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Videographer (Contractor Jobs) - Sawa World

Organization: Sawa World
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 2nd November 2018

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UN Protection Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:    Protection Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028966
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Duty Station: Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Protection Associate monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff. The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keep abreast with political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Provide support in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection.
  • Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Actively contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
  • The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and reported
  • Prioritize persons of concern for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individual cases.
  • Enforce compliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
  • Submit individual payments request for persons of concern for approval.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate job opportunity should have completed secondary school.
  • Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required
  • At least six years of related work experience
  • Good computer skills.
  • Completed Protection Learning Programme is desired
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 28th October 2018

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Graphics Designer - Furniture (Computer –Aided) Job Placement - FIG Consult Limited (Wooden Products Company)

Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (Wooden Products Company) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
NB: The applicant must be proficient in CAD modelling.

About US:
FIG Consult Limited is a leading Human Resource Consultancy. They are recruiting on behalf of a valuable client, one of the oldest wooden products companies in the country. They primarily sell doors, dining sets, kitchenware and wardrobes.

Job Summary:   The Furniture Designer will be tasked with the production of designs for items of furniture and related products. These designs may then be mass produced or made in small batches or as one-off individual pieces. You will either work alone or alongside colleagues to create concepts and designs that balance innovative design, functional requirements and aesthetic appeal.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Studying, researching and planning various styles of furniture design;
·         The Fashion Designer will sketch and create prototypes and models for production using computer-aided design (CAD) programs prior to commencement of the manufacturing process.
·         Keeping informed about design trends and developments;
·         The incumbent will be selecting suitable materials, which might include wood and any other incidental materials;
·         Discussing designs with clients for custom ordering or with manufacturers;
·         Finding ways to improve furniture items already manufactured;
·         Generating sample designs using computer-aided design (CAD), card models, sketches or hard prototypes
·         Evaluating issues such as pricing and fixing costs, fashion, purchasing, safety, materials and manufacturing methods and techniques;
·         Using various tools to complete projects from raw materials to finished furniture items;
·         Organising plans and schedules with respect to the availability of resources;
·         Preparing detailed final designs;
·         Interact and coordinate with design and execution teams to ensure that the works are being carried out as per the design documents, specifications, etc.
·         Liaising with craftsmen or production department staff, such as production managers, marketing staff and design engineers, about the process of construction or manufacture;
·         Attending workshops, seminars and training on various types of manufacturing and furniture design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must possess a technical qualification related to furniture design. Applicants with significant experience will also be considered.
·         At least three years of related work experience
·         Computer literacy i.e. ability to use CAD software to model furniture designs. Some desired software include Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks and Photoshop;
·         Good ability to understand and interpret project scope from the design.
·         Extensive knowledge of the production process and controlling finishing quality of furniture
·         High degree of creativity
·         Capability of understanding the needs and constraints of a project, and transform the brief into a creative concept.
·         Business awareness
·         Good design skills
·         Skills in Marketing, Finance, Sales and Manufacturing

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters (include salary expectation) and updated CVs via email to with the subject line quoted as “Furniture Designer (Computer –Aided)”

Deadline: 2nd November 2018 by 5.00pm

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Events Executive Job Placement - Fusion Solutions Limited

Job Title:          Events Executive
Organization: Fusion Solutions Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Fusion Solutions Limited  is a multi-agency that provides a wide spectrum of marketing, event planning and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, with an approach to marketing that relies on insight into human nature, respect for the consumer, and the power of creativity.

