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Several No Experience Fresh Graduate MTN Graduate Development Program 2020 Jobs - MTN Uganda


Organization: MTN Uganda
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.

About MTN Global Graduate Programme:
This programme will provide you with an accelerated career path and the opportunity to genuinely make a difference in your community. Through this programme we will grant you high-level business exposure from day one where you will have an opportunity to experience rotations in different areas of our organisation. This challenging and rewarding adventure will see you work alongside some of the industry’s leading experts where you will develop future solutions that will shape not only the future of our customers but yours too.

The MTN Global Graduate Development Programme combines both formal development in partnership with Duke Corporate Education and the MTN Global Leadership & Career team, as well as on-the-job development through placement into strategically aligned roles. The formal component includes modules at MTN’s 3 regional learning centres, located in South & East Africa, West Africa, and the Middle East. The blended learning experiences will include critical experiences, immersive experiences coupled with coaching and mentorship.

Professional areas available:
Business Intelligence: Business Intelligence in MTN is one of the most important departments that provide analytics and MIS enablement to the rest of the business functions. The Business Intelligence team is the custodian of all data analytics, business reporting and market research actions that help every single business vertical like Sales, Marketing, Mobile Financial Services to be able to monitor and measure their business performances and plan their strategic and tactical goals for the future. This team of analytics experts continuously strive to provide better visibility, deeper insights and closer knowledge about our customers’ choices and preferences thus ensuring MTN deliver meaningful products, promotions and value for money tariff offerings. From developing simple performance reports to building complex data models or deploying analytical capabilities of tomorrow like BIG DATA platforms, MTN Business Intelligence team is the team that makes them happen.

Customer Value Management: Customer Value Management (CVM) is the practice of maximizing customer profitability and value creation over the lifetime of the customer. CVM evolved from CRM (Customer Relationship Management) with a greater focus on revenue and profitability. The discipline is strongly reliant on big data analytics, market research and customer experience philosophy to inform the strategy, plans and activities that help businesses derive greater lifetime value and profit from customers. CVM is much more than just technology and data-driven marketing: it is an injection of scientific principles into business management, supported by technology. CVM is a critical function for any business who wants to generate value from customers and monetize customer data.

Digital Services: Today the mobile phone is perhaps the single most omnipresent device and accessory in the lives of our customers; no longer used just for making calls but for shopping, entertainment, banking, etc. Indeed under digital services we take advantage of emerging technologies to build mobile applications and services that leverage our high-speed internet to enrich the MTN value proposition by allowing customers to do more with their Mobile devices. There has never been a more exciting time than now to tap into the Innovation DNA of MTN to me the lives of our customers brighter.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicants for the MTN Uganda Graduate Trainee should hold a a 1st class or Upper Second university degree completed not later than 2018.
·        The degree should be attained in these disciplines: BSc. Actuarial Sciences, BSc. Digital Marketing, BSc. Mathematical Sciences, BSc. Statistics and BSc. Marketing
·        The applicants should be energetic and enthusiastic individuals
·        Age: 20 – 26 years

How to Apply:
All fresh graduates interested in the MTN Uganda Graduate Trainee program should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 15th February 2020

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Entomology Field Assistant Job Vacancies - Abt Associates


Job Title:     Entomology Field Assistant
Organization: Abt Associates
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order I. Task Order 1 supports the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID in planning and implementing an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2010, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt will also continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Update available databases and perform data entry of all entomology field assessments and respond to data entry needs and requirements as guided by the project.
·       Perform regular entomology data cleaning to ensure data quality.
·       Participate in data collection and verification processes of entomology data.
·       Responsible for verifying daily data-backups and proper filing and storing of both electronic and paper-based entomological data.
·       Make follow up of data errors with field team and the Entomology Field Coordinator.
·       Prepare weekly reports and submit to the Entomology Field Coordinator. Work closely and provide feedback to the M&E team (Database Manager, M&E •Coordinator and M&E Manager with regard to data entry.
·       File all paper forms by geographical area and date in binders after data entry. •Ensure the safety and correct use of the equipment issued.
·       Review the data collection tools and ensure that each of the district data is filed as per the filing requirements.
·       Perform any other project duty assigned by Abt Associates.


Qualifications, Skills and Experiece:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree/Diploma such as Education, Computer science, Information technology or other relevant discipline is required.
·       At least three years of progressive experience performing M&E tasks and assignments.
·       Experience performing data quality assurance.
·       Experience in data entry.
·       Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to coordinate well with personnel within and outside the project, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision,
·       Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint
·       Experience working with DHIS2 is an added advantage.
·       Experience working in international development programs desirable.
·       English language fluency

How to Apply:
 All candidates should send applications to VCUganda_Recruiting@pmivectorlink.com  with the position tide in the subject line of the email.

