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Fresher Refugee Status Interviewing Officer Jobs - Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Organization: Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Settlement Commandant
Reference Number: KA/002/2019

About US:
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Job Summary:  The Refugee Status Interviewing Officer will interview, capture and prepare individual asylum seekers' country of origin profile data and information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To keep abreast with relevant country of origin information as well as procedures for Refugee status determination.
  • Conducting comprehensive interviews for asylum seekers and assess their situation.
  • Identification of people with special needs and reporting such cases to a protection officer.
  • Compiling and organizing of asylum seekers' interview records.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by senior management.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Conversancy with current country of origin information as well as procedures for Refugee status determination.
  • Existence of accurate comprehensive asylum seekers' interview records.
  • Timely conduction of interviews for asylum seekers according to their respective dates of appointments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Law or Political science or Social Science or Development Studies or Social Work and Social Administration.
  • Diploma/ training certificate in International Law (added advantage).
  • At least two years of experience in a related field.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Packages)
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Vast knowledge of International Refugee Principles, Protection, standards as well as policies.
  • Team work.
  • Ability and willingness to work in Refugee settlement areas (Remote Areas).
  • Ability to work under pressure and minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proper time management.
  • Result oriented and self-drive/ motivation.
  • Languages Requirements: English, Swahili, French 
  • Age: 23 - 45 years

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office. Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert), indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the application letter's envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime Minister.

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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Senior Officer Litigation Job Placement - Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Job Title:     Senior Officer Litigation
Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Litigation

About US:
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established to implement the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 Laws of Uganda with a principal goal of developing a modern communications sub-sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.

Job Summary:   The Senior Officer Litigation will mainly represent the Commission in Courts of Law, and any other Tribunals in all cases assigned in order to safeguard the Commission’s interests.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Represent the Commission in Courts of Law and any other Arbitral Tribunal and report on all cases handled to safeguard the organization’s interests.
  • Carry out Legal Research on all cases /matters as instructed to provide a basis of the discussion of the cases.
  • Draft pleadings and other documents /reports that arise out of Communication-related laws, court cases and other transactions to inform the basis for Commission’s decision.
  • Interview and brief witnesses on Court, Tribunal / Arbitration Proceedings and Practices to prepare them for court proceedings to enable sufficient presentation of evidence.
  • Provide Legal Opinions on the various subjects/areas of interests as requested by clients so as to facilitate rightful decision making

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Senior Officer Litigation job must hold a Masters of Law (LLM) Degree from a recognized university.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized University
  • Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Enrolled as an advocate with the High Court of Uganda
  • Training in any ICT related area of law, Prosecution or general litigation or alternative dispute resolution mechanism.
  • A minimum of four years of experience handling litigation/Prosecutions in a large organization or busy law firm
  • Experience providing legal advice to institutions
  • Familiarity with the court processes and protocols
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong court advocacy skills
  • High proficiency in the use of computer applications for report writing and research (Knowledge of MS Office required)
  • Knowledge of ICT law, Computer Misuse laws, procurement law, and criminal prosecutions
  • Excellent command of the English language - both spoken and written
  • A team player and good negotiator
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good research skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below

Deadline: 5th June 2019

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Legal Advisor — Resolve Non-profit Jobs - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Project Manager
Vacancy Code: LARXE01

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University - John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.

About Project:
Uganda is implementing the National Action plan for Health Security (NAPHS). a live-year plan jointly developed by several government ministries and agencies. The overall aim of the acceleration phase is to support government of Uganda to comply with the international Health Regulations, (IHR) 2005.

