers for meeting the monitoring and evaluation needs of the donors and business partners.
  • Closely monitors and reports on the results and progress made with regard to the project implementation and provide feedback to the Country Manager.
  • Work closely with the Regional PME Manager and support the preparation of Annual Planning and Reporting.
  • Keeps abreast of latest developments in monitoring and evaluation and quality management and introduces them to the organization.
  • Assists in communication related to impacts of the programme as well as on other aspects of PME.
  • Prepare budgeting for PME programme as well as additional fundraising for monitoring and evaluation.

Key Deliverables
  • Technical leadership to ensure that projects in Uganda have strong Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning basis, and progress can be measured against indicators in line with the developed project logframes;
  • Support for the implementation and on-going development of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) processes and systems;
  • Ensure all monitoring, evaluation and research activities are conducted in line with agreed ethical principles, and consistently promote downwards accountability to beneficiaries;
  • Submit required project data to the Regional Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager on a regular basis, and promote programme and organisation-wide knowledge management and learning;
  • Support project leads/offices in the completion of their baseline, mid-term and end line evaluations;
  • Assist with the development of a strategy for identifying, reflecting on and disseminating learning internally and externally;
  • Document good practice and actively share learning, including supporting the collation of a final project syntheses evaluation;
  • Build understanding, capability and capacity of project leads for monitoring, evaluating and reporting their effectiveness at project and team levels by providing orientation, technical training, coaching and support;
  • Support project leads to develop contextualised theories of change and log frame indicators that align where possible with the programme log-frame;
  • Design and run M&E training workshops as required to strengthen potential skill gaps in implementing the project MEL frameworks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold an undergraduate degree in International Development, Social Science, Agriculture, Economics, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience on monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience with private sector development programmes.
  • Experience in working with policy makers, researchers, consultants and knowledge brokers in international cooperation.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Statistical tools e.g ODK, SPSS and Salesforce).
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, intercultural, multi stakeholder setting.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a one-page motivation statement outlining your suitability for this position, your salary expectations and availability; and your Curriculum Vitae, to recruitment.secaec@solidaridadnetwork.org and a copy to julius@solidaridadnetwork.org

Deadline: 13th February 2019

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Credit Officer (6 No Experience Positions) - Rushere Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited

Job Title:        Credit Officer (6 Job Vacancies)
Organization: Rushere Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Rushere Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited is a registered SACCO in Rushere Town Council, Nyabushozi County, in Kiruhura District. It operates in the districts of Kiruhura, Ibanda, and Mbarara, Sembabule, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa and Lyantonde.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Member selection and recruitment
  • Marketing and client sensitization
  • Review member applications, do loan appraisals and make recommendations for approval
  • Monitor performance of loans in their portfolio
  • Maintains and updates client loan files.
  • Perform as per the set targets and standards of Rushere SACCO.
  • Abide by the company policies and procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree/Diploma in Accounting, UDBS, Marketing, Social Sciences, Economic Studies and Rural development Courses.
  • Ready to spend 80% of their time on field work
  • Age: 22 years and above

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their handwritten applications and CVs to the following address;

The Chairman,
Human Resources Committee
Rushere SACCO
P.O Box.9, Rushere, Kiruhura
Email: rusheresacco@gmail.com

Deadline: 1st March 2019 by 5pm

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Market Systems Development Officer - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Market Systems Development Officer
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  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.

