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United Nations UN WOMEN Jobs - Monitoring and Reporting Specialist


Organization: UN WOMEN
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Representative
Post Level: NO-C

About US:
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will be responsible for the planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the UN Women Uganda Programmes. The Monitoring and Reporting Specialist supervises and leads the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (ME&R) team in the Country Office and has a strong regular working relationship with the Regional Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting team. The Monitoring and Reporting Specialist also works in close collaboration with the Programme and Operations teams in the Country Office, UN M&E Group, ensuring successful implementation of the UN Women Uganda Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2020.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide technical support to the Uganda country programme planning:
  • Provide technical inputs to the annual work planning processes ensuring coordination with the recommended timelines and guidelines from Regional Office and Headquarters;
  • Coordinate the review of the Development Results Framework (DRF) and Operational Efficiency and Effectiveness Results (OEEF) plans (or other planning frameworks) and provide inputs for the revision of deliverables and delivery planning;
  • Develop the capacity of staff in the country office and implementing partners to have an understanding of Results Based Management (RBM) concepts and techniques;
  • Assess the adequacy of results based monitoring, review reporting arrangements by the country office and provide support to the country office to adopt improved Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) systems;
  • Provide feedback to project/programme design, including feedback on programme documents, theory of change and results matrices from a PME perspective, as necessary;
  • Ensure budgeting for PME, employ reviews of the programme documents; support identification of monitoring, review and evaluation needs during programmes/project planning.
Provide technical support to the monitoring of the country programme:
  • Provide technical inputs to the development of a monitoring and review framework and an annual monitoring and review plan, as necessary;
  • Compile data sources, employing collection and/or meta-analysis of monitoring data from the national data sources;
  • Develop monitoring and review guidelines, formats and tools;
  • Analyze project reports and synthesize the country office’s quarterly, six monthly and annual report;
  • Ensure timely delivery of all the reports to the donors and other partners as needed;
  • Support senior management in reviewing the delivery rate of the country programme against the budget and in preparing the spending plans;
  • Conduct/organize joint team reviews of the projects and programmes on a periodic basis to assess the progress against the agreed results/objectives, efficiency, effectiveness and needs for adaptation.
Provide technical support to donor reporting:
  • Maintain an information system for donor contract management, including tracking donor contracts, UN Women’s contractual obligations, other delivery requirements of the contract, grant tranches or installment schedules, reporting schedule and reporting requirements;
  • Provide technical support to the country office in preparation of the narrative and financial reports for the donor funded (cost-share funds) projects and in collaboration with the Deputy Representative take direct responsibility of their finalization before submission;
  • In close collaboration with the programme staff track the spending of the donor funds and prompt the Deputy Representative about seeking no-cost extension, as necessary.
Provide technical support to programme evaluation:
  • Offer support to the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation Strategy at country level;
  • Support planning, designing and implementation of evaluations and reviews including management of the evaluation/ review process;
  • Ensure that management responses to evaluations are drafted and implemented;
  • Provide technical support to the country office in the implementation of evaluation findings;
  • Organize and manage logistics of reviews and evaluations;
  • Represent UN Women in the UN Uganda Monitoring and Evaluation committee.
Serve as the focal person for the Fund for Gender Equality:
  • Keenly monitor the partners, review narrative and financial reports and provide written feedback, and support them in timely reporting to the Fund for Gender Equality.
Contribute to knowledge management:
  • Develop and expand knowledge management strategies, products and methodologies;
  • Manage the process of identifying and synthesizing of best practices and lessons learned that are directly linked to the monitoring and reporting of programmes and programme planning and contribute to their dissemination.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and quality planning processes;
  • Quality trainings to staff;
  • Timely monitoring and reporting advice;
  • Timely and quality reports;
  • Quality support to UNTF grantees;
  • Quality support to evaluation processes.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN WOMEN Monitoring and Reporting Specialist job opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Sciences, or related field. Additional certification in statistics, MIS management and Monitoring and Evaluation will be considered as an asset.
  • At least five years of professional experience in the field of rights based monitoring, evaluation and reporting;
  • Experience in the management of gender equality and women’s empowerment programmes or analytic work in gender and development, gender analysis and/or human rights;
  • Experience related to UN Women’s mandate and activities would be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must;
  • Knowledge of Luganda and other local languages spoken in Uganda is required;
  • Working knowledge with any of the official UN languages is an asset.

Core Values:
  • Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
  • Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and promote ethics and integrity by creating organizational precedents.
  • Organizational Awareness: Build support for the organization and ensure political acumen.
  • Development and Innovation: Support staff competence development, and contribute to an environment of creativity and innovation.
  • Work in teams: Build and promote effective teams. Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Communication and Information Sharing: Create and promote an environment for open and effective communication.
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others.
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Share knowledge across the organization and build a culture of knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Ensure fair and transparent decision-making processes and manage risk.

