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Fresher UN Jobs - Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV 
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: NOC Programme Coordinator

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:  The Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV will provide high quality technical inputs and be responsible for programme development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV, gender equality and SRHR. S/he will work to keep the issues of GBV and SRHR high on the agenda of Local Government/s and of the Local Development Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies and improve consistency and effectiveness of UNFPA’s work in the region within a framework of integrated delivery of SRHR/GBV/HIV.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Environmental scanning and Advocacy:
·        Support the district local governments and humanitarian settings in the region to undertake an analysis of the causes of the slow progress in improving results of SRHR,MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population, and design strategies on how to address them.
·        Work with local media agencies to help publicize UNFPA’s work via media including press releases, articles, documentaries, TV interviews and radios.
·        Provide technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address MNH and broader SRHR issues.
·        Conduct environmental scanning, on a continuous basis, for Karamoja region and regularly update and advise the Country Office accordingly.
Programme Development and Coordination:
·        Support districts and humanitarian settings in Karamoja region in the development of comprehensive SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population programmes  working closely with the District Local Government in the Karamoja region, UN Agencies and other stakeholders.
·        Lead and provide technical guidance to the UN convergence areas that are relevant to the UNFPA’s mandate in Karamoja region.
·        Contribute to integration of SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population issues in district programmes and humanitarian settings.
·        Arrange and/or facilitate regional coordination meetings for SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population issues.
·        Participate in strengthening capacity of districts and humanitarian settings to improve programming for SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population activities.
·        Provide technical support to UNFPA’s IPs in the region in the implementation, of programme activities.
·        Participate in programme coordination activities and meetings and provide strategic direction on the priorities and programmatic focus.
·        Assist the districts and humanitarian settings in developing a sound logistics system especially on commodity forecasting, quantification, storage, distribution and reporting.
·        Support districts and humanitarian settings in mainstreaming gender and population issues in their plans.
·        Support districts and humanitarian settings in developing/ revising training and other relevant resource materials according to local context.
·        Perform any other duties as an IP Manager of all the UNFPA-supported core districts in Karamoja region.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
·        Follow up UNFPA-supported activities in the non-core districts as per the Directly Executed (DEX) workplans; and the core districts in Karamoja region – as the assigned IP Manager and according to the National Executed (NEX) work plans, to ensure their implementation in conformity with the signed agreements.
·        Conduct quarterly field visits to follow up and monitor UNFPA-supported programmes with due regard to activities being implemented and funds being expended to ensure Value for Money (VfM).
·        Support districts and humanitarian settings in conducting quarterly and annual review meetings.
·        Participate in the joint programme monitoring and evaluation activities with regard to UNFPA’s mandate.
·        Support the implementation of accountability framework for Sexual Reproductive Maternal and New born and Child Health (SRMNCH) based on an agreed scorecard for the districts and humanitarian settings.
·        Support the districts and humanitarian settings in data collections, management, analysis, dissemination and use for evidence-based decision making.
Resource mobilization:
·        Work closely with district and humanitarian setting to identify resource gaps with regard to UNFPA’s mandate.
·        Participate in the development of the CO resource mobilization plan and other resource mobilization efforts as per the needs of Karamoja districts and humanitarian settings.
·        Provide leadership in demonstrating UNFPA’s work to the Government and development partners to enhance goodwill and partnership.
·        Support UNFPA core districts in Karamoja region - as the assigned IP Manager – in preparation and submission of quarterly technical and financial reports (FACEs) to the CO as per the UNFPA guidelines and standards.
·        Provide technical reports to the UNFPA CO on the progress of the MNH convergence support to the districts of Karamoja region.
·        Prepare regular analytical and project reports to be shared with Districts, UNFPA CO, United Nations Country Team (UNCT), donors and other relevant stakeholders.
·        Participate in documentation of lessons learnt, best practices and success stories for deepening the knowledge base and replication.
·        Support UNFPA implementing partners in preparation and timely submissions of technical and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
Liaising with Partner Agencies and other Key stakeholders:
·        Liaise with exiting District Disaster Management Committees and other relevant local committees to ensure that ICPD agenda is taken into consideration.
·        Liaise with other sectors in Karamoja region including security, community development and education to ensure a multi-sectoral approach in programme design.
·        Maintain a working relationship and constantly share relevant information with UN partner agencies in accordance with the ‘Delivery as One’ model.
·        Work with other UN agencies and other relevant stakeholders in resource mobilization efforts – including identification of resource gaps and proposal writing – for joint programmes.
·        Liaise with local media agencies to publicize UNFPA’s work via press releases, articles, documentaries, TV interviews, radio; to mention but a few.
Administrative, Supervisory and Representational Roles:
·        Represent UNFPA at key events in Karamoja region, with regard to UNFPA’s mandate, including field visits by Government and donors, international days and policy formulation fora.
·        Supervise Moroto DO staff including development and monitoring of Performance Appraisal Documents (PADs).
·        Track budgetary expenditures for the Moroto DO work plan as per approved Directly Executed (DEX) activities and National Executed (NEX) activities for the assigned implementing partners.
·        Ensure all travel undertaken by DO staff complies with all requirements for travel and is approved in line with the travel plan.
·        Ensure that organizational assets and equipment are maintained and used in line with UNFPA policies and business practice.
·        Provide leadership support to staff under Moroto DO including Programme Assistant and Driver.
·        Provide leadership in office financial management including petty cash.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in Medicine, Population and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery, public health, demography, social science, humanities or other relevant field.
·        A minimum of two years of professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector. 
·        Excellent communication skills and experience with management of staff.
·        Experience in Maternal Health and local government systems would be an added advantage
·        Substantive work experience in the field of SRHR, GBV and/or Gender in humanitarian and post conflict recovery setting is preferred.
·        Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches is desirable.
·        A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added advantage.
·        Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
·        Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required

