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Emergence Response Manager NGO Jobs - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Emergence Response Manager
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Emergence Response Manager will lead on SCI Uganda Humanitarian strategy and help us re-imagine Humanitarian work in the 21st century. In this role you will provide leadership and strategic direction on the delivery of Country Office humanitarian responses, with a focus on the Cat 2 refugee response (South Sudanese and Congolese refugees). You will lead in the early warning, preparedness and planning for emergency response and support the implementation of humanitarian responses in SC Uganda. Your main focus will be to provide SCUG strategic response in close cooperation with the Programme Development and Quality (PDQ) team, followed by detailed planning and monitoring to ensure timely, adequate and well-funded activities in support of the affected population. The job role includes working closely with the PDQ and Advocacy teams to support donor engagement and advocacy around humanitarian emergencies in Uganda. You will coordinate and collaborate with the PDQ, Finance and Operations departments and field units to ensure Save the Children's commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian work is upheld, and complies with all relevant policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safe programming, health and safety, and donor compliance. Ensure timely and accurate communications and media contributions and outputs to support the Appeal or member fundraising and submission of/quality reports and Sitreps as required by the internally classified emergency response category and RACIs. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently dissatisfied with the status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to drive for change and when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the most marginalized and vulnerable children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Emergence Response Manager job placement must have extensive experience of working within a senior management role and within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state setting; and/or extensive experience of setting up responses in out of area contexts (either where no SC presence or CO presence); and/or extensive experience of working in high income contexts
  • Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale/complex, first phase emergency response.
  • Senior management experience of leading a diverse, multi-function and/or multi-sector team at SMT level.
  • Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site programmes (including ECHO, DFID and OFDA) of GBP 5m+ in a first phase response at regional or country level.
  • Multi-site security management in insecure environments.
  • Experience in representation with key stakeholders, and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Experience in media representation and advocacy
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC.
  • Good understanding of the SC.

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

Deadline: 29th March 2019

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Senior Human Resources Associate UN Jobs - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Senior Human Resources Associate
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Human Resources Manager

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

Job Summary:  The Senior Human Resources Assistant provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff in his/her office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery, whilst promoting a client-based, quality and results orientated approach to the unit and ensuring compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support in processing of entitlement and benefits
  • Support in recruitment and placement
  • Support in learning and development
  • Support in organization design and job classification

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Senior Human Resources Associate job opportunity should have completed secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • At least seven  years of progressively responsible human resources, administrative or clerical work experience required. UN experience is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies: Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Planning and organizing, and Following Instructions and Procedures.

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

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

Deadline: 28th March 2019

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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

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Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Manager Employment Opportunity - Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Organisation: Joint Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices. It was established in 1979 as a joint venture between the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB) and the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB).

Job Summary:  The Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Manager will plan, implement, monitor and manage JMS information, communication and technology systems so as improve efficiency and productivity of the JMS operations. The roles of the job will include but not limited to process review, advisory services, software development, database management, systems support, network management, communication enhancement and training of JMS staff and other stakeholders on information technology needs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Take a lead role in development, review and operationalization of policies, standard operating procedures and industry standards.
  • Design, improve and maintain Disaster Recovery plans
  • Develop technical and functional specifications for hardware and software
  • Plan the acquisition, storage and inventory control of all computer hardware and software
  • Install, test, commission, maintain and decommission computers and related software
  • Troubleshoot and maintain computer systems and devices
  • Provide first line support for ERP systems to users for optimal performance
  • Implement security measures to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of JMS data.
  • Develop and implement annual ICT work plans, budget and provide periodic reports to Management.
  • Manage and maintain ICT infrastructure and ensure smooth processes, liaise with the service providers to ensure the systems are running efficiently and carry out routine backups and/ or restoration of the email / internet system.
  • Ensure security parameters are properly set up and anti-virus programs, operating systems and other vital applications are up to date and running at all times
  • Regularly monitor information Technology trends, provide timely advice to management for replacements or upgrades and maintain an up to date inventory of all computer hardware and software.
  • Identify ICT user training needs, develop and conduct internal training programs and/or recommend appropriate action.
  • Monitor the networks technical performance and recommend appropriate measures
  • Maintain up-to-date Anti-virus and Anti-spam systems across the network
  • Configure servers, switches, routers, hubs, users, client PCs and network printers for proper sharing and access to network services according to the set policies

