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Consortia Coordinator Non-profit Careers - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job Title:    Consortia Coordinator
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  The Consortia Coordinator (CC), employed by DRC and reporting to the DRC Country Director, will be expected to lead the implementation of the project on behalf of the Consortium of 3 NGOs (DRC, LWF, and ACF) focusing on multipurpose cash transfer, WASH and shelter construction through combined needs based and people centre approaches. The CC will be providing leadership to the project and its activities, oversee smooth implementation of the project through the members of the Consortium, and oversee the administration and implementation of the grant in line with ECHO procedures. The CC will be supported by Programme Management Unit (PMU) to support these tasks. The CC will have financial and human resource management oversight and will provide strategic leadership in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL). The ECHO Consortia Coordinator is responsible for the following detailed tasks within the framework of DRC standard regulations and operational procedures (including the Code of Conduct, The DRC Assistance Framework, the DRC Programme Manual and administrative regulations), approved programme documents, donor contracts and applicable Ugandan laws:

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project management:
  • Management and implementation of the project, with an emphasis on ensuring timely and high quality achievement of the project goal and objectives by the respective Consortium partners.
  • Ensure monitoring systems are in place, including gathering data for case studies and lessons learned
  • Provide guidance on implementation of a basic needs approach with specific focus on cash based programming, ensuring that all partners utilize the same targeting/monitoring approaches and tools
  • Ensuring that the Partners implement the project as stipulated in their proposals and as per the work plans presented and ensure that the spending rates of the project are commensurate with the project spending plans.
  • Develop partners’ project progress reporting and financial expenditure tools and train the partners on use of these.
  • Ensuring that  partners provide monthly output trackers and consolidate to provide monthly status updates on the Consortium's progress, challenges and planned mitigation measures.
  • Troubleshoot any challenges with project implementation in consultation with the partners and bring this to attention of the partners in a timely manner with the highest authority of the partner in country.
  • Lead and manage the Programme Management Unit (PMU) including grants, finance and MEAL functions. 
  • Seek advice from the Head of Programs (HOP) on the program implementation methodology and approaches and keep the HOP and CD updated on the program progress
Financial management:
  • Ensuring that the partners have sound financial management in place.
  • Liaise with ECHO to get a good understanding of the financial procedures and ensuring that the partners comply with ECHO financial regulations
  • Develop tools and formats for financial reports in close collaboration with the finance team and ensure timely financial reports and budget follow ups from the partners.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and other financial report for the consortium and alert the CD/HOP of any financial issues that might be emerging.
  • Facilitate provision of training for project staff from members of consortium on relevant guidelines, regulations and procedures.
Representation, communication and coordination
  • Chair the PMU meetings between partner representatives, technical advisors, M&E and support functions.
  • Ensure Consortium representation in external coordination meetings and leadership on technical discussions at national level by developing harmonized programmatic positioning on cash programming.
  • Represent consortium progress to donors as well as within the Cash Working Group
  • Facilitate reporting and information sharing within the cash WG, Protection and NFI/shelter working groups 
  • Accountable to Consortia Steering Committee, Initiate and facilitate Steering Committee meetings, drafting agendas to reflect priorities, challenges and opportunities for the Consortium
  • Oversee development of the Consortium communication and advocacy and promote the use of Consortium-generated knowledge and learning; 
  • Ensure proactive engagement, and facilitate formal meetings with key stakeholders including with the Government authorities
  • Ensure close coordination with other agencies and consortia who are implementing project activities in the same area. Develop a close coordination with the Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister and UNHCR and other UN Agencies providing assistance in the same region.
  • Represent the Consortium in coordination mechanisms as needed
  • Ensure timely and accurate programmatic and financial reporting to the donor, collating inputs from the Consortium partners.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Consortia Coordinator job opportunity should hold a post-graduate degree in international relations, business administration, management, human rights, social sciences or related field;  
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully managing and leading Consortia; 
  • A minimum of five years of senior management experience in an NGO or consultancy environment, with experience managing cash transfer programming 
  • Good knowledge of Cash feasibility analysis, modality and mechanism selection, MEB and transfer value(s) and needs and vulnerability targeting
  • Practitioner knowledge of the latest and most relevant cash- and markets-based programming technical tools, guidance, and evidence-based initiatives
  • A good understanding and experience of context in South Western Uganda is an added advantage 
  • Previous exposure and experience in leading and coordinating in refugee coordination working groups  
  • Proven analytical and strategic planning skills; 
  • High-level communication and people skills;  
  • Excellent writing skills and able to negotiate effectively between different stakeholders, and to represent the Consortium at high level forums; 
  • Extensive experience in representation and networking, in particular with Government authorities, EU, humanitarian and development actors; 
  • Demonstrated project, program and human resource management experience, including working with local partners; 
  • Proven ability in working in hardship environments. The position will require extensive travel to the field; 
  • Strong understanding of MEAL, including in complex programmes;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

