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3 Regional Communications Officer NGO Jobs - Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network


Job Title:        Regional Communications Officer (3 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

Duty Station: Eastern, Western and Northern Uganda

Reports to: Communications Manager


About US:

The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) is a neutral, non-partisan mechanism that mobilizes women and youth to promote peaceful and democratic electoral processes. The WSR also promotes the enhanced participation of women in peace building in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.


Founded by The Angie Brooks International Centre in Liberia, the WSR was first implemented in 2011 during the presidential elections in Liberia. It has, since then, been replicated in Uganda in 2016 and in other African countries including Senegal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. It has been acknowledged as an effective mechanism for promoting peaceful elections by the United Nations Security Council and by the African Union, which requested that the WSR be implemented in all African elections.


The WSR involves all electoral stakeholders in consultative engagements to ensure peace before, during and after elections. It includes a physical Situation Room where women are involved in advocacy for peace; political and legal analysis of the situation; and interventions that may include mediation to avert conflict.


The overall objective of the WSR Uganda 2021 is to promote the full and active participation of women and youth in ensuring peaceful elections and to contribute to the strengthening and refinement of the WSR mechanism for ensuring peace in African elections. The Women’s Situation Room Uganda will be hosted by Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); with the Women’s International Peace Centre serving as the WSR Secretariat.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Communications Manager, the Regional Communications Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Contribution to the development and implementation of WSR Communications Strategy
  • Contribution of content to the WSR website and social media platforms through the National Communications Officer
  • Support to the Communications Manager and National Communications Officer in the conduct of a proactive media campaign of advocacy for peaceful elections in the region
  • Ensuring effective internal communications across all WSR stakeholders in the region
  • Contribution to the production of communications and knowledge products of the WSR
  • Writing impact stories on WSR activities in the region
  • Liaison with the National Communications Officer, in the management and sharing of appropriate information on the activities of the WSR, in line with WSR procedures
  • Liaison with the WSR Eminent Women, Youth Peer to Peer Peace Advocates, Women Peace Advocates, WSR Election Observers and other stakeholders in the region.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Communications, Information Management, Journalism, or relevant field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Gender, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Reconciliation is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in communications, advocacy, research and information.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills across a range of communications formats and platforms
  • Knowledge of and solid experience in using a range of standard IT software.
  • Languages: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local languages spoken in the region is an asset.


Core Values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Fairness




How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to:


The Executive Director,

Plot 1 Martyr’s Garden B,

Minister’s Village, Ntinda,

Kampala, Uganda


Any inquiries should be submitted through the email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.


Deadline: 20th September 2020


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Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk NGO Jobs - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:     Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk

Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Coordinator Planning Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting


About US:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


Job Summary:   The role of the Monitoring and Evaluation Clerk to help URCS strengthen its monitoring and evaluation systems and practices and generate evidence based feedback for project planning and policy formulation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement in collaboration with the PME&R Department and project staff data collection such as Rapid Market Assessment, Monthly price monitoring   surveys, Cash post distribution monitoring, KAP surveys, Needs assessment, baseline and end line surveys, coverage surveys for disaster preparedness and response;
  • Coordinate implementation of M&E tools, including training and support for relevant project staff and volunteers on M&E, data collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques and support data analysis and usage;
  • Support project in establishing a community-based gender sensitive Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system with quality data controls using ICT4D and strengthen capacity where needed;
  • Ensure the collection of good quality data in order to reflect the progress of programming by supervising enumerator teams and data clerks;
  • Assisting with the translation of relevant documents and their dissemination;
  • Properly filing and maintaining all M&E documents;
  • Assist the project to Develop its Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and Plan;
  • Assist to develop result specific monitoring and evaluation framework in consultation with project staff/ volunteers, District Coordination Committees, Office of the Prime Minister and other stakeholders; 9. Based on the framework develop simple and user category wise monitoring format and its guidelines to be used in monitoring process;
  • Assist to implement the M&E framework, guidelines and other tools;
  • Assist to develop reconstruction program wise process, output, outcome and impact level indicators for progress monitoring;
  • Assist in the preparation of an annual monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science, Social Sciences BUT with professional qualifications in either Project planning and management or monitoring   and evaluation;
  • Training in cash transfer programming and emergencies or relief operations/ Disaster Risk Reduction will be an added advantage;
  • Some experiences in planning, M&E or implementation of humanitarian and development projects.
  • Analytical skills;
  • Data analysis and reporting skills
  • Basic knowledge of M&E principles
  • High professional and personal integrity;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, public speaking and presentation Budgeting and budget control
  • Ability to work both independently collaboratively in a team;
  • Organizational skills and the ability concurrently handle multiple assignments
  • High level of financial discipline and integrity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;
  • Strong Interpersonal skills;
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communication skills.


