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25 Entry Level Community Health Supervisor Job Opportunities - Living Goods (LG)


Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Upcountry Locations (Eastern, and Central (Outside of Kampala Regions)

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Background:
If you are a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Supervisor!  We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Apply to join the Living Goods Field Operations Team! Living Goods supports a network of over 2800 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Uganda who teach families in their communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary:  As part of the Community Health Management Team, you will play a key role in supporting Community Health Workers (CHWs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products.  The Community Health Supervisor must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the bar for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way. A prerequisite to this role is a 6-week paid Community Health Supervision Training Program, which will immerse you in our community health care model.  Successful graduates will have the opportunity to gain a full time role as part of the Living Goods team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
CHWs Support and Motivation
·         Motivate CHWs in-field to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
·         Ensure all CHWs are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
·         Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHWs sales goals.
·         Lead monthly In Service meeting of CHWs.
Operations Management
·         Support the management of Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance:
o   Cash matches sales on a daily basis.
o   Support the management and maintenance of inventory.
o   Support operations to keep costs as low as possible.
o   Support the management of relations between Living Goods and the implementing partner organizations.
o   Work closely with the Ministry of Health and the County Government.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Community Health Supervisor job placement should have proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
·         Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
·         Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
·         Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
·         Two years of experience in health/community related work
·         Management experience a plus.
·         Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
·         Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
·         Fluency in Lusoga, and Lugisu a plus.
·         Ability to relocate up country a must.
·         Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
·         Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.

Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


Deadline: 6th July 2018

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Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Procurement Officer - Raising The Village (RTV)


Job Title:        Procurement Officer
Organization: Raising The Village (RTV)  
Head Office: Kampala
Potential Duty Stations: Kanungu, Uganda

About Us:
Raising The Village works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in Uganda. RTV tackles extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income generation activities and building local credit and capacity to move communities toward economic self-sufficiency. Through a multi-faceted, community-prioritized methodology, RTV catalyzes entire villages during its 6-month implementation. Currently with 3 offices and over 30 staff in Uganda, RTV is on a growth trajectory to transform development practice in “last mile” villages. In 2017, we directly impacted over 36,000 beneficiaries across 47 villages.

Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer plays an important role within RTV. This position ensures that RTV is making wise purchases of goods or services to improve beneficiary livelihoods. The procurement and logistics officer will be responsible for implementing all procurement and logistics activities including acquisition of goods and services and will also be responsible and accountable for managing and delivering quality logistic services and goods for the organization in a timely manner and within budget.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate pricing and supply contracts for better deals
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development
  • Develop procurement policies and procedures in accordance with international standards;
  • Work with the program and planning and evaluation teams to develop a procurement pipeline based on project designs
  • Perform other duties as requested by management;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • At least two years of experience as a procurement officer or related position.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to build relationships and work effectively within teams;
  • Able to travel 30% of the time to RTV field operations;
  • Ability to travel at least 30% to RTV field operation Districts.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to: recruitment@raisingthevillage.org

NB: Please properly formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.

Deadline
: 28th June 2018

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Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs EU Project Jobs - Farm Africa


Organization: Farm Africa
Funding Source: European Union (EU)
Duty Station: Kanungu, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

About EU Project:
Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture,
Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. It has recently been awarded a grant by the European Union for a €615,000, three-year project supporting young coffee farmers in Western Uganda’s Kanungu district.  The project focuses on building the capacity of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) to create employment and self-employment opportunities within the coffee value chain for 4,800 young women and men Kanungu district. A broad range of CSOs will be engaged in the project ranging from coffee growers cooperatives to national stakeholder platforms representing both young farmers and coffee farmers.

Key project activities will include capacity building of four Coffee Grower Cooperatives (CGC) - in particular growing their membership of young women and men, delivering extension services using smartphones and promoting sustainable production methodologies to their members. At the same time the project will support the establishment of washing and processing facilities as well as specialist trainings to enable CGCs and their members to increase the quality and quantity of coffee produced, and ultimately enter export and premium markets.

