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Regional Programs Manager – Western Region Job Placement - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Programs Director

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:   The Regional Programs Manager - Western Region will provide overall leadership, support and management of WV Uganda integrated ministry programmes and operations within a designated Region in a manner that meets set standards and facilitates the wellbeing of children, households and communities. The regional portfolio therefore covers operations management of sponsorship-funded programmes, grant/PNSF and GIK at programme level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and management:
  • Lead and manage integration of programmes and operations from all funding steams.
  • Provide guidance on integration of advocacy and disaster/ risk management in field level development programmes and programme/ project designs and implementation strategies.
  • Dissemination and support implementation of Partnership and NO strategies, guidelines, initiatives and policies in the region.
  • Steer the implementation of management decisions/recommendations in the region and programmes/ projects in order to met quality standards, and promote alignment with strategies and standards.
  • Develop regional human resource development plan, and manage staff development/ growth in order to build a cadre of high performing staff and regional teams.
  • Support rolling out of partnership and national level initiatives and adaptation of policies/guidelines.
Operations Planning and Management
  • Provide overall guidance and support to the region and programmes in development of regional Annual Operating Plan, and programme and project designs, annual plans and budgets.
  • Monitor and guide regional programmes and projects in the implementation of designs and plans, DME processes and budgets.
  • Map out funding gaps and support preparation and/or review of key funding proposals before they are submitted to the potential support offices and donors.
  • Lead the development and review of the annual operation plans and budgets of projects and programmes, in line with global, regional and national guidelines.
  • Support and monitor implementation of projects/programmes are being managed and implemented in a manner that will result in achievement of goals within set time frame and allocated resources.
  • Ensure scheduled design, monitoring and evaluation processes (assessments, designs, baseline surveys, evaluations, and transformational indicators measurement) are conducted and reports completed and approved.
  • Integration of child protection in programmes, projects, sponsorship operations and other interventions, such as HR/OD, advocacy, ADP designs.
  • Support integration of all programmes within the regional programmes/ operations.
  • Actively promote the strengthening of capacity of programme staff..
  • Ensure Christian Commitments is effectively integrated in end-to-end programming processes (assessments, designs/redesigns, monitoring, evaluation and reflection)
  • Support the integration and mainstreaming of thematic and sector programmes with programme level programmatic interventions.
  • Ensure the various reports (ADPs, PNSFs and grants) are submitted on time and of good quality.
  • Support development of mechanisms and guidelines for operationalization of partnership programmatic initiatives.
  • Implementation of audit recommendations and prevention of reoccurrence.
Financial and Assets Management
  • Budgeting - support regional programmes in development of annual plans and budgets planning and budgeting period..
  • Budget management - ensure that all regional programs are managed within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Identify and manage over or under spending in a timely manner.
  • Financial management - support processes that ensure proper financial management and accountability in line with policy guidelines.
  • Risk management – conduct pre-operational audits to minimize any risks.
  • Asset management - management of assets in the programmes in line with policy and set guidelines.
Sponsorship Management
  • Ensure that sponsorship management business processes, standards and policies are operationalised and followed-through in programmes.
  • Oversight support to programmes on use of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based programming.
  • Guide and support the development programme level business processes.
  • Monitor and oversight support in management of sponsorship performance in compliance with partnership standards.
Child protection
  • Monitor and support operationalisation of child protection and participation strategies, policies and.
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to child protection policies, standards and protocols.
Quality Assurance
  • Quality and timely delivery of assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
  • Quality and timely monthly reports
  • Quality and timely bi-annual and annual reports
  • Quality and timely sponsorship performance reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Regional Programs Manager job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any development related field (social sciences, development studies, management, education, agriculture or public health). Masters degree is an advantage.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A thorough understanding of project/programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with community based programming and development approaches.
  • Excellent people manager with good team-building skills and proven record of managing and developing teams of professionals, including those in dispersed/distant locations.
  • Organization and time management skills in order to manage priorities within own workload, identify deadlines and cope with conflicting demands.
  • A committed Christian able to engage across denominational boundaries.

