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Regional Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist NGO Careers - Plan International


Organization: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Region of Eastern & Southern Africa Head of Disaster Risk Management, with technical guidance by the Global CPIE Lead, Plan International Global Hub

About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan's vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Job Summary:  The Regional Child Protection in Emergencies (CPIE) specialist will provide leadership to strengthen overall CPiE programme development and to ensure quality of CPiE programmes in the RESA region. The specialist will provide strategic support on CPiE matters to countries in the region, including its Centre of Excellence for Refugees, and will lead CPiE programme design, portfolio planning and acquisition. The specialist will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with relevant regional government departments, key institutional donors, UN agencies and NGOs and actively contribute to CPiE regional coordination mechanisms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and Influencing (30%)
  • Represent Plan International and the Child Protection in Emergencies Programme at relevant clusters, working groups, and other fora, especially at regional and global levels.
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant government departments, donors, UN agencies and NGOs.
  • Identify opportunities and establish dialogue towards partnerships with other agencies, especially at regional level to support consortia building, joint advocacy activities, etc
  • Support the development of Plan International’s profile in gender equality programming in emergencies, particularly in regards to girls
  • Actively contribute to regional CPiE Coordination Mechanisms in-country. Where required, take a co-leadership role in the Child Protection Working Group.
  • Contribute to relevant global DRM advocacy and policy objectives with documented program evidence.
Impact, Accountability and Learning (20%)
  • Ensure that quality data collection and information management systems are in place at country and regional level for appropriate CPiE analysis, planning, evaluation and advocacy.
  • Ensure that CPiE monitoring and evaluation systems are developed and implemented in all country programs to gather evidence and inform ongoing programme design.
  • Strengthen learning across countries through CPiE learning communities, exchange visits, dedicated CPiE exchange platforms.
  • Promote organizational learning on CPiE programming through collecting and publishing case studies and reports on good practices.
  • Provide technical support to researches that contribute to CPiE evidence-based programming.
Strategy and Programme Design (30%)
  • Work in close collaboration with the regional programme director and country offices, develop Plan International’s child protection strategies at regional level, including key programming, research and advocacy priorities in line with regional strategies.
  • Support child protection needs assessments in new target areas, determine priorities, activities and required human and financial resources.
  • Provide technical assistance to country offices in the formulation of CPiE program strategies and plans.
  • Support Country Offices and respective National Offices on securing funds for continuous CPiE programme scale up in the region by providing specific project design support, lessons learnt, and contextual analysis on CPiE issues in the region.
  • Support country office teams in the development of their child protection in emergencies portfolio, including leading proposal development for regional and sub-regional CPiE projects, and building a diversified base of institutional donors. .
  • Identify the staffing needs for CPiE responses at country level and support the recruitment process for these positions.
Technical Support to country CPiE program (20%)
  • Provide technical guidance and direction including ongoing training, coaching and mentoring to country CP program staff to ensure quality programming in line with existing global standards for CPiE.
  • Provide technical support to country offices to develop technical expertise on CPiE Priority Areas, namely GBV, Adolescents Programming, Child Labour, Children on the Move, Community Based Child Protection and Integrated Programming.
  • Contribute to the development of staffing plans to implement CPiE program activities and work with the HR team to recruit in line with approved grants.
  • Ensure country-based CPiE Specialists have access to existing resources, guidance, tools and evidence.
  • Expand professional growth opportunities for talented CPiE national staff
  • Support contextualization of global CPiE guidance and tools.
  • Ensure that CPiE interventions are linked in to longer term programming.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Social Work, Social Sciences or another related field;
  • At least six years of progressively professional experience in CPiE work
  • Strong experience in leading CPiE responses;
  • Experience in programming related to adolescents and gender-based violence is an asset;
  • Experience of capacity building on CPiE technical areas with a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to network and liaise with UN, coordination mechanisms and donors;
  • Flexible work attitude and ability to work independently within a small team;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse and cross-cultural audience;
  • Excellent knowledge of English mandatory

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


Deadline: 29th July 2019

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Academic Manager / Administrator Job Placement - Aga Khan University (AKU)


Organisation: Aga Khan University (AKU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Academic Head SONAM

About US:
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. AKU has offers academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for and in countries in East Africa.

