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Several Consultancy Jobs - Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts - Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Kampala and Northern Uganda
Duration: Varied – short-term and long-term consultancy contracts

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

Job Summary:  Farm Africa Uganda is rapidly expanding and anticipate requiring the services of a variety of technical experts to support the delivery of our growing portfolio of projects over the coming months and years.  We are therefore requesting senior level experts interested in both short-term and long-term consulting opportunities with Farm Africa Uganda to submit their details for consideration for forthcoming assignments. We anticipate requiring support in a number of diverse areas, primarily focusing on smallholder engagement in agricultural value chains and agribusiness. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts must possess post graduate degrees or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Business Administration, Rural Development/Livelihoods, or another relevant field;
  • In-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector in Uganda, particularly experience with regards to supporting the commercialisation of smallholder agriculture
  • At least eight years of experience working within the smallholder agriculture and agribusiness sectors in East Africa, four years’ of which must have been in Uganda
  • Working on large scale grant funded programmes or commercial contracts focusing on key agricultural value chains in Uganda
  • Experience in designing projects or interventions that support smallholder farmers or small-scale producers to commercialise their operations
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) technical assistance to a variety of different stakeholders within the agricultural value chain including producer organisations, off-takers and SMEs
  • Experience in using a wide range of different tools and approaches to promote the participation of young people, women, and people with disabilities in agriculture and agribusiness
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) business development services to agribusinesses.

  • Excellent IT skills, and in particular the ability to manage and manipulate large, complex budgets using Excel
  • Ability to identify areas of weakness and support capacity development amongst both project teams and external stakeholders such as producer organisations and SMEs
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to distil complex information into accessible language

Values:  Farm Africa’s values are very important to us as an employer and they are also very important to our employees. All prospective employees and consultants should take some time to carefully consider our values and how they fit with your own personal values before expressing an interest in working with Farm Africa.

Our values
  • Expert: Deep expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
  • Grounded: Positive change starts with Africa’s people, so our experts work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
  • Impactful: We take a long-term view so we can deliver lasting changes for farmers and their families.
  • Bold: We model innovative new approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in being considered for future opportunities with Farm Africa, please submit your current CV, availability, and anticipated fee rate or salary expectations to:

Please subject your email, “Agri Experts Uganda – Last name, first name”

Deadline: 31st August 5.00pm EAT

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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People & Culture Manager HR Careers - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:         People & Culture Manager
Organization: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director, WWF-Uganda Country Office

