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3 Fresher Project Officer - Resilience and Livelihood NGO Job Opportunities - World Vision Uganda


Organization: World Vision Uganda
Duty Station:  Uganda
Report to: Project Coordinator

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 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above.  All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Job Summary: The Project Officer 1 - Resilience and Livelihood will implement all project activities (support to quality seed production project through local seed business) in a timely and efficient manner that meets the donor requirements and contributes to sustained and improved child well-being.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning and implementation
  • Implement all planned project activities with expertise and in a manner that leads to attainment of the project goal and outcomes.
  • Participate in the identification/assessment and profiling of groups to be trained as LSBs. This includes both the already mapped and new groups to be identified
  • Keep records of all project activities including project assets under custody/use, beneficiary list, partner list, assets or inputs provided, activity and monitoring reports, lists of children benefiting from project, etc
  • Regularly develop and share monthly activity plans with the project coordinator
  • Ensure 100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and that budgets are not under and over spent
  • Develop activity and budget tracking tool, and use on a monthly basis to track and report on activity and budget management
  • Map or identify key stakeholders/actors in the targeted district(s) to work with or support in the implementation of the planned field activities
Community engagement and advocacy
  • Take overall lead in the coordination of field level activities
  • Mobilize, organize and strengthen the identified and interested groups in to very strong local seed businesses- LSBs are professionally organized
  • Develop the capacity of each LSB group to improve production and productivity of selected enterprise(s) through demonstrations and training on the technical aspects of LSB- LSBs are technically equipped
  • Ensure Integration of the project activities with other internal and external programmes including that of governments at the area program level/district
  • Build the capacity of LSBs to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues- local level advocacy
  • Mobilize project participants to participate in annual agricultural events - such as the national agricultural show in Jinja, World Food Day
  • Mainstream gender, child protection, disability and sponsorship in to the project activities
  • Facilitate small business development at the community level through business capacity and skills development of the project participants
  • Represent World Vision Uganda in food security meetings at the sub county level when required
  • Build strategic linkages, collaborations and networks with partners at the sub county/district level including strategically linking the LSBs with other value chain actors
Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management
  • Prepare high quality progress reports, both narrative and quantitative information. Ensure that all reports are delivered according to high quality standards and are always submitted on time as per WVU and donor requirements.
  • Organize and conduct monthly and/or quarterly reflection meetings with project participants to address keys issues that will be emerging from the community related to the project and child well-being issues
  • Document and sharing of stories of transformation/success stories and best practices on a monthly basis to promote learning.
  • Organize quarterly review meetings for partners and communities to reflect on progress on project activities and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning and debate
  • Monitor and report on achievement of output and outcome indicators as planned
  • Facilitate monitoring processes of the project activities with partners and communities
Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Ensure a strict compliance to the WVU child safeguarding practices with respect to the child and adult safeguarding management policy, PSEA/code of conduct at all times; monitoring and reporting on compliance to child and adult safeguarding management policy standards in the project/project area.
  • Mobilization and facilitation of communities, local organizations, local government and institutions to participate in Child protection designs, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation including reporting on child protection priorities
  • Facilitate child and adult safeguarding policy dialogues and campaign interventions by ensuring linkages and coherence in engagements within the project and Area and National level, in the context of integrated ministry.
  • Work closely with the line supervisor(s) to ensure integration of Peace & Child Protection interventions in the project including uptake and effective roll out of CP project models and approaches
  • Facilitate effective and meaningful participation of children as agents of change in all project interventions/processes in line with WV Child Participation guidelines
  • Engage with project partners to assess and address the existing child protection related issues in the community and ensure appropriate and timely reporting/action is undertaken on CP incidents
  • Facilitate proper formation of Child protection working teams/groups/committees in line with World Vision systems approach to Child Protection.
  • Facilitate child protection advocacy campaigns and engagements at community level to ensure policy implementation and change
  • Build multi-sectoral linkages and community based initiatives, networks and coordination mechanisms in establishing and strengthening child protection prevention, response and referral pathways to allow a more efficient access to services for the MVC.
  • Build skills and capacity of communities, CPCs, Para-social workers to work with other local duty-bearers & service providers to understand and independently carry-out child protection actions to effectively respond to child abuse cases in line with standard case management procedures and principles
  • Organize and facilitate child protection related research activities through focus group discussions and interviews, with the guidance of the line supervisor(s)
Budget and asset management
  • Manage project finances in line with WV and donor policies
  • Budget management and control- project budget expenditure is within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Provide required support during project audit
  • Asset management - manages assets for the project in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a  a diploma in agriculture or agribusiness or any other relevant agricultural discipline.
  • At least  2 years' experience in implementing agricultural projects in rural Uganda, most of which should have been as a direct field staff. Training and experience in implementing Local seed business is an added advantage
  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness knowledge and skills
  • Computer literate
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)
  • Must have Passion for children
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle and with a valid riding permit
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Perform other duties as required

