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Project Engineer NGO Job Careers - ZOA Uganda


Job Title:    Project Engineer (for Ugandan Nationals Only)

Organisation: ZOA Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Programme Manager


About US:

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities, we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.


Job Summary:  The Project Engineer with support from the Project Manager (PM) or Programme Manager (PGM), is responsible for planning, coordination and supervision of the hardware/engineering activities under the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to him/her.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Designing of building drawings and estimation of Bill of Quantities (BoQs)

·        Generating the construction/ building specifications and interpreting whenever necessary to the contractors;

·        Be able to engage with community/education committees providing sensitization on construction works;

·        Administer all sites of construction and provide technical guidance on emerging construction issues including standard finishes, repairs and engravings.


·        Implements project activities in line with the workplan to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;

·        Leads the engineering activities and provides technical support during feasibility studies, technical design and implementation;

·        Performs feasibility surveys of potential sites incl. topo-surveys, flow estimations and soil assessment;

·        Prepares technical drawings and designs for engineering structures in line with pre-approved (government) guidelines and develops Bill of Quantities (BoQ) accordingly;

·        Ensures and obtains approval and recommendation from the District Engineering Department for construction works;

·        Ensures engineering works are conform environmental standards and within the legal frameworks of Government of Uganda;

·        Prepares technical bid evaluations and makes recommendations to the procurement committee for engineering works;

·        Ensures that contractors adhere to the ZOA Code of Conduct and ZOA Child Protection Policy;

·        Participates actively in official refugee day celebrations as organized by the lead partner and/or OPM/UNHCR;

·        Participates actively in coordination meeting of the respective settlements;

·        Any other duty assigned by project manager or program manager;

·        Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.


·        Provide timely and accurate input to supervisor for reporting purposes;

·        Prepare and submit well written success stories;

·        Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;

·        Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;

·        Supervises all construction works and provide technical advice to contractors, ZOA and makes recommendations to PM/PGM;

·        Verifies completion of works and prepare all certificates and recommendation reports for payments;

·        Reports to the supervisor on construction works as indicated in the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) with weekly reports supported by high-quality pictures of the various construction sites;

·        Captures relevant data trough digital data collection tools;

·        Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;

·        Provide any other verbal and written reports to ZOA management when required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering;

·        A minimum of three years of successful experience in a similar position implementing hardware activities;

·        Experience in working in large projects with hardware activities funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;

·        Having cooperated in a project with a local NGO is an added advantage

·        Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;

·        Understanding of the local context, culture, and language(s) is an added advantage;

·        Excellent spoken and written command of English.

·        Experience with design programmes like AUTOCAD;

·        Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;

·        Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;

·        Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;

·        Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;

·        Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.

·        Commitment to ZOA’s mission, vision and values (see;

·        Flexibility and adaptability;

·        Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;

·        Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;

·        Able to work in a sometimes fluid and innovative environment;

·        Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.


How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via the link below.


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·        CV’s of no more than 2 pages in length and Cover Letter of 1 page are appreciated.

·        Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

·        Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment.

·        Qualified female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply


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Several No Experience Fresh Graduate Jobs - Graduate in Training Program 2021 - Coca-Cola Beverages Africa


Job Title:    Graduate in Training Program 2021 (Several No Experience Fresh Graduate Jobs) – Finance, Accounting, Business Courses, Human Resources, Procurement, Supply Chain, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Sales, Marketing)

Organisation: Century Bottling Company Limited (Coca-Cola Beverages Africa)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. In Uganda, CCBA is represented by Century Bottling Company and Rwenzori Bottling Company.


Job Summary:  We are currently seeking to recruit qualified and highly motivated fresh graduates to train, develop and groom for careers in the following functions

·        Human Resources

·        Procurement & Supply Chain

·        Finance / Accounting and any other business-related course

·        Electrical /Mechanical/Automotive/Civil Engineering

·        Sales & Marketing


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Receive on-the-job training and formal training related to the rotational experience.

·        Work in different departments to gain perspective of the business.

·        Attend periodic evaluations.

·        Prepare reports for management as and when required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidates for the Coca –Cola Graduate in Training Program 2021 job vacancies must hold Bachelor’s Degrees (Upper second-class honors) from recognized Universities. First Class honors will be an added advantage.

·        Fresh graduate or must have graduated within the last 3 years (2019-2021).

·        Not more than 25 years of age by the date of the advert.

·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

·        Results-driven.

·        Excellent teamwork, influencing, and relationship- building skills.

·        Adaptability and Flexibility.


