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UN Senior Resettlement Assistant Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Senior Resettlement Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10020901
Vacancy Notice: 055/2018
Reports to: Protection Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Post Grade: GL5

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:  The Senior Resettlement Assistant provides important clerical and administrative support to resettlement operations and may as required take part in assessing cases for resettlement and conducting interviews. The incumbent maintains frequent contacts with his/her supervisor, relevant colleagues within the same Office or Offices under purview to exchange information and discuss issues on resettlement cases. Some contacts and communication at a working level are required with Embassy / Immigration Officials of resettlement countries, IOM as well as with other operating partners regarding resettlement issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  • Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
  • The jobholder will also assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor
  • Provide persons of concern with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR resettlement policies and procedures.
  • Comply with UNHCR standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases
  • Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on persons of concern being considered for resettlement
  • Provide support in maintaining and updating progress or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.
  • Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  • Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions
  • Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required
  • Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports
  • Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Regional Offices / Headquarters
  • Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS
  • Provide support in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration. 
  • Provide counselling to persons of concern.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Resettlement Assistant job vacancy should have completed secondary education with certificate/training in International Law, International Relations or related fields required.
  • At least four years of job experience relevant to the functions
  • Good knowledge of resettlement issues and UNHCR resettlement policies and operational applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop)
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 15th November 2018

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2 Fresher Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) Job Opportunities - Compassion International

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About Compassion Project:
South Rwenzori Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer - Sponsor Donor Relations (CDO-SDR) is a primary liaison for all Sponsorship Relations at project level and ensures planned schedules, correspondences, updates and coordinates sponsor visits.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Social works Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Communication, Records Management and any related disciplines
  • Must have served as a volunteer in a related Child Development Centre for not less than two years
  • Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Basic organizational skills are a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Formal training in Counseling and Child Development will be an added advantage.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Age: 25-35 years

How to Apply:
All interested persons are asked to submit their applications with a recommendation from the Overseer and relevant documents to the:

The Personnel Officer,
South Rwenzori Diocese, P.O.Box 142, Kasese. Uganda

Deadline: 21st November 2018 by 5:00pm

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Nutrition and Gender Advisor NGO Jobs - Self Help Africa (SHA)

Organisation: Self Help Africa (SHA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes

About US:
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20 years.

