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UN Child Protection Officer Job Opportunities - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)



Job Title:        Child Protection Officer
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Specialist (Health)
Grade: P2
NB: This job is open to Belgian nationals only

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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Supporting Programme Development & Planning
        Contribute to Situation Analysis for the child protection sector for development, design and management of child protection systems strengthening programs in Uganda, including for refugee affected children, especially related to justice for children and social welfare workforce strengthening to identify critical programme intervention points, identify measures, prepare programme work plans, make recommendations and prepare reports
        Contribute to the development of child protection program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning (RBM) through research, collection, analysis and reporting of child protection, including social welfare, justice for children, needs of refugee and other emergency affected children and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting
        Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and prepare required documentation to facilitate programme review and approval
        Programme Management, Monitoring and Delivery of Results
        Work closely and collaboratively with stakeholder and partners to discuss operational and programme implementation issues, provide solutions and recommendations and capture and institutionalize important lessons learned
        Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with governments and other counterparts to assess and report on necessary interventions
        Monitor and report on sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other) and prepare sectoral programme reports for management, donors and partners
Technical & Operational Support to Programme Implementation
        Undertake field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decide on required corrective action
        Provide technical and operational support to all external partners on UNICEF's policies and strategies to support efficient programme implementation
Networking & Partnership Building
        Build and maintain effective partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active knowledge sharing and capacity building to achieve and sustain results on child protection
        Develop advocacy materials to raise awareness for child protection programmes and also support fundraising
        Participate in appropriate inter-agency meetings to collaborate with interagency partners and colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and harmonize UNICEF's policies and strategies in UNDAF development & planning process
        Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
        Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders
        Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results
        Research and report on best practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems, including on the inclusion of refugee and other emergency affected children in government protection system strengthening interventions
        Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders on child protection


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Child Protection Officer job opportunity should be a Belgian nationality.
        Have a Master level degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field.
        Have at least 2 years of relevant work experience in social development planning and management in child protection/justice for children and/other related areas at the international level and/or in a developing country.
        Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, programme/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
        Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
        Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
        Be no older than 32 years of age as of 31 December of the year of application.
        Interpersonal skills, capacity to work with different personalities to deliver on shared results
        Drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work
        Capacity to think outside of the box and drive innovation
        Strong communication skills, fluently and confidently gathering and expressing and writing opinions and information
        Ability to analyze various sources of information and make rational judgements
        Ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of partners both internal and external and establish networks
        Ability to work strategically to realize UNICEF's goals
        Ability to effectively promote ideas and recommendations on behalf of self as well as others/team
        A high level of proficiency in planning and organizing to deliver results on time
        Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations
        UNICEF's core values: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and proven understanding and sensitivity to cultural nuances

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: 28th November 2019

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Focal Person - Restoration of Family Links (RFL) NGO Job Careers - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:            Focal Person - Restoration of Family Links (RFL)
Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:   Administratively to the Branch Manager and technically to the RFL Programme Officer
Grade:             UR 8


About US:
The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965.

Job summary: The RFL Focal Person will be responsible for implementation of the RFL Programme in the respective Refugee Settlements/Branch Offices. The position will also be responsible for supervising the volunteer RFL Assistants in the Refugee Settlements/Branch Offices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Prepare and submit personal work plans for activities to the RFL Programme Management and Branch Manager;
·       Ensure that clients requesting for Red Cross Restoring Family Links Services are adequately informed about the existing services;
·       Prepare and submit to the RFL Programme Management and Branch management updates and other situational information arising from the settlement;
·       Ensure that the different RFL services are available for clients who need the services;
·       Ensure that the RFL phone services are available for clients in need;
·       Ensure that the RFL phone service is well monitored and guidelines adhered to;
·       With support of the URCS teams, conduct RFL dissemination to targeted audiences;
·       Receive, collect and deliver Red Cross Messages (RCMs) within the Settlement or where requested outside of the settlement;
·       With notice of the Programme Management, participate at only Child protection meetings at settlement level;
·       Submit weekly statistics to the Programme Officer and Branch manager for internal reporting and a detailed report at the end of the month;
·       Regularly follow up all existing RFL caseloads within the Settlement;
·       Update the individual RFL activity monitoring tools at the settlement level;
·       Identify and conduct registration and follow up of Unaccompanied Minors;
·       Provide psycho-social support to clients seeking RFL services;
·       Ensure proper and safe custody for all assets received for the discharge of RFL services;
·       Carry out emergency tracing services whenever called upon;
·       Handle other duties as assigned by the RFL Programme Management or Branch Manager