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.


Deadline: 6th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

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Head of Communication Job Vacancy - African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)


Job Title:       Head of Communication
Organization: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:


About US:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).

Job Summary: The Head of Communication will be responsible for developing and implementing the organization's communications strategy. frameworks and programs aimed at ensuring effective management of the public and other external stakeholders and to keep them informed of organizations developments..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive Organization strategy and message development, pitch and announcement strategies
  • Develop branding initiatives, internal communications and external media relations.
  • Determine communications strategy and execute programs to deliver communications objectives throughout the organization.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the network.
  • Manage the organizations’ brand and reputation.
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and website.
  • Create and launch press releases and marketing campaigns.
  • Design and drive corporate strategy and message development.
  • Manage internal communications and external media relations.
  • Develop communication strategies for delivery of corporate culture and business strategy.
  • Train AFENET staff in effective communication with the public or with employees.
  • Direct activities of external agencies, establishments, and departments that develop and implement communication strategies and information programs
  • Prepare the organizations’ top management, representatives for media interviews and
  • Create rich and creative content across the AFENET communication channels.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication, international Relations, Public Relations or related area.
  • Master's degree in Mass Communication, international Relations, Public Relations, or related area is desired advantage. Membership of a professional body
  • At least eight (8) years’ experience in Corporate Communications. tour of which in a managerial position in a similar corporate environment. '
  • Have a strong record of Public and international relations skills.
  • Events management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer focus and strategic planning experience.
  • High degree of personal initiative and innovation

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates  are strongly encouraged to submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to: The Human Resource Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET). Email: sec@afenet.net     

Deadline: 12th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

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Project Coordinator - PITCH Job Vacancies - Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)


Job Title:       Project Coordinator –PITCH Project
Organization: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Advocacy and Communications Manager

About us:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable universal access to rights-based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and to young people.  The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable development.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator –PITCH Project  is responsible for coordinating Advocacy initiatives/activities in line with RHU’s strategic direction and thematic objectives and provide leadership for the Partnership to Inspire, Transform and Connect the HIV Response (PITCH) project implementation

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to Frontline AIDS PITCH partners in Uganda
  • Work closely with FRONTLINE AIDS in all aspects of project management and donor reporting
  • Support and share timelines with PITCH Implementing Partners (IPs) to develop and submit quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and reports to RHU and FRONTLINE AIDS.
  • Respond to and follow up information requests from FRONTLINE AIDS on PITCH and RHU Advocacy initiatives
  • Consolidate Frontline AIDS PITCH work plans, budgets, and reports and share with FRONTLINE AIDS
  • Review and advise/ recommend for approval expenditures against set budget lines for PITCH
  • Coordinate all implementing partners and ensure that their capacity is built to deliver on the project.
  • Work with the Country Focal Person (CFP) to monitor progress of PITCH project in Uganda.
  • Ensure availability of harmonized project implementation among the IPs and other stakeholder
  • Provide technical support and guidance to strategic planning processes on key Advocacy initiatives that RHU and PITCH partners could undertake.
  • Track trends in resource mobilisation and contemporary advocacy work, document and provide advice/ recommendations
  • Alongside the communications specialist, support PITCH and RHU IPs with development and implementation of the Communication strategy, documentation of programmatic best practices and case studies for dissemination to and utilization by relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure effective communication flow amongst PITCH Implementing Partners (IPS), within and outside RHU
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences or any relevant degree.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification such as Project Planning and Management, Training in Advocacy Research, Advocacy strategy and Analysis will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Human Rights-Based Approaches
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience from a reputable organization in a similar role
  • Knowledge, Skills and Temperament
  • Knowledge of SRHR and HIV/AIDS Advocacy work
  • Familiar with the implementation of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health Programs and Working with key Populations targeted organisations.
  • Knowledge of current policies and laws related to Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS.
  • Knowledgeable of priority populations for HIV interventions in Uganda.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Project cycle management
  • Networking and stakeholder management and advocacy
  • Partner capacity development
  • Documentation, information management, and reporting
  • A good communicator
  • Collaborative, analytical, and highly organised
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

