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Consultancy Adverts - Outdoor Advertisement Services - Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)


Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
As part of its commitment to support wildlife law enforcement and interventions to reduce poaching, illegal wildlife trade, trafficking, and consumption, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) aims to create awareness about the importance of protecting endangered species by disseminating information to the public. With support from the D.N. Batten Foundation, the “Uganda-China Initiative(U-CI)” will support Uganda Wildlife Authority and Civil Aviation Authority to disseminate key information to the public aimed at reducing wildlife crime and ultimately increase species population in East Africa.

Job Summary:  WCS is seeking to contract a suitably qualified and experienced consultant/firm to undertake work associated with the design and implementation of communication and public awareness materials related to the above-mentioned project. The purpose of this Terms of Reference (TOR) is to solicit competitive proposals for the consultancy advertised.

Approach:
Wildlife awareness messages will be delivered via billboards and signages at strategic high traffic hotspots within Kampala and Entebbe International Airport (Kibuye round about, Entebbe airport and the Fairway intersection). The graphics on the billboards will communicate key message highlighting the need to value and protect wildlife as well as discouraging the public from engaging in illegal trade, trafficking, consumption or illegal possession of wildlife. The billboards will display commonly illegally traded species, signs and messages of caution, penalties for poaching, illegal possession, and involvement in illegal wildlife trade, trafficking, and consumption of protected species and calls to the public to value and protect the country’s diverse wildlife species richness.

Objective: The objective of the consultancy is to design and implement communication and public awareness materials intended to motivate and educate the public about the need to value and protect endangered wildlife species.

Scope of Work
The consultant will be contracted to:
Conceptualize, develop layout, format, design and implement public promotional materials to increase awareness on the need to value and protect Uganda’s diverse wildlife species. The following will be required:
·         Originality of designs and artwork to avoid plagiarism
·         Use of high quality materials that are weather resistant and durable.
·         Use of lamination and UV resistible inks to avoid color fading.
·         All billboards will be in the English language
·         WCS will entirely own the copyright to all billboards, graphics, designs, and artwork.

Expected Deliverables and Due Dates complete the outputs mentioned above, the consultant will be required to:
Prepare and present a comprehensive public awareness work-plan outlining the work/activities to be undertaken, including implementation plan and timelines five (5) days after award of contract Prepare and present design layouts (Printing /production) of billboards and other materials for review (with relevant photos and massages) per hotspot ten (10) days after the submission and approval of the work plan. Installation/implementation will be done within five (5) days after WCS’ approval of all communication materials.
Presentation of Final Report describing accomplishment of eighty percent 80% of activities outlined and on the consultancy which is upon completion of maintenance period as specified in the contract

Payment Schedule:
·         10% on submission and acceptance of the work-plan, including public awareness strategy with implementation plans and timelines
·         70% on submission and acceptance of Progress Report describing accomplishment of 80% percent of the planned and approved messages and designs. Design layouts and other materials already completed must be attached as final products to this report.
·         20% on submission and acceptance of the Final Report describing activities achieved based on work plan and upon completion of maintenance period as specified in the contract

Evaluation Criteria
Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of:
·         Cost effectiveness / price
·         Implementation methodology
·         Experience of consultant/firm 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant’s team should have the following qualifications:
·         A masters degrees in the field of Industrial Art and Applied Design or Marketing
·         A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in graphic designs, marketing, development communications or a related field
·         Capability and proven experience in developing and executing public awareness strategies
·         Capability and proven experience crafting messages for outdoor advertising targeting a variety of audiences
·         Ability and proven experience in multi-tasking, taking initiative and working effectively under pressure
·         Familiarity with branding compliance and outdoor messaging
·         Excellent written skills
·         Prior experience in developing wildlife related massages is an added advantage

Submission requirements: Proposal submissions are to include the following:
·         Technical proposal not exceeding 10 pages in length with the proposed approach and activities to be taken for the implementation and management of the consultancy, including an operational work plan with timelines
·         Breakdown of costs with man days for each team members (if team approach is utilized).
·         Curriculum Vitae of consultant and for each member of the team (if a team approach is utilized)
·         Other supporting material deemed to be relevant to the proposal may be attached as an annex.

