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Fresher UN Certificate Jobs - Procurement and Logistics Assistant - International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Procurement and Logistics Assistant
Organization: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Resource Management Officer
Ref: SVN: 12/08/018

About US:
Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive/crosscheck all goods purchased for IOM and raise the Goods Received Note (GRN) against Purchase Order as evidence that goods have been delivered. All the GRN shall be crosschecked and approved by Procurement and Logistics Officer before the items are transferred to stores.
  • After verification, process posting in PRISM system using MM module and Make sure the delivery is within tolerance limit. Coordinate any discrepancy with procurement and Suppliers.
  • Conduct first review of vendor invoices to ensure compliance with the order and goods received.
  • Maintain all IOM stocks with the highest degree of care, integrity, and honesty and in the most transparent manner. Provide support in the implementation of appropriate measures to safe guard Inventory in line with IOM established procedures.
  • Liaise with all users for the items received from suppliers to ensure that the right items have been delivered. Ensure goods/services received are of the right quality and that the quantity as described on the Purchase Order.
  • Update Bin Cards on daily basis and generate stock report on weekly basis for review by Procurement Officer. Keep updated records on stock cards, and/or computer inventory lists)
  • Handle all users requests and issue out as per the agreed issuing schedule and procedures and using the appropriate documentation.
  • Maintain efficient filing system for all documents, reports and procurement records and make sure it is updated regularly.
  • Maintain, record and update Movement of Assets Forms e.g. laptops, projectors, computers, cameras etc and ensure appropriate records regarding asset acquisition, assignment, tracking, donation disposal and retirement: ensure assets are located accordingly and used in the projects best interest.
  • Support the Procurement and Logistics officer in ensuring that all IOM assets in Uganda are insured at all times through a reputable insurance company under the best terms and conditions. Follow up on any claims that may arise
  • Maintain, record and update all Waybills issued for supplies/equipment transferred outside the IOM office and follow up on return of the waybill by the receiver.
  • Provide administrative support for all procurement and logistics related issues for the mission; like assisting in preparing the paper work and tracking signatures from required signatories.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration IOM Procurement and Logistics Assistant job opportunity should hold a High School Degree/ Certificate with three years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with one year of relevant experience from an accredited academic institution in Business Administration, Materials Management or Store keeping
  • Three years (One year for Bachelor’s degree or higher) of relevant professional experience material management.
  • Two years of experience with international organization on stores and warehousing.
  • Knowledge on supply chain for an ideal organization

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with three references electronically to The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 12/08/018 Procurement and Logistics.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.

NB: Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

Deadline: 23rd August 2018

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16 Data Management Jobs - Field Supervisors - Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Ref: UBOS/UBI/FS/1/18

About US:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct the Uganda Business Inquiry 2018/2019.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Make the necessary preparation for the field work
·         Organize, deploy interviewer to their work stations on daily basis and direct the field workers
·         Edit all completed questionnaires in the field.
·         Tasked with editing must be completed before leaving the enumeration area
·         Responsible for the work of enumerators and ensure quality and accuracy of the information they collect
·         Carry out regular review sessions with each interviewer
·         Conduct periodic spot -check re -interviews and responsible for all the survey material allocated to the team
·         Responsible for initiating contact with the local authorities
·         Liaises with UBOS supervisors to ensure success of the field activity
·         Supervise the appraisal process for the field interviewers and present the performance field report to Human Resource through your supervisor
·         Submit duly completed questionnaires to the Senior Statistician in charge of the project. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Field Supervisor job placement must hold a Diploma or its equivalent and must have scored credit in Maths and English at O’ level.
·         Must be fluent, both in written and oral, in at least one of these local languages: Ateso,
·         Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole - Rukiga, Runyoro - Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba, Rukonjo
·         The applicant should have participated in data collection exercises for at least one year.
·         At least one year of cumulative demonstrated experience as a field worker in a national survey, with evidence.
·         Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage;
·         Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately
·         Knowledge of overall data management is an added advantage
·         Ability to work independently with minimum direction
·         Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
·         Attention to detail
·         Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors
·         High quality inter-personal skills
·         Age:  25 - 45 years.

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

NB: No hardcopies shall be submitted. All applicants must attach relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB). Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in document will be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Supervisors shall be identified after all successful candidates have undergone training.

Deadline: Wednesday, 15th August 2018 by 5pm.

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Several Consultancy Jobs - Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts - Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Kampala and Northern Uganda
Duration: Varied – short-term and long-term consultancy contracts

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

Job Summary:  Farm Africa Uganda is rapidly expanding and anticipate requiring the services of a variety of technical experts to support the delivery of our growing portfolio of projects over the coming months and years.  We are therefore requesting senior level experts interested in both short-term and long-term consulting opportunities with Farm Africa Uganda to submit their details for consideration for forthcoming assignments. We anticipate requiring support in a number of diverse areas, primarily focusing on smallholder engagement in agricultural value chains and agribusiness. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts must possess post graduate degrees or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Business Administration, Rural Development/Livelihoods, or another relevant field;
  • In-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector in Uganda, particularly experience with regards to supporting the commercialisation of smallholder agriculture
  • At least eight years of experience working within the smallholder agriculture and agribusiness sectors in East Africa, four years’ of which must have been in Uganda
  • Working on large scale grant funded programmes or commercial contracts focusing on key agricultural value chains in Uganda
  • Experience in designing projects or interventions that support smallholder farmers or small-scale producers to commercialise their operations
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) technical assistance to a variety of different stakeholders within the agricultural value chain including producer organisations, off-takers and SMEs
  • Experience in using a wide range of different tools and approaches to promote the participation of young people, women, and people with disabilities in agriculture and agribusiness
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) business development services to agribusinesses.

