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Executive Director Job Placement - Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU)

Job Title:   Executive Director
Organization: Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: LEMU Board
About US:
Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU) is a non-governmental organization that has worked for now 15 years to uphold and secure the rights of the owners and users of land, especially when held under customary tenure. LEMU does this by documenting customary land rights and by partnering with relevant actors to challenge the abuse of otherwise progressive land customs, to protect and uphold customary land rights of families, individuals and communities. It does so in order to promote and preserve social harmony, and to prevent and resolve land conflicts.

Job Summary:  The purpose for which the Executive Director's ED) job is defined principally in relation to overall authority and responsibility of LEMU. The appointment as ED is designed to execute management responsibilities and to help ensure that specific managerial functions are performed properly. In broad terms, the ED is the most senior manager of LEMU; He or she manages relationships with the Board, staff and other stakeholders, manages development of programmes and development programmes of LEMU; will lead on a policy area and development teams. The responsibilities demand that the ED may be required to travel widely, frequently, and at personal discomfort and sometimes under insecure conditions. The ED's responsibilities include management of:

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Finance and Logistics (approval, quality, policy implementation)
  • Programme (M and E, impact assessment, Strategic plan implementation and reviews, quality control, policy advocacy and influencing, implementing communication strategy)
  • Human Resource
  • Donor relations
  • Governance (board)
  • Sustainability of LEMU (institutional learning, audits)
  • Representation of LEMU in and outside Uganda.
  • Resource mobilization

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree
  • Five years of experience and knowledge of customary land systems in Uganda and Land Act and Policy of the Government of Uganda. Three (3) years' experience in development and management is also critical
  • Understanding of safeguarding and gender values and Principles.
  • Strong background in resource mobilization
  • Good rapport with stakeholders including Governments and Donors
  • Proven and Developed computer skills in work processing and spreadsheets. Integrity, honesty
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of management: staff, and/or programs and policy work.
  • Ability to be part of a team, and able to build teams, but also to provide leadership and to delegate.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Strong project cycle skills assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning skills.
  • Strong commitment to social justice, promoting gender awareness and equality
  • Knowledge and understanding of Uganda economic, social and political.
  • Good communicator both written and oral. A good listener
  • Financial and numeracy skills, proven ability to manage budgets. Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse Organization
  • Ability and willingness to travel away from home and in difficult circumstances.

  • Experience of an NGO.
  • Grassroots/community experience
  • Good community participation skills
  • PRA and other Methodologies
  • Driving license.

How to Apply:
All correspondence should be addressed to LEMU'S Executive Director, via e-mail to kampala@land-in-uganda.org. Applicants should submit an up to date curriculum vitae (Maximum 3 pages), a cover letter and names/contacts of three referees. Please DO NOT attach any academic papers. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 10th March 2019  

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Protection Coordinator NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:    Protection Coordinator
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager Arua