Duration and location: The duration of the Consultancy is scheduled to last a maximum of twelve (12) months. The Scope of work can be conducted remotely with project team via electronic communication. However, face-to- face meetings will be required to discuss the requirements, implementation process and other pertinent details for the execution of the Scope of Work as well as the final presentation of the final report. Any equipment or materials needed to accomplish these TOR will be covered by the consultant. Any expenses, unless explicitly articulated by the WCS, will be at the expense of the consultant

How to Apply:
All interested applicants are requested to submit their Proposals based on the Terms of Reference outlined above to contact persons below;


The Country Director, WCS Uganda Program
Wildlife Conservation Society
Email: snampindo@wcs.org
Cc: hmwiza@wcs.org , pmulondo@wcs.org gmwedde@wcs.org

Deadline: 1st August 2019

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UN Human Resources Officer Jobs - United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)


Job Title:             Service Line Manager / Human Resources Officer
Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 19-Human Resources-RSCE-117815-F-Entebbe (M)
Grade: P4

About RSCE:
The Regional Service Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy Implementation Coordination Team, as required.

The Regional Service Centre, as approved by the Member States, is owned, managed and staffed by the regional missions it serves. This framework reinforces the existing missions’ chain of command structures and lines of authority in a manner that does not create an additional layer between Headquarters and the regional missions. It also ensures that staffing for RSC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within limits of delegated authority, the Service Line Manager / Human Resources Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Efficient Service delivery to Client Missions
  • Provides high quality leadership to the Service Line in the RSCE ensuring efficient and effective HR service delivery to all Missions in Africa by improving the performance of the individual HR staff and the Service Line as a whole;
  • Builds strong and valuable relationships with Senior Managers in Client Missions external stakeholders and HR counterparts including Human Resources Division, Department of Operations Support (HRSD/DOS) in UNHQ to improve service delivery;
  • Ensures that the operations teams deliver their planned outputs and that their agreed targets are met in line with the HRM KPI and customer service standards;
  • Ensures that processes for tasks such as recruitment of HR staff in the service line, employee relations, change management and systems are in place and are dealt with correctly and effectively;
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the operations and activities related to the Human Resources
Information Systems' functions in consultation with the stakeholders of Client Missions;
  • Provides leadership in coordinating the activities of the Service Line in supporting client missions to ensure compliance with all applicable HR Policies, Rules and regulations;
  • Provides support and works closely with the team Leads in developing, implementing, and evaluating work plans and activities;
  • Provides oversight and guidance to the Service Line Team Leads, administration, and staff on all human resources automated systems;
  • Coordinates, implements, and manages processes through Inspira Human Resources
Information Systems;
  • Identifies optimal solutions that meet the needs of the Human Resources Unit by recommending process improvements and system enhancements;
  • Manages and oversees employee information collection, analysis and reporting; supervises the collection of data and its integrity;
  • Collaborates with the Information Management Unit (IMU) of UNHQ to develop plans for proposed systems, functionalities, and enhancements;
  • Optimizes processes, policies and systems for the Service Line Operations and implements continuous improvement actions for the Service Line;
  • Proposes and implements change management for Service Line Operations to achieve and improve results;
  • Supports client orientation approach to service delivery and helps stakeholders in understanding changes in the business environment;
Human Resources Management
  • Leads a team of HR officers and assistants in administration of entitlements and benefits, contract management and other operational and transactional activities to client missions (organizes and supervises the work of the staff under his/her responsibility; coaches them; identifies needs for continuous learning);
  • Advises the HR staff in the service line on the implementation of United Nations policies and practices on entitlements;
  • Reviews requests for exceptions in the application of processes, and if justified, submits to UNHQ for escalating with HRSD/DOS as appropriate ;
  • Advises and counsels HR staff in RSCE on their rights, responsibilities, code of conduct and difficulties associated with work plan and entitlements;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Service Line Manager / Human Resources Officer job opportunity should hold an advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Human Resources Management, business or public administration, social science, education or related field is required. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Professional Certification in Human Resources Management or equivalent is desirable.
  • At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administrative services or related area is required.
  • Practical experience with the planning and delivery of human resources services in conflict and post-conflict field operations mounted by the United Nations (including UN peacekeeping, political missions, agencies, funds and programs) or similar international or non-governmental organization(s) is required.
  • Experience managing staffing, administration, and talent acquisition using enterprise resource platforms is required.
  • Hands-on experience with UN Human Resources/Administrative procedures and knowledge of UN Information Management Systems is desirable.
  • Experience implementing change management initiatives is desirable.
  • Experience in a shared service centre or operation is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.


