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Consultancy Jobs - External Evaluator - Farm Africa UK



Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Uganda

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.


About Consultancy: Farm Africa is seeking an external evaluator for Farm Africa’s ‘Catalysing CSO-led inclusive green growth in Kanungu district’s coffee value chain’ and ‘Empowering women in the coffee value chain in Kanungu District’ project.

Scope of Work: Farm Africa plans to commission an external evaluator to complete a range of pieces of work across both projects, and the indicative budget for all pieces of work is 175,000,000 UGX.

The work is currently scheduled as follows:
Jan – Feb 2019: CCIGG Quantitative Baseline Survey
Aug 2019: EWCVC Baseline Study / CCIGG Biannual Survey
Feb 2020: CCIGG and EWCVC Biannual Survey
Aug 2020: CCIGG and EWCVC Biannual Survey
Jan – Feb 2020: CCIGG and EWCVC Final Evaluations including Biannual Survey

Submission of Proposals
Interested consultants or firms are requested to submit:
·         A full technical and financial proposal (template for adaptation attached in Annex A). Please provide as much detail as possible, however at a minimum please clearly distinguish between consultancy costs and expenses, and detail any expenses that you will require Farm Africa to pay directly.
·         Copies of all relevant Curriculum Vitae (CVs). Only CVs for the specific individuals that will form the proposed evaluation team should be included;
·         A sample of a baseline or evaluation report for a similar project completed within the last 24 months (this will be treated as confidential and only used for the purposes of quality assurance);
·         Contact details for two references (including one from your last client/employer).

All documents must be submitted by email to our ‘sealed’ email address tenders@farmafrica.org. The email subject line should clearly indicate ‘Bid for the CCIGG and EWCVC External Evaluator Consultancy’.

Annexes
Full Terms of Reference (TOR), Download Here
Annex A: Technical and Financial Proposal Template, Download Here
Annex B: Farm Africa’s Style Guidelines, Download Here
Annex C: CCIGG Logframe, Download Here
Annex D: CCIGG MLP, Download Here
Annex C: EWCVC Logframe, Download Here

Deadline: 23rd January 2019 by 6:00pm

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Program Manager, Community Engagement Careers - Geneva Global Inc.


Job Title:         Program Manager, Community Engagement
Organisation: Geneva Global Inc.
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Geneva Global Inc. is a philanthropic advisory firm headquartered in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania (USA).  Founded in 1999, Geneva Global provides independent research, advice and grant management to philanthropic investors. Geneva Global assists clients in cutting through the complexities of international giving to connect the best community-owned solutions to humanitarian needs. On behalf of our clients, our work has directly benefitted more than 60 million people through 1,500 projects in over 100 countries. Geneva Global provides strategic advice, independent research, active program and grant management, as well as impact measurement. Its international network of on-the-ground experts provides community-based approaches to catalyze positive social change.