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold Bachelors’ Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management,  Law or a related field from a reputable institute or a Diploma BUT with 3 years’ experience in Restoration of Family Links
·       Essential Knowledge and Experience
·       Knowledge of the local languages in the communities of operation is an asset to the potential candidates;
·       Knowledge and experience of at least 6 Months in Restoration of Family Links is an added advantage
·       High level of integrity;
·       Knowledge of Computer packages like word, Excel, PowerPoint is a MUST;
·       Report writing and time management is essential for the applicants;
·       Planning and organising;
·       People management skills – team building and delegation;
·       Diplomacy and Confidentiality;
·       Experience of public speaking and/or working with the media.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their filled application forms, click here, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org 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.


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

Deadline:   25th November 2019 by 5:00 PM  

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Human Resource Officer Job Careers - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:       Human Resource Officer
Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Grade:             UR 5
Reports           Coordinator HR and Administration

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 Human Resource Officer will mainly implement, coordinate and monitor the URCS Human Resource (HR) policies, guidelines and procedures and all administrative related activities in accordance with the established URCS HR & Administration policies and guidelines as well as the Uganda statutory requirements and standards, which include staff recruitment, performance management, training and development, retention and exit processes. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Participate in the recruitment, placement and separation process of National Staff in line with the URCS HR manual;
·       Assist in shortlist process in liaison with the Coordinator HR and Administration and hiring Mangers
·       Communicate in advance to the receiving Heads of Departments/offices about the arrival of new employees and liaise with them for all on boarding administrative tasks.
In liaison with the Coordinator HR and Administration, monitor the Performance Management process;
·       Ensure Staff prepares their Annual/ probationary targets at the beginning of each calendar year.
·       Assist to ensure that the Annual Performance Appraisal is done correctly and that feedback is received on time from all Departments, analyzed and appropriate action taken before the documents are sent to Coordinator HR and Administration.
·       Advice and support all supervisors on the performance management process.
Preparation of Leave Reports
·       Educate staff on utilization of their leaves including study, maternity, sick, compassionate and paternity.
·       Prepare monthly leave status reports and submit the same to the HR Coordinator
·       Ensuring staff understand their leave allowance and the month such allowances are paid.
·       Handle leave queries from staff and Head Departments appropriately.
URCS Medical Insurance focal point
·       Liaise with URCS Medical Insurance Service providers to ensure staff and their dependents receive their medical cards.
·       Check records submitted by new employees for self and dependents to ensure they are correct as per URCS HR manual provisions for medical cover.
·       Receive employee medical claims, verify and forward to the Service providers for processing.
·       Make follow up on the medical claims forwarded to Service providers and give feedback to employees on the status of their claims.
Employee Records
·       Open new personal files for each new staff.
·       Ensure that all personnel files have all documents as per the checklist.
·       Organize the employee personnel files into sections for easy retrieval of documents.
·       Ensure HR cabinets are lockable and are safe to keep HR personal files.
·       Ensure proper office records are maintained.
·       File all documents in the HR office in the relevant files.
·       Organize the filing system by ensuring that all files are labeled, and old files are archived
Administrative issues
·       Prepare meetings, workshops, trainings as requested by the SMT, give logistical support to organize such meetings and to take minutes or report as requested
·       Handle all administrative issues at HQ
·       Any other duties that might be assigned by the Line Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·     The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources Management, Organisational Psychology,  Law Degree or a related field from a reputable institute;
·  Post-Graduate qualification Human Resource Management will be an added advantage.
·       Essential Knowledge and Experience
·       At least 3 years’ demonstrated relevant experience in a busy environment performing HR responsibilities;
·       Thorough knowledge of the Ugandan labour legislation;
·       Excellent investigation skills;
·     Strong writing and analytical skills. Ability to apply creative thinking to practical problem solving with an aim of improving service delivery.
·   Highly pro-active and self-disciplined; Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
·       Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with colleagues from different backgrounds.
·       Strong planning, organization, interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills as well as team building and negotiation skills
·       Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people and issues.
·       Solid understanding of MS Word, MS Excel, experience in E-mail and communication an advantage.
·       High integrity, self-driven and able to set own work schedule with rigorous deadlines.
·       High level of professional people management and customer care skills.
·       Ability to initiate and complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision.
·       Skills in information management and record keeping.