Documentation required to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, biodata form, payslip from the most recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact information of at least 3 references we can contact must include email addresses and phone numbers). Candidates selected for an interview will be sent a more detailed job description in advance of the interview. Applications that de pot follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification,

Deadline: Wednesday, 29th January 2020

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MEAL Officer


Job Title:    MEAL Officer
Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of the youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is currently implementing the project: Capacity Building of local WASH structures and Improving Sanitation and Hygiene in Bidibidi Yumbe district.

Job Summary:  The M&E Officer will support the Project Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance results in all sectors.
·        Work closely with Project team to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.
·        Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
·        Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
·        Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project implementation.
·        Establish and manage a database, assist in data analysis and supervise regular data collection.
·        Facilitate learning processes among staff by providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on lessons learnt.
·        Conduct regular project site visits and provide detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.
·        To collaborate with the Project Management unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative reports.
·        To work with other members of the team, as need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures.
·        Contribute to all project planning activities.

Note: - The role of the MEAL officer cannot be limited to the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the WHH humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be addressed accordingly. Therefore, she/he will be required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other duties, as and when required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and management.
·        Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Social Science, Information management, Development studies or relevant field.
·        At least two years of M&E work experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
·        Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater.
·        Very good knowledge and experience with both practical and theoretical in data analysis and compilation.
·        Experience in working independently and result oriented.
·        Very good communication skills both oral and written.
·        Good command of English and knowledge of local language is desirable
·        Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        Valid riding permit.

Work conditions: The position is based in Yumbe but with travel to Welthungerhilfe country office in Kampala and other project locations. The work start date is 10th February 2020.

Duration: Six months with possibility of extension depending on the availability of funding.

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de. Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 24th January 2020 by 5:00pm

Job applicant's privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.

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Head of Systems


GOAL is currently seeking to hire a competent person to join our Uganda team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an extremely dynamic International NGO and to use your skills. If you are familiar with working within the international development aid sector and have a strong background in the areas mentioned, then you are the one we are looking for!

Head of Systems

About the Role: As the Head of Systems, you will be reporting to the Country Director and you will be leading the logistics, procurement, IT, safety and security and administration departments, with a dotted line from the Field Managers to ensure support systems meet the demands placed on them. Significant focus will lie on developing the capacity of the above-mentioned departments, with an emphasis on ensuring compliance with GOAL and donor rules and regulations and resolution of audit issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
The key responsibilities of the role will be:
Logistics
·        Overall supervision and oversight of logistical operations in Kampala and across all field offices: including procurement/supply chain, stores, inventory and asset management, premises, security and fleet management;
·        Ensure that there is an effective system in place for asset management and replenishment planning;
·        Ensure that there is an effective system in place for contract management and renewal;
·        Ensure that the GOAL logistics services, and transport fleet serves the needs of the programme;
·        Ensuring that quality logistics reports are produced and submitted on time, with regular review and feedback on improvements to reporting tools and processes;
·        Ensure logistical operations are aligned with GOAL Logistical Manual and with Donor requirements.
Procurement
·        Manage the provision of goods and services for the country office and projects following established GOAL procedures regarding sub-contract review and awarding of contracts, evaluate for cost effectiveness and manage the negotiations in connection with eventual agreements;
·        Improve cost-effectiveness through use of framework contracts, procurement plans and improved coordination of programme activities, purchasing and transport;
·        Regular procurement meetings / procurement trackers and timelines ensuring regular coordination between procurement and programmes;
·        Effective management of contracts with timely payments (reconciliation of payments with underlying documents);
·        Guide, review, monitor and audit procurement transactions to ensure value of money and adequate specifications of items procured, as well as in areas such as code of conduct, ethics, fraud prevention and government procurement compliance.
Security
·        Ensure there is timely communication of security advisories so that senior management and staff are informed on safety and security related issues and ensure that they are kept informed of all security developments and are in a position to take appropriate action when required;
·        Ensure that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to maximize the safety and security of all GOAL staff and that these systems and procedures are adhered to at all times;
·        Ensure that safety and security is mainstreamed into all areas of planning and operations;
·        Support in timely review of security SSEPs and SOP procedures;
·        Ensure full compliance with SSEP and SOP procedures on security of staff and office premises;
·        Liaise with HQ-based and Regional Security Advisor or his/her designated staff member on all security matters.
IT
·        Ensure that the IT planning reflects programme priorities;
·        Ensure support and oversight by IT team for IT related issues including adherence to IT guidelines;
·        Liaise with Dublin IT support in relation to IT maintenance and IT equipment management and formatting;
·        Ensure that regular back-ups and virus checks are carried out;
·        Ensure all IT components (hardware, software, data, processes and people) maintain pace with changes in technology.
Financial
·        Prepare and manage the overall core cost budgets and equipment budgets for the country programme ensuring consultation with and contribution from field teams;
·        Coordinate with the Country Finance Team to ensure that field core cost budget management tools are provided for review and management;
·        Facilitate coordination between system departments and the finance department including monthly finance / logs meetings;
·        Participate in the development of proposal budgets ensuring sufficient funding is secured for equipment and support functions to enable the successful delivery of programmes;
·        Ensure organisational compliance to donor policies and guidelines.
Staff Management
·        Ensure performance evaluations are completed for Logistics, Procurement and IT staff;
·        Agree with direct reports monthly and longer term objectives for his/her department and review on a monthly basis their achievement based, in part, upon agreed performance indicators;
·        Provide direct reports with reasonable support and supervision as required to assist with the implementation of their work and to ensure that targets are being achieved;
·        Support direct reports to work with other functions and programmes to coordinate and link work across the country programme;
·        Build the capacity of and manage staff in the logistics/procurement and IT departments in accordance with the HR Policy, and ensure the highest standards of ethics, accountability and professionalism.
Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
·        Working with the CD and the Senior Management Team (SMT) identify areas requiring development and set out priorities and plans for meeting them;
·        Support policy development and implementation in systems, working with the respective leads;
·        Support the ongoing development and implementation of Logistics, Procurement, IT systems to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation;
·        Act as the Data Privacy Focal Person for GOAL Uganda in coordination with HQ and ensure that the country programme is fully compliant and in adherence to relevant data privacy policies including GDPR;
·        Liaise with Dublin on development of policies within head office and the field, sharing information in order to encourage the development of systems that are valuable for all parts of the organization.
Representation and Communication
·        Ensure the team leaders (finance, logistics, programmes etc), are appraised of all activities designated to their responsibility and any difficulties that may arise though regular meetings both formal and informal with management and staff;
·        Ensure that GOAL is legally registered with appropriate bodies at national and district level and that GOAL develops and maintains effective working relationships with local government officials, leaders and the community;
·        Represent GOAL in inter-agency meetings and working groups on systems issues to ensure GOAL’s interests are reflected in activities related to logistics, procurement, IT and security.
·        Liaise closely with the CD, FC and programmes team to ensure that adequate resources are budgeted for when planning new programmes;
·        Serve as the security focal point counterpart for GOAL Uganda in support of the Country Director
·        Deputise for the CD when requested.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        10 years’ experience managing logistics, procurement, IT and administration with 5 years at a senior management level
·        Master’s in Business Administration with training in Logistics, Procurement and Security
·        Excellent understanding of key donor rules and regulations and implementation of strong compliance and control framework
·        Experience in operational support to proposal budget development and planning
·        Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, timetable activities and oversee staff work with a strong ability for budget control and financial management skills
·        Demonstrated ability to mentor and build capacity within diverse teams
·        Excellent staff management and personnel skills
·        Excellent critical thinking and strategic analysis skills.
·        Good skills in systems development and documentation e.g. experience of ISO systems