Job Summary:  The Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs is responsible for building the business and commercial capacity of coffee growers’ cooperatives, input SMEs, and coffee farmers’ groups. The BDO will also be responsible for capacity building and mentoring of the wider field team on market-based approaches to development and business development, as well as ensuring best practices in these areas are integrated into all field activities. In addition, the BDO will contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) activities, particularly with regards to developing and disseminating record keeping tools for the different stakeholders engaged in business-focused activities. The post-holder will be based in Farm Africa’s Kanungu office, and will be reporting in to the Project Coordinator – Coffee & CSOs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Delivery of markets and business-focused activities in line with the Coffee and CSOs project implementation plan:
  • Ensure that business development-related project activities are implemented and outputs achieved as planned and within the agreed budget including:
  • Assess and analyse existing businesses (SMEs) supporting the sustainable coffee production and provide business training – supporting them to build their customer base including access finance to grow their businesses
  • Support district committees and associations in growing their member base, improving their governance and developing income generating activities to enable them to cover regular operational costs
  • Participate in the assessments of the cooperatives organizational capacities
  • Provide business development and access to finance training and continuous support to the cooperatives using FA standard packages
  • Provide mentoring and ad hoc support to the extension workers of the cooperatives on business development and access to finance
  • Ensure that Farm Africa Approaches to business development, access to finance and trade facilitation are used to guide high-quality delivery
  • Ensure that business development and markets focused activities are aligned with, and mutually supportive of other interventions in the same areas
  • Work with the Project Coordinator (PC) and the Project Accountant and Administrator (PA&A) to ensure all activities are planned and conducted according to the organization and the donor financial and procurement requirements and procedures.
  • Work with TWIN (implementing partner) to ensure collaboration between delivery of all business development activities, market linkages and supporting cooperatives and farmers to achieve market requirements, including certification standards
Support project management and coordination
  • Support the PC & PA&A with activity planning and budgeting as requested
  • Keep abreast of business development activities being implemented by other partners operating in a similar intervention area and sharing this information with the PC and wider team as appropriate
  • Proactively identify and monitor any risks to non-delivery and, where required, develop and implement action plans to address issues identified
  • Support the PC to identify and analyze the causes of spend variances to the budget and make recommendations on actions to be taken as required
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Contribute to internal and external reporting, with a particular focus on collecting and collating information from the supported Coffee Growers’ Cooperatives and SMEs in line with set targets or standards
  • Regularly report on implementation learnings, and make recommendations on areas for improvement or changes in delivery strategy to the PC
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Plan (MLP) – and in particular support with developing data collection tools that will gather relevant business data from the cooperatives, SMEs and farmers’ groups engaged in the project
  • Contribute to quarterly internal progress reviews and annual project performance reviews and workshops
  • Collect information for stories, case studies and lessons learnt on market linkages and business development
Play a key role in delivering the wider objectives of both the Coffee and CSOs project, and Farm Africa’s work in Uganda.
  • Participate in project team meetings as requested by the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the wider project delivery team to integrate market approaches within work plans and stakeholder engagements
  • Work in close collaboration with TWIN in ensuring that knowledge, learnings and tools are shared
  • Maintain regular and effective communications with the wider project team, Uganda Country Office and implementing partners
  • In consultation with the PC, act as an ambassador, promoting the project and the work of Farm Africa, including hosting visitors, speaking at workshops, conferences and meeting donors and other officials as and when required
  • Contribute to the development of relevant Farm Africa policies and strategies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs job placement must hold a Degree or equivalent in in a relevant field, such as agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of market-based approaches to development and particularly approaches which encourage greater participation of women and youth
  • At least two years’ experience working for an INGO or agri-business
  • Experience of supporting the growth of businesses within the agriculture sectors
  • Experience of capacity building CSOs, cooperatives and/or small or micro enterprises
  • Experience of planning and delivering project activities and reporting on their impact
  • Experience of designing or delivering interventions that specifically encourage or maximise the participation of youth
  • Experience of supporting producer organisations to formalise the operations and access finance
  • Experience of supporting smallholder farmers to enter formal markets
  • Desirable
  • Experience conducting organisational capacity assessments
  • Experience of working in coffee value chain
  • Experience of conducting market assessments
  • Experience in designing and conducting business development trainings for micro-enterprises or SMEs
  • Experience of developing record keeping tools for micro/small enterprises
  • Experience of delivering activities focusing on the economic empowerment of rural women
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and communities based on trust and collaboration
  • Ability to communicate and share knowledge with a broad range of stakeholders with differing backgrounds and abilities.
  • Problem identification, analysis and solving of complex issues
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to travel widely and frequently both within and outside Kanungu district
  • Confident user of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to ride a motorcycle in the field, with a valid riding permit (Class A)
  • Fluency in Runyankore / Rukiga