Competencies
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of human resources policies, practices and procedures and ability to apply them in an organizational setting. Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Judgement/Decision-Making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; Gathers relevant information before making a decision; Considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; Takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; Checks assumptions against facts; Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; Makes tough decisions when necessary
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 26th July 2019

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Project Accountant NGO Jobs - Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN)


Job Title:              Project Accountant
Organization: Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN)
Funding Source: Environmental Investigative Agency (EIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN) is an NGO mandated by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to investigate and prosecute wildlife crime.

Job Summary:  The Project Accountant will provide a day to day accounting support function to Project management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a first degree in business related Courses (B.COM/BBA)
  • Three to five years of related work experience is
  • Proficient Hands on knowledge in QuickBooks as a MUST
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Advanced level Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, SUMIFs),
  • Broad knowledge of financial/ budgeting systems and reporting tools,
  • Be a qualified Accountant with NGO environment
  • Financial systems implementation/project accounting knowledge.

How to Apply:
All applications are to be word processed, plus supporting documents submitted electronically to: patrick.obura@nrcn.org 

Deadline: 20th July 2019

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Senior Operations Specialist US NGO Jobs - Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


Organisation: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement and Operations Manager

About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Operations Specialist is responsible for supporting the smooth operation of technical efforts and field activities of UHSC by providing administrative, operational, and logistical support to technical activities. She/he will be responsible to support the day-to-day operations and administrative management of the UHSC activities. The Senior Operations Specialist has primary responsibility for ensuring that MSH operations in Uganda are functioning efficiently and effectively and aligns to support attainment of project results and client expectation. This position will work closely with the Procurement and Operations Manager and other teams on key office functions including general operations, procurement of goods and services, office administrative support, day to day management of project assets inclusive of spear heading the processes that results into the transfer property/assets to respective recipients. S/he will participate and support the UHSC Project close out activities in line with MSH standards and procedures.

S/he ensures administrative management and program support are conducted according to MSH policy, MSH standard operating procedures and donor regulations and good business practices. S/he must complete tasks maintaining high standard with quality. S/he will contribute to achieve project targets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Procurement Support
  • Handle the procurement for goods and services in line with local laws and regulations, MSH policies and standard operating procedures, and donor requirements.
  • Process the purchase of services for motor vehicles maintenance and repairs
  • Liaise with the transport office to coordinate required vehicle hire purchases where available fleet is not sufficient and ensure timely requests and solicitations
  • Receive approved Purchase Requisitions (PR) for procurement of goods and services; track all PRs; identify sources, collects quotes in country, select and negotiate with the vendors, handling all processes required to issue Purchase Order until final vendor payment.
  • Maintain the procurement tracker, recording complete purchase requests and updating it with status of the procurement status for the requested services, ensuring it has up to date information by every Friday of the week.
  • Ensure that vendors are paid timely in line with the agreed terms and standards in place. Ensure vendor payment requests / invoices are submitted timely and fixed cost orders are tracked and ensure that supplies are within the issued order periods, costs and quantities.
  • Verify delivered items in line with Purchase Order quantities and quality (specifications) working with the respective purchasers and respective technical persons
  • Support procurement process documentation particularly during procurement committee deliberations
  • Undertake special initiatives as required within his/her competencies.
Operations
  • Coordinate the timely and necessary administrative and operational support in implementation of technical activities, and ensure those are in compliance with MSH and USAID standards.
  • Ensure MSH offices and facilities are safe, efficient, and appropriate working environment for all staff.
  • Ensure the appropriate safety and security precautions are in place in MSH offices and vehicles.
  • Participate in routine admin/operations team meetings
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the teams to achieve resolution of pending operations issues, questions and operations support requests.
  • Maintain minimum Office Petty Cash ensuring cash count reconciliation at least once a week.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all MSH Standard Operating Procedures, and ensure the procedures are followed by the UHSC Program staff.
  • Maintain a complete record of UHSC assets and inventory, and ensure the property is maintained in accordance with MSH and donor regulations. Organize the UHSC inventory annual and spot verification and control.
  • Ensure the office has adequate stock of equipment, office supplies, water, etc.
  • Support the different stages of project closeout and the implementation of the close out process
Assets Management
  • Support the transfer of ownership of motorcycles and motor vehicles form MSH/USAID to the respective beneficiaries (IPs & Government of Uganda)
  • Follow up the filing of insurance claims until settlement, working with Insurance brokers /companies
  • Support the project close out activities
  • Assets management maintaining and updating the asset register ensuring new items details are recorded, tagged and updating the register with movement of the respective items.
  • Preparing equipment transfer files and maintaining them to completeness with fully signed agreements and documents of transfer of documents using available templates, ensuring the respective details.
  • Supporting regular assets verification both at MSH and MoH


