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Child Protection Officer UNHCR Project Jobs - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)


Job Title:       Child Protection Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Protection Manager

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Job Summary:  The Child Protection Officer is responsible for leading a small team in identifying, assessing, and managing cases of children at risk. The role involves working directly with vulnerable children who are at risk of harm or abuse, as well as working with their families and carers, to introduce measures to improve family behavior and protect children.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical guidance and direction for effective planning, implementation and monitoring of agreed child protection interventions
  • Lead a small team to ensure protection of children from all forms of abuse, violence, exploitation and neglect working closely with children, their families and communities.
  • Ensure proper child protection case management including information management.
  • Implement Child Protection policies, BID and BIA procedures, and existing SOPs (including fraud prevention SOPs)
  • Ensure that BID reports are in compliance with UNHCR protection principles as well as best international practice and organize BID Panels.
  • Prepare quality and timely child protection reports on a weekly, monthly and Quarterly basis
  • Promote meaningful child participation throughout the project.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Child Protection Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other related field.
  • Three years of work experience in the same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs.
  • Previous experience working with children including interviewing and communicating with children
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills with excellent reporting & writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skill and communication skills.
  • An excellent command of verbal and written English.
  • Good knowledge of Ms-Word and Ms-Excel.


How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Position Title”

NB: Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions.

Deadline: 18th January 2019

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No Experience Administrative Assistant USAID Project Jobs - Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)


Job Title:        Administrative Assistant
Organisation: Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis. Created in 1985 in response to famines in East and West Africa, the project provides global coverage with a mix of presence and remote monitoring countries. The FEWS NET implementing team includes NASA, NOAA, USGS, USDA, Kimetrica, and Chemonics International, the last of which manages the Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant serves as a member of the administrative support team on the FEWS NET project. Job responsibilities concentrate on supporting the office manager and national technical manager to facilitate the administrative and financial operations of the FEWS NET office and, in the absence of the office manager, providing financial and clerical support services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Management
·         Provide secretarial and word processing services.
·         Maintain field office files to ensure that all correspondence and documents are properly copied and filed in accordance with the filing system.
·         Ensure the preparation, receipt, distribution and filing of all incoming and outgoing written project communications such as the daily email and pouch log.
·         Maintain tracking systems such as inventory, procurement, publications, action memos and approvals
·         Act as receptionist.
·         Perform out of office errands as necessary.
·         Perform other tasks as assigned by either the supervisor or the home office project management unit.
·         In the absence of the FEWS NET office manager:
Accounting & Finance
·         Support the FEWS activity in performing financial management and reporting functions.
·         Input all financial data into the company’s financial accounting system.
·         Prepare and submit to the home office the financial reports monthly, including files for local currency and US dollar, and the bank reconciliations.
·         Manage the office petty cash.
·         Collect and process staff monthly time sheets.
·         Track sick and annual leave accrual for all local employees.
·         Prepare payroll for all local staff.
·         Issue checks to vendors and landlords and make other disbursements for the office.
·         Maintain accounting and financial records for the office that are compliant with USAID, Uganda Government, and Chemonics International Inc. regulations.
·         Review and process local expense reports.
·         Coordinate the submission of monthly wire transfer requests to the home-office.
·         Monitor expenditures in the field.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a strong team player
·         Present a professional demeanor and exercise professional judgment
·         Ability to prioritize work assignments; capable of making decisions which will foster timely work completion
·         Excellent and demonstrated organizational skills
·         Ability to perform well with minimal supervision
·         Demonstrate leadership, integrity and versatility
·         Ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Fewsnet Uganda Project should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers via email to: aokecho@fews.net  

NB: Total file size of attachments should not exceed 2MB.

Deadline: Wednesday, 16th January 2019

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Fresher Assistant Reporting Officer UN Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:        Assistant Reporting Officer
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028912
Vacancy Notice: 002/2019
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Post Grade: NOA

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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Keep abreast with all developments in the area of responsibility to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Provide support in collecting and drafting the required information for the production and dissemination of regular updates for internal and/or external distribution.
  • Assist in organising donor briefings and the coordination of inter-agency meetings.
  • Assist in maintaining working relationships with the Government, NGOs, and UN agencies.
  • Draft and disseminate minutes of the meetings that are held periodically in the duty station.
  • Accompany visitors and colleagues on monitoring missions to refugee sites giving appropriate briefing, commentaries and prepare briefing material for visitors.
  • Draft updates, donor reports, background notes, briefing notes, press reports, etc.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Reports to promote UNHCR activities are prepared and distributed in a timely manner
  • Produce reports on UNHCR activities. Liaise with external partners on behalf of UNHCR