Job Summary:  The Academic Manager/Administrator will provide project management and administrative support of AKU's campus in Kampala The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with outstanding communication skills. S/he will have a proven capacity to manage projects in a complex setting and the ability to foster strategic links within nursing and midwifery establishments and other relevant stakeholders, particularly across East Africa .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide administrative leadership
  • Manage the development and implementation of the School's strategic plan
  • Manage projects that support the School's strategic plan.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Monitor and report on the changing nursing and midwifery environment and the higher education context specific to nursing and midwifery.
  • Manage budgets and assist with the School's periodic reports.
  • Manage School staff and facilities


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should possess a master’s degree in Administration or a related field.
  • Five years of experience of administration at an institution of higher learning.

How to Apply: 
All candidates should send in their application packages which should include; an updated CV, copies of academic qualifications, copies of professional  certificates addressed to the Human Resource and Administration Officer, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Aga Khan University (AKU), P.O Box 8842, Uganda

Email to: hr.ug@aku.edu

Deadline: 28th July 2019

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UN Chief Field Operations Careers - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Job Title:        Chief Field Operations
Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Representative
Grade: P4

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 Chief Field Operations will provide leadership and guidance to Chiefs of three Field Offices (Gulu, Mbarara and Moroto) in the development, planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of all development and emergency programmes. Coordinate with Deputy Representatives, Chiefs of programme and operations sections to ensure efficient and effective management of Field Operations and the delivery of results for children. Coordinate UNICEF's emergency preparedness and response in crisis situations, in full consultation with the Representative, Deputy Representative, Chiefs of Sections and Chiefs of Field Offices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Within the delegated authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be responsible for all or most of the following areas of major duties and key end results.
  • Ensure continuous flow of strategic information on the situation of children and women to the Representative, Deputy Representative and Chiefs of CSD (Child Survival and Development), BEAD (Basic Education and Adolescent Development), Child Protection and Communications and PME on programme planning and monitoring, for policy development, advocacy and resource mobilization
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Field office teams, programme officers and Specialists and programme assistants on all aspects of Field Operations and Emergency programme management, planning, implementation and monitoring and ensure compliance with UNICEF's technical and operational procedures and guidelines particularly developed for the Country Programme.
  • Coordinate and participate in rapid assessments, during emergencies to determine programmatic needs as well as factors affecting the organization’s capacity to function in the field. Within the onset of an emergency, develop a simple data collection plan, covering key data gaps as required for the continued emergency response. Develop and regularly update emergency preparedness and response plans for UNICEF Uganda. Contribute to the analysis of information and identification of trigger mechanism, for the purpose of early warning. Liaise and coordinate with other humanitarian partners and actors, at national and county levels.
  • With the support of the planning, social policy, M&E sections, monitor and report on programme implementation at the field level to assess progress and ensure achievement of planned results. Facilitate technical decisions on program management and programme convergence and integration of the UNICEF programmes in the field.
  • Oversee Field Office Chiefs’ liaison and collaboration with implementing partners including County Governments, UN agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders for assessing the situation of children, planning, implementing and monitoring of the programme and emergency response in the field. Work with technical sections to leverage county level
  • In coordination with the Deputy Representative, ensure provisions of support services to the key areas as ERIP, capacity development for emergency preparedness planning and response, social mobilization, communication for development and monitoring. Work closely with the sectoral specialists and emergency focal points to interface with sectoral policies and guidelines and support evidence -based advocacy for children especially during emergencies.
  • Directly supervise Chiefs of Field Offices and collaborate with Chiefs of Sections to ensure that sectoral Work Plans for the FOs are prepared, are responsive to emergency situations, and are coherent with UNlCEF's country programme and its core commitments for children in emergencies(CCCs)
  • In conjunction with the Deputy Representative oversee preparation of funding proposals for emergency assistance and related documentation within UNICEF in a coordinated manner


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Chief Field Operations job opportunity should hold an advanced University degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Humanitarian Response, Business Administration, Management or other fields related to the work of UNICEF. Training in emergency response important.
  • A minimum of eight years of responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in development, recovery and humanitarian response, financial and human resources management, monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Familiarity/ background with emergency is considered as an asset.
  • 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: Leading and Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing, Creating and Innovating.

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: 29th July 2019

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Institutional Partnership Development Manager NGO Jobs - SOS Children’s Villages


Organization: SOS Children’s Villages
Reports to: National Program Development Advisor
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

About US:
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal - Kabarole district.

