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Human Resource Officer Job Placement - Dream Africa Schools (GEMS Education)

Organisation: Dream Africa Schools
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource Manager

About US:
Dream Africa Schools are from the house GEMS, a global provider in nursery and primary schools across the world. In Uganda DAS operates on the principle of ‘Education for all’ with a simple and explicit goal of “Providing high quality education at an affordable cost”. Dream Africa has various branches in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Jinja.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Engage in teacher recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations, employee engagement and talent development initiatives.
  • Execute company HR initiatives, providing great internal customer support, driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.
  • Align/implement all HR related policies, processes, and standard operating procedures in the schools.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a minimum of Bachelors in Human Resource or Industrial Psychology or relatively related course.
  • Possession of post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
  • Three years of experience leading a team
  • Well conversant with labor laws and Employment Act Uganda
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Education Act of Uganda
  • Be presentable, strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have commitment to work in within a team and ability to work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates send a cover letter, academic documents and CV to (Subject Line: Human Resource Officer - First Name, Last Name)

OR Hand deliver your cover letter, academic documents and CV to Dream Africa Schools Head office located at GEMS Cambridge International School complex located after Butabika Hospital.  Contact us on 0776-313410 /0702-000368
All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager.

Deadline: 15th October 2019

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UN National Project Coordinator Job Careers - International Labour Organization (ILO)

Organisation: International Labour Organization (ILO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Grade: NOB
Reports to: Director, CO Dar es Salaam

About US:
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 of the 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands are members of the ILO. In 1969, the organisation received the Nobel Peace Prize for improving peace among classes, pursuing decent work and justice for workers, and providing technical assistance to other developing nations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Take lead in coordination of the planning, design, delivery and monitoring of project implementation whilst ensuring consistency with national priorities of the Government of Uganda, national employment and skills agenda and related training and employment frameworks, policies and global best practices.
  • Liaise with and engage all relevant stakeholders in implementation of this he ILO-SIDA global partnership for Outcome-based funding (OBF) in Uganda (UGA/18/51/SWE), and provide leadership and advocacy to ensure that skills and employment issues remain firmly on the national agenda. This will involve provision of technical support, advice, and coaching to tripartite partners to ensure that their capacities are enhanced to enable them to carry out their roles and functions in relation to skills development and pro-employment planning and budgeting more effectively.
  • Develop and maintain cordial working relations with relevant Government agencies, social partners, private sector and business organizations, development partners other UN agencies and other stakeholders and ensure their participation in the project.
  • Take lead in and participate in the preparation and facilitation of meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions, and various types of capacity building events, and speak on behalf of the ILO when attending these gatherings alone.
  • Identify problems, propose solutions and actions, and follow-up with the CO Dar, DWT Pretoria and headquarters, constituents, implementing partners, government offices, and other UN organizations to expedite implementation and meet targets.
  • Ensure programming and administrative synergies are created within and between the outputs; and ensure tracking of expenditures against the budget according to ILO financial rules and regulations.
  • Take initiative in drafting of tools, manuals, and other training materials for use by the project, in doing so, adapt ILO global tools to national circumstances as well as apply them and monitor their application.
  • Take lead in drafting Terms of Reference for and supervision of the work of external consultants.
  • Provide technical support to missions by Employment and Skills Specialists.
  • Prepare background information, programme briefs, periodical reports, gender analysis and related technical reports and statistical data on status of the project activities for internal/external use.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the Director, ILO Country Office Dar es Salaam

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) National Project Coordinator job vacancy must hold a first level university degree in Development, Social Science, Economics, Labour, Technical and Vocational Education or a related discipline
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience in the area of Formulation of Policy and Strategy, Project Design, Management and Implementation Macro-Economic Policies, Employment Programming and Skills Development.  Additional experience in the areas of formal and informal apprenticeship and other forms of work based learning will be preferred. Substantial knowledge/experience in resource mobilization is essential.
  • Languages:  Excellent command of English and good knowledge of another official language of the duty station.

  • Good knowledge in project formulation and experience in project management and implementation.
  • Good knowledge of the role and operations of the ILO and UN system activities for development and particular knowledge on the development processes of National policies and programmes
  • Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to justify requirements and approaches to problem resolution, and ability to negotiate.
  • Good computer applications skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to supervise staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult and work with multiple partners, including government, social partners and UN agencies and to foster cooperation and effective networks;
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and facilitate meetings and workshops;
  • Demonstrated ability in gender mainstreaming will be an added advantage.