About US:
WWF is one of the world's largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Job Summary:  The People & Culture Manager will mainly implement the people component of the WWF Uganda strategic plan; support management and be the local person to attract, recruit, develop and retain the right talent for delivering the strategy and build program and leadership capacity; implement effective people, organisational and management structures, policies and processes in alignment with WWF guidelines‘ policies and procedures and Uganda legal standards, and be the lead advisor to the Country Director and his team in matters concerning people related risk management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage recruitment processes in collaboration with hiring managers‘ ensuring compliance with standards in resourcing, recruiting, orientation/induction, contracting procedures.
  • Support the development and implementation of succession plans for WWF Uganda.
  • Coordinate talent management efforts in line with WWF’s Talent management process
  • Coordinate the annual performance and development Journey process and ensure that all staff are evaluated.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of WWF Uganda training and development plan, manage the leadership and management training programmes
  • Develop and support measures to improve and develop positive organizational culture and employee wellbeing.
  • Ensure regular salary reviews are implemented in line with the compensation & benefits guidelines and oversee payroll management.
  • Advises Management and monitor stall related legal/disciplinary matters in line with the P&C Policies and local labour laws,
  • Ensure proper stall welfare management including managing relationships with key partners e.g. labour authorities statutory agencies and service providers (health insurance, lite and personal accident insurance).
  • Ensure that all Field Programme locations operate and adhere to the P&C policies and procedures and the local labour laws‘
  • Ensures and Follow-up implementation oi audit recommendations on P&C matters.
  • Ensure People & Culture needs are provided for on the annual and program budgets and support the fundraising team to lock out tor resources tor people culture and development.
  • Maintain employee contracts and ensures compliance with the WWF policies and local labour laws
  • Assist the Country Director in communication with all stall in Uganda Country office and field start as appropriate on people it culture matters that affect them
  • Manage the entire employee lite cycle induction, contracts management, separation and P&C policy compliance.
  • Provides People & Culture management support to the regional hubs/secretariats i.e. ARL, Energy, IGCP and Great Apes in liaison with the Regional Office for Africa (BOA) i.e. embedding of staff, job evaluation, review and alignment of contracts.
  • Carrying out regular internal audits on field projects on People & Culture issues.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Country Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) People & Culture Manager job placement must hold a Masters in Human Resources Management, Organisational Psychology with bachelor’s degree in related field such as and not limited to; Business Administration. Laws, Organisational Development, Economics,
  • Five years of professional experience in HR in Uganda. Membership of a relevant professional body would be a strong asset.
  • Proven track record in Human Resources administration and management. Knowledge of the institutional, legal and policy framework oi employment and HR management in Uganda.
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage.
  • Proven skills in people management.
  • Proven skills in change management.
  • Strategic business partnerships
  • Experience in people programmatic policy based approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying HR management protocols.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and a good understanding oi human relationships.
  • Good guidance, counselling and negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Good abilities to work in a team.
  • Experience working in a matrix organizations
  • Good knowledge of Ms Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are Engaging, Optimistic, Determined and Knowledgeable.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their cover letters and updated CVs via Email to: clearly indicating the job title in the subject addressed to The People & Culture Manager-Africa.

Deadline: 2nd September 2018

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Regional Programs Manager – Western Region Job Placement - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Programs Director

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:   The Regional Programs Manager - Western Region will provide overall leadership, support and management of WV Uganda integrated ministry programmes and operations within a designated Region in a manner that meets set standards and facilitates the wellbeing of children, households and communities. The regional portfolio therefore covers operations management of sponsorship-funded programmes, grant/PNSF and GIK at programme level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and management:
  • Lead and manage integration of programmes and operations from all funding steams.
  • Provide guidance on integration of advocacy and disaster/ risk management in field level development programmes and programme/ project designs and implementation strategies.
  • Dissemination and support implementation of Partnership and NO strategies, guidelines, initiatives and policies in the region.
  • Steer the implementation of management decisions/recommendations in the region and programmes/ projects in order to met quality standards, and promote alignment with strategies and standards.
  • Develop regional human resource development plan, and manage staff development/ growth in order to build a cadre of high performing staff and regional teams.
  • Support rolling out of partnership and national level initiatives and adaptation of policies/guidelines.
Operations Planning and Management
  • Provide overall guidance and support to the region and programmes in development of regional Annual Operating Plan, and programme and project designs, annual plans and budgets.
  • Monitor and guide regional programmes and projects in the implementation of designs and plans, DME processes and budgets.
  • Map out funding gaps and support preparation and/or review of key funding proposals before they are submitted to the potential support offices and donors.
  • Lead the development and review of the annual operation plans and budgets of projects and programmes, in line with global, regional and national guidelines.
  • Support and monitor implementation of projects/programmes are being managed and implemented in a manner that will result in achievement of goals within set time frame and allocated resources.
  • Ensure scheduled design, monitoring and evaluation processes (assessments, designs, baseline surveys, evaluations, and transformational indicators measurement) are conducted and reports completed and approved.
  • Integration of child protection in programmes, projects, sponsorship operations and other interventions, such as HR/OD, advocacy, ADP designs.
  • Support integration of all programmes within the regional programmes/ operations.
  • Actively promote the strengthening of capacity of programme staff..
  • Ensure Christian Commitments is effectively integrated in end-to-end programming processes (assessments, designs/redesigns, monitoring, evaluation and reflection)
  • Support the integration and mainstreaming of thematic and sector programmes with programme level programmatic interventions.
  • Ensure the various reports (ADPs, PNSFs and grants) are submitted on time and of good quality.
  • Support development of mechanisms and guidelines for operationalization of partnership programmatic initiatives.
  • Implementation of audit recommendations and prevention of reoccurrence.
Financial and Assets Management
  • Budgeting - support regional programmes in development of annual plans and budgets planning and budgeting period..
  • Budget management - ensure that all regional programs are managed within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Identify and manage over or under spending in a timely manner.
  • Financial management - support processes that ensure proper financial management and accountability in line with policy guidelines.
  • Risk management – conduct pre-operational audits to minimize any risks.
  • Asset management - management of assets in the programmes in line with policy and set guidelines.
Sponsorship Management
  • Ensure that sponsorship management business processes, standards and policies are operationalised and followed-through in programmes.
  • Oversight support to programmes on use of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based programming.
  • Guide and support the development programme level business processes.
  • Monitor and oversight support in management of sponsorship performance in compliance with partnership standards.
Child protection
  • Monitor and support operationalisation of child protection and participation strategies, policies and.
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to child protection policies, standards and protocols.
Quality Assurance
  • Quality and timely delivery of assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
  • Quality and timely monthly reports
  • Quality and timely bi-annual and annual reports
  • Quality and timely sponsorship performance reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Regional Programs Manager job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any development related field (social sciences, development studies, management, education, agriculture or public health). Masters degree is an advantage.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A thorough understanding of project/programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with community based programming and development approaches.
  • Excellent people manager with good team-building skills and proven record of managing and developing teams of professionals, including those in dispersed/distant locations.
  • Organization and time management skills in order to manage priorities within own workload, identify deadlines and cope with conflicting demands.
  • A committed Christian able to engage across denominational boundaries.