Job Summary:   The Market Systems Development Officer will implement all aspects of the market systems development strategy in the Apolou Activity. This includes strengthening private sector interventions in livestock and agriculture value chains, as well as scaling up financial inclusion and other products/services as relevant. The MSD Officer will work directly with the MSD Manager to developing agent input/output and aggregator networks, increasing local partners' access to market information and financial services. The MSD Officer will ensure that private sector led, project-support development is tailored to the unique needs, opportunities and constraints of women and youth and that activities are integrated with all other consortium supported sectors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategy & Vision
  • Assist the Market Systems Development Manager to develop and implement the MSD team strategy
  • Identify new opportunities for innovation and growth among private sector led interventions
Program Management
  • Actively participate in market assessments in the target communities to determine capacity gaps, business opportunities and potential hindrances that could be mitigated through engagements with public and private sector actors. This will include but not be limited to rapid market assessments, value chain analysis and business support activities for the key stakeholders.
  • Identify and engage private sector actors to effectively expand their business models in Karamoja Sub Region. This will include profiling businesses and conducting due diligence on potential partners, support the negotiation process to finalize teaming and partnership agreements, and providing ongoing business development support to key partners
  • Foster ongoing positive cooperation with relevant stakeholders including MSMEs and the public sector to identify, assess and develop networks for potential linkages between market actors, producers and final consumers etc.
  • Identify capacity gaps of MSME partner actors in Karamoja, design and conduct tailor made trainings, mentorship and coaching to boost their competiveness in the market and boost returns on investment.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Establish procedures and guidelines to monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of economic development support work including setting and measuring benchmarks along results chains;
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations to inform decision making processes.
  • Provide data in support of team’s submission of timely monthly and quarterly reports, strategic reviews, annual reports and midterm evaluations that will be indicative of program progress during implementation.
Finance & Compliance Management: Comply with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to MSD Activities, contributing to monthly procurement and financial needs and accurate administration of MSD funds.
Influence & Representation:
  • Ensure close coordination and sharing of information with relevant stakeholders such as local government authorities and NGOs as and when advised by the line manager.
  • Work closely with local government officials, local NGOs and civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders to ensure support for and acceptance of Mercy Corps’ market-based interventions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Market Systems Development Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agri-business or Agricultural Economics
  • At least three years of work experience with the private sector or market facilitation approaches in rural or pastoral communities.
  • Familiarity with the Karamoja business environment in the context of rural development is a plus.
  • Proven skills in assessing information needs, reporting writing and communication.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of partners including; private sector, government and civil society.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle, with a valid riding permit is a MUST.

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: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline: 7th February 2019

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Product Development Supervisor Job Placement - BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Job Title:         Product Development Supervisor       
Organisation: BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Business Development and Strategy

About US:
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the largest Microfinance operating in Uganda covering several districts through 149 networked branches targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of Uganda. BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by extending financial services to the un-served and underserved, now with over 212,000 borrowing clients, over 155Bn loan book with 98% recovery rate, operationally and financially self sustaining.

Job Summary:  The Product Development Supervisor will develop and refine financial products and services in line with the Product Development and Innovation strategy, support the planning and implementation of new products pilot test and roll out plans and/ or protocols and closely monitor progress in the implementation of plans and the performance of products.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd Product Development Supervisor must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Statistics, Entrepreneurship and Quantitative Economics
  • Five years of working as a supervisor, 3 of which must be directly involving product development and research in banking institutions, credit institutions or MDIs
  • Good analytical, good communication and presentation skills, and Microsoft office user skills for MS word, excel PowerPoint and projects.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must submit their application letters, Curriculum Vita, all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents in one PDF file. In total, there must only be a maximum of 3 attachments and send to hr.bracmfug@brac.net addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Training, BRAC Uganda Microfinance Limited.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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Fresh Graduate Jobs - Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Interns - Restless Development

Organization: Restless Development
Duty Station: MobiPay AgroSys Ltd, Uganda

About US:
Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

About YLA Program:
Chemonics International in partnership with Restless Development is implementing Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity (YLA) which aims to increase economic opportunities for 350,000 Ugandan female and male youth ages 10 to 35 years in agriculture-related fields and improve their skills development (entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and life skills). The overall approach for YLA is partner-driven, leveraging private and public-sector actors, vocational training providers, NGOs, youth groups, local government entities and community associations to reach youth. YLA will implement an internship program targeting 18 young graduates aged 19-25 years. The program will equip graduates with workplace skills and practical work experience necessary for them to flourish in a competitive job market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the M, E & L Officer in monitoring and preparing weekly and monthly quantitative and qualitative reports on progress of all project activities to the Director of Projects (DoP);
  • Support the M, E, & L Officer to organize and conduct trainings, sensitizations and awareness creation on digital financial inclusion including the use and benefits of mobile money, and use of renewable energy/ solar products among rural smallholder farmers;
  • Support research activities, data analysis, report writing and results dissemination;
  • Support project proposal writing, pitching/presentation, implementation, and report writing. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Restless Development Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Intern should hold a University Degree preferably in; Project Management and Administration, Development Management and Evaluation, International Development, Agribusiness, Agriculture and Rural Innovations, Statistics or Economics, Social Sciences (preferably Gender and Development Studies), or related field.
  • Passionate about technology and innovations for agricultural and rural development;
  • Understanding of smallholder farmers activities, needs, pain points, and opportunities along their respective value chains;
  • In-depth knowledge in Management Information Systems (MIS), M&E and agricultural issues;
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the use of Microsoft suite- MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software including SPSS, Stata and NVivo.
  • Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and fluency in spoken languages in the Eastern, Northern and Central regions of Uganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download here, and send it to graduateinternship@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 7th February 2019 by 2pm

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