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Registration Assistant (UN Data Management Jobs) - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028959
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Reports to: Registration Officer
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

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 Registration Assistant is a member of the Registration team and is supervised by a more senior member of the team who normally reports directly to the Registration Officer. The Registration Assistant main task is interviewing data entry and biometric enrolment in UNHCR registration system. They are also responsible for supporting additional activities related to registration, which may include functions such as reception, filing and data management. The Registration Assistant responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. The Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up. The Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration standards
  • Capture data on each case interviewed in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Quickly respond to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection/litigation.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCR Registration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies.
  • Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures
  • Identify persons with specific needs and refer to protection/litigation desk in accordance with the SOPs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Registration Assistant career opportunity should have completed secondary education preferably with post secondary training or certificate in social science, statistics, mathematics, information technology or related fields.  Possession of a University degree is desired
  • Additional training in basic principles of international protection is an added advantage
  • At least five years of relevant job experience. (3 years with post-secondary certificate/training).
  • Good computer skills particularly in data management  
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language. Knowledge of another relevant UN language is desired.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software. 

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: 28th October 2018

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SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer UK Charity Jobs - Teach A Man To Fish


Organization: Teach A Man To Fish
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: SEC East Africa Program Manager
Salary Package: UGX UGX 1,200,00  – 1,800,000 gross per month + health insurance

About US:
Teach A Man To Fish is a UK founded charity organization whose mission is to address global youth unemployment and poverty by providing practical, relevant education to young people in developing countries. We support schools to set up school businesses which provide hands-on training and experience for pupils. This boosts quality of education and employability - bridging the gap between education and the workplace - so that students leave school with the right skills to get a good job or run their own successful business. We are a small organisation with big reach - since 2006 we have brought the pioneering school business model to more than 100 countries, reaching over 80,000 beneficiaries and supporting them to reach their full potential in work and in life. In 2017, through the School Enterprise Challenge programme, Teach A Man To Fish worked in partnership with 16 partner NGOs to deliver the programme to 500+schools, impacting over 40,000 young people in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Job Summary:  The SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer will play a lead role in delivering communications activities for our flagship programme, the School Enterprise Challenge, in East Africa.  Teach A Man To Fish is a small international development charity with a big impact, providing entrepreneurship education to young people across the developing world.  Reporting to the SEC East Africa Programme Manager, the post will play a central role developing and delivering an effective communications and engagement strategy to support the delivery of the School Enterprise Challenge programme to 500+ schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Working as part of a team of 8, you will have direct responsibility for managing two volunteers.  You will be a confident communicator with the capability to use a wide variety of communication tools and a track record of contributing to effective marketing and communication campaigns. You will be passionate about entrepreneurship and have a strong understanding of the diverse context of education in Uganda and the best ways to engage stakeholders at each level. You will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral and a strong eye for detail. Results driven and possessing strong planning skills, you will the ability to anticipate, coordinate effectively and manage your team to deliver communications across a range of platforms to multiple stakeholders within tight timelines. You will be adept at developing compelling stories and campaign messages to engage and motivate programme participants. The ideal candidate will possess 3 years’ experience in a Comms role or similar and will be able to demonstrate evidence of success. Experience in contributing to the development of communications and engagement strategy and policy documents would be an advantage.
Teach A Man To Fish is a fast-growing organisation with an ambitious plan for scale-up across the region. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join a growing organisation and contribute significantly to our exciting growth plans.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support SEC EA Programme Manager to set annual targets for communications for SEC Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Lead on delivery of annual communications targets, review progress regularly and proactively manage line reports to achieve targets.
  • Lead on marketing SEC programme to schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and contribute to achieving registration targets
  • Lead on delivery of all comms activities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Ensure e-mails, SMS, phone calls and WhatsApp communications delivered according to work plan, with consistent, accurate messaging
  • Develop and deliver 3 Newsletters per year for SEC Uganda and SEC Kenya (3 newsletters per programme)
  • Coordinate updating of comms tracker in accurate and timely manner. Flag to EA programme manager in line with agreed deadlines.
  • Coordinate with SEC Uganda and Kenya volunteer and field officers to ensure effective delegation of comms activities to achieve weekly comms targets
  • With support from SEC EA programme manager, adapt and develop communication trackers and tools (trainings, guides etc.) to country context. Review tools for efficiency, feedback learning and ensure continuous development of tools and systems for effective communications and engagement. Ensure consistent high level of quality and accuracy across all materials.
  • Lead on organisation and delivery of annual SEC awards event(s) at national and regional level. Ensure delivery of high quality, efficiently organised event which contributes to re-registration targets and development of strategic partnerships and SEC brand
  • Lead on printing of all comms materials, training resources, business guides, certification and M&E materials. Coordinate with SEC Uganda and Kenya volunteer to effectively delegate printing activities and ensure materials printed on time with 100% accuracy in line with programme requirements. Proactively negotiate discounts for printing of TAMTF materials.
  • Occasionally support SEC EA programme officer to deliver trainings. Occasionally support M&E Officer to deliver M&E activities.
  • Manage, coach and empower Uganda and Kenya volunteers. Officer. Capacity build staff and ensure quality volunteer experience.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Teach A Man To Fish SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Mass Media, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
  • Evidence of completion of additional communications training courses
  • Two years of experience in either an NGO, social enterprise or corporate setting, with significant  of responsibility for comms and/or marketing
  • Proven track record of contributing to effective communication and/or marketing campaigns
  • Experience of using a range of communications platforms including mass mailing applications, WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience of producing newsletters and articles
  • Experience of direct marketing (telephone/face-to-face)
  • Results-driven and able to meet ambitious targets
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of communications and engagement strategies and trends
  • Ability to effectively manage and delegate within a team
  • Understanding of the Ugandan education system, stakeholders and appropriate engagement strategies for the different levels
  • Strong sense of initiative and an entrepreneurial approach to working
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Office programs, web-based e-mail applications and social media


