Several No Experience Customer Service Jobs - Universal Bankers - Absa Group (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Job Title:       Universal Banker (Several No Experience Customer Service Jobs) Organization:  Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank...

Showing posts with label Law Jobs In Uganda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Law Jobs In Uganda. Show all posts

Principal Election Officer / Election Management Employment Opportunity - The Electoral Commission


Organization: The Electoral Commission
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Department/Election Management
              
About US:
The Electoral Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to "organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections" in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner. It was established under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Principal Election Officer / Election Management will assist the Head of Department in supervising and coordinating information flow from other departments within the institution to aid in preparing for and carrying out a free and fair election.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Supervising and appraising subordinate staff;
·        Assisting the Head of Department in the day to day running of the department;
·        Identifying departmental training needs;
·        Responsible for compiling departmental reports and preparing departmental budgets;
·        Secretary to Directorate meetings;
·        Designing control systems for materials used in nominations and elections;
·        Supervising the printing, production and proof reading of ballot papers;
·        Monitoring and evaluating election activities;
·        Supervising the packing of polling kits;
·        Executing other official tasks as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate must hold an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Business Administration, Economics, Information Technology, Development Studies, Law or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.
·        A Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above disciplines or a closely related field obtained from a recognized University/Institution.
·        Six (6) years relevant working experience at least three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Election Officer in Electoral Commission or equivalent level of relevant experience in in a reputable organization.
·        Proficiency in the use of MS Suite and other applicable statistical software;
·        Ability to use e-government platforms;
·        Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate the work of staff engaged field electoral activities;
·        Ability to compile and analyze data and prepare comprehensive reports;
·        Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
·        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact with different stakeholders;
·        Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality in the performance of duties;
·        High integrity;
·        Knowledge of government administrative policies and procedures;
·        Well-developed interpersonal skills and capable of working well as a member of the organization's senior management team.
·        Age: 28 years and above.

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensively typed CVs showing the applicant's contact address with day time telephone numbers, addresses and day time telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to the Human Resource Office/Central Registry or mailed to the address indicated below;

Head, Human Resource Management
Electoral Commission
P.O. Box 22678
Kampala. Uganda

NB:  Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top with the words “Application for the post of
Deadline: Tuesday 4th August, 2020

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

COVID - Protection Officer Job Vacancies - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community-based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health and nutrition, economic recovery and development, protection, and prevention and response to gender-based violence (GBV). IRC has its country office in Kampala and regional offices in Yumbe, Arua, Moroto, Kitgum, Lamwo, Amudat, Kyegegwa and Isingiro districts. IRC is currently expanding to Kiryandongo in the health sector.

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Urban Program Manager, she/he will be directly responsible for providing essential protection and information services to minimize the negative impact of the pandemic through; supporting initiatives to strengthen refuge associations, develop and disseminate easy-to-understand messages on protection, legal frameworks, undertake protection case management for individuals in the communities. Facilitate referrals for protection services and for legal representation to bona fide legal practices who offer pro bono services. Working with Young African Refugee for Integral Development (YARID) and other refugee associations, the Police and other stakeholders in the urban environment to disseminate information in various languages and responding to needs and concerns of refugees in the urban context heightened by COVID pandemic.
She/he will be part of an integrated protection team and working in a consortium with other actors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide technical support and mentoring to community-based structures to increase access to protection information and services
·       In close collaboration with YARID and other key refugee associations, co-create an Information Packet customized for different audiences and purposes and translated into various languages spoken by refugee populations.
·       Develop visual service maps (UNHCR referral pathways), Government service points, toll free e.t.c to facilitate referrals and case management
·       Support development of easy-to-understand information messages on community based protection and legal remedies i.e. protection orders, legal documentation, HLP civil remedies, family justice and determine how to access them.
·       Plan and facilitate trainings and capacity building sessions for Refugee associations on national and international protection frameworks to targeted audiences.
·       Support implementation of solutions Fund to support low-cost, scalable protection solutions
·       Work with refugee associations, Community leaders, the Police and other stakeholders in the legal sphere to identify issues impacting on urban refugees needing legal and protection interventions as a result of COVID-19.
·       Provide clients for emergency protection cases among refugees and other vulnerable individuals.
·       Participate in Protection Task force meeting.
·       Submit daily and weekly data\reports, including narrative of high risk cases to inform appropriate actions.
·        Analyze data, highlight trends and protection needs of refugees and other persons of concern.
·       Undertake other administrative duties as directed by the Urban Program Manager, required for the functioning of programmer and implementation that are consistent with the role of Access to Justice Officer.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor Degree in any humanity courses, bachelors of Law from a recognized university.
·       At least three (3) years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international Organization and significant experience of working with refugee communities and demonstrate an awareness of the challenges in this role may be considered
·       Strong understanding of human rights including gender equality, child friendly and juvenile justice and working with vulnerable individuals
·       Experience in working on emergency projects
·       Demonstrate a strong understanding of Protection, Access to Justice and JLOS frameworks
·       Strong training and capacity building skills  and report writing
·       Strong communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities especially Refugee leaders and government institutions.
·       Good understanding of International Human Rights, Refugee Law, Ugandan national laws and policies relating to refugees.
·       Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word Excel, Power point and Outlook.
·       Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
·       Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
·       Good standard of spoken and written English language skills essential
·       Strong command of Kiswahili is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online