·        Exemplifying integrity
·        Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
·        Embracing diversity in all its forms
·        Embracing change
Core Competencies:
·        Achieving Results 
·        Being Accountable
·        Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen
·        Thinking analytically and Strategically
·        Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships
·        Communicating for Impact
Functional Competencies:
·        Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
·        Results-based programme development and management
·        Innovation and marketing of new approaches
·        Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners
·        Resource mobilization and donor relations

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 11th August 2020

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Project Assistant – PHAST Job Placements - Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Organization: Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
ACORD-U (Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development. ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to change the situation in which they find themselves.

About the Project:
ACORD-U, a NonGovernmental Organization is one (01) qualified candidate for the post of Project Assistant-PHAST in its newly awarded Partnership for “Improving Sustainable WASH services and schools for South Sudanese Refugees in Bidibidi settlement”. This project is funded by Swiss Water and Sanitation Consortium and HEKS-EPER through HEKS-EPER Uganda Country Office- for 24 months.
This project aims at improving sustainable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services among 31,448 school children from four schools and communities members – 21,055 South Sudanese refugees and 10,393 host community members in Zone 4 and Zone 5 in Bidibidi Settlement by June 2022.

Job Summary:  This position is central to the implementation of sustainable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services. The incumbent will be required to participate in the daily implementation of the PHAST component of the project, providing an insight into cultural sensitivity and thoroughness of communication to the beneficiary communities, as well as assisting to see that the activities are implemented in an all-inclusive, timely and participatory manner. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Identify communities benefiting from the project
·       Establish first contact with target communities
·       Provide PHAST sessions to targeted community.
·       Facilitate sessions with communities in realizing the negative hygienic and sanitary behaviors replaced with positive ones
·       Contact and explain the activities and objective of the project to stakeholders and target populations.
·       Inform and coordinate local authorities about all aspects of the project
·       Mobilize communities to contribute in the implementation of the project.
·       Work in collaboration with the stakeholders.
·       Walk throughout the village and interact with all community members facilitating a rapid change in their attitude towards good hygiene and sanitation practices and behaviour.
·       Effective use of IEC materials in the target villages and their follow up
·       Conduct community hygiene awareness and sanitary sessions for the target communities.
·       Provide technical advice to the villagers in building sanitary latrine
·       Assist village Community Hygiene Promoters to record day to day progress made by villagers in their village and report to his/her supervisor
·       Establish mutual and good relationship with the Community structures and other influential leaders of the target villages
·       Provide supervisor with success stories and photos from special occasions and progresses
·       Reporting on regular basis to the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Arts, Community Development, Health Sciences, Communications, Environmental health, Public Health, Social Science or related field.
·       Knowledge of and experience in the methodology of Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) and Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS).
·       Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel; minimum)
·       At least 3 years of practical experience as a community mobilizer
·       Experience in WASH programs in rural areas
·       Understanding of the impact of gender status and relationships on WASH and health practices
·       Knowledge and/or experience in participatory community approaches and techniques.
·       Outgoing personality with excellent organizational and communication skills
·       Prepared to spend longer time periods in the field.
·       Team player
·       Possession of a valid riding permit and knowledge of road rules
·       Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All interested and Qualified candidates please  email a cover letter, detailed CV documenting work history and current responsibilities, salary history, and three professional references (including at least 1 prior employer) to

