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No Experience UN Jobs - Information Management Interns - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:  The Field Operations and Emergency Unit, based in Kampala is working to launch regular emergency polls through the UCO’s U-Report mechanism to ascertain the level of risk perception and satisfaction with UNICEF’s humanitarian assistance. Through its AAP work, UNICEF’s aim is to better integrate its beneficiaries into the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of its activities as per the needs reported on the ground. As a result of these emergency polls, U-Report partners will be reporting data related to the questions asked. The results of this poll and its use requires immediate, additional temporary support to analyze data.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The key functions and accountabilities for this position are all in support to the Emergency Officer position within the Office of FOE and include:
Information Management
·        Support FOE to develop snapshots for internal and external purposes, develop maps to support UNICEF’s programming and that of our partners and build the capacity of the emergency team in Uganda to collect, record, collate and analyze data.
·        Maintain an archive electronically of useful tools, information, studies, publications etc.
Support the design and implementation of UNICEF’s data management strategy
·        Support FOE to review humanitarian planning and programme documents, identify the information and knowledge management needs in consultation with FOE and jointly propose innovative measures and activities to address identified needs and gaps.
Data analysis and mapping
·        Support FOE in providing data analysis received by partners, U-Report and other data inputs, for inclusion in humanitarian sitreps.
·        Support FOE in the analysis of data and information and perform data quality and consistency control, ensuring harmonization of humanitarian performance monitoring with the regular programme.
·        Leverage Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support FOE in mapping of geographic data management and the creation of dashboards on situation and results summary on regular basis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Information Management Intern job opportunity should be enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or be a recent graduate or have an advanced university degree in the relevant field. A BSC or MSC in computer science or related field such as information systems, information and communication technology, library or geographic sciences, or engineering highly desirable. Education in other areas will be considered with proven and relevant professional work experience.
·        Two years of relevant professional experience, in the field of data and information management systems and data analysis.
·        Knowledge and experience in using Adobe and ArcGIS are highly desirable.
·        Proven technical experience in development and use of innovative technology, particularly in the areas of data and GIS.
·        Proven professional experience is considered an asset.
·        Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is desirable.
·        UNICEF's Values: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
·        Functional competencies: Analyzing, Planning and Organizing, Applying Technical Expertise

 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 desiring to serve the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.


Deadline: 17th August 2020

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Database Administrator Job Careers - DFCU Bank



Job Title:
    Database Administrator
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager – Infrastructure Services

About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary:   The Database Administrator will design, install, administer, and optimize company databases, database management systems and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications and achieve specified server uptime. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations and developing processes and procedures for proper database management. Where applicable, the Database Administrator will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server farm.

This role is responsible for providing expert advice and support on the Banks database systems related undertakings.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop procedures for database operations, maintenance, security, archiving and recovery.
·        Support and monitor the Core Banking Systems database performance, availability, and uptime.
·        Provide substantive input to systems Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan and ensuring proper fail over setup plans.
·        Monitor and tune database performance as well as control user access and security.
·        Ensure functionality of databases and adherence of procedures by all users.
·        Plan for all database systems, storage/capacity requirements.
·        Analyze business application requirements and develop specifications for databases construction and maintenance.
·        Commission, install and test new applications and versions of database Management Systems (DBMS).
·        Create and maintain reporting systems using products such as crystal reports, etc.
·        Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
·        Support various projects teams.
·        Manage the operations of all corporate databases and data centers as per set policy & procedures.
·        Maintain up-to-date documentation of all corporate databases’ operations manuals and procedures.
·        Monitor the status of end-of-cycle activities including backups ensuring compliance with scheduled Critical Server Uptime.
·        Plan, organize and carry out routine maintenance according to agreed schedules and ensures satisfactory service levels with respective service providers.
·        Investigate problems with databases and end-of-cycle runs, ensure appropriate corrective action, or escalate problems as appropriate.
·        Monitor and report on the performance of end of cycle runs and provide explanations for any performance deviations with recommendations for the redress of any difficulties.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the dfcu Bank Database Administrator job placement must hold a University degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or Engineering from a reputable institution.
·        OCP, MCDBA, and Oracle PL/SQL and UNIX certification preferably HP-UX and LINUX will be desirable.
·        ITIL
·        Four years of working experience preferably with a financial institution in the area of Database Administration and Data Center Management.
·        Experience with multiple storage and backup subsystems.
·        Knowledge of Microsoft Server Operating Systems and UNIX i.e. SOLARIS & AS400.
·        Knowledge of SQL and database management Systems is a must.
·        Experience working with open source RDBMS e.g. MySQL.
·        Knowledge of shell scripting and other scripting languages like Perl, Python, PHP etc.
·        Advanced analytical & problem-solving skills.
·        Ability to work independently at any Group location in an IT support capacity.
·        Ability to quickly assess organizational needs relative to databases and data center problems.
·        Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in verbal discussions with users.
·        Good working knowledge of banking systems, operations, and processes.
·        Excellent presentation and organizational skills.
·        Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt and work cooperatively and effectively in different situations and teams to carry out assigned tasks.
·        Maintain a positive attitude under stressful conditions.
·        Disposition to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of the organization.
·        Team leadership experience.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 7th August 2020

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Fresher Finacle Database Administrator Job Vacancies - DFCU Bank


Job Title:    Finacle Database Administrator (Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Core Banking Systems Manager

