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Registration Assistant (UN Data Management Jobs) - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028959
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Reports to: Registration Officer
Duty Station: Mbarara, 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 Registration Assistant is a member of the Registration team and is supervised by a more senior member of the team who normally reports directly to the Registration Officer. The Registration Assistant main task is interviewing data entry and biometric enrolment in UNHCR registration system. They are also responsible for supporting additional activities related to registration, which may include functions such as reception, filing and data management. The Registration Assistant responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. The Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up. The Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration standards
  • Capture data on each case interviewed in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Quickly respond to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection/litigation.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCR Registration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies.
  • Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures
  • Identify persons with specific needs and refer to protection/litigation desk in accordance with the SOPs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Registration Assistant career opportunity should have completed secondary education preferably with post secondary training or certificate in social science, statistics, mathematics, information technology or related fields.  Possession of a University degree is desired
  • Additional training in basic principles of international protection is an added advantage
  • At least five years of relevant job experience. (3 years with post-secondary certificate/training).
  • Good computer skills particularly in data management  
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language. Knowledge of another relevant UN language is desired.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres 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: 28th October 2018

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3 Physiotherapist NGO Job Vacancies - Handicap International (Salary 2.2m)

Job Title:        Physiotherapist (3 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: Handicap International
Duty Station: Arua, Uganda
Reports to: Rehabilitation Project Manager
Salary: UGX 2,200,000 monthly gross

About Us:
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About Project:
Under HI Uganda, the Rehabilitation project has been implemented since April 2018 in Omugo Refugee Settlement, Arua District providing physiotherapy, assistive devices and mobility aids at fixed points and via a mobile team for both refugees and host communities.  The project is now planning to scale up its rehabilitation activities and number of beneficiaries through additional funding to provide similar services, including integration of protection and psycho-social support services (PSS) in an additional two refugee settlements including Imvepi and Rhino Camp, in partnership with Medical Teams International, the lead humanitarian health actor for the Ugandan refugee response.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Assess functional capacities of the beneficiaries and identify their needs in terms of rehabilitation and assistive devices:
  • Assess beneficiary needs using the Individual Assessment Form
  • According to the outcomes of the assessment of the beneficiaries’ needs elaborate an appropriate intervention and a plan of treatment (including provision of assistive devices)
Offer secure and appropriate rehabilitation interventions 
  • Inform the beneficiary and the caregiver on the importance of the rehabilitation to improve his physical situation and the different steps to follow in order to achieve it
  • Provide rehabilitation care according to the guidelines
  • Offer rehabilitation services based on the defined objectives between the beneficiary, the caregiver and you
  • Ensure the security of the beneficiary during the rehabilitation sessions and take into account precautions related to diverse illness, problems and medical treatments. Ask for medical advice if needed.
  • Provide advice and train the beneficiary and the caregivers on the basic exercises that the beneficiary can do on his/her own or with support from caregivers on the way to prevent disabilities or disabling complications
Provide assistive devices and splints when needed, as part of the provision of rehabilitation care
  • Identify the beneficiary’s needs in terms of assistive devices and/or splints
  • Ensure that the device is adapted to the beneficiary and provide clear explanations to guarantee its proper use and maintenance.
  • Ensure proper training and follow up of the use and the care of the device
Report data, follow-up cases and organize daily and weekly activities
  • Complete the Session Follow-up form  after each session with a beneficiary
  • Close follow-up of individual and familial cases to ensure a qualitative follow-up of all the beneficiaries,
  • Any other reports to be made upon line manager request (case studies, monitoring reports...)
Demonstrate an ethical and professional practice:
  • Respect beneficiary confidentiality.
  • Address needs and requests in a professional way.
  • Report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others.
  • Always interact with children with the presence of their parents or caregivers
  • Always ask the permission to touch or to apply any treatment or exercise on a patient.
  • Always respect a refusal of treatment.
  • Show abilities and competences to execute an efficient rehabilitation intervention.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for Handicap International Physiotherapist job must hold a University Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Three years of experience as a physiotherapist
  • Knowledge on disability and/or working experience with persons with disabilities;
  • Medical knowledge or experience in health/medical and/or rehabilitation field;
  • Ability to work within a team and collaborate
  • Capacities to analyze and makes a decision
  • Ability to properly communicate with beneficiaries, families/caretakers and medical staff
  • Motivated, dynamic; able and willing to take initiatives
  • Open and interested in disability issues
  • Fluent in written and spoken English an asset

Starting Date: As soon as Possible
Length of contract: 9 months (Nov 1st 2018 – July 31st 2019)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letters to HR Coordinator at with the subject:  Application for Physiotherapist. 