Please specify “Project Assistant” in the subject line of your application email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Hard copy hand delivered applications will not be accepted. No telephone inquiries are permitted please.
“Women Are Strongly Encouraged To Apply”

Deadline: 5th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Fresher Associate Program Officer Job Opportunities - ELMA Philanthropies Services

Organisation: ELMA Philanthropies Services
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
With offices in New York City, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kampala, The ELMA Philanthropies Services develops program strategies, identifies and explores grant and other investing opportunities, monitors investment performance, and establishes philanthropic relationships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. This Group includes The ELMA Foundation, The ELMA Relief Foundation, The ELMA Vaccines and Immunization Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation, The ELMA Growth Foundation, and The ELMA South Africa Foundation. The ELMA Philanthropies is largely focused on providing these services to the largest foundation within the group, The ELMA Foundation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Conduct thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets, work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees
·        Manage with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration, including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and documentation
·        Maintain and update all records and documents related to East Africa grants in ELMA’s grants management database
·        Assist in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards
·        Critically monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and report this to senior management
·        Undertake analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the board, other colleagues, and stakeholders
·        Support scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current grantees
·        Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries
·        Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Undergraduate degree required, Masters qualification preferred
·        At least two years of experience working in the education, health, or development sectors within eastern Africa
·        Respect for the diversity of ELMA colleagues, grantees, beneficiaries, and stakeholders
·        Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in English for a variety of audiences
·        Ability to analyze budgets and other financial information
·        Ability to source, synthesize, and effectively present information and data
·        Excellent communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with external stakeholders and partners
·        Excellent organizational and time management skills
·        Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
·        Proficient with Microsoft Office software
·        A valid passport and ability to travel in the region as needed
·        Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed
·        A Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of three work-related referees all in one PDF document addressed to

Deadline: 31st August 2020

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Entry Level HIV Care & Treatment Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager Care & Treatment

About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio - medical research and service delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

Job Summary:  The HIV Care & Treatment Officer  will Provide HIV related technical support to health care workers at supported HFs in assessment, diagnosis & clinical care of all patients .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in HIV/AIDS care
·       Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all areas including reporting for all related MoH reports
·       Support and participate in a Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs for all staff
·       Support coordination of health education talks in HIV/AIDS related fields
·       Lead and strengthen quality improvement activities in all HIV/AIDS related fields at all facilities
·       Support referral and linkages for clients receiving care at supported facilities
·       Support HMIS and program reporting for all supported facilities
·       Any other assigned duties in line with your role

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in medicine
·       Training in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections
·       Registration with the Allied Health professionals’ Council
·       At least one year and above work experience in a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting
·       Experience in clinical care of infants, children and adolescents would be an advantage
·       Specific experience and training in HIV management or care
·       Good interpersonal skills required
·       Ability to interact productively and work in a team environment
·       Self-motivated, innovative and capable of meeting deadlines.
·       Excellent communication skills required (Both oral & written)

How to Apply:
All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates, addressed to the HR Manager to . Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: Tuesday 4th August 2020 by 5:00pm

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