Job Summary:   The Nutrition and Gender Advisor will provide support to the Country Office ensuring its Programmes have a strong nutrition focus and a strong gender element to improve cohesion within households.  The Gender and Nutrition Advisor will support the development of concept notes to build a strong nutrition and gender element in proposal development, programme delivery and supporting the evaluation of the Country Office Programmes.  This role is key in building technical excellence, improving programme quality and taking the lead in innovative development.  This position will be the resource person for Nutrition and Gender within the SHA Uganda programme. The role will involve working with the team throughout project cycle management – from supporting the development of concept notes to ensuring a strong nutrition and gender element, proposal development, programme delivery, supporting M&E and evaluation of projects or programmes.  This role is key in the organisation’s drive to build technical excellence, improve programme quality across the organisation and lead in innovative development practice.  Promoting nutrition sensitive agriculture will involve ensuring that all of SHA programmes and projects progressively integrate explicit nutrition objectives and indicators into project/programme design. It also ensures that gender is mainstreamed within all programmes. Advise, mentor, train and support programme or partner staff to effectively integrate nutrition sensitive agriculture and mainstream gender into programmes and projects including setting objectives and measuring results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical Resource:
  • Support the He ad of Programmes in planning and designing programmes; ensuring that nutrition and gender are specifically addressed with effective implementation strategies in line with SHA Uganda’s programme strategy
  • Support SHA staff and partners in developing nutrition and gender components of projects/ programmes through establishing knowledge gaps and conducting capacity building or training and conducting project/programme monitoring visits
  • Support the SHA programme team or technical staff/partner staff in the implementation of project interventions to ensure that the project/ programme interventions are gender transformative and nutrition sensitive
  • Develop and carry out reviews of SHA nutrition and gender policies/guidelines and strategies that provide strategic direction keeping abreast of resources already available in country or regionally/internationally
  • Together with the SHA Monitoring and Evaluation Officer be responsible for designing, collecting, processing, analysing nutrition and gender data within SHA programmes
  • Identify and support the development of tools for programme and partner staff, such as IEC material, to use for gender and nutrition throughout SHA programmes/projects
  • Contribute and share knowledge, information, best practices and lessons learnt on gender and nutrition to ensure high quality programming throughout SHA programmes/projects for internal and external use
  • Liaise regularly with the Nutrition Advisor and Social Inclusion Advisor at head office for support and share learning with other SHA country programmes and head office
  • Guide processes of identifying and participating in nutrition and/or gender research as required
  • Facilitate and assist the timely submission of regular reports (quarterly, semi-annual and annual) or special reports as deemed necessary
  • Organize and facilitate workshops/trainings to share information/learning
  • Strengthen strategic partnerships with civil society organizations and the private sector to influence nutrition and gender responsive policies and laws
  • Keep updated on technical aspects of nutrition and gender with specific focus on vulnerable groups
  • Active networking and advocacy profiling of SHA country programme with external stakeholders implementing similar programmes at local, national and/or international results
  • This role will ensure SHA engagement in relevant networks to strengthen SHA’s visibility in nutrition and gender, remain current/up to date within this sector and where possible capitalise on relevant opportunities that arise in terms of funding, and dissemination of SHA work. Networking with relevant stakeholders will include the various ministries, UN agencies such as UNICEF and WHO and NGO’s involved in nutrition and gender sectors   
Learning and Innovation
  • Facilitate learning, promote peer-learning between staff and partners, participate in relevant national networks and actively engage in organization level focal groups.
  • Explore opportunities for positioning, innovation, upscaling and potential follow up.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Self Help Africa Nutrition and Gender Advisor job must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related discipline
  • At least five years’ experience in the design and implementation of nutrition projects/programmes
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of sector thinking on nutrition with a wide range of partners from civil society, public and private sectors
  • A good understanding of project cycle management approaches and tools including knowledge of M&E principles
  • Experience in facilitation of learning process and networking
  • Experience in data analysis, research and report writing
  • Experience in developing and delivering training
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English
  • Very good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and general IT skills
  • Commitment to working with a value-based organisation
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in team management and coordination
  • Willingness to travel in country and overseas to support nutrition and gender activities in other SHA country programmes

  • Experience in gender and social inclusion in previous work environment
  • Demonstrated experience in integrating/mainstreaming gender in development and humanitarian projects focused on food, nutrition, and livelihoods sectors
  • Ability to communicate effectively in more than one national language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and take initiative
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application form, Download Here, CV & Cover Letter by E-mail as follows: – uganda@selfhelpafrica.net. Please type “Nutrition and Gender Advisor” – [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 19th November 2018

Please do not send certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Finance Officer NGO Jobs - Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job Title:             Finance Officer
Organization: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:
Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a health communications National Non Governmental Organisation that was founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs to various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in the use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health and development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STF utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer will ensure accurate and efficient running of STF accounting procedures in line with STF’s financial guidelines

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Processes staff, statutory and on-line payments   
  • Cross check and enter staff accountabilities into Navision software       
  • Prepare financial reports in line with STF financial guidelines
  • Prepare organizational budgets in line with organizational needs and donor funded projects
  • Carry out bank reconciliations in line with STF’s financial operating procedures          
  • Take lead in ensure proper filling of all finance and accounting documents     
  • Ensure all funds advanced to staff 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Finance Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business administration (Accounting option) or other related field. ACCA/CPA qualification will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of experience in finance or audit in a busy local or international organization.
  • Knowledge of Accounting packages especially NAVISION;
  • NSSF and URA policy guidelines on social security and taxation;
  • Principles and practices of general, fund, and NGO accounting; principles and practices of cost and fixed asset accounting; internal control and audit principles and practices;
  • Budgeting; laws and ordinances relating to the financial administration of donor funded agencies; practices and methods of donor funded agency financing;
  • Principles and practices of petty cash management;
  • Financial management issues; principles and practices of business data processing particularly related to the processing of accounting and financial information;
  • Principles and practices of maintenance of donor records
  • Ability to analyze and make sound recommendations on financial data and operations
  • Ability to understand, interpret, explain and apply state laws relating to financial accounting, taxation, reporting and record keeping
  • Experience in managing petty cash
  • Experience in implementing financial procedures and controls
  • Exercise independent judgment within general policy guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of STF
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Make technical decisions
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work with people and organizations of diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Flexibility and innovativeness
  • Keen attention to detail
  • High levels of integrity and commitment

How to Apply:
All candidates are encourages to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;

The Manager Human Resource & Administration
Straight Talk Foundation
Plot 4, Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

Deadline: 23rd November 2018 by 05:00pm Ugandan Time.