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:   The Protection Coordinator will contribute to the achievement of DRC’s humanitarian and protection and responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Protection sector activities at district level. The post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Delivery
·         Overall day to day management of DRC’s Protection projects and technical manager for protection staffs. This includes coaching, ensuring co-ordination between staff, in various geographical areas, recruiting, and developing staff. 
·         Ensure the required resources are allocated to the program to permit an efficient and effective implementation of DRC protection operations. This will be undertaken in close cooperation with relevant departments; such as Logistics, Finance-Administration, Human Resources and Safety Staff.
·         Design a systematic referral mechanism for actors providing assistance to vulnerable populations;
·         Undertake protection monitoring activities; including conducting interviews and missions to the field;
·         Monitor, analyze and report the protection conditions for refugees and other persons of concern;
·         Write, supervise and endorse relevant financial and narrative reporting on all protection related interventions.
·         Enhance the quality of protection programming throughout the project cycle.
·         Provide overall budget monitoring, financial management and expenses control including compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements.
·         Contribute to the process of applying for funding and broadening the funding basis under the supervision of the Program Manager.
·         Guided by the DRC Project Handbook and the Sphere Handbook, continuously monitor and develop relevant accountability initiatives in the field as well as strengthen efforts to document the impact of activities and DRC’s presence.
·         Provide linkages with protection counterparts in other humanitarian organizations, local actors and within government structures.
·         Ensure DRC staff adheres to the DRC principles, Code of Conduct, Project and Operation Handbook.
Staff supervision and development
·         Provide technical supervision and support to DRC’s Protection Team;
·         Identify staff training needs and strengthen their capacities as and when appropriate; 
·         Conduct regular field visits to support staff and monitor implementation of the response.
·         Build the capacity of local duty bearers through on-going one-on-one support and coaching and identify project beneficiaries.  
·         Undertake any further duties as the line manager sees fit. The position duties are flexible to a degree to allow the candidate to develop skills they personally identify. This can be arranged in discussions with the line manager.
Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Ensure transparency and accountability tools, processes and mechanisms to affected communities are in place
·         Ensure equal participation by all segments of the community, taking into consideration issues regarding gender, age, clan and tribal and religious affiliations.
·         Regularly monitor project activities and provide timely inputs and feedback to the Pro
·         Work with Program Manager and M&E Officer to ensure M&E plan is being implemented, data is being collected from the field and regular reports are being produced.
·         Represent DRC Coordinate and maintain constructive relationships with government institutions, local NGO partners, other international organizations, in coordination with the other team members;
·         Ensure DRC’s principles and approaches are integrated into the response.
·         Ensure the humanitarian principles, standards and guidelines that DRC is committed to, and ensure these are adhered to by DRC staff, partner staff and volunteers
Mastering DRC’ five core competencies:
·         Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results in a fast paced environment
·         Collaborating: You lead initiatives and processes by involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback. 
·         Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while setting high standards 
·         Communicating: You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively
·         Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Coordinator job opportunity should hold a University degree (Preferably master) in Law, social sciences, development studies, guidance and counselling or relevant fields;
·         At least five years of proven and successful track record experience working with refugees, vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs;
·         Good understanding of protection information management to improve protection outcomes;
·         Understanding of gender, protection and human rights;
·         Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology;
·         Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental organizations;
·         Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook);
·         Good organizational and management skills.
·         Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
·         Full proficiency in spoken and written English;
·         Able to work independently and energetically; 
·         Demonstrated ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies;
·         Experience in accountability and verification systems in humanitarian operations.
·         Languages: Full proficiency in spoken and written English;  Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below

Deadline:  19th February 2019

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No Experience Debt Collection Officer Job Opportunities - Banar Collections Ltd

Organisation: Banar Collections Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Banar Collections Ltd is the leading debt collection agency and credit consultancy firm in Uganda, offering services mainly to Commercial Banks, Government and Corporate Institutions.

Job Summary:  The Debt Collection Officer is responsible for realizing and meeting debt collection targets and giving support to the management of the debt portfolio.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Handling outsourced debts and meeting collection targets in order to maintain a positive cash flow.
  • Perform skip tracing activities involving looking tor debtors whose whereabouts is unknown.
  • Generate client statements and Demand Letters and manage the escalation process.
  • Allocate payments to respective debt accounts so that debtor information and balances are kept accurate.
  • Support the debt portfolio management, to ensure that the portfolio is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Identify and manage sticky non responsive accounts and/or escalate for case management.
  • Deal with and manage client correspondence to ensure service level expectations are attained and maintained within the acceptable turn-around time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should preferably hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Law, Economics, Business Administration, or Commerce or relevant field. Additional qualifications in Banking or Credit are an added advantage.
  • Relevant work experience of working in a debt collection environment is an added advantage but not mandatory. Computer literacy is essential and mandatory
  • integrity, Innovativeness, Excellence, Assertive negotiation skills, Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, telephone manners and techniques and ability to assess issues/situations
  • Ability to understand terms and conditions of contracts and outline a resolute collection strategy.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encourage to send an application letter together with a detailed CV and copies of academic qualifications via E-mail to hr@banar.co.ug addressed to;

Banar Collections Ltd,
P.O. Box 26113 Kampala,
4th Floor, Kanjokya House,
Plot 90, Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 22nd February 2019

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Project Coordinator - African Governance Architecture NGO Jobs - ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager - Democratic Governance