Job Summary:  The Institutional Partnership Development Manager (IPD) supports the National Association to increase and diversify its institutional funding base in collaboration with development partners. He / She works with the National Director and the Program Team to strengthen existing relationships and establish new relationships with institutional donors. He/she works together with the NPDA to develop and implement strategies for institutional partnership to grow the funding portfolio.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Fundraising and Donor Liaison
  • Identify institutional partnership opportunities at the national/ local level (from bilateral, multilateral, international organizations and embassies and foundations)
  • Develop fundable concepts and propels in line with SOS Uganda Institutional Policy guidelines.
  • Write concept notes and full proposals for both grants and contracts under the strategic guidance of the PD or Programme Coordinator. This includes background research, stakeholder analysis, data collection & analysis, consultation processes, development of narrative, development of budget and production all associated documents to a high standard in accordance with donor requirements
  • Maintain and regularly update information on potential funding opportunities for SOS CV Uganda based on thorough research and intelligence gathering
  • Coordinate and facilitate consortium formation and proposal development processes externally, with consortium and / or local implementing partners
  • Coordinate capacity assessments of potential local partners to be included in proposals
  • Develop MOUs, pre-teaming agreements or other required documentation in relation to consortium formation and partnership development.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with donors by ensuring regular communication, knowledge exchange and effective reporting.
  • Work with the National Director, be the link between SOS CV Uganda and donors especially in management of institutional funding contracts.
  • Ensure regular communication with the SOS CV international and regional offices
Donor Contract Management
  • Prepare and submit IPD monthly updates and quarterly reports to the National Program Development Advisor and IOR
  • Coordinate, monitor and assess the quality of donor reporting making sure that donor requirements are met during the project implementation and phase
  • Be responsible for Donor Contract Management (DCM) of institutional (restricted) grants, including contract preparation, development of consortium agreements, teaming agreements compliance with donor requirements, submission of reports.
  • Develop and maintain workspaces in the Grant management Tracker system for management of institutional contracts.
  • Ensure all funding files, (electronic, system and paper) are complete and kept up to date.
  • Undertake routine donor contract administration for country programmes including maintenance of records on donor contracts.
  • Establish a close working relationship with the Finance and Program Department and provide advice to ensure synergy in donor budgeting, contract management and reporting.
  • Responding to needs from IOR on reporting in relation to grant and contract information management. 
Strategy, Capacity Building
  • Develop and implement an institutional fundraising and partnership strategy in line with the needs of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda and ensure this is infused within the global IPD Strategy 2.0 and national plans
  • Ensure Senior Management are appraised of all strategic opportunities, challenges and risks in relation to potential funding opportunities, including grants and contracts.
  • Analyse the funding environment vis a vis SOS CV Uganda plans and priorities, mapping key donors and identifying trends in funding and implications for SOS CV Ethiopia
  • Review and implement the recommendations of the donor market survey
  • Train and support relevant staff in Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach among other models and approaches
  • Build fundraising capacity within the programme team, by training staff on funding policies donor relations, reporting, contract management, etc.
  • Document learning on the implementation of donor-funded grants and contracts, in order to improve understanding of donor requirements and to improve SOS CV Uganda performance
Partnership Development and Networking
  • Establish and maintain regular contact with donors by organizing donor roundtables, face to face meetings, attending donor forums etc.
  • Supporting the National Director, PD Advisor to develop new and existing relationships with new donors and potential consortium partners.
  • Negotiate collaboration with partner institutions and government departments in support of SOS CV Uganda subject to approval from the National Director.
  • Assess and where possible develop partnerships and consortiums with other like-minded organizations for purposes of bidding for large donor projects.
  • Represent SOS CV Uganda in sector level meetings (development and humanitarian/emergency) and other networking forums and use this to aggressively develop funding partnerships.
  • Participate in regional IPD networking and training forums and contribute to development of new IPD strategies to improve practice.
  • Developing material to help promote SOS CV Uganda amongst potential donors, partners and key Government representatives, including briefings, capacity statements and presentations.
  • Work closely with the GSC in ESAF and IO in order to ensure coordinated contact with donors.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelors’ Degree and Masters’ Degree, in the social sciences (social work, psychology, social-pedagogy, community development or economics).
  • Post graduate project management qualification.
  • Seven years of working experience in the field of Project Management
  • He/she should have 4-7 years extensive experience in planning, securing and managing funds from institutional donors as well as a thorough understanding of development programming.
  • A thorough understanding of program design and development especially in the sectors of Education, Health, Livelihoods, Gender and GBV, Child Protection, etc.
  • Experience in social science research; the candidate should have extensive experience conducting assessments, evaluations etc.
  • A thorough understanding of DCM, PCM, and training approaches is required.
  • Demonstrable experience in planning, resourcing, implementing, controlling, monitoring & evaluation of and reporting on projects, preferably in the social sciences arena, including donor- funded programs.
  • Ability to turn a vision into actionable goals and deliverables, including coordinating the activities of several program locations (and their networks of service providers) around these common goals.
  • Ability to challenge conventional thinking, and to influence others to develop new, innovative solutions to promote quality child care and development, including using broad cross-sector coordination to create large-scale social change.
  • Understanding of the national legislation, policies, strategies and funding mechanisms of SOS Children's Villages Uganda in relation to child care and development.
  • Experience in partnership-building, including assessing the suitability of partners, and negotiating and formalizing Memorandums of Understanding.
  • Experience of working with consultants for carrying out baseline studies and evaluations of projects, maintaining strong ownership of the process while bringing about an informed and objective result.
  • Ability to represent SOS Uganda at the highest level, including with national bodies and agencies, NGO networks and international donors.
  • Ability to link budgets for implementing planned activities and programs, as well as understanding of financial reports for tracking budget execution.
  • Proven experience in leading a team.
  • Strong MS office skills, preferably with proficiency in using project management software.
  • Strong and highly effective communication skills in English including excellent report writing skills.
  • Willingness to travel within different the regions, as well as travel within the Sub-Saharan Africa region for experience-sharing and workshops.
  • The Candidate should have leadership, and innovation, flexible, self-drive and have the ability to work very fast and under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills with the ability to represent SOS CV Uganda in donor forums, develop partnerships with other NGOs
  • Experience of capacity building non-funding staff in all aspects of funding and contract compliance.