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Senior Operations Specialist job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics, or any related field.
  • Three to four years of relevant administrative and operational experience in supporting teams of professionals.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and writing skills and able to work well under pressure.
  • Familiarity with procurement processes, travel logistics and event planning.
  • Experience with US government donor projects.
  • Demonstrated organization, planning, time-management, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively in a complex Program and in a diverse multi-cultural team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and to excel at operating in a fast paced, health environment.
  • Ability to carry out independent work, take initiative, be responsible, maintain can-do attitude and use sound judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A demonstrated commitment to high professional and personal ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated competence to set and assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and other applications.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


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7 Technical Officer US Non-profit Jobs - Jhpiego


Job Title:          Technical Officer (7 Jobs)
Organisation: Jhpiego
Duty Station: Kampala, Fort portal, Gulu, Arua, Moroto, Karamoja, West Nile, Uganda
Reports to: Technical Advisor

About US:
Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

About Project:
Jhpiego UNICEF Project will support the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH) in intensifying health system strengthening and coordination efforts for quality of care at the national level. The project will utilize an integrated approach targeting the technical areas of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH). Nutrition, and HIV. Jhpiego will also develop strategically selected Regional Referral Hospitals (RRHS) into Centers of Excellence, and improve the capacity of Urban Referral Hospitals (URHs) and district hospitals (DHS) to provide high quality RMNCAH, HIV, and nutrition services effectively, and efficiently managing referrals from their catchment, and strengthening health facilities in the district. Throughout the project, Jhpiego will target five regional referral hospitals (Moroto, Gulu, Arua, Fort Portal, and Hoima), three urban referral hospitals in Kampala (Naguru, Kiruddu, Kawempe), and 15 district hospitals, primarily in Karamoja and West Nile regions. 


Job Summary:   The Technical Officer Position will be responsible for providing technical and implementation support to all project activities in the respective districts of operation. S/he will ensure the technical quality of all activities in support of the project’s overall goal, through regular liaison with and supervision from the Regional Referral Hospitals. S/he will also provide ongoing technical support to the district health teams and other partners and stakeholders as relevant to the project scope and in accordance with its approach to understanding and influencing positive change in quality of care. S/he will also be responsible for capacity building function, which involves working closely with the project’s partners, including the district health teams, health workers and regional referral hospital staff. Throughout the project, Jhpiego will target five regional referral hospitals (Moroto, Gulu, Arua, Fort Portal, and Hoima), three urban referral hospitals in Kampala (Naguru, Kiruddu, Kawempe), and 15 district hospitals, primarily in Karamoja and West Nile regions.

We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Train and work with Health Workers to improve quality of care
  • Support the implementation of the RMNCAH/N/HIV high impact interventions at regional and district levels.
  • Conduct regular routine assessments and supervision visits to programme related sites and activities.
  • Carry out any other duties in support of the wider Project goal as assigned
  • Participate in the development of RMNCAH/N/HIV project work plans.
  • Work closely with the M&E to Collect and analyse complete programmatic data in a timely fashion
  • Support the collection of routine health data from health facilities and district health teams.
  • Support the conduct of surveys as required.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Technical Advisor and compile work plan updates from the field
  • Provide regular progress, trip and monthly reports to the line Manager in a timely manner and ensure that all the reports are filed
  • Support the M&E Officer to ensure that all relevant project documentation is disseminated to the district health teams.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, presenting project results and experiences as required.
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with all project partners, including the district health teams, implementing partners and network of CSOs in the regions.
  • Ensure that complementary technical approaches are established with other stakeholders in similar geographical locations.
  • Ensure effective coordination with and capacity building support to the district and community levels.
  • Capture and document field activities, case studies and experience from the field during the course of routine work.
  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
 The applicant should preferably hold relevant qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Ugandan Nationals are preferred.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send application & CV should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 26th July 2019

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