Functional Competencies
  • Ability to lead Programme Monitoring and Evaluation strategies, policies and its implementation;
  • Ability to lead results-based management and reporting;
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets;
  • Ability to implement new systems and effect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change;
  • Ability to advocate and provide policy advice;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong inter-personal and diplomacy skills;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Ability to take decision under pressure;

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.


Deadline: 29th June 2018

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2 No Experience Data Jobs - Accountability/Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Accountability/Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Accountability/Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for assisting the execution and implementation of various activities within the Monitoring and Evaluation unit. He/She provides general support to the unit that will ensure smooth implementation of various planned activities to ensure compliance with WV Uganda and Donor requirement regarding accounting and reporting for all commodities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensuring proper administering of M&E tools for the M&E Unit focusing on achieving the following results:
  • Preparation of field tools for Data collection.
  • Participate in field pre-testing of Data collection tools.
  • M&E tools are well administered according to set guidelines to randomly selected interviewees.
  • M&E tools used for Data collection properly tagged or serialized for easy tracked/trace.
  • M&E tools are administered to the selected interviewees who have been identified standardized sampling method.
  • Maintaining and collecting data and updating progress of work plan.
  • Undertake field trips to distribution points and commodity markets for purposes of data collection.
Ensuring proper filing of incoming and outgoing M&E documents of various activities within M&E Unit focusing on achieving the following results:
  • Documents of various activities are well filed in chronological manner for easy retrieval and references.
  • Documents of various activities are stored according to WV document storage policy for easy references and audit reviews.
  • Provision of secretarial duties for M&E unit, e.g. photocopying and printing of M&E tools.
Data entry and Analysis of M&E tools using different packages below
  • SPSS
  • EPI INFO
  • Excel, Word & Access
Ensuring the provision of general assistance to the M&E Unit to ensure smooth execution and implementation of various activities of M&E Unit focusing on achieving the following results:
  • Providing assistance in organizing various activities conducted by M&E Unit.
  • Providing assistance in arranging and scheduling of various activities within the M&E unit.
  • Assist in community sensitization and mobilization of various project activities aspects.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Accountability/Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any development discipline.
  • Basic knowledge in computer applications like MS Office.
  • Knowledge in Statistical analysis as well as packages likes SPSS is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in research or data management is also an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 24th June 2018

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Fresher NOC Engineer Job Opportunities - Roke Telkom Ltd


Job Title:      NOC Engineer
Organisation: Roke Telkom Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Roke Telkom Ltd. is a licensed Public Service Provider and Public Infrastructure Provider, with the Uganda Communications Commission dealing in Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) call termination and Wholesale Data, trading as Roke Telkom.

Job Summary:   The NOC Engineer will be responsible for providing shift based support ensuring maximum service availability and performance through effective communication, monitoring event and incident management on a 24/7/365 basis


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The NOC Engineer must hold a University degree (BSc) Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Telecommunications
  • Professional CCNA Certification
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in a telecoms environment
  • Possess networking knowledge
  • Customer service and end user support experience
  • Knowledge of bandwidth monitoring tools and systems such as Sandvine is an added advantage
  • Background in a telecoms environment is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All applications should be sent to telkomjobs@gmail.com indicating the position your applying for.

Deadline: 26th June 2018

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Head ICT Employment Opportunity - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)


Job Title:      Head ICT
Organization: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer(CEO)

About US:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively. UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to - carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets - Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields, amongst others.