Core Capabilities
  • Practicing accountability & integrity.
  • Achieving quality results and services.
  • Influencing individuals and groups.
  • Understanding the Humanitarian Industry (e) Building collaborative relationships
  • Communicating information effectively

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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UN Human Resources Officer Job Opportunities - United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:                Human Resources Officer
Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 18-Human Resources-RSCE-102188-J-Entebbe (M)
Reports to: Chief of the Human Resources and Talent Management Unit
Job Grade: P3

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Human Resources Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Planning and Budget:
  • Participate in the planning process of the Centre, in determining the staffing requirements and designing the organizational structure; conducts analysis and provides inputs on emerging capacity gaps in accordance with the mandate of the Center;
  • Contributes to the budget development process by reviewing the drafts and providing input on the human resources requirements and organizational structure of all sections based on the FPD guidelines on budget review;
  • Reflects recommendations of the staffing table reviews into the staffing stable requirements for purpose of budget preparation;
  • Constantly reviews and monitors staffing related costs and expenditures in UMOJA in line with funds allotment, ensuring that funds for staffing costs are available, and where necessary alerts Human Resources Officer to follow up with Finance and Budget Office to deploy funds to meet any shortfall;
  • Ensure that expenditures related to staffing are within the budgeted staffing costs, coordinating with Finance and Budget Units at both the mission and Headquarter levels to ensure availability of funds;
  • Guides hiring managers on loaning of posts between sections and movement of posts and staff between locations based on the SOP on staffing table and Post Management, ensuring the integrity of the staffing table as approved in the budget without discrepancy in sections and locations
  • Contributes to the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of delegated authorities, through, inter-alia, the Human Resources Management Scorecard (HRM-S), Service Level Agreements, HRM-S indicators, Inspira recruitment and the Senior Managers’ Compact.
  • Develops and implements practices and procedures based on HR policies to meet the evolving needs of the mission.
  • Contributes to responses to formal and informal requests coming from different entities under the Administration of Justice (AoJ) system and implement decisions applicable to the mission.
  • Provides support in reviewing and processing requests for classification, providing advice and answering queries on classification procedures.
  • Maintain the staffing table by recording the movement of posts and staff; Prepares vacancy reports, statistics on staffing table as well as other HR reports.
Performance management:
  • Supports the Centre in the implementation of the performance appraisal system and monitors its compliance with the proper implementation of the performance management system, providing guidance and substantive support to mission components on standards for the development of service, section, unit and individual work plans.
  • Coordinate with the Strategic Planning and Capacity Building Unit to organise training/orientation programmes in performance management and supervisory skills as well as work plans.
  • Ensures full-compliance of e-performance and provides input to the establishment of Management Review Committee and Joint Monitoring Committee and Rebuttal Panel and acts as their facilitator and ex-officio member.
  • Counsel staff and Managers in cases of under-performance and facilitates the implementation of a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or other remedial measures, when required.
Staff Development:
  • Provides regular information on global vacancies and opportunities for the generic rostering system and works with PFD as a conduit for headquarters initiatives and as the initiator of individual career advice and counselling.
  • Advises staff on training opportunities for HR as well as in general giving particular attention to developing and implementing career development paths for national staff members;
  • Continuously assesses the skills, expertise and knowledge of the HROs and HRAs, ensuring participation of human resources staff in relevant training programmes and designing individual on-the-job and group training programmes on specific subject matters in the area of human resources management, including in the use of HR IT systems (IMIS, UMOJA, ERP, etc.)
Administration of Justice:
  • Researches and compiles the mission's responses to formal and informal requests coming from different entities under the Administration of Justice (AoJ) system
  • Provides inputs to efforts and measures aimed at addressing and mitigating staff grievances with the purposes of resolving them at the lowest practical level.
  • Contributes to the development of preventive activities such as training and sharing best practices and recent jurisprudence related to human resources management.
Staff and Management Relations:
  • Supports dialogue between the management and international and national staff unions (Field Staff Union and National Staff Committee respectively) to discuss HR matters and related staff issues.
  • Participates in meetings with staff representatives to address issues affecting the staff and coordinate the quarterly meetings with the Head of the RSCE.
  • Organizes, as necessary, general or specific meetings for the staff on issues such as mandate implementation, status of HR reforms and other organizational change initiatives etc.
Recruitment and Placement:
  • Supports workforce planning within the mission.
  • Monitors and evaluates recruitment and placement-related activities of client offices, and recommends changes or corrections related to procedures to these offices
  • Plans, organizes, develops and coordinates assessments related to recruitment of professional, general service and other categories of staff, if needed.
Administration of entitlements:
  • Provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules; Reviews and provides advice on exceptions to policies, regulation and rules.
  • Provides advice to staff members on salary and related benefits, travel, and social security entitlements.
  • Determines and recommends benefits and entitlements for staff on the basis of contractual status.
  • Reviews policies and procedures and recommends changes as required
  • Reviews and recommends the level of remuneration for consultants.
  • Participates in the development of a set of actionable and targeted change management plans, including coaching and training in order to implement these responsibilities and report on possible gaps and risks and recommends corrective action.
  • Conducts research on precedents, policy rulings and procedures
  • Maintains human resources information systems, including constant update and generation of information and reports for use by management Advises and counsels staff in respect of rights, responsibilities, code of conduct and difficulties associated with work and entitlements.
  • Conducts and coordinates salary surveys assessing the labor market at Headquarters and in the field and establishes salaries and related allowances of locally-recruited staff.
  • Prepares classification analysis of jobs in Professional and General Service and related categories.
  • Provides guidance to programme managers on the application of classification policies and procedures and by undertaking whole office review.
  • Assists in preparing policy papers, position papers and briefing notes on issues related HR management issues for high level meetings
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre at Entebbe (RSCE) Human Resources Officer job placement should hold an advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A vocational certificate or diploma in Human Resources Management, business or public administration, or related area is desirable.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration or related area is required.
  • Previous experience in researching, drafting and implementing policies and guidelines for human resources management is desirable.
  • At least two years of work experience with a United Nations peacekeeping mission, agency, fund or programme in a conflict or post-conflict setting desirable.
  • Previous experience with the use of HR systems such as an ERP (UMOJA), FSS, and/or INSPIRA, is desirable.
  • Experience in a shared  service centre or operation is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency in written and spoken English is required.