NB: Applicants from West Nile region are strongly encouraged to apply. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2nd November 2018 by 5:00pm

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No Experience Work from Home Diploma Jobs - Audio Transcriptionist - Oldot Consulting (Good Typing Speed)

Job Title:        Audio Transcriptionist (Work from Home Jobs) Re-advertisement
Organisation: Oldot Consulting
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Skills: Good Typing Speed (Above 50wpm) This will be tested so if you don't have it, no need to apply

About US:
Oldot Consulting is a  research and consulting firm that strives to achieve excellence and efficiency for our clients. We provide audio transcription services, data entry, market research, feasibility studies, and business restructuring plans. We take pride in the quality of our work that enables our clients’ businesses to grow and prosper.

Job Summary:  The Audio Transcriptionist will type out various audio recordings from our clients accurately and in a timely manner. This is a work from home job opportunity that requires a personal computer with a reliable and steady internet access and electricity supply. The working hours are flexible, but the majority of assignments are available from 9pm to 5am, so the applicant should be regularly available to work during this time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Accurate and timely transcription of audio according to the prescribed guidelines.
·         Occasional data entry.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Diploma.
·         Minimum of second grade at O-Level.
·         The applicant should have an excellent grasp of the English language with a minimum score of aggregate 3 in English at O-Level.
·         Excellent proficiency in the use of the internet.
·         A minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute or above, preferably a touch typist (typing speed will be tested).
·         Good proofreading and editing skills.

Note: This is a re-advertisement so those who applied earlier needn't apply again.

Salary is commission based with payments made weekly.
Depending on your speed and time input, you can attain a weekly salary of UGX 100,000 to UGX 165,000.

How to Apply:
Email an application letter and CV to The subject of the email should be your full name. Your CV and application letter should be combined into ONE file (Word or PDF only and less than 2mb), which should also include copies of your academic documents. In the body of the email include ONLY the following information as exampled below.

Name: John Smith
Highest Education Level: Diploma (Accounting)
O-Level Result: 2nd grade
English Result at O-Level: Aggregate 3
Email Address:
Phone Number: 0773631546

Deadline: 31st October 2018

N.B: If you do not receive feedback within 1 month from the deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

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Project Coordinator, EU Economic Empowerment of YWDs UK NGO Jobs - Sightsavers UK

Organisation: Sightsavers UK 
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager (Social Inclusion)

About US:
Sightsavers is an International Development Organization which works with partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities in over 33 developing countries across Africa, Asia and America. Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator EU Economic Empowerment of YWDs Project provides leadership and operational oversight for the implementation of the project, and specifically the implementation of the Annual Operational Plan. The project is being implemented in five targeted districts with the aim of increasing the employability of YWDs and contributing to poverty reduction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project development and delivery: 40 %
  • Coordinating activities of the EU Economic Empowerment of YWDs project.
  • Developing annual operational plans and managing the budget allocated to the project ensuring that agreed results are delivered in time and within the budget available
  • Contributing to reviewing and updating the project strategy in line with changes/dynamics in the field.
  • Ensuring that we are appropriately accountable to the district local governments of the five targeted districts and comply with the provisions of the NGO Act.
  • Identifying and effectively managing all risks that would potentially affect project implementation and the project outcomes.
Programme partnership management: 20 %
  • Tasked with developing and maintaining an effective partnership with implementing partners (NUDIPU, NOWODU, UNAB), vocational training institutions, district local governments and other relevant government institutions.
  • Ensuring that project partners are supported to deliver high quality project outputs on a timely basis.
  • Supporting partners in the identification of their capacity building needs and helping facilitate the building of these capacities.
  • Organizing quarterly and annual review meetings/workshops to coordinate project implementing partners and encouraging networking and collaboration amongst implementing partners.
Financial Management: 20%
  • Preparing annual project budgets and quarterly financial forecasts and monitoring expenditure against budget
  • Ensuring that partners submit timely funding requests and financial returns.
  • Ensuring that partners manage and utilise project assets as per Sightsavers’ and EU contract and procedures incorporated under Royal Charter Registered Charity Nos. 207544 & SC038110 Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind
  • Managing partner contracts/MOU and ensuring partners’ compliance to the terms and conditions of the grant as agreed with Sightsavers and EU.
  • With oversight from the Sightsavers Finance Focal Person for Uganda, ensuring compliance to statutory requirements relating to labour laws and taxation
  • Following up with partners any actions arising from audits carried out by Sightsavers country office or by external auditors.
Monitoring, evaluation and learning: 15 %
  • Assessing performance against agreed project objectives, indicators and standards/ approaches.
  • Documenting success stories and case studies on project impact and disseminating to relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring accurate, sufficient and timely flow of information and progress reports (narrative and financial) to the country office.
  • Identifying research opportunities and documenting lessons learned from monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment and dissemination findings.
  • Coordinating evaluations
Information & Communication Management: 5%
  • Participating in PR activities within the project area.
  • Representing the project at various fora, meetings and advocate for the project aims and objectives within the project districts
  • Attending to visitors to and from the projects and partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Sightsavers Project Coordinator, EU Economic Empowerment of YWDs should possess a University degree in one of the following fields; Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Education or other related field
  • Substantial working experience, ideally in an NGO environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of all aspects of programme and project management
  • Experience in dealing with district local governments and local and international organisations, and other partners
  • Knowledge of gender and disability is desirable
  • Demonstrable experience in the field of economic empowerment, rural development and livelihoods
  • Ability to understand and work with project budgets, forecasts and reports
  • Excellent project management, partnership management and team leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication (both oral and written) skills with good command of the English language.
  • Excellent computer skills especially word-processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and internet use.
  • Ability to understand and work with project budgets and monitor financial expenditure.
  • Intercultural knowledge and sensitivity
  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomatic and conflict resolution skills
  • Team player and good communicator with a proven ability to motivate people
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to spend up to 50% of his/her time in the field to support partners