How to Apply:

Please send your filled application form, Download Here and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.




Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 28th September 2020


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ICT Specialist Jobs - Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL)


Job Title:        ICT Specialist

Organization: Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head Human Resources & Organizational Development


About US:

Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL) is a Ugandan organization providing 3rd & 4th Party Logistics services, health commodities and medical devices to organizations that are futuristic.


Job Summary:  The ICT Specialist will maintain the company's IT environment and network resources, support equipment/asset and inventory management, Improve the efficiency of IT resource use, implement and monitor the company's ICT standards, promote user awareness and train users in the use of ICT resources.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the process automation vision of the company; recommend or develop applications and systems that will help optimize user satisfaction.
  • Manage the installation, configuration and customization of IT systems ensuring compliance with BLL's IT standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date technical systems documentation for developed IT solutions to support systems maintenance.
  • Resolve users queries independently, escalating if required, to ensure that standard IT questions are answered, and accurate information is provided.
  • Supervise the data back-up system; Network access Storage (NAS) & remote synchronizing of data; identify and eliminate bottlenecks to ensure long-term network efficiency.
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and the delivery of trainings on automated business processes to ensure efficient and effective use of IT systems.
  • Collect and collate data, conduct basic analysis to support the development of accurate reports.
  • Maintain an accurate assets and equipment inventory in accordance with BLL's standard operational procedures and regulations.
  • Develop SOPs and guidelines related to ICT processes as needed.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Networking, or any related field.
  • At least five (5) years' experience working with corporate systems and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in managing complex networks, and software development is a must.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities within deadlines while delivering high quality work.
  • Solution oriented with a high sense of attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Ability to use quality tools such as benchmarking, brainstorming, gap analysis and process mapping for fact-based decision making.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


How to Apply:

All applicants should write your cover letter by email. Include the Position you are applying for in the subject / header of the mail. DO NOT attach a separate cover letter; your cover letter should be in the body of the email. Only ONE ATTACHMENT no greater than 2MB file size is allowed. The attachment should contain your CV and any other supporting documents. Submit the application email and attachment to


Applications outside the above procedure may be disqualified.


Deadline: 16th September 2020 by 5:00pm


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World Bank Project Jobs - Agricultural Data Analyst - Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries


Job Title:        Agricultural Data Analyst

Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Project Name: Agricultural Cluster Development Project (ACDP)

Funding Source: World Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) applied for financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Agricultural Cluster Development Project (ACDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for the Recruitment of Agricultural Data Analyst under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP).


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must at least hold a bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, information technology or economics.
  • A Master's degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage.
  • Technical skills: The candidate must have technical expertise in data management using STATA or SPSS or R or CS Pro with experience with programming in CAPI with Survey Solutions or ODK based platforms.
  • At least five years' experience in data production analysis and management with a reputable organisation.
  • Previous experience in designing, delivering training and capacity building activities or other teaching experience.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send a Sealed Expression of Interest (application letters, curriculum vitae and copies of the academic documents) should be submitted to the address below.. Please indicate the position being applied for on top of the envelope.


Address: The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and

Fisheries, Procurement and Disposal Unit Office,

Plot 16-18, Lugard Avenue,

P.O. Box 102, Entebbe - UGANDA.