  • Professionalism: Knowledge of human resources policies, practices, procedures, and tools and ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Ability to identify issues, analyze and formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations on complex human resources policy and development issues. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

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 Regional Service Centre at Entebbe (RSCE) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 23rd August 2018

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UN Programme Policy Officer (LIPW Advisor) Career Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Programme Policy Officer (LIPW Advisor)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

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:  The Programme Policy Officer (LIPW Advisor) will  work towards achieving consensus within the LIPW Technical Working Groups on all issues relating to Labour Intensive Public Works; incorprate capacity building and strengthening (Human Resource and Istitutional) into the agenda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supporting the dissemination of the Labour Intensive Public Works (LIPWs) guidelines;
  • Supporting Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) to establish a National LIPWs Technical Working Committee that will be responsible to appraise, supervise and monitor LIPW projects;
  • Strengthening the coordination and the capacity of members of the technical working committee to appraise, supervise and monitor LIPW dub projects;
  • Developing the ToT Training Manual and Materials;
  • Training selected ToTs at various levels;
  • Supporting and supervising district level disseminations;
  • Working as a liaison for UN WFP and MGLSD in ensuring implementation of the project;
  • Developing and environmental and social management framework and plan for LIPW; working with the communication teams of WFP and ESPP to develop and implement a Communications and Advocacy plan for LIPW,
  • Supporting completion and generation of consensus on the M&E and Implementation framework for LIPW guidelines;
  • Supporting the development and implementation of a Risk Management Framework;
  • Supporting the assessment of Public Works programmes to ascertain whether they can be incorporated into labour intensive public works as per LIPW guidelines;
  • Developing a Database to track all public works interventions in the country;
  • Enhance the relationship with key stakeholders in LIPW e.g. NUSAF
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Policy Officer (LIPW Advisor) job placement should hold an advanced University degree in any of the following fields: Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education and/or any relevant field in the Humanities
  • Post Graduate Diploma in the fields above.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in Labour Intensive Public Works (LIPW) as it relates to social protection and programmes led in conjunction with partner governments.
  • Previous experience in building capacity of government counterparts
  • Has experience working across the Program portfolio including VAM/Nutrition.
  • Has led a Sub Office or a small country/area office programme team or a component of a country office programme portfolio.
  • Has engaged in policy discussions and provided input into policy decisions.

  • Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools.
  • Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher): Demonstrates the ability to design, implement, monitor and provide oversight over effective and efficient programmes deploying different transfer modalities.
  • 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 ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches
  • 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.

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: 17th August 2018

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No Experience Female Warden Jobs - Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)

Job Title:   Female Warden
Organization: Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: University Coordinator

About US:
The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) is a multi-campus University offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main objective of the University is to serve the higher education needs of the Muslim communities in the English-Speaking African countries, although the University has a substantial number of non-Muslim students and staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To assist the University Coordinator in female students affairs.
  • To act as a University Coordinator as and when requested 3. Effectively delivering and or promoting areas of the educational, wellbeing, cultural, sustainability, sporting or social activities within the Residence.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Female Warden must hold a master’s degree in any field will be added advantage.
  • First class or Second class upper division for Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Sciences/Social Works and Social Administration, Development studies and any other related fields.
  • Possession of a master's degree in any field will be added advantage.

Note: Other benefits for the posts include housing allowance of 20% of basic salary and free medical treatment for self, spouse (s) and four biological children below 18 years of age at the University Health Center.

How to Apply:
All prospective jobseekers should send 5 sets of handwritten application letters including copies of an up to date curriculum vitae (with all supporting documents attached on each application letter), and two (2) separate sealed letters from referees, For details, contact the Office of the University Secretary, Islamic University in Uganda, P.O. Box 2555, Mbale, and Tel: 0393512101. The document should reach the Office of the University Secretary, Islamic University in Uganda, P.O BOX 2555, Mbale or the University Liaison Officer at King Fahd Plaza plot 52 Kampala Road. Uganda

Deadline: 20th August 2018

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Student Counsellor Job Careers - Aga Khan University (AKU)

Job Title:     Student Counsellor
Organisation: Aga Khan University (AKU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Student Experience

About US:
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. AKU has offers academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for and in countries in East Africa.

Job Summary: The Student Counsellor will provide an effective counseling service for students at the Aga Khan University in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The applicant will provide effective and confidential counselling service (usually short-term) to students;
  • Actively promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing by organizing relevant workshops for students and staff;
  • Refer students to other support services as appropriate;
  • Conduct research in areas relevant to student development and wellness, which may be in collaboration with other professionals where appropriate
  • Produce assessments and other reports as required by the University;
  • Update and maintain records and statistics in line with the University’s Confidentiality of Data Protection policy;
  • Actively participate in monitoring and evaluation of the counselling service within the University;
  • Supervise and support, where appropriate, the work of other staff working with students.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must possess a Honours Degree in Psychology/ Counselling Psychology/ Educational Psychology
  • Possession of a post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical, Counselling or Educational Psychology
  • A minimum of four to five years’ experience as a counsellor with administrative and substantial experience of offering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy [CBT-], Cognitive Analytic Therapy [CAT] or another cognitive approach, preferably in a comparable setting.
  • Proven ability to use complex methods of psychological assessment intervention and management frequently requiring sustained and intense concentration
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to,

The Human Resources and Administration Officer,
Aga Khan University -School of Nursing Studies Programme,
P.O. Box 8842, Kampala Uganda.

Email to:

Deadline: 24th August 2018

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