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Finance and Operations Manager Non-profit Career Jobs - Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.

Job Summary:  The Finance and Operations Manager will provide oversight to the management of all the project financial and operational resources and ensure that the project’s financial resources and assets are adequate for effective implementation of the planned activities. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project management and Operations
  • Develop, Review and monitor implementation of financial management, Procurement, Administrative, ICT and Logistical systems, policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with donor financial and Operational guidelines and the internationally recognized accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Set direction of the Organization’s Operations department by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to the Organizational wide strategy development.
  • Provide administrative oversight to the operations, procurement Logistics and administrative functions and ensure a well-coordinated functioning system to support smooth implementation and achievement of the project goals and targets.
  • Ensure that MJAP contracts and business transactions/relationships are transparent and in compliance with Ugandan law and MJAP/donor policies.
  • Ensure internal and donor procedures, policies and guidelines are followed.
Budgeting and Financial management
  • Ensure Guarantee that all approved program budgets are uploaded into the computerized financial management system and well managed; by monitoring expenditure as per approved activities and section budgets.
  • Provide technical support for the review of sub grantees’ work plans to ensure that their funds are effectively and efficiently utilized in compliance with donor guidelines.
  • Develop and implement a tracking system for enhancing accurate and timely financial reporting and accountability of all the sub grantees; and address any anticipated gaps that may lead to delayed or poor accountability, including funds recovery measures in accordance with donor guidelines.
  • Maintain a financial system that provides sufficient audit information and tracking of all the expenditure and documentation of all the sub-grantees.
  • Continuously monitor the availability of financial resources for program implementation, and take necessary measures to ensure adequacy of the resources.
Grants Management
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Support the budgetary process of sub-grantees, approve their periodic budgets & work plans; and monitor timely disbursements of funds as per the approved budgets according to donor regulations and the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs).
  • Serve as main contact with donors and fund managers for contract and grant negotiation and take lead in coordination and information sharing on resources.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the project Grants and contract management work plan, procurement plan and budget in in accordance with donor guidelines.
  • Develop a system for conducting risk assessment of all sub awardees according to the perceived risk; and implement measures to address any challenges that may affect the grant implementation.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall program targets and donor obligations are met.
Team Management
  • Lead and develop the capacity of the program’s operational Team.
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect that empowers team members to strive and achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback to team members via regular performance reviews.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce (Accounting)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Financial management (Accounting),
  • Professional qualification such as: ACCA, CMA, CPA or MCIPS) with membership to a professional body.
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in managing donor funds, preferably with large and complex grants and knowledge of CDC USG contract and grant compliance requirements.
  • Specific experience in managing CDC/USG agreements and the financial reporting requirements; and sub-grants management protocols.
  • Applied knowledge in budget development, project management, contracts management, financial management, grants management procurement.
  • Ability to ensure timely submission of financial reports per the required financial procedures and CDC/USG requirements.
  • Ability to manage funds, logistics and human resources in accordance with CDC /USG guidelines.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, following procedures, prioritization and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as thrive in teams
  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and coordination skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, with ability to understand and operate the Sun accounting software system.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to:

NB: Please indicate the position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your attachments should not exceed 5MB.

Deadline: 30th October 2018 by 5:00pm

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UN Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coordinator, Western Region Careers - United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Organization: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Duty Station: Fort Portal, Uganda
Reports to: Graduate Volunteer Scheme Project Manager

About UNDP:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network.  UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.

