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4 Fresher Data Clerk US NGO Jobs - Food for the Hungry (FH)


Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to respond to human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

Job Summary: The Data Clerks will be capturing information into all register at the health facilities and in the computer databases for effective record keeping. Daily responsibilities include: Organizing files, collecting data from client to the to be entered into the computer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Enter data and update all registers in ensuring that they are completely fill with all indicators; INR, MCHN, TSFP, HMIS 105 and other primary data collection tools.
·        Maintains data entry requirements by following project's data management techniques and procedures.
·        Verifies data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data; combining data from multiple sources when needed; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
·        Enters new and updated information in a timely manner, in alignment with the schedule determined by the facility team leader and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning officer.
·        Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
·        Processes and validates source documents by reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; resolving inconsistencies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the facility team leader and Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer for resolution.
·        Work with facility team leader draw a plan and Inform families about planned nutrition activities.
·        Work with other Community Nutrition Workers to plan and conduct monthly growth monitoring activities.
·        Make home visits to follow up sick and malnourished children for proper documentation and also collect data for example records on sick and malnourished children identified in growth monitoring and mother.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree/Diploma in: Statistics, Biostatistics, Quantitative Economics, Education, Social work, Health, Nutrition, or any other approved field of study from a recognized university. Training in Monitoring and Evaluation, records management is an added advantage.
·        A minimum of two (2) years' practical field experience working with complex data entries, Participation in surveys and project evaluation activities.
·        Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.
·        Knowledge of the local language (Acholi/Luo) is a MUST.
·        Track record in conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection
·        Experience in household based baseline survey or research exercises,
·        Excellent and demonstrated understanding of ethical issues in research, including gender issues
·        Strong quantitative data entry and analysis skills and experience in using statistical analysis software
·        Good computer skills with knowledge in using Tablets and proven documentation skills.
·        Excellent written and oral communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, ability to interpret sponsor written documents

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda

Email to: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org 

Deadline:   10th December 2019

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Database Administrator Job Opportunities - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)


Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary:  The Database Administrator will plan and develop  a  database  ensuring  the  performance,  integrity  and  security  of  all  institution’s  application  databases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        Plan,  design,  develop/customise  and  install  enterprise  databases  in  order  to  make  them  fit  for  purpose.
·        Maintain  database  integrity  by  ensuring  database  parameters,  objects  and  access  are  standardised  and  managed.
·        Maintain  database  security  by  ensuring  security  plans  and  measures  are  laid  out  and  followed.
·        Monitor database performance by  calculating  optimum  values  for  database parameters.
·        Maintain  business  continuity  preparedness  for  enterprise  databases  by implementing  disaster  recovery  procedures.
·        Perform  system  database  integrations  to  introduce  new  innovative  business channels  by  ensuring  an  end  to  end  integration  with  third  party  systems.
·        Introduce  new  technology  tools  and  applications  that  enable  accommodation  of  changing  business  requirements.
·        Planning,  sizing  installation  and  configuration  of  enterprise  database  management  systems  on  new  server  installations  during  primary  disaster  recovery  and  staging  environment  setups.
·        Writing  database  documentation,  including  data  standards,  procedures  and definitions  for  the  data  dictionary  and  capacity  planning.
·        Budget for  new  installations,  licensing.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The ideal candidate for the Pride Database Administrator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s  degree  in  Computer  Science,  or  any  related  field.
·        Certifications  in  Microsoft  certified  database  administrator  (MSCDBA)  or  Oracle  database,  Microsoft  SQL.
·        A minimum of three years of working  experience  in  a  busy  ICT  environment  preferably  within  a  banking  institution.
·        Age Limit: 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 18th December 2019

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Network Engineer Job Vacancies - DFCU Bank