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


Deadline:  20th February 2019

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UN Programme Specialist, Family Planning Job Careers - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Analyst SRH

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:   The Programme Specialist, Family Planning will therefore be a critical member of staff leading on the Family Planning Programme within UNFPA’s Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights framework, working closely with other relevant UNFPA staff and other stakeholders. The Programme Specialist – Family Planning will be responsible for the supporting the Government of Uganda, and other relevant partners, to increase demand for and access to Family Planning services including Family Planning commodities. The Programme Specialist – Family Planning's contribution will be instrumental in ensuring the Government of Uganda attains the 2020 targets as enshrined in the National Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (FP-CIP).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing overall strategic leadership for the Family Planning programme, including Reproductive Health Commodity Security, in both development and humanitarian settings.
  • Providing leadership in mobilising resources for Family Planning activities including identification of Family Planning needs and appropriate potential donors; and development of proposals.
  • Providing leadership in monitoring, review and evaluation of FP programmes; and in developing response plans to consolidate any strengths and to address any identified gaps.
  • Supporting the Ministry of Health, districts and other relevant partners in development, implementation and monitoring of relevant policy and technical strategies including the district Family Planning Costed Implementation Plans.
  • Providing leadership in mainstreaming Family Planning into relevant Ministries, Agencies, Departments (MDAs) and Districts as part of the national and district strategic and operational plans and budget frameworks, and in line with the agenda for harnessing the Demographic Dividend.
  • Providing leadership in analysis of the political, social and economic environment that imparts on FP programmes and formulating appropriate policy and programmatic adjustments to harness any opportunities and mitigate any risks.
  • Providing leadership in establishing and maintaining partnerships with FP relevant stakeholders, networks, alliances and coalitions to ensure a collective effort towards FP Advocacy and Programming including engagement with and support to the Uganda Family Planning Consortium (UFPC).
  • Representing the Country Office in relevant national and sub-national Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/Fora to provide technical support and position UNFPA’s Family Planning mandate

Key Outcomes
  • Strategies (with clear roadmap and approaches) on how to increase contraceptive prevalence rate (proportion of men and women using Family Planning).
  • Increased resources for Family Planning programming.
  • More appropriate, effective and efficient Family Planning Programmes.
  • District Family Planning Costed Implemented developed and implemented.
  • Family Planning mainstreamed into all government Ministries, Departments, Agencies and District plans and budgets.
  • Enabling policy, social and economic environment for Family Planning programming.
  • Enhanced partnership with Family Planning actors/stakeholders with accelerated efforts towards increased demand for and access to Family Planning services.
  • Increased representation in relevant meetings/fora with enhanced UNFPA’s influence among Government and relevant Family Planning stakeholders.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Specialist, Family Planning job opportunity should hold an advanced degree in Public health, health policy population, development, and/or other related field.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in SRH/FP programming.
  • Experience working with the Ministry of Health and Local Government (districts) is desirable.
  • Excellent computer/information systems skills.
  • Understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA’s mandate, policies, operations and development topics within the Ugandan setting is an added advantage.
  • Languages: Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.