About the UN Graduate Volunteer Programme:
To enhance young graduates’ employability and bridge their transition to work, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda and UN Volunteer (UNV) Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) on behalf of the Government of Uganda, developed a Project, “Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme”. The project aims to contribute to efforts of addressing persistent employment challenges faced by Ugandan young graduates. The project will specifically aim to provide young graduates leaving institutions of higher learning on an annual basis with access to work spaces to gain employability skills. This is in line with national strategy to increase availability and quality of gainful employment and enhance human capital development in the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Partnership development and support:
  • Coordinate partnership building activities in Western region of Uganda
  • Support the partnership specialist to mobilize more partners in the regions to join the project to increased resource mobilization and project impact
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with local and regional level partners
Volunteer Placement Coordination:
  • Coordinate volunteers on duty capacity building and post assignment support and address all issues and inquiries from both volunteers and host institutions
  • Plan and lead site visits to host institution to review the progress of each volunteer hosted, including discussion and resolution of any challenges
  • Plan and lead meeting/training at the end of the placement cycle with volunteers and host employers, including career fairs
  • Support coordination of dissemination events to share programme learning
  • Oversee and offer guidance to the coordination of alumni network initiatives
  • Design and oversee ongoing career guidance and job placement support for volunteers and alumni.
  • Support to implementing partners including Volunteer Host Institutions in the coordination of activities to ensure their efficient and effective contribution to project outcomes
  • Mobilize and maintain an updated database of graduate volunteers hosting institutions working/interested in working with project in the region
  • Manage a database of volunteers in the region and offer guidance to the recruitment process
Monitoring and reporting:
  • Provide guidance to volunteers on the reporting templates, review volunteer monthly reports and offer feedback and guidance as required
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and as when required progress reports detailing progress against the output targets
  • Closely monitor overall the project progress, impact and risks and inform the project board of any changes within the project environment which would affect foreseen and agreed upon expected outcomes;
  • Sharing information regularly on the progress of project implementation, and any relevant issues as may be necessary;
Knowledge building and sharing:
  • Actively participate in the development and preparation of annual workplans, quarterly reports and other reports
  • Promote knowledge sharing through the organization’s processes, systems and departments/units by helping develop and strengthen links between them to facilitate exchange of information
  • Identifying and codifying good practices locally and regionally for consideration;
  • Synthesis of lessons learnt and document best practices;
  • Proactively contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:
  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Key Results/Expected Output:
  • Effective partnership development and support
  • Efficient volunteer Placement, Coordination, monitoring and reporting
  • Knowledge building and sharing
  • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN Volunteers Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coordinator, Western Region career opportunity should a University Degree in development studies, Community Development, business administration, management, economics, or related field.
  • Post Graduate Diploma or Certification in Project Management an advantage
  • At least three (3) years of professional experience involving programme/project development and management;
  • Experience in Knowledge Management and coordination with a diversity of stakeholders;
  • Experience in field level coordination of similar initiatives an advantage

  • Actively seeks to improve programmes or services
  • Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”
  • Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things
  • Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches
Commitment to continuous learning
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in his/her own occupation and profession
  • Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally
  • Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates
  • Seeks feedback to learn and improve

  • Takes ownership for all responsibilities and honors commitments
  • Delivers outputs for which one ha responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards
  • Operates in compliance with organisational regulations and rules
  • Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable
Planning and organising
  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
  • Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work
  • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals
  • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
  • Supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
  • Speaks and write clear and effectively
  • Listen to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
  • Tailors language, tone, style, and format to match the audience
  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
Technological awareness
  • Keeps abreast of available technology
  • Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the Office
  • Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks
  • Shows willingness to learn new technology

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Volunteers, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

Deadline: 29th October 2018

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Earn over 6m as Rehabilitation Project Manager at Handicap International

Job Title:        Rehabilitation Project Manager
Organisation: Handicap International
Duty Station: Arua, Uganda
Reports to: Field Coordinator
Salary: UGX 6,000,000 monthly gross

About Us:
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About Project:
Under HI Uganda, the Rehabilitation project has been implemented since April 2018 in Omugo Refugee Settlement, Arua District providing physiotherapy, assistive devices and mobility aids at fixed points and via a mobile team for both refugees and host communities.  The project is now planning to scale up its rehabilitation activities and number of beneficiaries through additional funding to provide similar services, including integration of protection and psycho-social support services (PSS) in an additional two refugee settlements including Imvepi and Rhino Camp, in partnership with Medical Teams International, the lead humanitarian health actor for the Ugandan refugee response.