Job Title:   Network Engineer 
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: 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 Network Engineer will be responsible for managing, planning, designing, implementation, monitoring and maintenance for the bank’s Local and Wide Area Networks with the aim of ensuring efficient and effective operational performance, Data Security, capacity and network availability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Networks configurations control and management.
·        Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
·        Responsible for Network Systems High Availability & Disaster recovery readiness.
·        Bank IT Data Networks Security by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
·        Networks Capacity planning, optimization and management.
·        Monitoring of Bank IT Networks uptime and performance assurance.
·        Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information and managing projects.
·        Leading Network Systems Incident, problem & requests management.
·        Carry out preventive and reactive maintenance on all network and communication equipment.
·        Conduct active penetration tests and discover vulnerabilities in the network to prevent external intrusion into the dfcu network.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the DFCU Bank Network Engineer job must hold a  Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or their equivalent from a reputable university or college.
·        CISCO certification in networking (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, ISE, others).
·        Advanced support skills for CISCO Networks and telecommunications technologies.
·        Certification or knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Oracle Systems, Virtual Server technologies (e.g. VMWARE), A+
·        3-4 years working experience in a busy WAN /LAN environment, which experience must include configuring switches, routers and firewalls.
·        Good analytical, diagnostic and communication skills.
·        Ability to manage third party contractors.
·        Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence; speak clearly to third parties and employees.
·        Ability to solve complex analytical challenges and make recommendations based on analysis.
·        Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt and work co-operatively and effectively in different situations whilst maintaining a positive attitude under stress conditions.
·        Disposition to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of the organization.
·        Analytical Thinking & Complex Problem solving
·        Planning and Organization.
·        Achievement Orientation – set and meet aggressive commitments for self and others.
·        Critical judgement and decision-making; define issues and focus on achieving workable solutions to obstacles.
·        Good communicator – presents ideas effectively, clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
·        Self-development – pursues positive change in self and organization and drives own personal development plan.


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 & A level) to the email address indicated below;
 Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 5th December 2019

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Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts. 
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.


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UN Data Analysis and Reporting Specialist Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: IC/003/01/19
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice IC/003/2019
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Comprehensive report for 2019:
·        Analysis methodology and workplan (by end January 2020)
·        Outline of report (by mid-February 2020)
·        Report including detailed content analysis, findings and recommendations to be presented to UNHCR for review, feedback and finalization within agreed timeline (draft report by 31 March 2020 for review and feedback by UNHCR, final report by 15 April 2020)
·        Meeting to present and discuss findings and conclusions with senior management and other stakeholder
Monthly reporting:
·        Ensure that FRRM data is consolidated on a monthly basis from all different sources.
·        Ensure that all FRRM cases are classified according to their content and work towards automating the process.
·        Design and implement automated content analysis monthly reports highlighting all the trends through an AGD lens.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Data Analysis and Reporting Specialist job placement must hold a University degree in information technology, demography, statistics, social sciences, data science, gender studies or any related area
·        At least four years of relevant work experience in data analysis and writing high quality analytical reports and research products. If holder of post-graduate university degree, minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience.
·        Proven experience in gender and/or protection analysis, gender and protection mainstreaming, and age and gender sensitive, responsive and transformative programming is a must.
·        Experience in inclusive programming in humanitarian or development context is a must
·        Knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian community.
·        Ability to formulate Information Management-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
·        Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.

Desirable
·        Second-level university degree (e.g. statistics) - desirable
·        Experience working with refugees desirable

Competencies
·        Excellent analytical skills.
·        Advanced skills in Microsoft excel and other statistical analysis software/s.
·        Excellent word processing skills
·        Ability to review and analyse data and produce high quality visual graphics representing data sets.
·        Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
·        Knowledge of UNHCR’s work and mandate;
·        High level of integrity and respect for values and principles of UNHCR
·        Demonstrate the highest level of commitment to and respect for persons of concern to UNHCR, partners and colleagues in all aspects of work and ensure that personal professional behavior is of the highest standard.
·        Knowledge of or willingness to learn about UNHCR’s Age, Gender and Diversity Policy.
·        Experience producing advocacy products and reports for UN or other humanitarian agencies.
·        Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a diverse and multi-cultural team environment      
·        Ability to work in stressful situations.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 10th February 2020

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