Key Result Areas:
  • DRP and BCP update and maintenance
  • Hardware and server installation and optimization.
  • Internet, LAN, WAN optimization
  • Telephone, Television and other electronic devices maintenance and optimization
  • Network security systems update and maintenance
  • Software installation and licenses
  • Software and mobile apps development and launch
  • DBA, ERP and related software maintenance
  • User training

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Medical Store (JMS) Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Manager job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Certification in MCSA, CSA, CCNA and any other networking certification.
  • Cisco Networking Certifications
  • Virtualization Technologies (Hyper-V, M. VMware, Citrix)
  • Masters qualifications in Computer Science or Information Technology is desired
  • Four years of experience in a busy ICT environment.
  • Practical experience with an ERP system such as IFS, Navision Financials / Attain, SAP, JD Edwards, MACS/SAGE and database management.
  • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills (hardware and software)
  • Communication skills
  • Quality control
  • Strategic thinking

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates are invited to submit applications, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives) with their day time telephone contacts. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications may be hand delivered to JMS Head office Reception Desk or Email to store@jms.co.ug. Please address your applications to:

The Manager Human Resource & Administration,
Joint Medical Store,
P.O. Box 4501 Kampala

Deadline: 25th March 2019

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Several Field Sales Manager Job Placements - M-KOPA Solar

Organization: M-KOPA Solar
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager

About US:
M-KOPA Solar is the global leader of “pay-as-you-go” energy for off-grid customers. Since its commercial launch in October 2012, M-KOPA has connected more than 600,000 homes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to solar power, and is now adding over 500 new homes each day. The success of M-KOPA (M= mobile, KOPA= to borrow) stems from making solar products affordable to low-income households on a pay-per-use installment plan. Customers acquire solar systems for a small deposit and then purchase daily usage “credits” for US $0.45, or less than the price of traditional kerosene lighting. After one year of payments customers own their solar systems outright and can upgrade to more power.

Job Summary:  The Field Sales Managers will recruit, train, coach & manage a team of up to 15 Direct Sales Representatives to meet sales targets of M-KOPA products. The role will involve detailed advanced planning to generate local networks to enable you to deliver current and future sales.  The majority of your time will be coaching and working with the DSRs in the field combined with strengthening local networks of customers, while fostering team spirit amongst the DSRs.  You will also assist with the resolution of customer needs as they arise.  This will be a demanding, yet personally satisfying role as you develop junior members of you team and sell a product that is upgrading people’s lives. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Achieve and surpass sales targets of M-KOPA products by developing Local networks
  • Recruit, train, coach, mentor, supervise and retain field based team of Direct Sales Representatives (DSR) to meet the set targets in line with M-KOPA business goals.
  • Keenly monitor and evaluate the performance Direct Sales Representatives to meet sales targets and performance standards
  • Manage DSR inventory and resolve audit recommendations in line with M-KOPA audit resolution guidelines.
  • Uphold the brand values of M-KOPA, including ensuring the M-KOPA retail point standard and guidelines are adhered
  • Prepare and submit weekly activity plans and reports to Regional Sales Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the M-KOPA Solar Field Sales Manager job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Two years of management experience in a related sales field. e. g Micro-finance or other financial services, mobile-money, FMCG or other product/service in East Africa is added advantage
  • Experience in recruitment and management of commission sales agents
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team to hit direct sales
  • Excellent communication and people’s skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision with resilience and a “can do’’ attitude
  • Willingness to work in rural areas.
  • Must be fluent in local languages.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send a comprehensive CV by e-mail to careersug@m-kopa.com. Please kindly mark your application as “Application _ “Field Sales Manager”_ in the subject line of your email. The interested candidates should submit their application and CV addressed to

The Head of Human Resource & Administration,
M-KOPA Uganda Limited,
Lubowa Estate, Plot 1300 -1301 Kampala.

Deadline: Wednesday 20th March, 2019 by 5:oo PM

Please Note: Due to the large number of applications received by us, we regret that you will not be contacted unless you are short listed for the post and invited for an interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from M-KOPA within 2 weeks of the date of the deadline your application, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. This measure has been taken in the interests of efficiency and cost effectiveness and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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