Core Capabilities
  • Practicing accountability & integrity.
  • Achieving quality results and services.
  • Influencing individuals and groups.
  • Understanding the Humanitarian Industry (e) Building collaborative relationships
  • Communicating information effectively

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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8 Site Engineer / Assistant Force Account Manager Job Placements - Ministry of Works and Transport

Organization: Ministry of Works and Transport
Project Name:  Ministry of Works and Transport Force Account Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Force Account Manager

About US:
The Ministry of Works and Transport is a Cabinet level government ministry of Uganda, that is mandated to plan, develop and maintain an economic, efficient and effective transport infrastructure, and transport services by road, rail, water, and air.

About Force Account:
Force Account is a support project towards the development and maintenance of the National Road network in Uganda. It is an approach by the Ministry of Works and Transport to ensure cheaper, faster and effective way of developing Road network in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise all construction works on sites.
  • Ensure proper management of equipment, materials and staff;
  • Deputize the Force Account Manager;
  • Ensure that works are executed according to the required specifications and set standards;
  • Prepare work-plans and budgets for the Unit;
  • Supervise and appraise subordinates;
  • Ensure that incidental and monthly reports are prepared;
  • Assist the Force Account Manager in preparing financial accountabilities;
  • Requisition for necessary materials to be used on site.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Site Engineer / Assistant Force Account Manager must hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or in any other related field from a recognized Institution with at least fifteen (15) years’ work experience in Civil Engineering or related field with a reputable organization Or Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution with at least twenty years (20) years’ work experience in Civil Engineering or related field with a reputable organization.
  • Applicants should be willing to work in any part of the country by normal posting instruction.
  • Age: 35 to 65 years 

How to Apply:
Application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, valid driving permits where applicable plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number), photocopy of the National ID and should be addressed.


The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Works and Transport
Plot 57-59 Jinja Road
P. O. Box 11141, Kampala-Uganda

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applicants for the positions of Equipment operator, Driver, and Plant/Vehicle attendant (Turn men) should indicate against the position areas of specialty as per the tables above. The application forms should be delivered at the Open Registry, Human Resource Division, Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters Old Port Bell Road Kampala

Deadline: Friday, 24th August, 2018.