Job Summary:  The Events Executive is responsible for managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to. Directly coordinate activities to prepare for the day of the event. Identifying potential business, researching, writing, planning and running all aspects of the event on behalf of a client or own organisation. Plan public events, trade and industry exhibitions, product launches, company events and private events such as weddings, and be present during the event to deal with any issues as they arise.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage staff responsible for event coordination activities.
  • Coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties, trade shows, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation events and virtual events.
  • Train, and educate staff on proper event procedures.
  • Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary.
  • Book venues and negotiate fees.
  • Prepare invitations and send out at appropriate time.
  • Hire bartenders and wait staff.
  • Work with guest of honor to ensure all requests are met.
  • Drive attendance to the event.
  • Promote the event using flyers, cold calling, and social media as examples of ways to spark attention.
  • Analyze event performance and prepare metrics presentation.
  • Define company brand through events.
  • Ensure staff is adequately prepared for event.
  • Pay vendors for their participation in the event.
  • Provide receipts if needed.
  • Ensure day of event goes smoothly.
  • Set up booths, flowers, decorations, and other event decor.
  • Plan menus, order food, and hire chefs or caterers.
  • Sample food, including main dishes and desserts.
  • Give final approval for items such as music and menus.
  • Designing anything from online registration forms to floral arrangements
  • Arranging insurance cover and ensuring legal, health and safety requirements are adhered to.
  • Organising car parking facilities, security, first aid and catering.
  • Supervising the dismantling and removal of stands..

Qualifications, Skills and experience
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree with honors from a recognized University.
  • Two years of working experience.
  • Knowledge in the fields of advertisement and marketing are an added advantage
  • Networking, Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, organisational ability and time management
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Customer focus is vital
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should kindly send their applications, detailed CVs (in Ms Word format) and accompanying documents to

Deadline: 31st October 2018 at 5:00pm

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Spa & Saloon Manager Job Placement - Hammam Spa & Saloon

Job Title:      Spa & Saloon Manager
Organisation: Hammam Spa & Saloon
Duty Station: Fairway HotelKampala, Uganda

About US:
Hammam Spa & Saloon provides the best services to ensure their clients have an opportunity to renew their spirit and nurture their natural beauty with dedicated professionals.

Job Summary:  The Spa & Saloon Manager is responsible for the commercial success of the spa and saloon and will also manage the daily operations including personnel, finances, marketing, and the services offered.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mentor, supervise and lead a spa team - The spa manager is responsible for coaching their spa staff team members and ensuring that they are adequately trained to carry out their respective jobs. As well as arranging rotas so that the spa is effectively staffed at all times, the spa manager is responsible for motivating  their team into providing an exceptional service to their clients at all times.
  • Achieve financial targets relating to spa revenue - The spa manager is responsible for ensuring that spa membership sales, retail product and treatment sales are all in line with budgeted expectations.
  • Understand commercial stats and figures - Because the spa manager is ultimately running a business they will need to understand profit and loss statements, be able to effectively interpret KPIs and provide accurate sales forecasts and reports.
  • Ensure the spa is clean, safe and tidy - One of the spa manager's key roles is to ensure the spa is spotlessly clean throughout, tidy and above all else safe. They must keep abreast of health and safety legislation, protocols and be able to carry out an effective risk assessment of the spa.
  • Monitoring stock levels - Spas need a surprising amount of stock to operate ranging from towels, robes, slippers, skincare products etc. The Spa Manager will need to ensure that the spa can effectively cater for their customers whether it be in providing them with complimentary refreshments or products so that therapists can deliver their booked treatments.
  • Delivering Top Service standards - The spa manager will be responsible for driving service standards within the spa so that all customers are treated to the very best service from the moment they arrive at the spa to when they leave.
  • Proactive in promoting the spa - The Spa Manager will be fully expected to become involved in marketing the spa and promoting its services by developing publicity opportunities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Three to five years of experience in managing a spa and / saloon preferably at a hotel or a specialist healthcare club. 
  • Good business acumen and commercial awareness
  • An ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Great people skills, ability to get on with a wide range of different personalities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of personal hygiene and grooming
  • A good understanding of what constitutes excellent customer service

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs with salary expectation via email to with the subject line quoted as “Spa & Saloon Manager.”

NB: Please also kindly include your salary expectation in the cover letter.

Deadline: 26th October 2018

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