Personal Attributes
  • Good planning, organizing and coordination skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team and to communicate effectively with colleagues, partners, stakeholders and others who are not in the line of command.
  • Strong analytic and thinking skills, ability to overcome challenges.
  • Ability to manage own time and to work under high pressure.
  • Trustworthiness and confidentiality, modelling principled behaviour.
  • Commitment to address the situation the children of our target group and their families

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications, updated CVs and academic documents to the address below:

HR & Administration Manager
SOS Children's Village Uganda

Email to: nationaloffice@sosuganda.org

Deadline: 26th July 2019 by 2:00pm

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Nutrition Specialist (Health System Strengthening) Italian NGO Jobs - AVSI Foundation


Organization: AVSI Foundation
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
AVSI Foundation is an international not-for-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in Italy in 1972. Its mission is to promote the dignity of the person through development cooperation activities, with special attention to education, according to the social teaching of the Catholic Church. AVSI has been present in Uganda since 1984, first supporting hospitals and agriculture projects in Gulu and Kitgum districts, and later expanding around 1990 to establish the present-day headquarters in Kampala, offices in Pader, Gulu and Kitgum, and project activities in 12 other districts.

About Project:
UNICEF and AVSI entered into a partnership under the project entitled District Health System Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV, and Nutrition in the districts of Arua, Adjumani, Koboko, Maracha, Moyo, Nebbi, Pakwach, Yumbe, Zombo, Lamwo and Kiryandongo - ALIVE.
The projects aim to “Support and keep children and mothers ALIVE through the provision of a comprehensive Health, Nutrition, and HIV/AIDS Package” under which AVSI contributes to efforts to reduce maternal and child mortality and improve the quality of life of children and women in Northern Uganda, Acholi and West Nile sub-regions.

The project also will support and build synergies with other implementing partners and AVSI existing projects; ‘Maximizing impact against HIV, TB, and Malaria in Acholi Sub-Region’ funded by Italian Cooperation, Resilient Learners, Teachers and Education Systems in South Sudan and Uganda (RICE) in Lamwo and Arua districts, funded by EU.