About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary:    The Finacle Database Administrator will mainly maintain, administer, and optimize the core banking system and its related components (servers/services and databases) to achieve high performance of the various business applications, and achieve specified server uptime. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for proper database management. Where applicable, the Finacle Database Administrator will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server farm.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Run daily maintenance and EOD/EOM/EOY activities for the core banking, alerts, and treasury systems as per checklists.
·        Analysis and resolution of Finacle related issues which have been escalated from bank L1 support team during operations and maintain proper documentation/logs for resolution provided.
·        Co-ordinate with L3 support and product vendor in case of product bug/enhancement requirement and follow up with the vendor for early resolution and solution.
·        Provide alternate solutions while pending the final resolution to help the bank to continue with the business functions.
·        Connect24 and Finacle Integrator Support.
·        Carry out backups and restoration for core banking related systems.
·        Understand the Bank Policy and related product setup in Finacle in liaison with the bank core team for helping the bank in product setup.
·        Owning all core Banking calls assigned in the service plus system to carry out problem investigation and analysis, follow-up with the respective teams/Infosys and update the status with issue resolution and follow-up for closure.
·        Knowledge transfer to end users, L1 members through organized on job and off-job training.
·        Document all Customization-Modifications done to the Core Banking system for continuity.
·        Customization-Modification of existing Customizations, review of new customization requests, design, development, and deployment of the same in production upon business confirmation.
·        Provision of advisory services to the bank on the optimum use of Finacle product.
·        Periodic review and status reporting to the bank.
·        Schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products, upgrades, patches, or improvement to the Finacle product suite.
·        Gather system enhancement, data extract requests and reporting requirements from system users and work closely with the information technology team to develop detailed technical requirements and resulting specifications.
·        Maintain Core Banking systems performance by performing proactive system capacity and availability monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
·        Meet financial requirements by submitting information for budgets and monitoring expenses.
·        Ensure that Core Banking system and other Banking applications are in compliance with established IT policies, procedures, and standards.
·        Remain current with organization’s technology requirements and new developments in the IT industry.
·        Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the dfcu Bank Finacle Database Administrator job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or in a relevant field from a reputable university or college.
·        Certification in Oracle Database Administration preferred.
·        Finacle Core Banking Systems Training/Knowledge.
·        Knowledge of UNIX Operating Systems and Microsoft Server Operating Systems.
·        Proficient Knowledge of Oracle SQL/PLSQL and Database Management Systems is a prerequisite.
·        One to three years of technical experience supporting Finacle Banking Systems in medium to large organizations.
·        Advanced hands-on Finacle Systems skills.
·        Significant experience in Oracle databases and SQL.
·        Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 7th August 2020

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MEAL Officer Job Opportunity - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)


Job Title:   MEAL Officer
Organization: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda

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 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 anticipating funding from BMZ to implement the project: “Cross-border strengthening of the resilience of South Sudanese refugees and their host and return communities in Uganda and South Sudan” in Yumbe district. Duration: The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension to 3 years

Vacancies in the Project: Welthungerhilfe is looking for dynamic and team oriented staff who can work independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Project. The successful candidates will be based in the Welthungerhilfe – Yumbe Project Office in
Yumbe Town. The positions are to be filled by September 01, 2020.

Job Summary:  The MEAL 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 and support of MEAL Coordinator.
·       Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
·       Mainstream CHS /CRM (Core Humanitarian Standards and Complain Response Mechanism) in the project to enhance accountability.
·       Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure compliance with donor requirements and MEAL standards.
·       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.
·       Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Required:
·       The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation, or project planning and management.
·       Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Social Science, Information technology, Development studies or relevant field.
·       Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater
·       Very good knowledge and experience with both practical and theoretical data analysis and compilation.
·       At least three years of M&E work experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
·       Valid riding permit.
Desired:
·       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


How to Apply:
All 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.
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.

Deadline: 12th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Fresher Information Management Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Information Management Assistant  

Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

 

Job Summary:  The purpose of the Information Management Project Assistant position is to support the implementation of the day to day activities of the digital communication hub and assist the team in coordinating all related activities remotely in the field. The position ensures effective quality control, planning of activities, monitor implementation, provides advice and technical support in West Nile and makes sure that resources are used effectively.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Act as the Focal Point for NRC West Nile on the “Smart RRM initiative”.

·        Liaise with program manager, CC coordinator, M&E and specialist for the design of campaigns   (collection and dissemination of information) on digital platform.

·        Support the implementation of campaigns to ensure implementation according to plans and agreed   standards.

·        Guarantee information flow, storage and archiving of data.

·        Ensure the protection of data according to NRC’s standard requirement.

·        Provide quality control and oversight of the data that is being collected, and identifies and addresses errors in collection or input.

·        Provide training and support to NRC and partner staff on data capture, analysis, and use.

·        Liaise with other units on areas of common responsibility.

·        Support and contribute to the development of data management systems through documentation,   implementation, and coordination of standardized information   flows.

·        Produce detailed, relevant and high-quality qualitative and quantitative reports and alerts as requested.

·        Participate in documentation of the project for lessons learnt and provide inputs and feedback to NRC Global Smart RRM initiative team.

·        Compile relevant monthly reports as per project requirements.

·        Prepare workplan and ensure proper implementation by the information management assistants.

·        Provide capacity building as required to information management assistant.

·        Provide appraisal and development plans according to NRC’s policies.

·        Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.

·        Support in managing NRC digital communication hub in West Nile.

·        Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.

·        Ensure proper filing of documents.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Information Management Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

·        At least two years of experience working on information hub management.

·        Previous experience on managing information hubs.

·        Skills and knowledge on information management and IT (software and networks).

·        Experience working in a project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.  

·        Experience with community-based projects/activities.

·        Professional knowledge of IT and software management.

·        Skills in monitoring and evaluation would be beneficial.

·        Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

·        Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

 

Personal Qualities

·        Planning and delivering results

·        Empowering and building trust

·        Communicating with impact and respect

·        Handling insecure environment

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 12th August 2020

 

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