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Reporting Officer job opportunity should hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Journalism, Communications or a related field
  • One year of previous work experience relevant to the function. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted.
  • Excellent communication skills, good writing skills and good knowledge of computer applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and UN working language of duty station if not English

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: 10th January 2019

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Internship Jobs - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Junior EU Aid Volunteer - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  Before deployment to DRC Uganda, the selected EU Aid Volunteer will complete a 2 months apprenticeship in DRC Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark from May to June 2019. The apprenticeship will provide a solid grounding in DRC’s organizational mandate, values and ways of working; relevant technical and sectoral areas of work; the in-country development and humanitarian context; roles, responsibilities and expectations for Volunteers, mentors and line managers; communications, human resources and security policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programmatic support:
  • Support MEAL team with setting up MEAL systems for program activities;
  • Support the application of established Quality Benchmarks in project activities;
  • Participate in implementation planning alongside the project team as well as project/program reviews and reflection sessions;
  • Participate in Accountability activities and supporting the functioning of the accountability mechanism including documentation of beneficiary feedback mechanism;
  • Assist the MEAL team with simple ad-hoc map production and visualisation.
Support monitoring and evaluation effort of projects:
  • Logistical and administrative support for monitoring/data collection visits;
  • Participating in data collection in the field, data entry and data analysis as required;
  • Support the collection of material (including GPS points and photos) for documenting case studies and success stories as well as voices of beneficiaries;
  • Participate in production of reports by using data collected through monitoring activities.
Support in data management systems:
  • Assist with setting up of data management systems; including supporting roll-out of databases as well as designing and developing data collection tools and setting data analysis plans.
Support documentation of learning and knowledge management initiative:
  • Support documentation of learning through production of learning products such as success stories, lessons learned and learning briefs;
  • Assist with facilitating reflection opportunities, including meetings and workshops towards developing a strong learning culture;
  • Organize brown bag seminars with staff to digest lessons from analysis and to deepen reflection on achievements and failures that serve to improve program /project design including tracking application of lessons Learned;
  • Contribute to drafting learning papers that capture lessons from DRC work and maintain Lessons learned database.
Any other activity as reasonably requested by the supervisor:
  • Undertake other duties that may be required by the Head of programs, Program Quality Assurance Manager, MEAL Specialist;
  • Participate to field mission and act as rapoutré, whenever necessary.
  • The position duties are flexible to a degree to allow the candidate to develop skills they personally identify. This can be arranged in discussions with the line manager.
Project development:
  • 10% of the EUAV time will be allocated for communication tasks, to demonstrate the value added and impact of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative and its different actions, and the professional contribution of EU Aid Volunteers. This will be implemented through specific channels discussed with the communications officer.
  • Get in touch with the ECHO's RIOs (Regional Information Officers) to, previously approved by the line manager, share information about HOPE and the experience to be an EU Aid Volunteer.
  • Develop one story from the field (an anecdotal story about their experience/work/ impact) produced during the assignment that may be uploaded into the network for use by sending/hosting organisation and the European Union for communication purposes.
  • Conference/workshop participation: Where appropriate, contribute to sharing experiences of life as an EU Aid Volunteer at conference/workshops organised by sending or hosting organisations and the European Commission.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer should have recently completed Masters Degree/Post Graduate Degree within Social Sciences, M&E, Statistics, IT, Geography or Geoinformatics;
  • Excellent data analysis skills, especially for quantitative/qualitative data, including knowledge of statistical programs;
  • Excellent level of English (spoken - written - reading);
  • Excellent communication and writing skills;
  • Knowledge of how to use research, GIS, photography and digital work to influence a program quality agenda.
  • Strong organisational skills / Rigor / Ability to classify and to manage priorities;
  • Capacity to take initiatives and propose innovative solutions;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and be respectful;
  • Some level of knowledge in refugee response would be appreciated.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online via the EU Platform. To apply you must go to the job advert on the EU Platform by clicking on the link above. At the bottom of the vacancy text you need to click on “apply.”

All applicants must send the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Updated Europass CV. Download Here
  • Relevant certificate/diploma.
  • Proven EU citizenship or long-term residency in an EU Member State (i.e. copy of passport/long-term residence permit). If you are a long-term resident, please make sure to upload your permit.
  • All documents must be uploaded in the online application system under the section for cover letter and the section for CV/other documents.


Deadline: 4th February 2019 at 11.00 pm (CET)

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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.: 10030500
Vacancy Notice: 003/2019
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Administrative/Finance Associate
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: 10th January 2019

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