Job Summary:   The Nutrition Specialist (Health System Strengthening) will provide both strategic and technical direction to nutrition programming in the integrated district health system. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of nutrition Activities at the district, in close working collaboration with the DHTs and the child survival development officers based at the districts. The Specialist will liaise with the nutrition division of the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, District nutrition lead, UNHCR nutritionist District Nutrition Coordination Committees, District Health Teams and health facility in-charges/ facility nutrition focal persons in the supported districts to establish and/ or strengthen health facilities and community capacity for management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition, as well as promotion of appropriate MIYCF and WASH practices and behaviours. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in AVSI/UNICEF Activity periodic work planning, reporting and strategy development based on evidence, as necessary.
  • Participate in development of training packages at national and sub-regional level, and training of various services providers at community and facility levels using various training approaches i.e. MIYCF, IMAM and NACs.
  • Lead the planning and preparation of nutrition packages (protocols, guidelines, equipment and related materials) for nutrition capacity building at the districts of operations.
  • Provide technical support to multi-sectorial nutrition programming through establishing and/or strengthening capacity of District Nutrition Coordination Committees.
  • Establish a program for community-based rehabilitation of malnourished children and promotion of Essential Nutrition Actions (ENAs) targeting the first 1,000 days of life. This involves initiating pilot sites, evaluating the results, and then scaling up the program to other communities.
  • Act as a link between the AVSI/UNICEF Activity and National Nutrition Division of the MoH and represent the UNICEF/AVSI Activity in the nutrition Technical Working Group.
  • Participate in national, district and community level nutrition meetings with other nutrition stakeholders as requested
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic stakeholder meetings aimed at promoting Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation among stakeholders in the region i.e. IMAM sharing sessions, coordination meetings
  • Provide technical support to other technical personnel, including reviewing documents and presentations, developing strategies, approaches as requested.
  • Work with the Ministry of Health, implementing partners, nutrition committees, working groups to establish priorities, work plans and provide technical assistance to implement nutrition activities/tasks in west Nile
  • In collaboration with MoH/UNICEF oversee the improvement and scale-up of nutrition services integration into all health services at health facility levels through conducting health systems strengthening performance assessment, and rapid assessment identifying gaps.
  • Strengthen capacities of Health facilities and districts to effectively use IMAM/ NACS tools through capacity building and supporting district mentor’s/coaches mentorship to ensure quality improvement
  • Facilitate and participate in operational research related to Nutrition and share results for program and policy planning and decision making
  • Contribute towards AVSI monitoring, Evaluation Learning, Adapting and knowledge management activities, specifically ensuring quality data capture into DHIS2.
  • Perform other job-related activities as assigned by the supervisor(s).
  • Work with the regional referral nutritionist, regional and district national mentors/coaches, district nutritionists, district nutrition focal persons, CSDs, the DHMTs and health in-charges of the selected facilities to.
  • Develop a system for planning and management of nutrition supplies, equipment and tools and ensure timely ordering and delivery;
  • Ensure adherence to guidelines and protocols for management various forms of malnutrition.
  • Ensure establishment and functionality of Nutrition Work Improvement Teams as well as integration of nutrition in facility Quality Improvement approaches.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Basic Degree in Nutrition with Postgraduate Training or Master in related health and social sciences; nutrition, public health or related field.
  • Seven years of demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring successful district nutrition programs, managing malnutrition among vulnerable groups especially refuges settings, and promoting behavioural change for prevention of malnutrition.
  • Familiarity with UNICEF funded nutrition initiatives and the positive deviance methodology is an added advantage.
  • Experience in technical and programming in IYCF, IMAM/CMAM approaches, with additional expertise in community health and nutrition activities, including IMCI, essential nutrition actions, nutrition assessments, monitoring and evaluation, and behaviour change communication.
  • Experience with UNICEF-funded programs required
  • Ability to write effectively for a range of audiences and purposes, including policy-makers, program managers and service providers
  • Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance and tools and effectively communicate these using print, electronic, and presentation media
  • Fluency in English relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
  • Excellent presentation, organizational, interpersonal skills, Initiative and ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to facilitate relationships and interact smoothly and effectively with stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, multi-task and work as a member of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate with a variety of collaborators, including DHMTs, national level managers, donors, NGOs and community-based organizations.
  • Strong and demonstrated supervisory skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong report writing skills and computer skills.
  • Fluent English is required with excellent speaking and writing skills.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters, accompanied with updated Curriculum Vitae indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates, should be addressed to:

The AVSI Country Representative,
AVSI Foundation,
P. O. Box 6785, Kampala, Uganda

Email to: hr.kampala@avsi.org (Please indicate the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Nutrition Specialist.’)

Deadline: 18th July 2019 (5.00 pm)

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