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Administration Officer RFBCP Project Jobs - GIZ

Job Title:        Administration Officer
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: RFBC Project Leader
Ref. No:  GIZ-FAO1118

About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with international operations in Uganda. GIZ implements commissions for the German government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.

About RFBCP Project:
The Responsible Fisheries Business Chain Project (RFBCP) is part 0t the Global Program on Sustainable Fishery and Aquaculture and funded under the special initiative “One World-No Hunger of the German Federal Ministry tor Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The overall objective of the program is to ensure food security and to reduce poverty by increasing fish supply and income. The political partner of the project is the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) and its target groups are vulnerable households and communities, artisanal fishers and small to medium sized enterprises in the fishery sector. The project is largely implemented through grants and service contracts to implementing partners.

Job Summary:  The Administration Officer professional is responsible for;
  • Providing administrative and financial services for the Responsible Fisheries Business Chains Project (RFBCP).
  • Ensuring that GlZ financial and administrative regulations and standard procedures are complied with.
  • Providing administrative and financial accounting support and guidance to project partners tor efficient implementation of the RFBCP.
  • Carrying out internal reviews/audits of accounting and administrative procedures of project partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Project staff, partners and other institutions, necessary.
  • Accompanies the Project leader or other train members to meetings when necessary.
  • Independently visits project partners to provide guidance on administrative, financial management and accounting matters.
  • Prepares and organises internal and external meetings.
  • Responsible for organising administrative and logistical aspects of project activities (meetings, workshops, travel arrangements, etc.).
  • Reviews contract documents in coordination with technical staff, and follows up with Country Office.
  • Ensures that ITC equipment functions properly.
  • Responsible for filing documents in reference files and in DMS in line with GIZ’s filing rules.
  • Ensures all hard copy and electronic filing is up to date at all times.
  • Manages confidential files, specifically in the areas of finance.
Finance and Accounting :
  • Helps monitor project expenditure in accordance with the budget.
  • Monitors the monthly accounting and financial plans of the project.
  • Provides guidance to project partners and the GIZ RFBC team on G12 administration and financial accounting procedures, processes, rules and standards.
  • Responsible for financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping the cashbook, bank accounts, preparing and entering vouchers of the project.
  • Checks vouchers and receipts of the project for completeness and guides on corrections to be made where necessary.
  • Checks travel expense statements of staff for approval by the superior.
  • Responsible for financial management such as; cash withdrawals, keeping cash book. bank accounts, bank reconciliation, cash count and posting vouchers of RFBCP
  • Checks requests for funds before release.
  • Reviews and guides the process of quarterly calls for advances by project partners.
  • Guides the process of financial reporting by the project including reporting by project partners.
  • Reports all problems with financial administration and compliance without delay,
Other Duties/Additional Tasks: Performs other duties and tasks at the request by the RFBC project leader.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the GIZ Administration Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or equivalent or other relevant specialisation and qualification from a recognised University.
  • Financial accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA Uganda, etc.
  • A minimum of six years of professional experience in a comparable position.
  • Working experience with GIZ and good knowledge of GIZ procedures, processes, rules and standards especially relating to financial administration are an added advantage.
  • Working experience within the fisheries sector.
  • Broad experience of administration.
  • Good time management and a pay attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of ICT (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English, knowledge of Swahili would be an asset.
  • In-depth understanding of financial planning and accounting.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed — corresponding measures are agreed with management.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O Box 34934, Kampala Uganda by email: hr@futureoptionsug.com  Tel: +256 414 231204/6.

NB: This is a national position. Applications and CV should be in one document. No other attachments are required at this stage, and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018 by 5:00pm

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