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Earn over 140m as a Project Management Specialist (Gender) at United States Embassy / US Mission


Job Title:         Project Management Specialist (Gender)
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: UGX 145,734,783 - 214,194,284 per annum (FSN 11)

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  USAID/Uganda's Gender Specialist provides technical, representative and programmatic support to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Kampala, Uganda. Uganda is a strategic priority for U.S. foreign assistance due to its size, location, and role in the region and a priority gender-based violence GBV-country for U.S. assistance. USAID/Uganda is responsible for the development and management of the U.S. Government's foreign assistance program focused on strengthening of democratic institutions, improving health and education status, supporting economic development and food security. USAID/Uganda directs most of its programs in health and education, democracy and governance, agriculture/food security and environment through cooperative agreements and contracts to a wide range of international and local organizations and international and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

S/he also monitors compliance with USAID gender requirements and designs and, as needed, delivers gender training to the Mission and its implementing partners, including the development of resource materials, as necessary. The Gender Specialist works with technical offices to ensure data for gender- related indicators are collected, and provides expertise to technical offices regarding monitoring, assessing and evaluating social and gender performance, outcomes and impacts of USAID/Uganda- funded projects and activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Integrate gender into program design, implementation and evaluation (50%):
·        Designs, updates and conducts or commissions gender and social inclusion analyses of proposed strategies and programs; providing substantial input into social/gender assessment in policy analysis, research, program design implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
·        Identifies appropriate approaches and best practices to addressing gender inequities in the implementation of USAID/Uganda's strategy, providing recommendations as to how projects and activities may be better designed to ensure that women and men, boys and girls, youth and other marginalized populations benefit equitably from USAID investments.
·        Identifies appropriate approaches and best practices to enhance the gendered impact performance of USAID investments, including increasing the involvement and participation of women and youth in decision-making and increasing access to assets for Ugandan women participating in USAID programs.
·        Understands and applies inclusive growth and private sector development approaches that lead to economic empowerment, enhanced livelihoods for the poorest, vulnerable groups and women and girls, youth, refugees and persons with disabilities.
·        Leads on the engagement of shifting social and gender norms to tackle harmful practices such as FGM, early and forced marriages and to empower women and girls.
·        Provides more technical support to implementing partners in planning, implementing and monitoring gender and social inclusion approaches.
·        Helps colleagues and wider audiences understand what policy and programmatic outcomes mean for poor men and women (by age, ethnicity, disability, geography or other key features of social difference) e.g. by sharing analysis or more directly through initiating/facilitating immersions.
·        Lead on the design, management and monitoring and evaluation of programs focused on the social, political and economic empowerment of women and girls and tackling violence against women and girls.
·        Supports monitoring and evaluation efforts on progress toward gender equity by identifying appropriate indicators, identifying robust impact assessment methodologies, participating on evaluation teams, and drafting relevant gender-sensitive questions and approaches within scopes of work, amongst other duties.
·        Develops gender knowledge-based products and participates in knowledge sharing and reflection events to share key learning.
Provide mission leadership on gender issues (30%):
·        Provides Mission-wide technical, representational and intellectual leadership and policy and program guidance as USAID/Uganda's senior subject-matter expert on gender and inclusive development.
·        Identifies, promotes, designs and conducts gender and social inclusion training programs to increase the technical competence of USAID personnel.
·        Serves as the primary Mission liaison for the Gender Development Partners Group and coordinates with the GOU and bilateral and multilateral donors to Uganda on gender issues and programming.
·        Monitors the implementation of, and updates as necessary, the USAID/Uganda Mission Order on gender and social inclusion.
·        Forges strong institutional linkages between USAID/Uganda programs and other U.S. Government agencies, and other bilateral and multilateral donor agencies carrying out gender-sensitive assistance activities.
Performance management (20%):
·        Helps establish Mission and programmatic gender-related goals and works helps lead efforts to monitor program progress and adapt.
·        Assists in data calls from a variety of sources (USAID, other USG agencies and stakeholders, other donors, and the GOU) for information on various USAID initiatives, activities and reports with significant gender content, including but not limited to: the annual Performance Plan and Report, the Operational Plan, and USAID and USG Gender policies and strategies.
·        Collaborates closely with technical teams to develop and maintain comprehensive information at the Mission level on USAID programs that integrate gender and develops and maintain gender- related factsheets for distribution inside and outside the Mission.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Project Management Specialist (Gender) job opportunity should hold a Master's degree in a relevant discipline such as development studies, gender studies, or rural sociology required.
·        At least five years of experience in the analysis of gender integration and empowerment, including demonstrated professional-level experience in integrating rigorous gender analysis into program/project planning, design, development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
·        Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing practical, field-based approaches to addressing gender constraints and advancing gender equity, including the ability to train and develop professional capacities of others in gender integration and program monitoring, is highly desirable.
·        Knowledge of USAID and/or other donor policy and programming related to gender, as well as of a thorough knowledge of current literature on the topic.
·        Ability to analyze and evaluate complex development issues, including gender-related and inclusive development aspects of development across sectors.
·        Knowledge of principles, concepts and methodology involved in the design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of technical assistance.
·        Strong English-language skills, including reading and writing, and organizational skills to guide other specialists and non-specialists and to complete analyses and presentations.
·        A demonstrated ability to write succinctly and to produce documents quickly is also required.
·        Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including ability to exhibit tact, diplomacy and resourcefulness while working with a wide variety of individuals, including USAID staff at all levels, high-level officials in the GOU, U.S. government, foreign governments and international organizations, as well as with other foreign and domestic development partners, colleagues and office associates.
·        Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) English writing and speaking ability is required.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
·        A typed and hand signed (around Section 6 - Declaration) DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (Click Here; Version Exp. 06/2022). Offerors are required to complete sections 1 through 6. (Make sure to use additional Work Experience pages (Section 4), if needed, to provide complete work history).
·        Cover letter (addressed to the USAID Supervisory Executive Officer) clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements.
·        Complete curriculum vitae/resume. In order to fully evaluate your application, the resume must include:
·        Paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month/year). Please specify unpaid or part time work. Any experience that does not include dates (month/year) will not be counted towards meeting the solicitation requirements. (NOTE: Resume and DS-174 work experience should match.)
·        Specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work.
·        Education and any other qualifications including job-related training courses, job-related skills, or job- related honors, awards or accomplishments.
·        Name and contact information (phone and email) of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.
·        Supplemental [separate] document specifically addressing each QRF as outlined in the solicitation.
·        Copies of Academic Transcripts
·        Offers should be in a standard file type such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). All should be in one document which should not exceed 10MB.
·        Submitted offers and documents become the property of USAID and will not be returned.