Job Summary:  The Legal Advisor will work closely with the NAPHS Acceleration Team, Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda Wildlife Authority, Ministry of Justice, as well as other relevant legislative statutory authorities of government of Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Advise on legislative requirements for compliance with the International Health Regulations (2005)
  • Lead in the review of legislative instruments (laws, policies, regulatory instruments) for consistency and coordination within the Uganda law and requirements of the International Health Regulations (2005)
  • Liaise with the various government ministries to evaluate progress on the review or relevant acts and policies identified in the NAPHS.
  • Provide legislative education, workshops or other trainings to parliamentary committees on health and other stakeholders on their roles in relation to development of health security laws.
  • Identity global and regional best practices and conduct legal analyses on reviewed and proposed legislative instruments
  • Provide legal guidance to the NAPHS Acceleration team on issues impinging on national laws and policies.
  • Support dissemination of the activities outlined by contributing to legal articles, case studies, toolkits and other relevant reports
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Masters of Laws or related qualification
  • At least five years’ experience in legal practice, especially related to formulation of policies, bills, and laws
  • A minimum of five years of progressive work experience in public health law. Familiarity with the International Health Regulations (2005) and global health security agenda targets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in convening and leading legislative discussion with law makers and technical officials
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in successful collaboration with senior and high ranking Government of Uganda officials and other public and private stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the multi-sectorial and One Health approaches to achieving Global Health Security objectives.
  • Excellent written and oral skills with demonstrated experience documenting and disseminating programme accomplishments
  • Familiarity with government of Uganda structure and functions relating

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter , CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email

The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: hr@idi.co.ug

Deadline: 31st May 2019

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UN Child Protection Specialist Careers - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Child Protection Specialist
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection Specialist (Reducing Vulnerability of Children to abuse, violence and exploitation
Grade: P3

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

Job Summary:  The Child Protection Specialist primarily supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection programme(s) and is responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the child protection programmes/projects within the country programme. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes. H/She facilitates the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm, and to protect their rights to survival, development and wellbeing as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies. The Specialist contributes to the achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support to programme/project development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Child Protection Specialist job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • At least five years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Previous experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered as an added advantage
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Technical Competencies: Leading and supervising, Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Relating and networking, Deciding and Initiating action and Applying technical expertise.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 7th June 2019

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Project Coordinator – Governance Jobs - AMICAALL

Job Title:        Project Coordinator – Governance
Organization: Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders’ Initiative for Community Action on Health and HIV at the Local Level (AMICAALL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager

About US:
The Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders’ Initiative for Community Action on Health and HIV at the Local Level (AMICAALL) is a continental Association of Urban Local Authorities (City, Municipalities and Town Councils), Mayors and other Urban Leaders committed to support sustainable solutions to local urban health challenges. AMICAALL Uganda is registered and operates as an NGO. The Mission is “To support the building of an effective and coordinated urban health and HIV&AIDS response. In line with our Strategic Program Priority Area - Leadership, Policy, Advocacy and Social Mobilization; AMICAALL Uganda has secured funding from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) to implement an 18-months “Strengthening Democratic Governance within Urban Authorities” Project.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator – Governance is directly responsible for the Coordination, Management and delivery of the AMICAALL-DGF “Strengthening Governance in Urban Authorities” Project objectives. He/She will manage technical tasks of the project including ensuring planning and implementation of activities, engagement of stakeholders, beneficiaries and partners. He/She also leads the preparation of quality programmatic and activity reports and their timely submission to Management and other relevant partners and stakeholders. The Coordinator will be the Liaison between the project and other programmes at AMICAALL Uganda as well as between relevant officials from the DGF and AMICAALL especially on matters of implementation..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop project implementation plans schedules and coordinate implementation of project
  • Engage beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners on project goals, objectives and activities
  • Supervise implementation of project activities ensuring adherence to guidelines
  • Ensure programmatic and activity reports are compiled and submitted in a timely manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Masters’ degree in a relevant field and at least a postgraduate qualification in Administrative Law, urban governance, research and policy analysis or any other relevant field from recognized institutions.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in implementation of governance programmes/projects implemented by civil Society Organizations, local governments or governance and Accountability sector.
  • The applicant should possess competences in local government legislation
  • Fiscal, Political and Administrative accountability;
  • Local Government financial planning;
  • Capacity development approaches
  • Monitoring and reporting governance programmes
  • Excellent writing, facilitation, analytical skills.

How to Apply:
All candidates should deliver their applications via email, registered mail/courier or by hand in an envelope clearly sealed and labeled with the position you are applying for. Please ensure you have also enclosed a resume indicating names of 3 recent professional references and copies of relevant Academic documents/testimonials to. Originals of testimonials will be required during interviews.

Write to:
The Country Director,
AMICAALL Uganda Chapter,
Plot 1658, Clovis Road,
Kampala, P.O. Box 26323 Kampala, Uganda or

Email to: procurement@amicaalluganda.org and amicaall@amicaalluganda.org

Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 4pm

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