Job Summary:  The Program Manager, Community Engagement will serve as a key member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure the successful implementation of the Northern Uganda Education Program (NUEP) and of other developmental initiatives of Geneva Global on behalf of its clients in the North (and potentially moving into other regions in the future). NUEP operates in the districts of Gulu, Amuru, Nwoya, and Omoro to address the region’s serious out-of-school children problem. The Program Manager, Community Engagement brings technical leadership in the management, development, and implementation of Geneva Global, Inc.’s (“GGI”) Self-Help Group and broader community empowerment and parental support initiatives in support of their children’s learning at school and at home. This entails primarily the delivery of client-supported programs and all other activities managed by GG-U and the development of new initiatives on behalf of GGI.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the design, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation of program elements relating to GG-U’s Self-Help Group, community school program, and other parents and community education support initiatives in Uganda, including:
  • Lead in the technical aspects of program management, developing work plans, elaborating strategies, and preparing support materials for use in the training of IP agents and for use by IP agents in their work with the Self-Help Groups, Community School Committees, and parents of Speed School learners.
  • Guide Implementing Partners in their understanding and implementation of (i) the SHG components and support SHG Promoters in its delivery, (ii) the Community School component, and (iii) broader parental and community engagement in support of their children’s learning in Speed School classes (and beyond).
  • Lead technically in the design, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all SHG, Community School, and parental/community engagement activities, coordinating and consulting with fellow NUEP members, IPs, government education authorities and agents, and other stakeholders, as relevant.
  • Contribute to the development of the SHG, Community School, and broader parental/community engagement programs budget and adhere to program budget requirements, ensuring the rigorous financial management of all related program activities and all necessary project and program documentation.
  • Join with IPs and other partners (e.g., DEOs) to advocate for and support the model’s adoption by government and other education initiatives, as appropriate.
  • Monitor and support Implementing Partners in their planning, implementation, and monitoring/data collection of all SHG, Community School, and broader parental/community engagement-related activities and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the NUEP PM, Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure a rigorous collection of all relevant data for the Community Engagement component and to conduct a thorough analysis of the results along with their effective communication to the IPs and other relevant stakeholders to inform actions and decisions moving forward. Participate actively in initiatives managed by GGI (headquarters) to strengthen the SHG, Community Schools, and broader community engagement components of the Speed School program and to capture these as formal technical documents, media products, research studies, and more; and to contribute more widely to the consolidation of GGI’s overall SHG and community assets.
Analysis and research of the program elements to contribute towards their strengthening and gradual official adoption by government
  • Manage the design, implementation, and analysis of any research initiatives to study the SHG, Community School and broader community engagement components, coordinating with and supporting NUEP’s contracted research partner (Pincer Group) and guiding the involvement of the IPs, GGI, and other partners, as relevant.
  • Write the SHG, Community Schools, and broader community engagement sections of the quarterly and annual program reports, in line with reporting requirements and deadlines.
  • Conduct or lead landscape studies of community engagement activities, challenges, and opportunities in potential implementation areas and use the results to inform the program design, planning, implementation, and partner engagement.
  • Provide input and expertise when working with our research and any academic partners before, during, and after their program evaluation activities.
Organizational and Technical Advisory
  • With the other Program Managers, provide continuous supervision, monitoring, and support to Implementing Partners in their overall operations and administration of: (i) the grants they receive from GG-U, including equally: their training, monitoring, and support of Self-Help Groups, Speed School classes, pre-school classes, Community Schools, and broader community engagement and advocacy efforts; (ii) their data collection and delivery to GG-U; (iii) their program reporting; (iv) their financial accounting and reporting; and more.
  • Work with the GGI Client Services and Marketing departments to ensure the preparation of client materials and the coordination, planning, and participation of client (donor or potential donor) visits in-country.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with members of the Geneva Global team in other countries.
  • Assist in identifying and training GG-Ug and other GGI  staff or consultants, as needed;
  • Assist in the prospecting and development of additional development opportunities in Uganda, and in other countries, as required, including contributing to Geneva Global’s understanding of the region and sector-specific issues.
  • Contribute to the overall strengthening of the GGI Education (and larger) global portfolio, including participation in technical discussions, analysis, and strengthening of the SHG/community engagement programs and related models, development of technical and communications products, program planning, sector research activities, and other aspects;
  • Support the overall administrative, financial, and logistical management of NUEP operations, as requested by Country Director and/or GGI.
  • The Program Manager, Community Engagement shall perform such other duties, tasks and activities as GGU/GGI may assign or specify from time to time. International travel may be required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Business, Microfinance, Community Engagement and Advocacy, Development Project Management, or related fields, or other relevant background with significant (10 years or more) experience in business, microfinance, or community empowerment in leadership positions.
  • Significant knowledge of community development, financial and social empowerment, and community engagement.
  • Good knowledge of community issues that affect children's schooling negatively--e.g., household and gender-based violence, health, land rights, among others--and experience working in one or more of these areas is desirable
  • Knowledge of Uganda’s education system
  • Possess and demonstrate good and positive communication skills, including internally and externally, orally and in writing, and in English and Acholi;
  • Must be comfortable in being a pro-active member of the Senior NUEP team.
  • Must be comfortable working with and communicating with students’ parents, local authorities, and community groups.
  • Must be comfortable working with multiple local and international NGOs/CBOs.
  • Must manifest professional presentation and conduct with grantees, partners clients and fellow employees and directors of NUEP and GGI
  • Must be a leader who seeks to identify and communicate potential problems and propose solutions to solve them.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a loosely structured but complex work environment that is constantly and rapidly changing as a result of project development in other sectors.
  • Must have the flexibility to deal rapidly with problems which require a range of skills and priorities.
  • Must have strong facilitation skills and work as a team player in problem solving.
  • Must understand and be aware of other managers’ scope of responsibilities and be willing to discuss with and when required defer decisions to these managers to ensure coordination of projects’ implementation.
  • Must have the ability to carry out responsibilities and make decisions independently.
  • Must be a patient and good communicator who can function in an organization working with multi-national staff; and whose sites are located in regions of the country difficult to access during wet season.
  • Must be willing to spend significant time traveling to and working in more inaccessible areas of the region, including overnight stays.
  • Must be computer literate including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and E-Mail.
  • Must be patient, diplomatic, and professional.
  • Must be eligible for full-time employment in Uganda.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Geneva Global should submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 31st January 2019

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Deputy General Manager Job Placement - Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited


Job Title:    Deputy General Manager
Organisation: Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About US:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited is a smallholder tea company located in the South Western district of Bushenyi. Igara is a leading black tea producer that manages this process from the farmer to the markets by implementing a series of programmes and procedures that will ensure the company realizes maximum benefits for all stakeholders.

