Consultancy Jobs - Terms of Reference for Annual Data Household Survey - Farm Africa Livestock for Livelihoods (UK Aid Direct) Project in Karamoja, Uganda

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2 Supervisor Housekeeping Job Vacancies - Kolping Hotels


Job Title:    Supervisor Housekeeping (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Kolping Hotels

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Hotel Manager


About UKS: 

The Uganda Kolping Society (UKS) is a Catholic Social Action Organisation which is part of the International Kolping Society (IKS), based in Cologne Germany and founded by Fr. Adolph Kolping. It is a worldwide network of Kolping families organised variably at Local, Regional and International levels. UKS was ratified by the International Convention held at Innsbruck as a National Organization in 1982. They run the Kolping Hotels and Kolping Microfinance (U) Ltd.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Direct and supervise the efficient operation of the different services of housekeeping Department

·        Supervise the cleanness of the rooms and compound

·        Work hand in hand with other departments to ensure smooth running of the Hotel

·        Control and supervise the movement and quality of linen that is being issued to guests rooms


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Hotel and institutional Catering or its equivalent

·        Three years working experience in a reputable institution.

·        Well-developed managerial, interpersonal and public relations skills

·        Ability to Coach and motivate others

·        Capacity to meet tight deadlines with efficiency

·        Ability to work with minimum supervision

·        Age Limit: 24 - 40 years


How to Apply

Interested candidates should fill application forms to be got from any Kolping Hotels, or National Office in Hoima or could be downloaded online, Click Here. Copies of your academic certificates, a detailed CV, three referees (with written recommendations) one of whom should be a priest and a day time telephone contact, should be addressed to:


The Administrative Secretary,

Uganda Kolping Society,

P.O. Box 76 Hoima. Uganda


Email: and


Deadline: Friday 19th February 2021 by 5:00pm.


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.


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Fresher Livelihood Assistant - Korea Climate Change Project NGO Jobs - World Vision International


Job Title:    Livelihood Assistant - Korea Climate Change Project

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Livelihood Officer


About US:

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


Job Summary:  The Livelihood Assistant will be responsible for project implementation of field livelihood activities, mainly focusing upon farmer group capacity development in the settlement and hosting communities. The job holder will build capacity of farmer groups through trainings, demonstration and field follow up. The job holder will implement all field activities including guidance and training to successful formation of farmer groups, Rapid Appraisal of Income Generating activities, beneficiary training on small business / income generating skills. The incumbent will ensure regular home visits to monitor activities and conduct timely reporting. The incumbent will work closely with leadership structures of refugees and host communities (Agriculture Officers, Community Development Officers, LC and RWC) in regard to climate change and livelihoods. The incumbent under the direct supervision of the Livelihood Officer, will ensure that activities are approved, implemented, monitored and reported according to agreed project plan in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project implementation and sustainability

·        Provide expertise and technical assistance in agronomy and agribusiness, climate smart agriculture, marketing, IGA, DRR and Natural Resource Management.

·        Promote the use of modern farming practice and techniques through training, advising farmers, farm visits and demonstrations so as to transform targeted families from subsistence to commercial farmers in line with GoU policy.

·        Provide technical advice and support on enterprise development initiatives with high environmental integrity.

·        Identify and promote local innovations through adaptive research among farmers in response to climate change in their communities.

·        Established demonstration plots to act as learning and multiplication sites for farmer groups

·        Participatory selection of beneficiaries, prioritization of income generating activities, life skills awareness raising, and capacity building of the groups.

·        Identify technical capacity and challenges for beneficiaries, skills and knowledge they have in agronomy, business development and income generating activities.

·        Train beneficiaries on community self-help methodologies, including group governance and leadership, rapid appraisal of income generating activities.

·        Ensure timely procurement of and delivery of right quality and quantity of farmer inputs.

·        Promote Resilience and Livelihoods programme model for faster adoption of improved farming technologies towards building secure livelihoods for the marginal poor.

Community engagement and advocacy

·        Conduct awareness on IGA activities among communities and local leaders.

·        Link farmer groups to government and other partners to access additional social services

·        Facilitate community awareness campaigns on climate change impacts and the adaptation and mitigation measures

·        Promote community adoption and production of improved energy saving cooking stove

·        Facilitate and link beneficiaries to economic development and income generating activities.

·        Make sure there is balanced gender representation amongst beneficiaries and leaders.

·        Assist in solving any conflicts within group members.

Stakeholders’ engagement, Networking and Collaboration

·        Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with donors and other relevant stakeholders at field level

·        Mobilize and facilitate engagements of stakeholders during planning meetings, workshops and implementation.

·        Network and collaborate with District Local Government, OPM, UNHCR and other relevant stakeholders in the Program Area.

