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No Experience British Council Job Opportunities - Project Officer, Education and Society

Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Project Officer, Education and Society will plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stakeholders to meet the Council’s strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme/service support        
  • Delivers a range of administrative work within agreed corporate procedures, to maximise quality, continuity and efficiency.        
  • Maintains accurate records as they relate to the different project areas and drafts routine and some non-standard documentation, reports or financial analysis/reconciliations.        
  • Performs straightforward analysis, manipulation and interpretation of data, tasks or information, presenting findings/results accurately and appropriately to support effective maintenance of management information systems.
  • Provides logistical support to the organisation and delivery of internal and external activities/events, to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.        
  • Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans. 
Relationship & stakeholder management       
  • Proactively communicates and liaises with others (inside and outside the BC) to ensure effective coordination and delivery of events, services and activities.        
  • Builds an understanding of who’s who within the wider department, unit or region to enable effective resolution of issues when they arise.        
  • Deliver projects in accordance to business need, ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.
  • Deliver projects to agreement and proactively manage partners through positive communication to ensure that projects maintain positive, mutually beneficial relations.
Monitoring & Evaluation, Database Management
  • Plan and implement questionnaire surveys, collate, analyse and report results.
  • Maintain an accurate database of contacts engaged through projects.
  • Prepare case studies that will be used as evaluation of long term outcomes.
  • Ensure that project targets set out in all project plans are met  
Marketing and Communications
  • Deliver the agreed marketing and communications project outputs.
  • Work with agencies to ensure that promotional and branded materials meet branding standards.
  • Manage content of publications of various projects  
Customer support       
  • Receive and respond to enquiries from/to customers, and may be a specific point of reference on queries relating to an area of project or responsibility.  Identifies where more complex issues require resolution by others and refers them on accordingly.        
  • Recognise and understand the impact of incidents arising (e.g. complaints, resourcing problems, logistical or technical difficulties) and proactively alerts the team leader to any issues of concern that are likely to impact service/project/task delivery or customer experience.
Finance & resource management: Monitor and take responsibility for small-scale resources/cash/stock, following established procedures and ensures that equipment and materials are available and ready to use when needed. 
Managing self & others      
  • Plan and prioritise own work activities, responding to changing requirements to ensure effective delivery of responsibilities over a daily/weekly time horizon.
  • Task and coordinate others (e.g. internal colleagues or external contractors/suppliers) to complete time-limited, straightforward activities, within established procedures, in order to ensure efficient delivery of services.  Monitors task completion to agreed quality and time standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the British Council Project Officer, Education and Society job placement should hold a Degree in a related discipline.
  • Project Management qualification is desirable.
  • Right to work in Uganda.
  • A background security check is needed to work at the office premises. Criminal records, military service and/or child protection checks may be carried out.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Financial Planning and Management Skills.
  • Fluency in English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.

Deadline: 27th November 2018

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2 Fresher Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) Job Opportunities - Compassion International

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About Compassion Project:
South Rwenzori Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) is a primary liaison for all Sponsorship Relations at project level and ensures planned schedules, correspondences, updates and coordinates sponsor visits.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Social works Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Communication, Records Management and any related disciplines
  • Must have served as a volunteer in a related Child Development Centre for not less than two years
  • Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Basic organizational skills are a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Formal training in Counseling and Child Development will be an added advantage.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Age: 25-35 years

How to Apply:
All interested persons are asked to submit their applications with a recommendation from the Overseer and relevant documents to the:

The Personnel Officer,
South Rwenzori Diocese, P.O.Box 142, Kasese. Uganda

Deadline: 21st November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Training Consultant Job Careers - People Performance Group (PPG)

Job Title:       Training Consultant
Organization: People Performance Group (PPG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
People Performance Group (PPG) is a human resource company based in Uganda. We pride our self in providing “Professional Client Centered HR Solutions” tailored to our client’s demands and needs. Our mission to ensure our clients have the right people, in the right roles at the right time, to achieve results.

Job Summary:   The Training Consultant mainly develops and administers trainings, assesses training and development needs, creates training manuals, and monitors training for effectiveness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversees training programmes and determines training needs and requirements
  • Reviews existing training materials to determine appropriateness and relevance.
  • Modifies or creates course materials and training manuals to meet specific training needs.
  • Presents in-person and online training sessions or hires qualified personnel to do so.
  • Schedules and coordinates training sessions, and manages course enrolment.
  • Monitors training programmes to ensure effectiveness and makes updates as necessary. Works with managers to address learning issues regarding specific employees or departments.
  • Manages costs for all programmes, productions, and publications.
  • Maintains understanding of new educational and training techniques and methods.
  • Draft and present to management annual strategic plans and budgets.
  • Maps out annual training plans for internal teams and open training programs for clients. Selects appropriate training methods, like on- the-job coaching, conferences, workshops etc. Schedules regular soft-skills development and management trainings.
  • Assesses the impact of trainings and establishes the relevancy of delivered trainings as a marketing tool.
  • Liaises with external partners and outsource training, as needed.
  • Gather feedback from trainees and trainers after each session
  • Prepare cost and general reports for each learning program

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BSc in Education, Human Resources Management or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Training Consultant, Training Coordinator or similar role Knowledge of traditional and modern training methods and techniques
  • Understanding of Talent Management and succession planning
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs and cover letters with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Plot 8 Kitante Close P.O. Box 12405, Kampala Email: application@ppg.co.ug

Deadline: 23rd November 2018

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Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes). 

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.

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UN Programme Policy Officer Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Programme Policy Officer
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade: SC8
Reports to: Warehouse Management Assistant/Associate

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: WFP has introduced hermetic (air-tight) grain storage equipment in WFP assisted schools in Karamoja region. This project is to see if and how proven storage technology for reduced grain losses under the AMS (Agriculture and Market Support) programme may serve an effective way to manage commodities distributed to the schools by WFP. The Programme Policy Officer will support this initiative

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Provide support in the revision of the project logframe, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
·         Develop a project M&E framework in line with the revised logframe;
·         Review the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, methods of collection, and the degree to which it will provide robust baseline statistics for impact evaluation;
·         With WFP colleagues and key stakeholders, review their existing school meals  monitoring approaches and managment information systems and agree on any required chnages, support and resources;
·         Formulate a plan for project related capacity building on M&E and for any computer based support that may be required;
·         Maintain and administer the M&E Database, analyse and aggregate findings;
·         Using the M&E findings, provide advice on improving project performance;
·         Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data;
·         Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Policy Officer job placement should hold a degree in any of the following areas obtained from a recognised education institution: Development Studies, Education, Economics, Statistics, or any other related area;
·         At least five years of experience preferably in the areas of project monitoring, system design, data collection and analysis and reporting;
·         Experience in agricultural project monitoring and reporting;
·         Proficiency in both oral and written English;
·         Knowledge of the objectives of School Feeding.
·         Prior experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
·         Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
·         Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.

·         Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.
·         Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher): Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.
·         Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.): Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.
·         Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
·         Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government: Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 15th November 2018

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