 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the International Labour Organization in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 15th October 2019

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Fresher UN Associate Human Resources Officer Career Jobs - United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 19-Human Resources-RSCE-123911-F-Entebbe (M)
Grade: P2
Reports to: Chief of Unit

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Job Summary:  The Associate Human Resources Officer will be responsible for supporting a fully integrated and regulatory-compliant client services team as well as providing advice to managers and staff encompassing sub-functional specialties as appropriate, in relation to such as financial management, human resources planning, staffing aspects of budget for their service lines, policy, recruitment and placement, administration of entitlements, and staff development and career support and in ensuring that high client satisfaction is met and accountabilities are strengthened in line with the terms of reference of the Human Resources and Talent Management Unit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the determination and the timely implementation of benefits and entitlements of RSCE staff covering life and career events of the staff and non-staff members from pre-appointment to beyond separation;
  • Accountable for ensuring transparency, accuracy and assuring full compliance with Staff rules and regulations within the Client Services team;
  • Accountable for the integrity, transparency and equity of the management of RSCE resources, particularly the contracts, benefits, and entitlements management;
Advise RSCE staff members on Benefits and entitlements, staff rules and regulations, HR guidelines and promotes a collaborative and client-oriented approach, sharing knowledge and best practice;
  • Administer, certify and approve the processing of Benefits and Entitlements in full compliance with Staff Regulations and Rules and Financial Accountability Framework and has approval authority for non-discretionary decisions under the applicable rules;
  • Determine, verify and approve financial entitlements related to contracts such as appointment, reassignments, and ongoing entitlements;
  • Ensure accurate processing of financial entitlements to reduce recoveries, advances and ether exceptional payments;
  • Identify areas for improving HR processes and policies and developing the RSCE business requirements to maximize efficiency and simplify procedures;
  • Enhance work efficiency through constant evaluation and analysis of HR processes;
  • Supervise the work of the Client Support team members in carrying out all human resources administrative transactions including recruitment, selection, onboarding activities, maintenance of staffing tables, and processing of contracts;
  • Recommend, create and maintain knowledge management for human resources management;
  • Ensure that Umoja contains accurate and comprehensive coverage of benefits and entitlements;
  • Contribute to building staff learning and development programmes, and / or organizing its delivery;
  • Provide induction orientation and briefing to new staff members in the service lines;
  • Utilize United Nations HR systems such as an ERP (UMOJA), FSS, and/or INSPIRA for the processing of recruitment, entitlement or other human resources transactions.
  • Monitor and maintain the staffing table and position management databases (ERP and offline) of the RSCE, and provides advice / recommendations on the activities;
  • Liaise with the CHRO, the Specialist Support Team and the Staff Counselling and Welfare Team on all issues related to the human resources and talent management of staff in the RSCE;
  • Provide reports on the human resources transactional and staffing table / position management activities as required;
  • Monitors the maintenance of the human resources filing system;
  • Provides high quality, timely and accurate service to client missions as required;
  • Performed other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Associate Human Resources Officer job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human resources management, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related area. A first- level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A vocational certificate or diploma in Human Resources Management is desirable.
  • A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP); United Nations Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE); or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P) in the occupational group of finance, or related area.
  • At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and entitlements is required.
  • Experience with the use of HR systems such as an ERP (UMOJA), FSS, and/or INSPIRA, is desirable.
  • Experience in a United Nations Common System Organization is desirable.
  • Languages: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

  • Professionalism: Knowledge of human resources policies, practices, procedures, and tools and ability to apply them in an organizational setting; - Ability to identify issues, analyze and formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations on complex human resources policy and development issues;- Shows pride in work and in achievements; - Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; - Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; - Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; - Remains calm in stressful situations;- Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning & Organizing:- Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;- Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required;- Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work;- Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning;- Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;- Uses time efficiently
  • Client Orientation - Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 7th October 2019

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Program Manager Governance USAID Project Jobs - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

About USAID Project:
CRS is leading a consortium of 7 implementing and technical partners to run a five-year USAID/FFP funded $35 million program called Nuyok to build resilience to shocks, enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for vulnerable rural families in three districts of Karamoja - Abim, Nakapiripirit and Napak - which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126 households. At the end of the program, sustainable results will include empowered, resilient, healthy families; responsive, inclusive governance; and a vibrant private sector that engages smallholders at every level

Job Summary:  The Program Manager Governance will provide technical advice, support, and oversight to a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of governance in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to the Nuyok project teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ governance programming is in Uganda. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the development and contribute to the implementation of Nuyok strategies, standards, project plans, tools and best practices in governance that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments, and ensure linkages among related activities throughout the project cycle. Help ensure DFSA resilience approaches related to governance are aligned with the GoU guiding principles and milestones.
  • Provide technical solutions to project teams for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
  • Support capacity strengthening initiatives in governance programming for staff and partner organizations through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
  • Collect and analyze program data, prepare reports, capture and share lessons learned and best practices to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to the governance learning agenda.
  • Contribute to maintaining effective communication and good relationships with, government officials, traditional leaders, elected representatives, partner organizations, national, regional, and community level food security task force leaders.
  • Participate in relevant forums and knowledge networks to collect and share promising practices in the area of governance, promote CRS’ work in Uganda, and contribute to the CRS learning agenda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Program Manager Governance job should hold a Master’s degree in international development, public policy, political science, sociology, public administration, law, economics, anthropology, organizational development, or other related area.
  • At least five years of relevant work experience utilizing participatory assessment, mapping and planning tools with communities, government representatives and elected officials, ideally working with an international NGO.
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in governance standards and principles. General knowledge of gender equality principles and other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
  • Hands-on experience at the regional and local level in the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of participatory governance projects and activities. Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices.
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith- based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Personal Skills
  • Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills and an ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.
  • Energetic with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Demonstrated openness to change and the ability to manage complex situations Required/Desired Language:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English with ability to write technical reports. Karimojong is a plus Required Travel:
  • Around 40 to 50% within DFSA implementation areas in Karamoja
  • Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