General: Persons with disability are encouraged to apply


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 1st February 2021


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UN Jobs - Administrative Officer (Fleet) - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:    Administrative Officer (Fleet)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Administration

Grade: NOA


About WFP:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


Job Summary:  The Administrative Officer (Fleet) will support the delivery of quality, customer-focused, value for money transport services that enable staff in the Country/Area/Field Offices to deliver food humanitarian and developmental assistances to the people we serve in Uganda. The role reports to Head of Administration, will liaise and co-operate with COs Administrative unit team and other Functional Units/Area/Field Offices within the Uganda Country Office with emphasis particularly on Fleet Management.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Prepare annual plans and ensure availability of funds as well as timely outsourcing of services.

·        Prepare/update Terms of Reference (TORs) for the tendering process and update when required the Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs).

·        Ensure consistent and persistent travel planning on monthly and quarterly basis.

·        Analyzing the data summarized by fleet management software is a core part of the role.

·        Conduct analysis of vehicle status and make recommendations for timely replacement, including

·        determining the size and type of vehicles in order to improve cost-efficiency.

·        Manage vehicle related costs on fuel, repairs and maintenance to ensure timely payment, build and develop vendor relationships as well as implement the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) through timely recognition of goods and services, including Purchase Requisition/Purchase Order creation and verify accuracy and completeness of all invoices and satisfied for further processing and payment

·        Ensure vehicle repairs and maintenance are performed in accordance to the standard established to achieve maximum reliability with minimum downtime.

·        Developing, implementing and enforcing corporate best practices, policies and procedures of fleet management and corporate rules and regulations.

·        Supervise and Implement the CO/WFP corporate road safety policy and procedure which includes, planning and supporting effective on the job training

·        Prepare vehicle Fleet performance and operating cost and related periodic reports; Ensure timely, accurate and complete fuel maintenance and other fleet management transaction data are entered in the FMS (Fleet Management System) by the responsible staff in all offices.

·        Produce reports and information as required by the Organization promptly and on a timely basis via FMS and VTS (Vehicle Tracking System) Prepare periodical report on Fleet management key performance indicators such as operational cost performance, light vehicle utilization including rental vehicles where applicable, safety performance etc.

·        Manage the private use of WFP vehicles & billing to finance; up-date vehicle accident records and review/ analysis fuel consumption

·        Meeting compliance responsibilities improve driver safety by reducing the risk of accidents. As well as lower costs associated with accidents and potential fines.

·        Provide technical advice and assistance to transport supervisors, and other fleet staff; conducts periodic performance reviews to ensure the standardization approach is on target.

·        Ensure that all vehicles have the appropriate insurance coverage, initiate, and follow up on all claims with the local company as well as GVLP insurance policy.

·        Ensure timely accident reporting and accident follow up in accordance with WFP guidelines.

·        Supervise and Monitor the performance of WFP Light Vehicles (LVs) in the country to achieve optimum utilisation, guide CO, AOs and FOs on vehicle routing & scheduling for effective, efficient and safe LV fleet management in line with WFP corporate policy and CO strategy


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Administrative Officer (Fleet) job vacancy must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Mechanical Engineering, Logistics / Supply chain, Business Administration or another related field.

·        A minimum of five years of professional experience in fleet/transport management

·        Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills.

·        Computer and software skills: familiar with fleet-specific programs like route navigation software and logistics and supply chain software. Good working knowledge with the complete Microsoft Office suite, proficient in MS Excel. Ability to analyze, interpret and identify process improvements

·        Finance and accounting literacy: Ability to review financial information (balance sheet) and how to establish a departmental and fleet budget.

·        Ability to supervise staff: Supervision, coaching and mentoring skills and ability of building cohesive and high performing team.

·        Understanding of what's under the hood: Ability to understand vehicle systems, mechanics, and technology.

·        Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations: well-versed in the environmental and safety laws, regulations, and rules that are relevant to fleet management.

·        Language: Fluency in oral and written english



·        Business Support Services & Reporting: Applies strong ability to identify country level requirements and develop customer focused solutions and action plans. Communicates data-based findings in a highly impactful way that is tailored to the audience.

·        Internal Controls & Risk Management for Administration and Engineering: Utilises understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance, ensure data integrity and ensure client satisfaction.

·        Resource Management for Administration and Engineering: Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders and key clients.

·        Specialised Knowledge in Administrative Services: Applies advanced theoretical understanding of administration best practice, concepts and principles and thorough knowledge of WFP standards, processes and infrastructure to ensure continuous improvement in the provision of efficient and effective administration services, resolving complex issues as they arise.