Safeguarding
·        Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL
·        Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:
·        Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
·        Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our Programming area.
·        Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

About GOAL
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development Programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

General description of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and Nutrition programing); and a market-based systems approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission.

GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 100 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €8.7 million (2018). GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors who include Mastercard, charity: water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.

Remuneration Package and Benefits: Our package includes a competitive salary, health insurance cover for up to 3 dependents, comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover, terminal benefits equivalent to one month for each completed year of service and our working hours provide for a half day on Fridays.  GOAL promotes a learning and development environment with training & study opportunities aligned to our staff development policy.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1 character reference), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie  indicating the title for the position applied for in the subject line by 23rd January 2020.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.

Deadline: 23rd January 2020

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10 Data Entry Jobs - Office Editors - Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)


Organisation: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Statistician - BEC
Job Ref: UBOS/BEC/OE/20

About US:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct The Baseline Education Census (BEC) 2020.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Run tables and check for inconsistencies in the data
·        Edit and code questionnaires.
·        Validate the data, sort and batch questionnaires.
·        Write field reports and check errors in the collected data.
·        Monitoring coverage and providing online support to the field staff.
·        Ensure consistency of data collected.
·        Test the Tabulation Plan for the EBC Analytical Report.
·        Closely work with the field supervisors to ensure high quality of the data collected.
·        Carry out office editing, review and edit the data sets to identify and rectify any field related errors.
·        Submit duly completed questionnaires to the statistician in charge of the


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicants for the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Office Editor jobs should at least hold a Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related field, with Credit in Mathematics and English at O level.
·        At least three to four years experience in data management
·        Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage.
·        Computer literacy
·        Strong numerical and analytical skills
·        Good inter-personal skills.
·        Strong communication skills.
·        Leadership and team dynamics skills; and
·        Presentation skills
·        Should be physically fit and able to walk long distances
·        Knowledge of data management programmes like STATA or CsPRO is a MUST

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online through our application system at the link below.


NB:
·        Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
·        All applicants must attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).
·        Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in documents shall be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 24th January, 2020 by 5pm.

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