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Protection Officer UNHCR Project Jobs - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)



Job Title:      
 Protection Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure proper case management and documentation
  • Coordination of protection activities with partner focal points and through proper referrals
  • Conduct regular case follow up in the community and with partners
  • Prepare timely weekly, monthly, quarterly other reports as required
  • Capacity building of community to participate in their own protection
  • Prepare and submit timely requisition to enable implementation
  • From time to time undertake any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor
  • Contribute to proposal development for the organization
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Protection Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Law, Human rights or a comparable discipline
  • Three years of work experience in the same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs’
  • Ability to produce high-quality documentation
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a number of different partners and contacts, including governmental authorities, UNHCR, victims and their families etc.
  • Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft office, PowerPoint and E-mail.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Position Title”

NB:  Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions. Those who previously applied need not to re-apply.

Deadline: 29th March 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline  

Protection Manager Job Careers - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)


Job Title:       Protection Manager
Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Field Program Coordinator

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Job Summary:   The Protection Manager leads and coordinates HIJRA’s protection program with the objective of providing timely and effective protection to persons/populations of concern, as well as supervising protection interventions within an office. The incumbent must have the ability to forge strong partnerships with government entities, other NGOs and stakeholders to facilitate the operation’s protection objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programs ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed.
  • Design, deliver and monitor programs on an AGD basis to address identified protection needs.
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in the strategies and plans of the country operation.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to HIJRA and partners on all protection related issues.
  • Develop and implement a child protection plan as part of the protection strategy ensuring programs use a child protection systems approach.
  • Implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solution activities.
  • Coordinate the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Develop and implement a program of results-based advocacy through a consultative process with sectoral and/or cluster partners.
  • Coordinate capacity building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth, older persons, and persons with disabilities.
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also refugee legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfil their responsibilities mainstreaming protection.
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to HIJRA on all protection related issues.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern.
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and solutions approaches.
  • Actively contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary.
  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Field Program Coordinator.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Human Rights, Community Development or other related discipline;
  • Relevant professional experience of Five (5) years, two of which should have been at managerial level preferably in emergency and/or development context;
  • Prior experience or familiarity with persons of concern (including internally displaced persons and refugees-returnees) would be a distinct advantage;
  • Familiarity with guidelines on Protection Support in emergency settings.
  • Familiarity with international protection and human rights legal standards.
  • Good spoken and written English and relevant computer skills.
  • Full respect for client/organization confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerability.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
  • Experience in managing a team;
  • Excellent analysis and reporting, communication and organization skills;
  • Respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure;

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Position Title”

NB:  Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions. Those who previously applied need not to re-apply.

Deadline: 29th March 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline  


Fresher Debt Collection Officer Job Careers - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)


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

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

Job Summary:    The Debt Collection Officer will be tasked with the recovery  of  bad/written  off  loans  extended  in  accordance  with  Pride’s  policies  and  procedures  and  the  laws  of  Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Recovery  of  bad/written  off  loans.           
  • Survey  and  investigate  clients’  files  for  cases  of  defaulting.             
  • Visit  defaulting  clients.                 
  • Delivering  of  recall  letters  and  ensuring  follow  up.           
  • Prepare  and  deliver  demand  letters  to  defaulters  and  follow  up  on  payments.           
  • Prepare  and  submit  weekly  and  monthly  progress  reports.           
  • Train  staff  on  debt  recovery  skills. 
Liaise  with  law  enforcement  on  recovery.             
  • Peruse  clients’  files  to  establish  type  and  location  of  security.           
  • Visit  locations  to  establish  the  availability  of  property  for  attachment.         
  • Contact  law  enforcement  for  purposes  of  attachment.             
  • Place  and  distribute  notices  of  sale.         
  • Identify  the  highest  bidder  and  negotiate  terms  for  the  sale  of  attached  assets.         
  • Arrange  with  the  respective  branch  for  consent  to  sale  and  requisition  of  the  sale  agreement.
Facilitate the  prosecution  of  loan  defaulters.       
  • Investigate  cases  of  defaulting.           
  • Gather  information  on  clients  from  the  Credit  Department.             
  • Report  matters  of  criminal  nature  to  the  police.         
  • Organise  potential  witnesses  to  make  statements.