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office

By email at KampalaHR@state.gov

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 26th August 2020

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





Earn over 33,000 US Dollars as USEFM Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator at United States US Embassy / Mission


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: USD $33,685
Open to: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Vacancy Notice: Kampala 2020-032

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Assistant Community Liaison Office assists the CLO Coordinator in the day-to-day operations, development and management of post programs to maintain high morale in community members.            

The Assistant CLO identifies needs within the post community and responds with effective programming, information resources and referrals.  The incumbent works under the loose supervision of the CLO Coordinator and is expected to interact independently with CLO clientele and resources throughout Kampala.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy USEFM Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator job opportunity should hold a High school diploma
·        At least three years of office or professional work experience
·        Must have working knowledge of event planning and local recreational facilities.
·        Familiarity with American social, cultural events, customs and practices are important.
·        Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and the Internet for research, and graphic programs such as Photoshop and Microsoft Publisher.
·        Skills and Abilities:  Applying excellent interpersonal relationship skills; establishing priorities and organizing a large amount of varied information; exercising tact in dealing with the public; and drafting correspondence in precise and correct English are required skills for this position. Must be able to obtain and hold a Top Security clearance.
·        Language:  English Level 3 (Good working knowledge, speaking, reading, and writing) is required.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 10th August 2020

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Embassy Jobs - Sector Specialist: AgriTech – Department for International Trade - British High Commission (BHC)


Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 13,792,022/=  monthly
Office Notice No.: 09/20 KPL

