30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

Job Title:         Client Service Officer (30 Job Opportunities) Organization:  SolarNow Duty Station:  Different Locations, Uganda ...

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Heath Safety & Security Officer NGO Jobs - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Job Title:       Heath Safety & Security Officer
Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Job Summary:  The Heath Safety & Security Officer should be a hardworking, committed well focused individual with INGO security knowledge. Background of having severed in the armed forces especially police with A CLEAN RECORD is an added advantage.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement NRC’s Security Risk Management Policy, procedures and regulations at field level;
  • Monitor and evaluate field compliance to NRC safety and security policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Conduct regular security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs and to asses if all NRC bases in country are compliant with NRC Safety and Security Risk Management standards;
  • Train staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates;
  • Immediately report; all breaches of safety and security procedures; all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or assets; all incidents including near misses;
  • Facilitate staff evacuation in emergency situations in coordination with the management including cross border operations in consultation with South Sudan NRC counterparts;
  • Work closely with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information;
  • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures;
  • Ensure drivers and staff are following rules and regulations outlined in NRC driver’s Manual and necessary safety and security equipment are available in all vehicles and are in good condition;
  • Prepare security updates and reports as required;
  • Update Country Security Management Plan, Evacuation Plan and Medical Emergencies Plan on yearly basis;
  • Monitor all movements and maintain records;
  • Report to CO, field office compliance to NRC safety and security policies, procedures and regulations on a monthly basis;
  • The Safety and Security Officer will provide safety and security updates to AM/ CMG on a daily basis and maintain an incident log for the area of operation;
  • Build and maintain stake holders contact list and assist AM in access related and other negotiations/discussions with them;
  • Carry out security briefings to new staff, visitors and staff returning from leave within 24 hours of arrival;
  • Identify training needs and report to Security Advisor and assist in conducting in house trainings;
  • Manage security guard force in the different premises.
Health:
  • Promoting positive health and safety culture in a workplace.
  • Conduct investigations on incidents, complaints, and recurrent health cases to identify and provide solutions to workplace situations.
  • Prepare periodic heath statistics and submit to CMT for review.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of new HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) legislation as well as other developments that can impact on NRC.
  • Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained.
  • Ensure that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.
  • Ensure the NRC meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Heath Safety & Security Officer job placement should hold a University degree from a recognized institution;
  • Previous exposure and experience from working as a Security Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context;
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile;
  • Knowledge of security operations and procedures;
  • Good surveillance skills;
  • Safety management skills and proven participation in Safety and Security related trainings/workshops;
  • Fluency in English, and Swahili.
  • Good understanding of the security context within NRC operational area/s

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.


Deadline: 26th July 2019

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Fresher UN Assistant Environment Officer Jobs - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:        Assistant Environment Officer
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10031827
Vacancy Notice: 016/2019
Reports to:  Senior Protection Officer
Duty Station:  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.

Job Summary:   The Assistant Environment Officer will work closely with colleagues responsible for water and sanitation, shelter, nutrition, education, health, community services and livelihoods. The incumbent will support the UNHCR Office on all issues related to environment, self-reliance and shelter/infrastructures and will make sure that UNHCR policies are in line with global and national strategies. Regular and frequent discussions between the incumbent and his/her supervisor(s), including at headquarters, are necessary to ensure that the latest best practices and procedures are shared and applied consistently on issues related to environment. The incumbent will undertake missions to the camps and liaise with Sub-Offices on the implementation of environment, self-reliance and shelters/site planning programmes. In addition, the staff member will maintain regular contact with UN technical agencies, and implementing and operational partners as needed. The incumbent should be capable of working with minimum supervision in project submissions, revisions and reallocations throughout the project life cycle in the environmental programme. S/he will be instrumental in contributing to the development of specific inputs related to the sector and must meet reporting requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Work in close collaboration with the relevant stakeholders, support the office in undertaking regular assessments on environmental conditions in refugee-hosting areas and measure the extent those conditions are affected by the presence of refugee camps; collect and update data on main areas of environment, energy, livelihood and shelters and identify means to mitigate the impact on natural resources.
·         Undertake an assessment of the current domestic energy situation in the refugee camps together with the concerned persons.
·         On the basis of the assessment, and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, identify effective interventions in the sector of energy both from the demand and supply sides.
·         Serve as the focal point and liaison officer for all matters related to environmental activities amongst different sectors within UNHCR and outside.
·         Assist in the management of UNHCR's assistance programmes in the form of project submissions, revision and reallocations in the environment sector throughout the project lifecycle, needs assessment, budgeting, monitoring, implementation and evaluation.
·         Provide support to the UNHCR Office in organizing training activities of UNHCR and its implementing partners to address key areas of environmental management, climate change and domestic energy issues to refugees and other persons of concern
·         Document best practices/lessons for dissemination and implementation in the areas of natural resource management, forestry, sustainable agriculture, domestic energy and environmental education sectors.
·         Offer technical support in developing project proposals and implementation arrangements to address environmental rehabilitation needs within the framework of UNHCR policies, procedures and guidelines
·         Provide technical input on reports related to environmental issues.
·         Perform any other duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
·         Assistance is provided in establishing partnerships with government ministries, NGOs, other UN agencies and donors and coordinate planning a response to refugee-related environmental damages in the country.
·         Provide technical advice to develop project proposals and to support programme implementation of environmental and self-reliance projects.
·         UNHCR management is assisted in establishing coordination, monitoring and evaluation systems, including information sharing mechanisms regarding environment, energy sources and livelihoods.
·         Support the UNHCR Representation in coordinating matters related to environment amongst different sectors within UNHCR, the local authorities, and implementing partners.
·         Represent UNHCR in relevant national meetings and technical conferences in the area of environment.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Environment Officer job placement should hold an Undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies/Management of Natural Resources, Agriculture, Forestry or other related fields.
·         One year of experience in environmental assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation of integrated environmental programmes/projects in displacement and stable situations.
·         Awareness of and practical experience with refugee-related environmental problems.
·         Familiarity with emerging environmentally sustainable and appropriate technologies, and renewable energy.
·         Solid skills in analysis, using and presenting quantitative and qualitative data, and report writing.
·         Familiarity with community-based and participatory approaches
·         Excellent knowledge of English language and knowledge of local language and local institutions.
·         Budgeting, planning and managerial skills, ability to work with various (relevant) computer software.