Key Performance  Indicators:
  • Percentage  of  recovery  of  bad/written  off  loans.
  • Percentage  of  staff  trained  in  loan  recovery.
  • Timely  and  accurate  production  and  delivery  of  recall  letters  and  monthly  updates  and  follow  up.
  • Successful sale  of  securities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Debt Collection Officer job placement should preferably hold a Diploma  in  law.  (Lawyers  are  advised  not  to  apply)
  • At  least  one  year  experience  in  debt  collection  or  law  enforcement.
  • Knowledge  of  Laws  of  Uganda
  • Communication  skills
  • Business  acumen
  • People  management
  • Result  oriented
  • Good reporting  skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet  deadlines.

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

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

Deadline: 16th March 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




Legal Officer US Non-profit Jobs - American Refugee Committee (ARC) International


Job Title:          Legal Officer
Organization: American Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About US:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world.

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will be responsible for monitoring the general security situation and follow up on the structures entrusted with security watch in the settlement; monitoring community structures in handling cases within their jurisdiction; accompanying persons of concern / witnesses to courts of judicature as needed; periodically visit detention centers and monitor the welfare of the detained; providing legal counseling to persons of concern; cooperating with the police and other implementing partners in monitoring crime and providing periodical reports regarding the same.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) Legal Officer job must hold a university degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Hold a Post graduate Diploma in Law
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working with IDPs, Asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons on legal matters.
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive interviews and provide accurate legal related assessments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Must be able to ride with a valid license.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum four pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.

NB: Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21stMarch 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Senior Accountant - Tax, Compliance and Reporting Employment Opportunity - Britam


Organization: Britam
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the East African region and offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Property. The product range includes life, health and general insurance, pensions, unit trusts, investment planning, wealth management, off-shore investments, retirement planning, discretionary portfolio management, property development and private equity.

Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant - Tax, Compliance and Reporting will be responsible for providing effective control on regulatory compliance in all tax, IRA/ BOU requirement, and support monthly and annual financial reporting. Also organizing and maintaining records of tax payments including showing interest in following changes to tax regulations and laws. The role holder will report to the Financial Accountant and Country Operations Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive 100% continuous Statutory and Legal compliance and ensure relevant tax returns are filed as per tax planning schedule;
  • Prepare/Review tax payments, estimate and track tax returns;
  • Complete monthly, quarterly and annual tax reports, IRA returns, BOU returns, FIA returns reports and prepare/review necessary paperwork for tax payments and returns;
  • Organize and update the company’s tax database, recommend tax strategies that align with business goals;
  • Identify tax compliance matters at underwriting, claims and utility levels. Suggest ways to increase profits by Tax Savings, follow industry trends and track changes related to taxes;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and also forecast tax predictions to senior managers;
  • Ensure that proper books of accounts are maintained to satisfy legal and internal requirements;
  • Provide timely and accurate monthly financial and accounting information to management and play a key role in preparation of year end accounts to ensure that the year-end audit exercise progresses smoothly;
  • Implement sound accounting and operating procedures including sound internal controls and ensure adherence to company policies; and
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Business, Law or its equivalent degree;
  • Fully qualified accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)/Chartered Accountant (CA);
  • At least three to four years’ experience in a professional firm or a financial related organization specializing in Tax or regulatory compliance;
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
  • Strong team player with excellent leadership skills;
  • High level of integrity and attentive to detail and analytical; and
  • Excellent communications skills both oral and written.

Competencies
  • Presenting and Communicating Information - Speaks fluently; expresses opinions, information and key points of an argument clearly; presents effectively; responds quickly to others ‘reactions and feedback during conversations; projects credibility.
  • Working with People - Shows respect for the views and contributions of team members; shows empathy; listens, supports and cares for others; consults others and pro-actively shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well.
  • Adhering to Principles and Values - Upholds and encourages ethical behaviour and departmental values; demonstrates integrity; encourages individual responsibility towards the community and the environment; models the organisational values during every day interactions.
  • Analysing - Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, breaking them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be part of a much larger system / process / problem.
  • Planning and Organising - Adheres to and monitors clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets and models high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves projects goals.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 20th March, 2019

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




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