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2 Teacher - Karamojong Speaking NGO Jobs - Dwelling Places (DP)

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Restore Program Manager

About US:
Dwelling Places (DP) is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.

Job Summary:  The Teacher (Karamojong Speaking) will ensure that all the young children placed in the residential care or supported by DP and accorded a chance to attain at least one minimum academic qualification based on their abilities and discipline.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct individual assessments of children and development of personalised learning programs and timetables.
  • Ensure children in the Creative Learning Center are supervised at all times
  • Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games and storytelling
  • Participate in the orientation of the newly recruited children
  • Ensure that the children have a hygienic, safe and conducive learning environment
  • Develop lesson plans for the classes teach, implement and assist in completing the assessment of the children.
  • Assist in developing individualized plans and provide a nurturing environment, which support the individual development of each young child.
  • Teach the basic education needs that include English and Mathematics based on the individual assessment and lesson plans
  • Promote a reading culture amongst the young children to improve their reading and pronunciation of English words
  • Organise monthly presentations for the children to exhibit what they have learnt.
  • Liaise with the social workers to counsel and sensitize the children on the child protection policy and their rights as children
  • Keep students records updated with the relevant information.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating class trimming
  • Liaise with the health department to facilitate proper first aid to the TRH children.
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as appropriate while keeping a high level of confidentiality for the children's information.
  • Assist in receiving and distribution of school requirements.
  • Participate in the DP internal and external teacher's trainings
  • Build the children's esteem and comfort them when needed
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Dwelling Places Teacher - Karamojong Speaking job placement should hold a diploma in early childhood development/ Nursery teaching or related field of study
  • Qualified Primary/Nursery school teacher
  • At least two years of experience teaching in the classroom
  • An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may be substitute
  • Possess the professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to identify and solve problems; ability to make decisions
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Able to disciple, mentor, and give biblical counseling

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
  • A handwritten application letter with and updated CV with academic qualifications
  • A pastor’s letter, LC1 Letter and letter of recommendation from previous employer
  • Two passport size photos

Deliver your applications to: Dwelling Places Head Office - Off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday or email to: or call 0312-513701

Deadline: 8th February 2019

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Assistant Manager NGO Job Careers - BRAC International

Job Title:        Assistant Manager
Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform activities pertaining to the operational management, financial management, supportive supervision and coordination of project activities. 
  • Ensure proper implementation of the entire project related activities at the field level by monitoring the key indicators of project implementation.
  • Monitor all training, i.e., play leaders basic and pedagogical training, Head teachers' orientation training, as per project objectives, update the regular MIS data of the project.
  • Facilitate and follow-up community meetings, parents meeting, material development workshop etc.
  • Revise parenting manual with a focus of nutritional aspects.
  • Maintain all administrative tasks according to project design and objective and ensure Capacity building of staff as required through trainings, meetings and refreshers
  • Carry out necessary field trips and site visits to ensure effective implementation of the project activities.
  • Develop and maintain good communication and relationship with the local authorities, management and other NGO's.
  • Prepare, document and submit all relevant reports, i.e., daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports and plans to project manager on all projects implementation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Development Studies, Social Sciences and Community Development or any other related field attained from a recognized higher institution.
  • Three years of relevant experience working in the development sector especially in early childhood development and primary education.
  • Strong background on program operations especially with early childhood development projects.
  • Ability to work with children and young people in a nurturing, compassionate, and sincere manner.
  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with caregivers and young children of 3-8 years.
  • Excellent interpersonal & problem solving skills demonstrated by the ability to lead and gain assistance and cooperation of others in a team endeavor.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) & computer skills especially with MS Word & MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send their Application & CV (In one Word document) by email (soft copy) to The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. All applications should be addressed to:

The Manager, HR & Training,
BRAC Uganda,
P.O. Box 31817, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 28th February 2019

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Project Manager - UNHCR Jobs - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Project Manager - UNHCR
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Project Manager-UNHCR will be supporting South Sudanese refugees in the West Nile region of Uganda. Save the Children's focus will be on education and livelihoods. The Project Manager will be the principal representative of the project to the consortium and will work with Save the Children's field, regional and country offices, but will have leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a successful program. The Project Manager will ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Project Manager – UNHCR job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education to MSc/MA level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • At least five years of management experience including working in emergency response, direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic and multi-location programs.
  • Experience managing high-quality Donor funded project(s).
  • Experience managing large education programs for an international NGO.
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project management.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in building and maintaining a high performing team.
  • Experience in promoting children's rights and gender, including participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation and ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UNHCR regulations and policies.
  • Desirable
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English required and experience working in a refugee context.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 8th February 2019

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Fresher Community Sponsorship Officer NGO Jobs - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Community Sponsorship Officer
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Community Sponsorship Officer is responsible for implementing field level sponsorship operations in line with set performance targets and SCI Sponsorship policies, procedures and standards. The job holder also supports thematic program implementation and community mobilization in line with sponsorship requirements. The post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Community Sponsorship Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Adult and Community Education or related field
  • Two years of working experience in managing child sponsorship operations and development with proficiency in local language of the area, a must.
  • Must have experience in riding motorcycle.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and frameworks relating to their thematic area is a must.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 8th February 2019

