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Project Coordinator NGO Job Careers - International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:      Project Coordinator
Organization: International Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Lead, Programme Manager

About US:
International Justice Mission (IJM) is an international human rights organization that works to ensure that all, especially the most vulnerable, have proper and appropriate access to justice. IJM works directly with survivors of violence to offer support and assistance. IJM also works closely with local and national governments, religious and traditional leaders and in particular with the public justice system to support them and build system wide capacity.

IJM has been operating in Uganda for over 13 years and has a nationwide partnership with the Justice Law & Order Secretariat that focuses on effective prevention of and response to all forms of violence against women & children. IJM’s vision for its work in Uganda is that by 2030 all women and children across the country are protected by the justice system, are empowered and live free from violence.

About EU – UN Spotlight:
The Spotlight Initiative is a global, multi-year partnership between the European Union and the United Nations to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. In Uganda the Spotlight Initiative will work across 7 districts focusing on responding to violence against women and girls and harmful practices.

As part of the Spotlight Initiative, International Justice Mission is working in Kasese and Tororo districts through its mentoring and collaborative casework model to improve knowledge of essential services, strengthen and improve the coordination of services, incorporate survivor voice and strengthen community accountability. IJM will use this innovative, evidence-based model to implement Outcome 4 of the Spotlight Initiative:

Outcome 4: Quality Services: Women and girls who experience violence and harmful practices use available, accessible, acceptable, and quality essential services including for long term recovery for violence.

Job Summary:  Through the Spotlight Initiative work in Kasese and Tororo, IJM is working with different Stakeholders that include JLOS institutions, Civil Society Organisations, Health Service providers, Community leaders and Survivors to improve knowledge of and access to quality and essential services and integrated SRHR, including longer term recovery services and opportunities for Women, girls and communities at risk of VAWG/ HP. Through the implementation of these activities, IJM is also working to strengthen and improve the coordination of services, incorporate survivor voice and strengthen community accountability mechanisms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Creating day-to-day visible IJM presence in the District through engagement with stakeholders ensuring IJM is integrated into Spotlight programming
·        Offering relevant technical skills either on justice service delivery or survivor and community engagement that enables the transfer of knowledge and mentorship of local stakeholders
·        Be the local point of contact who can speak the local language and can provide support to IJM Uganda teams when they are in District.
·        Coordinate with local authorities to secure the necessary authorizations to implement activities within the district.
·        Represent IJM with all levels of local stakeholder and with communities

Key Deliverables
·        Building capacity of programme stakeholders at the District level
·        Liaison and trusted representative of IJM at the District level able to engage with the full range of stakeholders including survivors
·        Able to mobilize and engage District stakeholders to work with IJM on wider programming
·        Maintain an accurate record of IJM Spotlight activities at the District level including capturing stories of change and photos
·        Able to provide administrative support to IJM activities at the District level, including through translation support

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Social Sciences, Education, International Development, Community Development or Developmental Studies
·        Other Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience will be considered
·        Project management experience or qualifications are desirable
·        Experience of working with similar communities on VAW/C + HP
·        Effective communicator and networker
·        Understands the relevant stakeholders within the District and can engage with them and build trust and engagement between them and IJM
·        Good knowledge of the major local language and understanding of local culture, values, and traditions
·        Technical expertise of sufficient level to enable them to mentor local stakeholders and build capacity
·        Sympathy with IJM mission and values
·        Attention to detail, ability to deliver tasks on time with limited supervision
·        Ability to work independently
·        Ability to deliver trainings and coordinate workshops.
·        Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their Application, and statement of faith to, with Consultancy- Tororo or Consultancy- Kasese on the email subject.

NB: Only shortlisted Individuals shall be contacted.

Deadline: 13th August 2020 by 5:00pm

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Fresher Associate Program Officer Job Opportunities - ELMA Philanthropies Services

Organisation: ELMA Philanthropies Services
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
With offices in New York City, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kampala, The ELMA Philanthropies Services develops program strategies, identifies and explores grant and other investing opportunities, monitors investment performance, and establishes philanthropic relationships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. This Group includes The ELMA Foundation, The ELMA Relief Foundation, The ELMA Vaccines and Immunization Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation, The ELMA Growth Foundation, and The ELMA South Africa Foundation. The ELMA Philanthropies is largely focused on providing these services to the largest foundation within the group, The ELMA Foundation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Conduct thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets, work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees
·        Manage with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration, including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and documentation
·        Maintain and update all records and documents related to East Africa grants in ELMA’s grants management database
·        Assist in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards
·        Critically monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and report this to senior management
·        Undertake analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the board, other colleagues, and stakeholders
·        Support scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current grantees
·        Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries
·        Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Undergraduate degree required, Masters qualification preferred
·        At least two years of experience working in the education, health, or development sectors within eastern Africa
·        Respect for the diversity of ELMA colleagues, grantees, beneficiaries, and stakeholders
·        Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in English for a variety of audiences
·        Ability to analyze budgets and other financial information
·        Ability to source, synthesize, and effectively present information and data
·        Excellent communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with external stakeholders and partners
·        Excellent organizational and time management skills
·        Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
·        Proficient with Microsoft Office software
·        A valid passport and ability to travel in the region as needed
·        Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed
·        A Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of three work-related referees all in one PDF document addressed to