How to Apply:
 Please download application template at the link below
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.
Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org 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.

Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

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

Deadline: 25th December 2019 by 5:00PM

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Fresher UN Jobs - Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) - International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Organisation: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Reports to:  Assessment and Design Facilitator
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Grade: P2

About US:
Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Job Summary: Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator, the successful candidate will assist project planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of activities for a Japan funded project “Comprehensive Border  Management for a Strengthened response to Emergency Mass Migration and Identification of Individual Security Threats in Uganda”.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
        Assist the overall implementation of the project including project implementation, administrative and financial aspects in coordination with the Programme Coordinator and Resources Management Unit.
        Provide effective project planning, coordination and implementation support in accordance with the approved project documents and budget in close coordination with the Programme Coordinator.
        Contribute to the development of and maintain work plans, implementation strategies and expenditure plans to facilitate the timely execution of projects, checking that the budget lines are respected and monitoring burn rates for the effective use of the funds.
        Contribute to the development of project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, tools and field data collection mechanism.
        Monitor and track all components of the project to ensure all the activities are within the timeline for successful completion.
        Draft donor (Embassy of Japan in Uganda) reports including interim and final reports and facilitate timely submission in line with donor requirements and IOM procedures and standards.
        Liaise with all stakeholders including Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC), Office of the Prime Minister, UN/ Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), local governments and beneficiary communities to ensure effective and active communication.
        Contribute to needs assessment and development for new project proposals in collaboration with Programme Support Unit.
        Undertake duty travels to the field as necessary to monitor and supervise field implementation progress, to discuss and identify implementation challenges and bottle necks, as well as to recommend problem solving measures.
        Participate in relevant interagency meeting (Government, UN, I/NGOs, etc.), including sector working groups and task force meetings and follow up on action points and recommendations; take and share meeting minutes with relevant team colleagues.
        Coordinate with Public Information Unit and other programmatic units with regards to creation of Information Education Communication (IEC) materials as well as development of donor visibility items.
        Liaise with the Embassy of Japan as a focal person for the project updates, reports and other communications as well as to discuss their further funding opportunities.
        Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        The ideal candidate for the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) job placement must hold a Master's degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
        Operational and field experience in coordination, project management and monitoring and evaluation of migration related projects;
        Strong experience in coordination, communicating and liaising with governmental donors, authorities, UN, international and national NGOs and other national/international institutions;
        Work experience in the Eastern African region is an asset;
        Sound knowledge of refugee and migration related issues, including economic and social conditions of migrants in several countries;
        Excellent knowledge of technical cooperation principles, concepts and techniques;
        Good knowledge of financial and administrative management;
        Effective resource management and mobilization skills;
        Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills;
        Ability to prepare and concise reports.
        Languages: fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Japanese, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Competencies:
        Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
        Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
        Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
        Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
        Core Competencies - behavioural indicators level 2
        Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
        Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
        Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
        Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization's priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
        Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
        Managerial Competencies - behavioural indicators level 2
        Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization's vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
        Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
        Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization ' s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system at the web link below.


NB: IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Deadline: 13th November 2019

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