·        Liaise with Resilience and Livelihood Specialist for all decisions related to livelihoods, and carry out other duties as may be assigned.

Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management

·        Conduct regular follow up visits to farmer groups, and their IGAs, and to members to see if they are applying the practices, and provide technical advice and mentoring.

·        Track progress of the farmer groups and keep records.

·        Carry out quarterly meetings with beneficiary groups to assess performance at the community and project level.

·        Facilitate data collection from farmer groups, and manage the information flow in the M&E (LEAP) database

·        Support the preparation of farmer groups own monitoring plans.

·        Consolidate and compile monthly and quarterly reports, inclusive of success stories and lessons learnt.

Child Protection and Wellbeing

·        Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

·        Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses

·        Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal applicant for the World Vision Livelihood Assistant - Korea Climate Change Project job must hold a Diploma in Agriculture or Agribusiness or Forestry or any other relevant discipline.

·        Two years of experience working with vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and implementation

·        Experience in greenhouse and nursery management, climate smart agriculture, microfinance, entrepreneurship and enterprise development is an added advantage

·        Experienced facilitator and trainer, with training material development skills.

·        Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing

·        Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive

·        Strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure

·        Excellent verbal and written skills in English

·        Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets

·        Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

·        Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;

·        Ability to ride a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license

·        Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added advantage

·        Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview. Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

·        Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

·        Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work and passion for children.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Click Here


Deadline: 29th January 2021


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Several UN Jobs - Early Warning Capacity Building Specialists - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Job Title:    Early Warning Capacity Building Specialists (Several UN Jobs)

Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator


About US:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global economic’ growth. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. 


Job Summary:  Under the general supervision of the FAO Representative, the direct supervision of the Drought Monitoring and Early Warning Consultant and in close collaboration with the FAO Field Office in Moroto, the incumbent will oversee monthly data collection and analysis as well as provide support to District Local Governments (DLGs). The overall duties of the incumbent include  dissemination of DEWS recommendations and the rollout of an efficient, reliable and quality Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) in Karamoja sub-region


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        In consultation with the Drought Monitoring and Early Warning Consultant and the Field Supervisor/Head Of Moroto Office, design training materials Design training manuals for community data collectors, community leaders and representatives as well as district head of departments and early warning focal persons;

·        Build the capacity of District Early Warning Focal Persons (DEWFP) through trainings and follow up, regarding all components of DEWS with a focus on data analysis and production of timely drought bulletins;

·        Take stock of the existing DEWS equipment from previous implementation and make recommendations on replacements and ensure that they are in safe custody and in good working condition for a functional and operationally active system

·        Ensure all equipment in the district needed for the functionality of the system are operational and active;

·        Monitor the achievement of the districts and community and provide appropriate technical/advisory support where needed in regard to the DEWS in consultation with Field Supervisor and Drought Monitoring and Early Warning Consultant

·        Facilitate and encourage buy-in of all the DEWS processes by DLGs including ownership and sustainability of the system through DLG budget allocations

·        Follow up the data collection at the district and parish level through monitoring of the DEWFP and the District Heads of Department (DHOD) together with the sentinels;

·        Coordinate DLG Early warning stakeholders including DEWFP and DHODs as well as the sentinels for timely collection, analysis and dissemination of the Drought Early Warning Bulletins

·        For every DEWS meeting, document DLG level deliberations and produce approved meeting minutes;

·        Conduct field visits and trainings for the sentinels including technical backstopping to sentinels to ensure timely and accurate data collection

·        Compile the field level findings in regards to technical capacity gaps noted from the sentinels to inform further capacity building trainings with the Field Supervisor and DM & EW Consultant

·        Work closely with DLGs and advocate for the inclusion of DEWS in the district development plans;

·        Support district budget development as it pertains to the operation of DEWS;

·        Conduct Household meetings for all the sentinel sites for all households and kraal members along with excellent documentation including minutes approved by DLG officials;

·        Conduct data quality control activities for both parish and district level of data collection and document all the activities done in this period;

·        Participate in the continuous development/upgrade of the DEWS software and databases;

·        Organize the trainings of the DEWFP whenever new versions of the software are released and address emerging capacity needs

·        Support DLGs through District Disaster Management Committees in particular - to disseminate drought alerts and recommendations in a timely manner;

·        Support the development of early warning messages, the early action repository and district level contingency planning;

·        Attend coordination meetings with project partners, stakeholders and collaborators;

·        Monitor DLG level agro-meteorological stations and ensure data is available for monthly drought analysis;

·        Provide support to the overall implementation of the project including administrative support;

·        Submit monthly progress and technical reports to the Project Manager;

·        Perform any other tasks related to the rollout and operation of DEWS in Karamoja sub-region.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Early Warning Capacity Building Specialist job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in agro-meteorology, meteorology, hydrology, agriculture, natural resources management, environmental sciences, or a related field;

·        A minimum of five years of relevant experience in drought management, disaster risk reduction, agricultural meteorology, data analysis, or disaster risk reduction and management;

·        Work experience with and knowledge of information technology and computer programming languages and/or data science would be considered an advantage.