Desirable
  • Further relevant academic qualification in the area of agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Knowledge and understanding of the coffee value chain in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of sustainable consumption & production (SCP) principles
  • Multi stakeholder facilitation skills
  • Ability to influence others in order to drive change

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including “Business Development Officer C&C” in the subject line.

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.  Interviews are expected to take place w/c 23rd July 2018 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th July 2018 by 5.00pm EAT

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Internal Audit Officer Jobs - Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda


Job Title:      Internal Audit Officer
Organization: Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Internal Audit
 
About US:
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is mandated to regulate, supervise, monitor and control the business of Insurance in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Internal Audit Officer will carry out regular checks and detailed reviews of operations of IRA and evaluate and provide reasonable assurance that risk management, control and governance systems are functioning as intended and help the organization accomplish its objectives and goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement the annual audit plan and submit it to the Manager Internal Audit for approval.
  • Carry out operation, financial and compliance audits and follow up on the recommendations and actions resulting from internal and external audit engagements conducted and completed.
  • Guide the Manager Internal Audit on internal controls, risk management and governance issues and provide best practices in these.
  • Review IRA’s operations for compliance to policies and guidelines established by the Board and other regulatory and statutory bodies.
  • Carry out periodic evaluation and effectiveness of risk management control and governance processes as well as the reliability of financial information.
  • Review IRA’s operations for weaknesses in risk policies and guidelines established by the Board, and other regulatory and statutory bodies.
  • Draft an Internal Audit and support risk management project that ensures review of all business processes for proper governance and effective risk management.
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda Internal Audit Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in Commerce, Business Administration or in any other relevant/related field majoring in Accounting.
  • ACCA/CPA (Level II) qualification is an added advantage.
  • Three years of audit experience in a reputable organisation.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least three referees to:

Alhaj Kaddunabbi Ibrahim,
Lubega Chief Executive Officer,
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda,
Plot 5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers,
Block B, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 22855, Kampala

Email to: ira@ira.go.ug

Deadline: 16th July 2018

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Director Finance and Administration Employment Opportunity - Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)


Organization: Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organization established in Uganda to harness, strengthen, and sustain synergies across the country among Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government of Uganda's efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has given support to IASPNET towards implementation of project activities across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving coordination structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches, capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms taking it a more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda.

Job Summary:   The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for providing leadership and direction on the management team, as well as, day-to-day management of the Finance, information technology, and administration functions for the organization. This position will build and sustain the capacity of the finance and administration department and provide exemplary stewardship through the establishment monitoring and improvement of accounting, finance, IT and administrative systems and procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a University degree in Commerce, Business studies Accounting, human resource, completion of a recognized accounting designation such as CPA, ACCA, CMA Courses and/or certificates in financial management or non-profit organizations, human resource management, and IT are considered an asset, He or she should possess master’s degree in any of the mentioned relevant field is desirable
  • Five years of prior experience as Finance Director Manager or similar role with similar type and size of organization
  • Five years of experience in financial management, in particular in the development, monitoring and reporting on the financial status of the organization and its various strategic and programmatic initiatives (financial management refers to more senior related accounting and controllership duties)
  • Three years’ experience in organizational administration and IT
  • Three years’ experience managing staff members human resource
  • 3-5 years’ experience working tor a non-profit charitable organization
  • Experience reporting to an Executive Director and board delegated committee's
  • Excellent knowledge of NGO work and other development agencies (national and international) work will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via Email to:
laspnet.ug@gmail.com or hand deliver their applications, CVs and credentials to the Executive Director indicating the position applied for on the envelop

Deadline: Saturday 30th June 2018

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