Desirable:
  • Line management experience
  • Experience of working in or managing projects in an educational setting
  • Experience of developing communication plans and strategies
  • Experience of using and developing communication tools and trackers
  • Experience of business development in a commercial setting
  • Experience of using monitoring tools and trackers to document and analyse communications

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a 4-paged resume and a one page cover letter (combined into a single PDF document).  Please be sure to clearly show in your cover letter why you are interested in this job and what makes you the most suitable candidate. Please also include your salary history. Complete applications should be sent to alex@teachamantofish.org.uk with “Application: Comms Officer” in the title of the email.

NB: Do not attach academic documents at this point. We anticipate a large number of applications and as such only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd November 2018

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Videographer (Contractor Jobs) - Sawa World


Organization: Sawa World
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Sawa World is an international NGO that uses an innovative approach to ending extreme poverty by providing large-scale access to local solutions that are created by people living in extreme poverty. Sawa World uses an innovative approach to self-empower 1.2 billion people out of extreme poverty with their own solutions. We provide large-scale access to local solutions that are created by the very people living in extreme poverty.

Are you passionate about the power of documentary film making as a means to improve the lives of others?  At Sawa World videos are a key aspect of our work, by illustrating the impacts we have on our beneficiaries and their communities. We are looking for a videographer to consult and coach the people and operations of our video team on contract basis. They will be called upon for specific client projects or special internal projects.The ideal candidate will have a professional background in both leadership and video production. Our team members are dedicated to our goal of helping 1 billion youth lift themselves out of poverty by 2030. We want to know why you are the best person to help us achieve this goal! Please make sure to include this in your cover letter.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  When called upon, the Videographer will be required to support and coach the media team on the following:
  • Guide the Media team to produce videos that reflect the work and values of Sawa World
  • Creating short films both onsite at our Solution Center and in the field (communities around Uganda)
  • Storytelling and concept planning coordination
  • Film and Production planning
  • Post-production editing, including but not limited to sound, subtitles, and visuals
  • Salary will be based on experience and skill level


How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and an updated CV to hr@sawaworld.org. The cover letter should indicate why you are the best candidate for the job, what integrity means to you and why you would like to work for Sawa World. Please note that applications without the tailored cover letter will not be considered.

Deadline: 2nd November 2018

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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: hr@mjap.or.ug

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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Fresher UN Driver Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:      Driver
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028955
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Administrative Officer/Assistant
Grade: GL2

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 Driver is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organization. He/She will be required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles. The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required
  • Carry out the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Assigned UNHCR vehicles are properly maintained and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation.
  • Local traffic rules and regulations are strictly observed.
  • Instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed by the Driver and the passengers during the journey


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Driver job placement should have completed Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school
  • Two years of previous job experience relevant to the function
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and knowledge of local language
  • Mechanical skills
  • Ability to work in remote areas.

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: 28th October 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


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