We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability.

Deadline: 31st July 2020

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

3 UN Human Rights Officer Job Placements - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


Job Title:    Human Rights Officer (3 UN Job Placements)
Organisation: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Vacancy Number: 20-Human Rights Affairs-OHCHR-135042-R- (X)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Gulu and Moroto, Uganda
Reports to: Head of the Office
Grade: P3

About US:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world’s commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights. The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. We offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Plans and coordinates activities related to thematic and country mandates on human rights, including from a gender perspective.
  • Conducts substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country
  • Collects and analyses human rights data and indicators in country/region of assignment, including gender-specific data and indicators.
  • Provides support to sub-commissions, commissions and other bodies; follows-up on implementation of decisions rendered by policy-making bodies
  • Ensures human rights issues, including their gender equality dimensions considerations, are integrated into political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programme
  • Defines work plan for area assigned in accordance with established terms of reference
  • Assists country military and police to develop and implement a training program in the field of human rights, international humanitarian law, democracy and the rule of law, with attention to gender perspectives.
  • Supervises field verification work through periodic visits; follows up on different cases and situations verified by the regional offices.
  • Represents UN human rights programme at working level meetings
  • Directs capacity-building efforts on human rights in region/country of assignment
  • Writes a variety of reports, communications, briefings, statements, etc., including to policy-making bodies.
  • May provide guidance to new/junior staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Human Rights Officer job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required
  • Previous experience in human rights monitoring, reporting and capacity building and implementing technical cooperation projects is desirable. Work experience in the African region is desirable.
  • Languages: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

Competencies
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of human rights issues and ability to identify related problems in their political, ethnic, racial, gender equality and socio-economic dimensions. Knowledge of institutional mandates of human rights organizations, prevailing policies and procedures. Research and analytical skills, including ability to identify and participate in the resolution of human rights issues. Ability to identify sources for data collection, research and analyze information and draft human rights reports. Ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the human rights situation in the area of assignment. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise. Is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments. Adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 21st August 2020

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 Election Officer / Regional Election Officer Jobs - The Electoral Commission


Organization: The Electoral Commission
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Field Operations
              
About US:
The Electoral Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to "organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections" in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner. It was established under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Senior Election Officer/Regional Election Officer will enhance and coordinate all operational activities in an EC Regional Office/field, with the aim of providing services for elections nearer to the public in the most cost effective manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Supervising and appraising Electoral Commission staff within the region;
·        Coordinating and ensuring timely implementation of electoral programs/activities within the region;
·        Inspecting, on a regular basis, the operations of field offices within the region;
·        Assisting in planning and reviewing operational procedures for field activities and operations and coordinating their implementation;
·        Analyzing data from districts within the region and taking remedial measures where necessary;
·        Preparing monthly and quarterly operational reports to the Head of Field Operations Department;
·        Advising on issues involving conduct of electoral activities within the region;
·        Taking charge of the Commission's property within the region;
·        Coordinating information flow between the Electoral Commission headquarters, district staff and stakeholders within the region;
·        Building confidence and trust in the Electoral Commission and electoral process through increased interaction with stakeholders in the region;
·        Executing other official tasks as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Humanities or Law or Business Administration or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.
·        A Post Graduate Diploma in a Management related field obtained from a recognized University/Institution.
·        At least three years of relevant working experience served at the level of Election Officer in Electoral Commission or equivalent level of relevant experience in management, operations or field related activities in a busy and reputable organization.
·        Experience in working in a multi-cultural and hardship environment;
·        Good skills in conflict resolution/problem solving, team work, crisis management, training facilitation and coaching;
·        High level of commitment and working under minimal supervision;
·        Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with colleagues from different backgrounds;
·        Strong planning, organization, communication and decision making skills;
·        Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people and issues;
·        Ability to work in a challenging environment under high pressure and cope with tight deadlines;
·        Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with excellent advocacy skills;
·        Possess a high standard of personal and professional integrity.
·        Age: 28 years and Above.