·        Customer Focus: Proactively monitors performance and delivers high quality service to meet the needs of customers, requesting customer feedback and taking ownership of customer problems that arise. Pre-empts needs of customers based on experience.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 4th February 2021


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Fresher IWRM Field Officer Jobs - Aidenvironment


Job Title:    IWRM Field Officer

Organisation: Aidenvironment

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager


About US:

Aidenvironment (through its RAIN brand) seeks an IWRM Field Officer for implementation of its activities under the WASH SDG programme in Agago District. He/she is will ensure that activities are implemented in accordance with RAIN Standards. He/she will participate in mobilizing, engaging and profiling all relevant stakeholders, take lead in the development of Community Environmental and Social Action plans and the implementation of (pilot) interventions thereof.


About the WASH SDG Programme

The WASH SDG Programme (July 2017 – September 2022), funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS), is implemented by the WASH SDG Consortium formed by the partners WASH Alliance International (WAI, led by Simavi), SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) and Plan Netherlands (Plan). It responds to the Dutch commitment to contribute to the SDGs, particularly SDG 6, with the aim of reaching an improved WASH situation for all. The programme is built on three core strategic objectives, namely: (1) increasing demand for improved WASH facilities and practices; (2) improving the quality of service provision; and (3) improving governance of the sector. Gender and social inclusion as well as climate vulnerability and resilience are an area of specific attention in each of the three strategic objectives.


In Uganda, the WAI Sub-programme is implemented in Agago District by Simavi, Amref Health Africa, Akvo, RAIN (a brand of Aidenvironment), IRC, PRACTICA Foundation, RUAF (Hivos), AFSRT, HEWASA, JESE, NETWAS Uganda, and WASEU. The sub counties/town councils of focus are: Lokole, Kotomol, Omot, Adilang, Wol, Paomol, Lapono, Arum, Lira Palwo, Lira kato and Geregere. .


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Report regularly on activity implementation; prepare monthly reports and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports as required by the office

·        Lead the development of monthly/quarterly activity workplans prior to activity implementation

·        Take lead in mobilizing and engaging project stakeholders for meetings, workshops and piloting on-ground interventions.

·        Take the responsibility of generating periodic project reports on all the WASH and IWRM activities in line with the project reporting frameworks.

·        Take lead in the supervision of the implementation of the IWRM and WASH activities

·        Ensure that the IWRM and WASH monitoring system data collection and reporting is carried out systematically, properly and timely with quality information

·        Assist the Project Manager (PM) in the planning of all RAIN’s activities under the project.

·        Mobilize communities for construction of IWRM and water and sanitation facilities.

·        Support the design of IEC (Information, Education, Communication) tools and the implementation of promotion activities within the communities.

·        Support the PM in the Procurement Request process.

·        Support the PM in the follow-up of HR, financial and logistics aspects of the project.

·        Ensure the operation and maintenance of the IWRM and water and sanitation facilities and the work of the committees is conducted as planned and periodic reports on their status shared with the PM.

·        Perform other duties as assigned by the PM.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a university degree (Bachelor level) in the fields of; Environment, IWRM, Agriculture, Social sciences, Community Development, Environmental/civil/water resources / Agricultural engineering or a related field

·        At least two years of relevant field experience in the WASH/IWRM sector

·        Knowledge of Microsoft programmes (Word, excel, MS outlook) and use of internet.

·        Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.

·        Prior knowledge of RAIN/Aidenvironment’s projects



·        Organization, Rigor and a Critical mind

·        Ability to work within a team

·        Ability to plan, forecast, anticipate and respect deadlines

·        Ability to use MS Office

·        High ethical and professional standards

·        Good communicator with strong interpersonal and negotiations skills to deal with persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds.

·        Team player with service-oriented attitudes.

·        Proven ability to deal with multiple tasks in a courteous and service-oriented manner.

·        Expertise in the area of IWRM and WASH assessment including surveys, programme implementation, monitoring and coordination.


Desirable attributes

·        Good understanding of integrated water resources management, water, wastewater and solid waste management strategies and design.

·        Applied knowledge in WASH programme management

·        Expertise in planning, formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting on IWRM and WASH operations.

·        Working experience in Northern Uganda;

·        Excellent knowledge of English (written / oral / comprehension) is essential;

·        Proficiency in Acholi language is MUST;

·        Good motorcycle riding skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications, including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references, should be sent via email to: with copy to


Deadline: 29th January 2021


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