Job Summary:  The Deputy General Manager will provide support to the General Manager to supervise and provide oversight directly for all operations of the factory company in the different departments and ensure maximization of outputs and profits for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Leading in setting targets and coordinate the work of different Heads to ensure achievements of those targets.
  • Leading the management team in developing corporate plans, annual operating plans and budgets as well as developing various strategies that unable target to be achieved.
  • Supervising HOD’s at the Tea Factory and rating their performance.
  • Receiving and analysing departmental reports for any necessary follow up actions] issues and provides appropriate feedback to the respective heads.
  • Ensure good custody of the company assets.
  • Ensure and foster good public relations with all stakeholders of the company.
  • Facilitating the preparations and organising of shareholders annual or special general meetings.
  • Participating where necessary in negotiating the terms of agreements on behalf of the Tea Factory.
  • Over sees and approves procurement processes and actions of the procurement committee as it exercises its duties.
  • Carryout any other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by the General Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Food Science, Forestry Business Management, Economics or Social Sciences.
  • Five years of experience managing / supervising in the Tea Industry or Agricultural Production unit.
  • Ability to motivate the workforce to attain maximum productivity.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good industrial and public relations.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good research skills
  • Adequate knowledge of project planning
  • Ability to put in extra hours of work.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be ready and willing to work upcountry.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send in a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae with contacts of three referees and certified copies of supporting academic and other documents. All applications should be addressed and physically brought to:

The Office of the Company Secretary,
Uganda Tea Development Agency Ltd,
Plot 821 Rubaga Road, Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: Friday, 25th January 2019

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Head Finance Job Placement - Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU)


Job Title:     Head Finance
Organisation: Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About US:
The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) was established in 1964 as a training arm of the Uganda's Insurance sector with a mandate to carry out education, training and Professional development in the sector. It is also the representative of the professional body under the law.

Job Summary:  The Head Finance will contribute to the attainment of the Institute’s business objectives by:
  • Providing strategic direction in the areas of financial management
  • Oversee the development of all necessary policies and procedures to ensure standardization in those areas.
  • Ensuring all the financial resources and Financial Record of the institute are management efficiently and effectively.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) Head Finance should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, management, Finance or related field.
  • A Master degree in Accounting, Business Administration, management or related field is required.
  • Full ACCA /GPA is a must.
  • At least eight years of relevant experience 4 of which should be at senior management level and 2 years of interaction with the Board.
  • Exposed to performance management and business planning.
  • Required Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
  • Knowledge of Accounting Policies and Procedures
  • in depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Good managerial supervisory skills.
  • Analytical mind with strong orientation to financial analysis.
  • Ability and experience in communicating with all levels of management regarding management information needs.
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • A person with high integrity.
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of personal computers and software packages such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Quickbooks. Working knowledge of financial modeling.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications addressed and delivered to:

The Head of HR & Administration
The Insurance Institute Of Uganda,
P.O. Box 4184, Block A Victoria Park, Okot Close
Bukoto Kampala

Deadline: 25th January 2019 by 5:00 PM

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Program Director US Company Jobs - Geneva Global Inc.


Job Title:         Program Director
Organisation: Geneva Global Inc.
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Geneva Global Inc. is a philanthropic advisory firm headquartered in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania (USA).  Founded in 1999, Geneva Global provides independent research, advice and grant management to philanthropic investors. Geneva Global assists clients in cutting through the complexities of international giving to connect the best community-owned solutions to humanitarian needs. On behalf of our clients, our work has directly benefitted more than 60 million people through 1,500 projects in over 100 countries. Geneva Global provides strategic advice, independent research, active program and grant management, as well as impact measurement. Its international network of on-the-ground experts provides community-based approaches to catalyze positive social change.