How to apply
All interested and qualified candidates submit by post, email or hand-deliver application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:
The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road – Tufnell Drive, Off Kiira Road, Kamwokya – Kampala, Uganda.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
NB:  Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 6th December 2019

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Placements - World Vision Uganda


Organization: World Vision Uganda
Duty Station:  Uganda
Report to: Project Coordinator


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 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer  is to support the project in systematic data collection and management of up to date databases for timely and evidence based reporting to ensure quality programming and accountability within the framework of World Vison and SEEK-project standards and guidelines. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will also provide a backstop for the implementation of the Sustaining Education Efforts in Karamoja (SEEK –Project) that aims to enroll and retain 15000 out of school children in 63 primary schools in Kotido and Kaabong districts by 2021.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Effective data collection and management to ensure timely reporting and project decision making including project development documents (cash flows, DIP, Log frames, etc), LMMS quality assurance and validation
  • Documentation and reporting including supporting school inspection, development of M&E tools, ToRs for evaluation studies, success stories, tracking of output and outcome progress, preparing quality Monthly management project reports, support in preparation for donor reports, among others.
  • Capacity building of village education committees on how to identify, track and register out of school children to be enrolled in schools, identification and training of data enumerators on data collection process, data validation, entry and analysis.
  • Conducting field visits to monitor progress activity progress, follow up visits on completed activities, and also conduct data quality check on the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Liaise with the P&C in the recruitment and remuneration of data enumerators including preparing worksheets and follow up on their payment process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in either monitoring and evaluation, development studies or statistical packages, development economics or social sciences with a minimum experience of 3-4 years in programming.
  • Post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of statistical packages and mobile data collection and analysis.
  • Good knowledge and working experience of Karamoja context, a minimum of 3 years’ work experience as an M&E officer with a reputable organization.
  • Should be a problem solver with high level of creativity and sensitivity to conflict
  • Certificate in post graduate in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and spoken Ngakaramojong language.
  • Valid riding permit.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong understanding of the child and adult safeguarding policy
  • Good knowledge on education challenges in Karamoja Context.
  • High level of reporting and documentation skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work in hard to reach context

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.


Deadline: 6th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

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Chief of Party Employment Opportunity - Chemonics international lnc


Job Title:       Chief of Party
Organization: Chemonics international lnc
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About us:
Chemonics International Inc., a US-based international development organization, seeks a Social Worker Pre-Service Specialist for the anticipated USAID five-year Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in Uganda. This activity will aim to improve youth learning outcomes (P1-P4 reading in local language and English), while ensuring that children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments. Specifically, this activity will improve learning outcomes, address primary school retention, provide technical assistance to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) service providers, and employ high-impact local partnerships to accomplish the activity’s objectives. This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda with intermittent travel throughout the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead project management, including operations, administration, human resources, finance, and technical oversight
  • Build and maintain relationships with USAID, country counterparts, and strategic partners
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop, present, and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision
  • Oversee and supervise project staff, project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications, driving the project's direction, performance, and adherence to USAID and Chemonics policies and procedures


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in international development, public administration, public policy, economics, or relevant field preferred;
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience managing governance and accountability programs, both at national and local levels;
  • Experience in and working knowledge of Uganda, including work with the public and private sectors and civil society, strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage teams, subcontractors, and grantees;
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills required;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below
Submit a cover letter and CV No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Deadline: 20th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

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