Competencies
Values:
  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:
  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Skill Set:
  • Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Delivering results-based programmes
  • Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 12th February 2019

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Investment Manager - Infrastructure - Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL)


Organisation: Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager Investments

About US:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL) is the country's only Development Finance Institution (DFI) established in 1972. The Bank has recently re-positioned itself as a partner to the Government of Uganda in delivering the theme of its National Development Plan. 

Job Summary:   The Investment Manager - Infrastructure will source for fundable opportunities within the Infrastructure sector whilst managing relationships with clients in his/her portfolio of borrowers, with the aim of ensuring that the Bank provides interventions in relevant and sustainable enterprises.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Relationship Management
  • Manage all stake holder engagements in the Infrastructure sector, communication to customers and interactions with prospective customers.
  • Initiate and participate in customer outreach and sensitization interventions for clients in the Infrastructure sector
  • Provide business advisory services to customers and potential clients in the Infrastructure sector.
Business Growth
  • Generate new business prospects and sourcing for fundable projects within Infrastructure sector
  • Undertake continuous market intelligence/research and provide recommendations on significant developments in asset financing, emerging opportunities and challenges faced by the bank
  • Design new products and innovations which must be viable, practical, and relevant to address the needs of clients within the confines of Asset Financing.
  • Risk Management
  • Undertake initial investment analysis and appraisal of proposals submitted to the Bank and make recommendations to management
  • Ensure compliance at all times with the Bank's Credit Risk Management Policy and the Credit Procedures Manual
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring of all credits in the Infrastructure portfolio for inclusion on the Watch List; and consolidate a report for management at least monthly with updated comments and plans of action on each account.
  • Credit Risk Supervision, including the monitoring of Borrower performance and the Credit Risk grading of each loan


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate must hold relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications by hand delivery to Reception and addressed to:

The Director Strategy and Corporate affairs,
Uganda Development Bank Ltd,
Plot 6 Nakasero Road,
1st Floor Wing B,
Rwenzori Towers.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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Health Manager - Kyaka - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title:         Health Manager - Kyaka
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Field Coordinator

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary:   The Health Manager will be responsible to provide oversight to quality Reproductive health services, medicine and supplies, EPI and facility WASH services in the IRC Supported health facilities, health posts and catchment population. He/she will be expected to work Within the primary healthcare facilities and community in the catchment population and collaborate with the integrated community health program to implement project activities. Responsibilities may include supervision of health staffs and developing project review meetings and coordinating with the appropriate stakeholders. The Health Manager will monitor drug consumption, rationale drug use at health facilities and progress and keep track of activities. Keep records of all reproductive health services, medicine and medical supplies, infection prevention and control. She/he will spend approximately 50% of his/her time in the field both at the health facility, health posts and in the community.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the organization and delivery of quality RH, EPI and or IPC services at IRC supported
  • Health facilities, health posts and outreaches.
  • Ensure project compliance with Ministry of Health Guidelines and protocols during delivery of health services
  • Provide technical supervision and guidance of IRC’s RH, EPI, pharmaceuticals and IPC program
  • Monitor the standard of healthcare in the camp-based health posts including safe motherhood,
  • EPI, family planning, adolescent sexual reproductive health, nutrition, HIV prevention care and treatment services.
  • Provide regular feedback to staffs on appropriateness of diagnosis and management.
  • Oversee the management of drugs and medical supplies including selection, procurement, and distribution and ensure continuous availability appropriate medicines and supplies.
  • Identify gaps or deficiencies in RH, EPI, IPC activities and develop interventions to address these gaps in consultation with the Field Coordinator and Health Coordinator.
  • Identify and mentor key staffs on coordination of RH, EPI, IPC activities at the IRC supported health facilities, health posts and outreaches in the settlement
  • Ensure consistent and timely collection, utilization and reporting of RH, EPI, IPC and drug
  • Consumption reports
Human Resources.
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, orientation and supervision of IRC health staff in Lamwo as needed
  • Identify training needs of health staff and develop formal/informal training interventions or identify appropriate external training that will enhance management, and reporting skills.
  • Conduct semi-annual performance evaluation of direct supervisees
Liaison
  • Represent the health program and maintain effective relationships with District Health authorities, health centers and referral hospital authorities, Health Unit Management Committee, OPM, UNHCR, refugee leaders and other NGOs.
  • Liaise closely with other IRC program sectors to ensure coordination and integration of programs
Communication and Reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly health management information system reports according to UNHCR, IRC and MOH formats.
  • Review reports for accuracy and consistency prior to submission.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Field Coordinator and Health Coordinator on project implementation through timely and complete biweekly situational and monthly reports.
  • Assist in writing donor reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of donor proposals for health related components of the refugee program and other health-related projects within the district.
  • Conduct monthly quality assessment of service delivery and project review meetings
Budgetary
  • Manage the health-related component of the project budgets including responsibility for ensuring expenses are appropriate and incurred according to schedule.
  • Prepare monthly cash forecast estimates for health activities implementation