How to Apply:
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – PROGRAMMANAGERGOVERNANCE

All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read.

Deadline: 14th October 2019

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Administrative and Human Resource Officer NGO Jobs - Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR Japan)

Organization: Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR Japan)
Project Title: Education Assistance for South Sudanese in Refugee Settlements, Northern Uganda
Duty Station:  Uganda
Salary Range (Gross): UGX 1,520,000-2,120,000 /=

About US:
Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR Japan) was founded in 1979 with a mission to help refugees from Indochina, and as a civil organization without any political, religious, or ideological affiliations. It has since then grown into an international NGO approved and registered by the United Nations. AAR Japan has five main pillars of activities; 1) emergency assistance, 2) assistance to persons with disabilities, 3) landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) action, 4) action against infectious diseases and 5) public awareness raising about global issues in Japan. Since the beginning, AAR Japan has operated in over 60 countries. Currently, we are active in 15 countries and areas, including 4 African countries namely Kenya, Zambia, Sudan, and Uganda. AAR Japan Uganda has been operational in Bidibidi, Imvepi Palorinya refugee settlements since September 2016 to support South Sudanese refugees.

Job Summary:  The Administrative and Human Resource Officer will provide service in the day-to-day delivery of responsive, effective, and efficient administrative and human resource related work in support of project operation in West Nile. The person will be based in Yumbe office, covering Yumbe office, as well as Imvepi field office in Arua district and Palorinya field office in Obongi district. The person may have business trips to Kampala and Arua.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate communication with all department of the office and external stakeholders as relevant. Send/ receive and distribute all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Process administrative transactions in support of both general office operations and project operations such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Compile and verify the data on the record in relation to general administration process (e.g. contact lists, employee leave plan, vehicle log sheets review, visitors’ book, attendance books, etc)
  • Arrange travel and logistics arrangements for staff and visitors to the office. Schedule and coordinate appointments. Provide logistical and communication support to event planning activities.
  • Handle procurement of office supplies and assist project teams in procurement of project goods and services.
  • Implement property management processes; such as property control record, distribution record, labeling, physical count. Manage office assets and project assets and ensure the asset register is up to date, accurate, arranged and with quality information in warehouse or storeroom.
  • Manage vehicle hire and logistics daily and monthly.
  • Manage public relation task and activity under instruction by the management.
  • Update personal staff files by managing contract, attendance, leave request and follow-up.
  • Support the management in the recruitment process and in the initial setup and orientation for new staff, and ensure the employees’ individual setting is up to date at monthly basis.
  • Assist the Finance and accounting department their administrative duty if necessary.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for AAR JAPAN Administrative and Human Resources Officer Job placement must hold a Bachelor's Degree in business administration or relevant field
  • Three years of experience in field of Administration and Human Resources in an NGO/Commercial sector.
  • Previous experience in administrative and human resource works
  • Experience in working with aid organizations
  • Ugandan citizen, residing in Uganda and able to station in Yumbe
  • Excellent PC literacy including word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheets (MS Excel)
  • Strong motivation to be part of an aid organization
  • Excellent at working as a part of the team, especially reporting to supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Respect punctuality
  • Solid drafting/reporting skills
  • Strong coordination and negotiation skills with stakeholders and problem-solving skills
  • Culturally sensitive and high level of diplomacy
  • High integrity, self-driven, able to work under challenging circumstances, and able to complete assignments with tight deadlines under minimal supervision.
  • Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Alur, Lugbara, Luo, Madi and other local languages widely spoken in West Nile region is an advantage.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications to or hand deliver their application to AAR Japan Yumbe Office (Note: Incomplete application shall not be considered.)

The Subject Name for the email shall be: “Admin and HR Officer_Your Full Name”
Cover Letter (Shall not exceed one A4 page). The title of the attachment shall be: “Cover Letter_Admin and HR Officer_Your Full Name”
Curriculum Vitae (CV). The title of the attachment shall be: “CV_Admin and HR Officer_Your Full Name”

Copy of academic and work certificates

Note: The candidature files will not be returned. Only shortlisted candidate shall be notified individually for further selection stage

Deadline: 9th October 2019 by 23:59

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