About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda's mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator will support and work closely with the Policy Manager and the Project Manager to coordinate day to day operations of the Project. In support of the Program Manager Democratic Governance, and the International Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will have a significant role in coordinating and ensuring that the delivery of the project is in line with the objectives; ensuring project systems are set up and maintained appropriately; representing the project externally with partners, consortia members, external stakeholders as required. The project coordinator will be charged with ensuring effective project implementation and ensure adherence and compliance with contractual requirements to all EC Rules and Regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Coordinate project implementation
  • Provide Leadership in the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the performance of the project in accordance with the donor guidelines and procedure
  • In close cooperation with the Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns ensure timely implementation of the project activities
  • Contribute to monitoring and documentation of project with IASL unit for learning
  • Organise project planning, reflection and learning events and steering committee meetings
  • Ensure proper filling of project documents for reference
  • Ensure development and updating of project support documents including RACI Matrix, risk matrix and project communication strategy
  • Create and sustain positive working relationships with the government, line ministries, CSO partners, associates and other key stakeholders
  • Convene quarterly project committee meetings
Undertake project Financial Management and Reporting
  • Ensure that the project work plan and expenditure conform to the project budget and remains within agreed limits.
  • Coordinate AAU and national level inception/launch workshops to ensure that all are familiar with the project’s   objectives, activities   and   compliance requirements.
  • Compile, manage and monitor a risk register for the project.
  • Compile and submit quarterly and annual program and financial variance reports to management and donors
  • Coordinate planning of the policy, advocacy and campaigns agenda for the project at local and national levels in line with the AGA project as well as CSP mission priorities, AAI/U  strategies and global campaign processes.
  • Identify and develop links and partnerships between AAU and other actors for broader influence and engagement with the government, to promote democratic policy-making and implementation in line with the AGA and ACDEG
  • Act as a Spokesperson for the project including engaging with media as agreed with the Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns
  • With support from the Communication Officer and Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns ensure the development of a communication strategy, tool kits and message synthesis for mobilisation, and other communications assets for use in advocacy-focused events.
  • Develop advocacy and campaign messages on Democracy, Elections and Good governance in liaison with the communications officer.
  • Develop and periodically update the advocacy and campaigns risk matrix on Democracy, Elections and Good governance
  • Contribute to regular and frequent public commentary on media and social media spaces on key advocacy discourses.
  • Represent the  organisation  in  engagement  with  key  regional stakeholders  including  governance  institutions  and  civil  society networks to ensure support for the project as required.
  • Ensure the coordinated implementation of the communication plan in close cooperation with Communication Officer and Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns ensuring that co-applicants and other stakeholders are kept informed of progress and key issues.
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of the policy, advocacy and campaign’s agenda on Democracy, Elections and Good governance in line with ALPS, M&E frameworks and guidelines.
  • Support program staff and partners in the implementation of the campaign and advocacy agenda on Democracy, Elections and Good governance
  • Develop campaigns’ monitoring and evaluation plans and frameworks for the project in liaison with the IASL unit
  • Prepare and share progress reports on Democracy, Elections and Good governance advocacy and campaigns activities.
  • Collect, compile and share baseline data on elections and good governance campaign in line with AAU M&E framework.
  • Organize, document and share outcomes from quarterly reviews and reflection project meetings.
  • Document and share advocacy and campaign results and learning in line with Communication strategy and other AAU/AAI related guidelines.
  • Coordinate research and development of alternative models for policy influencing and shared learning on land and tax.
  • Contribute to shaping of AAU’s research, advocacy and campaigns priorities on elections, democracy and good governance.
  • Identify, review and share periodic updates on the trends of issues for advocacy and campaign’s on Democracy, elections and good governance
  • Scan and regularly update staff, partners and other CSOs on the emerging policy issues on Democracy, elections and good governance that need program attention.
  • Identify and establish relationships with credible research institutions for collaboration in research, and knowledge generation to inform policy, campaigns and advocacy work on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
  • Develop policy briefs, papers, and think pieces on relevant policy areas for policy influencing and to inform AAU/I and CSOs positions on advocacy and campaigns on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance at all levels
  • Develop and update the research, advocacy and campaign knowledge matrix on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
  • Ensure complete researches are uploaded for storage and easy retrieval and utilization.
  • Coordinate the documentation, innovation and packaging of AGA project advocacy and campaign results, impact and learning in line with Communication strategy and other AAU/I related guidelines.
  • Guide the planning and development of Democracy, Elections and Good Governance campaign documentation.
  • Periodically contribute to media, newsletters, articles and magazines with content from AAU advocacy and campaign interventions.
  • Roll out Democracy, Elections and Good Governance campaign monitoring and evaluation strategies in liaison with Impact assessment and Shared learning unit and
  • Work with the Thematic and Cluster Coordinators to develop innovative interventions to promote the advocacy and campaign messages on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
  • Coordinate the development of organizational position/policy papers and statements on key pertinent issues for media, legislators and other stakeholders on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
  • Disseminate and influence uptake of organizational positions on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance at all levels.
  • Coordinate AGA project as well as AAU’s participation in strategic networks, alliances and other relevant spaces for policy advocacy, campaigns in line with AAU/AAI guidelines and frameworks
  • Periodically map and share formal and informal networks and coalitions to work with in AGA project as well as AAU’s broader advocacy and Campaigns work
  • Contribute to the capacity enhancement of networks, alliances and coalitions on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance in line with AAU/AAI capacity development guidelines.
  • Identify new and strategic partnerships for networking and collaboration on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance policy advocacy and campaign’s work
  • Build and develop a data base of individuals, networks and of activists on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance for movement building
  • Provide feedback and monitor the implementation of agreed actions from networks and coalitions
  • Organize and participate in strategic actions and events within AAI federation, civil society, and citizen formations at the different levels
  • Support in the identification, prioritization and planning for resource mobilization in line with the AAU/AAI Fundraising Strategy and donor policies and guidelines.
  • Identify funding gaps, prioritize and lead the development of innovative concepts for resource mobilization on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance.
  • Participate and contribute to the development of funding concepts and proposals on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Project Coordinator - African Governance Architecture job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in law, Political Science, Human rights, or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Wide understanding of Democracy, Elections and Good Governance issues in Uganda
  • Project planning and management
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Campaign planning and execution
  • Public policy formulation and analysis skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Building and nurturing social movements, networks and coalitions
  • Critical writing and oral communication
  • Negotiation and mediation
  • Self-driven, innovative and result oriented
  • Extensive relationship management
  • At least four years of experience in a similar field at a coordination level