Job Summary:  The Program Director will lead a multidisciplinary team to ensure the successful implementation of the Northern Uganda Education Program (NUEP) on behalf of Geneva Global, a US-based philanthropy advising company, and its clients in the North (and potentially moving into other regions in the future). NUEP has operated in the northern districts of Gulu, Amuru, Nwoya, and Omoro since 2016 to address the region’s out-of-school children problem. The Program Director provides organizational leadership for NUEP. As such, the Director is responsible first and foremost to guide, empower, and support the NUEP technical team to ensure the program’s continued success, further development, and phased adoption by the Government of Uganda. The NUEP technical team comprises three Program Managers, one for education, monitoring and evaluation, and community engagement. The Program Director also manages NUEP’s logistical support team, the financial accounting contractor, and its relationship with the implementing and government partners, supported by the Program Managers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical Advisory Responsibilities require that the Program Director guide and facilitate the NUEP team both technically and administratively to, broadly:
  • Complete the comprehensive planning and budgeting of the full NUEP strategy, ensuring thorough consultation with all key partners.
  • Oversee and support the implementing partners and, eventually, government in the implementation of the Speed School classes and the complementary components.
  • Develop, validate, and finalize all relevant technical, advocacy, and other documentation to support the effective implementation and diffusion of the NUEP components.
  • Ensure the adoption and implementation of a robust monitoring, evaluation, and research agenda to guide the program’s full and successful adoption and expansion and to inform its continued improvement, including the introduction of innovative elements.
  • Consult and coordinate with central and district level government authorities to plan and execute the full national adoption of the Speed School program components.
Program Management Responsibilities require that the Program Director oversee, support, and join the full NUEP team to:
  • Select any new implementing partners and ensure the successful operation and outcomes of all, adhering to NUEP and Geneva Global standards and requirements in their planning, budgeting, program delivery, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, and both technical and financial reporting.
  • Ensure full consultation and coordination with government education (and other) structures, in the districts and centrally, both to ensure conformity to government requirements and priorities and to foster government adoption of the program’s components.
  • Ensure the effective and thorough collection of data related to program implementation, outputs, and outcomes as well as the full communication and use of the resulting data and analysis (evidence) to inform the decisions of NUEP, the implementing partners, government partners, and other relevant stakeholders in the on-going design, implementation, and documentation of the program and the model.
  • Create and disseminate quarterly and annual reports and other communications on the program’s progress to select stakeholders in the catchment area and nationally and to GG headquarters, for reporting to clients.
  • Prepare for and conduct client visits, together with HQ-based staff.
  • Participate in national education and other forums to share and promote the Speed School model, to learn from others, to foster partnerships, and to cultivate opportunities for new funding and expanded operations.
Financial and Administrative Management Responsibilities require that the Program Director guide, facilitate, and join the NUEP team to:
  • Plan, budget, implement, monitor, and report on all Speed School activities; coordinating closely with implementing and government partners.
  • Establish key performance indicators and protocols to monitor and evaluate implementing partners’ performance and outcomes to ensure accountability of achieving goals.
  • Participate in professional development activities managed by GG-HQ and seek and capitalize on other such opportunities.
Also, with support from GG-HQ Program Manager:
  • Conduct routine formal (and occasionally informal) evaluations of GG-Uganda staff, providing regular feedback, guidance, support, and recognition.
  • Ensure compliance to Uganda labor laws as pertains to personnel, working with GG headquarters to make any necessary changes to employee policies to confirm to most current regulations.
  • Identify training needs for direct reports and propose or take relevant action.
  • Understand needs and motivations of individual staff members and use this information to foster and drive greater employee engagement and performance.
  • Undertake the recruitment and orientation process for new GG-Uganda staff.
  • Participate in regular team meetings with GG-HQ to ensure consistent, regular communication and collaboration.
  • Manage all GG-Uganda facilities, resources and services, including procurement, maintenance, security, use, etc., conforming to standards and requirements established with GG headquarters.
  • Ensure adherence to and compliance with the GG-Uganda Finance and Operations Manual.
  • Oversee monthly expense reconciliations in coordination with HQ and external accounting support
  • Manage and coordinate any necessary procurement processes for the GG-Uganda office
  • In addition to the above and overall leadership and management of Geneva Global Uganda and its operations, the Program Director will ensure compliance with laws, requirements, and obligations of Geneva Global Uganda. The Program Director will perform such other tasks, duties, responsibilities and activities as Geneva Global, Inc. may specify.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in Education, Development Project Management, or related fields, or other relevant background with significant (7-10 years) experience in education programming in leadership positions.
  • Significant knowledge of Uganda’s education system and structures and experience working with these.
  • Successful experience in managing and leading teams of highly skilled, passionate professionals.
  • Strong organization skills and high self-motivation.
  • Strong experience working with government, international, and private donor partners.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and SMART objectives (Specific, Measurable, Aligned, Realistic, and Time Bound) for successful accomplishment of program goals.
  • Proven ability to develop user-friendly technical documents and produce high-quality briefs and reports in English.
  • Fluency in English and ability to communicate in Luo (familiarity with other local languages spoken across Northern Uganda a plus).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Ability to travel internationally as needed.
  • Reputation of integrity.
  • Ability to relate well in a cross-cultural, multi-national organization.
  • Strong experience working in community development and with civil society organizations.
  • Success in the financial and administrative management of international programs.
  • Solid familiarity with grant models of development and grants management.
  • Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative data collection methodologies, and familiarity with statistical analysis tools and software.
  • Past experience as a teacher.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Geneva Global should submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 31st January 2019

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