Deadline: 31st August 2020

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Sign Language Interpreter NGO Jobs - Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)

Job Title:     Sign Language Interpreter
Organization: Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station: Nakivale, Isingiro District, Uganda
Reports to: INCLUDE Project Manager

About US:
Handicap International Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

While the South Sudanese influx has slowed over the course of 2017, from a peak of over 2000 arrivals per day to an average of less than 100 per day, the Congolese influx has increased since late December 2017. There are currently 389,276 Congolese refugees in Uganda with 54,993 of those arriving since January 1st 2019. Most refugees are fleeing inter-communal violence in DRC's Ituri region and North Kivu. They are mainly being resettled in Kyangwali and Kyaka II settlements in Western Uganda.

In order to respond to the education needs of the Congolese refugees and the hosting population in these camps located in the districts of Kikuube, Isingiro and Kyegegwa (hosting respectively 123,031, 140,723 and 123,658 refugees so a total of 387,412 refugees), HI is starting participating in a consortium project targeting increased access to education for all children including children with disabilities. The project name is INCLUDE and it is funded by ECHO. The project will be implemented in close collaboration with SCI, NRC, WCH and FCA. Implementation just started in mid-July 2020 and continues till the end of 2020. The project will support mainstream education actors to improve their capacity to create inclusive education environments for children with disabilities within their Education Response in line with the Education Response Plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the INCLUDE Project Manager and in direct coordination Project Teams, the Voice/ Sign language Interpreter will:
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Provide Sign Language interpretation to the Inclusive Education Officer with hearing impairment in her day to day activities within the fulfilment of her Inclusive Education Officer role which comprises of the following responsibilities:
·        Ensure proper field coordination and planning of project activities with internal and external stakeholders
·        Implement and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in accordance with the project implementation plans
·        Participate in the data collection and MEAL activities of the project in close collaboration with the MEAL team
·        Manage and support the Community-Based Facilitators
·        Ensure proper coordination with local authorities, partners, communities and other stakeholders
·        It is therefore expected that the voice/sign language interpreter will provide sign language/voice interpretation for the IEO and the people she will interact with in performance of the responsibilities listed above.
Provide Sign Language interpretation during training/Meetings/workshops
·        The Uganda Voice/ Sign Language interpreter will be responsible for helping individuals with hearing impairment understand what is being said in a variety of settings including one on one communication, workshops, trainings, seminars, conferences, events, and other organizational settings
Provide sign language trainings for staffs and beneficiaries
·        It is expected that the voice/sign language interpreter will provide sign language for HI staff and beneficiaries who include children with hearing impairment, teachers in HI schools of intervention in Kyaka II, Nakivale and Kyangwali settlements, District education officers, and other relevant groups. The interpreter will be required to research technical and/or complex information to accurately interpret the subject matter from spoken language to sign language and vice versa while mediating the deaf culture.
Demonstration of an ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
·        To show professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity & Inclusion mandate and humanitarian principles at all times
·        To respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children policy, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your line manager any non-respect of HI's policies amongst the teams or partners.
·        To report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others
·        To contribute to the definition and/or update of security framework at field level
·        To observe at all times strict commitment to Humanity & Inclusion Security & Safety regulations as per procedures in place at mission level
·        To support information internal dissemination to relevant focal persons at mission level aiming at reinforcing security and safety of Handicap International staff and assets
·        To participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report relevant information to the appropriate persons
Other Responsibilities
·        Any other tasks deemed necessary by the line manager in line with the scope of project activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Humanity & Inclusion Sign Language Interpreter job must hold a Diploma in Ugandan Sign Language is Mandatory
·        Other relevant Bachelor Degrees if proven experience in Education/Humanities and the field of disability inclusion
·        At least 3 years of professional experience in Education/ Development/Humanitarian Sector at officer level
·        Experience in consortia lead projects
·        Experience in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons with disabilities
·        Experience in training of adults
·        Experience working in refugee context.
·        Experience working inclusion / DPO sector would be an added advantage
·        Knowledge of local languages in the South West including is an advantage