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.

NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in the subject line.

Deadline:  22nd February 2019

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Legal Counsel - Advisory Employment Opportunity - National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Title:      Legal Counsel - Advisory
Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Legal Advisory Services Manager

About US:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members' contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s economy.

Job Summary:  The Legal Counsel - Advisory is responsible for the provision of legal advisory services to the Fund and for providing assistance to the Legal Advisory Services Manager in monitoring performance of the legal department.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research and preparation of comprehensive legal briefs to the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Assist the Legal Advisory Services Manager prepare Board papers for the Corporation Secretary
  • Attend various management committee meetings as the legal advisor as assigned by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Render Support to the Business Units in member sensitization.
  • Follow up changes in Pensions Sector Laws and all other laws affecting the Fund.
  • Review the General and Special Conditions of Contract contained in the standard bidding documents.
  • Conduct legal due diligence and issue reports to management.
  • Draft contracts and all agreements on behalf of NSSF, catering for the User department’s interests, safeguarding the Fund’s interests and ensuring that all contracts drafted comply with the contracts checklist.
  • Participate in contract negotiations and drafting on behalf of the Fund as delegated by the Legal Advisory Services Manager.
  • Engage with prospective contractors and contract managers to ensure that all issues pertaining to the performance and management of contracts are streamlined before execution.
  • Prepare instruments for registration of the Fund’s assets with the appropriate authorities.
  • Monitor running leases, property rates and ground rents and complete the process of renewal for leases held by the Fund.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Security Social Fund (NSSF) Legal Counsel - Advisory job placement must hold an honours Bachelors degree in Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Must be enrolled as an advocate entitled to practice law in Uganda.
  • Should also have a valid practicing certificate.
  • A minimum of three years’ post enrolment experience in Legal Practice in an organization of similar size, or busy law firm.

  • IT skills (MSWord, Excel);
  • People management skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing; 
  • Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Tact and diplomacy;
  • Influencing skills;
  • Interviewing skills;
  • Presentation skills. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: recruitment@nssfug.org For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources & Administration National Social Security Fund

Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00pm

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