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Fresher UN Development Coordination Officer - Data Management & Results Monitoring Jobs - UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO)

Organization: UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations is an impartial and trusted partner in Uganda, supporting the Government to achieve its development goals. The United Nations Country Team (UNCT), is comprised of 22 resident and non-resident UN agencies. The UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative (RC/RR) leads the UNCT and is the highest representative of UNDP in Uganda. The RC/RR is also the Designated Official for security for UN Uganda. The UN Resident Coordinator is assisted in her coordination role in the field by United Nations Area Coordinators (UNACs) in the areas where the UN has a strong presence on the ground. The UNAC system is a UNCT-integrated coordination system at the field level that convenes UN agency representatives through regular Area Coordination Team meetings. The UNAC system seeks to accelerate the implementation of Delivering as One at the field level in Acholi and West Nile, Karamoja and South West.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provides substantive support for the development and implementation of the UNCT data and research strategies
  • Assists in the design and implementation of the UNCT’s data and research strategy, in alignment with the Country Common Analysis (CCA) and UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF);
  • Undertakes empirical analysis, data mining and visualization, as assigned, to assist the Resident Coordinator (RC) and UNCT, including results groups, in developing reports and working papers on sustainable development topics;
  • Compiles and analyses information on the latest developments of the use of new types of data sources and tools (e.g. big data) for sustainable development;
  • Provides substantive and analytical support to RC/UNCT in preparing and positioning the UN to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country, including the drafting of reports, as well as analytical and position papers;
  • Contributes to UNCT research and development of data and research tools and methodologies at the country level;
  • Keeps abreast of emerging development issues to optimize UNCT’s analytical capacity to respond to national priorities;
  • Contributes substantively to the development and implementation of peer review and quality assurance mechanisms for UNCT’s research products;
  • Administers UNINFO planning, monitoring and reporting system and contributes to the development of the One UN Country Results Report.
Assists in the development and expansion of strategic research and data partnerships, including with UN entities at regional and HQ level, government counterparts, research institutes, leading global thinkers on development, and civil society, among others.
  • Supports the UN’s work with national data and statistical systems, facilitating engagement with national entities and data systems;
  • Communicates and coordinates with existing partners and helps form new partnerships with UN agencies, academia, the private sector, and governmental agencies to further the use of data science for development.
  • Communicates and coordinates with internal and external partners on data collection and project/research implementation;
  • Supports the convening of key thinkers on sustainable development and 2030 Agenda to provide inputs on, advise and steer the UNCT’s research and data agenda.
  • Assists in strengthening the UNCT’s partnerships with research institutions and similar entities across the UN system though concrete collaboration on areas of the 2030 agenda.
Undertakes monitoring and reporting of UNCT results under the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)
  • Supports inter-agency efforts on results and progress monitoring and reporting on the UNDAF and Joint Programmes, particularly through UNINFO;
  • Assists in preparing the UNDAF monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and reporting results at country, regional and global levels.
  • Contributes to independent evaluations of UNDAFs as a key element of the UNDAF cycle, and other interagency work related to monitoring, evaluation and reporting;
  • Serves as country focal point for country-level, regional and global M&E initiatives and networks.
  • Supports knowledge management and capacity development related to data and monitoring
Assists in the sharing of best practices within the UNCT and with UNCTs in the (sub)region and globally, based on a solid understanding of the incentives that people need to utilize knowledge.
  • Advocates for knowledge sharing, inspiring others within the RCO and UNCT to contribute their expertise through internal and external platforms and tools, working closely with colleagues at the regional level to ensure usable knowledge is shared between and applied by UNCTs.
  • Assists in the identification of good practices and lessons learned at the different levels of the UN System (national, regional and global) and share findings with HQ, Regional and country colleagues so that best practices benefit UN’s work;
  • Contributes to the UNCT’s exchange of best practice, trends, knowledge and lessons learned with external partners.
  • Provides substantive support for assigned thematic activities and knowledge-sharing forums and encourages others to participate.
  • Contributes to knowledge sharing (including through training and peer exchange) amongst UN staff on issues related to UN strategic planning frameworks, methodologies and tools;
  • Draws upon other UN experiences, lessons learned and knowledge networking to provide contributions to strategic planning processes

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) Development Coordination Officer - Data Management & Results Monitoring job placement should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, information management, statistics, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in providing strategic support to research and data analysis, knowledge management or project/programme management in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.
  • Language:   Fluency in one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat, English or French, is required; knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage. 

  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of sustainable development theories, concepts and approaches. Ability to identify and develop sources for data collection.  Ability to undertake research, analyze data, make recommendations and write draft reports on sustainable 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 and 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.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
  • Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning: Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve.
  • Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

Deadline: 1st February 2019

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