Job Summary:   The Head ICT will provide leadership and operational oversight of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department and be accountable for planning, directing, organising, controlling and reporting on all departmental functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Planning
  • Create a vision for ICT within UEGCL, communicate it to employees, lead and motivate the team to achieve the vision.
  • Develop an ICT strategy which identifies the future direction of the use of technology within UEGCL to drive efficiencies and research options for ICT development.
  • Lead on developing, communicating and implementing organizational ICT policies and procedures in accordance with the ICT strategy, UEGCL Strategic plan, ICT legislation and best practice.
  • Develop, review, coordinate and monitor implementation and compliance to ICT Strategy, policies and procedures in line with UEGCL Strategic Plan, other company policies and industry standards.
  • Provide advice to UEGCL Top Management and the Board on the application and use of ICT to provide excellent services working closely with the Top management team to overcome business challenges with the use of technology.
  • Identify ICT solutions and opportunities to improve organisational performance. Evaluate company requirements, prepare and present proposals, design and deliver solutions to meet company objectives.
  • Continuously carry out Information systems, information security and ICT research and developments, scoping for emerging innovative technologies and industry trends and advise management on best solutions to adopt.
Project Management
  • Be a champion of change, optimising current IT solutions whilst promoting innovative solutions to operational challenges
  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities. Prepare and implement project plans to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Control and manage the project resources and budget.
Supplier Management
  • Support procurement, negotiation, management and monitoring of contracts for ICT services provided by third parties ensuring effective service delivery.          
  • Manage the relationships with contractors and suppliers
  • Manage IT vendors and service providers and monitor contracts and agreements to ensure that all parties meet their obligations and the Company’s interests are taken care of.
Leadership and Management
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of UEGCL’s corporate strategies, annual project plans, policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective management of staff and resources promoting team building and collaborative working to deliver the corporate plan
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor development or customisation, implementation and support of Information Systems and technologies in line with business requirements.
  • Proactively identify risks that are ICT related, plan, review and manage appropriate actions for a suitable internally controlled environment, including systems security, disaster recovery and coordinate business continuity activities for all ICT Systems and Infrastructure.
  • Initiate staff IT literacy programmes and coordinate provision of user support to ensure quality and optional utilisation of ICT Investments.
  • Manage the performance and development of ICT department staff in line with HR policies, Top Management and Board decisions.
  • Regularly provide clear, concise and logical reports to the Board, Committees, the Chief Executive Officer, Management Teams and key stakeholders as required.
Financial Management
  • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Monitor ICT budgets ensuring that spending is appropriate and aligned to the company strategic plan.
  • Coordinate ICT investments, acquisitions and ensure optimal resource allocation, in line with UEGCL procurement and disposal policies.
Data Protection
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation as applicable to IT usage.
  • Ensure that an adequate plan for disaster recovery and carrying out back-ups of the organisation’s data is maintained and is effectively implemented;
Other Duties: Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time       


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) Head ICT job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or associated discipline from a recognized university.
  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science (or related IT discipline), Management or Business Administration.
  • IT Industry certifications i.e. MSCE, MSCA, CCNP, CCNA, MCP, CISM
  • Certificate in Project Management is an added advantage.
  • Eight years of experience in Information Technology of which 5 years should have been in a managerial role in a large and busy service organisation.           
  • Additional Skills: In addition to the experience and educational requirements listed above
  • Show a comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies and how they can be applied to the business
  • Ability to recognise business opportunities and present a clear strategic vision of how technology can be applied to achieve success
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to explain complex IT information clearly to ‘lay’ managers and other stakeholders
  • Highly proactive and motivated
  • Proven track record at senior level of leading staff within an IT environment Successful track record of implementation with delivery on time and to budget
  • Leading change in an IT environment
  • Developing, implementing and managing strategies and plans aligned to key business objectives
  • Contract management, negotiation and monitoring
  • Developing a proactive service
  • Effective working within teams and individually
  • Develop effective partnership working within the Association and with other stakeholders. Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to utilise and manage complex IT systems.
  • Ability to write and present reports to Top Management and the Board
  • Good negotiating skills Ability to make decisions
  • Proven track record of managing and motivating staff
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level of integrity
  • Age: Below 45 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: jobsuegcl@uegcl.co.ug (Attach all documents as one pdf and please indicate the position title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 28th June 2018

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Chief Product Officer Employment Opportunity - SafeBoda


Organisation: SafeBoda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
SafeBoda is a startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers. And we think we have a shot to build a very valuable tech company in the process. SafeBoda is growing fast with our mobile app in terms of completed rides in Kampala, Uganda. We are venture backed with investors from Silicon Valley, UK, Africa and Asia and we have high ambitions to scale our solution rapidly across East and West Africa.

Job Summary:  Product management at SafeBoda leads the integration of engineering, data science, and design to achieve the company's vision for mobility in cities in Africa. You are responsible for shaping the product roadmap, developing the product positioning and owning the growth strategy for the product. You will work with and energize the team to deliver highly impactful product development. We are looking for entrepreneurial and passionate Head of Product to innovate and execute across a rapidly growing, fast paced company and industry.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Three years of experience in product management, development and design, delivering highly successful and innovative products
  • Have an understanding of computer science and agile development methodologies
  • Focused on building businesses, not simply features. Entrepreneurial experience building and leading businesses, including ownership and optimization of business performance metrics
  • You are excited to become a master of our product, have great knowledge of our market, customers and competition
  • Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work with in a team with a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and skills
  • Possess strong data analysis skills. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders.
  • Exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
  • Strong undergraduate degree (or higher) with demonstrated strong academic performance
  • Excitement for SafeBoda and what we are trying to achieve
  • Responsibilities
  • Lead all dimensions of product development visioning, long-term roadmapping, daily prioritization, feature design, development, and testing.
  • Be the CEO of the product – make the tough calls. Support the development team and hold them accountable.
  • Manage and lead a growing team and work with the CTO to steer product development.
  • Oversee the product testing and iteration with a strong focus on user-centred-design. This means understanding the customer needs and being the voice of the customer.
  • Communicating with stakeholders on the product, its development, performance, opportunities.

How to Apply:
All candidates should share their updated CVs/resumes to alastair@safeboda.com and we can setup a time to chat.

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