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Health Manager – Kyaka job must be a · Medical Doctor (postgraduate qualification in public health or similar will be an added advantage)
  • At least 4 years working experience delivering health services within multi-sectoral programs
  • At least one year working in a comprehensive primary health care program with refugees or conflict affected populations preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge of the running of the district health system, delivering services within framework of INGO and Ugandan health sector strategic plan and policy.
  • Experience in supervising staff, preferably in international organizational setting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills
  • Experience in assessments, report writing and proposal development
  • Diplomacy, tactic and representation competencies
  • Computer skills in MS word, MS Excel, and MS Power Point.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and filled application form, download here, clearly indicating “HEALTH MANAGER - KYAKA” as the subject to: UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue Committee)

Deadline: 13th February 2019

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Program Manager - Jhpiego


Job Title:      Program Manager
Organisation: Jhpiego
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

Job Summary:  The Program Manager provides support and leadership for the implementation of Jhpiego/Uganda programs and will specifically provide support and leadership on a project focused on survey development and data use and program management. S/he will work with program and technical teams to help coordinate the analysis, synthesis and reporting of results as well as capacity development of staff and partners. S/he ensures timely and cost-effective implementation of program activities. This person will also be responsible for overseeing the collaborative development, roll out and adaptation of major surveys. S/he will also play a lead role on communications and have experience with advocacy and marketing strategies. Responsibilities include: program and financial management, workplan development, reporting, support monitoring and evaluation activities, business development, donor and partner relations and knowledge management. The Program Manager will work closely with the Country Director, Project Directors and Technical Advisors to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with program partners and country stakeholders.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in public health, international development, clinical degree (nursing or medicine) preferred
  • At least seven years of experience in program implementation, including training of health service providers
  • A minimum of five years of experience in development and management of surveys/data collection
  • Track record of effective translation of data into action for policy, advocacy and program implementation
  • The ability to use data to adjust programmatic interventions to optimize impact and funding
  • Experience managing sub-awardees (contracts, payments, monitoring compliance, reviewing deliverables, onsite monitoring, etc.) and building their capacity in program management
  • Skilled in writing technical and programmatic documents, such as training materials and reports
  • Understanding of public health and development approaches particularly in the Ugandan context.
  • Familiarity with Uganda’s health system, key stakeholders and relevant government policies/strategies
  • Understanding of monitoring and evaluation of programs, and skilled in use of data for decision-making and program management
  • Work planning and budgeting experience
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international and national health professionals, donors, universities and other partners
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent donor and partner relationship skills as well as new program development skills
  • Proven leadership skills, as well as skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Technical expertise in family planning and/or RMNCH programming
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability) and the ability to project a professional, consistent image of confidence, integrity and competence.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 30%

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send application and updated CV with 3 referees online at the link below. Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.


Deadline: 11th February 2019

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