Email address:

Telephone: 0414 320 004/ 323 990

Fax: 0414-321 255


Deadline: 25th September 2020 by 11:00am


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Entry Level Project Officer - Data Analyst US NGO Jobs - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:        Project Officer - Data Analyst
Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager MEAL

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS' Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs.

CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS' projects in Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peacebuilding and youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability. CRS Uganda employs around 190 staff and has its main office in Kampala, with sub-offices in Moroto, Yumbe, and Hoima

About Project:
The Vines Project, implemented by CRS Uganda, is a five-year, $13 million Food for Progress project that will make Uganda the world's next leading supplier of high-quality vanilla. Vines will leverage the expertise of CRS and its partners to enhance the production of safe, pure vanilla and develop sustainable market links with US vanilla companies, directly transforming the lives of 16,200 farmers, 836 supply chain actors and create 15,820 new jobs to reach 32,856 vanilla stakeholders. The Vines strategy reflects best practices in sustainable development and will leave Uganda with a robust vanilla farming community resilient to the boom/bust nature of the market and a cadre of private sector agricultural extensionists to support more sophisticated production, processing, and marketing needs.

Job Summary:  CRS uses ICT tools and associated skills to support agriculture programs, including digital monitoring and evaluation and analysis of resulting data. As a key driver of this core competency, the Data Analyst provides internal data and geospatial analysis services dedicated to building the capacity and supporting the successful and appropriate implementation of data and geospatial solutions for the Vines project. Additionally, the analyst is a key member of Vines project team and is active in promoting the smart and effective use of data and geospatial analysis to support the project. The data and geospatial analyst will develop map products, reports and/or dashboard applying data and spatial analysis techniques. These products serve as valuable tools to improve the efficacy, adaptation and innovation of the Vines Project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Evaluate data that will be collected via mobile devices and identify the best approach to visualize it using ArcGIS suite of tools and/or PowerBI.
  • Prepare high quality map products, using professional cartographic practices.
  • Use story map, or PowerBI templates and other available publication options to make interactive dashboards accessible online.
  • Create ArcGIS maps from data collected via mobile devices in the field.
  • Create documentation for all work products; document case study results and prepare corresponding presentation materials.
  • Support the development of data collection methodologies, processing and information management for the different project activities using ICT4D solutions;
  • Provide ready access to data for real-time monitoring through data reports interfaced with dynamic graphics using cloud-based reporting tools and dynamic dashboards, to enable decision makers to produce evidence-based reports;
  • Build project-based staff capacity on data management and sharing protocols to ensure data privacy and data security standards are followed when collecting and disseminating information;
  • Provide technical and troubleshooting support to project-based staff using project promoted ICT4D solutions and project database;
  • Document the best practices, lessons learned and innovations on the use of ICT4D solutions (mapping and data visualization) for project learning and knowledge management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Project Officer - Data Analyst job placement must hold Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in ICT, Information Management or related area;
  • One to two years of experience in data analysis, geospatial mapping, working with humanitarian and development assistance, preferably with an international NGO;
  • Experience in database management using Microsoft Access, SQL Server and Excel required;
  • Experience working with data visualization tools such as Excel, PowerBi, Zoho, tableau or any other related tools
  • Knowledge of Data collection tools: i.e. Commcare, DHIS2
  • Able to work under pressure and to manage competing priorities;
  • Have the capacity to establish priorities with the aim of meeting expectations with integrity;
  • Demonstrated proactive nature in resolving problems;
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently;
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility;
  • Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve others;
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience working in a variety of developing environments required;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) required;
  • Excellent, proactive communications and coordination skills essential;
  • Required/Desired Foreign Language: English fluency, including excellent oral and written skills, required

Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

NOTE: To apply, please follow these instructions exactly otherwise your application will NOT be considered.

How to Apply:
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to

Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste - PROJECTOFFICERDATAANALYST only

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

Deadline: 23rd September, 2020

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