Job Summary:  The Rehabilitation Project Manager oversees the Comprehensive Rehabilitation (CBR) project implemented in Omugo, Imvepi and Rhino refugee settlements, as well as within selected host community villages.  The Project Manager will line manage all field teams, and is responsible for overall implementation of CBR project in accordance with the Proposals, Project Document and Approved Work Plan. He/she coordinates planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of project activities, and contributes in the development of project proposals and concept notes. He/she manages, provides technical guidance to, and builds the capacity of the project team to improve quality of service delivery as per HI standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Cycle Management
  • To lead on the inception phase of the rehabilitation project including the planning and roll out of the inception activities in collaboration with the Rehab Technical Advisor and Medical Teams International, conducting needs assessments in the new project areas, and inducting the new field teams
  • To contribute to the high-quality programmatic and technical programme and proposal design, narratives and budgets, providing the technical expertise of the sectors of reference, in close collaboration with the Project and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) manager and support services as well as with HQ Technical Referents;
  • To develop methodologies of intervention in the sector of reference, with the Rehabilitation Technical Advisor that match the context and Handicap International´s mandate and strategy;
  • To develop, under the coordination of the Field Coordinator and Rehab Technical Advisor and MEAL teams, the project management tools (Beneficiary Pack, operational budget and procurement plan and follow-up, etc.) and activities planning from an integrated and holistic perspective
  • To contribute to the development of the monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning framework of the intervention in collaboration with the MEAL Manager;
  • To contribute to the conception and implementation of the sectoral activities through integrated lens, particularly Mental Health and Psycho-social Support Services (MHPSS) and Protection
  • To ensure the administrative, budgetary and logistics management of the project, following the procedures defined by Handicap International;
  • To ensure the good collaboration with the MEAL manager towards a sound technical monitoring of the project;
  • To contribute to the monitoring of the relevancy of the interventions regarding Handicap International’s mandate, approaches and the context of intervention;
  • To ensure the timely implementation of the activities of the project and the overall achievements versus objectives;
  • To participate in budget follow-up meetings to stay abreast of project implementation, early identification of potential challenges and propose appropriate measures, as necessary;
  • To ensure that the data, information, analysis and lessons learnt issued from the activities overseen systematically feed into the project cycle management and propositions of new operations;
  • To provide weekly reporting on the activities implemented to the line manager;
  • To develop activity reports and programme follow-up documents as required;
  • To develop the technical reports to donors and contribute to providing specific information when required;
  • To ensure information sharing to and from external coordination for HI intervention sectors and monitor regular reporting to clusters and working groups;
  • To provide technical inputs and collaborate with surveys, assessments and monitoring reports conducted by the MEAL department;
Representation and Coordination
  • To represent HI in key relevant coordination meetings and working groups according to the needs of the project and upon the request of the line-manager;
  • To ensure that HI sectoral approach is diffused in key local humanitarian forums;
  • To ensure the coordination of the intervention with other humanitarian actors intervening in the same sectors;
  • To support capacity building of humanitarian actors and partners in technical approaches;
Team Management
  • To contribute to the development and/or revision of the operational organigram of the mission and development of job descriptions, as required;
  • To define, with each member of the staff, his/her Individual Action Plan (IAP) and deadline for reaching defined goals;
  • To ensure the capacity building of the operational staff;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for Handicap International Rehabilitation Project Manager job must hold an advanced university degree (masters or equivalent) in social sciences, disability studies, physical rehabilitation
  • Three years of NGO professional experience in a senior managerial position
  • Significant management experience is essential
  • Strong experience in project cycle management, preferably within multisector approaches
  • Experience in prosthesis and orthosis
  • Previous experience in both Protection and MHPSS Experience with CBR programmes
  • Understanding of new technologies in the field of rehabilitation
  • Experience with HI is a strong asset
  • Capacity building and coaching skills.
  • Competencies:
  • Proven managerial experience;
  • Proven representation experience;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • English mandatory (oral and written);
  • Strong writing and reporting skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Personal qualities:
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good coordination skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

Starting Date: As soon as Possible
Length of contract: 9 months (Nov 1st 2018 – July 31st 2019)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letters to HR Coordinator at with the subject:  Application for Rehabilitation Project Manager. 