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a filled application form and equal opportunities form to indicating the position title on the email subject line.

Deadline: 25th October 2018

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Conference Coordinator Job Opportunity - Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title:           Conference Coordinator
Organisation: Uganda Management Institute (UMI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of the Research Centre

About US:
Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is a Management Development Institute with a Mission “to Excel in Developing Practical and Sustainable Administration, Leadership and Management Capacity”. It provides management training, consultancy and research services in response to the demands of the public, private, development partners, CSOs, the Institute offers high quality career development management courses at Certificate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Degree Levels. The Institute’s activities are currently carried out at the main campus in Kampala and its Branches in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale.

Job Summary:   The Conference Coordinator will coordinate the organization and management of the International conference

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the implementation of the Conference calendar, work plan and budget;
  • Organize Central Organizing Committee and sub-committee meetings;
  • Work with the marketing committee to effectively market the conference to internal and external audiences - websites, social media and any other channels of communication available;
  • Work with the Financing Committee to mobilize funding for the conference from local and international partners;
  • Receive and manage the peer reviewing process of the abstract and papers from subscribers;
  • Maintain high level liaison with conference participants i.e. share information on necessary administrative procedures for attending the conference. Support the invitation processes, including tracking of responses and follow-up on confirmations;
  • Coordinate with communication team to ensure all supporting documents including save the dates, invitations, background paper and event outlines and agendas, booklets, press releases and webpage content are ready for distribution on time;
  • Manage the conference databases, papers, registration, and payments;
  • Coordinate procurement of the venue, conference kits and other services for the conference;
  • Work with the security committee to organize and secure the conference venue;
  • Work with the rapporteur team to ensure effective documentation of the conference processes and proceedings;
  • Liaise with invited government and other conference partners to ensure their participation and commitment to the conference main and side events; and
  • Perform other duties as may be required to make the conference a success.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Bachelors (Hons) plus a Master’s Degree in in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Public Relations, Business/Public Administration and Management, Event Planning and Communications;
  • Previous experience in organizing and coordinating international conferences;
  • Excellent communication and networking skills including with people from other cultures and whose first language is not English;
  • Excellent managerial/organization skills and a solution-oriented attitude;
  • A strong sense of client orientation and a strong drive for results;
  • Ability to work well independently and ability to work evening and weekends;
  • Good command of information and communication technology; and
  • Fluency in English both oral and written is required.

How to Apply:
Fill in the application form, visit website, a one-paged motivational statement, attach a comprehensive CV, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus copies of relevant appointment letters.
Submit hard-copies to the address below;

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 20131, Kampala

Deadline: 31st October 2018 by 3:00pm

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