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: 23rd July 2019

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Several Business / Sales Consultant Job Vacancies - MUA Insurance Company




Organization: MUA Insurance Company
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
MUA Insurance Company formerly Phoenix of Uganda Assurance is a multi-faceted Company based in Mauritius but operating in the East African Countries. In Uganda, its head office is located on Workers' House in Kampala.

Job Summary:  We are seeking to recruit Business / Sales Consultants to join our company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         To meet significant sales volumes and orders.
·         To leverage a competitive market.
·         To innovate marketing and sales strategies that will open up new markets for our products.
·         To segment new market channels for our product distribution.
·         To monitor customer needs, maintain a good customer relationship and grow our customer base.
·         To add value to our brand and protect the image of the company.
·         To attend sales meetings as per-request by the business development manager
·         To identify business prospects.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants must hold a Degree or Diplomas in Business Administration (Marketing) and any other related or equivalent Business qualification.
·         Possess strong leadership, teamwork, and communication skills
·         Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills
·         Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision.
·         Desire to develop a deep understanding of the insurance industry
·         Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team.
·         I.T proficient (MS Excel, Ms. Word, PowerPoint)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Academic documents and detailed CVs to: Abasalidde@mua.co.ug. Or you can hand deliver them to our head offices on Workers house 9th floor –Northern wing.

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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Fresher Environment Protection Assistant Charity Jobs - War Child Canada (WCC)


Job Title:        Environment Protection Assistant
Organization: War Child Canada (WCC)
Reports to: Environment Protection Officer
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity organization registered in Toronto, Canada that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. When war itself ends, the consequences endure. A lack of employment opportunities, the absence of effective economic or social structures, an under-educated population and a culture of impunity around rights violations combine to create conditions that make a return to conflict all too possible. But by making a long-term investment to create an environment in which childhood can thrive, the cycle of violence can be broken.

Job Summary:   The Environment Protection Assistant will be responsible for the planning and effective implementation of all community based activities of the project, including provision of support to community based environment volunteers, Community based Organizations (CBOs), community mobilization and awareness raising, identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution of tree seedlings and monitoring the performance of plated tree seedlings.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the War Child Canada Environment Protection Assistant job placement must hold a Diploma in Environmental Protection, Natural Resource Management or related discipline.
  • At least two years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to mobilize communities and work with volunteers
  • Hold a valid riding license

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to HR department: War Child Canada, Plot 1006, Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala OR martha@warchild.ca with the subject: position of ... .

Deadline: Friday 19th July 2019

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Environment Protection Officer NGO Careers - War Child Canada (WCC)


Job Title:        Environment Protection Officer
Organization: War Child Canada (WCC)
Reports to: Program Manager, Protection/Access to Justice
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity organization registered in Toronto, Canada that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. When war itself ends, the consequences endure. A lack of employment opportunities, the absence of effective economic or social structures, an under-educated population and a culture of impunity around rights violations combine to create conditions that make a return to conflict all too possible. But by making a long-term investment to create an environment in which childhood can thrive, the cycle of violence can be broken.

Job Summary:   The Environment Protection Officer will lead the effective and successful implementation and delivery of the activities of the environment protection component of WCC protection/access to justice project in Lamwo district in accordance with the project design, targets and results. He/she will undertake needs assessment in the target population; develop and implement clear environment protection strategies and plans; and build capacity of and support community based environment protection volunteers, organizations, networks and forums. The position holder will also facilitate and support the promotion of environmental protection issues among communities, partners and stakeholders in line with internationally and nationally accepted policies, guidelines and standards.        


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the War Child Canada Environment Protection Officer job placement must hold a University degree in Environmental protection/conservation, Natural Resource Management, or related discipline.
  • At least three years of relevant experience in the field of environmental projection or related field.
  • Good coordination, facilitation, training, mentoring and motivational skills.
  • Excellent experience or understanding of participatory approaches and community mobilization.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to HR department: War Child Canada, Plot 1006, Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala OR martha@warchild.ca with the subject: position of ... .

Deadline: Friday 19th July 2019

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