  • Excellent IT skills, and in particular the ability to manage and manipulate large, complex budgets using Excel
  • Ability to identify areas of weakness and support capacity development amongst both project teams and external stakeholders such as producer organisations and SMEs
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to distil complex information into accessible language

Values:  Farm Africa’s values are very important to us as an employer and they are also very important to our employees. All prospective employees and consultants should take some time to carefully consider our values and how they fit with your own personal values before expressing an interest in working with Farm Africa.

Our values
  • Expert: Deep expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
  • Grounded: Positive change starts with Africa’s people, so our experts work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
  • Impactful: We take a long-term view so we can deliver lasting changes for farmers and their families.
  • Bold: We model innovative new approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in being considered for future opportunities with Farm Africa, please submit your current CV, availability, and anticipated fee rate or salary expectations to:

Please subject your email, “Agri Experts Uganda – Last name, first name”

Deadline: 31st August 5.00pm EAT

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Graduate Trainee Jobs - Market Systems Trainees - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Market Systems Trainee
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Graduate trainee responsibilities:
  • The market systems trainee will take part in analyzing markets trends and suggesting activities towards access to new markets and business development opportunities for value chains in Karamoja region.
  • The trainee will gain a strong understanding of the market systems approach and he/she is expected to use the knowledge to analyze the key growth and revenue drivers across the existing value chains.
  • Provide daily support to the MSD officers and manager, including the preparation of background documents, research pieces, and presentations as needed.
  • The trainee will be involved in field-level implementation, demonstrations on improved practices and technologies in collaboration with MSD Officers and other key stakeholders in the intervention areas. This will improve his/her ability to create and maintain functional partnerships based on mutual benefit and respect to achieve win - win outcomes.
  • The trainee will work directly with the MSD officers to develop agent input/output and aggregator networks intended to increase local partners' access to market information and financial services.
  • The market systems trainee will gain hands on experience in strengthening private sector interventions in livestock and agriculture value chains, as well as scaling up financial inclusion and other products/services as relevant.
  • The trainee will have a chance to experience how private sector led and project-support development is tailored to the unique needs, opportunities and constraints of women and youth in the intervention areas.
  • Contribute to writing weekly and monthly program reports based on field inputs for review by the Market Systems Development officers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Market Systems Trainee job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in Microfinance, Agribusiness, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies and any other related field
  • Previous experience in relationship building, data collection and reporting techniques
  • The candidate must be results oriented with the ability to think creatively and adapt to tense moments with minimal supervision.
  • He/She must be willing to work in rural settings in Karamoja region and interact freely with the program clients.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter and able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas.
  • Flexibility and desirous to take on additional roles and responsibilities as opportunities and needs arise
  • Knowledge of the local environment and fluency in languages like Pokot, Kiswahili and Ngarikaramajong will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to:

Deadline: 21st August 2018

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Several Fresher Livelihood Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood Officer

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:    The Livelihood Assistants – Imvepi will implement day to day activities, according to the budgets and work plans in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project implementation and reporting
  • Promote the use of modern farming practice and techniques through training, advising farmers, farm visits and demonstrations so as to transform targeted families from subsistence to commercial farmers in line with GoU policy.
  • Participatory selection of beneficiaries, prioritization of cash for work activities, life skills awareness raising, and capacity building of the groups.
  • Promote Resilience and Livelihoods programme model for faster adoption of improved farming technologies towards building secure livelihoods for the marginal poor.
  • Participate in Resilience and Livelihood planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of progress.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
Community engagement and advocacy
  • Identify project beneficiaries in collaboration with Local structures and in accordance with the laid down guidelines/rules and timeframe.
  • Coordinate project activities with sub-county authorities, government extension agents and other partners at community level.
  • Ensure Small holder farmers’ groups are mobilized, organized and strengthened into strong business groups/ for bulk purchase of inputs, value addition, bulking and collective marketing of produce
  • Develop the farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality
Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management
  • Document and maintain records pertaining to training, production activities forward issues to management for decisions and appropriate action in line with WVU policies.
  • Write up accurate and timely reports pertaining to all planned activities in the required format and submit to the Livelihood Officer/Project Coordinator
  • Ensure Care givers/Foster parents of unaccompanied Refugee children are members of farmer business groups/cooperatives and are accessing business developments services.
  • Participate in monthly / quarterly reflection meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work closely with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses
  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Livelihood Assistant job opportunity must hold a diploma in agriculture or agribusiness or forestry or any other relevant discipline.
  • One to two years of experience in community work and engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood is and added advantage
  • Experience of the local context of West Nile is an added advantage
  • Experience in Cash for Work, Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
  • Outstanding knowledge of facilitation/training skills and process skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is and added advantage
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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