·        Work experience in more than one location or area of work

·        Extent and relevance of experience in disaster preparedness and/or vulnerability analysis

·        Extent and relevance of experience in data collection, analysis and reporting

·        Familiarity with drought monitoring approaches, tools and techniques

·        National of Uganda

·        Working knowledge of English


FAO Core Competencies

·        Results Focus

·        Teamwork

·        Communication

·        Building Effective Relationships

·        Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below


Click Here


Deadline: 27th January 2021


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Regional Visual Content Producer US Non-profit Jobs - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title:    Regional Visual Content Producer

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  The Regional Visual Content Producer will be a member of the PlayMatters regional project team based in Kampala, Uganda and work closely with the global communications teams based in New York. The position will lead on graphic design and content creation (including photography and videography) for the regional project. The  Regional Visual Content Producer will work closely with the Regional Curriculum Specialist and Regional Communications Specialist to lead the graphic design for both education and communications materials being produced for the project. They will also be responsible for content creation, including traveling to project sites to capture creative and high-quality photography and videography, and editing these into high-quality end products for the project. This individual will also technically manage other graphic design and content collection consultants, as necessary.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Graphic Design

·        Ensure that all print, online, electronic products and promotional items are produced in adherence to the PlayMatters brand guidelines

·        Design key documents and promotional items like reports, PowerPoints, promotional items, advocacy materials, leaflets, brochure, factsheets, and other displays as needed

·        Design layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size & style, and related aesthetic concepts for key educational materials for teachers, community members, caregivers, and potentially children.  These can include guides, posters, booklets, manuals and other content

·        Participate in iterative human-centered design processes to produce flexible variations of products

·        Translate relevant project documents into visual products for online use

·        Create motion graphics for different displays and purposes like infographics, video opens and transitions

·        Support the Regional Communications Specialist to develop creative concepts which improve overall branding and visibility of the project

·        Understand the illustrative process and provide technical input and oversight to illustrators who are responsible for creating image ideas and products of various activities to promote learning through play

·        Recruit/supervise graphic design consultants (as needed)

Audio-Visual Production

·        Support the Regional Communications Specialist to collect and develop communications materials (e.g. media stories, photographs, video footage for external news outlets and social media) to raising project visibility via earned media and across IRC digital channels.

·        Generate audio visual content (photo and video stories) for web and social media platforms through the pre-production, production and post-production process (shooting and editing).

·        Create tutorial and other videos aimed at promoting learning through play which will be shared on community of practice platforms. These will be adapted in terms of length, format, and size based on mediums of distribution.

·        Generate footage to be curated into in various communication products like campaigns, promotional videos, policy dialogues among others in consultation with the Regional Communications Specialist.

·        Provide technical advice to multimedia and communications teams in the development of audio-visual products.

·        Responsible for indexing and archiving all audio-visual assets.

Technical Management

·        Act as the technical link between PlayMatters and external multimedia partners in the course of the program delivery.

·        Ensure technical equipment is well maintained managed and in line with IRC procedures.

·        Stay informed with latest technology developments and advise the team on how to adapt communication/content strategies to always remain on top of the curve.

·        Manage complex deliverables across three countries and multiple technical development teams.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        A minimum of five years of relevant graphic design, illustration and audio-visual production  experience

·        High proficiency using creative graphic design and video production software, including but not limited to: Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Final Cut pro and/or related software for graphic design and video production to produce aesthetically pleasing and engaging materials for a wide audience.

·        High proficiency in using DSLR cameras and other video production equipment.

·        Ability to design unique and individual elements to integrate into design.

·        Experience in collecting and developing content from the field, producing compelling communications materials.

·        Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate. effectively in a multi-cultural environment with international and national colleagues and partners.

·        Fluency in English is required.

·        Solid organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure, dealing with competing priorities, in a fast-paced team environment.

·        Detail-oriented and good multi-tasking abilities to meet multiple deadlines.

·        Strong understanding of humanitarian crises and contexts in eastern Africa is a plus.

·        Strong team player.

·        Ability to navigate and creatively engage with diverse artistic traditions of East Africa.

·        Flexible and willing to integrate diverse feedback from a variety of technical partners.

·        Participation and flexibility throughout in an iterative design process with a number of stakeholders across a large consortium and multiple content development teams.

·        Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes and color management.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


Click Here


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