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Sector Specialist: AgriTech – Department for International Trade will join a dynamic network of committed trade officers working to support Africa’s exciting economic growth and position at the heart of the future world economy. This is an exciting time to join DIT Africa, as we continue to expand our resources to deliver on the ambition of our current Government to be Africa’s trade and investment partner of choice.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Agriculture, including production and processing but with a particular emphasis on agricultural technology and investment, is one of six sector priorities in 2020/21 for the Department for International Trade in Africa. The Sector will be led by a Sector Director in South Africa working with a virtual team across the continent. You will support that team in each location with expert advice based on African agricultural needs, practices and regulations.
·        You will understand African needs intimately and be able to translate those to officials less familiar with the sector. You will forge close relationships with African producers, distributors and regulators such that you can interpret their needs and develop solutions with and for them. You will seek first and foremost to progress their plans and assist in their capability, but you will have a good knowledge of international best practice to contribute.
·        You will bring a commercial perspective to agricultural progress and efficiency trying to find the areas where commercial, investment or regulatory intervention could improve the viability of African agricultural production for the marketplace. This will be in complement to other actors for the British Government, with whom you will forge close working relationships, whose primary interests might be in e.g. food security and/or livelihoods. You will work to understand the contribution of DFID and other programmes so that DIT can support these while also adding value in its commercial and trade policy sphere.
·        Your aim will be to help African producers understand where a commercial application could deliver on or raise their ambition. You will also consider where UK or regional trade agreements could support growth for the sector. And you will consider the question of access for African produce to valuable markets like the UK and EU but where stringent standards need to be met on importation.
·        Together with expertise in agriculture, arable and pastoral, you will understand agricultural finance and business and will help advise for different schemes on models of finance including from UK Government partners including UKEF and DFID.
·        You will not be so concerned as colleagues with aligning African plans to UK solutions, but it would help to understand UK capabilities, public and private, especially in the area of research and innovation. For this you would make connections to the UK’s innovation centres and support work that could have mutual benefit in bringing ground breaking techniques to Africa.
·        Your role will be advisory, but you would be expected to show a clear contribution to relationship development with African producers, to trade policy gains helping African prosperity, and to the upskilling of our agritech network as they better understand how to target solutions for African needs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the British High Commission (BHC) Sector Specialist: AgriTech – Department for International Trade job must hold an Undergraduate degree and other relevant professional qualification or experience.
·        At least six years’ experience working in an agri-tech or related fields and a keen interest in its applicability to Africa
·        Experience of working in or with government departments, NGOs, and similar institutions
·        Proven track record of cross-team collaboration
·        A positive, resilient, flexible and adaptable “can-do” attitude that can see way through challenges.
·        Knowledge of African markets and/or African trade and production networks.
·        Knowledge of, and a keen interest in sustainable development
·        Broad knowledge and understanding of UK Export Finance and Development Finance, although training will be provided is desired
·        Competencies: Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 6th August 2020

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


Earn 48m as Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor at United States US Embassy / Mission


Job Title:         Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 48,127,742 /=
Open to: Current Employees of the Mission - This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM - All Agencies
Position Number: Kampala 2020-031

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor oversees 62 employees in the Motor Pool unit.  Plans, directs, and coordinates the use and maintenance of motor vehicles and assignment of chauffeurs to provide efficient and safe transportation services to post personnel and official visitors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Motor Pool Schedule 50%
·        The Incumbent helps plan, direct and coordinate motor vehicle operations for the entire Mission.  Spot checks motor pool and takes necessary action to maintain and improve efficiency of operations.
·        Plans and directs vehicle use and driver assignments and establishes priorities in demand for vehicles.
·        Establishes work schedules for drivers and directly supervisors 10 drivers.   
Vehicle Maintenance 20%                                                                                                                                         
·        The Incumbent helps plan vehicle maintenance to insure maximum availability of vehicles. Keeps track of all vehicles sent out for repairs.  Periodically inspects the appearance of vehicles and ensures every morning the vehicles are clean and ready to duty.
Management of Shuttle Program 15%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
·        The Incumbent will be in charge of the Mission’s shuttle program.  Will ensure the shuttle program is run effectively by being at the warehouse every morning before the shuttles depart.                       
Supervision 15%
·        Serves as acting Motor Pool Supervisor in the absence of the MP Supervisor.  For official visits, Incumbent will attend all countdown meetings and be the main point of contact for control officers.                             