·        Adherence to standards of confidential communication.
·        Conducting him/ her in a manner appropriate to the specific interpreting situation.
·        Demonstrated respect for the deaf consumers, colleagues and the wider society
·        Observing ethical business practices.
·        Always observe punctuality;
·        Be properly dressed as the situations may dictate.
·        Strong command of English,
·        Excellent receptive and voicing skill. Ability to understand what a person with hearing impairment has said (expressed in sign language) and voice it accurately.
·        Excellent expressive skill - proper use of body language, facial expression, tone of the message etc.
·        Ability to communicate effectively using all relevant means whilst tailoring communication to the person being addressed.
·        Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and sensitivity of people from diverse cultural backgrounds
·        Ability to translate for children affected by safeguarding incidents.
·        Demonstrated evidence of ongoing professional development
·        Ability to cope with flexible hours of working and a willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice
·        Awareness of the needs of the deaf and Deaf Culture is crucial

Personal Qualities:
·        Ability to work under high pressure.
·        Ability and willingness to regularly travel to field sites.
·        Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
·        Good communication and networking skills
·        Strong interest in the fields related to HI mandate
·        Strong result oriented with ability to challenge existing mind sets. 

Starting Date: As soon as possible
Length of contract: 05 months
Basic Salary: Dependent on the level of experience

Humanity and Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage females and persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization.
HI Staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct (in accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and corruption)
HI does not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities.

How to Apply:
If you feel you meet the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to the HR department at indicating Application for Voice/Sign Language Interpreter not later

(Please do follow the application process as detailed above to avoid disqualification) Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2nd August 2020 by 5:00pm

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2 Fresher Education Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organization: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Education Project Officer

About US:
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest international aid organization in Finland. FCA operates in 14 countries where the need is most dire. FCA works with the poorest people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political affiliations. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental human rights and freedom, implying that FCA operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility.

Job Summary:  The Education Assistant will be responsible to carry out field activities, monitoring the progress of the education project activities. The role will be based directly in the districts and will have direct interaction with teachers, school management committees, Teachers colleges, head teachers of selected schools, community groups, and other stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Assist the Education Project Officer and the Project manager in implementing the FCA’s Education in Emergency and Child Protection project activities as planned in refugee settlement, Uganda.
·        Work with the Education Officer and the Project manager to initiate and coordinate the planning of the Education project activities to ensure optimum utilization of project resources.
·        Work in cooperation with the relevant local government authorities, community leaders like Refugee welfare council members, School Authorities, teachers, relevant civil society and non-governmental organization (operational & implementing partners) , where appropriate in order facilitate project implementation to achieve the project objectives.
·        Directly work with teachers and head teachers in all the schools under project support to identify gaps in the delivery of quality education and provide detailed report and follow-up to ensure immediate possible action is taken
·        To collect and tabulate on regular basis field data on project activities carried out and undertake assessment using participatory approaches for all rights holders to determine the relevance and impact of the project activities.
·        Regularly visit all project beneficiaries, sites/ schools where project activities are undertaken, check on progress and identify gaps and challenges, offer support as directed by the Project manager in line with the project objectives.
·        Together with Education project officer Plan and participate in school inspection and teacher’s support supervision at all times alongside other technical stakeholders who may come in to support
·        Promote active participation of the refugees, host community, local leaders, rights holders and intermediaries in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all the education project activities as required.
·        Assist the Project Education Officer in the preparation of periodical work plans and reports on Project activities and achievements in line with the requirements stipulated in the project documents
·        Be flexible to take any other assigned responsibility from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Education Assistant job must hold a Degree from an accredited University in education, educational administration, Teacher education or a related field and working experience in remote communities
·        At least two years of experience supporting professional development of Ugandan teachers; including experience in teacher training programs
·        Experience in educational program in both development and humanitarian sector
·        Knowledge and experience in the supervision of special education programs, school safety programs.(Experience in continuous professional development)
·        Experience in primary education with deep knowledge of Uganda’s Education system and Ugandan curriculum will be an added advantage
·        Demonstrated experience in community mobilization, capacity to engage community and all levels of education stakeholders to promote right to and access to quality education
·        Experience in implementing and monitoring formal and non-formal education projects, Education in Emergency interventions with linkages to Child Protection and Psychosocial support.
·        Experience in implementing Accelerated Education programme and other school systems like double shifting are added advantage.
·        Proven experience in effective community mobilization and stakeholders engagement
·        Experience in networking and working with local government, international actors and UN agencies.
·        Working knowledge of Project Cycle Management is desired
·        Strong data collection, analysis and report writing skills
·        Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact with copies of academic papers addressed to:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.
P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.

Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to and your preferred location.

·        Women and PWDS are encouraged to apply.
·        Host and Refugee communities are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 2nd August 2020

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