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Senior Programme Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation Non-profit Careers - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager Knowledge Management

About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:   The Senior Programme Officer Monitoring and Evaluation will manage a robust M&E function / system for the organization and the M&E of the respective projects for timely, quality reporting and learning. The senior programme officer Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for monitoring and ensure that organizational activities and results are achieved in a cost effective and timely manner. S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E framework and activities of the projects, assist the Programme staff in preparing reports on regular basis. S/he will also support resource mobilization function. This job will belong to the Knowledge Management Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning, development and implementation 
  • Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of NUDIPU's programmes /projects including initiating new ideas and concepts.
  • Ensure the incorporation of appropriate M&E as well as Knowledge Management components and resources in the respective programmes and projects.
  • Coordinate baseline studies and generally ensure that the design of NUDIPU's programmes are based on a sound evidence base.
  • Support the NUDIPU programme team in ensuring that organizational interventions are implemented in a result/outcome oriented manner.
  • Participate in review of the Strategic plan to ensure continued relevance in a changing environment.
  • Participate in raising of resources to build NUDIPU reserves.
  • Carry out research in relevant pertinent issues to build a body of knowledge and influence change at various levels.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop a comprehensive M&E framework that is aligned to the strategic Plan of NUDIPU including appropriate quality standards and indicators.
  • Develop project and programme specific M&E frameworks.
  • Design and operationalize an appropriate data and information management system to support the M&E function in the organization.
  • Develop, pre-test and disseminate appropriate tools for data collection across the various projects and programmes of the organization.
  • Build the capacity of all programme staff in M&E and support them in rolling out the M&E function of their respective programmes.
  • Provide technical advice and follow up with programme implementers to ensure compliance with the M&E needs of the organization.
  • Organize and undertake periodic monitoring visits across programmes to ensure compliance with programming quality standards.
  • Coordinate the timely collection of good quality ME data, analyze and prepare appropriate M&E reports for the various projects and programmes to meet internal organizational and donor needs.
  • Coordinate periodic (mid-term and end of term) project/programme reviews and evaluations and ensure that they are undertaken in a timely manner.
Learning and knowledge management
  • Organize reflection and learning fora to enable staff to share experiences from programme implementation and draw lessons from successes and failures.
  • Ensure ongoing documentation, codification and sharing of good practices.
  • Support the management team to ensure that the evidence and learning from programme implementation, informs decision making and ongoing improvement of organizational programming practices.
Members’ M&E Capacity Building
  • Identify the capacity development needs of member organizations (DUs & DPOs) in the area of M&E as well as Knowledge Management.
  • Plan and execute capacity building interventions and activities (trainings, learning visits, technical backstopping and mentorships) for member organizations and other partners in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and knowledge management.
Resource Mobilization and Grant Management
  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy in liaison with the HoP and Knowledge Management Manager.
  • Spearhead proposal writing and support proposal development process for other programme areas within NUDIPU.
  • Represent NUDIPU at other forums (including donor meetings) as required by the ED and HoP
  • Participate in the technical aspects for project proposal development process for the KM department.
  • Facilitate donor visits and assessments as and when necessary.
  • Support Officers to prepare narrative donor reports.
Other tasks and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the organization's key events and represent the organization in relevant fora.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilized.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children) participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and brand of NUDIPU.
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Management Information System or any other relevant degree. A post graduate training in Project Management including M&E is a Must.
  • Three years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E systems.
  • Skills in project Monitoring and Evaluation and knowledge in data analysis tools. Set up an M&E system, Project development and proposal writing, and implementation of development- type projects.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human rights and disability issues.
  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail, critical reasoning and problem solving, ability to work under pressure in a complex organization proactive and very flexible.
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship
  • Capacity to understand and analyse national, regional, and local politics, ability to understand new issues.
  • Creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants with the interface between government and communities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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