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Assistant Motor Pool Supervisor job opportunity should have completed secondary school education (both ‘O and A’ level).
·        At least three years of experience in vehicle fleet management, dispatcher, or automotive maintenance in addition to one (1) year of supervisory experience is required.
·        Detailed knowledge of Motor Pool regulations and manuals. 
·        Knowledge of internal policies and controls and office structure, 6 FAM. Safety regulation.
·        Must be familiar with local traffic regulations; must be familiar with motor vehicle registration and inspection requirements and have knowledge in vehicle importation procedures.
·        Must have a valid local driver's license minimum of class B.
·        Must have multi-tasking ability and an aptitude to exercise judgment in making the best use of equipment and personnel resources; in managing priorities, making recommendations and providing customer service to all.
·        Language: English level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. This may be tested.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 24th July 2020

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Embassy Jobs - Sector Specialist: Renewable Energy – Department for International Trade at British High Commission (BHC) Salary 13m


Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 13,792,022/=  monthly
Office Notice No.: 08/20 KPL

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Sector Specialist: Renewable Energy – Department for International Trade will support Africa’s exciting economic growth and position at the heart of the future world economy. This is an exciting time to join DIT Africa, as we continue to expand our resources to deliver on the ambition of our current Government to be Africa’s trade and investment partner of choice.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Renewable energy, including generation from the full suite of subsectors (wind, solar, waste, biofuel, geothermal etc) and clean storage, is one of six sector priorities in 2020/21 for the Department for International Trade in Africa. The Sector will be led by a Sector Director working with a virtual team across the continent. You will support that team in each location with expert understanding of African renewable energy needs, practices and regulations. You will also work closely with our Sector Director on power, oil and gas and energy efficiency, and our specialist in the green economy (non-power generation multi-sector transition to low carbon).
·        You will understand African renewables needs intimately and be able to translate those to officials less familiar with the sector. You will forge close relationships with African regulators, developers and companies such that you can interpret their needs and develop solutions with and for them. You will look for all opportunities to encourage transition to renewable technologies and will seek to help Africa find the regulatory and tariff structures to incentivise that change. You will seek first and foremost to progress their plans and assist in their capability, but you will have a good knowledge of international best practice to contribute.
·        You will bring a commercial perspective to the sector trying to find the areas where commercial, investment or regulatory intervention could improve the sustainability and viability of African energy supply. This will be in complement to other actors for the British Government, with whom you will forge close working relationships, whose primary interests might be in e.g. climate resilience and/or emissions reductions. You will work to understand the contribution of our International Climate Finance, Green Finance, DFID and other programmes, so that DIT can support these while also adding value in its commercial and trade policy sphere.
·        Together with expertise in renewables delivery, you will also understand financing models (including from UK Government partners including UKEF and DFID), advising on approach for individual schemes.
·        Your aim will be to help African energy decision-makers understand where a commercial renewables application could deliver on or raise their ambition. You will understand the contribution of all the sub-sectors of renewable power generation and will be familiar with on-grid and off-grid solutions. You will also advise on power storage solutions to suit national and local power generation plans.
·        You will not be so concerned as colleagues with aligning African plans to UK solutions, but it would help to understand UK capabilities, public and private, especially in the area of research and innovation. For this you would make connections to the UK’s innovation centres and support work that could have mutual benefit in bringing ground-breaking techniques to Africa.
·        Your role will be advisory, but you would be expected to show a clear contribution to relationship development with African developers, to trade policy gains helping African transition to renewables, and to the upskilling of our network as they better understand how to target solutions for African needs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the British High Commission (BHC) Sector Specialist: Renewable Energy – Department for International Trade job must hold an undergraduate degree and other relevant professional qualification or experience.
·        At least six years’ experience working in renewables or related power generation fields
·        Experience of working in or with government departments, NGOs, and similar institutions
·        Proven track record of cross-team collaboration
·        A positive, resilient, flexible and adaptable “can-do” attitude that can see way through challenges.
·        Knowledge of, and a keen interest in the renewables field and its applicability to Africa
·        Knowledge of African markets and/or African energy needs in the context of sustainable development.
·        Understanding of UK Export Finance and Development Finance, although training will be provided.
·        Knowledge of, and a keen interest in ODA programming and sustainable development
·        Competencies: Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 29th July 2020

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