NB: Applicants from West Nile region are strongly encouraged to apply. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2nd November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Senior Legal Officer Job Opportunity - Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Job Title:           Senior Legal Officer
Organisation: Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Legal & Board Affairs

About US:
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is an autonomous body, established in 1996 under_ the Capital Markets Authority Act (Cap 84) to promote, develop and regulate the capital markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will provide technical support, undertake enforcement actions, review and draft laws aimed at ensuring that the capital market in Uganda is safe, efficient and vibrant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft capital markets laws, and provide technical support for their approval and publication.
  • Undertake legal research to support the review and development of capital markets laws.
  • Provide legal advice, and prepare legal briefs and opinions;
  • Undertake responsibilities of the Secretary to the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Board;
  • Undertake and coordinate enforcement actions in conjunction with relevant law enforcement organs of Government;
  • Provide technical support and represent the Authority with regards to Anti Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing activities and responsibilities
  • Represent the Authority in courts of law and other dispute resolution fora where necessary;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an honors Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution/ University, a post-graduate diploma in legal practice and enrolment as an advocate in Uganda is required. A relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant post-qualification work experience from a reputable organization, preferably in a regulatory or financial services sector.
  • Previous experience in developing, implementing and enforcing securities legal and regulatory framework, legislative drafting, compliance and company secretarial practice will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload and multiple simultaneous activities under minimum supervision;
  • Self-motivated and results driven with ability to deliver effectively under pressure;
  • Ability to work within and with teams
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong ability to persuade all levels of management and external stakeholders;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to interpret legislation and policy;
  • Good legal drafting skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or email, their applications together with a recent CV (with at least three referees), and copies of relevant academic transcripts and/ or certificates by to: The Director, Corporate Services, Capital Markets Authority, 8th Floor, Jubilee Insurance Center, Plot 14 Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 24555, Kampala. Uganda

Email to:

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the above stated requirements, including submission of documents in standard file types, namely Microsoft Word (doc or docx) and Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single attachment, and should not exceed 10MB. Zipped files, Links and or multiple attachments are not acceptable.
Deadline: Friday 02nd November 2018, by 5:00PM

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Business Development Manager NGO Job Placement - Malteser International

Job Title:      Business Development Manager
Organisation: Malteser International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Malteser International is an international non-governmental aid agency for humanitarian aid of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, founded in 2005 by Malteser Germany (founded in 1953). The relief service has more than 50 years of experience in humanitarian relief and currently covers around 100 projects in about 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Malteser International has been working in Uganda since 1996, with projects in several regions of the country.

About IBSF:
Impact building solutions foundation (IBSF) is a German private social enterprise promoting innovative “Zero Carbon” construction works. In addition to this, MI-IBSF partnership aims at creating opportunities for the youth (employment and income generation).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Business Development Manager acts as a focal person for all potential MI-lBSF protects or initiative. .
  • Carries out continuous and systematic market assessments government interests, policies as well as funding opportunities and provides advice, recommendations on the way forward.
  • Contributes lo exploring areas of cooperation with government (local and national), UN, NGOs and private sector in terms development, expansion and: implementation of projects.
  • Actively contribute to IBSF marketing material and technical data sheets
  • Promotes IBSF product range,
  • Networks with key government institutions, donors, NGOs, and all other public and private sector parties or clients with an interest in the IBSF product range, Working relationships with external contacts are systematically build and maintained.
  • Participates in relevant meetings, workshops, networks, coordination mechanism, and shares reports to all concerned.
  • Participates in strategic development and planning of new MI-IBSF projects

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Business Development Manager must hold a Degree in Marketing, Economics, Development Studies, Project Planning/management and related fields
  • A Master’s Degree highly desirable n any of the above disciplines
  • Three to five years of relevant experience
  • Exposure to construction or housing initiatives in Uganda or/ and East Africa
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to explain technical construction details and solutions
  • Ability to build relations and network with relevant institutions, social and other enterprises and government.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 24th October 2018

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