How to Apply:
Applications with comprehensively typed CVs showing the applicant's contact address with day time telephone numbers, addresses and day time telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to the Human Resource Office/Central Registry or mailed to the address indicated below;

Head, Human Resource Management
Electoral Commission
P.O. Box 22678
Kampala. Uganda

NB:  Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top with the words “Application for the post of

Deadline: Tuesday 4th August, 2020

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





Together for Inclusion (TOFI) Project Coordinator Job Placements - Stromme Foundation


Organization: Stromme Foundation
Unit: Stromme Foundation Regional Office for East Africa (SFEA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reporting to: Regional Programmes Manager

About US:
Stromme Foundation (SF) is a Norwegian International Non- Governmental Organisation. From its Head Office in Kristiansand, Norway, SF works through a field structure comprising of Regional and Country Offices in Asia, West Africa and East Africa, to implement projects in the areas of promoting Inclusive Education (IE), job creation and strengthening the capacity of local communities. SF’s field structure works closely with local partners in implementing projects and programmes.

About the Project:
In line with the efforts to "leave no one behind", SF strives to promote the inclusion of particularly marginalised groups in programmes and in the community. such as people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and /or other minority groups.

Job Summary:  The Together for Inclusion (TOFl) Project Coordinator position is based in the Stromme Foundation's Regional Office for East Africa (SFEA) in Kampala. Uganda. The coordinator will also work closely with the Norwegian Agency for Disability (NAD) Country Manager. He/she will be accountable for managing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring the TOFI strategy and associated activities both in Uganda and South Sudan. The TOFI Coordinator will report to the Regional Programmes Manager at SF regional office in Kampala, Uganda..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Using Rights-Based and inclusive approaches to programming, the TOFl Coordinator, will provide leadership to the TOFI project in the areas of Inclusive Economic Empowerment [IEE), Inclusive Education (IE) and Teacher Training both in Uganda and South Sudan.
·       In liaison with the thematic leads, the TOFl coordinator will coordinate, plan and organize activities and operations of the region‘s disability inclusion work in Uganda and South Sudan.
·       The TOFI Coordinator will be responsible for supporting partners at country level in their implementation of Inclusive Education, Economic Empowerment, and Teacher Training projects with development of plans, budgets, reports, the Identification of capacity gaps and provision of technical support.
·       The TOFI Coordinator will serve as the technical lead on disability inclusion at the regional level by guiding and coordinating engagements with Disabled People‘s Organizations [DPDs] from national to grass roots level, in close collaboration with other stakeholders.
·       The project coordinator will assist SF in organising quarterly steering committee meetings for the Inclusive Education, Inclusive Economic Empowerment and Teacher Training programmes both in Uganda and South Sudan.
·       In close consultation with relevant thematic leads at the regional office, country office in South Sudan, departments in SF-KRS, Norwegian Agency tor disability (NAB) and NUDIPU the TOFl Coordinator will draft timely inputs to regular progress reports for submission to donors.
·       Work closely with the PMEAL Specialist/ PMEAL Officer to conduct the baseline studies, design inclusive M&E tools for IE, IEE, Teacher Training and the monitoring and evaluation of the TOFl programme.
·       Build and facilitate networks for the promotion of community advocacy and lobbying for SF‘s target beneficiaries with disabilities.
·       Facilitate and participate in TOFI programme reviews, evaluations etc. in liaison with the PMEAL Advisor to monitor all TOFI activities and ensure they are implemented according to the annually agreed work plans in meeting the set objectives.
·       Active participation in disability inclusion forums at regional and national levels.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a relevant university degree within an applicable field such as, but not limited to; education, international development, political science, or law (humanitarian, social justice and for disability rights.
·       Three to five years at a senior programme level with similar work. including experience with project management, facilitation, capacity building, and engaging civil society.
·       Relevant personal experience with disability or other relevant experience from rights-based advocacy is desirable.
·       Three to five years of experience managing donor-funded development projects, preferably experience being responsible tor budgets.
·       Three to five years of experience coordinating complex projects involving many partners
·       Experience managing staff and/or facilitate and get results through others such as implementing partners
·       Fluent in English, written and spoken
·       Good interpersonal and communication skills
·       Excellent analytical skills
·       Creative, self-driven, problem solver
·       Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines
·       Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
·       Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.
·       Budget and donor reporting
·       Ability to travel frequently to the field within the region

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please send your application, Curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contacts of three references to:

The Regional Director,
Stromme Foundation,
Plot1, Kololo Hill Drive
P.O. Box 27200, Kampala. Uganda 

Or send by email to: recruitmentsea@stromme.org  or recruitmentseastafrica@stromme.org

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 3rd August 2020

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


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...